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  1. You inspire me to go camping....to the woods

    You inspire me to go camping....to the woods
  2. I am still a novice but in my experience you can...

    I am still a novice but in my experience you can over tighten your UQ. I am using a KAQ New River on my WBBB XLC and the first couple of times I used it I think I had it way to tight. Every time I...
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    I'm in...hope I get one...

    I'm in...hope I get one...
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    nooooooooooo...she was only 6 years old...the...

    nooooooooooo...she was only 6 years old...the good die young...sorry shug...
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    Email Sent...Thank You

    Email Sent...Thank You
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    /Upgrading an Old MMP

    I got one of your older versions of the MMP however I really love some of the new features of the newest model. I was wondering if it was possible to upgrade an older model to the Velcro waist strap...
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    There is a you tube about this very thing I saw...

    There is a you tube about this very thing I saw just recently, I just don't remember where it is or who did it. According to the findings any hardware had serious flaws and could not be reliable...
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    if you don't mind the extra chore of building a...

    if you don't mind the extra chore of building a tripod when you get to camp check out the amazing wilderness camp chair... for me it is great, really lightweight (not that that I'm really into that)...
  9. FS: I'm in...hope I win...

    I'm in...hope I win...
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    The same can be said for a few things... Spirits...

    The same can be said for a few things... Spirits come to mind...all Bourbons are whiskey however not all whiskeys are Bourbons... the key here is that whiskey is a large generalized term that...
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    Mods can close this thread...

    Mods can close this thread...
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    Appreciate it, but one finally came up for sale...

    Appreciate it, but one finally came up for sale and I got lucky and picked it up... there are a few people looking for one right now it seems...I don't think it will be a hard sell....
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    Dux Can't thank you enough. Your insight and...

    Dux
    Can't thank you enough. Your insight and wisdom on the subject is greatly appreciated...I believe that this may work well....heck if I can get it to where I'm just using summer quilts I'd call...
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    Dux has mentioned that it doesn't need to be...

    Dux has mentioned that it doesn't need to be sealed up well, just well enough to have more heat coming in then going out...I guess the venting of the super shelter will require some field testing...
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    There are risks...I will be sure to understand...

    There are risks...I will be sure to understand them and take the appropriate precautions...hence starting this thread...and thanks I will be sure not to place the fire inside the tarp setup and make...
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    Thanks Dux...I appreciate the advice as I am...

    Thanks Dux...I appreciate the advice as I am excited to try out this idea a couple times and work out the bugs...I'll let you know how it goes once the weather starts to cool off again
  17. FS: I think I fixed that...You shouldn't have any...

    I think I fixed that...You shouldn't have any problems...
  18. FS: I'll take it, Ridgerunner (pending verification...

    I'll take it, Ridgerunner (pending verification of PM questions).
  19. FS: PM Inbound

    PM Inbound
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    Looks like someone did some preliminary testing...

    Looks like someone did some preliminary testing already...

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    Not a complete failure, there are some things to be learned from this...When you get up to pee stoking the fire in the...
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    I do like to fuss about when I'm on short hikes...

    I do like to fuss about when I'm on short hikes in the woods, or car camping and time is on my side (yes it is).

    I was thinking do a common man cold weather hammock setup that Dave Canterbury...
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    I do plan on trying it... the only current hold...

    I do plan on trying it... the only current hold up is the weather...we are barely getting down into the 60's...gonna be that way for more than a few months around here. I also wonder if the lean too...
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    Could a tarp replace your Underquilt?

    Hey guys it's been awhile, but I have a question.

    Could a tarp that is clear on one side and had reflex on the other side (Like a super shelter) with a fire on the clear side and the hammock...
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    Ridgerunner with bugnet

    I am interested in getting a Bridge Hammock so I can see the difference in the lay from a gathered end hammock. So therefore I am looking to see if I can buy a used Ridgerunner with bug-net before I...
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    But is it a sure fire solution? Further testing...

    But is it a sure fire solution? Further testing of Gas-X shows that it only temporarily relieves the symptoms of GAS. And besides how will I acquire any new gear if you don't send me your credit...
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    Nice I like the kit you built. I'm in

    Nice I like the kit you built. I'm in
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    I have the same problem at outdoor stores like...

    I have the same problem at outdoor stores like Academy, Bass Pro and the mom and pop shops we have around here, I also have this problem at hardware stores like Home Depot, Lowes....

