Search:

Type: Posts; User: thecrumb

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. I've been 'bumped' 2-3 times. The one time I...

    I've been 'bumped' 2-3 times. The one time I think it was a dog that was hanging out at the campground but the others - I have no idea. I made a few loud noises, rolled over and went back to sleep...
  2. Replies
    9
    Views
    364

    Have you been out for any consequtive nights? I...

    Have you been out for any consequtive nights? I usually don't sleep that well the first night out in the hammock but after that it's lights out and I usually oversleep. Then coming home I usually...
  3. Replies
    19
    Views
    819

    Grizz Beak looks interesting - something I can...

    Grizz Beak looks interesting - something I can toss in with my gear and it's there if I need it. Thanks!

    Superfly looks nice too though I don't really *need* a new tarp. :)

    Jim
  4. Replies
    19
    Views
    819

    Best way to deal with the wind

    I have a Dangerbird, KAQ and a Hennessy Hex tarp.

    Been hanging for several years now - mostly camping in the spring/fall and have camped down into the 30's.

    This weekend I was up in the...
  5. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,764

    I also usually sleep horrible my first night when...

    I also usually sleep horrible my first night when I camp in my hammock - it's just different and I'm not used to it.

    The following nights however I sleep like a log and lately have had to resort...
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    226

    Welcome! Buy a good alarm clock. I *always*...

    Welcome!

    Buy a good alarm clock. I *always* oversleep in my hammock while on road trips (DL650) :lol:

    Jim
  7. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,126

    It's here and it's beautiful!! :boggle: ...

    It's here and it's beautiful!! :boggle:

    Hopefully I can get away from work later this afternoon and get in a quick test run!
  8. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,366

    I'm a motorcycle camper so I'm toooo concerned...

    I'm a motorcycle camper so I'm toooo concerned with weight - bulk is another matter. I'm cheap too :)

    Another question is what temps are you camping in?

    I spent the $$ on a KAQ and it's been...
  9. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,126

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/112806/dangerb...

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/112806/dangerbird2.png

    Thank you PapaSmurf for answering all my questions and being patient while I ordered.
  10. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,126

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo.... :eek: Stay...

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo.... :eek:

    Stay warm!!!
  11. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,126

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/112806/dangerb...

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/112806/dangerbird.png

    :):):):):):):):):)
  12. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,126

    #800 :lol: IN PROGRESS :thumbup:

    #800 :lol: IN PROGRESS :thumbup:
  13. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,126

    Dream Hammock Torture

    No. Not calf pressure.

    Not an uncomfortable lay.

    Not crappy customer service.

    I'm talking about this order status list.

    What kind of company tortures their customers by teasing them like...
  14. Replies
    19
    Views
    771

    Do you need a tarp in the living room :lol: ...

    Do you need a tarp in the living room :lol:

    What kind of hooks did you use?
  15. One issue I had is if I didn't zip the bag all...

    One issue I had is if I didn't zip the bag all the way it would unzip as I rolled around in the hammock and I'd wake up with the bag balled up around my feet :\

    I'm cheap so I just have a Walmart...
  16. Replies
    2
    Views
    574

    Sold!

    ****** sold ******
  17. Replies
    2
    Views
    574

    SOLD: Clark NX-250

    Selling my Clark NX-250

    Used one season on a handful of trips. Only thing that is wrong with it is I did misplace one of the small caps on the rods. Otherwise it's in perfect shape.

    I have...
  18. I'm jealous! My clark+tarp+strap/rope bag...

    I'm jealous!

    My clark+tarp+strap/rope bag fills up 3/4 of one saddlebag. I could probably compress all of that a bit - esp the tarp. Your bags look much bigger than mine but it's hard to say.
    ...
  19. Replies
    39
    Views
    2,251

    Looks great! I'd be tempted to stick some sort...

    Looks great!

    I'd be tempted to stick some sort of icon next to the hammock names - took me a minute to realize I could click that to get the details page...

