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    I have both a 20 and 40 degee phoenix UQs. In...

    I have both a 20 and 40 degee phoenix UQs. In warmer weather a small zrest pad does the trick for my feet. In colder weather I use a 1/4" torso pad cut from Gossamer gear foam. I place it below my...
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    I just stick some earplugs in and that helps me...

    I just stick some earplugs in and that helps me more than anything. I tried the Sleepytime (good stuff) and if I drink anything like that before bed (even in the house) in a couple of hours I have to...
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    Some HG Cuben skins found their way to me and...

    Some HG Cuben skins found their way to me and they have worked great on my HG CF tarp. It has also helped my cuben addiction. I will be making some mesh ones for some non-cuben tarps we are making. ...
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    The best camping stories are the ones where you...

    The best camping stories are the ones where you later say, "Remember that time when..." and almost always it is something like dropping your dinner or the bottom coming off your boot, etc. It's those...
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    I have a WBBB and the wife has the RR. She loves...

    I have a WBBB and the wife has the RR. She loves the RR and does not like the BB. She didn't even like the 11' PolyD. Having slept in all three my fav. is the PolyD, next the RR if car camping. Once...
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    A lot of good ideas here. I would be inclined to...

    A lot of good ideas here. I would be inclined to keep it as a loaner for other kids in the hopes of getting another Scout off the ground.

    He could hang it when camping at parks or other scouting...
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    For me it was all about the weight. I had...

    For me it was all about the weight. I had virtually no hammock experience when I jumped in. I went with the single and never looked back. It's been a great hammock, though at almost 6'2" I am more...
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    Half the weight and no stretch, what's not to...

    Half the weight and no stretch, what's not to love!
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    As has been said, setup is everything and it is...

    As has been said, setup is everything and it is not "right out of the box" for some of us. I have a 20* Phoenix and my back and butt were cold at 40*+ if memory serves. My lines were slipping through...
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    I am in the south and have seen more hammocks...

    I am in the south and have seen more hammocks everywhere over the last 5 years or so. Many are the "play and relax type" that are use during the day at parks as described above, but last fall I was...
  11. I have both Black Rock (I don't think you can get...

    I have both Black Rock (I don't think you can get these anymore) and Hammock Gear pillows.

    The Black Rock is 2 oz and doesn't have a lot of fluff to it, but it works great for me in the hammock....
  12. Dutch, Thanks for the opportunity. Having put...

    Dutch,

    Thanks for the opportunity. Having put my list together on your site I can see you have everything one would need to put together some fantastic hammock gear!

    I would like a light...
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    I am almost 6'2" and have no problem in my WBBB,...

    I am almost 6'2" and have no problem in my WBBB, but my 11' Dutch hammock will sometimes let my feet out. I have learned to grab the fabric and pull up to take the slack out on the right side (foot...
  14. I have something on this weekend. Bummer. Did...

    I have something on this weekend. Bummer. Did someone say March?
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    The wife and twins had a great time at the hang!...

    The wife and twins had a great time at the hang! Thank you again GrannyPat for the use of your Tarp, Flashlight, and jumper cables. I guess our ride was jealous of the attention yours was getting...
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    Great looking tarp. I have just got some Silpoly...

    Great looking tarp. I have just got some Silpoly and will be working a couple of tarps.
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    That would be great! Thanks.

    That would be great!

    Thanks.
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    I am still not 100% on getting up there, but...

    I am still not 100% on getting up there, but things are looking better.

    SwinginIt, if you or someone else who is going to be there could pack an extra tarp we are short one. We will be hanging 2...
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    I am 50% sure we can attend this event. If not I...

    I am 50% sure we can attend this event. If not I will be watching for the Feb hang. I am working Friday and won't be able to get out until Saturday, but one night in the woods is better than no...
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    +1 on the skins. I tried several different...

    +1 on the skins. I tried several different storage methods and of them all I prefere the skins. One advantage I found was I could pack up the tarp and leave it tied to the trees when car camping over...
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    I have $200 in fabric on the way for making 3...

    I have $200 in fabric on the way for making 3 tarps. Two of the tarps are going to be large with doors so we are going to fold the top over the tarp fabric so there won't be a ridgeline per se to...
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    I like to pack mine seperate, so each has it's...

    I like to pack mine seperate, so each has it's own 7L sack. The TQ is tighter than the UQ, but not difficult to stuff and both can be compressed down some in the sacks if needed. I don't have any...
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    I just got my 40° Burrow with no overstuff and it...

    I just got my 40° Burrow with no overstuff and it is so light, I could hardly tell anything was on me at night. I was kicked out of my bedroom Saturday night (my dad just can't get up off the floor...
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    Same experience here over the last couple of...

    Same experience here over the last couple of years. I always look forward to placing an order with Dutch. Come to think of it, it is getting to be that time again. The wife is going to need some...
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    I would suggest getting in your hammock and...

