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  1. Awesome news, ringtail. I'm heading out to CO on...

    Awesome news, ringtail. I'm heading out to CO on Saturday. We're stopping by the ranger station Sunday/Monday morning to secure our sites. We're going to do a 2-day/3-night hike bookended by a couple...
  2. Thanks Seccleston for the info! We don't have...

    Thanks Seccleston for the info! We don't have site reservations yet—we'll stop by the ranger station when we get to CO. I'll bring both my tent and hammock and see if the sites you mention match up...
  3. Hammock or Tent... North Inlet / Tonahutu Trail, CO?

    I will be backpacking the North Inlet / Tonahutu Trail in RMNP, Colorado this September and am wondering if there are enough trees to be able to hang each night. The other 3 members of my party will...
  4. I have the Thermarest pillow that I use car...

    I have the Thermarest pillow that I use car camping and in the hammock. But it's too big for the hammock and pushes my head too far forward. I think I'll try one of those horseshoe shaped neck...
  5. Impressions?

    Impressions?
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    After doing a test I felt I would not be able to...

    After doing a test I felt I would not be able to keep a reliable seal around me with the 50" wide Burrow. I was able to tuck about one inch on each side of the quilt under my body. Every time i tried...
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    Welcome from another CT hanger.

    Welcome from another CT hanger.
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    I was in much the same boat as you when I found...

    I was in much the same boat as you when I found hammockforums.net. After reading about all of the hammocks I decided on the BB and have been very happy. I also purchased the Warbonnet Superfly tarp....
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    I hang my pack off my suspension at the end of my...

    I hang my pack off my suspension at the end of my hammock. Haven't camped in a busy campground with my hammock but I imagine if anyone tried messing with it I'd feel it in the hammock moreso than if...
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    I have the older version without the built-in...

    I have the older version without the built-in doors. Great tarp! Very satisfied.

    Hope you find a buyer.
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    I got the #4 Snakes Skins off Amazon for my...

    I got the #4 Snakes Skins off Amazon for my Superfly — which, I believe is bigger than the BMJ. I just roll my tarp lines up in the corner then pull the skin towards the center. Repeat for the...
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    I went with "snake skins" and they worked out...

    I went with "snake skins" and they worked out pretty good so far. I think, based on your description, that might actually work better for you than a bag.
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    That's a really good idea. Would even help some...

    That's a really good idea. Would even help some in the hammock, too.

    I did a test last night with the Burrow and my 20" pad. The Burrow does not have any loops to run some shock cord through like...
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    Thanks for the suggestion. I do have a Crow's...

    Thanks for the suggestion. I do have a Crow's nest UQ but I think the combined weight and complexity may negate the benefits of using a TQ over a bag. If I can manage a good seal with the TQ/pad I...
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    The length/width of the Burrow is 78" x 50".

    The length/width of the Burrow is 78" x 50".
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    I'll have to double-check but I believe the...

    I'll have to double-check but I believe the Burrow has a couple of loops that I can run some shock cord through and wrap around a pad. I'm 5'7", 175# and have the cheap Therm-A-Rest (72x20x1) that I...
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    All your hammock are belong to us!

    All your hammock are belong to us!
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    Need Advice: Quilt vs Bag for trip?

    I'm going to Sequoia Kings Canyon in September wiith 3 friends. The average temp at night is supposed to be in the mid 40s but can, on occasion, get down to the low 20s. Unfortunately I'll be leaving...
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    That sounds like a great idea. If I had any...

    That sounds like a great idea. If I had any sewing skills I might try it, but unfortunately I don't.
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    Well, I just finished packing. Leaving tomorrow....

    Well, I just finished packing. Leaving tomorrow. Did one last check of the GSMNP website and see that the parking area near Little River/Jakes Creek access road is closed to public use until October...
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    I went with sewn so I could splay it out in warm...

    I went with sewn so I could splay it out in warm weather but cinch it up in the cold. And letting my wife us it on the couch should cut down on the groans when new gear arrives on the doorstep.
  22. You definitely picked a good one. Nice job Mods!...

    You definitely picked a good one. Nice job Mods! Fun contest, too!
  23. Thread: wet eagle

    by Craig2112
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    Must've been amazing to be that close to an...

    Must've been amazing to be that close to an Eagle. Too bad it was due to injury.
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    I think I got a vote in under the gun. 5 stars.

    I think I got a vote in under the gun. 5 stars.
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    Seems like every other year I wind up with mice...

    Seems like every other year I wind up with mice in the basement. :cursing: I'm a little worried about storing gear (TQ/UQ/Sleeping Bag) there outside of those large, plastic bins you can get a...
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    Being right handed I find it much easier to work...

