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  1. Thread: Need a nudge

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    All the hammocks I made I just whipped them as I...

    All the hammocks I made I just whipped them as I was not adding sewn on bugnets. Easy too.
    You can see me showing and talking whipping at 6:10 in video below....
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    Yes you can layer. Just loosen the suspension a...

    Yes you can layer. Just loosen the suspension a bit on the outside UQ. Sure, you can't avoid a little compression but you will be warm.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/ppcT-HeRy0E
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    Like this..... ...

    Like this.....

    https://live.staticflickr.com/1819/30155397848_e52d9fd1a5_c.jpg

    https://live.staticflickr.com/7849/33633801438_c7f37e97fc_c.jpg
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    I've never tried a hammock calculator. Just...

    I've never tried a hammock calculator. Just always used trial and error.
    Have fun finding your sweet spot.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/0wKEOK7G23o


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
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    With my Tensa 4 I use a 69" baseline (side to...

    With my Tensa 4 I use a 69" baseline (side to side) and 138" ridgeline.
    Hope that gives some insight.
    Shug
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    Whooooo Buddy))) Got my Eldo packed for a trip!...

    Whooooo Buddy))) Got my Eldo packed for a trip!
    Enjoy, learn to hang it properly and don't look back.
    Personally I love how the bugnet when rolled back and tied off make a right goodie of a...
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    I do find my Raven very comfortable. Not the ones...

    I do find my Raven very comfortable. Not the ones you asked about but something to consider.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/r--ChnEWvMQ
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    It is pretty complex, ain't it? Uncalendared...

    It is pretty complex, ain't it?
    Uncalendared fabric will breathe a bit better than calendared. Something to look into.
    From Warbonnet:
    Available in our new Dream–Tex fabric… built just for...
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    The one Mod I've met face to face~~~ Great...

    The one Mod I've met face to face~~~
    Great TallPaul.
    Shug
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    I seem to take my Eldorado out the most. Here is...

    I seem to take my Eldorado out the most. Here is a peek....
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/TgjqOqbFig4
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    Setting a hammock up on the ground is not really...

    Setting a hammock up on the ground is not really too tricky with a little practice.
    The Amok Draumr sets up easily on ground and uses a pad as structure.
    The new Haven is very effective on the...
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    Add a drip line and carry forth..... Shug ...

    Add a drip line and carry forth.....
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/J1OXNc_JEPc
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    Overstuff is hard to comprehend. Mostly to keep...

    Overstuff is hard to comprehend. Mostly to keep your down in place as far as I know.
    Some threads on it...
  14. I did it too on my first cuben tarp getting into...

    I did it too on my first cuben tarp getting into my RR.
    Taped it for the rest of the trip. And became way more vigilant when I entered the RR after that. But I don't want to have to be that mindful...
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    Tough to get that kind of range out of one quilt....

    Tough to get that kind of range out of one quilt. Of course in warmer weather stick a leg out or loosen it all up.
    I like the draft collar in real cold weather. Snugs up real nice and keeps the cold...
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    This video shows my basic angle that works for...

    This video shows my basic angle that works for me.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/GOLoKsdWPZU
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    Make sure you have the proper Warbonnet hang~~~...

    Make sure you have the proper Warbonnet hang~~~
    This is from the WB website:

    Wooki Underquilt
    The Warbonnet logo on the Wooki goes at the head end of the hammock and should be visible from the...
  18. Thread: Hello from Spain

    by Shug
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    Whooooo Buddy and enjoy the hammock quest. Shug

    Whooooo Buddy and enjoy the hammock quest.
    Shug
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    You could add a ridgeline to your exisiting...

    You could add a ridgeline to your exisiting hammock to see if you get mote comfortable.
    That will put you a step closer to finding your sweet spot before you invest in a Hennessy.
    Carry forth....
  20. Thread: Free hammocks!

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    That is brilliant. Shug

    That is brilliant.
    Shug
  21. Thread: Need a nudge

    by Shug
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    You can search You Tube for DIY hammocks and...

    You can search You Tube for DIY hammocks and sewing tutorials.
    DIY hammocks....https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=diy+camping+hammocks
    ...
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    This is my 0F Wooki. So imagine 30 or 40...

    This is my 0F Wooki.
    So imagine 30 or 40 somewhat smaller.
    Shug

    https://live.staticflickr.com/380/32240170712_7827bdbd24_c.jpg
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    Here a couple of mine. Shug JRB 40...

    Here a couple of mine.
    Shug

    JRB 40 Ultralight Shenandoah TQ
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48799481387_d8ba00b58e_c.jpg

    Warbonnet 0 Wookie UQ...
  24. Whenever I backpack in warm weather I feel like...

    Whenever I backpack in warm weather I feel like I'm going ultralight. (compared to Minnesota late Fall and Winter trips)
    So easy to pack less.
    Water, fuel and food still are the main culprits to...
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    I always use one. A 40F in milder Summer temps....

    I always use one. A 40F in milder Summer temps.
    You can vent a UQ.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/FMhYRJ9dxtA
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    It isn't really. I made one in my early hammock...

