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    As a small business owner (and very pertinent to...

    As a small business owner (and very pertinent to the conversation), Dutch nailed it. Success is only defined by the business owner. As far as having products carried at Walmart - it is actually the...
  2. SOLD: Sorry- sold and shipping right now - mods please...

    Sorry- sold and shipping right now - mods please remove. Thanks!
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    SOLD: Thank you Mods - this thread is done!

    Thank you Mods - this thread is done!
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    SOLD: These chairs are all committed - awaiting some...

    These chairs are all committed - awaiting some payments. Thanks everyone!
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    SOLD: Macdaddy - Sorry - it does appear as if I missed...

    Macdaddy - Sorry - it does appear as if I missed your post in the fray. Novasquid had immediately switched his request to two chairs and I asked him to update the thread. I'll PM you to work out a...
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    SOLD: Novasquid updated to two chairs. Only one left!

    Novasquid updated to two chairs. Only one left!
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    SOLD: We are down to 2 left. Someone want both?

    We are down to 2 left. Someone want both?
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    SOLD: Only 3 left!

    Only 3 left!
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    SOLD: Great! 4 left!

    Great! 4 left!
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    SOLD: One spoken for - 6 left!

    One spoken for - 6 left!
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    SOLD: Hmmm. I've seen folks 250#+ in the chair...the...

    Hmmm. I've seen folks 250#+ in the chair...the fabric is quite stout...but I can offer no real world metrics. I'd probably cap it at 250 to be safe.
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    SOLD: Ultralight Hammock Chair $25 shipped

    What you'll get:

    Hammock chair body
    2 whoopie slings (attached)
    2 ultralight load bearing carabiners
    2 5' tree straps
    stuff sack

    Everything together weighs less than 10 ounces and packs...
  13. SOLD: FS: Ridgerunner Insulation - $45 Shipped

    Here's the details:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/98864-Insulated-half-sock-for-Ridgerunner?highlight=insulated+half

    I made this as a proof of concept. I used it only one...
  14. My project: The ultimate tarp guy line package...

    My project:

    The ultimate tarp guy line package for my Warbonnet Superfly. This would be a truly knot-less system that is universally awesome. Here's how it works. Each guy line (6) is a Dutch...
  15. Thanks for publishing your experience in a...

    Thanks for publishing your experience in a concise, readable way. Great lessons learned - especially about the natural fabrics and down insulation. I picked up a cotton parka that I've come to...
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    You mentioned seam sealing - maybe you can learn...

    You mentioned seam sealing - maybe you can learn from my mistake. I seam sealed my pullouts on my workbench....not effective. I finally had success when I set up the tarp with the proper tension...
  17. WITHDRAWN: Moderators - please close this thread. Thanks!

    Moderators - please close this thread. Thanks!
  18. Great idea Dutch. If your daughter chooses my...

    Great idea Dutch. If your daughter chooses my entry - I will raffle off the sewing machine for the benefit of Hammockforums.net.

    Here's my idea. Paypal prohibits raffle situations, so..... If...
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    The REI snow stakes...

    The REI snow stakes seem to be back in stock - they have been out of stock nationwide so far this winter. (oops - still out of stock) Cheaper than similar stuff on Amazon.

    The above wouldn't...
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    Great stuff. Colors are very cool. Fine work!

    Great stuff. Colors are very cool. Fine work!
  21. WITHDRAWN: Your old MSR Whisperlite or similar remote fuel stove for my sweet hammock kit

    I strongly regret selling my trusty MSR Whisperlite a few years ago. I'd like to replace it with another stove for winter camping and I have an extra hammock kit. Do you have a liquid fuel stove...
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    Very helpful post. Great idea.

    Very helpful post. Great idea.
  23. After years of fighting a cheesy aluminum foil...

    After years of fighting a cheesy aluminum foil windscreen (blows around in windy conditions? hugh?) I switched to wind screens made from aluminum roofing flashing. Fits nicely into the pot and can...
  24. If this is for car camping - perhaps the Kelty...

    If this is for car camping - perhaps the Kelty Noah 16' or 12' might do the trick. My superfly works well with the ridgerunner....but I'm considering the Noah 16 for luxuriously large pulk/winter...
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    I use a Wilderness Logics summer series full...

    I use a Wilderness Logics summer series full underquilt on the ridgerunner for warmer weather. I began by looping over the bar ends like you do in the video. I've found that I get a better fit if I...
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    Yes! Pulk sled tie...

    Yes! Pulk sled tie downs!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/24/7edd4311d2dec9da0bf2ea6cf7186fa3.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/24/d8a23f0db96414a6b2425e99a3e7f57a.jpg

    The biners...
  27. Shug- Everyone was trying to talk but they...

