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    I have a question for vertex owners, how would...

    I have a question for vertex owners, how would some of the other popular 4 season tarps work with the vertex i.e. the Superfly or the WL Big Daddy sized offerings in terms of coverage. I'm assuming...
  2. The new fabrics like argon have dropped a good...

    The new fabrics like argon have dropped a good amount of weight from the quilts. That's probably the biggest impact I've seen in recent years.

    David
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    It's all about wind protection, wind can steal...

    It's all about wind protection, wind can steal heat faster than anything. So think of doors as a way to conserve heat.

    I have one tarp without doors, the last time I had it out was 2010, but on...
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    Yes, they serve as and attachment point for...

    Yes, they serve as and attachment point for whoopie slings. I've had them for a few years and use them quite a lot but admittedly, they're kind of a pain to adjust so I started leaving them toward...
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    I tinker around with rigging quite a bit, this is...

    I tinker around with rigging quite a bit, this is my latest setup (split rings and mini-line loks) I plan to convert over the rest of my tarps. The line is a little pricey though, it's the stuff...
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    I'm not huge fan of my over cover, sometimes I'll...

    I'm not huge fan of my over cover, sometimes I'll run it when I go tarpless on cold clear nights but I always vent so I can star gaze and deal with condensation. There may come a time when I...
  7. Divab, Under the best conditions when the...

    Divab,

    Under the best conditions when the trail is dry it is going to be pretty rough especially the steep parts because it is primarily an equestrian use trail and like Brother Jeffrey said, it's...
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    Kpi890, Here's a pic of my prusik tarp...

    Kpi890,

    Here's a pic of my prusik tarp tensioner phase, see the little copper ferules in the pic, my technique was to do 2 crimps in order to neaten up the crimp by squeezing it sideways after the...
  9. I've used both and don't have a huge preference...

    I've used both and don't have a huge preference either way except for one situation which is setting up in windy conditions, it seems easier for me with a continuous ridgeline.

    David
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    I own the dl 1.1 and my friend has the 1.7 sl. I...

    I own the dl 1.1 and my friend has the 1.7 sl. I like his better, what can I say the stretch is what I like. Now that I'm down in the 190 lb range myself, I'm thinking about going to the single to...
  11. Poll: I have a 40* sewn, 20* sewn and a 0* snap. ...

    I have a 40* sewn, 20* sewn and a 0* snap. Definitely prefer the sewn style, more room, no drafts. The only time I've ever opened up my quilt and used it that way was around the house. Sewn costs...
  12. I looked back through all the responses with...

    I looked back through all the responses with interest or confirmed so far (17). If half of the list showed we'd have a nice sized group for any of the park and pack sites, except that parking would...
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    Thanks Brucie, always enjoyable. David

    Thanks Brucie, always enjoyable.

    David
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    I use those little copper ground ferrules for...

    I use those little copper ground ferrules for electrical ground connections and I crimp them with my klein crimpers, I've got pics somewhere of my tarp tensioners that I splice, they leave a nice...
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    I went UQ first and would recommend it as the one...

    I went UQ first and would recommend it as the one upgrade item that made the biggest improvement to my enjoyment of hammock camping. It shouldn't be that hard to put your hands on some sort of...
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    I was hiking in the Maroon Bells last August, it...

    I was hiking in the Maroon Bells last August, it was several days in and I was kinda feeling bad from the altitude, got a little lazy about policing up my camp. I woke in the night to a sound of...
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    Welcome James David

    Welcome James

    David
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    Dogs have always been welcome in the past, even...

    Dogs have always been welcome in the past, even my not so well behaved schipperke. :) Does your dog do well sleeping in the hammock?

    David
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    Hey without throwing too much $ at it, drop 3oz...

    Hey without throwing too much $ at it, drop 3oz by putting whoopies on you hammock.

    In Alabama, you're probably not ever going to need much more than a 40* Phoenix, there's another 8 oz's saved...
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    I have been working on stand projects for a while...

    I have been working on stand projects for a while now. I use dogbones or whoopies quite a bit and usually just larks head them to my hammock, when I need to take up the slack, I simply add another...
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    What usually happens is that Hammike gets off...

    What usually happens is that Hammike gets off work early and makes it to camp before the rest of us and gathers a ridiculous amount of firewood. :) The rest of us usually straggle in as our work...
  22. Having a tarp slapping up against you all night...

    Having a tarp slapping up against you all night in high winds keeping you awake you tend to spend that time thinking a lot about site selection and setup. :)

    The deflection you describe is...
  23. I think he means that the larger surface area...

    I think he means that the larger surface area presents a greater opportunity for drag but this doesn't seem to be taking into consideration the continuously changing angle of incidence around the...
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    Yes, there's a quick way into H camp that is...

    Yes, there's a quick way into H camp that is about a 30-40 minute hike in. I don't know if I'd send someone who was unfamiliar that way in the dark. So figure on sunset around 7:40pm in mid March....
  25. As much use as your gear gets, a hybrid cuben dry...

