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  1. I have had my 2008 JRB Sil-nylon pitched over a...

    I have had my 2008 JRB Sil-nylon pitched over a similar age Claytor No Net hammock for 2 days of numerous heavy rains, with even more frequent lighter rain, and the hammock has not gotten wet yet. Of...
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    I am 6'1". This very day I was laying in one of...

    I am 6'1". This very day I was laying in one of my fav non bridge hammocks- a Claytor No Net that I got about 2007/2008 or so. I was, as usual, at least as comfy as in any other gathered end hammocks...
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    Skippy, sounds good!

    Skippy, sounds good!
  4. Wow! Great report and video, looks like fun!...

    Wow! Great report and video, looks like fun! Thanks for posting!
  5. Though I have happily used both and been very...

    Though I have happily used both and been very comfy in both, The BMBH does indeed have quite a different lay than the WBRR. In fact, there were at least 2 different BMBHs, and one( The original "UL")...
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    Sticky: Brother, that is the truth! 3 more months to fall!

    Brother, that is the truth! 3 more months to fall!
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    Me.

    Me.
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    I'm hoping to make this one. But, I haven't seen...

    I'm hoping to make this one. But, I haven't seen any group hang/backpacks planned in a long time. Kind of miss those. OTOH, can't compete with the eating at a car camp!
  9. Great video! Thanks for posting it! Were you...

    Great video! Thanks for posting it! Were you camped just above FCF or in the little canyon just east of it? Is that also where you were swimming?
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    Yep. If the poles are long enough you could hang...

    Yep. If the poles are long enough you could hang that hammock under that tarp.
  11. For those who hang in insane conditions, and...

    For those who hang in insane conditions, and speaking of stacking, that GL4(or heck, even GL3) would work wonders the way Shug uses similar items: as part of a pod. Of course, you have to have the...
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    Some one will probably be by soon with much...

    Some one will probably be by soon with much better ideas. But, assuming there are no near by trees to run a-if needed- long line from tarp to trees, what about using some hiking poles or some other...
  13. Ancient thread shows JRB UQ's have always been hard to beat

    I was searching for my old review of the JRB MW4 UQ from back around 07 or 08, when I stumbled onto this thread which I had totally forgotten about. Aegis, in 2010, on what apparently was his 1st...
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    Sticky: Ditto. That ziplock freezer bag gives some extra...

    Ditto. That ziplock freezer bag gives some extra peace of mind. Imagine if a spill did happen while sound asleep?

    I am astounded that this thread is still going since 2008! And 2007 or 08 is about...
  15. Well, looks like no one knows? I've got some...

    Well, looks like no one knows? I've got some older, but little used, sil nylon tarps that I wonder the same thing about.
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    I assume you already got an UQ by now? If so,...

    I assume you already got an UQ by now? If so, what did you get, and have you been happy with it?

    I saw very little mention( 1 mention in post #5) of the company that may have been the first...
  17. Here is a picture of my hang with trees 22 ft...

    Here is a picture of my hang with trees 22 ft apart, yesterday I used trees 31 ft apart, it worked just as well. I am hung very close to the tree on ne end, with the A frame stand only about 8 ft...
  18. Nice to see it stayed put. Were you using...

    Nice to see it stayed put. Were you using underneath in a pad pocket, or inside the hammock?
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    slipped 1/2 hitch wth Hammock Tent

    Hi guys,
    After previous discussion, I thought maybe I should document on my worse case example, the slipped 1/2 hitch used with the Hammock Tent 90(HT90, I can't remember why I have that 90 in...
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    Hey Phantom, Look at the link from Claytor, that...

    Hey Phantom,
    Look at the link from Claytor, that is essentially what I am talking about.
    http://www.mosquitohammock.com/hammockknots.html

    I have sometimes used this with other suspension combos,...
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    So, if I have it right, all of the above was in...

    So, if I have it right, all of the above was in response to my previous post which said: ....................... All of the above was in response to thia last quote from me, right?

    I never...
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    In addition to blocking wind chill, there would...

    In addition to blocking wind chill, there would be some tendency to "trap" some "dead" air, which should add at least a small bit of R value. This might vary with the UQP. For example, the under...
  23. Well I have one, and I really like it, it is at...

    Well I have one, and I really like it, it is at least tied for best among my GEs. It reminds me, in lay and appearance, a lot of my Claytor hammocks. But it is hard for me to say what is notable...
  24. Yes he did, some awesome products. I still have...

    Yes he did, some awesome products. I still have my original Speer hammock with removable Velcro bug net, and the Speer SPE, another invention by Youngblood/Speer, far as I know. I spent my first ever...
  25. You might be right, and I could be wrong....

    You might be right, and I could be wrong. Sometimes it can be hard to communicate on the internet. I may have been basing my possibly wrong impression on the context of the immediately previous...
  26. OK. In that case, I did not take that as praise...

