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    Car pool? Shorter drive than BWCA last year :D ...

    Car pool? Shorter drive than BWCA last year :D



    Coffee for all is extremely tempting!



    Just one more reason to come, to see the genius at work!
  2. Thread: Bridge + pad

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    I experimented with some pads this year when...

    I experimented with some pads this year when temps where in the teens. I started off with the Klymit insulated and the "sewn through" analogy is accurate. It is designed for the sleeping bag to fill...
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    Yeah, I have never seen that trick with the...

    Yeah, I have never seen that trick with the triangle things. I happen to know the guy that came up with those things and he was into the diy bridges at the time and never thought of that!:)

    Good...
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    Hmmm.............. Took both of mine to BWCA and...

    Hmmm.............. Took both of mine to BWCA and they haven't worked right since. I also went back to Sawyer squeeze
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    Not sure I can take credit for the solution,...

    Not sure I can take credit for the solution, probably just similar thought process to solve the problem. I have done something similar to this since the early days of bridge hammocks. There are...
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    When was that? 8-9 years ago? Good memory! Yeah...

    When was that? 8-9 years ago? Good memory! Yeah when your hiking pole goes flying 30-40 feet in the air you look for another option. Back then I used my lathe to make custom parts but the ones...
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    Here is one way of reducing the failure point on...

    Here is one way of reducing the failure point on a trekking pole tip. Pole tips are flexible by design and this cuts out the flex. I drilled the aluminum insert to form a pocket for the pole tip...
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    What about these? Line Lock Hook...

    What about these? Line Lock Hook
  9. Yeah I know the guy that came up with the...

    Yeah I know the guy that came up with the triangle thingies. They were designed to protect the bugnet and used silnylon to slide easily across the net. If you don't have a bugnet then you don't...
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    2nd that! I need some now though.....

    2nd that! I need some now though.....
  11. I use some version of an all-in-one deployment...

    I use some version of an all-in-one deployment most trips. If I am using a top load pack I just stuff it in the pack liner and deploy from the pack.

    This gave me flashbacks to a few years ago...
  12. So it is actually $9.99 with code, Prime...

    So it is actually $9.99 with code, Prime eligible, and comes with stakes and cords. This will be a loaner tarp for my friends that think I am going to let them use my cuben tarps again :) ...
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    The grave is on the Grand Gap Loop trail by...

    The grave is on the Grand Gap Loop trail by itself. If I remember right Archie was an infant and the months on the grave stone are in the same year. Potneck met some of the family that comes every...
  14. Don't get caught up too much in the overfill. ...

    Don't get caught up too much in the overfill. Pick the length, temp range, and just do it!

    Btw the overfill would probably do you more good in the side channels instead of the bottom channels. ...
  15. Yep, you nailed it!

    Yep, you nailed it!
  16. Temp rating is the temperature most people can...

    Temp rating is the temperature most people can use the quilt at.

    Overfill is insurance to make sure you can keep using it at that temp as the quilt ages. It also helps keep the down consistent...
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    Thanks for watching. It was interesting to get a...

    Thanks for watching. It was interesting to get a true cold weather hike on a familiar trail. Stay warm in Mexico!
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    Cool Video! :cool: Thanks for sharing trip. It...

    Cool Video! :cool: Thanks for sharing trip. It has been a long time since I have hiked in that area.
  19. You nailed it:) A couple of those miles were...

    You nailed it:) A couple of those miles were the hardest in the BSF in my opinion. Enjoyed hiking with the group.

    Thanks to johnspenn for the video
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    No GPS since we had been there many times. ...

    No GPS since we had been there many times. Bandy Creek to Grand Gap then on John Muir to about a mile past where the bikes go left to Duncan Hollow Road. We parked at end of Duncan Hollow Road and...
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    Video: Big South Fork Dec 17

    This video shows our trip to Big South Fork after Christmas Dec 17. I enjoyed the trip with good friends and seeing familiar trails in a different season. The theme was low miles and big fires. ...
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    I would think late October or November would...

    I would think late October or November would probably be good. Last year we had some great weather in December.
  23. Thread: UCR FAIL

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    I have always used a prusik. In the end you will...

    I have always used a prusik. In the end you will move on to another suspension. Don't spend a lot of time on your hammock journey with the UCR :)
  24. Juki would be the best pick of the two. You...

