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    Has anyone tried the Ray Mears "knot" mentioned...

    Has anyone tried the Ray Mears "knot" mentioned earlier in the thread? He uses webbing but you can use cord just the same and you can tie directly to your continuous loop on your hammock (no ring...
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    I have the tarp ridgeline "follow" the hammock...

    I have the tarp ridgeline "follow" the hammock suspension (have the tarp ridgeline attachment point at the tree be above the hammock suspension attachment point at that tree). There's much less...
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    Looks great. Always nice recycling old gear too.

    Looks great. Always nice recycling old gear too.
  4. I've been out in the backyard hammock on a 70...

    I've been out in the backyard hammock on a 70 degree and gotten chilly just from a light breeze circulating under the hammock. It affects your comfort level more substantially than you would think.
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    Make sure you all are being careful. I had...

    Make sure you all are being careful. I had Dynaglide snap and send me to the ground leaving me with quite a bruised rear end a year or two ago tying hitches in it.

    I had a continuous loop of 7/64...
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    You can use GE Silicone II available at most big...

    You can use GE Silicone II available at most big box stores too. It's a much better value than any seam sealer for the amount you get.

    Patches are badges of honor that you're actually out using...
  7. I like this simple method because the material...

    I like this simple method because the material used to make it is readily available for most people and this would work with webbing suspension. The only other option available now, I believe, is...
  8. The "standard" length between trees is usually 15...

    The "standard" length between trees is usually 15 feet. You're doing everything right.

    Some additional methods to accommodate short hang distances.

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  9. Here's what I do with a BearPaw Wilderness Design...

    Here's what I do with a BearPaw Wilderness Design Net Tent 2 and a Superfly tarp.

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    SOLD: Funds received. Thread can be closed.

    Funds received. Thread can be closed.
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    SOLD: Sold to IRONFISH45 pending funds.

    Sold to IRONFISH45 pending funds.
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    SOLD: HG Burrow 20* TQ

    Dupe post.
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    SOLD: I've got nothing from today in my inbox. It's all...

    I've got nothing from today in my inbox. It's all clear in there now. Resend if you like.
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    SOLD: Strange. Looks like I have room still. Give it a...

    Strange. Looks like I have room still. Give it a try again.
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    SOLD: Morning bump. Open to offers.

    Morning bump.

    Open to offers.
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    SOLD: Apologies. 20 degree. Updated in the title.

    Apologies.

    20 degree. Updated in the title.
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    SOLD: HG Burrow 20* TQ

    For Sale -

    20 degree Hammock Gear Burrow Top Quilt
    Standard length
    Wide width
    Sewn footbox
    Traditional down
    Black ripstop exterior and black ripstop interior
    22oz
    Used 3 times
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    FS: FS:HG Burrow 40* TQ

    Sold to just-bobby. This thread can be closed.
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    FS: Monday morning bump. Still open to offers.

    Monday morning bump.

    Still open to offers.
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    FS: Weight - 16oz. Stuffed in stuffsack below. It...

    Weight - 16oz.

    Stuffed in stuffsack below. It can be compressed smaller if wanted.

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    FS: FS:HG Burrow 40* TQ

    Open to offers.

    Pm me and reply here.
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    FS: Payment received. This thread can be closed.

    Payment received.

    This thread can be closed.
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    FS: For what it's worth it was stored in a smoke-free...

    For what it's worth it was stored in a smoke-free home and purchased around two years ago - before they had Argon as an option for fabric and treated down as an option for fill. It has the updated...
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    FS: FS:HG Burrow 40* TQ

    For Sale -

    40 degree Hammock Gear Burrow Top Quilt
    Standard length
    Wide width
    Sewn footbox
    Traditional down
    Black ripstop exterior and green ripstop exterior
    16oz
    Used 5 times
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    FS: Sold pending funds to dman.

    Sold pending funds to dman.
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    FS: FS:HG Phoenix 40* UQ

    For Sale -

    40 degree Hammock Gear Phoenix UQ
    Traditional down
    Black ripstop interior and black ripstop exterior
    Used 5 times
    Stored loosely in a smoke-free home

    PM me and reply "I'll take...
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    As previously mentioned, knots do degrade...

    As previously mentioned, knots do degrade breaking strength and take up more webbing, but there are times when one does not have access to a sewing machine (or is not confident enough to use one) or...
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    I have a selection of quilts and a few pads. ...

