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    FS: Edit.... Just saw it was left lay so will pass

    Edit.... Just saw it was left lay so will pass
  2. Basically 30D silnylon. Light because it is only...

    Basically 30D silnylon. Light because it is only 8.5ft x 4ft.:) Product Details
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    That would help. I made some custom UQ's that...

    That would help. I made some custom UQ's that from the shoulders to past butt were deeper then tapered toward feet. For example, instead of 3" all the way, 3.5" shoulders to thighs then taper to...
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    True you need it both ways. Your UQ was "boxed"...

    True you need it both ways. Your UQ was "boxed" out on the ends so it looked in the pics to have the needed diff cut lengthwise. The pics show it is losing the box shape so it does need some more...
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    You are chasing the wrong problem. I think you...

    You are chasing the wrong problem. I think you had the length wise diff correct but did not put enough diff cut per baffle across the width. I took a quick look at the other thread. I think you had...
  6. Roan or bust!:)

    Roan or bust!:)
  7. I had a chance to try these last week and was...

    I had a chance to try these last week and was surprised at how well they ended up blending in. They kinda gray out the further you get from them.
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    Agree until the end, you need to bring it full...

    Agree until the end, you need to bring it full circle......Bear sounds like a mouse!:)
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    The stretchable foot box would not convert well...

    The stretchable foot box would not convert well to an integrated bug net. I would do dual knotty mods if I was planning to add a bug net later.
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    When a bugnet is attached you don't need either. ...

    When a bugnet is attached you don't need either. The netting will keep the hammock sides pulled up.
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    Too much theory and not enough field experience...

    Too much theory and not enough field experience with that advice. I used a Ridgerest before UQ's were even a thing. I slept at 20* and didn't die. I recommend my friends use pads with their kids...
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    I have a patched hole in a tarp from a bridge...

    I have a patched hole in a tarp from a bridge hammock. It happened getting in the hammock which is probably when most happen with a tight pitched tarp.
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    You are doing it the best way now for a no net...

    You are doing it the best way now for a no net hammock with a ridge line. The triangle thingies were designed to be used on a hammock with a bug net because you could not attach to the ridge line. ...
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    Sticky: All you have to do is use the cuben tape...

    All you have to do is use the cuben tape (adhesive) and overlap the 2 sides. If you have 1" tape that would be best. If you only have .5" tape use that then cover the top seam with the 1" repair...
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    I think the market is outside this forum. If you...

    I think the market is outside this forum. If you really read between the lines of most these posts they basically say they would not use them but its a cool idea for someone else. I would plan to...
  16. Bet there was a big fire at camp site #9:) If...

    Bet there was a big fire at camp site #9:) If you want to fine Grapenut on the trail just look for fire
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    18 likes more on this video and the boy goes on...

    18 likes more on this video and the boy goes on his first hiking trip with Dad.
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    Quoted from post in members section The...

    Quoted from post in members section



    The boy said he would take his first trip with Dad if this video got 90 likes and dad just needs 24 more. Hey you don't even have to watch the video just go...
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    You could probably get by with less but it will...

    You could probably get by with less but it will work.
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    When measuring the down use a paper towel tube. ...

    When measuring the down use a paper towel tube. Work in a big plastic bag and stuff the down in the paper tube. This makes it easy to weigh and adjust as necessary. Just stick the tube in the...
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    Looks like I am one behind in answering:)

    Looks like I am one behind in answering:)
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    Radial baffles should look like a trapezoid. ...

    Radial baffles should look like a trapezoid. Small side inner layer, Large side outer layer thus creating a differential. In an UQ the form a "U" in use resulting in the increased loft over baffle...
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    If you have baffles the same height as your loft...

    If you have baffles the same height as your loft the loss will be minimal. The performance of the quilt will be ok but it will appear "flat"

    If you use baffles shorter than planned height with...
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    Differential is the difference is size between...

    Differential is the difference is size between the inner and outer shell. Dual Differential means longer in width and length

    Radial shaped baffles are used to account for the curve in use. With...
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    Karo style quilts are fun and loft well. I have...

    Karo style quilts are fun and loft well. I have one with vertical baffles on the side and Karo baffles on top that is one of my favorite for cold weather.

    Good luck on your project!
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    True, but you do have to be careful with your...

    True, but you do have to be careful with your width/length

    Quote from the thread you referenced.



    So you either plan on shrinkage with a non diff quilt or plan on controlling the size and...
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    Just remember that if you go with shorter baffle...

