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    If you made it for a directional lay, like a WB...

    If you made it for a directional lay, like a WB Yeti...maybe? The Yeti is 40W x46L. A HG Phoenix (symmetrical) is 44W x 52L.

    I'd call them and see if they can expedite/express ship the missing...
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    You get out in the woods with it yet?

    You get out in the woods with it yet?
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    It's just under 9.5 feet long and 59 inches wide.

    It's just under 9.5 feet long and 59 inches wide.
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    Hammock Gear is currently doing a 15% off...

    Hammock Gear is currently doing a 15% off Father's Day sale.
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    I use a 40F HG Phoenix paired with a 40F HG...

    I use a 40F HG Phoenix paired with a 40F HG Incubator, and I don't supplement the footbox. Once the temps get to 40s, I do need something extra for the footbox otherwise my lower legs get cold....
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    Nice pics...definitely an exotic location! ...

    Nice pics...definitely an exotic location! Question, do you really need the underquilt this time of year (looks like you are venting it bigtime)? How are the temps and humidity?
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    That was my starter hammock. I ended up picking...

    That was my starter hammock. I ended up picking up another one on clearance for like $20. They are part of my spares/loaners gear box, along with the Amazon tarps and daisy chain straps that I...
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    No, I get it. I did find on the HG site they...

    No, I get it. I did find on the HG site they have square ground tarps (8.5' x 8.5' DCF and 9.5' x 9.5' silpoly) that prolly won't work since the ridgeline is straight and not diagonal. Also, the...
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    At 2 lbs, I'd just get a regular hex from WB,...

    At 2 lbs, I'd just get a regular hex from WB, Dutch, HG, etc.
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    Typically, they do Memorial and Black Friday. ...

    Typically, they do Memorial and Black Friday. They've done others, like last year they did a Labor Day sale. I think they've had a July 4th sale once in the past few years.
  11. 40F? I'm ok with a 3/4 length Phoenix...lower...

    40F? I'm ok with a 3/4 length Phoenix...lower legs and feet need to be supplemented (like a sit pad) once I get down to the lower 50s.

    I have a 20F Phoenix, but I find I'd rather go full length...
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    Pretty sure the Lynx is only for the Ridgerunner....

    Pretty sure the Lynx is only for the Ridgerunner.



    You're gonna need an UQ that will work on a gathered-end hammock, be it a WB Wooki or UGQ Zeppelin or HG Incubator, etc.
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    Is your Roo Kammok a double, 69" wide? If so,...

    Is your Roo Kammok a double, 69" wide? If so, you might to look at the wide offerings. The regular Chameleon is 57" wide...the Eldorado 62". The Wide Chameleon is 68". I don't think WB makes wide...
  14. Thread: New NC Hanger

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    When they do these sales on in stock...

    When they do these sales on in stock items...thats it. If it's out of stock, sale is over on that item. You can keep checking for stock updates, so you might get lucky.

    Keep in mind, the codes...
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    Looks like it was an oversight on their...

    Looks like it was an oversight on their part...the website has been updated to include stock tarps on the 15% discount.
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    Have you slept in your Onewind? When lounging, I...

    Have you slept in your Onewind? When lounging, I can just lay there and not worry about the lay direction.

    However, sleeping...I'm doing gymnastics. Laying on my back, my side, on my stomach. ...
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    Welcome! Interesting how they define a tent. If...

    Welcome! Interesting how they define a tent. If you had just a tarp and cordage tied between to trees...you'd be ok? Because technically, they could argue the trees are the poles. :D
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    Good deal! I haven't treated my hammocks and...

    Good deal! I haven't treated my hammocks and haven't had any issues. Clothes yes, but the hammock seems to provide enough protection.

    The 40F partial UQ works for me just about year round here...
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    I don't think they offer stock Thunderfly tarps...

    I don't think they offer stock Thunderfly tarps in 20d silpoly with the panel pulls, only for silnylon. Honestly, I prefer porch mode anyways...either using sticks or trekking poles. The panel...
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    If you don't know your lay preference, I'd stay...

    If you don't know your lay preference, I'd stay away from directional UQs for now.

    I've used my HG Phoenix and Incubator UQs on my WB Eldorado that I flipped for reverse lay (head right) when I...
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    Welcome! Dunno about the skeeter proofness of...

    Welcome!

    Dunno about the skeeter proofness of a double over a single layer. I'm in Florida, and we have them buggers for almost the entire year. Been using single layer hammocks, but also with a...
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    I use a Thunderfly...it's a bit larger than the...

    I use a Thunderfly...it's a bit larger than the Minifly, but not by much (it's a foot wider overall, so 6" per side). If it's gonna storm, I hang the tarp as close to the hammock ridgeline as...
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    Why not put the 3 stake out side of the tarp on...

    Why not put the 3 stake out side of the tarp on the leeward side and use the 2 stake out side on the windward side? Or, just flip that middle tie out over the top and tie it off on the backside to...
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    3 oz difference between what? The Darien and Sparrow, or the net and overcover?

    If between hammocks, my guess would be the single zipper (Darien) vs dual (Sparrow). If the net and overcover, I...
  26. Thread: Website down?