    I would suggest getting in your hammock and laying on your back, and have a friend measure (with a measuring tape) how long your body is where you want coverage.

    You could mark the tape at the...
  26. Good to hear your weekend with family was free...

    Good to hear your weekend with family was free from distraction (good call) and thank you for another great sales event. My 40* Burrow is yet to be created, but I am looking forward to it as the 40*...
  27. I had not heard of the "frowny face sock" so I...

    I had not heard of the "frowny face sock" so I googled it. The first 2 images were what I was looking for, but it is not wise to scroll down any or look to the bottom of the screen if viewed on a...
  28. I was wondering how big the spools of zing-it...

    I was wondering how big the spools of zing-it were. Now I know! Glad your carrying Tyvek now. I was looking to pick some up and didn't want a whole roll to make a stake bag.
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    I use a partial quilt and like having the foot...

    I use a partial quilt and like having the foot box as it keeps the pad in place for my feet.
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    I have 40* Phoenix and a 20* and neither have...

    I have 40* Phoenix and a 20* and neither have overstuff. I got the 40* (the price was good at the time) mostly because I was really overheating with the 20* in the house. The 40* is much better for...
  31. Will Cubic Tech sell direct to the public in tarp...

    Will Cubic Tech sell direct to the public in tarp size quantities (8-9 yrds.)?
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    Since taking to the air, I too have taken my gear...

    Since taking to the air, I too have taken my gear up with me and do the and as kayak Karl and have not looked back.

    As a hammock camper, I find I pay less attention to what is on the ground under...
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    So I just got my Glowire and a wallet from Lawson...

    So I just got my Glowire and a wallet from Lawson a week or so ago as I was going to trade out the Kelty Triptease for the Glowire (board I guess and I wanted the wallet). I was fixin' to Klemheist...
  34. I usually have a backpack hung from my hammock...

    I usually have a backpack hung from my hammock suspension even when car camping and have got the "You don't backpack with that do you?" a couple of times and the "It can't be comfortable all night"...
  35. I was thinking of a similar setup for my...

    I was thinking of a similar setup for my guidelines, but was not sure how to go about it. Great discussion. I am going to give this a try too!
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    An extra set of whoopie slings, tree huggers, and...

    An extra set of whoopie slings, tree huggers, and dogbones (saved me a couple of times) only weighs a few ounces if your worried about suspension failure. When up in the White Mountains of NH I...
  37. I need another tarp. I need another tarp. I need...

    I need another tarp. I need another tarp. I need another tarp...
  38. Glad to hear you were safe and, for the most...

    Glad to hear you were safe and, for the most part, dry! Your post gives me more confidence in hanging under my CF from HG. I have been in the rain and wind up in the White Mountains of NH, but...
  39. We have three Arrowhead Jarbidge under quilts and...

    We have three Arrowhead Jarbidge under quilts and two Hammock Gear Phoenix underquilts. The wife and 8 year-olds love the Jarbidges. The wife only needs a small pad under her feet and the twins are...
  40. I had a similar event happen about 2 years ago...

    I had a similar event happen about 2 years ago with the same outstanding service from the Dutch Crew. It is remarkable that Dutchware has been able to keep the innovation, quality, and customer...
  41. I like this option. +1

    I like this option. +1
  42. If you prefer the double-sided stuff sack the...

    If you prefer the double-sided stuff sack the skins on your hammock, why not do the same with your tarp? I have the CF tubes from HG and they work great, but hold the moisture in. When the tarp is...
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    I have been doing the same for the last two years...

    I have been doing the same for the last two years and it does the trick. I use a couple of clips from Dutch to connect the shock cord to the opposite D ring to close the doors. If I want to pull them...
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    I am assuming your buckles are inside your tarp....

    I am assuming your buckles are inside your tarp. I always do the string trick and have not had a problem. I made a couple of Zing It continuous loops and Larkshead them on under my trap between the...
  45. I needed this this morning. Thank you everybody....

    I needed this this morning. Thank you everybody. :)
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    I have nothing in camo, except my camo, but for...

    I have nothing in camo, except my camo, but for fun I am thinking camo might be the right color for my next hammock. I as thinking black, but my quilts are black and I may end up sitting in the UQ...
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    I have both 40°and 20° HG Phoenix underquilts....

    I have both 40°and 20° HG Phoenix underquilts. The quality and suspension are fantastic and I have found they are good to their temp. ratings or a little better. What I love is the weight and...
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    Ah, the Rag Man, I was wondering who was causing...

    Ah, the Rag Man, I was wondering who was causing all the troubles around the hammock camp.

    My twins flip all around in there hammocks and so far only one has fallen out of it at night while...
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    I will be using the credit card option on my next...

    I will be using the credit card option on my next order! And there will always be a next order :)
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    Thanks! We (my wife and I) are working on a...

    Thanks!

    We (my wife and I) are working on a design for a lager tarp that I think will work. I took some measurements, looked at some angles (using my HG Standard) and are at the paper prototype...
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