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  1. I wonder how many old timers can remember the...

    I wonder how many old timers can remember the meaning of HOIL FYN ?

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    The Jacks R Better Nest (The 0riginal UQ) and...

    The Jacks R Better Nest (The 0riginal UQ) and Winter Nest marry right to the HH Classics... Easiest enter and exit...http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/the-nest/

    They are in stock items, for same...
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    February Sales

    Again, Newsletter subscribers got the word several days back... JRB's Valentine Sale actually rolled right into this weekend's Presidents Sale... Couple days left and lots of stock in all models......
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    showing some love

    For all you non newsletter subscribers... The JRB Valentines Sale has been ongoing since last week... Still plenty of inventory... Don't leave you love in the cold.

    Pan
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    Big Inventory Sale

    For those of our Hammock Forums friends that are not on our mailing list, or the many visitors to the Forums, we are pleased to announce that our extensive Jacks R Better "100 Hour Inventory Sale". ...
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    Mt Washington 4 Winter UQ

    The zero degree rated JRB Mt Washington 4 UQ is back in stock... Sorry about the short outage, but some times great sales will blow away the forcasting model... Enjoy!

    Pan
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    Welcome to the forum and the hanging gang...JRB...

    Welcome to the forum and the hanging gang...JRB is down the road in Yorktown... Stop by if coming this way...Best to call first.

    Pan
  8. Always nice to see new videos from the...

    Always nice to see new videos from the Hammocktainer-n-chief

    Pan
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    Welcome to the forums and the hanging gang! ...

    Welcome to the forums and the hanging gang!

    Stop by JRB if you come to Yorktown...always best to call first.

    Pan
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    Year End Sale... Last Chance Sale

    Jacks R Better, LLC has started its Last Chance Sale A store-wide sale that re-offers all of the JRB Holiday Specials and accessories for the last minute shoppers...And for the first time, we are...
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    Jacks R Better has started its "Last Chance Sale"...

    Jacks R Better has started its "Last Chance Sale" the High Sierra Sniveller Long, rated to zero-5* in 800 FP GGD... Under your budget at $289.95 and meets all your parameters.

    Best part ... They...
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    Jacks R Better has a storewide sale that goes...

    Jacks R Better has a storewide sale that goes from next week thru the end of the year.

    Oh, and there is always plenty of inventory at JRB, though you may find one or two items in short supply or...
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    More Winter quilts on Sale

    This week only, Jacks R Better has its largest and warmest top quilt the Katahdin on Sale http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/the-katahdin-large-quilt/

    Also the Greylock 4, our winter weight torso...
  14. The JRB Nest and Winter Nests are "Go To' full...

    The JRB Nest and Winter Nests are "Go To' full length UQ for HH Classics (bottom Entry models).

    They are in Stock items and ship internationally.

    http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/the-nest/
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    Holiday Sale Special

    For you non-newsletter subscribers the JRB Holiday Special # 4 is in full swing...

    This Sale ends noon on Monday 4 December...

    Our best winter quilts and under quilts are on sale: The Mt...
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    Holiday Specials abound.

    JRB News letter readers are aware that the Annual JRB Accessory sale is now in full swing... All JRB made accessories are 10-15 % off.

    And our Series of Holiday Specials has started... This weeks...
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    Last Day of October Sale

    For all who are not receiving our JRB newsletter today is the last day of October...

    The last day of our October and the end of the year of monthly featured Items Sales... Winter Mt Washington4...
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    JRB Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock uses 1.5 oz...

    JRB Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock uses 1.5 oz poly... and the bottom center is a double layer pad pocket 26 inches wide.

    Pan
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    Welcome to the hanging gang and the forum... If...

    Welcome to the hanging gang and the forum... If you come east ... Jacks R Better is located in Yorktown VA... Call ahead to insure that we will be in the shop... Visitors are welcome and we can demo...
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    Use my down sleeves as down...

    Use my down sleeves as down socks...http://www.jacksrbetter.com/videos/ Scroll down to 15th video.

    Pan
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    Believe you are searching for a typo... Years ago...

    Believe you are searching for a typo... Years ago they were 49; then a section was added, taking them to 56 inches in length...

    Pan
  22. Thanks for pointing out the material weight... We...

    Thanks for pointing out the material weight... We have been using 0.95 oz DWR rip stop nylon for about 2 years now...

    Our three season quilts all loft to approx. 2,5 inches, which by traditional...
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    Columbus Weekend Sale

    Best prices of the year on JRB Greylock 3 and 4 torso length UQ, with Activ Dri down ... Both are $30 off.

    http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/greylock-3/
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  24. Yes, the JRB Down Sleeves and JRB Down Hood will...

    Yes, the JRB Down Sleeves and JRB Down Hood will work with the Sierra Stealth.

    Here is a link to the JRB Web page for detail... http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/sierra-stealth/ ... But the...
  25. The Fall Equinox is here -- Hoooha!, "Whoooo Buddy" (Tips & Deals)

    Bye-Bye Summer Heat ... Hello Beautiful Fall Colors and Long Chilly Nights, soon to make way for Winter's cold challenges for the hardy that seek the solace of nature with Winter's long sight lines...
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    10 years with JRB Quilts

    Lori just reviewed on Trailspace her experiences with two JRB Hudson River quilts over a 10 year period.... enjoy it...
  27. These Sierra Stealths have moved well and we are...

