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  1. i just hang mine over the bar in my closet

    i just hang mine over the bar in my closet
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    i'm really happy with mine too. the ability to...

    i'm really happy with mine too. the ability to sleep in whatever position you want is such a luxury, and being able to adjust the tension/support in a few different spots makes it really awesome to...
  4. Thread: Type of pad

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    an air matt is at least 5-10 times more...

    an air matt is at least 5-10 times more comfortable than a foam matt.

    much prefer it for sleeping
  5. I wouldn't treat it a ton differently, to be...

    I wouldn't treat it a ton differently, to be honest

    they're usually 11-12 foot from end to end, with 8ish feet that is "bed"

    I just hang mine as if it's a regular gathered end, and then call it...
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    you really need a good winter rated pad. when...

    you really need a good winter rated pad. when it's ridiculous cold out, I also add a wool blanket inside the draumr to sleep on, just to give the extra shoulder coverage. I've never had issues...
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    yup, I have to admit, I'd really like to give it...

    yup, I have to admit, I'd really like to give it a try.
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    If you dont need the xl size, then dont Xl...

    If you dont need the xl size, then dont

    Xl NEEDS their fjol, the regular can use any appropriate pad


    Fjol is a decent pad, at a decent price.
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    the new draumr has a boot shelf too, which seems...

    the new draumr has a boot shelf too, which seems odd to me as well.

    the poles I suspect will work just as well as every other bridge style hammock. they're not really a new innovation
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    it's 5 lbs, all in, give or take. i'm not...

    it's 5 lbs, all in, give or take.

    i'm not crazy about the non-standard air pad tho

    but it's really grabbed my attention
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    Anyone see this kickstarter? Haven tent

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/haventents/haven-tent

    It looks like an amok draumr and a ridgerunner had a baby


    I suspect it will be not a backpacker, but it looks interesting as a...
  12. CDT 176754176755 Or just use a...

    CDT

    176754176755






    Or just use a wool afghan on the inside of it. compression is a non-issue with wool
  13. worst case scenario, you can carry extra 2 inch...

    worst case scenario, you can carry extra 2 inch tree huggers, and just larks head suspensions onto those. you'd only need a couple feet for each end
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    the loaded pic..........it looks like you're in a...

    the loaded pic..........it looks like you're in a very deep bath tub
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    their stuff is neat, somewhat over engineered ...

    their stuff is neat, somewhat over engineered

    it comes across (to me) as more base camp gear, than backpacking/hiking gear, if that makes sense?
  16. I was kinda thinking the same thing it's at...

    I was kinda thinking the same thing

    it's at least DIFFERENT, and cut in a way that maybe solves a problem for some folks. for under $25, wouldn't be the worst gamble
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    difference in stretch in the fabrics used would...

    difference in stretch in the fabrics used would likely account for the difference
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    I'd be curious to see one. it really looks like...

    I'd be curious to see one. it really looks like a modified CDT, but that may be just cause of the super similar colour

    the pattern it's cut into is pretty neat though
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    I'm a huge proponent for the Amok Draumr, when...

    I'm a huge proponent for the Amok Draumr, when back sleeping isn't your first choice

    side or stomach is pretty great in it (back is just fine too!)

    bridges can be pretty good for side sleepers...
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    he's the only guy I've seen swap the straps for...

    he's the only guy I've seen swap the straps for whoopies on his Draumr too

    I chatted with him about it, and he felt he straps always stretched on him over night

    I can't say I've noticed, but...
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    Draumr entrance was super smooth, nice...

    Draumr entrance was super smooth, nice demonstration


    however, that also reiterated to me, why a quilt in a hammock > sleeping bag.


    man that looked fiddly, yet i bet still no where near as...
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    side saddle is demonstrated usually with the ergo...

    side saddle is demonstrated usually with the ergo combi videos I believe

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaJmnGk6MHk
  23. look at the pics on the website it looks...

    look at the pics on the website


    it looks like an external toggle that you attach THRU a closed cell foam matt, that keeps everything in place
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    $90 to beta test a 40-50 degree underquilt still...

    $90 to beta test a 40-50 degree underquilt still seems....high

    maybe i'm out to lunch, I wouldn't suspect a lot of 50 degree underquilts are out in the wild to begin with
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    most of us that have them, love them the main...

    most of us that have them, love them

    the main reason (and I'm generalizing) that most that have a Draumr choose them for the ability to side or stomach sleep, or we have problems with shoulder...
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    Sticky: Clark Hammock is closing

    We wanted you to be among the first to know that Clark Hammock Company will be closing in the coming months after 23 years serving you.

