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    I do get a little bit of frost sometimes on the...

    I do get a little bit of frost sometimes on the Pod System at the footend but it is usually on and just under the down jacket I slip over the end of my hammock. That is where the warm air seems to...
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    Well I never use top covers or socks or VBs. I...

    Well I never use top covers or socks or VBs. I have tried and was warm and wet when I awoke.
    Tried them all. Always way too much frost and condensation.
    Mainly I like the frost bib as I just don't...
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    Hey feller. Have fun making some gear. Grab a...

    Hey feller.
    Have fun making some gear. Grab a coffee or brew and check the DIY Section on here for some ideas....https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php/85-Do-It-Yourself-(DIY)
    Make...
  4. I never really did any filming or videos until I...

    I never really did any filming or videos until I was well into hammocks.

    Lets embrace the good ol' snow!!!
    Thanks Carver.
  5. That was a really right goodie of a video. Looks...

    That was a really right goodie of a video. Looks like you fellers love it out there.
    As to hot tents....I like to stay out in the cold. I'm just too lazy to do all that work then worry about feeding...
  6. For hanging you may want to look into the Tensa4...

    For hanging you may want to look into the Tensa4 stand....https://www.tensaoutdoor.com/product/tensa4-hammock-stand/ or the Tensa...
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    I can't remember to be honest.

    I can't remember to be honest.
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    Easy to tie it so you can adjust easily. Check...

    Easy to tie it so you can adjust easily. Check the easy knot at 7:20 in video below.
    I shift mine a few inches here and there.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/xrfBrIEH2-U
  9. Tis the time~~~

    Tis the time~~~
  10. Nice to be warm and get that loooooong slumber...

    Nice to be warm and get that loooooong slumber ain't it.
  11. I did a home fix on my old camera and it is...

    I did a home fix on my old camera and it is working much better. Removed to battery hatch and just put Gorilla tape over it and it is working fine.
  12. Pod for the deep deep sub 0s. JRB good stuff. ...

    Pod for the deep deep sub 0s. JRB good stuff.


    Snow in the NC hills is always so nice.


    It really is true. I was so glad it got dark EARLY so I could just crawl on in.


    I mean it about...
  13. One thing is that you can wear the High Sierra...

    One thing is that you can wear the High Sierra Sniveler if needed as a serape/poncho. You can see in the video below at 10:20 in.
    Both companies make top notch gear so you won't go wrong either way....
  14. When I get home and warm I often wonder how and...

    When I get home and warm I often wonder how and why I do it.
    Well I know. The 12 hours of sleep in the muffled forest.


    Thankee. It is a good winter tarp.


    For now I can. When it gets...
  15. ViDEO: Winter Shakedown Solo 2 Nighter...Northern Minnesota

    Spur of the moment trip. Saw there was going to be some snow and bitter cold so packed up my ULA Catalyst, grabbed the snowshoes and headed up North.
    Was really windy out there and that added quite...
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    I actually pitched down for the night of sleeping...

    I actually pitched down for the night of sleeping at is snowed and was very windy. Just one of the 4 doors open.
    For my Mac to get 0...I type a 0 then hold down Option and type 0 again.

    ...
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    Just back from Minnesota Northwoods. 2 nights,...

    Just back from Minnesota Northwoods. 2 nights, very windy and average temp 3F.
    Not a bit of moisture in my JRB High Sierra Sniveler, Loco Libre -10F Mucho Habanaro UQ. Thermarest sit pad inside...
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    That is actually my Grizz Bridge hammock. Non...

    That is actually my Grizz Bridge hammock. Non structural ridgeline. Mainly put to hold up my DIY bugnet or to hang stuff off of when not using bugnet. Comes off the suspension and runs above the...
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    I would follow instructions on patch kit. Clean...

    I would follow instructions on patch kit. Clean area with some alcohol and let dry and if it were me, I'd patch on both sides of the hole.
    Carry forth.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/b8ScL76Pbfc
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    I have never dare go past just knowing where it...

    I have never dare go past just knowing where it lives. Maybe just go all the way through and see what happens. You will always have time to DELETE the whole post. I think.
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    When you make a New Post...scroll to the bottom...

    When you make a New Post...scroll to the bottom and look under Additional Options and you will see Post a Poll.
    Shug

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  22. Bumping this as it is bound to come up as Winter...

    Bumping this as it is bound to come up as Winter is here!
    Shug
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    Well....you used logic there. Musta been a bummer...

    Well....you used logic there. Musta been a bummer all the same.



    Here in Minnesota, I keep a shovel and these tire cleats in the car. Plus a battery charger and a bag of charcoal and lighter...
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    Though I did not post the video on HF, I did a...

    Though I did not post the video on HF, I did a hammock chat on the topic of brand new folks or those just wanting to see if hammocks work for them getting an inexpensive hammock to try it out.
    When...
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    A bit of whipping info on the video below at 6:20...

