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  1. I'd always go for a warmer one as long as you can...

    I'd always go for a warmer one as long as you can live with the weight.
    You can always bleed off extra warmth, but dealing with not enough is miserable.
    Either venting, or shaking the feathers...
  2. That.... looks like a solution.. Thx.

    That.... looks like a solution.. Thx.
  3. Should the edges of a gathered end be shorter than the middle?

    So... I wanted to try a longer hammock, and the fabric store had a 50% off sale.
    So I bought 4 yards of 60" ripstop, rolled the edges, and put 3" channels on the ends, and hung.

    The hammock...
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    Added shock to the foot end.... Much much better....

    Added shock to the foot end.... Much much better. Thanks. everyone
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    Does the fabric in the first video look 9 inches...

    Does the fabric in the first video look 9 inches crumpled to you?
    Thats the width, as a regular person would measure it, and that's pretty flat actually.

    I just commented on what I observed,...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEZZVRckPjY ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEZZVRckPjY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcQ9WENGmf0
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    I thought it would be insulated... because it...

    I thought it would be insulated... because it said so on the walmart ad. But yeah, the BG site said nothing about insulation.

    Sewing... is sewing. I honestly don't have a bias against country of...
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    You're right I don't use one yet. I'm still...

    You're right I don't use one yet. I'm still trying to settle on my hang, and once I do, I'll set a ridgeline to find it again and hang a tarp. But I don't understand how using one changes the...
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    I'm trying to use this with a hammock bliss...

    I'm trying to use this with a hammock bliss no-seeum no more, with the ends replaced with whoopie's. Not a particularly long hammock at 4'11'' x 9'10'' really but the bungees on the end of the uq are...
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    So... I ordered one of these as well, and picked...

    So... I ordered one of these as well, and picked it up tonight from fedex.
    I will be returning it to walmart shortly, as it is not as advertised.

    I had originally intended to do a video review...
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    Is this meant for diagonal sleeping? I got mine...

    Is this meant for diagonal sleeping?
    I got mine friday, and it's narrower than I was expecting.
    When sleeping diagonal, I tried that twisty thing where one corner is closer to the gathered end,...
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    The company that made them is out of business. ...

    The company that made them is out of business.

    Bob Dustrude makes a snazzy folding one, but it's a little heavy.

    http://fourdog.com/bobs-quick-buck-saw-21/

    If you're handy at all you could...
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    Thermarest has something sorta similar. I have...

    Thermarest has something sorta similar.
    I have an xtherm. It comes with a pump sac for a stuff sac.

    The one it comes with is like this one but narrower and longer.
    ...
  14. I guess I'll just try it. worst case scenario, I...

    I guess I'll just try it. worst case scenario, I can untension the leech and it will do nothing.
  15. We usually use a coated polyester rather than...

    We usually use a coated polyester rather than nylon.
    Nicer fabrics are polycarbonate coated polyester.
    They don't streatch really, and have bias stability.
    They are also light at roughtly .5-.7...
  16. Anyone know if a leech line is bad on a tarp?

    I'm new to hammocks, but not new to sewing ripstop, coming from a kite building background.
    In kites, we sew a thin dyneema line in channel around the edge, and tension the line to quiet edgeflap,...
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