Search:

Type: Posts; User: m00ch

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.08 seconds.

  1. Replies
    0
    Views
    86

    WTB: Full length premium underquilt 20degree

    Ideally, I am looking for a UGQ 77" long Zeppelin with 10D fabric and 950FP. But I am open to other manufacturers as long as the quilt is around a 20degree, 10D/7D fabric, 900+ FP, and over 70" long....
  2. FS: I’ll take it. Sent from my iPad using...

    I’ll take it.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  3. Replies
    27
    Views
    862

    A Stansport stool works great for me and I can...

    A Stansport stool works great for me and I can sit on it when it isn’t a table.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  4. I totally understand how to do the catenary cut...

    I totally understand how to do the catenary cut according to Double E's nice explanation on a sewn sil* seam as well as the procedures to work with the transfer tape laid out by WV when using DCF....
  5. WVwanderer - I have no doubt that you are correct...

    WVwanderer - I have no doubt that you are correct about the performance of the DCF tarp without cat cuts on the ridgeline but since I have gone down this road, do you have any knowledge on how to do...
  6. Thanks for the responses but all that I can find...

    Thanks for the responses but all that I can find is how to do a catenary curve using sewable and slightly stretchy fabrics and typically a flat-felled seam. I cannot understand how to translate this...
  7. Yeah, I would basically agree with your...

    Yeah, I would basically agree with your interpretation of how I think about the tarp ring. I say basically because if you could give me a number with which the tarp ring would pull apart and also a...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    318

    I own a set of quilts from them in MRS10 and find...

    I own a set of quilts from them in MRS10 and find the fabric to be highly wind resistant. It is a fantastic fabric for the exterior of the quilts.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Touche’ [emoji3] I wonder why more tent/tarp...

    Touche’ [emoji3]

    I wonder why more tent/tarp companies don’t use split rings at every tie out to protect their products.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  10. I understand the idea of the split ring being...

    I understand the idea of the split ring being sacrificial but what is the plan if your split ring opens up at night in high winds and buckets of rain coming down? Derating my weather protection...
  11. How do you fabricate a catenary cut ridge line in a DCF tarp?

    I am stumped on the procedures to fabricate a DCF tarp with a cat-cut ridgeline. Several companies offer it so obviously it’s able to be done but I am just not wrapping my head around how the panels...
  12. This seems to work well for me made from...

    This seems to work well for me made from dynaglide. The noose from the soft shackle seemed a bit too fiddle for my liking although it was quite secure.

    The Beastie D holds the loop smaller than...
  13. Replies
    4
    Views
    290

    Found. Thanks Bill.

    Found. Thanks Bill.
  14. That was one of my thoughts also. Do you think...

    That was one of my thoughts also. Do you think that there is any concern of it opening up when the wind buffets it?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. I agree that tying higher up would reduce the...

    I agree that tying higher up would reduce the amount of tarp movement but having it right at the Beckett has proven to be acceptable for me so far.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  16. UHMWPE straps tied to the continuous loop is much...

    UHMWPE straps tied to the continuous loop is much lighter than buckles, webbing that works with buckles, and Whoopi hooks.

    It can be argued that it is not as efficient for some, but certainly...
  17. Looking for suggestions to attach tarp to tree straps

    I am going to try out a single line suspension this year. With the help of Bonefire Gear I have the geometry figured out and have taken a couple trial runs with success. My current suspension is...
  18. Replies
    4
    Views
    290

    Still looking. Sent from my iPad using...

    Still looking.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  19. Thread: Yeti drawbacks?

    by m00ch
    Replies
    8
    Views
    787

    I have zero complaints with my Yeti specifically....

    I have zero complaints with my Yeti specifically.

    The issue of the shock cord is my complaint about all UQs suspended by shockcord and the Yeti is no different.

    The Yeti is a fantastic no...
  20. Wrote it on the calendar for beginning of...

    Wrote it on the calendar for beginning of September. Thanks for the help.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  21. Replies
    4
    Views
    290

    WTB 700ml Vargo BOT

    If you have one in usable condition please let me know and what price that you are looking for.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  22. Replies
    18
    Views
    919

    I think TominMN’s setup would check off your...

    I think TominMN’s setup would check off your boxes.
    1) The line locks give you the ability to tweak the overall length and also the tension.
    2) The shockcord on the foot end gives for the ‘sit...
  23. Replies
    18
    Views
    919

    The hammocks from Bonefire Gear I think were in...

    The hammocks from Bonefire Gear I think were in the running in the weight category and certainly time of setup. But it looks like Sheltowee is marketing the idea to a different audience than the UL...
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    772

    I will add for a tandem hang that I usually bring...

    I will add for a tandem hang that I usually bring my silpoly XL width tarp which is very similar to Kitsapcowboys Batwing tarp with a ridge line of just under 12’. The reason I take my silpoly tarp...
  25. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,133

    Like many have suggested, I keep my ground lines...

