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  1. Sort of, mine aren't hex they are more of a...

    Sort of, mine aren't hex they are more of a hollow banana shape with cable going through and labeled by size around the loop. I suppose I could cut the cable and put amsteel through since I am not...
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    Never tried it with Amsteel but I have done it...

    Never tried it with Amsteel but I have done it several times on the Hennessy cord and have never seen any damage or kinking and I can't even tell by looking at the rope where it has been suspended...
  3. Awesome I keep wanting to do it but man they...

    Awesome I keep wanting to do it but man they weigh so much. All I have is nuts, never used any of the new cams out there. Might just have to retire the nuts and get some cams just for hammocking. ...
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    I sure would like to. I'm taking pointers from...

    I sure would like to. I'm taking pointers from this thread since I happen to be looking at dual sports to do this same thing right now.
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    Thank you, no rush though was just curious.

    Thank you, no rush though was just curious.
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    Meh even with no weight savings I sure will take...

    Meh even with no weight savings I sure will take the added ventilation in the summers down here. Now I'm all excited to place an order for a new hammock.
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    Glad to hear.

    Glad to hear.
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    What was it?

    What was it?
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    I have learned more than I would have ever...

    I have learned more than I would have ever figured out on my own and the people here are awesome. I may not post a whole lot but my browser usually has this forum open in at least one tab if not ten...
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    I start off usually on my left side but tend to...

    I start off usually on my left side but tend to go to my back in the middle of the night. I had good luck with the HH Expedition and am looking to get a Warbonnet Blackbird. I would love a Ridge...
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    Sounds like an error in your browser. If you are...

    Sounds like an error in your browser. If you are using a 3rd party browser try uninstalling it and reinstalling it. Or checking windows update, don't think it would have anything to do with the...
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    Sweet now I gotta get me a BB. That increase in...

    Sweet now I gotta get me a BB. That increase in airflow will definitely help here in Louisiana. Do you have a pic of the footbox side?
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    Oh this is awesome news for me, I was debating...

    Oh this is awesome news for me, I was debating between a BB 1.1DBL or a XLC. I was going for the BB for lower weight but wanted the XLC for more mesh. Looks like I can have both in the BB now. ...
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    Yup that thing is what I was talking about, I am...

    Yup that thing is what I was talking about, I am not a DIYer I wish I was but I just suck at sewing. I gotta buy one at some point. there was one that was an under-hammock and a hammock chair can't...
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    I just put it in my pack and strapped the pack to...

    I just put it in my pack and strapped the pack to the tree with the raincover on. The pack is lined by a trash bag so only the pack gets wet anyway. I want to try one of those under hammock things...
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    Yeah when I was living in Ky I used to stress...

    Yeah when I was living in Ky I used to stress about water and then I spent six years in Phoenix AZ. Whole different ballgame there, typically here in Louisiana or Arkansas I hike with a 3L bladder...
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    Beautiful pics thanks for sharing. Way too cold...

    Beautiful pics thanks for sharing. Way too cold for my liking, if it's below 30 I ain't goin.
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    I currently use this system on my HH Expedition. ...

    I currently use this system on my HH Expedition. Only I use carabiners instead of descender rings so if I accidentally get it too tight I have another way to get it undone. Definitely use a half...
  19. Sweet idea, I have a ton of those exact...

    Sweet idea, I have a ton of those exact carabiners laying around from my climbing days. Built in ridgeline hanger too, love it. On a separate note seeing as you have carabiners I am guessing you...
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    Tarpflys and Lash-it are my new favorite for guy...

    Tarpflys and Lash-it are my new favorite for guy lines and tensioning. 50 feet of this stuff with the fly weighs half of what I was using and takes up very little space too. On my Superfly I put a...
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    It has been several years since I have hiked...

    It has been several years since I have hiked there so may have changed. I actually grew up about an hour from there. If you know Cumberland Falls/Corbin that's where I'm from. There is definitely...
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    I use Niteize reflective with Tarpflyz now but...

    I use Niteize reflective with Tarpflyz now but before this forum and I learned of those I just used paracord with a half-hitch. I have learned so much from this forum that I would have most likely...
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    Awesome job, I have gotta make one of those for...

    Awesome job, I have gotta make one of those for my backyard.
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    Would love to go but can't this time I would love...

    Would love to go but can't this time I would love to hit a group trip at some point this year though.
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    I love backpacking trips I can fish on. I carry...

    I love backpacking trips I can fish on. I carry collapsible Bass Pro rod w/ a Zebco spincast and a small assortment of hooks and lures in a worm pouch. No mess no tangles super simple. Haven't...
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    It matches the color of my truck so that's where...

    It matches the color of my truck so that's where it went.
    http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l141/madman4049/20140203_172750_zps3166a969.jpg
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    I would love to use a spliced loop and cord locks...

    I would love to use a spliced loop and cord locks but I currently use Nite-Ize reflective cord which has a core so I can't do that like with lash-it. I like the laser show too much at night because...
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    Thanks. My wife and I have slept in different...

