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  1. FS: Bump... Synthetic Mummy dropped $10 to $65...

    Bump...

    Synthetic Mummy dropped $10 to $65 shipped CONUS.
  2. FS: Trangia Kit sold to KSC pending funds.

    Trangia Kit sold to KSC pending funds.
  3. FS: Synthetic Mummy, Self Inflating Pad, and Trangia Cook Kit

    Trangia Stove, Tre Kronen Bottle, and Swedish Aluminum Pot/Skillet and Windscreen/Stand. Used once, pot is reproduction aluminum not surplus. Really nifty little kit that's hard to find together in...
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    FS: Sold pending funds.

    Sold pending funds.
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    FS: Bump.... Price Reduced to $235 shipped CONUS.

    Bump....

    Price Reduced to $235 shipped CONUS.
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    FS: Hammock Gear Burrow 20 +1oz overstuff

    Blue Outer/Charcoal Grey Inner
    20* rating plus 1oz of overstuff of their sweet 850fp Hungarian Goose Down
    Wide/Long Size, Snap Footbox
    Like New condition (used two nights this winter, received it...
  7. Thread: Site problems

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    Couldn't have said it better myself - all of us...

    Couldn't have said it better myself - all of us here will have the utmost patience with your transition bud! There's always going to be growing pains but hopefully they are worth it for you (they're...
  8. Thread: Stake Burrito

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    Wow, excellent double use. Ever since I started...

    Wow, excellent double use. Ever since I started carrying a cut down chamois/shamwow (think it is "aqua dry" brand from wallyworld for drying your car) I can't go without it. Super useful. I will have...
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    Me too! We are blessed to be able to see brands...

    Me too! We are blessed to be able to see brands evolve and get to communicate with so many talented individuals (and now companies). It's like having a factory tour at your fingertips.

    "History...
  10. Thread: Hooded top quilt

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    I'm in the down hood camp too, but some of these...

    I'm in the down hood camp too, but some of these quilt designs are really cool and give me some design ideas.

    The advantages of having the hood seperate - and you could design one with snaps that...
  11. Thread: Strap Management

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    Works with WS system too. For whoopies I just...

    Works with WS system too. For whoopies I just wrap them around the tree straps to keep everything tidy when packed. For my buckle suspensions I just rubber band them before they go in the hammock...
  12. Hmm, this is an intriguing system, might have to...

    Hmm, this is an intriguing system, might have to try it out.

    For me I use lash it and dutch flyz to tie to trees (~8ft each end - I don't use a tarp ridgeline) and teeny-tiny 1.4mm slick dyneema...
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    Even the Doggos want in that thing! Welcome to...

    Even the Doggos want in that thing! Welcome to the Dutchware addiction...
  14. Thread: DIY peak pouch

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    Is that the 300 pack cloth from dutch? I have...

    Is that the 300 pack cloth from dutch?

    I have some of this lying around and may make one of these now that I've seen what you've done - nice work!

    How big did you make it out of curiosity?
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    You're going to love your new quilts! Enjoy your...

    You're going to love your new quilts! Enjoy your trip through the Whites, I've longed to get up there again ever since moving away from NH a few years back.
  16. As MattK said, if you intend to carry a pad...

    As MattK said, if you intend to carry a pad anyway, go for a 3/4 or shorter underquilt. I have a Phoenix 20 from Hammock Gear and bring a Gossamer Gear 1/8" CCF pad with me as my pack frame - either...
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    I've found in my experiments with this project...

    I've found in my experiments with this project that adding down (harvested from another bag, a coat from goodwill, etc.) is way more hassle than it is worth. When the throw is cut down to TQ width...
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    Wow that thing is really wicked!!! The...

    Wow that thing is really wicked!!!

    The stealthiest way to camp, great views... man the pranks you could pull at your local park. Would be really could for multiday climbing trips too.
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    It's so rewarding to turn people into hammockers,...

    It's so rewarding to turn people into hammockers, and it looks like you did an excellent job.

    I've only recently acquired enough gear to be able to loan a setup to a friend, but it was awesome to...
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    Not a whole lot you can do other than resign...

    Not a whole lot you can do other than resign yourself to being wet. Most of the time anyway.

    Set up your tarp first thing and take it down as the last step of packing up, storing it on the outside...
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    This is super helpful as I've been struggling...

    This is super helpful as I've been struggling with how to gather my "loose ends" ever since I got my netless. Thanks a bunch!

    (Sorry I'm being punny)
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    Wow, you could fit two bridge hammocks under...

    Wow, you could fit two bridge hammocks under there and still have some room! That pole mod is great.

    Thanks for sharing the pics guys
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    An ounce is a lot for those who are in the 5-7lb...

    An ounce is a lot for those who are in the 5-7lb (or less) BPW realm (some might call them crazy but HYOH).
  24. Thread: Tree diameter

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    I heard somewhere strength-wise the tree ought to...

    I heard somewhere strength-wise the tree ought to be at least as thick as your ankle at an absolute minimum. Now if you have tiny ankles, take this into account! Definitely air on the wider side than...
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    FS: Unless they were different two years ago, the...

    Unless they were different two years ago, the zippered footbox and use of down would indicate it's a Revelation, where an Enigma would be sewn and have a circular footbox.

