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    I did not know those guys, so great you "asked"...

    I did not know those guys, so great you "asked" ;) what I got because I could not find anything else was "kite line" on Amazon. Emma kites UHMWPE line at the appropriate size. I needed it for my DIY...
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    Unfortunately they do! I have many live trees in...

    Unfortunately they do! I have many live trees in my garden and around on the neighbor's lots. Branches still fall, even large ones. It's caused by competition. The lower branches die off and...
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    Haha nice! Another shout out from across the...

    Haha nice! Another shout out from across the pond, this time from Canada, but from a German! :)

    Definitely get the "trying to drag a bunch of 8-11 year olds away from screens" sentiment. So far...
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    Without even trying to calculate anything, I...

    Without even trying to calculate anything, I would suggest you just start playing around with those cinch buckles. Head end lower than foot end etc. Except for the fact that it's a bit harder to...
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    Not much to add to what rweb82 is saying there....

    Not much to add to what rweb82 is saying there. The TW is way more loose around the hammock and wider and longer. Like he said it's an UQP really. Just happens to have insulation on the outside so it...
  6. Thread: Hotel Hammocks

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    Hahaha that looks awesome! I guess we need to ask...

    Hahaha that looks awesome! I guess we need to ask for extra bed sheets next time we go on a vacation :)
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    FWIW I have a HG Incubator 40 and a TW 20. I've...

    FWIW I have a HG Incubator 40 and a TW 20. I've slept warm in those stacked (TW on the outside) down to ~0F and I think I would have been able to go further down from the UQ side. Didn't because of...
  8. I suppose I might get more since I've only at...

    I suppose I might get more since I've only at this for less than a year.

    BUT

    So far I am on my second hammock and that seems good enough. As someone said before. Perfect is the enemy of good....
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    I have some fleece I was gonna cut out and put...

    I have some fleece I was gonna cut out and put some Velcro on to close up behind the head. Precisely because you had mentioned that in a video and on here and I also couldn't easily find something...
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    That sounds awesome Shug. I still haven't figured...

    That sounds awesome Shug. I still haven't figured out proper face covering, which is why I stayed inside last night. I guess I'm getting lazy :lol: I just checked the thermometer and it went down to...
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    That looks about the same as my "hike in"....

    That looks about the same as my "hike in". Absolutely adequate if you ask me :lol: Just got a bit more snow and colder temps here. Supposed to go to -22C (-30C w/ wind chill) tonight. NOT going to...
  12. Another thing I want to mention is that snow is...

    Another thing I want to mention is that snow is actually awesome because you can have the tarp quite high (headroom) while still only leaving little room for wind to come in. Basically having the...
  13. Hahaha, count me in on the 'hanging for science'!...

    Hahaha, count me in on the 'hanging for science'! :)

    Also I really like the "I do not know" answer a lot. My 1% was chosen just to use an "incredibly low percentage of the visits". Some of your...
  14. While I can second most if not all of what was...

    While I can second most if not all of what was already posted, I want to add this:

    How much time you can and will sink into this :)

    It's a lot of fun though, so it's actually a good thing I...
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    Wooohooo! I hope they fly it with a plane and...

    Wooohooo! I hope they fly it with a plane and don't literally "ship" it :P
  16. I think joe has a really good point there. You...

    I think joe has a really good point there. You specifically ask, how he knows for sure. I would like to turn the question around ask you jeff-oh, how you know for sure that 15,002,227 visits to the...
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    I have a WBBB XLC and I am really liking this in...

    I have a WBBB XLC and I am really liking this in winter so far. I do sometimes switch sides in winter now since I have the bug net detached. IIRC I didn't quite switch like that in summer/fall with...
  18. Thread: Please help

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    If it's long term, it might be what I had the day...

    If it's long term, it might be what I had the day before yesterday. I had taken the whole setup apart and had to put it up while it was dark and I effed it up. The Incubator wasn't in the right...
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    It's been mentioned but how long are you trying...

    It's been mentioned but how long are you trying it out? I can definitely confirm that if I just get in my hammock, I will have "cold spots" in a few places that will go away, as my body is heating...
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    That's very interesting Tpatter, especially given...

    That's very interesting Tpatter, especially given I have an Incubator and a TW :) I've only really used the Incubator on the inside, since the TW feels much "larger" to me. I was worried about the...
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    That looks awesome! Looks like you had fun and I...

    That looks awesome! Looks like you had fun and I wish you some nice crisp nights ahead.

    And not unlike what I did last night. Who needs a trail when we have curfews and trees in the garden :) Well...
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    Herzlich Willkommen Jyn! Und jetzt die Frage:...

    Herzlich Willkommen Jyn!

    Und jetzt die Frage: Wir wissen Shug kommt aus Sector Seven. Welchen Berliner Sektor haelst du gerade "secure"? :)
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    I would second and third what people are saying....

    I would second and third what people are saying. The instruction manual (although most manual will say that 'just in case' anyway) say that this was not designed to take any sort of load.

    "Product...
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    That looks awesome! And hanging outdoors in sub...

    That looks awesome! And hanging outdoors in sub zero any chance you can, definitely always gets my thumbs up!
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    Yep, no socks. Since I figured out that even the...

    Yep, no socks. Since I figured out that even the loosest wool socks cause cold feet shortly after getting into the hammock, I've not had socks on in the hammock at all and haven't had cold feet...
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    Those are very interesting insights. I especially...

