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    If it was compressed and the air removed, that...

    If it was compressed and the air removed, that would make it lighter.
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    Welcome from Hudsonville

    Welcome from Hudsonville
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    Welcome Doug, from Hudsonville!

    Welcome Doug, from Hudsonville!
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    Check back in 2 weeks. Oh. Wait. That's Dutch's...

    Check back in 2 weeks.
    Oh. Wait.
    That's Dutch's line.
    Sorry :-)
  5. Before you buy the 20 degree set, try a UQP and a...

    Before you buy the 20 degree set, try a UQP and a top cover. That should get you to 30*F.
  6. Hello, and welcome from Hudsonville!

    Hello, and welcome from Hudsonville!
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    You can read more here: ...

    You can read more here:

    http://www.whiteblaze.net/forum/showthread.php/43377-Doubling-Up-Sleeping-Bags?p=728135&viewfull=1#post728135

    YMMV...good luck!
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    2.5" loft should be rated to 20*F. Now, get...

    2.5" loft should be rated to 20*F. Now, get outside and use it!! :-)
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    Sleeping bag: 70-20=50. Subtract 50 from the 2nd...

    Sleeping bag: 70-20=50. Subtract 50 from the 2nd bag: 30-50=-20*F rated sleeping bag warmth

    Top quilt:70-40=30
    Subtract 30 from the other top quilt: 20-30=-10*F rated top quilt warmth

    Most...
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    Nice job...sharp looking color combo! To what...

    Nice job...sharp looking color combo! To what temperature do you expect it to be rated?
  11. Was just north of Ludington at nordhouse dunes...

    Was just north of Ludington at nordhouse dunes wilderness area this weekend. Had maybe 4 to 5 inches of snow on the ground. Overnight lows last night was 8 degrees.
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    Have another experienced hanger look at your...

    Have another experienced hanger look at your setup,,,they may be able to offer advice for you.
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    Welcome to HF. The term is 'shock cord', and...

    Welcome to HF.
    The term is 'shock cord', and most common size is 1/8 inch, or 0.125" diameter.
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    I had a SL 1.6 Hyper D and it was too stretchy...

    I had a SL 1.6 Hyper D and it was too stretchy for my liking. Added a layer of 1.0 Hyper D to the inside and that made a world of difference. Stretch was almost negligible, and I still have the...
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    Brand new. $229. Pick your color. ...

    Brand new.
    $229.
    Pick your color.

    http://undergroundquilts.com/40tq/default.html
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    Ah. Thanks for clarifying.

    Ah. Thanks for clarifying.
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    I've not heard of this rule of thumb. Based on...

    I've not heard of this rule of thumb.
    Based on this, if someone were to have their TQ / UQ compressed in a backpack (I stuff mine loose, BTW) for 8 hrs while hiking, they would need to wait 8 hrs...
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    Welcome to the Forums, from MI. Formerly from...

    Welcome to the Forums, from MI.
    Formerly from Ballwin Mo, with kin in Joplin, Sikeston, Springfield, and Rolla.
    Enjoy your time here!
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    Welcome, from Hudsonville, MI!

    Welcome, from Hudsonville, MI!
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    SS- Where are you getting your data? What...

    SS-
    Where are you getting your data?

    What causes you to believe this statement you're making?
  21. +1 to what pgibson said. 10-12 ft as a...

    +1 to what pgibson said.

    10-12 ft as a minimum, 15 ft +/- a bit is ideal. Depends on hammock suspension tho.

    I usually try to find two trees about 5 - 6 paces apart from each other.
  22. The RidgeRunner is a hammock. Are you asking...

    The RidgeRunner is a hammock. Are you asking about a tarp or a hammock?
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    Add my name to the list please. If I win,...

    Add my name to the list please.

    If I win, I'll be happy to send you some lumps of coal from my Christmas stocking.

    I'm bound to have extra.

    [emoji41]
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    Viper, .... just because I asked the question...

    Viper, .... just because I asked the question about consistency, it doesn't imply that I think you crossed the line in any way.
    I don't think you crossed the line.
    But again, I'm not a mod.
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    As much as I WHOLEHEARTEDLY agree with this...

