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    Having played in bands professionally for years...

    Having played in bands professionally for years and being in a number of "battle of the bands" competitions with the"prize" being an opening slot on some major tour more often than not the "winner"...
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    I went with the Night Owl because of Shug's...

    I went with the Night Owl because of Shug's review of the Snipe, its a double layer version. The knotty mod is essential to me so definitely consider it. I will, however, be ordering a Dutch hammock...
  3. Im using the plastic ones on my WL Bullfrog but...

    Im using the plastic ones on my WL Bullfrog but for the ground tie outs and they work fine. I would not use them for the ridgeline though. I have used the larger metal figure 9 carabiners for the...
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    Welcome from northwestern Illinois. I'd love to...

    Welcome from northwestern Illinois. I'd love to get downstate sometime to hang.
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    My New River long is awesome. I recommend AHE to...

    My New River long is awesome. I recommend AHE to all my friends that Im trying to convert to hammocks. I wanted to buy it for life the first time, that's why I chose AHE for my first bottom quilt.
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    I've gotten all the of my orders within a week of...

    I've gotten all the of my orders within a week of ordering. I did get order confirmations but no shipping emails. Nothing to be to alarmed with.
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    I'd be very interested, as would my friend...

    I'd be very interested, as would my friend Settworthy but we have an annual camping trip at Turkey Run State Park the weekend of the 17th. Early May maybe?
  8. Thread: Pole Mod Kit

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    Pole Mod Kit

    There's been some chatter on the forums about pole mods for some tarps and I decided to just go with my gut and order a pole mod for my Bullfrog Tarp from where I originally ordered it from a year...
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    Now I really want Pfaff.

    Now I really want Pfaff.
  10. Shug you may need to hire a fulfillment center...

    Shug you may need to hire a fulfillment center the way things are going. Id like to be in on the stickers too.
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    No, its just the no-seeum mesh folded over. I was...

    No, its just the no-seeum mesh folded over. I was just trying to give it a clean look.
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    I made my own. It's not perfect and I also...

    I made my own. It's not perfect and I also learned that the mitten hooks just make it sag together when there's any weight in it. . I'm going to add a few tabs of velcro and drape it over my ridge...
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    I've voted everyday for Fronkey, not just because...

    I've voted everyday for Fronkey, not just because of his popularity on this site and all his informative videos and projects but because it seems almost no other entry is worthy of going out with...
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    I used CrypticCRICKETs method to make a Fronkey...

    I used CrypticCRICKETs method to make a Fronkey style bugnet. Super simple stuff. Walmart sheers are super cheap and readily available.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQRoEpK-7SY
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    WTB: WTB: Coleman Xcursion Lantern

    Just seeing if anyone has an old Coleman Xcursion Lantern Model No.9970-725 that they're not using anymore. I pretty much have a lifetime supply of the Powermax fuel cylinders and would really like...
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    Out of curiosity I looked on the WL website and...

    Out of curiosity I looked on the WL website and it said the following. "A New Feature, pair of loops are added to the inside of the tarp to allow you to pin your hammock to one side leaving room to...
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    I would suggest a military surplus gore tex bivy....

    I would suggest a military surplus gore tex bivy. This is the same one I got and used on two trips before I started hanging. ...
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    There's a detailed post about this here....

    There's a detailed post about this here.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/102552-Camp-Chair-UQ
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    You mean like this? ...

    You mean like this?

    https://instagram.com/p/0Qlf2SsODp/
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    Shug goes into it pretty well here....

    Shug goes into it pretty well here.
    https://youtu.be/6WsBGnwTi00?t=1m25s

    This video is also the reason I went with a Wilderness Logics Night Owl, exact same hammock except mine is a double layer....
  21. Some of my friends and I carry 2 way radios for...

    Some of my friends and I carry 2 way radios for when were hunkered down we can still bs and have laughs. The ones in our group who don't have radios swear that they will next time. When ground...
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    I sleep pretty well on my side and even sleep on...

    I sleep pretty well on my side and even sleep on my stomach sometimes. Having an 11' hammock with a Knotty mod really helps me with both.
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    You'll never, ever get a flat lay in an ENO. It...

    You'll never, ever get a flat lay in an ENO. It just isn't long enough to have the option to do so properly. You have nothing off, you just got suckered into something that will never give you the...
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    I agree, the fleece patch really is a nice...

    I agree, the fleece patch really is a nice addition that no one else seems to be using. Just another reason that, as Flatline says, Wilderness Logics Rocks! They really do.
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    It's not the night sounds that bother me, it's...

    It's not the night sounds that bother me, it's the early morning sounds from other people in my group. Personally I use ear plugs but I've also used ear phones plugged into my phone with a white...
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    I carry 10' straps from Simply Light Designs and...

