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    The older I get, the colder I get at night. My...

    The older I get, the colder I get at night. My summer quilts are shorter but I sleep
    much better with a full length quilt in winter. My Operator Habanero 50" is perfect
    for spring, summer and...
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    There are several studies done on fabric color...

    There are several studies done on fabric color and heat absorption. My understanding is
    the darker colors absorb more heat but are cooler because of the absorption. One of
    the reasons Bedouin's...
  3. Do what works best for you to enjoy your...

    Do what works best for you to enjoy your trip:))). You can fine tune it along the way.
  4. I ordered a replacement part for a well known...

    I ordered a replacement part for a well known stove maker 5/16. Still
    haven't heard back. I am pretty confident that when I emailed about
    it I was told in an auto response it could be two weeks...
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    Have you considered a hiking pole that will...

    Have you considered a hiking pole that will extend longer? I have
    found multi-use gear to save me a little money. I was just looking
    for the same thing a couple months ago and found some used...
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    My Camo dcf tarp is so it blends in more. ...

    My Camo dcf tarp is so it blends in more. Probably $1500 worth of gear at my
    campsite every time I leave. Im not so concerned with other campers as I am
    with someone just passing by. Not really...
  7. FS: Dern sure looks like downy goodness!! Someone...

    Dern sure looks like downy goodness!! Someone buy it so I don't keep looking and
    start eating some doughnuts so it will fit!!!
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    I remember now why I went with the split. I had...

    I remember now why I went with the split. I had just switched from floorless
    shelter to hammocking when I got the DCF. There were some posts about
    how the continuous ridgline could cause...
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    I always use a split also on my DCF. No issues.

    I always use a split also on my DCF. No issues.
  10. One of my first tarps was an Asym Kiss tarp. I...

    One of my first tarps was an Asym Kiss tarp. I had the same issues and below is response I received from builder. I never did get all the cupping out of the tarp and I was using traditional tarp...
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    I just ordered some of Lawson's UL tent stakes. ...

    I just ordered some of Lawson's UL tent stakes. I have been looking for some of the longer UL's and these
    were the only American made ones I could find. They have been out of stock until recently.
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    I have found that below about 70 at night...

    I have found that below about 70 at night requires some kind of insulation
    under me. I dont need anything on top other than a light sheet but
    backside pressed against hammock required something. ...
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    Buy once cry once. Dream hammock. I bought 4...

    Buy once cry once. Dream hammock. I bought 4 different cottage hammocks all were good hammocks
    Eventually ended with the the more expensive sparrow that I wanted to begin with. May not have...
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    I leave for 3 day trip at 6am. My new SLD wide...

    I leave for 3 day trip at 6am. My new SLD wide sleeve should be here by 9am:(((.
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    Thank you for the suggestion. Still looking for...

    Thank you for the suggestion. Still looking for a few of the Lawson 7" titanium shepherds hook.
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    Lawson's shepherds hook stake

    Hello,
    Im looking for Lawson equipment Shepherd hook stakes.

    Thank you.
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    I just ordered one of SLDs double pocket wide...

    I just ordered one of SLDs double pocket wide ones for my WP. This thread reminded me that
    I wasnt happy with my old one.
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    Type in "snake skins" in advanced search. Mikeim...

    Type in "snake skins" in advanced search. Mikeim posted about skins for his
    Cf tarp.
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    Just a fyi. One of the brands has little pockets...

    Just a fyi. One of the brands has little pockets on each end for line mgmt. I can't remember
    which one but I think its a two piece and I prefer one piece.
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    Ga summers too hot! I use a 50 or just sleep on...

    Ga summers too hot! I use a 50 or just sleep on an apex blanket. Really can't imagine venting
    a 20 enough to sleep. Still 90 at 11pm July and August.
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    It also made me remember that my xpac seek...

    It also made me remember that my xpac seek outside pack probably was one
    of the reasons my pack was so much heavier coming out after the NC storm
    a couple weeks ago and a plan for alleviating it...
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    Thank you for the observations. I remember...

