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    Here you go. Here is a thread from a few months...

    Here you go. Here is a thread from a few months ago. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/102114-Any-suggestions-for-2-hammocks-under-1-tarp?highlight=weaver2469

    Also, here is the...
  2. There are plenty of great hanging spots at most...

    There are plenty of great hanging spots at most campsites, but not all. If you stop to camp early enough to be able to scout a camp or two, you will be fine. In fact, many of the camps have great...
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    This. Once I figured that out, they became easy.

    This. Once I figured that out, they became easy.
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    A couple of thoughts. First, you might try...

    A couple of thoughts. First, you might try keeping the pad inside the footbox of your quilt. Many people, including me, do it that way. I assume something about keeping the temperature of your pad...
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    Another vote for skins, for the same reasons as...

    Another vote for skins, for the same reasons as above. I don't use the separate stuff sack. I find that I can take the tarp in the skins, fold it in half, then half again, and again. This leaves...
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    I would try hanging your tarp higher, with porch...

    I would try hanging your tarp higher, with porch mode on both sides if you can swing it. I find that the noises bother me more if I can't see my surroundings. That is why I prefer tarps to tents. ...
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    We were already up, making coffee. We were on...

    We were already up, making coffee. We were on the south side of Rough Trail, just a bit east of the intersection of Rough and Rough Ridge trail. We were in a cool piney area that dropped down about...
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    In 2012 I set up in a little pine grove right...

    In 2012 I set up in a little pine grove right near the water on Basswood Lake and slept through the windiest, rainiest night I have ever spend outdoors. The lake actually had waves crashing on the...
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    It actually can be tough to find a camping spot...

    It actually can be tough to find a camping spot that is far enough away from the trail. Some trials are hemmed in by brush. In fact, a couple of years ago we found out the hard way that about half...
  10. I started my hammock camping with a BA bad/pad...

    I started my hammock camping with a BA bad/pad combo. It works very well, especially if you slightly under-inflate the pad. Many people (including myself) will eventually go for quilts, but if you...
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    I did my first ever week in the BWCA with a WBBB...

    I did my first ever week in the BWCA with a WBBB and a KAQ Jarbidge underquilt. I think the XLC is a great choice. I know there are many people who will say the separate bugnet makes more sense,...
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    I don't know the answer, but I am interested to...

    I don't know the answer, but I am interested to see what kind of responses you get. I have the same hammock and uq, with a ugo 20 degree top quilt, so we have similar setups. I have always assumed...
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    Here you go. Watch this video, then watch the...

    Here you go. Watch this video, then watch the others in the series. Many, many questions will be answered.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7NZVqpBUV0
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    I also carry one dogbone. It doesn't weigh much...

    I also carry one dogbone. It doesn't weigh much and works great. If the span is large, use the full length, if it isn't too bad, you can double it up. Here is where I got mine.
    ...
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    This........

    This........
  16. Poll: I have sewn, but I think the other major type you...

    I have sewn, but I think the other major type you didn't list was velcro.
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    Recently, Derek Hansen did a good experiment...

    Recently, Derek Hansen did a good experiment about that. Check this out. http://theultimatehang.com/2014/05/hammock-water-breaks-and-drip-lines/
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    I do it exactly like this. the cloth I use is a...

    I do it exactly like this. the cloth I use is a thin ribbon I cut out of a Shamwow. works great.
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    Except that the website specifically says the...

    Except that the website specifically says the "Best use" is for winter camping. I guess winter camping can mean different things to different people. I still consider 50 degrees to be summer...
  20. One of the forum members had this idea and...

    One of the forum members had this idea and started making them. Check this out. http://www.sheltoweehammockcompany.com/hammocks/
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    I think a lot of the problems will go away if you...

    I think a lot of the problems will go away if you use a small pillow under your knees, especially the right one. I use a stuff sack filled with my day's hiking clothing, but you can use an...
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    Agreed. I will just keep an eye on them. I like...

    Agreed. I will just keep an eye on them. I like them too much to switch back, and I only weigh 185. I figure worst case, I would occasionally have to replace the amsteel as it looks worn.
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    This is exactly how i would describe mine. I...

    This is exactly how i would describe mine. I love them, though. Super easy to adjust, etc....
  24. Dejoha just did an experiment where he showed...

    Dejoha just did an experiment where he showed that the hardware water break idea actually was not very effective, compared to a simple drip string. Check out this blog post. Pretty interesting. ...
  25. What are you using the prussics for? I switched...

