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    You guys just had to keep bringing this up, huh?...

    You guys just had to keep bringing this up, huh? I managed to resist it the first time around, but now I decided I need this in my life lol! Ordered.
  2. How to keep both you and your dog warm in a JRB bridge hammock LOL!

    That looks legit! [emoji1303][emoji23]
    My friend was asking me recently about dogs and hammock camping. I recommended the Dutch Pup Tent as what looked the best to me. The one thing I was wondering...
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    I know right!? Warbonnet has been out of Bushwack...

    I know right!? Warbonnet has been out of Bushwack for quite some time now! And a bunch of Dream-Tex colors are out for a while now too! I want a Bushwack Diamondback and a Dream-Tex Traveler!
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    https://youtu.be/0_GVnlepkcE 3m40s mark Tents....

    https://youtu.be/0_GVnlepkcE
    3m40s mark
    Tents. Come to think of it, I believe the other one was referring to tents as well. You might have a good point.
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    Home is where you stake it :))) #TarpLife

    Home is where you stake it :))) #TarpLife
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    I remember watching a video that claimed that...

    I remember watching a video that claimed that inserting stakes in the ground at a level straight up (90° angle to the ground) was actually better than angling them relative to the pull of the...
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    What kind of low temps did you guys observe over...

    What kind of low temps did you guys observe over there? My cousin just told me he is gonna go out to Sipsey next weekend for a little backpacking. How is the the bug situation? Are they leaving yet?...
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    Don’t forget about the Warbonnet Eldorado. Same...

    Don’t forget about the Warbonnet Eldorado. Same as XLC, but no shelf. A simpler and lighter option. Warbonnet hammocks feel a little different than most other hammocks because they have a slightly...
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    Another debatable technique for sure. If you use...

    Another debatable technique for sure. If you use a fuse that breaks prematurely during a storm gust, you just got your shelter wet, unnecessarily.
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    I suppose you could also argue that once you...

    I suppose you could also argue that once you crank the shock cord to the max, it no longer “protects” your gear from any further shock loads, am I right? So if you want to minimize damage from wind...
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    Yeah, that’s funny that you would sell a “tent”...

    Yeah, that’s funny that you would sell a “tent” accessory, but not sell tents, lol.
  12. Thread: UQ help?

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    I assume you are using the net and pulling it out...

    I assume you are using the net and pulling it out on the head corner, right? Most UQ are designed to ride up a little higher than the zipper line on the head/shoulder corner than the Wooki does...
  13. Thread: UQ help?

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    UQ help?

    Do you mean it is sagging or that it is sliding off your shoulder or feet? Or is it sliding vertically in line towards your foot or your head?
  14. I have switched over to the Warbonnet Diamondback...

    I have switched over to the Warbonnet Diamondback TQ at this point. I use their regular length and it works for me at around 5’11”. But that doesn’t change my length recommendations above for the...
  15. Bet he carries a space blanket after that...

    Bet he carries a space blanket after that experience!
  16. UQ with an integrated Vapor Barrier Liner?

    Okay. We are talking about keeping insulation dry on extended trips. Which is the primary use case for vapor barriers. A loose, wind resistant, but breathable outer UQ shell would be the best choice...
  17. I missed this the first time around. I am with...

    I missed this the first time around. I am with BillyBob. It sounds like you put this around and under the UQ, which is not a good idea. The point is to keep a barrier between you and your insulation,...
  18. Thread: Speed Tips

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    Speed Tips

    The previous advice on practice makes you faster is probably the best of all. The points made about tarp up before hammock and vice versa when breaking camp is wise advice as well. Almost every time...
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    I’m curious if Dutch is making rain pants out of...

    I’m curious if Dutch is making rain pants out of Helion yet.


    https://youtu.be/Qhx0It87kzU
  20. Congratulations on the product launch! [emoji3] ...

    Congratulations on the product launch! [emoji3]

    How much does the non-retractable version save on average in ounces and grams?[emoji1318][emoji851]

    So I assume the retractable looks like this...
  21. My thoughts as well. Just sleep outside and spend...

    My thoughts as well. Just sleep outside and spend your days inside the shed. Easier to heat the shed in the day. During the day, you will also be more active, cooking and digesting food, and wearing...
  22. Another thing to keep in mind is humidity will...

    Another thing to keep in mind is humidity will dramatically affect how warm it feels. So if you allow your body to raise the humidity by not ventilating it out, it will raise the heat index. Wet air...
  23. You may want to study the science behind igloo...

    You may want to study the science behind igloo designs. Cold air sinks, so they put the entry down real low and elevate the floor, which traps the heat. So no loss of heat to enter and exit like what...
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    FS: Seadug is, unsurprisingly, at sea. :) We will...

    Seadug is, unsurprisingly, at sea. :)

    We will conclude the sale when he returns (about 2 weeks) and is able to ship the stove.
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    FS: I’ll take the Emberlit FireAnt Titanium stove...

