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    I would be concerned that the larger quills from...

    I would be concerned that the larger quills from the feathers would poke through your quilt and the down would follow behind. If your down is a low fill power it's probably safe to assume it already...
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    A number of members here have completed AT...

    A number of members here have completed AT thru-hikes using a hammock. I completed my SOBO thru in 2015 using the following kit:

    Dutchware Half-wit 1.0 w/ 5 foot tree huggers: ~15oz
    Z-Packs tarp...
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    CCF pads act as vapor barriers which trap...

    CCF pads act as vapor barriers which trap moisture. You will want to avoid anything that acts as a VB if you are experiencing moisture build up. Can you tell us a little bit about where you are...
  4. FS: I'll take this.

    I'll take this.
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    FS: 2nds on the UrSack.

    2nds on the UrSack.
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    FS: I'll take the Ultra Raptors.

    I'll take the Ultra Raptors.
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    Broke! Snapped the Zing It right where it makes...

    Broke! Snapped the Zing It right where it makes the hard bend around the flyz. I'm curious how much a hard bend on a hard surface like that derates the rope. I was surprised to the stitching on the...
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    I had about 8" of heavy stuff pull the tarp to...

    I had about 8" of heavy stuff pull the tarp to the ground, accumulate enough weight to snap the 1.8mm zing it CRL. Luckily the Zing It gave away and not the tarp. FWIW the Zing It let go on the hard...
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    https://hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php/1...

    https://hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php/115-Southwest
    https://hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php/116-West
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    OP suggested the straps were 4+ years old.

    OP suggested the straps were 4+ years old.
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    FS: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  12. Hope to see you there.

    Hope to see you there.
  13. The trade-off for ultralight gear is almost...

    The trade-off for ultralight gear is almost always durability. Like FM said sharp or pointy edges are at risk of puncture or cutting fine fabrics like 1.1 ripstop, argon, m50, etc... Now I don't what...
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    It sounds like the full size pillow is the issue....

    It sounds like the full size pillow is the issue. I think the smaller pillow should be your first stop. I think you'll find most hammock users here use a much smaller pillow (I use my down jacket in...
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    Very cool!

    Very cool!
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    Tell us more!

    Tell us more!
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    FS: I'll take the pocket stove

    I'll take the pocket stove
  18. FS: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
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    FS: Sold to JollyGreen.

    Sold to JollyGreen.
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    FS: LeighLo 66" 15 degree UQ

    Your 66" 15 degree LeighLo is in excellent condition. It has a coyote brown and green outer and black inner shell. Includes triangle thingies and storage sack. Always stored uncompressed in a...
  21. FS: I'll take the Ribz pack.

    I'll take the Ribz pack.
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    Toss it in the dryer on NO heat or lowest setting...

    Toss it in the dryer on NO heat or lowest setting with some tennis balls.
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    I'm pretty sure EE has quilts ready to ship maybe...

    I'm pretty sure EE has quilts ready to ship maybe not the colors you want. I have quilts from both and you really can't go wrong.
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    They are both about as easy to adjust. Cinch...

    They are both about as easy to adjust. Cinch buckles might have a slight edge here. Cinch bugs win hands down on ease of attachment.
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    How to use Marlin-Spike-Hitch with whoopies and...

    How to use Marlin-Spike-Hitch with whoopies and straps with Shug:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=giumWY1zknU

    I use 6' tie outs on the "left" side and 8' tie outs on "right" of my tarp. This is...
  26. This and also whoopies and UCRs do not work well...

    This and also whoopies and UCRs do not work well in freezing rain/drizzle.
  27. pgibson makes a good point not to be overlooked....

    pgibson makes a good point not to be overlooked. Make sure you go to sleep hydrated. It's easy to become dehydrated if you've been physically active all day. Also as temperatures drop it can...
  28. My suspension choice is similar to Shug's. I use...

    My suspension choice is similar to Shug's. I use straps + marlinspike + UCR except in the winter when I switch to Cinch Bugs.
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    Unfortunately I suspect the price will increase...

    Unfortunately I suspect the price will increase in size to match the new larger name.
  30. PM has been sent.

    PM has been sent.
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    Check out his hang calculator...

    Check out his hang calculator. At 30 feet apart with tree straps at roughly 6', it will create roughly 15 degree hang angle. With a 200lbs occupant the sheer force is 373lbs. That's considerably more...
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    FS: Yes. The hip belt from an OHM 2.0 will fit thr...

    Yes. The hip belt from an OHM 2.0 will fit thr Catalyst.
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    FS: Added ULA Circuit & pictures.

    Added ULA Circuit & pictures.
  34. Thread: Dutch Halfwit

    by mudsocks
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    The idea is your legs will be covered by your...

    The idea is your legs will be covered by your quilt. It is an effective design for backpacking. I spent ~140 nights in mine on my AT thru this summer.
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    I also use my down jacket inside a loose stuff...

    I also use my down jacket inside a loose stuff sack. No extra weight to carry.
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    Are you looking for these?...

    Are you looking for these? https://www.dutchwaregear.com/#/product/5
  37. Thread: top quilt

    by mudsocks
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    You may want to focus your attention on details...

    You may want to focus your attention on details such as size, temperature rating and weight.
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    FS: Prices dropped.

    Prices dropped.
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    FS: Tarp is sold to Byathread!

    Tarp is sold to Byathread!
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    FS: When the sale is final please be sure to close &...

    When the sale is final please be sure to close & move the thread.
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    Sticky: The new FS forum did not enforce thread prefixes....

    The new FS forum did not enforce thread prefixes. I've made this a requirement and moving forward it will be a requirement.
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    Doh! my bad. You should be pumped not stressed!...

    Doh! my bad. You should be pumped not stressed! Get out as much as you can on weekends/holidays now. It will give you the opportunity to shake down your gear and figure out what works, what doesn't,...
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    Members should close & move their own FS threads.

    Members should close & move their own FS threads.
  44. Thread: 404 Not Found

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    Nice. You are going to love them.

    Nice. You are going to love them.
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    I can't seem to reproduce the problem on my...

    I can't seem to reproduce the problem on my Galaxy Note 2 with the Google Search App or the built in browser. Can you take a screen shot by sliding the palm of your hand over the entire phone display...
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    Would you indulge my curiosity by uploading an...

    Would you indulge my curiosity by uploading an original untouched, unedited image and one that you have rotated 90 degrees?
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    I toss clothing I'm not wearing to bed under my...

    I toss clothing I'm not wearing to bed under my knees. No added weight, bulk or anything to inflate.
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    I made some modifications to the to the Seller's...

    I made some modifications to the to the Seller's Group permissions which appear to be interacting with the Photo Gallery in an unexpected way. Let us know if you are having any more issues.

    I...
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    It would be super helpful if you could post the...

    It would be super helpful if you could post the URL here. That way we can attempt to recreate the issue and observe it firsthand.
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    I've been away for quite a while so I'm not sure...

    I've been away for quite a while so I'm not sure what's going on with this. I'll check in with the rest of the mod team and see what the story is. Most likely it's an inadvertent change.
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