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  1. Thread: Fill weight

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    Lots of variation in sizes of widths and lengths....

    Lots of variation in sizes of widths and lengths. Total fill weights will run accordingly. All these vendors are good to their ratings and the quilts do a great job insulating specific coverage...
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    I know it's been pointed out but, heavy heavy....

    I know it's been pointed out but, heavy heavy. Most common problem with the bag to quilt conversions IMO. Not sure Clew is the answer here due to that alone. I'm with Shug. Even with primary and...
  3. Thread: Adding doors

    by Rolloff
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    SLD will build them for you.

    SLD will build them for you.
  4. Thread: Ribz Pack

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    WTB: I have one that no longer gets the trail time it...

    I have one that no longer gets the trail time it deserves. It's lost a plastic end piece on one of the zipper pulls, but the loop is still intact and works the zipper just fine. I never replace...
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    I set up btwn two trees then expect for the wind...

    I set up btwn two trees then expect for the wind to change just after dark :tonguesmilie:
  6. Thread: Hammock pillow

    by Rolloff
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    Of all things hammock related I think pillows are...

    Of all things hammock related I think pillows are some of the most HYOH items. What works for some doesn't work at all for others. Some don't need one at all. Until recently I've always had bottom...
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    Welcome to HF! The tarp ridgeline will attach...

    Welcome to HF!

    The tarp ridgeline will attach on the tree lower than your hammock suspension. The farther away your trees are the higher you will also need to place the Hammock suspension on the...
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    I am pretty sure my last words will be the same....

    I am pretty sure my last words will be the same. "Oh that didn't work well"

    And I hope I can manage Carver's laugh too.

    As always Thank You for posting.
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    I use Zing-it because it's what I had laying...

    I use Zing-it because it's what I had laying around after another project. Before that, it was Glowire run through braided mason line prussiks. Before that 100% mason line for years.

    I still use...
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    The last I heard of him it was the CF Ghost...

    The last I heard of him it was the CF Ghost Hammock and the discussion about hanging food bags from your suspension in bear country. He was a solid give em a punch in the snoot then eat some oatmeal...
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    Fog and all. Looks like a nearly perfect hang...

    Fog and all. Looks like a nearly perfect hang there. Those trees couldn't have been planted any better!
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    You can always go with a DCF pack and skip the...

    You can always go with a DCF pack and skip the pack liner :scared:

    Takes a few trips in the rain to build confidence but the Bonefire Raven is a dry bird. I still carry a green garbage sack in the...
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    I'm not all that big either, just about 5'6". I...

    I'm not all that big either, just about 5'6". I also don't own a Superior, but I do sleep comfortably in a 10.5' DH Freebird every night and my Sheltowee Whisper which is my goto in my UL set-up, is...
  14. Cinch buckles do slip. I sleep full time in a GE...

    Cinch buckles do slip. I sleep full time in a GE hammock.

    I actually need to replace my straps each year at home. Every night use even without set up and tear down is hard on them.
  15. Sounds like a nice project. The half nets are...

    Sounds like a nice project.

    The half nets are basically an effort to cut grams in bug season. Any additional closures sort of runs in the opposite direction, but it is what it is for you or anyone...
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    I'd go so far to say that most if not all HF...

    I'd go so far to say that most if not all HF cottage vendors providing quality insulation are running comfort factor ratings. JRBs come 15% OS

    Thanks guys
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    Not as fruitful as it once was, HF's For Sale...

    Not as fruitful as it once was, HF's For Sale thread still has some good deals going through there. Here are a few tips to have on hand before hand.

    1. Know exactly what it is that you are...
  18. I formally 2nd all of the above :thumbup1:

    I formally 2nd all of the above :thumbup1:
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    "It's really a fine art."

    "It's really a fine art."
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    Great to hear from you. I will be in contact....

    Great to hear from you. I will be in contact. Thanks again for posting. This is great gear.
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    I don't know. The Bonefire Whisper was never...

    I don't know. The Bonefire Whisper was never listed on the site as it was a custom build. Bonefire Gear is also out of business, but I was able to get Jeremey to build my Raven and one of his...
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    After using 2/3 and 3/4 length UQs for several...

    After using 2/3 and 3/4 length UQs for several years, I kind of agree to a point. I used them successfully for years to save on weight and volume penalties. Did I stay warm? Yes. Did my legs get cold...
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    Well at least the injury wasn't caused by a...

    Well at least the injury wasn't caused by a Classic SD.
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    I wasn't aware Alex was out of production. I know...

    I wasn't aware Alex was out of production. I know he was moving into a bigger space, but that should have taken place by now. High quality workmanship and materials and worked closely with Jeremy,...
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    Well done Hutzelbein. I knew once you and...

