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    I, literally, just got back from trying one (UGQ...

    I, literally, just got back from trying one (UGQ 7/8) out, and it fits me fully stretched out from head to toe, with inches to spare, and I'm 5'7.5'. If you want more wiggle room, go longer, but at...
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    FS: I have the smaller set. One pot, the stove,...

    I have the smaller set. One pot, the stove, wind-cover, tongs, frying pan / lid, which what's for sale minus one pot, all comes to 11.96oz.
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    And it was shipped two hours ago! I have never...

    And it was shipped two hours ago! I have never been so excited about getting fleaz before. :p
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    I have joined the masses... Four more fleaz are...

    I have joined the masses... Four more fleaz are about to enter Canada - 2 for my ridgeline and two for the side pull-outs on my tarp - eazy peazy!

    I read someone was able to rig them just like...
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    Sticky: If you are in a newer building (1960 and older),...

    If you are in a newer building (1960 and older), you should be absolutely fine. Use the calculator and get it up there. You'll wonder why you didn't do it before. :)

    And don't over analyse it!
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    There's one more similarity... I was born in your...

    There's one more similarity... I was born in your neck of the woods, so sunset country is one of my hanging places. The rest is the Maritimes, Quebec, and the Rockies, where I grew up.

    The 20 vs....
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    Double post!

    Double post!
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    I've been looking at finding an UQP that can be...

    I've been looking at finding an UQP that can be used as a pack cover for versatility.

    And I generally go out in anywhere from 60˚F down to 0˚F - 0˚ pretty much being the lowest I think I'd...
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    Yeah, for myself, no the down vs. synthetic...

    Yeah, for myself, no the down vs. synthetic conflict has pretty much been put aside. There are too many pros, for my needs, to using down. It's just a matter of learning how to care for it and...
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    Never too late.... I haven't pulled any triggers...

    Never too late.... I haven't pulled any triggers yet, and now I have more information. Thanks!

    This could help someone else too, don't forget. :)
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    Okay, I measured me. I think I might lay on a...

    Okay, I measured me. I think I might lay on a larger diagonal that other people, but when I'm fully stretched out I get 55" and then legs pulled up, 48".

    So it seems I have my answer. Thanks...
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    Thanks Hunter55, that was helpful. It's good to...

    Thanks Hunter55, that was helpful. It's good to get perspective.

    I did measure a few days ago, but I was in my Mayan, and the diagonal is much larger, so all I got was 50" fully stretched out!...
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    No AT here. ;) I just wander through crown land...

    No AT here. ;) I just wander through crown land here in Canada.

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    I just read various faq's and it seems the compress/un-compress...
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    I think that pun was completely intended. ;) ...

    I think that pun was completely intended. ;)

    That's just it, in a situation like that, and now that most vendors are using water resistant coatings now, is it more a matter of hanging the down...
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    Maybe I'm lucky, but I find a site for my hammock...

    Maybe I'm lucky, but I find a site for my hammock almost instantaneously. If I had my tent, there'd be no way I could camp in half the places I hang.

    As for set-up, I find I tend to take my time...
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    Thanks jbmundy. UGQ Has both a 55" and a 66". I...

    Thanks jbmundy. UGQ Has both a 55" and a 66". I wonder if it's the 55" or not?
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    Side sleeper /through-hiker

    Hi there,

    I'm trying to make that final decision on an UQ. I've got the temperature figured out, but not the length, and I'm wondering about down.

    I'm 5'7.5" and have moments of laying out on...
  18. SOLD: Nice buy! I hope you enjoy it! :)

    Nice buy! I hope you enjoy it! :)
  19. SOLD: Ooooh, I shouldn't even ask, but shipping to...

    Ooooh, I shouldn't even ask, but shipping to Canada?
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    I use the one that came with my Dream Hammock.

    I use the one that came with my Dream Hammock.
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    Thanks heycorb! Paul, Yes, thank you, I was...

    Thanks heycorb!

    Paul, Yes, thank you, I was keeping that in mind. I'm a side sleeper too. I was more wondering if there was space between the top of the footbed and the bottom of the TQ that I'd...
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    Excellent. Thanks Trail Runner! :)

    Excellent.

    Thanks Trail Runner! :)
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    Typical top quilt foot length?

    Hello,

    I'm still figuring out what length of UQ I think I could handle, so I'm wondering approximately how high up the leg a typical TQ's foot area is? How many inches?

    Thanks!
  24. Is your pack still going to be that heavy after...

    Is your pack still going to be that heavy after losing 12lbs?

    I agree, if you're going to be lifting heavy items the sternum strap does help, not my putting the weight on the shoulders, but by...
  25. That's great! You'll have to let us know what you...

    That's great! You'll have to let us know what you think. :)

    I believe the pack comes with a 3x3 panel now, so that should give you something to play with to give you an idea of whether you want...
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    Sticky: I just wanted to say that I have switched to a...

