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  1. Serendipitous. He was a nice and seemed on a...

    Serendipitous. He was a nice and seemed on a spiritual quest.


    Hoping to see more mushrooms but saw a lot of grouse.


    It was a tight hang but made it work. Prepared to go to ground if needed...
  2. Thread: MATERIAL WEIGHT

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    The specs from WB site: What is the difference...

    The specs from WB site:

    What is the difference between 20d Silpoly and 30d Silnylon and which one do you recommend?
    The 30D Silnylon is slightly more durable than 20D Silpoly.

    In general nylon...
  3. Yes but my Fancee Feest stove puts out no flying...

    Yes but my Fancee Feest stove puts out no flying embers and it is a bit further from the hammock than it may look. Learned not to swing in hammock whilst cooking. Alway the need to be vigilant.
    Shug
  4. Won't be long then. Yay hey malley.

    Won't be long then. Yay hey malley.
  5. You then have watched wayyyyyy tooooo much of me!...

    You then have watched wayyyyyy tooooo much of me! Thankee.


    Appreciate it. Almost did not film for the first time in years but finally started feeling it. Was just into my own head.


    Still...
  6. We are into the 80s today at home and sweating!...

    We are into the 80s today at home and sweating! Off to mow the last mow of the year.
  7. ViDEO: Superior Hiking Trail....Arrowhead Trail to North End of Trail

    I packed my OHM.
    WB Eldorado hammock, WB Minifly tarp, JRB Ultralight Shenandoah TQ and WL Summer Series UQ.
    Then drove 4:45 to get up to trailhead. Never gotten on this most Northern part of...
  8. Thread: Gear Hammocks

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    You can see a Gear Hammock in action at 11:12...

    You can see a Gear Hammock in action at 11:12 into video below.
    Plus some other options.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/ePQoisZWRRY
  9. You could do a partial pitch....... ...

    You could do a partial pitch.......


    https://youtu.be/DAYLi_mDzPI
  10. Thread: BWCA Sept. 9-16

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    Love it so much! Man....those sunsets up there....

    Love it so much! Man....those sunsets up there.
    Whooooooo Buddy)))))
    Shug
  11. I think you can do it. Wear a beanie or something...

    I think you can do it. Wear a beanie or something on your head and don't go to sleep cold.
    Your pad at 2.0 is rated to about 36 on the ground. You will lose a little bit of that hanging with cold...
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    Eno doubles are really wide and have all that...

    Eno doubles are really wide and have all that extra fabric so two people can sit side by side and lounge sideways. Also the ENO is sorta short at 9' 6".
    Almost all my hammocks are 11' long and 60"...
  13. I'd say a 20 or 30 then.

    I'd say a 20 or 30 then.
  14. Thread: Monolite Carnage

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    That is a bummer. Save weight elsewhere but not...

    That is a bummer.
    Save weight elsewhere but not in your sleeping rig. :scared:
    Shug
  15. You can always layer them to get to colder temps....

    You can always layer them to get to colder temps.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/ppcT-HeRy0E
  16. Try shaking the down back in place with a quick...

    Try shaking the down back in place with a quick brisk snap. Or try putting it in the dryer on low or air fluff to get the down moving and fluffed.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/07rYfwaOyDQ
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    Looks like you have stingers or something...

    Looks like you have stingers or something connecting the tarp ridge to the Tensa Extenders...and a pretty high ends on tarp.
    Check that rain was not running in the inside of tarp there. And yes,...
  18. Maybe try lining the inside seams with Gorilla...

    Maybe try lining the inside seams with Gorilla Tape. Could add a barrier and help the poles from rubbing through as the bike rattles them.
    Shug
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    Here are some pix of my 11' XLC under my 11' DIY...

    Here are some pix of my 11' XLC under my 11' DIY Blackcrow tarp. Never gotten a wet end.
    Shug

    https://live.staticflickr.com/3894/15146467390_9ff1e91df6_c.jpg
    ...
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    Love that area! Did my one canoe trip up that...

    Love that area! Did my one canoe trip up that way.
    Shug
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    I leave it on as I am fluffing at a very low...

    I leave it on as I am fluffing at a very low heat. Though I do secure my suspension ends by loosely knotting them up.
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    Pads and sleeping bags will get you going for a...

    Pads and sleeping bags will get you going for a while. Focus on getting a good and proper hang and be patient on your hammock quest.
    In the beginning I wanted my hammock system to be lighter than my...
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    You stare out the window endlessly awaiting USPS,...

    You stare out the window endlessly awaiting USPS, UPS or FedEx.
    Never quick enough.
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  24. Thread: 1st DIY hammock

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    It is 6:42 into video below. Shug ...

    It is 6:42 into video below.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/cFHvX56ZKNs
  25. Thread: Type of pad

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    If using a pad I prefer an inflatable. More...

