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    I’ve got to again agree with the door...

    I’ve got to again agree with the door Recommendation. Even though I like my Dutch hex tarp a lot if I want a bombproof set up I use a WB Superfly that I purchased here used. Also great option and...
  2. Thread: Hello from SEPA

    by Skytow
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    Welcome from Chester County, PA!

    Welcome from Chester County, PA!
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    The Dutware hex tarp mentioned above for $ 110 is...

    The Dutware hex tarp mentioned above for $ 110 is really nice for the money. I find it has great protection and is really compact when in my snake skins. Great tarp.
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    Iíve traveled all over the US by air with a...

    Iíve traveled all over the US by air with a hammock, tree straps and whoopie sling suspension, in my carry on, with no issues. Iíve not had stakes with me however.

    My experience with TSA has...
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    The book and watch all of Shug’s videos on...

    The book and watch all of Shug’s videos on YouTube. Then, as others have stated, keep an open mind and get to a group hang if you can. Enjoy!
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    I started with an HH and like them. I did learn...

    I started with an HH and like them. I did learn pretty fast that I liked the flexibility of not attaching the tarp to the hammock ala HH style but rather suspended in a more conventional separate...
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    Welcome aboard!

    Welcome aboard!
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    Good god man, I thought there were going to be...

    Good god man, I thought there were going to be tent pictures!
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    I’m like you in that I’m not sided in my lay...

    I’m like you in that I’m not sided in my lay direction. I have a few Trail lairs and use Hammock Gear UQs with them. No problems and the family seems to be OK with my set ups when we all go out...
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    Beautiful yet again! Thanks for the pictures.

    Beautiful yet again! Thanks for the pictures.
  11. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

    Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
  12. Thread: AZ Day Hikes

    by Skytow
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    I just got back today from a week in AZ. I used...

    I just got back today from a week in AZ. I used to go there for business and drove by Camelback all the time. It is literally in the city (ok directly between Phoenix and Scottsdale) and wasnít my...
  13. Lol. I’ve also sat in the quilt late at night AND...

    Lol. I’ve also sat in the quilt late at night AND rolled in one side and right out the opposite without slowing down. Very graceful I’m sure!

    To answer your question; I’m pretty sure this was all...
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    This for certain. ( insert shameless plug here). ...

    This for certain. ( insert shameless plug here). I love that my SLD Trail Lair is a symmetric hammock. I tend to thrash about at night. I may sleep head left or right on any given night or hour...
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    Oh yeah... very! Wind changed direction multiple...

    Oh yeah... very! Wind changed direction multiple times and blew in foot and head ends and pulled my stakes. Twice! Sheesh.

    I’ve frequently have had splash underneath and my UQ got damp but I...
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    Nice. Love the color combo. (Slowly evolving...

    Nice. Love the color combo. (Slowly evolving from my “cammo need to blend in”)

    Jared’s stuff is awesome.
  17. I like them too and use them on some of my tarp...

    I like them too and use them on some of my tarp ridge lines. Honestly I’m not using them enough and have to look up the “correct “ way to use them both to get mechanical advantage and to tie off....
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    Iím in!!!!

    Iím in!!!!
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    Genius! Well done.

    Genius! Well done.
  20. Kardinal, you are da man! Beautiful as always. ...

    Kardinal, you are da man! Beautiful as always. Wonderful time with the family.
  21. Thread: Head Hurt

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    Comments, as usual, are all right on the mark....

    Comments, as usual, are all right on the mark. Try something small as support underneath you neck. Works for me.
  22. Thread: This is why

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    Excellent! I have to work hard to get the whole...

    Excellent! I have to work hard to get the whole family “out there” but it’s worth the effort for sure. Good on ya!
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    Take care of yourself first and get well soon! ...

    Take care of yourself first and get well soon! Prayers sent for you and your family!
  24. Thread: New hanger

    by Skytow
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    Welcome Mike. You will have a bunch of fun here!

    Welcome Mike. You will have a bunch of fun here!
  25. Welcome from Gap, PA!

    Welcome from Gap, PA!
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    Superfly is great. Always dry as other have...

