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  1. Great report Dave. Glad I could help out in any...

    Great report Dave. Glad I could help out in any way. I love the NCT in Michigan, especially in the Manistee National Forest.

    Glad you had a great trip.
  2. Great trip report Dave. This is the northern...

    Great trip report Dave. This is the northern portion of my hike I did last summer. We did timber creek cg south to the NCT schoolhouse. Good job!
  3. My wife and I use ours for our under quilts. It...

    My wife and I use ours for our under quilts. It works for what it is intended and it doubles as a rain poncho. Can't be multi-use.
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    127828 We have been hanging since September of...

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    We have been hanging since September of 2013. We put 40* underquilts on in the winter. The kids love them. Not one morning have they woke up and said their back hurt. They sleep so well,...
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    FourRingCircus, Don't get discouraged. I have...

    FourRingCircus,
    Don't get discouraged. I have two kids who share a room and in September of 2013, they became full-time hangers and it makes their room so much more usable. They unclip their...
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    That is so awesome. But selfishly, now maybe...

    That is so awesome. But selfishly, now maybe George can get working on mine! Just kidding, keep up the good work Gearge!
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    I am a JRB quilt lover since they have given me...

    I am a JRB quilt lover since they have given me so much versatility. The HR will allow you to use it for a topquilt, blanket or underquilt depending on your situation. Like you said, "until I can...
  8. I had Dutch make me some 8" dogbones out of...

    I had Dutch make me some 8" dogbones out of zing-it. I larks head it to the pull-outs and leave them on the tarp. Works great.
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    Same here, I can't wait for mine. Have a 40...

    Same here, I can't wait for mine. Have a 40 degree with overstuff, that hopefully will be my go to for years to come. I am really looking forward to the 950fd.
  10. George, just put in my order for a topquilt. No...

    George, just put in my order for a topquilt. No pressure, but I have a Cub Scout camping trip with my boys scheduled for April 15th, which is my birthday! Would love to have it by then. I...
  11. George, what is your wait time? I have a...

    George, what is your wait time? I have a birthday coming up in April and the tax return might afford me the option for a topquilt.
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    Light-use ridgeline between the split rings on...

    Light-use ridgeline between the split rings on your cloudburst. Taking for granted you have a cloudburst since you have a ridgerunner.
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    Anytime you want to run a question by me, from...

    Anytime you want to run a question by me, from one dad to another, don't hesitate.

    With regards to your question, I could go on and on, but really it comes down to a saying that my wife and I live...
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    He did me well when I had a problem with my...

    He did me well when I had a problem with my cloudburst. He is a top notch guy.
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    No, we have not had any problems with that, but...

    No, we have not had any problems with that, but we have raised our kids (boy is 9, girl is 7) to respect other people's property. Make no mistake, they know these quilts are not their's...
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    I do as I have 3 ORM, 2 Hudson rivers and 2...

    I do as I have 3 ORM, 2 Hudson rivers and 2 Shenandoah's. We have used them just like you explain and love them. Makes it much easier to equip a family of four with all their own hammocks. We just...
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    Great to hear. Brandon is top notch!

    Great to hear. Brandon is top notch!
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    You got that right. He got rewarded at Christmas...

    You got that right. He got rewarded at Christmas time. Bought my wife a ridgerunner, spindrift, cloudburst and I also tacked on two surperfly's for my kids.
  19. Brandon does do overfill. I can't remember if my...

    Brandon does do overfill. I can't remember if my 0* Lynx is 1 oz or 2 oz overfill but he took care of it. The only thing that made me try an ambush with my wife's ridgerunner was the color...
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    I had a similar issue about a year ago with my...

    I had a similar issue about a year ago with my cloudburst and Brandon made it right without much work on my end. I posted a similar thread and said it was probably time for another tarp and Brandon...
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    I had a similar order. A butch of questions and...

    I had a similar order. A butch of questions and customizations and everything was as I had hoped. He went above and beyond!
  22. FS: Taper or no taper? Sewn or snaps?

    Taper or no taper? Sewn or snaps?
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    So what I ended up with purchasing was the...

    So what I ended up with purchasing was the following. I have put most of the hardware on the tarps and set them up and seam sealed the pull-outs and the ridgelines. All worked really well and I am...
  24. I have a lynx, and just ordered and ambush for my...

    I have a lynx, and just ordered and ambush for my wife. Once I receive the ambush I will review the differences of both. Should be a fun month!
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    I have 8 quilts from JRB. 3 old rag mountains, 2...

    I have 8 quilts from JRB. 3 old rag mountains, 2 Hudson rivers, 2 Shenandoahs and a greylock 3. I have all these as all 4 of my family hammock camp year round. Me, wife, 9yo boy and 7yo girl. I...
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    I like the idea of them on my split rings and...

    I like the idea of them on my split rings and then just making a loop on my ridgeline segment, wrapping it around the tree and feeding the end through the loop creating a line connected to the tree...
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    Banjoman, thank you for this response. This is...

