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    Winter Top Quilts reduced $35

    For those who are not JRB Newsletter subscribers the February Featured Items are Winter Top Quilts and are $35 off.

    And yes that includes the multifunctional Old Rag Mountain quilt that several...
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    As pointed out in the small print of Derek's...

    As pointed out in the small print of Derek's cited reference... This is based on the JRB DDP mod and available for those without a DDP to modify at a reasonable price...
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    The issue is most likely the use of the...

    The issue is most likely the use of the HHSS....It is designed for use with a thin pad not a thick, lofted UQ...It is compressing the UQ and it is trapping the condensation... And unless you are...
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    The JRB Mt Rogers and Katahdin quilts are both...

    The JRB Mt Rogers and Katahdin quilts are both Nominally 60 x86 and have corner loops and end drawcords and will function as a wide UQ if desired.

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    This is not an accepted truth...Bridge hammocks...

    This is not an accepted truth...Bridge hammocks are narrower than gathered end hammocks thoughout the body area, and as such, are even more supportive of narrow TQ use.

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    Back in 2004 the original TQs were 40 inches wide...

    Back in 2004 the original TQs were 40 inches wide from Ed Speer and 48 inches wide from JRB...The JRB Multi functional quilts, such as the Hudson River Quilt, are still 48 inches wide and still excel...
  7. Been There.... Done that... t shirt etc.... ...

    Been There.... Done that... t shirt etc....

    About 9 years ago about a month before the Warbonnet 3/4 came out JRB introduced the JRB Convertible UQ which had what later became the early model...
  8. Good Choice... From a value perspective it is...

    Good Choice... From a value perspective it is hard to beat the HH line.

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    FWIW, there are still a couple of 2013 Greylock...

    FWIW, there are still a couple of 2013 Greylock Polar shells around the shop these are the original 52 inch length vs current 56 inchers... But they loft to a phenominal 4.5-5 inches... probably good...
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    Welcome to the forum and hanging world... JRB is...

    Welcome to the forum and hanging world... JRB is just acrss the water... Give us a call and plan to stop by... We can demo in the shop.

    Pan
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    The JRB Nest would work.... But The Mt Washington...

    The JRB Nest would work.... But The Mt Washington 3 UQ, dual differential design and body contouring radial baffles is a far superior design that fits that hammock well...Solid performance to 20*F...
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    Holiday Special

    Saved the best until last... At least for the light and fast crowd...

    This weeks Holiday Special includes the Greylock 3 UQ, the longest Torso Length three season UQ available and both of the...
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    MoeTCrow...We are good... Just could not resist...

    MoeTCrow...We are good... Just could not resist the pole/canes analogy... :)

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    HEY HEY! Play nice...Some go back to Ed Speer's...

    HEY HEY! Play nice...Some go back to Ed Speer's Yahoo group and the old WB site with the hammock forum there... We have modern day HF because " some " were becoming annoying evangelists for hammocks...
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    Smiling fondly at this thread.... Note: except...

    Smiling fondly at this thread....

    Note: except for Gunner76 who joined in 2009...all poster are 2012-1015...The odds are you will meet many who "started earlier"... And like most who visit HF who...
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    Yup ... $35 off until noon Monday 7 Dec...

    Yup ... $35 off until noon Monday 7 Dec 2015...Super price.

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    Boston, HG was not the first vendor to offer a...

    Boston,

    HG was not the first vendor to offer a shaped quilt Ed Speer's Snug Fit and Jacks R Better's Mt Washington 4 UQ are both shaped quilts. And they, were introduce within weeks of each...
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    Super Holiday Savings

    For the non-JRB Newsletter subscribers the fourth of JRB's Holiday Special Sales took off yesterday.

    Our best full length winter quilts and winter quilt sets are on deep sales... Save $105 on a...
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    Fair notice... Just over 3 hours left on the best...

    Fair notice... Just over 3 hours left on the best prices of the year on JRB's most popular quilts and quilt sets.

    And yes, they are still in stock for immediate shipping.

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    Jacks 'R' Better has its best top quilts and...

    Jacks 'R' Better has its best top quilts and under quilts on sale this entire week... each an additional $25 below normally discounted prices and if ordering a set there is an additional $25...
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    Holiday Sale

    The Third of JRB Annual Holiday Sales is under way this week...Be sure to take advantage of Free shipping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday... Most popular quilts are nicely discounted...Enjoy!

    get...
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    You know... HH users never have this problem, nor...

    You know... HH users never have this problem, nor do TTTG and papa smurf hammock users... These hammocks all have side tie outs either asym, or four points or more. Thus the left shoulder and right...
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    Holiday Sales

    Here we go again...The Annual JRB Holiday Sales have started this week...There are four featured quilts this week at up to $150 off the Double Down Dreamcatcher Quilt...

    And today only , Veterans...
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    Free Synthetic Insulation

    Several years back we got a huge sample of Climashield Green 3.0... It is 8+ feet wide.