    OK. In that case, I did not take that as praise of Ed Speer, more the opposite. Did I read it wrong? If so, my bad.
  27. GW, are you talking about in the video I linked...

    GW, are you talking about in the video I linked to, where UGQ and several other well known vendors are discussing the Speer Snugfit? If so, I agree there was no ridicule or snide remarks, nothing but...
  28. I started to put this in a new thread, dedicated...

    I started to put this in a new thread, dedicated to Ed Speer. But I guess I'll just put it here as the idea of paying much attention to such a "relic" was ridiculed with a story about someone showing...
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    Are you referring to Permethrin?(sp?) Hopefully...

    Are you referring to Permethrin?(sp?) Hopefully not DEET, as that can damage various fabrics and plastics.
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    I think it is standard now. Years ago he sent out...

    I think it is standard now. Years ago he sent out some beefier bars to replace the original bars.

    What about placing a wooden or metal dowel inside the bars? Would that significantly boost their...
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    Oh, and I forgot this advantage: consistency of...

    Oh, and I forgot this advantage: consistency of warmth. We all know that there must be dozens of threads on here that are titled something like this: "I bought my 20F UQ, and my back or butt is cold...
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    Let us know how that pad works in your RR,...

    Let us know how that pad works in your RR, comfort wise, vs an UQ. It might be questionable for adequate width in a hammock, although that should not much matter if it is for warm weather use as you...
  33. Thanks for that reminder. Maybe that is it, he...

    Thanks for that reminder. Maybe that is it, he just decided to go back to his profession rather than trying to continue on in the commercial side of hammock camping. Especially as more people entered...
  34. Right, I forgot- for the moment- about Marty....

    Right, I forgot- for the moment- about Marty. That was sad.
  35. OES has been effectively gone for years. He made...

    OES has been effectively gone for years. He made a great product back around 07 or 08, but soon stopped responding to customers, and many of those customers had some bad experiences with orders....
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    Fabric: Hexon 1.6 Dark Olive

    Fabric: Hexon 1.6 Dark Olive
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    All right, Psyko! Keep those backs and butts warm...

    All right, Psyko! Keep those backs and butts warm and sleep comfy!
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    Finally got some new pics of my JRB MW3...

    Finally got some new pics of my JRB MW3 convertible on the new JRB James River UL hammock. It seems to be a perfect gap free fit, from the top of my head to about mid thigh....
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    Grubbster, You are welcome. I just hung the WBRR...

    Grubbster, You are welcome. I just hung the WBRR up at the suggested 25 degree angle, placed a ridge line, and measured 12'5" between apex. So the WB has about 1 1/2 ft greater min distance between...
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    Sorry to hear you had that bad experience. When I...

    Sorry to hear you had that bad experience. When I heard about the new system, there were several things about it that I questioned. If your experience is typical, then my questions were valid. Of...
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    Bridge hammocks, especially double layer with pad...

    Bridge hammocks, especially double layer with pad pockets, are renowned for being much ore comfy with pads than gathered end hammocks, and there won't be any slipping around. (at least with the pad...
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    I have started a new thread discussing the new...

    I have started a new thread discussing the new hammock which I have been testing for some months.
    ...
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    I hung mine up(I don't hang much in the hot MS...

    I hung mine up(I don't hang much in the hot MS summertime) so I could measure the length for Grubbster. I was reminded of how comfy this hammock is. and very light for a bridge. But of course, you...
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    OK, the rain finally stopped. I went outside and...

    OK, the rain finally stopped. I went outside and hung er up, and added a ridge line so I could measure along it. I got 10 ft, 10", from triangle apex to apex, based on my estimate of th correct...
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    I have not yet measured it, and it is pouring...

    I have not yet measured it, and it is pouring rain right now. But, I don't think it is any shorter than the WBRR. Certainly not much dif, seems about the same to me.

    Dang it, I can't find any of...
  46. Thread: under quilt

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    OK, that explains a lot. I had a discussion about...

    OK, that explains a lot. I had a discussion about this with HH when this new system came out. I did not quite understand how it would work, as it was sort of an opposite approach from their old...
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    New JRB James River UL bridge hammock

    At last I can talk about this, I have been biting my tongue for months:
    https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product/james-river-bridge-ultralight-hammock/

    First, consider the source( i.e. me ). I have...
  48. Thread: under quilt

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    I'm curious, did you use the 2 oz space blanket...

    I'm curious, did you use the 2 oz space blanket on top of the open cell foam pad as recommended by HH? ( that is, if you are using the older HHSS that has been sold for at least 12+ years, they have...
  49. My skinny self(way lighter back then!) and...

    My skinny self(way lighter back then!) and friends swimming at Red Rock Crossing, Sedona, AZ back in summer of 1983. It was not a state park back then, no gates or fees. Guess they felt the need to...
  50. Good summary, I more or less agree with all of...

    Good summary, I more or less agree with all of that.



    That is interesting that your 6'3" brother still sleeps well in the shorter expedition. Interesting, but not all that surprising to me.
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