    Superfly is great. Always dry as other have stated. If itís warm you just open the doors and let in the breeze. I use an external pole mod with mine and love it. The only draw back arguably is...
  27. Thread: 10' vs 11'

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    I’ve slept comfortably in my 10’ Hennessy and in...

    I’ve slept comfortably in my 10’ Hennessy and in my 11’ SLD Trail Lairs. I find it easier to be flat in the 11. I’m 5’7” and 175 for reference. One poster noted and I’ll reiterate that the fabric...
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    Welcome also from SE PA! Chester County...

    Welcome also from SE PA! Chester County here....

    Enjoy the hang it is addicting!
  29. Kardinal, Beautiful pictures as always! Love...

    Kardinal,

    Beautiful pictures as always! Love to look at (and read) your posts.
  30. Hah! You made the right call. And welcome!

    Hah! You made the right call. And welcome!
  31. Welcome to the rabbit hole.

    Welcome to the rabbit hole.
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    Welcome! Nice to have you here.

    Welcome! Nice to have you here.
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    TX Aggie, About 40 miles north of you here and...

    TX Aggie,

    About 40 miles north of you here and looked similar but with a bit less snow last night! First hang of 2019....
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    171222 Here’s mine if I got the photo attached...

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    Here’s mine if I got the photo attached right. Get more nights in the yard than on the trail unfortunately but a hang is a hang and I’ll take it!
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    Welcome from SE PA!

    Welcome from SE PA!
  36. 0, 20, 40 for me as well. I got by without the...

    0, 20, 40 for me as well. I got by without the 40 for a while but treated myself this year. In the 60-70 range I take an old el cheapo very light sleeping bag and use it as a blanket or zip it up...
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    Wild, thanks! Very cool trip.

    Wild, thanks! Very cool trip.
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    Longer hammock works for me. Many years of ...

    Longer hammock works for me. Many years of swimming has caused my right shoulder to be a pain. The longer hammock totally solves this for me. In my case an 11 footer works great.
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    I simply can’t buy anymore from Jared for myself,...

    I simply can’t buy anymore from Jared for myself, wife and kids.... so my in-laws (and out laws) are getting them for Christmas!
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    Got number 18 in last night and it was one of my...

    Got number 18 in last night and it was one of my bigger hammocking screw ups! Used my 11 ft Dutch tarp and my TrailLair but got the wind wrong and rain / mist was blowing in from the head end. ...
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    Thanks, always enjoy your pictures.

    Thanks, always enjoy your pictures.
  42. Lately I've use the the Becket with the stock HH...

    Lately I've use the the Becket with the stock HH "rope" on the hammock. I simply use a standard tree strap and run the HH rope through the strap ends tying off with the Becket. Easy Peasy and, so...
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    I have and enjoy the same UQ. Love it. I sleep...

    I have and enjoy the same UQ. Love it. I sleep in a -15 sleeping bag with it and took that combo down to 8 degrees last year. I sleep cold so was happy to find this combo which works for 99% of the...
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    Thanks Carver! Great video. One of my goals is...

    Thanks Carver! Great video. One of my goals is to get out and camp as long as you have. Well done sir!
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    December is way better for me. Hope to make it!...

    December is way better for me. Hope to make it!

    JD
  46. Whooo buddy! A sentimental journey back to the...

    Whooo buddy! A sentimental journey back to the day I discovered Hammock forums. Didnít make a dang bit of sense then now itís all good. But this, it takes me back!

    BYW, I remember the wet bulb...
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    Thanks! I have lots to learn... appreciate the...

    Thanks! I have lots to learn... appreciate the feedback.
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    Great report and fantastic picture of the stars! ...

    Great report and fantastic picture of the stars! Thanks for sharing.
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    Beautiful as always! May I ask what type of...

    Beautiful as always! May I ask what type of camera and lenses you typically carry on these trips? Iím new to photography (at least using more than my iPhone) and Iím learning cameras and lenses are...
  50. Thread: UQP question

    by Skytow
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    Like my 2QZQ as well. Works great, has held up...

    Like my 2QZQ as well. Works great, has held up well, super well made, and light.
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