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  1. Let's hope that cat didn't do a cat stretch and...

    Let's hope that cat didn't do a cat stretch and use the claws :)
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    Enjoy the new gear. Hopefully the mailman leaves...

    Enjoy the new gear. Hopefully the mailman leaves it today :)
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    Right by Talladega. Nice hiking areas. Welcome...

    Right by Talladega. Nice hiking areas. Welcome from the north :) oh part of the state.
  4. This is simply the physics of the situation and...

    This is simply the physics of the situation and if it's sagging too much your most likely hanging from trees to small to use. I guess you could add a bungee style system to keep it tight but is it...
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    You can't go wrong with these lighter/shorter...

    You can't go wrong with these lighter/shorter quilts for weight savings and as you said when it's warm move it to the side.
  6. Thread: LiteAF tarp

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    Yes, especially right now and it's most likely to...

    Yes, especially right now and it's most likely to not get any easier for a while.
  7. Thread: LiteAF tarp

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    Yea it makes me wonder about a company that makes...

    Yea it makes me wonder about a company that makes a tarp run like this and then nothing again. They obviously didn't make enough profit on these.
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    The problem is they probably do not know where...

    The problem is they probably do not know where credit is due nor have they heard of JRB. I find that the "national" media types know very little of the cottage vendors.
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    I'd rather not be known as a dangler, thank you...

    I'd rather not be known as a dangler, thank you very much :)
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    Must be nice. Here in the south it's currently...

    Must be nice. Here in the south it's currently 92° with a relative humidity of 88%. I'd hate to move my office outside. Maybe in November. :)
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    I'd imagine that if this catches on it may be...

    I'd imagine that if this catches on it may be quickly banned but lets hope not. The last time I was at the reflecting pool I was ice skating. That was almost 30 years ago.
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    Welcome to the forums Chuck. Hammocks and...

    Welcome to the forums Chuck. Hammocks and paddles go together well.
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    Can't wait for this video :)

    Can't wait for this video :)
  14. Layne, At which trail head did you guys park? ...

    Layne,
    At which trail head did you guys park? I went up to Bobs bald two years ago in the Spring and camped at Naked Ground. That one camp site looking over Joyce Kilmer was one of the nicest...
  15. George I hope you are doing well and yes get...

    George I hope you are doing well and yes get caught up and take a vacation for Pete's sake. :)
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    Same here. I ALWAYS error on the side of comfort...

    Same here. I ALWAYS error on the side of comfort and have never spent a cold night in my hammock. I'm sure one could go quite low without dying but where's the fun in that. :)
  17. I have to quit reading your posts because I get...

    I have to quit reading your posts because I get so dang jealous of your area and your camera abilities. Thanks for rubbing it in, uh I mean sharing :)
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    It's been rough time in Paris over the last few...

    It's been rough time in Paris over the last few months so cut Rouskof a break. I get where's he's coming from. If you are a backpacker then Climashield is typically a no go due to compressibility....
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    I'm amazed at how many of you guys try to sleep...

    I'm amazed at how many of you guys try to sleep in a hammock full time. Get a nice mattress and get comfortable. If your hammock sleeps better than your bed you need a new bed. :)
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    Looking good. What is the temp rating on that...

    Looking good. What is the temp rating on that quilt as it looks very very warm.
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    Looks like a great trip. How many miles a day...

    Looks like a great trip. How many miles a day did you hike on average? Thanks for sharing and I really enjoyed all the pictures of the flowers and especially the labels because I've seen many of...
  22. MySpace doesn't have this issue :)

    MySpace doesn't have this issue :)
  23. I tried this mod two years ago when I got my RR...

    I tried this mod two years ago when I got my RR and boy did it backfire on me quickly. I climbed into my hammock and the head end pole shot out like an arrow. This happened three times on one trip...
  24. Yea, if you are "out" of the hammock I'm not sure...

    Yea, if you are "out" of the hammock I'm not sure anything is going to keep you warm. :) I find the WBRR to be the easiest hammock that I've ever had to keep warm in as the bottom quilt fits like a...
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    Between two trees :) . . . . Seriously...

