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    That cord is called a limiter. I would worry...

    That cord is called a limiter. I would worry about the ridge pole connection, if it bows, to cause the ends to split. Just a thought....RR
  2. I have nothing for you,'but good luck wishes on...

    I have nothing for you,'but good luck wishes on your trip, have fun, and a little bump for you.....RR
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    Love my Tadpole, wish I had he camo one, but...

    Love my Tadpole, wish I had he camo one, but nothing wrong with mine to justify another purchase.......RR
  4. Entered, and got all of 2 points, and that's of...

    Entered, and got all of 2 points, and that's of this reply.:D:D

    I don't do Facebook, or Twitter, and don't know what Pinterest is.....RR
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    Thanks, and already replied the the other...

    Thanks, and already replied the the other thread.....RR
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    I have mason line, and use it for tarp guy lines,...

    I have mason line, and use it for tarp guy lines, but wouldn't even think about it for a hammock. I use 7/64 Amsteel and if buying something from HD or Lowes, I wouldn't go with anything less than a...
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    Personally, I don't have a preference. Sometimes...

    Personally, I don't have a preference. Sometimes I am a lefty, sometimes a righty. I toss and turn in a bed, and in a hammock, the same. Lay one way, get up to the call of nature, lay back down the...
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    Congrats to the winners, and MERRY CHRISTMAS

    Congrats to the winners, and

    MERRY CHRISTMAS
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    Thanks for the offer.....RR

    Thanks for the offer.....RR
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    Sure, I'm in, thanks for the chance.....RR

    Sure, I'm in, thanks for the chance.....RR
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    I have 1 of each, and like both. Great fabric and...

    I have 1 of each, and like both. Great fabric and feel......RR PP
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    Very nice. If the temps are low enough on my next...

    Very nice. If the temps are low enough on my next camp out, I have a 20 Incubator and 20 Phoenix that I'm going to stack. Will need to figure out the top insulation. I have a 20 Burrow. A couple...
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    I'm surprised that he can get to this one....

    I'm surprised that he can get to this one. Figured it would have been moved to the donating member clothing section....

    Dyed my wristies last year. They were supposed to be brown, came out almost...
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    Limit? Not that I'm aware of, unless your trying...

    Limit? Not that I'm aware of, unless your trying a lot. I have uploaded 5 or 6 at a time.....RR
  15. My first tarp was a camo/brown poly 8' X 10'. I...

    My first tarp was a camo/brown poly 8' X 10'. I think I picked it up at Harbor Freight. Hung it on a diamond and worked great. You'll have more coverage and options with the 10x12. Heavy, doesn't...
  16. I use my PLUQ for the temps your expecting. If I...

    I use my PLUQ for the temps your expecting. If I lay down and it's still warm, I push it off the the side. Then when I get cold, I pull it back under me. I am wanting a summer TQ/UQ set up for this...
  17. It should work. My first tarp was one of those. I...

    It should work. My first tarp was one of those. I did upgrade quickly, but in a pinch they work great. ......RR
  18. We go up Old Rag Mtn, and on the back side coming...

    We go up Old Rag Mtn, and on the back side coming down there is a spring coming out of the Mtn. Every time I have been up there water was running.........Except one time. It was rough, counting on...
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    My hammock, or at least one of them is camo, my...

    My hammock, or at least one of them is camo, my QU- camo, my TQ- camo, my SuperFly- camo, my Tadpole- black (they didn't have the camo when I bought it). I'm not TRYING to hide:D. The only camping I...
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    Interested in this as well. My quilts are HG, and...

    Interested in this as well. My quilts are HG, and run the length of the quilt, and have no problems....RR
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    While most seem to have not heard of the 18", I...

    While most seem to have not heard of the 18", I have, but wouldn't say it was a rule, just a starting point. I think the Hammock hang calculator that Derek came up with, started your sit height at...
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    Sweet looking UQ!!! No offense, but in that 4th...

    Sweet looking UQ!!! No offense, but in that 4th pic, your wife sure could use a shave:lol::lol::lol::scared::scared:.......RR
  23. This may work the best. I set it up to keep the...

    This may work the best. I set it up to keep the sun off me for most of the day, not knowing that the wind was going to get up like it did. Putting the end into the wind would definatley cut the...
  24. Thanks for the responses. I didn't have a problem...

    Thanks for the responses. I didn't have a problem with my stakes pulling out. I was worried about my tarp ripping. The wind was blowing the side in pretty hard. I was thinking that a lower set up,...
  25. Campout at the beach! And need some tarp help!

    First, I am having trouble loading pics, tonight. So pics will be later. Last weekend I took a group of Scouts out to Mobjack bay. We do this trip every year, the first weekend after Labor day,...
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    Ditto.....RR

    Ditto.....RR
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    Really?? All I have to say is this........... ...

