Search:

Type: Posts; User: Us5Camp

Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.08 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    171

    Welcome... from just a bit further west of you in...

    Welcome... from just a bit further west of you in Hutchinson.

    So far, most of my hammocking has been local, backyard and the BWCA. With Empty-Nester-Hood approaching, I've got plans to start...
  2. Replies
    21
    Views
    794

    Great info... picts may help... I too am a beetle...

    Great info... picts may help... I too am a beetle buckle user for gathered end hammocks. Do not have a bridge hammock yet.
    What I'm not clear on is what you get with "continuous loops only" on the...
  3. Must have enough stuff? No Black / Cyber purchases... What?

    Well... have I reached critical mass? Since getting into hammock camping in a big (read expensive) way these past 3+ years.. this is the 1st year I wasn't pulling the trigger on a number of items...
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    150

    Thanks... decided to order both and return one...

    Thanks... decided to order both and return one...
  5. Replies
    2
    Views
    150

    Fjallraven Vidda Pro - Sizing ?

    Looking for other Fjallraven Vidda Pro trouser wearers.. I'm thinking of getting my 1st pair for hiking / hammocking.
    I'm 6'3", 195 lbs and wear 33" waist x 34" inseam in most pants. The size...
  6. Replies
    8
    Views
    264

    Welcome ... the BWCA is one of my favorite places...

    Welcome ... the BWCA is one of my favorite places to hammock camp!
    Enjoy the journey... HYOH!
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    873

    I'm a big fan of UGQ's Winter Dream w/ internal...

    I'm a big fan of UGQ's Winter Dream w/ internal end pole mod... with regards to your wind question, the internal poles do change how you approach wind.

    Because the stake lines also set the width,...
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    255

    Exactly..... 1 oz to 1.3 oz heavier depending...

    Exactly..... 1 oz to 1.3 oz heavier depending upon which silpoly fabric !!!!
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    255

    Still my favorite tarp !! 12' vs 11' -- I...

    Still my favorite tarp !!

    12' vs 11' -- I have the 12' for an 11' hammock.. Would 11' tarp have been enough? yes. As I do most of my usage w/ low miles or via canoe or in back yard, I like...
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    921

    Nice picts! I've also used mine when I'm away...

    Nice picts! I've also used mine when I'm away from camp in the BWCA figured it both lessened the likelihood of nosey critters and tucks things up / out of the way should weather worsen while away...
  11. Replies
    3
    Views
    339

    Here's a graphic that's right from >>Dutch's...

    Here's a graphic that's right from >>Dutch's site...<<
  12. Yup! That was it..... Looks like that's what...

    Yup! That was it..... Looks like that's what Dutch was specifying for attaching his whoopie-hook to a hugger.
    Thanks for finding / sending that graphic.

    178112
  13. Connecting Hugger Loop to Loop on end of Amsteel (or whoopie)

    I know I've seen a variation / type / improvement of Lark's heading a tree-hugger end-loop to a loop on the end of an Amstreel strand or whoopie sling.

    But, I can't seem to find it... I'm trying a...
  14. Replies
    47
    Views
    2,813

    Thanks for the data... that's the setup I was...

    Thanks for the data... that's the setup I was envisioning.
  15. Wow... I thought my Winter Dream w/ internal end...

    Wow... I thought my Winter Dream w/ internal end pole mods was palatial at 116" wide... 138" wide !!! Could setup an entire camp along side the ol' hammock. :)
    Looks good !
  16. Replies
    47
    Views
    2,813

    I'm currently using Dutch Beetle Buckles w/ the...

    I'm currently using Dutch Beetle Buckles w/ the straps he sells for it, precisely because I kept running into BWCA situations w/ trees too close. I use my whoopies at home. I don't currently do...
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    645

    Love that color !! What is it?

    Love that color !! What is it?
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    635

    Yes, tarp line.... I use Dutch Stingerz attached...

    Yes, tarp line.... I use Dutch Stingerz attached to each end of the tarp.... do not use a continuous ridgeline for the tarp. The line shown goes through a tarp sleeve from SLD to a WD 12 tarp.
    ...
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    645

    My tarp is pictured in the 1st thread shared...