    Shug-

    Everyone was trying to talk but they were all too busy eating toaster strudels, chili, candy bars, little debbies, chili, stew, and anything else available. It was the 2015 Frozen Butt...
  28. Excellent video. I subscribed to your channel. ...

    Excellent video. I subscribed to your channel. Thank you for taking the time to capture interesting sights, camp life, and keeping the stick pic to a minimum. The photography made me miss good 'ol...
  29. After much trial and error - this stuff finally...

    After much trial and error - this stuff finally nuked out the smell of the campfire. Perhaps someday in the future my tear ducts will recover. Best of luck to you.

    Oxi-Clean Powder
    ...
  30. John- Sounds like you don't need to prioritize...

    John-

    Sounds like you don't need to prioritize lightweight and compact gear - this will save you money. As a fellow side sleeper, I found that I could simply not sleep very well in a gathered end...
  31. Great meeting everyone. I'm already looking...

    Great meeting everyone. I'm already looking forward to next year. Here are a few photos. -Jay

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  32. FBH Benefits! Couple of things that might be...

    FBH Benefits!

    Couple of things that might be of interest for attendees of the Frozen Butt Hang.

    First: I have 8 hammock chair kits left over from my GravityOutdoors project. This includes a...
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    If car camping, the Kelty Noah 12 tarp would...

    If car camping, the Kelty Noah 12 tarp would probably be half the cost of the Superfly. I've never used one myself but others on this forum seem pretty happy with them.
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    Backpacking vs. car camping is the first...

    Backpacking vs. car camping is the first question. Compact and lightweight gear comes at a premium I simply would not pay if I was car camping. There are great synthetic options available that cost...
  35. Breathable underquilt protector for Ridgerunner?

    I currently have a driducks poncho that I have rigged up as a UQP for my ridgerunner. I really appreciate the concept of the UQP, but I keep this poncho very loose to avoid condensation....which...
  36. Great to see all of these folks heading up. Due...

    Great to see all of these folks heading up. Due my own dietary proclivities, I plan to bring my own meals.....and I'm also happy to contribute to group grub as well. Thought I'd note this for those...
  37. I'm fighting the urge to start building this...

    I'm fighting the urge to start building this right now. Great video.
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    This quilt has been great so far - I've used it...

    This quilt has been great so far - I've used it on two trips. The Minnesota Frozen Butt Hang is next weekend - I'll be using my summer UQ in conjunction to ensure comfort and safety - why not....the...
  39. Howdy FBH 2015- I'll be bringing a big box...

    Howdy FBH 2015-


    I'll be bringing a big box of decaf tea and a box of sugar cubes....a warm drink is a nice way to keep hydrated in these conditions. Looking forward to meeting everyone.

    Jay
  40. Folks- I did a quick modification to the...

    Folks-

    I did a quick modification to the attendance spreadsheet that I hope will be helpful. Here's the link. I added a column for each day of the hang. You can place a '1' on the days you'll...
  41. I've never been sick from melting snow to...

    I've never been sick from melting snow to drink....not to say it can't happen. I think the 'vintage' of the snow is pretty important. Newly fallen snow that is fluffy and white - I'll eat it right...
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    Very cool. I really like your concept. I use a...

    Very cool. I really like your concept. I use a zippered travel bag like this one for the same purpose. I like that it's way too large and semi-transparent. I can unzip it about halfway to dig...
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    This thread reminds me of.... ...

    This thread reminds me of....


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RD2YJrvd71Y
  44. Thread: Pee jar?

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    Vineygirl and Banjoman- Looking forward to...

    Vineygirl and Banjoman-

    Looking forward to hanging with you guys. I like your positivity and your attitude.


    http://youtu.be/4MKRLF1r3Mw
  45. Nice work! Did you cut the width of the fabric...

    Nice work! Did you cut the width of the fabric at all? If not, I'm guessing you have a ~106" x~56" rectangle?
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    The wilderness logics summer series full...

    The wilderness logics summer series full underquilt works great on the ridgerunner. I've just been looping the cord around the tips of the spreaders....but after reading this I think the fit would...
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    It appears that there will be few converts to...

    It appears that there will be few converts to this practice...that's cool. Everyone can do things in their own way. But I do think the risks have been been drastically overestimated by folks who...
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    A worthy goal for sure. Next time your clothes...

    A worthy goal for sure. Next time your clothes are just slightly sweaty from sleeping and cruel north wind is blowing...feel free to join me in the geriatric ward.

    Did we eat yet?
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    I just give it a few taps on the ground and then...

    I just give it a few taps on the ground and then set it down. Last night I just stuck it in the snow! Not getting up from the warm quilts is a BIG deal.
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    'Plumbing Extension'

    So, I'll leave all of the inappropriate low hanging fruit out of this post....but I do need to share this transformative piece of kit. I've been using this on a few trips and used it again last...
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