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    My preference is to go with wasps or flyz on both...

    My preference is to go with wasps or flyz on both ends. 7:38 in video below.
    But there are many ways to do it with Dutchware.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/FJLBHEGQFwk
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    Hammocks are kinda like boots or shoes. We have...

    Hammocks are kinda like boots or shoes. We have to fit into them and feel good over the time we spend in them.
    Sounds like the XLC is working for you so there ya' go......XLC is your ride.
    Carry...
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    You got very lucky on the tree fall. It is easy...

    You got very lucky on the tree fall. It is easy to overlook with all the chores going on in camp.
    Bet you will never forget to check and double check your hanging trees and surrounding trees again!...
  4. Thread: XLC question

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    Gandalf is my second cousin one removed. I have...

    Gandalf is my second cousin one removed.
    I have been donned "Lord of Lollygag."
    Gandalf works way harder than me.
  5. Thread: XLC question

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    It is right at the top and all through this...

    It is right at the top and all through this video. Hiking pole holding up bugnet.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/d5JbklvD0zg
  6. Thread: XLC question

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    Feels 99.9% ready and good.

    Feels 99.9% ready and good.
  7. Thread: XLC question

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    I just go straight out the side to ground when...

    I just go straight out the side to ground when backpacking.
    Occasionally use a hiking pole to lift entry side if not using poles for porch mode.
    Shug
  8. You can see a hiking pole used to hold my XLC net...

    You can see a hiking pole used to hold my XLC net up in this video right in beginning.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/d5JbklvD0zg
  9. That works for sure and I do it once in a while...

    That works for sure and I do it once in a while as well.
    Usually I just get used to using top of my forearm to push bug net up a bit as I duck and crawl in. Mainly when out on a trip in the woods....
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    Keep in mind that climbing rope stretches.....

    Keep in mind that climbing rope stretches..
    Better to use a non-stretch rope like an amsteel continuous loop.
    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/amsteel-continuous-loops/
    Shug
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    Whoooooo Buddy))))) Shug

    Whoooooo Buddy)))))
    Shug
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    Yes. Not a good response from a company like...

    Yes. Not a good response from a company like that. Snarky.
    They should not have a person that emotional responding to comments on a platform like that.
    I do not own any of their products but always...
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    One is duck down...the HG. The CR UP is...

    One is duck down...the HG.
    The CR UP is synthetic.
    So that is a big difference right there.
    Shug
  14. Meant to video some but never got to it as my...

    Meant to video some but never got to it as my hands were full of mandolin the whole time.
  15. Plus I got good sleep what little I did sleep....

    Plus I got good sleep what little I did sleep. Stayed up picking to 4:45AM Friday. Only got to sleep until 9AM Saturday as the picking begins again.
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    I can't wear them as the voices in my head cannot...

    I can't wear them as the voices in my head cannot escape.
    Shuggo
  17. Just used my Tensa4 for two nights at a bluegrass...

    Just used my Tensa4 for two nights at a bluegrass festival. Had to camp in a field. Perfect. Got lots of looks.
    Shug
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    Lollygag on! Fun to have it all ahead of you and...

    Lollygag on! Fun to have it all ahead of you and enjoy the comfort quest.
    Shug
    Lord of Lollygag
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    Good to hear you slept well in the hammock. As...

    Good to hear you slept well in the hammock. As to "Whoooo Buddy)))))......I was off in different climes.
    Shug
  20. Thread: Wooki Questions

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    Just make sure you are in the correct spot in...

    Just make sure you are in the correct spot in Warbonnet hammock and you will be happy. Mine has worked just as advertised.
    Shug


    Blackbird, Blackbird XLC, Traveler hammock Setup:
    The following...
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    A little OCD is a good thing.

    A little OCD is a good thing.
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    NEVER! But I have worked Labor Day for the past...

    NEVER!
    But I have worked Labor Day for the past 27 years.
    Shug
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    So tidy!!! Looks great. Shug

    So tidy!!!
    Looks great.
    Shug
  24. Thread: Trouble sleeping

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    New folks often feel a bit exposed the first time...

    New folks often feel a bit exposed the first time camping overnight in a hammock. Eventually comfort will win out and you'll get used to it.
    Shug
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    This video may give some insight. Shug ...

    This video may give some insight.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/XYPTVzpu1h8
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    WOWZA! I got hammock-hang envy now! Shug

    WOWZA! I got hammock-hang envy now!
    Shug
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    Armoire....remove the shelves. Bam. ...

    Armoire....remove the shelves. Bam.

