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    that is what I did for my costco quilts :) I...

    that is what I did for my costco quilts :)
    I sleep in a hammock full time and this is my go to setup for it and no breakage no issues my one snap that is up further might come unsnapped once in a...
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    Never slept in a dream Been sleeping in my...

    Never slept in a dream

    Been sleeping in my bias for a few years every night love it
    Reckon both are though but the bias has held up very well FYI :)
  3. Thread: REI hammock?

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    one has to remember when you want a great burger...

    one has to remember when you want a great burger do you go to McDonalds ?
    does Porsche say OH NO Hyundai said they are making a sports car ?

    IMHO this will be great many will try and return !...
  4. have about 200 nights in a extra wide bias now as...

    have about 200 nights in a extra wide bias now as its my main hammock
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    what sizes have you found handy ? thanks :)

    what sizes have you found handy ?
    thanks :)
  6. we use our 0 year around we just do car camping...

    we use our 0 year around
    we just do car camping etc..
    but never have a issue with being to warm on bottom ? just control temp from the top side and its worked for us
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    great area to be in and welcome :)

    great area to be in
    and welcome :)
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    yeah am going to :) he is also very close to...

    yeah am going to :) he is also very close to where I live it seems ;)

    look forward to pics when you get it to :)
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    looks cool and gets the mind going but I would...

    looks cool and gets the mind going but I would never buy one ?

    to me I would rather pack a ultralight tent if I was going where there were no trees
    just get a ultra light mesh tent to bring...
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    OK I wanted something like this for camping with...

    OK I wanted something like this for camping with our dogs :)
  11. wife likes hers for me its to thick :) had...

    wife likes hers for me its to thick :)
    had thought rip it open and take out half the material maybe would be better for me :)
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    based on your best guess what does that go down...

    based on your best guess what does that go down to about ?

    thx
  13. Thread: UQ for Belize?

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    late to this :) I use to live on Utila was a...

    late to this :)

    I use to live on Utila was a scuba instructor there :)

    depending if that is the destination and you want ultralight to get there ? get a blanket when you are there and lay on...
  14. sleep full time in a hammock :) for me the...

    sleep full time in a hammock :)
    for me the newer trend of the wider hammocks are nice since you can stretch out including your arms and they do not fall off the edge :) simple thing but makes a...
  15. creating a biz is tough hard work and often...

    creating a biz is tough hard work and often people learn the hard way lets see
    why in my post and will say it again :)

    lets see HOW THE COMPANY CORRECTS and what they do moving forward !!!!
  16. yeah same here and I am highly allergic to smoke...

    yeah same here and I am highly allergic to smoke :(
    the seam seal seemed super heavy and not so neat ? and is still sticky to this day :(

    I was lucky he corrected my first bad order :)
    but...
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    cascade design for 2017

    sure some of you got the email with the new stuff
    cool to see things go more mainstream and hope those that look research find this site and get more info on some of the better gear available :)
    ...
  18. might say that depend :)each person has his own...

    might say that depend :)each person has his own comfort level is what I would take away and these are all just guidelines :)



    for me its about the top quilt temp I have a 0 under and 20 top...
  19. my wife and I are about 20-30 degrees apart in...

    my wife and I are about 20-30 degrees apart in what we need to stay warm in ratings

    coldest we go out is in the 20s and wife and I have a 0 under and I have a 20 top wife has a 0 top one windy...
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    great way to get into the world of hammocks :) ...

    great way to get into the world of hammocks :)

    as Kattdogg said :)

    trying out say one of the Dutch hammocks you will find the comfort is much more etc..
  21. Thread: Vivere stand 9'

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    been using one for a year now every night I hang...

    been using one for a year now every night I hang inside or else I am hanging outside full time hammock sleeper :)

    yes its a bit shorter but wide hammocks are almost as comfy its really close and...
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    ditto air horn :) I can say the only things...

    ditto air horn :)

    I can say the only things that have gotten to me are insects !!!!! they are the real predators of the woods :) nasty things they are :) hahahhahaha


    I think its often as...
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    just saw this today :) intersting though but...

    just saw this today :)

    intersting though but 7'2" is SHORT :)

    kinda close to what I wanted to make for my family when no trees are around :)
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    basically continuous some go over the...

    basically continuous
    some go over the top/outside of the tarp and some go under/inside
    and some use line on each end

    as far as ways to mount TONS some use hardware some do not

    the ultimate...
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    taught scuba for 15 years of my life including...

    taught scuba for 15 years of my life including some time leading shark dives :)
    so for years I swam and played with sharks 6 days a week :)

    I am sure some who work in the woods full time in...
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    full size for me I like the integrated net...

    full size
    for me I like the integrated net style ones so there stuffed animal or pillow and stuff does not fall out as easy :)
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    my kids still like them ? 7 and 12 its OK for...

    my kids still like them ?
    7 and 12 its OK for them since they are still a bit squirmy :) I want to update my 12 year old to a UQ setup and have her try it out

    I dont like climbing into things...
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    I was thinking of making my kids hammocks for in...

