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  1. Impressive streak! Probably a new record!

    Impressive streak! Probably a new record!
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    Perhaps for some fabrics, it may be better to go...

    Perhaps for some fabrics, it may be better to go with rolled, but for most, it shouldn’t matter. Maybe for some of the heavy laminated fabrics for example, but I am no fabric expert.
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    It’s curious that you found the Robic 1.2 too...

    It’s curious that you found the Robic 1.2 too stretchy, yet went for the Monolite.
  4. Biner is the way to go if you want max...

    Biner is the way to go if you want max functionality and don’t mind the extra ounce or 2. But just be aware that there are many suitable biners that only weigh about an ounce each. Don’t make the...
  5. Just a bit of follow up on the trip. We managed...

    Just a bit of follow up on the trip. We managed to complete the Four Pass Loop, and also summit Castle Peak and Mount Elbert (both 14’ers). The loop and Castle were awesome journeys and highly...
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    Sounds like he went and got it from their...

    Sounds like he went and got it from their vehicle. I wonder if and how he managed to return it to the owner though! BTW, it’s not necessarily “trash”. Could make a ridgeline organizer, stuff sack,...
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    Dang! Were you wearing any clothing that has any...

    Dang! Were you wearing any clothing that has any hardware? I don’t wear any clothes with metal or hard plastic bits anymore because I worry it will damage the fabric, especially if they themselves...
  8. Thread: Type of pad

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    Foam won’t ever pop. Foam won’t “partially...

    Foam won’t ever pop. Foam won’t “partially deflate” in cold weather when the air inside cools down. Foam is quicker to deploy and easier to use as a picnic pad during lunch. Foam is lighter and...
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    They have a handy calculator for exactly these...

    They have a handy calculator for exactly these questions. Check it out.
    https://www.dreamhammock.com/HammockCalculator.html

    Looks like about 9 oz lighter than a Sparrow for a Darien. Which is...
  10. Yup, I don’t like velcro anywhere because it...

    Yup, I don’t like velcro anywhere because it snags on fabrics and threads and prematurely wears them. Especially on a dry bag because there is a good chance I will be wearing a long sleeve wool shirt...
  11. I think the “Hangtime Hook” comes in pretty handy...

    I think the “Hangtime Hook” comes in pretty handy here. It’s pretty multipurpose and modifiable. I will try to take some pics for you tonight to show you some ideas instead of writing a 1000 words :)
  12. That fan was the first I tried. It is pretty...

    That fan was the first I tried. It is pretty quiet. I’ll give it that. But that’s because it is essentially a CPU fan. The problem is that it is much heavier and harder to pack and didn’t put out...
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    There are a few ways to do it. It usually...

    There are a few ways to do it. It usually involves just dropping the foot end just a couple inches or less. I just removed the rubber band and clip and tied some shock cord to the quilt. Then added a...
  14. Actually that seems to be exactly what they are...

    Actually that seems to be exactly what they are designed to address! When they are “unlocked” (not threaded through the third slot) they are easier than most other buckles to loosen, which are most...
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    You could also tie a bowline in the cord by...

    You could also tie a bowline in the cord by itself and then larks head that on the stake, but you need a slightly bigger hole to fit two strands through. You would make it easier to change out stakes...
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    He’s talking about the two ribbons for tying the...

    He’s talking about the two ribbons for tying the net into a roll so it’s out the way, but not fully unzipped. They do indeed tend to get snagged on the zipper. And to that I say… no thanks. So I cut...
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    Oh, if you already have straps, just get the...

    Oh, if you already have straps, just get the buckles and save some money.

    https://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/product/1-buckle-set/
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    Somebody tell me why this is a bad idea

    At first I thought this was a joke about actually hanging from a cabinet knob handle lol!

    If you want a quick and reliable suspension that is easy to learn, just get this kit and it has everything...
  19. FS: Payment received! Thank you everybody :)

    Payment received! Thank you everybody :)
  20. FS: All 3 items sold to Gustavus per PM pending funds.

    All 3 items sold to Gustavus per PM pending funds.
  21. FS: Mountainfly Tarp With Internal Center Pole, Warbonnet Stash Jacket

    Selling 3 pieces of Warbonnet gear in excellent condition.

    1 - A MountainFly tarp in 30D Bushwack Camo SilPoly 11’ long with middle ties-outs added, Internal Center Pole Mod Pocket added, no Panel...
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    Same same! Shug has recruited yet another! Howdy...

    Same same! Shug has recruited yet another! Howdy from Southeast LA :)
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    Yup, I think the 2.5mm is gonna be a hit! I am...

    Yup, I think the 2.5mm is gonna be a hit! I am looking forward to using it on my trip next week.
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    If you just stay out, you’ll get used to it!...

    If you just stay out, you’ll get used to it! Climate control is a recent innovation!
  25. So far the plan is gonna be Four Pass Loop in...

