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    181338181340 I am happy so far with the...

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    I am happy so far with the investment I made in the Hammock Gear 12' DCF Palace. Its 12 ounces and is easy for me to put in a snakeskin and pack up in the outside of my pack. It is...
  2. Howdy from Nor Cal. It took me two nights to get...

    Howdy from Nor Cal. It took me two nights to get a full sleep but I have only ever laid in my chameleon from Dutch. I got into hammocking to get off the ground. Shug is the man, he has so many...
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    I just answered my question via youtube. It...

    I just answered my question via youtube. It turns out I wast locking the wasp in by wrapping a loop around the tail before I started cynching down.
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    Dutchware wasp wont hold

    I am using Dutchware wasp on my ridgeline. I have them threaded into non-reflective gray zing-it. When I start to tighten down the ridgeline the wasp slips as I pull. I have to pinch down hard...
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    This is a great bit of advice, something I am not...

    This is a great bit of advice, something I am not currently doing but will start on my next hang. Thanks
  6. Hammock Gear offers a full kit for around $230...

    Hammock Gear offers a full kit for around $230 called the wanderlust. I have never used it so cant speak to the kit, but since weight isn't an issue this kit looks like it will keep you alive and I...
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    I too have good things to say about the Phoenix. ...

    I too have good things to say about the Phoenix. Harry's customer service is also top notch, HG will take great care of you.
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    I don't know about you guys, but I would take...

    I don't know about you guys, but I would take black bears in my camp over skunks any day. Nothing worse than waking up with a skunk in camp and you gotta go pee and he wont leave. There are no...
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    Anyone know if this is US made?

    Anyone know if this is US made?
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    I know you said inflatable....but....I picked up...

    I know you said inflatable....but....I picked up a down pillow from hammock gear, the little one with the string to keep it in place. That thing is super comfy, is always were I left it, its warm...
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    Welcome, glad you are here. We are all a bit...

    Welcome, glad you are here. We are all a bit short of a full deck to spend our time thinking of living like hobos hanging in trees. Got to love it.
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    I have a tarp coming from HG. Those guys are...

    I have a tarp coming from HG. Those guys are great to do business with. Other than sleeping in my hammock in my backyard I haven't been out on the trail with it yet. I have a ton to learn about...
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    Welcome dude, I am super jealous of you being up...

    Welcome dude, I am super jealous of you being up in the PNW. I am from there, but I currently live in the Communist Country of California. As soon as I retire I will be back up there. Anyhow,...
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    Welcome to the Forum, I am new here too. I live...

    Welcome to the Forum, I am new here too. I live in Vacaville (not to far from you). Let me know if you ever want to hang in the Sierra's, I am thinking of heading out for a night this 4th weekend...
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    My biggest concerns are how to handle trees at...

    My biggest concerns are how to handle trees at different widths with different ground elevations and making sure rain doesn't soak my gear. I'm thinking of ditching the CRL for fixed lines. I am...
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    1. I am 5'9" about 190 2. It's comfortable. The...

    1. I am 5'9" about 190
    2. It's comfortable. The best part about setting up gear for practice is the included nap
    3 It's an 11' standard from HG
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    How does the setup look (VIDEO)

    Wasn't sure where to post this so I settled here. Here is a short video of my first setup with my tarp. I am looking for feedback on what to change or improve to make my setup better. This setup...
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    Nice catch, thanks for that piece of advice, I...

    Nice catch, thanks for that piece of advice, I didn't realize I even had draft collars. I was so excited when I got home from work I threw up the hammock and started tossing on my new quilts. I...
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    How does this look

    Wondering if people can chime in about the fit and adjustments. This is my first setup. Is sure feels warm and comfortable but I am not sure if I am doing it right. 180867
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    It couldn't be much better.

    I am not entirely sure this counts as a trip persay but it sure is fun. My chameleon arrived in the mail yesterday. I couldn't be happier. I have it setup in my backyard and this is me waking up...
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    Howdy, I wish I has more experience and could...

    Howdy,

    I wish I has more experience and could give you many examples of what works what doesn't but I cant, I am a hammock newbie. But what I can share is how I selected the gear I am waiting on...
  22. I did and I have to be honest, they look funny,...

    I did and I have to be honest, they look funny, the idea sounds silly, but every video I have watched the users praise them....so I got one. I am sure it was a good decision. I bought some hardware...
  23. I ordered a HG standard DCF 11' green with doors....

    I ordered a HG standard DCF 11' green with doors. As Clisbyclark mentioned, I need to sort out the type of system to hang it and stake it down. I plan to try both types of ridgelines and use old...
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