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    dtp I would have bought them all at that price...

    dtp I would have bought them all at that price but sadly there was only one left (that store I had previously seen 4 in stock at full price)...

    I'm liking that weight - now I just need to...
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    I picked one up for $30 on clearance - couldn't...

    I picked one up for $30 on clearance - couldn't resist (250 model). Its not a bad bag from what I've been able to tell although I haven't been able to run it through it's paces properly.
    ...
  3. Good suggestions- I had not thought about adding...

    Good suggestions- I had not thought about adding doors to my Toxaway tarp but that is a pretty cool idea.

    How does that compare to say adding a set of Grizz Beaks which I also saw on the 2QZQ...
  4. Tarp with doors - options and considerations

    As background I've slept in a hammock now on the last 5 trips I've taken and think it will be my first choice going forward - I generally backpack with my sons scout troop so I have discovered that...
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    Love mine. I believe from the SLD site: Width...

    Love mine. I believe from the SLD site:

    Width (subtract 2 inches for hems) is:
    64" for 1.1 oz(66" for Digital Marpat);
  6. :) Ahhhhh! Funny the pictures were oriented...

    :) Ahhhhh!

    Funny the pictures were oriented properly on my computer but they uploaded sideways ... and I couldn't find a way to fix easily at least...
  7. second hang = its getting better all the time

    This past weekend I had my second hang. Different hammock and slightly different suspension. Biggest issue was not getting my feet high enough so I kept sliding to the middle and my feet went past...
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    The New River I have is rated to 30 so I was...

    The New River I have is rated to 30 so I was pushing the limits - but since this was only my second hang I will work on the fit as well since I admit I'm still trying to dial in the right...
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    add 10-15 degrees without a padb

    I have a KAQ new river uq that is awesome and got me close to 30 this past weekend but I was pushing its limits... Without getting another quilt what is the lightest and most cost effective way to...
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    Any thoughts on how much warmth it might add? ...

    Any thoughts on how much warmth it might add?

    I have a new river that I believe is 30 rated ( and I took it to 32 this weekend and was just starting to push it with base layer bottoms and a mid...
  11. I like this idea - almost no weight and some...

    I like this idea - almost no weight and some assurance against optical tricks - as a new hanger I thought I had my setup right this weekend but was when I kept waking up with my feet off my UQ the...
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    I don't know how much but your head needs to be...

    I don't know how much but your head needs to be lower for sure! This weekend I kept sliding toward the foot end and my feet slid past my UQ... cold toes.
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    I have one on both my hammocks and don't discount...

    I have one on both my hammocks and don't discount their use but admit that I haven't figured out the proper technique... need to take another look or find a video or description of how to best...
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    Very cool indeed!

    Very cool indeed!
  15. Thanks guys exactly what I needed!

    Thanks guys exactly what I needed!
  16. And one newbie to another I will say that getting...

    And one newbie to another I will say that getting my UQ dialed in has some fiddle factor as well - I think I had it strung too tightly and so it kept wanting to slide off to one side leaving my...
  17. All I can say is trying a pad in my hammock in...

    All I can say is trying a pad in my hammock in the yard convinced me to get an underquilt - got one here on the forums second hand and it works just great (AHE New River).

    I could not get even a...
  18. Ridgeline with continuous loop - larks head or loop

    Hello - I just received a new hammock (gathered end) with a continuous loop through the channel - and it has a fixed ridgeline which was shipped rolled up rather than installed for what are now...
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    I thought about the clips. I ended up with dutch...

    I thought about the clips. I ended up with dutch buckles to replace the MSH which works just fine but for some reason feels a little dodgy to me - the whoopie really sinks into the know when I tie...
  20. Corey - so sorry for your loss. I still miss my...

    Corey - so sorry for your loss. I still miss my old buddy Tucker (although his successor, Charlotte, does love me a lot!).

    I've never camped with my dogs mostly as I'm enough of a newbie and camp...
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    I'm a cheapskate so I've taken advantage of sales...

    I'm a cheapskate so I've taken advantage of sales and used gear on the swap forums:

    SLD Tree Runner DL + whoopies + straps - $70
    AHE Toxaway Tarp - $90
    AHE New River UQ - $110
    Dutch Buckles -...
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    Kudos to Simply Light Designs

    I bought a SLD Tree Runner DL here on the sales forum and was impressed by the quality - so i just picked up a Trail Lair in order to have a bug net version. I had a question regarding tree straps...
  23. Well I have only spent one night hanging but...

    Well I have only spent one night hanging but learned quickly that a sleeping bag will work - but it has a good bit of fiddle factor. I should have tried to get into the bag standing up i think like...
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    So many factors - hammock length

    So I had my first overnight hang in a Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter UL. I also got a Simply Light Designs Treerunner DL which I hung up at home and really liked the structural ridgeline and comfort. ...
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    Interesting discussion - I slept in a hammock for...

