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    I have both type of hammocks and use both...

    I have both type of hammocks and use both depending on the situation. My personal preference is the bridge hammock though (I also have a Ridgerunner), as I tend to sleep on my side at times and the...
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    As with some of the others who have commented, I...

    As with some of the others who have commented, I carry one in the Fall and Spring (not in summer though) when the temperatures look like they will go below 50F. It helps with the wind and increases...
  3. I did some experimenting in the cellar and first...

    I did some experimenting in the cellar and first increased my hang angle. That was definitely better than what I experienced out in the field with the same Neo Air pad. Then I took a torso length...
  4. Yes, it is a Ridgerunner and glad to hear you...

    Yes, it is a Ridgerunner and glad to hear you have had success with the xtherm. I will try both removing the middle section of the header bar and also increasing the hang angle. Thanks to both of...
  5. Bridge hammock stability when using an inflatable pad?

    Just went for an overnight and used a Neo-Air mattress with a bridge hammock. My intention would be to use a pad in place of one of my UQ's in the warmer weather. Temperature went down into low...
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    I have ordered two tarps from OES. I did not...

    I have ordered two tarps from OES. I did not follow-up after I ordered, nor were there any communications I remember other than my order was accepted. In both cases the tarps showed up on my...
  7. Thread: Top quilt?

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    Just my 2 cents - but if you get an appropriate...

    Just my 2 cents - but if you get an appropriate sized and temperature quilt - I think you can use it on the ground in place of a sleeping bag. And as stated above it is the best option in a hammock.
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    Thanks guys. All points valid. I lack trees -...

    Thanks guys. All points valid. I lack trees - the hammock is strung up on my stand out on the patio - so that was a factor. Once I did the geometry - I was not even close to 30d, so I corrected...
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    Adjustable ridge line question

    I know from all my years working that I am a visual learner. However nothing points this out more than when I try to do something with a hammock. I have a gathered end hammock. Overall length is...
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    Hanging HG Phoenix basic question

    I just purchased a 40* HG Phoenix and have a basic question on the cording that is used to attach the quilt. I understand that the cord running in the channel the length of each side of the quilt -...
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    Moderate temp effect of UQ??

    I am wondering if anyone may have actual experience or an opinion on the following thought.

    Is it possible to moderate the effect of an underquilt? I know that making sure it is tight against the...
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    Looking over all the comments, I do see some...

    Looking over all the comments, I do see some references to compression sacks. I have added an under quilt to my Hennessey, sleeping bag and OES MacCat setup. Although the stuff sack for the HG...
  13. Question on HH side tie-out and Under Quilt

    I am not sure it this is the best forum for this question, so if it needs to be moved, please do. Anyway, I took my latest acquisitions out today to test setting everything up. What I have is a...
  14. Just saw this posting - should have looked at it...

    Just saw this posting - should have looked at it before. Ignore my PM.

    Thanks.

    Tom
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    For what it is worth - I went for the Mod4 and...

    For what it is worth - I went for the Mod4 and although I have not had a chance to take it out for a spin - I am impressed with the workmanship. I am really looking forward to not having to crawl...
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    Hawk-eye, If I was smart enough to look at the...

    Hawk-eye,

    If I was smart enough to look at the second page here, I would have seen your comment as well.

    Thanks.

    Tom
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    Shumway, That is what I have been thinking. ...

    Shumway,

    That is what I have been thinking. Saw a video where I believe someone did a Mod2 the sent it back for Mod4. I want to get one more trip in here before cold weather sets in, then at...
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    Thanks to all for replies. Just wanted to make...

    Thanks to all for replies. Just wanted to make sure I was not overlooking something that I should have been considering. Now just need to decide when to send it along for the mod.

    Tom
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    2Q-ZQ zipper mod recommendations requested

    Just about ready to pull the trigger on a 2Q-ZQ zipper mod to my Hennessey Expedition Asym. Leaning towards Mod#2 with full length zipper on the right side as shown on the website. I am right...
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    Thanks to all, for the welcomes. Looking forward...

    Thanks to all, for the welcomes. Looking forward to perusing the information on this forum to help me make better use of my hammock.

    Ordin - yes we did exchange emails a few years ago about the...
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    Hi from Upstate NY

    Have owned a Hennessey Expedition Asym (looks like they call it a classic for the bottom entry now) for about 5 years. I have used it in off/on depending on the time of the year and where we are...
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