    I believe the...
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    I have a small gear hammock (it also doubles as a...

    I have a small gear hammock (it also doubles as a bushcraft chair) that I hang underneath my hammock to store my gear for the night
  29. Mmmmmmmm Shugsicles...

    Mmmmmmmm Shugsicles...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=78262

    About a twenty minute chore to build a tripod but super light-weight. can also be hung like a hammock from two trees.
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    I didn't use anything for an underquilt or...

    I didn't use anything for an underquilt or overquilt all summer long. When the overnight temperatures got below about 70 degrees I used a light blanket and a poncho liner underquilt that i picked up...
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    Thanks. I will give the WL TQ some research Owl. ...

    Thanks. I will give the WL TQ some research Owl.
    As far as weight goes, as long as I can stay under 40 lbs for my hiking trips (I usually don't hike more than 6 miles in one day) I'll be fine. What...
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    Wool Blanket Vs Down TQ

    My current setup for cold weather is a full length New River UQ and Kelty sleeping bag which work great at keeping me warm, but are not the easiest to pack and take up alot of room. I am probally...
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    I cannot speak for the upgrade but I got a KAQ...

    I cannot speak for the upgrade but I got a KAQ New River over the summer that is rated for 20 degrees. I had it out in temperatures down to 30 degrees once so far over the Thanksgiving weekend and it...
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    That is the foot end. Thanks folks, hopefully I...

    That is the foot end. Thanks folks, hopefully I can try it again in a couple of weeks.
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    Thanks guys. The only pictures I have are...

    Thanks guys.

    The only pictures I have are below. I will get some better ones next time I'm camping. Hope this helps a little.

    59073

    59074

    After looking at the photo I see the ends are...
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    I missed the group hang in LA and folks around...

    I missed the group hang in LA and folks around here say that sometime in March you AR folks get togther and hang out. I am going to try and make the spring hang up there and I was wondering if that...
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    WBBB XLC & New River UQ Problem

    So I had a chance to test out my winter setup over the Thanksgiving weekend. It is as follows:

    WBBB XLC
    Superfly Tarp
    Kelty Coromell 25 Sleeping Bag
    KAQ New River 20 Underquilt (Long)

    The...
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    The more the merrier, right.

    The more the merrier, right.
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    Whereabouts in Ar.? I like to take my 4-wheeler...

    Whereabouts in Ar.? I like to take my 4-wheeler up to Wolf Pen Gap near Mena. Usually I go for about 5 days. It's about 7 hours from here (Lafayette, La).

    Sorry I responded and then clicked the...
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    I missed meeting all you guys at this last hang....

    I missed meeting all you guys at this last hang. I would like to try and make the next one. So when is it? Do ya'll do one in the spring? Any more word on the LaTex hang? has a date been set? is...
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    I found a guy that makes something similar that...

    I found a guy that makes something similar that can double as a bushcraft chair. I have used it as a gear storage hammock and a chair. Worked well for both purposes. I do keep some of my gear on the...
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    Wait isn't this a doll? Shouldn't the life story...

    Wait isn't this a doll? Shouldn't the life story go something like... Cross Country was molded from melted plastic on an assembly line somewhere in China. From there he was shipped to the U.S. where...
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    Code Name Cross Country. I don't get what the...

    Code Name Cross Country.
    I don't get what the big wrench is for. I haven't needed to bring a wrench that big into the woods yet.
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    I was wondering when someone would make the...

    I was wondering when someone would make the connection. For months I 've been thinking that Shug ran away from the Klicher home stead to join the circus. Look at the evidence:

    He looks like Yule...
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    I got a packa for my MMP but have not used it...

    I got a packa for my MMP but have not used it yet. The last three trips where either car camping or paddling.
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    I was really looking forward to meeting some of...

    I was really looking forward to meeting some of you, but I'm afraid I won't be able to make this hang. I had a trip to NY planned for next week but due to some family issues the trip had to be pushed...
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    I think the Kincaid Rec. Area is a national park,...

    I think the Kincaid Rec. Area is a national park, should we find a backup location in a state park just in case?
  49. Yea, Shug's Back :) Great adventure, those...

    Yea, Shug's Back :)
    Great adventure, those no-bake cookies look good.
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    Neat, the HF's version of Where's Waldo...

    Neat, the HF's version of Where's Waldo...
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