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    I ordered a custom Diamondback, 20 degree Long....

    I ordered a custom Diamondback, 20 degree Long. What a great sale! Super excited to get it - I'll do a video review, maybe, since I don't see any around yet.
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    Still looking? If so you may want to bump it at least once every week. Items that are inactive are subject to being removed from the Market Place area, it allows members to know you are still...
  3. Thanks! I set up so the Land Cruiser would block...

    Thanks! I set up so the Land Cruiser would block most of the wind, and it wasnít too bad. One thing I stupidly didnít address until morning was the precise hangle of my Eldorado. I find that if the...
  4. Trip Report - south of Cottonwood Canyon, OR, no-tree-two-hammock truck system

    This weekend my wife headed to the beach with girlfriends, so I took the opportunity to go camping with our daughters. Unfortunately some misadventures along the way to our campground of choice...
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    Thank you! Bump.

    Thank you! Bump.
  6. Tried this out tonight - I still need to make...

    Tried this out tonight - I still need to make some adjustments and identify the best hammock attachment points on the truck, but I’m pleased with the weight distribution and rigidity of the stand...
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    Warbonnet Lynx Underquilt

    Anyone care to move one along? Iíd be interested in either a 20 or 0 degree. I have an ENO Blaze as a possible trade/partial trade - excellent shape, both stuff and storage sacks, no mistreatment of...
  8. Hey, thanks everyone for your feedback and...

    Hey, thanks everyone for your feedback and contributions so far! I have acquired the materials to perform a beta test of my idea (ie, low weights just to test angles, etc). I’ll upload some pics when...
  9. Certainly a good consideration. I figure the max...

    Certainly a good consideration. I figure the max forces on the truck would be 350-400 lbs (at rest), which would be similar to two adults sitting on that side of the truck, which weighs around 5k...
  10. Designing an easy-deploy, multi-hammock car camping system (no trees)

    Need some input from other minds on this idea... I want to create an easily-deployed hanging system for our camping vehicle that I can set up regardless of 1) tree availability and 2) soft ground for...
  11. Just got a new hammock from Brandon and crew in...

    Just got a new hammock from Brandon and crew in Dream-Tex dark foliage green (to me itís almost charcoal with a hint of green and brown - lovely color!). Iím liking the softer texture, too. Iíd say...
  12. According to Previews...

    According to Previews, this comic will be in shops on February 27th (for those interested)!
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    FS: I'll take it! Giving the gift of hammock.

    I'll take it! Giving the gift of hammock.
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    FS: PM sent! Thanks.

    PM sent! Thanks.
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    Welcome! I'm in Portland, and I've found that the...

    Welcome! I'm in Portland, and I've found that the most helpful thing in getting set up right in the PNW, given our big tree trunks, is a long set of tree straps (as opposed to the short straps plus...
  16. Okay, Mark - I'll take it (Eldorado)! Thanks!

    Okay, Mark - I'll take it (Eldorado)! Thanks!
  17. Thanks so much! I'll give it a couple days to see...

    Thanks so much! I'll give it a couple days to see if anyone has a single layer XLC (I like that shelf, too), but your Eldorado is a great option. That's what I'd go with of the two you offered.
  18. Warbonnet XLC (new version) or Eldorado single layer

    Just picked up a wooki XL from the sale forum and need a hammock to go with it! XLC preferred, but could also do an Eldorado. Thanks.
  19. Acquired! Closing this thread now. Thanks!

    Acquired! Closing this thread now. Thanks!
  20. FS: Winter Wooki - I'll take it!

    Winter Wooki - I'll take it!
  21. Warbonnet Wooki (20 or 0 degree) for XLC, and/or latest XLC, single layer.

    Looking for a Warbonnet Wooki UQ in either 20 or 0 degree temp rating and a single layer XLC, new model.

    Trades-wise, I have a Warbonnet Blackbird Double Layer 1.0 (old model) and an ENO Blaze,...
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    Thanks so much! I'm gonna snag some. Maybe I'll...

    Thanks so much! I'm gonna snag some. Maybe I'll build some caps as I've seen others do to better support the ends.
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    Anyone try these poles for the Ridgerunner?

    Heya - So I just pulled the trigger on a used Ridgerunner and want to try trekking poles for it. The Mountainsmith Trekker FX poles that everyone seems to love are now discontinued, but it seems like...
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    Yeah, I laid in mine again today without the UQ...

    Yeah, I laid in mine again today without the UQ and think you're all hitting it dead on. Might need to trade for a Wookie.
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    I think the issue isn't calf ridge (I can pretty...

    I think the issue isn't calf ridge (I can pretty much eliminate it with the right hangle, foot end well above the head) so much as my head and toes being pressed inward on either side. It's most...
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    The NEXT hammock..?

