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  1. Which stakes are you using? I have a...

    Which stakes are you using? I have a SimplyLightDesigns Winter Haven and use the MSR Ground Hog stakes and I've not had them pull out. This was on a night so windy that leaves blew into the double...
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    I have the double layer and like the lay better...

    I have the double layer and like the lay better and I'm not a fan of pads.
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    If you aren't an ultra lite backpacker you should...

    If you aren't an ultra lite backpacker you should put a Warbonnet Ridgerunner on your to try list as well. Any of the cottage vendor hammocks are going to be reasonably comfortable and well built so...
  4. Surely you boat can handle the bit of extra...

    Surely you boat can handle the bit of extra weight. But a true UL will never carry a RidgeRunner so you've lost your UL card. :)
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    Poll: I have a 12 foot SimplyLightDesigns Winter Haven...

    I have a 12 foot SimplyLightDesigns Winter Haven for my RidgeRunner and I would strongly encourage center tie outs as this much tarp is like a kite in the wind and it would help hold it off the...
  6. Thread: Hello

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    Welcome to the forums. That's a good winter...

    Welcome to the forums. That's a good winter setup for the Carolinas.
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    I've seen others report this before and Dutch...

    I've seen others report this before and Dutch straightened it out but I'd try again as it's not showing anywhere near this to Alabama.
  8. A netless in Florida? Are you using this only in...

    A netless in Florida? Are you using this only in the dead of winter? :)
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    Why not contact Dutch directly rather than post...

    Why not contact Dutch directly rather than post here were we can't do a lot to help?
    As a test I added a yard of green Dynemia, 10 Line Locs, and 25 feet of Dutch Cord and the shipping started at...
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    Why even try a hammock if you have vertigo this...

    Why even try a hammock if you have vertigo this bad? Are you on prescription meds for this? If sleeping in a hammock made me sick I'd personally give up as it's simply not worth it. Do you feel...
  11. I'm very curious why would you be looking at a...

    I'm very curious why would you be looking at a RidgeRunner if you were truly UL? These two simply do not go together.
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    Yep I like Chevy or I like Ford. To each their...

    Yep I like Chevy or I like Ford. To each their own. If you do not like it sell it as they tend to sell quickly.
  13. Now this is getting good :)

    Now this is getting good :)
  14. If you are comparing the LiteAF tarp to the...

    If you are comparing the LiteAF tarp to the Hammock Gear Winter Palace then I'd disagree that the LiteAF tarp is "like" the Palace as the Palace is 10' 4" wide and the LiteAF tarp is Width 8’10” so...
  15. Yep, my Cuben Fiber tarp is larger than two of my...

    Yep, my Cuben Fiber tarp is larger than two of my same sized silPoly tarps. Each are 12' tarps. The CF has no doors the silPoly does.
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    That list looks excellent for a first list. Get...

    That list looks excellent for a first list. Get it and get out there because if you are like many of us the list will continue to grow as time passes and experiences grow.
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    Only you can answer how cold you want to sleep...

    Only you can answer how cold you want to sleep but if it were me I'd go full length and forget about the weight but that's me not enjoying be cold at all. You can then change back to your Yeti once...
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    Wait this is your bodies natural response to cold...

    Wait this is your bodies natural response to cold and I would recommend doping up just to stop it. Let the snot rockets glare and know you're not the only one with this issue. If you have a cold...
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    I'm waiting for the Monkey butt hang :)

    I'm waiting for the Monkey butt hang :)
  20. How was the water level. With the amount of rain...

    How was the water level. With the amount of rain we've been having I'm amazed that many of the trails aren't flooded.
  21. Ouch. Sorry to hear this. This along with many...

    Ouch. Sorry to hear this. This along with many other reasons (ie no skills) is why I do not DIY .
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    Welcome to the forums. It's a great place to...

    Welcome to the forums. It's a great place to participate and share.
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    Sure :) As you see some say yes some say eh. ...

    Sure :) As you see some say yes some say eh. Really only you can answer if you need/want a underquilt protector.
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    Yes, now I'm confused as I saw the same Frozen...

    Yes, now I'm confused as I saw the same Frozen video stating the width was different. I guess that's not true based on the specs. I was hoping it was a bit wider but unless LiteAF gets a special...
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    FS: Is this Incubator a regular or Econ series. What...

    Is this Incubator a regular or Econ series.
    What size is the jacket?
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    You obviously haven't been Eastern TN in the...

    You obviously haven't been Eastern TN in the winter. A 10° is just cutting it for many parts of this area. I'm heading to Bob Stratton Bald this coming weekend and we are having above normal temps....
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    They (Sawyer) can't answer if the filter is...

