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    Thanks, cmc4free! Having both end and center...

    Thanks, cmc4free! Having both end and center mods, do you prefer on over the other?
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    Welcome to the fold!

    Welcome to the fold!
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    Bummer, the pictures are no longer there...

    Bummer, the pictures are no longer there...
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    Over 2 years later, and still no side by side by...

    Over 2 years later, and still no side by side by side pictures of ext, cent, end pole mods. I appreciate everyone's pictures, they really helped! I have searched on here, and on youtube. I may just...
  5. What was your end decision? 11', or 12 '...

    What was your end decision? 11', or 12 ' Winterdream? I am trying to decide, myself. I have an 11' hammock, currently have a Yukon Outfitters Walkabout diamond shape. It is 11'10" x 9'4". Wondering...
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    I will see if I can make the trip from Texas!

    I will see if I can make the trip from Texas!
  7. Nothing like drippings on the underquilt to deter...

    Nothing like drippings on the underquilt to deter that!
  8. The liquid management is negated by many when in...

    The liquid management is negated by many when in the group hang situation. Libations. We don't manage it well. On hikes, easier to do! LOL
  9. Challenge accepted! LOL

    Challenge accepted! LOL
  10. That's just bragging! I can barely afford my...

    That's just bragging! I can barely afford my nanny! :D
  11. If there needs to be a separate trip in the near...

    If there needs to be a separate trip in the near future, I can be convinced. I am on the road down south!
  12. I will most likely start heading towards camp...

    I will most likely start heading towards camp around 12 from Camp Tejas. 6.5 miles, about a 3 hour deal, maybe 4. If we start earlier, it gives us more time to chill, or do extra hiking once at camp.
  13. Day one and three are about 6.5 me each. Saturday...

    Day one and three are about 6.5 me each. Saturday is going to be about 13 miles. Does anyone want to try to do it in 2 days? Very doable. I am considering this, save for the having to miss out on the...
  14. I will be back this year! Amy will not be making...

    I will be back this year! Amy will not be making it, as she will be watching our son, so that daddy can play. Chase is just over a month old. I will be completing it this year. I have completely...
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    Snugpak is OK at best. Maybe 45 degree to be...

    Snugpak is OK at best. Maybe 45 degree to be mostly comfortable, it weighs just over 3 pounds, and is not the best feat in engineering, from attachment, to build. If you can afford nothing else, it...
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    The weight, and potential to damage hammock...

    The weight, and potential to damage hammock material are the two biggest reasons I have seen repeated across the camping world.
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    Dilly dilly! They super excel at customer service!

    Dilly dilly! They super excel at customer service!
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    Thank you for this report. :) Gives me a new...

    Thank you for this report. :) Gives me a new place to look into!
  19. A Review and Some Praise! Thanks, Paul and Missy!

    If you are in the market for a quilt, a top quilt, or an underquilt, or other gear, there are some good vendors out there. There are also some great vendors out there. I can now speak with authority...
  20. Getting excited!

    Getting excited!
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    I haven't posted in a while, can't remember when...

    I haven't posted in a while, can't remember when my last check ins were... April was south Texas, Sam Houston National Forest, May was the Texas panhandle, June was Rocky Mountains, CO, Moab, UT,...
  22. TX>Butt Burner>What is the planning stage on this?

    I have not seen a thread related to this. Have I been missing it?
  23. It was fun weekend! I have already learned a few...

    It was fun weekend! I have already learned a few things, w/ out peril of life (just limb LOL)! It was great meeting everyone! Thank you for the excavation foulmouthedruffian! Looking forward to a 2nd...
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    April is in! Group hike/hang near Austin, TX....

    April is in! Group hike/hang near Austin, TX. Great weekend!https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170410/a370587863b59b95fbddd4674a5c8c24.jpg

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  25. Noted, and corrected!

    Noted, and corrected!
  26. Hey everyone, looking forward to starting this...

    Hey everyone, looking forward to starting this weekend tomorrow! In an effort to help Rat out the slightest bit for his planning, preparation, and generosity, I have made a spreadsheet in google...
  27. Can't wait! Sent from my ONEPLUS A3000 using...