    Being right handed I find it much easier to work a zipper that is on my left. Something to think about.
  27. If you have an iPhone you should get the app. It...

    If you have an iPhone you should get the app. It will alert you every time a new item becomes available.
  28. I've seen this one a few times. I'm sure it'll be...

    I've seen this one a few times. I'm sure it'll be back.
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    With adequate underside protection you can leave...

    With adequate underside protection you can leave the bag unzipped as a quilt. That's how I used my mummy bag.
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    I have the regular size (20 x 72) thermarest that...

    I have the regular size (20 x 72) thermarest that I used tent camping and found it was too narrow and slippery in my dual layer blackbird. I found it too hard to keep it under me. The $5 blue Walmart...
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    Hey Fellas, I spoke with my buddies and we all...

    Hey Fellas, I spoke with my buddies and we all agreed that the loop Doctari suggested sounded good. So I made the reservations for the October 18-22. The only thing I had to change was campsite #26...
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    HF.net: More Hang Time than the NBA HF.net: Up....

    HF.net: More Hang Time than the NBA
    HF.net: Up. Up and a-Sway
    HF.net: Because the Ground is at Ground Level
    HF.net: Keeping You Up at Night
    HF.net: We'll Keep You Up All Night

    HF.net: Satori...
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    My pack, Gregory Palisade, has a bottom zipper...

    My pack, Gregory Palisade, has a bottom zipper meant to access a sleeping bag stowed in the bottom of the pack. This is where I put my tarp (in snakes skins) along with my stakes, hammock, rain...
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    Priority list? Yeah, I had a priority list......

    Priority list? Yeah, I had a priority list... once. Went much the same as yours (hammock, tarp, underquilt, top quilt, etc). I planned to take it slow and spread the purchases out. Then I wound up...
  35. Ordered one from S&C a couple of weeks ago. Great...

    Ordered one from S&C a couple of weeks ago. Great deal.
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    Great vid, Griz. So, were those howls coyotes or...

    Great vid, Griz. So, were those howls coyotes or the Boy Scouts next door?
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    My 6 favorite words... "Your package is on its...

    My 6 favorite words...

    "Your package is on its way". Woo-hoo!!!
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    Gee, I hope I don't have to "ground it" my next...

    Gee, I hope I don't have to "ground it" my next trip because I'm leaving my therm-a-rest home. I'll be the milky-white center in a Hammock Gear UQ/TQ Oreo.

    Has anyone managed a night on the...
  39. Incubator times might be different (depending on...

    Incubator times might be different (depending on stock) but I ordered a 3-Season Burrow TQ on Sept 1 and haven't received shipping confirmation yet. Hopefully soon. Quality takes time so I keep...
  40. That's a good deal. I just bought the 700ml one...

    That's a good deal. I just bought the 700ml one with the spork yesterday on Steep & Cheap or I'd' jump on it.
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    HF.net: Become ungrounded HF.net: Tie one on...

    HF.net: Become ungrounded
    HF.net: Tie one on
    HF.net: Camping shouldn't get you down
    HF.net: We support nature, nature supports us
    HF.net: Trees, nature's support group
    HF.net: Nature Supports...
  42. Thread: Wait time?

    by Craig2112
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    Ordered the 3-Season Burrow on 9/1. No word yet...

    Ordered the 3-Season Burrow on 9/1. No word yet on ship time. :crying

    It's like waiting for Christmas morning... Maybe Stormcrow should change his name to Storm Claus?
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    HF.net: Tree ZzzzZ Tree or HF.net: The X,Y...

    HF.net: Tree ZzzzZ Tree

    or

    HF.net: The X,Y & Zzzzz's Between the Trees
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    HF.net: Toil in the Soil or Slumber in the Lumber

    HF.net: Toil in the Soil or Slumber in the Lumber
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    HF.net: The ground is hard, hammocks arent

    HF.net: The ground is hard, hammocks arent
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    HammockForums.net: An Active, Friendly,...

    HammockForums.net: An Active, Friendly, Knowledgable Hammocking Community.

    Or the snarky translation...

    HammockForums.net: Hammock School for the Noobs
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    Sticks and stones may break your bones... but I...

    Sticks and stones may break your bones... but I sleep in a hammock
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    Hug a tree, knot a hammock

    Hug a tree, knot a hammock
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    HammockForums.net: The best site to hang

    HammockForums.net: The best site to hang
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    Learn. Share. Grow.

    Learn. Share. Grow.
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