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    Sticky: For me it was trying to find a way to camp that...

    For me it was trying to find a way to camp that was more comfortable. Getting off the ground and out of a tent wasnít much fun as my hips got older. I also donít like the confining space in a tent,...
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    Just another data point: I have a ridge runner...

    Just another data point: I have a ridge runner with the saddle bags and use it often. I like the large size as I’ve put iPads and such in it ( in-house hang :)
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    I’d go ahead and start hanging with your boys,...

    I’d go ahead and start hanging with your boys, don’t wait to be perfect. The lessons learned are invaluable.
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    I let the weather dictate wether I put up my tarp...

    I let the weather dictate wether I put up my tarp or hammock first. Like HandyRandy above I use the half pitch with my hammock tarp, I use Dutch’s hookworms. Dutch has a video on it.
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    I use the Nemo Fillo, packs up small, easy to...

    I use the Nemo Fillo, packs up small, easy to wash.
  6. Figure of 8 on a bight seems to be the most...

    Figure of 8 on a bight seems to be the most versatile to me.
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    Not sure what I was doing wrong but I broke the...

    Not sure what I was doing wrong but I broke the paracord a few times in different spots, thatís when I decided on the 5mm.
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    I used paracord on my DIY stand and didn’t have...

    I used paracord on my DIY stand and didn’t have any luck with it, not sure if was just not strong enough or something I was doing. I went to the local outdoor store and got 5mm rope and things were...
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    On my DIY stand I used the stand Ridgeline as it...

    On my DIY stand I used the stand Ridgeline as it was set up inside. When I got ready to go outdoors I hooked up the hammock ridgeline so it was at the proper length once I got outside.
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    I got a couple of turtles to play with on my...

    I got a couple of turtles to play with on my Ridgerunner. Only played around on my inside hang but think they will be fun.
    I’d like an XL version like the Loop Alien, easier to work with for me,...
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    177284 A couple weeks ago

    177284
    A couple weeks ago
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    I’ve got a couple turtle ties coming and also...

    I’ve got a couple turtle ties coming and also have a Ridgerunner. My thought process is to use the turtles opposite from your idea; replace the apex with the turtle and use single strand Amsteel...
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    Like Saltfly I have the kylmit static v lux. It...

    Like Saltfly I have the kylmit static v lux. It makes a flatter lay, I’d use the word improved rather then significant. I use it with an UQ at times.
    As a side note I got mine off of eBay, kylmit...
  14. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    I’ve played with it coming off the back of the...

    I’ve played with it coming off the back of the motorcycle that was on its center stand, still had to stabilize the pole with ground stakes but the soil was crappy and wouldn’t hold on there own.
    If...
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    I won’t use it, to many unknowns. Other ways to...

    I won’t use it, to many unknowns. Other ways to keep bugs at bay.
  16. Separate, my straps have a ton of spruce sap on...

    Separate, my straps have a ton of spruce sap on them.
  17. I would establish my hanging out/eating area away...

    I would establish my hanging out/eating area away from my sleeping area, doesn’t have to be a great distance. I would also have lethal and non-lethal options available but most important, I would...
  18. Small hatchet like a Fiskars x7, something to...

    Small hatchet like a Fiskars x7, something to start a fire.
    Spend the miserable time doing something productive, crash on whatever you have on the ground with a nice fire.
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    Scotch tape, masking tape....... really? Duck...

    Scotch tape, masking tape....... really?
    Duck tape!!
  20. Thanks, I’ll give it a shot.

    Thanks, I’ll give it a shot.
  21. I have a couple of the boom stakes on the way to...

    I have a couple of the boom stakes on the way to use with my Tensa solo. I use the webbing for my guylines, is there any recommendations on how to use the two? The pictures show amsteel.
  22. Understandable, I’ve got a bunch of the Tito ti...

    Understandable, I’ve got a bunch of the Tito ti stakes and just want the booms but you have to do what’s smart business for Tensa.
  23. Hopefully you will sell them both with the spikes...

    Hopefully you will sell them both with the spikes or without. I have some of the 30cm spikes I’d like to try first and then if I need more spike get the 40cm.
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    Iíve used skis for deadmanís in snow for...

    Iíve used skis for deadmanís in snow for belaying, you might want to try a piece of 2x6 or 2x4. Obviously you donít want to carry around a bunch of lumber but if space allows. Maybe a couple 2 foot...
  25. FS: I’ll take the double layer ridgerunner.

    I’ll take the double layer ridgerunner.
  26. FS: I will take the cloudburst.

    I will take the cloudburst.
  27. FS: I’ll take the Jarbridge.

    I’ll take the Jarbridge.
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