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  1. Thread: Hammeck Photos

    by dakine
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    Hammeck Photos

    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5595/15120320052_ff9f7dfb22_c.jpg
    Let's see your Hammeck set up in the wilderness. This one was near Bishop Pass in the Sierra Nevada.
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    Mojave Desert Hanging

    The high desert is a great place for hanging, if you can find trees and don't mind strong winds (40 mph gusts) and extreme temperature swings (40 degrees or more). The Mojave desert encompasses...
  3. WITHDRAWN: Withdrawn from sale.

    Withdrawn from sale.
  4. WITHDRAWN: L.L. Bean Merino Cresta Wool Midweight 250 Base Layer

    Men's Medium Tall L.L. Bean merino Cresta wool top in excellent condition.

    Worn twice around the house. One year old.

    $50 shipped (retails for $69)

    Product info:
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    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7306/10365617814_4d1...

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7306/10365617814_4d1e8cc13a_z_d.jpg
  6. Nice one, keep the videos coming.

    Nice one, keep the videos coming.
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    I would try driving a bit farther to Mt....

    I would try driving a bit farther to Mt. Charleston, plenty of juniper & pines above desert altitude.
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    West rim Zion campsites are good for hammocking.

    West rim Zion campsites are good for hammocking.
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    I very much appreciated the fine hammocks you...

    I very much appreciated the fine hammocks you produce and am spreading the word to my friends.
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    Eastern Sierra Nevada

    This was a two week trip to the eastern Sierras for relaxing, backpacking, and peak bagging. It was kind of a bust due to poor weather (monsoon) which meant more time for relaxing. I had a new 11...
  11. Nice, I was down at Bishop Pass around the same...

    Nice, I was down at Bishop Pass around the same time doing some peak bagging, it was a bit breezy above 10,000'. I used a small asym tarp that's a bit less noisy in windy conditions. Supermoon was...
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    Sold, thanks.

    Sold, thanks.
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    Exped Synmat 7 L/W

    For sale is a long/wide Exped Synmat sleeping pad in very good condition. Used less than ten times. Inflation valve and release valve work perfectly. Pumps air by pushing down with both hands (clever...
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    JRB has the best price on this pad, and it's cut...

    JRB has the best price on this pad, and it's cut to the perfect 3/4 size.

    http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/torso-pad/
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    Sold, thanks.

    Sold, thanks.
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    Wilderness Logics Lite Owl Complete

    http://wildernesslogics.com/LITE-OWL-LITE-OWL.htm

    For sale is a nine month old Wilderness Logics Lite Owl hammock in good condition. The color is coyote brown.

    Constructed of double 1.1 oz....
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    Hammock pullouts

    I recently started using my netted hammock and found that the pullouts help keep netting off the head & shoulders. However, it seems to push the sides of the under quilt down a few inches, probably...
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    Yosemite @ Tioga

    Two nights at Tioga Lake, hanging in great weather at 9,000 feet in a cozy campsite.

    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5073/14360932957_3ebf18c3b2_z_d.jpg

    Hiked Mt Dana, a 4,000 foot climb in four...
  19. Check out this real-time lightning strike map for...

    Check out this real-time lightning strike map for north america:

    http://www.blitzortung.org
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    I hiked 40 miles of the JMT years ago from...

    I hiked 40 miles of the JMT years ago from Tuolumne Meadows to Mammoth Lakes. Last summer I hiked Mt Whitney. There are plenty of trees below 11,000 feet all through the sierras, so plan your trip...
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    Grand Canyon Road Trip

    https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2921/14044769188_275769ae92_n_d.jpg

    First stop Owens Valley, warm 85 deg, nighttime in the 50's. Two hammocks, three trees.
    ...
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    I use two thin 25"x48" pads, stacked and spread...

    I use two thin 25"x48" pads, stacked and spread out to about 40" wide with some overlap. Keeps elbows and knees warm. The jrb torso pads 1/4" evazote are nice and cheap.
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    Withdrawn from sale

    Withdrawn from sale
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    Price drop again to $60 shipped.

    Price drop again to $60 shipped.
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    Sold, thanks.

    Sold, thanks.
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    Gossamer Gear 1/4

    82066

    Gossamer gear thinlight-insulation-pads info link.

    Thinlite wide pad provides great coverage (40x60") and weighs 10 oz. This is the lightest underpad available with full coverage (users...
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    Price reduced to $70 shipped, less than half...

    Price reduced to $70 shipped, less than half price compared to new.

    http://www.backcountry.com/images/items/900/PAT/PAT3056/LARBL_D1.jpg
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    Sold, thanks.

