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  1. One easy addition to your system that you could...

    One easy addition to your system that you could find locally is just a carabiner on each end. If you wrap the webbing around the tree three times, that actually is what will hold your weight, with...
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    I actually had a pretty good night. My UQ slip...

    I actually had a pretty good night. My UQ slip off my shoulder a time or two, so I will tweak the suspension a little, and I think I had it a little too tight overall. All in all, I'm glad I spent...
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    First night in Incubator UQ

    Alright, so I'm about to spend my first night in my hammock using an UQ. I got a Incubator 20 last year and honestly couldn't figure out how to rig it up. Finally I got fed up with not knowing and...
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    In my experience it stretches within the first...

    In my experience it stretches within the first hour or so... which I usually spend when I first get to camp. Then you tighten them up, and by night time they are good to go. YMMV

    Also, I use...
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    Wewt! New gear brag thread

    Hey guys, I just got my incubator 20 in yesterday and this thing looks great! I haven't tested it yet on my hammock, but will post some pics once I do. I got the burnt red on the outside and love...
  6. I just got my incubator 20 and it doesn't smell...

    I just got my incubator 20 and it doesn't smell at all... FYI
  7. if you have trouble with calf ridge then I've...

    if you have trouble with calf ridge then I've found a fully inflated thick pad is pretty helpful in getting rid of it. I don't have that problem in my xlc, and slept with a 1/4 inch thick CCF pad...
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    yeah, getting the hammock dialed in was really...

    yeah, getting the hammock dialed in was really easy for me. I was surprised how much easier it was than my original blackbird to get it to lay right. I get my underquilt in the mail on Monday, so...
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    I slept in my hammock this past weekend when the...

    I slept in my hammock this past weekend when the low was 66 at night. I used a CCF pad from walmart and my 30 degree WM sleeping bag on top. I just moved the bag off of me if I got hot. Slept like...
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    I have both a blackbird with whoopie slings and...

    I have both a blackbird with whoopie slings and an eno with slapstraps. I personally like the slap straps when I'm not backpacking. They do stretch, but I mean cmon, how hard is it to adjust it...
  11. Ew.... The dreaded forgot to bring extras. I...

    Ew.... The dreaded forgot to bring extras. I calculate all of my weights by a factor of three. One for me, two for my kids so I get to use my gear!

    Sorry you had a rough trip man, that's what...
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    First night in the Blackbird XLC

    Well guys, I finally found a hammock that I got right on the first try! This is my third hammock, the others being a black bird and an ENO Double. I never could get the blackbird 'right' for me. ...
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    question for the masses

    Alright fellow hangers, I have a question. What's with all of the camo? I get the whole stealth hanging idea... But in my experience I'm either far enough off the path when I hang that no one is...
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    Sales pending for both Hammock and fly.

    Sales pending for both Hammock and fly.
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    FS Warbonnet BlackBird and superfly!!

    I have a Warbonnet Blackbird DL 1.1 in Black with all the bells and whistles. I've used it once and sadly it sits in my closet collecting dust. I really hate to see such a thing of beauty not get...
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    I weigh 205 and I get a good flat lay in my DL...

    I weigh 205 and I get a good flat lay in my DL 1.1.

    You'll be fine.
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    I would think that you would be a lot happier...

    I would think that you would be a lot happier with an entry level Hennessey. The entry level Hennessey retails for 99.95 but you can probably find them a lot cheaper. check ebay.

    Here are the...
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    still for sale?

    still for sale?
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    I thought rubbin is racin ;) Tiredfeet hit...

    I thought rubbin is racin ;)


    Tiredfeet hit it dead on. Nylon on nylon is better than stove/closed knife/zipper/who knows what rubbing my bag directly. Not to mention my backpack is a top loader...
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    I've been doing my down sleeping bag in the...

    I've been doing my down sleeping bag in the bottom of my pack for a few years with this method. I have recently stopped because I'm getting a lot more wear and tear on the thin fabric of my sleeping...
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    I also have a superfly with the snap off doors...

    I also have a superfly with the snap off doors and I can attest that the snaps are pretty tough to get undone. I have only spent two nights under the tarp but one of them was on top of a ridge(on...
  22. That'd be awesome... where is that again? :)

    That'd be awesome... where is that again? :)
  23. I got a new kayak from mule... when do you guys...

    I got a new kayak from mule... when do you guys want to go? :)
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    A big thanks to Mule for the kayaks and all the...

    A big thanks to Mule for the kayaks and all the other goodies. It was a long drive but in the end it felt like getting hooked up more than buying something. I ended up with dry sacks, gloves,...
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    I sent you a PM but I will take both kayaks. I...

    I sent you a PM but I will take both kayaks. I understand your post correctly in that the paddles and life jackets are included?
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    We actually just ran out to Oak Mountain for the...

    We actually just ran out to Oak Mountain for the night. Soular and me both had to be back early on Saturday for family but you know how it is... we just had to try these things out.

    We went to...
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    The hammock that is under the grey tarp is the...

    The hammock that is under the grey tarp is the Warbonnet Grey hammock. It is actually a greenish grey color. It looks more green in the pic but that is because it is right next to his Maccat which...
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    Yeah, I really can't say enough positive things...

    Yeah, I really can't say enough positive things about this hammock. And by the way... I like it in black :cool:
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    First Night in Blackbird

    Well, all I can say is that is one of the best nights of sleep I have had in the woods. I usually have to take a tylenol pm or two to get to sleep, but I left them at home on accident. Much to my...
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