    Like many have suggested, I keep my ground lines connected to my tarp and just roll them into my tarp before the mesh snake skin slides on. I then fold my tarp over itself several times and wrap my...
  26. Replies
    17
    Views
    955

    I understand that every situation is different...

    I understand that every situation is different but if I purchased a quilt rated by the manufacturer at 15F and I knew I would be miserably cold at 30F I would find a different manufacturer.

    ...
  27. Replies
    18
    Views
    919

    I do similar as MAD777 with my modified Yeti....

    I do similar as MAD777 with my modified Yeti. Shock cord only in the channel but made into a loop at the corners. The Zline connects to the loop with a Lineloc hook. I also have the shock cord break...
  28. Great. Thanks for everyone’s responses. Sent...

    Great. Thanks for everyone’s responses.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  29. What's the best time to hike the East Coast Trail

    My wife and I will be thru hiking the East Coast Trail next year and would like an idea what you think the best month to do that is. We do not mind it being chilly and we also do not mind it being...
  30. Replies
    4
    Views
    245

    Purchased one from HG. Thread closed.

    Purchased one from HG. Thread closed.
  31. Venom UHMWPE Pack webbing instead of Nylon grosgrain for tarp tie outs

    I am going to be ordering material from Rip Stop by the Roll and they are out of stock of nylon grosgrain in the 2 sizes I would like: 1/2" and 3/4". But they do have Venom UHMWPE Pack webbing in...
  32. I have a question about the sealed bottom panel...

    I have a question about the sealed bottom panel idea because I think it is a great idea. Would the floor be made out of a waterproof floor so that you can lay it directly on the ground or would you...
  33. Replies
    4
    Views
    245

    Thanks for the offer but I am really on the hunt...

    Thanks for the offer but I am really on the hunt for a 10’. If you find out that it is 10’ let me know.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  34. Replies
    4
    Views
    245

    DCF 10' Hammock Gear tarp

    Looking for a 10' Standard with Doors or Palace. The last deal did not work out so this is a repost.
  35. Replies
    5
    Views
    332

    If it comes with the DCF stuff sack I'll take it...

    If it comes with the DCF stuff sack I'll take it off your hands for the asking price. If it no longer has the stuff sack would you take $250?
  36. Replies
    5
    Views
    332

    I am assuming it is in good condition with no...

    I am assuming it is in good condition with no blemishes, correct?

    What is the age?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  37. Replies
    5
    Views
    332

    DCF 10' Hammock gear tarp

    I am looking for either a Standard W/Doors and/or a Palace. Preferably green.
  38. It definitely is big enough but be prepared to...

    It definitely is big enough but be prepared to hang it higher and wider than you are expecting. Putting 2 hammocks with a spreader bar is pretty wide. If you have nice conditions it is great because...
  39. FS: I’ll take it. The pants that is. Sent from...

    I’ll take it. The pants that is.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  40. FS: I’ll take it. Sent from my iPhone using...

    I’ll take it.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  41. Replies
    9
    Views
    600

    I use Beetle Buckles with my tandem set up and...

    I use Beetle Buckles with my tandem set up and change out the CLs every other year because they start to fray.

    Like it was said before, Amsteel is cheap and CLs can be made in minutes.
  42. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,906

    I am the same - not particularly rough or gentle...

    I am the same - not particularly rough or gentle and my 7D and 10D top quilt and underquilt fabrics hold up just fine. I do always sleep with some type of socks on to prevent my gnarly feet from...
  43. I wonder if bringing a bivy on a wet thru hike...

    I wonder if bringing a bivy on a wet thru hike isn't the worst of ideas. You may have to go to ground at some point and am sure it would prove its worth there but could you have also used it in the...
  44. Replies
    6
    Views
    573

    I would take 2 sets if you got them to spare. I...

    I would take 2 sets if you got them to spare. I will settle up with you later 'cause I definitely owe you.
  45. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,057

    I agree with others that say the weight and...

    I agree with others that say the weight and volume savings “isn’t that much”. Although it isn’t zero either. So for your $63 you WILL reduce both of those factors over the 850.

    I have never said...
  46. Replies
    6
    Views
    573

    Bump Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

    Bump


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  47. Replies
    6
    Views
    573

    What do you need to get for them? Not to sound...

    What do you need to get for them? Not to sound like a jerk but I don't want to pay any extra for the whoopies, I have enough Amsteel to reach the moon already.
  48. Replies
    5
    Views
    529

    Welcome to the forum neighbor. PM me if you need...

    Welcome to the forum neighbor. PM me if you need to try out any gear. There is also a great guy named Tumbleweed on the forum who invites us to his land near Iola a few times through the year. It is...
  49. Replies
    6
    Views
    573

    Dutchware whoopie hooks

    I am looking for a pair (or 1 if that is what you have) of whoopie hooks, either double or standard.
  50. Thanks for the responses. I will try it on my...

    Thanks for the responses. I will try it on my Yeti first. The minor inconvenience of it not being able to slide on the primary is well worth the approximately .6oz of shock cord not in the channel in...
Results 1 to 50 of 388
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4