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    Man, I missed this, sorry!! Commitments and all...

    Man, I missed this, sorry!! Commitments and all that :(.

    I wasnt aware that Mt Watatic now has a summit stone. Of course, I havent been up there in years, so, theres that. As soon as I get a...
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    Sorry, I am actually out on this one. I...

    Sorry, I am actually out on this one. I completely forgot, I have a wedding to attend Saturday evening :(. Sorry!
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    I used sleeping bags since, well, over a decade....

    I used sleeping bags since, well, over a decade. I JUST switched to a TQ/UQ combo. The difference? In my opinion, other than weight, nothing. I really never bought into the TQ "hype". Use what you...
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    We're getting divorced. So, no, I highly doubt...

    We're getting divorced. So, no, I highly doubt she will be there :)
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    Woohoo!!!! As of right now, I have that weekend...

    Woohoo!!!! As of right now, I have that weekend off!!! I WILL be there!!!
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    PM Sent!!!

    PM Sent!!!
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    I have decided that I cannot simply do one night....

    I have decided that I cannot simply do one night. It just isnt enough time seeing everyone. Upside, the bridge was very comfy-which is good, for a first outing with it. I am definitely liking my new...
  8. We have a weather update for the weekend? My...

    We have a weather update for the weekend? My phone is saying, locally, an overnight temp, for tomorrow night, is high 30s. No idea what Chesterfield will be.
    I'm really excited to see everyone...
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    Double layer. Plan on the coldest you would use...

    Double layer. Plan on the coldest you would use it for. For me, I live in MA, so I experience similar weather-there is never a question with me-I will ALWAYS go DL for hammocks.
    As to 3/4 length, or...
  10. Well, my spikes hunt yesterday was fruitless. Ah...

    Well, my spikes hunt yesterday was fruitless. Ah well. Hopefully it isnt that treacherous!!!!
    I plan on arriving sometime tomorrow, hopefully, about noon. I'm working a double tonight, considered...
  11. Oh, good call. I actually dont have a set of...

    Oh, good call. I actually dont have a set of creepers. Looks like I will be going to the store tonight!
  12. So, I am mostly packed. I am gonna go with my AHE...

    So, I am mostly packed. I am gonna go with my AHE UQ, thats rated for 25, plus I have a reflectix mat, so, I should be good to go.
    I have the same wiggys sleep system I used last year, but I am also...
  13. I would be a possibility. Depending on staffing...

    I would be a possibility. Depending on staffing at work. I need to burn vacation days anyway :)
  14. Tim, yes it is. If I need it, I will let you...

    Tim, yes it is. If I need it, I will let you know. I will have my reflectix too, we will see how the weather is.
    Chaz, yes it will. Sadly, last years hang was the only time I got outside. I work too...
  15. Well, I am a definite for this one. Will be there...

    Well, I am a definite for this one. Will be there saturday morning sometime. Only get one night, but, this has become a ritual for me.

    Now, if only we get a winter....

    This will also be my...
  16. As of this time, I am a tentative yes. We are...

    As of this time, I am a tentative yes. We are down a few people at work, so its tough getting days off. The flip side of that, I carried over too many days, so I need to burn them. I have the 10th...
  17. Well, I am going to have to bow out of this one....

    Well, I am going to have to bow out of this one. My nephew will be home with his wife and daughter, and they are doing her 1st birthday that weekend. My nephew leaves for Afghanistan (3rd tour in 3...
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    Definitely get the UQ first. They work in tandem,...

    Definitely get the UQ first. They work in tandem, but I wouldnt suggest a TQ without a UQ, as they overlap for warmth. But, I am new to the TQ community :).
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    I'm guessing you're new to this :). Its an issue...

    I'm guessing you're new to this :).
    Its an issue we all have. Me, I use mesh snakeskins. I still get that bubble, but try to keep an opening to let it vent. I have tried rolling the tarp in on...
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    Yup. I've done it, quite a few times.

    Yup. I've done it, quite a few times.
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    Well, in fairness, I have just gone off what I...

    Well, in fairness, I have just gone off what I have read. I dont physically have the CB in hand yet :).
    I had the pole mod on my other tarp, and will be doing it to this one as well. I dont know if...
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    honestly, just wanted something different. They...

    honestly, just wanted something different. They are essentially the same thing. Minus the doors. The doors, for me, were rarely used. I figure that if I want the doors, I can eventually order them....
  23. Check out ArrowHead Equipment too. Theirs is...

    Check out ArrowHead Equipment too. Theirs is synthetic (I prefer synthetic, just my choice), but the 4 season is rated to 10 degrees. I just gor their 3 season Owyhee, and have no experience with it...
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    It was fun. Tiring, but fun. We ate real well :)

    It was fun. Tiring, but fun. We ate real well :)
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    I had a SF which had plenty of room for the RR. I...

