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  1. Great info guys thanks so much :)

    Great info guys thanks so much :)
  2. Thanks for the feedback guys. I was actually...

    Thanks for the feedback guys. I was actually laying in my hammock yesterday without anything in it and found it was way more comfortable (hence my thoughts of switching). I just found it hugged the...
  3. Thinking of Switching From Pad to Under Quilt

    I'm giving some serious consideration to switching from my current bottom insulation to an under quilt, but I have a few reservations I'm hoping you fine folks can help clear up... I'm currently...
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    Thanks for the input guys, much appreciated!

    Thanks for the input guys, much appreciated!
  5. Thread: booties

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    I cant say if the booties would work for your...

    I cant say if the booties would work for your purposes but I do have a pair of those exact booties and they are amazingly warm and comfy. I had a pair of winter boots rated to -160 and got rid of...
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    Extra Wide Pad for Winter?

    Let me preface this by saying I've never actually winter camped in my hammock yet (I either cold tent or hot tent). I'm debating whether or not I should be looking at an underquilt system for my ENO...
  7. Thread: UQP in Summer?

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    From the bit of reading I've been doing it seems...

    From the bit of reading I've been doing it seems as though the non-breathable UQP can be an issue with condensation, even in winter. It's amazing how much moisture your body will give off at all...
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    Regular Blanket?

    Does anyone just use a simple blanket for the summer months as top insulation? I've always used a sleeping bag but the thought it would be maybe more comfy with just a blanket. I know there are all...
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    My set up as it is uses an Exped Downmat 7 and...

    My set up as it is uses an Exped Downmat 7 and it's super warm, but the thought of no pad is really intriguing to me (sounds more comfy). The Exped fits well in my Big Agnes bags but it's still a...
  10. Thread: UQP in Summer?

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    Great info thanks so much guys! Alex I will...

    Great info thanks so much guys! Alex I will certainly look into your options :)
  11. Thread: UQP in Summer?

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    On that point, when you say it would need...

    On that point, when you say it would need something below to keep you warm, do you mean something insulated or something to keep the wind off (like an under quilt protector)?
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    I have a few sleeping bags of varying temperature...

    I have a few sleeping bags of varying temperature ratings that I've collected over the years. Last year actually I was looking at a Feathered Friends or WM bag but couldn't justify the cost based on...
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    Ya I'm the same as you, I'm toasty warm when I go...

    Ya I'm the same as you, I'm toasty warm when I go to bed but my core temp drops big time overnight. I picked up a pair of down pants last fall that I'm hoping to wear to bed in colder temps
    ...
  14. Thread: What Temp UQ

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    Ya I can see how one would start to want one for...

    Ya I can see how one would start to want one for all seasons...Kind of like my sleeping bag addiction :)

    Quick question about the UQP... would you suggest the breathable version or the waterproof...
  15. Thread: What Temp UQ

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    You're reply just summed up exactly what I am...

    You're reply just summed up exactly what I am thinking...thank you :)

    I've been looking at the option of adding a 2QZQ UQ Protector as well and the possibility of just using that in the summer...
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    Interesting...so you didn't find your 0 *...

    Interesting...so you didn't find your 0 * underquilt to be warm enough for winter use? Man I'm so torn I keep flip flopping between the 20* and 0*. I sleep very cold and camp in all seasons so I've...
  17. Thread: UQP in Summer?

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    UQP in Summer?

    Does anyone use the UQP in the summer without an under quilt? Just thinking for those kinda cool nights where your bottom side just gets a bit chilly, but not chilly enough to warrant an under...
  18. Thread: What Temp UQ

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    Thanks Shug...I think you're right...kinda like...

    Thanks Shug...I think you're right...kinda like buying a winter mummy bag and hoping to use it in the summer...probably not the wisest or most practical of ideas lol
  19. Thread: What Temp UQ

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    What Temp UQ

    The majority of my hammock camping takes place in the shoulder seasons here in Ontario (spring and fall) where temps can get down to -7 degrees Celsius or so. I do a lot of winter camping but have...
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    Sleeping Pad AND Underquilt?

    I've never used an under quilt for my hammock but I kind of like the idea as they look very comfy. However I also like using a pad as it fits in my Big Agnes bags, and helps my bag stay put and not...
  21. Thread: Hammock Fan

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    Ok so I tried out the fan and it worked pretty...

    Ok so I tried out the fan and it worked pretty good! It really came in handy when I had the Guardian Bugnet on the hammock. It blew just enough air to take that claustrophobic, muggy feeling...
  22. Thread: Ikea Hammock

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    Looks like Ikea Canada carries these: ...

    Looks like Ikea Canada carries these: http://http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/80251513/
  23. Thread: Hammock Fan

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    I won't be at all suprised if my experience is...

    I won't be at all suprised if my experience is the same but I figured for $10 it's worth a shot. I've laid in that thing on nights where I would pay way more for just a breathe of air movement lol
  24. Thread: Hammock Fan

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    Hammock Fan

    For those hot, humid nights when car camping I picked up one of these from a local Home Hardware here in Ontario...
  25. That was a great video! In my last attempt (up...

