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  1. I refuse to sleep in my hammock wearing any...

    I refuse to sleep in my hammock wearing any article of clothing that has a rear zippered pocket. Don't ask me how I know this is a bad practice. :) I also empty my pockets of anything that could...
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    I'm happy with my 144" Big Daddy....no doors. I...

    I'm happy with my 144" Big Daddy....no doors. I was always told to have about 1.5 ft past each end and that's about what it provides with my 11ft hammocks. It also provides great coverage for my...
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    Just placed the order for the stand and extension...

    Just placed the order for the stand and extension via Pay Pal. Seems to be working fine. Thanks!
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    Will try again. Thanks.

    Will try again. Thanks.
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    https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow...

    https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=UG4t7rsWAQR9LjvK-0_2LREpsyOBamPDoRSxePikigUv7LPJL2QSy6qBJnW&dispatch=50a222a57771920b6a3d7b606239e4d529b525e0b7e69bf0224adecfb0124e9b61f737ba...
  6. Sticky: I'm curious why you described all the Clark...

    I'm curious why you described all the Clark hammocks as Bridge style hammocks? I own an NX 250 and for sure it's a gathered end hammock. It does have the hoops at the ends but their sole function is...
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    Poll: That's interesting. In my opinion the Clark NX/TX...

    That's interesting. In my opinion the Clark NX/TX hammocks are gathered end hammocks, not Bridge hammocks and should be reclassified. There is a sewn loop in the ends of the Clarks which gathers the...
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    Poll: The Clark TX 250 is considered a gathered end...

    The Clark TX 250 is considered a gathered end hammock, not a bridge hammock, even though it does have the arched loops near the ends. The arched loops on the Clark simply keep the netting up and...
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    Ha ha...sound advise! :) I'm another RR fan BTW....

    Ha ha...sound advise! :) I'm another RR fan BTW. You can also shave several ounces off you RR by replacing the poles with lighter ones although at this point I can't recall where I ordered them. ):
  10. That just might coinside with a trip to SoCal...

    That just might coinside with a trip to SoCal from the great state of New Yawk
    . I will be visiting relatives in Temecula which is just down the road.
  11. Thread: Sleep Apnea

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    http://www.aadsm.org/PatientResources.aspx A...

    http://www.aadsm.org/PatientResources.aspx

    A friend of mine has sleep apnea and has been successful with an Oral Appliance which of course needs no batteries. Here's a link to some basic info.
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    Probably the best all around choice in my...

    Probably the best all around choice in my opinion. Just in case your shoulder to elbow area do get cold I highly recommend the Thermarest ZLite cut in half and placed in the form of a cross under you...
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    Perfect example! And a star is born!

    Perfect example! And a star is born!
  14. I almost always use both on my occasional winter...

    I almost always use both on my occasional winter hangs. My UQ is only rated to 20 deg and I don't like to take chances in the winter. It makes for a versatile setup.
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    If you are referring to trail names, some people...

    If you are referring to trail names, some people are given them and some people take their own. I started my AT hike with Miguel which is what my hispanic wife calls me but was given the trail name...
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    Really? I just passed through Texas last week and...

    Really? I just passed through Texas last week and didn't really see all that many trees. I live in upstate NY where there are tons of trees and plan on buying one. I like to have all my bases...
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    You are on the exact correct page. You could...

    You are on the exact correct page. You could brobably get away with 12' but you def need 13 ' for a bidge hammock. I am using 2 6.5' sections for the ridgepole with the connector and it works...
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    I went with Tato's recomendation of six ft legs...

    I went with Tato's recomendation of six ft legs and a 13' ridgepole and it worked perfectly with both my gathered end 11' hammocks and my Ridgerunner. I was able to adjust both so my feet just hit...
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    I just returned from a trip today and was pleased...

    I just returned from a trip today and was pleased to find my new connector in the mail. My experience with the original connector was not too positive. When I sat in the hammock the ridge pole came...
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    How cool would it be to snag one of the islands...

    How cool would it be to snag one of the islands at Follensby Clear Pond!
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    Pockets here on my Big Daddy tarp. Best thing I...

    Pockets here on my Big Daddy tarp. Best thing I ever did! I figure eight my lines and stuff them into the pockets...never had a tangle since. After while you get pretty fast at it. It's WELL worth...
  22. During my 600 miler on the AT I never felt the...

    During my 600 miler on the AT I never felt the need for an UQ weather shield. The only time my UQ became the least bit wet was during an extremely dense fog and even then it wasn't soaked through....
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    Thanks for the prompt response...it seems that...

    Thanks for the prompt response...it seems that should remedy the situation. I will look forward to the replacement part. The rest of the system is very impressive btw.

    Miguel
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    I'd REALLY like to see a series of pics of a...

