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    I don't pack the line with my stakes but I take...

    I don't pack the line with my stakes but I take it off the tarp and make it up and stow it in the tarp sack. I keep stakes with my toggles, straps and whoopies.
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    Good idea Grundelore. Many ways to skin a cat. ...

    Good idea Grundelore. Many ways to skin a cat. I use the elastic ponytail wraps instead of snakeskins for my tarp. Works great!
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    Wanderlust, that'll work. I remove my whoopies...

    Wanderlust, that'll work. I remove my whoopies from the ends of my hammock when putting things away. When I make up the whoopies, I use the slippery hitch too.
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    Hi Reubster....here's a pic of it in action...

    Hi Reubster....here's a pic of it in action
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    here it is when I used to daisy-chain
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    I like not having the excess whoopie hanging down.....
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    Hi dcolon13....yeah, that was my question...

    Hi dcolon13....yeah, that was my question to....reading the sticky, the setup went from the original post idea to having a seperate and fixed RL and whoopies, which is what I'm using now......Is it a...
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    Greetings all....set up yesterday afternoon for...

    Greetings all....set up yesterday afternoon for an over-nighter. I made some adjustments to my UQ. For starters, I opened the ends up as far as the length of shock cord would allow (note to self:...
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    Making up my Whoopie Tails

    Hi all. This method for making up the slack ends of your whoopies after making adjustments may have been posted already. Delete if it has.
    Depending on the tree spacing I may have a fair bit of...
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    Testing the SLS....

    Hi all....I've been looking at the SLS sticky and decided to give it a try. Instead of using my DIY camo hammy (which has the RL already attached) I used my modified Eno DN. Instead of...
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    True. Not saying it'd be perfect, but it'd keep...

    True. Not saying it'd be perfect, but it'd keep you warm until you suffocated. :)
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    Looks warm. Could you remove the zipper and use...

    Looks warm. Could you remove the zipper and use it like a TQ?
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    Or my old man eyes are old man eyes. :)

    Or my old man eyes are old man eyes. :)
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    I'm noticing the neighbors fence is getting...

    I'm noticing the neighbors fence is getting taller...what gives? :) btw, thanks for putting this vid together.
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    Tnx for the replies. I haven't done group hangs...

    Tnx for the replies. I haven't done group hangs so my privates aren't an issue. I have enough material to make two sets but think for starters I'll just do one. I never thought about sliding the...
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    Nice looking TQ!

    Nice looking TQ!
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    I've been thinking about doing the same thing. ...

    I've been thinking about doing the same thing. It's a great idea!
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    Griz Beaks, one or two?

    Good morning all. Last summer, I was thinking about adding doors to my HH tarp but then saw some pictures posted by outandback of his setup using Griz Beaks and I liked the idea. I like the idea of...
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    My new part time job!

    My new part time job!
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    Spectactical, thanks for the info. Interesting. ...

    Spectactical, thanks for the info. Interesting. I was hoping to make some adjustments to my UQ suspension today but the weather was very wet. I'm glad you are getting a better lay.
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    Hi. I made one about a month ago. Check this...

    Hi. I made one about a month ago. Check this video from Sarge.
    https://youtu.be/1yPeqWLFOKM
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    Looks like my hammy....'cept my legs are left. I...

    Looks like my hammy....'cept my legs are left. I shouldn't have said calf ridge....but that is where the problem is. :)
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    Where I yard test, the trees are a touch too far...

    Where I yard test, the trees are a touch too far apart. The foot end strap I place as high as I can reach. The head end is lower. The ridge line was tight.....
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    Yep...without the uq, it's not the same...

    Yep...without the uq, it's not the same 'feeling'. I agree about my position in the hammock might be off a touch, but I lay in it before setting the uq. I'm still "dialing" everything in. I'll...
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    This is why I asked. And like I said, I'll shift...

    This is why I asked. And like I said, I'll shift the UQ down more to see if it makes a difference. (talking out loud now) I'm thinking that the end of the uq is a: not loose enough and b: is...
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    UQ and Calf Ridge?

    Hello all. Not sure if this is the proper place to post this observation. So, can an UQ if not set up correctly cause calf ridge? I'm gonna try positioning my UQ closer to my feet instead of how...
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    Looks good!

    Looks good!
  26. Hey Speedogomer...did you mean both were big and...

    Hey Speedogomer...did you mean both were big and bulky? I just read a good review on the under blankie. Sounded like it might be the same size as my diy climashield UQ
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    Looks beautiful!

    Looks beautiful!
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    Hi Slogo....OK, that sounds like it would work. ...