    Why are we closing?
    Gary Clark is retiring. He has...
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    We wanted you to be among the first to know that...

    We wanted you to be among the first to know that Clark Hammock Company will be closing in the coming months after 23 years serving you.

    Why are we closing?
    Gary Clark is retiring. He has...
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    look into the 90 degree hammocks (Amok, luke's...

    look into the 90 degree hammocks (Amok, luke's 90HT, exped ergo)

    these will allow sleep in all 3 positions (back, side and stomach)
  29. Thread: Amok Draumr XL

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    no, you don't, or at least, I really doubt it ...

    no, you don't, or at least, I really doubt it

    the amok XL pad is 87 inches long


    you're probably thinking of everyone else's LW pads, standard is 78 inches



    basically, if you're looking...
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    everything else aside, yup

    everything else aside, yup
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    what are you on about? the fjol is absolutely...

    what are you on about?

    the fjol is absolutely insulated

    Fjĝl™ is filled with synthetic insulation and provides efficient 3-season warmth
    ...
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    yup, seemed odd to me as well chances are it's...

    yup, seemed odd to me as well

    chances are it's just an uninsulated air pad, and that's the issue
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    you can't NOT use a pad. well unless you...

    you can't NOT use a pad.


    well

    unless you sleep like a horse shoe
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    only question that needs answering here

    only question that needs answering here
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    I think James would be surprised to hear he's...

    I think James would be surprised to hear he's closing
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    I need to see a video of that, cause I'm having a...

    I need to see a video of that, cause I'm having a tough time picturing the move.
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    it can definitely been a pain I'm 5'8ish, with...

    it can definitely been a pain

    I'm 5'8ish, with a 30 inch inseam

    I've found the most consistent way for me, is to straddle the foot box, and pull it between my legs as far as possible

    i then...
  38. I need to find an american close to the border...

    I need to find an american close to the border than can get me some $16 poles. same ones are $40 each at lowes in canada
  39. I've got an 11 foot Vivere Brazilian in my...

    I've got an 11 foot Vivere Brazilian in my sunroom that gets action almost every day. it's too short for a nightly hammock tho

    Vivere seems to make very decent brazilian style hammocks, and you...
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    in a gathered end? your DIY Bridge? what temps...

    in a gathered end? your DIY Bridge?

    what temps are you getting condensation? relative humidity?


    no idea if any of these are meaningful questions tho!
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    way less like, no comparison at all. it's...

    way less

    like, no comparison at all. it's much more akin to sleeping on a floating cot, than a gathered end hammock

    no idea if it affects the condensation issues for some?
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    definitely seems like a reasonable assumption ...

    definitely seems like a reasonable assumption

    another possibility is that most folks don't have their air pads fully inflated in their hammocks, so again, more body conforming, rather than having...
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    I'm a super warm guy, sleep nuclear warm (for...

    I'm a super warm guy, sleep nuclear warm (for me, cdt is a 0 degree quilt)

    only time I've had condensation in my Draumr has been when it's cold enough out that I'd be getting condensation in a...
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    depends on which one you bought. some of them...

    depends on which one you bought. some of them are big enough

    you definitely can build a turtledog cheaper tho
  45. I tend to do everything backwards to what I see...

    I tend to do everything backwards to what I see everyone else describe, lol

    in a gathered end, I sleep head right, feet left

    when I sleep on my right side, I have my face to the outside, aka...
  46. not going to lie, that video is 99% of why I got...

    not going to lie, that video is 99% of why I got a draumr and back into hiking
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    we had a seam burst like that on one of James'...

    we had a seam burst like that on one of James' exped too (the 5 I think)
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    I'd love to know what he did that caused the mats...

    I'd love to know what he did that caused the mats to fail

    mat in the draumr is pretty easy on the mat, compared to being used on the ground


    only thing I can think of is that he was filling it...
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    I was lucky enough to try mine with a few...

    I was lucky enough to try mine with a few different mats (synmat 9, 7 and 5)

    I find that the 9 fills the pad pocket more completely, gives it more form.

    I also live in Western Canada, so wanted...
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    it's smaller than an exped synmat 9 not much,...

    it's smaller than an exped synmat 9

    not much, you could even call them the same size
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