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    I live in Chattanooga @ about 870ft. Depends...

    I live in Chattanooga @ about 870ft.

    Depends on where you are going to be sleeping.

    I use mine mostly at home on my deck and I have found that the 10 Greylock 4 UQP and the 25 Hudson River...
  2. I have been away from this forum for a few weeks...

    I have been away from this forum for a few weeks visiting the Overlanding Forums.

    Still building my rig...I am close.

    I need to get a Group 31 100AH battery and work out the cargo area.

    I...
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    Popular Springs Camp/Lawson's Rock ...

    Popular Springs Camp/Lawson's Rock

    http://www.cumberlandtrail.guide/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/23-Prentice-Cooper-with-3-logos.pdf...
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    Welcome from East Tennessee

    Welcome from East Tennessee
  5. Mission accomplished. 174509

    Mission accomplished.

    174509
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    Hangtime calculator and a ladder. I did this...

    Hangtime calculator and a ladder. I did this between my deck and the only tree in my backyard. Used lag eye bolts, caribiners, 15 straps, whoopies, and a marlin spike hitch/toggle.
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    Adjustable Ridgeline? I almost never think about...

    Adjustable Ridgeline?
    I almost never think about the angle.
    i know for me 80" foot end and 68" head end on a 14.75-15' span is perfect for my XLC.
  8. When lay down on my Greylock 4 every night there...

    When lay down on my Greylock 4 every night there is an immediate sensation of a tiny bit of warmth on my back.
    I cant say that the temp matters.
    I always feel it.
    @20-50 Can't comment below...
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    When I started using the MiniFly I stopped using...

    When I started using the MiniFly I stopped using the HG Winter Palace.
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    Zpacks Fleece Pillow Dry bag...

    Zpacks Fleece Pillow Dry bag is what I use when its not lodged behind my back.
    Multi-purpose item that i use for my down items.



    Mont-bell vest
    JRB Sleeves
    JRB Hoody

    The sleeves are...
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    We live amongst them.

    We live amongst them.
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    It's taped and strong....

    It's taped and strong.
  13. lol. Yep.

    lol. Yep.
  14. Isn't it funny how we all have similar...

    Isn't it funny how we all have similar experiences?

    This is a fear I have with the new Greylock 4 because I am not using a secondary suspension....yet it never seems to happen.

    The first thing...
  15. Triangle Thingies worked for me before JRB...

    Triangle Thingies worked for me before JRB changed their suspension. Now I do not use them.
    The GL4 has replaced my GL3+1
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    I'm in like Flynn.

    I'm in like Flynn.
  17. You have homed in on the root issue.

    You have homed in on the root issue.
  18. Yep. This is what I know I must do.

    Yep. This is what I know I must do.
  19. When it is cold outside (below 50) I flip the...

    When it is cold outside (below 50) I flip the drivers side bug net over the ridgeline and double stack the tie outs to a single anchor point.

    I do drop my phone in the shelf but the pillow is...
  20. What is that one weak spot that you know you need to address with your hammocking experience?

    Mine is that darn pillow. Every time I get out of my hammock "to go look at the stars" I am confident that upon my return I will not once again get my pillow (Zpacks fleece stuff sack) stuck behind...
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    I have a 3 bio break rule. If I get up more...

    I have a 3 bio break rule.

    If I get up more than 3 times to twinkle I go to the couch.
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    Not so much my back yard as it is my outdoor...

    Not so much my back yard as it is my outdoor bedroom.

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    It is a warm 47 tonight.
    No rain.
    I getting ready to go.
  23. Thread: Im stuck

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    big tarp little tarp Big tarp always comes...

    big tarp
    little tarp

    Big tarp always comes first.
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    Ya'll are down below the Decatur Gator line. I...

    Ya'll are down below the Decatur Gator line.

    I might be up for that.

    What time of year do the gators come out to play?
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    lol. Shrewd = Rhys Now it is all very clear.:)

    lol. Shrewd = Rhys

    Now it is all very clear.:)
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    The second time he slept in a hammock....was on...

    The second time he slept in a hammock....was on the AT.

    These kids....

