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    I like my Singlenest. It's the first and only...

    I like my Singlenest. It's the first and only hammock I bought so far. On a diagonal lay with my Speer pad extender, sometimes the outboard bottom corner of my CCF pad pops out over the fabric and...
  2. Thread: Too hot.

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    I'm not sure where the discussions were, but a...

    I'm not sure where the discussions were, but a battery operated fan hung from your internal ridgeline, making white noise, blowing on your face is pretty fine.
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    Definitely these. They come with small cord locks...

    Definitely these. They come with small cord locks which keep the large ends cinched in storage mode. And something very heartwarming about them being custom made by Kat. Her service is excellent.
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    I'm afraid that the stars aren't aligning and...

    I'm afraid that the stars aren't aligning and work, as usual, interferes. Have fun! Hope I make it some day.
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    If there are cracks available, you might be able...

    If there are cracks available, you might be able to use natural chockstones: http://www.wilderness-survival.net/anchors/natural-anchors/
    Otherwise, as swankfly pointed out, you may have to buy some.
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    I felt so bad backing out last year, I'll make...

    I felt so bad backing out last year, I'll make sure I come this time, Smokehouse.
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    DIY Gear Supply...

    DIY Gear Supply (http://www.backwoodsdaydreamer.com/products-page/) is the go to store for me and many others.
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    Could you provide an illustration of that? I...

    Could you provide an illustration of that? I mean, nothing Dejoha quality but I'm just curious. I usually stumble over to one of the trees.
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    Made mine today and tried it out in the woods...

    Made mine today and tried it out in the woods behind my house. After two years of enjoying cold weather camping with my CCF pad setup in an SPE, I can see this is going to be so much more...
  10. Thread: NW Arkansas

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    Welcome to the best forum, not just for...

    Welcome to the best forum, not just for hammocking. It got down to 32 this weekend on the Buffalo River Trail. The Walmart blue closed cell foam pad worked great, but I've definitely got an...
  11. Thread: Clothing

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    Money sent for the booties. I also have some...

    Money sent for the booties.

    I also have some old Walmart reading glasses for sale. I'll throw in some stretchy ENO slap straps for free. Just kidding!
  12. Thread: Clothing

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    PM sent. Will send money via PayPal after you...

    PM sent. Will send money via PayPal after you give me your PayPal email.
    Thanks,
    Curtis
  13. Thread: Clothing

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    I'll take the down booties. PM coming your way.

    I'll take the down booties. PM coming your way.
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    Hey, HC, I'll take the entire package. What a...

    Hey, HC, I'll take the entire package. What a great deal. PM on its way.
    Curtis
  15. Thread: best ccf?

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    I'd wondered about spending money for the gray...

    I'd wondered about spending money for the gray Gossamer pad since Shug uses one, but I'm happy with my blue Wally World pad with my Speer Segmental Pad Extender (SPE) for now. It gets me into the...
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    The single was my first hammock and still my only...

    The single was my first hammock and still my only one, and early when I didn't know about sleeping on the diagonal it worked fine with my pad. But now that I'm convinced sleeping on the diagonal is...
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    I use Dutch Clips because they're a little more...

    I use Dutch Clips because they're a little more convenient than feeding through the loop, seems to make it easier to fling the strap around trees and it was the first piece of Dutch gear I bought and...
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    Are you objecting to the marlin spike hitch? ...

    Are you objecting to the marlin spike hitch? That allows the adjustment in where you make the hitch and doesn't require a loop end, at the free end. Shug's videos, I think the first one, shoes how...
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    That's interesting. Does it take 1" webbing and...

    That's interesting. Does it take 1" webbing and curl it?
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    I hanged out over a game trail at Buffalo Point...

    I hanged out over a game trail at Buffalo Point earlier this year. I didn't really think about it. But I will now! At night, it turned out to be the coon and possum highway. I heard something in...
  21. Payment sent for the Marmot Zeus 800 Fill Down...

    Payment sent for the Marmot Zeus 800 Fill Down Jacket. Thanks Brandon!
  22. Hey, BigB, I'll take the Marmot Zeus 800 Fill...

    Hey, BigB, I'll take the Marmot Zeus 800 Fill Down Jacket for $75. PM on its way.
    Thanks.
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    Can you help me with a link to Brandon's video? ...

    Can you help me with a link to Brandon's video? Appreciate it.
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    I use the marlin spike hitch and recently got...

