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    Great choices & love the camo! You won't be...

    Great choices & love the camo! You won't be disappointed with HG stuff. Once your DH arrives & you pick out a tarp you'll be set with top notch gear. What model & color DH are you getting? I'm...
  2. I've owned both (WBBB & Dutch) and sold both....

    I've owned both (WBBB & Dutch) and sold both. Great hammocks, just not my cup of tea. Unfortunately with hammocks, the only way to find out if they are your cup of tea is to buy them and try them...
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    I thought that perhaps I was going into...

    I thought that perhaps I was going into remission, but have relapsed. Ordered the Ti Cinch buckles and another set of webbing straps this weekend.
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    So I have updated my opinion on hammock length...

    So I have updated my opinion on hammock length this past week. I got a Hammeck Netty in Acu Camo, 11 foot X 64 wide. Hammock Nirvana. This is the most comfortable hammock I've ever been in. No calf...
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    I "adopted out" 2 of my 4 today. They are going...

    I "adopted out" 2 of my 4 today. They are going to good homes who will love them, and take them on wonderful adventures. I loved them.....but I just couldn't give them the attention they needed to...
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    SOLD: All hammocks are sold. One has shipped, and the...

    All hammocks are sold. One has shipped, and the other will ship by Wednesday. Thanks everyone and enjoy the hammocks. Mods you can close this.
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    SOLD: Funds received for the Dutch Argon & Nexus net....

    Funds received for the Dutch Argon & Nexus net. Shipping today. Thanks PaPaZeus and I hope your buddy appreciates your help.
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    SOLD: #1 to PaPaZeus & Nexus net #2 to IRONFISH45 ...

    #1 to PaPaZeus & Nexus net
    #2 to IRONFISH45

    Both sold pending funds. Will try to mail today or early next week. Thanks!
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    SOLD: Two Brand New Hammocks & Bug Net

    These are Brand New Hammocks & Bug Net. Purchased recently from the vendors. Set up in the yard to test hang, no trail use. These would be great set-ups for wives, girlfriends, scouts, kids, friends,...
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    WTB: What's your price point? That might help with...

    What's your price point? That might help with suggestions. I like Wilderness Logics. The WL Tadpole is a favorite of a lot of HF folks @ $90. You can also check the For Sale Forum and watch for...
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    I have owned a total of 7 hammocks in the last 5...

    I have owned a total of 7 hammocks in the last 5 or so years. I still own the very first one I bought and until I got a Hammeck Netty yesterday, I hadn't found one to best it for comfort. I have 4...
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    I bought a Netty from another HF member off the...

    I bought a Netty from another HF member off the For Sale Forum. I got it yesterday and took it for a test hang in the backyard. Awesome hammock. I think I've found hammock nirvana. It's an 11 foot in...
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    So far, I haven't lost a TQ overboard, but I can...

    So far, I haven't lost a TQ overboard, but I can see the net preventing that from ever happening. I like that I now have a choice of net/no net with the Netty. As you mentioned in your review, the...
  14. Thread: Width

    by cataraftgirl
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    I'm only 5'5" tall, but I much prefer a wider...

    I'm only 5'5" tall, but I much prefer a wider hammock. My first, and one of my favorite hammocks is huge at 78 inches wide. It does have lots of floppy fabric, and a knotty mod has helped that a...
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    I got the Netty this afternoon, and did a test...

    I got the Netty this afternoon, and did a test drive in the backyard. OMG.....I'm in love! I didn't think I'd find another hammock as comfy as my trusty Trek Light double, but this Netty kicks Old...
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    I purchased a Netty DL in ACU Camo from the For...

    I purchased a Netty DL in ACU Camo from the For Sale Forum. It should arrive today. I'm excited to try it out. Thanks for a great review and the pictures.
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    I'm not handy, so I buy adjustable ridge lines...

    I'm not handy, so I buy adjustable ridge lines from one of the vendors. They pretty much all sell them. Or I watch the PIF forum and get one that way.
  18. I used a Noah 12 for a few years as a group tarp...

    I used a Noah 12 for a few years as a group tarp on river rafting trips. I didn't like it. Well made & good price, but pretty much impossible to get a taut set-up because of the way it's designed. It...
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    I have two WL tarps and love them (Wild River &...

    I have two WL tarps and love them (Wild River & Big Daddy). I'll cast a vote for the WL Tadpole. There was one on the For Sale Forum, but it got snatched up pretty quick. Marty also has a new "big...
  20. My HG Burrow with snaps is going on 5 years old...

    My HG Burrow with snaps is going on 5 years old and I've never had a problem. I use it all spring-fall every year in my hammock and in a tent. In the winter I use is on my couch to watch TV. So far...
  21. Mine lives on my couch all winter. I snuggle in...

    Mine lives on my couch all winter. I snuggle in it to watch TV. No need to run an additional heater. It gets put away when the weather warms up.
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    Here's another possibility. Not full coverage and...

    Here's another possibility. Not full coverage and requires an UQ of some kind.
    http://www.sheltoweehammockcompany.com/accessories/boone-topper-no-see-um
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    The 9.5 ft Nexus fits both of my 10 foot hammocks...

    The 9.5 ft Nexus fits both of my 10 foot hammocks perfectly. I wondered about the length when I bought it, but the 9.5 ft. sizing is deceptive, since a 10 foot hammock is less than 10 feet long once...
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    FS: Payment sent. Excited to try out a Hammeck!

