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    I recently purchased a WallCreeper PL 40. I...

    I recently purchased a WallCreeper PL 40. I plan to use it as a summer bag. I'm 5' 10, and the regular Wallcreeper just fits me length-wise. Girth-wise, it's fine for me (currently 180#). I...
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    Didn't notice a significant amount of flex in the...

    Didn't notice a significant amount of flex in the bottom beams when the wife and I were both in the hammock. And with her and the boy in the hammock, my shoed toes still had ample room beneath the...
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    Yes. I did that to minimize the total number of...

    Yes. I did that to minimize the total number of pieces and cuts needed. The design is a tad bit simpler, but it results in a unit that may be less portable.
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    From memory, as best as I can remember: I did...

    From memory, as best as I can remember:

    I did a combination of measuring and eyeballing. Did a little trial and error before settling on the final setup.

    Base is two 8' 2x4s. Uprights and...
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    I looked briefly at those Lippi bag thingies when...

    I looked briefly at those Lippi bag thingies when i was on a search for a new summer weight/emergency bag. It is a great concept, but needs reinforced footies or something. Plus, with the...
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    Thanks for the great writeup, TrailH4x! I...

    Thanks for the great writeup, TrailH4x! I tweaked your design and made a less portable version. Completed it yesterday. Here's the first hasty hang:
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  7. The Jetboil PCS is hands-down spectacular. At...

    The Jetboil PCS is hands-down spectacular. At least, in my experience it has been. I have never had a stove that was as fast and efficient as the Jetboil. If all you're doing is boiling water, the...
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    I give the guy credit for keeping the mishap in...

    I give the guy credit for keeping the mishap in the vid.
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    Poll: Well, I voted for Grand Trunk because that the...

    Well, I voted for Grand Trunk because that the route I went when I got started (but back then the company was Travel Hammock).

    I wanted to try hammock camping, but wasn't sure it was going to be...
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    I hang mine around a tree either with its own...

    I hang mine around a tree either with its own straps or with a piece of 1" webbing with a loop and biner. This way I can position the pack so that I can access it easily while standing up. I...
  11. Hi! I stumbled upon this forum. I have a hammock, so I joined.

    Hello all! I have been hammock camping for roughly about 4 years. I embraced the hammock idea in an effort to lighten my pack load. The hammock concept has not only lightened my load, but it has...
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