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  1. As far as I know they are hammock friendly. In...

    As far as I know they are hammock friendly.
    In the past I was asking about the same thing and was directed there. We never did use that campground and ended up using an OC campground w/ pole...
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    Hey we did that too! Didn't know anyone else was...

    Hey we did that too! Didn't know anyone else was foolish enough. [emoji23]

    We happened to be on a kayak camping trip in the Florida panhandle when one decided to cross from the Gulf to the...
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    Right there w/ you on that. In fact my TQ even...

    Right there w/ you on that. In fact my TQ even cost more than my bike and almost as much as my kayak. [emoji23]
  4. If you're not apposed to SOTs I know my mom has...

    If you're not apposed to SOTs I know my mom has several in addition to the one she'll be using.

    I'll be flying in on Tues and plan to arrive on site Thurs. Let me know if that helps.
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    I also got some serious bites w/ a single layer...

    I also got some serious bites w/ a single layer and a fronkey, and no UQ.
    Of course that was Florida. [emoji849]
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    That's good to hear! And I'll add in that I wish...

    That's good to hear! And I'll add in that I wish you no "long covid" issues!
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    Also have a 20 Trail Winder, symmetrical, as my...

    Also have a 20 Trail Winder, symmetrical, as my lay depends on too many outside factors that make having a dedicated lay impossible.

    Been super happy w/ it. Currently I'm using it w/ a down 40...
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    Quality info!

    Quality info!
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    If you are only going to do a couple nights, and...

    If you are only going to do a couple nights, and are just looking for one location to camp, I'd probably stop short of the Whites and go to Mt Graham.

    If I was going to do a rolling camp where I...
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    When you say "north" where are you starting from?...

    When you say "north" where are you starting from?
    We're in Tucson currently and Mt Lemmon is right here.
    If you're looking to get up above the rim then there are loads of options from Williams...
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    I looked at the link and the first thing that...

    I looked at the link and the first thing that stands out for me is that it has grommets on it. No thanks!
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    Didn't @nanok come up w/ something similar to...

    Didn't @nanok come up w/ something similar to that as well?
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    I started out w/ some of Hennessy's two piece...

    I started out w/ some of Hennessy's two piece ones and quickly went to a one piece mesh for my tarp. I felt like it was a bit of a pain to try pulling two of them together, dealing w/ the extra that...
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    Looks like it could work w/ a "one tree" setup.

    Looks like it could work w/ a "one tree" setup.
  15. Thread: Bug net issues

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    I think it's because the distance from the...

    I think it's because the distance from the ridgeline to the hammock gets less as the ridgeline gets longer.
  16. Very cool! I'm flying in from the desert west,...

    Very cool! I'm flying in from the desert west, hitting mom's place for a couple nights, and then bringing her and our yaks w/ us to the Hang.
    Hoping to do a couple day paddles, maybe the Weeki...
  17. I spend most of my time where wind and sun are...

    I spend most of my time where wind and sun are more common than rain, so my first concern was how to deal w/ wind while away from camp.
    Because of that I had Jared from SLD make us some of his...
  18. Thread: Howdy,

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    I saw that a lot in Mexico 30 years ago. It...

    I saw that a lot in Mexico 30 years ago. It seemed to be pretty standard for a lot of the drivers.
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    I also have a combo w/ a 20 TW and a 40, short,...

    I also have a combo w/ a 20 TW and a 40, short, down LL that I can put on the outside of the TW if I need it.
    I'm less concerned w/ crushing the loft w/ the down on the outside. Sometimes I might...
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    So far I've always been able to find something in...

    So far I've always been able to find something in the area, a flat stone, chunk of pine bark, etc. For bike packing I might consider a small piece of big truck mud flap. I could cut it down to a...
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    The nice thing about SoCal desert is that the...

    The nice thing about SoCal desert is that the temps drop seriously at night. I've seen 50 changes from day to night. 30 changes are pretty normal.
    Out here I've been comfortable in my SLD TW...
  22. Which one is that?

    Which one is that?
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    That's great! You should post a pic over on the...

    That's great!
    You should post a pic over on the "One Tree" hangs. Think that you'd be the first bi-pole.
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    I'm sure that there are rock climbers who have...

    I'm sure that there are rock climbers who have done that, or something similar.
    Joshua Tree NP had loads of rock climbers that were also fond of hammocks.
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    I'll second the difficulty in hanging in the...

    I'll second the difficulty in hanging in the desert west. That's the main reason I'm into one tree hangs, I can almost always find one thing (not necessarily a tree) to attach to.

