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  1. Poll: I have a snap & toggle foot box. My next tq will...

    I have a snap & toggle foot box. My next tq will have a sewn foot box. Not much point to the snaps
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    I live in Michigan, the bugs here start in April...

    I live in Michigan, the bugs here start in April and don't stop till October. An intergrated bug net is a must have. I have a WBBB and diy gathered end hammocks. I like my 11 foot diy gathered end...
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    I was impressed with how much water was trapped...

    I was impressed with how much water was trapped between my mylar coating foam pad and the top layer of my hammock. Temp outside was 15F and I never really felt the dampness through the clothes I was...
  4. Lud Hang

    Put me down for the Hang
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    Tried a CRL, got tired of fighting tangles in the...

    Tried a CRL, got tired of fighting tangles in the 30 foot of rope. Switch to two 15 long lines with tarp flyz on each end, much easier less tangles
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    Tarp Flyzs, Can't really see how you could make a...

    Tarp Flyzs, Can't really see how you could make a lighter, more effective and easier to use tarp tensioning device
  7. Snow

    Interested if I can set up a carpool, coming out of jackson. I was up in Alpena this last weekend and there was almost two foot of snow and temps down to -16F. Kind of a roll of dice on how cold it...
  8. Water was overflowing when I went this April,...

    Water was overflowing when I went this April, every little ravine between the hills had water in it. Of course it had rained for 3 days before hand.
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    One thing on the campsites, some are covered with...

    One thing on the campsites, some are covered with groves of dead, mostly dead, or dying birch. I pushed on one to test it out and had it come down around my head in three pieces. Really suprised...
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    Nice article. Had a blast hit a huge pine about...

    Nice article. Had a blast hit a huge pine about 60 yards from our camp, you could feel the pressure wave, very strange feeling. Kind of drives me nuts when people repeat the phase that electricity...
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    Bugs

    Perethrin is not a repellent, it kills bugs after some contact time. You can get a pretty fast kill time if you increase the dose, not sure how safe that is for humans. Bugs seem to land, start...
  12. I have found the fancy feast alky stove works...

    I have found the fancy feast alky stove works just fine with cold fuel as long as you drip a few drops on the wick and light that. Priming pans or wicks are needed with other stoves
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    I am guessing the locked brummel will need to...

    I am guessing the locked brummel will need to hooked to your tarp with a binder and the tarp flyz threaded on the rope, you need a free end to wrap around the flyz. Maybe you have stingers that...
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    Poll: Deep Lake sounds nice

    Deep Lake sounds nice
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    To the OP is there a Hammocking Research Trade...

    To the OP is there a Hammocking Research Trade Group? If not, I would think the climbing industry would be the next best resource for safety ratings. I like my butt and head intact and not...
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    Poll: One of these years I'll make a nordhouse dune...

    One of these years I'll make a nordhouse dune trek, june 7 works for me
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    I carry 4 groundhog knockoffs and three ti DIY...

    I carry 4 groundhog knockoffs and three ti DIY shepard hooks. I tried the no stake thing but found it worth it to carry a few extra ounces. Find myself setting up in the dark, in the rain, in a...
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    My UGQ Experience

    So far I have a Hanger Series Tarp, Zeppelin UQ and Flight TQ 20F. Been very happy with all three. Quality is top notch and service has been great. I have experenced no misting through the tarp...
  19. I'll bring a griddle

    I'll bring a griddle
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    Working on my bucket list, good too know it...

    Working on my bucket list, good too know it possible. Saw a youtube vid where someone hung on a eno in the narrows pretty scrawny trees from what I saw.
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    Hanging in Zion

    Anyone have any experience hanging in zion national park. Are there engough trees to make it worth bringing a hammock? Any gear needed to hang off rock formation?
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    Wish I had thought of this 17 years ago. After...

    Wish I had thought of this 17 years ago. After kids and divorce your options narrow down considerably. Eh what you going to do?
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    Isle Royale

    Had birch trees coming down around us during the evening this spring on isle royale. Most are dead or partially dead, made for fitful sleep with the freight train winds blowing. Not much to do but...
  24. I am sure that is true, my new UGQ tarp had no...

    I am sure that is true, my new UGQ tarp had no misting through 12hrs of rain. My problems with misting came under a 3 year old tarp tent which only developed problems after year 2 of use.
  25. Drops that come off aren't anywhere near as fine...

    Drops that come off aren't anywhere near as fine as the mist that comes though. I have been under my tarp with condenstion on underside of tarp in light to moderate rain and never had the misting...
  26. I have noted misting under a tarp only when it is...

    I have noted misting under a tarp only when it is really pouring down hard. Given the way the water is atomized, only way I can see that happening is if it's being forced through the fibers. If it...
  27. I too hate throwing in the towel, but man that...

    I too hate throwing in the towel, but man that was the most rain I have ever had to camp in. Good test on gear and tarp setup. Hope everyone made it out sun.
  28. Count Me In

    Count Me In
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