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    SOLD: Hennessy Explorer with Super Shelter

    Bought the new outfit this spring, never used it, and the wife convinced us to get a motor home and travel. Would prefer selling it as a package.

    1. New Hennessy Explorer Deluxe A-Sym with...
  2. Thread: Mahha 2009

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    Is there any information posted elsewhere...

    Is there any information posted elsewhere providing details of where everyone will be meeting, where the park is located, and any other directions?
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    YOU REALLY HAVE YOUR PRIORITIES WRONG. VIDEO...

    YOU REALLY HAVE YOUR PRIORITIES WRONG. VIDEO FIRST, THEN OTHER DUTIES. My SS was delivered this week and am waiting for the video before delving into the set up. Talk about priorities.
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    http://www.tothewoods.net/ImagesStayWarm/HH_Underf...

    http://www.tothewoods.net/ImagesStayWarm/HH_UnderflyProject.pdf

    If you decide on a new tarp, Ashman posted this link of converting the stock fly to an undercover.
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    Bought the Big Agnes -25 degree Two track which I...

    Bought the Big Agnes -25 degree Two track which I got on a good sale at $70. Tried it out in my hammock with no tarp (on backorder) or UQ for a couple of hours at outside temp of 15 degrees F with a...
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    They are definitely Coyotees as we have a lot of...

    They are definitely Coyotees as we have a lot of they hanging around our property.
    Tony
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    So if I were to make up a ring buckle suspension...

    So if I were to make up a ring buckle suspension system, I would need to use two climbing rated rings at both ends? I stopped by Home Depot and they had steel rings, but they were only rated to 200...
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    Looks like I'll be getting up and out of the...

    Looks like I'll be getting up and out of the hammock as the best solution and less work than having to clean all your gear. Even in a small tent it can be challenging.
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    Nature call in hammock

    Not having spent a night yet in my new hammock, I don't know how much moving around can you do With that said, many people seem to keep a pee bottle with them in their hammocks for the call of...
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    Perplexed on choosing under system

    This may be a bit redundant, but I have read a lot of threads and am still confused about what system to get to keep warm in 3 season canoe camping down to 20 degrees. I have gotten stuck during...
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    Great discussion

    Great discussion
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    Warbonnetguy; Thanks for the weight amount on...

    Warbonnetguy;
    Thanks for the weight amount on each support, makes a lot of sense.
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    Thanks for the name of the biners

    Thanks for the name of the biners
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    Strength of rigging parts

    I was considering using a two ring with Garda Hitch and carabiners to make rigging and adjusting my hammock easier. A couple of posts on this site mentioned the amount of tension on the lines when...
  15. Thread: Overcover

    by TonyF
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    Thanks for the explanation on the over cover....

    Thanks for the explanation on the over cover.
    Tony
  16. Thread: Rain Rain Rain

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    Just wondering if you spraying the webbing with...

    Just wondering if you spraying the webbing with something like CAMP DRY and allow it to soak into the webbing, it that wouldn't make it waterproof or at least water resistant. I also use Thompson...
  17. Thread: Overcover

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    Overcover

    Not knowing the exact design of the overcover, can you use the overcover without the rest of the SS to give some added warmth if needed? Does it drape or lay close to the hammock sides or would it...
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    Sticky: A friend of mine designs canoes for several...

    A friend of mine designs canoes for several builders and has always talked about how great hammock camping was over tents. He told me recently about a wilderness river trip he made a couple of years...
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    Looks like the packability and price is the big...

    Looks like the packability and price is the big difference where the Big Agnes packs to 5" x 21" $83.00 and the Exped Down packs to 7"x 6" $140.00 from what I have seen available.

    Thanks for the...
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    The BA weighs 36 oz and the Exped is 32 oz, so...

    The BA weighs 36 oz and the Exped is 32 oz, so not that much difference. Not sure which would do a better job and have the least downsides.
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    Big Agnes vs Exped Down mat

    I'm trying to decide between the Big Agnes Two Track 2" sleeping pad rated at R 6.5 and they state a -25 degrees. It is a dense foam inflatable

    The Exped Downmat 7 is 2.75" rated at R 5.9 stated a...
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    Jeff: I am 6'1" and 230# and don't understand...

    Jeff: I am 6'1" and 230# and don't understand what you mean by the Downmat 9 causing one to lay higher in a hammock. According to the specs, the thickness is the same for both the 7 and 9 at 2.75"...
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    Great input on gear. Thanks for taking the time...

    Great input on gear. Thanks for taking the time to help out a newbie. If I get a Downmat 9 , I am concerned about the bottom of the HH getting wet in wind driven rain or heavy fog using an large...
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    Cold weather gear question

    Just bought a HH Explorer deluxe with larger Hex tarp and want to try it on some snowy nights in the 20 degree range. I have poured over a lot of posts and visited a few other sites, but am more...
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    Any responses to the thought of using the old...

    Any responses to the thought of using the old synthetic sleeping bag unde the hammock perhaps with an undercover? Great questions presented here.
    Tony
  26. Thread: Tight Sides

    by TonyF
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    The Hennessy is an Explorer Deluxe. I just...

    The Hennessy is an Explorer Deluxe. I just compared the size of that compared to the Clark NA and can see that the Clark may be too small. I see that Clark has a new larger model that might be...
  27. Thread: Tight Sides

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    Tight Sides

    I am looking to buy a hammock and a friend let me borrow his HH and a Clark NA to try out. When I laid down in the Clark, the sides seemed very tight and closed in on me and the Hennessy did not....
  28. Thread: Tight Sides

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    Tight Sides

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    The one thing I hate is breaking a daily tent...

    The one thing I hate is breaking a daily tent camp in the rain. It looks as though you can stow the hammock while it is under the tarp and just fold up the wet tarp to be dried later.
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    Thanks for all of the great feedback and...

    Thanks for all of the great feedback and especially the links for this newbie.
    Tony
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    What do you do with your gear

    I am new to the forum and considering getting a Hennessey Explorer Hammock for use in canoe camping. What does everyone do with their gear such as clothes, cooking equipment, food etc. Being used to...
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