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    I turn from side to side often in the night. If I...

    I turn from side to side often in the night. If I could learn to sleep on my back there would not be any problem keeping quilts in place but I haven't been able to accomplish that yet.
    Yes, the...
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    I am still researching - are you satisfied with...

    I am still researching - are you satisfied with the mummy shape rather than a rectangular shape like the All Season?
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    My most satisfactory experience so far with an UQ...

    My most satisfactory experience so far with an UQ for the RR is with an AHE Jarbidge. It is said to be 42" wide - I'm not sure of the actual finished size. I had to support the edges at the center...
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    Firebird - do you think that a custom sized...

    Firebird - do you think that a custom sized Incubator (a few inches narrower) would fit better?
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    Good info, Firebird - exactly the concerns with...

    Good info, Firebird - exactly the concerns with fit that i am wondering about.
    Looking forward to more input from Locknload...
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    locknload - that incubator looks great on the RR....

    locknload - that incubator looks great on the RR. Good color, too.
    In my ongoing search for the perfect under quilt the Incubator is on my short list.

    Keep us posted on your setup when you get...
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    I no longer have a Clark but when I did I made...

    I no longer have a Clark but when I did I made the DIY that fit pretty well. This quilt was 46" wide by 100" long. I would think that any rectangular quilt from 46" - 50" should fit pretty good. I...
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    WITHDRAWN: I would like to withdraw this item from the 'For...

    I would like to withdraw this item from the 'For Sale' forum.
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    SOLD: Payment sent.

    Payment sent.
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    SOLD: I will take one of the tarps. PM on the way.

    I will take one of the tarps.

    PM on the way.
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    SOLD: Thanks, I think my question did not make any...

    Thanks, I think my question did not make any sense, since a diamond is also a parallelogram. But a balanced diamond is what I am looking for.
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    SOLD: Are these tarps a symmetrical diamond or are they...

    Are these tarps a symmetrical diamond or are they more of a parallelogram? I can't tell from the description.
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    I made each piece to match the length of the...

    I made each piece to match the length of the spreaders. So, the foot pieces are shorter than the head pieces. Can't remember the exact lengths right off hand. In theory, the shorter 'V' will effect...
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    gmcttr - I gladly defer to your first hand...

    gmcttr - I gladly defer to your first hand experience. You are most likely correct.

    Either way, OP, the bulge is a good thing.
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    Like this...

    Like this...
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    I repsectfully disagree. In order for the contour...

    I repsectfully disagree. In order for the contour to actually be a better fit to the body it would have to be in the inside layer of fabric. To maintain the proper loft for the temp rating the...
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    You can get more than a foot shorter. I...

    You can get more than a foot shorter.
    I shortened the Amsteel, replaced the triangle hardware with Dutch biners, attached the biners to Ti Dutch buckles, exactly like the pic gmcttr shows, and now...
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    I'm not sure that the 'bulge' actually holds more...

    I'm not sure that the 'bulge' actually holds more down...I think it is just a design feature to fit the body better.
    This from the HG website "the Incubator and Phoenix are the only commercial...
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    You are right - I was going from memory which has...

    You are right - I was going from memory which has failed me before. I had the '21' right - just didn't apply it correctly...
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    Sampson rope recommends 21 times rope diameter....

    Sampson rope recommends 21 times rope diameter. Here's a calculator for different types of rope.

    http://www.dream-hammock.com/RopeCalculator.html
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    WITHDRAWN: UGQ AMBUSH Underquilt

    AMBUSH Underquilt made by Underground Quilts for the Warbonnet Ridgerunner hammock.
    20 degrees temp rating with 9.25 oz of HyperDry 850 goose down. This quilt has an additional draft collar along...
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    DD hammocks sells quilts - maybe that was it... ...

    DD hammocks sells quilts - maybe that was it...

    http://www.ddhammocks.com/products/underblankets
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    BillyBob58 - yeah, those features you mention are...

    BillyBob58 - yeah, those features you mention are what have me thinking. I am tall and lean - 6'5" and 205# so I don't think I would be squeezed too much by the sides.
  24. That sounds a lot like the suspension that came...

    That sounds a lot like the suspension that came with my DD Frontline. It's really not that hard to tie the knots or to get a satisfactory adjustment. DD recommends simply wrapping the webbing around...
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    When its cool I tuck the edges of the top quilt...

    When its cool I tuck the edges of the top quilt in close and under my body. Any extra width provided by being non tapered doesn't give me any extra room - just more to tuck in. In warm conditions, if...
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    Well, sounds like it would probably be a little...

