Search:

Type: Posts; User: ChacMool

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    182

    Seems to me the numbers add up right. Not so...

    Seems to me the numbers add up right. Not so sure about soft shackles for the tree end of the straps (but you didn't mention your weight). Did you consider adding Dutch's sewn-on Titanium Dutch...
  2. Any word on some sort of black webbing that will...

    Any word on some sort of black webbing that will work good with these cinch bugs?

    Don't want to order the camo straps if this will be out on some black straps in a little bit...

    Thanks
  3. Replies
    15
    Views
    870

    Thanks, kghiker. At first I thought the...

    Thanks, kghiker.

    At first I thought the Klymit XL would be too long for the Ridgerunner, but after trying out a similar (Large) Sea to Summit pad and a smaller (MW) ExPed SynMat Hyperlite, I...
  4. Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated vs. ExPed SynMat Hyperlite pads

    Tried these two sleeping pads in my Ridgerunner this afternoon. [Looked for the Klymit Inertia XL, but couldn't find one around here, and was hoping for more insulation than that seems to have.] I...
  5. Replies
    15
    Views
    870

    Hey Tripod (and kghiker), Can either of you...

    Hey Tripod (and kghiker),

    Can either of you update your comments on using this Klymit inertia XL pad with the Ridgerunner, on summer nights?

    I'm curious about its durability, and down to...
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    459

    If you prefer to sleep on your side, you might...

    If you prefer to sleep on your side, you might try out a Ridgerunner -- perhaps at a group hang, or maybe somene near you has one. The Ridgerunner is generally considered better than a gathered end...
  7. Berg (or anyone) -- Do you have any idea if your...

    Berg (or anyone) -- Do you have any idea if your tarp pole mod would work well with a Ridgerunner hammock under it? Or are the Superfly's pullouts not matched well enough to where the Ridgerunner's...
  8. Replies
    51
    Views
    2,533

    Check the "contact war bonet" thread here; seems...

    Check the "contact war bonet" thread here; seems like Brandon's away for a bit, but should be back in touch soon.
  9. The center piece (~4") is likely what Paul meant;...

    The center piece (~4") is likely what Paul meant; leaving that out can make the shoulder squeeze problem worse (but buys extra stability and saves a little weight).

    Aside from that, an inflatable...
  10. Replies
    8
    Views
    420

    Sounds like you'll be happy with the three season...

    Sounds like you'll be happy with the three season Lynx, although I haven't used mine at ~20 degrees. A winter Lynx seems like overkill at that temp., but maybe someone who has used it at those temps...
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    420

    I'm not clear if you want to expand downward the...

    I'm not clear if you want to expand downward the temperatures you would be comfortable backpacking in, or be more comfortable at the temperatures you've already been camping in. So, it might help to...
  12. Replies
    59
    Views
    5,410

    People get these because they're lighter, not...

    People get these because they're lighter, not stronger. There was at least one report of the carbon fiber bars breaking, but it's been long enough now that a revised version may not be so fragile. ...
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    222

    I would say that my 20 degree Lynx (without extra...

    I would say that my 20 degree Lynx (without extra down) has more down in it, and more loft, than my 20 degree Burrow top quilt (also with no extra down) from Hammock Gear. So, between those two...
  14. Replies
    13
    Views
    520

    I would say that my 1/4" Gossamer CCF pad is very...

    I would say that my 1/4" Gossamer CCF pad is very easy to breathe through; it cuts wind some, but not a lot. My Lynx UQ gives more of a wind-break.

    Don't recall any problems from sweat or...
  15. Replies
    13
    Views
    520

    I sort of tried this, last year. I'm thinking...

    I sort of tried this, last year. I'm thinking you can do better than I did.

    Here are my dimensions: 65.5" long; 28" wide at the head end; 32" at widest part (by shoulder, about 1 foot down...
  16. Replies
    21
    Views
    693

    Ironfish, you might ask Brandon to reinforce...

    Ironfish, you might ask Brandon to reinforce those spindrift grommets so they won't pull out, rather than cancel an order. That's what I'd do...
  17. When the Ridgerunner first came out, there were...

