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    I made my first insulation from Reflux from...

    I made my first insulation from Reflux from Lowes. It came in 2' wide so I used the aluminum tape to make it a little wider. Worked good until I could get an underquilt.
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    Arrowhead Jarbrdge & foot pad.

    Arrowhead Jarbrdge & foot pad.
  3. I also have the HHEDZ & use the Incubator 20. I...

    I also have the HHEDZ & use the Incubator 20. I don't use the hammock tie outs.
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    A year or so ago. Just keep tabs on Amazon & the...

    A year or so ago. Just keep tabs on Amazon & the forum. If someone notices it they usually post it.
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    My wife uses the HH Hex. We picked it up from...

    My wife uses the HH Hex. We picked it up from Amazon for $20. I have 3. The other 2 cost me $80 each. Keep an eye out as they have run them for $20 twice that I know of.
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    Don't mix your hammock & tarp in the same skins...

    Don't mix your hammock & tarp in the same skins as the tarp will get the hammock wet at some point. Since you ask, I don't like the snake skins. Had a couple sets & gave to the Grandboys. I use...
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    Thanks Latitude918. I can't use it all. We (wife...

    Thanks Latitude918. I can't use it all. We (wife & Grandboys & I camp 2-3 Times a month. Winter & summer. We have a private campground on the property. The guys I let use it (@ no charge) bring me...
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    As a landowner of over 700 acres, anyone is...

    As a landowner of over 700 acres, anyone is welcome to hike, camp & use it as long as they follow my rules. No ropes on trees only straps. Don't jump anybody. That's my job. I pay thousands of...
  9. I learn by the just do it method. I watched the...

    I learn by the just do it method. I watched the demo. When there's no one within 100 mile that's ever heard of a HG UQ that's all you can do. Also when you freeze your a$$ off on your first hang,...
  10. I use a HG 20 Incubator all the time. No one has...

    I use a HG 20 Incubator all the time. No one has ever helped show me. Took about 3 hangs to get it perfect for me. Sometimes a minor adjustment is needed if my hang is a little different. After a...
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    WTB: The straps from HH are not long enough to be any...

    The straps from HH are not long enough to be any use on the trees here in TN. I threw 3 sets in the trash a few months a go. I buy the 25' ones from Dutch & cut them to a usuable lenght then sew a...
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    I have several hammocks which 2 are SBP. Their...

    I have several hammocks which 2 are SBP. Their good hammocks for the price. Their large hammocks & should accommodate you fine. A little heavy for backpacking. Study up on insulation. Watch Shug...
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    Love 2 have had one but after 50 years 10-12...

    Love 2 have had one but after 50 years 10-12 motorcycle rallys each year & a t shirt for each, the wife said if I brought another one home it better be free. I have 5 large plastic boxes with brand...
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    I bought 4 of the GT ultralight & gave to the...

    I bought 4 of the GT ultralight & gave to the Grandboys for their topless hammocks. I changed them all to straps before giving them to then. They love them. This was before Dutch had his.

    I have a...
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    good or bad. I choose good.

    Been kinda rough this week. The Grandboys are out of school this week. Last week they said they wanted to camp & hang one night. My wife & I started Tuesday morning getting things ready. Three boys....
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    Blueridge Motorcycle Campground in curuso NC is 6...

    Blueridge Motorcycle Campground in curuso NC is 6 mi off the side of it & allows hammocks. Great place.
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    I outfit 6 of us so that requires 18 hammocks.

    I outfit 6 of us so that requires 18 hammocks.
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    Nemo fillo pillo. Attached compression sack....

    Nemo fillo pillo. Attached compression sack. Packs up about fist size. Has a loop to attach a tether to it. I hook the tether to a prusset on my ridge line. A little expensive @ $50 but worth it to...
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    I'm a PayPal guy. Sometimes I will not purchase...

    I'm a PayPal guy. Sometimes I will not purchase if no PayPal option.
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    I agree there are much better/safer/lighter...

    I agree there are much better/safer/lighter options for suspensions out there. I would not use them myself @ 250#. That being said, my 3 grandsons use the large ones & have been for 2 years hanging...
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    I stripped the suspension from mine & switched to...

    I stripped the suspension from mine & switched to strap/buckle suspension. Got 25' straps & some buckles from Dutch. Got 7/64 amsteel from boating supply. I think Dutch has the amsteel also. Built...
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    Yep. Plucked one off me yesterday afternoon.

    Yep. Plucked one off me yesterday afternoon.
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    Been riding & camping for almost 50 years. Tent...

    Been riding & camping for almost 50 years. Tent camped up to 4 year ago when I discovered hammocks. I pack a cheap small 1 man tent & pad for backup. Have had to use it quite a bit out west but not...
  24. Thread: Sleep Apnea

    by oldbiker
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    I use an old 6 year old motorcycle battery & get...