    Well, sounds like it would probably be a little short for me - maybe they will make an XL version some day.
    I think I would like the 'tub like' fit, though. I sleep on my side and the back support...
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    BMBH maximum user height?

    I know that the JRB website says - for users up to 6'3" - but do those of you who have these hammocks agree that that would be the maximum height? I am 6' 4 or 5" and sometimes feel that i would like...
  28. That UQ & TQ combination should easily get you to...

    That UQ & TQ combination should easily get you to those temps and wind conditions wearing only light underwear. I would suspect waaaayyyy too many clothes.
    Wearing lots of extra clothing seems to...
  29. Basically, with 'Friends and Family' the seller...

    Basically, with 'Friends and Family' the seller is putting the Paypal fees onto the buyer. Not allowed in forum sales.
  30. Thread: WBRR owners

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    7/64"

    7/64"
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    Sorry, 'biggy' - I thought I had replied to this...

    Sorry, 'biggy' - I thought I had replied to this thread but it was to another one asking the same question.

    Thanks, JHoward77, for supplying the information...
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    I made new ones - in case I ever want to sell it...

    I made new ones - in case I ever want to sell it I can include the original ones. The trick is to get each side of the 'V' the same length or your hammock will hang lopsided.

    So what is...
  33. He may be suggesting that it would need to be...

    He may be suggesting that it would need to be attached at 4 corners (the spreader hoop ends) rather than pulled to a single point at each end. When I was using a DIY UQ with my NX250 I wrapped the...
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    Not much to show. The first pic is the shortened...

    Not much to show. The first pic is the shortened 'V' with the original 'V' clipped in place to show the difference in length. Hooked to Warbonnet type cinch buckles. The second pic shows the Dutch...
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    North Dakota? I didn't know there was any spot...

    North Dakota? I didn't know there was any spot out of the wind. Or even trees to hang from :)

    But...I often think about the same thing. Do I really need these doors? But, for now at least, I...
  36. This one might work. From the pictures and the...

    This one might work. From the pictures and the description it looks like it has a wider lay. But - pretty heavy for long distance hiking.
    http://www.amokequipment.com
  37. If you are just planning to prop up the tarp,...

    If you are just planning to prop up the tarp, with maybe a stabilizing tie out, then I don't think you would be putting too much stress on the un-reinforced tarp.
    But, as SilvrSurfr says, no...
  38. There are some differences... I have some like...

    There are some differences...
    I have some like the first picture but they can twist when unloaded - the 2 pieces can get out of alignment - just something you have to check.

    I also use the kind...
  39. I do this all the time when hanging at home. and...

    I do this all the time when hanging at home. and plan to experiment with it some while camping. Because of tie out limitations at home I attach my tarp to the hammock suspension, in my case it is web...
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    I have used these...

    I have used these -http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0017TFPTO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    and these -https://tarpbuddy.com/?product=tarp-buddy-device

    Neither seem to do any...
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    Thanks for all the insights. Gives me lots to...

    Thanks for all the insights. Gives me lots to think about.
    One of the reasons for wanting a diamond shape is only needing 2 tie outs. Simplicity in the field and that's the only thing that will...
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    The reason for wanting a diamond shape is only...

    The reason for wanting a diamond shape is only that I am toying with the idea of lightening my load and upping the simplicity of my fair weather gear. Except to play with the setup I have never used...
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    Thanks - but those are either square or...

    Thanks - but those are either square or rectangle. Lots of pitching options, especially with the square, but still looking for a diamond shape.
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    Sources for a Diamond Tarp?

    This information is probably buried in here somewhere already - but -

    I am looking for a diamond shaped tarp, something near the size of the Claytor Diamond Fly ( about 13' on long axis, 10' on...
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    The Jarbidge does work very well on the RR. But,...

    The Jarbidge does work very well on the RR. But, as Paul said, it does extend up above the sides of the hammock in the middle area. Enough that if you load the saddlebags they will weight down the...
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    RR on the left, SF on the right

    RR on the left, SF on the right
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    It's a fine line. In my attempts at DIY I found...

    It's a fine line. In my attempts at DIY I found that if it's too long it can't be pulled up snug because of the spreader bars. If it's too short it doesn't cover my full 6'4" height. The one in the...
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    locknload - Do you know if the incubator in that...

    locknload - Do you know if the incubator in that video is the regular length or long?
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    I'm anxious to hear how the Incubator works (with...

    I'm anxious to hear how the Incubator works (with pics, maybe?) I've been in discussion with others about maybe giving one a try...
  50. Check this out - it tells all...I got poles on...

    Check this out - it tells all...I got poles on Ebay and cut them to size.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/68630-No-Sew-Tarp-Pole-Mod(s)
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