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  1. Link to the original - not that animated isn't...

    Link to the original - not that animated isn't good but these guys literally wrote the book. Sailing is after all where we borrowed this technology;

    https://l-36.com/soft_shackle_howto.php
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    Not sure if this helps but this is my video of my...

    Not sure if this helps but this is my video of my winter tarp build with instructions from company.

    https://youtu.be/NF53rzEmtcM

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    Zimmerman Lake, CO - November 2019 10,000' approx...

    Zimmerman Lake, CO - November 2019 10,000' approx - From 16° down to -3° over a 2 day stay. everything you see pictured with the exception of the underquilt and the underquilt protector were made...
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    Great Advice. PT is also critical, but sometimes...

    Great Advice. PT is also critical, but sometimes we forget to tell the therapist or (peeteeist [emoji3061]) what our hobbies are and focus on "getting back to normal".

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    Great advice. I really don't want to sell Mom's...

    Great advice. I really don't want to sell Mom's Machine while she is still living. If we (I) can't use it though it would be a shame to see it die.
    The shop that services the Bernina's locally...
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    Advice on Machines..

    So awhile back I invested in a 910 Berninamatic machine that I picked up for $200 and put $100 in a servicing. She runs well but just not as smooth as I had anticipated. Nothing wrong with it but...
  7. They have a good product at an unbeatable price....

    They have a good product at an unbeatable price.

    Now I [HAVE] owned HG - I had the 0* incubator - I still have my Underground Quilts 20* Zeppelin and my 0* Underground Quilts Zeppelin.
    ...
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    +1 on strapworks. They helped me dial in my...

    +1 on strapworks. They helped me dial in my first UQ build

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    They do work but they're not very durable You'll...

    They do work but they're not very durable You'll probably only get like a use or two out of them. A rip like a mofo - almost more hassle than they're worth but if you're looking to see what it might...
  10. 3 questions; 1) what kind of set up are you...

    3 questions; 1) what kind of set up are you running? And 2) What kind of sleeper are you? Hot cold or indifferent? Finally 3) what conditions will this be used in?

    I have since sold mine but I...
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    Once you get the project done - post pics Sent...

    Once you get the project done - post pics

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    IMHO; **1.6 hyper D material 2 reasons feel and...

    IMHO;
    **1.6 hyper D material 2 reasons feel and cost - combined I feel this is your best choice

    **I think you go for 12' as you will notice the difference - be sure and add an extra 3/4 of a foot...
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    Sad

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    Let me know if this link doesn't work, but here...

    Let me know if this link doesn't work, but here is my All In One excel spreadsheet on diy how-to make everything hammock related except insulation;
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  15. Welcome from the northern stretch of our front...

    Welcome from the northern stretch of our front range.



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    I think Shug is featuring what you are looking...

    I think Shug is featuring what you are looking for at the beginning of this video;

    https://youtu.be/2kPvSn5_T58

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    Respectfully I think your question is wrong. I...

    Respectfully I think your question is wrong. I believe you are asking of the 2 - TQ and UQ - which is more vital to keeping you warm.

    Answer is both. IMHO a good 3 season set up is 20* (that is...
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    I just made an UQ with Double Layers of 7.5z...

    I just made an UQ with Double Layers of 7.5z climashield. Here is my video on what I did. If you want the plans/patterns holla

    https://youtu.be/djpsI_tGO7w

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    Exactly my thoughts. I know that 5 yards is...

    Exactly my thoughts.

    I know that 5 yards is probably 2 more feet than I need, but a little extra fabric comes in pretty handy. My first kit I built I had to cut and hence had the extra fabric...
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    Tall Tarp

    Anyone play around with a tall tarp before?

    Here are my thoughts; purchase a laser cut RSBTR winter tarp kit and add 5 yards of additional fabric to the order. Use the extra 5 yards as the ridge...
  21. CDT trail - That or something probably near...

    CDT trail - That or something probably near Telluride Colorado - Love me my San juans

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  22. I think it's depressing when my family tells me...

    I think it's depressing when my family tells me about their illnesses but I still want to talk to them.

    I agree MikekiM

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  23. On many levels thank you George. Sent from...

    On many levels thank you George.

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  24. 3 posts for 3 hammocks. 4 X 4's 10' long. Bury...

