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    Warmth is good at least for -30 C (-22F) with...

    Warmth is good at least for -30 C (-22F) with good sleeping bag. CSS is probably not a problem with WBRR.

    (I have Synmat 9 LW version and had zero problems with -29C)
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    Seems like it is not going to fly. If you like...

    Seems like it is not going to fly. If you like the idea, now is time to make a pledge.
  3. I made a new one with english narration. DD...

    I made a new one with english narration.

    DD Superlight Jungle Hammock 2.0

    https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-TSDq3L
  4. Youtube messed up with the video quality. So here...

    Youtube messed up with the video quality. So here is a link to the video

    http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-TSDq3L/i-zs87d62/A
  5. Elokuva about DD Super Light Jungle Hammock

    Not a review. Just some WhatsApp video clips glued together. I will at some point make a version with subtitles. But for now You have to settle with Finnish narrative.

    - the basic system.

    -...
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    I have BlackBird, Dream hammock 11", and few...

    I have BlackBird, Dream hammock 11", and few others. But I'm happy with my DD Superlight Jungle, which is shorter than Frontline. And I'm 193 cm and weight is 126 kg. So I'm much bigger than you, in...
  7. I had success with the "tarp over hammock without...

    I had success with the "tarp over hammock without the netting" -version. It is actually a quite good mod. Works for no-bug season and probably is better at keeping the hammock dry during rain. But it...
  8. After four nights of excellent sleep, I must say...

    After four nights of excellent sleep, I must say I'm very pleased with the hammock.

    But real review will follow after using it bit more. After very heavy rain (but no wind) during one night I did...
  9. Got it yesterday. First night was a success. I...

    Got it yesterday. First night was a success. I will write a review at some point...
  10. Good to know, thanks! I hope I could do the...

    Good to know, thanks!

    I hope I could do the same with tarp as You are doing with the bug net. And only deploy the tarp if there is some minor rain during night. For me the reason to leave the bug...
  11. I did got the answer: "Without being suspended...

    I did got the answer:

    "Without being suspended by the loops in the net, the poles will just sit in the gold eyelets on the side straps of the hammock - and they will fall down.

    However if you...
  12. It is very quiet in this forum. I still haven't...

    It is very quiet in this forum. I still haven't found the answer to my question about usability of the canopy tarp without the insect netting. I did send a question to the DD Hammocks today - I hope...
  13. Incoming! Just ordered the DD Superlight Jungle hammock directly from the manufacturers site...

    ...and it was already shipped today.

    Reasons for testing this hammock.

    1. I like my Switchback, and hope this one has a similar lay, but with more options in usage.

    2. I like a hammock in...
  14. Pledged for two. One for my yard to keep it up...

    Pledged for two. One for my yard to keep it up constantly and one for camping trips.

    This could be easy DIY project, but good quality strap and hardware costs too much for experimenting and due...
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    I'm testing to become a ground sleeper again -...

    I'm testing to become a ground sleeper again - with Jerven Fjellduken King Size (almost zero fiddling to get accommodation ready). Last night I slept over snow when it was raining sleet. Snow under...
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    I have a Synmat 9, and it worked well in hammock...

    I have a Synmat 9, and it worked well in hammock at temperature -29 C with good sleeping bag giving extra insulation under my backside also. I do not know what would have happened with TopQuilt only.
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    Exped also tells the temperature with the...

    Exped also tells the temperature with the R-value. Maybe there we can get a some idea about warmth between temperature ratings and R-values.

    Here is an selection I made as for an example.


    ...
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    I must clarify myself it seems. The soaked...

    I must clarify myself it seems.

    The soaked part is true. I got my Wiggy's +35 F Overbag soaked once in the Alpine hammock, water had got in and because the bottom is waterproof it stayed in. Bag...
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    I have been thinking the same, but I mainly use...

    I have been thinking the same, but I mainly use pad and I already have Enlightened equipment climashield quilt and have no need to experiment with Wiggy's quilts.

    My question is what about the...
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    I have been using exclusively my Wiggy's Ground...

    I have been using exclusively my Wiggy's Ground pad - and I have no intention to change.

    Minor negative point has been the fact that when used in hammock the insulation has a tendency to drop...
  21. Last chance to support! Only hours left! ...

    Last chance to support! Only hours left!

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/414647810/alpine-hammock-redesign/posts

    The new support system makes the Alpine hammock better in ground and...
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    Thanks for Your replies. It is nice to hear I'm...

    Thanks for Your replies. It is nice to hear I'm not the only one testing stuff and piling up those which do not work for me (old biker). My pile is getting bigger ever month. I think if I had more...
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    Can these be called hammocks?

    Concept is the same as in hammock: Fabric suspended between support points.

    These are bridge hammocks which are suspended from the long sides of the fabric (similar to Amok Draumr and Exped ergo...
  24. These are the reasons I like the Alpine hammock....

    These are the reasons I like the Alpine hammock. And there is no other hammock which could replace it.

    There is no way I could keep any other hammock in my garden. There is no room for tarp. And...
  25. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/414647810/alp...

