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  1. For me, the jury is out on whether I really like...

    For me, the jury is out on whether I really like using the sleeves or appreciate their benefits, but that's another topic. I have a few tarps too many, and I have 2 different sleeves:

    - HG mesh...
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    Whoops, I would have noticed that if I'd paid...

    Whoops, I would have noticed that if I'd paid more attention to the details in your profile.
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    Judging by your photos, I really don't see why...

    Judging by your photos, I really don't see why the width of the standard would be a problem. I just know I've read some threads where owners of that tarp were unhappy with the coverage and wished...
  4. ATGIRL, you didn't mention which DCF tarp you're...

    ATGIRL, you didn't mention which DCF tarp you're buying, but if you're getting the Palace and if you order one of these skins from SLD, I'd recommend choosing the Wide option.
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    How about a packable snow shovel?...

    How about a packable snow shovel?
    https://backcountryaccess.com/product-category/avalanche-shovels/
    https://backcountryaccess.com/product/b-1-ext-avalanche-shovel/
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    Do you have a 0 UQ/TQ set? I know on average it...

    Do you have a 0 UQ/TQ set?
    I know on average it doesn't get that cold in your area, but I don't know where your winter adventures take you.
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    Not speaking from direct experience because I...

    Not speaking from direct experience because I have the Palace, but I've gotten the impression that some of the members here who have the HG standard DCF Hex are a bit unhappy with the coverage due to...
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    Coincidentally, there was a similar question...

    Coincidentally, there was a similar question today in another thread. See this post for some other alternatives than using the spreader bar.
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    I don't think it should matter, assuming you're...

    I don't think it should matter, assuming you're using just 1 spreader bar (at the head end). Try to make it so the head end suspensions of the two hammocks are equal length (distance from the tree),...
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    Re: Side by side hammocks

    With hanging 2 hammocks side by side, there are at least a couple options:

    - Use a spreader bar at the head end (or at both ends?) of the side by side hammocks to keep them spaced apart. Each...
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    Re: Tarps for 2 hammocks

    They're a little spendy because they're all handmade in the USA, but here are a few links to some of the widest tarps available from the hammock cottage vendor scene. Any of these would be a high...
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    They aren't as asymmetrical as a Trail Winder or...

    They aren't as asymmetrical as a Trail Winder or Wooki, but Loco Libre Habaneros are available with baffles that are aligned to a particular lay direction. They're also available with normal,...
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    The previous XL comment was referring to the XL...

    The previous XL comment was referring to the XL size of Travel Net, not the Ridgerunner.
    https://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/product/travel-net/

    The net comes in regular size for 10' hammocks and...
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    He suggests about 6" as well. ...

    He suggests about 6" as well.

    https://dutchwaregear.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/How-to-use-Your-New-Chameleon.jpg
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    In the Chameleon, I also don't lay with my head...

    In the Chameleon, I also don't lay with my head as close to the peak as I would to hit the sweet spot in the BB. So sliding downward isn't as much an issue, even with a nearly level hang.
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    When I use my Chameleon, I'd say my foot end is...

    When I use my Chameleon, I'd say my foot end is usually 0"-6" higher. Not as much as the BB.
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    If you did want to use daisy chains, per above,...

    If you did want to use daisy chains, per above, check out Dutch's mantis hardware to go with them - definitely lighter than a carabiner. His Spider daisy chains are about as light as that style of...
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    Is that like this thing I linked to a few posts...

    Is that like this thing I linked to a few posts back? I have one - have used it a few times. Actually pretty nice. A good driveway shoveling accessory....
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    For those who have merino wool Buffs, do you have...

    For those who have merino wool Buffs, do you have the lightweight or the midweight?

    I've seen they also have a Primaloft version:...
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    Is this what you're asking about? ...

    Is this what you're asking about?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRa2-tm1ICg
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    I know your discussion is based around the...

    I know your discussion is based around the Ridgerunner, which would mean you'd be looking at the Lynx, but one place you can find some info about Warbonnet's Scandi models is by looking at the specs...
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    If you go for a custom underquilt, I'm pretty...

    If you go for a custom underquilt, I'm pretty sure their "Scandinavian" models are meant to be -20 ... at least -10.
    That includes the Lynx.
    ...
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    I'm not sure I follow that one. I agree that...

    I'm not sure I follow that one.

    I agree that porch mode with internal end poles is great. You don't need trekking poles, and the porch mode expands by itself as you loosen the guylines on one...
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    This is a good question. I own a few quilts that...

    This is a good question. I own a few quilts that are made with 7D shells. One from Loco Libre that's made with Membrane 7 from RBTR, and one from Enlightened Equipment that's made with their 7D...
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    Yeah, I've thought I could wear one often, even...

    Yeah, I've thought I could wear one often, even in city-slicker mode. Fashionable enough but less cumbersome than a scarf, which I've never been a big fan of.

    Apologies for somewhat majorly...
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    Glad to offer some alternatives. The UGQ method...

    Glad to offer some alternatives. The UGQ method is in keeping with the philosophy of not modding the tarp at all (especially at the ridge seam where you'd have to seal any added ribbon ties).

