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  1. My recommendations are: #1 Make sure your...

    My recommendations are:

    #1 Make sure your Ridgeline is the right length. You calculate this by multiplying the overall length of your hammock in inches by .83 or 83%. Then the number you get is...
  2. In browsing this forum I found this post...

    In browsing this forum I found this post https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/136319-Sleep-Tracking-Hammock-vs-Bed

    It appears that there's some evidence that some people do in fact...
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    Practice makes perfect! Good for you keep it...

    Practice makes perfect!

    Good for you keep it up.

    Here's some tips I've found helpful: https://bestcampinghammockgear.com/how-to-sleep-in-a-hammock-properly
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    If you sleep in a bed all the time and then you...

    If you sleep in a bed all the time and then you all of the sudden switch to sleeping in a a hammock it's hard to get used to.

    It's like speaking English your whole life then all of the sudden...
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    Definitely a longer hammock I'm a little...

    Definitely a longer hammock

    I'm a little taller than average 5'11" and I use the butt in a sling camper XL as it's long and wide

    But I had the grand trunk nano for a while and I feel the...
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    I have yet to make my own hammock and I don't...

    I have yet to make my own hammock and I don't think I've seen this done but the Butt In A Sling Camper XL is my favorite hammock and it's 72 inches wide.

    signing off,...
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    If you're going to get this specific I'd...

    If you're going to get this specific I'd definitely say you want to go with a DIY hammock

    There's some comparisons of hammocks here but currently there isn't any with a sleeve...
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    As @SilvrSurfr said follow the 10 Degree buffer...

    As @SilvrSurfr said follow the 10 Degree buffer rule and you'll be okay
  9. This definitely gives me something to think about...

    This definitely gives me something to think about before I purchase an underquilt which I hope to to soon
  10. Thread: Hello

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    Welcome! I'm also a fellow long time lurker

    Welcome!

    I'm also a fellow long time lurker
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    Sticky: Mine's just me trying to sound smart haha

    Mine's just me trying to sound smart haha
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    You'll never be looking back now that you've...

    You'll never be looking back now that you've started hanging!

    Welcome

    Out,
    https://bestcampinghammockgear.com
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    Welcome from Michigan! Happy hanging,...

    Welcome from Michigan!

    Happy hanging,
    https://bestcampinghammockgear.com
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    Howdy from Michigan! Welcome Signing off, ...

    Howdy from Michigan! Welcome

    Signing off,
    https://bestcampinghammockgear.com
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    That's a long time to be into hammocking. Welcome!

    That's a long time to be into hammocking. Welcome!
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    Hello from Michigan! happy hanging :)

    Hello from Michigan! happy hanging :)
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    Enjoy your journey into hammocking! welcome

    Enjoy your journey into hammocking! welcome
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    Welcome! happy hanging from Michigan

    Welcome! happy hanging from Michigan
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    welcome from Michigan! happy hanging

    welcome from Michigan! happy hanging
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    Welcome from a fellow hammocker in the states :)

    Welcome from a fellow hammocker in the states :)
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    Howdy and welcome from Michigan!

    Howdy and welcome from Michigan!
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    Yippee Dutchware is the best around

    Yippee Dutchware is the best around
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    Sticky: I've sent your illustrations to several of my...

    I've sent your illustrations to several of my friends when they first started hanging to help them learn.

    Very helpful, thank you
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    Sticky: So glad I finally read this sticky. I'll...

    So glad I finally read this sticky. I'll definitely be using this
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    Sticky: I've been an on and off indoor hanger. But I...

    I've been an on and off indoor hanger.

    But I like to keep it simple

    I just screwed two eye bolts into the joists in my basement and made sure they were far enough away from eachother so I could...
  26. I don't think you can get it on amazon but...

    I don't think you can get it on amazon but definitely my fixed length ridgeline.

    It ensures that my hammock has the same lay every time I set it up and it keeps the bugnet off my face
  27. I'm so glad all of us have the same problem haha...

    I'm so glad all of us have the same problem haha :)
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    There's tarp tensioners that use a little bit of...

    There's tarp tensioners that use a little bit of shock cord and it keeps the tarp tight but allows a little flapping to prevent tearing.

    I plan on getting them this season an it sounds like it's...
  29. Sticky: This is incredible! Thank you

    This is incredible! Thank you
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    For me a fixed length Ridgeline. I love it, it...

    For me a fixed length Ridgeline.

    I love it, it makes my hammock lay the same way every time I set it up.

    I like the consistency :) and it keeps the bug net off my face
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    I'm 5'11" and 215# so I'm about the same size. ...

    I'm 5'11" and 215# so I'm about the same size.

    I've found the Butt In A Sling Camper XL to be the most comfortable hammock for me and then for top quilt you can pick up some reasonably priced ones...
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    I think it's a great idea and it would force me...

    I think it's a great idea and it would force me to figure out how to camp in the cold winters of Michigan
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    I'd go with the hammock. To me the price you...

    I'd go with the hammock.

    To me the price you pay for some of the inconveniences of the hammock far outweigh sleeping on the ground.

    As for staying warm you could always just wear an extra shirt...
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    The suspension was the most confusing part when I...

    The suspension was the most confusing part when I started hanging.

    Keep up the good work :)
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    Howdy from Michigan Happy Hanging!

    Howdy from Michigan

    Happy Hanging!
  36. I always use a pad at the minimum. It's much...

    I always use a pad at the minimum.

    It's much easier to just leave your feet out in the open to keep you cool than to scramble to get your pad in place at 4AM
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    I have the Camper XL and I use it exclusively...

    I have the Camper XL and I use it exclusively with the Nano Buginator.

    Works flawlessly for me, you won't have any issues
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    Howdy from Michigan!

    Howdy from Michigan!
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    Sticky: I really liked camping because I did it a lot...

    I really liked camping because I did it a lot when I was a kid but sleeping on the ground is so uncomfortable.

    So I started camping in a hammock, and now I'm here with fellow hammockers :)
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    Howdy! Welcome from southern michigan :)

    Howdy!

    Welcome from southern michigan :)
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    Welcome from Michigan! :)

    Welcome from Michigan! :)
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