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  1. Stopper knot never hurts. I like the Ashley...

    Stopper knot never hurts.

    I like the Ashley but a double overhand works nicely in shock cord.
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    That was a tauntaun. I doubt Chewie would take...

    That was a tauntaun. I doubt Chewie would take too kindly to Luke slaying a wookie!
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    Smart! That EE pad attachment system is really...

    Smart! That EE pad attachment system is really nice, too. It's great that George could accommodate you on that request.
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    Looks great! I like the colors choices. Enjoy!...

    Looks great! I like the colors choices. Enjoy!
    btw, what synthetic quilt is that? E.E.?
  5. Is there a particular reason you want to run the...

    Is there a particular reason you want to run the CRL under the tarp? It seems like that's a less common approach among the hammock crowd (I know you're not a religious member of that crowd). One...
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    These are an option that won't involve sewing or...

    These are an option that won't involve sewing or seam sealing.
    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/clip-on-tarp-pull-outs/
  7. Thread: zing it

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    It's not my intent to badmouth using soft...

    It's not my intent to badmouth using soft shackles on a continuous ridgeline because everyone can HYOH... but I don't like them. Or at least they're not my preference.

    A continuous ridgeline...
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    Not my photo, but this shows the concept....

    Not my photo, but this shows the concept. Actually, this is slightly different than how I've done it, in that this shows both dogbones over both hooks. I used 1 dogbone per hook. As shown in the...
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    When you choose continuous loops only, the RR...

    When you choose continuous loops only, the RR still comes with the suspension dogbones attached. It just means there are no straps, cinch buckles, whoopie slings, etc. It includes the hammock with a...
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    I attached the spliced eye loops at the ends of...

    I attached the spliced eye loops at the ends of the dogbones directly over the hooks on the Beetle Buckles. 1 loop over each hook. There's no need to add any additional pieces.
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    Doing what was discussed above, changing from the...

    Doing what was discussed above, changing from the WB buckle system to the Beetle Buckle system would shave off maybe a foot or so from the minimum span needed (basically the combined length of the...
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    I second this, with one minor clarification. ...

    I second this, with one minor clarification. Specifically the straps that work best with the Beetle Buckles are called Spider/Poly straps. There is another type called Spider Web that will not work...
  13. Yeah, I agree with the suggestion about hardware....

    Yeah, I agree with the suggestion about hardware. A lot of the hardware is designed with 1.75mm Zing-It in mind and while 2mm might work with those, 2.5mm may not.

    Lawson's 2.5mm cord was...
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    Slipped overhand knot

    Slipped overhand knot
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    My understanding is that when they're layered...

    My understanding is that when they're layered together the combination is rated for -10F and can be pushed to -50F "when used with various insulating layers of the extended cold weather clothing...
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    The method you mention is how UGQ rigs the...

    The method you mention is how UGQ rigs the internal end poles they sell. They use 3/32" shock cord, if I'm not mistaken.

    You could make them adjustable by running the end of the shock cord through...
  17. Do they advertise the Sniveller to be able to be...

    Do they advertise the Sniveller to be able to be used as an UQ? I haven't seen that. I know it's a multi-use item that can be used as a serape.

    The Hudson River, on the other hand, definitely...
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    An affirmative answer from Jared would be best......

    An affirmative answer from Jared would be best... but my assumption is that the "width" describes the tube laid flat... which would basically be equal to half the circumference. If that's correct,...
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    Looks like some lucky individual picked these up...

    Looks like some lucky individual picked these up for 2 bucks at a flea market or garage sale.

    http://www.sellingtothemasses.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/saunapants-500x363.jpg
  20. The Tensa Solo is a good option, off the shelf. ...

    The Tensa Solo is a good option, off the shelf.

    https://www.tensaoutdoor.com/product/tensa2-hammock-stand-formerly-tiggzcraftworkz-carcamp-tele/
    ...
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    This article does a fair job of explaining it, if...

    This article does a fair job of explaining it, if anyone is interested.

    https://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/white-balance.htm
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    FWIW, all the tarps are the same length and are...

    FWIW, all the tarps are the same length and are available in the same material choices, so that sort of wear could be equally likely with any of them - with the caveat that the Minifly is the...
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    To offer a little more info... Any of the...

    To offer a little more info...

    Any of the above tarps can keep you dry in a rainstorm. Even the Cloudburst or Mamajamba without doors can do that, esepcially if it's not very windy. Where doors...
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    Length-wise, any of the Warbonnet tarps are fine...

    Length-wise, any of the Warbonnet tarps are fine with the Chameleon. The stock tarps are all 11' long, which will give you nearly a foot of tarp overhang at each end of the hammock. Even the...
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    Assuming our evergreen tarps are the same color...

    Assuming our evergreen tarps are the same color (who knows if they're the same material and what effect that might have... or even lot to lot), I think this one looks like a truer representation of...
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    Do you use a camera (even on some phones) that...

