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  1. Thread: Sleep Apnea

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    Please let us know how it works. At $130, it's...

    Please let us know how it works. At $130, it's less than half what I paid for a similar capacity cpap battery.
  2. Thread: Sleep Apnea

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    Is your machine unlocked? Can you change the...

    Is your machine unlocked? Can you change the pressure yourself? If so, and you can do a data dump to analyze the results, you might want to experiment with lower pressures for times when you're in...
  3. Thread: Sleep Apnea

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    From your link, I use the BPS C100 battery pack. ...

    From your link, I use the BPS C100 battery pack. It weighs just a pound and gives me 2.5 nights at 10.5 pressure on my machine. For next year, I'm looking at getting a lightweight machine (one of...
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    we're going to be there probably around 9:30am. ...

    we're going to be there probably around 9:30am. this should be fun.
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    I guess I can just copy down the number the rest...

    I guess I can just copy down the number the rest of you have on your cars... duh
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    so, does anyone have a permit number I can write...

    so, does anyone have a permit number I can write on a paper permit for those coming in Saturday
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    just book any site on sucker lake. We can camp...

    just book any site on sucker lake. We can camp where we want as long as we're at least 30m from a real campsite and the shore. Nobody will be enforcing which people should be on which sites because...
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    Rofo, is the over land route packed down by...

    Rofo, is the over land route packed down by snowmobiles?

    The first parking lot you get to is for the overland route. When you get to the parking lot, you actually need to head up the road a...
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    Jimmay and I are coming in Saturday morning. We...

    Jimmay and I are coming in Saturday morning. We might be bringing another guy along too.
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    The water does indeed run down the snakeskins,...

    The water does indeed run down the snakeskins, but below the suspension. The snakeskins I use are made of silnylon not mesh, so they completely cover the suspension from the rain all the way to the...
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    In Canada, you can buy Hennessy Hammocks from...

    In Canada, you can buy Hennessy Hammocks from MEC, or straight from Hennessy online. No duty - they're in BC. I live close to the border so I often have stuff shipped to a "Kinek" point (look them...
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    I use snakeskins on my hammock. I stretch them...

    I use snakeskins on my hammock. I stretch them all the way back from the tree and let the wide open end hang just inside the tarp. No water on your suspension means no water on your hammock. I've...
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    Wooden shoes

    Wooden shoes
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    For all you hot tent guys, here's an idea for...

    For all you hot tent guys, here's an idea for your wood stove in the off season...

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    Hot tub tug boat
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    if we are on the south shore and take the...

    if we are on the south shore and take the snowmobile trail, probably 2.5 (with a few hills). over the lake and up one portage it's probably more like 5. If we're on the north shore, it's about 4 km...
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    To paraphrase Chief Brody... "We're gonna need a...

    To paraphrase Chief Brody... "We're gonna need a bigger park"
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    Here's one I made from a Lowes canvas drop sheet....

    Here's one I made from a Lowes canvas drop sheet. It weighs about 4 lbs which I don't care about when pulking. Since this picture, I've added a ridgeline to keep it a little higher up and not...
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    EGL Pride Hang

    EGL Pride Hang
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    I'm coming from the east but if you could get to...

    I'm coming from the east but if you could get to Port Hope I could get you at the train / bus station before heading north. There might be some others more convenient to you though.
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    I think if we keep an eye out on the snowmobile...

    I think if we keep an eye out on the snowmobile trails in the area, (especially kawartha lakes), we'll know when the ice is ok.

    http://ofsc.mapbase.ca/viewer/
  21. That's is isobutane with a little propane mixed...

    That's is isobutane with a little propane mixed in. And you're running in liquid feed mode. I thought you might be running it from one of those one pound propane cylinders
  22. I think I may have seen some of your videos...

    I think I may have seen some of your videos before. Did you do a hang at Mont St. Hillaire and record it? One other question: How did you rig up the Kovea Spider for pure propane?
  23. well, you're smiling so that's good. It would be...

    well, you're smiling so that's good. It would be interesting to see how you rigged that bag up for a pod. congratulations on getting out there in the cold.
  24. raise your foot end. don't be shy, you should...

    raise your foot end. don't be shy, you should see a visible slope on the ridgeline toward the head. No more calf ridge problems - promise!
  25. I second the sentiment on the hot tent. Last...