    Really?? All I have to say is this...........


    ......RR:lol::lol:
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    I have 2 Hammock Gear UQs. Both came without the...

    I have 2 Hammock Gear UQs. Both came without the draft collars. After HG started offering them, I sent mine back for a suspension upgrade, and the draft collars. I can sure tell the difference, and...
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    I have been away from the forums for a few weeks,...

    I have been away from the forums for a few weeks, due to work and then summer camp with the Scouts. Logged in the other day, and saw the ban on gun disscusion, no big deal. I come here for hammocks....
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    I am assuming you are referring to the hammocks...

    I am assuming you are referring to the hammocks length? If so, when you hang it, and have the sag, it will be much shorter. A small tarp can be used. A ridge length of 10' can be used. A little...
  31. I have used the Figure 9s, but prefer the Dutch...

    I have used the Figure 9s, but prefer the Dutch Flyz for the ridgeline. The figure 9s tend to get the guy lines tangled more so than other methods.......RR
  32. Memorial Day weekend. But I leave next week for a...

    Memorial Day weekend. But I leave next week for a week at camp......RR
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    Glad you guys are being able to get WFA. I found...

    Glad you guys are being able to get WFA. I found out that it was being offered at Goshen Scout camp. Called to schedule, and found that they cancelled for the week we are attending. ...RR
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    Not sure about the 13' or 14' ridgelines, but I...

    Not sure about the 13' or 14' ridgelines, but I have the SuperFly, and use it with my 11' hammocks with no problems. With your hammock and a tarp with an 11' ridge, and assuming an 83% hang angle,...
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    Very nice. I leave in a couple of weeks for...

    Very nice. I leave in a couple of weeks for Goshen Scout Reservation. Can't wait. It'll be my first full week in a hammock, and will have my PLUQ. .........RR
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    I have used and Emberlit wood stove under a tarp,...

    I have used and Emberlit wood stove under a tarp, that was in porch mode, with no problems. And you are correct, you shouldn't be cooking and sleeping at the same spot, at least if you have bears in...
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    Spaceweasel, I may have to pick up a couple of...

    Spaceweasel, I may have to pick up a couple of those small ones. I am leaving at the end of the month for a week at summer camp, with the scouts. The top one that you have pictured, looks like the...
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    Depends on the tarp. For 3 season, most of the...

    Depends on the tarp. For 3 season, most of the time, I have my Tadpole. So four guy lines, and four stakes. With my Superfly, many more. I can get away with 6 stakes, by staking the doors to the...
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    As much as I would like to make my own bow, I...

    As much as I would like to make my own bow, I have a feeling that it would have the same ending. So, the next best thing is to buy one:lol:.....RR
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    If you could give a little more info on your set...

    If you could give a little more info on your set up, which hammock do you have, and what kind of buckles are you using.

    I would guess, that if you have a single piece of webbing coming from the...
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    I have a small fan that also runs on 2 D-cell...

    I have a small fan that also runs on 2 D-cell batteries. I made 2 small loops with some paracord, and wrapped them around the base, where the batteries go. Then used a small biner to attach it to my...
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    Wish I could make it, have fun......RR

    Wish I could make it, have fun......RR
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    +1 on Flatline's suggestion. Use an adjustable...

    +1 on Flatline's suggestion. Use an adjustable ridge, so you can go a little longer or shorter, until you find the sweet spot. The 83% is just a starting point, some find it spot on, other a little...
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    For a tarp, I would go with the mesh skins, so if...

    For a tarp, I would go with the mesh skins, so if it is a little wet/damp when packing in the morning, it may dry a little while hiking. I would think that the CF sleeves would hold the moisture in....
  45. Once you have your ridgeline set, you shouldn't...

    Once you have your ridgeline set, you shouldn't need to adjust it. The ridgeline is set, so when you hang at different locations, you get the same lay. I place my ridgeline, tag end at the feet, so...
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    Well, I can go hunting, and then hang in the back...

    Well, I can go hunting, and then hang in the back yard after. But I don't think that's what the OP had in mind.



    I have seen both ways, and was leaning towards 3 under. Thanks for the links,...
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    Great view, sorry to hear about having to go to...

    Great view, sorry to hear about having to go to ground, from user error.:scared:

    I think this is the reason I have short continuios loops on the ends on my hammocks. Then keep whoopies and straps...
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    I have a crossbow, and want to try a traditional...

    I have a crossbow, and want to try a traditional bow. Have always liked them. And, no need for hunting and hanging, as I hunt about 7 miles from home.......RR
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    I have not done the full whipping. But have done...

    I have not done the full whipping. But have done the Knotty gathered end, and use a small piece of mason line to hold the end tight.......RR
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    Well, he isn't calling me Random, as I didn't get...

    Well, he isn't calling me Random, as I didn't get a sticker.:(....R
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