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  1. Wonderful video, thanks for sharing! This area...

    Wonderful video, thanks for sharing! This area was a bit different from most of the western mountains I have hiked in, but every bit as beautiful! Seemed sort of like a blend of the Appalachians and...
  2. I would click the "like" button for that comment,...

    I would click the "like" button for that comment, if there was one!
  3. Caught again by a Zombie thread! Oh well, only 4...

    Caught again by a Zombie thread! Oh well, only 4 years old! That happens when I forget to look at the dates!
  4. Donna, I thought you offered an option where the...

    Donna, I thought you offered an option where the UQP is especially designed to support a pad. Is that right? If so, is that the UQP you are seeking feed back on, or is it the regular UQP? that is, IF...
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    Yep, and as long as it does not compress the...

    Yep, and as long as it does not compress the loft. Also, some like to have a little slack so that the UQP is not contacting the UQ as much as possible. In case there is any condensation on the...
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    There you go, that ought to help, Freddy, if you...

    There you go, that ought to help, Freddy, if you have the time and energy to get up there. I'm a bit further west over in MS, but I don't have that brand hammock anyway.
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    Wow, you are really being prepared. Just with the...

    Wow, you are really being prepared. Just with the picaridin for skin and permethrin for clothing etc, I have not had a bite in years, rarely see them. Truth be told, most times at home I am just...
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    So beautiful! This has remained among my all time...

    So beautiful! This has remained among my all time fav areas ever since I climbed Mt. Baker in 1987.

    Interesting about the hammock length. Sounds like might be good areas(at least where the trees...
  9. Thanks for the orange screw tip, guys! Do you use...

    Thanks for the orange screw tip, guys! Do you use solid line to that screw on the foot end, or shock cord? One thing that confuses me: people talk about the foot end all the time, and you must stay...
  10. Great info! Thanks CM and CapGrav for the newest...

    Great info! Thanks CM and CapGrav for the newest info!

    I am at the moment actually trying to figure out if I can maybe rig this thing with material on hand. Using the materials that are in my...
  11. Thank you Karla, that is one sweet video! You 'Da...

    Thank you Karla, that is one sweet video! You 'Da Woman! You went with the fence post so you are good with all kinds of weight, lot's of over kill! Why not if stand weight is not an issue!
  12. Thanks Kamileon for emphasizing that point! "My...

    Thanks Kamileon for emphasizing that point! "My first stand was a two pole setup and the joints failed every time." is the type of real world experience that is extremely useful!



    I do know...
  13. Thank you all! CMc4free, yes, my JRB is not as...

    Thank you all! CMc4free, yes, my JRB is not as long a span. I had been getting about 10' 10", based on my guess of correct tension, but now JRB has their recommendations set at 11'3" max. I think my...
  14. Thanks for the response, Chefko! I am trying to...

    Thanks for the response, Chefko! I am trying to picture this(do you have any pics, or a link to a thread describing this in more detail?)

    How many ft total- counting lt + rt on both ends, of 3/4"...
  15. Thanks, Jeff, that does help!

    Thanks, Jeff, that does help!
  16. Another old saying (maybe also a metaphor?):...

    Another old saying (maybe also a metaphor?): there is more than one way to skin a cat. Quite a number in fact. The 20* TQ or UQ, or even the 30 or 40F quilts, can be vastly extended in range on those...
  17. Time to build a Tensahedron, some questions

    Hi guys. I am ready to build one. But having read through the lengthy threads, some points I am still not sure of, or I forgt by the time I get through the thread, so if there is any one doesn't mind...
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    Great idea! Will soon put to use! This...

    Great idea! Will soon put to use!




    This one also for thos with a spare piece of fabric!
  19. Like this?...

    Like this?
    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/2/2/9/img_1436_thumb.jpg
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    Yes, I love winter in Sipsey. Check out the...

    Yes, I love winter in Sipsey. Check out the first(far as I know) HF group hang in Sipsey, Feb 09:
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/7414-First-Sipsey-Hangout-rousing-success!

    As...
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    I like it! Wish I could do it. Need a machine and...

    I like it! Wish I could do it. Need a machine and the knowledge of how to use it.
  22. Hey, believe me, we understand. ;)

    Hey, believe me, we understand. ;)
  23. What Redfish said.

    What Redfish said.
  24. While you are trying to figure out which one of...

    While you are trying to figure out which one of the other hammocks is finally the right one, and possibly even finally looking into a bridge hammock such as JRB or WB or one of JustBill's, get...
  25. Apparently I do!

    Apparently I do!
  26. Another ancient thread that led up to the likely all time record with the HHSS(Kurt and Shug)

    I keep stumbling on(while searching for something else entirely) ancient threads that I find very interesting from a hammock hanging history perspective.

