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  1. I have both and love my RR - BUT I do need to...

    I have both and love my RR - BUT I do need to find wider spaced trees for it. I've been told the usual distance between the apex buckles is 13 ft. So that means trees 15 - 17 ft apart. For that...
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    I've been through most the suspensions; line,...

    I've been through most the suspensions; line, webbing, whoopies. For simplicity and ease of setup in all kinds of weather, I now use Kammock Python straps - or what ENO calls Atlas straps. I don't...
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    RE sells a hank of 50ft 3mm line for about $4-$5....

    RE sells a hank of 50ft 3mm line for about $4-$5. I use that and put it on a kite string winder (flat piece of plastic). There are plenty of discussions about continuous ridge line over or under the...
  4. Nice! What tarp?

    Nice! What tarp?
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    In case you are wondering, the power - I use...

    In case you are wondering, the power - I use talcum - just reduces the tackiness (stickiness) after the sealent drys. It keeps the tarp from sticking to itself when the sealent is new. I don't mean...
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    In fairness to Kammok, I heard back from them...

    In fairness to Kammok, I heard back from them the next day. The FireBelly reviewed was a pre-production model. Kammock did get a delivery of sorts a long while back but the quality wasn't up to...
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    I use a hammock sock for wind protection but...

    I use a hammock sock for wind protection but after reading IronFish45's wonderful description above - I want the storms :)

    Problem is, here in central Oregon, if those big Ponderosa's are...
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    FS: Those are 1.0 oz fabrics? What is recommeded...

    Those are 1.0 oz fabrics? What is recommeded weight limit?
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    Dog, heck. I'd bring your cougar!

    Dog, heck. I'd bring your cougar!
  10. Zilla - I can't see your Thunderbird. I'm sure it...

    Zilla - I can't see your Thunderbird. I'm sure it is in the photo somewhere :)
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    Has anyone received their FireBelly TQ from the...

    Has anyone received their FireBelly TQ from the KickStarter program? I just read a post(some other site google brought up) by a disgruntled person trying hammock camping - his technique was in...
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    Sticky: If you want light weight AND "just in case"...

    If you want light weight AND "just in case" coverage, then there is a place in the world for an Asym diamond like the standard HH. But the first time it really rained, after I had to carefully adjust...
  13. I tried a SLD StreamLiner and encourage you to...

    I tried a SLD StreamLiner and encourage you to note the cat cut on the side. I'm not saying it is bad; I'm saying it has an effect. The effect for me is when sitting in the hammock - admittedly a...
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    I have a lite owl and a snipe and enjoy them...

    I have a lite owl and a snipe and enjoy them both. For economy, Dutch has some nice offerings. A friend gave her son an ENO double nest for Christmas. But he is 6' 4" and the ENO double is only 9'4"...
  15. Sticky: A URL link is always helpful.

    A URL link is always helpful.
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    FS: Which two? Could you coordinate with HG website...

    Which two? Could you coordinate with HG website to give model/sizes? Thank you.
  17. I do wear pajammas because it is easier to wash...

    I do wear pajammas because it is easier to wash them than to wash a sleeping bag/top quilt. But unless we are into mid-winter temps, that's it. And light ankle socks too.
  18. I have to support HH a little; they got me...

    I have to support HH a little; they got me started after all. I found the Typhoon (or Monsoon for their smaller models) with removeable doors did the job when the wind shifted to blow parallel with...
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    I try to sell 30% off retail. But if it is an...

    I try to sell 30% off retail. But if it is an inexpensive item to begin with, I have to account for shipping charges so I am not giving it away.

    You have to understand that most items can be found...
  20. I went to the craft store and got a package of...

    I went to the craft store and got a package of split rings (like used on key fobs). I used the split rings to put figure-9's on both ends of the ridge line (so I don't have to remember which end it...
  21. I think it is important to understand the cold...

    I think it is important to understand the cold "forces" you are fighting. They are different from being on the ground where your pad, and the ground itself, is helping you. Remember, anything under...
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    I'm guessing you put the poles over the ridge...

    I'm guessing you put the poles over the ridge line; is that correct? Also, do you need to do anything to secure the poles to the ridge line - like put them through a rubber O-ring that has the ridge...
  23. Yeah, You have to think "round" instead of...

    Yeah, You have to think "round" instead of square-ish. Also, though I prefer everything dry, some things don't have to be in a dry bag. What might be useful is considering what you will want to have...
  24. I use the ENO lights, plain white or multi-colors...

    I use the ENO lights, plain white or multi-colors as fits mood, to give my fellow campers some eye exercise - as they roll their eyes when they see it. Now, amazing but true, Big Agnus has added an...
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    I started with a HH Expedition and I really liked...

    I started with a HH Expedition and I really liked the bottom entry for ease of entrance/exit - no zippers to fiddle with. I'm only 5'6" so could get a diagonal lie easily. I think the "ridge...
  26. I've a few of these "commercial" hammocks too....

    I've a few of these "commercial" hammocks too. they all seem to be the same - parachute cloth for material, triple stitching, a steel "light weight" small carabiner attached to some kind of paracord...
  27. I was thinking more like, "...if there are bells...

