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  1. Thread: te-wa uq...

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    For about a year now I've quietly been debating...

    For about a year now I've quietly been debating as to whether or not to share my experience of trying to order a tewa quilt. On one hand, I didn't want to make it seem like I was bad mouthing another...
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    I know you said you prefer a snake skin for the...

    I know you said you prefer a snake skin for the hammock, but when I did a trip to Yosemite last year, I had my tarp in skins and my hammock, ,TP, and UQ all in a large bishop bag. Worked great for...
  3. Thread: Housefly Mods

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    Completely agree. I don't buy eno products...

    Completely agree. I don't buy eno products because they don't work for ME. I like the direction that they are moving with their accessories, but for me, they aren't there yet.

    When I'm looking...
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    Chug- How much do those weigh?

    Chug-
    How much do those weigh?
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    Since you don't want to build a stand, what about...

    Since you don't want to build a stand, what about sinking a post into the ground near one of the trees and using it as your second tie off spot?
  6. Personally I'd go with the 20* it's what I use...

    Personally I'd go with the 20* it's what I use for a 3 season quilt and has worked just fine. Also, if you're planning on using it as a ground quilt, upgrade to the wide option as it will give you...
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    The best thing to do is set it up and check it...

    The best thing to do is set it up and check it out for yourself. If it doesn't give you the coverage you need, buy a cheap poly tarp while you save up for a tarp you want. The edge is a great tarp...
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    Congrats on a year. I'm in. I've never used an...

    Congrats on a year.
    I'm in.
    I've never used an alcohol stove, so if I win send the one you like best.
  9. Thread: G4 pattern

    by Jrprince
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    G4 pattern

    Anyone have any luck with the g4 pattern from quest: http://questoutfitters.com/patterns-packs-cart.htm#Pack Patterns ?

    Also, I've come to terms with the fact that my diy skills are often...
  10. I was in yosemite this year, I had my normal WB...

    I was in yosemite this year, I had my normal WB straps and brought my back up straps it in case. Only had to use the back up straps as extenders for one night.
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    I'm in, thanks.

    I'm in, thanks.
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    Just got mine burrow about 10 minutes ago...

    Just got mine burrow about 10 minutes ago (mailman was running a bit behind.... Stupid snow), and this thing is full of win. It is so fluffy, and the quality is top notch. This is my second HG quilt,...
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    Sorry man. I was cringing each time I saw a...

    Sorry man. I was cringing each time I saw a higher number than me ship out. Be strong. You'll get it soon enough.
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    Boom! Order 2485 has been shipped. Can't wait for...

    Boom! Order 2485 has been shipped. Can't wait for my burrow.
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    2qzq makes underquilt 2 protectors, one is out of...

    2qzq makes underquilt 2 protectors, one is out of syl. But they do caution that condensation could be an issue and recommend a breathable one of you don't know how to deal with it. That said, there...
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    Yay, ordered a burrow. Thanks Adam!

    Yay, ordered a burrow. Thanks Adam!
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    Help me decide

    I'm planning to place an order for a burrow very soon and need help deciding on which temp rating to get. I'm hoping to start doing some winter hanging (Ohio temps, not those crazy -20 that some of...
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    Pretty sure Shug has a video covering pads in...

    Pretty sure Shug has a video covering pads in hammocks. Give it a view. In fact you should check out all his videos as they are packed with info and are entertaining as well.
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    Congrats. Man, that place is a lot bigger tan...

    Congrats. Man, that place is a lot bigger tan your old shop. I can't wait for Black Friday.
  20. Thread: Props to HG

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    Well played, sir. Well played.

    Well played, sir. Well played.
  21. Thread: Shipped!

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    2 weeks 3 days from order to shipping notice.

    2 weeks 3 days from order to shipping notice.
  22. Thread: Shipped!

    by Jrprince
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    Shipped!

    Got my shipping notice for my superfly today... Yay! Now begins the constantly checking the tracking page for updates... Boo.
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    Love my HG Phoenix. Will soon be getting a...

    Love my HG Phoenix. Will soon be getting a burrow. Adam's awesome customer service has guaranteed that I will buy all my quilts from him.
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    If you're planning on using the TQ in both a...

    If you're planning on using the TQ in both a hammock or one ground, I've heard that Adam recommends going with the half taper and wide quilt options. It'll add a little weight but not too much and...
  25. I've used a diy top cover with my normal bb and...

    I've used a diy top cover with my normal bb and it worked great. I could really feel the temp difference and I didn't experience any condensation on the few hangs I used it last year. Also, I don't...
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    I'm pretty sure he still has that return policy....