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/414647810/alpine-hammock-redesign
  26. The Alpine Hammock Redesign KickStarter campaign

    I know some (all?) of you do not like this. I was hesitated at first. I have two of the originals and actually do not have a need for a new version. And this is not the type of the KickStarter I...
  27. Yes, it is a quite a fire hazard. I live in...

    Yes, it is a quite a fire hazard. I live in usually very moist Finland and still think if it safe to use here. There should be warning for not to even to think of using it in for example Australia,...
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    I certainly will make a review. To me this...

    I certainly will make a review.

    To me this could be a perfect product to use with tipi and wood fire at boat trips where the weight is not an issue. If there is cold and bad weather I can sleep...
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    I'm so easy!

    Ok, I understand your answers so that it is not waterproof. All those things listed as foul weather gear almost vanished after "rubber" materials came. Nobody sees fisher man with canvas gear...
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    I wonder what does it really mean when they say...

    I wonder what does it really mean when they say it is waterproof? I thought canvas will let water through if it is not taunt as in for example properly tightened tent wall.

    Does anyone know can...
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    If you move a lot when You sleep then the pad...

    If you move a lot when You sleep then the pad will not suit You. I personally like pads and use them, also air pads, but I change my position during sleeping rarely.

    Underquilts are good, but...
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    How about Sierra Madre Research Nube?

    http://youtu.be/OIY2_23JAvg

    At least they say it is very good for windy situations.


    http://youtu.be/irvmb4QIINg

    http://www.smrgearme.com/buy-gear/nube

    But price is a quite high....
  33. Bulltit! Normal temperature in summer here in...

    Bulltit! Normal temperature in summer here in Finland is 15 C (60 F), there are no problems for mosquitos to operate.

    Only after good freezing night there is no problem with mosquitos, and that...
  34. I have two of them! I'm Rich, I'm Rich!!! :lol:

    I have two of them! I'm Rich, I'm Rich!!! :lol:
  35. I say, that would be most excellent! :lol: I...

    I say, that would be most excellent! :lol:

    I must say I do not oppose patents. And I do not oppose Clark to defend theirs. Actually they must defend it otherwise they will lose it. At least that...
  36. As I have said many times - no. Fanboy! They...

    As I have said many times - no.

    Fanboy! They made something which should have been made ages ago but no-one dared. All others feared the dreaded condensation! ;)

    They are my Heroes! :)
  37. The Alpine Hammock hit with patent suit from Clark Jungle Hammocks

    Some of You said earlier this could happen. Personally I can not believe that the support structure bar used by all bivak tent makers is patented if used on Hammock. Is DD Hammock soon under law suit...
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    Thanks and Welcome to Kuopio! This was my...

    Thanks and Welcome to Kuopio!

    This was my route:

    http://voivalin.smugmug.com/Retkeily/Etelš-Kallavesi-maaliskuu/i-7qVJWBq/0/O/resource.jpg

    The area has got very good services. Here is a map...
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    Best part is that the Alpine hammock is great to...

    Best part is that the Alpine hammock is great to sleep in. It is similar than the SwitchBack but even narrower from the foot end. And still there is no shoulder squeeze. And even without the diagonal...
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    Thanks For Your kind words about Images! :)

    Thanks For Your kind words about Images! :)
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    It actually is breathing one. The upper fabric is...

    It actually is breathing one. The upper fabric is eVent. And there is very good ventilation system. But nothing I can think of doesn not ventilate or breathe when there is zero wind and sleet coming...
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    It was very busy few weeks, but last friday I...

    It was very busy few weeks, but last friday I came running from work and collected all the gear I needed and headed to the Lake Kallavesi.
    ...
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    You can order here: www.alpinehammock.com (And...

    You can order here: www.alpinehammock.com

    (And no, I have nothing to do with the Company, I'm just a Kickstarter investor. And actually I paid 400 $ for mine but got some extra stuff like water...
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    Fresh images here......

    Fresh images here... http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=1202190#post1202190
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    Some images again

    I did post this once, I do not now what happened to it, but here it goes again.

    I did left the Alpine hammock under open sky after the saturday-sunday night. There has been some (very little)...
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    More stuff here

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=1202167#post1202167
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    Lake Ice Trip with new generation of gear

    I will have a small trip after couple of weeks during which I will test some stuff I have been writing about during last couple of months.

    New gear: The Alpine Hammock, Wiggy's Ground pads, the...
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    At last

    I'm more and more happy with the Alpine Hammock. I slept my first night with the weather cover open and it is truly nice system. I can hardly wait the real outdoors when there is forest around me and...
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    Thanks! I'm busy at the next weekend. Hope it...

    Thanks! I'm busy at the next weekend. Hope it warms bit, so I could continue the condensation test.

    But I have been thinking to hang the other Alpine hammock with my Wiggy's Antarctic bag it it...
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    Nothing special. It is too cold to continue...

    Nothing special. It is too cold to continue sleeping outside with 0 F graded sleeping bag. But here are some daytime images.

    http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-nLt9ch7/0/O/i-nLt9ch7.jpg

    Quite a...
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