    About 6 months ago, I started a thread...
  27. Shug, that was and is a magnificent video. I...

    Shug, that was and is a magnificent video. I recall how many of us were blown away, as that was not only at unbelievably cold temps, in hammocks which are known to be extra challenging for staying...
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    I am amazed- though I absolutely believe it-...

    I am amazed- though I absolutely believe it- whenever I read of various knots dumping folks on the ground. Because I usually have a hard time picturing how the knot could fail. I know it can, it's...
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    Hey, you are welcome, Toby! I was hoping Paul at...

    Hey, you are welcome, Toby! I was hoping Paul at AHE would see this and chime in. He is the one in the know, as he hammock camps in the Sawtooth and other ID mountains pretty often. I have only been...
  30. Wow! So, I have been told by some folks "If you...

    Wow! So, I have been told by some folks "If you can't keep your down dry, you shouldn't be in the woods!". ;) Apparently at least damp down was a part of this trip! Maybe you at least had treated...
  31. What got so wet? Your hiking clothes?

    What got so wet? Your hiking clothes?
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    While generally speaking it is colder by 3-5...

    While generally speaking it is colder by 3-5 degrees F for each 1000 ft increase in elevation, I have had this be reversed. Due to temperature inversions on still, calm nights, and cold air(heavier)...
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    Sure, beautiful area, good hanging and hiking and...

    Sure, beautiful area, good hanging and hiking and fishing, etc.

    Paul fro AHE is the one to tell you about this area. He has taken several group hangs into that area. But I have been one time, 1st...
  34. I have had my 2008 JRB Sil-nylon pitched over a...

    I have had my 2008 JRB Sil-nylon pitched over a similar age Claytor No Net hammock for 2 days of numerous heavy rains, with even more frequent lighter rain, and the hammock has not gotten wet yet. Of...
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    I am 6'1". This very day I was laying in one of...

    I am 6'1". This very day I was laying in one of my fav non bridge hammocks- a Claytor No Net that I got about 2007/2008 or so. I was, as usual, at least as comfy as in any other gathered end hammocks...
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    Skippy, sounds good!

    Skippy, sounds good!
  37. Wow! Great report and video, looks like fun!...

    Wow! Great report and video, looks like fun! Thanks for posting!
  38. Though I have happily used both and been very...

    Though I have happily used both and been very comfy in both, The BMBH does indeed have quite a different lay than the WBRR. In fact, there were at least 2 different BMBHs, and one( The original "UL")...
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    Sticky: Brother, that is the truth! 3 more months to fall!

    Brother, that is the truth! 3 more months to fall!
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    Me.

    Me.
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    I'm hoping to make this one. But, I haven't seen...

    I'm hoping to make this one. But, I haven't seen any group hang/backpacks planned in a long time. Kind of miss those. OTOH, can't compete with the eating at a car camp!
  42. Great video! Thanks for posting it! Were you...

    Great video! Thanks for posting it! Were you camped just above FCF or in the little canyon just east of it? Is that also where you were swimming?
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    Yep. If the poles are long enough you could hang...

    Yep. If the poles are long enough you could hang that hammock under that tarp.
  44. For those who hang in insane conditions, and...

    For those who hang in insane conditions, and speaking of stacking, that GL4(or heck, even GL3) would work wonders the way Shug uses similar items: as part of a pod. Of course, you have to have the...
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    Some one will probably be by soon with much...

    Some one will probably be by soon with much better ideas. But, assuming there are no near by trees to run a-if needed- long line from tarp to trees, what about using some hiking poles or some other...
  46. Ancient thread shows JRB UQ's have always been hard to beat

    I was searching for my old review of the JRB MW4 UQ from back around 07 or 08, when I stumbled onto this thread which I had totally forgotten about. Aegis, in 2010, on what apparently was his 1st...
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    Sticky: Ditto. That ziplock freezer bag gives some extra...

    Ditto. That ziplock freezer bag gives some extra peace of mind. Imagine if a spill did happen while sound asleep?

    I am astounded that this thread is still going since 2008! And 2007 or 08 is about...
  48. Well, looks like no one knows? I've got some...

    Well, looks like no one knows? I've got some older, but little used, sil nylon tarps that I wonder the same thing about.
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    I assume you already got an UQ by now? If so,...

    I assume you already got an UQ by now? If so, what did you get, and have you been happy with it?

    I saw very little mention( 1 mention in post #5) of the company that may have been the first...
  50. Here is a picture of my hang with trees 22 ft...

    Here is a picture of my hang with trees 22 ft apart, yesterday I used trees 31 ft apart, it worked just as well. I am hung very close to the tree on ne end, with the A frame stand only about 8 ft...
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