    Maybe an arrow or something? I...
  20. Replies
    14
    Views
    618

    I'm with dkurfiss. Usually have 2 (1) liter...

    I'm with dkurfiss. Usually have 2 (1) liter bottles of water with me. I in my tankbag I drink and refill through the day, and 1 in my bags for emergencies.

    Where I camp they always have water...
  21. Replies
    32
    Views
    2,958

    I was hit by a deer on my motorcycle and broke my...

    I was hit by a deer on my motorcycle and broke my clavicle in two places.

    I couldn't imagine trying to get in, or worse, out of a hammock.

    I spent about two months sleeping in a giant...
  22. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,572

    Poll: I completely oppose this idea. More people...

    I completely oppose this idea.

    More people biking + hammocking = my favorite spots will all be taken when I get to the campsite! :laugh:
  23. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,437

    Underquilt is SO much better than a pad. I...

    Underquilt is SO much better than a pad. I struggled with a pad my first whole season then someone talked me into buying a KAQ.

    Wish I'd done that much sooner. :lol:

    I also have a cheap mummy...
  24. Hammock / kid friendly campground near Boone, NC

    The kids and I have been camping quite a bit locally but I think they are ready for a road trip.

    We were thinking about heading up to the mountains near Boone and would like to know if anyone has...
  25. I put up with the rope all last summer but I've...

    I put up with the rope all last summer but I've since swapped to rings/straps. Much easier to adjust!!

    As for the tarp height, for me that depends on the weather - if its cool/rainy I usually...
  26. I got my Clark last summer. It takes some trial...

    I got my Clark last summer. It takes some trial and error.

    I started off hanging mine fairly loose - with the hoops bowing in - then get in - zip up the net and check how tight it is. Adjust...
  27. Replies
    44
    Views
    2,885

    Poll: I know most of the Jordan like campgrounds are...

    I know most of the Jordan like campgrounds are closed - they leave 1-2 open in the fall ... you'd want to check wherever you are going first...

    That said I like the idea... been wanting to take...
  28. Replies
    67
    Views
    4,212

    I'm with dejoha. I like something rolled up...

    I'm with dejoha. I like something rolled up under my neck... My wife has one of the neck roll gizmos you use in a car or airplane and I find that works really well.

    Jim
  29. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,694

    Yep. I already had the KAQ. Next time I camp I...

    Yep. I already had the KAQ. Next time I camp I think I will bring the KAQ but not use it one night to see how the pockets perform by themselves. I think they might be good enough for the summer...
  30. Replies
    14
    Views
    2,694

    I just graduated from a SBPro to a NX-250. ...

    I just graduated from a SBPro to a NX-250. Finally got out camping a few weekends ago.

    I always seem to sleep poorly the first night I'm out in a hammock so the first night was OK. I think my...
  31. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,946

    Great info - I did a motorcycle ride down the OB...

    Great info - I did a motorcycle ride down the OB this spring - I brought my hammock but ended up grabbing a hotel instead.

    I'd definitely call to check and verify daily ferry schedules. We were...
  32. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,150

    I'm back. Overall the KAQ worked great. ...

    I'm back. Overall the KAQ worked great.

    Instead of the biner clips on the side I tinkered with the two main attachment points on the suspension. I still have the original Clark ropes but...
  33. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,150

    Thanks! I'm headed out Friday so will throw some...

    Thanks! I'm headed out Friday so will throw some in my bag and experiment in the field ;)

    Headed to the mtns in VA. Lows might dip into the upper 50's this weekend so it'll be a good test!
    ...
  34. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,150

    I do believe there are loops on the side. How do...

    I do believe there are loops on the side. How do you connect them? Mini biners??

    Jim
  35. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,150

    KAQ suspension on NX-250?

    I've finally upgraded my SBPro to a NX-250 :D

    Got it late last night and tried it out this AM. It rocks. A different lay than the SB but I really like the poles/bug net setup. I'm ready for it...
  36. Replies
    20
    Views
    3,490

    I've been refining my gear and during my last...

