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  1. If you take out the human setup factor, flexing...

    If you take out the human setup factor, flexing tree trunks, no stretch ridgeline/tie-outs lines etc ect....DCF Tarp materials are structurally stronger of than Sil-Poly. :laugh:


    I like a bit of...
  2. Thread: hello amigos!!!

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    Happy hanging, Miguelrodpan...welcome to the...

    Happy hanging, Miguelrodpan...welcome to the forum.
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    Here's a couple...there must be more out there....

    Here's a couple...there must be more out there.
    https://wedohammocks.co.uk/blogs/news/8-of-the-best-hammock-camping-sites-in-the-uk

    You'd have to do some research for local woodsy looking...
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    2nd pic does it for me, ghostly sillouetted...

    2nd pic does it for me, ghostly sillouetted trees, patch of moonlight reflected off the tarp ridgeline. :shades:
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    Babbers, from the shadows out into the...

    Babbers, from the shadows out into the sunlight...welcome.
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    Your either in the roll it up camp or the...

    Your either in the roll it up camp or the squish/stuff it camp, either way works. :shades:
    ...silvrsurfr covered it's trunk abrasion resistance in his post, no issues.
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    From my experience Spiderweb 1.5 is slippery,...

    From my experience Spiderweb 1.5 is slippery, tends to curl up like rope under tension & that makes it harder to roll up when packing up. If your don't mind those characteristics it's strong & light.
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    Welcome to the forum, Chris.

    Welcome to the forum, Chris.
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    I like the rugged scenery...good effort....

    I like the rugged scenery...good effort.
    Practice makes perfect when it comes to hanging. :shades:
  10. Thread: Hammock Fabric

    by ofuros
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    As others have already said....description,...

    As others have already said....description, specification & comparison webpages, recommendations from our friendly forum members or grab some samples from Dutchware & Ripstopbytheroll so you can...
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    Nice work with the splicing & good luck with the...

    Nice work with the splicing & good luck with the Treem & Winter Haven combo, Daeluin. :shades:
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    I use one for 3seasons in my neck of the...

    I use one for 3seasons in my neck of the woods...for the summer heat I either change hammocks or hang at altitude where the cool mountain breezes blow. They're slightly quicker to set up.

    Mine's...
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    Closed National Parks, Fire bans, bushfires &...

    Closed National Parks, Fire bans, bushfires & smoke filled skies down here at the moment...so I kinda like the cool, cosy hang sites & snow covered ground pics. :shades:
  14. Don't mind a bit of Stained Glass every now &...

    Don't mind a bit of Stained Glass every now & then...looking forward to the finished project.
    Nice idea, Karla with a 'k'.
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    Google... dyneema throw lines Liro d pro sk75,...

    Google...
    dyneema throw lines
    Liro d pro sk75, sk99
    Amsteel blue

    Aborists, yacht chandlers & cayoneering pull cords, kite lines etc etc
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    If I'm thinking of the same thing...When i...

    If I'm thinking of the same thing...When i starting out hammocking i used a 2.4m/8ft dyneema sling. At the time they were soft, strong & light...and available locally.

    Now keep a shorter version...
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    Maybe add some dutch biners 10g each to the...

    Maybe add some dutch biners 10g each to the Amsteel continuous loops just in case the loops provide too much friction.
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    Not sure if this is strong enough......

    Not sure if this is strong enough...
    https://www.edelrid.de/en/sports/gear-carabiner/aranya.html

    You could also have a look in your local climbing shop.

    ...or continuous loop +
    ...
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    As huggers they're both fine...decisions,...

    As huggers they're both fine...decisions, decisions, the choice is yours. :shades:
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    Light & strong webbing, but curls up like rope...

    Light & strong webbing, but curls up like rope under tension...you need to flatten them back out before rolling them up to pack away, if you don't mind that, they're fine.

    A Smc aluminium ring...
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    Makes good use of walking poles for those that...

    Makes good use of walking poles for those that use them...
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    Online, I see some large parks on the outskirts...

    Online, I see some large parks on the outskirts of Paris...hanging practice ? ;)
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    It's a tension hammock, the 2 smooth rings allow...

    It's a tension hammock, the 2 smooth rings allow the rope or webbing to slip & tighten easily.
    This hammock needs to be tight to hold it's flat shape.
    The way treem arranged the rings gives you...
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    Could be...lighten & customize to suit your own...

