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    Thanks everyone! May reconsider to the ringworm's...

    Thanks everyone! May reconsider to the ringworm's unless they have them in stock.
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    That is certainly the master plan, but right now...

    That is certainly the master plan, but right now I don't see myself camping in anything under 20 degrees in the immediate future.



    This is my concern. Thinking I am going to get a 40 degree...
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    Thanks Turtle! That's what I was thinking. I...

    Thanks Turtle!

    That's what I was thinking. I don't want to get anything else right now. And I travel north to camp more frequently so I feel the 20 degree will work for everything along with a 40...
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    Thanks CMC! I will edit the thread name....

    Thanks CMC!

    I will edit the thread name. Also, my apologies on posting this in the wrong area.

    Did not see an option to get notified, not a huge deal. Just curious if its any time soon as I...
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    An UQ in that Alabama heat?

    Recently purchased an Incubator 20 degree UQ from HG. Curious if anyone else uses a 20 degree UQ in the AL heat?

    I am aware when its warm enough it really isn't needed, but I have woke up (after...
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    That is awesome! Mine should be coming in...

    That is awesome!

    Mine should be coming in soon. Order #8342, and I too have been checking it daily. I ordered a tarp from UGQ & my UQ & TQ to match from HG. Really excited about getting it all in!...
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    When will Dutch Fleaz be back in stock?

    Anyone know how long it usually takes for Dutch to get Fleaz back in stock? I have seen a few posts about this before, but they were from years back.

    Cheers,

    Fred
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    Thanks IrishSitter, The pullouts are actually...

    Thanks IrishSitter,

    The pullouts are actually something else I was curious about. Do you think using trekking poles as the pullouts would cause any issues?
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    20D vs. 15D

    I have tried searching and have only found little information regarding the durability of 15D silpoly tarps.

    There seems to be plenty of people having no issues with 20D, but have not seen many...
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    Thanks Silvr, I am leaning toward sym, primarily...

    Thanks Silvr, I am leaning toward sym, primarily because I am indecisive. haha





    Thanks O&B, what do you primarily find yourself using your top cover for? Is it really just a privacy thing?...
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    I would strongly suggest an 11' x 5' hammock...

    I would strongly suggest an 11' x 5' hammock suggested by Phantom.

    From experience I tried to go the budget route, and it would have been cheaper just to start with a netless hammock from dutch,...
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    Curious if anyone can help.

    Curious if anyone can help me out here.

    I have been trying to search the site, and while I understand an asymmetrical lay is because the shape of the bugnet/overcover, and that it prevents you...
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    Yes, the anticipation is something I did not...

    Yes, the anticipation is something I did not expect, but I am straight giddy for this thing to get here. Funny you should says that you made all of those changes. I already made one, and I have a...
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    Exactly what I was looking for Benchmark! To a...

    Exactly what I was looking for Benchmark! To a tee you have described it thus far for me. I have already started checking my order number 2 times a day, and I am 7 weeks out from getting it. Haha,...
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    Equivalent to Christmas morning?

    So... I went ahead and pulled the trigger on my first custom Hammock. With all the choices out there it was tough, but with the material they use and being located in my home state I went with Dream...
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    I know, I should have been more clear. I did not...

    I know, I should have been more clear. I did not see this event until after I made other plans for a camping trip in Ohio this weekend with my father.



    It will certainly be on my calendar next...
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    Wish I checked this section more often. Have been...

    Wish I checked this section more often. Have been wanting to get out to these since last year when I started hammock camping. Well kinda, I start on the hammock, then go to ground every time. But...
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    Lucky enough to live in an apartment that butts...

    Lucky enough to live in an apartment that butts up against the woods and a lake.

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    Thanks everyone! I currently have a hammock...

    Thanks everyone!

    I currently have a hammock that was bought for me that I did a knotty mod to that has a zipper. I ran it through the channel below the zipper, and it works just fine. It may...
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    I did reach out to them, and they said they were...

    I did reach out to them, and they said they were unable to do a knotty mod on any hammock that has zippers, which I am not trying to mess up their system.

    The tie outs are a great option, just...
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    Knotty mod to Sparrow

    Curious if anyone has a DH Sparrow, and has done, or know if you can do a knotty mod to it? I know that the tie outs solve the same issue, however I am rather fond of the knotty mod method and how...
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    Thanks everyone! Exactly the kind of feedback I...

    Thanks everyone! Exactly the kind of feedback I was looking for.

    I'll let everyone know what I am thinking about doing. May end up making it larger, and if it doesn't seem necessary trim it down....
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    Thanks OldPappy, I looked at those places,...

