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  1. Thread: Camping

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    Many options on suspensions. I did videos on most...

    Many options on suspensions. I did videos on most if you want to take a gander.....https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLahaAdtfX9ZJ8QsJqWwRN4_MaZ8UAyzWm
    I'm a fan of tree strap/Whoopie slings.
    Shug...
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    You could add a loop of shockcord to the existing...

    You could add a loop of shockcord to the existing shock cord. About 9" to a foot. Larkshead it on and try from there.
    Shug
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    It takes patience and persistence to conquer the...

    It takes patience and persistence to conquer the hammock.
    In my opinion, worth it for a 10 hour snooze in the woods.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/U1D3s-oijAY


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
  4. Thread: I need help!

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    That is a tough one. It can take time for some...

    That is a tough one. It can take time for some folks.
    I'll add a coule of videos that may give insight.
    Shug



    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
  5. If in doubt...add a shoelace. Shug ...

    If in doubt...add a shoelace.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/J1OXNc_JEPc
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    I would never hire those people! Who gets work...

    I would never hire those people! Who gets work done in a hammock?
    That is like brushing your teeth while eating~~
    Shug
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    Here is a peek at my XLC...maybe you will see...

    Here is a peek at my XLC...maybe you will see something useful.
    Also, make sure to read Warbonnets set-up instructions carefully for success.....https://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/hammocks-101/...
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    It does work.... ...

    It does work....

    https://live.staticflickr.com/1898/30333562728_464c28b0bb_c.jpgAMOK XL on Ground by Sean Emery, on Flickr

    https://live.staticflickr.com/1832/30333553338_ebcbe9a402_c.jpgAMOK ...
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    The Draumr need a pad with baffles running head...

    The Draumr need a pad with baffles running head to toe for best results.
    So hard to say on the 2 pads you mentioned.
    Shug
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    Maybe your trees are thin and when you get in...

    Maybe your trees are thin and when you get in your hammock they move in a bit thus making your tarp floppy.....
    Shug
    Tarp Whisperer
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    I can offer up this video to help out. Thinking...

    I can offer up this video to help out.
    Thinking you could just prop up the uphill side of any ground cloth with sticks or stones or leaves to raise that edge,
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/0j54vMKGhiQ
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    "Oh please feed and quench me~~~~"

    "Oh please feed and quench me~~~~"
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    Yessir...... https://youtu.be/0j54vMKGhiQ

    Yessir......


    https://youtu.be/0j54vMKGhiQ
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    I've yet to ever have my Flyz let loose. Even in...

    I've yet to ever have my Flyz let loose. Even in some hefty winds. Always make sure they are locked in well.
    Sweden is beautiful. Was over working the Viking Line Cruises in 1988.
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    Whoooooo Buddy)))))

    Whoooooo Buddy)))))
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    Thanks. It is seeming real now~~ Dump it all...

    Thanks. It is seeming real now~~


    Dump it all in the car and go go go......



    Not sure what you mean.
    Like this....?
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    That could solve it for hanging the Amok. Thankee...

    That could solve it for hanging the Amok. Thankee from a real man~~~~


    With just the tire off I fear not. Maybe if you set it up with the back gate open then it would. I'll try that sometime.
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    Did try the Draumr with this rig. Chair mode is...

    Did try the Draumr with this rig. Chair mode is great...laying back I end up hitting tire. Can't win them all!
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    Here is TreeFool's YT...

    Here is TreeFool's YT channel....https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfadgAqe8HZssQBrY_mq3DQ
    I don't recall him using a tarp but there may bo a video there on that.
    Shug
  20. When I used a pad in hammock I had it only...

    When I used a pad in hammock I had it only lightly inflated.
    So no...never a breakage.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/mekhYiSaNz4
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    I just want to whittle and spit. Brilliant....

    I just want to whittle and spit.


    Brilliant.


    Time to rig a hammock that lowers so we aged can roll out.
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    Easy enough them there! ...

    Easy enough them there!


    https://youtu.be/IWdatsAnu7Q
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    Time to get it rigged up. Was nice of Jeep to do...

    Time to get it rigged up. Was nice of Jeep to do that.
    Funny that we are deep asleep while grinding.
    Thanks on hats and mandolin. Just learning a new one.


    There are more grinders out there...
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    Amok....Pretty quick and easy though you do have...

    Amok....Pretty quick and easy though you do have to inflate a pad.
    Just try to get the ridgeline level.
    Shug
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    Camping with Hammock Hanging Hitch~~~ViDEO

    Took a drive up to the Tofte/Lutsen/Grand Marais area to explore some backroads and try out the McLean Hammock Hitch I procured. Had my eye on one for a while now so that I can hang when and where I...
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    The Underquilt Protector has a lot of range. For...