    Hi Slogo....OK, that sounds like it would work. I ended up looking at some youtubes and saw how the bug net issue was handled but was curious about the other. Hope you get to use it soon and keep...
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    Nice looking bridge hammy. I've never tried one...

    Nice looking bridge hammy. I've never tried one before but it sure looks comfortable. Without a ridge line to hang your organizer, what do you do? Also how would you deal with bug nets? Tnx and...
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    Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas!
  31. That definitely put a smile on me face. Thanks,...

    That definitely put a smile on me face. Thanks, Shug and Merry Christmas to you and yours.
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    Good suggestion, gunner. Thanks.

    Good suggestion, gunner. Thanks.
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    Hey Brian. Thanks for the video link. That was...

    Hey Brian. Thanks for the video link. That was perfect! I think I know what to try next time! I was closer to doing it right last season then what I've been doing recently....having the ends too...
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    Tnx. Had wool hat, gloves and UQP. Wool blend...

    Tnx. Had wool hat, gloves and UQP. Wool blend socks with pad in footbox. Will check out the merino wool long johns. Thanks!
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    Thanks for the reply, dkurfiss. I was wearing...

    Thanks for the reply, dkurfiss. I was wearing fleece bottoms and polypro top with cotton sweatshirt. I've worn that combo before without issues but will try something else for sure. What would you...
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    Thanks for the speedy reply cataraftgirl. I seem...

    Thanks for the speedy reply cataraftgirl. I seem to remember when I made the UQ that is what was mentioned....don't keep it tight and leave some air space. I'm not sure I decided to pull it up...
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    UQ Woes and dialing it in...

    Good morning all.....Slept out last night on family property hoping for good test results from my diy insulation. Temps got down to around 29 degs. I haven't been lower then this yet. Lately, I've...
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    Mine is a three section sleave. The center...

    Mine is a three section sleave. The center sleave is the widest and for the largest section of ccf. The outer sleaves or wings are for pieces of ccf maybe 6" wide. The wings are what gives you...
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    That's where the spe helps. Take the center pad...

    That's where the spe helps. Take the center pad out of the sleave and roll it up and the rest just folds up....unless you meant the whole shebang.
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    There may be a little bit of weight added with a...

    There may be a little bit of weight added with a sleave, but it doesn't have to be the full lenghth of the pad...just under shoulders and butt. I'm not too concerned with weight but I know it's...
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    thanks for the input, mheinze. I'm thinking some...

    thanks for the input, mheinze. I'm thinking some sorta sleave for the 1/4" ccf. As you say, I want something between me and the pad.
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    OK, tnx for checking, hobopelican. May be a...

    OK, tnx for checking, hobopelican. May be a Seamonkey issue. I can live with it. Have a good one.
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    Well, I tried it and found it to be easy to get...

    Well, I tried it and found it to be easy to get in and out of, I didn't feel wet in the morning, breaking wind on a pad has a different effect then the UQ:scared:
    and I was very pleased with the way...
  44. Successful overnight hang using the Franken-eno w/SPE

    Good Morning.... I did an overnighter in the parents back 40 last night using the Franken-Eno instead my diy cammy hammy. And instead of the diy UQ I used the diy SPE and WM blue pad. Temps were...
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    I tried changing zoom on mine....no luck. I just...

    I tried changing zoom on mine....no luck. I just checked the other sections in Gallery and thumbnail is also covering part of the title....could someone else check that page. I don't have issues...
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    Dutch, I'm having the same problem when I look at...

    Dutch, I'm having the same problem when I look at the tips and tricks section.....see screenshot.
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    Changing the font size in my browser didn't help.....the thumbnail hides a portion of the...
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    I have only used a pad once and that was last...

    I have only used a pad once and that was last week. But nut alone. I started with my uq and it was late by the time I got out and in the hammock, having set it up earlier in the day. I didn't have...
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    Testing the Franken-Eno and diy SPE

    Before I made my cammy hammy I bought an Eno DN. I was just getting interested in hammock camping. The first thing that struck me was the extra material curling around my face and body. I didn't...
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    Hey Phantom Grappler....I have a single layer. I...

    Hey Phantom Grappler....I have a single layer. I also have a diy SPE. Recently I made an UQP. I've been testing it with a large pad I have using it to hold the pad and drawing it up tight against...
  50. I used my diy SPE last night for the first time...

    I used my diy SPE last night for the first time because it was there. I set up last night wanting to try my new diy uqp. Temps were gonna be around 40 f. Wind, calm. Not really sure how the uqp...
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