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  1. Hey, FlLhanger. Sandy just found this thread. I...

    Hey, FlLhanger. Sandy just found this thread. I only do very short hikes but am drooling.

    My One-Season Jarbridge (3/4 UQ) from AHE (Arrowhead) is perfect for warm weather hanging-especially...
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    Recently got back from Mexico. Spent two weeks in...

    Recently got back from Mexico. Spent two weeks in a lovely (white cotton) Oaxacan hammock ($35) on the front porch. The first night in a bed without my usual 4" memory foam mattress topper was...
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    Sticky: Took me a while to realize it was an old thread...

    Took me a while to realize it was an old thread and I'd even posted to it in 2013. At any rate, the Switchback (original and Light Hiker) would be good additions to the hammock comparison.
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  4. U might want to check out the Half-Wit

    U might want to check out the Half-Wit
  5. 111706You might want to check out Dutch's new...

    111706You might want to check out Dutch's new 10.5' Half-Wit Hammock. There are some reviews on the Dutchware sub-forum. Designed for backpacking. Comes with knotty mods at both ends.
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  6. Another Brazillian fan. I, too, have the red,...

    Another Brazillian fan. I, too, have the red, double Caliente. Please note that the fringe makes them look very elegant - a nice touch indoors. Mine was $99. I use it on a Byer's metal hammock...
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    I would suggest asking Tom Hennessy if he knows...

    I would suggest asking Tom Hennessy if he knows of other people with physical liabilities who have used their hammocks and what modifications, if any, were done. He might have some suggestions. This...
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    Congrats. Quite an endeavor. Smart to eliminate...

    Congrats. Quite an endeavor. Smart to eliminate cooking. Not sure whether u mentioned it, but how did the kids rate the trip? Are they ready to do it again? Dutch bling and training for the young...
  9. I was sleeping in my Brazillian hammock on a Byer...

    I was sleeping in my Brazillian hammock on a Byer of Maine stand on my quite small deck (doesn't qualify as a yard) when I heard rustling in the trees above me. 'Twas a possum. I told him that as...
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    Not sure about shipping costs to UK. Try...

    Not sure about shipping costs to UK. Try googling Brazilian Hammocks (Amazon US has). I have one like this. The fringe makes it look very posh.
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    My claustrophobic fear is of the zipper getting...

    My claustrophobic fear is of the zipper getting stuck. That's one of the reasons I love having zippers on both sides of my Switchback. Because I'm short (5') I have extended the glow-in-the-dark...
  12. Although warmer, I think it would be a good idea...

    Although warmer, I think it would be a good idea to have a "nylon/PolyD" hammock with the necessary straps and hardware. That way u will have something with you and not be induced to buy the first...
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    AND either suitable hardware or, preferably, one...

    AND either suitable hardware or, preferably, one that that we can use our Dutch clips etc.
  14. Just got the "shipped" email for my orange half...

    Just got the "shipped" email for my orange half wit. :lol: So glad I ordered all the packs of fabric samples ($1/each). I also have some brick red fabric for a project. It's subdued. Not fire...
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    I've been searching for HF threads on the Hammock...

    I've been searching for HF threads on the Hammock Bliss Sky Tent (v 2 now out). Can't find. They also show going to ground options.
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    I love my AHE one-season Jarbridge (3/4 length -...

    I love my AHE one-season Jarbridge (3/4 length - 58" long) UQ. However, I just cut my poncho liner in half and am planning to make an even lighter and less bulky UQ. Cut Length is 63" Not sure...
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    The stretching sounds like my experience in the...

    The stretching sounds like my experience in the Byer Moskito Traveler.

    I've had times when I can't get out of the hammock because the edge is too high and taut. So it might have to do with...
  18. They're a LOT bigger than a beer can. 5" in...

    They're a LOT bigger than a beer can. 5" in diameter and 8" long.
    Love 'em. I have one in the car, one by the couch as a trash (clean trash, of course) containers, and two for camping. I believe...
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    The new zippers will arrive the day AFTER you...

    The new zippers will arrive the day AFTER you place your order.
  20. Very true. This is a "problem" with the Boonedox...

    Very true. This is a "problem" with the Boonedox Drifter and the Boats-to-Go portable hammock stands. At least the type of stand in this thread (I have the Byer one on my deck) is a lot higher so...
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    Heh heh. He SAID it: "cold backside". Otherwise...

    Heh heh. He SAID it: "cold backside". Otherwise referred to here as CBS (Cold Butt Syndrome).

    Do yourself a huge favor and get an UQ (Underquilt). Cost varies. From synthetics (AHE - Arrowhead...
  22. You might want to check out the Switchback. My...

    You might want to check out the Switchback. My most comfortable hammock. I bought a used Clark but didn't like having to lie in banana mode so I sold it.
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    I used the Fronkey-style bugnet that came with my...

    I used the Fronkey-style bugnet that came with my 8' 10" Superlight DD Hammock on my 9.5' Dutch PolyD hammock and it barely made it. I had the RL organizer fairly tight to keep the net away from my...
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    The cheapie cargo net hammocks cut into bare...

    The cheapie cargo net hammocks cut into bare skin. Not comfortable. However, the handwoven South American ones are fine.
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    I went to look to see what the Fleaz are and...

    I went to look to see what the Fleaz are and search said it didn't match. Is there any reason why, rather than removing items when they aren't available, u can't just have "Out of Stock" pop up.
  26. Dutch, could u pl. add the oz weight of the...

    Dutch, could u pl. add the oz weight of the suspensions to the specs list.

