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  1. Q: Hex 1.0 or Hex 1.6W for 150# hanger? every night indoor use

    Which fabric for every night use indoors?
    1.1 oz. fabric hammocks have suited me in the past, but I want to try a wide hammock indoors. My concern is that my weight is too low for comfort in a...
  2. As mentioned, for cold weather, add insulation to...

    As mentioned, for cold weather, add insulation to your current hammock gear, but you will not need a mosquito net if it is cold at night. You can layer more insulation in whatever underquilt you...
  3. I've moved this stand indoors and it is noisy...

    I've moved this stand indoors and it is noisy when I get in and out of the hammock in the night.
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    For future readers of this thread, like sleeping...

    For future readers of this thread, like sleeping bags, the cold weather hanger can double the UQs for extreme low temperatures. It is not easy to avoid mashing the inner one, which would reduce the...
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    In remote areas in the West, where two barbed...

    In remote areas in the West, where two barbed wire (pronounced BobWarr) fences meet at at corner, both of the posts next to the corner post, are reinforced. Hang diagonal across those two posts,...
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    Sticky: Not on the recent part of this topic, but I'm...

    Not on the recent part of this topic, but I'm using foam, pool toy noodles to cushion my SpeerJack pipe stand indoors. There is foam pipe insulation if pool toys are not in season.
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    Is the stand outside because SHE said that he...

    Is the stand outside because SHE said that he couldn't put that in the bedroom?
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    At 160# you should be fine with the lighter...

    At 160# you should be fine with the lighter material, is my opinion.
    The tarp with doors is great when you need doors. You may need to carry a few more stakes to best set the doors where you want...
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    I buy used gear knowing that I can try it then...

    I buy used gear knowing that I can try it then resell it for near what I paid if the gear doesn't suit me. Look for either a 10 or an 11 used, to see if that size works for you.
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    The pack was shipped yesterday to the first...

    The pack was shipped yesterday to the first claimant.
    Please close this thread.
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    free, worn out, torn, ULA Circuit backpack

    Edit: Three requests for the pack, so it will go to one of them in the order that they responded.

    Free, old, worn out, ULA Circuit backpack with a pack fabric separation started near the lower...
  12. Going full time indoors, Q: 13' space, are 11' Brazilian singles good enough?

    I'm bringing my pipestand indoors, putting the T legs against the walls (out of the way) for 13' of length. I think I need a cotton hammock, having spent six hours reading threads about them here.
    ...
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    At the OP: IIRC, Randy at Dream Hammocks is your...

    At the OP: IIRC, Randy at Dream Hammocks is your size so his hammocks would work for you.
  14. Buy a national park pass to save on the park and...

    Buy a national park pass to save on the park and monument entrance fees. Get an Indian Country highway map from AAA to show the region without the map cutting off at every state line. In the high...
  15. You, any you, can make a difference by cutting on...

    You, any you, can make a difference by cutting on some of those deadfall trees. It isn't someone else's job, it is every trail user's job. That is what I did, not knowing what to do, but knowing...
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    Stealth hanging where there are no trees: If...

    Stealth hanging where there are no trees:

    If you see a fence for cattle, somewhere there will be a cross fence that meets it at a 90 degree angle. There is a reinforced post at the junction and...
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    Someone has an avatar of hanging on a boat with a...

    Someone has an avatar of hanging on a boat with a background of red slick rock.

    Approaching Page from the south, trees are near Flagstaff AZ, elevation about 7000', and from Jacob Lake to the...
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    I sold mine and went back to hooded jackets that...

    I sold mine and went back to hooded jackets that I wear all night, or use to enclose the foot end of the hammock. The Stealths are a good idea, especially for SUL weekends, but for 4-5 nights out,...
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    What am I doing wrong? My sock is breathable...

    What am I doing wrong? My sock is breathable fabric and I still get condensation on the foot end of my quilt. I don't even pull the sock up all of the way, trying to avoid breathing into it. Am I...
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    Poll: +1 If possible, carry extra ounces of tarp...

    +1
    If possible, carry extra ounces of tarp instead of a light, small tarp and a supplement for what the tarp doesn't do.
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    With my breathable sock, I still got a little...

    With my breathable sock, I still got a little condensation, so I do not recommend using a sock when the days are well above freezing but the nights are 25 degrees. If you are camping instead of...
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    @ the OP Where I camp, hundreds of miles from...

    @ the OP
    Where I camp, hundreds of miles from the coasts, there is always less dew and condensation when there is a breeze in the night. YMMV
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    The OP is through hanging, so why would he care...

    The OP is through hanging, so why would he care about HF rules?

    I agree that both the seller and the buyer showed no respect for the specific rules on this forum. Let them have their gear deal,...
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    @Gnome I will try to drop by because I need to...

    @Gnome I will try to drop by because I need to learn more about hanging, but a higher priority is backpacking to my trail work on the Arizona Trail in the Mazatzal Mtns.

    On almost every Saturday,...
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    @Muse Jr. The trout are in small streams named...