    When the Ridgerunner first came out, there were problems where some head spreader bars collapsed under heavier loads, IIRC. The bars were strengthened (thicker guage, I'd guess) for the double layer...
  18. Replies
    44
    Views
    1,822

    Just felt a need to mention that the Lynx...

    Just felt a need to mention that the Lynx underquilt fits my Ridgerunner really well...
  19. Eddie -- I came across another you tube video...

    Eddie -- I came across another you tube video (see below), one of several by Tinny (in Maine) reviewing his RR and Spindrift. For the reasons you mention, he uses RR's bugnet inside the Spindrift, a...
  20. Brandon sells a Spindrift that fully encloses the...

    Brandon sells a Spindrift that fully encloses the RidgeRunner hammock; here is a video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EytGtP69LkI

    The Spindrift is available at the Warbonnet Outdoors...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    542

    If there are any parks around where you live,...

    If there are any parks around where you live, maybe they have a coule of trees you can play with...
  22. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,412

    Sounds like you'll like a pad, ~25" wide and...

    Sounds like you'll like a pad, ~25" wide and partially inflated.

    As to which is better, a pad is "better" for that sense of width; it also offers a little better view ('cause you're a bit higher...
  23. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,412

    Just thinking about various pads by themselves,...

    Just thinking about various pads by themselves, it makes sense that direction of air channels (etc.) could make a difference in how well they will widen out your hammock. But I think when you lie on...
  24. Replies
    39
    Views
    4,407

    Last year, I was looking for a Black Friday...

    Last year, I was looking for a Black Friday discount on the Lynx, but it didn't happen then either. At least recently, Brandon hasn't discounted his underquilts. Its real nice, though -- I got one...
  25. Replies
    4
    Views
    785

    Photos will help. I understand that the UQ will...

    Photos will help. I understand that the UQ will fit most any chair of this sort (higher or lower), since the actual chair fabric is essentially the same dimensions on all of them.

    The problem...
  26. I bought the Warbonnet carabiners separately,...

    I bought the Warbonnet carabiners separately, when I bought an RR and a BB, but that was close to two years ago now (I think). Not sure if these inconsistencies are about the specific hammock or...
  27. Replies
    4
    Views
    785

    Photos on the WL website show this chair cozy on...

    Photos on the WL website show this chair cozy on something like Helinox's Chair One or the Alite Mantis. But, does it also fit and work well on much lower backpacking chairs such as Helinox's Ground...
  28. Replies
    7
    Views
    584

    Assuming you have a top quilt as well, your feet...

    Assuming you have a top quilt as well, your feet should fit in that -- especially if you have a footbox. So, without measuring my set up, I'm thinking the Lynx provides a "floor" below me (and a...
  29. Replies
    6
    Views
    492

    A superfly will be fine with the Ridgerunner...

    A superfly will be fine with the Ridgerunner (especially with a pole mod).

    I think the advantages of using a Cloudburst with RR is that (1) its tie outs are aligned with the RR's spreader bars...
  30. Replies
    10
    Views
    452

    I have a Burrow as well. When its relatively...

    I have a Burrow as well. When its relatively warm out, I stuff its sides into the saddlebags; if it gets cooler, I can pull the burrow closer around my shoulders. Its worked well for me -- but...
  31. Replies
    10
    Views
    452

    What sort of top quilt are you using? This will...

    What sort of top quilt are you using? This will depend on the overnight temperatures and wind, of course, but my (standard) top quilt is wide enough that its covered my shoulders just fine (without...
  32. Replies
    10
    Views
    452

    For me, the two main advantages of a pad are that...

    For me, the two main advantages of a pad are that it makes the RR feel wider, and it also raises you up slightly. Any pad that adds to that sense of width fill feel better than one that doesn't. ...
  33. Acer did several variations on the Ridgerunner's...

    Acer did several variations on the Ridgerunner's suspension triangle, shortening both head and foot ends to fit better under his HG cuben fiber tarp, a while ago now.