    Can't wait!

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170401/d1c1bfb9...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170401/d1c1bfb9c226c72257cd2b88bdd5a700.jpg 3 months last night on my friends land. Won't count tonight as my April. Last night was my 11th hour March. Have April...
  29. I will be bringing a collapsible rod, and...

    I will be bringing a collapsible rod, and possibly my 3 wt fly rod! So, look on Amazon, or go to BPS or Academy and let's do some fishing!
  30. AAAAANNNNNDDDDD.... Change me to +3. My best...

    AAAAANNNNNDDDDD.... Change me to +3. My best friend (we also work together, now) and his wife shall be joining Amy and me!
  31. We are a go! We will head there Thursday...

    We are a go! We will head there Thursday afternoon or Friday morning. See y'all when you get there!
  32. I am a SERIOUS maybe! I think the woman and I...

    I am a SERIOUS maybe! I think the woman and I will be thrilled!
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    Thanks! I live in Texas, Houston area. Need...

    Thanks! I live in Texas, Houston area. Need another UQ, trying to make a decision. I will camp mostly here, but some trips to the Rockies, Smokies, AT, Utah, etc will happen. I have a snugpack, that...
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    Sam Houston National Forrest this weekend ...

    Sam Houston National Forrest this weekend
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    *underquilt... Sent from my ONEPLUS A3000...

    *underquilt...

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    What insult is that??? What was the temp?

    What insult is that??? What was the temp?
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    Got my Jan and Feb in this year, haven't posted...

    Got my Jan and Feb in this year, haven't posted pix yet,...
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    Nice! Jealous! I'm needing a cold weather UQ and...

    Nice! Jealous! I'm needing a cold weather UQ and TQ before heading to Colorado Mountains this spring!

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    Jealous! I did a trip on Devil's River here in...

    Jealous! I did a trip on Devil's River here in Texas in July '16. It was AWESOME! Love kayak camping!
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    Hang this weekend. January done!...

    Hang this weekend. January done! https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170130/55f97438530c6a08b89784745763b963.jpg
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    144276 Han144276 Hanging at Buffalo Bayou Park...

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    Han144276 Hanging at Buffalo Bayou Park by my place
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    Ditto I bought a couple of books on foraging,...

    Ditto

    I bought a couple of books on foraging, Idoits Guide, and a Texas specific book. Looking to broaden my knowledge on this subject. I think I bit off quite a bit... Pun intended!
  43. Thanks, and to everybody. Yeah, it was windy as...

    Thanks, and to everybody. Yeah, it was windy as heck!

    Shug, when I was reading the replies last nigh, I was listening to a podcast on HYOH. YOU were the interviewee! LoL I thought it a funny...
  44. Always Practice Safe Hanging (Could have been a bad situation)

    There are a few rules/guidelines to follow when you are camping. There is one law that imposes itself on all hangers (ground dwellers, too) that is bound by no borders, and not subject to any...
  45. Thanks for the idea! My first UQ was a $40, 40...

    Thanks for the idea! My first UQ was a $40, 40 degree, sleeping bag from walmart that I had. It packs down super small! I was tying paracord to the corners, and tying that to my ends. It works, but...
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    that is some serious [email protected]$$ery right there!!!

    that is some serious [email protected]$$ery right there!!!
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    I concur, it is worth it for me. It is definitely...

    I concur, it is worth it for me. It is definitely more comfortable. In the warm months (Houston has a > than most), it is easy to carry in my Jeep at all times. A quick stop anywhere can yield a...
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    Has anyone tried using reflectix between their...

    Has anyone tried using reflectix between their hammock and underquilt?
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    I was thinking of trying refectix between my...

    I was thinking of trying refectix between my snugpak and hammock when it gets colder than the 32 - 37* a lot of folks says the SP works for. Has anyone done this with the SP, or any other UQ?
  50. Sticky: I echo all of the members that donated because of...

    I echo all of the members that donated because of all of the information that was gained from this site. I'm sure search will let me know what additional things I have access to, but even without the...
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