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    It is a real nice TQ for sure. Shug ...

    It is a real nice TQ for sure.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/JOfrDpuEtEU
  2. TallPaul's instructions may help. Go to #11....

    TallPaul's instructions may help. Go to #11.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/61443-Quick-start-tips?p=840141&viewfull=1#post840141
    Shug
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    Your actually not as the HG UQs are cut with a...

    Your actually not as the HG UQs are cut with a differential. Inside fabric allows for some weight and the bottom is cut larger so the down hang hang below and fluff up.
  4. Whoooooo Buddy)))))

    Whoooooo Buddy)))))
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    I also carry two sets of clothing. My hiking set...

    I also carry two sets of clothing. My hiking set and a dry camp set. I'm a sweaty hiker.
    So I take my hiking clothes and try to get them in the sun or wind to dry them out some. I'll fire dry if I...
  6. It sure does take any UQ fiddle out of the...

    It sure does take any UQ fiddle out of the equation for sure.
    Throw in a good TQ or bag and real good.
  7. I did not measure it. Did make it a bit shorter...

    I did not measure it. Did make it a bit shorter to get it higher a bit.
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    After reading your report.....perhaps back to a...

    After reading your report.....perhaps back to a tent.
    Simple.

    Suspension...failed
    UQ....fail
    TQ......fail
    I hope at least the DH Sparrow was comfortable.

    If you stick to hammocks then put a...
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    Depends on the R-Value of the pad. Combined with...

    Depends on the R-Value of the pad.
    Combined with the UQ.....


    https://youtu.be/S2RPCHpl8nw
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    Well Done~~~~! Whoooooo Buddy)))) Shug

    Well Done~~~~!
    Whoooooo Buddy))))
    Shug
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    Use a lash knot. Won't move on you and easy to...

    Use a lash knot. Won't move on you and easy to tie and untie.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/0wKEOK7G23o
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    Make certain that you (your body, feet, hands and...

    Make certain that you (your body, feet, hands and head) are warm before crawling in the hammock.
    Your 40コ gear will be pushed by those temps.
    Consider throwing in a pad.
    Also add a jacket or such...
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    I can't speak to that hammock but calf ridge...

    I can't speak to that hammock but calf ridge happens in a lot of hammocks.
    Maybe the video will give some thoughts to fix.....
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/cFHvX56ZKNs
  14. I'm gonna spray mine with a waterproof sealer for...

    I'm gonna spray mine with a waterproof sealer for an upcoming trip. May be around the same temps.


    Not sure about that. Maybe easy low-mile trips though. Supposed to get it after Christmas. But...
  15. Well BB, I sure appreciate you eyeballing those...

    Well BB, I sure appreciate you eyeballing those videos. Coffee on!
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    Hold your hand out straight stick your thumb up...

    Hold your hand out straight stick your thumb up in your forefinger level and it is the angle from the tip of your thumb to the tip of your forefinger.
  17. Thread: Tarp width....

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    If you want good coverage and some privacy then...

    If you want good coverage and some privacy then 9.5 is good.
    Warbonnet Superfly is about that. And yes, for a wide tarp like that I think pullouts are a must.
    Shug

    ...
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    If it holds you up it is a good start. Shug

    If it holds you up it is a good start.
    Shug
  19. To be honest it is really nice to not fiddle with...

    To be honest it is really nice to not fiddle with the UQ attached.


    It was fun sleeping in a whole new rig....and being good and warm as well.


    When I would slip those booties on...instant...
  20. Not yet but it is a Wrap-Around...

    Not yet but it is a Wrap-Around style......https://superiorgear.com/product/superior-insect-shield
    They are very effective.
  21. Thread: Mother in law

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    Also be aware the hammock learning curve!.........

    Also be aware the hammock learning curve!......
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
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    You can see Warbonnet Thunderfly spread with...

    You can see Warbonnet Thunderfly spread with pulls and top spreader bars in video below at 11:27 in.....
    Opens up the space. Can help to tie out when winds ate strong and hitting your tarp sideways....
  23. Snowed, melted, snowed melted.......on and on. ...

    Snowed, melted, snowed melted.......on and on.


    Thankee. I was joyed to be out.


    It was a risk but felt it was the way to do it. Pleasantly surprised.
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    It is very easy. Embrace the task. Even a carny...

    It is very easy. Embrace the task.
    Even a carny can do it...haaaaa
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/xPkeUkmHDRs
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    Don't over-think it until you try. Just don't...

    Don't over-think it until you try.
    Just don't hang your foot end low or you will slide that way.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
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    Well....most tents have to be seam sealed by the...

