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    Chameleons in the Wild: The Picture Thread

    Yes. Hunter green was available in the wide configuration during the Kickstarter.


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  2. FS: Thanks Runningrurtle. I'll pass for now. You're...

    Thanks Runningrurtle. I'll pass for now. You're up. Your's if you want it.
  3. FS: I can defer to runningturtle if this is just what...

    I can defer to runningturtle if this is just what he's looking for and shipping would be less complicated for all involved.
  4. FS: zip code is 99603

    zip code is 99603
  5. FS: Would you consider including shipping to Alaska? ...

    Would you consider including shipping to Alaska? Depending on how you package it, small shipments donít usually cost any more or not much more when using usps.


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  6. Thread: Head Hurt

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    I forget who posted it originally but one of the...

    I forget who posted it originally but one of the members on here used diy dog-bone shaped neck pillows. That might be something to try that isnít a full-on C but could stay in place a little better...
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    I'm in. One of those wool anoraks would be...

    I'm in. One of those wool anoraks would be pretty sweet for some of my trips.

    Thanks for the opportunity.
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    Echoing everyone else's well presented...

    Echoing everyone else's well presented sentiments. We appreciate you, and not only for your superb products. Stay healthy and don't spend a moment of stress on us.
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    Because a separate UQ would have it's own...

    Because a separate UQ would have it's own suspension holding it up tight against the hammock (without squishing the insulation), and the UQP wouldn't need to be tight against the outside of the...
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    I haven't spent too many nights it it yet, but so...

    I haven't spent too many nights it it yet, but so far I feel like one advantage the Trail Winder UQ has over a traditional but similarly priced UQ is not having to deal with the primary suspension at...
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    Got out February 24. Second night/month this...

    Got out February 24. Second night/month this year, trying to get outside of the back yard as many trips as possible. Chilly night down to 11 degrees F but slept warm with 0 Wooki (and UQP) and...
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    Re-starting this for a calendar-year in 2018...

    Re-starting this for a calendar-year in 2018 after putting in my first 12 spanning 2016 and 17. First hang of 2018 got down into the teens (18 when I checked in the morning). Nice and comfy in WB RR,...
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    Iím shorter than most that would be considering a...

    Iím shorter than most that would be considering a wide (5í7Ē)and only got to try out the wide for a short period vs my regular width one, so take my comments with a big grain of salt. For lounging,...
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    On my Chameleon, the XL Wooki was a little tight...

    On my Chameleon, the XL Wooki was a little tight and stretched the rubber band at the end of the Wooki pretty far. I just added a short extension at one end of the Wooki and it works just fine now. ...
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    Wookie on other hammocks

    I have used mine on multiple similar length/style hammocks and it has worked well. I did have to play with adjustment a bit to fit and make sure I wasn't putting too much strain on the Wooki/ Rubber...
  16. Using a Goosefeet down balaclava in the hammock?

    I have both the ZPacks/ goose feet version and the similar synthetic from enlightened equipment. I like both of them but do camp in conditions that promote condensation. Because of this, I typically...
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    Correct. I added one more photo after the ďlastĒ...

    Correct. I added one more photo after the ďlastĒ one.


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    Donít know what Iíd do without those guys....

    Donít know what Iíd do without those guys. [emoji38]


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    I might not survive the WINTER!! :rolleyes:

    I might not survive the WINTER!! :rolleyes:
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171014/da7f14f7...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171014/da7f14f7627465e25b3b69736cc84d1c.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171014/9a08169fd37cce955d656b9db231d313.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171014/9c...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170519/8f4b9266...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170519/8f4b926677448abc9af7d23d4565c713.jpg150310150311150312

    Went on a hammocking trip with my brother and his wife to several locations in California. Used our...
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    I have. It worked well but I did add an extension...

    I have. It worked well but I did add an extension on one end via a continuous loop of lashit and mini carabiner.


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    Your welcome. Obviously it's hard to capture...

    Your welcome. Obviously it's hard to capture subtle colors and know what someone else sees on their screen but in person it was less green and more light brown than I was expecting. It has grown on...
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    148791148792148793 Here are some pictures of the...

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    Here are some pictures of the moss green xenon from kickstarter. A hint of green but more beige. Blends in well with dead grass though.



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    April makes 10/10 for me. Feeling like spring....

    April makes 10/10 for me. Feeling like spring. Snow is melting quickly during the days and not freezing too hard at night. Thermometer read a low of 33 but the grass was refrozen in the morning....
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    It was exciting. :D Would have been even more...