    Interesting discussion - I slept in a hammock for the first time this past weekend and found my pillow a bit of a frustration. It is absolutely critical for me on the ground as a sometimes side...
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    Another first hang

    This past weekend was apparently newbie weekend from the several threads already posted. My first experience was slightly different than both other posters (wish I'd had the nirvana experience but...
  27. FLRider - I have much the same stuff as you...

    FLRider - I have much the same stuff as you describe - but my hammock does not have a SRL (well the one I'm using on this trip doesn't, I have another one that does...). I'm using a Grand Trunk...
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    Hmmm - let's see my ground setup (well one of...

    Hmmm - let's see my ground setup (well one of them) is: Golite 20 down bag; Exped synmat UL; Big Agnes Seedhouse SL1 w/footprint. That alone, all in, was about $400 with most of it bought used. I...
  29. OK - I'm a dodo bird - thought I'd watched all of...

    OK - I'm a dodo bird - thought I'd watched all of shug's videos but... doh!

    Thanks for the suggestions and the comment likening the dry space to a tent is quite helpful - good perspective! And...
  30. Newbie Q - Foul weather - keeping gear dry...

    Just curious how people store their gear in foul weather whilst hanging. I've gotten accustomed to at least keeping my extra clothing and what not in my tent - if using my one person tent I hang my...
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    Newbie suspension questions/confirmations

    Wow - suspension choices abound and can be a bit dizzying. I've read and read and watched videos, etc... and it seems like you have three basic choices for suspension with variations within each...
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    I'll take hammock/tarp per messages!

    I'll take hammock/tarp per messages!
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    I have a New River 30 - and am interested in...

    I have a New River 30 - and am interested in options to extend the range - I tend to be a colder sleeper. If using a pad I assume you would put it in the hammock and not between the hammock/uq?
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    Message sent this afternoon

    Message sent this afternoon
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    I'd be interested in the tarp and hammock plus...

    I'd be interested in the tarp and hammock plus whoopies/straps just in case..
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    WTB: WTB - Wilderness Logistics Tadpole or hex/cat tarp (maccat etc)

    Hello - subject says it all - I'm looking for a WL tadpole or similar hex tarp (maccat, hennesy hex, etc...) to supplement my larger DD Hammock M tarp which is more than I need for many trips - also...
  37. FS: Backup on the hex...

    Backup on the hex...
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    Oh hells bells. I'll take the izula. Send me...

    Oh hells bells. I'll take the izula. Send me payment details!
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    FS: What orientation is the tarp (head right or left)?

    What orientation is the tarp (head right or left)?
  40. Well I ended up getting cold feet and went to the...

    Well I ended up getting cold feet and went to the ground. I'm still committed to trying out my setup but was trying to get everything packed up on Friday night and due to some other stuff going on...
  41. Ok I'm going for it!

    Ok I'm going for it!
  42. No rain forecast thankfully.

    No rain forecast thankfully.
  43. I should add that I'm backpacking with my son's...

    I should add that I'm backpacking with my son's scout troop so I won't be able to change the campsite location ...
  44. How much wind is too much wind (new hanger)?

    I am planning on trying out my setup for the first time this weekend. So my skills are obviously not well refined. I'm thinking about going to the ground this trip since it is a high ridgeline...
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    resurrecting an old thread - have an interest in...

    resurrecting an old thread - have an interest in adding a structural ridgeline to my SBP - I don't know that I have the skills to sew add ons like the grosgrain ribbon. Is it possible to add the...
  46. At some point you need to take a breath and dive in...

    I've been lurking here for some time - wondering about hammocks and if I'd like using one. My son gave my wife the idea to give me one for Christmas and this weekend is the first backpacking trip...
  47. Thread: Gear for sale

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    Quilt arrived really quickly and as described -...

    Quilt arrived really quickly and as described - thanks for a super transaction!
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    Top quilt bottom quilt interplay

    I'm new to hammocking and headed out this weekend with my sons scout troop and am giving hanging a try. I have a Skeeter Beeter Pro and just got a New River 30 underquilt. I have two down bags - 20...
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    I looked up the prusik knot and a small bit of...

    I looked up the prusik knot and a small bit of line and that knot seem to be just the ticket.

    I will say that trying out a hammock has done wonders for my 6 boy scout knot knowledge (well OK -...
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    I'm probably not describing it very well. I...

    I'm probably not describing it very well.

    I initially set it up with two lines - one tied to each end of the tarp then to the tree and it was taut enough but when the wind blew I was wondering...
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