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  1. Holiday Special Free Shipping for U.S. Orders over $200

    Hi all! We are running a special right now. Free Shipping for U.S. orders over $200. As usual if a quilt is available on the website it ships the same or next business day. It usually takes 3 days or...
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    Peter Pan used to wear the Nest as Pants. 178607

    Peter Pan used to wear the Nest as Pants.
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  3. For me it happens with most hobbies I get to a...

    For me it happens with most hobbies I get to a point where I find my Holy Grail setup that works for me and the quest for gear slows way down......... Of course it takes longer with some hobbies...
  4. Hello! The Sierra Sniveller is not designed to be...

    Hello! The Sierra Sniveller is not designed to be use as an underquilt. Itís half tapered shape does not allow the quilt to contour to the body properly and it lacks tabs on the foot end to connect...
  5. Thread: Now we wait.....

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    Your wait will not not be long. All of the orders...

    Your wait will not not be long. All of the orders from over the weekend shipped yesterday. Enjoy your quilt!
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    Black Friday Sale!

    Hi! Here are the details on our Black Friday Sale.

    All Quilts $20 off!

    Orders over $200 will get FREE SHIPPING in the United States!

    All in stock quilts will ship the same or next business...
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    Which model Asym Hennessy do you have? For...

    Which model Asym Hennessy do you have?

    For bottom entry Hennessys the Nest

    For zip entry Hennessys the Mt Washington
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    We use Mara 100 on our quilts and Mara 70 on our...

    We use Mara 100 on our quilts and Mara 70 on our hammocks.
  9. Thread: Raft guide rich

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    For winter camping I love the Cold Avenger:...

    For winter camping I love the Cold Avenger: https://coldavenger.com/

    Keeps condensation off my quilt and it prevents me from getting a sore throat from breathing in cold air all night.
  10. Howdy neighbor! I just booked A27!

    Howdy neighbor! I just booked A27!
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    Howdy! Welcome to the forum from the non wilds of...

    Howdy! Welcome to the forum from the non wilds of PA. I have done a bunch of hiking up your way in Lakawana State forest.
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    When sleeping in a tent are you a side sleeper or...

    When sleeping in a tent are you a side sleeper or an active sleeper who tosses and turns throughout the night? If so the extra width of the High Sierra will help prevent unintentionally venting the...
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    11 total..... Sounds like a good excuse to do a...

    11 total..... Sounds like a good excuse to do a few road trips!
    PA
    NJ
    VA
    WV
    MD
    ME
    MA
    FL
    SC
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    Welcome to the forum neighbor! Lots of good...

    Welcome to the forum neighbor! Lots of good places to hang and some great group hangs in the area.
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    BillyBob58 is spot on as usual!

    BillyBob58 is spot on as usual!
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    We got to meet up with Darby (one of the owners...

    We got to meet up with Darby (one of the owners of Tree to Tree) at the craft beer bar he owns in NC on our way down to the Fall Sprawl. To quote him “The best thing about not selling hammocks is I...
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    It was packed and printed at 1:17. The mailman...

    It was packed and printed at 1:17. The mailman just picked it up. The label said 2 Days so you may have it Saturday (USPS can be odd on what counts as day 1)

    Enjoy!
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    We are not fans of secondary suspensions in...

    We are not fans of secondary suspensions in general so we wanted to find the simplest and lightest solution. We use end suspensions instead of side channel suspensions on all of our full length...
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    Here is a close up of how the cord locks are...

    Here is a close up of how the cord locks are attached. The small grosgrain ribbon at the top of the photo loops through an attachment slit in the cord lock, the round shock-cord in the center is the...
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    Hello! We made a slight change last year that...

    Hello! We made a slight change last year that made a big difference. We attached the toggles that are used on the drawcords to the corners of the quilt via a loop of grosgrain ribbon and passed the...
  21. Our first ever hammock camping trip my wife was...

    Our first ever hammock camping trip my wife was using the stock asym tarp with her backpacker ultralight. Heavy rains and wind and she did not get wet from the rain. But the backsplash from the...
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    Hello! I just emailed a reply but figured I’d...

    Hello! I just emailed a reply but figured I’d post here in case others have the same question.

    The simple answer is, yes some folks do sleep on their stomachs in the JRB UL (and the Bear Mountain...
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    Shipping Delay/Going Fishing

    We are hitting the road for a couple days to get outside and do some gear testing! We will have a rare exception to our same or next JRB Business day shipping policy. Anything ordered after 2 PM 8/20...
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    I have so many stuff sacks that I have never used...