    I use the marlin spike hitch and recently got dutch buckles in place of threading the straps through the sewn loop ends. I do note that Dutch recommends not centering the buckle on the tree and...
  25. That was my understanding. In fact, I had...

    That was my understanding. In fact, I had followed Dejoha's post elsewhere where the hammock slings passed through the opening made in the tarp lines which made a V starting at the tarp and ran to...
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    Only because of this forum.

    Only because of this forum.
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    Go for the polyester with loop sewn on one end...

    Go for the polyester with loop sewn on one end like you can get from Arrowhead Equipment. Think about the size of trees you'll be wrapping around and decide on the length. Being new to hammocking,...
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    I'm very pleased with mine. I got them from Kat...

    I'm very pleased with mine. I got them from Kat at http://www.outdoortrailgear.com/cottage-industries/mountaingoatgear/mesh-tarp-storage-sleeves/ As others have said above, the tarp can stay in the...
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    Money coming your way, Dweller! And I'm...

    Money coming your way, Dweller! And I'm responding to your PM response to me. Very excited. thanks!
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    I make sure that it's dry, like a day open in the...

    I make sure that it's dry, like a day open in the back of my jeep at work in the parking lot. Then I store them in my tarp storage sleeves I bought from Kat.
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    Sorry to bail. Sounds like good times. I've got...

    Sorry to bail. Sounds like good times. I've got work biting me. Maybe next year when I have more gear.
  32. I'm very happy with the mesh storage sleeves I...

    I'm very happy with the mesh storage sleeves I bought from Kat for my ENO ProFly: http://www.outdoortrailgear.com/cottage-industries/mountaingoatgear/mesh-tarp-storage-sleeves/
    You can ask her to...
  33. Yeah! Thanks so much Aaron. I am so excited. Just...

    Yeah! Thanks so much Aaron. I am so excited. Just in time for our Arkansas hammock hang coming up.
  34. Please put me down for 2 and I'll send you a PM...

    Please put me down for 2 and I'll send you a PM for your spreadsheet.
    (I'm thinking of making an undercover with it as my SPE with CCF and 20 degree sleeping bag/top quilt has taken me comfortably...
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    I am so happy with my new whoopie slings. I went...

    I am so happy with my new whoopie slings. I went the route of webbing and toggles. Threading the whoopie slings through my ENO SingleNest and setting aside those huge cords and heavy biners that came...
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    Poll: It's definitely a requirement here on group...

    It's definitely a requirement here on group backpacks here in the Ozarks and on the Buffalo River, but when I'm by myself, I'd much rather not have one. It's too much trouble and if it's for heat,...
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    Poll: I couldn't have said it any better and I heartily...

    I couldn't have said it any better and I heartily agree.
    Though, when he implied that, in his opinion, John Muir may have been distracted by the fire with which he survived the grueling Sierra...
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    light weight insulation

    I'm a noobie, too, and am slowly (and carefully) delving into cold and cool weather hammocking. Until I try very cold weather and need to acquire an UQ, I'm experimenting with pads. I see now that...
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    As a new hanger, I'll be there! With Dutch Oven!

    As a new hanger, I'll be there! With Dutch Oven!
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    I feel lucky in having all of you pass on your...

    I feel lucky in having all of you pass on your knowledge and the history. I went and got some pads, cut them up and mean to test their positions before I commit to threading them together to make a...
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    Though new to this hanging, I see that venerable...

    Though new to this hanging, I see that venerable inventors like Ed Speer had so much to do with its development, it would be special to own an original. It's sort of sad that such a useful item is no...
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    Sgt. Rock's Wing Pad looks very, very doable for...

    Sgt. Rock's Wing Pad looks very, very doable for me. I think I see what you mean with the shock cord method. Basically three big loops, each one knotted at both ends to create smaller loops for the...
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    Your SPE looks dandy and I know I need to try my...

    Your SPE looks dandy and I know I need to try my hand at sewing. My daughter has a machine and a hobby room. The links are great and I can mess around with some options. Thanks for several ideas I...
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    I've been searching and realize the original...

    I've been searching and realize the original Speer ones are a prize. I'm also realizing that I most likely will need to make one but have never sewn. I've gotten the padding and was considering...
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    SPE: Segmented Pad Extender

    Well, it seems it's been a while since anybody's asked so maybe one of you veterans might take pity on a newbie and let go of one. Does anybody have a Segmented Pad Extender, preferably 4 x 4, for...
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