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    A Brazilian hammock makes use of a solid sheet of...

    A Brazilian hammock makes use of a solid sheet of fabric. Generally cotton and generally heavy-weight.

    A Mayan hammock makes use of several hundred feet of cord, woven using a sprang weave.

    A...
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    XXL Hand Woven Mocha Stripe Thick String Hammock...

    XXL Hand Woven Mocha Stripe Thick String Hammock

    Specs say it is 9' wide. I don't think it is 14' overall like the specs say, though. I had to use my chain extensions to attach to my anchor points...
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    :lol::lol::lol:

    :lol::lol::lol:
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    It has felt like October out here for the past...

    It has felt like October out here for the past couple of weeks. Just weird weather all the way around. Autumn temps and spring downpours; so strange.

    Anyway, the nip in the air has put the Genuine...
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    I just saw that the other day. I assume you speak...

    I just saw that the other day. I assume you speak of the Rocky Mtn Sniveler? Still my goto topquilt when Jack Frost is on the prowl. :cool:
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    Stick with the little guys and you should be good...

    Stick with the little guys and you should be good on the ratings. Like desmobob said, they are generally conservative with their ratings.

    If I were to buy a full-length UQ today (because I need...
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    You could always hire Shug. :laugh:

    You could always hire Shug. :laugh:
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    That's what happens when you go out of town...

    That's what happens when you go out of town Dutch! :laugh:
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    The Bossa Nova XXL...

    The Bossa Nova XXL remains one of my favorites.
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    We removed the issue and got rid of the bed...

    We removed the issue and got rid of the bed altogether.

    We each sleep in our own large cotton hammocks, but frequently make time for the other benefits when we share a single hammock for the...
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    I blame your diet. Eating "Garbage Plates" can't...

    I blame your diet. Eating "Garbage Plates" can't be healthy.....even if delicious!
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    Indeed. HF is a jewel in the rough. Here is to...

    Indeed. HF is a jewel in the rough.
    Here is to hoping its shine does not dull. :cool:
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    Go to the circus. I bet they've got an old one...

    Go to the circus.
    I bet they've got an old one that smells like trapeze sweat they'll sell. :lol:
  14. No apologies necessary. I don't really disagree....

    No apologies necessary. I don't really disagree. Just remember this is an old thread. My toys have taken me to -27F since this thread began and I've slept the night away in a hammock on top of more...
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    You need two things: More creativity More...

    You need two things:

    More creativity
    More practice time

    Trust me, there is no need for a bed. ;)
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    OK all you waterbed haters; no Xmas card for you!...

    OK all you waterbed haters; no Xmas card for you! :tongueup:
    I still have one in the garage in a pile. Can't make myself get rid of it, but won't set it up again either. Some fond memories there. ;)...
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    There's the rub. Credit? Why? For what? I...

    There's the rub.
    Credit? Why? For what?

    I know as well as anybody how this place is a type of social media, but you have to understand that was never its intent. HF was to be a repository of...
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    Entitled, much? Not sure why you would think we...

    Entitled, much?
    Not sure why you would think we would have a trail to enact a rule on a private website. You can either stay and operate within the rule structure, or not.
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    A cause is not a scape goat. If acting an ass...

    A cause is not a scape goat. If acting an *** about firearms then claiming it was because you forgot to take your meds, the meds are the scape goat. Firearms are the cause of a great many arguments...
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    Because we don't view the forum members as...

    Because we don't view the forum members as children that need to be disciplined.

    It has nothing to do with being correct. This is about keeping HF a friendly place. One of the easy ways to define...
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    I wish I had a good idea for you, but this is...

    I wish I had a good idea for you, but this is something I've been sweating for years now. I travel enough that I really want a solution. So far, I've only been able to find a way to hang in probably...
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    Oh yeah, and welcome to the Forums!

    Oh yeah, and welcome to the Forums!
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    You are looking for formal campgrounds? If so,...

    You are looking for formal campgrounds?
    If so, you might be in trouble. Both the areas you mentioned are pretty popular areas for locals and tourists this time of year. Securing a campsite at this...
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    As the man said, "War is Hell".

    As the man said, "War is Hell".
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    Shock isn't remotely on my list of fears for this...

    Shock isn't remotely on my list of fears for this topic.
    Genuine Draft knowing the total is far more frightening of a situation. At least with shock, it would be over quickly. We have acreage and a...
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    Could it be, and I'm only guessing here, that the...

