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    Oh yeah and BTW, I think that the peeps on here...

    Oh yeah and BTW, I think that the peeps on here who repeat the mantra 'Clarks are way too heavy and expensive and...' over and over again are really Mr Clark using a pseudonym, knowing the pushback...
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    To the OP, theres a reason most folks who buy a...

    To the OP, theres a reason most folks who buy a clark have such fierce brand loyalty. Simply put, we who own them feel they are a superior product. I have a NX 250, predecessor to the NX 270, and...
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    Family time, very nice :)

    Family time, very nice :)
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    Hello everybody, I'm Dutch, and today I would...

    Hello everybody, I'm Dutch, and today I would like to show everybody my new titanium hammock side spikes.....
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    Wed high is 98 low is 76....I'll be hanging in a...

    Wed high is 98 low is 76....I'll be hanging in a greenbelt near my house, next to a creek. I'll get there about 5pm, it's a short hike in, about 20 minutes after my wife drops me off to the site....
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    I have the 1/8 inch pad....it is perfect for...

    I have the 1/8 inch pad....it is perfect for summer mornings about 3
    am when that chill sets in
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    I'm heading out Monday night, the high will be...

    I'm heading out Monday night, the high will be 90, low is 67, no rain forecast. I'll be taking my WBRR, I will also take my GG 1/8 inch pad for just in case, but I bet I won't need it. If I do, it'll...
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    I know cannisters are required by the forest...

    I know cannisters are required by the forest service in some areas, I also remember reading the ursack was not an acceptable stand in for the cannister, but that was a while ago, might have changed. ...
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    I frequently clip a biner into the MSH, I have...

    I frequently clip a biner into the MSH, I have for years and will continue to do so. The heavier the load on it, the tighter a MSH will hold.
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    +1....think of hammocking as you would anything...

    +1....think of hammocking as you would anything new you do physically...weightlifting, jogging, etc. It takes a little while for your muscles, tendons, ligaments, etc to get used to the new...
  11. +1 to what slugger said....I'm 62 and don't have...

    +1 to what slugger said....I'm 62 and don't have any problem at all carrying my NX 250 (similar to 270), yeah,its a little heavier but it's so comfortable, the extra weight is a price I'm more than...
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    Had bad calf ridge in my BB till I flipped on my...

    Had bad calf ridge in my BB till I flipped on my side....when I did I used the calf ridge in my favor, laid my knees and calves on the ridge and dangled my feet in the box. I also folded a camp towel...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/83312-WB-Cloudburst-Pole-quot-Mod-quot

    Scroll down on this thread and check out the the way this guy goes into porch mode using his pole...
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    jbogg, is that the Dutch pole mod on your...

    jbogg, is that the Dutch pole mod on your cloudburst?
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    I just bought a 1/4 inch pad from GG, similar to...

    I just bought a 1/4 inch pad from GG, similar to the one you linked to, for exactly the same reason.... Just to get me over the 3am chills....it's so light, if laying single layer doesn't work, I can...
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    I hang in my stand most every afternoon. I just...

    I hang in my stand most every afternoon. I just periodically kind of walk it around the yard to keep it in the tree shadows as the sun moves across the sky. So easy.
  17. Going to the shenandoah national park next month...

    Going to the shenandoah national park next month for 3-4 days and your post has given me even more incentive for the trip, thanks! Well written and detailed.... But you got more guts than me, no way...
  18. I'd call the popo, identity theft

    I'd call the popo, identity theft
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    Just ordered the triangle thingies this weekend....

    Just ordered the triangle thingies this weekend.
    For some reason, the jarbidge is snug up against me from my head to my upper thighs, but from there down it sags, making my butt down cold. So half...
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    Spent a night out last week in my RR with my...

    Spent a night out last week in my RR with my exped 9 LW on the bottom and jarbidge on top. ...went down to 50 and was super warm. I put the exped on the top on the hammock, not between the layers...
  21. Good, very detailed writeup and good video....I'm...

    Good, very detailed writeup and good video....I'm going to the SNP in mid-May, thanks for giving me me some food for thought of where to go. This will be my first trip up there.
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    Sticky: Informative and funny video, thanks.

    Informative and funny video, thanks.
  23. 121721I have a WBBB and a NX 250. The BB is...

    121721I have a WBBB and a NX 250. The BB is perfect for summer and the NX with a $75 AHE jarbidge (on sale) plus a z liner and the weathershield is my winter palace.

    When I first bought it, I got...
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    An Exped synmat 9 LW is all I use with my RR....

    An Exped synmat 9 LW is all I use with my RR. R-6 value and its 3 1/2 inches thick, which is the reason I don't put it into the pad pocket, when its fully inflated I think it might put too much...
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    I have a NX 250 and a WBBB (not XLC). Totally...

    I have a NX 250 and a WBBB (not XLC). Totally different hammocks.

    The Clark is my dedicated winter hammock. The sides are held out from my body by the poles. The sides are pretty high up, stopping...
  26. Thread: Seam seal

    by outdoorsguy
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    Never and I've been in several good downpours...

    Never and I've been in several good downpours over the last couple of years in my vertex tarp
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    Most hunters are good folks, I met a couple this...

