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    Hey hutzelbein, Thanks for the shout! So, when...

    Hey hutzelbein,

    Thanks for the shout! So, when are you going to try out one of my hammocks? The main thing is the VAT tax and duty fees. They are almost as high as the price of the product! A few...
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    I see what you are saying. Gathered (coming to a...

    I see what you are saying. Gathered (coming to a point) rather than having other lines coming off each corner. I'm not sure what you mean by the sides of the hammocks being shaped but got the...
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    Hey hutzelbein, Thanks for the link. FYI -...

    Hey hutzelbein, Thanks for the link. FYI - PAK-IT-LITE hammocks have folded ends and not gathered. The reason being; the way the hammock bed is cut, creating the head an foot pockets which allow user...
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    Some folks prefer having a top enclosure to keep...

    Some folks prefer having a top enclosure to keep out bugs and progress into winter hammock camping. While the Scout is more of a hybrid 3 season hammock, since it has the bed pockets, the F.O.B will...
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    Sorry for the confusion but looking at the photo...

    Sorry for the confusion but looking at the photo the hammock appears to be coyote tan and not its normal OD color. Maybe it was just the exposure on the camera making it look that way.
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    It is hanging like that because you are laying on...

    It is hanging like that because you are laying on the far left side of the hammock and not over the CC foam pad. If when you hang it and it rolls you over to that side, yes, it's too tight. Take a...
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    Looking at your photo I was wonder why the side...

    Looking at your photo I was wonder why the side of your hammock was so high. Almost over the top of the hammock. It shouldn't be that high. Then I noticed that your pad and the pocket it goes in is...
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    I'm not sure if you got my last email. The hyper...

    I'm not sure if you got my last email. The hyper extension in your knee may be from how you are hanging the hammock. If you are using a webbing support system and your trees are too far apart, no...
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    Hey dakotaross, I see you are in Chamblee. I...

    Hey dakotaross,

    I see you are in Chamblee. I am over in Woodstock. Any time you want to stop by and try out one of my hammocks to see how they feel and work, let me know. I'll set one up for you...
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    Hey Shawker, Let me know when you get the...

    Hey Shawker, Let me know when you get the silnylon fly. Set it up and test it out for me. All the test I did look promising but long term, in the field testing, will prove more results. And, please,...
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    When you look at TZ75man's photos, take into...

    When you look at TZ75man's photos, take into consideration he is covering the hammock from the top. He has done this to trap more heat from escaping the top of the hammock. Where you will loose more...
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    Here is another review from CJ sent to me via...

    Here is another review from CJ sent to me via email:


    "I just wanted to say that I have spent a little time in my new FOB and I wanted to share my first impression.

    Likes:

    OK Love! I love...
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    CJ, Thanks for the email and review. I hope you...

    CJ, Thanks for the email and review. I hope you don't mind if I post it here.

    "Thanks Tony,

    As you know I have been looking at your Hammock's for a couple years now and you have responded to my...
  14. I think you will find that some parks will have...

    I think you will find that some parks will have these regulations because of the amount of use and traffic. If you are backpacking or camping in wilderness areas that traffic is more sporadic, the...
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    Hey Fuzzy, You will be happy to know I am...

    Hey Fuzzy,

    You will be happy to know I am working on an underquilt that will conform to the signature shape of the hammock. The goal is to have a light weight UQ that will add another 10 to 20F...
  16. The system on my video is the old support and has...

    The system on my video is the old support and has been replaced with what you saw on the accessories page. The old system work good but had too much stretch when wet. The new system also takes into...
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    CJ, You have a chance to set it up yet? Let me...

    CJ,

    You have a chance to set it up yet? Let me know what you want to do about the support system.
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    The shape of the hammock is not the typical...

    The shape of the hammock is not the typical rectangular or even quadrilateral shape of most hammocks. Hence, the reason for my patent. And yes, the 11'6" is the measurement of the hammock bed on the...
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    Alex, Yes, all claims have been granted. You...

    Alex,

    Yes, all claims have been granted. You would have to read the claims to fully understand since it can get somewhat complicated. In a nut shell, how the hammock is engineered - over all shape...
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    Why have to figure that out anyway? With my...

    Why have to figure that out anyway? With my hammocks and support lines there is no need since it's all designed into the system. Most fixed ridge line hammocks are the same way. 30 works best with...
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    You can't do 30% with a fixed ridge line with out...

    You can't do 30% with a fixed ridge line with out changing the sag that is designed into the hammock. As for tree stress, the wind puts more long term stress on a tree than your hammock ever will. I...
  22. So, when you getting yours? You need the Full...

    So, when you getting yours? You need the Full Coverage Rain/Snow fly! Very warm and very large! http://camphammocks.com/accessories.html
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    JKDmoo, My hammocks have a fixed ridge line so...