    Do you use a camera (even on some phones) that can take the photos in RAW format? If so, and if you're already going to be color correcting in post, you can just shoot in auto white balance all the...
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    It's already started!...

    It's already started!
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/156491-HOLIDAY-2019-SALE-IS-ABOUT-TO-BEGIN!-Everything-you-need-to-know-is-INSIDE-THIS-POST!
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    No dispute, as we all know from judging paint...

    No dispute, as we all know from judging paint swatches in the hardware store vs. the living room.

    Worth mentioning that in photos, some of that color shifting effect can be down to the white...
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    Yeah, I think this is getting on the right track....

    Yeah, I think this is getting on the right track. The effect may not be massive, but theoretically, the air will not be dead still. There will be natural convection currents caused by the...
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    FYI, that's a stock 11' Cloudburst with...

    FYI, that's a stock 11' Cloudburst with Warbonnet's external poles. I like that tarp a lot, but it seems the only photos I have of it are in the yard of my townhome association when I slept out...
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    Evergreen is really nice. ...

    Evergreen is really nice.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/7/8/1/0/1/01_19_2019_backyard_snow_-_unburied.jpg
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    BLACK FRIDAY SALE PREVIEW SALE STARTS FRIDAY...

    BLACK FRIDAY SALE PREVIEW
    SALE STARTS FRIDAY 11/28 AND WILL RUN THROUGH CYBER MONDAY 12/02

    Estimated lead times for orders placed during the 2019 Black Friday sale are as follows: We will do our...
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    This reference may be a little out of place here...

    This reference may be a little out of place here but I can't help but note the similarity to the infamous US Mega Man cover art.
    ...
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    Coming from a Blackbird, I assume you have your...

    Coming from a Blackbird, I assume you have your lay direction preference established. If you always lay the same direction, then IMO there's no reason to go symmetrical - it adds weight, bulk, and...
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    I agree with this point, as well. The higher the...

    I agree with this point, as well. The higher the RH in the air, the more condensation will occur regardless of the source of additional vapor from yourself.
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    Dew would form more readily on colder surfaces....

    Dew would form more readily on colder surfaces. The outer shell of your TQ should be warmer than the outer surface of your tarp (for example). Was there more moisture on the outer surface of the tarp...
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    Curious your thoughts... With the frost bib...

    Curious your thoughts...

    With the frost bib draped over your face, the vapor isn't freezing in the warm areas around your mouth and nose (where it's coming from in the first place). Once that...
  38. Thank you for the usage recommendations, Brandon.

    Thank you for the usage recommendations, Brandon.
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    Wow, those definitely look warm!

    Wow, those definitely look warm!
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    Thanks Paul. In fairness, I probably should have...

    Thanks Paul. In fairness, I probably should have mentioned how minor those 2 "complaints" are for me. I have a few TQs and my 20 Bandit is still my go-to most of the time.

    And re the footbox...
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    My first thought is if you decide on a Bandit, it...

    My first thought is if you decide on a Bandit, it makes sense to take advantage of their BF sale.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/156537-OFFICIAL-BLACK-FRIDAY-SALE-POST

    I have...
  42. I agree, I like it with the double zipper track. ...

    I agree, I like it with the double zipper track. I ordered it a few months ago, and that was after a period in which they weren't offering the option. At that time, the reason they didn't have it...
  43. They did have that option, and they might have...

    They did have that option, and they might have discontinued it since it doesn't seem to be listed anymore.

    This thread has some discussion of zipper problems users had with their WBBB UQPs......
  44. I'm in. Had a good time with it last year. I'll...

    I'm in. Had a good time with it last year. I'll have to add my info to the spreadsheet later tonight. It doesn't seem to be working on my phone.
  45. Last year I think there were about a dozen or...

    Last year I think there were about a dozen or so.. Less than 20 if memory serves. I think the turnout is already bigger this year.
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    I've got a few quilts and have somewhat purposely...

    I've got a few quilts and have somewhat purposely shopped around.

    Hammock Gear Econ Burrow, 0 - 800FP, 1.1oz Ion fabric in and out
    UGQ Bandit, 20 - 850FP, 0.66oz Membrane 10 taffeta fabric in...
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    I have a Bandit from before they offered the...

    I have a Bandit from before they offered the Dynamic Tension Control, so no direct experience, but I wouldn't expect any problems. It's a feature that seems to be gaining popularity.

    Katabatic...
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    On the other hand, if you know you're going...

    On the other hand, if you know you're going forward with these things, HG is about to launch a sale where you can save 10-20% off your entire order. Sales on new DCF tarps are few and far between,...
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    I have a 12' WInterdream and was going to share...

    I have a 12' WInterdream and was going to share some thoughts on it, but I don't have much to add that wasn't said in Us5Camp's post. I echo almost everything there.

    I ordered my tarp with the...
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    I second that it's not a super-important...

    I second that it's not a super-important distinction in practical terms, and in no way was I intending to be nitpicky. Mainly I was just curious if my own understanding was mistaken.
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