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  1. Something does look off. If you can get the...

    Something does look off. If you can get the silver foot bar out of the other bar it looks as if it would work. It looks like one of the inserts and one of the end tips got switched though. ...
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    What temperature ranges are you finding the...

    What temperature ranges are you finding the X-Therm Max works in? How low can you comfortably go (temperature-wise)?
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    Flatter lay with pad? Yes. Significantly? Not...

    Flatter lay with pad? Yes. Significantly? Not really. IMO. The spreader bars do a pretty good job keeping the RR open. I’ve done both (pad and UQ) and prefer UQ.
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    Thanks for the clarification warbonnetguy. I...

    Thanks for the clarification warbonnetguy. I think I see one of these new style RR’s in my future!
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    Postscript—after much serious testing of the...

    Postscript—after much serious testing of the Ninox, I ended up sending it back. While it is a good hammock, it just wasn’t what I was looking for. The weight was the biggest issue. At almost 30oz...
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    Another (small) Ridgerunner Hack

    Again if someone has beaten me to the punch with this idea my apologies, but I do not recall seeing anything like this before.

    Was out hanging with the trusty Ridgerunner and ran into a problem--I...
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    Oh wow oh wow oh wow....this new style is...

    Oh wow oh wow oh wow....this new style is available over on Warbonnet’s website now! Apparently added 9/10/19. I assume it’s the “None” suspension option. :thumbup:

    You can still get end plates...
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    I’m intrigued. I almost bought a new Ridgerunner...

    I’m intrigued. I almost bought a new Ridgerunner on the Labor Day Sale. Maybe this is what I was unknowingly waiting for.

    I agree with Just Bill that Brandon should offer RR’s either with or...
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    Very a-peeling. Hope you sell a bunch!

    Very a-peeling. Hope you sell a bunch!
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    Blame the Post Office (or UPS) for that. I don’t...

    Blame the Post Office (or UPS) for that. I don’t think Warbonnet, or any of the cottage vendors, are really making money off shipping. But they do have to cover their costs of materials and...
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    I have a 1st gen Spindrift (double door) and had...

    I have a 1st gen Spindrift (double door) and had a zipper put in at the foot end. Do you need it? No, but having a zipper makes it waaay easier to put in a pad. Since I now use an underquilt 100%of...
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    Labor Day, Black Friday, Fourth of July...I...

    Labor Day, Black Friday, Fourth of July...I almost always wait for a major holiday to buy.
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    Actually it is comfortable. You’ve seen enough...

    Actually it is comfortable. You’ve seen enough of my posts to know I’m a Ridgerunner fan and that will still be my go-to hammock. The Ninox is one of the most comfortable gathered-end hammocks I’ve...
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    They're the Ninox Flatlay hammock folks. I just...

    They're the Ninox Flatlay hammock folks. I just posted a review on the Ninox over in the "Reviews" category.
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    The New Ninox Flatlay Hammock

    Review of the new Ninox Flatlay hammock.

    I’ve had this hammock for a few days now so this is essentially an initial review, but I have hung it and laid in it a couple times so I’m beginning to get...
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    Check out this thread! ...

    Check out this thread!

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/154895-Another-Product-I-d-like-to-See
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    The interior volume is huge in this thing! I can...

    The interior volume is huge in this thing! I can sit up with the bugnet fully zipped and not touch. I had my Warbonnet Eldorado DL out also and compared to the Ninox the Eldorado seems cramped. ...
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    Got mine today. Single layer in carrot orange. ...

    Got mine today. Single layer in carrot orange. 29.2 oz for the hammock and 10.7 for the suspension. My Eldorado lightweight double layer without suspension is about 26 oz so not a huge difference....
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    Labor Day Sale!

    Was just over on Warbonnet’s website and there is an announcement that they’re having a Labor Day Sale 8/30-9/2. It’s up to 30% off selected items. Didn’t say what those items were though.
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    Mine is scheduled for delivery this Monday (Aug...

    Mine is scheduled for delivery this Monday (Aug 26).
  21. You’ll have to check out this thread from two...

    You’ll have to check out this thread from two years ago....

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/133716-I-want-a-Ridgemeleon!?highlight=Ridgerunner+topcover
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    Ridgerunner update for real?

    This came through on my Facebook feed. (Since it was on the Internet it must be true :laugh:). Anyone heard anything if this is real? Don’t want to steal any of Brandon’s thunder if it is, but...
  23. Problem solved!

    Problem solved!
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    I just picked up a Warbonnet Eldorado lightweight...

    I just picked up a Warbonnet Eldorado lightweight double layer and have found it to have less calf ridge than some other single-layer gathered-end hammocks. (I’ve also tried the XLC 1.7 single-layer...
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    I was thinking about when I didn’t want a tarp...

    I was thinking about when I didn’t want a tarp but still needed some shade. Plus it gets hot under a tarp in direct sunlight.
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    I was thinking chocolate chip cookies for when I...

    I was thinking chocolate chip cookies for when I wake up!
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    Yeh, that’s usually what I do. Just trying to...

