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    You could hold out for Black Friday sales, which...

    You could hold out for Black Friday sales, which a few of the vendors usually have.

    Aside from sales, the HG Econ Burrow is probably the best value you'll find on a 20 down TQ.
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    Definitely doesn't have to hang. Just don't store...

    Definitely doesn't have to hang. Just don't store it compressed and try to keep it in a dry, climate controlled environment, and you're good.
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    Raftingtigger on the forum is one of the partners...

    Raftingtigger on the forum is one of the partners who operate Tensa Outdoor. She used to have her own website/shop where she sold an item called the NoGround trekking pole system. It's what jeff-oh...
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    Sure, but that's not hanging. That's more of a...

    Sure, but that's not hanging. That's more of a contingency plan.
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    Here's one reasonably lightweight option....

    Here's one reasonably lightweight option.
    https://www.tensaoutdoor.com/product/tensa2-hammock-stand-formerly-tiggzcraftworkz-carcamp-tele/

    Depending on the type of ground you're anchoring to,...
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    That's what I do, personally.

    That's what I do, personally.
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    Most people store their down quilts loosely -...

    Most people store their down quilts loosely
    - Hanging in a closet
    - In a bin (make sure it's completely dry before closing the bin, and/or store with desiccant)
    - In a large cotton or mesh sack...
  8. Is this what you're thinking? ...

    Is this what you're thinking?

    https://globalflyfisher.com/sites/default/files/old_images/fishbetter/new_loop_to_loop.gif
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    I personally don't think so. The temp rating is...

    I personally don't think so. The temp rating is mostly a function of the loft (thickness) of the quilt, which is determined by the fabric shells and the mesh baffles that form the tubes the down is...
  10. Check out the DIY Tensahedron stand thread!

    Check out the DIY Tensahedron stand thread!
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    I think, generally, the bigger the ankle, the...

    I think, generally, the bigger the ankle, the heavier the hanger... but I have difficulty imagining any size person for whom that "ankle rule" seems like sound advice.
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    I have 3 LLG quilts, but this is the only one I...

    I have 3 LLG quilts, but this is the only one I have pics of. The other 2 are a 50 set from the Operator series.

    -20 Carolina Reaper: 900FP +3oz, Black Argon 90 outer with orange stitching,...
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    FS: I'm normally about an 11.5D in regular shoes....

    I'm normally about an 11.5D in regular shoes. Steger's size chart tells me I'd want to order 12 Wide. I wouldn't be too concerned about jumping to a double wide - I'd be much more likely to...
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    FS: Tempted. What size shoe do you normally wear...

    Tempted. What size shoe do you normally wear that you decided you needed a smaller size?
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    ATGIRL - One thing I don't know if has been noted...

    ATGIRL - One thing I don't know if has been noted in the thread yet - while the Sidecar and Sidesling have their benefits, either of those add a fair amount of weight and bulk to the hammock system...
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    I'd keep it at the head END. I was wondering...

    I'd keep it at the head END. I was wondering about which SIDE you have it on. I use mine on the head end, side opposite my head - like where the shelf is on a WBBB. Sounds like you did the same. ...
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    Here's a new item that's sort of a twist on...

    Here's a new item that's sort of a twist on several existing items. A little bit like a ridgeline organizer, peak shelf, gear hammock, and Dream Hammock Gear Sling... but not quite the same as any...
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    Are you putting the sidecar on your head side? ...

    Are you putting the sidecar on your head side? Or the opposite side?
  19. Yes, you could do that, but how easy that would...

    Yes, you could do that, but how easy that would be depends on the length of the loop of ribbon HG sews the Linelocs onto. There might not be a lot of slack there to run another piece of cord...
  20. I'm sorta guessing, but if the doors aren't...

    I'm sorta guessing, but if the doors aren't conducive to a setup on the ground, you can always just tie them back to the panel pulls, and then it would be like they're not there.
  21. https://hammockgear.com/dyneema-fiber-standard-tar...

    https://hammockgear.com/dyneema-fiber-standard-tarp-with-doors/
  22. Amok's Borg Multitarp has Linelocs on its...

    Amok's Borg Multitarp has Linelocs on its ridgeline connection points. Part of the reason is that it can be pitched in 2 different ways (hence "Multitarp") - long axis as ridgeline for their Segl...
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    Sounds pretty much like you're describing this,...

    Sounds pretty much like you're describing this, though perhaps with different hardware. Aside from the Autumn Ultralight CRL I linked to some ways back, this is the other type of CRL I like to use....
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    It doesn't look like the HG Dyneema Hex has much...

    It doesn't look like the HG Dyneema Hex has much of a catenary cut on the ridge seam, so I don't think running the CRL under the tarp would be a big problem from that perspective. With any tarp,...
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    Referring back to Dirtbaghiker's photos, in the...

    Referring back to Dirtbaghiker's photos, in the first one the coverage looks pretty good, but in the second it looks dicey. In the second, the RL is strung pretty high above the hammock though.
    ...
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    Do you want to stick with a CRL? Your old system...

