Category Archives: DIY

Updated (again) Water Filter System

My water filter system has been improved and simplified. Again. Here is what what I have have been been using for the past couple of years. I don’t know what I would change EXCEPT bringing the backflush syringe for longer … Continue reading

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How I quickly set up my hammock tarp

In this video, I demonstrate how I quickly set up my hammock tarp. Here is a list of the items discussed in this video: Tarp: Hammock Gear standard tarp with doors (camo): Dutch hook (used on one end of … Continue reading

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My first DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Project – A hammock stand!

After reading about a portable and easy to make hammock stand, I finally decided to make one. There are several threads about this on – the original thread is here: There are many other threads that incorporate different … Continue reading

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My $6 DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Warbonnet Superfly Tarp (over the ridgeline) pole modification

After seeing the pole mods on the Superfly, I decided I wanted one. I decided on the pole modification that went over the ridgeline and did not require any sewing. There are several companies that produce these, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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