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    To the OP... Maybe a DIY option is the best...

    To the OP...

    Maybe a DIY option is the best idea..

    You can buy the raw fabric for well under your budget. Catch a sale at a vendor like RBTR and you'll save even more. Or do a search for...
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    How about a Dutch Half Wit? Only a few dollars...

    How about a Dutch Half Wit?

    Only a few dollars more than your budget. Really well made. Integrated half bug net, which has grown to be my preferred system.
  3. I switched to a mesh snakeskin a while back and...

    I switched to a mesh snakeskin a while back and haven't found a better way to store either DCF tarp. The biggest benefit is not having to fig-8 all the lines and not having them tangled when I am...
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    I hate Burpies.. but darn-it if they don't work...

    I hate Burpies.. but darn-it if they don't work wonders.
  5. Follow-up for those considering 10D Taffeta vs...

    Follow-up for those considering 10D Taffeta vs 10D Ripstop.

    I ordered the Taffeta and absolutely love it. Silky smooth, soft and very very comfortable. Overall, I much prefer the Argon over the...
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    I have a pair.. Not likely to use them. They...

    I have a pair.. Not likely to use them.

    They have line spliced to them.. I think it's Lawson Iron Wire, or NE Rope of some sort.

    I have half a dozen Cogs.. I don't need those.
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    I think I have some.. I'll send you a picture....

    I think I have some..

    I'll send you a picture.


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    Many of the responses, mine included, note that...

    Many of the responses, mine included, note that the doors stay tucked back most of the time. So... for some, it's worth the weight savings to go without doors and roll the dice on the weather.
    ...
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    Nicely done.. simple. Nice pitch. I've done...

    Nicely done.. simple. Nice pitch.

    I've done three or four tarps with the capped standing French seam at the ridge. I made the tie out point only an inch or so. Also did the ridge a little...
  10. 16F with a standard 20F Incubator/Burrow. I was...

    16F with a standard 20F Incubator/Burrow. I was toasty. Not something would do routinely but Life Happens and I used what I had.
  11. I had the order queued up around 11:45 EST and...

    I had the order queued up around 11:45 EST and kept submitting like an auction junkie trying to snipe something on ebay in the last ten seconds. Finally went through as the clock struck midnight. I...
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    Ok to close and move this... I can do it...

    Ok to close and move this...

    I can do it when I get home..


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  13. FS/FT: JetBoil still available... Reduced to $60. ...

    JetBoil still available... Reduced to $60.

    Looking for a pair of MLD Lite Snow Gaiters as trade..


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  14. That's how I did them as well.

    That's how I did them as well.
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    Not understanding your question. By design,...

    Not understanding your question.

    By design, the top quilt is meant to eliminate the down under you, that is rendered useless once it's compressed. There might be a few inches of the TQ sides that...
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    This is what I do as well. ...

    This is what I do as well.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=175543&d=1561934717
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    I carried a DIY Grizz Beak when I had the...

    I carried a DIY Grizz Beak when I had the MamaJamba. When I switched to all cuben it made more sense to go with integrated doors.

    Another option not mentioned, and one I have seen only twice in...
  18. I did an order for a 20F & 40F set, all Premium...

    I did an order for a 20F & 40F set, all Premium 950's.. Already got notice they shipped. That's nuts!! How did HG get them done that quickly? Do they keep shells for basic color combinations in...
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    Agreed... I'm happy with the order. But if the...

    Agreed... I'm happy with the order. But if the same quilt showed up for less, I'd be silly not to consider it.

    I sold my Phincubator... Can't say I miss it that much.
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    Ordered all four quilts, but still have time to...

    Ordered all four quilts, but still have time to cancel.. Any one? Buehler? Buehler??
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    If you get is the eye roll, you're golden.

    If you get is the eye roll, you're golden.
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    Both of my tarps have doors. Literally an ounce...

    Both of my tarps have doors. Literally an ounce of prevention.

    They are tied back most of the time. But when I need them I have them.


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    To the OP.. curious where you hike and hang that...

    To the OP.. curious where you hike and hang that you have to worry about prying eyes.

    I have hung with some pretty big groups (solo or with one other person most of the time) but never came...
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    Tie a simple button knot in the end. Leave some...

    Tie a simple button knot in the end. Leave some extra lengthcoming out of the top of the button for a few hangs to let the knot set. Then do a locked brummel with the excess, as close to the top of...
  25. Thanks Harry.. I already ordered the Taffeta on...

    Thanks Harry.. I already ordered the Taffeta on one of the four quilts I ordered last night.

    Roll of the dice. Figured I'd try something different.
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    Looks like your questions were answered.. but.......

    Looks like your questions were answered.. but....

