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  1. Thanks, that’s interesting to know. Sent...

    Thanks, that’s interesting to know.


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  2. Thanks for clarification. Sent from my...

    Thanks for clarification.


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  3. Thanks CLSR, that’s what I was expecting. ...

    Thanks CLSR, that’s what I was expecting.


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  4. Do the Hammock Gear mesh skins have pockets to...

    Do the Hammock Gear mesh skins have pockets to tuck the ride line cordage into?
    The photos on the HG site aren't very clear to me. Most videos I've seen people wind the ridgeline around the rolled...
  5. Wooki Temperature Ratings Comfort or Survival?

    I'm eyeing buying a 40'F Wooki to save pack volume. I know some sleeping bag vendors use survival ratings and generally cottage vendors use more cautious temperature ratings. When Warbonnet says a...
  6. Ah I see, thanks. So in normal use it doesn't...

    Ah I see, thanks. So in normal use it doesn't really matter, but its when there's an accident like sitting in it, or if underbrush or similar hits it.

    I'm eye buying a 40'F to save pack volume...
  7. Doesn’t the rubber band stop the wooki from being...

    Doesn’t the rubber band stop the wooki from being over stressed? Will the 10D be damaged (overstressed) before the rubber band stretches?


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    Which brand and model trekking poles would people...

    Which brand and model trekking poles would people recommend for this?

    I’m currently overweight and slowly losing it, at 100kg 221lbs. I’m planning to go down to about 85kg 188lbs but it will take...
  9. Thread: Hammock Tent

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    Ah thanks for the Kickstarter link. I already...

    Ah thanks for the Kickstarter link.

    I already have a WBBB XLC and a WBBB. They will do for now. I’ve been eyeing off a Simply Light Designs one. Or getting WBBB/XLC in single layer. But I have had...
  10. Thread: Hammock Tent

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    Hammock Tent

    I saw this from an ad on Instagram (it’s from Facebook)

    https://timesky.store/products/2019-haven-tent-worldwide-shipping

    ...
  11. Poll: If you tie a small loop to the grossgain, it can...

    If you tie a small loop to the grossgain, it can be a sacrificial piece, that you can replace when it wears out.


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  12. A lot of people don’t put a tarp over a ridgeline...

    A lot of people don’t put a tarp over a ridgeline as it will cause abrasion wear. They might use a CRL but then use prusik to tie the ridgeline of the tarp to it. The tarp is suspended underneath the...
  13. When you are in the hammock does the hammock...

    When you are in the hammock does the hammock suspension still touch the tarp?

    All ridgelines will have some sag. The rope you are using, does it have a lot of stretch?

    As silnylon gets wet it...
  14. Thanks I wasn’t sure if different materials would...

    Thanks I wasn’t sure if different materials would be equal weights and dimensions/compression.


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  15. Haven’t broken one yet, and they do feel solid. I...

    Haven’t broken one yet, and they do feel solid. I keep mine in the lid of my backpack. If it was semirigid/rubber/silicone I’d be tempted to leave it on my hammock’s ridge line when I pack my hammock...
  16. Maybe some semi-ridged plastic or silicone. ...

    Maybe some semi-ridged plastic or silicone.


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  17. Reply I got from WarBonnet Brandon. I’m asking...

    Reply I got from WarBonnet Brandon.

    I’m asking about if 15D ripstop nylon packs smaller and weighs less than 20S polyester.


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  18. Wooki Fabric Choices Nylon vs Polyester Downproofness

    Hi, I saw WB has several fabrics available for wookis, anyone know of the differences in downproofness between them? I see there is polyester, nylon, and ripstop nylon, various deniers. I presume the...
  19. Great idea of a rubber one. Sent from my...

    Great idea of a rubber one.


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    Thanks for the extra confirmation. I’m interested...

    Thanks for the extra confirmation. I’m interested to try it. I know it’s not for everyone and that’s good info to share.


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  21. Ah great, thanks for all the info and the...

    Ah great, thanks for all the info and the confirmation.


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    Thanks for the clear answer ShortRound Sent...

    Thanks for the clear answer ShortRound


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  23. I thought the beaks were meant to help reduce...

    I thought the beaks were meant to help reduce calf ridge. Is that right or wrong?


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    Thanks guys. I think Jared makes some really...

    Thanks guys.

    I think Jared makes some really good thinks. I like his innovations.


