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    I believe the theory is that sewn is warmer, and...

    I believe the theory is that sewn is warmer, and it makes sense. However, when cinched down properly, I believe the difference is minimal.

    Zipped footboxes offer easy venting and (I believe)...
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  3. Thread: Sleeping pad

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    MANY folks use pads. Some prefer them. Some...

    MANY folks use pads. Some prefer them. Some survive them. For most, they're comfort and usability in a hammock are lacking.

    Tough to keep in place. Must stay put on the pad or your shoulders...
  4. It is truly cool that you've found what works for...

    It is truly cool that you've found what works for you. That's a good feeling to have gear dialed in.

    Funny that OneClick used the word "luck". Because it applies to my past as well. Was fine...
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    I forget which company made something similar...

    I forget which company made something similar years ago - the lack of front zipper will lead to excessive heat buildup, I'm afraid.

    I love seeing the envelope being pushed!
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    Good for you! It is fun and gratifying. I go...

    Good for you! It is fun and gratifying.

    I go so long between projects that I have to re-watch how-to vids to remind me how :lol:
  7. I am UL'er and weight is a huge concern. Bulk...

    I am UL'er and weight is a huge concern. Bulk is harder for me to lose than weight, though. A few yrs ago I switched to DCF for the lightest weight and loved it ...still do.

    But before...
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    Thanks for taking us along!! That is a healthy...

    Thanks for taking us along!! That is a healthy cottonmouth.

    Man it was all wonderful, but especially great to see you and your daughter out there together. Soak it up.
  9. A sheet of window shrink film (ie: polycryo) is...

    A sheet of window shrink film (ie: polycryo) is nearly weightless, packs small, and makes a great ground cloth. Works well enough that I have used it countless times. I tend to switch to my side...
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    FS: Bump for the Ti pot w/screw top and handles! Get...

    Bump for the Ti pot w/screw top and handles! Get your cold soak on!
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    FS: Everybody loves a Bot!!!

    Everybody loves a Bot!!!
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    FS: Price drop to $77 !!!!

    Price drop to $77 !!!!
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    FS: NEW Vargo Bot 700 with handles

    Still in the box...

    Reduced to $77 shipped ConUS, PayPal only.
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    NEED, no. The post above shows where it can be...

    NEED, no. The post above shows where it can be nice to have. I wouldn't, but if I didn't mind the added bulk, I would.
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    Whoa! Stay warm, bud. Sounds like you have all...

    Whoa! Stay warm, bud. Sounds like you have all the bases covered.
  16. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    And a Merry Christmas to you too, fine Sir.

    And a Merry Christmas to you too, fine Sir.
  17. HG was making them before UGQ. Both great...

    HG was making them before UGQ. Both great quality, but they were first out of the two.

    As for who 1st made them w/"vertical" baffles like HG, I'm not sure if it was them or Warbonnet. HG made...
  18. WTT: Yes I am, sorry....I can't figure out how to...

    Yes I am, sorry....I can't figure out how to close it
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    Looks great to me!

    Looks great to me!
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    Many good options above, but I didn't read them...

    Many good options above, but I didn't read them all! These are quick too:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/155745-Turtle-Ties-a-new-hammock-suspension-option

    I assume you're...
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    Oh and yes, that IS a good price!

    Oh and yes, that IS a good price!
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    Not exactly what you had in mind, but perhaps a...

    Not exactly what you had in mind, but perhaps a start...

    https://hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/128426-The-Flying-Fleabag-A-gathered-end-bridge-hybrid-dog-hammock

    And this: ...
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    Thank you for posting. I have to order too much...

    Thank you for posting. I have to order too much to get that price though ... for my needs anyway.
  24. WTT: Ha!!! Looks like someone will get a pair of the...

    Ha!!! Looks like someone will get a pair of the Trunks to try :)

    My tarp is gonna like the Stingerz you shared!!! They are clipped on and ready for action.
  25. WTT: Wanted: Dutch Spliceable Mantis for my Elephant Trunks

    Will trade my Elephant Trunks for your Mantis (spliceable only).

    Been playing around with different suspensions and want to try the Mantis.

    Thanks folks!
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    He's kidding or trolling. But he's Maned-Up!

    He's kidding or trolling. But he's Maned-Up!
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    Better yet: kill a wookie and climb inside, a-la...

    Better yet: kill a wookie and climb inside, a-la Luke Skywalker! ZERO weight!!!! And Warbonnet delivers Wookies to the campsite!!!!
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    Thank you for responding. What are the...

    Thank you for responding. What are the pit-to-pit & base of hood to waist hem measurements?

    Thanks again.
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    VERY nice design. How breathable is it? I...

    VERY nice design.

    How breathable is it? I prefer breathability to WR in such a jacket. Would you compare its breathability closeley to the prior Houdini (ie: ~ 2010, etc)? That's my favorite...
  30. Nice writeup!

    Nice writeup!
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    When you say "Includes accompanying stuff...

    When you say

    "Includes accompanying stuff sack, but no suspension (end channels or webbing). ", does it really mean there are no end channels? I assume it doesn't mean that, but my brain isn't...
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    FS: It was meant to be :)

    It was meant to be :)
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    FS: I'll take it

    I'll take it
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    Done! Thank you

    Done!

    Thank you
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    Free pair of COGs

    Like these:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...uct-discussion

    First "I'll take it" gets 'em.

    Thank you to Sqidmark and others we have lost over time. And to others who display kindness...
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    Found folks! Thank you MikekiM.

    Found folks! Thank you MikekiM.
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    Warbonnet, Hammock Gear are good options.

    Warbonnet, Hammock Gear are good options.
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    I want a pair of Stingerz from Dutch

    I'll trade my COGs for your Stingerz - a pair for a pair. Mine are in unused condition. See this thread for info:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/125784-COG-product-discussion...
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    Shug does great vids. So thorough.

    Shug does great vids. So thorough.
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    Brother that sucks...I am sorry to hear that :( ...

    Brother that sucks...I am sorry to hear that :(

    Somebody will post one for sale soon in the For Sale section...
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    I now have a Mountainfly headed my way :cool: ...

    I now have a Mountainfly headed my way :cool:

    Thank you Brandon!
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    You're not the only weirdo :) Same issues here.

    You're not the only weirdo :) Same issues here.
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    The announcement says Friday the 28th. Friday is...

    The announcement says Friday the 28th. Friday is the 29th so I was just trying to confirm which day?
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    Be proud of that one!!!!!

    Be proud of that one!!!!!
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    Sheltowee hammocks makes such a product. ...

    Sheltowee hammocks makes such a product. Bonefire used to.

    Others have - just do a google search referencing this site.

    It's a working idea, I however prefer bringing the UQ for the job each...
  46. Welcome Pete!

    Welcome Pete!
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    LOL! But that is almost exactly my reasoning...

    LOL! But that is almost exactly my reasoning too. It only takes once for this to happen.

    Doors it is!
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    Absolutely not. It's a great idea. Using...

    Absolutely not. It's a great idea.

    Using light materials is ok. Bring a patch or two of Tenacious tape for "just in case", of course. Just be careful of nearby snags during setup and takedown.
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    Yes, still looking

    Yes, still looking
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/126462-Quick-video-of-how-I-sew-a-hammock

    I've made several hammocks this way. He does a nice job of a how-to - you don't even have to cut the...
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