    Well done Hutzelbein. I knew once you and BillyBob58 weighed in on this one, the OP would be in good hands.
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    I use a 10.5' DH Freebird GE, most nights at...

    I use a 10.5' DH Freebird GE, most nights at home, and 10' Shenandoa Whisper Asym on the trail.

    I started sleeping at home in a hammock to teach myself how to get a good night's sleep before...
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    Keep your toe nails trimmed.

    Keep your toe nails trimmed.
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    Let's not forget the hot nalgene water bottle...

    Let's not forget the hot nalgene water bottle trick either. Heat water to near boiling. Pour into bottle. Wrap in a Tee shirt or slip it in a sock then drop it in your footbox a few minutes before...
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    Alex over at Sheltowee and Jeremy(Bonefire) have...

    Alex over at Sheltowee and Jeremy(Bonefire) have figured it out for me. Asym cut and full length sewn UQ. Flatter, warmer more comfortable lay than my every night at home goto, and has eliminated all...
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    I don't even carry that much clothing at those...

    I don't even carry that much clothing at those temps. If you actually hike in any of that, it's got too much condensation in it already to qualify as sleep cloths. I second and third what Shug an...
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    UQP. Never leave home w/o it.

    UQP.

    Never leave home w/o it.
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    We should support this somehow. Any ideas?

    We should support this somehow. Any ideas?
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    Great report. Thanks for taking us along. Best...

    Great report. Thanks for taking us along.

    Best date I've ever been on by a Linville mile.
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    I won't bother to fool anyone. Setting up and...

    I won't bother to fool anyone. Setting up and tearing down have always been important to me. One of the main attractions of Jeremy's Bonefire Dlx suspension is the total elimination of the secondary...
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    Attended the Hoosier Fall HF this weekend. After...

    Attended the Hoosier Fall HF this weekend. After three days of rain all I can say is I am glad to have folded the cmoulder way :cool:

    Worked just dandy in the rain. Waited for a short break in the...
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    Heading out tomorrow morning after I walk the...

    Heading out tomorrow morning after I walk the dogs. Should be in the woods by 10 or so.
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    One in and one out, still looks like a good hang...

    One in and one out, still looks like a good hang coming up. Weather appears to be shaping up very nicely.
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    I wear the same model Solomon's that my buddy in...

    I wear the same model Solomon's that my buddy in Colorado uses on the CDT. He says the only difference is they wear out fast on rock. 300-400 miles and they are shot. I use mine around here maybe 30...
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    Have a great trip OneClick. Kick a rock for me. ...

    Have a great trip OneClick. Kick a rock for me.

    On the list!
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    I intend to swing by the fire ring one night....

    I intend to swing by the fire ring one night. Most probably Saturday. Going down Friday night.
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    You get what you get at SPs. I never camp there....

    You get what you get at SPs. I never camp there. Horrible places for horrible people IMO. Sort of like a Zoo of another type.

    HF starter advice has always been to use what you have and just get...
  42. I went UL with the lighter fabrics when I did,...

    I went UL with the lighter fabrics when I did, because I realized at my age, if I waited for the heavier bombproof gear to wear out first, I was never going to get there.

    My Golite Pinnacle, and...
  43. Thread: Down Sleep Hat

    by Rolloff
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    Do the Shug. Wear the down beanie over the knit...

    Do the Shug. Wear the down beanie over the knit one.

    Easy Peasy
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    Once you get down around 10-11 pounds...it's all...

    Once you get down around 10-11 pounds...it's all grams :scared:
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    It's the lightest way I've seen to do it. Saves...

    It's the lightest way I've seen to do it. Saves on hair ties and shock cord! :sneaky:
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    Why don't you come visit with us Oct 23-24....

    Why don't you come visit with us Oct 23-24. Everyone is welcome.
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    Don't listen to OneClick. What does he know about...

    Don't listen to OneClick. What does he know about The Deam? :sneaky:

    Everyone in Bloomington should get to hike the SlipnSlide just once. Some incredibly beautiful country in there. Saddle Creek,...
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    Yea, I was referring to the weight of the WW Blue...

    Yea, I was referring to the weight of the WW Blue mart special. My point was when most threads compare UQ vs Pad costs and weight. It's usually a comparison between a piece of CCF and a handmade...
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    Granted. If I can't hang, I'm not going camping....

    Granted. If I can't hang, I'm not going camping. If I have to go to ground I will just bail. I could survive a night or two on the ground but probably wouldn't do it. I started hiking again due to...
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    I never fully understood that. When we talk pads...

    I never fully understood that. When we talk pads and hammocks, it always relates to the least common denominator the blue WW closed cell special. In reality dedicated ground pounders will often spend...
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