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    look into the 90 degree hammocks (Amok, luke's...

    look into the 90 degree hammocks (Amok, luke's 90HT, exped ergo)

    these will allow sleep in all 3 positions (back, side and stomach)
  2. Thread: Amok Draumr XL

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    no, you don't, or at least, I really doubt it ...

    no, you don't, or at least, I really doubt it

    the amok XL pad is 87 inches long


    you're probably thinking of everyone else's LW pads, standard is 78 inches



    basically, if you're looking...
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    everything else aside, yup

    everything else aside, yup
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    what are you on about? the fjol is absolutely...

    what are you on about?

    the fjol is absolutely insulated

    Fjĝl™ is filled with synthetic insulation and provides efficient 3-season warmth
    ...
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    yup, seemed odd to me as well chances are it's...

    yup, seemed odd to me as well

    chances are it's just an uninsulated air pad, and that's the issue
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    you can't NOT use a pad. well unless you...

    you can't NOT use a pad.


    well

    unless you sleep like a horse shoe
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    only question that needs answering here

    only question that needs answering here
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    I think James would be surprised to hear he's...

    I think James would be surprised to hear he's closing
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    I need to see a video of that, cause I'm having a...

    I need to see a video of that, cause I'm having a tough time picturing the move.
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    it can definitely been a pain I'm 5'8ish, with...

    it can definitely been a pain

    I'm 5'8ish, with a 30 inch inseam

    I've found the most consistent way for me, is to straddle the foot box, and pull it between my legs as far as possible

    i then...
  11. I need to find an american close to the border...

    I need to find an american close to the border than can get me some $16 poles. same ones are $40 each at lowes in canada
  12. I've got an 11 foot Vivere Brazilian in my...

    I've got an 11 foot Vivere Brazilian in my sunroom that gets action almost every day. it's too short for a nightly hammock tho

    Vivere seems to make very decent brazilian style hammocks, and you...
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    in a gathered end? your DIY Bridge? what temps...

    in a gathered end? your DIY Bridge?

    what temps are you getting condensation? relative humidity?


    no idea if any of these are meaningful questions tho!
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    way less like, no comparison at all. it's...

    way less

    like, no comparison at all. it's much more akin to sleeping on a floating cot, than a gathered end hammock

    no idea if it affects the condensation issues for some?
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    definitely seems like a reasonable assumption ...

    definitely seems like a reasonable assumption

    another possibility is that most folks don't have their air pads fully inflated in their hammocks, so again, more body conforming, rather than having...
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    I'm a super warm guy, sleep nuclear warm (for...

    I'm a super warm guy, sleep nuclear warm (for me, cdt is a 0 degree quilt)

    only time I've had condensation in my Draumr has been when it's cold enough out that I'd be getting condensation in a...
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    depends on which one you bought. some of them...

    depends on which one you bought. some of them are big enough

    you definitely can build a turtledog cheaper tho
  18. I tend to do everything backwards to what I see...

    I tend to do everything backwards to what I see everyone else describe, lol

    in a gathered end, I sleep head right, feet left

    when I sleep on my right side, I have my face to the outside, aka...
  19. not going to lie, that video is 99% of why I got...

    not going to lie, that video is 99% of why I got a draumr and back into hiking
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    we had a seam burst like that on one of James'...

    we had a seam burst like that on one of James' exped too (the 5 I think)
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    I'd love to know what he did that caused the mats...

    I'd love to know what he did that caused the mats to fail

    mat in the draumr is pretty easy on the mat, compared to being used on the ground


    only thing I can think of is that he was filling it...
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    I was lucky enough to try mine with a few...

    I was lucky enough to try mine with a few different mats (synmat 9, 7 and 5)

    I find that the 9 fills the pad pocket more completely, gives it more form.

    I also live in Western Canada, so wanted...
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    it's smaller than an exped synmat 9 not much,...

    it's smaller than an exped synmat 9

    not much, you could even call them the same size
  24. I'm still weirded out that they changed the...

    I'm still weirded out that they changed the beverage holder side! I had my reading setup nailed down, and now it'd be backwards!



    1st world problems, yo
  25. nice! how are you liking the new upper...

    nice! how are you liking the new upper shelf/shoe garage?

    I can't imagine sticking my boots/shoes up there, but it seems like a good spot for a bag of oreos
  26. yeah, if you don't need the length of the XL,...

    yeah, if you don't need the length of the XL, you've got a TON more options with the regular size.

    there's been a few trips where I'd wished I had a pad with much less insulation, but generally...
  27. you can make the Draumr fit in under 9 feet, but...

    you can make the Draumr fit in under 9 feet, but you need a bit more if you want a tarp (then the distance will be decided by your tarp)
  28. Thread: Ninox Hammock?

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    I thought I'd seen August something, as the...