    So far the plan is gonna be Four Pass Loop in Maroon Bells-Snowmass, Castle and Conundrum Peak, and Northern Indian Peaks Loop. Lookin forward to exploring a new state!
  26. Thread: JrB Old Rag

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    https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product/hudson-river-...

    https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product/hudson-river-hammock-quilt/

    Is this what you are looking for?
  27. Neat idea! What are the two holes for? Just added...

    Neat idea! What are the two holes for? Just added versatility I assume, but I was curious if you had something in mind. The only thing that concerns me is the strength of that top antenna that looks...
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    How about asking a vendor to make you a custom...

    How about asking a vendor to make you a custom size? After so many trials, you must have an idea of what you need now. Maybe try stuffing it with that new UP synthetic insulation.
  29. Looks premium! Got any pics of the sewn footbox...

    Looks premium! Got any pics of the sewn footbox version yet? Curious what the back of that would look like.
  30. 100% right except I think the reason you can’t...

    100% right except I think the reason you can’t recall any exceptions is because there are none. I have often wondered if there are any exceptions though. Such as a hammock with slanted end channels...
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    Wooki stays put extremely well. Just be sure to...

    Wooki stays put extremely well. Just be sure to hang the foot end higher and closer to tree so that you lay in the sweet spot, which is close to the head end.
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    She has a tutorial video too. Nice....

    She has a tutorial video too. Nice.
    https://youtu.be/9gTf2ohui7Q
  33. Looking for suggestions for hiking, camping, etc in Colorado

    Planning on flying out to Denver, Colorado in 2 weeks and will be out there for about a week and a half. A group of three adults. We are renting a car. We want to be hammock camping almost every...
  34. Just thought of another tip. Try using an...

    Just thought of another tip. Try using an inflatable pillow instead of a down or synthetic filled pillow. I find the inflatables to be cooler and they would also not be affected by humidity and sweat.
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    The way AutumnUL does it seems like the best way...

    The way AutumnUL does it seems like the best way if you plan to stick to the Becket hitch. That’s my plan now that you mentioned it.
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    Jeff Myers took it a step further as he usually...

    Jeff Myers took it a step further as he usually does and made a hybrid that is an Evoloop with a Becket Loop.

    https://youtu.be/S15HBxHKd7M
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    We just found out that Arrowhead Equipment has a...

    We just found out that Arrowhead Equipment has a synthetic underquilt called the KAQ and they can make it up to 56” wide and 90” long! And they have a current production time of only 4-8 days, so we...
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    Darn! Well he is interested. He can offer you...

    Darn! Well he is interested. He can offer you $250 shipped to Louisiana after he gets paid tomorrow. Is that agreeable?
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    That might be sufficient. Lemme run it past him....

    That might be sufficient. Lemme run it past him. BTW, what color?

    Here’s an trade idea in the meantime. I have a 850fp 20° Wooki XL standard lay in an all camo shell. Received it from Warbonnet...
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    Wide, Long Winter Underquilt

    Looking for a big under quilt for a gathered end hammock. The wider and longer, the better. Width is the primary concern because it is for my two adult friends who double nest and need a better...
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    That is a great idea! Your pic is broken, so here...

    That is a great idea! Your pic is broken, so here is one for posterity.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190808/d06ece7b764e85ba3600b208a3e10501.jpg
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    I hereby redundantly echo, and concur with, all...

    I hereby redundantly echo, and concur with, all of Hutzelbein’s sentiments. Obnoxious or reassuring? Depends on who you ask :)))
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    That’s exactly right. The loops are spliced on...

    That’s exactly right. The loops are spliced on instead of larks headed on. I think it is ultimately not worth it. You may want to use those loops on another hammock some days. You may want to larks...
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    I’m sure it will be great. It’s Warbonnet after...

    I’m sure it will be great. It’s Warbonnet after all! Weight reduction is safe bet, but Warbonnet frequently surprises us with original ideas, so I am betting on a bigger update. There’s a lot of room...
  45. Those water tricks won’t work so well when...

    Those water tricks won’t work so well when humidity is extra high and/or you are dry camping. Here’s another good idea that folks in the desert use often. A solar reflective umbrella!

    Those small...
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    Thanks for the laugh! Were you able to salvage...

    Thanks for the laugh! Were you able to salvage the trip or did you have to pack up and out?
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    Warbonnet seems to be going all in on the new...

    Warbonnet seems to be going all in on the new Dream fabric, so I imagine there’s a good reason for that. They always seem to be very selective about their materials and products, so I would trust...
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    On the top quilts, I would find myself noticing...

    On the top quilts, I would find myself noticing the patch from time to time and it was just this uncomfortable spot in an otherwise cloud of downy goodness. Kinda like an annoying tag on a comfy...
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    I had Jared (SimplyLightDesigns) make me a tarp...

    I had Jared (SimplyLightDesigns) make me a tarp sleeve out of Monolite. More durable than the usual mesh, yet still breathable.
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    For me, the insulated hammock pad by Klymit was...

    For me, the insulated hammock pad by Klymit was warm, but too heavy and bulky. Inflation of something that big is not fun. It’s also not fun deflating, folding and rolling it up. Especially when you...
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