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    so far it's a dud only -33 this AM, cold but not...

    so far it's a dud
    only -33 this AM, cold but not even close to record cold
    maybe tonight!
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    Oh to be youthful again with limitless energy!

    Oh to be youthful again with limitless energy!
  3. Sorry for causing a ruckus. Frogg Toggs.....I'll...

    Sorry for causing a ruckus.
    Frogg Toggs.....I'll take it

    Already paid.
  4. Thread: Thx UGQ

    by BigCarDaddy
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    Thx UGQ

    My new 20* topquilt/FlightJacket arrived. A real beauty! Using it in the house until I can get a backyard hang in. For anyone pondering a purchase, this is a top-notch company making and selling...
  5. FS: I've been solo canoe camping in mine for years,...

    I've been solo canoe camping in mine for years, many nights into the 20's with the fly and a good bag/pad. Piece of cake to setup.
  6. Frogg Toggs-mine please awaiting you IM for...

    Frogg Toggs-mine please
    awaiting you IM for PayPal
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    just ordered my mammajamba door kit lookin...

    just ordered my mammajamba door kit
    lookin forward to some backyard hangs.
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    love the rain sound on the mammajamba

    love the rain sound on the mammajamba
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    Same here DeRozea I need a good finger of fine...

    Same here DeRozea
    I need a good finger of fine scotch to sleep like a bear.
    I'm lost without it
  10. Heres a different assumptoon. a wire/rope...

    Heres a different assumptoon. a wire/rope clothesline to the opposing tree would also leave the same marks, especially with heavy items on it. could have even been ground dwellers that hung a line...
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    following my Underground TQ construction...

    following my Underground TQ construction progress/wait time on their list. Ahead of me in line for construction was an UG bottom quilt -25, was going up near Thunder Bay. Just recently. Was that...
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    last night used the WBBB, CCF pad in between...

    last night used the WBBB, CCF pad in between layers. Arrowhead synthetic New River UQ with extra APEX. My "fanken-topquilt" (an old down 15* bag with zipper cutout). I suspended the New River UQ...
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    Thx BBob I need a photo of the rig while I'm...

    Thx BBob
    I need a photo of the rig while I'm sleeping in it...that would tell some.

    Just learning about quilt suspensions. Bought myself arrowheads "Triangle Things" for a try at a more...
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    Another neewb here. Agree with your findings. ...

    Another neewb here. Agree with your findings. Using my JRB Greylock 3, I'm 0nly comfy with an additional pad (in my WBBB) into the high 30's.

    So I just picked up a Arrowhead full-length New...
  15. Thx Curlee very professional mine works great!

    Thx Curlee
    very professional
    mine works great!
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    That orange/camo quilt is just the bees knees. ...

    That orange/camo quilt is just the bees knees. Couldn't take it any longer and just went to undergrounds site and pulled the trigger on a 20* TQ with overstuff. That product they make looks fab!
    ...
  17. Chuckling as I read your post. I'm in N central...

    Chuckling as I read your post. I'm in N central Minn. That indeed was a hard, wet blow. Would of been a heck of a fall blizzard if temps were lower!

    Would have loved to test my new Mambajamba...
  18. I'll take one

    I'll take one
  19. Thx Dave I bought the olive quilt Now I gotta...

    Thx Dave
    I bought the olive quilt

    Now I gotta find a topquilt I like. Have used a "poorman's" TQ till now, 15* mummy down bag I cut the zipper out of. I'm a wide guy, and need the extra width...
  20. Thanks for the info in this thread. Just ordered...

    Thanks for the info in this thread. Just ordered my New River-long with Apex Climasheild upgrade, triangles, and Bear mt pillow in M-90. Hoping to do some camping in my WBBB and weeknights in the...
  21. New Mambajamba owner here also. Can't wait to...

    New Mambajamba owner here also. Can't wait to try it!
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    IMO, overstuff would be effective bottom and top....

