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    A very nice gesture. I'm in the market for a...

    A very nice gesture. I'm in the market for a ridgeline organizer. I like Multicam. But, any earth-tone will do. I'll gladly pay for my shipping.

    Thanks,

    fly fisher
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    Some easy and helpful mods! Thanks for sharing.

    Some easy and helpful mods! Thanks for sharing.
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    All Right! Dale contacted me today and I gave...

    All Right!

    Dale contacted me today and I gave him my address. I'm looking forward to trying out the Switchback.

    fly fisher
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    Howdy folks, I believe I am next in line to...

    Howdy folks,

    I believe I am next in line to test out this hammock. As of 5/10/14, I have not received any communication regarding the whereabouts of the Circuit Hike Switchback. I'm anxiously...
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    Wow! That underquilt looks sweet!! Thanks for...

    Wow! That underquilt looks sweet!! Thanks for the great images.

    How about the specs for your Lynx underquilt? Is it the 0 deg.? Or, 20 deg.? Is that standard fill? Or, over-stuffed?

    I'd...
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    I think that's an interesting idea. I agree...

    I think that's an interesting idea.

    I agree that the tree straps we use for hammock hanging are relatively bulky & heavy. It would be great if a lighter alternative could be found. Thanks for...
  7. "I will take it."

    "I will take it."
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    Both, but quilts are the way to go if you want...

    Both, but quilts are the way to go if you want maximum efficiency & comfort. I currently use sleeping bags like a quilt, i. e. , I drape the bag over me. A top quilt will be lighter and more...
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    Thanks for the reply. I hope you enjoy your...

    Thanks for the reply. I hope you enjoy your Blackbird. Warbonnet seems to do a great job all around. I'm still thinking about a RidgeRunner...

    fly fisher
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    sportsguy, I'm interested in the RidgeRunner. ...

    sportsguy,

    I'm interested in the RidgeRunner. So, I'm curious as to your decision process to choose the BBXLC over the RidgeRunner (or, a gathered end vs. a bridge).

    Thanks in advance for your...
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    Hey Fronkey, I've enjoyed your past videos. ...

    Hey Fronkey,

    I've enjoyed your past videos. I'm looking forward to seeing more of your handiwork.

    Good Luck,

    fly fisher
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    I purchased a New River about 4 months ago. I...

    I purchased a New River about 4 months ago. I haven't had an opportunity to use it outdoors yet. But, I'm an indoor hanger and use it every night. Nice quilt, plenty long and easy to adjust. I...
  13. That certainly works and reduces weight. But, I...

    That certainly works and reduces weight. But, I like the ease & speed of lightweight, high quality carabiners.

    Thanks for sharing,

    fly fisher
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    Down top & underquilts are lightest & most...

    Down top & underquilts are lightest & most compressible, everything being equal.

    Yes, top quilts pack smaller than sleeping bags. And, down is lighter & more compressible than synthetic. (That...
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    ojdash, Thanks for the thoughtful review. ...

    ojdash,

    Thanks for the thoughtful review.

    It looks like I'm slated to get this demo hammock sometime this spring. My interest in this hammock has really cooled in the year-and-a-half that I've...
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    My suspension is 7/64ths Amsteel with 1" webbing....

    My suspension is 7/64ths Amsteel with 1" webbing. It easily supports my 200 pound load with plenty of safety factor. I'm not losing any sleep worrying whether or not my suspension is going to fail....
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    Great ideas! Thanks posters. And, thanks...

    Great ideas!

    Thanks posters. And, thanks Hammock Forums.

    fly fisher
  18. I noticed on Warbonnet Outdoors website that they...

    I noticed on Warbonnet Outdoors website that they offer two different camo patterns - Multicam & Digital Camo.

    I prefer Multicam, but I've noticed some images of Superfly tarps where the pattern...
  19. Barchetta, Your OP set-up sounds great! A...

    Barchetta,

    Your OP set-up sounds great! A couple of questions regarding your experiences with a bridge hammock vs. gathered end hammock, if you don't mind...

    Do you have any experience...
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    I was just about to post the same reply. I...

    I was just about to post the same reply. I always take what I see and read on the internet with a grain of salt. The moderators here do a good job of keeping discussions reasonable.
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    I love the generosity of this community! Thanks...

    I love the generosity of this community! Thanks for giving back.
    fly fisher
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    Your cook kit looks very nice. I'd love to have...

    Your cook kit looks very nice. I'd love to have one.
    I'm in. small donut.
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    To answer the most basic questions... The Nube...

    To answer the most basic questions...

    The Nube (new-bay), is an integrated water barrier/insect shield/gear storage hammock shelter.

    The shaped, closed end, water-proof tarp supports a sewn in...
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    I'm in. fly fisher

    I'm in.

    fly fisher
  25. I sleep directly on the hammock in a t-shirt and...

