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    They make these filters for patients on...

    They make these filters for patients on ventilators that capture moisture from your breath as you exhale, and then both release the moisture and warm the air when you inhale.

    I tried working with...
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    Iím booked up every weekend thru Thanksgiving,...

    Iím booked up every weekend thru Thanksgiving, and I would love to attend one of your M-D events so December should work for me. Iíll keep an eye on this thread.


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    How old is your sleeping bag? If itís synthetic...

    How old is your sleeping bag? If itís synthetic and over 10 years old, they do tend to degrade and lose their rating much quicker than down. Also, many mass produced companies arenít as conservative...
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    Oh, and my cheap VB is a $20 ďSweat suitĒ Walmart...

    Oh, and my cheap VB is a $20 ďSweat suitĒ Walmart sells in their exercise department.


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    Last winter I experimented with a thin silk layer...

    Last winter I experimented with a thin silk layer under my VB top and bottom. I absolutely loved how the two performed together and until I get a set of Stevensonís Iíll keep this system for cold...
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    Warbonnet has a ground tarp that might help give...

    Warbonnet has a ground tarp that might help give you guidance for idea #1. Itís an A-Frame with doors, basically a Superfly with a 9íridgeline.
    ...
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    Nice vid. I did this same hike a little over a...

    Nice vid. I did this same hike a little over a month ago. We got in late Friday night camping at the intersection of Dragon Tooth Trail and the AT. Saturday we backtracked to Dragon Tooth, then...
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    Howdy from a TX expatriate. Welcome to the group....

    Howdy from a TX expatriate. Welcome to the group.


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    Nice thinking outside the box, the main concern I...

    Nice thinking outside the box, the main concern I would have is that you really arenít sealing up the vapor around your body. That and with the VB under your hammock, there is a good chance you could...
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    Iím pretty much in agreement with most of the...

    Iím pretty much in agreement with most of the other posts.

    Of the major tarp materials, Nylon is probably the ďquietest.Ē Next is Silpoly with dynema being a snare drum.

    And as others have...
  11. I started with a CDT Gemini And then added a 20į...

    I started with a CDT Gemini And then added a 20į tooquilt.
    Next was a 0į underquilt.
    And most recently a 40į 3/4 underquilt.

    So basically 0/20/40 as well by way of mixing and stacking. My...
  12. Suspension is stored in the same kitbag I keep my...

    Suspension is stored in the same kitbag I keep my stakes in.


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  13. FS: Iíll take it! The remaining two items: shelf...

    Iíll take it!

    The remaining two items: shelf and pillow.


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    Sounds like Iím in agreement with most here. I do...

    Sounds like Iím in agreement with most here. I do have a 0į UQ, but my lowest TQ is a 20į EE Revelation with zippered footbox. While I have layered that 20 with a Costco Gemini that I used down to...
  15. Ooh, Mikey likey. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Ooh, Mikey likey.


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  16. Yep, I have a couple of bags with and without...

    Yep, I have a couple of bags with and without Velcro, I much prefer the ones without.


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  17. Thanks for keeping Sqidmarkís memory alive. ...

    Thanks for keeping Sqidmarkís memory alive.

    Put me in for bundle 1 please.


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  18. FS: Iím in for bundle 2, Please. Sent from my...

    Iím in for bundle 2, Please.


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    Howdy from an expatriate residing just south of...

    Howdy from an expatriate residing just south of the Mason Dixon. Welcome to the group.


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    I was caught in a similar situation Memorial Day...

    I was caught in a similar situation Memorial Day weekend. Luckily I had my Thunderfly, and those little beaks make all the difference in the world.


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    I was in your very same boat 2 years ago: made...

    I was in your very same boat 2 years ago: made the Costco Gemini and was able to get to 30 comfortably with a 20 TQ. So I went ahead and got a 0į Incubator and couldnít be happier. The Gemini and 0į...
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    Sticky: Keith Titanium makes a similar single walled...

    Keith Titanium makes a similar single walled water bottle that can be heated directly.


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  23. FS: Iíll take it. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Iíll take it.


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    Lol


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    A little bit of clarification here: Yes, a...

    A little bit of clarification here:
    Yes, a darker tarp itself will get warmer in the sun and radiate more heat than a light colored tarp. And yes, tarp deployment plays a huge role.