    Yeh, that’s usually what I do. Just trying to think outside the box of how I’ve always done it and is there a better way.
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    Ooh, I like this idea. I think I’ve got some...

    Ooh, I like this idea. I think I’ve got some shockcord and clips in my parts box. I’m going to try this next chance I get. Well done!
  29. I was worried about that sharp edge catching and...

    I was worried about that sharp edge catching and tearing the bugnet.

    I tried the 1.7 single layer XLC and couldn’t find my sweet spot. This lightweight double-layer Eldorado is much more to my...
  30. Glad I could help,LOL!

    Glad I could help,LOL!
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    Another Product I'd like to See

    While I'm rolling on posting today, there's one more thing I'd like to see/have for my Ridgerunner. I'd like a pillow that has attachment loops on each top edge with short elastics and clips to...
  32. New Eldorado and one suggestion for Warbonnet

    About once a year I get a hankering to try a gathered-end style again and see how it compares to my personal favorite, the Ridgerunner. Took advantage of Warbonnet's Independence Day sale and picked...
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    Ridgerunner Sun Shade

    Was trying to take a Sunday morning snooze in the ol' Ridgerunner and the sun was in my eyes. I thought, "We just celebrated the 50th anniversary of putting a man on the Moon, certainly there's...
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    Hammock Sun Shade

    Was trying to take a Sunday morning snooze in the ol' Ridgerunner and the sun was in my eyes. I thought, "We just celebrated the 50th anniversary of putting a man on the Moon, certainly there's...
  35. I’ve tried several what I’d call “high-end” GE...

    I’ve tried several what I’d call “high-end” GE hammocks from Warbonnet and Dutch, including double-layer and wide versions and in every one had calf ridge issues. Like many have mentioned the only...
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    FS: The Nanopuff has an internal chest pocket into...

    The Nanopuff has an internal chest pocket into which the jacket can be stuffed. I measured the stuffed size as approximately 9” x 7” x 4.5”.

    175459
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    FS: I will. It will be this evening (Tuesday June...

    I will. It will be this evening (Tuesday June 25) before I can do it though. Just saw your message and I am off to work and I cannot post anything from work.
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    Would you consider a regular RidgeCreek? I have...

    Would you consider a regular RidgeCreek? I have one of those. Red outer, black inner. 3 season. I’d ask $75 for it plus $18 shipping so $93 total.
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    FS: Patagonia Nanopuff

    Selling Patagonia Nanopuff. Hooded. Size XL. Black inside and outside. Brand new—only had 5 weeks...worn maybe 3 times. Would return to Backcountry.com but they have a 30 day return policy and...
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    I have a HG 20° Burrow and 20° Warbonnet Lynx and...

    I have a HG 20° Burrow and 20° Warbonnet Lynx and both barely fit into a 13 L Sea to Summit ultrasil dry bag.
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    I backed the Ninox on KS. Decided on the single...

    I backed the Ninox on KS. Decided on the single layer in orange. Sucks what happened to Richard and production, but what can you do? Have high hopes for it. Could this be the hammock that moves...
  42. For the 2 1/2 ounce difference between a single...

    For the 2 1/2 ounce difference between a single and double layer (for 30D), get the double. It will reduce the hassle factor of using a pad.

    Plus the weight safety factor is much better for you...
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    “Calf ridge, what’s that?” said the Ridgerunner...

    “Calf ridge, what’s that?” said the Ridgerunner owner! :laugh:
  44. Was wondering if the Ridgerunner was going to be...

    Was wondering if the Ridgerunner was going to be seeing the new fabric. I assume the above means yes.

    If I read the Blackbird page correctly, looked like for a double-layer model you could...
  45. I’ve taken the apex buckles off the dogbones and...

    I’ve taken the apex buckles off the dogbones and just loop the end of the dogbones around the “arms” of the Beetle Buckles. I also have tried daisy chains and Dutchware Mantis and carabiners and...
  46. Inserting and removing the spreader bars is not a...

    Inserting and removing the spreader bars is not a hassle. Spreader bars are easy to insert and remove. Don’t worry about that.
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    Does Ripstop have a lifespan?

    Is there any way to tell before catastrophe that your Ripstop has pretty well reached the end? Is Ripstop good until the point of failure? Obviously a tear would be a sure sign that the ripstop is...
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    Beetle Buckles. Store them and the webbing in a...

    Beetle Buckles. Store them and the webbing in a Ziploc bag. (I use a Dutch Clip to secure the webbing around the tree.)

    I have daisy chains and Mantis bling too. Fun to play with but don’t...
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    When I hear stock suspension with Warbonnet I...

    When I hear stock suspension with Warbonnet I think strap and buckle style suspension. You’re right, if you look at Warbonnet’s site there is the option when you buy a Ridgerunner if you want to...
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    I do exactly the same...Beetle Buckles with the...

    I do exactly the same...Beetle Buckles with the poly/Dyneema straps. Attach the dogbones directly to the Beetle Buckle hooks. I’ve tried whoopies. Require too much distance between trees. I...
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