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  1. Thanks to all the organizers and chefs for a...

    Thanks to all the organizers and chefs for a great hang. See you all next time.
  2. will do thanks for the info.

    will do thanks for the info.
  3. I will put some trash bags and small bottle of...

    I will put some trash bags and small bottle of soap in my box. I am going to bring my two burner camp stove as well for the meals with pots for cooking stuff if anyone wants to use it.

    I havn't...
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    Ah. I always enjoy my bug net but know many...

    Ah. I always enjoy my bug net but know many folks who prefer no net. I have little issues with keeping my weight down so I gladly bring my full net and trap with doors on every trip.

    Sounds...
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    I got the same email, I'm pretty sure its spam...

    I got the same email, I'm pretty sure its spam and or a scam.
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    Thanks. It feels a little more rough than my...

    Thanks. It feels a little more rough than my Hexon 1.0 hammock but I havn't slept in it overnight yet. I have spent over 100 nights in the hexon one so if I make another I may go with hexon again...
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    DIY netless with monolite

    Made a hammock with the new monolite material. Topped it off with diy whoopie slings and diy fixed length Ridgeline. Test to come soon....
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    WV, I didn't use the pad in my hammock only for...

    WV, I didn't use the pad in my hammock only for when I had to sleep on the ground. My backpack had a foam pad that I used under my legs for my 3/4 UQ. I had a short neoair which is 3/4ish. I...
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    I have used my CF tarp is very nasty weather and...

    I have used my CF tarp is very nasty weather and it was fine. If the weather gets severe its best to find a shelter and ride it out. That being said there is a much greater chance your stuff will...
  10. Great to meet everyone and Thanks to all the...

    Great to meet everyone and Thanks to all the cooks for excellent food. See you all again soon. -Two Speed

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  11. Interested in coming. I signed the spreadsheet.

    Interested in coming. I signed the spreadsheet.
  12. Great to see everyone again. Thanks to everyone...

    Great to see everyone again. Thanks to everyone who helped host the hang and the excellent cooks. Every hang I attend gets better and better each time.

    I didn't eat as much food as I could've...
  13. Thanks for watching. Happy Hanging!

    Thanks for watching. Happy Hanging!
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    Hey guys, I've been writing for and blogging for...

    Hey guys, I've been writing for and blogging for the Trek for a few years now doing some of their hammock related content(articles, videos) and trying to get some worthwhile hammock content on there....
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    If you would like a pad I suggest bringing both. ...

    If you would like a pad I suggest bringing both. For me the underquilt is magnitudes better than a pad comfort wise. If I were to carry a pad I'd splurge for the thermorest neo air blow up one. I...
  16. Not sure what ads you are referring to. I gave...

    Not sure what ads you are referring to. I gave the rights to my video to the Trek so they could have definitely put ads in the video but it still should be just as good! Have a great day and happy...
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    Great to see all the old and new faces at the...

    Great to see all the old and new faces at the hang in spite of the weather. My second trip to Yates and have enjoyed it both times. Hope to make it to some more NC hangs this year.

    Thanks to...
  18. Thanks to Hickery for organizing and all the...

    Thanks to Hickery for organizing and all the others who brought/prepared the excellent food! Good to see you all again and hope to see you at hangs down the road.
  19. Late add. See you guys tomorrow afternoon.

    Late add. See you guys tomorrow afternoon.
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    I could see a tarp the narrow size of the minifly...

    I could see a tarp the narrow size of the minifly hitting you in the face if you are trying to minimize wind getting under it without building some kind of snow shelf. Pullouts have prevented my...
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    I own a 40F quilt and would suggest getting the...

    I own a 40F quilt and would suggest getting the 20F. Like others have said its easy to vent and I'd much rather have to much quilt than not enough. I learned this the hard way one morning in...
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    In an attempt to make my gear lighter for long...

    In an attempt to make my gear lighter for long distance hiking I've tried the lighter sheathed stuff(dutchwire/zpacks stuff) and it always wears through. This happened a lot when I wrapped it around...
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    I use two piece mesh snake skins. They are easy...

    I use two piece mesh snake skins. They are easy to make or you can buy them from Dutchware or others. I like snake skins with the little pocket on the tree side where you can store your tarp ridge...
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    Hammock gear has a +/- weight spec on all their...

    Hammock gear has a +/- weight spec on all their quilts. The weight is very close to what they estimate on their specification sheet at 19.25 oz for standard/wide. The 850/950 difference isn't...
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    outer shell: black 67 Inner shell: grey 67...

    outer shell: black 67 Inner shell: grey 67 length: Standard width: Wide foot box: sewn standard fill
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    Right at 19 oz. I got them to remove the cord...