    The...
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    I switched away from the full-face balaclava...

    I switched away from the full-face balaclava. Now I use either an open-faced one, or sometimes this neck gaiter thing my wife bought for me.

    I've thought about trying a merino wool Buff.
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    It probably saves you from having to wear a...

    It probably saves you from having to wear a balaclava, and with those, the ones that cover your nose are not too comfortable to wear all night long either. When I first started using a balaclava I...
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    Didn't Wilderness Logics used to make a TQ that...

    Didn't Wilderness Logics used to make a TQ that had a fleece patch of material on top of the ripstop, near the head end? Sort of a built-in version of the baby bib approach.
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    BB - I think a baseline approach would be to...

    BB -

    I think a baseline approach would be to look at using no bib or blocker at all. (Aside: Looking at a person sleeping on their back, if they breathe through their nose, their breath is...
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    That's my usual method too. I hated having...

    That's my usual method too. I hated having something around my neck tethered to the ridgeline, so I went for the baby's bib approach as well.

    On my Chameleon, which isn't my most-used hammock in...
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    Not to shift the topic too much, but what's your...

    Not to shift the topic too much, but what's your solution for moisture from your breath condensing on the top of your TQ? Have you found that to be not much of a problem? I usually get quite a bit....
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    Am I reading correctly that the width of the...

    Am I reading correctly that the width of the webbing used in that sling is only 8mm? If so, that's only about 1/3 the surface area on the tree compared to what a 1 inch wide strap provides. So it's...
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    I can't say I've ever tried that, but it seems to...

    I can't say I've ever tried that, but it seems to me like it would work. I haven't heard of anybody else doing that either, so it could be a good sort of innovation - an easy way of adding a pole...
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    Sounds good, glad to hear you had a successful...

    Sounds good, glad to hear you had a successful night. What adjustments did you make to help relieve the heel pressure you had on the first night?
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    Based on your asking about securing the internal...

    Based on your asking about securing the internal poles to the CRL, I assume you're running the CRL under the tarp? If so, simply routing the poles above the CRL between it and the tarp would probably...
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    In his last paragraph, I think Paul was talking...

    In his last paragraph, I think Paul was talking about Dutch's black and white Spider/Poly straps that can be used with the Beetle Buckles. At 5.5 grams per foot, they are for sure lighter than basic...
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    SensorPush temp range is -40F to +140F. Above...

    SensorPush temp range is -40F to +140F. Above freezing, its typical accuracy is +/-0.5F. Below freezing its accuracy is reduced to +/-1.3F typical, +/-2.2F worst case.

    My lowest with it has...
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    If you didn't stake them, they'd flap about in...

    If you didn't stake them, they'd flap about in the wind even when snapped shut. I always stake mine, but on the side that I keep snapped, I only use one stake for both door flaps. I just connect one...
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    Here are a couple other threads on the...

    Here are a couple other threads on the Winterdream, that might be helpful in making your decision.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/113888-Pole-Mods-on-the-Winter-Dream...
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    I have a Winterdream 12 and I like the door...

    I have a Winterdream 12 and I like the door snaps. Are you looking at a Penny Pincher Winterdream, or the regular version? (They are basically the same, except the regular version has a few more...
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    Has your Costco quilt been modified to have its...

    Has your Costco quilt been modified to have its own UQ suspension, or is it just a basic quilt? If it has no suspension of its own, it seems the simpler thing to do would be to add the Costco quilt...
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    Simply Light Designs, a cottage vendor in Idaho...

    Simply Light Designs, a cottage vendor in Idaho run by a cyborg named Jared. Check out the SLD sub-forum here and you'll see countless testimonials not only praising the quality of his work, but...
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    In case you didn't catch this other thread,...

    In case you didn't catch this other thread, there's a small design update for zippered/drawstring footbox on UGQ Bandit:
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    In my garage right now I have all assembled: ...

    In my garage right now I have all assembled:

    BBXLC
    20 Wooki
    Winter Top Cover
    UQP w/ extra zipper track

    And I wouldn't say there are any issues at all other than the fact that all that gear...
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    Agreed with the above. I use a card that gives me...

    Agreed with the above. I use a card that gives me 1.5 points on the dollar and 5 points on rotating categories each month. I use that to pay for everything I can - gas & groceries of course, but also...
  47. Thread: inside tent?

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    Cool, thanks for adding. Just to clear any...

    Cool, thanks for adding. Just to clear any possible confusion, I wasn't implying michigandave was the first to use a hot tent and hammock together. Just that he's the first name that springs to...
  48. I didn't notice this question before. In my...

    I didn't notice this question before.

    In my experience, I think anything shorter than 8'6" or a couple inches less would give you trouble with the RR. Without changing the length of the RR...
  49. Thread: inside tent?

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    There's this ready-made product....

    There's this ready-made product.
    https://slothandfoxoutdoor.com/

    There are also a few folks from colder climates that have custom "hot tents" they hang their hammocks inside when the temperature...
  50. These awesome photos from AZsteelman are again...

    These awesome photos from AZsteelman are again showing the same sort of setup.

    https://www.tensaoutdoor.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/fullsizeoutput_2f0d-1024x739.jpeg
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