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    WITHDRAWN: Thanks for the offers and suggestions, I went...

    Thanks for the offers and suggestions, I went with jlinks suggestion and ordered a lunar solo from six moons. I'll look to sell my items separately at a later time. Please close this thread.
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    WITHDRAWN: It is a 3-season yeti, non-WP down, produced...

    It is a 3-season yeti, non-WP down, produced mid-2010, I used it maybe a dozen times, stored hung, no known issues.

    Thanks for the six moons pointer there are actually cheaper options on sale in...
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    WITHDRAWN: for UL backpacking tent

    I'm planning for a trip to Philmont Scout Ranch and will need to revert to ground-dwelling for a time.

    Looking for a 1-2 person UL backpacking tent < 3lb in good condition
    Prefer: side-entry,...
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    How about something like mule tape or the thin...

    How about something like mule tape or the thin webbing used down the sides in bridge hammocks?
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    I'll take the other set.

    I'll take the other set.
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    Hoosier Hang

    I you could swing the Hoosier Hang this weekend you would probably learn a lot.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=68390&page=27

    I have been to a couple and they are a great...
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    There is really only one answer. It has to be the...

    There is really only one answer. It has to be the people, without them the site would be pretty lonely all by myself. ;-)

    I learn something new almost every day I am here.
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    MSH for the win! I've never had a problem used...

    MSH for the win! I've never had a problem used with thin TI spikes.
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    I am hoping to hammock next week on vacation so I...

    I am hoping to hammock next week on vacation so I contacted Mr. Madden and got the following reply.



    I have not heard back from Mr. Bateman, but the email address copied is...
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    Great report! I just signed on to an early...

    Great report!

    I just signed on to an early May Hermit Trail backpacking trip where I will get my first taste of the Grand Canyon. I asked the group leader about hammock use and was told that most...
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    Welcome, I work in Louisville and have read about...

    Welcome, I work in Louisville and have read about the challenge longingly, but it just isn't a possibility at this point in my life. Between the family and scouts it seems like almost every weekend...
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    My first hammock purchase was a Hennessy...

    My first hammock purchase was a Hennessy Expedition Asym from the Hennessy Odds and Ends sale for $69. After using it I noticed some additional damage not noted and was sent was sent a new...
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    Given your updated criteria, if I were going...

    Given your updated criteria, if I were going netless, which it appears you are from your current selections, I would look strongly at the offerings form Warbonnet Outdoors. They are not the lightest...
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    If a bug net is not necessary DIY is the way to...

    If a bug net is not necessary DIY is the way to go.

    If a bug net is necessary, the grand trunk skeeter beater on amazon for less than $50 is a great starter hammock.

    Unless you are a large 13...
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    Welcome from Troop 4036 in New Albany, IN. As...

    Welcome from Troop 4036 in New Albany, IN.

    As a scouter I am the only one to full time hammock in our troop. Worked great on our trip to northern tier last summer!
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    I plan to do something similar only replacing the...

    I plan to do something similar only replacing the whoopie with a length of amsteel line attached to a tree hugger. The dogbone on the hammock then just loops over a marlin-spike hitch in the amsteel....
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    I'm in. Thanks!

    I'm in. Thanks!
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    Nice work! I like the double middle. I doubt you...

    Nice work! I like the double middle. I doubt you would even need that to be removeable. Not much more weight, just a bit of "overfill" where it is needed most to make up for the sew-through design.
    ...
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    Great idea. Made me start asking questions...

    Why are we using whoopie slings?

    What does the sliding toggle add (other than being a toggle keeper)? You could use the same setup with a toggle...
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    I have a insultex quilt and it does not really...

    I have a insultex quilt and it does not really compress. It is thin enough that it folds and rolls pretty small.
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    These are measurements for my 4XL. Total...

    These are measurements for my 4XL.

    Total jacket 13.2 oz, sleeves only, 3.2 oz (10 oz w/o sleeves).

    5ft laid open after opening the sides, 30 in. shoulder to waist.
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    I was considering a double layer as you...

    I was considering a double layer as you suggested. However, I would not sew them together so I still had the option to use one for warmer weather. I was thinking velcro or maybe even buttons around...
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    Ridge Runner progress

    After removing the sleeves and opening at the sides, one 4XL looks like it is going to fit the Ridge Runner pretty well. There is about a foot left exposed at each end.

    At this point it is no sew...
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    Great, I'll try the sleeves. I tried the bottom...

