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by mikepetersen
Tue Oct 01, 2013 2:51 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Nice DIY Hammock video
Replies: 15
Views: 8110

Re: Nice DIY Hammock video

The video which you provided in the first thread is not working properly. It shows a message "This is a private video".
by mikepetersen
Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:37 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Knots...
Replies: 51
Views: 14957

Re: Knots...

Amsteel does not take knots well, slipping right out. This is why the WhoOpie Sling were invented. Opie also made the adjustable ridgeline and Tree Huggers, some are now calling Slap Straps. Opie's illustrations at Hammock Forum showed people HowTo do it. I paid, because I pay the innovator wheneve...
by mikepetersen
Sat Sep 14, 2013 5:49 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: I want this Hammock
Replies: 20
Views: 12883

Re: I want this Hammock

I think the two spreader bar works great and spreading according to the use. For making this type of hammock which type of material is essential, Nylon or cotton?
by mikepetersen
Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:13 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Well..if you can't get out hiking..setup at home!
Replies: 14
Views: 7525

Re: Well..if you can't get out hiking..setup at home!

I think it is more better to hang a big hammock trap on your tent for more safety from rain and snow.

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by mikepetersen
Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Shelter Skelter
Topic: Really wanna try a hammock...
Replies: 58
Views: 19799

Re: Really wanna try a hammock...

Travel with a hammock which has under quilt and try to use a hammock trap to get some relief from any cold and rainy condition.
by mikepetersen
Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Making a Sleeping Bag/Sleeping Quilt
Replies: 16
Views: 8350

Re: Making a Sleeping Bag/Sleeping Quilt

I've just recently started into sewing so bear with me, but it would seem that a simple set of scissors will get the edge straight and then you can just do a rolled hem to hide the unfinished edge? Atleast that's what I did with mine and it worked out great. Yes i am agree with you a scissor is the...
by mikepetersen
Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:03 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: hammock
Replies: 15
Views: 6774

Re: hammock

The picture is looking quite impressive. What about the hammock stand? Is it foldable or fix?
by mikepetersen
Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:23 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Hammock Hanging In Rockford Illinois
Replies: 5
Views: 6036

Re: Hammock Hanging In Rockford Illinois

I think you have enjoyed that evening. The video is quite impressive but it is more interesting if you have some photo.

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by mikepetersen
Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Nice heavy duty Singer Sewing Machine
Replies: 4
Views: 4381

Re: Nice heavy duty Singer Sewing Machine

zelph wrote:Sewing with 1/8" stainless steel woven wire is easy.


Thanks a lot Zelph for your information.
by mikepetersen
Tue Jul 16, 2013 5:31 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Nice heavy duty Singer Sewing Machine
Replies: 4
Views: 4381

Re: Nice heavy duty Singer Sewing Machine

The machine was looking quite impressive. can it stitch with nylon threads?

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