    Well....most tents have to be seam sealed by the buyer too. Warbonnet tarps require no seam sealing on the ridgeline. Though you need to seal the panel pulls if you have them.
    And yes, sleeping in a...
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    I think it was designed as more of a lounging...

    I think it was designed as more of a lounging hammock. They are wide and shorter.
    But if you can sleep it it then snooze on! I sleep better in an 11' but when I go to my 10' I always find I sleep...
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    I never trust a pretty pack. Shug

    I never trust a pretty pack.
    Shug
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    For sure use your bag~~~ Shug ...

    For sure use your bag~~~
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/qUq01fUeRbs
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    Whoooooo Buddy)))))))) What a fantastic looking...

    Whoooooo Buddy))))))))
    What a fantastic looking area!
    Lucky you Greenman.
    Shug
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    Keep in mind that there is a learning curve to...

    Keep in mind that there is a learning curve to hammocks. Be patient and enjoy the hammock quest.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
  32. Booties made my feet so happy out there! Did not...

    Booties made my feet so happy out there! Did not hike on North Shore all Summer. Stuck to BWCA trails. Way less crowded!


    I hope you love it. I was very impressed as you could see~~!!!
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    Dyneema is tough on the pull and year but easy to...

    Dyneema is tough on the pull and year but easy to poke through.
    Strengths and weaknesses. Everything had a fail point somewhere.
    Shug
  34. Not at all do I notice the snaps. Pretty smitten...

    Not at all do I notice the snaps. Pretty smitten by that hammock.
  35. Thread: Tarp pull outs

    by Shug
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    Nice to have if you need them. Eventually you...

    Nice to have if you need them.
    Eventually you will need them if you camp enough.
    Shug
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    Side Sleeping is easy enough I think. But...

    Side Sleeping is easy enough I think. But everyone differs.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/7HTX4E23LQw
  37. ViDEO: Snow Camping & Testing Superior Gear Insulated Hammock

    Had a right goodie of a 2 night trip up north.
    Tested the Superior Gear Insulated Hammock 30コF.
    If you just want to see the hammock in action:

    00:13-00:40
    4:09-9:00
    18:40-19:00
    21:10-22:50...
  38. I like that on the WB the bugnet is off of my...

    I like that on the WB the bugnet is off of my face. Takes a few tries to get used to egress but I only tie out when using the bugnet.
    Shug
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    For me the condensation is then on the inside...

    For me the condensation is then on the inside with me.
    Your results may differ though. I'm a moisture machine.
    Shug
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    An underquilt protector may help. Make sure it is...

    An underquilt protector may help. Make sure it is a breathable fabric and hangs loosely.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/fuFkAB3GjXg
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    Sometimes dew just happens. I did a video of...

    Sometimes dew just happens.
    I did a video of some See the Sky Tarp pitches.
    My favorite is the Quarter Back pitch. See the sky but a lot of coverage.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/DAYLi_mDzPI
  42. Thread: Newbie Question

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    Hard to tell a feller what to get but the Wooki...

    Hard to tell a feller what to get but the Wooki can be vented. See in the video below at around 6:00 in
    There is always some fiddle with UQs......
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/FMhYRJ9dxtA
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    I think you should sleep how you want to sleep....

    I think you should sleep how you want to sleep.
    No rules to that that I know of...personal choice. Your gear, go commando!
    Shug
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    You don't need a ridgeline but they are mighty...

    You don't need a ridgeline but they are mighty handy.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/0wKEOK7G23o
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    There for sure is a learning curve with the...

    There for sure is a learning curve with the hammock quest.
    Hope you find the groove.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
  46. Thread: Newbie Question

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    Any UQ will work but the important thing is to...

    Any UQ will work but the important thing is to set it up properly.
    The Incubator will be fine on the Hennessy.
    If you go with the Wooki make sure you order the proper lay orientation.
    Enjoy the...
  47. Thread: Quilt hooks

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    Could be you end cinches. Make sure they are not...

    Could be you end cinches. Make sure they are not too tight. Just enough to seal the gap.
    My Chameleon came with quilt clips up and down the sides.
  48. Thread: Quilt hooks

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    Maybe you need to tighten up your primary...

    Maybe you need to tighten up your primary suspension.
    What UQ do you have?
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/U1D3s-oijAY
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    Not sure if/why they quit adding the small...

    Not sure if/why they quit adding the small biners. Perhaps on the Eldorado there is no pressure on the net due to lack of the weight of gear being in the shelf.
    Shug
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    Could just be a mistake and they forgot to add...

    Could just be a mistake and they forgot to add the bands. I recommend contacting them. [email protected]
    Shug
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