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    As soon as this weather breaks a couple of will...

    As soon as this weather breaks a couple of will be going out to Adair wildlife management ( http://fw.ky.gov/More/Documents/Dr.NormanandMarthaAdairWMA_all.pdf ) area to test out the gear we built...
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    Very creative design. If other have tried...

    Very creative design. If other have tried something similar I have not seen it. The super strut is nice because it distributes the force over multiple studs and serves to adjust height. Very cool.
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    Same here with the back issues....they are gone...

    Same here with the back issues....they are gone in the hammock. As to the UQ, you can't beat the jarbidge from arrowhead. I have some nice high end UQs now but still use the heck out of that one. ...
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    Well I ordered the bushman chair and and will...

    Well I ordered the bushman chair and and will post results of setting it up in the one tree fashion.
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    I really like how that hammock seat sets up with...

    I really like how that hammock seat sets up with just one tree. Concept seems simple enough. I would prefer to get products from vendors here though so has anyone set up the bushman chair from AHE...
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    A small chunk of memory foam (about the sized of...

    A small chunk of memory foam (about the sized of three golf balls) in a diy fleece bag. The lump of memory foam supports the neck while the remainder of the bag gives a fluffy soft feel without...
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    I'm in thanks!

    I'm in thanks!
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    I'll take it. Per the pm and the previous deal...

    I'll take it. Per the pm and the previous deal falling through.
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    I like to try and make it by with the least...

    I like to try and make it by with the least amount of insulation that I can. As a result CBS is a constant companion. When I first started hanging I watched a shug video and he had a little piece...
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    Welcome from up the road in Boone county Ky. We...

    Welcome from up the road in Boone county Ky. We really do need to organize a spring hang at red river gorge this year to bring all of these Kentucky folks together. It could be that I just need to...
  11. So as it turns out I'm not weird for sleeping my...

    So as it turns out I'm not weird for sleeping my my hammock. I'm conducting serious scientific sleep study research. My wife will be relieved that my time has been spent on such a noble cause. The...
  12. Very pretty place but, it is unfortunate that the...

    Very pretty place but, it is unfortunate that the only option is to go stealth. My family owns property that is next to the state park and I go up there all the time. I think as long as you stay...
  13. I would just remove the metal zipper and I...

    I would just remove the metal zipper and I replaced mine with a small soft paracord pull. I used a mummy bag for a long time as TQ. The only weight you will save is what is in the hood. If your...
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    Using a single larger sheet with reinforced edges...

    Using a single larger sheet with reinforced edges has worked well for me. Connecting two panels definitely will create weak points in this material. I also like to set it up in a an asym fashion...
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    I would second just getting the patrol bag. Just...

    I would second just getting the patrol bag. Just came back from red river gorge with nights in the upper forties. Just went with the modified patrol bag and a poncho liner inside on top. All light...
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    No doubt. Could have bought a quilt with all the...

    No doubt. Could have bought a quilt with all the money I spent trying to avoid buying one. I have a nice selection of poncho liner quilts and modified patrol bags to show for it though.
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    I just got one for my WBBB. It seems like it is...

    I just got one for my WBBB. It seems like it is a bit snug around the bottom with a quilt. I have a new UGQ 0 degree UQ in all it's fluffy goodness. It is snug to have the quilt inside the sock but...
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    Cost wise and I think comfort wise any decent...

    Cost wise and I think comfort wise any decent hammock here would beat that out every time. Check out some of the full time sleeping rigs here before you buy one of these. For the $400 price tag on...
  19. Thread: Larks head

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    My first hammocks were of the table cloth...

    My first hammocks were of the table cloth variety. Zip tied the gathered ends and then a larks head never had a problem with any failures. The nice thing was it made it easy to try different...
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    Gathering the ends to prevent drafts is an issue...

    Gathering the ends to prevent drafts is an issue too. I had no luck with it when I tried it. I have always wanted to try garbage bags packed with leaves though. Hang low and pack them around you.
  21. Yup just got my 0 degree zeppelin from UGQ a...

    Yup just got my 0 degree zeppelin from UGQ a couple of weeks ago. I was pumped set it up in the basement. Fiddled with the suspension a bit and hopped right in. My previous quilt was a jarbidge. ...
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    I have eye bolts in my trees on my property as I...

    I have eye bolts in my trees on my property as I hang in the same spots all the time. I hook climbing carabiners that are attached to my whoopies right to them. They are 3/8th and could not be more...
  23. Thread: Pillows

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    I carry a north face sock hat whatever the...

    I carry a north face sock hat whatever the season. It works as my freezer bag cooking cozy. If you stuff it with gloves, buffs, or extra clothes perfect size pillow for me. Turns out small thin...
  24. For me the whole thing revolved around comfort. ...