    Right at 19 oz. I got them to remove the cord attachment points from it. I will never go back to anything but a sewn footbox. EEs was slightly lighter but the price was a significant amount more.
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    I believe the bridge whoopie hooks is what I was...

    I believe the bridge whoopie hooks is what I was looking for. I was trying to get something to use instead of just larksheading the whoopie into the two dog bone ends. Thanks for the info.
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    Burrow Top Quilt 20F 950 fill

    After a lot of use I sold my EE 20F top quilt with the zippered footbox(which I was not a fan) and got Hammock Gear to make a 20F burrow with 950 down and a sewn footbox. I was able to use this new...
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    Dutchware Bridge Kit Hardware Question

    I recently made the bridge hammock from the Dutchware kit and am looking to find some of the little metal triangles Bic uses to attach the dog bones on each end of the hammock.

    The triangles are...
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    It's pretty flat. I'm certainly not ready to...

    It's pretty flat. I'm certainly not ready to trade it for my gathered end quite yet. Just have to find an under quilt for it and I'll be set.
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    The Bridge that almost won

    My latest project, a bridge hammock. I used the kit from Dutchware with 1.6 Hexon. I followed the instructions from hikerdad and it turned out pretty well. The project was a little more than I...
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    What is the dimension from the ridge line to the...

    What is the dimension from the ridge line to the corner of the beak on the mini?
  33. I used an EE revelation every night for 5 months...

    I used an EE revelation every night for 5 months with no issues with the fabric. I have since sold it and bought a burrow. I like both quilts and bought from hammock gear recently because the price...
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    Great hang! Thanks to Grappler for setting up. ...

    Great hang! Thanks to Grappler for setting up. Good to see everyone as always!
  35. FS: still available.

    still available.
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    Thanks for reading the article! I have gotten...

    Thanks for reading the article!

    I have gotten away with the standard straps for a lot of miles. That being said there were times where I had to pick a different set of trees mostly because the...
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    The humming bird tree straps can be used with a...

    The humming bird tree straps can be used with a dutch biner and continuous loop or you can switch your loop out for their button hook suspension that they use for their hammocks. I did this. The...
  38. My experience of this area comes from going...

    My experience of this area comes from going through on the AT in augustish weather last year not wintery stuff. I tried to give you my limited input on these questions based on what I know about the...
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    Thanks that idea came from another tarp I got...

    Thanks that idea came from another tarp I got from Warbonnet, they make great tarps in my opinion.
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    Thanks! I'm only 2 tarps in so far but making...

    Thanks! I'm only 2 tarps in so far but making upward progress on each one.
  41. FS: New Gossamer Gear Backpack Hip belt Size Small

    NEW still in package new style gossamer gear hip-belt. This is the hipbelt used on the latest version of the Mariposa, Gorilla and Silverback backpacks Size SMALL. Since its out of its return...
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    Thanks! Have watched your youtube videos. Lots...

    Thanks! Have watched your youtube videos. Lots of great info!
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    For sure. I started with this ...

    For sure. I started with this

    http://diygearsupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/DIYGS-Hex-Tarp-lowres.jpg

    I wanted as close to 12' tarp as I could get. You can almost get a 12' ridgeline...
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    Thanks! The idea for the ridge line seam was...

    Thanks! The idea for the ridge line seam was given to me from Dutch when I ordered his winter tarp kit and was in way over my head. You have to sew three total seams on top but I really like it on...
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    Thanks the sewing machine only ate it three times...

    Thanks the sewing machine only ate it three times but thats significantly lower than my first tarp. I had to seam rip an entire corner reinforcement patch and also an entire hem.
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    First Hex Tarp Build

    "I'll never build another tarp"-Everyone right after finishing a tarp.

    Hex tarp 1.1 silpoly ~11.5' Ridgeline and ~9.5' wide. Plans were mostly from diy gear supply with a few changes.
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    I made this to potentially give away in a raffle...

    I made this to potentially give away in a raffle so double makes it to where more folks can use it.
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    1.1 Doublehammock build

    Got my 1.1 ripstop nylon and made my first double hammock. The material is pretty comfortable so I’ll definitely use this material again. [emoji106]
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    I have wondered about this too. I even tried it....

    I have wondered about this too. I even tried it. Even with my larger tarp I use zing-it and wasps with end only tie-outs and it just plain works. With the wasps adjusting the tarp is very easy.
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    Thanks for watching! Enjoy the PCT and all the...

    Thanks for watching! Enjoy the PCT and all the great hammock spots on it.
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