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1. ## Thread: Mi> UP> Looking for help planning a loop

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### Keep in mind that the UP is big and 55mph pretty...

Keep in mind that the UP is big and 55mph pretty much throughout. Where you're planning to hike will have a significant impact on your drive time. it If you're open to driving across to the western...
2. ## Thread: Frozen Yooper hang, Porcupine Mtns. ?

by Narksos
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### Argh, a Yooper hang less than one week after my...

Argh, a Yooper hang less than one week after my company moves me downstate! You're killing me.

I took several trips through the Porkies last summer, it's a beautiful place to be.
3. ## Thread: -50 quilt set

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### Even better: -40C = -40F. My trick for quickly...

Even better: -40C = -40F.

My trick for quickly converting F to C is to subtract 32 and divide by 2. That should get you close enough for most purposes.

So for 76F you do 76-32 = 44. 44/2 = 22C....
4. ## Thread: WINTER hammocking (trips,tips,gear) forum?

by Narksos
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### A sub forum is unnecessary. What do we use in the...

A sub forum is unnecessary. What do we use in the winter? A hammock, a tarp, and insulation. We have subforums for all of these. Someone in my area needs a 0F (or colder, it's currently -5F with an...
5. ## Thread: Tom's Bat Hammock

by Narksos
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### Welcome to the forums! I don't believe...

Welcome to the forums!

I don't believe Cannibal and onaXR are active anymore.

I know that the site search doesn't work well for trying to find anything about the Bat hammock because it filters...

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### An almost similar idea is Just Jeff's pack cover...

An almost similar idea is Just Jeff's pack cover and gear hammock:

It's not a poncho, and it's not a hammock/chair for a person,...
7. ## Thread: Eureka Tent Footprint as a Tarp?

by Narksos
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### My first tarp was a DIY hex made from 2mil...

My first tarp was a DIY hex made from 2mil painter plastic and strapping tape. Mine has been on a few weekend trips and survived a thunderstorm (and provided a great view while doing so). It's not...
8. ## Thread: Tablecloth Hammock Time - Price too good not to jump on this

by Narksos
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### Taffeta is a weave of cloth, just like satin and...

Taffeta is a weave of cloth, just like satin and twill. If you sit down and try to weave something, you'll probably end up with a taffeta weave. It's just a basic over/under weave.

In the context...

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### That simply means that this is a successful way...

That simply means that this is a successful way to contact them. This was extensively discussed in another thread and the mods gave their opinion:
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10. ## Thread: Help with Dutch website pic.

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### Looks like you contacted otter. You want [o]tter...

Looks like you contacted otter. You want [o]tter ;)

https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/member.php?u=4999

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### Though it may be a successful method of...

Though it may be a successful method of contacting them, it isn't the most appropriate way. The mods have specifically asked that we not use the forums for customer support when it comes to specific...
12. ## Thread: Planning: hammocking in Isle Royale

by Narksos
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### I work (and live) right next to the Isle Royal...

I work (and live) right next to the Isle Royal HQ. I watch the Ranger leave or come back almost every day. Yesterday it was almost empty on the way out, I assume that they're picking up the staff on...

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### I'll just leave this here: ...

I'll just leave this here:

14. ## Thread: SOLD: ENO Doublenest, Whoopies, Ridgeline - \$45 Shipped

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### I am so sad that I missed this! :( On the off...

I am so sad that I missed this! :( On the off chance that he backs out, I'll take seconds...

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### A PLUQ would save some some money for guylines...

A PLUQ would save some some money for guylines and other accessories.
16. ## Thread: Idea for DIY section

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### The phpBB search function (which is usually...

The phpBB search function (which is usually backed by the MySQL search function) is limited when it comes to our short acronyms.

Try using google to search the site. Simply put...
17. ## Thread: Hammock stand design?

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### You're still going to create torque (inner leg...

You're still going to create torque (inner leg will pivot against the ground) and have the tripod fall in. You can can counteract the torque with ground anchors, but at that point you might as well...

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19. ## Thread: Damp Clothes Dry Faster: Ridgeline or Below Air Mattress?

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### Poll: I'm in the woods. I'm there for me. I'm perfectly...

I'm in the woods. I'm there for me. I'm perfectly happy with underwear/socks hanging off of my pack.

I put them there when they come off (typically when the pack is hanging from my suspension). If...
20. ## Thread: Sold Item Subforum

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### Maybe a 1 day re-direct would work better? Right...

Maybe a 1 day re-direct would work better? Right now, the first few pages are still littered with sold threads.
21. ## Thread: New Gear: FlameStower TEG usb charger

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### It looks interesting, I'd use it if I brought any...

It looks interesting, I'd use it if I brought any electric devices with me (other than a light) and wasn't a bit of a weight weenie :D .

22. ## Thread: Turtledog stand idea, what do you think?

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https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showpost.php?p=715137&postcount=564

She did break one of the connectors and mentioned...

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### Unfortunately pgibson is correct. Assuming...

Unfortunately pgibson is correct.

Assuming that you have a gathered end hammock, you need to connect the points where the hammock meets the suspension.

If I had to guess, I'd say that you have...
24. ## Thread: Discuss - Hammock Acronyms and Abbreviations

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### I'm told today that my position, that I love, has...

