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  1. It sounds like it was a great adventure for the...

    It sounds like it was a great adventure for the two of you. What a fun memory :)
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    This is the latest in ridge lines for me....

    This is the latest in ridge lines for me. Redoleary showed me a similar set up a while back. The loop alien UFA has been fun to play with. I like the fact it slides along the cord for easy adjustment...
  3. You will be fine with the 1.1. You don't need to...

    You will be fine with the 1.1. You don't need to be concerned with the poles rubbing through. I don't believe it is that much of an issue. Poking holes is much more common.
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    Most likely I will be getting the 1.1 as well ....

    Most likely I will be getting the 1.1 as well . There is nothing bad about it, it's just that the OES 10x10 that I currently use for winter seems a bit more robust than other tarps I have. The fact...
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    1.1 compared to 1.6 silpoly

    I'm looking for a little input between a 1.1 and 1.6 oz silpoly. I have tried to search the 1.6, but unable to find a thread specifically about it. Checking on specs at Ripstop I see the 1.6 to be a...
  6. So I've been watching this thread because I too...

    So I've been watching this thread because I too am looking at the UGQ and SLD tarps. Here is a chart of the materials used. This may help you decide on a material or further confuse you, not sure. At...
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    That's pretty nice

    That's pretty nice
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    Had a very nice time as well, thanks

    Had a very nice time as well, thanks
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    Cool, I put it on the calendar.

    Cool, I put it on the calendar.
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    Very nice! Thank you for sharing it. Glad to see...

    Very nice! Thank you for sharing it. Glad to see you are cranking out the miles. no moss growing on you ��
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    Is there a head count?

    Is there a head count?
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    I'm jumping in with Neil on purchasing meals. I...

    I'm jumping in with Neil on purchasing meals. I will be making muffins to bring along.
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    Just googled and seen that it is indeed a double....

    Just googled and seen that it is indeed a double. Any issues with hills? When in Colorado on a biking trip we rented bikes. My wife and I were reversed from our normal road bikes. She ended up with a...
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    Very cool. I started reading this right after...

    Very cool. I started reading this right after shopping for a touring bike on line. One I looked at is a Surly. So many decisions and opinions. Curious, is that a double or triple on the front? I was...
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    I think I'm just coming to eat;)

    I think I'm just coming to eat;)
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    ^ rootin-tootin^ I'll be coming up with Markglist...

    ^ rootin-tootin^ I'll be coming up with Markglist and Gallo. Need to look into what to bring.
  17. Really this is kind of a silly scenario. The...

    Really this is kind of a silly scenario. The tarps are similar in size, weather protection and quality. Either of these can be used in winter conditions. Summer doesn't matter. Use of the tarp is all...
  18. I stopped at Shades a few years back while on my...

    I stopped at Shades a few years back while on my way to visit my daughter in school. I thought it was just a little park to walk around in. Never did figure out where the camping was. It doesn't...
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    So I had both the SF and a MacCat. I sold the SF,...

    So I had both the SF and a MacCat. I sold the SF, but kept the MacCat. There are reasons for this. As you can tell, many of us have multiple tarps which is why I sold the SF. I will during the summer...
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    Seems like the perfect combination for mild to...

    Seems like the perfect combination for mild to warm conditions.
  21. Gallo and I are planning on coming a little...

    Gallo and I are planning on coming a little later. We can pick up some wood and come by McKinley.
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    UGQ tend to be more comfy/cosy, where the HG is...

    UGQ tend to be more comfy/cosy, where the HG is more streamline. Both are fantastic, top of the line products. I don't really want to say base camping vs backpacking because the weight difference is...
  23. Looks perfect. I can smell the salt air from...

    Looks perfect. I can smell the salt air from here! Nap away :)
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    I just have a small piece of CCF that has...

    I just have a small piece of CCF that has multiple functions such as a sit pad, foot pad, kneeler, cooking wind block, fanning the fire or whatever else you can think of. Another reason for cold feet...
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    Lots can happen between now and then, but I put...

    Lots can happen between now and then, but I put it on the calendar. I would sure like to meet you all. Count me in.
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    My point is that when anyone asks about OES tarps...