    My tarp is pictured in the 1st thread shared here..... maybe the 2nd ?? (didn't look through 5 pages of posts)
    Summary:

    1) Door snaps are very, very nice in driving rains.
    2) I'm a HUGE fan of...
  20. Replies
    13
    Views
    635

    Statics... Love it !!! Good thoughts on...

    Statics... Love it !!! Good thoughts on countering the two moments! One of my favorite engrg classes 30yrs ago!!

    As I posted above, just following your post... I hang my whoopies right from...
  21. Replies
    13
    Views
    635

    Although I never saw the bending you did (mine...

    Although I never saw the bending you did (mine bowed maybe 4-6")... I think my top rail of 2 fence post sections are 7' each... I strengthened the center joint section w/ about a 2' piece of aluminum...
  22. Replies
    3
    Views
    249

    Wish I could be there on Friday as well !! Will...

    Wish I could be there on Friday as well !! Will be working w/ my son on his Eagle Scout Project on Fri night... so hustling up there for a quick day on Saturday.

    Looking forward to seeing...
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    520

    All great responses !! 1) I try to wear clean...

    All great responses !!

    1) I try to wear clean / fresh clothes in the hammock.... wanting to not only help w/ bears, but also to help keep my gear fresh and ... it just feels good :) !
    2) I'm a...
  24. Replies
    3
    Views
    249

    MN - Winter Camping Symposium (10/24-27)

    Anybody going to the Winter Camping Symposium this weekend (10/24-27) , at YMCA Camp Miller, near Sturgeon Lake, MN ?

    It's not a hammock event, but more general Winter Camping event... lots of...
  25. A "Wench" hammock might be more interesting...

    A "Wench" hammock might be more interesting :cool::lol:
  26. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,450

    Another fan of the Nemo Fillo -- Air chamber and...

    Another fan of the Nemo Fillo -- Air chamber and a foam layer for comfort... great, adjustable 'fill' for the hammock with the added comfort of the foam layer.
    My favorite hammock pillow.
  27. Replies
    50
    Views
    6,832

    If you're still interested in other colors......

    If you're still interested in other colors... there's several of mine - Fern Green Outside / Burnt Orange inside in This Thread <<<

    and.. direct from Warbonnet -- Gallery <<

    Love it so far !!!
  28. Thread: Quilt Combos

    by Us5Camp
    Replies
    11
    Views
    732

    UGQ also offers Fast Trak -- ships 2/3 days. ...

    UGQ also offers Fast Trak -- ships 2/3 days.

    You've got a good list started... HG, UGQ, Jacks-R-Better .....
  29. Mine is the same as all the others, so I assume...

    Mine is the same as all the others, so I assume it was a design decision from a respected company and will leave it at that.

    I can see how you questioned it.

    Note, there is what appears to be...
  30. I'll try to remember to look at mine this...

    I'll try to remember to look at mine this weekend... Worth saying... I LOVE this thing so far !! Great quilt !!!
  31. Replies
    8
    Views
    459

    Thanks for sharing... I recognize one of those !!...

    Thanks for sharing... I recognize one of those !! :) Fern Green and Autumn Orange !!
  32. Replies
    11
    Views
    555

    Hit 40deg for a low last night... was glorious...

    Hit 40deg for a low last night... was glorious night to try out the new 20deg Warbonnet Diamonback..... keep fall going all the way to Thanksgiving !!!
    Long periods of 60's for a high and 30's to...
  33. Replies
    8
    Views
    459

    Yes, you could make a regular rainbow... I tried...

    Yes, you could make a regular rainbow... I tried not to 'stripe' it up too much ! I do like how Shug's turned out however... he mixed and matched a little more than I.
  34. Replies
    8
    Views
    459

    Diamondback picts...

    Here's my 20deg Diamondback... Finally getting cold enough to use.
    Have only slept in it one night this far, so I'll refrain from reviewing... But, it was glorious!

    Most of my other stuff is...
  35. I understand what you are saying... and I'm...

