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  1. Upgrading hammock and tarp for long term, multi climate travel

    Hey all, it's been a hell of a long time since I posted. For the past couple years i've been hitchhiking and free camping around Europe, and a wee bit of North Africa. With me I had a tenth wonder...
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    I was wondering, why is it that condensation is...

    I was wondering, why is it that condensation is such a problem with pads in hammocks, yet not a problem at all when on the ground? :/ You'd think it would be the other way around...
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    Hey shug, have you slept directly on the pad,...

    Hey shug, have you slept directly on the pad, then used a sleeping bag as an overquilt (or just used an overquilt..)? I'm thinking of trying that tonight, and seeing if it helps with the condensation...
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    So with the foam reflective pads, you avoid...

    So with the foam reflective pads, you avoid condensation by sleeping directly on the pad? Meaning NOT putting the pad between a double layer, if you have one?
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    I had a Snugpak Softie 9 Hawk for a few years in...

    I had a Snugpak Softie 9 Hawk for a few years in the infantry. It did the job, but I don't trust the temp rating of -10 on it. I was fairly chilly at around -5, but I was only in my underwear, no...
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    Oh yes. Had my pad in between my hammock layers,...

    Oh yes. Had my pad in between my hammock layers, and also the waterproof outer velcroed on the outside of that. I was also thinking of taking that off later, and trying that out.
    On thinking on it...
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    I tried out my thermarest ridgerest CCF pad in...

    I tried out my thermarest ridgerest CCF pad in the hornet a couple nights ago. Woke up with enough condensation under and beside me to be quite noticeable. I think i'll have to try sleeping without...
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    WTB whoppie slings - two pairs

    So my brother and I got two TW hornet hammocks. The suspension is alright, but I learned tonight after trying to set it up in a rain storm, that knot tying is not my strong suit. I figure whoopie...
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    Just got my hammock today! $50 for the bloody...

    Just got my hammock today! $50 for the bloody duty and tax fees. My god!

    It's raining out, but i'm thinking of strapping it up in the backyard to take it for a test run tonight. The feel of the...
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    I was looking at that one, and I was actually...

    I was looking at that one, and I was actually about to get it, but then I noticed a day later that he added a few more variations. I ended up going for the green 3 layer one. That extra waterproof...
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    It's extremely light... But unless you really...

    It's extremely light... But unless you really expand the width, I would think it to be a very tight fit.
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    Hey Baja, the one I have on order is 9 feet long,...

    Hey Baja, the one I have on order is 9 feet long, if that's good enough? It's just the "green 3 layer" hornet.
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    What pad for a tenth wonder hornet?

  14. Hey Carolinas, I just might be interested in that...

    Hey Carolinas, I just might be interested in that bag, if you aren't only offering it to OP ;D

    Would you keep the price for shipping to Canada?? Also, how many times used, is it right or left zip,...
  15. WTB: 15* (at least) backpacking sleeping bag

    At the moment I have a Snugpak Softie 9 Hawk (-10 at extreme), and it's a fair bit small for me being 6'1 and around 230lbs. Can't even reach my arms down the bag to take off/slip on socks. So I am...
  16. Would that include shipping to Canada? (Vancouver...

    Would that include shipping to Canada? (Vancouver to be specific!)

    Also, maybe i'm blind, but right or left zip?
  17. WTB: Nanok Endurance -10 sleeping bag

    Looking for a Nanok Endurance -10 sleeping bag, preferably the longer style one.

    Looking to pay around 50 pounds, and a bit more for shipping to Canada.

    Might be a long shot. PM me with an...
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    So I JUST really started looking at these TW...

    So I JUST really started looking at these TW hammock today. I sold my HH explorer a few days ago, and am looking for a new hammock. I thought I was sold on the WBBB, but the prices of the TW really...
  19. Oh wow, I JUST realized how I screwed up on the...

    Oh wow, I JUST realized how I screwed up on the title... Gah!

    ****A pad it fit INSIDE a bergen style ruck!

    Stang, do you use a bergen then?
    I actually never even thought of strapping it to...
  20. A pad INSIDE a bergen style rucksack?

    So while I still on a hunt for a WBBB, i've been looking at getting ad different sleeping pad than the one I have (thermarest ridgerest). It's just too bulky, and I have a Berghaus Vulcan on the way....
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    Thanks for the welcomes all. Arbot, the velcro...

    Thanks for the welcomes all.

    Arbot, the velcro bottom entrance for the most part. Really noisy. Using the HH as a chair is HORRID on the velcro version as well. Aside from that, I plan on doing a...
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    Hey there, from Vancouver

    My name is Steve, i'm an ex-infantry guy from Vancouver.... Canada!

    I have had some experience hammocking in a HH explorer, but found that certain things about it weren't quite working out. So,...
  23. WTB: Warbonnet BB 1.7/double layer + tarp (if possible)

    To start off, I am new to the forums, and sorry for rushing straight to the "WTB" thread, but I am in a bit of a rush to get a new hammock (just got rid of my HH today!)

    So as title says, I want a...
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