    Juki would be the best pick of the two.

    You can pick up a used industrial style machine that will last a lifetime for less.

    You might consider the Singer 20U Industrial w/ Zig Zag. It is...
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    You can not beat the river camps! I would like...

    You can not beat the river camps! I would like to try the upper section next year
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    Suwanee River Kayak Trip Dec 17

    The videos below are from our Suwanee River Trip last month. The Fearless Five are all long term HF members but one went to ground for this trip!

    Rainy and cold for Florida but we embraced the...
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    Looks like a great time. Like that breathable...

    Looks like a great time. Like that breathable material added to your tarp.
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    The real question is was that the first beer?:)

    The real question is was that the first beer?:)
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    Looks like a great time in the northwoods!

    Looks like a great time in the northwoods!
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    The UQ is not sealing to hammock probably due to...

    The UQ is not sealing to hammock probably due to a channel formed on the longer and maybe wider hammock? Seen this before. Try to lay more asym and loosen the foot end shock cord adjustment to allow...
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    It needs some trail time! See you on the river...

    It needs some trail time! See you on the river in a couple weeks!
  32. Enjoyed watching what I missed! Don't know...

    Enjoyed watching what I missed! Don't know about that guy you were with though.
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    Media tab then go to bottom of page to upload ? ...

    Media tab then go to bottom of page to upload ?

    Btw you have to be logged in to access
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    If you want to seam seal it is easier than a flat...

    If you want to seam seal it is easier than a flat felled seam.
  35. Hammock friendly! On ftroop's group hang a...

    Hammock friendly! On ftroop's group hang a couple years ago there were probably 25 hammocks hanging at that camp. You will be ready for the hammock after hiking down the rock garden from Hobbs and...
  36. Thread: Secret Sauce

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    This forum started out heavily DIY focused and as...

    This forum started out heavily DIY focused and as a result was self policing on how ideas were turned into commercial ventures. Almost all the original ideas have been commercialized in some form...
  37. Good luck with the new direction. I can't count...

    Good luck with the new direction. I can't count how many times I went on trip or short excursion and started shooting video then didn't finish it. This new format allows you to enjoy your time out...
  38. Thread: Secret Sauce

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  39. Using it in the snow will not be a problem at...

    Using it in the snow will not be a problem at all. If you camp at 0*F and below very much there would be better choices but occasional use would be fine. At those temps you are not going to get...
  40. I have seen cuben bonds fail at 0* on a stuff...

    I have seen cuben bonds fail at 0* on a stuff sack and also fail above 90* on tarp tie outs that were not sewn. I don't think there is enough shear or peel pressure on long tarp seams in these...
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    No, just one on each side

    No, just one on each side
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    Thanks for watching. The gear review may have...

    Thanks for watching. The gear review may have cost you 15 minutes of your life you will never get back:D
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    It is a different world up there. Looking...

    It is a different world up there. Looking forward to going back!



    The canoe was around 45 lbs which isn't bad for a tandem. The best deal for once a year trip is to rent one from an...
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    BWCA Sept 2017 Canoe Trip

    This was our first trip to BWCA. We started off with a group of 4 and ended up with 2 making the trip. The trip leader lives in South Florida and got hit with Hurricane Irma a week before we left...
  45. There was a lot of work with this in the early...

    There was a lot of work with this in the early years of this forum. Research will show what didn't work and save time getting to something new. TZBrown? came up with a design that allowed a shorter...
  46. Yeah, I am going to need therapy after that...

    Yeah, I am going to need therapy after that image...

    Looks like a great time even with the rain. We were in BWCA last week for 7 days but got lucky and missed most of the rain. Looking forward to...
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    Heard from Emcee and he is ok but in recovery...

    Heard from Emcee and he is ok but in recovery mode. He was in the direct path in south FL so without power and water.

    I think he was as bummed out about having to cancel his BWCA canoe trip he...
  48. Welcome to TN. Just about all the places...

    Welcome to TN. Just about all the places mentioned above you can chose anything from driving up to days of hiking. Savage Gulf would be a good place to start.
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    :) Before there were underquilts this type system...

    :) Before there were underquilts this type system was in use. Do a search for Speer Pad extender.
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    FS: Edit.... Just saw it was left lay so will pass

    Edit.... Just saw it was left lay so will pass
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