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  25. Thanks guys. Anyone tried it? Work well? ...

    Thanks guys.

    Anyone tried it? Work well?


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  26. SLD Hammocks compatibility with WB Wookie UQ

    Looking at the Voyageur hammock, I noticed a photo that looks like a Wooki underquilt.

    https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0015/5857/7219/products/Voy3_480x480.jpg?v=1551219300

    I already have a...
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    Trail Lair: Are the Sides Cat Cut?

    Are the Trail Lair sides Centenary Cut like the Streamliner? In the photos it looks like the sides are low so that when laying in the hammock you'd get a good view out the sides without needing to...
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  29. WarBonnet MountainFly Tarp SilPoly is it PU Coated?

    Is the WarBonnet MountainFly SilPoly Tarp PU Coated?

    Website just says SilPoly but the inside and the outside feels different. Also looks a little darker and shinier on inside vs outside.

    I...
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    Thanks for posting lkk6783, really good solution...

    Thanks for posting lkk6783, really good solution that is simple, and only requires the addition of one small item.

    The other solutions I had seen prior to this were the tensegrity type that look...
  31. Hi raftingtigger, I'm a fan of your work with the...

    Hi raftingtigger, I'm a fan of your work with the NG Trekking Pole system and of Tensa4.

    I don't yet have hiking poles and would like to get some. I would like them to double-duty as a stand at...
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    Take care George. I feel lucky I got one of your...

    Take care George. I feel lucky I got one of your fine quilts. Enjoy time with your family.


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    Hard to tell looking at the pics on my phone. Are...

    Hard to tell looking at the pics on my phone. Are you already using 1 inch webbing straps from DD?

    I’m based in Sydney.


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    In the video water can run down the exposed dog...

    In the video water can run down the exposed dog bone and into the hammock. It needs a water break or drip line. If the continuous loop was put back on the hammock and the dog bone on the cinch buckle...
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    Welcome croz. Good work on the MYOG UQ and stand....

    Welcome croz. Good work on the MYOG UQ and stand.

    Gus, I’m in Sydney


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    What tent is this? Has it been modified or is it...

    What tent is this?
    Has it been modified or is it stock?
    How long is the hammock?

    It looks like it would block wind/rain/snow from all directions with the doors closed.


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    Ah, I see now, thanks. The draft stopper is an...

    Ah, I see now, thanks. The draft stopper is an extra item like a sock or small pad yeah?


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    Could you post some pics please. I want to see...

    Could you post some pics please. I want to see this design, sounds good.


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    I see the wisdom in put quilts in a water proof...

    I see the wisdom in put quilts in a water proof sack (not a compression sack) and let the contents of the back pack squish it as much as needed and letting it conform to the space. However, if the...
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    Sleeping in a bed, I've used my underquilt as a...

    Sleeping in a bed, I've used my underquilt as a top quilt. It works but the fabric is slippery so if you roll around it can slip off you and off the bed. I think underquilts are generally fairly wide...
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    I always enjoyed reading Kitsacowboys posts. I...

    I always enjoyed reading Kitsacowboys posts. I wish him a good health and solace.
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    Thanks I think I get it now. Earlier, I was...

    Thanks I think I get it now. Earlier, I was confused by the cutting of the BDR.


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    I recall a kickstarter for a pulley for outdoots...

    I recall a kickstarter for a pulley for outdoots using lines, like bear bags etc. I don’t have the link though.


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    Do you have photos of this, trying to picture it....

    Do you have photos of this, trying to picture it.


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    He said you can use any size if you are going to...

    He said you can use any size if you are going to use it as a sack. If you want to use it like a tarp skin, then about 1 foot less than the size of the hammock would work (e.g. 83%). I’m probably...
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    He got back to me the other day, it was in his...

    He got back to me the other day, it was in his drafts by accident and he then noticed and sent it with apologies. No biggie.


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  47. Is that a nail in the tree? Sent from my...

    Is that a nail in the tree?


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  48. There sure is! I’m looking forward to being able...

    There sure is! I’m looking forward to being able to buy a Hook or two.



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    SLD Hammock / Quilt Catch-All Sack

    I did a couple of days ago but never heard back from him.

    I figured it’s the weekend and/or his busy or I annoyed him by asking too many questions.
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    Thanks for the confirmation ShortRound. Also I...

    Thanks for the confirmation ShortRound. Also I enjoyed your SLD videos, they’re really good.


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