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    9* was the low here and it was EPIC!! I sleep in...

    9* was the low here and it was EPIC!! I sleep in the backyard at least 5-6 a month

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  2. I too feel your pain - upside Solo YOLO and make...

    I too feel your pain - upside Solo YOLO and make your own path

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    Right on that's right in the area that my...

    Right on that's right in the area that my granddad was from. he was 11 mi from Dubuque Iowa and 9 mi from Galena Illinois and a small little Hamlet called Hazel Green WI. I believe he was like 40...
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    I always wanted to try some of George's stuff. I...

    I always wanted to try some of George's stuff. I consider myself fortunate that I got a hold of some of Marty's gear before he passed (RIP Marty hanging from the stars)
    Out of curiosity where are...
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    Certainly. Shug talks in length about venting...

    Certainly. Shug talks in length about venting under quilts in this video. https://youtu.be/FMhYRJ9dxtA

    To give you some perspective from my point of view - I have an underground quilts 20*...
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    Too subjective to say - I suggest you look at...

    Too subjective to say - I suggest you look at what your median December, January, February, and March temperatures shape up to be. Identify the lowest median temp in that date range and buy a quilt...
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    FS: Forgive me The camo's not the way I thought it...

    Forgive me The camo's not the way I thought it was going to be. I'm going to have to bow out

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  8. Wow. Exciting stuff. Be cool to see it done ...

    Wow. Exciting stuff. Be cool to see it done

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    FS: Pics? Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk

    Pics?

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  10. All right had to modify this a little bit as a...

    All right had to modify this a little bit as a few family obligations popped up and I was unable to leave last night as I had intended.
    As of right now it's looking like I'm just going to do an...
  11. Excellent advice!! If you don't enjoy making...

    Excellent advice!! If you don't enjoy making stuff probably the wrong thing to do - as with most things in life experience makes you better so don't expect to be good when you first start. You're...
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    Very welcome - DM me if you have other questions...

    Very welcome - DM me if you have other questions about how I made that stuff or what I did to boost my results down to freezing using the set-ups I linked too.
    The winter camp video outlines the...
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    So I have a couple of suggestions - reflectix is...

    So I have a couple of suggestions - reflectix is basically bubble wrap with Mylar put on the outside - You can find this at any hardware store - a roll of around 10 ft is probably all you'll need...
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    On your first trip that you were speaking about...

    On your first trip that you were speaking about Do you remember being wet or damp when you woke up or while you were having problems staying warm?
    I ask because I think that you're going to have a...
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    I agree with different results because I have the...

    I agree with different results because I have the spider straps and the beetle buckles wouldn't hold completely - some not much but some slippage and I couldn't adjust them after load was applied...
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    Food for thought or another use for wasted...

    Food for thought or another use for wasted parts:. I bought several pairs of Amazon's weneanas (spelling) replacement tent poles to make internal pole mods for my tarp - short story version you have...
  17. Sold mine - Had the spider straps and they...

    Sold mine - Had the spider straps and they slipped. Dutch sent me poly at no charge to replace the spider straps and they held but I could never adjust them after they were under load - I mean I...
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    I have had mine down to -3* no issues and if I...

    I have had mine down to -3* no issues and if I recall I think they go down to something ridiculously low like -40*. I love the data you get - plus it can be exported and spreadsheeted

    Sent from...
  19. I'll definitely watch you video - to post here...

    I'll definitely watch you video - to post here simply go onto your YT channel hit the 3 . . . That are next to the video you want to link to - hit "copy" - then come onto either tapa-talk or HF.net...
  20. Nice looking set up indeed!!! This was me this...

    Nice looking set up indeed!!!
    This was me this a.m. here in ft collins. Looking like you got me by 5 degrees...
  21. Billy This is what my car says the temp is as I'm...

    Billy This is what my car says the temp is as I'm headed home. Perfect weather to test the old 0 Zeppelinhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191030/646c30ade4a58d71b018e5e6b7931cd9.jpg

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  22. My back yard this a.m. and the tarp I set up on...

    My back yard this a.m. and the tarp I set up on Saturday in prep for the cold weather test...
  23. It's funny you should say that but I'm going to...

    It's funny you should say that but I'm going to be testing my gear out in my backyard tonight. Got a low of 6* and I've got an underground quilts Zeppelin 0* that we're going to be given the old run...
  24. I only know of these folks by reputation but you...