    I was thinking of making my kids hammocks for in there room and build in the insulation by sewing it into a double layer
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    they grow so quick :) IMHO set it up for a 11...

    they grow so quick :) IMHO set it up for a 11 that way you wont have to redo things later :)
  30. Thread: Tarps

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    the weather protection part of the forum has a...

    the weather protection part of the forum has a ton on tarps
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php/89-Weather-Protection

    mountain wilderness gear made a nice setup for my daughter...
  31. Thread: Extra width

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    now that I have them I wont go back ? really...

    now that I have them I wont go back ?
    really think its one of those things you just have to try and see if you like it
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    hahahahahah OK no theories and anecdotes yet you...

    hahahahahah OK no theories and anecdotes yet you have asked some people and they say they don't see how it can be good ? and there is no science to back it up just there theories ? OK GOTCHA !!!!
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    hahahahah yeah to bad so many in history used...

    hahahahah yeah to bad so many in history used hammocks and are actually way better shape than many of us are today
    look at many in central and south America that still use them

    not mocking you...
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    if you have a case just use a small piece of...

    if you have a case just use a small piece of fabric scrap about 2 inches wide and long enough for the length of the phone and a bit so it hangs like a triangle then pop it in the ends that way the...
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    I sleep in them full time the kids still like...

    I sleep in them full time the kids still like there beds but both have hammocks in there room they sleep in some times

    if room is tight I say go for it :) just make sure they have some basic...
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    even in the house I use one :) never been able...

    even in the house I use one :)
    never been able to not use it camping ?
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    could be a little softer the batting inside seems...

    could be a little softer the batting inside seems kinda hard and not comfy and very very very little down in the thing as in barely any around the batting
    very disappointed in it unless something...
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    got a wide BIAS a bit ago and did a post on it :)...

    got a wide BIAS a bit ago and did a post on it :) sleep full time in a hammock usually a wide Brazil style setup
    thought it would be fun to try the BIAS and I wish I did not cause its more comfy...
  39. decided to order another single layer to keep...

    decided to order another single layer to keep budget down so got a orange coming ;) and had to get one piece of bling :) hahahahah

    WOW again that was fast they came out
    had his original argon...
  40. burnt orange charcoal dual layer cant wait :)

    burnt orange charcoal dual layer cant wait :)
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    ditto the sag but let us know how ya like it :) ...

    ditto the sag but let us know how ya like it :)

    I tried it a few ways and used some shock material to take up slack but found it was not worth it ALSO for me a huge issue do not like my tarp with...
  42. steal the design form a regular quilt and use the...

    steal the design form a regular quilt and use the top snap around the neck also :)

    full time hammock sleeper use a snap box TQ for winter and just a fleece sheet in summer but want to make a...
  43. hahahah being from the islands that would be a...

    hahahah being from the islands that would be a teeny tiny petite one for sure :)

    reminds me good song though Fiji and Pau Hana - island girl :)
  44. could be fun :) finding the 70 width is about...

    could be fun :) finding the 70 width is about perfect I can have my arms out and supported :) much more than about 75 or so could be extra not needed :) but for sure worth trying as I have heard a...
  45. so put back up my cotton Brazilian my normal...

    so put back up my cotton Brazilian my normal daily sleeper and went two nights and the wide is back up :) kinda surprised I forgot what the cotton one was like which I love loved before and its very...
  46. would be fun to try one that long for fun :)

    would be fun to try one that long for fun :)
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    WOW if that is without a seam :) I am stoked to...

    WOW if that is without a seam :) I am stoked to try that cant wait :)
  48. have a 12 foot trail lair I like :) but the width...

    have a 12 foot trail lair I like :) but the width and I think 12 is going to be my super comfort zone :)
    seeing what he comes up with for wide ? but might have to get someone to sew me one up or...
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    so 95 inches ? will they be 70 or more like 60 ?

    so 95 inches ?
    will they be 70 or more like 60 ?
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    what will the finished width be ? thanks :)

    what will the finished width be ?
    thanks :)
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