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    Just missed it! pat

    Just missed it!

    pat
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    PM sent. pat

    PM sent.

    pat
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    Almost ready to pull the trigger.

    I am almost done doing homework on my new topquilt purchase. My uses are two fold. When with the family I will be car camping, and will use the quilt for an underquilt on my wife's HH Exped...
  4. Hate mine. Took it out 2 nights and started...

    Hate mine. Took it out 2 nights and started looking for one for taller people. For the price I ended up with a Dream Hammock dual layer 1.1 Dangerbird68. I am much happier and was almost driven...
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    I agree with a caviat. If you put it up too...

    I agree with a caviat. If you put it up too tight it will compress your uq, and you will have a big, noticeable, irritating cold spot. It took me about three nights to figure this out.

    Also,...
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    Might be less fuss to sew loop velcro into the...

    Might be less fuss to sew loop velcro into the foot box, and attach hook velcro to the pad.

    pat
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    I just got back from a hunting trip where I took...

    I just got back from a hunting trip where I took my DB68, HG Phoenix 20*, 2QZQ UQP. 19* on the 3rd day, snow on the second day, wind, rain, fog. I was using a Slumberjack 20* sythetic bag. No...
  8. Thread: Rain?

    by unm1136
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    I have an underquilt protector, and I got snowed...

    I have an underquilt protector, and I got snowed on/rained on/misted on one night last week so my underquilt was damp, despite the protector. I have found that if I am not careful with the UQP I may...
  9. I just got back from my first freezing/below...

    I just got back from my first freezing/below freezing hang, and I had a 20degree HG phoenix with 2 oz overstuff. I was fine using a 20 degree slumberjack bag down to freezing with cotton socks,...
  10. I bought the digital camo webbing that they...

    I bought the digital camo webbing that they had...I bough a small quantity and used the Float test that I read about on this forum. The webbing floated, so presumibly it was poly. It streatched. I...
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    I am planning on a winter setup with 20 degree,...

    I am planning on a winter setup with 20 degree, 40 degree and UQP. One of fhe attractive points is that I can buy piecemeal. A combo package, while attractive, would be incredibly cost...
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    Very generous. I have a hunt coming up, and it...

    Very generous. I have a hunt coming up, and it was my own stupid fault. Upon inspection a lighter cleaned up the edge and the only real damage with the gossgain was pulled off and the shock cord...
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    Looked at the UL Packs. I am currently using my...

    Looked at the UL Packs. I am currently using my G1 Marauder, with KU pods and a cargo chair. Finances being what they are (wife is still in college, just got her hours cut from part time to almost...
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    I went hiking two weeks ago on a two night three...

    I went hiking two weeks ago on a two night three day trip. This was an equipment shakedown for my back country hunt next month. So I packed 5 days worth of food, and my pack weight was 74 pounds....
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    WOW pat

    WOW

    pat
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    This last weekend I had a catestrophic failure of...

    This last weekend I had a catestrophic failure of my UQP. We were on a scouting trip, and hanging near a rocky streambed where hammocks were the only option. I could't find a place to pitch a tent...
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    2qZq, $40.00 Great to deal with. pat

    2qZq, $40.00

    Great to deal with.

    pat
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    That's why I woke at every bloomin sound. The...

    That's why I woke at every bloomin sound. The pistol in the waistband was a bit reassuring. I also had a four year old that tried to climb into my hammock at every opportunity. I just never knew...
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    My first hang something bumped into me at about...

    My first hang something bumped into me at about 0230 or so. Then it snorted at me. I was a little concerned, as it had been raining I allowed the wife and kids to eat in the tent, and we were in...
  20. Thread: 2q2z uqp?

    by unm1136
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    Actually, I just mounted my UQP directly to my...

    Actually, I just mounted my UQP directly to my DB68. I didn't like how loosely the UQP hung.on my hammock. I set up my hammock in the dark without a light. I had three different suspensions...
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    Like everything it depends on your needs. I...

