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    Mine arrived last week. Testing will wait as I...

    Mine arrived last week. Testing will wait as I need to lose four pounds to meet their weight limit... and because I'm busy, traveling a lot and weekends are full. Nowhere to hang this rig at home, as...
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    Interesting idea! Personal use, or the start of a...

    Interesting idea! Personal use, or the start of a side business?
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    Starting to get excited for mine to arrive....

    Starting to get excited for mine to arrive. Ordered it about 10 days ago, so should be here soon. That or I'll get an email saying its delayed... lol Either way, still excited.
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    I ordered one late last week. Then promptly left...

    I ordered one late last week. Then promptly left town on vacation. Have received zero from them by way of an email. Just the receipt from Paypal saying the money was sent. Hoping to get an email this...
  5. Ah yes, a good ol' Hang 'N Fart. :) Enjoy. :)

    Ah yes, a good ol' Hang 'N Fart. :) Enjoy. :)
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    Too late for that now - all disassembled and put...

    Too late for that now - all disassembled and put away so my wife's car can inhabit the garage for the week. :)

    Now, some more details...

    - yes, as I sit/lay in the hammock, the end poles are...
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    Given the stand is all steel tubing, resetting...

    Given the stand is all steel tubing, resetting the angles are not possible.
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    Steely eye there, Rat! ...but... Prior to...

    Steely eye there, Rat!

    ...but...

    Prior to the interior posts, I had flipped the hammock end for end so I could actually look out the garage door while hanging. ;) So while my feet were, in...
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    Reporting to you from my first hang!

    Got my WBBBXLC 2 days ago. Yesterday was spent figuring out how to pack it in a protected manner. Motorcycle camping can be hard on gear. Couple of stuff sacks from REI and we're all sorted out.
    ...
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    Well that just blows. :( Long term, yes, this...

    Well that just blows. :( Long term, yes, this coverage and help is great, but man, what a chunk of life. :(
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    Welcome aboard neighbor! You'll find this place...

    Welcome aboard neighbor! You'll find this place and its people to be a huge resource!
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    Welcome from drippy Redmond! :)

    Welcome from drippy Redmond! :)
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    Welcome to the forums! You'll find this place to...

    Welcome to the forums! You'll find this place to be an amazing resource for all things hammock!
  14. Maybe... ;) I picked up a stand at Home Depot...

    Maybe... ;)

    I picked up a stand at Home Depot yesterday. $99 and upon testing today, it needs longer poles. Its spread is 15' (verified) and I just touch the cross bar on the floor when the...
  15. Yeah, I thought of that but it's just not my...

    Yeah, I thought of that but it's just not my play.

    I'm happy to abide by the wetlands sign clearly posted behind our home. No biggie, as frankly, to comfortably set up there, I'd want to clear...
  16. WBBBXLC arrived yesterday, and...hmmmm....

    I have been so excited waiting for this gear to arrive. I have been naÔvely deluding myself the entire time.

    While I knew this would eventually be an issue, the hammock is here and my problem is...
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    Get. Knobbies. :)

    Get. Knobbies. :)
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    Haven't been this excited in years! Got my...

    Haven't been this excited in years! Got my shipping notification this morning!
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    Post some pics? :)

    Post some pics? :)
  20. California dreamin' ...or Downtown Hangtown

    While walking around San Jose earlier today, I came across this urban forest on a sidewalk. It's uniform layout made me immediately notice it, which led me to instantly wonder if the city would allow...
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    Thanks guys! Stupid excited for my BB!

    Thanks guys! Stupid excited for my BB!
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    See, my newbness puts me. Its going to be...

    See, my newbness puts me. Its going to be whatever gets shipped with my XLC. I spec'd webbing with adjustable buckles, so that's the extent of my knowledge. It appears there may be another layer to...
  23. Get out there before the black flies arrive. ;)...

    Get out there before the black flies arrive. ;) As an ex-Nova Scotian, iirc, the "season" should start in about 6 weeks with first blood being drawn approx. 33 seconds after the first little blood...
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    Webbing. Stated in opening post. ;) ...

    Webbing. Stated in opening post. ;)



    Appreciate the feedback and ideas gang!
  25. Thread: Shelter Name

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    Vapor? Ephemeral? Tarp?