    Could be...lighten & customize to suit your own needs. :shades:

    Same site, different page...
    https://marine.wichard.com/rubrique-Anneaux_FRX-0101020000000000-ME.html
    ...
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    I experimented with carabiner's, yachting...

    I experimented with carabiner's, yachting thimbles & dog bones, truckie's hitch...& returned to SMC's descenders rings for ease of use.

    If you like the original tensioning setup, you can have the...
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    Cliffs & outcrops are my favourite places to hang...

    Cliffs & outcrops are my favourite places to hang too...especially for those afternoon & morning views.
    Nice spot.
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    Welcome to the forum, slickfingers.

    Welcome to the forum, slickfingers.
  28. Thread: hi from UK

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    Welcome to this tree loving forum, jaroporter....

    Welcome to this tree loving forum, jaroporter. :shades:
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    Google portaledge...closest thing to a stomach...

    Google portaledge...closest thing to a stomach sleepers flat lay.

    Suspend over a strong tree limb, couple of tieouts to the ground to stop it swaying. Make & modify one to suit yourself. :shades:
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    The magical fountain behind the tree made me...

    The magical fountain behind the tree made me giggle...good to see the kids out exploring.
  31. For me it's a necessity...my tarp has minimal...

    For me it's a necessity...my tarp has minimal coverage & I hang around exposed summits for the sunsets & sunrises. Cool mountain breezes steal the body heat from my underquilt.

    Depending on where...
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    They're large businesses, free to join, give you...

    They're large businesses, free to join, give you a US postal address within their depot, get a choice of delivery companies & postage rates + insurance.
    Faster delivery 3-5 days = more expensive...
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    Look into a Parcel forwarder. Single parcels can...

    Look into a Parcel forwarder.
    Single parcels can be sent or consolidate a few items into a single parcel.
    I use one to get hammock gear to Australia.
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    Welcome to the forum, H.I.S.

    Welcome to the forum, H.I.S.
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    Dutch has a short, to the point video on beetle...

    Dutch has a short, to the point video on beetle buckle use...
    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=q8gK4mphVcI
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    Welcome to the hammockers hot spot, Sleeper.

    Welcome to the hammockers hot spot, Sleeper.
  37. Suspension stored attached for a smooth, quick...

    Suspension stored attached for a smooth, quick setup.
    Tree straps in the same hammock dry bag so there's no chance of separation or loss.

    Mostly a overnight & weekend hanger, so any damp/wetness...
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    Welcome, Gabe.

    Welcome, Gabe.
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    Sounds like a great 1st hang, well done mate.

    Sounds like a great 1st hang, well done mate.
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    If it just the ends...cut & melt it to tidy...

    If it just the ends...cut & melt it to tidy things up.
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    Happy birthday, young fella...:shades:

    Happy birthday, young fella...:shades:
  42. Family memories made to look back on...time &...

    Family memories made to look back on...time & time again. :shades:
  43. Sometimes, beautiful places take some effort to...

    Sometimes, beautiful places take some effort to get too....enjoyed your wander with the Mountain Wanderers.
  44. If stored in oversized sacks or laid flat...I'm...

    If stored in oversized sacks or laid flat...I'm picturing Cargo Netting anchored to wall & ceiling ?
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    Another hanger with viking heritage...welcome to...

    Another hanger with viking heritage...welcome to this friendly forum, zpamnor.
  46. Sure is...sweat some diced onions with a little...

    Sure is...sweat some diced onions with a little powdered keen's mustard, add flour to thicken.
    Pour in sweet corn kernels, creamed corn & drained tuna + cream(or milk). Rain in some shredded, bitey,...
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    Wish I lived nearby....great looking area for a...

    Wish I lived nearby....great looking area for a area to explore.
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    Welcome to the tree's, Ranger rjs111.

    Welcome to the tree's, Ranger rjs111.
  49. Always good to getaway for hang, alone or with...

    Always good to getaway for hang, alone or with others...thanks for sharing, Haszard4.
  50. Cheers Alt.Thomas, A strange part of me enjoys...

    Cheers Alt.Thomas,
    A strange part of me enjoys the wild weather on summits & ridges. :laugh:
    I got lucky with the view, could only see as far as the headlamps beam, while setting up that night.
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