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    deep jungle XL def the winner for me.... jungle...

    deep jungle XL def the winner for me.... jungle explorer xl is a little bit smaller and its telling... i like my space when i spend that much time in a hammock!!!!

    had leaf cutter ants eat two...
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    back again! any one still around?

    hey guys, been at work in the amazon as always! hows everyone doing?
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    british but in the peruvian andes/amazon. happy...

    british but in the peruvian andes/amazon. happy to help if you have any questions.

    J
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    i use a thermarest or a german army roll mat...

    i use a thermarest or a german army roll mat depending on the type of insulation needed.... never had an issue with either of them to be honest...
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    i use this as a teaching aid... can make it full...

    i use this as a teaching aid... can make it full screen by connecting my laptop to a plasma tv....

    http://www.animatedknots.com/


    it specifies the pros, cons, alternatives of each knot as well...
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    ive got about 1tb of rubbish to sift through...

    ive got about 1tb of rubbish to sift through yes... was great... hennessy deep jungle xl, with hex tarp, a treat to sleep in. material is just SO soft! loved it!

    J
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    sorry to add another answer but if you actually...

    sorry to add another answer but if you actually look at my original video it shows you how to quite simply pull the snake skins over the hammock once the tarp is up... if the tarp is already tied out...
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    i think for more slippery ropes youd fine the...

    i think for more slippery ropes youd fine the blakes hitch would be much more benefitial
    ...
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    Im back from the Amazon! Again!

    hey just thought id let people know im back from the amazon once again.

    should anyone have any hennessy related questions then please dont hesitate to ask!

    J
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    if you notice, the original bag it came in as a...

    if you notice, the original bag it came in as a small loop on the base. put the hammock inside this bag with the tarp inside the skins. then once its all neatly inside you can put one of the stock...
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    marlin spike hitch is a good choice

    marlin spike hitch is a good choice
  12. i have had everything from the explorer asym...

    i have had everything from the explorer asym delux to the deep jungle xl AND hex tarp in the snake skins for 6 years straight in the middle of the rain forest. they get used every single day,...
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    ive never had any problems with stretching and...

    ive never had any problems with stretching and spend six months sitting under a hennessy hex tarp in peruvian rainy reason to no ill effect.

    cant see why the loops would be coming out... seems...
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    https://youtu.be/OwzZTeAE3yc have a look at...

    https://youtu.be/OwzZTeAE3yc

    have a look at this for basic tarp tension.

    for the hex tarp its a bit more difficult to get it just right as you have an extra two chords. in the jungle i use two...
  15. Thread: Pee jar?

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    wide mouth nalgege is the classic mounaineering...

    wide mouth nalgege is the classic mounaineering choice.

    if you have a bottom entry you can actually roll on your front and go straight out the door. zip entry same thing but on your side.

    also...
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    https://youtu.be/OwzZTeAE3yc have a look at...

    https://youtu.be/OwzZTeAE3yc

    have a look at this video buddy. might help
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    i personally havent found the garda hitch to be...

    i personally havent found the garda hitch to be severely detrimental on either the original stock chord or the spectre stock chord.

    in terms of use my original explorer asym deluxe is now 6 years...
  18. hey guys, im back! i struggled with the sieve...

    hey guys, im back!

    i struggled with the sieve inserts during heavy rain in the amazon and had to take them out.

    to be quite honest a bit of bird #$&% isnt going to kill you in a hurry and you...
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    im back!!!! after a VERY long time in the jungle...

    im back!!!! after a VERY long time in the jungle i am once again around! i am happy to talking about hanging techniques for the hennessy if anyone wants to. the garda ring videos are mostly mine. in...
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    most flattering reply ever....

    truely overwhelmed by this comment.... cant believe ive only just noticed you sent it as well!!! so busy with work in ecuador at the moment that i havent been on here in a while.

    im really glad...
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    i know this is an old post BUT.... well after...

    i know this is an old post BUT....

    well after 3 years of heavy reviewing in guyana and peru i can confirm this hammock is awesome and the zip is still exactly the same. ive probably spent over 300...
  22. its been a while eh buddy! hennessy deep...

    its been a while eh buddy!

    hennessy deep jungle, in the jungle, has been absolutely fantastic and i cant recommend it enough!

    i was supposed to do a hennessy 101 video for the deep jungle but...
  23. im back!!! been a while... jungle survival video to show what ive been up to!

    hey guys,

    sorry ive not been around for a few years!

    just been mad busy in the jungle as usual (most of it in a hennessy deep jungle xl which ive been proof testing for them)

    i know theres...
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    Borneo 2011 Photos PHOTO HEAVY!

    https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/378504_625423337238_277701121_3547054_1030110180_n.jpg

    30d Hex tarp
    ...
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    "i wont ever be getting a zip only hammock"...

