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    Yep. I've been wanting to hike Cumberland Gap. ...

    Yep. I've been wanting to hike Cumberland Gap. Thanks for posting this.
  2. I've noticed a difference once I get under 20ish...

    I've noticed a difference once I get under 20ish degrees. I usually have to adjust the suspension when it's that cold.

    Personally Ive come to the conclusion shock cord is less superior to a more...
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    I use hammock gears XL pillow and it's perfect...

    I use hammock gears XL pillow and it's perfect for me. If ai dont use an decent pillow I get neck pain as well, not a luxury item for me. That said, that pillow is perfect amount of support for me...
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    Theres a couple ohio guys that get together at...

    Theres a couple ohio guys that get together at least once a month. Hobopelican just posted the June Ohio thread. I just backpacked Zaleski last weekend, we get down there or mohican pretty often. ...
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    Nothing that'll replace a tarp. If you make the...

    Nothing that'll replace a tarp. If you make the top cover or sock waterproof you'll build up moisture inside your sleep area.

    I use a hammock with a top cover year round, the moonlight top cover...
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    I've found the same. I'm warmer when using it...

    I've found the same. I'm warmer when using it than not.

    Also, windhsirts are not insulation, but keep you warm.
  7. While the strap is on the tree I wrap the tag end...

    While the strap is on the tree I wrap the tag end in my hand and give it a healthy yank. Pops right out everytime for me. Use the same straps. I use a marlin spike hitch though.
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    No. And I didnt say torrential. I said sideways...

    No. And I didnt say torrential. I said sideways rain. Provided a screen shot of the radar. If you're going out in a hurricane, dont use an asym. If you might get hit with some thunderstorms,...
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    Appreciate it friend! It was fun.

    Appreciate it friend! It was fun.
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    Sounds about right. People dont consider the...

    Sounds about right. People dont consider the splash or mist in the air during rain. I was adamant the next morning that minimal tarps work but you NEED a UQP. My 2qZq is what saved me. The bonus...
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    Color me surprised. You didnt watch the whole...

    Color me surprised. You didnt watch the whole video. 10.23.

    It was bad.

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    https://youtu.be/aVR5Q6oJR6E This is my HG...

    https://youtu.be/aVR5Q6oJR6E

    This is my HG Asym cuben tarp in a rainstorm. Sideways driving drive. Camped on a ridge. Interesting result.
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    Just trying to help. Sorry.

    Just trying to help. Sorry.
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    Theres a $10.00, 5.5 ounce, umbrella H&M sells...

    Theres a $10.00, 5.5 ounce, umbrella H&M sells that I've been using for 4 or 5 years now. I've got a couple to keep one in my car as well. I like these so much I would probably not spend 40 bucks a...
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    I'm also in Columbus (Dublin) and also originally...

    I'm also in Columbus (Dublin) and also originally from Michigan (Lansing)

    Welcome buddy
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    FS/FT: Bump 135.00 Sorry, inner color is grey not...

    Bump 135.00

    Sorry, inner color is grey not coyote. Again, I've haven't used it since I bought it. Does come with the pullouts as well.

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    FS/FT: Nope, no bugnet or suspension. Just hammock and...

    Nope, no bugnet or suspension. Just hammock and CLs. This configuration is 175.00 from dutch.

    However, look a like dutch has an accessorie sale going on if that helps you.
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    FS/FT: Chameleon double layer hexon 1.6

    Have a chameleon double layer in 1.6 hexon coyote inner green outter.

    Kept it as a loner and never used it. Bought it on the forum and hasn't been out of the stuff sack save when I first received...
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    I'm patiently waiting for a clip on uqp but...

    I'm patiently waiting for a clip on uqp but enjoying my 2qzq and at 5oz dont know it could get much lighter.
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    173428 PolyD 1.4 with moonlight top cover. 20...

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    PolyD 1.4 with moonlight top cover. 20 degrees. Best night of winter sleep yet.
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    I down man. Busy this weekend and next. Next...

    I down man. Busy this weekend and next. Next Sunday and after I'm free though.
  22. Thread: A wide Wooki?

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    Agreed. I wouldnt want Any narrower.

    Agreed. I wouldnt want Any narrower.
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    It's a Hammeck Envy.

    It's a Hammeck Envy.
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    You can also use cut up bicycle inner tire in a...

    You can also use cut up bicycle inner tire in a pinch too.
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    Definitely interesting. I just used my 20 wookie...

    Definitely interesting. I just used my 20 wookie at 20 degrees with high winds and it was very warm. Has to be with the seal you're getting. Hmm. Maybe throw a prussik on the foot end continuous...
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    Interesting. I definitely dont find the...

