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    Apologies for posting something in this thread...

    Apologies for posting something in this thread that deviates from the recommended design. I had no intention of ruffling anyone's feathers.
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    Agreed! But where's the fun in that? ;-)

    Agreed! But where's the fun in that? ;-)
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    My build.

    Finally tested mine today. Made a collapsable version, 3 pieces for each pole. 3/4 and 1" conduit. Testing with my Hennessy Leaf Lounger XL has been great, I fell asleep! Should work the same...
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    Would you happen to have pictures old4hats ?

    Would you happen to have pictures old4hats ?
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    Here is the info posted on the manufacturer...

    Here is the info posted on the manufacturer website. There is a table at the end of the page that lists the dimensions:

    https://www.columbiambf.ca/emt/e-z-pull-emt/
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    I have the exact same hammock and love it! Enjoy!

    I have the exact same hammock and love it! Enjoy!
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    Very interesting thread! I bought EMT tubing...

    Very interesting thread! I bought EMT tubing this week and will be experimenting shortly.

    Stupid question. Everyone seems to be using amsteel for the pole connections. Would it be crazy to...
  8. Thread: Under-quilt?

    by HomerJ
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    Nothing wrong to say about the UQ itself as far...

    Nothing wrong to say about the UQ itself as far as keeping me warm. It doesn't pack down as much as I would like though so I don't really see me using it when hiking/backpacking. I'd use it without...
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    Stock pics as in "from the manufacturer's...

    Stock pics as in "from the manufacturer's website", but they are from my gazebo model, which looks identical.

    Not sure what is frightening about tapcons in patio stones as the goal is to prevent...
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    Another great suggestion! Sadly, the house,...

    Another great suggestion! Sadly, the house, garage, and shed are bursting at the seams with "stuff" for all our hobbies. Ideally I would avoid adding something new to the pile of "It barely fits...
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    These were just stock pics as there's currently 2...

    These were just stock pics as there's currently 2 ft of snow out there just now. The feet are "anchored" with tapcons in the patio stones, so I doubt there will be much movement there.

    You raise...
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    Gazebo structure strong enough to hang?

    Hi all:

    First off, I'm not sure i'm in the right forum for this question, please redirect if there's a better place.

    We have built a nice cedar gazebo last summer (a kit from Costco) and I...
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    Thank you 2QZQ for amazing work

    Just thought I'd post here and say how impressed we are with the work that has been done to our hammocks by 2QZQ. I sent 2 Hennessy 4 season hammocks (Explorer and Expedition) to have them zipper...
  14. Thank you so much for the info so far! Much...

    Thank you so much for the info so far! Much appreciated!
  15. Pictures of your packed Econ Burrow top quilt?

    Curious to see how small they pack. If you have pictures, please share (along with their rating and sizing info).

    Thanks in advance!
  16. The Supershelter seems to be a complicated option...

    The Supershelter seems to be a complicated option instead of going for the 4-Season models (2 layer bottom with foam pad). Is there any advantage or was it just the "old" way of doing things? Seems...
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    Thank you @mad777

    Thank you @mad777
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    Noob! What do I need for...

    Ok, I know nothing about that stuff! I'd like to have a friend (who knows what she's doing) make stuff sacks for our tarps. The ones that came with them are so small, they must have used a vacuum...
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    Same here. I had an Explorer Ultralite XL...

    Same here. I had an Explorer Ultralite XL before, and I got tired of fighting with the thermarest everytime I moved. The 4-Season pad has stayed in place so far, and I slept outside last night at...
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    I have the 4Season Explorer (XL) and my wife has...

    I have the 4Season Explorer (XL) and my wife has the 4Season Expedition (L). I'm 5'10 and 220ish these days (thanks Covid) and for having tried both, I much prefer the Explorer (XL). I do fit in...
  21. 4-season Explorer: How waterproof is the stock compression bag

    Hi all:

    The noob is here with another question! I got a 4-Season explorer, and it comes with a compression bag. Just curious if anyone has tested (intentionally or not!!) how waterproof this bag...
  22. Thanks folks, that's what I'll do!

    Thanks folks, that's what I'll do!
  23. Continuous loop on newer style Hennessys: Double wrapped?

    Hi there:

    I'm making continuous loops for our new Hennessys, and they are the "newer style" with the flat ends, sewn-in piece of webbing (no holes).

    I was just going to lark's head the...
  24. Thread: Under-quilt?

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    Just a follow up to my initial post, I cheaped...

    Just a follow up to my initial post, I cheaped out (I know, I know, some will say I've offended the hammocking gods) and went with a OneTigris underquilt. I've tried it once and after fiddling with...
  25. Thread: Which HH to get

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    Not really answering your question, but as a...

    Not really answering your question, but as a newbie, I'll say I found the Hennessy line-up pretty confusing. They have a lot of models that seem to criss-cross the feature matrix. We had a tough...
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    New from Gatineau, Quebec, Canada!

    Hi there. Created my account a few weeks back but haven't been participating much so far. This will likely change as we started hanging 2 weekends ago and both me and my wife are hooked. (See what...
  27. Thread: Under-quilt?

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    Thanks @saltfly ! Are you using it with a...

    Thanks @saltfly ! Are you using it with a Hennessy hammock?
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    Under-quilt?

    Hi all:

    I'm new here, and new to "hanging", having recently ordered an HH Explorer Ultralite Zip XL. I'm curious about options for under-quilts that are compatible with the HH asym "geometry". ...
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