    Hi team-

    I've been pondering, as you do, whether I'd be better off with a different hammock. At 6'2", I know I'm pushing the limits of my original 10' Blackbird DL - but I love that it's 20 oz....
  27. Thanks, everyone! Glad you like it.

    Thanks, everyone! Glad you like it.
  28. I won't own the image for making prints, etc.,...

    I won't own the image for making prints, etc., but if you track down a copy when it comes out, I can find a way to sign it for you. I can update the thread when copies are available.
  29. Here's the completed art - I usually don't share...

    Here's the completed art - I usually don't share final art online before the publisher does, so, you know: Keep it secret. Keep it safe.

    ...
  30. You are correct, of course - This is the engine...

    You are correct, of course - This is the engine room. I chose to not explain that in the original post for this general audience, but lo and behold, the Firefly fans abound. :)
  31. Thanks for the feedback! Yeah, she has a...

    Thanks for the feedback! Yeah, she has a particular face that I think will come through better when the rendering and color is in place. Hard to get her cheekbones right without that, and hers are...
  32. Finding the right trees in the PNW. They tend to...

    Finding the right trees in the PNW. They tend to be so big, they're hard to get around - or they're a weird distance apart. Switching to 15' straps+becket hitch helped a lot. I like whoopie slings,...
  33. Thank you! And I didn't even check the angle when...

    Thank you! And I didn't even check the angle when I drew it... must be hard-wired by now.
  34. Yes, anti-gravity generators are handy for really...

    Yes, anti-gravity generators are handy for really dialing in that 30 degree angle.
  35. Hah! Thanks for the kind words. Even a...

    Hah! Thanks for the kind words. Even a weekly/monthly comic episode would pull me away too much from my other work commitments, I'm afraid. What I can do is keep showing hammock-related art as I...
  36. I'm putting a hammock into this Firefly comic book cover

    Some of you may know I'm a comics illustrator by trade, and this week I'm working on a cover for a Firefly comic (a spinoff of the science fiction TV show). Anyway, in researching the show, I spotted...
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    That'd be great! I'd really love to learn more...

    That'd be great! I'd really love to learn more wild food foraging skills.

    Also interested to know if there's any hammocker-kayakers around. I'm always on the lookout to combine my two beloved...
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    I'm in Portland, too! Love to do a hang sometime...

    I'm in Portland, too! Love to do a hang sometime with other enthusiasts.
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    I'd love that! Regarding the yellow flame, I've...

    I'd love that! Regarding the yellow flame, I've been using a woodgas stove, but am planning to make a capillary hoop stove, too (for those blue flame moments). Tetkoba's look pretty great:...
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    Nice setup! I need to get a couple trekking...

    Nice setup! I need to get a couple trekking poles, for sure. That looks great for porch mode.
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    Yikes... I hadn't heard about the cougar attacks....

    Yikes... I hadn't heard about the cougar attacks. That's so terrifying. I think about the potential of that, especially with my kids running around in the woods with me. That would be the worst...
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    5 years - You're a hammock hero! Really...

    5 years - You're a hammock hero! Really appreciate your help with the code.

    Thanks for saying hey, guys. And yes, Oregon seems like a natural fit for this obsession.
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    Not that this matters much, but can anyone tell...

    Not that this matters much, but can anyone tell me what to do to make pictures in posts not stamp-sized?
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    I used a z rest pad in a single layer hammock for...

    I used a z rest pad in a single layer hammock for the first couple years - my kid still does. I camped with that and an old 0 degree sleeping bag down into the low 20s and wasn't cold, and never had...
  45. Thread: Hello!

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    I'm new here too, as of today, but good to meet...

    I'm new here too, as of today, but good to meet you! My kiddo is 6 and loves hammock time, too. We just went out for a hang in the first Portland rainstorm of the season and read stories under the...
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    That's amazing! Well done with the instructions....

    That's amazing! Well done with the instructions. I'll definitely give that a go down the road.

    For today, adding a secondary suspension to my Blaze has made a world of difference compared to what...
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    Ahhh..! My Blaze doesn't actually have a...

    Ahhh..! My Blaze doesn't actually have a secondary suspension as Shug refers to it in his videos. It has a primary shock coord, and two other shock cords that cinch the head and feet. Sounds like I...
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    Good thoughts - and I've watched a couple of...

    Good thoughts - and I've watched a couple of those videos several times before, Shug, thank you! Nice to have them all in once place like that. I'll do some more research there.

    I have the bungees...
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    ENO Blaze UQ adjustment challenges

    Hi friends! I have an ENO Blaze UQ I received as a very generous Christmas present (thank you, wife) - but even after nine months and dozens of hangs with it, I still have trouble getting it adjusted...
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    Hi from Portland, OR

    Hi folks! I'm a cartoonist from Portland, OR. Like you, I love hammocks something fierce. After spending most of my life as a 'watcher of things' (the ultimate lurker) and creating art and books...
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