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    Cost of materials is the main contributor.

    Cost of materials is the main contributor.
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    An under quilt or a pad blocks all but the...

    An under quilt or a pad blocks all but the longest stingers.
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    No bugnet. We experimented with a few modular...

    No bugnet. We experimented with a few modular options but haven’t found one that we felt comfortable releasing.

    The picture was one of the test mules, I didn’t notice the bugnet when I added it to...
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    FYI: I just added the first batch of hammocks to...

    FYI: I just added the first batch of hammocks to the website.
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    Thanks for all the feedback. The JRB JRB UL took...

    Thanks for all the feedback. The JRB JRB UL took longer than we expected but we believe the final result was well worth it.
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    They are all packed and ready to go. We are just...

    They are all packed and ready to go. We are just finishing up some photos and putting together instructions. Once that is done the first run of hammocks will be available on the site shortly.
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  7. Hmmmm, a hang. that I could turn into a nice long...

    Hmmmm, a hang. that I could turn into a nice long motorcycle trip and a visit to Asheville...............
  8. Thinking about making this hang. Trying to decide...

    Thinking about making this hang. Trying to decide to tie it in with a motorcycle trip along Rt 6 or bring my truck with a kayak.......
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    We have Underquilts in stock. Anything ordered...

    We have Underquilts in stock. Anything ordered early today will ship today.
    https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product-category/camping-quilts/underquilt/
  10. All Jacks R Better quilts are box baffled except...

    All Jacks R Better quilts are box baffled except the following which are sewn through: Sierra Stealth, Shenandoah, Ultralight Shenandoah.
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    Hi! It was on the forum and on our...

    Hi! It was on the forum and on our Instagram/Facebook. Since you are interested I just extended the coupon out through the 31st.
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    I experimented with not using one in the summer....

    I experimented with not using one in the summer. I found that once it was in the 70s I needed one. I also found that even in higher temperatures if the temperature dropped a few degrees during the...
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    Memorial Day Sale

    If any one is looking for a 40 degree quilt we are running a Memorial Day $20 off sale on the Shenandoah Multi-Function quilt.

    Quilts are in stock and will ship tomorrow.
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    Thank you all for the very kind comments!

    Thank you all for the very kind comments!
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    Welcome to the forum! Add Cedar Ridge Outdoors to...

    Welcome to the forum! Add Cedar Ridge Outdoors to the list too.
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    I’ve never gotten wet in a hammock. Even in the...

    I’ve never gotten wet in a hammock. Even in the stock Hennessy tarp or my stupid light spinnaker hex tarp during crazy “frog choking” “gully washer” rains. But in those minimal coverage tarps even...
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    THANK YOU! I really appreciate it!!!!!! We...

    THANK YOU! I really appreciate it!!!!!! We originally got a quote from a "professional" but between the cost and not being sure if they would build the site we had in mind, we decided to learn how...
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    The Pinchot Trail is a great option for a...

    The Pinchot Trail is a great option for a weekend. Its about a two hour drive from Philly. 20 mile loop with a road bisecting near the middle so you can cut it in half and road walk back to your car....
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    Hi welcome to hammocking! I'm just north of you...

    Hi welcome to hammocking! I'm just north of you in Bucks county, plenty of great places to hang in our area.
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    Howdy neighbor! From just down the road in...

    Howdy neighbor! From just down the road in Hulmeville.
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    New Colors, New Prices, and a New Website

    HI!

    We have been busy putting together a new website that was launched earlier this along with new colors of our multi-function quilts and price drops on all of our quilts.

    As always if it is...
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    We will have information on the new hammock...

    We will have information on the new hammock shortly.
  23. Welcome from Bucks County PA. See you at MAHHA!

    Welcome from Bucks County PA. See you at MAHHA!
  24. Thread: Under Quilt Sale

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    Under Quilt Sale

    If anyone is in the market for an underquilt we just put all of ours on sale. All are in stock and ship the same/next day.

    http://www.jacksrbetter.com/quilts/
  25. On fortunately we will not be making it to the...

    On fortunately we will not be making it to the hang this weekend. Have fun and enjoy the visit to the pub!
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    Two more non-green quilts left the shop today. ...

    Two more non-green quilts left the shop today.

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    Q They are for hanging an under quilt. For JRB...