    3 posts for 3 hammocks. 4 X 4's 10' long. Bury 3' deep and cement in. Connect posts on top like a fence and it's bomb proof.

    Alternative use parking lot sign posts. See pics below for my set...
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    Look for something with Nylon 6 in it. Strong...

    Look for something with Nylon 6 in it. Strong but lighter weight.
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    My bad - Sorry Sent from my Pixel 2 using...

    My bad - Sorry

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    Might want to check the for sale page there's a...

    Might want to check the for sale page there's a 30° one that I'll link you to
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  28. Ahh - well appreciate the effort. Tragic Sent...

    Ahh - well appreciate the effort. Tragic

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  29. George perhaps you could try connecting with her?...

    George perhaps you could try connecting with her?

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  30. I wanted to at least give my respects. I...

    I wanted to at least give my respects.

    I don't know much about him though. Christian Bynum - appears he had his own business Bynum Graphic Designs in the greater Seattle Area.
    Nothing about...
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    Latherdome - I think he's the guy that's making...

    Latherdome - I think he's the guy that's making the tentahedron

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  32. I agree never had an issue and still use my 0* on...

    I agree never had an issue and still use my 0* on at least my coldest trips as it is wider than my OWL The Zero TQ and offers a bit of extra warmth (see below).
    I don't zip though just use it...
  33. ****...............Fear we lost another

    ****...............Fear we lost another
  34. Kitsap Cowboy - Again Anyone know if he is ok?

    This has been posted several times before but since all of us now have a ton of time does anyone have info on Chris?
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    Check this guy out he is pretty down to earth and...

    Check this guy out he is pretty down to earth and has lots of experience. I like his content and his message.

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz9oaOU0R02JOB7u8gM7U1w
  36. Marlin Spike hitch - easy Peasy - a bit fiddly as...

    Marlin Spike hitch - easy Peasy - a bit fiddly as it needs adjustment but....

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    Shoot me a PM in your name and maybe a contact. ...

    Shoot me a PM in your name and maybe a contact. However you prefer to be contacted I guess we'll get something rolling welcome aboard!!!!

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    Nice!! When I am flush with coin he is getting...

    Nice!! When I am flush with coin he is getting my business too. Myers is the Man

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    Certainly sounds doable

    Certainly sounds doable
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    Gear Creators Collaboration subthread

    Attention DIY'ers and MYOG creators;

    I would like to formally ask to have a sub-forum created for DIY creators who want to collaborate for our members' common good and the good of the creator...
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    I don't know. If this is going to be a problem I...

    I don't know. If this is going to be a problem I guess just PM me and we can do this off site or in another fashion. It just seems to me that this is what a site like this should be about. Charge...
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    Thanks. Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk

    Thanks.

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    More extensive and no storage. I think we need a...

    More extensive and no storage. I think we need a "collaboration" zone where folks donate stuff.

    For some it can be gear, supplies, equipment, sky's the limit. Cottage vendors perhaps donating...
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    So this guy got me into a bit of social...

    So this guy got me into a bit of social disobedience - protesting my cities laws governing homeless camping -
    Anyhow my most stealthiest spot to date is right next to the Sinclair Gas station near...
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    Trade Skilled labor for goods

    I used to belong to a co-op of sorts locally here where like-minded landscapers would donate old gear, folks would donate time, manufacturers would donate product, etc... - anyhow those that donated...
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    All right it's 999 grams - If my math is right...

    All right it's 999 grams - If my math is right that means it's about 35 oz. some way it's going to go down because there's more shock cord on it than I need but not much I'm going to say it's...
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    I have to apologize - I don't the answer to...

    I have to apologize - I don't the answer to either. Let me weigh tonight. In terms of packing that may have to wait a bit. But this thing is thick and heavy for sure. I had to re-do the...
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    Thanks. Here is the video I made of me making...

    Thanks. Here is the video I made of me making it.
    https://youtu.be/djpsI_tGO7w

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    Yeah - was a fun project (I can say that now that...

    Yeah - was a fun project (I can say that now that it is over [emoji3061])
    Looking forward to more tests with her

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    Love how the shaping worked on...

    Love how the shaping worked on this.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200227/0cb5253aa992fff897fc4db0f60705e6.jpg

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