    They (Sawyer) can't answer if the filter is damaged without opening the filter and inspecting it. I'm sure they do not want to get into that business. In addition a new filter for you is another...
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    Nah, go ahead and use that filter for a few trips...

    Nah, go ahead and use that filter for a few trips and let us know how you make out :)
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    Wait, I think that was supposed to come to me ;) ...

    Wait, I think that was supposed to come to me ;) Congrats on the gift.
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    Be sure to report back after using them on a trip...

    Be sure to report back after using them on a trip to let us know how warm they are.
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    Never needed more room but I also do not use a...

    Never needed more room but I also do not use a pad. You can always email Brandon and ask him if he's willing to do this. Someone recently asked for a change and Brandon politely declined due to the...
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    Where are you going with this Syberia? I've...

    Where are you going with this Syberia? I've slept down in the teens with my BlackRock hat and had no issues at all and I'm a very cold sleeper. That "getup" should take you into the -30's with no...
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    That's it. She needs to take a hot tent on her...

    That's it. She needs to take a hot tent on her next long hike. That I want to see. Seriously though Dixie is very knowledgeable and has a lot more backpacking miles than most of us combined, she's...
  34. Mine is 2 years old and I love this contraption. ...

    Mine is 2 years old and I love this contraption. The 1" EMT conduit is about $11 per 10 foot section and I cut my legs 6 feet long. I can't imagine needing leg extensions as 6 foot legs is more...
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    If you quilt ratings are 20 degrees or lower go...

    If you quilt ratings are 20 degrees or lower go for the hot box otherwise not.
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    KennethKramm on youTube has built one of these...

    KennethKramm on youTube has built one of these style hammocks. He's an interesting dude that like to experiment with hammocks.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCxJlycb0IU
  37. Yep, that was close. Two homes destroyed just a...

    Yep, that was close. Two homes destroyed just a bit over a mile west of me. One of the roughest storms to hit here in awhile.
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    I like the Hot Hand line of gloves as they have...

    I like the Hot Hand line of gloves as they have the pouch for a Hot Hands patch and they are typically good gloves for the money....
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    These work ok as the down seems to compress and...

    These work ok as the down seems to compress and you definitely do not want to get them wet.
  40. Fancy Shoes, you have to be braver than you state...

    Fancy Shoes, you have to be braver than you state because if you are camping on someone else's land and you didn't tell them prior to setting up, that's brave. In the south metal flys and questions...
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    I would recommend having a structured ridge-line...

    I would recommend having a structured ridge-line as it helps keep the sag consistent and takes pressure off the hammock if not hung quite correctly.
    I also hightly recommend a CRL Continious Ridge...
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    Welcome to the forums Thomas.

    Welcome to the forums Thomas.
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    Goog point. I always use my bug net and it must...

    Goog point. I always use my bug net and it must hold a lot of moisture as the last time I had a heavy frost when I woke up to unzip it was like snow coming off the bug net. It must help hold some...
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    Yea, I tried one of these "non down" Apex quilts...

    Yea, I tried one of these "non down" Apex quilts and I'll take damp down any day over this. It's not warm enough for me, weighs a ton, and I'd need a 105 liter bag to take this on backpacking trips.
  45. I agree with SilvrSurfr my quilt sets are a 0°, a...

    I agree with SilvrSurfr my quilt sets are a 0°, a 20°, and a 50° set. The twenties get used 90% of the time. I also primarily use a Ridgerunner and the beauty of this hammock is the underquilt...
  46. Thread: Howdy

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    Welcome to the forums. Looks like you have a...

    Welcome to the forums. Looks like you have a great setup so get out there and share your stories and experiences.
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    It the south if you sleep out at night your quilt...

    It the south if you sleep out at night your quilt gets damp to wet period. It's all about the relative humidity and ours is always on the high side. Wetness happens and we just deal with it. I'm...
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    I've yet to experience a single cool night let...

    I've yet to experience a single cool night let alone cold night in my LocoLibre quilts. George simply does good work. The wait hurts but order in the off season and the wait isn't nearly as painful...
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    No, I wasn't suggesting you didn't do a search I...

    No, I wasn't suggesting you didn't do a search I was just providing several links worth or reading material to help with the subject. If you do add a ridge line be sure to show us pictures as I miss...
  50. A good rule of thumb is always go for a quilt...

    A good rule of thumb is always go for a quilt rated 10° colder than the temps you will be expecting to have some built in warmth margin. You could always open that quilt up and add a bit more down...
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