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  1. FS: Incubator is SOLD. Thank you Pak-Man. I'll...

    Incubator is SOLD. Thank you Pak-Man. I'll get it shipped pronto.
  2. FS: Yes... all prices are inclusive of shipping via...

    Yes... all prices are inclusive of shipping via GND in the lower-48.
  3. FS: Bump with price drop. All items are up for...

    Bump with price drop.

    All items are up for sale - As New - Used once

    Now $125 (inclusive of straps, whoopies, Beetle Buckles & D-Rings) Hammock Gear Zippered Bug Net with suspension (two new...
  4. FS: I'm sorry... my mistake. There is no tarp in...

    I'm sorry... my mistake. There is no tarp in the package with the hammock. Just the zippered hammock + suspension.
  5. FS: Hammock Gear Zippered Bug Net Hammock & Suspension & Incubator UQ

    All items are up for sale - As New - Used once

    $150.00 (inclusive of straps, whoopies, Beetle Buckles & D-Rings) Hammock Gear Zippered Bug Net with suspension (two new Amsteel whoopies)
    ...
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    I had a mouse digging through my crap all night...

    I had a mouse digging through my crap all night on my first hang. It was 25-30 deg. and I had some UQ challenges but otherwise it went well.
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    I had my first trial of my system last night and...

    I had my first trial of my system last night and I had a cold butt and my feet intermittantly got cold. I had to wake up several times and reposition my UQ and by morning, I seemed to have worked...
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    Merry Christmas all! The biner was...

    Merry Christmas all! The biner was intentionally pulled around that side so that I could position for the dubious reason of taking a better picture. The entire set-up was only there for maybe...
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    My wife doesn't buy me hiking gear because she...

    My wife doesn't buy me hiking gear because she has no idea what interests me. I bought her hiking "convertible mittens" because we hike weekly in the rainy cold PNW and she has issues keeping them...
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    Merry Christmas to all! We have five little...

    Merry Christmas to all! We have five little ones and they are so stoked they won't sleep.
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    Two Thumbs Up!

    The new Hammock Gear hammock, UQ & TQ get the two thumbs up!


    http://i64.tinypic.com/egcy78.jpg
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    I snowshoed up into the mountains a few years ago...

    I snowshoed up into the mountains a few years ago intent on making an igloo to sleep in. I got about half way through making that thing and my back was so sore that I changed course and dug-out a...
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    The first Hang!

    I've been pumped to get my new goodies and had a chance on Christmas Eve to get out and do a test hang in the local park. It was a success all around. I have yet to sleep in it but later this...
  14. I don't but it would be easy for them to ship you...

    I don't but it would be easy for them to ship you a couple if you find them lacking. They just slip onto the zipper.
  15. The zipper pulls on the inside have been fixed. ...

    The zipper pulls on the inside have been fixed. Received mine yesterday and it has the same inside as out.
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    Good news..... when I was in the military we...

    Good news..... when I was in the military we slept frequently in places without cover. Getting wet was just part of life and when it was in the high-mid 30s it really sucked. Spend weeks with...
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    I'm betting Black Friday blew it out of the water.

    I'm betting Black Friday blew it out of the water.
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    "Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues,...

    "Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others."
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    I have a 30 deg. EE quilt with the...

    I have a 30 deg. EE quilt with the zippered/drawstring foot box and have to say it has never bothered me. I have a set of 3 oz. down booties that are too hot for anything above freezing........
  20. Thread: Black Friday

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    Hammock Gear has one. I'm not much of a Black...

    Hammock Gear has one. I'm not much of a Black Friday shopper.... went hiking instead.
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    I don't know how to answer your questions...

    I don't know how to answer your questions specifically. I assume there is more labor in the sewn foot box. The zippered unit is a flat quilt and when you pull the draw string at the bottom it...
  22. I recommend avoiding the Mountain House Chilli...

    I recommend avoiding the Mountain House Chilli Mac then. That stuff tears me up every time I eat it.
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    Hammock Gear Rocks!

    I love you guys... I mean that in the manliest way.


    I hate changing my order after I've placed one but I watched one too many Shug videos with him bragging about that sewn foot box and I just...
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    I have to agree that this is the best deal going....

    I have to agree that this is the best deal going. Even with all the Black Friday Sales I'd still opt for the Penny Pencher. I've had my 12' Winderdream Penny Pencher for a couple weeks. I'd...
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    Personally, I like the 2.0 mm because it is works...

    Personally, I like the 2.0 mm because it is works good in Linelocs and it is easy to tie. But everyone seems to be concerned about an extra ounce they have to carry.

    Some reflective zipper...
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    The Hammock Gear new Netless is pretty attractive...

    The Hammock Gear new Netless is pretty attractive at just over $100.
  27. Thread: website

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    Looks like their security certificate has...