    I've been refining my gear and during my last trip think I have it perfected :lol:

    Hammock/tarp/suspension all fit in one saddlebag, each thing is in a small roll top waterproof bag I picked up at...
  37. I'm still happy with my Skeeter Beeter Pro. ...

    I'm still happy with my Skeeter Beeter Pro. Picked it up cheap here in the For Sale section. Bought a cheap tarp as well. After struggling with pads and sleeping bags I did spend some $$ on a KAQ...
  38. Replies
    33
    Views
    3,101

    I'm cheap. I'll admit it! ;) I picked up a...

    I'm cheap. I'll admit it! ;)

    I picked up a cheap mummy bag at Wally World. The zipper drove me nuts at first but what I've done that seems to work well is I sewed a loop below the zipper so I...
  39. Replies
    23
    Views
    2,779

    Yer killin me. Willsville is a great place! ...

    Yer killin me. Willsville is a great place! Never thought to setup across the bridge :)

    I've got a conference I need to attend this year, after that I'm hitting the road :) I missed this...
  40. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,402

    I've been happy with my cheap mummy bag I bought....

    I've been happy with my cheap mummy bag I bought. For the temps I usually camp in - it's been fine. In the summer I usually bed down in shorts/tshirt. The cooler it gets the more I layer up. If...
  41. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,402

    Pad was warm but constantly shifting/adjusting,...

    Pad was warm but constantly shifting/adjusting, and if it WAS slightly warm when I went to bed I found the pad hot. It also detracted a bit from the comfort of the hammock IMO - instead of being...
  42. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,402

    Agree! I actually did the Miguel solution my...

    Agree! I actually did the Miguel solution my first trip. Froze my a$$ off the first night. Luckily there was a Wally World close to my route. Picked up a pad and was more comfortable the rest of the...
  43. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,402

    I've got * SBPro * 10x10 tarp (forgot which...

    I've got

    * SBPro
    * 10x10 tarp (forgot which one )
    * KAQ UQ
    * Cheap 40 degree mummy bag
    * A BIG water proof bag

    Would go with UQ any day over a pad if you can afford it. I can get my...
  44. Replies
    18
    Views
    3,306

    I've got one. I have been happy with it. I've...

    I've got one. I have been happy with it. I've been doing more cold weather camping and have my eye on a Clark but I'd still keep the SB for warmer weather.

    If you are just getting your feet...
  45. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,879

    BushLite - what kind of budget are you looking...

    BushLite - what kind of budget are you looking at?

    When I started I found a SkeeterBeeterPro here on the forums someone was getting rid of, I bought a Walmart pad and a cheap tarp. Less than $100....
  46. Replies
    166
    Views
    20,969

    What a great trip! I'm soooo jealous. Finally...

    What a great trip! I'm soooo jealous.

    Finally went camping with the kids and my shoulder was A-OK in the hammock... now just need to get my hand back in shape and hopefully I can squeeze one ride...
  47. I'm game depending on the dates (and if I'm...

    I'm game depending on the dates (and if I'm healed up enough to ride that far)

    Is anyone close to the Dragon area that could scout out some of these locations. I haven't been down that way since I...
  48. Replies
    166
    Views
    20,969

    I just bought a gently used R1100GS with two...

    I just bought a gently used R1100GS with two spacious saddlebags for hammock and tarp! :boggle:

    Too bad my wife won't let me ride til I'm healed up :scared:

    Next up is to take the kids camping...
  49. Replies
    166
    Views
    20,969

    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Stop teasing me!...

    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    Stop teasing me! :scared:

    I had a run in with a deer this spring on the BRP and broke my collar bone and mangled up my hand a bit. Haven't been riding (or hanging)...
  50. Great idea - if we could get the manufacturers to...

    Great idea - if we could get the manufacturers to include something like this in the box when you got a hammock would be great.

    I was fortunate to have found the forums before I bought my hammock...
Results 1 to 50 of 170
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4