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    Try a scoop of chocolate protein powder. Its...

    Try a scoop of chocolate protein powder. Its great!
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    It would be easy to make a Mt. Rogers extender. A...

    It would be easy to make a Mt. Rogers extender. A quilt 12" wide and the same length as the Mt. Rogers with velcro along each long edge to mate with it. Like a mummy bag extender. should come in...
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    Some of those bottles have a bladder inside that...

    Some of those bottles have a bladder inside that keeps the contents separate from the pressurizer. That makes it impossible to expel all the pressure thru the valve, so be careful! A decent pellet...
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    Or this? ............

    Or this? .........
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    Is this the stuff...

    Is this the stuff?
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    I have purchased that cloth in red and blue. Its...

    I have purchased that cloth in red and blue. Its about 1 oz a yard give or take. Shipping from them took over two weeks. And like Pan said the fabric is very crisp. makes a lot of noise, more than...
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    Spoon

    8.3" Spoon
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    I have this...

    I have this & this. They work well in a hammock together or separately.
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    I have the HH BUL, and at 5'11" I find it to...

    I have the HH BUL, and at 5'11" I find it to almost be too short to be comfortable. The longer version is about 7oz more but worth it IMHO.
  10. Thread: Down Supplier

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    With shipping to me the price comes to $4.57 oz....

    With shipping to me the price comes to $4.57 oz.
    I emailed them too, about 6 weeks ago, and never heard back. They have a ph# but its overseas.
  11. Thread: Down Supplier

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    Here (http://www.featherind.com/FAQ.html#1) is...

    Here is some info on down and feathers.
  12. Thread: Down Supplier

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    I made a quilt...

    I made a quilt last month and had a not so great experience with a cottage supplier here in the US. I got shorted an oz or so. They did make up the diffrence at no charge but, still I found that...
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    I emailed them and got a price list. Have...

    I emailed them and got a price list. Have conversed with them about shipping and such. They seem to be on the up&up. I can get 750fp for around $4.69 oz. shipping inc.
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    Down Supplier

    I am considering placing an order with Featherind. Does anyone have any exp. with them? Thanks, Arkwater
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    The ladies in the fabric dept. at my wal-mart...

    The ladies in the fabric dept. at my wal-mart tell me they have no choice in what they get for the $1 table. They just order x# yards and get whatever. I have found sil and ripstop at big...
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    Actually I found the rope to be too stretchy for...

    Actually I found the rope to be too stretchy for my liking. It was easily replaced with some tubular webbing I had. The factory ropes only pass thru the end, so you can just pull them out and use...
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    I think this one meets all your requirements....

    I think this one meets all your requirements. I've had one for about three years and I love it! Its great for warm...
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    If you use the standard design of synthetic...

    If you use the standard design of synthetic quilts, remember, you will lose a couple inches in width & length from what you cut out. The last one I made I used 2 in. of insulation and lost 3.5...
  19. Actually I didn't use straps, I used 7/64 Spectra...

    Actually I didn't use straps, I used 7/64 Spectra cord from Samson ropeworks. 1200 lb break strength and only weighs 0.048 oz/foot. I tied an inch of cotton shoe lace on each line near the hammock.
  20. I found it simple to remove the cover on the end...

    I found it simple to remove the cover on the end of the Hennessy and untie the support rope. Makes it easy to put it back to "factory condition" if I want to. The cover on mine was held with a small...
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    FYI A diet mtn dew can bottom fits perfectly...

    FYI A diet mtn dew can bottom fits perfectly over a snap. energy bottle. no stretching or sealing needed. You may have already known this?
  22. Thread: Insulation

    by arkwater
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    Try...

    Try here-http://www.owfinc.com/Fabrics/insulation.asp
    They won't give the name for some reason but it's PG3D.
    This is also a good...
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    Same here.....

    Same here.....
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    It's actually going to be an underquilt, so it...

    It's actually going to be an underquilt, so it may be stretched a little sometimes. Shouldn't be much though.
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    Which stitch for down baffels?

    I have started a down quilt & will be sewing the baffles this weekend. Should I use a straight or zig-zag stitch? Thanks, Arkwater
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