    If using a pad I prefer an inflatable. More comfortable for me and less sweating.
    I do have a Klymit Static V 3/4 length pad for when I think I may have to go to ground.
    It is 12.5 ounces in small...
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    Sticky: Sorta depends on trees in your area. I carry a 5'...

    Sorta depends on trees in your area. I carry a 5' and a 7' here in Minnesota.
    Check out my Suspension Playlist if you want some general...
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    I have not made a video to that point as I never...

    I have not made a video to that point as I never camp in State Park car sites but sometimes in the backcountry sites. Rangers rarely go to those sites as I usually see them driving around on patrol....
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    Expensive pad for deep winter camping. Rated to...

    Expensive pad for deep winter camping. Rated to -32
    If not going that low you could spend less.

    R VALUE CHART FOR PADS (Click on it)
    176945
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    I jury-rigged my Frankenquilt UQ around the...

    I jury-rigged my Frankenquilt UQ around the footbox to keep my feet warmer in winter. Just a test. Took some fiddling. A parka over the footbox could/would accomplish the same thing.
    Better to get a...
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    Watch the video below at 1:24 in to see some...

    Watch the video below at 1:24 in to see some buckle info.
    Note the suspension hang angle.


    From Warbonnet:
    Blackbird, Blackbird XLC, Traveler hammock Setup:
    The following describes a detailed...
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    Whichever direction you go...... Always remember...

    Whichever direction you go......
    Always remember to check and migrate your down.
    And wash yearly with a good down wash. Also throw in dryer on air fluff or low to reinvigorate the down from time to...
  32. All I can offer is some You Tube video...

    All I can offer is some You Tube video results......https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mayan+hammocks+how+to+hang
    May give some insight.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/AJx8G5Ekmmg
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    We thru hiked the Border Route Trail a couple of...

    We thru hiked the Border Route Trail a couple of years ago and it was tougher than I thought it would be. We were wet the whole time!
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    I do not have any splicing video as my splicing...

    I do not have any splicing video as my splicing time was short lived.
    Now I just purchase whoopie slings and the likes.
    Shug
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    That is a great area and I have backpacked BRT...

    That is a great area and I have backpacked BRT several times so know right the area you were. Whooooo Buddy))))
    Shug
  36. Thread: Help?

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    Shug https://youtu.be/PG-0ktBEGk0 ...

    Shug


    https://youtu.be/PG-0ktBEGk0


    https://youtu.be/qUq01fUeRbs
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    In the video below you can see how high the UQ...

    In the video below you can see how high the UQ should go when tightened at 1:33 into the video.


    https://youtu.be/xrGfSgt1w2E
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    Deleted first response. Not enough coffee when I...

    Deleted first response. Not enough coffee when I typed my thoughts.
    As to WBBB, try to center your buttocks in the hammock better perhaps.
    Shug
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    Make the main suspension even tighter. The Yeti...

    Make the main suspension even tighter. The Yeti should lift the hammock up higher than one would imagine without you in the hammock. Then adjust by increments from there.
    My UQ...
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    You got a good and handy skill there to whip that...

    You got a good and handy skill there to whip that stand up.
    Righto!
    Shug
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    I kinda want one! Shug

    I kinda want one!
    Shug
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    Not sure. The first evolutions of the Draumr were...

    Not sure. The first evolutions of the Draumr were only offered in regular and they are always improving. But I do like the room in the XL.
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    XL is pretty roomy. And I am 6' tall. Shug ...

    XL is pretty roomy. And I am 6' tall.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/IWdatsAnu7Q
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    The photos on their website look the same style...

    The photos on their website look the same style as the XL.......https://www.amokequipment.com/collections/draumr-hammock/products/draumr-hammock
    Contacting them may be your best bet. ...
  45. Thread: Hello from Quebec

    by Shug
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    Salut! I have a bunch of hammock info on video...

    Salut!
    I have a bunch of hammock info on video if you want to peruse.....https://www.youtube.com/view_all_playlists?nv=1
    Enjoy the hammock quest.

    Shug
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    You could put a small inflatable pad in the...

    You could put a small inflatable pad in the footbox of your TQ or sleeping bag like I do. I always do as it keeps my heels padded and feet warm.
    https://www.rei.com/product/845302/rei-co-op-sit-pad...
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    Goobie is known for always having a Kringle on...

    Goobie is known for always having a Kringle on him! They are Deelish-ee-oh-so////////
    Your parents got lucky.
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    Maybe a Whoopie Pie Kringle is waiting to be...

    Maybe a Whoopie Pie Kringle is waiting to be done.......https://www.ohdanishbakery.com
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    Hey...some of the Wisconsin crowd there it seems!...

    Hey...some of the Wisconsin crowd there it seems! Did they bring Kringle?
    Those are some nice big ol' lobsters. Reckon butter was had.
    Shug
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    Never hurts to double up. Sometimes it helps...

    Never hurts to double up. Sometimes it helps psychologically.
    Shug
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