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  1. Bucket list trip for me; definitely interested....

    Bucket list trip for me; definitely interested. Feb/Mar fine.

    Sandy Kramer
    Miami
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    Agree. Sticker shock - but I ordered one. $79...

    Agree. Sticker shock - but I ordered one. $79 plus $12.95 Shipping to FL. One message says shipping would be around July 15. But in the check out box it says that if order is placed on Friday they...
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    In the past week or so I've posted my comments on...

    In the past week or so I've posted my comments on Byer's Ceara hammock stand. I have a (I think) 15' Brazillian. With the arms and "keel" fully extended on my older version of this stand, I still...
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    ROTFLMAO!!!! You guys are CRAZY...and I LOVE it....

    ROTFLMAO!!!! You guys are CRAZY...and I LOVE it. My eyes are all teared up after watching the 10-min intro video. BRILLIANT ����

    I hardly ever go to the Other Vendors sub-sub-forum. When will...
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    I managed to hang in a Toyota 4-Runner. The...

    I managed to hang in a Toyota 4-Runner. The shortest hammock in my arsenal (gathered a short continuous loop and let the strings hang) is the VERY narrow (32"!!!) 82" (body length only) soft woven...
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    Oooops. Photo supposed to be at end. I've had...

    Oooops. Photo supposed to be at end. I've had this Van/SUV "shower cap" since I owned a
    minivan. Makes interior roomy and offers ventilation and bug protection (not no'see-um mesh as far as I...
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    129172I'm only 5' and have (among others)!an 8'...

    129172I'm only 5' and have (among others)!an 8' DD Hammocks Superlight hammock.
    I have some purchased whoopies but don't know how to make. Wondering if I can copy this great idea with poly straps...
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    So glad to see this. I just posted the following...

    So glad to see this. I just posted the following in a thread asking for info about buying a hammock in Amazon and at the end he asked about stands:

    I have a 15' (I think) Brazillian hammock on...
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    JUST saw this thread. I have a 15' (I think)...

    JUST saw this thread. I have a 15' (I think) Brazillian hammock on the older version of this Byers ADJUSTABLE stand. The arms adjust and the bottom (keel) also adjusts. At max extension, I still...
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    Here's a review of the SUL DD Hammock I hadn't...

    Here's a review of the SUL DD Hammock I hadn't seen before. It's from July 2015 and is 15 mins. Marc (German) was just getting into hanging and he shows in great detail what you get and how it...
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    Also, check out AHE's 3/4 Jarbride UQs. I'm 5'...

    Also, check out AHE's 3/4 Jarbride UQs. I'm 5' and mine is practically full length for me. I chose the 1- season just to take the edge off in Florida's warmer weather.
  12. That post was an oops. Thought I had deleted it. ...

    That post was an oops. Thought I had deleted it. Too convoluted. My niece has a hammock in her covered patio.
    Brother supposed to get a albaņil (stone mason?) to put hammock hooks on my mom's...
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    I have two portable hammock stands. I'm 5' and...

    I have two portable hammock stands. I'm 5' and carrying the Drifter is difficult.

    The Boats-To-Go one is very lightweight. Doable for air travel but a golf bag or something similar would help it...
  14. I'm a words person, so When I got my Half Wit...

    I'm a words person, so When I got my Half Wit bday present last year, I had to ask what the name meant.

    Dutch said it was a hammock wit' half a net. Then people jumped in and he admitted that a...
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    Umm. I thought this hang was set to fall on the...

    Umm. I thought this hang was set to fall on the holiday weekend. Monday the 22 nd is Washington's Birthday but the Presidents' Day holiday is the previous Monday (the 15th), which I have off from...
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    You mean it's not going to be lil ol' me and...

    You mean it's not going to be lil ol' me and NINETEEN men? My gal friends were green
    with envy. Family members were incredulous. Gentlemen all and I went to bed early and left them to guy talk.
    ...
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    WAAAAHHHH. soooo sorry I missed it, esp the...

    WAAAAHHHH. soooo sorry I missed it, esp the wedding. (Congrats to the three of you). what was the final head count ? I can envision the incredible organization, camaraderie, and efficiency. It...
  18. Hi, guys. Last few months have been super hectic...

    Hi, guys. Last few months have been super hectic and then I started culinary/baking classes at the local vocational school on Jan 4. I wanted to see how time-consuming it would be before I made the...
  19. I was looking for cinch bugs last night. I can...

    I was looking for cinch bugs last night. I can only find them with 15' camo straps for almost $40. Is this so? And is this because of the earlier post saying that this is the best strap. Don't...
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    The two spreader bars on my Switchback are 22". ...

    The two spreader bars on my Switchback are 22". They sewed a row of grosgrain ribbon at each end of the net (there's shock cording that are like an end Ridgelines.) There are small pockets at each...
  21. I need help signing up. When I click on...

    I need help signing up. When I click on Activities no problem, but I can't activate the Attendance column. I've tried clicking in the pencil in top right corner. I'm confused about the blue links at...
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    8 pages and no one has suggested. A heap of...

    8 pages and no one has suggested. A heap of hammocks.
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    Seal-in-a-hammock

    Hope this goes through. Nope. Perhaps someone can find it on BBC News and get a link.



    I saw this on the BBC News App and thought you should see it:

    Sunbathing seal jumps on 'hammock'
    ...
  24. Hey, FlLhanger. Sandy just found this thread. I...

    Hey, FlLhanger. Sandy just found this thread. I only do very short hikes but am drooling.

    My One-Season Jarbridge (3/4 UQ) from AHE (Arrowhead) is perfect for warm weather hanging-especially...
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    Recently got back from Mexico. Spent two weeks in...

