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  1. Yup, I donít like velcro anywhere because it...

    Yup, I donít like velcro anywhere because it snags on fabrics and threads and prematurely wears them. Especially on a dry bag because there is a good chance I will be wearing a long sleeve wool shirt...
  2. I think the ďHangtime HookĒ comes in pretty handy...

    I think the ďHangtime HookĒ comes in pretty handy here. Itís pretty multipurpose and modifiable. I will try to take some pics for you tonight to show you some ideas instead of writing a 1000 words :)
  3. That fan was the first I tried. It is pretty...

    That fan was the first I tried. It is pretty quiet. Iíll give it that. But thatís because it is essentially a CPU fan. The problem is that it is much heavier and harder to pack and didnít put out...
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    There are a few ways to do it. It usually...

    There are a few ways to do it. It usually involves just dropping the foot end just a couple inches or less. I just removed the rubber band and clip and tied some shock cord to the quilt. Then added a...
  5. Actually that seems to be exactly what they are...

    Actually that seems to be exactly what they are designed to address! When they are ďunlockedĒ (not threaded through the third slot) they are easier than most other buckles to loosen, which are most...
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    You could also tie a bowline in the cord by...

    You could also tie a bowline in the cord by itself and then larks head that on the stake, but you need a slightly bigger hole to fit two strands through. You would make it easier to change out stakes...
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    Heís talking about the two ribbons for tying the...

    Heís talking about the two ribbons for tying the net into a roll so itís out the way, but not fully unzipped. They do indeed tend to get snagged on the zipper. And to that I sayÖ no thanks. So I cut...
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    Oh, if you already have straps, just get the...

    Oh, if you already have straps, just get the buckles and save some money.

    https://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/product/1-buckle-set/
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    Somebody tell me why this is a bad idea

    At first I thought this was a joke about actually hanging from a cabinet knob handle lol!

    If you want a quick and reliable suspension that is easy to learn, just get this kit and it has everything...
  10. FS: Payment received! Thank you everybody :)

    Payment received! Thank you everybody :)
  11. FS: All 3 items sold to Gustavus per PM pending funds.

    All 3 items sold to Gustavus per PM pending funds.
  12. FS: Mountainfly Tarp With Internal Center Pole, Warbonnet Stash Jacket

    Selling 3 pieces of Warbonnet gear in excellent condition.

    1 - A MountainFly tarp in 30D Bushwack Camo SilPoly 11í long with middle ties-outs added, Internal Center Pole Mod Pocket added, no Panel...
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    Same same! Shug has recruited yet another! Howdy...

    Same same! Shug has recruited yet another! Howdy from Southeast LA :)
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    Yup, I think the 2.5mm is gonna be a hit! I am...

    Yup, I think the 2.5mm is gonna be a hit! I am looking forward to using it on my trip next week.
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    If you just stay out, youíll get used to it!...

    If you just stay out, youíll get used to it! Climate control is a recent innovation!
  16. So far the plan is gonna be Four Pass Loop in...

    So far the plan is gonna be Four Pass Loop in Maroon Bells-Snowmass, Castle and Conundrum Peak, and Northern Indian Peaks Loop. Lookin forward to exploring a new state!
  17. Thread: JrB Old Rag

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    https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product/hudson-river-...

    https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product/hudson-river-hammock-quilt/

    Is this what you are looking for?
  18. Neat idea! What are the two holes for? Just added...

    Neat idea! What are the two holes for? Just added versatility I assume, but I was curious if you had something in mind. The only thing that concerns me is the strength of that top antenna that looks...
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    How about asking a vendor to make you a custom...

    How about asking a vendor to make you a custom size? After so many trials, you must have an idea of what you need now. Maybe try stuffing it with that new UP synthetic insulation.
  20. Looks premium! Got any pics of the sewn footbox...

    Looks premium! Got any pics of the sewn footbox version yet? Curious what the back of that would look like.
  21. 100% right except I think the reason you canít...

    100% right except I think the reason you canít recall any exceptions is because there are none. I have often wondered if there are any exceptions though. Such as a hammock with slanted end channels...
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    Wooki stays put extremely well. Just be sure to...

    Wooki stays put extremely well. Just be sure to hang the foot end higher and closer to tree so that you lay in the sweet spot, which is close to the head end.
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    She has a tutorial video too. Nice....

    She has a tutorial video too. Nice.
    https://youtu.be/9gTf2ohui7Q
  24. Looking for suggestions for hiking, camping, etc in Colorado

    Planning on flying out to Denver, Colorado in 2 weeks and will be out there for about a week and a half. A group of three adults. We are renting a car. We want to be hammock camping almost every...
  25. Just thought of another tip. Try using an...

    Just thought of another tip. Try using an inflatable pillow instead of a down or synthetic filled pillow. I find the inflatables to be cooler and they would also not be affected by humidity and sweat.
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    The way AutumnUL does it seems like the best way...

    The way AutumnUL does it seems like the best way if you plan to stick to the Becket hitch. Thatís my plan now that you mentioned it.
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    Jeff Myers took it a step further as he usually...