    I sleep directly on the hammock in a t-shirt and undershorts or thermal top & bottom when cold.
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    I see nothing wrong with screwing an eye bolt or...

    I see nothing wrong with screwing an eye bolt or similar anchor into a tree on your property. Your trees will be none the worse for it.

    I would not do the same on someone else's or public...
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    I've washed both my crinkle taffeta tablecloth &...

    I've washed both my crinkle taffeta tablecloth & Eagles Nest Outfitters hammocks in hopes they would get softer. (Normal wash cycle/detergent & in the electric drier.) It made each of them only very...
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    Thanks to everyone who took the time to reply to...

    Thanks to everyone who took the time to reply to my questions. This discussion has really helped me decide how I'm going to have by BIAS hammock spec'd out.

    Please continue the discussion. I'll...
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    I sent Brian an email, but never got a reply. ...

    I sent Brian an email, but never got a reply. So, I'm hoping some members might help me by answering some questions.

    I'm intrigued that you find the Weight Weenie Micro to be more comfortable...
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    Rat, Thanks for the excellent post! fly...

    Rat,

    Thanks for the excellent post!

    fly fisher
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    Advantages of synthetic fill over down: cheaper,...

    Advantages of synthetic fill over down: cheaper, functions better when wet

    Advantages of down fill over synthetic: lighter, more compressible, with proper care will last longer, feels good
  32. The few times I've gone cheap, I've regretted it....

    The few times I've gone cheap, I've regretted it. A tarp failure could ruin your trip. Or, worse...

    Purchase a good quality tarp. I own several Hennessy's. They're a good value.

    When I...
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    I'm in. I've really been wanting to try one of...

    I'm in. I've really been wanting to try one of these stoves.

    fly fisher
  34. Glad you didn't get hurt (although you appeared...

    Glad you didn't get hurt (although you appeared to be limping) & bummer that you lost your hammock.

    I'm very interested in this topic of "shorter hammock equals more comfort". I was of the...
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    I started with a Hennessy set-up and found the...

    I started with a Hennessy set-up and found the tarp lines they provided got tangled easily even though their tarps have convenient stuff pockets. So, I started hanking the lines and that really...
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    A properly constructed Amsteel continuous loop is...

    A properly constructed Amsteel continuous loop is at least as strong as a comparable dogbone. What are you trying to do?
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    Looks like a good deal on the mini carabiners. ...

    Looks like a good deal on the mini carabiners. Are you going to get any more EVA foam in the store?
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    Why don't you try it and let us know how it works...

    Why don't you try it and let us know how it works for you. I suggest you start close to the ground & give yourself a soft landing spot.

    IMHO, I don't think a standard taut line hitch on 1/4" cord...
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    Nice post -FiveFiveSix-. As Wanderlust78...

    Nice post -FiveFiveSix-.

    As Wanderlust78 already pointed out, this is essentially a cinch buckle.

    Has anyone tried using the cinch buckles we commonly see here, such as the Dutchware Cinch...
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    I like Dutchware. Count me in.

    I like Dutchware. Count me in.
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    Welcome

    Welcome to hammocking!

    A sore back from sleeping on the ground was one of my primary reasons for trying hammocking. I haven't looked back.

    I think you'll find this forum to be a wealth of...
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    GrayDog, How's your setup working? I have...

    GrayDog,

    How's your setup working? I have this hammock and am ready to modify it to suspend the netting. I'm leaning towards an internal ridgeline, but would like to hear your opinion of your...
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    Poll: Gathered, but I'll willing to try others...

    Gathered, but I'll willing to try others...
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    A nice use of that space! I've looked at that...

    A nice use of that space! I've looked at that area above my head and feet and thought the same. Thanks for sharing. Please keep us posted on your findings, modifications, etc.

    fly fisher
  45. Very nice! I'd love to hear your opinion of this...

    Very nice! I'd love to hear your opinion of this hammock and build after you've used it in the field.

    Thanks for sharing,

    fly fisher
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    Thanks for another fine video. I appreciate your...

    Thanks for another fine video. I appreciate your efforts.

    fly fisher
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    I'm interested.

    I'm interested.
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    Are they the shock cords pull outs attached to...

    Are they the shock cords pull outs attached to the outside edge of the hammock, one on each side, to create more room in the hammock when staked out or attached to the rainfly?

    There are no shock...
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    I started out with Figure 9's because they were...

    I started out with Figure 9's because they were available and looked cool. I still use them occasionally, but only on my tarp ridge line.

    I'm liking Dutch's Tarp Flyz better though; they seem to...
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    I'm interested in this. How is the foam holding...

    I'm interested in this. How is the foam holding up? What did you end up with for the final shape/design? What do you think will be your lowest comfortable temperature, using an under quilt or...
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