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    The commercial version has poles that are a bit...

    The commercial version has poles that are a bit over 8'6" long from tip to tip. This photo shows how far the thru-holes are from each end. I just measured approximately 8'2 from the thru hole at one...
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    Funny, I've had exactly the same thought. ...

    Funny, I've had exactly the same thought. Possibly not the best names from a marketing perspective, though.

    IRL, silkworms are pretty gross too. I used to have a couple lizards, and silkworms...
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    Ha, thanks! I would like to have a Diamondback,...

    Ha, thanks! I would like to have a Diamondback, not gonna lie. I'm pretty well covered (har..) for TQs and have spread that out across multiple vendors but have never had one from WB.

    The Wooki...
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    +1 The acquisition has already been well...

    +1 The acquisition has already been well published on the forum, in both places Tom mentioned.
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    I assume you have it attached via the ribbon...

    I assume you have it attached via the ribbon ties? It doesn't look like you have it zipped to the net. The sag is by design, as you want the UQP to be loose and not in direct contact with the UQ.
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  6. 35F colder than the sublimation point of dry...

    35F colder than the sublimation point of dry ice! (at sea level)
  7. That's correct. -144.4F, per the same article I...

    That's correct. -144.4F, per the same article I copied from.
  8. From Wikipedia: The highest temperature ever...

    From Wikipedia:

    The highest temperature ever recorded on Antarctica was 20.75 C (69.3 F) at Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station on 9 February 2020. :lol:

    Sorry, just being cheeky.
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    Thanks for your reply. In retrospect, I actually...

    Thanks for your reply. In retrospect, I actually feel a little silly even mentioning weight, as though it's an important factor in this case. Dutch claims a Ringworm in Al weighs 1 gram, and a Flyz...
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    Furthermore, you're probably on to something with...

    Furthermore, you're probably on to something with your comment, though it may not have been your intention. All those you mentioned are tarp hardware and for the most part, aluminum would probably be...
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    I didn't mean any offense. I was just curious...

    I didn't mean any offense. I was just curious about your reasoning, which you declined to provide. But that's fine, your choice in gear is none of my business and not every curiosity needs to be...
  12. You didn't type anything wrong. It was my mistake...

    You didn't type anything wrong. It was my mistake about the Burrow. I know that's a TQ - I even have one - but in that moment my brain connected the wrong dots. Good luck with your test tonight, and...
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    To each their own, but I'm curious what is the...

    To each their own, but I'm curious what is the reason you'd want them in Ti since they'd be twice as heavy not to mention more expensive. The other "worms" are all aluminum and work great.
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    I'm not a "hammock sleeve" believer, and I think...

    I'm not a "hammock sleeve" believer, and I think they're a fairly niche product without a huge following, but in addition to the SLD catch all sack, this is the only other one I'm aware of. It has a...
  15. Not knocking the setup you plan to try, but isn't...

    Not knocking the setup you plan to try, but isn't it supposed to be capable of working on its own, without another pad underneath?

    With a mat on top of a pad and a 20 UQ underneath, I expect...
  16. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/155611-Monolite-Carnage
  17. You'll probably need a 13' tarp, and I'm not...

    You'll probably need a 13' tarp, and I'm not aware of a maker. Maybe contact Dutch and see if they can accommodate your request.
  18. Fair enough, thanks for clarifying. I have an...

    Fair enough, thanks for clarifying. I have an underquilt for my RR and have only ever tried adding a Thermarest Z-Lite CCF pad. It's not a hammock I go to very often.

    My curiosity was based on...
  19. I can't say from experience, but I'd question...

    I can't say from experience, but I'd question whether or not a 30" wide pad would fit in a DL Ridgerunner.
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    The Amok Draumr and Draumr XL are quality...

    The Amok Draumr and Draumr XL are quality hammocks for sure. They have a pretty strong following around here. Welcome to the forum!
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  21. Be careful! ...

    Be careful!

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/155611-Monolite-Carnage
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    Aka waterproof or moisture-seal heat shrink...

    Aka waterproof or moisture-seal heat shrink tubing.
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    I just attach the straps in the basic way, as...

    I just attach the straps in the basic way, as illustrated on the strap itself. Attach the strap to just one pole at each end of the Tensa stand, preferably whichever pole end up closer to the...
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    Welcome Tim. I live near Chicago, but usually...

    Welcome Tim. I live near Chicago, but usually make it at least once a year with my buddies to a fishing spot not too far from Norway, MI. Just a few miles over the border.
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    I agree. When setting up on a slope, it's best to...

    I agree. When setting up on a slope, it's best to rotate the stand as needed to make sure both feet are level.
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    I find I can get a decent amount of neck support...

    I find I can get a decent amount of neck support from that fabric ridge at the head end of the RR, but I have a small down pillow from Hammock Gear that I usually use in most hammocks, regardless of...
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    BB, that's similar to my best test of the Ridge...

    BB, that's similar to my best test of the Ridge Creek XL 3S. 20 TQ, similar base layers, and no other insulation, UQP, or other tricks. I didn't even use a tarp, in fact. Steady 25 temps with no...
  28. That's a pretty good idea, too - at least from a...

