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    We use JacksRBetter Economic Quilts. That way...

    We use JacksRBetter Economic Quilts. That way they can be used as underquilts or topquilts. We have 2 of each of the shenandoahs, Hudson rivers and old rag mountains. The whole family had HH Asym...
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    My family and I are going to be in the area...

    My family and I are going to be in the area Easter weekend. We will be doing some section hiking.
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    Jacks r better uses active dry or something like...

    Jacks r better uses active dry or something like that. Same thing. Their economy underquilts are versatile to be used as a topquilt or an underquilt. I love them so much I have 8 of them. ...
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    Good purchase. I have two of these and love...

    Good purchase. I have two of these and love them!!
  5. I am now just a +1. SustainBlue and I will be...

    I am now just a +1. SustainBlue and I will be there as planned: Saturday morning.
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    Glad you like it. I have 7 of these; 3 Old Rag...

    Glad you like it. I have 7 of these; 3 Old Rag Mountains, 2 Hudson Rivers, 2 Shenandoahs. All quality quilts, just a different loft size.

    These quilts are so versatile, this armada of quilts...
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    Have fun, I will be using mine this weekend at...

    Have fun, I will be using mine this weekend at the Michigan Winter Hang.
  8. I am a +2, but we won't be up till lunchtime on...

    I am a +2, but we won't be up till lunchtime on Saturday. See you then.
  9. Paul, I was hoping you would bring some. I...

    Paul,
    I was hoping you would bring some. I really like these, glad you are making them. Can't wait.
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    Yes, I have used mine for years. Love it. There...

    Yes, I have used mine for years. Love it. There is no trick, just sleep!
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    I have used an exped pad in my ridgerunner, it...

    I have used an exped pad in my ridgerunner, it works but you are right about the extra width. It would be nice to have a 25" pad instead.
  12. There is a good chance now that I will be...

    There is a good chance now that I will be attending with Julie and a friend. He is a non-hanger so this will be his first outing in one. Avid camper just never 2-3 feet above ground.

    We are...
  13. Probably not, since I am not sure of my schedule...

    Probably not, since I am not sure of my schedule yet. Just trying to gauge logistics to see if that weekend works. I didn't go last year, but did the two years before and would like to go this year...
  14. 3club, What time do you leave to get up there...

    3club,
    What time do you leave to get up there for lunch on Friday?
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    My boss camped last summer under the Verrazano...

    My boss camped last summer under the Verrazano Bridge in the campground there. Said it was not busy at all and very close to public transportation to get you into the city. Check that place out.
  16. Thread: NANO BINERS

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    You are right. I don't see them on their site...

    You are right. I don't see them on their site now, let alone on sale.
    Well I am glad I bought 6 of them when I did.
  17. Thread: NANO BINERS

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    Rei had/has them on sale for $3.83. I picked up...

    Rei had/has them on sale for $3.83. I picked up 6!
  18. SOLD: What is the manufacturer date and fill type?

    What is the manufacturer date and fill type?
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    Yeah, I am blessed that it was my wife who got...

    Yeah,
    I am blessed that it was my wife who got our family into hammocks. We have 5 hammocks for the 4 of us. Both son and daughter grew up camping in hammocks and now they are full-timers at home....
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    It has taken me too long to give the update to...

    It has taken me too long to give the update to this thread. I contacted Brandon and he shipped me a replacement right away. Top notch service. To further the support, once they received my torn...
  21. Great trip report. Love the NCT!

    Great trip report. Love the NCT!
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    I have sent Brandon an email. I will wait to...

    I have sent Brandon an email. I will wait to hear his response. I will let everyone know when he has come through.
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    Cloudburst tear

    Hello all,
    I got out last night and hung with my ridgerunner. Had a great night, but when I woke up, I found something Terrible! My tarp was pulled pretty tight last night as I was expecting rain...
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    Michigan all the way!

    Michigan all the way!
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    I am in!!!

    I am in!!!
  26. Not sure if you would come to the state up north,...

    Not sure if you would come to the state up north, but the north country trail goes through the Lost Nations State Game Area in southern michigan. This is a 9 mile hike through the game area and...
  27. Unfortunately my wife and I cannot make it. Have...

    Unfortunately my wife and I cannot make it. Have fun with the raffle!
    Nimbus37
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    I don't know about that one in particular, but I...

