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  1. my current go to is the jacks-r-better bear...

    my current go to is the jacks-r-better bear mountain bridge. i can't get over the fact that i can sleep on my stomach in it.
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    anywhere along the AT - you'll be right there...

    anywhere along the AT - you'll be right there inthe blue ridge, its pretty much all looks the same after a while and its all nice.
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    I have no concern about tarp damaging due to the...

    I have no concern about tarp damaging due to the significantly lower force exerted.

    everyone is always looking for straps and ropes with 1000+ pound rating.
    I use mason line for my tarp lines and...
  4. I use the glow in the dark line cleats that we...

    I use the glow in the dark line cleats that we had a group buy on here 2 years ago.
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    I typically hand the tree huggers as high as i...

    I typically hand the tree huggers as high as i can reach and i'm 6'4", the opening int he hammock is still usually at chair height before i sit in it.

    I just got a JRB bridge so i have to learn a...
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    Poll: I use 12' on each end - the options it opens up...

    I use 12' on each end - the options it opens up are wonderful
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    Poll: it took me this long just to switch to straps and...

    it took me this long just to switch to straps and D rings fromthe stock hennessy setup, may be a little while before I try whoopies :D
  8. just did a hike this last weekend with group of 8...

    just did a hike this last weekend with group of 8 hammockers, most used the cheap blue foam rolls but I used my new exped synmat inflating pad. Temps got down to 29 at night and there were a few...
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    pads certainly aren't the "best" option for...

    pads certainly aren't the "best" option for hammocking, but they are the cheapest and most versatile (going to ground) so they have their place.
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    or in my case on particularly cold hangs I would...

    or in my case on particularly cold hangs I would eat an MRE before bed and wake up at 6am starving :D

    sometimes I eat a portion of a mainstay ration - they are like eating desert before bed.
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    an extra layer of fleece ontop of the foam did...

    an extra layer of fleece ontop of the foam did seem to limit or eliminate the problem for me.
  12. Thread: H-Bag

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    just caught this part

    just caught this part
  13. Thread: H-Bag

    by kohburn
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    I've seent he blue one before - I think it came...

    I've seent he blue one before - I think it came up in discussion 2 years ago and someone tried one.

    can't remember the verdict.
  14. Thread: exped

    by kohburn
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    I use an exped synth mat 9dlx love it

    I use an exped synth mat 9dlx

    love it
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    how about some mighty-mend ...

    how about some mighty-mend

    http://www.asseenontvvideo.com/511647/Mighty-Mendit.html

    :D
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    my experience is that the more absorbent the drip...

    my experience is that the more absorbent the drip line the better it works, it just sucks the moisture right off the main line.

    even a shred of cotton cloth works well.
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    I would just keep the setup you have and add some...

    I would just keep the setup you have and add some prussik knotted drop strings that you can slide along to keep the water from getting all the way to the hammock.
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    I have a group of 8 doing a section hike with...

    I have a group of 8 doing a section hike with hammocks next weekend, good timing guys :)

    we started in maryland heading south this year now starting at front royal heading into shenandoah, they...
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    I think you would have to add a center tie out to...

    I think you would have to add a center tie out to hang it rectangularly
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    the jetboil does offer the hanger - anybody used...

    the jetboil does offer the hanger - anybody used one before?
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    you can get cotton, fleece, and silk ones makes...

    you can get cotton, fleece, and silk ones makes to line a sleeping bag.

    if you don't want it to be closed theny ou can always open it up.
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    when I want a tighter closure I run the side...

    when I want a tighter closure I run the side tie-out for the hammock through the ring are the corner of the tarp. I then either run both lines through the wrist strap on a treking pole and down...
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    personally think that the hennessy is a great...

    personally think that the hennessy is a great starter hammock for most people - I've gotten 6 friends to buy them in the last 2 years so that we can all go hammock backpacking. once they got used to...
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    looks like a good option for long term durability...

    looks like a good option for long term durability and a non-backpacking situation.
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    I should probably decline - just bought a bunch...

