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    I think you would be much happier with a under...

    I think you would be much happier with a under quilt rather than struggling with a pad. I bought a double layered hammock with the thought of using a pad until I could get the funds and knowledge of...
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    Who wouldn't want a Dream Hammock

    Who wouldn't want a Dream Hammock
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    Sticky: I needed this

    I needed this
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    Rediscovering Sunday Naps

    Ok I know a lot of the talk and use of hammocks is about camping. For me I first fell in love with a hammock in the backyard and taking a nap. I had never slept so hard and comfortable as when I...
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    ok another stupid question. Can this be buried...

    ok another stupid question. Can this be buried on itself? I like to put a permante loop in one end of my guylines. With Dutch's last post about the hollowbraided rope I am thinking no but I just...
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    I love seeing behind the sceens on how things are...

    I love seeing behind the sceens on how things are done. It puts a personal face on it for me. I have been thinking about getting a uq now I have to. Just have to get the funds in the next month or...
  7. +1 on this. There are getting so many options...

    +1 on this. There are getting so many options with different positives it is getting harder and harder for me to keep them all straight.
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    Just wondering what the purpose of Shug doing his...

    Just wondering what the purpose of Shug doing his knots with shock cord are? Would any kind of material work?

    My first diy project and sewing project I did was a ridgline organizer. It is by no...
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    I have been a member for over a year now. I am...

    I have been a member for over a year now. I am not one that likes to comment a lot. I have made a few post from time to time and feel I have contributed to the community a bit with my limited...
  10. I am about to embark on making a UQ out of...

    I am about to embark on making a UQ out of Climashield 5.0 oz per sq yd. I got it and my material this week. I am going to do a diff cut. Like you I think I have a general idea but really I have...
  11. I was there last fall. I have never camped in...

    I was there last fall. I have never camped in the campground either. I think I was told that there were some of the camp grounds with pavilions but as far as trees go I don't think they are there....
  12. Here is another thought. If this is really a...

    Here is another thought. If this is really a great deal and a good bag you may want to try and sell it for more money instead of harvesting the down. It seems a shame to ruin a good bag if someone...
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    Thanks Gmcttr for the links. I think this is...

    Thanks Gmcttr for the links. I think this is very interesting and has great potential. I think I am going to give it a try.
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    Hanging a hammock without trees

    I was following some threads on the forum and one thing lead to another and I came across a couple of videos on you tube that talk about how to hang a hammock when trees are not available. Below is...
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    Just a question. Is this the same stuff? On...

    Just a question. Is this the same stuff? On this site it shows a 2.1 oz, a 3.3 oz and a 6 oz option. On the thru hiker it shows a 2.5 oz and a 5.0 oz.

    Is it all the same material with...
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    Thanks for the extra post trail runner. You gave...

    Thanks for the extra post trail runner. You gave me the info I was looking for.

    Also thank you oldpappy as well for confirming things. You also gave me some ideas I hadn't thought about with the...
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    Thanks for the feed back. Even though 5" is...

    Thanks for the feed back. Even though 5" is bulky it isn't as bad as I was thinking it would be. I think 5" is very doable on the outside of my pack.

    When you went down to 40* do you feel like...
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    Gossamer gear 1/4" Thinlight pad

    I am looking at getting this pad. I think this is the way I am going to start off. I know, I know an underquilt is better but that will have to wait. Before I order I have a couple of questions.
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  19. Thread: 20's CCF

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    With the Gossamer 1/4 wide pad do you need...

    With the Gossamer 1/4 wide pad do you need multiple pads to get down into the 20* range or does one work well? If not how low will that pad take you?
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    You can't win if you aren't in. So I'm in. What...

    You can't win if you aren't in. So I'm in. What a great prize. Thanks for the chance.
  21. Thanks for all of the advice. I think I will try...

    Thanks for all of the advice. I think I will try the pad thing and see how it goes. I think I may also try out the poncho liner idea as well.

    I went and looked for the liner and have found...
  22. help in solving the mysteries of using a pad with a hammock

    This Christmas I was lucky enough to get a 1.7 DL WBBB and a superfly. I can't wait to use them out. The issue I have is the bottom insulation.

    I would love to get an under quilt but like many...
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    I just tried the loofah thing out today and it...

    I just tried the loofah thing out today and it worked great. It was pretty windy today and putting the tarp away with the loofah snake skins made it easy. The loofah I got was the perfect length as...
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    I know that the people here on the HF are very...

    I know that the people here on the HF are very helpful but I don't know as they can help you out with that. :) (sorry I couldn't resist)

    If you are like me then you married up and are better for...
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    I have had the same question recently because I...

    I have had the same question recently because I need to get guy lines for my tarp.

    What size of zing-it is recommended especially if you plan on burying one end to form a loop?

    Also has anyone...
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    Nothermark thanks for that explanation. I could...

    Nothermark thanks for that explanation. I could never get my head around this subject. I couldn't figure out why sometimes I would wake up and there would be condensation and without changing...
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    Noob here so my question may have been asked and...

    Noob here so my question may have been asked and answered before but following the forum the past several month I have not come across an answer.

    Has anyone ever built a tarp with the seam not on...
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