    My point is that when anyone asks about OES tarps the answer is always the same. It turns into a bash fest, never a revue.
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    Use a short piece of CCF pad under your feet,...

    Use a short piece of CCF pad under your feet, always change your socks before sleeping, even if they seem dry, and the hot water bottle is huge.

    When hanging right at the edge of temps, hang high...
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    Ok, so everyone has heard it a thousand times and...

    Ok, so everyone has heard it a thousand times and there is a sticky! Enough already! Let one person mention it and LET IT GO!


    The MacCat is a fine tarp. An excellent design for a summer tarp,...
  29. Thread: 72" wide hammock

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    I believe mine is a 72" wide. I would take 2-4"...

    I believe mine is a 72" wide. I would take 2-4" off if doing it again for two reasons.
    You can only angle to a point before the under quilt no longer covers well.
    I also find there is a bit of...
  30. Thread: Warbonnet Superfly

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    FS: Sold to Gustavus PF

    Sold to Gustavus PF
  31. Thread: Warbonnet Superfly

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    FS: Warbonnet Superfly

    Sold with double end stuff sack, no cords. Free of rips, repairs, stains or smells. Always hung out to dry when returning home.
    $110 shipped CUS
    Paypal only
    128283128284
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    Looks like a good time. Nice Windy City flag!!

    Looks like a good time. Nice Windy City flag!!
  33. Thread: New hanger from IL

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    Welcome, join us some time on the I&M trail. Ride...

    Welcome, join us some time on the I&M trail. Ride a bike if you don't like walking. Three miles in
  34. Thread: North Manitou

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    I have been up there many times. You have my...

    I have been up there many times. You have my curiosity ;). I like heading left from the docks and camping on the east side near the cemetery. It's always very quiet over there with an awesome beach....
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    So when you say tricky, is it possible to find?...

    So when you say tricky, is it possible to find? Maybe a certain road or milage from the valley? Raggydo, might be out there at a similar time.
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    Sounds like I missed a good hang. Glad you all...

    Sounds like I missed a good hang. Glad you all had fun! What beautiful weather you had
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    I've got a very busy April, but I sure will try...

    I've got a very busy April, but I sure will try and make it.
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    Sorry David, I'm guessing it's user error of some...

    Sorry David, I'm guessing it's user error of some sort, but I am unable to pay in any way again. I'm trying to buy one large UFA.
    George
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    So I set up an adjustable continuous ridge line...

    So I set up an adjustable continuous ridge line using a small UFA and a large LA. I like the larger size LA because its easy to handle, but I like the mechanics of the UFA. I see a large UFA i the...
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    Wow awesome! Congrats :)

    Wow awesome! Congrats :)
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    Nice to see the last of the snow. Good TR :)

    Nice to see the last of the snow. Good TR :)
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    Nice little slice of heaven, congrats :)

    Nice little slice of heaven, congrats :)
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    Barron 23, is that a single pole? It looks that...

    Barron 23, is that a single pole? It looks that way. It is definitely what I like.
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    By the way, most maps I have found are rather...

    By the way, most maps I have found are rather difficult to see. Very small or incomplete.
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    So I figure around four days backpacking. Can do...

    So I figure around four days backpacking. Can do it slowly or at regular pace. I don't mind doing short mile days (5 M) which leave time to explore or just sit and smell the roses. We are flat...
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    So I read an article about this "hidden" trail....

    So I read an article about this "hidden" trail. It seemed a little confusing. Is it easy enough to follow the trail, are there markers?
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    [QUOTE=natemeister;1594377]When are you going? If...

    [QUOTE=natemeister;1594377]When are you going? If after mid-March, you'll need to apply for a permit now, as they can go fast.
    There are plenty of trees to hang from, never an issue when I've been...
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    Nice looking stuff. I will try it out next time...

    Nice looking stuff. I will try it out next time purchasing tarp cord.
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    So this isn't just a piece of plastic?

    So this isn't just a piece of plastic?
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    Thanks for the video. It really shows how to...

    Thanks for the video. It really shows how to clearly do it. After your video there were even more. I find it interesting how many ways these things can be used. Still have yet to find time to try my...
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