    I was thinking more like, "...if there are bells in the scat, it's a grizzly."
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    I use Python straps - the Kammok equivalent to...

    I use Python straps - the Kammok equivalent to Atlas Straps but I think a bit longer. I started with line, went to webbing, then to whoopie slings. The Strap are quick and simple. Sure, there isn't a...
  29. "After a couple of glasses of wine, ask her why...

    "After a couple of glasses of wine, ask her why she does not like camping, Hanging, being outdoors. Gently probe into the answers. Mostly just ask gentle questions. Listen to the answers she gives....
  30. Rather than invest so much in top coverings, I...

    Rather than invest so much in top coverings, I suggest you really look at a good 20 degree under quilt. And for your size, I'd get one that is full length. I'm sleeping outside about about 4 nights a...
  31. I had mine cut to 5 ft sections .... wait, I now...

    I had mine cut to 5 ft sections .... wait, I now recall I took two 10 ft pieces and had them cut it into a 6 ft section and two 2 ft sections. Those are the end/vertical pieces - 6 ft high with 4 ft...
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    I started with the 2QZQ waterproof but after...

    I started with the 2QZQ waterproof but after seeing the condensation, I switched to breathable. They are water repellant enough to protect, add additional convection loss, and keep things cleaner. I...
  33. I wonder if those stakes work as well for "bear...

    I wonder if those stakes work as well for "bear identification" like the bells do?

    I keep my stakes in a separate nylon bag (REI - about $4.00) and put them in with the points up. I keep the tarp...
  34. Aside from the force, the double rap makes the...

    Aside from the force, the double rap makes the strap less likely to slide down the tree. I don't think I'd ever use a single "once around" unless somewhere in the path some part of a branch would...
  35. I used about 2.5 ft with a T connector for the...

    I used about 2.5 ft with a T connector for the base. That's because the pipe came in 5 ft lengths. I also put a "T" at the top instead of an elbow so I have a knob to loop my suspension over. I have...
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    If you lay the SF down flat, what is the distance...

    If you lay the SF down flat, what is the distance between the pullout tabs. Specifically, I'm looking for the difference in distance between the pole length and the pullouts on the tarp. Is the pole...
  37. There's a whole "book" of a thread on a pole mod...

    There's a whole "book" of a thread on a pole mod for the SF. Essentially, they are attaching a 54" tent pole over the ridge line and connecting it to the panel pullouts. 18" is one of the standard...
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    Bigfoot86 - I don't see you in the second photo,...

    Bigfoot86 - I don't see you in the second photo, but considering the image, you must have fallen out?
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    If she's never slept in a hammock, for sure have...

    If she's never slept in a hammock, for sure have her spend a night or two in one at home. Sometimes women sleep colder so be sure you have what ever bottom insulation you plan to use dialed in for...
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    I use a sock. I can remove it/not carry it if the...

    I use a sock. I can remove it/not carry it if the weather is right. It allows for a warmer hang without needing to get out the warmer quilts. The biggest benefit is wind protection - because wind...
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    Dang, I didn't know you could vote everyday - oh...

    Dang, I didn't know you could vote everyday - oh well, at least two from me. You go girl!
  42. I carry a plastic sheet ground "cloth", some...

    I carry a plastic sheet ground "cloth", some collapsible poles (REI - about $24) and a length pad (though I use an UQ). If I have to, The poles will guy out and hold the tarp, I use the hammock...
  43. I put zipper pulls with reflective cord on all my...

    I put zipper pulls with reflective cord on all my hammock zippers and hammock socks and bug nets. A small expense (70 cents to a dollar), but make them easy to find. I keep a tiny flashlight clipped...
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    In case Beckyinma's post wasn't clear, test,...

    In case Beckyinma's post wasn't clear, test, test, test first before you go "live". If you don't have the required structure in your back yard, try a neighborhood park.

    Note, be ready to talk to...
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    Not to make your choice more difficult but you...

    Not to make your choice more difficult but you might want to look at JRB Universal or the WL OldManWinter (13 ft ridge line option). I'm suggesting this because the Universal comes with interior pole...
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    I agree with the post about tug-of-war with the...

    I agree with the post about tug-of-war with the sides and the ridge line. In your other photos, it appeared you had a connection, at the top center of the tarp, with the ridge line. As you were...
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    I think the point of using snakeskins rather than...

    I think the point of using snakeskins rather than stuff sack has to do with deployment, not so much packing. If you have ever tried to put your tarp up in wind, like 15 - 20 mph, you'll find it...
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    +1 on the under quilt protector or go full Sock....

    +1 on the under quilt protector or go full Sock. The sock will extend the range of your UQ a lot - but you will have condensation challenges in the winter - sock or not. The best suggestion is to try...
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    WITHDRAWN: Does "left lay" mean your feet go to the left and...

    Does "left lay" mean your feet go to the left and head right or the other way around?
  50. Didn't see the HH model name on this page but the...

    Didn't see the HH model name on this page but the Expedition Zip or Classical, is single layer. You can get their under cover protector, or one from a 3rd party like 2QZQ and use that as your second...
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