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    My first overnight hang was four years ago. ...

    My first overnight hang was four years ago. Uwharrie National Forest, Hiked about 3 miles. Dopey me chose to hang right at the edge of the lake in early spring. That night a sustained wind of 15...
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    Very nice. It looks very comfortable. Some...

    Very nice. It looks very comfortable. Some things are just worth the weight.
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    Yea, I'm shooting for about 1" of loft on my sewn...

    Yea, I'm shooting for about 1" of loft on my sewn through. The calculations get pretty hairy though. My design has 8" down chambers 92" long (736 cu in @ 1" loft). I did it this way so I had the...
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    Excellent design. I think I'll modify my bottom...

    Excellent design.
    I think I'll modify my bottom entry bug net to be the same as yours. I like yours much much more.

    I sort of copied the ENO Guardian design but left off the zipper and made the...
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    Hammock Gear makes a sewn through Summer Burrow...

    Hammock Gear makes a sewn through Summer Burrow TQ that is listed as good for 45 - 50 deg F. Loft is right in line with what you are planning and their chambers run in the width.

    I'm planning to...
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    Been Lurking For Years

    Been lurking for years so I figured I'd pipe up. I've been hanging for about four years and I refuse to be a ground dweller ever again. Started with a $20 hammock and a Big Agnes pad. Bought an...
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    Sticky: "Leave nothing but footprints" is much easier...

    "Leave nothing but footprints" is much easier when you sleep in a hammock.
    Woke up in water too many times in a tent. Now a river can flow under my sleep area and I really don't care.

    In a...
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    I lucked out sometime back and got No See-Um mesh...

    I lucked out sometime back and got No See-Um mesh at Walmart for a buck a yard. I'm running out so I may go to Joan Fabrics and check it out. Thanks.
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    Congrats Shotgunred. It is a rewarding...

    Congrats Shotgunred. It is a rewarding hobby/lifestyle/addiction.
    I got started with DIY 4 years ago when my tent zipper bit the dust and I switched to being a tarper. Sewed my first tarp and it...
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    I said a whole lot of really bad words during the...

    I said a whole lot of really bad words during the sewing of my first tarp. Sewed the fell flat center seam 1st. One small section I used too much tension and it puckered a bit. Simple rolled hem...
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    :D You phrased that quite eloquently.

    :D

    You phrased that quite eloquently.
  12. I ordered my Winter Incubator on 5/26. Olive w/...

    I ordered my Winter Incubator on 5/26. Olive w/ 1 oz overstuff. Figured I'd need it for the summer, LOL. It was 98 here the other day. Only 95 today - it's getting down right chilly.
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    Love my ENO Doublenest. One of the best...

    Love my ENO Doublenest. One of the best sleeping hammocks I have ever hung in. I have to bring an alarm clock or I over sleep, it's so comfortable. The first time I hung in it, 3 years ago, I...
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