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    Quick follow up: I didn't get a chance to sleep...

    Quick follow up: I didn't get a chance to sleep overnight in it, but did have it set up for a couple days while camping. Thanks to the advice received, the under quilt seemed to fit much much...
  2. I don't know the specifics of those Coleman...

    I don't know the specifics of those Coleman replacement poles, but it seems like at 6mm diameter you are going to be adding a lot of weight if you replace the ones the Byer comes with. There's no...
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    I actually bought both the Whoopie Slings "all in...

    I actually bought both the Whoopie Slings "all in one" system and almost immediately followed with the Dutch whoopie suspension with hooks. I've not yet used the former but I have used the latter. I...
  4. Hello Moderator: Please close this thread as all...

    Hello Moderator: Please close this thread as all items have been sold. Thank you.
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    They seem to be out of a lot of the more popular...

    They seem to be out of a lot of the more popular items. I've been waiting for a poncho tarp. They said they would be back in stock...at the end of last month. :/
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    Did you get a response to that?

    Did you get a response to that?
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    Well it looks like I might have a chance to test...

    Well it looks like I might have a chance to test out my new knowledge in the next couple days. We're going camping up in NH. I probably won't be spending the night in the hammock as I'll be with my...
  8. Good luck. Just don't forget you have your credit...

    Good luck. Just don't forget you have your credit card services at your disposal should the issue not be resolved with the vendor.
  9. Last chance for the Mountainsmith Morrison 2 tent...

    Last chance for the Mountainsmith Morrison 2 tent at $80 shipped.
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    Well, I'm just so happy to learn how wrong I'd...

    Well, I'm just so happy to learn how wrong I'd been setting it up. And I'd thought I sorta knew what I was doing. I look forward to finally setting it up the right (or at least better) way when I...
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    Oh shoot, that's a strong argument as well! Now...

    Oh shoot, that's a strong argument as well! Now what am I going to do!!? :scared:
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    Well I just took the knot off the secondary...

    Well I just took the knot off the secondary suspension and hooked it back into the biner. It seems to play better with the line for the primary suspension now so I think that's how I'll leave it. ...
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    Thank you guys! First of all, I learned there is...

    Thank you guys! First of all, I learned there is a primary and secondary suspension today. And now I know that the primary needs to clip into the biner, and the secondary should be loosened. ...
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    For anyone interested in the issue I'd been...

    For anyone interested in the issue I'd been having with my UQ and XLC here is a new thread I started over in the HG section. ...
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    Suspension and Fit

    Hi all,

    This might take a while to flesh out because of my workload, but this is going to be my thread for getting a good fit with my hammock and UQ. And unfortunately I don't have a place to...
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    Thanks hutzelbein, I'm going to have to start a...

    Thanks hutzelbein, I'm going to have to start a new thread about fitting the UQ. I was even having problems with the cord slipping loose in the four corners when I would lay down, so it seemed...
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    Thanks so much for the kind words and support! ...

    Thanks so much for the kind words and support! I'd watched and re-watched that video by Shug, so when I went to set it up afterwards I thought I had a pretty good grasp of how to set up the quilt. ...
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    Good point. I've done quite enough of that...

    Good point. I've done quite enough of that lately it seems. If I ever went with the RR I'd have to trade in what I currently have for sure. But you're right, I need to learn how to set it up...
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    Good points all around. Spreadsheets for...

    Good points all around. Spreadsheets for backpacking weights are all well and good, unless it doesn't work well when put to use. On my most recent trip I opted for a smaller hammock because I...
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    Interesting, thanks for the responses so far. I...

    Interesting, thanks for the responses so far. I notice now that the double layer is only 2.5oz heavier than a single layer. That would make it almost a no brainer to go for the double layer then.
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    Ridgerunner - How light can it go?

    For reasons that I won't get into in this thread, I'm thinking my new Blackbird XLC might not be for me. The Ridgerunner is really appealing for it's perceived comfort and ease of use with the under...
  22. Teton Backpack is SOLD to RedStix

    Teton Backpack is SOLD to RedStix
  23. Price drop $10 each. Tent $80, Backpack $50.

    Price drop $10 each. Tent $80, Backpack $50.
  24. Mountainsmith Morrison 2 Tent, Teton Sports Hiker 3700 Backpack

    Hi all. I have the following 2 items:

    Mountainsmith Morrison 2 Tent: Great tent, upgrading to something larger for camping with my wife. Used 10 nights or less, always on a platform. No holes,...
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    Cuben & carbon right? :)

    Cuben & carbon right? :)
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    Yeah but don't you still need a larger tarp if...