    For me the whole thing revolved around comfort. We have plenty of cold weather here in Northern Kentucky and I'm a cold sleeper as it turns out. So I had the same problem as you. I spent all kinds...
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    TRADED: Sounds good to me HK2001. Just PM me your address...

    Sounds good to me HK2001. Just PM me your address and I will get it in the mail. Ship whenever you get the chance.

    Buff traded for Ribz pack Mods please move.
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    TRADED: Ribz front pack for buff

    Looking to trade ribz pack for merino wool buff. Believe the pack to be a large but can't find a tag to confirm. I'm 5-10 190 and there is still at least few inches of slack in the front pulls....
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    Its my home turf and it still one of my favorite...

    Its my home turf and it still one of my favorite places hang. Zero problems with hanging a hammock. No hassle, no noise, and just remote enough to feel like your out there all alone (as long as you...
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    I will take it! Just send me your paypal info.

    I will take it! Just send me your paypal info.
  29. Go past where any one can carry a cooler, go well...

    Go past where any one can carry a cooler, go well off the trail, keep your lights low, keep quite, don't draw attention, and do as little damage as possible. Stealth and responsibility, do both and...
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    I have always been of the opinion that the more...

    I have always been of the opinion that the more you use compression type sacks or even solidly packed stuff sacks the more voids / lumps you create in your pack. My quilts / clothing / hammock go in...
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    Welcome. People definitely think that I'm crazy. ...

    Welcome. People definitely think that I'm crazy. Luckily you have stumbled upon a group of helpful folks that are equally obsessed with hanging from small cords and are preparing to do so in bad...
  32. I think as long as you can keep it tight enough...

    I think as long as you can keep it tight enough to prevent drafts it should help. That could be addressed by using shock cord instead of a standard suspension on the "under hammock" (think bungee...
  33. My best suggestion is to just try it, because...

    My best suggestion is to just try it, because what works for you is the best thing. I would suggest trying it with either an easy way to bail out or with a tried and true back up. Sub zero temps...
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    91% isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol from the drug...

    91% isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol from the drug store is super effective on what appear to be clean hands. Straight 91% no pefume, gel, or other garbage just the stuff that kills the germs. Its much...
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    Thanks! Got it.

    Thanks! Got it.
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    Where is it?

    Where is it?
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    Just DIY your own clear tarp. ...

    Just DIY your own clear tarp. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?53540-SUL-polycyro-(shrink-wrap)-tarp&highlight=polycyro I was doubtful when I read through this idea but, I made one...
  38. Just built one of these and the durability for...

    Just built one of these and the durability for the money is outstanding. I'm not giving up on my other store bought / cottage vendor tarps but, this would be a great entry level tarp. It would also...
  39. A burrito poncho liner quilt. Top and bottom...

    A burrito poncho liner quilt. Top and bottom insulation all in one. I use it on hot night's and in the house can't beat it for the money.
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    Yeah pictures. Seems different than I have seen...

    Yeah pictures. Seems different than I have seen before. I get the idea but more info would be great. The wheels are turning now.
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    $75 for the jarbidge is a steal. Easy to augment...

    $75 for the jarbidge is a steal. Easy to augment with a thin pad.
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    Same story here. Big camper/ backpacker in my...

    Same story here. Big camper/ backpacker in my youth but , a bad car accident put an end to that. I fractured / compressed a vertebrae in my lower back. I was done sleeping on the ground and done...
  43. First Impressions of Flight Jacket 30 and UGQ

    I have had nothing but good experiences with the cottage vendors that I have found through this site. These guys definitely are at the top of that list though. Communication was great, the order...
  44. I have a 30 degree UGQ Flight Jacket TQ (those...

    I have a 30 degree UGQ Flight Jacket TQ (those guys are awesome). I have only recently switched from a sleeping bag. I was recently out in upper 60s-upper 50s weather with it. Went to bed at 10:00...
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    Hmm learn something new everyday. That could be...

    Hmm learn something new everyday. That could be an issue as my knowledge is about zero when it comes to concrete. Tearing off a door could be bad but, collapsing part of the building would be worse....
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    Okay this is what I did on my most recent trip...

    Okay this is what I did on my most recent trip and it worked great! Everything went into the 6 foot ski bag easy and only weighed about thirty pounds. The tripod side is the same as every other...
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    I boldly be hanging in my my hotel room while on...

    I boldly be hanging in my my hotel room while on business. That is if the stand I built for travel will hold up. We shall see...
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    That is what I used. The thought being that I...

    That is what I used. The thought being that I could add a piece later if necessary. So far though it has worked out fine for me. I have not spent a night in it yet but the lay seems right though.
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    Welcome from Florence KY! Where are you at in...

    Welcome from Florence KY! Where are you at in the state?
  50. A very generous offer. My two cents is this: It...

    A very generous offer. My two cents is this: It is simply the most friendly and informative forum that I have seen on the net, ever. I do not think that I would have made it back to the outdoors...
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