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    I-10 AZ and TX spots to hang?

    I am traveling from Central California to East Texas in June via motorcycle. The first night I plan to be somewhere along I-10 in western Arizona probably near Quartzsite. Yes, I have been through...
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    I have a Hammock Gear 20 degree underquilt that I...

    I have a Hammock Gear 20 degree underquilt that I purchased used and it is standard width of 44". I ordered a top quilt from them and ordered it in the wide version. I purchased a 40 degree...
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    I used an Eno Vulcan for years before I was able...

    I used an Eno Vulcan for years before I was able to buy a down under quilt. I used it down to 40F many times with no problems. I certainly prefer my down gear but I still have the Eno and will keep...
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    Last night was 6 for 6. It was in my back yard on...

    Last night was 6 for 6. It was in my back yard on a Hammeck stand. But it was my wife's first night in a hammock. She decided to go to the desert with me and try hammock camping so she gave it a try...
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    FS: I will take the Burrow.

    I will take the Burrow.
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    I made one of my fixed ridgelines too long so I...

    I made one of my fixed ridgelines too long so I put a few wraps around a carabineer. I figured I would adjust the length by wrapping around the biner and then when I got it where I liked it I would...
  7. Bananachunks, Thanks for posting these...

    Bananachunks,

    Thanks for posting these pictures. I am about to order my second Hammeck stand and was searching for a tarp to cover both. I will be using it in the Mojave where rain is seldom an...
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    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160301/8e3a82eb2...

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160301/8e3a82eb2c9c4ca99e487049e44a5ba8.jpg

    Sunrise from Condon Peak Campground (2/29/16). My February hang.
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    My new Bearded Hanger hammock

    I just received a new hammock from The Bearded Hanger. It is a 11' double layer, gathered end hammock made of 2.2 Hex70 XL with a Knotty mod at the head and the foot. This isn't for back packing and...
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    5 for 5 starting last September. My February hang...

    5 for 5 starting last September. My February hang will be next weekend. I am enjoying the motivation.
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    I enjoyed your pictures. Your kids will remember...

    I enjoyed your pictures. Your kids will remember that day trip for a lifetime. Thanks for taking us along.
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    The two hammocks I have now are shades of olive...

    The two hammocks I have now are shades of olive green and grey. I have a brown tarp and a grey tarp. I am not hiding but prefer to not draw to much attention especially when alone and motorcycle...
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    Hammocks in Panama

    Hammocks on Isla Bastmentos, Bocas del Toro, Panama. I have seen a few gathered end hammocks as well. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/11/19/4c00bc4ca7c5aff32e8aa8967552cf45.jpg
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    I don't know much about web design and I had many...

    I don't know much about web design and I had many questions after I had visited the site earlier this year. The one thing that stands out above web design is communication. My emails were answered in...
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    That really looks great! Is there any side to...

    That really looks great! Is there any side to side movement?
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    I also have a breathable 2QZQ UQP. It goes...

    I also have a breathable 2QZQ UQP. It goes everywhere with me. I hang/live in a very dusty environment and it really helps keep my UQ clean. It was money well spent for me.
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    Asym hammock question

    I used the search function but didn't find the answer so... Most of the Asym hammocks I have seen online have the pull outs. What happens if you don't use the pull outs? I am guessing that zippers...
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    It is in my kit all the time and I use it most of...

    It is in my kit all the time and I use it most of the time because it is so dusty where I frequent. It keeps my UQ cleaner. It adds a couple of degrees to my set up as well. I purchased mine and I...
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    I don't think an underquilt is necessary. I hung...

    I don't think an underquilt is necessary. I hung for years using all sorts of gear to stay warm. And then I discovered the humble UQ. I have never looked back. The initial cash out lay was relatively...
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    I still have my original eno double nest and this...

    I still have my original eno double nest and this year I aquired a DL from Dutch that is 11' made from that 2.4 stuff and an 11' DL extra wide that the Bearded Hanger made me. It is my favorite as...
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    That looks great. How long did it you?

    That looks great. How long did it you?
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    I recently had an underquilt made by...

    I recently had an underquilt made by LocoLibreGear. George could make it Right, Left or Center lay. I didn't know what that meant but thankfully he explains it on his website. I thought about it for...
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    Sounds like true paradise. My youngest daughter...

    Sounds like true paradise. My youngest daughter is a marine biologist working in Bocas del Toro, Panama. My wife and I are headed down there next month, flying through Costa Rica. Your turtle dog...
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    I a Vulcan for about 6 years without problems. I...

    I a Vulcan for about 6 years without problems. I don't backpack I motorcycle pack so I never even questioned the specs. I never knew about "cottage" vendors for those years and was happy. I have...
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    Hey darkmini, I live in western Fresno County....