    I'm pretty sure he still has that return policy. You might give the uq another shot or two just to see if you get used to it.
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    I would use the two 20* quilts. Dress warm and...

    I would use the two 20* quilts. Dress warm and make sure you have something under your feet.
  28. Thread: The Housefly

    by Jrprince
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    I have no problem recommending ENO hammocks as...

    I have no problem recommending ENO hammocks as they make a perfectly comfortable hammock. But I typically don't recommend their accessories because I personally won't use them. This has nothing to do...
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    Well, my phoenix came with one, so my guess would...

    Well, my phoenix came with one, so my guess would be yes. That said, it's just a guess, though I'm hoping for first hand experience in a month or so.
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    That'll show him

    I contacted Brandon to see if he had any blemish superfly tarps. He didn't though he did offer me a MJ. But I really wanted a superfly, so I just went ahead and ordered one. That'll teach Brandon......
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    You raise very good points. Something tells me I...

    You raise very good points. Something tells me I won't make it through the month without a new burrow. :D
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    Welcome from Columbus.

    Welcome from Columbus.
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    Can they please please please have another sale...

    Can they please please please have another sale before Black Friday? I really want a burrow to match my Phoenix and I don't want to wait to see if they're going to have a sale. Grr. Curse you Adam...
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    Argon is awesome. Super soft and lighter than...

    Argon is awesome. Super soft and lighter than ripstop.
  35. Is it argon or ripstop?

    Is it argon or ripstop?
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    Congrats on the new gear. You'll love it.

    Congrats on the new gear. You'll love it.
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    Can't make it that weekend. I swear I will make...

    Can't make it that weekend. I swear I will make it out to a hang one of these days.
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    Twin creek is a nice park. The hiking/backpacking...

    Twin creek is a nice park. The hiking/backpacking is pretty easy and beginner friendly, but still makes for a nice night or weekend trip.
  39. It's a good price, but a quick search showed less...

    It's a good price, but a quick search showed less than stellar reviews. Just a heads up.
  40. Thread: Phoenix UQ

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    Shug knows all. ...

    Shug knows all.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/video.php?do=viewdetails&videoid=412
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    Just my $.02, decide on the tarp you want and...

    Just my $.02, decide on the tarp you want and save up for it. It doesn't make sense to drop the money for something like a kelty if you're already looking at buying something like a superfly in the...
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    The jarbidge is synthetic. Honestly, I doubt...

    The jarbidge is synthetic.

    Honestly, I doubt you could go wrong with any uq from one of the cottage vendors. They all produce top notch stuff. The best thing to do is look at all the uq's and...
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    That's an interesting looking tarp, and if you...

    That's an interesting looking tarp, and if you got it for $35, good job. Though right now it looks like someone getting it here in the US. Is going to pay at least $50-$60. For a touch more you can...
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    True, but if he isn't going to be out below 30...

    True, but if he isn't going to be out below 30 the 20* might be overkill. Why not do the 40* and have an ounce or two of overstuff added? Should get him a quilt that will cover him for what he needs.
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    I'm 5'7" and around 180. I got the UL a few years...

    I'm 5'7" and around 180. I got the UL a few years back and have since bought a second one for my wife (before I got the BB for me :D). For someone my size it's a great hammock and will serve you...
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    When you use a sleeping bag in a hammock, the...

    When you use a sleeping bag in a hammock, the bottom of the bag is compressed between you and the hammock (giving you little to no insulation), which is why you get a cold butt even when you're warm...
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    The eno bug net is ok, but honestly making one is...

    The eno bug net is ok, but honestly making one is super easy and much cheaper. If you don't want to make one take a look at some of the cottage vendors. For example, warbonnet makes one for his...
  48. Thread: Success!!!

    by Jrprince
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    Congrats on the test hand and condolences on what...

    Congrats on the test hand and condolences on what will soon be your new addiction. Another quick and cheap diy project to tackle is making some whoopies and ditching the GT s-hooks. You'll be happy...
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    +1 on the poly tarp for a starter tarp. Also,...

    +1 on the poly tarp for a starter tarp. Also, look up the fronkey bug net. Real easy to make and pretty cheap.
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    View from camp at the upper most of the Sunrise...

    View from camp at the upper most of the Sunrise Lakes in Yosemite.
    https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Ma6u1QjqT2s/UecL8etvJ6I/AAAAAAAAFvU/cO-T7PnjcZI/w480-h480/IMGP1537.JPG

    Same place, just...
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