    I should probably decline - just bought a bunch of down.
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    those would work great for mosquito netting and...

    those would work great for mosquito netting and rain - wou;dn't trust it too much for strong winds or snow.
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    thats a good deal - i'd be tempted if scotty...

    thats a good deal - i'd be tempted if scotty hadn't claimed it
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    thats basicly what I have - I made the switch...

    thats basicly what I have - I made the switch from foam mats to the exped synmat.

    before I switch to quilts I plan to switch to a bridge hammock.
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    When using poles I run the guy line through the...

    When using poles I run the guy line through the wrist strap and then down to the ground. has worked for the last few years this way.
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    i had looked around for one a while back - don't...

    i had looked around for one a while back - don't have one yet - but I do have an exped pump inflating synmat - I'm actually thinking that my next step would be making a down bag similar to how the...
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    look at the non-stretching sailing lines with...

    look at the non-stretching sailing lines with breaking strength around 1800lbs

    thats my personal prefference, but I like things to last forever. the sailing lines are thin and light still so it...
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    i have those same stakes - love em. I also don't...

    i have those same stakes - love em. I also don't mow near them :D
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    ok seriously. how do you determine how muhc down...

    ok seriously. how do you determine how muhc down you need for a project? what is the volume of an uncompressed ounce of 900 down?
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    its 3/16" thick

    its 3/16" thick
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    the R4 insulated inflatable big agnes mats are...

    the R4 insulated inflatable big agnes mats are rated for 15*

    i got the exped R6 since I'm a cold sleeper usually and have no doubt i'll be warm enough with it.
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    just ordered an exped synth pump mat myself - ...

    just ordered an exped synth pump mat myself -

    http://www.backcountryedge.com/exped-sleeping-pads.aspx had the best price and if you register you get a coupon code for 12% off

    I got the synth...
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    I was about to sew some fleece to a space...

    I was about to sew some fleece to a space blanket... where can I get my hands on some thermadrape?
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    haven't been on the forum in a while, guess I...

    haven't been on the forum in a while, guess I checked back just in time?

    I want in :D I need to get around to making my winter bridge
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    agreed, if you have the energy and conditions are...

    agreed, if you have the energy and conditions are right you can make a decent fire and throw a lot of fresh saplings on it for smoke. if that doesn't get attention then make the fire bigger i guess...
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    you may want to be glad you didn't do this one. ...

    you may want to be glad you didn't do this one.

    worked out to a total of 37 miles. 9.5 miles of the roller coaster the first day, then to make up for it 20 miles the second day, and to wrap it up...
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    I should be planning summer and fall hikes also...

    I should be planning summer and fall hikes also (slowly working our way down virginia a weekend at a time)
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    can hang basicly anywhere, don't foget to get a...

    can hang basicly anywhere, don't foget to get a backcountry pass at the ranger station first. its free, but they want you to have it if you aren't camping in designated camp sites.
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    doing the same thing ashman, did snickers gap to...

    doing the same thing ashman, did snickers gap to harpers ferry last fall with 5 friends

    doing snickers gap to mannassas gap this weekend with another 5 friends (some from the last trip) and we...
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    for that height reason i bought the deluxe for...

    for that height reason i bought the deluxe for the extra length and have been very happy with it.
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    probably too far for you - but I have a group of...

    probably too far for you - but I have a group of 6 hammock hiking from snickers gap to the nova 4h center by manassas gap friday morning through sunday.
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    didn't any of your folks grow up without air...

    didn't any of your folks grow up without air conditioning?

    I did, so the best coling we had at night was open windows and some fans.
  47. Thread: New Thermarest

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    "When inflated, the NeoAir mattress is warm to...

    "When inflated, the NeoAir mattress is warm to sleep on, thanks to a patent-pending Reflective Barrier that reflects heat back to the user’s body and blocks cold from the ground. A second...
  48. Thread: New Thermarest

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    basicly a space blanket with air pockets on both...

    basicly a space blanket with air pockets on both sides. since most downward heatloss is radiant heat and not conduction or convection this should work very well.

    i particularly like how small it...
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    i've slept in both - both are comfortable - the...

    i've slept in both - both are comfortable - the larger explorer however lets me lay a bit more flat so at 6'4" I preffer the longer one.

    I wouldn't have a problem sleeping in any of them though.
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    doesn't sound like an assymetric hammock to me - ...

    doesn't sound like an assymetric hammock to me -

    i would love to have an exped wallcreeper though when the budget allows.
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