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by ggarris
Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: DIY Hammock Instructions
Replies: 12
Views: 29432

Re: DIY Hammock Instructions

Here is a website that specializes in simple hammock builds and hammock knots. Lots and lots of info for simple, inexpensive and no-sew...
HamacasTaino.com
Also same name for Youtube channel.
by ggarris
Tue Aug 30, 2011 5:43 pm
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: stove making for caldera clone
Replies: 23
Views: 10613

Re: stove making for caldera clone

You might also consider the boil temps based on your altitude also. The attached chart will give you a better idea.
by ggarris
Thu May 26, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Tick and Mosquito Protection
Replies: 55
Views: 25452

Re: Tick and Mosquito Protection

Here is another possible method of removing ticks: A School Nurse has written the info below -- good enough to share -- And it really works! "Apply a blob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tick with the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20), the tick will come o...
by ggarris
Thu May 26, 2011 12:35 am
Forum: Tents, Tarps, Hammocks and Bivies
Topic: Whoopie sling....
Replies: 26
Views: 8199

Re: Whoopie sling....

Has anyone seen this simple hammock construction? This guy has several methods to make hammocks even without sewing. His youtube channel is rayd888.

Interesting video


It has an end similar to the "two hole" end. Gives you an idea as how to make.......
by ggarris
Sat Apr 16, 2011 1:39 am
Forum: DIY Odds and Ends
Topic: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy
Replies: 24
Views: 16872

Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Here is a simple, inexpensive multiuse "pod" for your camera.

by ggarris
Mon Apr 11, 2011 2:50 am
Forum: Amazing Thrift Store Treasures
Topic: G&S Stovetop Oven..
Replies: 22
Views: 22742

Re: G&S Stovetop Oven..

Also it is sold at the Camping Survival website for 12.95 plus ship. To me that is about 8.00 so for a total of about 21.00.

http://campingsurvival.com/fopocost.html
by ggarris
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:33 pm
Forum: WOOD BURNING STOVES
Topic: Interesting New Stove - Roll-Up Stove
Replies: 22
Views: 5386

Interesting New Stove - Roll-Up Stove

Here is another new stove idea over at backpackinglight. A bit pricey made from Ti but maybe possible from thin sheets of stainless?

Link: http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin ... d_id=44302

Food for thought.....
by ggarris
Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: Lots of snow
Replies: 3
Views: 1578

Lots of snow

It has been snowing like crazy back east, I hear.

My buddy says that since it's been snowing, all his wife does is look through the window.

He reckons if it gets much worse he'll have to let her in.
by ggarris
Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:29 am
Forum: Just For The Fun Of It
Topic: Woodchuck Chuckin Wood
Replies: 11
Views: 2596

Re: Woodchuck Chuckin Wood

This isn't about the wildlife but I find it too cute to ignore for a short chuckle.

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