    That was a great video! In my last attempt (up in Algonquin) I never did have any success but I noticed a HUGE difference when I switched from using Pine materials to using Balsam instead. I also...
  26. Great trip report and love the pics! That fire...

    Great trip report and love the pics! That fire you set up looks great too. Did it burn long for you? I have yet to try the upside down fire but plan on doing it the next time I head up...Thanks...
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    I guess that's the trade-off eh? Since posting...

    I guess that's the trade-off eh? Since posting this I've been lookign around a bit for a small fan I could use inside to at least move the air around a bit. Even withough the bug net I've had lots...
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    Ya for the few minutes I tried it out, I did...

    Ya for the few minutes I tried it out, I did notice a big difference in the temps. There was a cool breeze out and it was hot inside the hammock with the bugnet....Might make for some uncomfortable...
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    I can't honestly say yet as I have not yet tried...

    I can't honestly say yet as I have not yet tried it out on an overnight or anything. I use the hammock all the time for camping (both for sleeping in and as a chair) so I'm curious to see how the...
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    Guardian Bugnet / Tarp Set Up

    I got my ENO Guardian Bugnet last week and finally got it out today to test it out. I learned a great way to resolve the issue of the ends opening under pressure when you get in the hammock by the...
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    Hey guys I'm just about to order one of these...

    Hey guys I'm just about to order one of these myself and came across your discussion. Which model(s) do you guys have? I'm torn between the Original and the Nobul. My main use will be around camp...
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    It's unfortunate because I do think the bags are...

    It's unfortunate because I do think the bags are good...it just irks me that I had to look past my own integrity and buy from this company.....lol
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    Wow that's brutal. I can't imagine or understand...

    Wow that's brutal. I can't imagine or understand a company that treats customers like that. I really struggled about buying this bag because the company and owner seem like such idiots, but it's...
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    Well here I am a few months later and I have a...

    Well here I am a few months later and I have a similar issue. My wife tore a 6 inch cut on the bottom of my bag which I've never used...I sewed it up (which looks terrible) and then put some McNett...
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    It's not near a gate at all so I should be good...

    It's not near a gate at all so I should be good from that standpoint.

    Thanks guys!
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    It's too bad we had about a 40 foot tree in our...

    It's too bad we had about a 40 foot tree in our yard but it came down in a big wind storm a few years ago...would have been perfect!
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    Lol no I go from one side to the back so its...

    Lol no I go from one side to the back so its across the corner :) It's actually a great spot as I put a 15 foot waterfall (not 15 foot straight down....) right in that area so I end up hanging right...
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    That's actually exactly what I was thinking of...

    That's actually exactly what I was thinking of doing. Thanks Gargoyle!
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    Attaching to A Fence Post?

    I have a tiny backyard and no real room to add my own attachment points. Along one side of my property I have a very large metal fence (very stable and concreted and seated well into the ground). ...
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    So I just got back from a trip and hung my line...

    So I just got back from a trip and hung my line above my tarp. It worked super well. I then ran a thin line under the tarp from one D ring to the other, which allowed me to hang a little gear bag. ...
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    Thanks guys, I picked up 30 ft of cord today so...

    Thanks guys, I picked up 30 ft of cord today so I'm all set now. Thanks for the input!
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    Thanks guys that's pretty much the way I was...

    Thanks guys that's pretty much the way I was thinking too. I strung it up with the 20 ft section in my garage and it just looked a tad short. I think I'll grab a 30 foot section for a continuous...
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    Length of Cord for Tarp Ridgeline?

    How long of a cord do you guys recommend for a tarp ridgeline? I have a bunch of 20ft sections of cord but it's looking like it may leave me a little short on the ends by the time I do some loops...
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    I use my ENO a ton for sitting in (sideways) and...

    I use my ENO a ton for sitting in (sideways) and would think the ridgeline would get in the way of this type of use. That's pretty much the main reason I have not put one on at this point. The...
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    I'm like you. Most of my camping happens not in...

    I'm like you. Most of my camping happens not in bug season so it's not usually an issue. I like the Hennessy ok it just feels claustrophobic to me having the bug net there (especially when I don't...
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    I should preface by saying I have not used the...

    I should preface by saying I have not used the bugnet with this set up yet. I do not use a ridgeline for my hammock so I was just assuming I would be able to use the ridgeline for the tarp with the...
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    I have both the HH Expedition Asym and an ENO DN....

    I have both the HH Expedition Asym and an ENO DN. I do not yet have a bug net for the ENO so when I hammock during bug season I have used the HH. Having said that I have just recently decided to go...
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    Hmmm I have the Hennessy Snakeskins so they are...

    Hmmm I have the Hennessy Snakeskins so they are waterproof. I guess I can always give it a shot and hope for the best :)
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    Tarp Ridge Line - Over or Under Tarp?

    From what I've been reading here it seems as though it is suggested to place the tarp UNDER the ridgeline so that the ridgeline does not wick water and drip on you in the rain. I would prefer to...
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    Tarp Tensioner Question

    I'm just in the midst of changing my tarp system around for my hammock and have a quick question. I am planning on using prussic knots attached to my tarp ridgeline, which I will attach to the D...
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