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    Quote Originally Posted by Slo View Post
    when I had this issue I had to loosen the draft cinch on the side my feet were, significantly. Also make sure you're suspension is TIGHT, should hold your hammock up when you're not in it.

    Again, I'd LOOSEN the draft cinch on the side of the UQ your feet are. To me, seems when it's too tight side to side, it opens up top to bottom, creating a bubble. Allow it to expand (by loosening the draft cinch) and cozy up to your legs.

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    Loosen helped a lot. Funny thing is in my mind tighten to get rid of gaps is the only thing that made sense. I tightened that cinch 3 times before i posted... i didn't even think loosening it would help. Thanks hf. I'm off to sleep! Good night. (Lol)

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    Quote Originally Posted by packeagle View Post
    Loosen helped a lot. Funny thing is in my mind tighten to get rid of gaps is the only thing that made sense. I tightened that cinch 3 times before i posted... i didn't even think loosening it would help. Thanks hf. I'm off to sleep! Good night. (Lol)

    Nice enjoy a nice warm night
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    Well this was wild! I don't recall an emergency request for UQ adjustment before. But looks like you 911 UQ might have pulled it off. Not being familiar with that UQ, all I could think of is "tighten suspension". I'm not that used to the cinch cords on the end yet, my WB synthetic Yeti does not have that, only has draft tubes. My JRBs have that, but I mostly use them on my JRB bridge where it doesn't seem to make a hoot what I do, it's just always right. But I'll keep Slo's "loosen on the foot side" tip tucked away.

    In the meantime, my hat is off to UQ-911!
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    Yea...pretty awesome ride of the UQ 911. Slo, you did good!!

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    The pic below shows how the calf ridge can create a concave curve on the underside of hammock that the UQ simply cannot conform to. My plan is to add a draft collar to the UQ.



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    Quote Originally Posted by OutandBack View Post
    Get someone to lay in the hammock while you look for gaps. Adjust accordingly.
    That's what I had to do. When my wife said she felt "nice and cozy," that's when I knew it was right. Perhaps try to find somebody who's a cold sleeper to help with the adjustments; if they are warm, you should be too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sweetspot View Post
    That's what I had to do. When my wife said she felt "nice and cozy," that's when I knew it was right. Perhaps try to find somebody who's a cold sleeper to help with the adjustments; if they are warm, you should be too.
    I wouldn't want anyone else to lay in my hammock, they might not want to leave it

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    All is well. I slept warm after the adjustment. Tapatalk/hammockforum saved me from a cold night.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Knotty View Post
    The pic below shows how the calf ridge can create a concave curve on the underside of hammock that the UQ simply cannot conform to. My plan is to add a draft collar to the UQ.



    Being discussed here.
    Have you seen shugs video about UQs? I think it is just the way that you have you underquilt suspended that is making that happen. I could be wrong but something just doesn't look right in that picture.

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