    Yeah but don't you still need a larger tarp if you want to keep dry? I only have the Edge now. But I suppose I should do my research or start a new thread about it. Believe me, I'll be thinking about...
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    Sweet!! If the weight was more comparable to a...

    Sweet!! If the weight was more comparable to a gathered end hammock I'd switch to a Ridgerunner in a heartbeat.
  28. Major Update - Comparison and Final Impression

    UPDATE:

    Over this long weekend, my wife and I had a chance to go to Maine and rent a cottage on the water for a few days. What better opportunity than this to set up the hammocks and do some...
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    But if you're not concerned about weight just...

    But if you're not concerned about weight just save a few bucks and use a regular carabiner for your hammock. The only reason I bought the Dutch clips was for weight saving. Tarp Flyzs, however, are...
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    For your tarp, I got the Edge too and attached...

    For your tarp, I got the Edge too and attached tarp flyz directly to the rings on each end of the tarp. I got the idea from watching the video on the Warbonnet website. They work great.

    Not sure...
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    WTB: Meh, I wrote them a couple days ago to see when...

    Meh, I wrote them a couple days ago to see when they will be back in stock and I was told not till the end of September now. Looks like I might just be using a trash compactor bag and my raincoat for...
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    Incredible scenery! Thanks for the video. The...

    Incredible scenery! Thanks for the video. The only Tombstone I was familiar with till now was in Arizona. Vastly different. :)
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    I've been using the top quilt around the house,...

    I've been using the top quilt around the house, so it hasn't been in its stuff sack for a while. I've been amazed at how much that thing lofts up for being so light. I don't think the original...
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    WTB: Oh excellent, thanks!

    Oh excellent, thanks!
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    WTB: Does anyone know how often the Golite Poncho's...

    Does anyone know how often the Golite Poncho's come back in stock? I want to get one for a trip coming up in about 6 weeks, but not sure if I should get my hopes up.
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    No one will believe you until you put up a...

    No one will believe you until you put up a picture of your fluffy new bundle of joy. :)
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    @Dutch, I have a couple questions on your pack...

    @Dutch, I have a couple questions on your pack cover. First, Is there any way you could make them in orange that would weigh about the same? I figure it'd be good in case of emergency and also...
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    I would never hate on companies like these, nor...

    I would never hate on companies like these, nor should any cottage vendor or supporter have any reason to. If someone told me to just take their word for it and drop $600 on a high end hammock sleep...
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    We had a cloudy muggy drizzly day here but we...

    We had a cloudy muggy drizzly day here but we thought we'd at least go to the park for a bit and chill. Got the Edge set up in a jiffy and had a nice time. Love the tarp. Didn't need to set it too...
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    It's worth the wait, great stuff. (I could have...

    It's worth the wait, great stuff. (I could have made so many puns right there)
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    I think you're looking at 2-3 weeks. I got mine...

    I think you're looking at 2-3 weeks. I got mine UQ and TQ last week and it was about 3 weeks.
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    That sure looks good!

    That sure looks good!
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    Hey I grew up in Mesa!

    Hey I grew up in Mesa!
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    I received my new top quilt last week, as you may...

    I received my new top quilt last week, as you may have seen in the other thread I started showing the colors. I asked for a custom Burrow 30, long, with sewn footbox, that's what I got, and it's a...
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    And here's one with the sun hitting it. Quite...

    And here's one with the sun hitting it. Quite lovely!
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    My initial impression was that the brown was a...

    My initial impression was that the brown was a little lighter and redder than I had hoped for, but it has quickly grown on me and I like it a lot. Cinnamon works, or I would also describe it as a...
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    Yup, my thinking exactly. I wanted to keep the...

    Yup, my thinking exactly. I wanted to keep the flashy color inside so it won't blind me. :)
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    Orange, Brown, Camo & Black

    Who doesn't love pictures right? Just thought I'd show what this color combo looks like for those that might be wondering. I think the pictures here represent the colors pretty accurately. Love...
  49. I agree with above. For me personally, anything...

    I agree with above. For me personally, anything less than 30 oz for a whole system, biners/buckles included, is acceptable, especially if the price is right. Lighter is good of course, but not if you...
  50. Dan, I'm glad the review was helpful for someone,...

    Dan, I'm glad the review was helpful for someone, especially coming from the company itself! I truly think you've hit a great spot between price/product.

    Regarding weight, yes it can make a...
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