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  1. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    I could try sewing them myself when I get back...

    I could try sewing them myself when I get back home next week. Doesn't look too complicated.

    Last two nights I have been experimenting with second ridgeline to hook the underquilt to. Lacking...
  2. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    I actually saw those suggested for calf ridge...

    I actually saw those suggested for calf ridge when I first tried googling around. I bet shipping to Finland would be over 20 $ so just for that one item it's bit steep. Looks like it could be helpful...
  3. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    It can be little tight yes, but it isn't nearly...

    It can be little tight yes, but it isn't nearly cinched as tight as it could be. I tried loosening it all the way, but it didn't make any noticable difference in the squeeze. I'll try to play more...
  4. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    I tried bit of everything, but I couldn't get it...

    I tried bit of everything, but I couldn't get it any better. I slept just fine even with the squeeze, but still not ideal. Adjusting the underquilt so it is just below my neck made the biggest...
  5. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    I did watch that (and few other of your...

    I did watch that (and few other of your underquilt videos) prior setting my underquilt but I think my initial setup was so wrong that tightening the footbox side suspension only made things worse. ...
  6. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    The UQ is 215 cm long (84.7 inches) so it should...

    The UQ is 215 cm long (84.7 inches) so it should be long enough for me. I tossed the ĒprimaryĒ suspension and adjusted the uq so it covers part of my neck (it used to cover my head and even bit...
  7. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    I only have the issue with the underquilt on. ...

    I only have the issue with the underquilt on.
    The force that is pushing my leg inwards is only minor but it is enough to cause discomfort. Last night was my fifth night with the UQ on, so it is...
  8. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    I don't have that problem without an underquilt....

    I don't have that problem without an underquilt.
    Cumulus shows on their instruction video to hook up the underquilt with 4 shock cords which have linelocks.
    The Underquilt has however additional 5...
  9. Thread: UQ Foot Squeeze

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    UQ Foot Squeeze

    I'm having difficulties setting my UQ so it doesn't squeeze my feet together. I first set the UQ so it's hooked with only the drawstring. I started noticing some pain in my foot after few nights. I...
  10. I hadn't heard of vipon before. There was a...

    I hadn't heard of vipon before. There was a netless hammock for 9 eurs in amazon.de. I bought it for my 5 year old niece who always wants to play in my hammocks with her shoes on. Now she can have...
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    If the bugnet is your only issue could an...

    If the bugnet is your only issue could an improvised tieout for the bugnet work? Attach one or two elastic cords to the bugnet (protrude it a bit add, a small stone to make it hold) and wire it...
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    DIY Makeshift Gear Sling

    So I almost ordered a gear sling. Then I began thinking that do I really need one just for holding gear up. I usually carry an extra piece of cloth with me wherever I camp. A towel, a groundcloth, a...
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    I hike in similar conditions that even in summer...

    I hike in similar conditions that even in summer there can be sub zero (on rare occasions) weather. Back before I was using a hammock as a shelter I had an exped Synmat 9 LW as a pad for backbacking...
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    True, true. I made some calculations how much I...

    True, true. I made some calculations how much I saved by ordering the eldorado and superfly in different dates. It seems my assumption that the customs would add much to the order were wrong....
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    Amok has the Segl XL, which is a typical gathered...

    Amok has the Segl XL, which is a typical gathered end hammock and a 90 degree hammock called Draumr. There is a larger version of the Draumr called Draumr XL.

    I have used both the Draumr and the...
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    Independence Day Sale

    Theres an Independence Day sale going on. Got myself a superfly 😊

    These sales are great opportunity to buy stuff when living in europe as the prices usually go just below the customs limit.
  17. Thread: under quilt

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    Yes I saw the discussion about the breathable...

    Yes I saw the discussion about the breathable layer and I asked them before ordering about it. It was just the plain old emergency blanket. Which was a bit disappointing.
    I ended up selling the...
  18. Thread: under quilt

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    I have the new system which is basically just the...

    I have the new system which is basically just the ocf pad. There's no waterproof layer below the hammock. I tried the space blanket only once. Below the pad as currently recommended by Hennessy. That...
  19. Thread: under quilt

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    Hennessy's supershelter does fit nicely for...

    Hennessy's supershelter does fit nicely for Hennessy hammocks. The open cell foam pad however is no good for 3 season usage. It depends how cold it gets. In Finland it doesn't even cover summer use....
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    I reveived my light double layer (non dreamtex)...

    I reveived my light double layer (non dreamtex) eldorado today. Gotta say the fabric inside feels very nice. Nicer than in any of my other 4 hammocks. The Dreamtex must be awesome material if it can...
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    I'm 5'10" and I find getting in quite easy....

    I'm 5'10" and I find getting in quite easy. Easiest way for me is to just bend the footbox and hop in sideways.
    I have tried the cowboy method of just pulling the pad between my legs and sitting in...
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    Double Layer Eldorado + Suspension was under the...

    Double Layer Eldorado + Suspension was under the limit when having to pay customs. Had to be bought. Now I just really have to sell one hammock to justify this to myself ��
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    Night out with the Draumr! Setting up the...

    Night out with the Draumr!

    Setting up the hammock - This must be the easiest hammock to set up. I already knew how to use the suspension as I have the Segl XL, and Draumr has the exact same one....
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    Draumr is back in stock in the European store....

    Draumr is back in stock in the European store. Ordered mine in woody green.

    Still haven't decided if I should return the UL LW mat. What I really would need is a lightweight mat with low R-value....
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    Oh I see. Didn't think of that.. Placing stuff...