    Could it be, and I'm only guessing here, that the "partitions" you are talking about are in reference to the extra panels that are stitched onto the main hammock body? If so, they are not an issue...
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    :laugh: Sorry for the thread revival Dutch. ...

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    Sorry for the thread revival Dutch.

    This thread goes all the way back to 2007 (can't believe it's been that long) and is still one of my favorites in all of HFdom.
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    DON'T PUSH THE BUTTON! Unless you just don't...

    DON'T PUSH THE BUTTON!
    Unless you just don't like having disposable income. :tongueup:
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    I'll count that as an "I'll take it".

    I'll count that as an "I'll take it".
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    Around here, this will be the case 9 times out of...

    Around here, this will be the case 9 times out of 10.
    As Martha would say, it's a good thing. :lol:
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    Not sold until the buyer posts "I"ll take it".

    Not sold until the buyer posts "I"ll take it".
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    You should try it and decide for yourself. Me...

    You should try it and decide for yourself.

    Me personally, I don't have much use for them. They are just one more thing to deal with and I don't see any advantage to them that would be worth the...
  33. Dutch was "The Man" long before Dutch Clips hit...

    Dutch was "The Man" long before Dutch Clips hit the market. He's just cool like that. :D

    Where I see the benefit of this KS design is for exactly what the OP mentioned; school/college kids. The...
  34. Retail shops like Hammocks.com, Seaside Hammocks,...

    Retail shops like Hammocks.com, Seaside Hammocks, Swings N Things, etc, are usually the best places. You can dig down into the artisan groups and find the 'real thing', but that is generally more...
  35. I'm not saying it is "false" at all. Generally...

    I'm not saying it is "false" at all. Generally speaking, bigger is better. However, there does reach a point where you go "what the heck is all this fabric for". Those jumbo Mayans are really meant...
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    I switched out hammocks yesterday for a new...

    I switched out hammocks yesterday for a new Nicaraguan, so it feels like I'm sleeping someplace new. Alas, still in the bedroom.
  37. Well it ain't no Bridgeskin...

    Well it ain't no Bridgeskin, but it is still a good idea to incorporate a hammock storage area into a backpack. Good luck!
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    Trail Days 2007. I bought my first camping...

    Trail Days 2007.
    I bought my first camping hammock there; never looked back. :woot:
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    Need a ride from the airport? Always happy to...

    Need a ride from the airport?
    Always happy to help another Hanger.
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    I don't need any of that stuff to sleep in my...

    I don't need any of that stuff to sleep in my hammock every night. ;)
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    For $40, I don't think you'll regret it much. ...

    For $40, I don't think you'll regret it much.

    My girlfriend is 5' and a little bit of change. She is comfortable in some of the shorter home hammocks we have, that I am not at all comfortable...
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    Congrats on your work. I know it ain't easy...

    Congrats on your work. I know it ain't easy losing weight.

    I am in the neighborhood of 240lbs. I fluctuate about 10lbs one way or the other every year. That said, I can sleep in just about any...
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    I saw a flying squirrel once. He was standing on...

    I saw a flying squirrel once. He was standing on the ridegline of my HH one morning yelling at me to wake-up. I gently reached up behind him and pinched the ridgeline. Slowly I drew the ridgeline...
  44. They are not the same width. The "Larger" hammock...

    They are not the same width. The "Larger" hammock is indeed larger...a lot wider! I wouldn't go that route if you'll be using the hammock to sleep in solo; just too much material everywhere. That's...
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    This is true. It was nothing more than bad...

    This is true.
    It was nothing more than bad timing that your thread was active when the rule changed.
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    I agree with WickedKlown2. Get some Dawn...

    I agree with WickedKlown2.
    Get some Dawn dishsoap, warm water, a sponge, and go to town.
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    I sleep with my girlfriend in one hammock several...

    I sleep with my girlfriend in one hammock several times a week. It isn't for everyone, but it also isn't uncomfortable for us.

    We are in the minority for sure. If you've got the funds laying...
  48. Look around for threads about the vest/UQ that...

    Look around for threads about the vest/UQ that Jacks R Better tried a few years back. I thought it was a brilliant idea, since I usually have a vest with me anyway. They only sold it for a short time...
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    I've got one of their first gen bug nets; wasn't...

    I've got one of their first gen bug nets; wasn't terribly impressed. The white netting is more difficult to see out of than the black and the net (the one I have anyway) isn't exactly user friendly...
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    That is generally my goto option when hiking...

    That is generally my goto option when hiking alone. I simply camp where nobody is likely to stumble across my site.

    Harsh language. :D
    Actually, I always have a high lumen flashlight with me....
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