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    I use end only ridge-lines. I've never seen the...

    I use end only ridge-lines. I've never seen the benefit of running a continuous ridge-line and its just extra weight to me.
  2. [QUOTE=Tacoma96;1977552]Chris I don't ever recall...

    [QUOTE=Tacoma96;1977552]Chris I don't ever recall or heard of any bears coming through camp, but never know huh?:D

    I'm just brining mine for a seat, Im gonna use my food as a pillow like...
  3. 10-4 Bring my canister so I'll look cool :cool:

    10-4 Bring my canister so I'll look cool :cool:
  4. Veterans of this hang. There is a hard shelled...

    Veterans of this hang.

    There is a hard shelled bear canister requirement in certain areas of Pisgah National Forest.

    https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/nfsnc/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprd3832543
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    Space Jam from AT 17' PCT 18'? I'd say you...

    Space Jam from AT 17' PCT 18'?

    I'd say you will be hammocking a lot from my research on the CDT so far.

    Happy Trails!
  6. I can show you the PCT technique for sure at the...

    I can show you the PCT technique for sure at the hang. That being said I hung my food a total of 2 times on the PCT so I may not be the best instructor.
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    Tarps tend to get bulky in the middle so the two...

    Tarps tend to get bulky in the middle so the two halves seem easier to install for me but a one piece would work great too.

    Also with a one piece skin you would be sewing a very long seam which...
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    I didn't actually pack them up before I mailed...

    I didn't actually pack them up before I mailed them but it seems like it would be easier than taking each piece off piece by piece.

    When I pack my stuff its always loose and lasagna style into...
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    I normally just pull the tiny ring through then...

    I normally just pull the tiny ring through then synch the snakeskin up. It works ok on my superfly.
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    Really enjoy my 40F. I used it many times before...

    Really enjoy my 40F. I used it many times before I got the 20F 3/4.
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    I'd be a little worried and I in-fact fell...

    I'd be a little worried and I in-fact fell through a 1.0 chameleon due to some set up issues causing a small hole leading to a butt sized one. As for if it can be fixed I have no idea. Hopefully...
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    Clone Mesh Lazy Slug Tube(s)

    DIYers

    I got the opportunity to make some snake skins to fit a hammock set up and wanted to share how I did it in case anyone is interested in making their own. I got the initial dimensions from...
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    I have used my ENO doublenest for many many...

    I have used my ENO doublenest for many many nights sleeping inside and after years it still doing great. I'd say a thicker weight material would help with the abrasion resistance but I'm sure others...
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    Very Nice.

    Very Nice.
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    If you wind up going let me know when. I would...

    If you wind up going let me know when. I would definitely like to go back and explore more of it.
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    Its pretty fun. I'd do it again.

    Its pretty fun. I'd do it again.
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    Thats correct. Nice place, much larger than the...

    Thats correct. Nice place, much larger than the last one I went too years ago.
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    Art Leob Trail 6/21-6/23

    Fellow hammockers,

    I got the chance to go hit up the Art Leob trail southbound from the Boy Scout Camp to Davidson river campground with a fellow hammockfourmer. It was a great trip and I...
  19. I plan to come for the coffee and stay for the...

    I plan to come for the coffee and stay for the lies per my usual plan.

    See all you guys there!
  20. Just did the Art Leob this past weekend. ...

    Just did the Art Leob this past weekend.

    Already looking forward to coming to this and return to the area.

    1.2 miles seems like a pretty long hike just to lollygag all day but I'll suffer...
  21. Thanks to all the organizers and chefs for a...

    Thanks to all the organizers and chefs for a great hang. See you all next time.
  22. will do thanks for the info.

    will do thanks for the info.
  23. I will put some trash bags and small bottle of...

    I will put some trash bags and small bottle of soap in my box. I am going to bring my two burner camp stove as well for the meals with pots for cooking stuff if anyone wants to use it.

    I havn't...
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    Ah. I always enjoy my bug net but know many...

    Ah. I always enjoy my bug net but know many folks who prefer no net. I have little issues with keeping my weight down so I gladly bring my full net and trap with doors on every trip.

    Sounds...
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    I got the same email, I'm pretty sure its spam...

    I got the same email, I'm pretty sure its spam and or a scam.
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    Thanks. It feels a little more rough than my...

    Thanks. It feels a little more rough than my Hexon 1.0 hammock but I havn't slept in it overnight yet. I have spent over 100 nights in the hexon one so if I make another I may go with hexon again...
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    DIY netless with monolite

    Made a hammock with the new monolite material. Topped it off with diy whoopie slings and diy fixed length Ridgeline. Test to come soon....
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    WV, I didn't use the pad in my hammock only for...