    I'd REALLY like to see a series of pics of a proper setup. When I put mine together tonight I had a huge sag where the to lengths of pipe come together. When I strung the hammock I expected it to...
  25. Thread: 4 season?

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    I'm with some of the others. I consider my...

    I'm with some of the others. I consider my 20degree full length Incubator to be a three season UQ. When I go below that I start adding pads/insulated air mattresses. So far I don't camp enough below...
  26. Thread: New indoor hang

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    I like the fact this uses two bolts and is uber...

    I like the fact this uses two bolts and is uber strong. :)
  27. Thread: New indoor hang

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    Eagles Nest has this....

    Eagles Nest has this. https://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/product/HK001.html
  28. Google "The Finger Lakes Trail" in New York...

    Google "The Finger Lakes Trail" in New York state. Tons of great hiking opportunities not far from Binghamton.
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    I'm somewhat intrigued with the notion of having...

    I'm somewhat intrigued with the notion of having the pad sleeve sewn on a diagonal which seems would keep it in the desired location much better than a traditional double layered hammock. I would...
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    Any chance of a pic of exactly how you have that...

    Any chance of a pic of exactly how you have that suspended. I too have had problems getting a good UQ fit with an NX 250 due to the hoops.
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    I see on his site 8'6"is toggle to toggle. I may...

    I see on his site 8'6"is toggle to toggle. I may have to try one of these. :)
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    I must have missed something as the OP stated the...

    I must have missed something as the OP stated the length as being 8'5".
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    This hammock has caught my attention, especially...

    This hammock has caught my attention, especially the pad sleeve being already sewn in at an angle. I am a bit concerned about the length as I am 6'2". Any problems hanging an UQ with this hammock? I...
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    You are spot on with the hang. When unloaded the...

    You are spot on with the hang. When unloaded the hoops should sag a bit toward center. When you enter the zippers will function with no stress. Experiment a bit and eyeball the sag...commit to memory.
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    OK here is my two cents. I do believe that pads...

    OK here is my two cents. I do believe that pads make the Hammock seem a bit wider. I personally use two different pads, One for backpacking and one for car camping. When backpacking I use a neo air...
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    I am so excited about this. I've been hanging...

    I am so excited about this. I've been hanging between two palm trees the past two weeks in Puerto Rico with one more week to go. My Hammock stand hardware should be waiting patiently in the post...
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    My wife and I are currently spending our nights...

    My wife and I are currently spending our nights in hammocks strung from Palm trees while staying with her family in Puerto Rico....22 days of hammock hanging bliss! She's in a Dangerbird and I'm in a...
  38. Good for you!

    Good for you!
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    I am so lucky.....my wife absolutely loves...

    I am so lucky.....my wife absolutely loves hammock camping. :) It appears your wife is on the same track.
  40. Especially for side sleeping I would suggest a...

    Especially for side sleeping I would suggest a Bridge type hammock as they are flat and don't wrap around you. In particular I would recommend the Warbonnet Ridgerunner with a pocket for a pad. Once...
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    Same experience here. I placed an order today and...

    Same experience here. I placed an order today and about an hour later I received the following message. "Bling is on the way." Gotta love it!
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    http://www.woot.com/offers/hammock-with-mosquito-n...

    http://www.woot.com/offers/hammock-with-mosquito-net-olive-1?ref=cnt_wp_0_2

    Is that a spreader bar on one end of this hammock? And can 105" length be accurate. (8.75')

    Miguel
  43. I've always found that I'm most comfortable with...

    I've always found that I'm most comfortable with a pillow much smaller than what I would normally use in my bed. That's true in my RR and other gathered end hammocks as well. Experiment.
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    Very impressive looking. I want!

    Very impressive looking. I want!
  45. This tree that I was attached to fell and landed...

    This tree that I was attached to fell and landed just a few inches from my head during my AT hike. I was trapped in the hammock for about twenty minutes before figuring a way out. Did I say I was...
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    Curious....is that a Hornbeck canoe?

    Curious....is that a Hornbeck canoe?
  47. I've been using my sleeping bag as a TQ for...

    I've been using my sleeping bag as a TQ for years. I like the fact you can leave it all the way open or zip it up as far as you like. On my AT hike I had it zipped up all the way several times and it...
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    I recently ordered one and decided to send it...

    I recently ordered one and decided to send it back. I would say a ten ft hammock is the limit for this stand and yes, I had the extension pieces. It did work with my wife's Tree to Tree ten footer...
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    Just buy a few helmets. :)

    Just buy a few helmets. :)
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    Just pledged! Curious....will any connectors be...

    Just pledged! Curious....will any connectors be included with the initial kit. I know I would like one as I will probably be hanging a Bridge hammock which needs extra length.
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