    Thanks OldPappy,

    I looked at those places, but I guess my concern was the width on both of those. If my memory serves me right the Economy at HG is 44" wide and I believe the Arrowhead Jarbridge...
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    DIY UQ - Size & Shape Q's

    In the process of buying material and planning a build. In researching UQ's I have come to find there are many different shapes and sizes.

    My intentions for the hammock being made is a car...
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    Yes I was curious of that as well. I may also...

    Yes I was curious of that as well. I may also verify that the height they are describing is the height from the ground up, not the length the poles can extend to. I have a sneaking suspicion this is...
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    Curious if anyone has ever seen these?

    Been doing some research and came across this hammock stand. It claims it can be adjusted out to 13ft in length, and 5ft in height. I plugged it into the hang calculator and it seems that you could...
  27. Thanks again! I think I do need a wider hammock,...

    Thanks again! I think I do need a wider hammock, it seems I have almost eliminated it with this pvc pipe, but canít stretch out without my feet popping out (even with a knotty mod).

    Also thanks...
  28. Gathered end hammock with pole through the end.

    Thought I would give an update on this.

    I used 1/2 inch pvc pipe (5Ē) with 2 90s on each end. Then sawed some connectors down so they can slide completely over the 1/2 pipe and sawed a section out...
  29. That is good to know as I am looking to invest in...

    That is good to know as I am looking to invest in a longer hammock. What material have you had success with to help with the calf ridge?

    I am currently looking at the Chameleon with the 1.6...
  30. I appreciate the input. I think I am going to...

    I appreciate the input. I think I am going to give it a try. Likely will run the pole through the gathered end though. the hammock I am trying this one will easily fit one through and allow me to run...
  31. You aren't joking.

    You aren't joking.
  32. Thanks Leiavoia!

    Thanks Leiavoia!
  33. I should specify. Did it work as far as...

    I should specify. Did it work as far as eliminating the calf ridge? And what were the downsides to it?


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  34. Thatís awesome to hear! Did it work? Sent...

    Thatís awesome to hear!

    Did it work?


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  35. Gathered end hammock with pole through the end.

    Was wondering if anyone has ever tried to put a 6 to 4 inch pipe through the gathered ends, and run rope through the pipe to hang the hammock to prevent calf ridge?

    My thought on this is it will...
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    Hmmm, I wonder if I could use aluminum and slide...

    Hmmm, I wonder if I could use aluminum and slide another piece inside the other and have 2 or 3 pins go through drilled out holes that line up.

    I drive a car... the struggle is real...


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    Thanks all,I have seen the military surplus one,...

    Thanks all,I have seen the military surplus one, but curious if anyone has put hinges on the 2x2 legs that are regularly used?

    Also, some confusion is what length people cut those to? I see some...
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    Turtledog Stand with folding legs?

    Alright, so I have tried to searching for this to see if there is already a description, or if someone tried it and failed, but wondering if anyone has made a turtledog stand with folding legs so you...
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    Haha, I could see that being an issue. I did not...

    Haha, I could see that being an issue. I did not try down on the beach, the view from my balcony is sufficient for me.


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    Beach time.

    Thought I would share a few photos from my vacation....
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    Sticky: I have a camp site (glamp site) in Ohio. At this...

    I have a camp site (glamp site) in Ohio. At this site everyone has golf carts and drives around in them. There is a speed limit that everyone must abide to, however some of the older folks that think...
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    Hammock Length

    This is more of a personal preference type questions. So I am sure there will be more than one or two opinions, but am curious what everyone's hammock length and width preferences are?

    Secondly,...
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    Thanks Everyone! I will certainly keep a...

    Thanks Everyone!

    I will certainly keep a lookout for the hangout. That would be a fun time if I am able to attend.

    Also, thank you for the approval of the cheaper brand hammocks to start. I...
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    Sorry all, work got in the way of free time...

    Sorry all, work got in the way of free time yesterday. It's like they expect me to show up?!

    Thanks everyone for the feedback and warm welcome, it is very much appreciated.

    I have been doing...
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    I can understand that. If this is anything like...

    I can understand that. If this is anything like kayaking and fishing (which I will be using this for overnight kayaking fishing trips) I will likely be buying a second third and fourth shortly. haha...
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    Thanks everyone! Yes, I have been scrolling...

    Thanks everyone!

    Yes, I have been scrolling through here quite a bit, keep finding new things in every thread. I can see its like many things where there may just be a personal preference that I...
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    Not sure what I should be looking for.

    So I have done some research, and I think I would enjoy an under quilt over a sleeping pad. (dont like the idea of the sleeping pad moving around).

    My question is, when do you need an under...
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    New to all of it.

    I am new to hammock camping. I grew up tent camping, and glamping, but I have never tent camped.

    The concept has always been exciting to me though, and I look forward to giving it a shot.
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