    Vapor?
    Ephemeral?
    Tarp?
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    stopping water on suspension straps

    How are you guys blocking rain/water from seeping down the adjustable webbing suspensions?
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    Checked my spam, too - no beuno. :( My guess is...

    Checked my spam, too - no beuno. :( My guess is the email will eventually get here letting me know its on its way...even though it's in the garage right now...LOL



    I thought it was pretty...
  28. How about a link to that stand. Searching on...

    How about a link to that stand. Searching on 'hammox' brings up next to nothing... :(
  29. Have you ever hung a hammock in a hotel room?

    I travel. A lot. So it occurred to me I'm excited to get my WarBonnet Blackbird in the coming weeks... except I probably won't be here when it arrives... lol

    Which made me think of staying in...
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    Care to share which are the "right ones"?

    Care to share which are the "right ones"?
  31. Great video! Loved the music, the location and...

    Great video! Loved the music, the location and the wipeout. ;)

    Next time... add cowbell. :)
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    Congrats! You are nuts! :)

    Congrats! You are nuts! :)
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    In fact, I never heard from him - absolutely...

    In fact, I never heard from him - absolutely nothing...

    ...and the reality is no communications were needed...

    Because the gear box arrived today! THAT was fast - I'm impressed. Simple product...
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    WHEN I reach my target weight of "supermodel",...

    WHEN I reach my target weight of "supermodel", I'm buying one. ;)
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    What's the sound I hear? Why that's soon to be...

    What's the sound I hear? Why that's soon to be another $500 flying out of my wallet...LOL
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    Very interesting...thanks gang!

    Very interesting...thanks gang!
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    Do you sleep with a bag or quilts?

    Just occurred to me to ask..

    Do you sleep in your hammock in a sleeping bag, or with quilts?

    Pluses? Minuses?
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    Someone will say it, so I'll be the 7th, it...

    Someone will say it, so I'll be the 7th, it actually seems...LOL:

    Warbonnet Blackbird XLC
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    Gear Box excitement

    Ordered a gear box last night. Love this idea. But does anyone know what to expect around a shipping time? Nothing on the site indicated an expected shipping time, nor was there info around whether...
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    In my case the decision was quite simple... 1...

    In my case the decision was quite simple...

    1 - I'm over the weight limit
    2 - see #1 ;)

    After going back and forth and talking directly with the manufacturers, I opted to give the Blackbird a...
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    I just ordered one of those tarps last night. I...

    I just ordered one of those tarps last night. I went way big to be able to park my motorcycle underneath while hanging. :)
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    ...or a... gargoyle... ;)

    ...or a... gargoyle... ;)
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    First off Jon, welcome to the forums! :) ...

    First off Jon, welcome to the forums! :)

    ...and a whole subculture! I'm still newish myself, but have met some pretty nice folks here, and seen some that are looney (lookin' at you Shug, but love...
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    Thanks hawg. :) Just need to find the **** tap...

    Thanks hawg. :) Just need to find the **** tap and turn off this constant drip we're having here in the PNW right now...LOL
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    I done gone an' bought me a BBXLC!

    After no small amount of research and discussing ideas, and thinking and fretting and learning and video watching, I pulled the trigger tonight.

    Brandon was back and forth with me on email a bunch...
  46. Thanks Dakotaross! I'll check into this, too. :)...

    Thanks Dakotaross! I'll check into this, too. :)

    I LOVE joining communities for this exact reason - helpful people. :)
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    Talk to me about the negatives...

    So I've hit a wall with my bridge hammock desires. This forces me, while I Weight Watchers my way to a better me, to examine other directions.

    Which brings me to this thread...

    What's the...
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    Just adding my experience, limited as it may...

    Just adding my experience, limited as it may be...

    I reached out to both Jacks R Better and Warbonnet today - neither will take on "custom" work to accommodate those looking for anything not...
  49. This was hinted at by Brandon, in fact. He...

    This was hinted at by Brandon, in fact. He mentioned bridges tend to run narrower.

    ...but aren't bridge hammocks also flatter? How does flatter squeeze my shoulders more? Assuming the actual width...
  50. Well, Brandon was fast, that's for sure. ...

    Well, Brandon was fast, that's for sure. Warbonnet got back to me PDQ today. Sadly, they aren't doing custom work either. he did take the time to explain the physics behind the situation, though,...
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