    Recently got back from Mexico. Spent two weeks in a lovely (white cotton) Oaxacan hammock ($35) on the front porch. The first night in a bed without my usual 4" memory foam mattress topper was...
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    Sticky: Took me a while to realize it was an old thread...

    Took me a while to realize it was an old thread and I'd even posted to it in 2013. At any rate, the Switchback (original and Light Hiker) would be good additions to the hammock comparison.
    ...
  27. U might want to check out the Half-Wit

    U might want to check out the Half-Wit
  28. 111706You might want to check out Dutch's new...

    111706You might want to check out Dutch's new 10.5' Half-Wit Hammock. There are some reviews on the Dutchware sub-forum. Designed for backpacking. Comes with knotty mods at both ends.
    ...
  29. Another Brazillian fan. I, too, have the red,...

    Another Brazillian fan. I, too, have the red, double Caliente. Please note that the fringe makes them look very elegant - a nice touch indoors. Mine was $99. I use it on a Byer's metal hammock...
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    I would suggest asking Tom Hennessy if he knows...

    I would suggest asking Tom Hennessy if he knows of other people with physical liabilities who have used their hammocks and what modifications, if any, were done. He might have some suggestions. This...
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    Congrats. Quite an endeavor. Smart to eliminate...

    Congrats. Quite an endeavor. Smart to eliminate cooking. Not sure whether u mentioned it, but how did the kids rate the trip? Are they ready to do it again? Dutch bling and training for the young...
  32. I was sleeping in my Brazillian hammock on a Byer...

    I was sleeping in my Brazillian hammock on a Byer of Maine stand on my quite small deck (doesn't qualify as a yard) when I heard rustling in the trees above me. 'Twas a possum. I told him that as...
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    Not sure about shipping costs to UK. Try...

    Not sure about shipping costs to UK. Try googling Brazilian Hammocks (Amazon US has). I have one like this. The fringe makes it look very posh.
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    My claustrophobic fear is of the zipper getting...

    My claustrophobic fear is of the zipper getting stuck. That's one of the reasons I love having zippers on both sides of my Switchback. Because I'm short (5') I have extended the glow-in-the-dark...
  35. Although warmer, I think it would be a good idea...

    Although warmer, I think it would be a good idea to have a "nylon/PolyD" hammock with the necessary straps and hardware. That way u will have something with you and not be induced to buy the first...
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    AND either suitable hardware or, preferably, one...

    AND either suitable hardware or, preferably, one that that we can use our Dutch clips etc.
  37. Just got the "shipped" email for my orange half...

    Just got the "shipped" email for my orange half wit. :lol: So glad I ordered all the packs of fabric samples ($1/each). I also have some brick red fabric for a project. It's subdued. Not fire...
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    I've been searching for HF threads on the Hammock...

    I've been searching for HF threads on the Hammock Bliss Sky Tent (v 2 now out). Can't find. They also show going to ground options.
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    I love my AHE one-season Jarbridge (3/4 length -...

    I love my AHE one-season Jarbridge (3/4 length - 58" long) UQ. However, I just cut my poncho liner in half and am planning to make an even lighter and less bulky UQ. Cut Length is 63" Not sure...
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    The stretching sounds like my experience in the...

    The stretching sounds like my experience in the Byer Moskito Traveler.

    I've had times when I can't get out of the hammock because the edge is too high and taut. So it might have to do with...
  41. They're a LOT bigger than a beer can. 5" in...

    They're a LOT bigger than a beer can. 5" in diameter and 8" long.
    Love 'em. I have one in the car, one by the couch as a trash (clean trash, of course) containers, and two for camping. I believe...
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    The new zippers will arrive the day AFTER you...

    The new zippers will arrive the day AFTER you place your order.
  43. Very true. This is a "problem" with the Boonedox...

    Very true. This is a "problem" with the Boonedox Drifter and the Boats-to-Go portable hammock stands. At least the type of stand in this thread (I have the Byer one on my deck) is a lot higher so...
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    Heh heh. He SAID it: "cold backside". Otherwise...

    Heh heh. He SAID it: "cold backside". Otherwise referred to here as CBS (Cold Butt Syndrome).

    Do yourself a huge favor and get an UQ (Underquilt). Cost varies. From synthetics (AHE - Arrowhead...
  45. You might want to check out the Switchback. My...

    You might want to check out the Switchback. My most comfortable hammock. I bought a used Clark but didn't like having to lie in banana mode so I sold it.
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    I used the Fronkey-style bugnet that came with my...

    I used the Fronkey-style bugnet that came with my 8' 10" Superlight DD Hammock on my 9.5' Dutch PolyD hammock and it barely made it. I had the RL organizer fairly tight to keep the net away from my...
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    The cheapie cargo net hammocks cut into bare...

    The cheapie cargo net hammocks cut into bare skin. Not comfortable. However, the handwoven South American ones are fine.
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    I went to look to see what the Fleaz are and...

    I went to look to see what the Fleaz are and search said it didn't match. Is there any reason why, rather than removing items when they aren't available, u can't just have "Out of Stock" pop up.
  49. Dutch, could u pl. add the oz weight of the...

    Dutch, could u pl. add the oz weight of the suspensions to the specs list.

    I was thinking that the Half Wit would be pretty cool under the cypress trees in Okeechobee and my birthday is in...
  50. For a dollar a pack u can buy sample swatches...

    For a dollar a pack u can buy sample swatches from Dutch. For feel/softness I much prefer his NylonD over the PolyD. The stuff sack, which I read is made of Argon, feels more papery to me.
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