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More info here if you are interested- https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?100307-UQ-sewn-direct-to-hammock-body But- 15.1 ounces for the hammock with insulation, included a secon...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 23, 8:38am

keeping with dual use
Why not knit a buff, scarf, or baklava? Like Bob's trick you'd get multiple uses and most of the time it's chilly enough for a cozy, it's chilly enough to want one of those in addi...

In Make Your Own Gear » knitted pot cozy?
October 17, 10:40am

Whoo-Hoo (part 1)
Got the pattern dialed in better and went for it on the HyperD 1.0- Apex to apex- 131 g. Poles- 114g. Still missing endcaps- .25 oz final tree straps- 1 oz per side? 210 pound guy in a bridg...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 16, 7:47pm

1.9
JoAnn sells a 1.9 oz. ripstop for $7, you can often get a coupon for 40,50, or 60% off. Huge difference between 1.1 and under and 1.9. No shipping or wait time. If no store close, ripstopbythe...

In Make Your Own Gear » best practice material for a pack?
October 16, 9:42am

Re: Grizz Adams Bridge
Pretty cool indeed, definitely got my wheels turning. Fwiw, I'm 210 pounds and using dynaglide. I'm no math whiz, but you are on four of them (one each corner) so it doesn't seem to...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 15, 8:22pm

Re: Air gap sizing
CFF pad- Still debating that option- but it would need to go underneath, for me at least. One bonus in the hammocks in general is that you can slide so easily and change positions. In a gathered...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 15, 3:16pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: The 32 ounce problem
That's good to hear... A regular UQ can't solve the "cracks" problem, but a sewn one could. I think you could take it one step further in my narrow body bridge and find a way ...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 14, 9:08pm

Re: Re: The 32 ounce problem
Lol- the folks at Hammock forums just finally got this concept through my head. The question over there, that may be better answered here... I get the perfect fit thing now. But (pun intende...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 14, 8:37pm

Re: Re: 32oz is pretty well it without going extreme
I knew there were a few folks floating around cracking 32... Thanks!

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 14, 7:18pm

Re: 32oz is pretty well it without going extreme
The bridge that started the trouble- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJSq9eceMAs&noredirect=1 On the fabric- Not sure- I'm on bridge #4, likely to need 5 and 6 to nail the shape and h...

In Make Your Own Gear » The 32 ounce problem
October 14, 7:16pm

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