    IMO, overstuff would be effective bottom and top. If I could put it one place only, the bottom.
  23. Thread: Scary Fast

    by BigCarDaddy
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    new to hammock hangin'. But I've been buying...

    new to hammock hangin'. But I've been buying on-line for 10 yrs. My dealings with the JRB crew have been 1st rate and best web buying experience I've ever had.
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    ULA ohm

    ULA ohm <---I claim 1st "I'll take it" at $160

    awaiting you email for paypal deposit
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    clouds beat me to it, dangit

    clouds beat me to it, dangit
  26. I solo paddle. I look each day for some beauty...

    I solo paddle. I look each day for some beauty in nature, and try to capture it in my mind or sometimes via photography. I like to nap. Napped out in the water, floating on my thermarest, rope...
  27. Thread: tarps???

    by BigCarDaddy
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    Mammajamba comes in a 11-footer, and comes with a...

    Mammajamba comes in a 11-footer, and comes with a door-kit option for now or to order later.
    just bought one.
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    Using Dyneema at each end of the tarp. Dutch...

    Using Dyneema at each end of the tarp. Dutch clip around the tree. Other end back through the tarp ridge D-clip and back upon itself to a dutch flyz.

    Seemed to me to offer versatility for...
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    best thing is....you get to buy another rig!

    best thing is....you get to buy another rig!
  30. 12' piece of ripstop nylon. Gather and whip the...

    12' piece of ripstop nylon. Gather and whip the ends. Lightest you'll find.
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    sent just now thx

    sent just now
    thx
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    I want it plz

    I'lltake it
    PM me your PayPal addy plz
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    Why do you ignore the obvious? Get your butt...

    Why do you ignore the obvious?

    Get your butt in a tent, on thE ground, and get back to enjoying the outdoors!
  34. Agree with Booni....I live on a lake in N Minn. ...

    Agree with Booni....I live on a lake in N Minn. Was practicing hanging in the backyard. had to listen to loon cackling,calling most of the night. Worst was the barred owls, beautiful call at a...
  35. Thread: new Jam 50

    by BigCarDaddy
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    sent, along with my shipping thx

    sent, along with my shipping

    thx
  36. Thread: new Jam 50

    by BigCarDaddy
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    I'll take it, send me your email addy for paypal.

    I'll take it, send me your email addy for paypal.
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    I'm 270 lb, 5'-11", 48 jacket and get shoulder...

    I'm 270 lb, 5'-11", 48 jacket and get shoulder squeeze in the Bear Mt. (yes I am over the weight limit for the hammock). I predict you would fare worse in the shoulders.
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    Got my bear mt bridge

    Thankyou Jack's for the great service. You stopped the presses, got it out same day and trusted me to make good on the postage increase.

    Made it to rural addy in Minnesota in 1.5 days! Therefore...
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    New hanger in the Quetico

    Well I'm off to a week solo canoe tripping. Planning on 5 nights in my new J-R-B bear mt. bridge. I'm new to this hammock idea. I spent the last week trying to perfect the lie of my gatherd end...
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    Just bought a used 20 degree down bag on fleabay...

    Just bought a used 20 degree down bag on fleabay for $80. I will strip it and convert to a top quilt. You could easily convert it to a bottom quilt as well. Lots of cheaper options for you out...
  41. Here's what this newb is gonna do. Buy a used...

    Here's what this newb is gonna do.

    Buy a used down (for compressability) bag on an auction site, for the temp rating I desire (remebering that I have a JRB UQ beneath me-I can probably get by with...
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    I'm making my Fronky out of tulle this weekend. ...

    I'm making my Fronky out of tulle this weekend. For a noob like me, this method seems the most reasonable, easiest and cheap at this point.
  43. agree

    I'm with the others. My last 20 yrs of ground sleeping has taught me that for my tastes, 0 degrees = 20 degrees for me, and a 20 degree = 40, etc.

    Now I have virtually no hammock time, but I...
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    Hey you guys!

    Hello all.
    52 yrs and from Minnesota. always have slept on the ground. watched Shug's videos and now I'm intrigued by the idea of a sling-sleeper.

    love your forms, Ive found much useful...
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