    This is the thread...
  34. Replies
    6
    Views
    536

    The main reason to get a double layer is if...

    The main reason to get a double layer is if you're using a pad. I suppose another reason is that mosquitoes can't bite through two layers as easily; obviously, the value of this benefit depends on...
  35. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,250

    I suppose it makes sense to fix the UQ issues...

    I suppose it makes sense to fix the UQ issues with your XLC before springing for a new RR. But: (1) The Lynx UQ is very easy to put on (the RR) and it really doesn't require the fiddling or...
  36. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,412

    Anybody with a double-layer Ridgerunner would...

    Anybody with a double-layer Ridgerunner would likely put the pad between the layers, where it will almost certainly stay put.
  37. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,412

    When I slept in my RR with a partially-filled pad...

    When I slept in my RR with a partially-filled pad (a ~25" wide Thermorest, I think), it felt wider than it does now with the Lynx underquilt. A gossamer gear pad felt cooler and not as wide.

    I...
  38. Replies
    23
    Views
    982

    There was a separate thread about this -- a...

    There was a separate thread about this -- a larger Ridgerunner -- in early August:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?97054-Ridge-Runner-XL

    Apparently "technical...
  39. OK, before 2pm, Friday. And the photo that...

    OK, before 2pm, Friday.

    And the photo that 5th posted in post #150 is the right spot to meet, right?
  40. FWIW, I'm also wondering if 5th's photo of the...

    FWIW, I'm also wondering if 5th's photo of the gas station (in post #150) is where we're gonna meet at 2p on Friday. I never noticed any fire station driving through Tidewater a week or so ago, and...
  41. Replies
    15
    Views
    870

    Condensation happens; depends on the weather. ...

    Condensation happens; depends on the weather. I've seen condensation dripping onto my TQ from the bugnet on my RR around dawn, but it evaporated later that morning.

    This Klymit pad is...
  42. Sleeping on my stomach (or sides) is why I love...

    Sleeping on my stomach (or sides) is why I love my Ridgerunner so much. Well that, and the great view of stars and meteors.
  43. Replies
    9
    Views
    322

    Or just listen to Shug!

    Or just listen to Shug!
  44. Replies
    9
    Views
    322

    Just saw GravityOutdoors' reply as I posted mine....

    Just saw GravityOutdoors' reply as I posted mine. My first thought is that GravityOutdoors is inflating pad (and pillow) way too much. You want it much softer than if the pad is on the ground,...
  45. Replies
    9
    Views
    322

    The RR is great. Your Big Agnes pad will fit in...

    The RR is great. Your Big Agnes pad will fit in the RR, but a double layer RR gives you a pouch of sorts to stick the pad into and hold it in place. If you plan on lying on top of a pad in a single...
  46. Some of us are just coming out of hibernation or...

    Some of us are just coming out of hibernation or something, and finally saw this excellent thread long after all the deadlines had passed... Jerry may be wondering about the cost for the likes of...
  47. Replies
    9
    Views
    752

    Them's the string for to catch drips. Before it...

    Them's the string for to catch drips. Before it rains, you'll want to cut that into two or four pieces and tie them on both ends of your hammock (inside where the tarp covers it). Don't lose 'em,...
  48. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,342

    Are these the same poles that pgibson mentioned...

    Are these the same poles that pgibson mentioned above: Trekker FX Monopod vs. Monotrek Treking Pole?

    I can't find a specific SKU or UPC number on the Sierra Trading Post site, but according to...
  49. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,168

    The superfly is a nice tarp. The forum...

    The superfly is a nice tarp.

    The forum "Suspension Systems, Ridgelines, & Bug Nets" (here) has a lot of discussions about setting up tarps...
  50. Replies
    2
    Views
    252

    The Incubator, being an underquilt, doesn't have...

    The Incubator, being an underquilt, doesn't have a footbox.

    The Burrow, OTOH, is a top quilt and it can have one of two different styles of footboxes (your pick), either snap-close or...
Results 1 to 50 of 143
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3