    I thought I'd seen August something, as the earliest folks might see them now
  29. Thread: Amok Draumr XL

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    afaik, the fjol XL is the only pad of it's length...

    afaik, the fjol XL is the only pad of it's length (and the entire reason a bigger draumr XL took so long to manufacture)

    in the regular size, there's a TON of options, all the way to completely...
  30. Thread: Amok Draumr XL

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    fjol is rated to 25 imperial units (R3) so with...

    fjol is rated to 25 imperial units (R3) so with augmenting base layer, you should be fine

    again for the tarp, just talk to Jared at simply light designs
  31. Specifications .50oz/sqyd (.60 for camo print)...

    Specifications

    .50oz/sqyd (.60 for camo print)
    10' 4" wide

    that's 62 inches each side, which is super borderline for a regular size Draumr, let alone the XL (borg is 71 inches each side, for...
  32. Thread: Amok Draumr XL

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    the draumr isn't the limiting factor, the pad...

    the draumr isn't the limiting factor, the pad is..


    do you need the length of the XL?

    if not, then you have WAAAAAAAY more options, like some of the exped downmat's which are good down to like...
  33. Thread: Ninox Hammock?

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    the company tends to actually produce the items...

    the company tends to actually produce the items they advertise at least
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    1) problem with an air mat is obviously a big...

    1) problem with an air mat is obviously a big deal. That being said, your mat is never on the ground, shouldn't contact anything sharp or pokey. Tent guys have used mats for years it's not some...
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    nope, it works exactly the opposite of how you'd...

    nope, it works exactly the opposite of how you'd think. when the strap is full out, the foot is as flat as it gets. when you tighten the strap, it moves the tension inward, to behind your knee,...
  36. well, that's just how they're illustrating it ...

    well, that's just how they're illustrating it

    you can definitely do it with windows closed, hard top on


    draumr works fine tho, so I'd just use that
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    I am a full time stomach sleeper, and it's 100%...

    I am a full time stomach sleeper, and it's 100% why I got a Draumr, rather than anything else

    one of the things you can do is pull in the leg straps, and it drops the footbox, so you can actually...
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    I'm curious......what would prevent you from just...

    I'm curious......what would prevent you from just adding a 2nd suspension triangle to any other bridge hammock this way?
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    https://www.reddit.com/r/hammockcamping/comments/b...

    https://www.reddit.com/r/hammockcamping/comments/bjgh80/help_im_currently_thru_hiking_the_at_and_had_an/

    same sorta thread came up on reddit, but with a blackbird XLC. guy sat in it and ripped...
  40. So, I've had my Draumr set up in my jeep, but here's a purpose built jeep hammock

    https://jkloud.us/

    Stumbled across this on Reddit today.

    actually seems like maybe you'd be able to make it work. it's pretty short, I'm not sure I'd want to try and spend a week with this
  41. Thread: Ninox Hammock?

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    it's kinda/sorta similar to how guys with whipped...

    it's kinda/sorta similar to how guys with whipped ends just tighten/loosen portions of the gathered end

    this is more pronounced (I'm assuming) but it's not really a unique concept
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    I'd like to think that most folks grasp the...

    I'd like to think that most folks grasp the concept of not rubbing their hammocks (regardless of make or design) across sharp rocks

    sway or swing, doesn't matter



    I think most of us are...
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    Super biased, but check out the draumr xl ...

    Super biased, but check out the draumr xl

    Tailor made for large side sleepers
  44. that looks great. I really like the look of...

    that looks great.

    I really like the look of that 90 degree tarp. I'm not willing to pay for cuben/dcf but I'm really tempted to get something with doors or something somewhat similar
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    it might also be different situation if there was...

    it might also be different situation if there was international shipping involved...

    Like if I rip a LSOH bugnet somehow, it's much simpler/cheaper for James to fix and send it back to me,...
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    its like anything else I think. any hammock out...

    its like anything else I think. any hammock out there, if you hang it wrong, and rub against something sharp, bad things are going to happen :(

    no amount of hammock armour would make sense
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    you got unlucky and ripped a new hammock. ...

    you got unlucky and ripped a new hammock.

    sucks, but the fault is yours, not the hammock
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    you're also depending on mr 2 post that they did...

    you're also depending on mr 2 post that they did not offer to repair it
  49. exactly! everyone reacts like it's a 12 lbs...

    exactly! everyone reacts like it's a 12 lbs penalty to carry a draumr. don't get me wrong, if you're doing a thru hike, I'd much rather deal with an underquilt than a pad every night (yet the...
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    I really really really prefer the Draumr hung in...

    I really really really prefer the Draumr hung in as narrow a gap as possible. I try to only have a couple inches on each side of the tarp


    It just super cozy that way, and the trees then give a...
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