    Thanks. My wife and I have slept in different rooms for the past 2 years due to shift/sleep conflicts but would be nice to sleep in a hammock at home. What do you guys use at home something like a...
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    Is there a trick to hanging from wall studs or...

    Is there a trick to hanging from wall studs or just throw a threaded hook in a stud and roll with it? Can a wall support the lateral pull or do most use a stand? I keep wanting to try it after so...
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    That's it I'm opening a new fast food chain...

    That's it I'm opening a new fast food chain "Louisiana Fried Goose".

    Has anyone ever done say a 50/50 mix of synthetic and down?
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    Awesome thanks. The more I learn about hanging...

    Awesome thanks. The more I learn about hanging the more I think about selling every tent I have. Why sleep in a tent on rocks when I can be floating in a hammock under a fly twice as roomy as a...
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    Haha I had no idea the two were related. Learn...

    Haha I had no idea the two were related. Learn something new every day.
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    Isn't the government working on force field...

    Isn't the government working on force field technology? lol. Seriously though is space blanket material lighter than cuben fiber? I mean they did wrap lunar landers with the stuff so has to be...
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    Poll: I used to use figure 9's but I just got some...

    I used to use figure 9's but I just got some tarpflys in and this is one slick little piece of titanium. All my figure 9's went in the box of gear I don't use anymore after getting these things.
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    I'm really digging the hooks on fixed loops to...

    I'm really digging the hooks on fixed loops to just snap my lines to. Only downside is I use Nite-Ize cord for the reflective aspects of it so I can't splice the hook onto the line I would have to...
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    Maybe I missed it but I put a CRL made of lash-it...

    Maybe I missed it but I put a CRL made of lash-it and Tarpflyz on my Superfly. Is this setup sufficient to support the mod or should I look at going with a heavier duty ridge line before I do this?
  37. Thread: Big Agnes

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    I used my Gunn Creek 30 with an Insulated Air...

    I used my Gunn Creek 30 with an Insulated Air Core and HH's double bubble pad under that in about 45 degree weather and wearing my fleece. I slept but I was most definitely not warm, I have...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
  39. I got a Bass Pro gift card for Christmas so I...

    I got a Bass Pro gift card for Christmas so I bought a couple of packs of the Nite Ize stuff and a tube of Sil-Net. It goes perfectly with the digital camo Superfly during the day and lights up...
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    Very slick mod, I like this better than the two...

    Very slick mod, I like this better than the two poles crossed over a ridgeline mod that I saw and it would eliminate some guy lines and quite a bit of tripping hazards. My only question is in your...
  41. 550 is awesome stuff for tying up pallets and...

    550 is awesome stuff for tying up pallets and haz-decs to load on a plane and I'm sure parachutes but it is a horrible idea for suspension. It absorbs water like crazy, stretches like crazy...
  42. Haha I was wondering the same thing a few days...

    Haha I was wondering the same thing a few days ago. I guess I might as well follow the herd on this for my new Superfly. Mountain Goat it is.
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    Sticky: I haven't made whoopie slings but I have worked...

    I haven't made whoopie slings but I have worked with lash-it. I work in Aircraft Maintenance and have used bits of .020 and .032 safety wire bent and crimped in half and it worked perfectly for...
  44. Awesome writeup and video, the pullouts on my Hex...

    Awesome writeup and video, the pullouts on my Hex fly were some sort of thin black cordage. I had always considered shock cord but never actually did it due to weight concerns, and frankly never...
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    There are some awesome pictures in here. Here...

    There are some awesome pictures in here. Here are some of mine. This is what I started with, just a HH Expedition ASYM Zip with Hennessy's Hex Fly. This pic was my first hang on the trail taken at...
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    Sticky: Several years ago I was trying to create a user...

    Several years ago I was trying to create a user name for an e-mail address. Of course my name was already taken by someone else so I tried adding a 1, 2, etc. None of it worked and I was getting a...
  47. Thread: Pictures!

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    Not sure how good of a setup I did, but this was...

    Not sure how good of a setup I did, but this was the first time I actually used this on the trail and not just in the backyard or a camsite but it worked fine for me. This is a HH Explorer Zip w/ a...
  48. Thanks for posting this, I have a camo Superfly...

    Thanks for posting this, I have a camo Superfly on the way and ordered the stuff from Dutch to do this setup. Of all the continuous ridgeline setups I have considered this one is the winner for me.
  49. Thread: Dear Dutch

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    Just ordered some stuff from him as well, 30...

    Just ordered some stuff from him as well, 30 minutes after placing the order I found a whole other orders worth of stuff to get next;)
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    Sticky: Oh wow just found this thread, I feel like I just...

    Oh wow just found this thread, I feel like I just hit the jackpot. Thank you very much for compiling and posting this. I think I have about 30 tabs open in Firefox now:)
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