    The Underquilt Protector has a lot of range.
    For me it keeps the wind from robbing my built-up UQ warmth.
    Nice to have when needed.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/fuFkAB3GjXg
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    Ready for a quick one myself to Jeep camp....

    Ready for a quick one myself to Jeep camp. Something different.
    Shug
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    Also make sure you choose good trees and hang the...

    Also make sure you choose good trees and hang the hammock at a 30 angle.
    Nice gift.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/RLDgYoLysf8
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    If you reduce the photo size it may right itself....

    If you reduce the photo size it may right itself.
    Yes, entrance and egress take a bit of training.
    Shug
  30. Thread: Pee Bottle

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    Cursive. Steady flow.....

    Cursive. Steady flow.....
  31. Thread: Introduce myself

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    Hey Don from Michigan. Shug in Minnesota

    Hey Don from Michigan.
    Shug in Minnesota
  32. Thread: Pee Bottle

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    Hard to write your name peeing into a bottle....

    Hard to write your name peeing into a bottle.
    Slug
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    Always a good walk. Lots to take in. Whoooooo...

    Always a good walk. Lots to take in.
    Whoooooo Buddy)))))
    Shug
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    Sticky: Front of the Class you!

    Front of the Class you!
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    Sticky: Ahhhh yes......the Hammock Learning Curve~~ Shug...

    Ahhhh yes......the Hammock Learning Curve~~
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
  36. Thread: Tarp Level?

    by Shug
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    I usually do with the tarp at an angle..lower at...

    I usually do with the tarp at an angle..lower at head end. Yes, to sorta match my ridgeline.
    Shug
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    You want the RR suspension angle more to a 25%...

    You want the RR suspension angle more to a 25% angle. A bit flatter.
    This is what Warbonnet instructions say:
    Ridgerunner Setup
    Ridgerunner setup is similar to the above setup in that you want the...
  38. To help it not happen a gain spread your tarp...

    To help it not happen a gain spread your tarp wider, use pullouts and be vigilant when you get into the hammock and watch as not to poke the tarp.

    Dyneema can be patched with duct tape.
    I think...
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    Inside may work better with the Draumr.......I...

    Inside may work better with the Draumr.......I could end up hitting the spare tire. Will have to try and see.
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    It is well made and I got the Bare Bones model....

    It is well made and I got the Bare Bones model. Time is money!!!
    Being a pensioner is still a bit of an adjustment though I feel plenty busy. Not sure how I had time to gig!



    Bob Welsh...Tom...
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    He won't be as lonely anymore. So...who is the...

    He won't be as lonely anymore.
    So...who is the #1 hardest working retired man? You?


    Oh yes. Hoping to drive up north next week in the Jeep and try it out somewhere. Maybe by a river. Make...
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    Yessir. Pretty easy. I added my tarp extenders...

    Yessir. Pretty easy. I added my tarp extenders from my Tensa4 today. Just used velcro wraps to hold them on.
    They do sell an awning for it as well.


    40 years performing. A few folks have...
  43. One reason I never took to CLR on tarps was the...

    One reason I never took to CLR on tarps was the tangle on deployment. Easier to mange with snakeskins.
    Shug
  44. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    Good Life~~ ....

    Good Life~~
    ....
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    He does love the hammock but I think he just...

    He does love the hammock but I think he just loves napping on top of me. I am furniture to him~~


    Call me by my name......


    Yessir. Driving is fun again. Excited to get it up north soon as I...
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    Hanging out and hanging off in sector seven~~~~ ...

    Hanging out and hanging off in sector seven~~~~


    I too think so.


    Very excited it about it. Opens up a lot of hang options.
  47. Thread: EXCITED

    by Shug
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    Embrace the hammock quest Pete. First thing is...

    Embrace the hammock quest Pete.
    First thing is just learn to hang the hammock correctly and enjoy the comfort.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8


    https://youtu.be/b_56W3jdxbY
  48. Start with getting a decent 10 or 11 foot hammock...

    Start with getting a decent 10 or 11 foot hammock and learn to hang it correctly.
    Then go from there.
    Embrace the Hammock Learning Curve.
    Good to be new at something again.
    Shug

    ...
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    McLean Bare Bones XL 11" Hammock Hitch Mount

    As a retired pensioner I got myself a Jeep after 13 years of driving a minivan to haul my show around. Named the Jeep Jiminy Jeepers.
    No since the Jeep had a hitch I reckoned I needed a Hammock...
  50. Thread: .71 Cloud Fabric?

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    Not sure. Double layer would be great. It is...

    Not sure. Double layer would be great.

    It is very comfortable and no calf ridge.
    I'll take it on a one or two nighter this year to give it a whirl. Perhaps. Maybe it is just a backyard rig.
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