    I second the sentiment on the hot tent. Last year I went out at -20C. There were 2 of us in hammocks and 2 in a hot tent. But instead of hanging around the firepit, we all squeezed our chairs into...
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    There are also bags that work really well as pods...

    There are also bags that work really well as pods if you're worried about the extra space on top. I have a Wiggy's superlight "Freedom Shelter" bag and it's a 0F synthetic. For a down option, the...
  27. just got to Toronto (lousy drive). I will come...

    just got to Toronto (lousy drive). I will come first thing in the morning. sleep warm.
  28. we got a bunch of snow in Kingston too. I'll see...

    we got a bunch of snow in Kingston too. I'll see you guys tonight / tomorrow - Chard, you need a ride?
  29. always plenty of room. Are you bringing your new...

    always plenty of room. Are you bringing your new "hammock hot tent" from smokehouse?
  30. don't forget your bathing suit. there's a nice...

    don't forget your bathing suit. there's a nice beach.
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    For sucker lake where we camped last year.... ...

    For sucker lake where we camped last year....

    Sucker Lake - Anstruther Twp. Only one line may be used when angling
    through the ice.
    Lake trout - none between 40-55 cm
    (15.7-21.7 in.)

    For...
  32. I'm coming in Friday night. I'd love to see the...

    I'm coming in Friday night. I'd love to see the hot tent.
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    I remember when we booked the park over the phone...

    I remember when we booked the park over the phone last year, they asked what colour our canoe was. That question just might make sense this season.
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    I can make the 20th weekend. But not the 27th. My...

    I can make the 20th weekend. But not the 27th. My vote is for khpp again as well. I really enjoyed it out there
  35. Very nice chard

    Very nice chard
  36. Merry Christmas to all the EGLers out there.

    Merry Christmas to all the EGLers out there.
  37. same goes for us. If you'd like to come on one...

    same goes for us. If you'd like to come on one of the EGL canoe trips, let me know. We'll make sure you get a spot in a canoe.
  38. nice job. post lots of inside pics.

    nice job. post lots of inside pics.
  39. thanks, though for the generous offer of...

    thanks, though for the generous offer of transportation and toboggan. Much appreciated!
  40. unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to make...

    unfortunately, I'm not going to be able to make it this time. We have a release going in at the end of January(software) at work and I'm going to have to be in town most of the month.
  41. Frontenac park is right in our backyard here...

    Frontenac park is right in our backyard here that's where we usually go.

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    By the time morning came round, they had to break ice near the shoreline in the canoe to get out.
  42. I'm off for my second winter camping outing of...

    I'm off for my second winter camping outing of the season this weekend. The first one was pretty crisp at -11. This Friday's only supposed to be -7. I remember this weekend last year laying in the...
  43. Thread: Peapod

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    BillyBob, your earlier posts on pod systems as...

    BillyBob, your earlier posts on pod systems as well as Fourdog's got me inspired to try it. Now, from October through April, it's all I use. Thanks!
  44. Thread: Peapod

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    To give you an idea for the design, look here: ...

    To give you an idea for the design, look here:

    http://wiggys.com/moreinfo.cfm?Product_ID=299

    It's just a big rectangle with a full length zipper to turn it into a bag. The zipper runs down the...
  45. Thread: Peapod

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    I don't think the suggestion was to wear it, but...

    I don't think the suggestion was to wear it, but to use it as a pod.... like below. You'll notice the nice asym lay.

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    Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy indeed. It's a 20 degree bag, which would...
  46. Thread: Peapod

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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=17827&d=1295744819

    I'm not sure if this is what you meant by your question about open and laying flat. Once you're in, there's no...
  47. Thread: Peapod

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    I've been using both the Wiggy's Freedom Shelter...

    I've been using both the Wiggy's Freedom Shelter bag and the Exped Dreamwalker as pods with neither of these issues. I get an asym lay and the bag is cinched up snug against the bottom of the...
  48. Bring Hottwo too!

    Bring Hottwo too!
  49. I think we all stack logs in the outhouse but...

    I think we all stack logs in the outhouse but we're probably talking about something different
  50. There are a couple of us interested in going. I...

    There are a couple of us interested in going. I know I can pack my hammock / shelter / quilts etc and get them on a plane. Is there any chance we might be able to borrow a couple pulks or...
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