    Not the OP but have...
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    Breathability would definitely be an issue unless...

    Breathability would definitely be an issue unless only used in the baffles, as others have said, but at that point the weight/cost savings wouldn't be substantial enough, IMO.

    The potential for...
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    Here's an album with some shots of my Burrow 20*...

    Here's an album with some shots of my Burrow 20*

    I also have a pheonix 20 UQ which I love and comes with me on every trip. HG does some excellent work and are great to deal with. Now that they...
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    I'm happy the wallyworld works for you! Sounds...

    I'm happy the wallyworld works for you! Sounds like a great lounging hammock (I'm always envious of people who have backyards to constantly hang in).

    But definitely return that ENO if you hate it...
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    As others have said, there's definitely a slight...

    As others have said, there's definitely a slight adjustment period - both to sleeping in the hammock and also to setting up the hammock to create the ideal sleep for your tastes.

    Perhaps more...
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    Thanks Tim! I ended up getting a Rev in a...

    Thanks Tim!

    I ended up getting a Rev in a limited run color and am very happy with it so far! It will be accompanying me on my thru hike of the Long Trail later this year. I'm really impressed...
  31. Excellent work as always Dutch! This was...

    Excellent work as always Dutch! This was definitely one of my favorite parts of the old site, but understand completely how challenging it can be moving over to a new system - especially with the...
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    Definitely looks like a good hammock for casual...

    Definitely looks like a good hammock for casual people, especially at that price point. It makes perfect business sense for REI to undertake a bridge design for a couple reasons: as others have said,...
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    It is truly an addiction... we all ought to be...

    It is truly an addiction... we all ought to be wearing the bling at this point. Or have tattoos...

    The Flyz are so worth it for ease of tarp setup - exactly the same way I got "hooked."
  34. Definitely the pack cloth from Dutch but the...

    Definitely the pack cloth from Dutch but the difference isn't major by any means. I would assume this is a product of the "looser" ripstop (fewer diamonds per square inch).
  35. Thanks - I edited that in with links as I was...

    Thanks - I edited that in with links as I was having trouble on mobile since I had to post through my phone for photos.

    Oops, this ought to also be in fabrics (d'oh).
  36. Compared: HyperD 300 vs Dutch 300D Pack Material

    I ordered a bit of both of these fabrics for a backpack project (straps and bottom material) I'm about to begin, and figured I would share some photos here if anyone else was unsure how they differed...
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    Definitely this. Plus you don't have weight (but...

    Definitely this. Plus you don't have weight (but you do have packability) concerns, unlike we hiking folk!
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    Kits like this make me want to EDC a hammock...

    Kits like this make me want to EDC a hammock setup. With straps like hummingbird's that'd definitely be "pocket sized."
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    Welcome and good luck! I have family in Mason NH...

    Welcome and good luck! I have family in Mason NH and lived in Nashua for a year, some great woods up there.
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    Welcome from Pittsburgh (though I grew up in West...

    Welcome from Pittsburgh (though I grew up in West Chester, PA) - glad to see another member who rides and who's looking to go UL!
  41. Thread: Going to Ground

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    Many UL hikers use Gossamer Gear's 1/8" pad for...

    Many UL hikers use Gossamer Gear's 1/8" pad for thru hikes and ground sleeping, and the two pads are the same foam. The hammock specific pad is simply wider (and obviously twice as thick) but...
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    This is what I was worried about - I had a...

    This is what I was worried about - I had a feeling the Rev might be measured open. I will send an email to Tim to be sure though.
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    Enlightened Equipment Length Discrepancies

    I'm considering getting a second topquilt (I have a burrow 20+1oz overstuff) primarily for weight savings and as 3 season all around ultralight insulation. I've been researching EE Revelation and...
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    Pretty sure it is just REI brand stuff for the...

    Pretty sure it is just REI brand stuff for the 80%, there is no way they couldn't afford covering that cost on Arc and Patty gear.

    My dividend is also minuscule as I shop sales too mostly. What...
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    The D5100 explains the (literally) stellar night...

    The D5100 explains the (literally) stellar night shots. Nice work! And a two-hearted from a kayak... Dreaming.

    I've been very tentatively considering the foldable kayak REI now carries. Seems...
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    Welcome from Western PA and happy hangin!

    Welcome from Western PA and happy hangin!
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    I use a similar approach except I stuff into the...

    I use a similar approach except I stuff into the double ended stuff sack to keep my tarp compressed in the mesh pocket of my pack. I think the soft shackle method is criminally overlooked by everyone...
  48. Sweet, Sweet Cuben & Soft Shackles instead of Snakeskins Trial

    Not sure if this would technically belong in the Hammock Gear subforum (I'm new 'round these parts) but here goes...

    I got my b-e-a-utiful green cuben 11' Hammock Gear tarp with doors and the door...
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    Excellent! Been wondering when you guys would be...

    Excellent! Been wondering when you guys would be making these in other options. Perhaps a mesh one for me soon...
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    As others have said you will be more than fine -...

    As others have said you will be more than fine - I'm a very similar build (6'4" and 185) and have no problems with stretch so far. I have experienced a bit of shoulder squeeze and calf ridging but...
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