    I use an old 6 year old motorcycle battery & get 2&1/2 nights. Running straight 12v dc & no humidifier. It's a Odossey pc680. I use it on motorcycle trips because it's the battery that fits my bike....
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    SOLD: I store all my down & my synthetic uqs loose. My...

    I store all my down & my synthetic uqs loose. My down & synthetic uqs was shipped to me compressed for space purposes which is fine.
    My 0 down bag from LL Bean was shipped loose. I store my...
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    Greetings from TN just over the line from...

    Greetings from TN just over the line from Florence AL
  27. 20 +1 or 2oz over. If you need more, just add a...

    20 +1 or 2oz over. If you need more, just add a pad on those rare occasions.
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    Welcome from TN just across the line above...

    Welcome from TN just across the line above Florence AL
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    Mine will probably wind up selling @ an estate...

    Mine will probably wind up selling @ an estate auction for $5 each after I'm gone as weird sleeping bags as most don't have a clue as to what they are.
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    I use the 20 HG Incubator + 1oz all year long....

    I use the 20 HG Incubator + 1oz all year long. Just vent it in summer. Winter it's the Incubator, UQ protector from 2QZQ & $5 walmart blue pad. Top side I use 0 down bag. I use the same bag year...
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    Not on a budget but very frugal, I went with a HG...

    Not on a budget but very frugal, I went with a HG 20 Incubator full length & a Jarbrdge from Arrowhead. Both are excellent quality. Once you decide full or short, down or synthetic, all of the...
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    DanglingModifier I'm with you. My vote is for a...

    DanglingModifier I'm with you. My vote is for a few subforms, but it's no biggie either way. Sure like recipes.
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    To me it matters neither way. In forums I'm...

    To me it matters neither way. In forums I'm interested in I personally like extra subfolders to direct me to a more specific portion of the information that I seek. Subjects I'm not interested in, I...
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    Any reputable manufacture (with a push from their...

    Any reputable manufacture (with a push from their insurance co) will have a safety factor built in. Exceeding their rating is @ your own risk & keeps them from being liable.

    If memory serves me,...
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    My first night in my Incubator a couple year ago,...

    My first night in my Incubator a couple year ago, I froze my but off. Took me a few hangs to get it right. Now I'm toasty warm.
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    I don't like the snake skins on my hammock. I...

    I don't like the snake skins on my hammock. I sewed a bag open @ both ends for my hammock (HHED). When/if I use snake skins I use them on my hex tarp. I sometimes string the tarp & leave in the skins...
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    I like your idea. My wife uses a SBP. I installed...

    I like your idea. My wife uses a SBP. I installed a ridgeline on it through the netting. I have another one I've never taken out of the bag I picked up cheap. I think I will try your idea on it.
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    If you look in my gallery, there are pictures of...

    If you look in my gallery, there are pictures of my wife & I using trees on the head end @ about that space. We kept each other awake most of the night. When either of us moved around much we would...
  39. I have one stock HHED & one HHED with whoopies....

    I have one stock HHED & one HHED with whoopies. Can't tell the difference between the lays of then. I have straps on one SBP & stock on another SBP & can't tell differences in the lay.

    Tried...
  40. Drove down to a motorcycle rally @ Camp Blanding....

    Drove down to a motorcycle rally @ Camp Blanding. Stayed in Stark. Came down to the hang Saturday but could not find it. GPS took us to a locked gate. A local guy said we were about 2 mile from it...
  41. I bought my grandson a 2.5 bottom entry & he...

    I bought my grandson a 2.5 bottom entry & he loves it. I did upgrade his tarp by giving him my stock tarp from my Explorer Delux when I bought a Hex for me. I later acquired a new Explorer Delux Zip...
  42. Sescallier, congrats on your purchase. Nice...

    Sescallier, congrats on your purchase. Nice hammock.
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    Congrats lilprincess. You will love it. Purple is...

    Congrats lilprincess. You will love it. Purple is one of my wife's favorite colors.
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    In the last 20 year I have received a picture a...

    In the last 20 year I have received a picture a grandboy drew & another year I got a coffee cup from my Daughter. That's the way I like it. I'm PaPaw. I have multiples of everything I need. I give...
  45. I motorcycle travel & hang quite a bit. Study the...

    I motorcycle travel & hang quite a bit. Study the diy sections & youtube. Find material of polyester or ripstop nylon. Make a gathered end hammock your choice of length. Whip the ends. Suspension of...
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    2QZQ breathable

    2QZQ breathable
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    Welcome from South Central TN. I travel on...

    Welcome from South Central TN. I travel on motorcycles a lot. I take a hammock & a small 1 person tent. Most hammock stuff will work in a tent. I also carry a small Thermorest just in case I have to...
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    In also. Thank You

    In also. Thank You
  49. Thread: North Georgia

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    Welcome from south central TN. I have rode...

    Welcome from south central TN. I have rode motorcycles quite a bit in NG. A lot around the Suches area.
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    Welcome from just over the NE Miss. line in TN.

    Welcome from just over the NE Miss. line in TN.
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