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    ok..... understood. Just went out and set up my...

    ok..... understood. Just went out and set up my rig on my TurtleDog stand and the calf ridge is no more. I guess I was way off on the 30 degrees yesterday. My ridgeline is adjustable....not any...
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    yes, I use a ridgeline all the time. I checked...

    yes, I use a ridgeline all the time. I checked the angle when I set it up. Looked ok... Maybe play around with it more. Doesn't the WBBB have a built in ridgeline?
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    Thanks for the info!

    Thanks for the info!
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    With the polyester tablecloth fabric, washing the...

    With the polyester tablecloth fabric, washing the fabric would usually fix the calf ridge... so that is why I tried it with the HyperD.
    Yeah, I always hang the foot end higher, but hadn't thought...
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    WBB and UGQ underquilt

    Hi, does the asym shape of the WBB make it a hassle to deal with underquilts.. I've got a UGQ Zeppelin. Just curious.
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    HyperD hammock problems

    Hi all, I made a HyperD hammock last year using the 1.0 oz weight. I've used it about 6 times and it has developed the dreaded "calf ridge". I've washed it to no avail. Is this normal for this...
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    Just found out about this wonder....no twoderful...

    Just found out about this wonder....no twoderful thing...A Shuggity Shug T-shirt and stickers????? Count me in. Just ordered the shirt and sent the PM. :)
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    I think my Profly needs a big sister

    I love my Profly, but at 10x6, it doesn't seem big enough for winter camping. So tell me about bigger tarps. Are they useful in the summer too? I like to pitch my Profly in Porch mode. I'm thinking a...
  9. I have been there, but didn't hang as hammocks...

    I have been there, but didn't hang as hammocks are prohibited in the campground. I decided to go to Pt. Reyes and hike in a mile to Sky Camp. Site #5 and 6 are treed and worked very well for me. I...
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    Will Grizz Beaks work with an ENO Pro-fly

    I am planning to go on a winter snowshoe hike. I have an ENO Profly and want to make a pair of Grizz-Beaks for it to help break the wind. Will they fit? I don't want to waste the Silnylon if it...
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    Welcome from Colorado Springs!

    Welcome from Colorado Springs!
  12. Thread: DIY Bugnet

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    You can also do this with 84 x 59 sheer curtain...

    You can also do this with 84 x 59 sheer curtain panels from Walmart. Get two of them. About 10 bucks. yes you have to sew the long ends together, but you can do it by hand and it doesn't need to be...
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    Well, I sprung for the Argon 90...made the flaps....

    Well, I sprung for the Argon 90...made the flaps. (Cue Dutch Bling music) Hopefully will be able to test it soon on my back deck. I didn't put any sewn channels in the ends because I didn't want to...
  14. WITHDRAWN: I'll take # 26! Tyvek # 6 Trekking pole # 8...

    I'll take # 26! Tyvek
    # 6 Trekking pole
    # 8 hydration system

    Thanks!
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    what kind of fabric have you been experimenting...

    what kind of fabric have you been experimenting with? Fleece? Wool?
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    Thanks for the post! My son is wanting a hammock...

    Thanks for the post! My son is wanting a hammock and weighs about as much as you do. I was on the forum to ask which fabric was best and there was your post! Thanks! Do you use a UQ? My son won't...
  17. Looks very nice tho. I make my ridge line...

    Looks very nice tho. I make my ridge line organizers out of poly curtain sheers. Cheap, strong and light.
    Will singeing the edges work with your noseeum? Less hassle.
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    Thanks for starting this thread. I just made a...

    Thanks for starting this thread. I just made a HyperD hammock and It is amazing stuff. Love the feel of the fabric. I only did a single row of stitches on the channel, so think I will go back and...
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    Sticky: Yeah, that color is amazing. I got my HyperD from...

    Yeah, that color is amazing. I got my HyperD from Ripstop by the Roll. I got some purple Argon 90 from Dutch to make some Freezer Flaps. If Warbonnet made a purple BB, I would so buy it! My...
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    Love Patrick McManus!

    Love Patrick McManus!
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    Bling! and great service.

    I ordered some bling from Dutch and it came today! 2 DutchClips, 2 Stingers with attached cord…I can splice am steel, but not Zing it - 4 quilt hooks, some Argon 90 for Freezer Flaps and 2 Dutch...
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    Sticky: So after hiking in my Purple Rain Adventure...

    So after hiking in my Purple Rain Adventure Skirt, I discovered my thighs were rubbing together. ouch. Read this thread some more and went and bought some men's boxer briefs. Problem solved. Thanks....
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    I have always liked the floating sensation of...

    I have always liked the floating sensation of hammocks but didn't like the netting or the tipsiness of the spreader bar type. Had gotten away from back-packing because hubby doesn't like it. Fast...
  24. :lol: like underwear….. So after following the...

    :lol: like underwear…..

    So after following the advice here and washing the hammock, I can sleep in it again. Yay! The funny thing was that my hubby (who doesn't use hammocks) had suggested...
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    Which one did you get?

    Which one did you get?
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    Interesting. Thanks for enlightening me.

    Interesting. Thanks for enlightening me.
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    According to your site, the Dutch Clips are...