    Like everything it depends on your needs. I contacted Papa Smurf with this question. Because weight was so important we decided that a DB68 in 1.1 ripstop would give me the best strength and lowest...
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    I just got mine set up in a way that I hope I...

    I just got mine set up in a way that I hope I really like it.

    I put my quilt on the hammock, and brought one end of the UQP together around the gather for the hammock. I ran a small cable tie...
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    DangerBird Review

    ...As soon as I can get the pics up.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=820960#post820960

    pat
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    First Hang with the DangerBird

    Review...Trying to get the pics to show.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=820947#post820947

    pat
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    About time: First Hang with the DangerBird

    Well, I have had this thing for a few weeks now, and I got to use it for the first time this weekend at a Church Retreat at the Humming bird Music Camp in the Jemez. I just want to say that...
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    Ok, now that several people have received...

    Ok, now that several people have received them...I feel it is safe to complain:

    This thread is useless without pics!

    pat
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    I bought an UQP from 2QZQ for just this reason. ...

    I bought an UQP from 2QZQ for just this reason. Worked for me. It also adds a few degrees comfort when I do use an underquilt. I am planning a modular setup. Summer car camping with the family...
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    Misleading topic!!!!! pat the perv

    Misleading topic!!!!!

    pat the perv
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    Hammockgear.com just posted a bunch of in stock...

    Hammockgear.com just posted a bunch of in stock stuff. A week after I ordered what I wanted, they put three of them on the in stock page.

    pat
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    Email problems/questions

    Stormcrow,

    My email just crashed, requiring a reinstall of the software. I fired off an email about a purchase I am about to make. It would be the one from zianet.com. Can you re-send your...
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    Dutch hooks should work great for opening beer. ...

    Dutch hooks should work great for opening beer. Last year while hunting I used a door latch on my van, this year while dumping beer I used the latch plate on a door. Both of those methods are a...
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    A different angle

    I am nowhere near UL, but I have needs. I am a hunter, so my pack has to take everything for a 3 day hunt, including water, and be able to pack out an animal. Durability and the ability to go heavy...
  33. Thread: Did it.

    by unm1136
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    Did it.

    Finally hopped off the fence and ordered a DangerBird 68, in 1.1 Olive Brown Ripstop. Order number 140. Now the waiting begins.

    pat
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    Glad you got yours. I am tall, and my HH let me...

    Glad you got yours. I am tall, and my HH let me get a decent lay, but not as comfortable as i would have liked. After pricing the HH offerings, I am seriously looking at the DB 72. I am...
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    Capitan. Stage II fire restrictions. We were...

    Capitan. Stage II fire restrictions. We were camped right at the end of Pine Lodge Road. We got a few hours of steady rain.

    I was disappointed that on the way in we saw no raodkill deer, and...
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    Part of the problem with the pistol I had no belt...

    Part of the problem with the pistol I had no belt on the clothes I elected to sleep in. My fanny pack or a dedicated AIWB would have held the gun more securely, accessably, and comfortably than an...
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    First hang, mixed results.

    Just took the family camping on a combined deer scouting trip and feral hog hunt. Good campsite. Wife and kids had the tent, I had my HH Exped that I got at REI. The Exped is for sub six footers,...
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    First hang, mixed results.

    Just took the family camping on a combined deer scouting trip and feral hog hunt. Good campsite. Wife and kids had the tent, I had my HH Exped that I got at REI. The Exped is for sub six footers,...
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    Also, not looking at TQ at this time, because I...

    Also, not looking at TQ at this time, because I have so many sleeping bags of various makes/weights/quality/ratings. This is till a budget conscious endeavor.

    thanks again,

    pat
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    One thing that is unpredictable in NM is the...

    One thing that is unpredictable in NM is the weather. I think I have had more white Easters than Christmases. My Fruit trees are still trying to recover from a bright February day in '10 where the...
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    Decision making time! Please help me!

    I am brand new to Hammocking, and have done my best to read most of the posts in each of the sections(reading 10-100+ pages per day for the last month or so).

    I got drawn for a deer hunt this...
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