    I understand what you are saying... and I'm making it work... just don't find it as convenient for me as the 2 piece... part of it is the less 'bunchable' material of the mesh vs the thin ripstop.
    ...
  36. The little loop on the small end of the SLD...

    The little loop on the small end of the SLD design solves this problem.. I keep it locked to the end of the tarp and the tarp cannot then slip out of or away from the end of the skin.
    But... it also...
  37. Snake Skins: 2-Piece / 1 piece -- mesh / nylon -- My experience & ?'s of others...

    I've got two tarps, both with skins from Simply Light Designs (although my experience would be the same had they come from any other vendor).

    1st one I bought was custom built by Jared for me a...
  38. Replies
    12
    Views
    566

    Definitely a HYOH area... here's what I have...

    Definitely a HYOH area... here's what I have found I like (and maybe it's because it's the 1st thing I tried ? ) ....
    I use a zippered pouch about 6 x 8 that's divided down the center for two 6/8...
  39. Thread: Staying dry?

    by Us5Camp
    Replies
    16
    Views
    1,042

    A few thoughts / experiences: 1) Tarp Tensioners...

    A few thoughts / experiences:
    1) Tarp Tensioners Shug posted a link to help
    2) Tarp Coverage -- I've never been able to stay dry in swirling winds with just a hex tarp (no doors)... So, I love my...
  40. Thread: Banana Hammock

    by Us5Camp
    Replies
    30
    Views
    3,585

    MuaDale; The picture I shared... directly above...

    MuaDale; The picture I shared... directly above your question... IS from Dutch's release photos. I have not received my banana hammock(s) yet.... ordered one for me and am sending another to my...
  41. Thread: Banana Hammock

    by Us5Camp
    Replies
    30
    Views
    3,585

    Shared the picture of it with my daughter.... She...

    Shared the picture of it with my daughter.... She loved it, so I just purchased another shipped to her for her birthday :)

    So much for this month's discretionary funds !

    177140
  42. Thread: Banana Hammock

    by Us5Camp
    Replies
    30
    Views
    3,585

    Ordered mine this morning... w/ the spliced...

    Ordered mine this morning... w/ the spliced Mantis for use as my lounging hammock (conversation starter :cool: ) with daisy chain webbing. Added a structural ridgeline & clip on peak shelf (to hold...
  43. Replies
    10
    Views
    716

    A favorite !!

    A favorite !!
  44. Replies
    17
    Views
    867

    I haven't started any planning.. just a bucket...

    I haven't started any planning.. just a bucket list item... but in this day and age... My thought was I'd have to plan around towns / parks or Stealth if outside of a town.
  45. Replies
    18
    Views
    808

    Without a doubt UQ FIRST !! Sleeping bag works...

    Without a doubt UQ FIRST !! Sleeping bag works just fine unzipped like a TQ until you can justify a TQ. Pads suck!
  46. Replies
    26
    Views
    1,296

    I've never had that problem with either a 2-piece...

    I've never had that problem with either a 2-piece nylon or 1 piece mesh from Simply Light Designs. Both have cord-locks w/ very small diameter cord on the larger ends which once cynched down, do...
  47. Replies
    14
    Views
    668

    I'm exactly the same height / weight as you. ...

    I'm exactly the same height / weight as you. Never had an XLC, but have had a double layer (thinking the same as you, that I'd start with a pad) and now switched to single layer.
    Pads suck, even...
  48. Replies
    27
    Views
    2,160

    Ditto - On my 20deg TQ, I started out with a...

    Ditto - On my 20deg TQ, I started out with a drawcord / snap design. NO complaint about the zipper / snap section, but the drawcord will leave an opening. At < 30 deg, the opening is felt. I did...
  49. I have a Chameleon - Asym. I sleep either head...

    I have a Chameleon - Asym. I sleep either head left on my back or on either side. The Asym net does not restrict my sleeping. For reference I'm 6'2" 195lbs.
    I rarely use the tie-outs. They are...
  50. Replies
    11
    Views
    536

    Same w/ Jared at Simply Light Designs.... I've...

    Same w/ Jared at Simply Light Designs.... I've warmed up my credit card plenty at both places! .... and have had Fronkey's from both.
Results 1 to 50 of 337
Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4