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  1. I like it. The bend has to bite in good, does it...

    I like it. The bend has to bite in good, does it release easily? I've done the same with 2.2mm zing it.
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    I didn't realize this was a full set of...

    I didn't realize this was a full set of plans/tutorial. Very excellent. I may just zip one of these out to try now. Thank you very much for all the hard work.
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    Click on the little film strip and add the...

    Click on the little film strip and add the youtube link there. Then it'll show like this...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qhw2g5hJMJM
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    I have a DD 4m which is 14'x14'. Tie outs...

    I have a DD 4m which is 14'x14'. Tie outs everywhere. great tarp.
  5. I'm working with tallpaul for a tutorial. I've...

    I'm working with tallpaul for a tutorial. I've followed it and testing it here...

    183799= normal orientation.

    183800=180

    183800=90

    This photo and all the rest in the folder are showing...
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    Vagabond1, Thanks for that. Now I'm convinced...

    Vagabond1, Thanks for that. Now I'm convinced that Apex might be the way to go because of the lack of insulation mirgation. Hmmm, Thanks for the video.
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    Apex doesn't compress as much as UP. Up is just a...

    Apex doesn't compress as much as UP. Up is just a smidge bigger than down compressed. There are a nunch of side by side comprisons of UP and Down. I haven't seen any side by side of Up and Apex but I...
  8. Please explain further. So those photos are now...

    Please explain further. So those photos are now sideways in the folder on your computer but upload correctly? Still ridiculous that this forum can't fix it for a straight up share from folder.
  9. Joe_guilbeau upload any photo from a file on your...

    Joe_guilbeau upload any photo from a file on your computer. I've done everything you recommend and more. The only way is to use an outside host like imgur. Also that photo of mine you posted is not...
  10. This is an example right out of my camping...

    This is an example right out of my camping folder. I've shared it elsewhere in the exact same process and it was perfect.

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  11. This is the only Forum I'm on that has this...

    This is the only Forum I'm on that has this issue. been like that for a long time. I think the only way is to use an online upload service like imgur and share the link. I'm not even sure that...
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    I would stay away from anything with a computer...

    I would stay away from anything with a computer to go bad. An old singer or Brother would suffice. I agree with everything above stated too.
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    I just have to laugh out loud when I read...

    I just have to laugh out loud when I read anything about suspension issues. Anyone not using a webbing and hitch is missing out. I'm still X bending but I digress.
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    One thing to keep in mind. The feed dogs will...

    One thing to keep in mind. The feed dogs will walk one layer faster than the other, without a walking foot. You have to go slooooooooooow. Keep checking everything is straight and lined up. My first...
  15. My opinnion if you're going to D.I.Y. a tarp....

    My opinnion if you're going to D.I.Y. a tarp. make a large square with a lot of tie outs. It can be setup in so many ways, in any and all conditions. 99% of the members have a palace or winter tarp...
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    Curious where you got them? I love the setup. I...

    Curious where you got them? I love the setup. I have dutchware 1" black 15'ers.

    I bought ratchet straps from the dollar store. 400lbs load. light and strong but the strap started to shred pretty...
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    great weather for it. Best time of the year. Less...

    great weather for it. Best time of the year. Less bugs and not too cold to sleep well.
  18. Thread: Hammock joke

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    This is funny and good timing. I went out back...

    This is funny and good timing. I went out back and gave up around midnight. I don't know if the neighbors were partying or arguing. I had enough.
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    I'm sure others with more experience will chime...

    I'm sure others with more experience will chime in. I do believe Jarcks r better or loco libre can do custom work. Probably done a few already.

    Other options would be snugpak or maybe d.i.y. from...
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    FS: Sorry I thought you deleted the entire post.Just...

    Sorry I thought you deleted the entire post.Just realized it was the B.O. post. No longer available. gave it all away for free.
  21. Thread: My hammock setup

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    I sent you a PM. I'll give you an 11' hammock and...

    I sent you a PM. I'll give you an 11' hammock and you can hang it and decide which tarp will work best for you. I use and prefer a 10x10 tarp. I diy'ed it and hung in winter mode with the doors...
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    I've given up on the prussic's. I have 2 plastic...

    I've given up on the prussic's. I have 2 plastic toggles. I just keep the CRL loose until I get the toggles where I want them. I tighten the ridgeline using a dutch fly on one end. Then I have a...
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    FS: 3 hammocks cheap!!!!

    I have two 11' netless hammocks. One is a flagstaff outdoors co and one is 2t's. but near identical.

    flagstaff is forest green and gray the 2t's is brown and black. No pics but if I have...
  24. I really wish we had a like button here. I...

    I really wish we had a like button here. I enjoyed everyone's posts and the video of course.
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    I sent you a couple PM.

    I sent you a couple PM.
  26. Thread: Tarp set up idea

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    What rope are you using? I use zing it and keep...

    What rope are you using? I use zing it and keep it in a tool roll with the tie outs and stakes. My tool roll always goes with me but I may use one of 3 different tarps weather depending. I figure 8...
  27. I don't know if the video will start at the 2:30...