    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Hodedah-2-Door-Cherry-Armoire-with-Shelves-HID8600-Cherry/302072147?MERCH=REC-_-PIPHorizontal2_rr-_-302080870-_-302072147-_-N
  28. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    If I want a truly UL trip I find a one-nighter...

    If I want a truly UL trip I find a one-nighter does it for me.
    Already fairly light in my loads and only one day of food and fuel feels like I am sasheying and waltzing down or up the trail.
    Shug
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    I hang mine from a closet rod rack I can pull up...

    I hang mine from a closet rod rack I can pull up and down.
    Shug

    https://live.staticflickr.com/8460/7933840640_edf026a3d8_c.jpg

    https://live.staticflickr.com/8456/7933843510_f57a6d2244_c.jpg
  30. Thread: UQP for WBBB XLC

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    See my WB UQP in the video below at 16:30. Might...

    See my WB UQP in the video below at 16:30. Might give you some insight.
    It is versatile for the XLC.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/d5JbklvD0zg
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    I like the cut of your jib Phantom Grappler. Let...

    I like the cut of your jib Phantom Grappler.
    Let it happen.
    More hang time is mighty fine.
    Shug
  32. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    If I'm doing a two day trip then OHM has extra...

    If I'm doing a two day trip then OHM has extra room....depending on season.
    A 5 or 6 day the OHM may start to max out but that is mainly all food.
    It is my most comfortable pack to tote of all my...
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    Whoooooo Buddy))))) Was performing on a cruise...

    Whoooooo Buddy)))))
    Was performing on a cruise in Norway circa 2000 and loved it. Did not get to do any backpacking but the fjords blew my mind.
    Shug
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    You can set the UQ on a bias. Meaning tighten...

    You can set the UQ on a bias. Meaning tighten footend more toward feet side and the head end more toward head side. I do it my wrapping my primary suspension a time or two extra around my hammock...
  35. I was performing on cruise ships so it was not an...

    I was performing on cruise ships so it was not an option. Pre-hammock days anyhow.
  36. Thread: Quilt question

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    You can vent the Wookie for sure. See it in the...

    You can vent the Wookie for sure. See it in the video below at 5:14 in....
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/FMhYRJ9dxtA
  37. I just try to entertain myself! Shug Prince...

    I just try to entertain myself!
    Shug


    Prince Pronto
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48419606111_d5097a751c_c.jpg
  38. Nice. Hope to backpack down your way someday. ...

    Nice.
    Hope to backpack down your way someday.
    Been along the east coast and Taz but had no time for camping.
    What is the fan?....a charger?
    Whooooo Buddy))))
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    A pillow is a must for. It only gets easier and...

    A pillow is a must for.
    It only gets easier and better.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/XEynhwnuP3U
  40. Thread: Cannon Creek Lake

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    That looks so nice and quiet. Glad ya'll got out...

    That looks so nice and quiet.
    Glad ya'll got out there.
    Shug
  41. A feller know what a feller wants to carry...

    A feller know what a feller wants to carry tempwise. Don't think a few more ounces will slow you down or limit your miles.
    Yes a 0 is bulkier, more expensive but wonderful if you camp a lot below...
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    I have not but hear they are very short in...

    I have not but hear they are very short in length. As are most cheaper lightweight hammocks.
    Not sure your height and weight but take that into consideration.

    Shug
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    So I shall.

    So I shall.
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    Casualties?.....don't leave me hangin'! Shug

    Casualties?.....don't leave me hangin'!
    Shug
  45. Looks good. Made sure you have good stakes that...

    Looks good. Made sure you have good stakes that will hold in that desert ground.
    Burn On)))))
    Shug
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    A pad can slip between any double layer hammock...

    A pad can slip between any double layer hammock so not exclusive to just OV.
    Here are some threads on Outdoor Vital gear to give you a...
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    There are several vendors that make top-notch...

    There are several vendors that make top-notch light hammocks with removable bugnets.
    Warbonnet
    Dutchwaregear
    Dreamhammock

    A good 20 underquilt would be the most versatile for your expected low...
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    Can't say for sure as I did mine long ago. I...

    Can't say for sure as I did mine long ago.
    I would suggest doing several practice french seams before committing to the final.
    That is what I did and believe me...my first few were failures.
    Shug
  49. I cannot see not having snakeskins for my tarps...

    I cannot see not having snakeskins for my tarps now.
    Love 'em.
    Shug
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    I prefer an integrated bugnet on my hammock in...

    I prefer an integrated bugnet on my hammock in buggy weather. I lean towards the the Warbonnet type as the bugnet can be pulled well away from my face.
    Shug
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