    We decided not to finish some prototype work that would have taken us to synthetics as well as our down...
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    Annual Accessory Sale

    JRB Annual Accessory Sale started a few days ago for those of you not receiving JRB News letters...We sold out of one tarp model, but expect it back in stock in about five days... JRB items starting...
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    Dutch, Great to see the raffle going strong...

    Dutch,

    Great to see the raffle going strong and some great contributions being made... Thanks for your lead these days.

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    WTB: The JRB down sleeves are now on the Annual...

    The JRB down sleeves are now on the Annual Accessory sale... $10 off.

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  28. JRB Greylock UQ are longer than most torso...

    JRB Greylock UQ are longer than most torso lengths... At 56 Inches, when positions at the natural hair line on one end will cover the feet for folk up to 5-5 or 5-6.

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    Dutch...How did you get the tree to do that?...

    Dutch...How did you get the tree to do that? ...Perfect split and no one hurt...Thank The lord... Guess you better start staking out trees if you put all that Dutchware on one tree... ;)

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  30. Hiking Geek First Look Review of JRB High Sierra Sniveller.

    Link to a review of the popular High Sierra Sniveller... http://www.hikinggeek.com/2015/09/28/first-look-jacks-r-better-high-sierra-sniveller-backpacking-quilt/

    Enjoy!

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    Welcome to the forum and the Hanging World......

    Welcome to the forum and the Hanging World... Stop by the shop if down in the Yorktown/Williamsburg area.

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    October Featured Item Sale

    The October Featured items from JRB are the Winter Nest UQ, ideal for traditional bottom entry HH ; and the Mt Washington 4 UQ...Solid zero degree F performance for all hammocks.

    Both are $35 off...
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    All JRB quilts come is a clear, plastique,...

    All JRB quilts come is a clear, plastique, zippered package with very breathable side panels...They are sized to allow uncompressed storage, visibly, on a shelf so as not to take up valuable hanging...
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    having the first UQ and TQs offered over 11 years...

    having the first UQ and TQs offered over 11 years ago was fun... But hearing from one still happy after 10 years with an early set is real pleasure...Thanks for making our day!

    Pan
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    Currently it is working...still a minor issue or...

    Currently it is working...still a minor issue or two but ordering is functioning...*00 595 0413 if anyone needs assistance

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    A little aples to oranges comparision in your...

    A little aples to oranges comparision in your selection...The wider JRB top quilt to compare is the Sierra Sniveller It was designed for the wider requirements of the ground sleeper yet excels in a...
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    Apparently there was yet another glitch... Have...

    Apparently there was yet another glitch... Have done a reversion for a temp fix... Should be up now... Any issue give us a call 800 595 0413 to order.

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    Yippeee...JRB Web site is back up again

    Looks like we have gotten the site on its new host... Up and running again...

    Just a couple of days left on the September featured items...don't miss out.

    Pan
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    Obviously we are still having web issues... We...

    Obviously we are still having web issues... We are in the process of changing hosts and working thru the conversion and security issue... We are available by phone and email 800-595 0413 and EMail at...
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    Stacking works... Just make sure the second quilt...

    Stacking works... Just make sure the second quilt does not compress the first quilt in use.

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    This post seems to be misplaced from another...

    This post seems to be misplaced from another thread...It has nothing to do with the article about techniques...

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  42. Yep... That is the old favorite done many years...

    Yep... That is the old favorite done many years ago by my business partner Smee at Jacks 'R' Better...Darn engineers are smart...;)

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    There is a video on the JRB site that shows in...

    There is a video on the JRB site that shows in detail the tying of prussic to do the secondary suspension trick that Shug mentions in his video...It is in the hanging out section, video dropdown,...
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    September Featured Items Sale

    Well September is here and the JRB web site has been updated with several Featured Items for the month... Newsletter subscribers already have the details...So I will not enumerate them here.

    But ...
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    That is about right... If one is looking for a great value in winter hammock top quilts do not miss the current sale on Old Rag Mountain quilts...

    If one is seeking the best UQ go with the dual...
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    Greylock 3 Featured item sale price ends after 31...

    Greylock 3 Featured item sale price ends after 31 Aug...

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    Here is another option... Made of the most...

    Here is another option... Made of the most breathable ,waterproof , wind proof fabric available... and dual purpose as a bonus......
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    If refers to the relative weight nominally 26/28...

    If refers to the relative weight nominally 26/28 oz winter vs 20/22 oz for three season UQ and relative cubic volume, nominally 650 cu in winter vs 400 cu in three season.

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    One Off Specials for Shorter folk

    JRB has a few one off specials ideal for shorter folk

    Hudson River Quilt, active-dri down, 72 inches long vs standard 78 inches...Great Hammock TQ...$249.95

    Mt Washington 3 UQ short, 63 inches...
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    We normally recommend 20* F UQ for the reasons...

    We normally recommend 20* F UQ for the reasons many have posted already...

    But if you consider all the comments...It is also normally the best value approach given that it is normally perfect 9-10...
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