    A bit of whipping info on the video below at 6:20 in. Show how to pull the ends to help get the lay you desire.
    I used utility cord to whip.
    Hope it gives some insight.
    Shug

    ...
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    I should. I had my Draumr on my Hammeck stand....

    I should. I had my Draumr on my Hammeck stand.
    See it at 14:55 in video below.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/LQLwdnylI9s
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    I ordered a Superfly on Thanksgiving eve from...

    I ordered a Superfly on Thanksgiving eve from Warbonnet and it has shipped as of today.
    Shug
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    I am liking this line from Warbonnet these days....

    I am liking this line from Warbonnet these days. Like it a lot.
    https://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/product/tarp-guyline-yellow/
    Shug
  29. Thread: Black Friday Sale

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    Superfly and accoutrement coming for my Nephew....

    Superfly and accoutrement coming for my Nephew. He has an REI Quarter Dome hammock but hates the tarp with it.
    Shug
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    I have used both the Mini and Thunderfly with my...

    I have used both the Mini and Thunderfly with my Chameleon and the work just right. Of course it all comes down to tarp width and what you are comfortable with.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/EfNTbomtRIY
  31. Thread: Wookie overfill?

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    I do use the bag in quilt mode. The down in a UQ...

    I do use the bag in quilt mode.
    The down in a UQ does not reflect back but instead captures the heat your body has to put out.



    https://youtu.be/qUq01fUeRbs
  32. Thread: Wookie overfill?

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    I have a 0 with no overfill. It seems plenty...

    I have a 0 with no overfill. It seems plenty good.
    Shug

    https://live.staticflickr.com/704/32270135241_8730ba38dc_c.jpg

    https://live.staticflickr.com/354/32240153362_df0cfb01b4_c.jpg

    ...
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    I am forced to be excited about it. Once I get...

    I am forced to be excited about it. Once I get out the first time it is astounding.
    S-s-s-hug
  34. Whooooooo Buddy))))) Shug

    Whooooooo Buddy)))))
    Shug
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    Right.

    Right.
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    This may give some insight. Around 6 minutes in...

    This may give some insight. Around 6 minutes in you can see how the prussic helps hold the UCR from slipping.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/XYPTVzpu1h8
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    Maybe the dew did you in.

    Maybe the dew did you in.
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    Sure your not over-insulating yourself in the TQ?...

    Sure your not over-insulating yourself in the TQ?
    Shug
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    Wind blowing through my tarp inspires me to have...

    Wind blowing through my tarp inspires me to have doors.
    Shug
  40. Thread: Pea pod ideas

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    I use a pod for sub-0 Winter camping. It is a...

    I use a pod for sub-0 Winter camping.
    It is a WM 20 Alpinlite sleeping bag with a couple easy mods. I supplement it to reach lower and lower temps. Have taken it to -40F.
    Have fun making and...
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    All I can offer is a peek at the Diamondback. I...

    All I can offer is a peek at the Diamondback.
    I really like it.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/JOfrDpuEtEU
  42. Thread: Bandit Questions

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    I wrap and tie mine off on the end and have never...

    I wrap and tie mine off on the end and have never had a draft. You can see it at 12:25 in (just skip ahead to that part) in the video below.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/PG-0ktBEGk0
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    I would not say limitations...it keeps the tarp...

    I would not say limitations...it keeps the tarp open and helps in from blowing in on me in the hammock.
    Of course as in all things Tarp, a proper pitch is imperative.
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    One inner pole seems to work best for me here in...

    One inner pole seems to work best for me here in Minnesota snow.
    Proper set-up in snow conditions is important too so the snow won't sink the tarp. Second video shows my tarp buried using pull-outs...
  45. Thankee. Whooooo Buddy))))

    Thankee.
    Whooooo Buddy))))
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    Whoooooo Buddy Welcome~~~~~ Shug

    Whoooooo Buddy Welcome~~~~~
    Shug
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    For sure pads can be used in a hammock. I did for...

    For sure pads can be used in a hammock. I did for a couple of years before I went with a UQ.
    Some videos on the subject for some insight if you want to peruse.
    Shug

    ...
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    Here is what I use on my Winter tarps here in...

    Here is what I use on my Winter tarps here in Minnesota.
    Line locks and S-biners.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/zhEGmSObMUc


    https://youtu.be/xGJxi5j6rGU
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    Here are some options. I do not have a sidecar...

    Here are some options. I do not have a sidecar but do have a sidesling.
    Shows peak shelf and other stuff as well.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/ePQoisZWRRY
  50. Thread: Raft guide rich

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    Boreal Woolie...

    Boreal Woolie perhaps.....http://lrbushcraft.com/lester-river-bushcraft-100-wool-boreal-shirt-anorak/
    Wearing one is it's own microclimate in deep winter.
    Shug
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