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  1. I find my ridgeline helps greatly for creating...

    I find my ridgeline helps greatly for creating the right lie, and you definitely don't want a TAUT (not taught!) netting or weatherguard, unless you want to make some repairs.
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    I have an NX-270 and gave my 250 to my son in...

    I have an NX-270 and gave my 250 to my son in law. We love our Clarks! No, they aren't light, but they are bomber and innovative and thank goodness they should last a long time. I am saddened,...
  3. I have a turtle dog stand-2 tripods and a hung...

    I have a turtle dog stand-2 tripods and a hung beam, but I also have one I use in conjunction with my truck. I use a tow strap with the hooks removed, attach one end around my leaf springs, put the...
  4. Thread: Z liner

    by jaxnhowl
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    Mine seems to seal fairly well up against the...

    Mine seems to seal fairly well up against the bottom of my NX270 hammock when I'm in it but also better at the ends and seams. I can put a down rectangular sleeping bag I have in between for an...
  5. Thread: Ridgeline

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    I've started using a ridgeline in my NX 250,...

    I've started using a ridgeline in my NX 250, above the hammock and poles. It's great for setting up without adjustments for having the netting sag or be too tight... nearly automatic. It also can...
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    I don't know anyone that doesn't cringe at the...

    I don't know anyone that doesn't cringe at the price of the NX 250, which I own in camo with the largest tarp..... but I also cringed at my Moss Triton tent, yet I am sure I will still be using them...
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    I've learned how to roll the sleeping...

    I've learned how to roll the sleeping bag/underquilt inward before I clip it into place so it fits more snugly and limits any air gaps while increasing that extra bit of insulated added along the...
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    I have a great Coleman product for that if...

    I have a great Coleman product for that if necessary.... its a waterproof poncho that doubles as a blanket, is waterproof on one side and fleece on the other so it can be used as a lighter weight...
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    Thanks! I see you have the same hammock and have...

    Thanks! I see you have the same hammock and have a nice underquilt already. The bag shown is down so it isn't a great deal heavier than a designed underquilt, and as a gearhead, I do have other...
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    Clark NX-250 DIY underquilt

    An update on my Clark underquilt design..... I purchased a sleeping bag zipper (still need a longer one), separated the sides, sewed on velcro, zipped it to a down bag I have, and attached it to my...
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    DIY Clark underquilt

    An update on my Clark underquilt design..... I purchased a sleeping bag zipper (still need a longer one), separated the sides, sewed on velcro, zipped it to a down bag I have, and attached it to my...
  12. yes, it will take the path of least resistance,...

    yes, it will take the path of least resistance, but when the amount of energy going through an object exceeds the object's ability to transfer this energy, the extra energy will find OTHER PATHS,...
  13. Does anyone worry about becoming a lightning rod?...

    Does anyone worry about becoming a lightning rod? I've been thinking about stands and talking with friends and we tend to agree that wood would be safer, especially considering lightning can travel...
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    I can't seem to find a delete button for my other...

    I can't seem to find a delete button for my other post(s) on this subject but as there are other places that are basically identical, (bottom insulation, underquilts, and then DIY (Do It Yourself) in...
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    experimental bottom insulation

    Hey all, I have a Clark nx250 and I just got through checking my rectangular down bag with a double zipper for an underquilt. I unzipped it completely, rezipped at the bottom but moved the zipped...
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    DIY Clark underquilt

    Hey all, I have a Clark nx250 and I just got through checking my rectangular down bag with a double zipper for an underquilt. I unzipped it completely, rezipped at the bottom but moved the zipped...
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    DIY Clark underquilt

    Hey all, I have a Clark nx250 and I just got through checking my rectangular down bag with a double zipper for an underquilt. I unzipped it completely, rezipped at the bottom but moved the zipped...
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    Living in the area you live in, KLLRBEE, I wonder...

    Living in the area you live in, KLLRBEE, I wonder how much a difference your humidity makes for keeping warm. I've been snowshoeing in a t shirt at 15 degrees, which is absolutely fine as long as...
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    Thank you guys! That really does help. It looks...

    Thank you guys! That really does help. It looks like a great fit from end to end.
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    I'm thinking about a z liner as I live in a cold...

    I'm thinking about a z liner as I live in a cold climate year round (at night). Temps in the 30's and 40's here and there this summer at night! The ONE photo at the Clark site doesn't show a liner in...
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    I'm thinking about a z liner as I live in a cold...

    I'm thinking about a z liner as I live in a cold climate year round (at night). Temps in the 30's and 40's here and there this summer at night! The ONE photo at the Clark site doesn't show a liner...
  22. I sure hope so because that's my current plan...

    I sure hope so because that's my current plan too! Maybe something over mine to repel water bounce up from rain, but basically, before I invest in an underquilt, I intend on experimenting with my...
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