    According to your site, the Dutch Clips are required to be placed on the side of the tree and then the tree hugger straps are to be run through the clip. Do these Adutchable clips work the same way?...
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    Great post! Lots of good advice. I have a 20...

    Great post! Lots of good advice.
    I have a 20 degree UQ and the lowest I have gone with it was 31. I was toasty warm wearing just base layers. The following night was warmer! but I went to bed...
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    Yes, I would like to know this as well, as I have...

    Yes, I would like to know this as well, as I have some silnylon that needs to be made into something. I would think that the open ends of your design would help mitigate the condensation problem. I...
  30. Using Dutchware clips to attach UQ to hammock body

    I found this vid and was intrigued. Around 7 minutes in is where he shows how to set up your hammock and UQ. Has anyone else tried it and how well does it actually work?

    To my mind, it would seem...
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    Grand Trunk knot

    Disclaimer: I am not familiar with GT at all.

    My son has a GT (I think it is a UL...it is fairly small and blue) (he doesn't know, he just picked it up a couple of years ago) and hasn't changed...
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    ok, Hammock is put together. I did not hem the...

    ok, Hammock is put together. I did not hem the salvage/long edge and have already discovered a problem. The salvage edge isn't smooth, it has lots of threads sticking out of it from where they cut...
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    Thanks for the pics. I figured it would be a...

    Thanks for the pics. I figured it would be a small ball, that fabric is so light. I did the same thing you did...lol wadded it up and held it in one hand....hardly felt like anything at all. The...
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    Thanks. Yeah, I will hem the short edges, but...

    Thanks. Yeah, I will hem the short edges, but for the long side edges... why sew something if you don't need to.

    Another question: Has anyone ever used zip ties instead of cord for whipping?
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    Side hems and whipping on HyperD fabric

    Just got some HyperD fabric from Ripstop by the Roll to make a new hammock. I have always used the Tablecloth blanks which came pre-hemmed. The HyperD has edges that won't unravel so my question is,...
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    Again, I love this site. I did not know that AHE...

    Again, I love this site. I did not know that AHE sold down socks! Been looking for them for a while. They all had soles meant for walking. And eating chocolate before bed? What a wonderful idea....
  37. Thanks for all the advice guys. I did wash the...

    Thanks for all the advice guys. I did wash the hammock, but haven't tried sleeping in it again. I ended up making an 11 x 6 footer out of the same tablecloth fabric and am using that right now. I...
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    I'm 5 ft tall. I started out in an ENO...

    I'm 5 ft tall. I started out in an ENO singlenest...I felt it was too narrow, (It could have been that I was such a noob, I didn't know much beyond "lie diagonal") so I switched to an ENO double (yay...
  39. After a year, hammock not comfy anymore.....help

    Has anyone ever had this happen to them? I've been sleeping in a tablecloth hammock (10 footer) for about a year now. 2-4 nights a week. Indoors. This last week has been extremely uncomfortable and...
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    Poll: Side sleeper in a 9.5 ft tablecloth hammock. I...

    Side sleeper in a 9.5 ft tablecloth hammock. I can not sleep on my back. I've tried. I always wake myself up with the noise I make. Never tried a bridge or an asym, so don't know about those.
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    I'm glad everything worked out for you! I've...

    I'm glad everything worked out for you! I've noticed that hammocks are great convo starters too. Once, I was in a campground and had set up earlier and was sitting at the table and it was getting...
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    I ended up making a foot pad out of some old...

    I ended up making a foot pad out of some old Evosote (sp?) I used before I got the UQ. I will try that first. You guys have given me plenty of ideas. I'm sure something will work. :)
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    Thanks for all the ideas! You guys are great! :)

    Thanks for all the ideas! You guys are great!
    :)
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    Keeping feet warm???

    hi all,
    Don't know if this is the right place to post, please move if not. I have a 3/4 UGQ 20 degree Zeppelin UQ. I have a Big Agnes Fria 20 degree sleeping bag. I am 5 foot tall and thought the...
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    Triple yes on the purple and royal blue. What...

    Triple yes on the purple and royal blue. What about a Burgundy/Dark red?
    Will you let us know when we can start ordering?
    Thanks!
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    In Lost Creek Wilderness Area. 93845

    In Lost Creek Wilderness Area.
    93845
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    Was just on the upper end of the Goose Creek...

    Was just on the upper end of the Goose Creek Trail this week. We hung in an aspen grove in Refrigerator Gulch. The night-time temp was 37 degrees. It is a beautiful area. Have fun if you go there.
  48. The Color Hike in the Lost Creek Wilderness Area

    Just returned from a 4 day hike in the Colorado Mountains west of Colorado Springs. I had my DIY Tablecloth (purple) with a UGQ Zeppelin (orange) and my fellow hiker (Known here as...
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    So I took both the polycryo and the PEVA plastic...

    So I took both the polycryo and the PEVA plastic tarps out for a spin on the trail. They both worked well. I like the simplicity of the PEVA double diamond as there are only 4 tie outs and the...
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    The heat shrink tarp lasted through a couple of...

    The heat shrink tarp lasted through a couple of flash flood thunderstorms with lots of wind. I had it up for a week. When I have the time I want to make the shower curtain tarp in the double diamond...
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