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  1. Thread: Which pad to use?

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    Reflectix. They make them in standard and XL pad...

    Reflectix. They make them in standard and XL pad widths conveniently. Don't be affraid to put an oversized pad in your pad sleeve. Inflatables usually need partial inflation anyways so you wont...
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    Dollars to doughnuts you can't beat reflectix. I...

    Dollars to doughnuts you can't beat reflectix. I use it as my only thing in 3 season and add an inflatable in winter. Feels like laying in an incubator.
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    Haha 12lbs for a winter rig is great man. ...

    Haha 12lbs for a winter rig is great man. Especially for the price point. You know what they say about bulk weight and money. You can have two. Keep doing your thing. Most people don't get out...
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    I think that was srrges point is that HF is not a...

    I think that was srrges point is that HF is not a non profit so jut calling it a donation doesn't make it a donation if you get greater access to the site even if it doesn't pertain directly to...
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    If you through some shock cord on the side loops...

    If you through some shock cord on the side loops and over your hammock ridge line assuming you have one its a great quick fix though it's a tighter asym lay. Duth hooks do the Sam thing differently...
  6. Thread: Camp security

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    Always Secure Your Gear.

    Always Secure Your Gear.
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    Shug nailed it. We still troll now and again and...

    Shug nailed it. We still troll now and again and try to help where we can.

    ;)
  8. Thread: HVAC Isulation

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    Reflectix is 4/5 r-value. Blue ccf has 2.5....

    Reflectix is 4/5 r-value. Blue ccf has 2.5. Reflectix out does it by a mile. I cooked in the snow storm Friday night with reflectix under my pad. Really great for lounging on around camp before bed
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    More than likely will be able to make it. If I'm...

    More than likely will be able to make it. If I'm back in Ohio by then I'll be there.
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    I'll probably be popping in for this one. Prob...

    I'll probably be popping in for this one. Prob camp at a camp that has water. 9 you have to bring all your h2o. Regardless I'll still hike over wherever it ends up to at least visit
  11. I'd get the 20 so its not so bad at night but...

    I'd get the 20 so its not so bad at night but really a 40 and a reflectix pad will take you as low as you'll encounter somewhere like here in Ohio. 20 if you're gonna do negative temps frequently...
  12. Thread: Camo SF FS

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    WITHDRAWN: Camo SF FS

    Like new. Used on one trip April of 2013. Will come with prusik'd tie outs. Has panel pullouts. 140.00 Obo. Atlanta area to front of line.
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    Peanuts I may be heading up after 630. Hadn't...

    Peanuts I may be heading up after 630. Hadn't figured out when I was gonna leave yet but I'm up in Winder by off 124. Have to see as we get closer to friday
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    Thanks 2ply. And I was just in Helen yesterday.....

    Thanks 2ply. And I was just in Helen yesterday.. And delonhega ... Octobrrfest had the place bustling more than usual
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    Just moved to GA and trying to get out if you...

    Just moved to GA and trying to get out if you guys got room for another
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    It doesn't NEED sealed. the fold he sews into...

    It doesn't NEED sealed. the fold he sews into the ridgeline prevent leakage. applying the force of short pole pole mod on the ridgeline will let the water through, hence why it only came through...
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    welcome. bout to move to lawrenceville myself.

    welcome. bout to move to lawrenceville myself.
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    Welcome from the Lansing area. I'll tell you if...

    Welcome from the Lansing area. I'll tell you if it we're me, I'd sidestep the super shelter and go straight to some day quilts or maybe a reflectix pad. Also hard to resell that super shelter if...
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    Yep just wrap it around your sides past edge of uq

    Yep just wrap it around your sides past edge of uq
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    Welcome from cbus

    Welcome from cbus
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    Tendertoe has a video with all the info you'll...

    Tendertoe has a video with all the info you'll need to mod it. I did it as well as a newb hammocker who saw it on a hang
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    If you can find reflectix it's 15.00 for 25ft...

    If you can find reflectix it's 15.00 for 25ft roll here and has an r value of 4 or 5. Blue FCC is 2.5 r value and twice as thick. I've got several people over the newb hump with cost and field...
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    I would buy a roll of standard reflected for...

    I would buy a roll of standard reflected for 15.00 and cut a piece long enough to overlap your uq and the shove it in your foot box. Easy peasy
  24. Thread: OMW Or SF?

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    Same here more stakes. Was great in bad weather...

    Same here more stakes. Was great in bad weather thouhh
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    I forget who makes it but it's called a tech...

    I forget who makes it but it's called a tech blanket. I think thermarest. I lightweight inexpensive tq option down to prob 50s
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    I think you'll love the zipper once you get a uq...