    Get the 11' tarp. I DIY'd two 12' tarps for 11' hammocks. Since I backpack, as you said you intend to, the weight and volume were excessive and...
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    Really cool setups! Our winters aren't that...

    Really cool setups! Our winters aren't that intense, so I continue to backpack, but I can see how your pulk camping could be fun. How far do you typically hike in/out?

    Is the footprint integral...
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    Looks great.. sounds like you had a good first...

    Looks great.. sounds like you had a good first night.

    Sometimes all you need is one hammock tie out. For me it's the head end on the head side, just to keep the fabric from going on your face....
  29. I'm in... Looking forward to this!!

    I'm in... Looking forward to this!!
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    Premium Quilts ~ 20's & 40's

    I have purged all of my Econ quilts. Looking for a 20F set and a 40F set.


    Premium only
    Argon 67 (10D) or lighter (if you happened to have done a custom order)
    950fp preferred but not...
  31. Thanks Deb.. I closed this..

    Thanks Deb.. I closed this..
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    ^^^^^^^ THIS ^^^^^^^ ...

    ^^^^^^^ THIS ^^^^^^^

    :boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle::boggle:
  33. Never mind.. I found it... Am I correct that...

    Never mind.. I found it... Am I correct that both 10D fabrics weigh the same 0.67 oz / sq yard?

    10 Denier Taffeta is the same material as our 10 Denier, but without the ripstop grid. This...
  34. Fabric choice for Premium Burrows... 10D vs 10D Taffeta

    I don't see anything on the site FAQ or specs describing the difference in hand or performance for the 10D inner fabric versus the 10D Taffeta. Weight looks the same. Denier is the same. So.....
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    Dig around in my HammockForums Albums.. I have...

    Dig around in my HammockForums Albums.. I have lots of build pictures. End caps, zippers, pull-outs etc.

    This album is the removable bugnet hammock.. The interior tabs and side pullouts are...
  36. FS/FT: Thank you. Burrow is now sold Sent from...

    Thank you.

    Burrow is now sold

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  37. FS/FT: HammockGear Econ 20 Incubator & Burrow / JetBoil Zip

    It's yours... Thank you

    PM sent

    Incubator.... SOLD

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  38. FS/FT: HammockGear Econ 20 Incubator & Burrow / JetBoil Zip

    Hammock Gear Quilt - 20F Econ Incubator, 25.75oz. Perfect condition. Original owner. Ready to ship. Comes with Dutch Ware Gear quilt clips. Standard length and width. Black outer and blue inner. $160...
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    There is another post (you'll have to dig around)...

    There is another post (you'll have to dig around) depicting a second under-tarp ridge line with a network of cordage crossing the sides of the tarp and going to the ground as a means of supporting...
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    I have made more hammocks than I count. Mara 70...

    I have made more hammocks than I count. Mara 70 on all of them

    I usually add harwareless side pull outs and interior loops at the ends to attaching stuff.
    If it's a netless or a Half Wit...
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    all of my hammocks get a soak at the beginning of...

    all of my hammocks get a soak at the beginning of the season...
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    I don't have the over booties.. yet. Don't think...

    I don't have the over booties.. yet. Don't think I'll get them. While I see the value in being able to leave the booties on and slip into the over booties, I don't expect to use them too often. I...
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    Standard length Incubator...

    Standard length Incubator and Burrow.

    I have a 20F set and a 40F Burrow available.
  44. I used poly ribbon for the caps on standing...

    I used poly ribbon for the caps on standing french seams on a handful of tarps.
  45. I just did a GE in 1.3 MTN and while it slept...

    I just did a GE in 1.3 MTN and while it slept exceptionally comfortable it is indeed a bit stiff and plastic feeling. Almost like it was calendared. I'm going give it a bunch of nights in hopes it...
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    Nice.. love the color. I have Goose Feet Gear...

    Nice.. love the color. I have Goose Feet Gear down booties that color...

    I have a gear loft like that but never used it. Does it not annoy you hanging down next to you??
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    This ^^^^^^ My tarp pitch is dependent on my...

    This ^^^^^^

    My tarp pitch is dependent on my hammock hang. Unless it's raining, or a serious threat of rain, hammock goes up first. Plus, after some miles I can't wait to take a load off. Can't...
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    Are you set on a 3/4? I have a 20F Econ...

    Are you set on a 3/4?

    I have a 20F Econ Incubator I'd sell..

    Have a matching 20F Burrow too..
  49. FS: Interested in the incubator.. but a little...

    Interested in the incubator.. but a little concerned about the long distance shipping...


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  50. FS: HammockGear 40F Econ Burrow / Patagonia Men's Down Pants

    Patty down pants are sold
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