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    I bought a stand after reading the reviews on...

    I bought a stand after reading the reviews on here and I'm glad I did. Even though I have trees, I like that I can break this thing down into 4 sections in seconds, move them to a more shaded area of...
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    I just posted in another clark thread which you...

    I just posted in another clark thread which you started and dropped in a pic...check it out.
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    Hotlips, I would say the NX 250 is kind of a...

    Hotlips, I would say the NX 250 is kind of a cross between a GE and a bridge, with the best of both worlds. The material its made of is really firm, allowing me to sleep right down the middle but...
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    Thanks for the info...just spent 13 hours last...

    Thanks for the info...just spent 13 hours last night in mine, love it. I got mine about 2 years ago when clark had a 25 % off sale. They don't have price breaks like this hardly ever, if somebody is...
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    I have a NX 250, so I can only speak to it. I...

    I have a NX 250, so I can only speak to it. I also have several other hammocks. If I could only keep one, it would be the clark, hands down. CJ pepa answered better than I can, but to add a bit..
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    If I didn't already have a clark, this could be...

    If I didn't already have a clark, this could be the the deal maker for me. I mean, think about it, zippers inside the hammock:boggle:. Kind of revolutionary if you ask me. Probably won't sell my 2...
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    Thanks for reposting Miguel. I have a RR too and...

    Thanks for reposting Miguel. I have a RR too and was looking at this version of their stand, opposed to the DIY version. I'm ordering when I get home tonight, no point waiting any longer as I have...
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    Nope, I just hook the figure 9 to the tarp...then...

    Nope, I just hook the figure 9 to the tarp...then I larkshead the zing it around the tree (I have a bowline on one end)and attach it to the figure 9, quick and easy. I do not use a ridgeline with my...
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    I'm fixing on getting a "Hammeck" stand too,...

    I'm fixing on getting a "Hammeck" stand too, please post some pics and a review if you can, thanks:)
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    I use those 50 lb limit metal figure 9s on both...

    I use those 50 lb limit metal figure 9s on both ends of my tarp...fast and easy and never pulls loose. They're all I use.
  11. Very easy to see the bright yellow guy lines when...

    Very easy to see the bright yellow guy lines when made of zing it, especially at dusk...and it keeps me from tripping over them.
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    I am curious about this also....to be realistic,...

    I am curious about this also....to be realistic, I think all pads have some degree of wetness in a hammock, but what is the driest pad?
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    I'll just keep using my Dutch clips and Dutch...

    I'll just keep using my Dutch clips and Dutch buckles (I love those things) and then........buy the speed hooks version 3.0 when they come out;)

    Although I'm more than a little curious to see what...
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    Good idea...I haven't hung enough to wear any...

    Good idea...I haven't hung enough to wear any out, but because I seem to get a new set of straps with every hammock I buy, I have more sets than I need. Usually i use the extra ones to tie things to...
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    Maybe you got a collectors item edition....

    Maybe you got a collectors item edition....
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    Nice write up, very descriptive, thanks....I have...

    Nice write up, very descriptive, thanks....I have to get to the Uwharrie trail someday. A couple times a year I stay for 2-3 nights a little north of there in the Birkhead Mtn Wilderness.
  17. This is what I do with my wbbb....On my clark, I...

    This is what I do with my wbbb....On my clark, I have been thinking about sliding cont. loops in the channel ends and looping them over my dutch buckles, like you described.
    I know dutch buckles...
  18. As I read your post and am now writing this, I am...

    As I read your post and am now writing this, I am laying in a clark NX 250 hammock outside. The clark is 9 ft long and has a bed width of 50 inches. It is 54 deg and cloudy.
    My clark is my go to...
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    beef stroganoff for breakfast, I like it:)

    beef stroganoff for breakfast, I like it:)
  20. Locked, sclocked, whatever:laugh: I like simple,...

    Locked, sclocked, whatever:laugh: I like simple, I have found this video to be excellent. Made a lot of loops with this and none have come loose.
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    You and scout were both were very lucky to have...

    You and scout were both were very lucky to have had each other. Be assured that he knew right up to the end how much he was loved by you.

    Our boy Dozer is a rescue from the shelter and a member of...
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    In this pic I have the weather shield zipped up,...

    In this pic I have the weather shield zipped up, it's water resistant but not water proof...the clark setup comes with a tarp as part of the hammock package, that makes it waterproof.

    The weather...
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    Slept in back last night and will again tonight,...

    Slept in back last night and will again tonight, NOAA says it'll get down to 42, yeah! Here is my jarbridge on my Clark NX 250 taken last week...but I'll be hanging in the same spot tonight.
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    1.1 seems to snag on things like bushes, things...

    1.1 seems to snag on things like bushes, things like that. It just seems to easily get pulls. But my 1.7 BB doesn't seem to snag on anything, it is some tough material.
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    I've got a SL original BB 1.7. I'm about your...

    I've got a SL original BB 1.7. I'm about your weight and it provides plenty of support, which I like. Its my dedicated summer hammock and being 1.7 and SL, it allows breezes to cool me off in the...
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    Shugs friend has a Clark like yours in this video...