    I just wanted to say that I have switched to a marlin spike hitch in the rope with a spike for my indoor suspension, just like I do outside with my freebird. I just loop the loops onto or off the...
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    So prove it. :) Unfortunately, the hammock...

    So prove it. :)

    Unfortunately, the hammock material comes into play hear too.

    I had to tie 3 knots knots in my hammock at one point, causing it to lose 1.5'. This not only shortened it, but...
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    My experience is shorter hammock, shorter width,...

    My experience is shorter hammock, shorter width, which means smaller diagonal and smaller angle on the hang.

    Mayans and Brazilians have different sizes, but all maintain their length. In each new...
  29. FS: Well, can't pass this up! Count me in... if you...

    Well, can't pass this up! Count me in... if you allow people outside conus to play. :)
  30. And then there's the Mayan. I can't compare to...

    And then there's the Mayan. I can't compare to the Brazilian above, since i haven't tried it, but not only do I find the Mayan amazingly comfortable, especially once dialled in, but this company is...
  31. Hi Cicerone, I've decided to get it. ...

    Hi Cicerone,

    I've decided to get it.

    MacEntyre has been entyrely patient with all the million questions I've had for him and now I'm just in the process of figuring out the financial side of...
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    Skins on, ready for rain is the way to go. I feel...

    Skins on, ready for rain is the way to go. I feel so much more free without a tarp, like I'm a part of nature.
  33. Brohawk, congrats on your new Thunderbird. You...

    Brohawk, congrats on your new Thunderbird. You will love it!



    You can do either of those lays in a Dream Hammock, but if you look at the picture the angle of the body is going along the same...
  34. If you have a pad, this should be the most...

    If you have a pad, this should be the most affective and the most comfortable.

    Using the bag as the insulation as you described is actually what I do indoors with my Mayan, but I have sufficient...
  35. I wish them well, in healing from the physical...

    I wish them well, in healing from the physical injuries and the emotional shock this must have created.
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    Pick me! Pick me! :D :D

    Pick me! Pick me! :D :D
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    Much of the food I bring or forage, doesn't...

    Much of the food I bring or forage, doesn't require cooking, so I just go for a wander in the rain and munch on a few things if I get hungry. And I don't sleep in my hiking clothes.



    Oils don't...
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    No food anywhere near my hammock / tent ever. I...

    No food anywhere near my hammock / tent ever. I wouldn't buy one that had been eaten in either. Hang or bear can, or both in some instances. I grew up where bears are abundant. I'd rather live off...
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    Thanks for letting me know about the changes,...

    Thanks for letting me know about the changes, that helps. I am still figuring out my insulation at the moment, so I'll keep you in mind. :)
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    I hadn't seen this. I just finished accosting him...

    I hadn't seen this. I just finished accosting him with questions about the MMP, poor guy. Anyway, this looks very interesting indeed! Thanks for pointing it out.

    So much to think about...!
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    And so the nasty goodness we call "poutine" would...

    And so the nasty goodness we call "poutine" would arrive only as nasty pou, sans the goodness, but if you REALLY want some.... LOL!

    Let me know if you're ever in town, and I'll take you to the...
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    Thank you everyone! This has been very helpful...

    Thank you everyone! This has been very helpful indeed! I love this forum! :)
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    Thank you, WaffleBox! I will be keeping all this...

    Thank you, WaffleBox! I will be keeping all this info in mind once I figure out what my UQ length is.
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    Ahh, yes, I wasn't thinking about the straps....

    Ahh, yes, I wasn't thinking about the straps. 6oz, eh? Is that the 225 version or the 335 version?




    YOU FOUND IT!!!!!!!!!!! :woot: Yes, that's it! And Jackrbetter makes them now. 3.75oz for...
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    Wow! Thanks for the response, everyone. I have...

    Wow! Thanks for the response, everyone.

    I have no idea how long my underquilt will be, but the longest would probably be 66" (I'm searching for one now).

    I have explored the poncho idea, which...
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    UQ protector / Pack cover?

    Hello,

    I've have been looking high and low for this. I'm sure I remember reading about a pack/rain cover that can be used as an underquilt protector as well. I just can't find it, and I'm going...
  47. WTB: LeighLo 66" Underquilt (non-smoker) Shipped to Canada

    Hello,

    As it states, I am looking for a LeighLo 66" UQ from a non-smoking home (I'm allergic).

    I don't have an underquilt and I had just gotten into hanging when she closed up shop.... Long...
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    I've been eyeing those quilts. But I'm in the...

    I've been eyeing those quilts. But I'm in the process of replacing my backpack, so an underquilt and a backpack is all I can swing this year. So, it's like I said, I need something simple and cheap,...
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    Yes, this is definitely an option. I'll keep my...

    Yes, this is definitely an option. I'll keep my eye open. Thanks!
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    Well, good luck in fixing it! If you can do it,...

    Well, good luck in fixing it! If you can do it, it will definitely be worth it. I love my Mayan!

    Let us know how it goes. :)
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