    I don't know about that one in particular, but I own all 8 of my under quilts from JRB. Their quality is amazing and I have never had a complaint dealing with them. I have three old rag mountains,...
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    I want in, thanks for doing this.

    I want in, thanks for doing this.
  30. Thread: Holiday sale

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    That is exactly what I did. The little furnace...

    That is exactly what I did. The little furnace made me drop a temp rating in my tq selection. (Went from a 20 degree tq to a 40 degree tq)
  31. Thread: Holiday sale

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    My son started at two, but you are right, didn't...

    My son started at two, but you are right, didn't get his own hammock until 4 or 5.
  32. Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas. Thanks for...

    Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas. Thanks for everything you did for our kids this year, they love their hammocks and when sleeping elsewhere, they let me know they slept good, but not as good as...
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    I am in, thanks. Merry Christmas

    I am in, thanks. Merry Christmas
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    Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas
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    Wow, you will be sleeping before you know it.

    Wow, you will be sleeping before you know it.
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    Since I don't have a mt Washington, I really am...

    Since I don't have a mt Washington, I really am not qualified to compare them. I am sure it is high quality like the other JRB quilts.

    I started this hobby when I had less discretionary money...
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    I am a Jacksrbetter fan myself. Their economic...

    I am a Jacksrbetter fan myself. Their economic quilts (old rag mountain, Hudson River, and Shenandoah) can be used as both underquilts and top quilts. When used as a tq, you just close the omnitape...
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    At that temp I would pull down my 900 fill Long...

    At that temp I would pull down my 900 fill Long Hudson River. I used that in October at a Cub Scout camp weekend and the temps got down to 27 and you would never know it. Also, I don't have an uq...
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    I am still waiting brother! Right there with...

    I am still waiting brother! Right there with you. Not worried though, I imagine Brandon working extra hard on my gear or adding a special mod while he just packs everyone else's stuff and ships it...
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    I bought my kids, 7 and 5, free birds from dream...

    I bought my kids, 7 and 5, free birds from dream hammocks. Randy was great to work with he customized them for their size. The kids got to choose their color too! They have been full time hangers...
  41. Maybe

    The hope is for Julie and I to come to the winter hang, but we will see if I can swing it this year. Got a promotion in the last few months and my work schedule is no longer my own, which is a...
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    Red, The hope is to come to the winter hang, but...

    Red,
    The hope is to come to the winter hang, but we will see if I can swing it this year. Got a promotion in the last few months and my work schedule is no longer my own, which is a blessing and a...
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    I am doing the waiting game too. Wbrr dl with...

    I am doing the waiting game too. Wbrr dl with bugnet with 2door spindrift with full winter lynx with 2oz of overstuff and a cloudburst, plus poncho/uq protector.

    I bet I wait the longest since...
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    Yeah I felt weird the first time I said "let's...

    Yeah I felt weird the first time I said "let's hang out"
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    From Battle Creek myself. I can talk gear, but...

    From Battle Creek myself. I can talk gear, but Red is the resident DIY'er from these parts that I respect! But there are plenty of us from sw michigan. Had our fall hang at deep lake up in Yankee...
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    Black Friday Order!!

    I ordered a number of pieces of kit from Jacks with their Black Friday sale. I also bought an Old Rag Mountain for use as a top quilt for me or for an underquilt for my son in cold temps. Two days...
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    Merry Christmas to me

    Waited a year and a half, but I finally ordered my winter setup!

    Warbonnet RR double layer
    Cloudburst
    Lynx (winter full length) with 2oz overstuff
    Double door spindrift
    UQ protector
    ...
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    Merry Christmas

    I just dropped a lot, but ordered what I have wanted for a year and change.

    RR plus a cloudburst plus a spindrift plus an uq protector plus a winter full length lynx with 2 oz of overstuff!!!
    ...
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    God I hope so. I need a Black Friday sale as I...

    God I hope so. I need a Black Friday sale as I couldn't afford it last year. I just hope the sale will allow me to save enough so I can get everything I want!
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    I would recommend going through Michigan when you...

    I would recommend going through Michigan when you leave Chicago and head to Itasca state park. The trip through the lower peninsula and then through the upper peninsula will be well worth it.
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