    Shugs friend has a Clark like yours in this video and loves it...it shows a pretty detailed look at how he hangs his bug net

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pv7EWHue7pY
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    Cool stand! Love my Clark too. Oh, and welcome;)

    Cool stand! Love my Clark too. Oh, and welcome;)
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    I have the old style Z liner with the six pads....

    I have the old style Z liner with the six pads. I've been into the high 20s with it and have been warm, with no drafts....and I am a very cold sleeper. The z liner, combined with the weathershield,...
  29. Well, I sure do hope that the jarbridge fits on...

    Well, I sure do hope that the jarbridge fits on the RR, even if I lose the use of the saddlebags...cause I ordered one last night while they were still $75. I've got a feeling its going to work just...
  30. How do you get dirt/sand out of hammock when your in it?

    So last night I'm laying in my BB in the evening, relaxing, when I reach under my back to adjust my shirt and feel about a pinch of sand scattered between me and the hammock. It wasn't a lot but I'm...
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    Great family pics! The kids will remember this...

    Great family pics! The kids will remember this trip forever.

    I too love my NX 250, I've said it before, its like a hybrid cross hammock, with some of the best features of both a gathered end and...
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    It is nice and kind that you're thinking about...

    It is nice and kind that you're thinking about protecting your dog but I recommend you get advantix 2 from your vet, its main ingredient is permethrin. Granted, it is more expensive than the...
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    +1...Thought about the SF but ended up with the...

    +1...Thought about the SF but ended up with the CB with doors too, the fit to the RR is perfect, I have not looked back. I have another, smaller tarp for when I'm in my Blackbird, and the Warbonnet...
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    I had sawyers soak when they still sold it. If I...

    I had sawyers soak when they still sold it. If I remember, they said to soak it overnight in a plastic bag.

    Fast foreward to now, I spray it till my stuff is pretty wet , drop it in a black...
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    Just upstream from from the Rock is a deep little...

    Just upstream from from the Rock is a deep little pool with a beach. It is a little beach, maybe 100 ft by 30 ft, with bone white sand! In the middle of a forest, it was one of the wierdest things...
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    I do believe you and it stinks that permethrin...

    I do believe you and it stinks that permethrin and deet don't keep the mozzies away from you! It is amazing the way they keep bugs from me. For instance , I can feel mosquitoes literally bouncing...
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    I love summer hiking...so long as my clothes and...

    I love summer hiking...so long as my clothes and skin have permethrin and deet on them.

    A big pro for summer hiking is how light my pack is in the summer; hammock, tarp, food, t shirts and...
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    Most of the time, I chime in with a "pic or it...

    Most of the time, I chime in with a "pic or it didn't happen".

    For some reason, I think this time I'll pass on it:lol:
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    Those are some nice pics...both of the...

    Those are some nice pics...both of the countryside and the hammock.

    When you get the right sag that you talked about, post the angle your straps are at. I'm always looking to make my lay even...
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    Yeah good call on the storm, I agree, why take...

    Yeah good call on the storm, I agree, why take chances when you don't have to?
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    That's some serious camo you got coming your...

    That's some serious camo you got coming your way...you're about to have some woods fun.
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    Excellent trip report....glad the skeeters...

    Excellent trip report....glad the skeeters lightened up a bit.

    Your tarps look tight, why didn't you guys just lower them and ride out the storm in your hammocks?
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    Thank you Poedog, excellent idea, was wanting to...

    Thank you Poedog, excellent idea, was wanting to leave the sides just hanging free, but the wind kept throwing the sides around. I like your idea much more than using cord to cinch the bottom.
  44. I've got a handful of hammocks and every time I...

    I've got a handful of hammocks and every time I buy a new one to add to the stable, I do just like you and make plans to sell the one I like the least.

    Then I get weak and don't sell it! And guess...
  45. ^^^ What owl said. Have had a few close calls...

    ^^^ What owl said. Have had a few close calls myself, accidently hanging on the toggle instead of the knot. The MSH with the toggle has to be checked each time you enter the hammock. With a biner,...
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    I agree with you that the footbox affects the...

    I agree with you that the footbox affects the lay...big time!

    And guess what, Brandon DOES actually agree with us and he thinks the footbox affects the lay of the BB. Check out post #40 of this...
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    Going to a greenbelt near here to hang overnight...

    Going to a greenbelt near here to hang overnight in a couple hours in my NX 250, I'll post a couple of pics tomorrow when I get back. It'll be about 50 tonight so I won't take any UQ, that's the...
  48. I have the old style bars and they're fine with...

    I have the old style bars and they're fine with me, I'm only 175. Plus, I don't put in the extension because I don't need to...but if I was 100 or so heavier, that would be a different story.

    Just...
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    In the low 20's, I've gotten a pretty good amount...

    In the low 20's, I've gotten a pretty good amount of moisture with the pad. I'm wrapped up in heavy field and stream sleeping bag and in the morning it is very damp under me and the top of the pad is...
  50. That's a good idea, never thought of it...thanks.

    That's a good idea, never thought of it...thanks.
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