    When I first...
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    I do sharpen mine and it could take a foot off....

    I do sharpen mine and it could take a foot off. How to step on it and do major damage . . . that's a challenge.
  27. @cougarmeat, for setting up in sandy soil, which...

    @cougarmeat, for setting up in sandy soil, which I get to do a couple times a year in Florida, I've been playing w/ using sand stakes like these to hold my one pole...
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    Little hard for me to see on my screen but, are...

    Little hard for me to see on my screen but, are you "milking" the grey part once you have it the length you want?
    If not the outer sheath needs to be stretched out along the the line that is buried...
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    I don't see any issues w/ your pole angle. If you...

    I don't see any issues w/ your pole angle. If you look at my setups in the "One Tree Hangs" you'll see that mine are always at an angle like that. Also in the instructions I got w/ it they recommend...
  30. I don't do Fakebook, but am hoping to attend....

    I don't do Fakebook, but am hoping to attend. Just have to make sure that the timing works w/ my Florida trip.
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    FS: I'll take the Sea to Summit's compression sack....

    I'll take the Sea to Summit's compression sack.
    My bad, it's not a compression, never mind.
    And it was gone anyway. [emoji849]
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    I know! Sometimes I worry that he doesn't have a...

    I know! Sometimes I worry that he doesn't have a life and just lives in service to us gear junkies. [emoji6]
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    Another one that prefers a cotton Brazilian when...

    Another one that prefers a cotton Brazilian when not having to carry it around. Of course "at home" is still outside. It just means that I don't have to pack the weight, or bulk, of the Brazilian...
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    Aluminum = Aluminium [emoji16]

    Aluminum = Aluminium [emoji16]
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    Our latest "One Tree", a backyard down San Diego...

    Our latest "One Tree", a backyard down San Diego way. Shared a super nice...
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    The last site I was at I used a small, flat, palm...

    The last site I was at I used a small, flat, palm sized rock to stop the foot from sinking in the sandy ground.
    So far I've been able to find something in the area that works and haven't gotten to...
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    I carry a camera as well, including a telephoto...

    I carry a camera as well, including a telephoto len, but I list it as "wearable" since I never have it out of my hand. [emoji23]
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    That's great that we got you up w/ one tree! ...

    That's great that we got you up w/ one tree!
    You do have a lot of lines running. I personally believe that you only need two coming off the pole where your hammock suspension attaches.
    If I...
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    I just checked my lighter pack list and it says...

    I just checked my lighter pack list and it says almost 17lb w/o food or water. Where we've been hiking (the desert) water has been the big weight add.

    And, I don't know if you're aware but in the...
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    I've never used the TTs and just picked up the...

    I've never used the TTs and just picked up the Solo for kayak camping and bikepacking. Don't think I'd want to carry it backpacking, or at least until I dropt a bunch more weight out of my pack to...
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    ****, you should post up a pic of that in the"One...

    ****, you should post up a pic of that in the"One Tree" thread.
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    Can I ask what brand of wool you have? I'm...

    Can I ask what brand of wool you have? I'm looking to get some for this winter.
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    My first thought is that you have too much...

    My first thought is that you have too much clothes on. I've been down to 19 w/ my 20 Trailwinder and didn't wear half that. Was I toasty? No, but that was more that I didn't have a good TQ or bag...
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    I tried that and didn't like it. I been using my...

    I tried that and didn't like it. I been using my short LL for the last month, nightly, and find that if I have it set that way then I really have more of it down the side of only one leg. So I...
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    I get more length on one calf and the opposite...

    I get more length on one calf and the opposite side of my face. [emoji1]
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    Now THAT is the most original "one pole" setup...

    Now THAT is the most original "one pole" setup I've ever seen. And if I didn't know you were from "down under" I'd be able to tell from the upside down photo.

    (See, more bad humor)
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    That was just a joke being that the pic was...

    That was just a joke being that the pic was sideways. But, like a lot of my humor . . .
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    Nice! Not sure how you get it to hang vertical...

    Nice! Not sure how you get it to hang vertical like that but well done. [emoji6]

    I did notice that you don't, or at least aren't, using the attached cord and toggle. Is there a reason for that?
  49. You're right, I did get off track w/ all the talk...

    You're right, I did get off track w/ all the talk of multi year tarp longevity.

    I suspect your tarps, treated the way you treat them, will out live me.
  50. I think this is a bit deceiving. After reading...

    I think this is a bit deceiving. After reading loads of threads on here w/ reference to how often people go out camping (number of days/nights) I know that my tarp has been up more this year than...
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