    Payment sent. Excited to try out a Hammeck!
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    FS: I need another hammock like I need a hole in my...

    I need another hammock like I need a hole in my head.....but.....I'll take #2 - The Hammeck Netty per my PM. Time to try an integrated net hammock again and see how it goes.
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    The SLD Nexus net is 5.75 oz. and pretty close to...

    The SLD Nexus net is 5.75 oz. and pretty close to full coverage.
    http://www.simplylightdesigns.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/22_26_60/products_id/218
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    Sort of like a Rainbow Gathering.....peace, love,...

    Sort of like a Rainbow Gathering.....peace, love, and hammocks.
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    FS: Is the net on the Hammock Netty permanent (unzip...

    Is the net on the Hammock Netty permanent (unzip and put in stuff sack at foot end) or removable?
  29. I tried the zippered bugnets and didn't care for...

    I tried the zippered bugnets and didn't care for them. Too much work to fiddle with a zipper. When I want out of the hammock, I want out easy & quick. I now own a SLD Nexus net. It's about as simple...
  30. You can say that again. My current order is...

    You can say that again. My current order is winging its way to me right now and now this?????? Dang It Dutch......knock it off!
  31. How about cinch bugs alone with no webbing?

    How about cinch bugs alone with no webbing?
  32. Hot Dog! Order placed.

    Hot Dog! Order placed.
  33. I don't know if this helps at all, but here's...

    I don't know if this helps at all, but here's what I'm doing. I did this because the end opening on my SLD Nexus bug net is a sewn/fixed opening and it's really small. Too small to fit a cinch buckle...
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    Good job. Looks like you have made some fine...

    Good job. Looks like you have made some fine choices on gear. Your wife will be cozy with the Jarbidge UQ and the Noah 12 will give her lots of coverage.

    If I like the Dutch Argon, then my Trek...
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    I have a bad knee, so hanging too low makes it...

    I have a bad knee, so hanging too low makes it hard to get out of the hammock for me. I'd say mine is tallish chair height. Getting in & out takes a little fine tuning and practice when you're new at...
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    I just ordered a 10 ft. Argon. I'm 5'5" tall and...

    I just ordered a 10 ft. Argon. I'm 5'5" tall and I asked Dutch about the benefit of an 11 footer for someone my height. he advised to stay with the 10 footer. I have always used wider hammocks. I...
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    The taller back on the new Helinox camp chair...

    The taller back on the new Helinox camp chair looks nice, and I considered this chair for a moment when it came out recently. But I just got the WL UQ for my Joey chair, and I was able to get the new...
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    My Trek Light double is 78 wide. I can get really...

    My Trek Light double is 78 wide. I can get really comfy either on my back or on my side. I took me awhile to figure out side sleeping. I just had to make the transition from back to side slowly...
  39. Zing-it, shock cord loops, and mini line locks.

    Zing-it, shock cord loops, and mini line locks.
  40. I asked a similar question awhile back, and some...

    I asked a similar question awhile back, and some folks answered that the Dutch buckles were a little tricky to adjust when used with webbing.
  41. I hammock camp out of a kayak, so like the OP,...

    I hammock camp out of a kayak, so like the OP, packed size is a big consideration for me. I have a Trek Light double hammock (10 ft. & really wide) that is very similar in fabric and construction to...
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    All ENO hammocks are less than 9.5 feet long....

    All ENO hammocks are less than 9.5 feet long. 9'4" long according to their website. Their Pronest is only 8 feet long. They are pretty wide though. I've been pondering a 10 ft. vs 11 ft. Dutch Argon...
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    I call my green one "The Pea Pod"

    I call my green one "The Pea Pod"
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    I really want to try out an Argon hammock from...

    I really want to try out an Argon hammock from Dutch. I asked him about 10 footer vs 11 footer for me at 5'5" tall. His response echos hutzelbein's advice above. I won't be gaining anything with an...
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    I've had my fingers poised to place a Dutch...

    I've had my fingers poised to place a Dutch order, but I've been waiting on these to reappear.
  46. Thread: Tarp help

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    The problem is your tarp, not your tie outs....

    The problem is your tarp, not your tie outs. Although the tie outs are definitely not helping. You are using a Kelty Noah 12. The Noah tarps have a VERY pronounced cat cut to them, and they are meant...
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    After reading this I went and did a sniff test of...

    After reading this I went and did a sniff test of my new Incubator 20 degree short that I got last week. No bad smell at all. Weird!
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    It's great that some folks feel more rested and...

    It's great that some folks feel more rested and snore less with the OTC oral appliances. I have severe SA and I do not snore, never did snore. So snoring alone doesn't have a 100% correlation to SA....
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    I like a wide hammock, so I'd vote double. Have...

    I like a wide hammock, so I'd vote double. Have you tried an ENO? Are you comfortable with it's shorter length? Have you considered a 10 or 11 foot hammock from some of the other...
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    I've primarily used 10 ft. hammocks, but I'm 5'5"...

    I've primarily used 10 ft. hammocks, but I'm 5'5" tall. I find that I prefer a wider hammock also. I tried out an 11 footer once, but it was a narrower hammock and I wasn't as comfy. Fabric type also...
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