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    They are for hanging an under quilt. For JRB Mt Washington or Multi-Use quilt I pass those tabs through the corner tabs on the quilt and then attach the JRB underquilt suspension (which I girth...
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    Thank you all for an awesome first Hangcon! We...

    Thank you all for an awesome first Hangcon! We will be back again for sure!

    After a wet tear down we made it to Savannah for the night and will push on the rest of the way tomorrow!

    Safe...
  29. Super psyched for this hang! (even if the Florida...

    Super psyched for this hang! (even if the Florida temperatures are not the different from the Pennsylvania temps!). We are all packed will be leaving early Monday morning and making s few stops along...
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    Welcome to the forum from another rider. We are...

    Welcome to the forum from another rider. We are planning on doing setting up a ride and hang this year, probably in June somewhere along the Blue Ridge.
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    Fly Fishing and Hammocking! Sounds awesome, I...

    Fly Fishing and Hammocking! Sounds awesome, I have a new rod and real I’m itching to use but we will be at Trail Days that weekend.
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    It's on our calendar. We had a blast last year...

    It's on our calendar. We had a blast last year and or looking forward to it!
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    Ive been wanting to float the Shenandoah for...

    Ive been wanting to float the Shenandoah for awhile! Sounds like and awesome trip if it was a different weekend then Trail Days wed be in.
  34. Thread: Morsel Spork XL

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    Morsel Spork XL

    We are now carrying the Morsel Spork XL. It's got a spoon, it's got a fork, it's got a strong cutting edge, most important it's got a spatula like rubber edge that runs along the edge of the spoon...
  35. Thread: New underquilt.

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    Awesome! That is a great looking camp!

    Awesome! That is a great looking camp!
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    Welcome to the forum! You live in a real nice...

    Welcome to the forum! You live in a real nice area! I pass through there on the way to Trail Days and on a few motorcycle trips every year. I just got into fly fishing a few years back and I really...
  37. Thread: Mt washington 4

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    Hi! The Mount Washington is back in stock and...

    Hi! The Mount Washington is back in stock and posted on the site!
  38. Fishing and hammocking.......... If I was to ride...

    Fishing and hammocking.......... If I was to ride the motorcycle down it would be the perfect trifecta of hobbies!
  39. I know I had calf ridge issues in spring of 2006...

    I know I had calf ridge issues in spring of 2006 when I first got my Hennessy which I think predates Hammock Formus back in the old White Blaze days.
  40. Thread: New underquilt.

    by DGrav
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    I Awesome! Enjoy your trip and as they say,...

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    Awesome! Enjoy your trip and as they say, “pictures or it didn’t happen!”
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    A Tensa4 portable hammock stand and a 9 ft 5wt...

    A Tensa4 portable hammock stand and a 9 ft 5wt fly rod.
  42. Thread: Mt washington 4

    by DGrav
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    Hello! The Mount Washington 4 and High Sierra...

    Hello! The Mount Washington 4 and High Sierra Sniveller Longs are both currently out of stock. They will be available again in early January.

    Once an item is out stock it is not listed on any of...
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    I was hoping for last Spring! It all started...

    I was hoping for last Spring!

    It all started with the intent to slightly update the old BMBH-UL. Then we wanted to make it wider....... use new materials.......... significantly drop the...
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    We have been doing a lot of promotion on social...

    We have been doing a lot of promotion on social media and other outlets. Thanks to the wonders of analytics we can see a direct correlation to growth.

    On hammock forums we are very respectful to...
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    Me too! It has been a great learning experience...

    Me too! It has been a great learning experience but it has taken longer than expected.

    The longer duration is due to holding true to our standards of a quality product, excellent customer...
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    BillyBob is correct as usual. I tried the...

    BillyBob is correct as usual. I tried the original BMBH hammock at the 2007 Fall MAHHA just as the Jacks were releasing it. (incidently that was the first time I met the Jacks, Dutch, and a whole...
  47. This sounds amazing!

    This sounds amazing!
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    It worked for a one night stop over and it was...

    It worked for a one night stop over and it was much less buggy than by the creek. But not very scenic.

    Hot springs is a great town. For motorcycle trips it’s great to be able to setup camp and...
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    This is a picture from the site we had in June ...

    This is a picture from the site we had in June

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    I've been through there twice, both times were...

    I've been through there twice, both times were after several days of rain so the river sites were pretty wet. Stayed in a cabin once and along the field next to the railroad tracks back in June. They...
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