    I don't know if the video will start at the 2:30 minute mark. I trust Jeff Myers and here he talks about the inportance of a continuous ridge line with Dyneema. The tie outs can rip at the stitching...
  28. Thread: Stealth camp

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    This isn't a bad setup. It almost disappears at...

    This isn't a bad setup. It almost disappears at dusk to dawn. Closed doors make it much less of a light catcher. Summer time full leaves it's gone from 150 feet away.
    ...
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    Not for nothing but how much do you need for that...

    Not for nothing but how much do you need for that temp? I'm pretty comfortable all summer with a fleece blanket. I have the bottom doubled back to form a foot box with cam snaps on the sides. I got a...
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    I'd 86 the whole hammock for a dutchware 1.6...

    I'd 86 the whole hammock for a dutchware 1.6 Hexon 11 footer...

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/11ft-netless/#fabric-layer-1
  31. Thread: Stitch type?

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    Hmmmm. I've been using a 94/14 singer or schmetz.

    Hmmmm. I've been using a 94/14 singer or schmetz.
  32. Thread: Hennessy cocoon?

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    I appreciate the 90 views, No comments so I...

    I appreciate the 90 views, No comments so I backed out of the deal. It's on facebook marketplace in Liverpool NY for $50 if anyone is interested.
  33. Everytime I reorganize thinking I'm getting...

    Everytime I reorganize thinking I'm getting things more itemized, I miss something. Like my really good compass, ended up in my knife box. I misplaced my 1.6 xenon hammock from dutch in the process....
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    Seems to be a personal debate of climasheild vs....

    Seems to be a personal debate of climasheild vs. Down on your part. If Clark uses apex and you want down, don't buy a clark. Seriously, what are you on about? Dutch doesn't make choices for the...
  35. Thread: Hennessy cocoon?

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    Hennessy cocoon?

    I have an opportunity to buy one cheap. I can't find any info. Does anyone know the length and width? Nothing came up on Google at all. Was it a one off design?

    I have until 2pm today to decide. I...
  36. Thread: tarp pullouts

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    I'm going to give my experience here. I don't...

    I'm going to give my experience here. I don't like the pole mod where the pole goes over the ridge line and pulls up on the side pull outs.

    I have beastie D rings on multiple tabs around the...
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    Welcome I'm in Northen Ny Add an S bud, HA HA...

    Welcome I'm in Northen Ny Add an S bud, HA HA Oswego NY. Have you done any fingerlakes trail hiking? There's some nice country in the southern teir.
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    Can we lock this thread? I keep hoping he posted...

    Can we lock this thread? I keep hoping he posted here maybe. Lets just move on. It's depressing and pretty much answered the best it will ever be.
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    This is awesome. Thank you for sharing that old...

    This is awesome. Thank you for sharing that old thread. This place is a goldmine if you have time to dig.
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    Permenently sewn on I could see. I think the...

    Permenently sewn on I could see. I think the NUBE has something of the sort. Anything temporarily attached like cam snaps would let water funnel in. It might be a better option to put a couple cam...
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    I took a few minutes to give this a try. You're...

    I took a few minutes to give this a try. You're asking a lot on this scale. Here is what I designed and the size it printed at with a nickle, dime, and 1/2" Beatsie D.

    I can make it longer but not...
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    Blackmagic, I you give me a couple dimensions I...

    Blackmagic, I you give me a couple dimensions I can 3d print a few toggles and send them to you. Are the D rings 1/2" diameter holes? What diameter line are you using. I can design it and send you a...
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    Very interested in this. Been watching the Haven...

    Very interested in this. Been watching the Haven lately.
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    Man this was fantastic. Very well done sir. I...

    Man this was fantastic. Very well done sir. I watched twice and saved it to my favorites to watch again.
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    A peice of scotch tape on the bottom of the foot...

    A peice of scotch tape on the bottom of the foot really lets the fabrid slide by easily if you can't find the walking foot. Seriously loosen the spring pressure on the foot. My singer is backed off...
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    I saw that too and checked it out. It was crazy...

    I saw that too and checked it out. It was crazy short. Sure was a copy though. There is no stoping them...



    I had a good start on this concept, should have kept going with it...
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    FS: not tarpworms, dutch flys. That is an excellent...

    not tarpworms, dutch flys. That is an excellent setup and a good price. I'd buy but I have this already!
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    I read this whole thread. I have one question....

    I read this whole thread. I have one question. where does the water break?
  49. I moved to a 10x10 that I connect right to my...

    I moved to a 10x10 that I connect right to my hammock straps. It's a diy winter tarp but I can get fully enclosed except maybe 8-10" off the ground all the way around. Kam snaps for the doors. Shug...
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    Fantastic. That first one is a similar scene I've...

    Fantastic. That first one is a similar scene I've been trying to do in colored pencil. A small cmapsite in my woods out back. Yes, Shug there will be interest for sure. Carry forth!!! if'n ya...
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