    Between two trees :)

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    Seriously though I've tried it all and have settled on a Continuous Ridge Line (CRL) .
    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/continuous-ridgeline/#type-and-color
  26. I've slept as low as 13 degrees in my WBRR and...

    I've slept as low as 13 degrees in my WBRR and never had an issue with this syndrome. I do however have very very warm LocoLibre top quilts which may be why. My knees are in the quilts foot box and...
  27. Thread: First Night

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    He must still be asleep :)

    He must still be asleep :)
  28. Why not rotate that image so we can all enjoy :)

    Why not rotate that image so we can all enjoy :)
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    You've discovered what many of us already know...

    You've discovered what many of us already know and that is Jared is fast, his products are great and he's a pleasure to work with.
  30. Get one of each and let us know which one you...

    Get one of each and let us know which one you like the best. I love my RR and have 2 of them so unless this Banyan is a game changer I'll stick to my RR's.
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    Since this pandemic has started and the weather...

    Since this pandemic has started and the weather has been so cool I've slept out in the back yard about a dozen times. On Tuesday night I tried my Chameleon hammock and it was the worst nights sleep...
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    George and company are a great company to work...

    George and company are a great company to work with. I love my got to Loco Libre quilts.
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    Congrats Paul. Now get to work :)

    Congrats Paul. Now get to work :)
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    Welcome to the forums. You've started with the...

    Welcome to the forums. You've started with the best source of "hammockry" - that being Shug. Enjoy the ride and let us know if you have any questions.
  35. Try going topless a few times and decide for...

    Try going topless a few times and decide for yourself if you like it or not. In the south we have dew everyday of the year so days more than others but the bugnet catches some and some just makes...
  36. Thread: UQ decision

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    Perfect choice.

    Perfect choice.
  37. Check out the phone number on his web site. :)...

    Check out the phone number on his web site. :)
    https://dutchwaregear.com/
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    Chain is ugly? Heavy duty straps should work...

    Chain is ugly? Heavy duty straps should work but these are more ugly than a chain to me.
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    There's not a lot to love :)

    There's not a lot to love :)
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    I find it funny that you said "to all who...

    I find it funny that you said "to all who haven't made it out yet.." Some guys are just getting out and here we are about to quit due to the hot temps :)
    Nice site and lucky you to have that in...
  41. Thread: LiteAF tarp

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    One would imagine that as popular as this tarp is...

    One would imagine that as popular as this tarp is that they would have another run before summer. Hum...
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    Welcome to the forums. If you haven't tried a...

    Welcome to the forums. If you haven't tried a bridge hammock you should give one a try. I've never gone back to my gathered end hammocks after sleeping in my Warbonnet Ridgerunner.
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    Maybe shoot Dutch an email as well. Yea I'm...

    Maybe shoot Dutch an email as well. Yea I'm find. I used the same setup for 3 or 4 years with a 14 foot top rail made out of conduit but about three weeks ago I climbed in and the top rail simply...
  44. Isn't that so true. I may have a permanent pole...

    Isn't that so true. I may have a permanent pole situation here :)
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    Did you cut the top rail and possibly create a...

    Did you cut the top rail and possibly create a "lip" situation. I have the original "older" kit that uses the conduit for the top rail and it obviously fit very well but it recently collapsed but...
  46. The entire 12 foot pole only weighs around 50lbs....

    The entire 12 foot pole only weighs around 50lbs. Cut off it shouldn't weight more that 35-40 lbs. I have run into one issue. We are only 10 inches from our "normal" yearly rainfall total so...
  47. Yea, I was waiting till I hung both my Warbonnet...

    Yea, I was waiting till I hung both my Warbonnet RidgeRunner and gathered end and then I'm going to cut that post off.
  48. Bummer and prayers for THE cowboy.

    Bummer and prayers for THE cowboy.
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    Nice to have that many trees. You can host a...

    Nice to have that many trees. You can host a group hang.
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    Dang, if I were blind in one and and couldn't see...

    Dang, if I were blind in one and and couldn't see out the other I'd stop backpacking. :)
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