    It isn't really. I made one in my early hammock days when I used a pad. See it a 4:42 in video below.
    Added thigh sections to mine as well. Kept my arms, thighs warm and made it easier to wrangle...
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    You could make an SPE ...

    You could make an SPE http://www.tothewoods.net/HomemadeGearSPEZipper.phpor get an ENO HotSpot https://www.gearbuyer.com/products/eno-hot_spot_hammock_pad_enhancer.html to go around your pad to keep...
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    Here is a peek at some of those. I have a...

    Here is a peek at some of those.
    I have a Minifly, Thunderfly and a Superfly.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/EfNTbomtRIY


    https://youtu.be/llWApHe0VBo
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    Hey! Enjoy being new and discovering all the...

    Hey!
    Enjoy being new and discovering all the hammock related knowledge ahead of you.
    You did good.
    Shug
  30. Thread: Hey to everyone

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    String it up and hop in and unclench~~~~~...

    String it up and hop in and unclench~~~~~
    Whooooo Buddy)))))
    Shug

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49893940746_1584f8c018_c.jpg
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    Eldorado...... Shug ...

    Eldorado......
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/TgjqOqbFig4
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    Never found my ridgeline organizer gets in my way...

    Never found my ridgeline organizer gets in my way as I can slide it where I want and pusik knots hold it.
    Sometimes though I have a shelf and ridgeline organizer ......
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    You got it right. Love the shelf but I seem to...

    You got it right. Love the shelf but I seem to take my Eldorado out the most. I add my ridgeline holder and that takes place of the shelf for me.
    Shug
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  34. Thread: Econ Burrow

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    I agree. I prefer my cinches on the sides. Shug

    I agree. I prefer my cinches on the sides.
    Shug
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    Superfly is 10' wide so pitches low and proper...

    Superfly is 10' wide so pitches low and proper all should be good. I use my UQP when I use a smaller tarp and know it is going to be a windy trip according to the weather outlook. Don't always tote...
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    Enjoy the hammock quest. Best wind protection is...

    Enjoy the hammock quest.
    Best wind protection is a good size tarp with doors pitched down properly. Something like the Warbonnet Superfly Tarp.
    Also an underquilt protector or UQP is great for...
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    I've done it when it makes sense. But usually I...

    I've done it when it makes sense. But usually I just have my webbing or whoopie sling to the side of my tarp line. I have heard rubbing before but just get up and do a tweak and all done.
    Shug
  38. Breathe....un-clench.... Warbonnet ships...

    Breathe....un-clench....
    Warbonnet ships Internationally but check in with them and see for sure.
    We all are a bit bound up wherever we are.
    Shug

    International shipping (delivery addresses...
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    Iff'n it were me I'd just bring the pad if your...

    Iff'n it were me I'd just bring the pad if your doing 3 shelter nights with no chance to hang. But if you have a chance to hang at the shelters then UQ for sure.
    Shug

    ...
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    Whooooo Buddy)))) and Butter Fudge~~~~ Shug

    Whooooo Buddy)))) and Butter Fudge~~~~
    Shug
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    In time your neck and shoulder should adjust. Try...

    In time your neck and shoulder should adjust. Try different pillows or airline type wraparound pillows. Usually in a hammock you need less than more.
    Enjoy the hammock quest.
    Shug

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  42. My recommendation would be to get him something...

    My recommendation would be to get him something like a Dutchware Netless hammock with a strap suspension...https://dutchwaregear.com/product/11ft-netless/#suspension
    Pretty simple and...
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    Whooooo Buddy)))) Dinh with the silent H. Be...

    Whooooo Buddy)))) Dinh with the silent H.
    Be patient and work one bit at a time.
    Shug
  44. I made a bugnet for my Grizz bridge that works...

    I made a bugnet for my Grizz bridge that works well and does not need to be zipped to the hammock.
    It works.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/pt8hhXZBEyg
  45. A hammocker haranguing and answering ostensibly....

    A hammocker haranguing and answering ostensibly.
    Yes, the Tensa stand. Really popular with moto campers.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/6PlOp6NPOuA
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    Thankee. I studied commercial art in college but...

    Thankee. I studied commercial art in college but as I got closer and closer to graduating just was not sure it was truly my calling. I had dabbled in performing and that pulled me strongly. So, I...
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    Yeah...campsites closed on SHT: A brief update...

    Yeah...campsites closed on SHT:

    A brief update on our current guidance and plans for 2020:

    #HikeInPlace close to home and avoid travelling to the Trail. In our most recent update, we ask that...
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    Thank you for that. I'm never sure what to think...

    Thank you for that.
    I'm never sure what to think of them....haa

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49842963901_117d6beaf7_c.jpg

    180664
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    Camp envy has struck me down. Your lucky to live...

    Camp envy has struck me down. Your lucky to live up there so glad you got out for a night.
    Whoooooo Buddy)))
    Shug
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    Thankee! Thanks so much for that. I am and...

    Thankee!


    Thanks so much for that.
    I am and will have prints available.
    Doing a lot of research on getting it done.
    Have ordered a lot of samples of various sizes and have to figure out the...
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