I'm told today that my position, that I love, has been eliminated (a cross between software developer, project manager, and college recruiter) and that I'm being assigned to a team in our home...
25. ## Thread: SOLD: Black Kat Alky Stove

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### I know that they're close to out, but I'll take...

I know that they're close to out, but I'll take one!

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### You may be interested in dejoha's comparison...

You may be interested in dejoha's comparison chart: http://theultimatehang.com/2012/07/parachute-nylon-hammock-comparison-chart/
27. ## Thread: Suggestions on extras...

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### Welcome to your new life above ground :D The...

Welcome to your new life above ground :D

The general recommendation is snake skins for the tarp.

I use a normal stuff sack for my hammock (BIAS WW), but many like the double-ended/bishop bags....
28. ## Thread: SOLD: Ahe hug net

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### I'll take it! I have a full bug net but my hiking...

I'll take it! I have a full bug net but my hiking partner doesn't and woke up at dawn with mosquitos eating her face.

PM Incoming!
29. ## Thread: F.S. Element titanium woodburning stove

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### I'll take it! PM incoming

I'll take it!

PM incoming
30. ## Thread: Bugs in the Northwoods

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### I spent a couple of nights in the McCormick...

I spent a couple of nights in the McCormick Wilderness (Ottawa National Forest) in early June and the black flies were terrible. No wind or rain to keep them away.

I was with a group of relatively...
31. ## Thread: Hello from Upper Michigan

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### Welcome to another Yooper! We need to get this...

Welcome to another Yooper!

We need to get this Keweenaw group hang figured out :D

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### I'm in! I'd prefer 3,1,2... but I can promise...

I'm in!

I'd prefer 3,1,2... but I can promise that any option will go to good use!

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### I'm in! I've got to find something that I can...

I'm in!

I've got to find something that I can give away :D

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### If this is a drawing, I'm in. If not, I'm way too...

If this is a drawing, I'm in. If not, I'm way too late :laugh:
35. ## Thread: Hammock Hanging with one Tree

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### FYI: When used like this, we usually call the...

FYI: When used like this, we usually call the "spreader bar" a ridgepole.

The only problem I see is how the tension plays on the ridgepole. If you look at the turtlelady/turtledog stands, you see...
36. ## Thread: FREE: Ridgeline & Organizer Combo

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### I'm in! You're excited because you've spent...

I'm in!

You're excited because you've spent two years off the ground?
37. ## Thread: Goodbye Give Away

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I hadn't heard about your stove, but seeing this made me check out some reviews. That is a very nice piece of kit, I'll definitely be back here on Monday.

The economy is tough, but it's good to...
38. ## Thread: What kind of bug sock is best for a ENO DN

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### I have a BIAS Buginator. Also: their nano-noseeum...

I have a BIAS Buginator. Also: their nano-noseeum buginator is on sale this month.

As Bubba mentioned, you'll need some type of ridgeline to keep the netting off of your face, but it doesn't need...
39. ## Thread: Hammock Noob Needing Help

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### Definitely consider the cottage vendors. I have a...

Definitely consider the cottage vendors. I have a BIAS and I love it. I'm considering another BIAS so my girlfriend can hang with me :D

In addition to the comparison at dejoha's site, check out...
40. ## Thread: New ENO carabiners

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### Here is a link directly to the new biners:...

Here is a link directly to the new biners: http://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/product/CB001.html
41. ## Thread: FREE Giveaway Sweepstakes Extravaganza

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### I'm in. I always need more dutchware! (Seriously...

I'm in. I always need more dutchware! (Seriously though, I do need a second suspension kit so I can get my girlfriend's hammock hanging :D ).
42. ## Thread: the travel hammock?

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### I believe the requirement is actually "50 posts...

I believe the requirement is actually "50 posts or greater". I'm a donating member without access and that is the message I get :)
43. ## Thread: I love my new WWM

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### The digital camo print was the reason I went with...

The digital camo print was the reason I went with the WW over the WWM. If Brian/Shane had that 1.0 (I think they weighed it and it actually came in lighter) in a solid colour then I would have been...

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### Michigan DNR mentioned hammocks as part of their...

Michigan DNR mentioned hammocks as part of their Park & Read program. Some parks even have hammocks available to borrow (though I've yet to find one)!
...
45. ## Thread: Suggestion: Move SOLD items to a SOLD folder

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### I think having the previous threads available is...

I think having the previous threads available is useful (checking prices/availability), I definitely support the sold item sub-forum.

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### For backpacking, I only have one: my BIAS WW. I...

For backpacking, I only have one: my BIAS WW. I might get another (or get another WW to experimenting with integrating a bug net).

I got shorter hammock for indoor lounging (hanging under my...
47. ## Thread: Brunton 4.5 solar roll charger

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### golite already thought of that :D

golite already thought of that :D
48. ## Thread: How do you roll? Left or Right

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### Poll: This is my process, except I lean to my right...

This is my process, except I lean to my right side and lay head left, feet right. :)
49. ## Thread: Problems with Rangers?

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### No problems (yet) in the Keweenaw (UP of the UP...

No problems (yet) in the Keweenaw (UP of the UP of Michigan). Hammock camping is allowed here and the rangers were well informed. The only problem was that the sate park was supposed to have hammocks...
50. ## Thread: Jared Diamond on risk

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### I just realized how many stories around here...

I just realized how many stories around here involve Spaceweaseal :lol:
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