    I had a SF which had plenty of room for the RR. I used it a few times. I just sold it, and purchased a Cloudburst. I can tell you from experience that the SF will work perfectly fine. I changed,...
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    My SF would occasionally leak at the pullouts. As...

    My SF would occasionally leak at the pullouts. As they were always pulled out, it was rarely an issue, unless in porch mode.
    Hutz, I am going to try that stuff for my new CB tarp. Never heard of it,...
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    I recall reading, years ago, that the human body...

    I recall reading, years ago, that the human body is capable of detecting a change in temp as lower as 1/3 degree. I actually think I learned that in mountain warfare winter phase.
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    Oh, it certainly is. To date, other than...

    Oh, it certainly is. To date, other than completely subjective studies, I dont know of anyone who has actually tested this. But, honestly, I dont think its been an issue to date.
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    I wouldnt think it makes much of a difference, if...

    I wouldnt think it makes much of a difference, if any at all.
    With a tarp, it is providing shade. There is air movement under the tarp, so that would, in theory move any built up heat, or cooled...
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    FS: Sold pending funds to Gustavus.

    Sold pending funds to Gustavus.
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    FS: WTS: 4 tarpworms, $8 mailed to you

    Exactly as the title states. I have 4 tarpworms that I no longer need. These are tiny, so I will simply mail them in an envelope. Paypal only. First come, first served!
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    FS/FT: Sold pending funds.

    Sold pending funds.
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    FS/FT: Warbonnet SuperFly in digital Camo

    I am looking to either trade, straight up, or sell this tarp. The tarp has been used for several years, but there are no tears, holes, etc. You may have to seam seal the pullouts again, thats it. The...
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    Mods, please close this. Going to repost in the...

    Mods, please close this. Going to repost in the FS/FT forums.
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    I have a pair of mountain goat ones for my SF....

    I have a pair of mountain goat ones for my SF. Not sure what you need to know, but, they work fine :). Theres no end pockets for your ridgeline-its literally just a mesh tube, tapered, with a...
  36. There's certainly nothing wrong with the HH...

    There's certainly nothing wrong with the HH system. As someone else mentioned, you can get a complete setup-hammock, tarp, and UQ (supershelter) for about half of what you would spend elsewere. The...
  37. I have an original Ed Speers hammock tarp :)

    I have an original Ed Speers hammock tarp :)
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    I do have the pole mods done on the SF. Which...

    I do have the pole mods done on the SF. Which REALLY help with the spacing. I am just looking for something different. Something to play around with :)
  39. FS: SOLD. Mods, you can close this.

    SOLD. Mods, you can close this.
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    WTT: WB Superfly for a WB Cloudburst

    Straight trade. Mine is the digital camo. Have had it for a few years now, no tears or anything. Tarp ONLY. This will not come with any guy lines, tie outs, etc.
    I went from a WBBB to a WBRR, and...
  41. FS: Bump up for today.

    Bump up for today.
  42. My first introduction to hammocks were DD...

    My first introduction to hammocks were DD hammocks. Mine was a DD travel hammock, I bought it 2006. It was the first year they made that. I had to order it from Britain. Thge stitching on it (the bug...
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    Done! Seeing as I just ordered some AHE goodness,...

    Done! Seeing as I just ordered some AHE goodness, I will post pics as soon as I get them :)
  44. FS: Bump up for the day

    Bump up for the day
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    Never judge a product based on its popularity....

    Never judge a product based on its popularity. Thats how we ended up with the Kardashians!

    As to hammocking becoming more popular: When I started, way back in 2006, NO ONE knew about it, except...
  46. Sadly, my order wasnt placed within the sales...

    Sadly, my order wasnt placed within the sales timeframe! I'm ok with that though, as I'm STILL getting some fantastic gear in the next week or so!
  47. FS: Price drop to $80 shipped.

    Price drop to $80 shipped.
  48. Well, as of RIGHT NOW, I am a go. Due to the...

    Well, as of RIGHT NOW, I am a go. Due to the nature of my job, I MAY get pulled into working, but, currently, I am not scheduled that weekend. I will leave right after work, and head up there, so I...
  49. FS: WTS: Big Agnes Insulated Q Core, with inflating stuff sack, $100 shipped

    I bought this pad and used it in my WBBB, and have had it for a couple years now. Since I have switched over to a WBRR, I am going back to using an UQ insulating system, so I really dont need this...
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    I use a Q core pad in mine. When I inflate it, I...

    I use a Q core pad in mine. When I inflate it, I inflate it just enough to puff up the baffles. It will all even out when you lay in it. Mine has kept me warm down to 45 or so, no issues.
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