    Those are very interesting insights. I especially resonate with the "never cold feet". I see in a lot of posts or videos, people recommending down booties. For use _inside_ the actual hammock. From...
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    FWIW, I always side sleep in bed. I specifically...

    FWIW, I always side sleep in bed. I specifically have to have my arms outstretched across the bed, while I myself lay on one side of the bed.

    In my hammock, I do usually have my head either left...
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    So testing continued. Yesterday evening I...

    So testing continued.

    Yesterday evening I didn't dare just go in PJs. So I did put on my down vest and had a merino under-shirt as well. But I stayed the course on the feet. No long johns and no...
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    I know, really old thread, but I just wanted to...

    I know, really old thread, but I just wanted to mention how genius the hair tie idea is. I need a few more than 3, I guess since it's a tarp with doors and I don't roll it up or anything like that. ...
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    As for maybe not wanting to do Amsteel, there...

    As for maybe not wanting to do Amsteel, there isn't really much to worry about with that in my experience. I used Amsteel for quite some time while either not having a proper solution for the bore...
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    Well hello there from your old home then (well...

    Well hello there from your old home then (well close-ish, I'm off-island :))

    Subscribed the EGL thread for now and let's see how things play out then. Algonquin is probably doable. It definitely...
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    Absolutely! And just added a Superfly today. Quit...

    Absolutely! And just added a Superfly today. Quit work early so I could set it up in daylight :) Looking forward to the weekend. Supposed to get rain/snow mix. Perfect testing grounds.

    FWIW...
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    I'm not sure what you want to use it for...

    I'm not sure what you want to use it for specifically. If you want to take it any significant distance on foot, I suppose getting an actual Tensa 4 is your best option (weight wise).

    Otherwise,...
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    So reporting back on the next step in the...

    So reporting back on the next step in the experiments. It was finally much colder and last night I slept outside.

    I went with PJs again. Went to bed at 10F. Wiggling into place in the two TQ mode...
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    I can definitely corroborate the warm head thing...

    I can definitely corroborate the warm head thing @BillyBob58 and what you're saying from a professional standpoint makes very much sense from an experiential standpoint to me as well. Unfortunately...
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    I can definitely confirm that the Warbonnet guys...

    I can definitely confirm that the Warbonnet guys usually answer their emails real fast. I had problems receiving the order confirmation email from them while the newsletter subscription arrived right...
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    Yep, the Incubator definitely helped me too. Of...

    Yep, the Incubator definitely helped me too. Of course I can't really tell if it's the down vs. synthetic right now because of the temps vs. ratings on mine, but we'll see as spring comes along.
    ...
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    Awesome video!

    Loved the tarp part during the night. I suppose you woke up from the snow coming down on the tarp? I had snow already when going to bed and all through the night and it felt like I...
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    FWIW, eating never helped me with this. I eat low...

    FWIW, eating never helped me with this. I eat low carb anyway and there's enough body fat to burn as well when needed :lol:

    However I have made my own experiments and so far it seems to have been...
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    Not sure how exactly it went in New England, but...

    Not sure how exactly it went in New England, but at least over here the Green Christmas has now been rectified. I spent a _lot_ of time shovelling snow today :) How's that for you guys? I'm looking...
  41. Thanks and have fun with your gear (I saw your...

    Thanks and have fun with your gear (I saw your post)!

    We'll get lots of snow finally tonight. So looking forward to that. I have just a tiny bit of snow around the perimeter below my tarp. I...
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    Hah, thanks for the encouragement Shug! Much...

    Hah, thanks for the encouragement Shug! Much appreciated!

    I was actually looking to just join another hang because I don't really know where to hang here. I've only taken hammocking up this year,...
  43. Gear report of sorts for Hammock Gear Incubator and SLD Trail Winder (on a WBBB XLC)

    Hi everyone,

    Since it's winter now (finally) and I've been able to try out my gear in colder temps and Santa has brought me my Hammock Gear Incubator, I thought I'd report back a bit on the usage....
  44. Got a 40F HG Incubator from Santa (for...

    Got a 40F HG Incubator from Santa (for spring/fall and stacking in winter) and HG's poles for tarp pull outs.

    "Birthday Santa" will soon bring a WB Superfly with internal pole mod and poles (gotta...
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    Awesome to see you continuing your quest to find...

    Awesome to see you continuing your quest to find hammock bliss MikJW! Merry Xmas too!

    You mention tension in the fabric and with the photos you included I wonder where you feel that tension? Is it...
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    Just in case anyone was wondering. DHL came...

    Just in case anyone was wondering. DHL came through just like you said it would. Santa received your package just a couple days after it left HG and I've seen the opened package and had a peek at...
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    Any hangs closer to home for me?

    Hi everyone,

    I know we're still in this "situation" right now and hangs are being cancelled rather than planned with all the lockdowns but I was wondering if there are ever any hangs happening a...
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    Congrats man! That's quite the temperature for a...

    Congrats man! That's quite the temperature for a first cold weather test. Great to hear about the Incubator working well. I can't wait for my 40* Incubator (Santa will bring it soon ;)) to be stacked...
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    I just wanted to quickly report back. I no longer...

    I just wanted to quickly report back. I no longer worry about Amsteel getting cut either. I found some grommets I still had for leather working and I had them in the right size to fit into the holes...
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    Hah, I did not even see the hammocks while...

    Hah, I did not even see the hammocks while scrolling through, until Shug mentioned them. Makes the picture even more awesome!

    Just yesterday I read through your other thread about winter wetness...
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