    I carry 10' straps from Simply Light Designs and only once did I have to connect my standard 6' straps that came with my Wilderness Logics Night Owl together to make 16' straps on a huge Wisconsin...
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    Just say no to ENO. To be honest does this look...

    Just say no to ENO. To be honest does this look comfortable to you? This was from the reddit hammock forum, the only place on the web that ENO is worshiped. This guy claimed that this is a double...
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    Don't ever worry about having to go to the...

    Don't ever worry about having to go to the ground. I used to and it's just a mental thing that usually never comes to fruition. You can easily over think your decisions and it can drive you crazy....
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    I do too and I have a theory that the Knotty mod...

    I do too and I have a theory that the Knotty mod has a lot to do with it. Having a head and foot pocket really helps when stretching out and, for me, is superior to a standard gathered end hammock....
  30. Thread: Great book

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    I bought the digital version on Amazon and have...

    I bought the digital version on Amazon and have the Kindle app on my phone, since I bring my phone with me everywhere I always have the book with me with no extra weight when hanging.
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    I'm also a side sleeper and a warm sleeper so I...

    I'm also a side sleeper and a warm sleeper so I went with the snaps and drawstring so I could peek my foot or feet out. I have a Night Owl hammock and the knotty mod that comes standard has proved to...
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    I love my regular top quilt. At 6'3" I considered...

    I love my regular top quilt. At 6'3" I considered the king but went with the regular and it comes to my nose. I didn't want extra material bunching and causing cold spots.
  33. Poll: Wilderness Logics regular top quilt with snaps...

    Wilderness Logics regular top quilt with snaps and drawstring. I'm a hot sleeper and usually sleep with my feet uncovered and hanging over the edge of my bed. I also like the option of using it as a...
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    This post might fare better in the Wilderness...

    This post might fare better in the Wilderness Logics forum. It's also a very new item. I have been looking to get one myself but haven't had the DIY bug. Just email Marty and he will get back to you...
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    Shug is the reason I went with a Wilderness...

    Shug is the reason I went with a Wilderness Logics hammock. While i'm a little heavy for the single layer Snipe, I would suggest that or the double layer Night Owl with either a Tadpole or a Bullfrog...
  36. What was the TQ that you hauled along? I've...

    What was the TQ that you hauled along? I've brought my New River Long down to 28 degrees and could have easily brought it down to 15 degrees as I am a very warm sleeper. I have yet to pair mine with...
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    It's true. Tomorrow will have a high temperature...

    It's true. Tomorrow will have a high temperature of 37 degrees and a low tomorrow night of 32 degrees. We won't get a weekend like this again.
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    SOLD: If it falls through again, please pm me as I will...

    If it falls through again, please pm me as I will actually wear this.
  39. I'm so glad that I found Shug and his videos...

    I'm so glad that I found Shug and his videos before being suckered into ENO like some of my friends have.
  40. The Wilderness Logics "Snipe" weighs in at 18.5...

    The Wilderness Logics "Snipe" weighs in at 18.5 oz and that includes the straps and whoopies. It also has the Knotty mod and is 11' long. Personally I have the "Night Owl" which is a double layer...
  41. Just upgraded my stock Wilderness Logics Night...

    Just upgraded my stock Wilderness Logics Night Owl whoopie to a continuous loop and dutch biners to the stock whoopie not only as a water break if I really needed it but for putting on my bug net...
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    Please post pictures of your completed quilt, we...

    Please post pictures of your completed quilt, we would love to see it.
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    True and I am always careful, I just wanted to...

    True and I am always careful, I just wanted to make sure everyone was on the same page. I only mentioned it after seeing the big box of wine in the hot house and Starved Rock in particular is very...
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    Starved Rock, like all Illinois State Parks...

    Starved Rock, like all Illinois State Parks forbid alcohol unless otherwise posted I believe. I've had friends busted and written tickets before. Just a heads up, but during these cold weather trips...
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    Just submitted my order for 2 continuous loops, 2...

    Just submitted my order for 2 continuous loops, 2 Dutch biners and 2 Dutch clips. Im sure this is only the first of many orders from Dutch. Merry Christmas to me!
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    I've noticed Dutch sell both 8" and 15"...

    I've noticed Dutch sell both 8" and 15" continuous loops. flatline, which do you recommend I get? And what gets the head or the foot?
  47. He already delivered a Wilderness Logics King Top...

    He already delivered a Wilderness Logics King Top Quilt and I couldn't be happier!
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    The bug net aspect of this just convinced me and...

    The bug net aspect of this just convinced me and I just negotiated, and won, the argument had in my head about spending more money. Looks like its time for an upgrade.
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    That's a fine machine, though it will only do a...

    That's a fine machine, though it will only do a straight stitch. A real work horse and worth saving. I have a matching BU.
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    I received my King Size Quilt a week ago and...

    I received my King Size Quilt a week ago and couldn't be happier!
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