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  1. Rweb82, I'll be sure to post about the results!!

    Rweb82, I'll be sure to post about the results!!
  2. I thought about doing that too! Would be really...

    I thought about doing that too! Would be really interesting to see how a frost bib that could attach to the top cover walls and completely block off the rest of the hammock would perform. I imagine...
  3. Not to revive an old thread, but just doing some...

    Not to revive an old thread, but just doing some tinkering with my gear today. This is just an idea, but what if you run the top cover UNDER the ridgeline instead of over it so the top cover rests...
  4. Hi red05, I haven't tried the trekking pole...

    Hi red05,

    I haven't tried the trekking pole idea before, but I do use the beetle buckles from Dutchware Gear with the spreader pole they sell. My wife and I have done tandem hangs quite a bit, and...
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    I'd go with a double layer if you're going to be...

    I'd go with a double layer if you're going to be using a pad a lot, but that's just me.

    I started out using a pad in a single layer, and it worked, but I really found it to be a total pain. I...
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    It's a funny thing how some have big houses,...

    It's a funny thing how some have big houses, boats, and fast cars, and yet all you really need to be happy is a hammock and tarp in the woods.
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    I appreciate the offer but unfortunately can't....

    I appreciate the offer but unfortunately can't. My exam in November is fast approaching so I need to study. I will probably be doing some winter overnighters after it's over tho.
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    Thanks!! I frequently visit Milwaukee for work,...

    Thanks!! I frequently visit Milwaukee for work, among most other parts of Wisconsin (Madison, Green Bay, Wausau, etc). The instution I work for is based in Wisconsin. (not sure how much I'm allowed...
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    I will check it out! Yes, I'm shocked at long it...

    I will check it out! Yes, I'm shocked at long it took me to get into hammocks so I'm with you!
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    Sticky: I got interested in hammocks when my wife bought...

    I got interested in hammocks when my wife bought a couple cheap ones for the beach, and I was fascinated to the point of obsession lol. Being an avid backpacker at the time I was delighted to learn...
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    Hey man! Welcome! I've done my share of...

    Hey man! Welcome!

    I've done my share of hanging around Illinois. The best spots I have found so far are the Shawnee National Forest in So. IL and Forest Glen Preserve in eastern central IL (both...
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    Hello from the beautiful Chicago

    What's up everyone? I've been on this forum for awhile but I've stayed quiet mostly because I never have time to jump on. I have a few pics on my gallery of my setups but that's about it so far.
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    Thanks!! I will try that out when I'm back! ...

    Thanks!! I will try that out when I'm back!

    Yeah, I was looking at hammock hanging up at a street side vendor, they built an entire gazebo to use and had a few hammocks hung up on it with rope. Me...
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    I absolutely love the Onewind tarp. The new 12'...

    I absolutely love the Onewind tarp. The new 12' version is just about perfect. Looking at the stitching quality and strength of the materials, it's definitely the best you can get on Amazon, that's...
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    That exact situation happened to me last weekend....

    That exact situation happened to me last weekend. It's like they are mocking our feeble attempts of joining them in the trees.
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    Shug, Thanks so much. I guess if the Lord of...

    Shug,
    Thanks so much. I guess if the Lord of Lollygag is the first to say it doesn't work, then I can put this thought out of my overly curious mind. Maybe that can be my new invention, a...
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    If anyone could make a video or post pics showing...

    If anyone could make a video or post pics showing what happens if you lay in the Haven Tent with a closed cell foam pad or even no pad at all, I'd be much obliged. Purely for science. I have some...
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    Well you pretty much just confirmed what problems...

    Well you pretty much just confirmed what problems I was having with the Ember 2. Oh well. I put up a video on YouTube (https://youtu.be/zJGsC1MmH7U) with an idea of how to force the UQ to lay...
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    I hear you! I'm also about 6'1" and my doublenest...

    I hear you! I'm also about 6'1" and my doublenest works great. Two questions for you: what ridegline length do you use on it, and for the Ember 2, do you ever have issues laying diagonally with it? I...
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