    Hey darkmini,

    I live in western Fresno County. There are a few more hanging spots over here but not many. I take a motorcycle trip up 395 just about every year. You can find some good hanging...
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    I have been a podcast listener for several years and have a few that I find myself eagerly awaiting the next episode. HYOH has already reached that status. Thanks for all of the work that goes into...
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    Trip to watch the lunar eclipse

    I got off work last night at 1930 and headed up into a local canyon to hang over night and watch the lunar eclipse. There was fairly thick high clouds so the veiwing was not very good but the drive...
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    I am a podcast junkie. I downloaded it and will...

    I am a podcast junkie. I downloaded it and will listen tonight. Thanks the effort!
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    As others have said go with 1/8 amsteel and never...

    As others have said go with 1/8 amsteel and never think about again. I am 285# and have used 7/64 for years. I recently switched to homemade 1/8" continuous loops and whoopies not because I had ever...
  30. I also have an ENO Doublenest and a Dutch 11'...

    I also have an ENO Doublenest and a Dutch 11' hammock although mine is made from the Hexon 2.4. I had Dutch make mine a double layer just because. I really love the 11' hammock. I didn't think the...
  31. I am no expert by any means but I have been using...

    I am no expert by any means but I have been using an underquilt (ENO Vulcan) since before I knew this site existed and that there was a cottage industry around hammocks. I have a 40* full length...
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    Great looking hammocks. You really need to put...

    Great looking hammocks. You really need to put out a Best of "This Weeks Hammocks" album with the music from your videos. I come for the hammocks and end up digging the music.
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    TonyR5, I have a roof rack on my Toyota FJ. I...

    TonyR5, I have a roof rack on my Toyota FJ. I have wrapped a strap around the rear corner post of the rack and the other end to a fence post, a crack in a large rock, and a tree (three different...
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    Sounds like fun and a good way to justify the...

    Sounds like fun and a good way to justify the cost of the gear I already have. (I am the only one to whom I have to justify the expense. I tend to kick myself when I see the quilts in the closet) I...
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    I am at 285# and have been using whoopies for...

    I am at 285# and have been using whoopies for years in both 7/64 and now 1/8. They are larksheaded on to a single descender ring which in turn is larksheaded onto an 8" continuous loop on the ends of...
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    I also have a Hammeck stand. It is great in the...

    I also have a Hammeck stand. It is great in the desert where there aren't many trees. I have an 11 foot hammock and I weigh 285. I sleep like a baby in that thing.
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    Hey SlingMan. I live up the 5 from you. I sent...

    Hey SlingMan. I live up the 5 from you. I sent you a pm about a couple of my hammocks you are welcome to try.
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    ... while riding through an area with no trees you are trying to figure out if you can hang from a wooden power pole and it's guy wire.
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    Poll: I use Podcatcher Deluxe and Stitcher on my...

    I use Podcatcher Deluxe and Stitcher on my Android. I also just google search sometimes and then use Podcatcher when I find something I like. Please post up when you get your podcast up and running.
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    I also have a 2QZQ breathable UQP and am very...

    I also have a 2QZQ breathable UQP and am very happy with it. I don't hang in the brutal cold very often but didn't want to take the chance of condensation issues when/if I do. It is cheap insurance...
  41. I cannot fathom the patience that had to have...

    I cannot fathom the patience that had to have taken. It has already been said, but that is a beautiful piece of art. Truly amazing.
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    I have a HG Incubator 20* and an ENO full sized...

    I have a HG Incubator 20* and an ENO full sized synthetic 40* under quilt and both fit well. There is a lot of material there but when I lay flat it is the same as a narrower hammock. I love the...
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    One more vote the Hammeck stand if budget will...

    One more vote the Hammeck stand if budget will allow. I spend a lot of time in the Mojave where trees are few and way too far between. I had used various methods to hang which included hanging from...
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    New Bearded Hanger Hammock

    A while back I ordered an 11' DL hammock made from the 72" XL Hyper 1.6 knowing there would be a wait before Michael at the Bearded Hanger was able to get the material. I received it yesterday. ...
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    Truly amazing pictures! What elevations did you...

    Truly amazing pictures! What elevations did you cover? It looks like you spent time above the tree line.
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    I find I don't really need a pillow under my...

    I find I don't really need a pillow under my head. I have used clothing in a stuff sack and things like that to put under my neck with varying degrees of comfort. I recently purchased a Cub pillow...
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    Welcome. This is a great forum with a lot of...

    Welcome. This is a great forum with a lot of wisdom. I spent five years on CVN-69 and pier 12 when in port. I actually hung a hammock in a fan space on the 02 level that our division (M) was...
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    Nice report! It looks misty or foggy where you...

    Nice report! It looks misty or foggy where you hanged. I guess you can't hang your food there with the monkeys. Do you do with it at night?
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    My wife and I were camping along the Blue ridge...

    My wife and I were camping along the Blue ridge Parkway in Virginia. We had just enjoyed a steak cooked over an open fire and decided to hike over to an over overlook to watch the sun set. When we...
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    +1 on Strapworks for webbing. They made me...

    +1 on Strapworks for webbing. They made me several sets of tree straps with sewn loops on the end. They have also made me motorcycle tie-downs with loops. If it is for hanging remember to get the low...
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