    It was exciting. :D Would have been even more fun if I didn't have to take a leak so bad!
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    March makes 9/9 for me. Had an interesting night...

    March makes 9/9 for me. Had an interesting night in the back yard. First night in the new Chameleon and xenon tarp. Added Winter Wooki XL and an UQP. Temps got down to 16 or 17 degrees depending...
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    Sorry, to clarify the wooki I have is the Winter...

    Sorry, to clarify the wooki I have is the Winter Wooki XL.


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    Chameleons in the Wild: The Picture Thread

    I did add a short extension with a lashit loop and carabiner. For me it seemed like the 1.6 material stretched a bit and made it a little tight against the wooki. The rubber band on the end of the...
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    Not too wild (back yard) but thought I'd post a...

    Not too wild (back yard) but thought I'd post a few pictures. 1.6 green regular width body with purple top cover. 147618147619147620147621147622147623

    The last two pictures show the Chameleon with...
  31. Backer #117. Delivered today. Regular-width 1.6...

    Backer #117. Delivered today. Regular-width 1.6 body full package with most of the accessories added (including tarp).
  32. Backer #117. Order shipping. Regular width. ...

    Backer #117. Order shipping. Regular width.


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  33. Thanks to both of you for the useful information....

    Thanks to both of you for the useful information. We'll try to look into alternatives. I hadn't heard about the requirement for "padding" trees. Good to know that stick chocking will meet the...
  34. Early May Hammock Camping in Yosemite. Suggestions?

    I'm planning to meet my brother and his wife in Yosemite the second week of May this year for some hammock camping. From reports, it looks like upper trails and campgrounds might still have snow...
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    I see them mentioned often and spoken well of....

    I see them mentioned often and spoken well of. Personally, I haven't bought a quilt from them but would like to. I do have one of their hoodlums and like it.


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    February makes 8/8 for me so far. Tested out a...

    February makes 8/8 for me so far. Tested out a new tarp and underquilt protector in my back-yard spot. We had a bit of a warm spell, but it came with some pretty windy conditions. Temperatures...
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    January makes 7/7 for me. Not the coldest night...

    January makes 7/7 for me. Not the coldest night but I was able to do a little experimenting. My warmest topquilt (Katabatic Gear Palisade) is only rated to 30 deg. F and it has worked well for me...
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    Seems like those straps beg for some nice snake...

    Seems like those straps beg for some nice snake scale patterns. ... Might cause some heart attacks though.
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    Is the peak end of the shelf attached to the same...

    Is the peak end of the shelf attached to the same kind of mini squeeze hook or a loop at the peak?
  40. Probably a bit bulky and heavy for a primary...

    Probably a bit bulky and heavy for a primary backpacking tarp but a cheap way to test out and narrow down the options for a light weight version.


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  41. A cheapish option to try/ look into might be the...

    A cheapish option to try/ look into might be the Kelty Noah's Tarp 12x12. I haven't tried it but I've seen reference to others using it with spreader bars on double whoopie hooks. Someone else might...
  42. I have used Dutch's spreader bar with the double...

    I have used Dutch's spreader bar with the double whoopie hooks and DIY gathered end hammocks. I was in one hammock and my 3 Year old daughter was in the other. We are very different weights (about...
  43. Thanks for the nice close-up shots of the...

    Thanks for the nice close-up shots of the chameleon and beetle. I'm looking forward to the tandem-hang review.


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    Oh boy, tomorrow! Midnight release?! I'm...

    Oh boy, tomorrow! Midnight release?! I'm looking forward to it.


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    Down Camp Pillow

    I tend to use mine more as a neck pillow in the hammock. It works pretty well for that, though i could stand a little more loft. Using it in this fashion, my head rubs on the knot that comes off the...
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    Probably just a GE hammock with a net and some...

    Probably just a GE hammock with a net and some random superfluous hooks and tie-outs to hang extra bling from. (Jk)


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    How about if the underquilt suspension doesn't go...

    How about if the underquilt suspension doesn't go up to the hammock suspension (ends) but continues along the diagonal, over the ridgeline and to the oposite three connections points (diagonal...
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    Underquilt connection points for diagonal...

    Underquilt connection points for diagonal orientation of underquilt in either direction?
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    I live in Homer, so if you have any other...

    I live in Homer, so if you have any other questions you can PM me.
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    There are several fish processors in Homer that...

    There are several fish processors in Homer that will package and freeze your fish. You can then either take them back home as checked baggage, or the processors can send them to your home via FedEx...
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