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    I ordered an under quilt end of last year. Never...

    I ordered an under quilt end of last year. Never got it. They replied two times that the would deliver but never did. Fortunately I paid by mastercard and asked for a refund, as ukhammock never...
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    If they promised to have shipped the product and...

    If they promised to have shipped the product and didn't, that is not acceptable for me. That is straight out lying. In the case of hutzelbein they did that 2 times.
    Also in my case they continue...
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    Ok, thanks for sharing your experience! I will...

    Ok, thanks for sharing your experience!
    I will work for it, but its a shame. Bad to have such people doing business.
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    Bad buyer experience with ukhammocks

    About two months ago I bought a under quilt. It said on the site that it would be shipped within a few days. After a few weeks I still didn't hear anything. Only after 3 mails I got a response that...
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    No difference on the ground. Only difference is...

    No difference on the ground. Only difference is that you will miss the elastic tie outs on the corners. But thats no problem. I uploaded two foto's one with cc only and one with a extra alumium layer...
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    Answering: Anyone has tried to take the pad into...

    Answering:
    Anyone has tried to take the pad into the hammocktent 90° hammock? Does it work?
    Surely not as great as in the pad pocket, yet I wonder if compared to a gathered end it's more of a...
  7. Hi Nicolas, I would love to come but 1 september...

    Hi Nicolas,
    I would love to come but 1 september is too soon for me. I have done quite a lot of hammocking quite in the area of Nice-Mercantour-Seyne. (This summer I have been to the pyrenees.) If...
  8. Thread: New Dutchie

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    Hi dutchie, Im a dutchie as well and happy...

    Hi dutchie,

    Im a dutchie as well and happy hammocking for quite some time. Looks like the hammock community is growing in Europe! Eventually we become as smart as the americans.
    If you prefer...
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    Look at the hammocktent....

    Look at the hammocktent. http://www.hammocktent.com/en
    Specially for going ground if needed, with a perfect tent cover. I use it myself for exact these type of conditions. And super lightweight.
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    Edit 1: This hammock is better used with a long...

    Edit 1:
    This hammock is better used with a long baffled mat (like exped) then with a short baffled mat (like thermorest). So the same sleeping pad recommendation as from...
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    I just bought the 90 degrees hammock which is...

    I just bought the 90 degrees hammock which is very similar to the exped ergo but much lighter. Excellent for side and stomach sleeping, using an air mattress. In my opinion the sleeping position is...
  12. Yes, there are different ones. The latest and...

    Yes, there are different ones. The latest and lightest which I've reviewed is the 90 degrees hammock (hammocktent.com). Excellent hammock if you want to use a pad.
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    90 degrees hammock (hammocktent) review

    Hi all,

    I will give a review of the 90 degrees hammock, sold by Luke. (Hammocktent.com)
    Just shortly a fellow hammocker told me about the existence of a hammock you can go ground with if you need...
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    Ok I understand, thx for the explanation

    Ok I understand, thx for the explanation
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    How do you mean "in the form of a cross"?

    How do you mean "in the form of a cross"?
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    Go here:...

    Go here:
    http://www.carbonwinkel.nl/nl/104-carbon-buis

    Thats where I bought my poles for the ridgerunner.
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    Thanks a lot for the overview, love it. Cheers...

    Thanks a lot for the overview, love it.
    Cheers Frank
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    Hanger Companions Wanted - Europe

    Hi,

    I am interested to do some 3 to 4 week hang hiking in Europe - juli-august. Preferable Nothern Europe in a "wild" desolated area.
    Anyone interested to join, or some group have a place free?...
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    Beautiful scenery. You giving me some ideas for...

    Beautiful scenery. You giving me some ideas for my next trip. Just one question: are you allowed to wild camp there? Not that I would bother too much as I do it anyways, but in most European...
  20. Luckily its not a trip once in a lifetime. If...

    Luckily its not a trip once in a lifetime. If time permit I am enjoying these trips at least 3 times a year.
  21. Im 1.76 meters, 75 kg. Its my first gathered end...

    Im 1.76 meters, 75 kg. Its my first gathered end hammock. But I love it, I will use this one now instead of my WBRR. Because its lighter, easier to set up in a very narrow space and warmer in the...
  22. You're welcome to pass by. Not many hammockers...

    You're welcome to pass by. Not many hammockers around, they are always amazed when I say Im winterhammocking. Would be truly nice to have some from oversea. Just send a message, maybe I can be of...
  23. Most people go skeeing during winter, not hiking....

    Most people go skeeing during winter, not hiking. Thats why. But for me the winter is perfect because of the temp, in summer its just too hot ascending / descending all the time. And I just love the...
  24. Last pictures

    The last batch

    Nr1: Road to back home
    Nr2: Bye bye

    And cheers to all,
    Happy
  25. Some more pictures

    Some more pictures

    Nr1: The Mountains Nothern Green side
    Nr2: The sunny dry side
    Nr3: No tree camping nearby Thiéry
    Nr4: My hill on 4500 feet, for old years eve.
    Nr5: My refugee for the night...
  26. Winter trip Southern Alps France - around Nice

    Here is my trip report with my new woodsman x ukhammock in the southern parts of the French alps in the winter. Till now I only have used the WB
    ridgerunner, because I normally am a side sleeper....
  27. Thx all for the quick reply. Seems snakes are the...

    Thx all for the quick reply. Seems snakes are the way to go. Ive just to get used to cuben fibre then.
    Cheers happy
  28. Best way to store a Cuben Fiber tarp while backpacking

    Hi all,

    I just received my Cuben Fibre tarp (cammouflage with doors) from hammockgear.com. Awesome part of equipment I have to say.

    But I am wondering what is the best way to store this while...
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    Thanks. I agree, it looks similar. But the TSB...

    Thanks.
    I agree, it looks similar. But the TSB is at a higher price. Also they advertised this "unknown hammock" as being only 200 grams. Probably a text error.
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    Anybody knows this hammock?

    It's in dutch. But Im wondering does anybody knows this hammock?

    https://sportbay.nl/nl/pr/Hangmat-met-MOSKITO-NET/774

    Its amazingly cheap (about $35), almost looks like a bargain.
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    Both thanks for the links. Really useful!

    Both thanks for the links. Really useful!
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    Next to a French village (Montfuron, GR4) on a...

    Next to a French village (Montfuron, GR4) on a abandoned Jeu de Boule playfield. Best view ever.
  33. Thx all for your comment. Poles are currently...

    Thx all for your comment.

    Poles are currently in one piece. Next project is to alter that.
    And yes they are cheap in a kite shop. You should get them for max. 10 dollar a meter.

    Frank

    PS...
  34. WBRR 3.7 ounces (107 gram) carbon fiber spreaderbars

    Just made myself some ultralight carbon spreaderbars for the WBRR.


    Weights complete (2 bars) about 107 gram, (about 3,7 ounces)
    Carbon bars costs about 10 euro (13 dollar), bought in a kite...
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    Thanks for the information!

    Thanks for the information!
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    Ridgerunner carbon fiber spreaderbars

    Hi all,

    I am planning to make some carbon fiber ones. I have ordered the ridgerunner but dont have it yet. Can anyone tell me the metric lengths of the spreaderbars? And what would be the...
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