    I only know of these folks by reputation but you might try reaching out to Arrowhead

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  25. CO > Northern Front Range > 11/4/2019-11-7/2019 > Halloweeny Hang 2nd Annual

    So I am going to try this again this year. Last years Video is below if ya'll are interested. PM if you are interested - I have some threads up on Reddit about this as well.
    I have included...
  26. Any body besides arrow selling them? Sent from...

    Any body besides arrow selling them?

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    Don't know how close this is to you but check out...

    Don't know how close this is to you but check out this forum;...
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    Just sent you some particulars on the shipping...

    Just sent you some particulars on the shipping but it looks like $14.25 straight from the USPS website - see attached pic.
    Please read & respond to the PM I sent you regarding...
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    I have a pair I will part with - why don't you...

    I have a pair I will part with - why don't you look into the shipping - I'm good with the $20 for the pair - PM me the details

    And I'll take it

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    These are the Titanium ones Dutch sells yes? How...

    These are the Titanium ones Dutch sells yes?
    How much were you thinking for the pair?https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191017/f69e913336e0becc0c88d597aca219bc.jpg

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    Nice - yeah no offense taken. It's why I...

    Nice - yeah no offense taken. It's why I suggested checking [emoji16]

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    I remember those posts. Shameful to see it go...

    I remember those posts. Shameful to see it go down like that

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    (20 x the Diameter ) x 3 I believe is recommended...

    (20 x the Diameter ) x 3 I believe is recommended bury on amsteel blue - might check it but Works out to 6.5"

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  34. Nice trip report anyhow. My cousin and I were up...

    Nice trip report anyhow. My cousin and I were up near you a few weeks ago right up near Montgomery Pass for The muzzleloading season on elk.
    You seen critters while you were out there?

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    Personally I think it falls down to your...

    Personally I think it falls down to your particular setup. Also as has been mentioned specifically by Shug is the amount of practice that you have with it.

    I have a separate setup for my hammock...
  36. Welcome Emilia - check out hammock camping forum,...

    Welcome Emilia - check out hammock camping forum, trip reports to start with.
    Are you east coast, Midwest, or Westerner?

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  37. Thread: Cramps

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    Brilliant and tasty Sent from my Pixel 2 using...

    Brilliant and tasty

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  38. Thread: Cramps

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    I think perhaps from your situation it may be...

    I think perhaps from your situation it may be just a simple matter of having your feet elevated. I have an aunt who has a bad back, anyhow it was recommended for her to sleep with her feet elevated...
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    I suffer from the same problem - although...

    I suffer from the same problem - although potassium helps magnesium is probably a better supplement or at least it was for me because a lot of my problems stems from dehydration.

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  40. Go full unless weight is an issue (although I...

    Go full unless weight is an issue (although I doubt we're talking about more than 8-10 ounces max).
    3/4 length and you'll need a foot pad below 40-30 degrees or your feet are going to bother you. ...
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    I have always used blue lettering tubes.

    I have always used blue lettering tubes.
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    IMO This would appear to be a full Hardy...

    IMO This would appear to be a full Hardy endeavor. Don't get me wrong I used to do stuff like that when I was younger - along with age comes wisdom usually from bad decision making - anyhow I pretty...
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    Hmm..... Interested Sent from my Pixel 2 using...

    Hmm..... Interested

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    Part Two of this series ...

    Part Two of this series

    https://youtu.be/sv1Rskfn_jo

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    Tyroler - My Cousin picked that for his hammock...

    Tyroler - My Cousin picked that for his hammock color - you and I agree on color it is horrible

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  46. Great advice. Besides insulation can always be...

    Great advice.
    Besides insulation can always be vented - not always successfully augmented.



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  47. 250 LBs is light? IMO that's the limits of safe...

    250 LBs is light? IMO that's the limits of safe hanging

    That's about the recommended safety rating for 7/64th amsteel (minimum breaking load is like 1400 Lbs, so at a 5 times safety rating on...
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    Yellow and black is my first ( it's a double...

    Yellow and black is my first ( it's a double layer). I have plans on the forums for it and my first tarp - 1.9z PU coated - heavy but bomb proof

    Blue and Grey and the pink one is made from 1.6...
  49. Not the best but here are the three I have made. ...

    Not the best but here are the three I have made. Green and tan was no kit just plans from this forum, yellow and grey ones are both 12' Winter tarp kits from RSBTR. Yellow I cut, and grey was laser...
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    GE silicon + mineral spirits - mix to consistency...

    GE silicon + mineral spirits - mix to consistency of warm honey - put into syringe and squirt onto seam. Spread it evenly over seam

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