    I have so many stuff sacks that I have never used also. Depending on what type of trip I'm doing I change how I pack my quilts. For Backpacking trip its either a lawn and leaf bag or a hyperlite Pod....
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    Thanks for the suggestion! Right now the website...

    Thanks for the suggestion! Right now the website doesn't allow for add-on products that deduct from the same inventory as an individual product. (I'm still looking for a solution though!)

    I did...
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    We stopped including compression sacks a few...

    We stopped including compression sacks a few months back and dropped the price accordingly.

    A lot of folks no longer use compressions sacks and instead keep their quilts dry inside a lawn...
  27. Date saved! Had a great time last year!

    Date saved! Had a great time last year!
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    Cost of materials is the main contributor.

    Cost of materials is the main contributor.
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    An under quilt or a pad blocks all but the...

    An under quilt or a pad blocks all but the longest stingers.
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    No bugnet. We experimented with a few modular...

    No bugnet. We experimented with a few modular options but haven’t found one that we felt comfortable releasing.

    The picture was one of the test mules, I didn’t notice the bugnet when I added it to...
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    FYI: I just added the first batch of hammocks to...

    FYI: I just added the first batch of hammocks to the website.
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    Thanks for all the feedback. The JRB JRB UL took...

    Thanks for all the feedback. The JRB JRB UL took longer than we expected but we believe the final result was well worth it.
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    They are all packed and ready to go. We are just...

    They are all packed and ready to go. We are just finishing up some photos and putting together instructions. Once that is done the first run of hammocks will be available on the site shortly.
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  34. Hmmmm, a hang. that I could turn into a nice long...

    Hmmmm, a hang. that I could turn into a nice long motorcycle trip and a visit to Asheville...............
  35. Thinking about making this hang. Trying to decide...

    Thinking about making this hang. Trying to decide to tie it in with a motorcycle trip along Rt 6 or bring my truck with a kayak.......
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    We have Underquilts in stock. Anything ordered...

    We have Underquilts in stock. Anything ordered early today will ship today.
    https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product-category/camping-quilts/underquilt/
  37. All Jacks R Better quilts are box baffled except...

    All Jacks R Better quilts are box baffled except the following which are sewn through: Sierra Stealth, Shenandoah, Ultralight Shenandoah.
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    Hi! It was on the forum and on our...

    Hi! It was on the forum and on our Instagram/Facebook. Since you are interested I just extended the coupon out through the 31st.
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    I experimented with not using one in the summer....

    I experimented with not using one in the summer. I found that once it was in the 70s I needed one. I also found that even in higher temperatures if the temperature dropped a few degrees during the...
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    Memorial Day Sale

    If any one is looking for a 40 degree quilt we are running a Memorial Day $20 off sale on the Shenandoah Multi-Function quilt.

    Quilts are in stock and will ship tomorrow.
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    Thank you all for the very kind comments!

    Thank you all for the very kind comments!
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    Welcome to the forum! Add Cedar Ridge Outdoors to...

    Welcome to the forum! Add Cedar Ridge Outdoors to the list too.
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    I’ve never gotten wet in a hammock. Even in the...

    I’ve never gotten wet in a hammock. Even in the stock Hennessy tarp or my stupid light spinnaker hex tarp during crazy “frog choking” “gully washer” rains. But in those minimal coverage tarps even...
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    THANK YOU! I really appreciate it!!!!!! We...

    THANK YOU! I really appreciate it!!!!!! We originally got a quote from a "professional" but between the cost and not being sure if they would build the site we had in mind, we decided to learn how...
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    The Pinchot Trail is a great option for a...

    The Pinchot Trail is a great option for a weekend. Its about a two hour drive from Philly. 20 mile loop with a road bisecting near the middle so you can cut it in half and road walk back to your car....
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    Hi welcome to hammocking! I'm just north of you...

    Hi welcome to hammocking! I'm just north of you in Bucks county, plenty of great places to hang in our area.
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    Howdy neighbor! From just down the road in...

    Howdy neighbor! From just down the road in Hulmeville.
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    New Colors, New Prices, and a New Website

    HI!

    We have been busy putting together a new website that was launched earlier this along with new colors of our multi-function quilts and price drops on all of our quilts.

    As always if it is...
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    We will have information on the new hammock...

    We will have information on the new hammock shortly.
  50. Welcome from Bucks County PA. See you at MAHHA!

    Welcome from Bucks County PA. See you at MAHHA!
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