    Banjoman, thank you for this response. This is what I was wondering. After reconsidering the wasp on the ridgelines I thought I wanted to go with fleaz, but your comment along with tominMN makes we...
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    Right now I just have the 9 feet of cordage from...

    Right now I just have the 9 feet of cordage from this set on each tarp (http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/self-tensioning-lines/). They are just larks-headed to the D-ring on the ridgeline. I was...
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    Rigging tarps with Dutchware

    Ok. I have four tarps that I would like to "bling" out with Dutchware. I have two superfly's and two cloudbursts. What is the newest way to setup my tarps? I have 26 JRB self-tensioning lines...
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    You will love the ORM. Great quilt like all the...

    You will love the ORM. Great quilt like all the JRB transforming quilts. That is all I have at the moment, minus the Lynx for the ridgerunner. 3 ORM's, 2 Hudson Rivers, 2 Shenandoah's and a...
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    Especially 22 months with the bad winters we have...

    Especially 22 months with the bad winters we have had recently. Says a lot about warbonnet. That is awesome.
  32. I only have the active-dri down on one of my...

    I only have the active-dri down on one of my orm's since most of my quilts were purchased before this was an option. (A number of my quilts are 900 fd and I love that). I don't think it can hurt. ...
  33. I use the orm, hr, and the Shenandoah to pull...

    I use the orm, hr, and the Shenandoah to pull double duty with my family. My wife and two children have Hennessy's I have a ridgerunner. When we go out as a family I check the temps. If it is...
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    Same here, been a lifer through jrb, until I...

    Same here, been a lifer through jrb, until I needed an underquilt for my ridgerunner and wanted to give Paul and missy a try. Seems both are great resources for my hammock addiction!
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    Ridgerunner, spindrift, underquilt protector, two...

    Ridgerunner, spindrift, underquilt protector, two superfly's. Brandon got my money two years in a row, and I would not have it any other way!
  36. FS: No longer interested, thought this was an ambush...

    No longer interested, thought this was an ambush quilt for a ridgerunner. Good luck to the seller.
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    You finally got some of my money - got me an...

    You finally got some of my money - got me an ambush! Can't wait, Julie is going to be excited!
  38. FS: So is this quilt designed for the ridgerunner? ...

    So is this quilt designed for the ridgerunner? Looks like a good quilt, not sure you could get a more fully loaded quilt than this one, am I right Paul?

    I am interested.
  39. We have always labeled ours on the back of the...

    We have always labeled ours on the back of the tag. I have a fleet of JRB's and I feel your pain if I hadn't labeled everything as I bought them. I have even labeled the stuff sacks!
  40. Thread: SHENANDOAH TQ

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    I have no experience with HammockGear, but I...

    I have no experience with HammockGear, but I think the JRB quality is top notch. So much so that my whole fleet of quilts are JRB's with exception of my Lynx for my ridgerunner. My family has...
  41. Thread: SHENANDOAH TQ

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    I have two, what would you like to know?

    I have two, what would you like to know?
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    I have so many wants and one of them is helping...

    I have so many wants and one of them is helping out different cottage industry vendors. The thing that holds me back is if Jacks supplies what I am looking for, I tend to go with them since they...
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    UQ, by far. UGQ is a great vendor, love Paul and...

    UQ, by far. UGQ is a great vendor, love Paul and Missy. Can't go wrong there.

    There is another option though. You could go with a JacksRBetter Old Rag Mountain this is a 0 degree UQ/TQ. Use it...
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    I have the Hudson and love it. I also use it for...

    I have the Hudson and love it. I also use it for an underquilt sometimes. By far though, it gets used as a topquilt the most. It is just a little narrow, but I put up with it so I have the...
  45. Manistee National Forest - Dam to Dam Hike

    I am planning on section hiking the 135 mile hike between Croton Dam and Hodenpyle Dam in the Manistee National Forest in the Lower Penninsula of Michigan. I am going to be doing the trip in 6 to 10...
  46. My family of 2 kids and wife all use JrB quilts...

    My family of 2 kids and wife all use JrB quilts (Shenandoah, Hudson River and old rag mountain) for the Hennessy's we have. We absolutely love them. It allows so many options for us as to using any...
  47. WITHDRAWN: Smoke free and pet free home?

    Smoke free and pet free home?
  48. I would be interested in one if they made it...

    I would be interested in one if they made it standard. Flounder, if you don't mind me asking, how much did yours cost with all the custom work?
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    We use JacksRBetter Economic Quilts. That way...

    We use JacksRBetter Economic Quilts. That way they can be used as underquilts or topquilts. We have 2 of each of the shenandoahs, Hudson rivers and old rag mountains. The whole family had HH Asym...
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    My family and I are going to be in the area...

    My family and I are going to be in the area Easter weekend. We will be doing some section hiking.
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