    I was thinking that the Half Wit would be pretty cool under the cypress trees in Okeechobee and my birthday is in...
  27. For a dollar a pack u can buy sample swatches...

    For a dollar a pack u can buy sample swatches from Dutch. For feel/softness I much prefer his NylonD over the PolyD. The stuff sack, which I read is made of Argon, feels more papery to me.
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    It is heartwarming to read the supportive...

    It is heartwarming to read the supportive messages. I, too, was going to suggest that he find someone who can sew for him. Might help another unemployed person.

    I consider myself lucky to have a...
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    I loved the feel of my 9.5' PolyD hammock but I...

    I loved the feel of my 9.5' PolyD hammock but I just got a 10' NylonD and LOVE LOVE LOVE IT. they both have the diamond weave that makes them look so much nicer than standard nylon fabric,but it's...
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    http://www.wildernesslogics.com/THE-LAZY-SLUG-TUBE...

    http://www.wildernesslogics.com/THE-LAZY-SLUG-TUBE-Lazy-Slug.htm

    I got The one they said is most popular. Large, i think. It is HUUUUUGE.
  31. 24-hour turnaround from placing order for 10',...

    24-hour turnaround from placing order for 10', olive green, NylonD hammock to receiving "Your Dutch Bling is on the way" email. I had to double check cos I received another Dutch order on Tuesday....
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    Zella, that's brilliant! Dutch, black seatbelt...

    Zella, that's brilliant!

    Dutch, black seatbelt was out of stock yesterday afternoon (and no way was I getting neon orange webbing) so I just ordered a 10' olive green, NylonD hammock. That's two...
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    2" suspension

    Well, I live in FL and State park rules are 2" webbing on hammock and tarp suspension so I might as well start working in this to have in case.

    I'm guessing 6' huggers and whoopies are the best...
  34. Thread: Knotty Mod

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    For those of you who didn't read ALL the previous...

    For those of you who didn't read ALL the previous messages about stretch-side/knotty mods: I did - took me several days. I cut-and-paste the different suggestions and saved photos to go back. ...
  35. I've camped there in my Aliner (hard-sided,...

    I've camped there in my Aliner (hard-sided, A-frame trailer). Lovely park. Just did the short trails. Enjoyed touring the house in the bluff.

    I know Dutch sells 2" webbing, but what hardware is...
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    For AZ, You might want to consider a ONE-SEASON...

    For AZ, You might want to consider a ONE-SEASON Jarbridge UQ from AHE (Arrowhead). I got mine for South Florida to take the edge off summer hanging. You can always add a pad and/or stack it with...
  37. The delay is probably because he's devoting time...

    The delay is probably because he's devoting time to creating a special buckle for the Kevlar straps. At least I hope he is, cos I'm gonna wait.
  38. and read and re-read The Ultimate Hang. So many...

    and read and re-read The Ultimate Hang. So many different options,styles, and preferences adds to the confusion.
  39. Thread: Knotty Mod

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    So glad to hear ab the wife with 4 mods as I was...

    So glad to hear ab the wife with 4 mods as I was wondering about changing sides according to where the best view is.
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    I'm down to sleeping with two chihuahuas (4.5 &...

    I'm down to sleeping with two chihuahuas (4.5 & 6.5 lbs) now that Canela (26 lbs)!has crossed over the Rainbow Bridge (Google it). A bit challenging, especially when I had to get up to pee cos then...
  41. Thread: Knotty Mod

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    Knotty Mod

    I remember reading about the knotty mod but now I can't find the instructional thread. I've entered in Search but only seems to come up in other threads where the words are mentioned: as in "I did a...
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    I sometimes wish the "your Dutch bling order has...

    I sometimes wish the "your Dutch bling order has shipped" email would be sent on a, say, day or two's time delay. That will thus shorten the time between actual receipt of the items. LOL
  43. No WONDER I missed this campaign. First time...

    No WONDER I missed this campaign. First time I've checked out the "other vendors" sub forum.

    I watched the intro video and kept thinking "Shug is certifiable!"

    I do have one on the way that...
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    Dutch sells a gadget called a Hangle. It's...

    Dutch sells a gadget called a Hangle. It's supposed to help you get the exact 30degree, or whatever angle you want, instead of the usual eyeballing. I've never heard of anyone who uses it and was...
  45. Didn't mean to offend anybody. I first heard of...

    Didn't mean to offend anybody. I first heard of the BTG from this HF thread:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/106327-Boondox-stand-clone?highlight=Drifter+clone


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    Someone on HF said he was able to compress his...

    Someone on HF said he was able to compress his hammock in skins into a 6"x10" zippered pouch from Kifaru. I ordered it from his link, but as I was checking out I saw that it comes in different...
  47. Boonedox Drifter v BoatsToGo clone hammock stand

    My son pretty much asked "And you need another hammock/stand for why?" when i sent him the Mother's Day gift suggestion/request for the Boats To Go hammock stand. I got the Boonedox Drifter with...
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    Tx, mthanger. PayPal sent. Ain't HF wunnerful?

    Tx, mthanger. PayPal sent. Ain't HF wunnerful?
  49. Thread: TLG Double

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    Tx, that pretty much echoes my problem. I bought...

    Tx, that pretty much echoes my problem. I bought an 8'+ parachute nylon cheapie ($18) from Amazon (trying to find a good fit for the Drifter) and, tho pretty colors (magenta with olive sides like the...
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    Mmmm interesting. Could this solve the supposed...

    Mmmm interesting. Could this solve the supposed problem with Kevlar straps twisting in the Tí cinch buckles?
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