    "i wont ever be getting a zip only hammock" Trekkingnut 11-01-2011, 03:32

    My Deep Jungle XL just arrived.... I will be eating my own words!!! however its for me to test out as opposed to me buying...
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    deep jungle help

    as most of you know, im an expedition leader and tend to work in the jungle for between 6-10 months of the year.

    i might have been given the opportunity to test out the deep jungle next year and...
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    i wont ever be getting a zip only hammock due to...

    i wont ever be getting a zip only hammock due to the fact that on six month jungle expeds, things break.... zips regularly break and if it did then id be screwed....

    in the jungle, barely any...
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    Thanks shug! just remember that all my hammock...

    Thanks shug! just remember that all my hammock videos come from being inspired by you!
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    hopefully quite soon actually.... ;)

    hopefully quite soon actually.... ;)
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    hahahaha then go and find some on your days off!

    hahahaha then go and find some on your days off!
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    sorry for such a short reply, my internet keeps...

    sorry for such a short reply, my internet keeps crashing. night all.
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    like i said earlier, im an expedition leader.

    like i said earlier, im an expedition leader.
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    hahaha im an expedition leader, scientists,...

    hahaha im an expedition leader, scientists, film/documentary crews, groups etc

    I also do conservation work and disaster relief work when i get the chance.

    other than that im just fascinated by...
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    very average sized leach for borneo to be...

    very average sized leach for borneo to be honest.... i just tuck my trousers into my socks and im fine whilst walking... its just id been sitting on the floor all day for work in this instance....
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    Its not all smiles on expedition.....

    zjh8cFdSAIM

    Just to prove that its not always all fun and games.... ;)
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    thank you again for all the kind words. im still...

    thank you again for all the kind words. im still working on various follow ups with me actually talking in them..... just loading one up now showing the damage that leaches can do... hehe.... damned...
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    it was a great trip but unfortunately the thing...

    it was a great trip but unfortunately the thing that sticks in my mind most is the fact that only 10% of the original rainforest still remains in Borneo and that tribal people are being displaced on...
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    Borneo 2011

    Been in my hennessy for the last 6 months running round the jungle, theres a couple of action shots in the video but its more of a general trip report i guess...

    h1DHccMhJXw
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    thanks for all the well wishes! I dont have time...

    thanks for all the well wishes! I dont have time to respond to everyone individually! speak soon!
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    Goodbye HMF!!! :(

    Well its come to that time again, im Back off to the jungle for between 6 months and 2 years depending on contracts. Im leaving on friday and will obviously have limited to absolutely no internet (or...
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    there are different sizes of snake skins and this...

    there are different sizes of snake skins and this is often peoples biggest and most simple mistake.

    size 4 snake skins are the best ones for the explorer. i have a 30d hex tarp as well.

    my...
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    clove hitch?

    clove hitch?
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    hahahah you made my day. quality fall. glad you...

    hahahah you made my day. quality fall. glad you werent injured!
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    i had some lose threads on my velcro opening when...

    i had some lose threads on my velcro opening when i first purchased. After about a eight months of use, the velcro actually came unstitched on one side.

    took it to a seamstress and she said the...
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    totally agree

    best customer service i have received from any company anywhere. all credit is due to them and i regularly email them and tell them as well. just epic.
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    survived monsoon season with stock tarp many a...

    survived monsoon season with stock tarp many a time, however, comments about hex tarp are justified... gotta put your gear somewhere!
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    source make wide opening ones? ...

    source make wide opening ones?

    http://www.source-hydration.co.uk/acatalog/Source_Hydration_Widepac.html
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    def worth it mate!

    def worth it mate!
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    i go the extra bit of putting the hammock in a...

    i go the extra bit of putting the hammock in a set of snake skins, then rolling the tarp up whilst still attached and sliding another set of skins over the tarp and first skins.

    can kinda see...
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=375540#post375540

    i think the top video in that thread is it no?
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