    Looks like their security certificate has expired. I used to have a website and it happened to me once. It takes a couple days once you catch it for the update to occur.
  28. Poll: I don't think I would classify myself in either...

    I don't think I would classify myself in either category. Most of my "sleep warm, sleep cold" issues come down to how well fed and hydrated I am. Your conditioning also plays a big role.
    ...
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    Spiguyver has one too. ...

    Spiguyver has one too.

    https://youtu.be/WiipqrBm7J8
  30. Thanks for all the dialog. I think for now,...

    Thanks for all the dialog. I think for now, I'll just do without the cover. I can unzip the top net if I get condensation on it. I also have a large winter tarp (12' UGQ Winterdream) so that...
  31. Looking for.....UQ Cover, Sock or some other tool!?

    Ok... I've learned about the evils of condensation long ago. Wrapping myself up in a sock sounds like a receipt for wetness.

    I'm not going to do deep winter camping but I do snowshoe and like...
  32. As I said.... some of my favorite places don't...

    As I said.... some of my favorite places don't have trees. It all depends on where you hike and why you hike. I'm not going to tell people where they should sleep but being up on top of the...
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    I don't know if there is a "best" but I use 2.0...

    I don't know if there is a "best" but I use 2.0 mm Lawson line (reflective) with the plastic line lock hooks. The weight difference between the thin 1.2 or 1.75 lines and the 2.0mm line is not...
  34. I like camping on exposed ridges sometimes. ...

    I like camping on exposed ridges sometimes. Carry a 3/4 pad and just use your tarp staked out in an A-frame. No issues....
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    I never know when I'm coming off as an ***...

    I never know when I'm coming off as an *** (probably something to that). But I honestly don't want to mock anyone willing to spend big dollars to whittle their base weight down to the absolute...
  36. Poll: I'm not going to vote because I'm too new and...

    I'm not going to vote because I'm too new and have yet to sleep in a hammock.

    But.... I took the plunge and bought gear because I'm a long-term backpacker and I'm willing to try anything once! ...
  37. Awesome! Throw that dog a stick!

    Awesome! Throw that dog a stick!
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    Just to beat a dead horse (someone said this...

    Just to beat a dead horse (someone said this would degenerate into this :-) )

    My ground set-up.... with the dreaded tent, sleeping pad & 30 deg. quilt.

    170035

    My purchased but not yet used...
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    Hey... I'm a big believer in freedom. It isn't...

    Hey... I'm a big believer in freedom. It isn't up to me or anyone else how you want to expend the fruits of your labor.

    I'm just pointing out that high power down, with overstuff to prevent...
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    I've hiked thousands of miles with a 750-fill...

    I've hiked thousands of miles with a 750-fill down bag. I think the idea that you need to buy a quilt that is 3-ounces lighter to keep your pack weight down is greatly over-valued.

    Most of your...
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    Sounds like a great reason to just buy a lower...

    Sounds like a great reason to just buy a lower power fill down!
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    Well....I've put it up a couple times now hung...

    Well....I've put it up a couple times now hung between the swingset & the trampoline (we live in that kind of house).

    I'm not yet fond of the CRL. Maybe it will grow on me. I think Dutch...
  43. You can still get the Burrow at about the same...

    You can still get the Burrow at about the same price. There might be slight variations but as an example:

    Burrow:

    *Shell 10/15d
    *Insulation 850FP Down
    *Handmade in USA
    *20 deg. ...
  44. Ha.... go figure. My wife and I decided to do a...

    Ha.... go figure. My wife and I decided to do a night hike up to Lake Serene (about 8-miles & 2000ft of climb) after I posted this. It has been raining a couple days but with headlamps, and rain...
  45. I'm looking at the Massdrop deal and it says...

    I'm looking at the Massdrop deal and it says "Made in China" using 800 fill down. When I bought my EE quilt they were a small start-up company sewing quilts by hand in MN.

    The Hammock Gear...
  46. I own an EE Enigma in the sythetic fill. Like...

    I own an EE Enigma in the sythetic fill. Like all things super-light, you are trading weight vs. fabric durability. It is hard to answer what is durable enough. It all depends on your use,...
  47. I pulled it out of my ***. LOL... it obviously...

    I pulled it out of my ***. LOL... it obviously varies location by location. We are designing buildings that ventilate much better now days but here are some references with real data.
    ...
  48. That would be the first "multiple couples"...

    That would be the first "multiple couples" hammock.
  49. I'm guessing you are around my size. I bought...

    I'm guessing you are around my size. I bought the 20 deg. standard length WIDE but that thing might end up too warm for me. We don't have those MN winter temps here.

    Oh well... if it ends up...
  50. What size and temp rating is that Shug?

    What size and temp rating is that Shug?
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