    Do you want to stick with a CRL? Your old system of Dutch Hook and Fly is still a pretty good one, so if it aint broke... Do you currently use Prusiks on the CRL for tensioning the tarp? If so,...
  27. For me, the jury is out on whether I really like...

    For me, the jury is out on whether I really like using the sleeves or appreciate their benefits, but that's another topic. I have a few tarps too many, and I have 2 different sleeves:

    - HG mesh...
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    Whoops, I would have noticed that if I'd paid...

    Whoops, I would have noticed that if I'd paid more attention to the details in your profile.
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    Judging by your photos, I really don't see why...

    Judging by your photos, I really don't see why the width of the standard would be a problem. I just know I've read some threads where owners of that tarp were unhappy with the coverage and wished...
  30. ATGIRL, you didn't mention which DCF tarp you're...

    ATGIRL, you didn't mention which DCF tarp you're buying, but if you're getting the Palace and if you order one of these skins from SLD, I'd recommend choosing the Wide option.
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    How about a packable snow shovel?...

    How about a packable snow shovel?
    https://backcountryaccess.com/product-category/avalanche-shovels/
    https://backcountryaccess.com/product/b-1-ext-avalanche-shovel/
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    Do you have a 0 UQ/TQ set? I know on average it...

    Do you have a 0 UQ/TQ set?
    I know on average it doesn't get that cold in your area, but I don't know where your winter adventures take you.
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    Not speaking from direct experience because I...

    Not speaking from direct experience because I have the Palace, but I've gotten the impression that some of the members here who have the HG standard DCF Hex are a bit unhappy with the coverage due to...
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    Coincidentally, there was a similar question...

    Coincidentally, there was a similar question today in another thread. See this post for some other alternatives than using the spreader bar.
    ...
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    I don't think it should matter, assuming you're...

    I don't think it should matter, assuming you're using just 1 spreader bar (at the head end). Try to make it so the head end suspensions of the two hammocks are equal length (distance from the tree),...
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    Re: Side by side hammocks

    With hanging 2 hammocks side by side, there are at least a couple options:

    - Use a spreader bar at the head end (or at both ends?) of the side by side hammocks to keep them spaced apart. Each...
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    Re: Tarps for 2 hammocks

    They're a little spendy because they're all handmade in the USA, but here are a few links to some of the widest tarps available from the hammock cottage vendor scene. Any of these would be a high...
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    They aren't as asymmetrical as a Trail Winder or...

    They aren't as asymmetrical as a Trail Winder or Wooki, but Loco Libre Habaneros are available with baffles that are aligned to a particular lay direction. They're also available with normal,...
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    The previous XL comment was referring to the XL...

    The previous XL comment was referring to the XL size of Travel Net, not the Ridgerunner.
    https://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/product/travel-net/

    The net comes in regular size for 10' hammocks and...
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    He suggests about 6" as well. ...

    He suggests about 6" as well.

    https://dutchwaregear.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/How-to-use-Your-New-Chameleon.jpg
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    In the Chameleon, I also don't lay with my head...

    In the Chameleon, I also don't lay with my head as close to the peak as I would to hit the sweet spot in the BB. So sliding downward isn't as much an issue, even with a nearly level hang.
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    When I use my Chameleon, I'd say my foot end is...

    When I use my Chameleon, I'd say my foot end is usually 0"-6" higher. Not as much as the BB.
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    If you did want to use daisy chains, per above,...

    If you did want to use daisy chains, per above, check out Dutch's mantis hardware to go with them - definitely lighter than a carabiner. His Spider daisy chains are about as light as that style of...
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    Is that like this thing I linked to a few posts...

    Is that like this thing I linked to a few posts back? I have one - have used it a few times. Actually pretty nice. A good driveway shoveling accessory....
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    For those who have merino wool Buffs, do you have...

    For those who have merino wool Buffs, do you have the lightweight or the midweight?

    I've seen they also have a Primaloft version:...
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    Is this what you're asking about? ...

    Is this what you're asking about?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRa2-tm1ICg
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    I know your discussion is based around the...

    I know your discussion is based around the Ridgerunner, which would mean you'd be looking at the Lynx, but one place you can find some info about Warbonnet's Scandi models is by looking at the specs...
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    If you go for a custom underquilt, I'm pretty...

    If you go for a custom underquilt, I'm pretty sure their "Scandinavian" models are meant to be -20 ... at least -10.
    That includes the Lynx.
    ...
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    I'm not sure I follow that one. I agree that...

    I'm not sure I follow that one.

    I agree that porch mode with internal end poles is great. You don't need trekking poles, and the porch mode expands by itself as you loosen the guylines on one...
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    This is a good question. I own a few quilts that...

    This is a good question. I own a few quilts that are made with 7D shells. One from Loco Libre that's made with Membrane 7 from RBTR, and one from Enlightened Equipment that's made with their 7D...
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