    Take your...
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    She has. [emoji4]

    Itís all good though. When I do make it out, about half the time at least one of my daughters join me. If I really need a fix, Iíve got a nice hanging spot in my backyard. This...
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    I pretty much agree with all of the above....

    I pretty much agree with all of the above. Lighter tarps let more light in which means more heat to you and your hammock.

    If itís that bright, thereís no concern for rain, so putsch your tarp as...
  28. It hasnít been four years, but I understand that...

    It hasnít been four years, but I understand that itís not as often as I would like. Most of the time for me itís simply family commitments. Sure, I could just tell my wife ďIím leaving for two days...
  29. You want it long enough to wrap around your...

    You want it long enough to wrap around your quilts. I found the 10í to be just right.


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    On my calendar.


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    I have the side sling and I would compare it more...

    I have the side sling and I would compare it more to having a gear hammock attached to the side. O suits my purposes more because I like to put medium sized items in it and itís a perfect place for...
  32. Iíve been using mine for well over a year and...

    Iíve been using mine for well over a year and love it.

    As far as packing goes, Iíve found it far simpler than using individual stuff sacks for UQ, TQ, and hammock. I shove the entire catchall...
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    Ditto


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    They actually make a version of these that donít...

    They actually make a version of these that donít require a vacuum. Thereís a double seal at the bottom that closes from outside air pressure, these are normally found in travel sections with luggage....
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    Iím a comfort guy. Personally I would go with 0į...

    Iím a comfort guy. Personally I would go with 0į quilts and pay the extra weight penalty, or at the very least be well versed in vapor barrier use.


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    Great news. Sent from my iPhone using...

    Great news.


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    Are you using the quilt hooks sewn into the side...

    Are you using the quilt hooks sewn into the side of the Chemeleon? I donít have a LL, but I do use the hooks with a HG Incubator without any issues.


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    I went to DS for a winter trip, and even then the...

    I went to DS for a winter trip, and even then the trails were either wet or frozen. That being said, itís a wonderful place to hike.

    As for hanging, I think the wetness makes the Sods one of...
  39. Because of the wind issue many have noted, I use...

    Because of the wind issue many have noted, I use a standard 1qt utility spray bottle instead of a garden sprayer. It typically sprays larger drops than the garden sprayers and therefore they donít...
  40. Iíve been avoiding this thread simply because I...

    Iíve been avoiding this thread simply because I canít make it this weekend. Looks like it will be a great time! Have fun everyone!


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    Why buy an expensive hammock?

    Iíve been mulling over the initial question: Why buy an Expensive Hammock?

    Iíve been trying to think of justifications, excuses, evasions, yada yada.

    But the short and honest answer is:...
  42. I just pulled it up, no problems. Sent from...

    I just pulled it up, no problems.


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    Iím not a fan of PayPal. I use it because some...

    Iím not a fan of PayPal. I use it because some sites thatís all they take. I had one issue where I bought an item using PP and when I received it, the item didnít match the description on the sellers...
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    Mine has too broad of an edge. Instead of...

    Mine has too broad of an edge. Instead of trimming a few threads it ends up zapping a whole stretch of chord.


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    Iíll just be echoing others, but I think it just...

    Iíll just be echoing others, but I think it just depends on your personal preference for being enclosed and what type of weather youíll be facing. Also whether this is your only tarp or itíll youíre...
  46. Thread: UP Insulation

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    Thatís what Iím waiting to see.

    Thatís what Iím waiting to see.
  47. The CDTs can be found multiple places online by...

    The CDTs can be found multiple places online by searching Double Black Diamond Down Packable Throw. Amazon in particular has them as well. Costco is popular simply because they have them at the...
  48. Iím In the less is more crowd as well. Just...

    Iím In the less is more crowd as well. Just enough to keep the dirt, grime, and body oils off my hammock and quilts.
    Winter I typically wear silk thermals. Summer and shoulder Iíll wear a t-shirt...
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    Thatís the angle I was thinking of as well. My...

    Thatís the angle I was thinking of as well. My quilts with calendared fabric are perfectly soft.

    Net testing idea: put the calendared side in the bottom of the hammock and see how it does against...
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    Now they sub-divide them into flat and shaped...

    Now they sub-divide them into flat and shaped tarps. Shaped tarps are basically pyramid variants, with a few exceptions.


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