    Thank you for the observations. I remember similar results posted somewhere when
    I was researching before my purchase. I had forgotten about using shammy to wipe
    down the tarp though!

    Thank...
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    Happy early birthday Shug. Thank you for your...

    Happy early birthday Shug. Thank you for your vids and advice.
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    Very well put. I will add, having both the...

    Very well put.

    I will add, having both the dyneema tarp with doors and the Dyneema WP, that the WP gives me more options. I camp in all seasons and all weather and the extra protection saves me...
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    I got mine last week! Nice to have everything...

    I got mine last week! Nice to have everything off of the ground. Put it to use earlier this week
    on a backcountry fly fishing trip. Thank you Papa Smurf.
  26. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

    by Ohoopee
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    Up to the top.

    Up to the top.
  27. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

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    I will be unable to reply until late Saturday or...

    I will be unable to reply until late Saturday or Sunday.

    Thank you for your patience.
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    How apropos. I noticed an old EE I had hanging...

    How apropos. I noticed an old EE I had hanging in my gear room yesterday. The light was striking
    it just like your picture. Looked like down the was gone. I thankfully shook it a few times and...
  29. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

    by Ohoopee
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    Bump to the top

    Bump to the top
  30. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

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    Back to the top.

    Back to the top.
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    I also try and remember to roll the lip of tyvek...

    I also try and remember to roll the lip of tyvek up just in case I am downside
    of a hilly area. Just in case I get a little runoff. I seem to only forget the couple
    times a year where Im in lots...
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    I use tyvek for ground cover in spring and...

    I use tyvek for ground cover in spring and summer. I have an evazote 1/4 for winter.
    I purchased a double sheet and cut it down.
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    Wow!!:))))

    Wow!!:))))
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    I camp in rain or shine. I specifically bought a...

    I camp in rain or shine. I specifically bought a winter palace and pitch it in porch
    mode for long periods of rain. I usually have a helinox chair with me so I
    just sit under tarp. Very...
  35. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

    by Ohoopee
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    Still looking

    Still looking
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    I agree.

    I agree.
  37. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

    by Ohoopee
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    Too the top.

    Too the top.
  38. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

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    Still looking.

    Still looking.
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    Im going to order a couple gear slings. I like...

    Im going to order a couple gear slings. I like the thought of one in "monolite" so I can see into bag.
    Other than moisture, why shouldn't I get one in monolite?

    Thank you for replies.
  40. Thread: Loco Libre UQ

    by Ohoopee
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    Loco Libre UQ

    Looking for a 20 degree full length 900fp LL UQ.

    Thank you.
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    Nunatak Nebula quilt

    Has anyone tried the new Nunatak Nubula quilt?
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    I love his quilts. I have others but his just...

    I love his quilts. I have others but his just seem to always end up in my pack, they are my "go to".
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    I have EE, Hg and a LL. LL is my favorite go to...

    I have EE, Hg and a LL. LL is my favorite go to quilt for backpacking. The EE my fav for
    ground camping. I believe the extra wide EE is wider than the other extra wides and I
    too like a wider...
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    It just seemed my LL fit differently with my...

    It just seemed my LL fit differently with my different hammocks, none of which
    are 60". Probably just needed to adjust setup for different hammocks or
    more likely I just didn't notice until sub...
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    Ok. Thank you.

    Ok. Thank you.
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    DH Sparrow and Operator

    Will I have an issue with a 60" DH Sparrow and my operator
    UQ?

    Thank you.
  47. FS: Payment sent. Thank you again.

    Payment sent. Thank you again.
  48. FS: ill take it. Pm sent

    ill take it. Pm sent
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    Snake skins for mine also.

    Snake skins for mine also.
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    enlightened equipment

    Just heard EE will be adding 30% more down to their quilts.
    Seems they are responding to criticism about variable temp
    ratings from the down migration in their quilts.
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