    Most hunters are good folks, I met a couple this week while car camping this week. Talked a good while with some of them, there were so many of them they filled up the trailhead parking area. I wear...
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    Someone on here once wrote to the effect "hike...

    Someone on here once wrote to the effect "hike chilly and wet, but sleep dry and warm". I kind of agree with that.
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    +1 on my NX 250 w/z liners...I can't imagine a...

    +1 on my NX 250 w/z liners...I can't imagine a better winter hammock than this. If it gets below about 30 deg in the middle of the night, I get up and attach my ahe jarbidge, that I got on sale for...
  30. Thread: Lightning

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    Much more afraid of the winds that usually...

    Much more afraid of the winds that usually accompany thunderstorms around here. One time I was camping after a major storm had gone through and 2 trees fell nearby in quick succession. This was back...
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    Figures, just yesterday I ordered a 9' DL from...

    Figures, just yesterday I ordered a 9' DL from arrowhead for my daughter to hang at her college, she said there are plenty of people on nice days hanging. She mentioned that one guy hung between a...
  32. I'll be there in a few weeks... take a bunch of...

    I'll be there in a few weeks... take a bunch of pics and write a trip report if you can. I'm coming from the south and looking at possibly doing a loop route. I always try to hang next to a creek,...
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    I wonder if it will be carried on TV news?

    I wonder if it will be carried on TV news?
  34. Like a lot of us, I bought the tracelite based on...

    Like a lot of us, I bought the tracelite based on want not need. I already have a great summer setup, but at the $164 pricetag for a hammock and tarp, well what can I say? I'll use it the rest of the...
  35. Clark having 25% off sale on most hammocks

    Just ordered a tracelite w/ tarp for $164, couldn't resist :laugh: I wonder if it will become my favorite hot weather hammock...I also ordered the TL tarp, that thing is tiny, I'm curious how it...
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    While I have continuous loops on another...

    While I have continuous loops on another hammock, I figured since I bought the clark ropes (came with my nx250), I might as well use them since they work fine as passinthru mentioned. So I kept the...
  37. One of the things I like best about the vertex...

    One of the things I like best about the vertex tarp isn't so much that it keeps me dry when I'm in my nx 250, although it does that well...I like it best when I'm cooking and eating and moving around...
  38. Thread: Vertex

    by outdoorsguy
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    I have a NX 250 with z liner...Another big plus...

    I have a NX 250 with z liner...Another big plus from me for the z liner...attach it at home, no fiddling out in the field, super easy, convenient and warm.
  39. +1:thumbup: With this stand, and an 11ft...

    +1:thumbup:

    With this stand, and an 11ft hammock, I'm about 1 1/2 feet off the ground with the sag that I like.
  40. I have a cloudburst and bought separate doors...

    I have a cloudburst and bought separate doors with it for rain and wind... I might eventually buy a mamajama, the doors fit both tarps.

    Bottom line, I only take one set of doors when I go out,...
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    I'm also 5'9" and found that when I pull the head...

    I'm also 5'9" and found that when I pull the head end way way up (like to the top of my head), any sag in my jarbidge goes away with just the supplied suspension...the foot end cinches up around mid...
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    I have a jarbidge paired with my WBBB and I also...

    I have a jarbidge paired with my WBBB and I also had a prob with the thing sagging under my butt...my solution was to pull the head end of the uq up, way up to the top of my head, I sort of turned it...
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    I bought a stand after reading the reviews on...

    I bought a stand after reading the reviews on here and I'm glad I did. Even though I have trees, I like that I can break this thing down into 4 sections in seconds, move them to a more shaded area of...
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    I just posted in another clark thread which you...

    I just posted in another clark thread which you started and dropped in a pic...check it out.
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    Hotlips, I would say the NX 250 is kind of a...

    Hotlips, I would say the NX 250 is kind of a cross between a GE and a bridge, with the best of both worlds. The material its made of is really firm, allowing me to sleep right down the middle but...
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    Thanks for the info...just spent 13 hours last...

    Thanks for the info...just spent 13 hours last night in mine, love it. I got mine about 2 years ago when clark had a 25 % off sale. They don't have price breaks like this hardly ever, if somebody is...
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    I have a NX 250, so I can only speak to it. I...

    I have a NX 250, so I can only speak to it. I also have several other hammocks. If I could only keep one, it would be the clark, hands down. CJ pepa answered better than I can, but to add a bit..
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    If I didn't already have a clark, this could be...

    If I didn't already have a clark, this could be the the deal maker for me. I mean, think about it, zippers inside the hammock:boggle:. Kind of revolutionary if you ask me. Probably won't sell my 2...
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    Thanks for reposting Miguel. I have a RR too and...

    Thanks for reposting Miguel. I have a RR too and was looking at this version of their stand, opposed to the DIY version. I'm ordering when I get home tonight, no point waiting any longer as I have...
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    Nope, I just hook the figure 9 to the tarp...then...

    Nope, I just hook the figure 9 to the tarp...then I larkshead the zing it around the tree (I have a bowline on one end)and attach it to the figure 9, quick and easy. I do not use a ridgeline with my...
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