    I was out in it with Marcel in 16 wind chill @ about 1am when I heard him say......"I didn't really test my hammock...
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    Yes. I will have to search my old posts. One of...

    Yes. I will have to search my old posts. One of the last legs of the Florida Trail.

    here it is:
  28. My first overnight was @ Prentice Cooper. My...

    My first overnight was @ Prentice Cooper.

    My only concern is parking security.

    Being from Chattanooga ....i know a little bit about Prentice Cooper .....it is the first stop for new and old 4x4...
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    East TN - 873ft elevation Top 5-10 TQ...

    East TN - 873ft elevation


    Top


    5-10 TQ
    25-30 TQ
    40 TQ
    Fleece Quilt Liner
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    My first hike with my 11 year old son we went...

    My first hike with my 11 year old son we went north when we should have went south. I was trusting the trail names.
    Finally I decided to break out my compass 3 miles later and turn around.

    Also:...
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    I hadn't thought about this. i can attest that...

    I hadn't thought about this.

    i can attest that they are great for shipping a wet Dyneema tarp until the recipient pulls the tarp out and wets his dog.

    Fail.

    "wait just one more day.......let...
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    Myerstech Dyneema EVO straps with a becket hitch....

    Myerstech Dyneema EVO straps with a becket hitch.

    I started with Whoopies and a Toggle/Marlin Spike Hitch (HAT TIP: Shug)

    But decided I liked the simplicity and the weight savings of the...
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    Elmer003, Are using the GL4 with a bridge hammock...

    Elmer003, Are using the GL4 with a bridge hammock now? I just noticed your profile.

    I have spent more than a few many nights in the Greylock 4 now. In fact I have not slept in the Greylock 3 (old...
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    The new Greylocks come ready to go out of the...

    The new Greylocks come ready to go out of the box. The older versions I used Triangle Thingies.
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    I would have to see it in person and test it. ...

    I would have to see it in person and test it.

    Tarp coverage is what I would like to see.

    Is this the same hammock?

    U-bpCmxt_4c
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    There is a guy named BillyBob who will eventually...

    There is a guy named BillyBob who will eventually show up in this thread to explain the beauty of the partial UQ.

    Myself....i have never slept in anything but the partial UQ.

    More...
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    What happened to your original dyneema straps...

    What happened to your original dyneema straps with EVO soft shackles?

    173123
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    35 is the perfect temp for hammock camping. ...

    35 is the perfect temp for hammock camping.

    -30 is the perfect temp for "The Shug" and I am no "The Shug"

    Never been below 0 so I would defer to the snowbirds in your area on that one.
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    You just need to experiment @ home. Everyone is...

    You just need to experiment @ home.
    Everyone is different.
    See my signature for my discovery process.
    I started here in August of 2017.....slept outside my first time in October 2017.

    Getting...
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    Triangle Thingies or a DIY equivalent.

    Triangle Thingies or a DIY equivalent.
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    Time to thru hike the AT.

    Time to thru hike the AT.
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    JRB Fleece Summer Blanket/Fleece Quilt Liner...

    JRB Fleece Summer Blanket/Fleece Quilt Liner

    It is never away from me and my hammock.

    You cant separate us.
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    I bet you could pick one up here on the forums in...

    I bet you could pick one up here on the forums in the next few weeks.

    If you are willing to try the partial UQ.

    Lots of folks try it and decide its not for them.

    Personally I have never...
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    Over.

    Over.
  45. FS: Payment received.

    Payment received.
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    This is true for me. 20-65

    This is true for me.

    20-65
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    I would do a side by side with a dutch spreader...

    I would do a side by side with a dutch spreader bar and beetle buckles.....using something like a SLD Winter Haven XL with a single pole mod in the center.

    EDIT: Apparently I am with others who...
  48. I have not had an issue yet with the Becket Hitch...

    I have not had an issue yet with the Becket Hitch and the older Myerstech Dyneema straps.

    However I have only been in heavy rain once.

    Something to think about now.
  49. FS: PM coming.

    PM coming.
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    Costco DIY If I had to use a pad I wouldn't be...

    Costco DIY

    If I had to use a pad I wouldn't be sleeping in a Hammock.
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