    I think you'll love the zipper once you get a uq good call. Welcome
  27. Thread: Hello everyone

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    Welcome aboard

    Welcome aboard
  28. Thread: new guy

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    Welcome from Ohio soon to be michigan aka home

    Welcome from Ohio soon to be michigan aka home
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    Welcome rufus

    Welcome rufus
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    I would imagine the "give" in a nylon hammock...

    I would imagine the "give" in a nylon hammock contributes to the comfortability. May be a sacrifice there.
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    Reflectix. 15.00 at home depot for 3 pads worth....

    Reflectix. 15.00 at home depot for 3 pads worth. Almost double r value of average ccf.
  32. Thread: Big Agnes

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    I've used my 30* fishhawk with a reflectix pad in...

    I've used my 30* fishhawk with a reflectix pad in the sleeve in my ridgerunner into the high 20's low 30's with base layers and a beanie and was great. BA is probably my absolute favorite system...
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    superfly, can do anything with that tarp,...

    superfly, can do anything with that tarp, treeless setup, ground setup. Versatile
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    I've found one layer of reflectix good into the...

    I've found one layer of reflectix good into the thirties easy. You'd be good with just that, double it up if you're concerned about it, but i've used it with great results and it's CHEAP and nice...
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    25 bucks at home depot will get you 4 six foot...

    25 bucks at home depot will get you 4 six foot mats worth of reflectix which I think is about 3.8 r value per layer. Not as bulky as ccf with greater r value. Think your standard half inch ccf mat...
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    You'll be fine MarDog, I don't come close to the...

    You'll be fine MarDog, I don't come close to the edges on mine, tossing and turning all night. Those outter baffles work great in the RR. You WILL want to hang your rain gear over the foot end to...
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    Sorry, was at a wedding in Cleveland over the...

    Sorry, was at a wedding in Cleveland over the weekend. Hope to get out soon though.
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    Figure 9 would be great for hammock suspension,...

    Figure 9 would be great for hammock suspension, as long as using properly rated materials.

    Aren't people hanging on whoopie hooks? Mini titanium hooks?

    Like I said, that'd rock for hammock...
  39. Thread: Mans best friend

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    Mine sleeps in the tent with my GF

    Mine sleeps in the tent with my GF
  40. Thread: Sleeping bag + pad

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    I use a big ag and pad. I camp year-round. Make...

    I use a big ag and pad. I camp year-round. Make sure your pad is rated for the lowest temps you'd expect to encounter OR predominately encounter and supplement exceptionally cold weather with...
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    I use the exact same setup, RR and SF. It's been...

    I use the exact same setup, RR and SF. It's been my favorite combo by far. stand alone it's still my fav tarp and still my fav hammock. I'd buy without hesitation. Just be aware that there's a...
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    You could use a climbers prusik. Prusik the pole...

    You could use a climbers prusik. Prusik the pole then biner to the prusik. I believe that's what a prusik was originally intended for to begin with actually, climbing.
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    I've found that my 2QZQ UQ protector (bridge)...

    I've found that my 2QZQ UQ protector (bridge) fits PERFECTLY under the Superfly on the ground, used a ground sheet. With a larger bug-net you could use it exactly like a tent. Using my WBRR like a...
  44. Cut them length wise, they come in the two...

    Cut them length wise, they come in the two standard pad sizes coincidently, 20" and 25".

    My edges have held up great, mylar doesn't fray.

    I roll mine as tight as I can, 6' roll is probably 4 to...
  45. Thread: Totally bummed

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    And what other vendor do you know who'd find your...

    And what other vendor do you know who'd find your thread and respond directly to you? Easily worth the few week wait. Meantime you can use a 20.00 GTU or make your own for cheaper to get you...
  46. Thread: Totally bummed

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    current lead time on a N82 tactical holster is 8...

    current lead time on a N82 tactical holster is 8 to 10 weeks. They're a small cottage business that only makes this one style of holster. The fact that Brandon handles the volume he does and still...
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    the end of the hammock (not suspension but...

    the end of the hammock (not suspension but hammock) from the door is well far enoughto not matter and in a worst case you could through your rain gear over it in a pinch, if REALLY needed. My .02
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    Lots of new guys here from Cbus, nice. We have...

    Lots of new guys here from Cbus, nice.

    We have a pretty motley crew that gets together at least once a month, usually more.

    Any and all, always more than welcome to come to any hangs. I've...
  49. Thread: Trip safety

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    I spent all of highschool climbing all over those...

    I spent all of highschool climbing all over those cliffs down there. Not technical climbing but foolin' around on those rock faces. You have to have great situational awareness off trail down...
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    it's large but not unruly at all. Makes a GREAT...

    it's large but not unruly at all. Makes a GREAT porch mode and provides a large shade area when the weather is more-then-fair.

    Cant' go wrong with one
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