    Jeff Myers took it a step further as he usually does and made a hybrid that is an Evoloop with a Becket Loop.

    https://youtu.be/S15HBxHKd7M
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    We just found out that Arrowhead Equipment has a...

    We just found out that Arrowhead Equipment has a synthetic underquilt called the KAQ and they can make it up to 56Ē wide and 90Ē long! And they have a current production time of only 4-8 days, so we...
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    Darn! Well he is interested. He can offer you...

    Darn! Well he is interested. He can offer you $250 shipped to Louisiana after he gets paid tomorrow. Is that agreeable?
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    That might be sufficient. Lemme run it past him....

    That might be sufficient. Lemme run it past him. BTW, what color?

    Hereís an trade idea in the meantime. I have a 850fp 20į Wooki XL standard lay in an all camo shell. Received it from Warbonnet...
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    Wide, Long Winter Underquilt

    Looking for a big under quilt for a gathered end hammock. The wider and longer, the better. Width is the primary concern because it is for my two adult friends who double nest and need a better...
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    That is a great idea! Your pic is broken, so here...

    That is a great idea! Your pic is broken, so here is one for posterity.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/d06ece7b764e85ba3600b208a3e10501.jpg
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    I hereby redundantly echo, and concur with, all...

    I hereby redundantly echo, and concur with, all of Hutzelbeinís sentiments. Obnoxious or reassuring? Depends on who you ask :)))
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    Thatís exactly right. The loops are spliced on...

    Thatís exactly right. The loops are spliced on instead of larks headed on. I think it is ultimately not worth it. You may want to use those loops on another hammock some days. You may want to larks...
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    Iím sure it will be great. Itís Warbonnet after...

    Iím sure it will be great. Itís Warbonnet after all! Weight reduction is safe bet, but Warbonnet frequently surprises us with original ideas, so I am betting on a bigger update. Thereís a lot of room...
  36. Those water tricks wonít work so well when...

    Those water tricks wonít work so well when humidity is extra high and/or you are dry camping. Hereís another good idea that folks in the desert use often. A solar reflective umbrella!

    Those small...
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    Thanks for the laugh! Were you able to salvage...

    Thanks for the laugh! Were you able to salvage the trip or did you have to pack up and out?
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    Warbonnet seems to be going all in on the new...

    Warbonnet seems to be going all in on the new Dream fabric, so I imagine thereís a good reason for that. They always seem to be very selective about their materials and products, so I would trust...
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    On the top quilts, I would find myself noticing...

    On the top quilts, I would find myself noticing the patch from time to time and it was just this uncomfortable spot in an otherwise cloud of downy goodness. Kinda like an annoying tag on a comfy...
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    I had Jared (SimplyLightDesigns) make me a tarp...

    I had Jared (SimplyLightDesigns) make me a tarp sleeve out of Monolite. More durable than the usual mesh, yet still breathable.
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    For me, the insulated hammock pad by Klymit was...

    For me, the insulated hammock pad by Klymit was warm, but too heavy and bulky. Inflation of something that big is not fun. Itís also not fun deflating, folding and rolling it up. Especially when you...
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    I know they switched to a slim black logo tag on...

    I know they switched to a slim black logo tag on the hem for their topquilts. Iím betting youíll find one if you look closely. I liked the switch on the topquilts and would be glad if thatís the case...
  43. Thread: Stake Boom

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    Pretty neat! I wonder if there is a value to be...

    Pretty neat! I wonder if there is a value to be had in designing a lighter version optimized for hammock tarps?
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    Yup, you just larks head it on with the button...

    Yup, you just larks head it on with the button oriented at the top. They work well with Dutchís Beet Buckles. Which is what I use at home along with some standard webbing straps.
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    Or you can email him. Which is how I did it...

    Or you can email him. Which is how I did it because I havenít used eBay in ages. He uses PayPal.

    [email protected]
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    The reason for running the fixed end of the...

    The reason for running the fixed end of the whoopie through the hammock is it allows you to hang from a shorter tree span while still using whoopies. But on a more advanced note, you lose the ability...
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    I like Warbonnet dynaweave straps with fish hooks...

    I like Warbonnet dynaweave straps with fish hooks becket hitched to EvoLoops. The straps are light, so I go with a full 15 feet. The fish hooks are much smaller, lighter, and more appropriate for UL...
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    The butt really does set the tone, but try moving...

    The butt really does set the tone, but try moving it in all directions, not just left and right. Thereís nothing wrong with spending a little time getting the perfect position before going to sleep....
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    Klymit Free Pillow Offer Review

    I tried most, if not all the products discussed so far. The V-sitpad, Cush/pillow, and X-pillow i got during this sale.

    Below are my opinions/impressions:

    The giant hammock V-pad was tedious to...
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    https://youtu.be/0cpNN8uo1R0 Triple Nickel did a...

    https://youtu.be/0cpNN8uo1R0
    Triple Nickel did a nice did a nice demo video for those curious about this topic.
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