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    It is a beautiful place. Thanks for sharing the...

    It is a beautiful place. Thanks for sharing the pictures and the TR
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    I ordered a 11' to be finished at 68". Long and...

    I ordered a 11' to be finished at 68". Long and wide. Not sure if that is overkill. I've had a 11' TB and really liked it but wanted to try wider to see what it will feel like. It's only money��....
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    A few of us guys have gotten together at a little...

    A few of us guys have gotten together at a little campsite on the I&M trail near Channahon. Another place called Forest Glen Preserve has an 11 mile loop with a couple of camping areas along the way....
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    I don't remember which trails we took. I have...

    I don't remember which trails we took. I have been there twice in my life. Once many, many years ago. We liked it so much we took our sons there. So much to see.
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    Well I was there about 5 years ago in the later...

    Well I was there about 5 years ago in the later part of July. The high passes were not open yet and we had to pull out and do a different trail at a lower elevation. You will have no issues finding a...
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    In New Orleans :)

    In New Orleans :)
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    Good time watching :)

    Good time watching :)
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    I have a couple of older Yetis. Pound for pound...

    I have a couple of older Yetis. Pound for pound they seem to be warmer then other UQs I have. I'm not sure if it hugs the body better or the chambers are smaller keeping the down in place. Either way...
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    I had my tarp in skins because it was going to be...

    I had my tarp in skins because it was going to be a nice clear night. What I found when going to bed was a damp hammock. When temps dropped the dew point changed, fog set in dropping moisture. After...
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    The double-sided bag can easily be used with a...

    The double-sided bag can easily be used with a continuous ridge line. I am assuming you are using a Prussik knot with the continuous ridge line for adjustment. The bag is hung on the ridge line with...
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    I like the light feature ;) Bet you're itchen...

    I like the light feature ;)

    Bet you're itchen to try that baby out :shades:
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    Is that a Maserati? :D. You will be flying...

    Is that a Maserati? :D. You will be flying through the projects now :laugh:
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    In line for a Roaming Gnome

    After months of going back and forth on the style, size and accessories for a Dream Hammock I've settled on a Roaming Gnome.

    I love the customization DH offers. Fancy zippers, gear shelf,...
  14. I would like to make a couple of changes making...

    I would like to make a couple of changes making it similar to the OES I have. First would be to have only one side pull-out and the other is a center loop on the RL. This has worked wonderfully for...
  15. I have been eyeballing this tarp for a while now....

    I have been eyeballing this tarp for a while now. I like the price and the longer cut on the bottom for door closure. My plan is to replace a WB BB with a DH RG 11'er. I am currently using a OES...
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    I put my self on their mailing list so I will...

    I put my self on their mailing list so I will know when it opens up. What day are you planning a ride out that way?
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    No, it said coming soon.

    No, it said coming soon.
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    I'm not a DIY guy, but you will find plenty of...

    I'm not a DIY guy, but you will find plenty of info on this site. See you out there some time.
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    New campsites opening near Chicago

    Apparently you have to walk into the camping sites. If so, this is a good thing. Any place I have seen around here that requires anything other then driving up to the site is typically empty. This is...
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    Nice to meet you. Markglist sets up hangs on the...

    Nice to meet you. Markglist sets up hangs on the I&M trail near Channahon every now and then. Keep an eye out for it and join us out on a little hang.
  21. You da man!

    You da man!
  22. To be fair there is nothing minimalistic about...

    To be fair there is nothing minimalistic about the standard. The only difference are the side walls. In the winter the WP rocks for wind blocking making it superior to a shorter side wall. However,...
  23. I was thinking once it gets compressed it would...

    I was thinking once it gets compressed it would loose its loft. Either way, given the choice, I'd rather go with Hyperdry down.
  24. Are we talking about the hex tarp or the regular...

    Are we talking about the hex tarp or the regular standard tarp? If so I'd have to recommend you purchase a circus tent and string up between interior poles.
  25. I'm in southern Indiana, but unfortunately not...