    As much use as your gear gets, a hybrid cuben dry sack/pack liner might be worth it. I've been using Lukesultralite hybrid critter sack for a while now but I also use his 1.0 and 1.5 cuben dry bags...
  26. They say you pack your fears, what can I say, I'm...

    They say you pack your fears, what can I say, I'm a tarp with doors guy. :) But to Shug's point about enjoying the view, I'm almost always in porch mode even in some kinda not so great weather...
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    I like everything Dutch makes but believe it or...

    I like everything Dutch makes but believe it or not, I'm still a big fan of the simple Dutch hook, so simple and small and works so well that we almost forget it's there.

    David
  28. Rain doesn't really deter me too much and wind...

    Rain doesn't really deter me too much and wind for the most part can be tolerated, I've been in a few hangs with winds up over 40 mph and at least one that it was up over 50 mph that we knew before...
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    That is a sharp looking piece of gear and that...

    That is a sharp looking piece of gear and that hyvent material is absolutely beautiful. If it's anything like the event material I've seen recently yeah really awesome stuff. I'll bet it wouldn't...
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    Hey Ridge_dog, welcome. There are 3 threads...

    Hey Ridge_dog, welcome. There are 3 threads going on currently that I'm watching and will try to get to. Second the advice that SWIATABC (she who is all that and a bag of chips) needs an UQ :)
    ...
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    FS: Payment sent. David

    Payment sent.

    David
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    FS: I'll take it. David

    I'll take it.

    David
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    RockSlide, Unquestionably you will find the...

    RockSlide,

    Unquestionably you will find the Ohio folks maintain the same family friendly conduct at our gatherings as you find here on the HF. Which is to say that your son or daughter would be...
  34. Don't forget some of the most technical mountain...

    Don't forget some of the most technical mountain bike trails in Ohio. I think that entire loop might be over 20 miles if memory serves. At site 9 the trail is a stone's throw away, the bikers...
  35. If you're just propping up the center of the tarp...

    If you're just propping up the center of the tarp under a rounded handle of a hiking pole it should work okay without any ill-effects to the tarp. It might not stay in place in windy conditions but...
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    I might be able to sneak for a quick overnight th...

    I might be able to sneak for a quick overnight th 13th but I'd have to run out early on Sat AM. Other weekends are good

    David
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    I did a measure drawing of one recently, it was...

    I did a measure drawing of one recently, it was 82", I refer to that circled dimension as the baseline. The ridgeline on the tarp was 126"

    David
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    Hey Bill, welcome to the madness, the GT UL was...

    Hey Bill, welcome to the madness, the GT UL was my first hammock too.

    David
  39. Ironlungs, Easter is April 5th, this hang was...

    Ironlungs,

    Easter is April 5th, this hang was rescheduled to the following weekend 10-12 so it wouldn't conflict. Pack your gear!

    David
  40. Thanks Outlan, Missing Zaleski quite a bit...

    Thanks Outlan,

    Missing Zaleski quite a bit lately, hope we can meet up in April at Mohican.

    David
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    Believe it or not quite often in my hall closet...

    Believe it or not quite often in my hall closet laying across a nice sturdy coat hanger. Keeps em handy for heading to the yard for a hang and they can stay there full time, don't take up much...
  42. Oh and when I got back from the bellls, first...

    Oh and when I got back from the bellls, first thing I went on a diet and lost 25lbs :)

    David
  43. I did the bells in Aug, it was a trip I'll...

    I did the bells in Aug, it was a trip I'll remember for a long time. Climbing above 10.5 k proved a lesson in patience, slow means means slow for flatlanders :). We went clockwise through the 4...
  44. Thanks Demeter for posting, if you don't mind me...

    Thanks Demeter for posting, if you don't mind me going to school on your planning process. I've only day hike and fished from road accessible locations but it certainly put the hook in me for a...
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    Well done. David

    Well done.

    David
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    Excellent idea, definitely try freezing it first...

    Excellent idea, definitely try freezing it first to try to get the thicker layers to release, you may need to return it to the freezer every so often as you work, it may be tedious but I'm sure...
  47. You're quite the good story teller Maz, thanks...

    You're quite the good story teller Maz, thanks for sharing.

    David
  48. When my wife and I double hung like that we had...

    When my wife and I double hung like that we had head and feet at opposite ends so the hammocks opened to the center. We liked it very much, facing one another that is.

    You might also consider...
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    xxl_hanger, Sorry to tell you this but you're...

    xxl_hanger,

    Sorry to tell you this but you're gonna be hard pressed to find a right angle anywhere on the superfly, so so using the Pythagorean theorem in this case will absolutely give you some...
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    I'm sorry if I added confusion to the whole...

    I'm sorry if I added confusion to the whole design process, I can see by the way you added up the dimensions that you and I are measuring our door baselines differently. Sorry for my drawings being...
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