    Oh I see. Didn't think of that.. Placing stuff under the ocf pad you can only add warmth for your butt and back.
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    Came back from a one night hiking trip. I had the...

    Came back from a one night hiking trip. I had the hammock with me and I tried Fimbuls tying method worked flawlessly on one end. I set the hammock on a downhill. The other end I couldn't get high...
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    It didn't say what he did. Only how the mats...

    It didn't say what he did. Only how the mats broke. One of the walls seperating the tubes broke. I have heard it happen to exped mats. I'm not sure if it is an issue with newer versions. That thread...
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    Oh that's too bad. I was expecting them to behave...

    Oh that's too bad. I was expecting them to behave the same. I haven't yet used my UL mat. Might return it then. I only bought it to get the pump bag for my Synmat 9 LW and maybe get some lighter mat...
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    Yes beer mode is definitely needed �� Btw. Is...

    Yes beer mode is definitely needed ��

    Btw. Is there a reason why so many are using Synmat 9 vs UL or 7 with your draumr?
    Is it more comfortable or something? Amok seems to almost recommend using...
  30. I just realized that even if the moisture escapes...

    I just realized that even if the moisture escapes the mat retains all the heat. It will be about as warm as your back. That might be the reason.

    The engineer in me would want to try how much you...
  31. I wonder why is that. If something breaths then...

    I wonder why is that. If something breaths then in all sense the moisture should escape somehow. I use those Ikea water barrier sheets under my cotton sheets if I drop a coffee mug it doesn't spoil...
  32. I wonder if something could be done to help...

    I wonder if something could be done to help alleviate that issue. If the pad sleeve absorbs moisture could some kind of breathable fabric on top of the mat help. This sheet is custom made for the...
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    Yeah I know it's bulkish. I just need it to fit...

    Yeah I know it's bulkish. I just need it to fit between my bikes handlebars with some other gear. That will fit just nicely.

    The weight and the size of the hammocktent sure looks nice. The hammock...
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    Oh yeah I have the Borg too to compare :) Yes...

    Oh yeah I have the Borg too to compare :) Yes looks good. Smaller than I thought. I think the smaller Draumr actually comes in bigger package but I guess it cannot be much more bigger than the XL.
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    I couldn't understand anything you said in the...

    I couldn't understand anything you said in the video, but I'm pretty sure I got the hang of it :) Have to try that method out. Seems a lot easier and can be done even with shorter straps. I'm bit...
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    I skipped the Draumr earlier this month to buy...

    I skipped the Draumr earlier this month to buy something I felt would be more versatile to hike with, not 100 % my current choice is any more versatile and now I cannot get past the feeling I also...
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    Yey, go Tampere! :) I have tested the insulation...

    Yey, go Tampere! :) I have tested the insulation only during the day. I took a nap today and I was warm with just a light fully opened sleeping bag. The temps have been around 10 Celsius during the...
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    The new suspension tying method continues to...

    The new suspension tying method continues to hold. Single bowline knot and single becket seems to be all you need to tie the suspension. I might need some other variations if tree spacing is more...
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    I made a bowline knot in the stock rope and then...

    I made a bowline knot in the stock rope and then made the Becket hitch with the strap and the loop. It seemed to hold well with just one knot. No slippings occured once it was properly tightened. I...
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    I emailed them about the double layer holes...

    I emailed them about the double layer holes being too small. I first thought could it be so the layers could trap air, but both of them are breathable so no.

    I have become quite of an expert...
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    Had time to hang it today. Didn't have too much...

    Had time to hang it today. Didn't have too much time to play with it to completely review the system. I'm still fighting with the suspension. I have to find some alternatives or just learn the...
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    I finally received the hammock. Some first...

    I finally received the hammock. Some first impressions. This is my first Hennessy Hammock.
    - The included stuff sack is quite large. I think this is due to the OCF pad taking space
    - The stuff sack...
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    And correct I shall :D In another post I was...

    And correct I shall :D
    In another post I was noting that Hennessy has a lot of errors in those pages. That is one of them. Someone has mixed their grams and centimeters. That is supposed to be 305...
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    extremtextil doesnít seem to list any sk quality...

    extremtextil doesnít seem to list any sk quality ratings for their ropes. I think Iíll stick with amsteel. Or order from marnela and try their products. They are listed as sk78. More expensive than...
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    So the dogbone just wraps around the end and...

    So the dogbone just wraps around the end and attaches to a whoopie sling? I think i have almost the same hammock coming in (The 4 Season model).

    Where did you buy the dyneema btw? I cannot seem to...
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    Isn’t the space blanket (the SOL sheet) just an...

    Isn’t the space blanket (the SOL sheet) just an additional layer that you can place wherever you like?

    The 4 Season models don’t have undercovers btw. These hammocks don’t have that traditional...
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    Oh the stuff sack for the 4 Season explorer...

    Oh the stuff sack for the 4 Season explorer weighs 100 g (3.5 oz). That is included in the total weight. I forgot to deduct that. So the hammock (presumably) weighs only 1278 grams (2.81 lb).

    I...
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    I wanted a new hammock and was between HH 4...

    I wanted a new hammock and was between HH 4 Season models, the Warbonnet Heavy XLC and the Amok Draumr.

    I just ordered the 4 Season Explorer XL. Iím eager to see how it fares in our cold spring...
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    Just a tought. Did you try to contact your...

    Just a tought. Did you try to contact your insurance company if they can cover some of the costs. Atleast in Finland insurance companies cover accidents. Not user errors. So if it was an accident it...
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    The buckle straps are only 2.5 inch long. Edit....

    The buckle straps are only 2.5 inch long. Edit. Iím so bad with imperial system
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