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View Poll Results: Whose pot "suspender" do you like most?

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  • LeonB

    6 6.74%
  • Silverback

    1 1.12%
  • SOAR

    2 2.25%
  • JonR

    13 14.61%
  • Lou1661

    5 5.62%
  • OzaawaaMigiznini

    11 12.36%
  • Maverix

    27 30.34%
  • Twisted Firestarter

    1 1.12%
  • Lupus

    3 3.37%
  • Biddlesby

    1 1.12%
  • Wayland

    3 3.37%
  • Seoras

    6 6.74%
  • Bamboodoggy

    10 11.24%
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Thread: Hang a Pot Competition - The Poll!

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    Thumbs up Hang a Pot Competition - The Poll!

    Well, all the entries are in to win this rather nifty knife




    Whose mechanism to "hang a pot" do you like?

    You should consider artistic impression, technical merit, set piece moves and of course the quality of tutu worn. Or just vote for the one you like .

    Here are the "runners and riders"

    1. Leon B


    2. Silverback


    3. SOAR


    4. JonR


    5. Lou1661


    6. OzaawaaMigiznini


    7. Maverix


    8. Twisted Firestarter


    9. Lupus


    10. Biddlesby


    11. Wayland


    12. Seoras


    13. Bamboodoggy


    The poll will run for 5 days

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    Vote!



    Red

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    This is hard.....Narrowed it down to 5......
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    Know what you mean Jon!

    In the end I got swmbo to help me decide and we went for 'simple but effective'

    anyways! 'GOOD LUCK EVERYONE'
    'Try it! - You might like it!'

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    Quote Originally Posted by g4ghb View Post
    Know what you mean Jon!

    In the end I got swmbo to help me decide and we went for 'simple but effective'

    anyways! 'GOOD LUCK EVERYONE'
    I am going to go for simple but efficient, but I still am having trouble deciding....
    Red, well done on sorting this mate, must of taken you ages to upload it all and sort it out...
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    I enjoy doing it Jon

    The quality of the entries in all three of the competitions I've run has been great. Its lovely to see people putting in so much though for such a small prize and the spirit of mutual encouragement. What I do is very little - its the people who put the effort in that make these things such fun and this board such a great place to be

    Red

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    Yes! a great thanks to Red! Thank you! Great competition! Great prize! and most impotrantly good fun!!

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    Tremendous effort from all concerned,
    And so many different ideas, from the lightweight to the technically superb

    Well done guys.

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    All the entries were worthy of winning, with some being truly works of art! However I based my vote on practicality as well as design. This is why I voted for Maverix, his design looks as if it could be set up very quickly, looks practical and impressive too. Great job.

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    Good stuff. I went for simplicity. Well done all.

    Pablo.
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    I went for meverix, though i did like ozzawazzaaminnigizzanniii. or what ever your called

    i liked your carving in the pot holder, but maverix simple physics won it for me.

    This is not to say you all didnt do a good job, as you all did, a lot better than what i can muster up.
    Give a man a Fish, and he will feed his family for a day. Teach a man how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day !!

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    Default ah but you are all winners

    These are all beautiful - maybe there should be an art intallation at the moots!

    In the end I went for Jon R's cos it looked good and fairly simple and there was a
    charming inbuilt tutorial - I noticed that Leon also put up a tutorial in his original
    post and I liked his very much too. Jon's pipped it to the post as there seemed
    to be smaller bits of wood to shove in the ground and that's the bit I always find
    hard!

    Ditto Silverback's - nice and simple. Clever idea from SOAR (and presumably
    Leon) allowing you to lift the whole bar rather than just the pot - I wonder if Jon
    R's could be further improved by attaching a loop of cord to the lid and to the
    main branch so that the lid could be winched up and left hanging when water
    is removed or added, and quickly untied if you want to land the pot and keep
    the lid on? Do these billycan things have lids with a bit for a loop?

    Lou's was good too - and seems an excellent way of holding a handle-less pot.
    I did wonder if the handle hanging down might get a bit warm though...

    I think OMN's is just too beautiful to be put to use!

    Maverix's intrigued me - it's very beautiful and the wood reminds me a bit of the
    rowan twigs we made at Woodsmoke recently, but I expect the chance of me
    recognising a wood from the bark alone is negligible! Very very clever - how
    does the loop of cord work - it doesn't seem to be tied to anything but I suppose
    it must be.

    Twisted firestarter - nifty use of a carabiner but I couldn't quite see the rest of
    the construction; I might have to go back to the original thread.

    Lupus - I take it the cord on the left adjusts the pot height? Or is it just to
    keep the crossbar steady? Bit of a teeny photo but a nice set up.

    Biddlesby - that's clever and quite straightforward, although I think I'd make a
    hash of getting the wooden uprights into the ground - or are they just sort of
    balanced on top? Nice use of extra hook on handle.

    Wayland - I nearly went for this one as it just seems to be three sticks gently
    persuaded to balance like that which is wonderfully simple, although Jon's
    embedded tutorial besmittened me! I assume it's tied together at the top
    but are you using invisible cords - it's magic! Have you got a massive weight
    on the other end behind the tree ;-)

    Seoras - genius idea to find or put a hole in that bit of wood to thread it through,
    and just one stick in the ground - like it.

    Bam - yours looks like one of the sturdiest and well embedded with the V
    surrounded by stones. Perhaps others are very sturdy too (I've honestly no
    idea about this sort of thing!) but this one looks solid. You also get bonus
    points for the pile of logs.

    British Red - what a lovely competition; I really enjoyed watching it unfold
    "Ah well that's the trouble you see, only last week the doctor
    said I wasn't even to look at another knapped flint."
    Bertie Wooster.

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    Well, thats it - all over (till I dream up another silly competition ).

    My hearty congratulations to Maverix - PM me your address and I'll get the knife off to you.

    To all the other entrants - thanks for taking the time - all the designs were great and there were many variations. I for one have learned a great deal from seeing them

    Thank you all

    Red

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    Croikey,

    Big thanks to everyone for their comments and votes, first comp Ive entered with some trepidation too so im super stoked to have won it.

    Not sure what else needs to be said without turning into the Oscars just hope that its inspired a few of you to get out and play in the woods

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    great cometition red, cant wait till the next one
    leon
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    Well done Maverix.......Good comp Red...
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    Well done everyone a worthy winner well done Maverix top job mate.

    Simon

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    i don't really understand how maverix is attatched to the wood near the paracord, can anyone explain please?

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    a big thanks to Red and a congratulations to mvarix! Thankyou so much! It was a honour to have the second highest amount of votes too but the best man won by far!

    Thanks again!

    Jon

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    chris, in the original competition thread maverix explained how it worked in detail - the last post was around 01/07 in the skills forum - its in there somewhere

    Red

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    Thanks for running that Red, it was quite a giggle! lol

    Maverix, nice one buddy, congrats on winning.

    Jodie....thanks for your comments, it sure was sturdy and needed to be to hold the ammount of food I was eating that week in prep for my WEISS course the following week! lol It wasn't made to win a comp, it was made to use for the week and it stood up pretty well I'm pleased to say (Oh heck, I don't mean that as in the others weren't made to use....oh you all know what I mean anyway lol ).

    Cheers,

    Bam.
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