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    I've never seen either in person, but how similar...

    I've never seen either in person, but how similar is this to the way the Katabatic quilts cinch the footbox?
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    Had a wonderful time (in spite of carrying the...

    Had a wonderful time (in spite of carrying the bear canister). Plenty of water. We had a group of 10 and everyone was able to find hang spots (3 of us) and tent spots. That was a good loop for...
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    Yes, that is the loop. Thank you. I feel better...

    Yes, that is the loop. Thank you. I feel better than we might find some trees. I'm not above sleeping on the dirt, but I do prefer the elevation of the hammock. Thanks again.
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    Hanging spots on Sam's Knob loop?

    Planning on hiking this loop with our Scout troop this weekend. I have never been. Trail guide I've been reading says campsites with plenty of tent and hammock sites. Have you found this to be...
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    Thanks everyone. Next time you see me at...

    Thanks everyone. Next time you see me at Louise's, the peach cobbler is on me
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    Preventative Maintenance

    I've got a tarp that's approaching 6 years old. I always store it clean and dry. Besides seam sealing, what should be done? How long should the materials last before it no longer repels water?
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    I transitioned from a Hennessy Explorer Deluxe to...

    I transitioned from a Hennessy Explorer Deluxe to an XLC. I'm 5'9 and I enjoy the room in the XLC. The side shelf is great. It works well in late Summer/Late Spring that you can place your top...
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    Thank you for that very clear "unofficial"...

    Thank you for that very clear "unofficial" answer. It answered the question that I had: Were they able to use one cord lock to accomplish eliminating the accordian effect and cinching the quilt...
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    Is the cord lock that the main suspension loop...

    Is the cord lock that the main suspension loop also used to cinch the ends of the quilt as well? Does it accomplish two functions: cinch the ends and also hold the corners in place to prevent...
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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Thanks Mr. Emery. I've added the secondary to my...

    Thanks Mr. Emery. I've added the secondary to my Greylock 3. I'm thinking about the Greylock 4 and just wondered how the new arrangment looked (wondering if I don't like it can I convert back to...
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    Thanks. I have a Greylock 3 with the original...

    Thanks. I have a Greylock 3 with the original suspension. The website does not appear to show the version that you do. If I understand, the shock cord that cinches the quilt end goes through a...
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    Greylock 4 Suspension

    Has the Greylock 4 suspension been changed? I heard that it had, but when I reviewed the website it appears to be the same. Thanks in advance.
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    I have used a Jarbidge and Greylock 3 for several...

    I have used a Jarbidge and Greylock 3 for several years on my XLC and have been pleased. I'm sure Warbonnet makes a fine underquilt, but I recently purchased a full length UGQ for Winter. I decided...
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    You might message gbolt and ask him about his...

    You might message gbolt and ask him about his experiences. He did the AT last year with the Yeti. He posts on hete occasionally. I think his YouTube channel is gboltonthetrail.
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    Thank you. Hope all is well with the shoulder

    Thank you. Hope all is well with the shoulder
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    XLC question

    Have had my XLC for about 5 years. Love it. Have not had any issues. Just a curious question: how/what do you look at when staking out the shelf and entry side tie out? I've just always...
  20. Those 'antiquated' units helped put someone on...

    Those 'antiquated' units helped put someone on the moon!:cool:
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    I have used mine in the Summer and am planning on...

    I have used mine in the Summer and am planning on taking it on my next trip in the middle of July. As Tall Paul said, it does help negate wind chill. I'm a cold sleeper and was "volunteering" at...
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    I've never seen a Katabatic quilt except on their...

    I've never seen a Katabatic quilt except on their website and on review videos. Have always heard they were true to their temperature rating and have always read rave reviews. The Outdoor Gear Lab...
  23. I agree with you Silentorpheus. I think she was...

    I agree with you Silentorpheus. I think she was starting to develop some ideas that would have been interesting to play out. And hey, I think she has/had a pretty good field tester in Hang N Out. ...
  24. Her quilts are so well made and valued, that few...

    Her quilts are so well made and valued, that few people sell them. When they do post them, they go quickly. I agree that she was not a huge shop, but even Hang N Out acknowledged in one of their...
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    Curious as well. I'm trying to decide between...

    Curious as well. I'm trying to decide between the Diamondback and the Katabatic quilt. Things I like about both. Diamondback is more customizable though.
  26. Leighlo-flash in the pan? You are delusional. ...

    Leighlo-flash in the pan? You are delusional. Her quilts are highly sought after. They never stay on the For Sale section more than an hour or so. I joined the Forum as she was closing to go to...
  27. Thank you all for the recommendations1

    Thank you all for the recommendations1
  28. Greyson Highland Loop Recommendation

    Looking to take a Scout troop on their first hiking trip to the Highlands. Can anyone recommend a two-day loop for new hikers that is both tent (Gasp!) and Hammock friendly. Thanks in advance, the...
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    Thank you. My son signed up for the polar...