    JKDmoo, My hammocks have a fixed ridge line so you don't need to do the 30% rule thing. The new suspension system makes set up a lot easier. As long as the hammock is set up, as per the instructions,...
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    hutzelbein, A camp pad does not make the hammock...

    hutzelbein, A camp pad does not make the hammock lay flatter. It's how the hammock is cut and shaped that makes it lay flat. An UQ will work with my hammocks but because how the hammock is...
  25. Dangerous, With my hammocks you will need to...

    Dangerous,

    With my hammocks you will need to forget the rules your have learned here, as most will not apply to the way my hammock is engineered. The shape of the hammock body allows the bottom of...
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    If you are looking into getting a patent for your...

    If you are looking into getting a patent for your designs, it is a very lengthy and expensive proposition. Do some marketing research to see if what you want to patent is worth the patent cost and...
  27. Completely different design. Most hammocks don't...

    Completely different design. Most hammocks don't take into consideration the stretch of the material on the bias. Mine do. Take a closer look on my site as to how the hammock hangs. Then compare that...
  28. Most hammocks are very "open" by design as they...

    Most hammocks are very "open" by design as they are made from a more rectangular shaped material. My hammock beds have a different shape. This shape is what creates the foot and head pocket so when...
  29. The large should fit in all your hammocks as the...

    The large should fit in all your hammocks as the pockets are the same size. Unless they changed the size of the pad and made it bigger. It does take some effort to work the large pad into all the...
  30. You can if you want. The best set up is to use 2...

    You can if you want. The best set up is to use 2 to 3 feet of 3/8 bungee and 3 feet of flat cord. Use a fisherman's knot to tie both together. You will also need a cord lock and line adjuster. The...
  31. Did you finally figure out how to get the...

    Did you finally figure out how to get the Ridgerest to fit? When you said it wasn't fitting, I was puzzled. The pocket is designed around the large pad. No reason it shouldn't work.

    Stevie, Keep...
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    Hey Stevie,

    So are you a happy man? Tell your friends in the UK.
    As for the Ridgerest, they are bulky but that can be managed if you are saying you don't have enough space in your backpack. The...
  33. Cool idea with the poncho liner. I use mine every...

    Cool idea with the poncho liner. I use mine every day but inside the hammock....over my body. You can also tie it under the hammock as back up to your closed cell foam pad on temps below 0. So, which...
  34. You can now get a new Gopro @ Walmart for $199....

    You can now get a new Gopro @ Walmart for $199. Great cams!
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    Nice! How well did it work with your hammock?

    Nice! How well did it work with your hammock?
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    Poll: If you are saying owner as in company owner, I...

    If you are saying owner as in company owner, I have tried but my post are being take off for some reason.
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    Poll: Can you go to this thread...

    Can you go to this thread https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?98177-Pak-it-Lite-F-O-B-fully-enclosed-hammock and set these guys straight? Not sure who has come up with all these rules...
  38. I am currently doing load stress test on my...

    I am currently doing load stress test on my hammocks. The hardware (support system and hammock end loops) have been taken to an immediate stress load of 500lbs. I am still waiting to to a long term...
  39. I've been trying to answer all your questions via...

    I've been trying to answer all your questions via this site email but keep getting kick off. I think the site is timing out. The last email you sent, I had the same issue. Go to my Facebook page...
  40. There is on my site.

    There is on my site.
  41. All I can say without getting into trouble on...

    All I can say without getting into trouble on this site, since I'm a "vendor", I'm 6'2" @ 240lbs and there is ample room. In my sea kayaking business, I lone hammocks to clients for my tours. The...
  42. A call is all it takes to answer your questions.

    A call is all it takes to answer your questions.
  43. Thanks Fuzzy!

    Thanks Fuzzy!
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    It really sucks when your bladder becomes your...

    It really sucks when your bladder becomes your alarm clock... at 2am! Happens to me all the time! If I can figure out how to run a pee hose from the hammock, I will work it into the design.
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    Hey Joe, Your Scout is on the table and will...

    Hey Joe,

    Your Scout is on the table and will be ready to ship in the next few days.
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    Poll: I like that name! I will be working on your other...

    I like that name! I will be working on your other ReconMN and flys here shortly. Still recovering from our paddle to Horn Island. The wind was brutal and rough sea conditions for the 8 mile trip out....
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    How about a trip in May?

    How about a trip in May?
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    When I get wilderness depression, I just go pee...

    When I get wilderness depression, I just go pee off my back deck.

    Or in the neighbors back yard....
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    Yea. I think that would be the plan. Again, if we...

    Yea. I think that would be the plan. Again, if we can regroup and see what we can do to make this a bigger event to draw more folks in from the area. The FL hang had 80 people. Would love to do that...
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    Otter, Not many folks reporting back in. I...

    Otter,

    Not many folks reporting back in. I just wonder if doing a hang at a later date in the ball field at Little Bald Mountain may bring a larger group. For anyone who would want to do a hike...
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