    Sold, thanks.
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    Patagonia Wind Shield Jacket, Large

    This is a beautiful, lightweight jacket for hiking, running, and cycling. It is six months old and in excellent condition. Used for jogging around town. Selling to replace with medium.

    Patagonia's...
  30. Thread: Soaked

    by dakine
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    There are plenty of tricks for keeping dry with...

    There are plenty of tricks for keeping dry with an undersized tarp. Amazingly, the synthetic mummy bag kept off a lot of moisture. You also want to reduce diagonal lay so your feet don't stick out....
  31. Thread: Soaked

    by dakine
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    Soaked

    We had two days of moderate rain, and my gear was set up for the duration, an 11' lite owl hammock with foam pads under a hennessy napkin tarp. Usually the ends of the hammock get damp in rain but it...
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    The under quilt suspension is very annoying when...

    The under quilt suspension is very annoying when it gets tangled around my feet (3/4 length) or rubs against my head. I switch to pads often for this reason. Also, it is easy to mistakenly set up...
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    Sizing info for large is: chest 42-44, sleeve 35,...

    Sizing info for large is: chest 42-44, sleeve 35, neck 16 1/2 waist 34-36.

    I am 5'10", 165 lbs, and fit a medium size. This jacket is large.
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    Price reduced to $59 shipped. This is $100 off...

    Price reduced to $59 shipped. This is $100 off retail price.
  35. I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  36. Photo here: ...

    Photo here:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showpost.php?p=1142967&postcount=6
  37. Thread: Hammeck Netted

    by dakine
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    Right, I meant 30D instead of sil. You really...

    Right, I meant 30D instead of sil.

    You really hit it out of the park with features, quality, price, and service. I'll be using this hammock a lot.
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    Price reduced to $80 shipped.

    Price reduced to $80 shipped.
  39. Thread: Hammeck Netted

    by dakine
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    Hammeck Netted

    I've been looking for a hammock exactly like this for months:

    10 feet long
    Double layer silnylon
    Integrated bug net with "topless" mode
    Structural ridgeline
    Whoopie slings

    Other vendors...
  40. Thread: Tarp as tent

    by dakine
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    Maybe you can cut down a sky tent to fit your...

    Maybe you can cut down a sky tent to fit your dimensions:

    http://hammockbliss.com/sky-tent-2

    http://cdn.hiconsumption.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Sky-Tent-2-by-Hammock-Bliss-2.jpg
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    SOLD: Patagonia R1 jacket, Large

    Patagonia full zip R1 jacket, men's large. Six months old. Very good condition. Nickel color. Top rated, excellent mid layer, can also be used as base layer.

    Details:...
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    I have a synmat 7 lw, same size as yours but...

    I have a synmat 7 lw, same size as yours but slightly warmer. My lite owl is a foot longer than the blackbird. The pad is too long to fit well diagonally, the foot end slopes upward about 30 degrees....
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    36 degrees no problem, according to this person...

    36 degrees no problem, according to this person from Florida(!):

    "As I was doing a 2-month extended trip including backpacking in California I did not want to take any big camping gear on my last...
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    The z-lite sol is very expensive for a piece of...

    The z-lite sol is very expensive for a piece of foam. Plus, it has ridges which aren't useful in the hammock - they are designed for comfort on the ground. Ridges make packing much more bulky. I...
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    Hey Boston, I think what happens is that down has...

    Hey Boston, I think what happens is that down has a lower specific heat than other insulators, so it feels warm very quickly. This causes people to think that it's "colder" wearing layers under the...
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    It goes below 50 but starts getting cool, okay...

    It goes below 50 but starts getting cool, okay for camping but not "toasty".

    On the ground/snow heat transfer (conduction) is much less than hanging in the breeze (convection). In the hammock you...
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    I have the Ridgerest, similar to the Z Lite Sol. ...

    I have the Ridgerest, similar to the Z Lite Sol. By itself it gets chilly below 50F degrees. You can stack two and be warm around 40F degrees. (I cut one in half and stack them). You can go lower...
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    Boardman and Tasker hammocking on the west face...

    Boardman and Tasker hammocking on the west face of Changabang in the Himalaya:

    Boardman Tasker Omnibus, page 108
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    I hang five nights a week and keep notes, so all...

    I hang five nights a week and keep notes, so all these are using a 20f top quilt or bag. Weather was mostly calm, some storms. Fleece clothes, no hot bottle.


    2xJRB torso pads, two stacked, are...
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    I have the same issue in a lite owl 11' hammock,...

    I have the same issue in a lite owl 11' hammock, especially when using a pad under my feet (tried several types). Pulling the knotty cord doesn't help much. What works best is to raise the foot end...
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