    WV, I didn't use the pad in my hammock only for when I had to sleep on the ground. My backpack had a foam pad that I used under my legs for my 3/4 UQ. I had a short neoair which is 3/4ish. I...
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    I have used my CF tarp is very nasty weather and...

    I have used my CF tarp is very nasty weather and it was fine. If the weather gets severe its best to find a shelter and ride it out. That being said there is a much greater chance your stuff will...
  30. Great to meet everyone and Thanks to all the...

    Great to meet everyone and Thanks to all the cooks for excellent food. See you all again soon. -Two Speed

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  31. Interested in coming. I signed the spreadsheet.

    Interested in coming. I signed the spreadsheet.
  32. Great to see everyone again. Thanks to everyone...

    Great to see everyone again. Thanks to everyone who helped host the hang and the excellent cooks. Every hang I attend gets better and better each time.

    I didn't eat as much food as I could've...
  33. Thanks for watching. Happy Hanging!

    Thanks for watching. Happy Hanging!
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    Hey guys, I've been writing for and blogging for...

    Hey guys, I've been writing for and blogging for the Trek for a few years now doing some of their hammock related content(articles, videos) and trying to get some worthwhile hammock content on there....
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    If you would like a pad I suggest bringing both. ...

    If you would like a pad I suggest bringing both. For me the underquilt is magnitudes better than a pad comfort wise. If I were to carry a pad I'd splurge for the thermorest neo air blow up one. I...
  36. Not sure what ads you are referring to. I gave...

    Not sure what ads you are referring to. I gave the rights to my video to the Trek so they could have definitely put ads in the video but it still should be just as good! Have a great day and happy...
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    Great to see all the old and new faces at the...

    Great to see all the old and new faces at the hang in spite of the weather. My second trip to Yates and have enjoyed it both times. Hope to make it to some more NC hangs this year.

    Thanks to...
  38. Thanks to Hickery for organizing and all the...

    Thanks to Hickery for organizing and all the others who brought/prepared the excellent food! Good to see you all again and hope to see you at hangs down the road.
  39. Late add. See you guys tomorrow afternoon.

    Late add. See you guys tomorrow afternoon.
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    I could see a tarp the narrow size of the minifly...

    I could see a tarp the narrow size of the minifly hitting you in the face if you are trying to minimize wind getting under it without building some kind of snow shelf. Pullouts have prevented my...
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    I own a 40F quilt and would suggest getting the...

    I own a 40F quilt and would suggest getting the 20F. Like others have said its easy to vent and I'd much rather have to much quilt than not enough. I learned this the hard way one morning in...
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    In an attempt to make my gear lighter for long...

    In an attempt to make my gear lighter for long distance hiking I've tried the lighter sheathed stuff(dutchwire/zpacks stuff) and it always wears through. This happened a lot when I wrapped it around...
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    I use two piece mesh snake skins. They are easy...

    I use two piece mesh snake skins. They are easy to make or you can buy them from Dutchware or others. I like snake skins with the little pocket on the tree side where you can store your tarp ridge...
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    Hammock gear has a +/- weight spec on all their...

    Hammock gear has a +/- weight spec on all their quilts. The weight is very close to what they estimate on their specification sheet at 19.25 oz for standard/wide. The 850/950 difference isn't...
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    outer shell: black 67 Inner shell: grey 67...

    outer shell: black 67 Inner shell: grey 67 length: Standard width: Wide foot box: sewn standard fill
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    Right at 19 oz. I got them to remove the cord...

    Right at 19 oz. I got them to remove the cord attachment points from it. I will never go back to anything but a sewn footbox. EEs was slightly lighter but the price was a significant amount more.
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    I believe the bridge whoopie hooks is what I was...

    I believe the bridge whoopie hooks is what I was looking for. I was trying to get something to use instead of just larksheading the whoopie into the two dog bone ends. Thanks for the info.
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    Burrow Top Quilt 20F 950 fill

    After a lot of use I sold my EE 20F top quilt with the zippered footbox(which I was not a fan) and got Hammock Gear to make a 20F burrow with 950 down and a sewn footbox. I was able to use this new...
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    Dutchware Bridge Kit Hardware Question

    I recently made the bridge hammock from the Dutchware kit and am looking to find some of the little metal triangles Bic uses to attach the dog bones on each end of the hammock.

    The triangles are...
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    It's pretty flat. I'm certainly not ready to...

    It's pretty flat. I'm certainly not ready to trade it for my gathered end quite yet. Just have to find an under quilt for it and I'll be set.
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