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    Get a VPN then :D

    Get a VPN then :D
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    Weird, I was just on there about 10 min ago or...

    Weird, I was just on there about 10 min ago or so, looking at tarps. Appears that way.

    EDIT: and it's back!
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    I haven't seen anything, but Simply Light Designs...

    I haven't seen anything, but Simply Light Designs has the option for custom fabrics if you contact Jared.

    However, I just did a quick google search...I assume the 400 is for 400 denier. These...
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    1. Get yourself an underquilt. 2. Let her...

    1. Get yourself an underquilt.
    2. Let her try it out.
    3. Get yourself an underquilt.
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    I started with an left asym DW Half Zip. Got a...

    I started with an left asym DW Half Zip. Got a WB Eldorado and flipped it right lay. Finally figured that I needed a symmetrical. Like OP, I like to face out towards the net...I can do that with...
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    Should. Might need some adjustment depending on...

    Should. Might need some adjustment depending on what hammock you were using it with. I have a WB Eldorado (same body as the XLC, minus the shelf on the bugnet) and it works fine.
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    The hard part would be keeping the netting off...

    The hard part would be keeping the netting off your face. If the netting is on your face, they just gonna poke through and getcha. I guess if you wore a hat to bed and didn't roll around,...
  33. All my Warbonnet tarps are silpoly...I haven't...

    All my Warbonnet tarps are silpoly...I haven't had any issues with getting them tight and taut. As far as billowy, yeah I guess they can be with a breeze. I attribute that to how light and thin the...
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    You can get custom tarps from Warbonnet in 12'. ...

    You can get custom tarps from Warbonnet in 12'. I have a stock 11' WB Thunderfly for my go-to tarp, really good side coverage and the end beaks provide end coverage without full doors.
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    2. Hammock Gear Econ Incubator is probably your...

    2. Hammock Gear Econ Incubator is probably your best bang for the buck. You'll need the long model.
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    Since you got a WB BB XLC, can't go wrong with...

    Since you got a WB BB XLC, can't go wrong with the WB Wooki (don't have one, but they are highly recommended).

    However, if you don't know which lay direction you prefer you might want to look at...
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    If you find you take to the hammock, spring for...

    If you find you take to the hammock, spring for the underquilt first. You can still use your sleeping bag and drape it over you. I did the pad/sleeping bag thing...it sucks, and after I got the uq...
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    Depends on what you consider 'really essential'. ...

    Depends on what you consider 'really essential'. On the weekender, short hikes out in the woods with beer and whiskey...getting into and out of a sleeping bag in a hammock after a few can be...
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    Definitely not glue! :D I did mine one section...

    Definitely not glue! :D

    I did mine one section at a time, over a 2 day period in my home office. The fumes weren't that bad, if there were any at all. You don't have to go to crazy with it...you...
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    I have a leftover tube that came with my last WB...

    I have a leftover tube that came with my last WB tarp. It just says 100% silicone sealer. It's pretty thick, you just smear it onto the pullouts. The ridgeline doesn't need it...but I would test...
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    Try loosening the foot end draft collar (I assume...

    Try loosening the foot end draft collar (I assume that's what you mean by the 'horizontal cinch channel'). It's counterintuitive, but if you get it too tight it will cause gaps to open. Loosen it...
  42. I guess it's possible if you had the ridgeline...

    I guess it's possible if you had the ridgeline crazy tight. The bugnet is anchored by the zipper on the hammock body and getting pulled up by the ridgeline...somethings gotta give. I'm guessing in...
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    I'll use the panel pulls if I'm broadside to the...

    I'll use the panel pulls if I'm broadside to the wind to help keep the tarp from blowing in on me. Otherwise, if I want more room I'll use trekking poles, sticks, or tying off the corners for porch...
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    20d silpoly for my Warbonnet tarps. The silpoly...

    20d silpoly for my Warbonnet tarps. The silpoly is less durable, but it doesn't retain as much water as silnylon. I don't treat it rough, but I don't baby it either...haven't had any issues. DCF...
  45. How tight was the ridgeline while you were laying...

    How tight was the ridgeline while you were laying in the hammock? Guitar string, or could you bend it?
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    I went with the Thunderfly because it had a bit...

    I went with the Thunderfly because it had a bit more side coverage which translates into a wider dry footprint under the tarp. Here in Florida, we can get some crazy late afternoon or overnight...
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    Oh, don't forget the SLD Winter Haven: ...

    Oh, don't forget the SLD Winter Haven: https://simplylightdesigns.com/collections/hammock-tarps/products/winter-haven-4-season-tarp

    Never seen one, but a lot of folks on here talk up Jared's work.
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    I got a Superfly. I like it. Comparing the...

    I got a Superfly. I like it. Comparing the specs between the two: the WB is cheaper, a little wider (6") and includes side panel pulls but is heavier.

    If you customize the Superfly, you can...
  49. Do you have photos that you've shared of your...

    Do you have photos that you've shared of your backpacking trips? I love seeing other parts of the world.
  50. WB has that big pig stuff sack, at 18.5L that's...

    WB has that big pig stuff sack, at 18.5L that's designed to hold the hammock, winter Wooki and winter topquilt so your 15L should be able to handle the hammock, Wooki and uqp, winter top. I'd still...
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