    Thank you. My son signed up for the polar challenge when he heard how cold it is! Sometimes they have to learn the hard way
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    Top quilt recommendations

    Has anyone spent the night in July near/at Camp Daniel Boone? I can see the temp forecasts at the nearest weather station, but wonder if anyone had experience at the camp elevation in mid July. Not...
  31. Bob had a good video on Youtube about using the...

    Bob had a good video on Youtube about using the WL Lazy Slug tube. I've never used one, but he outlined the benefits in the video. Unless you find a used one, youll have to buy another brand as ...
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    I'll share some of my observations. I have (2)...

    I'll share some of my observations. I have (2) HG quilts (40 degree Econ Phoenix, 20 degree Econ Incubator) and I have a GL 3. My GL 3 is about 4 years old. I don't have a thermometer cause I...
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    I admit I sleep cool. I take blood thinner and...

    I admit I sleep cool. I take blood thinner and that maybe the cause. I cannot get away without something even in Summer. I've camped on Badin Lake in July several times and I'm okay until about 1...
  34. The price that you paid might give a clue. I...

    The price that you paid might give a clue. I think Marty sold the 900 fill SS 3/4 quilt for $135 and full length for $165. I think the economy SS 3/4 quilt was around $100. I think that quilt was...
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    I have a double 1.1. My first hammock was a...

    I have a double 1.1. My first hammock was a single layer Hennessy. Mosquitos got me a lot in July. I bought the double and that problem went away. I use an underquilt too in cooler temps. I use...
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    Interesting thing is manufacturers in many...

    Interesting thing is manufacturers in many industries can make a few tweaks and call the product another name and sell through different retailers. For example, Whirlpool can make basically the sam...
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    Respectfully, it depends on your definition of...

    Respectfully, it depends on your definition of mill. We buy fabric rolls from Hyosung. It's not a final tissue like in a hammock etc but we buy fabric rolls from them that we use with another few...
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    Shug, the proctologist? Frozen butt hang?

    Shug, the proctologist? Frozen butt hang?
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    I hang my hammock or I attempt to achieve to 30...

    I hang my hammock or I attempt to achieve to 30 degree hang. If you watch any of Tom Hennessy's setup videos, he always pulls the suspension way tighter. Not sure why.
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    The only difference between a Sheet bend and a...

    The only difference between a Sheet bend and a Becket hitch is the fact that one is made with two ropes and one is made with a rope and a loop. They both are tied the same way. Similarly, a reef...
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    I'm no expert, but I'll give you an answer that...

    I'm no expert, but I'll give you an answer that you dont want to here: it depends. Everybody is different and then throw in wind, etc. I've got a buddy who sleeps in a mesh hammock in a 20 degree...
  42. Thank you. Have been using mine for about 4...

    Thank you. Have been using mine for about 4 years now with no issues. Straps look brand new still ! Never have used a stopper knot. The just are easy to use
  43. In the video you recommend tying a stopper knot. ...

    In the video you recommend tying a stopper knot. It is demonstrated at the end of the working end. Looks like it would "slip" a long way. I'm asumming that was for demonstration purpose and that...
  44. OK. I'm no expert, but I have spent a few nights...

    OK. I'm no expert, but I have spent a few nights in a Hennessy. It's listed as an asymmetrical hammock. I think this means the bug net is cut asymmetrically. I believe the hammock body is...
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    Reverse Whoopie: Am I at Risk

    Recent convert to the ole Whoopie sling and Marlin Spike Hitch. Yes, 'On the Knot and not the toggle. I've been using a Dutch biner to connect to the CL on the hammock. All of the videos that I've...
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    Neither Rain, Sleet, Nor Snow....

    I used to hear this 'Neither Rain, Sleet, Nor Snow will stop the US Mail..
    Got my shipping notice from Hammock Gear. I hit the Track Package and shipping is paused due to cold weather!:I find that...
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    Thanks Mr. Emery. I saw your video. I might...

    Thanks Mr. Emery. I saw your video. I might have to try that binder clip. Don't forget to get Karl some persimmon pudding.
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    Winter Tarp Door Management

    What's your opinion about door management for winter tarps? Mitten hooks? Clips? Tie each one to a stake? Share with me best experiences. Thanks.
  49. Thanks. I feel like it had to be the metabolism...

    Thanks. I feel like it had to be the metabolism since I was so warm the preceding 6 hours. I'll have to have a snack at one of my star gazing sessions. At home, I never have to get up during the...
  50. Zeppelin and Superfly Maiden Voyage

    Finally got to use my new 0 degree Zeppelin and Superfly tarp. Low was only 30F but the wind was blowing.
    Initial thoughts:
    Superfly: Great piece of gear. My previous tarp was 12' ridgeline...
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