    Just remember that if you go with shorter baffle than your desired height you will need to increase the width of the top layer on each chamber to compensate.

    ex 2.5" desired loft with 2" baffle...
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    This Neoprene cord from Grainger claims to go to...

    This Neoprene cord from Grainger claims to go to -40*
  29. Thanks for the video! Enjoyed the trip with the...

    Thanks for the video! Enjoyed the trip with the Suwannee River Eight
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    comfortable -20* in a hammock ....we would never...

    comfortable -20* in a hammock ....we would never even get to take the challenge in TN:) If we see single digits we are excited to test.

    Maybe try the 0* against the hammock then the 20*? That...
  31. What he said would be the best course of action ...

    What he said would be the best course of action

    I only saw the 6.5oz weight in the HG site. Factoring in the difference for camo cuben at .67 instead of .51 your weight is really close to where it...
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    Make sure you factor in shrinkage for length and...

    Make sure you factor in shrinkage for length and width. You can't gain .5" height for free! You could factor in extra fabric on top layer for each square but the math gets more complicated.
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    Here is part of the planning email from our trip...

    Here is part of the planning email from our trip guide Emcee.

    Here's a link to the Suwannee River Wilderness Trail paddling guide. Our portion of the trail is pages 36 through 50. Dowling River...
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    Knotty's hammock modification has been a big...

    Knotty's hammock modification has been a big contribution to the hammock world and this is another way the idea keeps contributing.

    I was referring to the guy who thought of putting the "knotty...
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    Who are those old guys with the young lady? I...

    Who are those old guys with the young lady? I would be afraid to paddle with the guy with the funny beard too.
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    Knotty Mod looks good. Should help compensate...

    Knotty Mod looks good. Should help compensate for different sleeping styles and use on other hammocks.

    The guy that thought of that must be a genius! :)
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    If it was just your feet cold on the EE it may be...

    If it was just your feet cold on the EE it may be that is was just a little short. I use a 66" but I start at my shoulders not under my head. I flop around some and never had a problem. Width...
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    I enjoyed hiking with everyone except the drug...

    I enjoyed hiking with everyone except the drug dealer. He can't stop running:)

    Thanks for taking the time to do the video.
  39. Looks like a great time! It has been a long time...

    Looks like a great time! It has been a long time since I have been it that area. Thanks for taking the time to do a trip video.

    HNO
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    I would do a straight RL. The only reason for a...

    I would do a straight RL. The only reason for a cat cut RL would be to keep the tarp tight. This is not needed with the cuben. The temptation with cuben is to treat it like a silnylon tarp in...
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    Cat cuts - not necessary but look good. I keep...

    Cat cuts - not necessary but look good. I keep the arc about 1/2 of what I do on sil.

    Best tip of the day:)

    Draw your cat arc on the cuben, run your tape along the line BEFORE making any cuts,...
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    I would not do the button hole on the cuben. ...

    I would not do the button hole on the cuben. Sew the loop on the patch then stick to the tarp. If the loop is in the middle of the patch you will not be pulling in the "peel" direction.

    With...
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    Great looking hammock and design! I was...

    Great looking hammock and design! I was wondering what you had been up to these days. Your designs have always been genius but way past what us regular guys could duplicate. You have made it...
  44. That concept has been around awhile. I don't...

    That concept has been around awhile. I don't think UGQ would have an issue with this. Their other quilts and tarps are similar to designs in use previous to their start up. Their strength is...
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    It would be more like "stacking" them. There are...

    It would be more like "stacking" them. There are some threads discussing this. Google search

    It will work if done correctly or you could supplement the 30* UQ with a pad for an easier solution.
  46. Thread: LeighLo

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    Glad to hear that the quilts are still going...

    Glad to hear that the quilts are still going strong. I will pass on the comments to her. She is doing well and involved in some new projects that could be coming soon to a hammock near you.:) No...
  47. Thread: LeighLo

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    We were not trying to eliminate the community...

    We were not trying to eliminate the community from the loop. There was a bit of an inside joke with my reply and possibly being able to answer his question. Leighlo Quilts was my daughters company...
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    It did rain a little on the Pine Mountain Trail...

    It did rain a little on the Pine Mountain Trail :)

    Canoefor2 you can see the shelter in a thunder storm with high winds at about the 9:30 mark on MM's video in this trip report posted today.
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    Enjoyed the trip and the company. When it rained...

    Enjoyed the trip and the company. When it rained I just remembered what Grapenut says "Embrace the Suck". Nice lake with great coves to explore.
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    PM sent. I may be able to answer a question...

    PM sent. I may be able to answer a question about those quilts
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