    These Sierra Stealths have moved well and we are approaching inventory balance... http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/sierra-stealth/

    Reminder ... This sale ends at midnight tonight... Enjoy!

    Pan
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    During the month of September 2017 the JRB Winter...

    During the month of September 2017 the JRB Winter Nest is reduced $30... No Coupon required... and like always JRBs famous "Same Day Shipping"

    http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/winter-nest/

    Pan
  29. Special Inventory Reduction 1-7 September, 2017

    Sierra Stealth http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/sierra-stealth/

    Regular and/or Long Models, any fill, your choices - $174.95

    Our overstock is your savings - up to $45 off.

    Making room...
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    Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock

    The Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock is back in stock and now with Dutchware spreader bars... http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/bear-mountain-bridge-hammock/... Obviously all of the sets built on the BMBH...
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    Darby... Glad to hear that you are still doing...

    Darby... Glad to hear that you are still doing well in your recovery... Smee and I wish you well and a speedy recovery...Take care!

    Pan
  32. OPs premise is wrong! Bridge Hammocks should...

    OPs premise is wrong!

    Bridge Hammocks should have the same 30* down angle as any other hammock or lots of negative things may start to happen.

    pan
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    Having washed plenty of down quilts I find 2...

    Having washed plenty of down quilts I find 2 hours for a summer quilt, 2.5 hours for a three season quilt and 3 full hours for a winter quilt with two-three tennis balls will get the job done... Be...
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    Great looking site 2Q and ZQ... All the Best. ...

    Great looking site 2Q and ZQ... All the Best.

    Pan
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    Jacks R Better quilts were featured in two market...

    Jacks R Better quilts were featured in two market summary reviews about 5 or 6 years back and Backpacker did a hammock an on line edition hammock review that was pretty uninformative and more comedy...
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    As with the majority of recommendations above......

    As with the majority of recommendations above... The UQ is definitely the better first choice...

    As to "long manufacturing times"... Not so at Jacks R Better... All quilts are In Stock for...
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    Get ready for Fall... Sale

    Our Newsletter Subscribers have been cleaning up on JRB three season quilts... Hudson River multifunction quilt and Nest under quilt for bottom entry HH are both on sale 25$ off regular pricing...So...
  38. Thread: UQ in stock?

    by Peter_pan
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    All Jacks R Better Quilts are in stock for...

    All Jacks R Better Quilts are in stock for immediate shipping.

    Pan
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    Welcome to the forums and the hanging gang......

    Welcome to the forums and the hanging gang... Jacks R Better is across the water, off I-64, exit 250... Stop in some time... Always best to call ahead...Shop is open Monday thru Thursday 9-5.

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    Nice job on the cosco conversion. FWIW, the...

    Nice job on the cosco conversion.

    FWIW, the history on down sleeves starts with Jack R Better introducing them with the original design in December of 2005...

    They have enjoyed good popularity...
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    Randy... Nice approach , as a bonus all of ones...

    Randy... Nice approach , as a bonus all of ones individual under quilts will still fit nicely... Though you may have some loft crush if the two bodies ate touching closely and or moving against one...
  42. So true Dutch. And while we are on...

    So true Dutch.

    And while we are on reminders... Remember to inspect all suspension components for ware every time.

    Pan
  43. So true Dutch. And while we are on...

    So true Dutch.

    And while we are on reminders... Remember to inspect all suspension components for ware every time.

    Pan
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    Anyone can fine a couple trees that will...

    Anyone can fine a couple trees that will challenge them...or their suspension system.

    However... Single strap users will have a simpler, less parts, greater flexibility for tree diameter, and in...
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    UQ and TQs are the way to go... Also look at the...

    UQ and TQs are the way to go... Also look at the JRB 12x10 tarp with two spring poles... When the ridgeline is off set I put a BMBH-D hammock and my 650 Vstrom all under it with plenty of room... And...
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    If you want more lower back support increase the...

    If you want more lower back support increase the length between the primary rings to 9-6 or 9-7... Do not string it any tighter as you will risk tearing the bug net... Conversely if you want more sag...
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    If your machine has a top loading bobber; when...

    If your machine has a top loading bobber; when you drop in the bobber then wrap the thread to the clockwise direction there is a tiny slit that must capture the tread in the bobbin case... you have...
  48. Thread: Trail Days

    by Peter_pan
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    Trail Days

    Well the Big One is started... The near store wide Trail Days Sale is in effect Now on our website... Down quilts starting as low as $159.95...

    For those of you travelling to Damascus... Stop By...
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    Great Job working through it all Dutch...Congrats...

    Great Job working through it all Dutch...Congrats on all your growth...Looking forward to some of the lessons learned at Trail Days.

    Pan
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    2016 & 2017 Product line Enhancements

    New since late 2016 - the entire line of JRB quilts has been refreshed by the use of sub one ounce DWR rip stop nylon, saving on average one ounce of weight per quilt.

    NOW ... new for 2017 - the...
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