    I have a selection of quilts and a few pads.

    Both work great with the RR.

    If you already have a set of pads, try them out and see if you think you need a UQ.

    I use UQs as they are more...
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    With a 20 degree Incubator, I do throw a center...

    With a 20 degree Incubator, I do throw a center line up over my tarp ridgeline (hung under the tarp) and attach it to both sides of the UQ. The weight of the quilt pulls the quilt down away from the...
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    What was the temp rating of the quilt vs. the...

    What was the temp rating of the quilt vs. the temp outside?
  31. Nice work. I use an overhand knot to tie the...

    Nice work.

    I use an overhand knot to tie the two ends together on all my UQs.

    I don't use any knot to tie the carabiners to the UQ suspension. They just move around and self-center themselves...
  32. Agreed. Using an 80 dollar Singer machine from...

    Agreed.

    Using an 80 dollar Singer machine from Big Lots we got 5 or so years ago, I've made many hammocks, multiple quilts, modified backpacking gear and clothing.

    My wife has made multiple...
  33. If you are set on using a tent as your main...

    If you are set on using a tent as your main shelter, I would suggest a 4 season tarp and an inner net instead. This would have the same functionality of a tent but you could also use the tarp...
  34. Any tarp with 4 or more bottom tieouts can...

    Any tarp with 4 or more bottom tieouts can incorporate the double pole mod. That's the beauty of it!
  35. I have recently been using mason line run through...

    I have recently been using mason line run through the tarp tieout grosgrain material instead of grommets and girth hitching the line to the ends of the poles. No DIY skills needed all you'd need...
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    That is definitely something for me to aspire to....

    That is definitely something for me to aspire to. I'm lucky if my two seams are in the same zipcode sometimes ;)
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    It doesn't look as pretty, but I roll once, sew,...

    It doesn't look as pretty, but I roll once, sew, roll again, sew for all of my hems and all of my grosgrain channels for quilts, etc. (I've actually been using 3 inch grosgrain for UQ channels...
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    Thanks Dave. Can't wait to catchup sometime...

    Thanks Dave.

    Can't wait to catchup sometime soon.
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    Hey guys, We had a death in the family so I...

    Hey guys,

    We had a death in the family so I won't be able to make it out.

    Enjoy the warm weather.
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    Atwood Micro Cord??

    I agree.

    Mason line for primary line tangles too easily and is too fragile.

    You shouldn't have those issues with this cord.

    Let us know how it works out.
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    I used this a few years back for prusiks on...

    I used this a few years back for prusiks on larger cordage.

    Once I discovered I could use mason line for half the price, I switched.

    It is nice and stiff so if you're using it for your primary...
  43. http://www.trimbleoutdoors.com/Search/FindTrips.as...

    http://www.trimbleoutdoors.com/Search/FindTrips.aspx

    You can download a KML file and get into Google Earth from here. Doesn't have every trail but has some.
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    I didn't need to. I went to REI and an employee...

    I didn't need to. I went to REI and an employee helped me pull one out, lay it on the ground, and measure it.

    Dimensions are above in the thread.



    I will post here when complete.

    The...
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    If you're looking for something really large but...

    If you're looking for something really large but also inexpensive, the Chinook 12 x 14 tarp is a great option.

    You can add poles to make it "arched" like you mention very easily.
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    I think some of the confusion with the term "pole...

    I think some of the confusion with the term "pole mod" is due to the fact that the term is thrown around for many different things.

    There can be dozens of ways to add poles to your tarp setup....
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    Just ordered a Ridgerunner

    I think the four corner method has less slack than stretching the UQs shock cord over the spreader bar ends (as there is only a few inches of shock cord in the entire system compared to feet and feet...
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    I've had great success with the Incubator and the...

    I've had great success with the Incubator and the Phoenix UQs with the RR hammock using the mods below -

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  49. Has anyone used a 10-foot tarp while hammocking?

    I was sticking to my direct lack of experience with a 10 foot RL tarp in my previous comment, but my thought process is influenced by using an 11 foot tarp and having negative experiences.

    I...
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    Ahh, I'm using continuous loops with a double...

    Ahh, I'm using continuous loops with a double girth hitch onto descender rings which are only about 4 inches per side. I did't think of the stock setup being so substantially longer.
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