    @Muse Jr. The trout are in small streams named East Verde River, Tonto Creek has a hatchery on it, and Canyon Creek. In December and January, Payson AZ usually gets almost 6" of precipitation, this...
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    Also new to UQs, I'm using the JRB UQ Suspension...

    Also new to UQs, I'm using the JRB UQ Suspension bungee cords hung from the ridge line.
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    Speer/Jack stand

    I haven't had good luck on anchoring bolts in cinder blocks, I should have called a pro to do the job.

    For outdoors or indoors, consider using a Speer/Jack (S/J) stand which is free-standing by...
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    Across the toe of mine, there is a seam with no...

    Across the toe of mine, there is a seam with no insulation. I can feel the coolness there. My extremities are all extra sensitive to cold. Got any suggestions on how I can improve how well those...
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    book and brain

    Read the book "Ultralight Backpacking" by Mike Clelland

    Follow the book's suggestions about thinking better to lighten what you carry on each trip. If it is cool enough at night, can you get by...
  30. buyer

    I will take it.

    payment sent for sock, not interested in UQ
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    buyer

    I will buy it.

    PM sent for PP info.

    Shipping address sent in PP payment, extra $11.21 sent to pay PP fee, the seller will receive $365
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    Good info here: ...

    Good info here:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=83055
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    As mentioned by someone else, fully inflate the...

    As mentioned by someone else, fully inflate the pad, the release air until it will wrap nicely. If the pad is too stiff, it could inhibit how well the quilt wraps, which would let cold air in...
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    Enlightened Equipment sells synthetic UQs. They...

    Enlightened Equipment sells synthetic UQs. They are not lengthy so the weight is good.
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    If buying two underquilts, consider using them...

    If buying two underquilts, consider using them together in the winter to reach below 0 degrees Fahrenheit.

    If -4 is your target, prepare for -10. At temperatures that low, I would need a 0 degree...
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    Glad to hear that diversified heat and insulation...

    Glad to hear that diversified heat and insulation assets give warmer returns.

    For those using the foam plug, cut one side large enough to fit the bottom of your cook pot, or maybe just have a...
  37. SOLD: BIAS DL HikerLite Hammock w/strap suspension & JRB Triglide buckles

    Sold to Dutch, Pending Payment

    No longer For Sale:

    Butt In A Sling, 11' Hiker Lite hammock, double layer ($39.95 + $40 extra), with 108" BIAS fixed ridgeline, BIAS Amsteel continuous loops, two...
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    LeighLo 15* UQ temperature limit hang

    As a cold sleeper, I'm pleased with my 15* LeighLo UQ taking me to below 20*.

    While looking at the temps through the night, I could feel some coolness underneath below 20. I curled into the...
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    Same title (HG Winter Palace Qs), different...

    Same title (HG Winter Palace Qs), different poster.

    I can only reach about 7', so will I ever have trouble hanging a Winter Palace? If I hang it too low, those long sides would not be steep...
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    Only pull your hammock sock as far as your neck,...

    Only pull your hammock sock as far as your neck, so you are not breathing into it.

    For sleeping, put your entire head into a fleece bag. Most balaclavas are intended for day use so the eyes are...
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    It is the weight that matters, a piece of a log...

    It is the weight that matters, a piece of a log works too.

    @OP Start your thru with the lightest ones that you think will work, but stay open to changing or adapting to what works better. A wet...
  42. Thailand

    When I searched for "Thailand Hammocks", there were several sites. In that country, to have something sewn, you would just need a diagram to show to the seamstress.

    I'm confused as to why you...
  43. At that price, looks like a good deal at ebay. ...

    At that price, looks like a good deal at ebay.

    I bought one of those Brooks Range elephant foot bags, used, at BPL. Each baffle looks very puffy because (1) it is well stuffed and (2) it is sewn...
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    Yes, do layer them, it is no different than...

    Yes, do layer them, it is no different than layering clothing, and the price is right.
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    There are different grades of military surplus. ...

    There are different grades of military surplus. At the place I go, they are priced different according to their quality. On ebay, first look at the description of the merchandise, then look at the...
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    TTs are just a triangle with a loop on every...

    TTs are just a triangle with a loop on every corner. You can make them from string during the commercials, if you ever watch TV.
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    Underquilts.com sells quilt shells. You fill...

    Underquilts.com sells quilt shells. You fill each tube with down that you purchase, then you sew the end closed. The 72" one is not full length for your height, so you will need a pillow and a...
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    Q: Bad pipe stand?

    Consider posting a new topic of what was wrong with the pipe stand that you tried. I'm curious about what didn't work, whether it was high cost or unavailable materials or the design or the building...
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    friction

    (1) When the wrap goes around the tree more than once, friction between the tree and the strap, holds the weight of your hammock. Note that Hennessey used to say to just wrap the tree four times...
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    Thank you all for acquiring gadgets, as that...

    Thank you all for acquiring gadgets, as that keeps the economy going. I will be a late adopter on carrying a line level.
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