    I’ll take the Emberlit FireAnt Titanium stove with 2QZQ pouch.
  26. How do you eliminate foot bunching in tight spaces

    That’s not a tiny house! That’s a MICROHOUSE! Maybe you should try a rectangular shaped house that allows for a 10’ or 11’ hammock. That will be much more comfortable.
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    FS: BUMP. Still available.

    BUMP. Still available.
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    Wow that was a great tutorial!

    Wow that was a great tutorial!
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    FS: Bump it up and drop it to $110.

    Bump it up and drop it to $110.
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    Sounds like a good combo, but I wonder if it...

    Sounds like a good combo, but I wonder if it might be better to take it a step further and make it an integrated side sling and place it on the opposing side from the zipper. I’m pretty sure you guys...
  31. I was figuring the hammock fabric would act as a...

    I was figuring the hammock fabric would act as a wicking layer to keep it from being extremely clammy.
  32. UQ with an integrated Vapor Barrier Liner?

    A thought just crossed my mind. Might it be a worthwhile idea to build an underquilt with the inner shell that functions as a vapor barrier? I’m just brainstorming.
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    He’s not “wrong”, just a chronic contrarian :)...

    He’s not “wrong”, just a chronic contrarian :) It’s hard to get him to open up his tarp doors, lol.

    I bet the reason it’s not in the forum glossary is because the admins don’t want to concede to...
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    Here is what ENO needs to do to get back in the...

    Here is what ENO needs to do to get back in the game.
    Add a ridgeline.
    Switch to a buckle suspension system.
    Lengthen the body to 10’.
    Stop putting images of people laying in hammocks in-line...
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    It is known. It’s an unfortunate term because...

    It is known. It’s an unfortunate term because it’s sort of ambiguous. Right lay is head left. I don’t know why it persists. Time to petition for a change!
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    If you do indeed always lay one direction, I...

    If you do indeed always lay one direction, I think it’s worth having. It just conforms to your body a little better. It’s a lot like the Wooki, in that sense. And I agree, it looks cool :)
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    FS: Kahtoola KTS Steel Crampons M/L

    Hey guys. I am selling my barely used crampons. They are a pair of Kahtoola KTS Steel Crampons. Size M/L. Only used about a couple miles, so they are in very good condition. Snow Release Skins are...
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    FS: Payment received and sold to mo_hunter. Thank you...

    Payment received and sold to mo_hunter. Thank you everybody!
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    FS: Wooki XL 40° Camo

    Hey guys, anyone want a 40° Wooki XL standard lay in all bushwack camo?! Sure ya do ;)

    It’s in excellent condition. Standard fill. 20D Polyester shell. Only used indoors for a couple nights. A...
  40. Impressive streak! Probably a new record!

    Impressive streak! Probably a new record!
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    Perhaps for some fabrics, it may be better to go...

    Perhaps for some fabrics, it may be better to go with rolled, but for most, it shouldn’t matter. Maybe for some of the heavy laminated fabrics for example, but I am no fabric expert.
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    It’s curious that you found the Robic 1.2 too...

    It’s curious that you found the Robic 1.2 too stretchy, yet went for the Monolite.
  43. Biner is the way to go if you want max...

    Biner is the way to go if you want max functionality and don’t mind the extra ounce or 2. But just be aware that there are many suitable biners that only weigh about an ounce each. Don’t make the...
  44. Just a bit of follow up on the trip. We managed...

    Just a bit of follow up on the trip. We managed to complete the Four Pass Loop, and also summit Castle Peak and Mount Elbert (both 14’ers). The loop and Castle were awesome journeys and highly...
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    Sounds like he went and got it from their...

    Sounds like he went and got it from their vehicle. I wonder if and how he managed to return it to the owner though! BTW, it’s not necessarily “trash”. Could make a ridgeline organizer, stuff sack,...
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    Dang! Were you wearing any clothing that has any...

    Dang! Were you wearing any clothing that has any hardware? I don’t wear any clothes with metal or hard plastic bits anymore because I worry it will damage the fabric, especially if they themselves...
  47. Thread: Type of pad

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    Foam won’t ever pop. Foam won’t “partially...

    Foam won’t ever pop. Foam won’t “partially deflate” in cold weather when the air inside cools down. Foam is quicker to deploy and easier to use as a picnic pad during lunch. Foam is lighter and...
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    They have a handy calculator for exactly these...

    They have a handy calculator for exactly these questions. Check it out.
    https://www.dreamhammock.com/HammockCalculator.html

    Looks like about 9 oz lighter than a Sparrow for a Darien. Which is...
  49. Yup, I don’t like velcro anywhere because it...

    Yup, I don’t like velcro anywhere because it snags on fabrics and threads and prematurely wears them. Especially on a dry bag because there is a good chance I will be wearing a long sleeve wool shirt...
  50. I think the “Hangtime Hook” comes in pretty handy...

    I think the “Hangtime Hook” comes in pretty handy here. It’s pretty multipurpose and modifiable. I will try to take some pics for you tonight to show you some ideas instead of writing a 1000 words :)
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