    What are you using the prussics for? I switched my Hennessy to whoopies and don't use prussics for anything. (BTW, whoopies in my opinion, crush the stock Hennessy suspension.)
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    You definitely don't need a full ridgeline. If...

    You definitely don't need a full ridgeline. If you are checking out dutch's stuff, he makes some specifically designed for separate tarp lines. Tarp flyz or stingerz come to mind. I have the Tarp...
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    I saw someone else had recommended Shug's videos,...

    I saw someone else had recommended Shug's videos, but I wasn't sure if you picked up on how truly helpful they are. Start with this one and watch them all. Great way to spend an afternoon. ...
  28. Thread: Cuben Fiber

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    Several vendors make them. ...

    Several vendors make them. http://zpacks.com/accessories/dry_bags.shtml
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    Here you go. Shug's Hammock Hangin How-to. All...

    Here you go. Shug's Hammock Hangin How-to. All questions will be answered...... (When you are done with that one, watch the others in the series.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjL4ric6JZc
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    I get what you are saying now. The picture...

    I get what you are saying now. The picture helped. I think the gap between the body and the hook might be too tight to easily throw a hitch in there. It barely fits the amsteel loop when it...
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    Has anyone tried this? ...

    Has anyone tried this? http://www.hyperlitemountaingear.com/sacks/small-cuben-stuff-sack-pillow.html
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    In looking at the video on Dutch's site, I don't...

    In looking at the video on Dutch's site, I don't think he contemplated half-hitching around the hook part. When he sells them as a complete package, on the lead, they are just threaded on the single...
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    I won't try to answer for Dutch, but I own the...

    I won't try to answer for Dutch, but I own the first version of the speed hooks. In the original, the second hole had no real function. the line went through the first hole, and you did your hitch...
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    I have the same thing, although I am not sure if...

    I have the same thing, although I am not sure if it is actually fraying, or the fibers are just losing their coating a little as they wear in.
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    I like that. Good idea.

    I like that. Good idea.
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    Count me in! Thanks!

    Count me in! Thanks!
  37. Fair enough!!! :shades:

    Fair enough!!! :shades:
  38. Much ado about nothing......

    Much ado about nothing......
  39. I just had them combine forces. Jared made me a...

    I just had them combine forces. Jared made me a Streamliner from Dutch's Argon. Awesome service from both sides.
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    Check out www.backpackohio.com. Their...

    Check out www.backpackohio.com. Their downloadable trail guides and maps are pretty decent, and not very expensive. They call them etrails. Worth the $6.00, imo. Small forum with some good info,...
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    I see what you did there......:)

    I see what you did there......:)
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    I've posted this answer on a couple of threads,...

    I've posted this answer on a couple of threads, here is my $.02.

    I think that the shorter quilts fit more "squarely" to the bottom of the hammock. Since my feet rest to the right, the pressure of...
  43. Check out this video from Fronkey. Footage from...

    Check out this video from Fronkey. Footage from the two hammocks starts around the 5 min mark, and a good explanation of how he did it starts at the 10 min mark. ...
  44. My wife and I did it last year. I highly...

    My wife and I did it last year. I highly recommend it. We had a smaller tarp than you and it still worked great. In fact, I am thinking about getting a superfly just so we can keep the two hammock...
  45. +1 to the Exped. Great pillow.

    +1 to the Exped. Great pillow.
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    I use two lines with Tarp Flyz, not Stingerz, but...

    I use two lines with Tarp Flyz, not Stingerz, but it is a similar idea. I have no problem using skins with the Flyz. The narrow end of the skins are still wide enough to go over the hardware...
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    I only plan on unhooking from the loop if i get...

    I only plan on unhooking from the loop if i get some sappy trees and need to disconnect the suspension. I would prefer them to err on the side of too tight rather than too loose.
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    Hmm... you beat me to it. Exactly my situation,...

    Hmm... you beat me to it. Exactly my situation, lol.
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    Mine arrived today as well. We all know you have...

    Mine arrived today as well. We all know you have been burning the midnight oil. If you are feeling a bit overwhelmed, might I suggest a few good hours in a hammock? It is good for what ails ya. I...
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    I just double them up, then double them again,...

    I just double them up, then double them again, until I get a bundle that is about the dimensions of a tennis ball can. Then I wind my tarp end lines around and around, tightening them up and...
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