    I'm in southern Indiana, but unfortunately not camping. Enjoy the weekend out.
  26. I'm using a WBBB 10'er and as you can see doors...

    I'm using a WBBB 10'er and as you can see doors can be easily be done.
  27. The standard cuben is not a postage stamp tarp....

    The standard cuben is not a postage stamp tarp. If you get wet under that size tarp you've done something wrong. For regular three season camping a 4S is a lot of tarp and not worth the investment....
  28. Every now and then I get lazy and do not properly...

    Every now and then I get lazy and do not properly store the lines. Then I always remember why I should ;)
  29. Thread: Recommend a Tarp

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    Check out all the different manufacturers that...

    Check out all the different manufacturers that make hex tarps. Hard to go wrong
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    Three for me. Soon there will be so many hammocks...

    Three for me. Soon there will be so many hammocks out there trees will be in short supply :scared::laugh:
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    WTB: Not sure where you are headed, but a lot of...

    Not sure where you are headed, but a lot of places rent them. Might save the hassle of flying or buying them. I rented one for my son last time we went out to RMNP at a local outfitter.
  32. Spot on!

    Spot on!
  33. I agree that the chance of forgetting the tree...

    I agree that the chance of forgetting the tree huggers is a lot easier if disconnected from the hammock. The other thing you may have noticed is the adjusting of kevlar straps. They don't feed as...
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    The wait doesn't matter anymore once you have it....

    The wait doesn't matter anymore once you have it. I use mine on backpacking trips only. Other then that a silnylon tarp comes out. My feeling with cuben is that it is fragile. I poked a hole in mine...
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    Wish I had known :( Instead I drove 325 miles...

    Wish I had known :( Instead I drove 325 miles south to pick up my daughter from college. I had the choice :unsure:
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    Enjoy your new shinny bikes boys :)

    Enjoy your new shinny bikes boys :)
  37. Thread: Hello from Germany

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    Welcome from across the sea :) So much info to...

    Welcome from across the sea :) So much info to learn and things to try. Have fun!
  38. Thread: Extreme Hammocking

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    Next group hang!

    Next group hang!
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    For what it's worth, I would sell my Superfly...

    For what it's worth, I would sell my Superfly before I sell my MacCat Deluxe
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    We know SS. It's time to let it go.

    We know SS. It's time to let it go.
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    What is the weight of the poles?

    What is the weight of the poles?
  42. Cool ice formations and really enjoyed the...

    Cool ice formations and really enjoyed the river:thumbup1:
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    I could see being down in Texas not wanting a...

    I could see being down in Texas not wanting a huge tarp. Stick with the hex tarps. They will cover you without an issue. I've closed off one end of a MacCat deluxe before. it was tight, but it kept...
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    I tried it, but I found things were always...

    I tried it, but I found things were always falling out. I would rather leave the bug net mostly open and also have use of the shelf with the BB.
  45. Did anyone else get to see this "tent"? Bannana...

    Did anyone else get to see this "tent"? Bannana went up in it. 107240
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    This past weekend I slept really well in a 10'...

    This past weekend I slept really well in a 10' WBBB. I've tried out a WB XLC and an 11' DH TB. I liked the Thunderbird much better and enjoyed the length, but sold it to get different options....
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    Thanks for all your inputs. The video shows it...

    Thanks for all your inputs. The video shows it well and yes Dakota that is what I meant. So now I am thinking, how wide is to wide? I've read a couple of posts with folks complaining about too much...
  48. Here are a few pictures ...

    Here are a few pictures

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    So really what is the difference. With the 11'er...

    So really what is the difference. With the 11'er is the fabric wider from head to toe because the usable, less tied off part is longer? So what is the real difference if using a wider 10'er? There...
  50. Had a great time seeing past friends and meeting...

    Had a great time seeing past friends and meeting new ones. Good hiking, good napping and good times around the fire.
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