    That's a pretty good idea, too - at least from a customer experience POV. What that might mean for your web architecture, inventory control, or tech support could be another matter.
  29. Maybe just add an option for "no anchors" and let...

    Maybe just add an option for "no anchors" and let the customers who would want atypical configurations order them a la carte?
  30. I'm not sure, but I don't think it's Spectra. ...

    I'm not sure, but I don't think it's Spectra. The sheath and core melt together pretty easily, and Spectra/Dyneema lines don't melt very well in my experience.

    Guywire/Glowire:
    "High Tenacity...
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    First of all, welcome, Travis. Congrats on the...

    First of all, welcome, Travis. Congrats on the publication of your app. I'm sure many will enjoy it, but there will be those here that may not be as keen on the idea. Everyone is entitled to have...
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    If you did a hammock calendar and sold that...

    If you did a hammock calendar and sold that through your Teespring (or elsewhere), I'd buy one in a hot minute.

    Very nice work on those paintings.
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    I recall one that Latherdome had, which I think...

    I recall one that Latherdome had, which I think was anodized. That's the ideal way to colorize, though certainly not the cheapest to have it done professionally.
  34. Can you provide an example of a report here of...

    Can you provide an example of a report here of DCF failing? I don't recall seeing many/any. Without making intentional implications, I'll say I'm not as interested in any reports coming from FB.
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    You know, I suppose that might be true. Feet...

    You know, I suppose that might be true. Feet elevated for sure, but head and chest may also be slightly elevated when compared to stomach. Typically for me, though, I'd say my head and chest would...
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    The Amok Draumr will for sure let you sleep on an...

    The Amok Draumr will for sure let you sleep on an incline. Bridge hammocks are typically pretty flat. Gathered end is often the opposite of what you're asking, where the foot end will be hung...
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    I agree with TS. Even if you somehow guyed out...

    I agree with TS.

    Even if you somehow guyed out the posts to prevent them buckling inward... A 200lb occupant with a 30 hang angle is putting 120lbs of vertical, compressive force into each...
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    It's kinda funny though... one can obsess over...

    It's kinda funny though... one can obsess over how much loss there will be due to the bury or making a locked brummel... and then once you use the SRL a few times, the fibers straighten out and the...
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    Definitely more fabric choices from UGQ - even...

    Definitely more fabric choices from UGQ - even printed fabric.
    The Membrane 10 from RipstopByTheRoll that UGQ has as an option is one of my favorite materials for a topquilt.
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    FWIW, Hammock Gear just launched a Valentine's...

    FWIW, Hammock Gear just launched a Valentine's sale on custom quilts. 15% off. Ends Sunday 2/16.
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    For pushing the UQ a few extra degrees, you could...

    For pushing the UQ a few extra degrees, you could also consider carrying an underquilt protector (UQP). A loose-fitting layer of wind-resistant fabric that covers the UQ, this piece can help the UQ...
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    I have underquilts and topquilts from both...

    I have underquilts and topquilts from both vendors. Both are high quality and fairly similar, with mostly only subtle differences in design and features. Hammock Gear does have the leg shelf design...
  43. Thread: Superfly 20d

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    IMO, 20D ripstop silpoly is plenty durable for a...

    IMO, 20D ripstop silpoly is plenty durable for a tarp. It stands up fine to any winds I've encountered, isn't bothered by average hailstorms, and can withstand a substantial snow load. For that...
  44. Thread: Baffle height

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    Disclaimer that I'm not 100% certain about...

    Disclaimer that I'm not 100% certain about everything I've said. In some cases, I'm making reasonably educated assumptions. I'm not a quilt manufacturer, nor a spokesperson for one, so only they...
  45. Thread: Baffle height

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    tl;dr below, I know... Part of the reason for...

    tl;dr below, I know...

    Part of the reason for my previous post was wondering if he actually meant chamber height, when he said baffle height, for example in the title of this thread. Sometimes...
  46. A synthetic insulation filled inflatable pad...

    A synthetic insulation filled inflatable pad isn't too dissimilar from an underquilt, in terms of it's insulation mechanisms. There are many pads on the market that are made that way. A...
  47. Thread: Baffle height

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    Not picking on Steve here at all, because I...

    Not picking on Steve here at all, because I inadvertently made the same mistake in my wording, but for the sake of accuracy in terminology...

    A down quilt is divided into chambers. The maximum...
  48. Thread: Baffle height

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    Yes, you're right. I mistook the question. I...

    Yes, you're right. I mistook the question. I thought ylnfrt was asking if those were the distances between baffles or the height; and I misspoke by referring to baffle height, when I actually meant...
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    Those are the heights of the baffles. EDIT to...

    Those are the heights of the baffles. EDIT to correct, below in red.

    Those numbers all represent the target loft, not the height of the no-seeum baffles that separate the chambers.

    Referring...
  50. Thread: Baffle height

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    Hammock Gear, Warbonnet, UGQ, Enlightened...

    Hammock Gear, Warbonnet, UGQ, Enlightened Equipment, and Loco Libre all list the following specs. They are all in agreement, except where noted.

    50 = 1" (Loco Libre specs 1.25" on their topquilts...
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