    Great, I'll try the sleeves. I tried the bottom grosgrain, but that opened into down. Next I tried the side seam for the back panel, but after removing some of the nylon grosgrain it did not appear...
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    At my store the normal sizes were $20, but the...

    At my store the normal sizes were $20, but the Big and Tall sizes (in that department of the store) were $14.
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    I picked up a couple 4XL for a RidgeRunner UQ....

    I picked up a couple 4XL for a RidgeRunner UQ. Laying shoulder to shoulder on top of the hammock they seem an almost perfect fit for the hourglass shape. I'm thinking I may be able to cut the sides...
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    Conditions

    Are you aware of the current conditions? I believe there are still closures from the tornados that went through. When I checked last week I believe it was expected to be closed until fall, but I no...
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    I'm in. Thanks!

    I'm in. Thanks!
  29. Thread: FREE: Buffs

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    In, thanks!

    In, thanks!
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    Ever get a chance to try this with the...

    Ever get a chance to try this with the RidgeRunner? I have one on the way so I'm thinking a stand modification may be in my future...
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    Last item withdrawn at this time. Please close...

    Last item withdrawn at this time. Please close this thread.
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    Insul Mat sold to toygun. Only the jungle...

    Insul Mat sold to toygun.

    Only the jungle boots remain. If they don't sell in a couple of days, I'll just hold on to them for another time or list on ebay...
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    Here are a couple of quick and dirty pics I took...

    Here are a couple of quick and dirty pics I took with my phone last night...
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/2/1/1/1/insultmat_front_thumb.jpg ...
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    Kilt, Pullover, and Hammock sold and shipped. ...

    Kilt, Pullover, and Hammock sold and shipped.

    Boots and Mat still available.
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    Price reductions

    Mountain Hardwear Elkommando Kilt - Large, new w/ tags $50

    Patagonia R1 Pullover - Black XL, new w/ tags $50

    All Terrain Hybrid Hammock - Green, new w/ tags $30

    Altima Jungle Boots (8877) -...
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    Caldera cook kit sold to bob2guns pending payment.

    Caldera cook kit sold to bob2guns pending payment.
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    Not sure there is much to tell. I bought it about...

    Not sure there is much to tell. I bought it about 2 weeks ago at an "All Sales Final" clearance sale and made the mistake of not trying it on first. I wear size 38 pants and the size Large kilt is...
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    Bump, questions answered...

    Bump, questions answered...
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    SOLD: Clothing/Gear cleanout

    All prices include paypal fees as well as shipping CONUS.

    Mountain Hardwear Elkommando Kilt - Large, new w/ tags $55 ($75 retail)
    - I could snap it up, but just a bit too tight for my 38" waist...
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    Welcome, I have fond memories of my college days...

    Welcome, I have fond memories of my college days in Terre Haute...

    Check out the Hoosier Halloween Hang thread. They are a bunch of great guys and it would be a great way to check out a bunch of...
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    I will be arriving Friday afternoon or evening.

    I will be arriving Friday afternoon or evening.
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    Wow, I was hoping there was an outside chance of...

    Wow, I was hoping there was an outside chance of getting to see one at the hang, but wasn't really expecting it...

    Brandon's THE MAN! -- Thanks!
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    I'm in. Thanks!

    I'm in.

    Thanks!
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    I'll take The North Face Converitible Hiking...

    I'll take The North Face Converitible Hiking pants for $20 if it doesn't work out with energy...
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    I believe the name may have changed and it used...

    I believe the name may have changed and it used to be call the All Terrain Travel Hammock. A search for that or ATTH may yield more results.
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    Great! I'm off on Friday, checked with the wife,...

    Great! I'm off on Friday, checked with the wife, and have it on the calendar. So count me in.

    I'll be coming from the Louisville, KY area on Friday morning and can bring an EZ-up awning.

    Are...
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    I will take the tarp flyz.

    I will take the tarp flyz.
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    I'd love to be able to make this trip and try...

    I'd love to be able to make this trip and try some kayaking! Hopefully I can work it out.
  49. Thread: Poison ivy

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    Depending on the person that may be better or...

    Depending on the person that may be better or worse. In my case I have never gotten PI but am still getting over a similar contact dermatitis after pulling virginia creeper vines from my landscaping...
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    My mug:...

    My mug:
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/2/1/1/1/kris_crop2_thumb.jpg
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