    As much as I WHOLEHEARTEDLY agree with this specific post, I'm curious why the mods allow it, seeing as it violates the TOS:

    IV. Political, Religious and Controversial Posts.

    Hammock Forums...
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    Sent PM, so as not to hijack thread.

    Sent PM, so as not to hijack thread.
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    There's actually a small foot trail right along...

    There's actually a small foot trail right along the river on the NCT side. You can pick it up at Eddington Creek, then follow the river all the way south almost to Red Bridge. Just follow the contour...
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    Lots of nice spots on the NCT side too, if you go...

    Lots of nice spots on the NCT side too, if you go off-trail by the river.
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    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/16/5df2c4aef1...

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/16/5df2c4aef19c18f9527f9bbc9dfd8f0d.jpg

    Manistee River Trail, near Brethren, MI this year.
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    Review this thread, especially post #4 for a...

    Review this thread, especially post #4 for a helpful answer.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=119134
  31. Add a few twists to the webbing. The low points...

    Add a few twists to the webbing. The low points in the twist creates natural places for water to drip off of the webbing.
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    I purchased a hammock and tarp from Brandon. ...

    I purchased a hammock and tarp from Brandon.

    Then I ode him around $300.00.
  33. Great color combo! That's a nice looking quilt...

    Great color combo! That's a nice looking quilt and I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
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    Congrats on the new DH! I love the color...

    Congrats on the new DH! I love the color choice,,,, that's going to be a nice addi(c)tion for you :-)
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    72" wide is insanely wide! Unless I'm way off...

    72" wide is insanely wide!

    Unless I'm way off on your definition of 'stout', you will end up having way too much extra quilt to actually be of any value to you. Have you made a fabric template...
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    You too, George!

    You too, George!
  37. Fortunately, I don't have this problem, thanks to...

    Fortunately, I don't have this problem, thanks to colorblindness. :-)
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    OCDave- There's your answer right there. ...

    OCDave-

    There's your answer right there.

    Kinda like sticking a pacifier in the mouth of a crying baby, hoping that 'shuts it up'.

    You're not holding your breath expecting change, correct?
  39. Where in da' UP was da' 1st hang dare, eh?

    Where in da' UP was da' 1st hang dare, eh?
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    Mid Atlantic Hammock Hangers Association

    Mid Atlantic Hammock Hangers Association
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    One just posted in the for sale forum

    One just posted in the for sale forum
  42. Check your local sewing shop for recommendations....

    Check your local sewing shop for recommendations. You are to be able to find someone locally that you can work with hands on to get the project done for you. Would certainly save on shipping costs,...
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    Here are some suggestions: 1. Make sure your bow...

    Here are some suggestions:
    1. Make sure your bow string is waxed and broadheads sharp.
    2. Don't forget your paddle.
    3. Try not to use your 3-season sleeping bag during the 4th season.
    4. If...
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    My bad. It's 'pork'. Pork is the other white...

    My bad.
    It's 'pork'.
    Pork is the other white meat.

    Thank goodness for Google.
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    Cat. The other white meat. ...

    Cat.
    The other white meat.

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/06/c495c35470414317c65a1480ac60cecd.jpg
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    I'm waiting for the 'Helmeted Hornbill' to be...

    I'm waiting for the 'Helmeted Hornbill' to be introduced.

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/06/ac086e0f4c1d62dccf3a8e5e15b5b265.jpg
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    FS: What size is this?

    What size is this?
  48. As much as I would love to join ya'all....

    As much as I would love to join ya'all. unfortunately I won't be able to. Have a great hang, and I'll be looking forward to seeing pics!
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    I'd like to have one of those in my bathroom....

    I'd like to have one of those in my bathroom.
    The tub is pretty cool, too.
    :-)
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    I made a rain kilt from 1.9 ripstop nylon, then...

    I made a rain kilt from 1.9 ripstop nylon, then DIY silicone sealed it. Use it on ground under hammock for gear, and also serves as a pack cover if needed.
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