    Interesting. I definitely dont find the rubberband "bulky".

    The point is you want the suspension to really pull the quilt against you. That's why other UQ makers added loops to the sides of...
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    Agreed, I only need to add 2 prusik lines, head...

    Agreed, I only need to add 2 prusik lines, head and foot and get the lengths and positions right to be able to vent when hot and sit where I went when I need it.

    WB hammocks really have a large...
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    Early on but I found that I was slipping down a...

    Early on but I found that I was slipping down a bit after getting in the hammock than where I put myself to test. where I'd start laying and actually end up, especially in a down and dirty hang job,...
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    That's interesting I've found the opposite. Also...

    That's interesting I've found the opposite. Also a figure 4 sleeper and also a side sleeper.

    I've got a video using a wookie on a chameleon and had a dialogue in the comments about using a wookie...
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    Super cool

    Super cool
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    I've actually found I prefer a single layer with...

    I've actually found I prefer a single layer with a pad. Inserted between the layers on a double I find it would still move vs. Anchoring it in the footbox of my tq.

    There are PLUQs Pocho Liner...
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    I think Spiguyver said it weighed 2lbs 6oz

    I think Spiguyver said it weighed 2lbs 6oz
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    This is true. This looks interesting for car...

    This is true.

    This looks interesting for car camping though, or deep winter pulk camping.
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    Never. Wookie is set and forget. Clip it in and...

    Never. Wookie is set and forget. Clip it in and done.
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    Np, did you get it worked out?

    Np, did you get it worked out?
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    https://youtu.be/sZLOohju7dk I did a video how...

    https://youtu.be/sZLOohju7dk

    I did a video how to hook up a wookie to a chameleon

    2 inches of stretch on your ranger band is what Brandon suggests.
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    Supposed to be -9 tomorrow night. I'll probably...

    Supposed to be -9 tomorrow night. I'll probably be going to Delaware State Park of 23 in Columbus. Roads will probably be to trashed to make it to mohican or zaleski in a reasonable amount of time....
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    Maybe treat your current tarp with nikwax...

    Maybe treat your current tarp with nikwax waterproofer?

    Cuben has been the only tarp I've used to not wet out. My old superfly was a sponge as well. Added a lb of water off a foggy morning in...
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    I'd get a standard length 20 and absolutely wide...

    I'd get a standard length 20 and absolutely wide if you want to go to ground with it. I'd get 2oz extra down as well and sewn footbox. In hot months I just move my feet in and out the footbox. ...
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    No, I've done it. You'll be fine. Just loosen...

    No, I've done it. You'll be fine. Just loosen the UQ suspension until you're at an ideal temp. You can also adjust your top insulation accordingly.
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    When it's cold I HATE trying to unlock my line...

    When it's cold I HATE trying to unlock my line from the wasps. Secures too well. Flies are much easier.
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    I've got both, I prefer the 1.4 poly D much more...

    I've got both, I prefer the 1.4 poly D much more than the hexon 1.6
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    I use my -10 bushwhack camo wookie with my...

    I use my -10 bushwhack camo wookie with my chameleon with moonlight top cover. Haven't had a bit of condensation at all from 70 to 30. Well see when it gets in the 20s and teens. You can vent...
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    Next 3 nights looks like. I've got a new 20...

    Next 3 nights looks like. I've got a new 20 quilt I haven't used I want to get a feel for as well as a uq protector. Ended up working today since we were short staffed at work but my wife is...
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    19 low tomorrow. Anyone else have gear to test?

    19 low tomorrow. Anyone else have gear to test?
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    I like a variable adjustment too cover. ...

    I like a variable adjustment too cover. Sometimes I need it vented left, sometimes right. Sometimes more, sometimes less, to manage condensation vs heat retention.

    For these reasons I...
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    Welp, my shoes are usually dirty from hiking...

    Welp, my shoes are usually dirty from hiking anyhow and I hang my pack from the head end of my hammock.

    Just never found a need to, never added the weight.
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    Toss up between mohican and zaleski. Being so...

    Toss up between mohican and zaleski. Being so cold neither should be busy. Zaleski has potable water at their sites which is nice.
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    22 lows in cbus Saturday. I'm gonna get out to...

    22 lows in cbus Saturday. I'm gonna get out to test some new gear if anyone else is trying to get out.
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    I bet you're sliding out of the pocket on your...

    I bet you're sliding out of the pocket on your wookie overnight, weight of your torso and all. I added a prussik to adjust exactly where I wanted the pocket of the wookie to sit for how I hang my...
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