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    I use both sing and double layer hammocks but I...

    I use both sing and double layer hammocks but I also use Underquilts and it's hard for skeeters to bight through a quilt. ;)
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    Nylon webbings stretch and will stretch each and...

    Nylon webbings stretch and will stretch each and every night of use. Then it shrinks back and will stretch again overnight. You want Polyester webbing....like that offered by all of us cottage...
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    Grew up in Boise as well and am now in Mt. Home....

    Grew up in Boise as well and am now in Mt. Home. Bit quieter and calmer here other than the F18's.
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    Yep pretty safe bet...only been on the other side...

    Yep pretty safe bet...only been on the other side of the divide about 5 times in my life and I like this side better. :tongueup:
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    Just about any underquilt will work on a BB...

    Just about any underquilt will work on a BB XLC....nothing particularly special about the hammock that would need anything special about the quilt.
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    Believe it's one of those Sierra Trading post...

    Believe it's one of those Sierra Trading post deals that pops up from time to time, and I believe it's been on an older model.
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    Pretty safe bet it's not me if it's the other...

    Pretty safe bet it's not me if it's the other side of the continental divide. ;)
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    I don't believe it would work...but it has been...

    I don't believe it would work...but it has been years since I have seen a BMBH and that one I was told had been heavily modified by Grizz.
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    Not to disagree but I have to disagree a little. ...

    Not to disagree but I have to disagree a little. There is a huge difference from the BMBH to the RR in my opinion. For the short time that I had a BMBH I found that a rectangle as you said works...
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    Pad. We have several choices now. Cold feet sucks...

    Pad. We have several choices now. Cold feet sucks and you can use them for other uses around camp as well.
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    If your using a whoopie in the traditional way...

    If your using a whoopie in the traditional way then there is no reason to add either a extension or a loop.
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    I wonder what it is I am missing with the WB tip...

    I wonder what it is I am missing with the WB tip adapters. I have been hanging a RR since they came out with the Mountain Smith poles but have never used the tips. ??? Not sure what the point of...
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    Everyone is different and some folks take the...

    Everyone is different and some folks take the foot end thing to extremes. For me in most hammocks I need the foot to be raised 2-3 inches to find a balanced level. You're not shooting for having...
  14. Because like all other things in life perception...

    Because like all other things in life perception is 90% of demand in sales. Why are jacked up trucks and SUV's so popular with people that would never go off road and take a speed bump at .05 mph? ...
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    Back in my retail days some manufactures sent...

    Back in my retail days some manufactures sent their bags pack tight in the stuff sacks and I fully believe they came that way from the factory. And others sent their bags loose and fully lofted in...
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    The Mountain Smith Trekker FX is the pole to use...

    The Mountain Smith Trekker FX is the pole to use with your RR. They are affordable, work without any modification to the poles, no extra hardwear needed and save you the 9 or so ounces the stock RR...
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    Email me through our contact form or reply to the...

    Email me through our contact form or reply to the store receipt that you want to do an add on and we can hook you up.
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    All the more reason I am happy I converted to...

    All the more reason I am happy I converted to using the Trekker hiking poles to replace the spreader bars.....They 3rd use as my photo monopods while hiking.
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    Thanks Gunner. They match our shirts too. :D...

    Thanks Gunner.

    They match our shirts too. :D

    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/uploads/6/6/5/1/6651357/s932653837630755068_p489_i3_w1058.png
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    As a baseline standard all of us vendors that...

    As a baseline standard all of us vendors that make straps work with materials with a min break rating of 1000 pounds....and move upward from there. it does not take much of a bad hang angle for a...
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    NEW Stickers @ Arrowhead-Equipment.com

    Just got in these sweet little stickers to add to the line of AHE Logo gear.

    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/uploads/6/6/5/1/6651357/s932653837630755068_p543_i1_w640.jpeg

    I already stuck one...
  22. Poll: Years ago on this forum the prevailing mode of...

    Years ago on this forum the prevailing mode of thought among many of us was that it takes skill and woodsmanship (I just made that up ;) ) to be able to camp anywhere with the least amount of tarp...
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    In the other thread started this morning about...

    In the other thread started this morning about them someone found that the UQ's weigh in at 1 pound 8 ounces. It looks a lot like a ENO Ember clone...most likely the same Chinese sweat shop.
  24. Thread: Wet straps

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    Sap Sack. Perfect way to store wet and or dirty...

    Sap Sack. Perfect way to store wet and or dirty straps with your hammock or removed from the hammock.
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    And if you look at the math...not counting tree...

    And if you look at the math...not counting tree straps, To get a 30 hang angle, roughly 18" sit high and take full use of a 6 foot long whoopie sling you need to attach to trees at are 19 feet apart...
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    We do 6.5 foot straps as our most common order...

    We do 6.5 foot straps as our most common order length...when finished. Just depends on were you hang the most. East coast and south east folks tend to need and order the shorter straps, NW folks...
  27. Thread: Quilt hassles

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    Triangle Things are an accessory that we make to...

    Triangle Things are an accessory that we make to help with fit issues in most models of quilts. Not every person needs them but if you find your struggling to get a quilt to fit you properly the...
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    Sale on Apline Blankets and 4 Season KAQ's ends...

    Sale on Apline Blankets and 4 Season KAQ's ends tomorrow first thing!
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    Sale on Apline Blankets and 4 Season KAQ's ends...

    Sale on Apline Blankets and 4 Season KAQ's ends tomorrow first thing!
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    Dr. The easiest way to stuff with the double...

    Dr. The easiest way to stuff with the double ended stuff sack on a RR is to remove the poles, slide the stuff sack to the apex buckle where the webbing starts from and close the hammock side of the...
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    We use 14' for each. We have made some little...

    We use 14' for each. We have made some little tweaks over the years but basically making them the same as when we introduced Whoopies for sale to the hammock world over 6 years ago. You can stil make...
  32. Thread: Quilt hassles

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    Thread tittle gave me pause for a second...Glad...

    Thread tittle gave me pause for a second...Glad to see that we are being praised rather than the ones being the hassle. :D
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    Full Length versus Partial Length comes up...

    Full Length versus Partial Length comes up frequently, here is my general thoughts on it. Choosing between the two are a couple factors. Partial length quilts came about to reduce pack volume and...
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    1 pound 7 ounce in the stuff sack.

    1 pound 7 ounce in the stuff sack.
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    123703 123704 The Alpine Blanket, 9 colors...

    123703

    123704

    The Alpine Blanket, 9 colors to mix and match, soft, warm, your new netflix and snore partner.
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    Still have a few days to get in on the 4 season...

    Still have a few days to get in on the 4 season quilt sale.
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    This comes up every week or two around here....

    This comes up every week or two around here. There are dozens of good thread. But basically just set your dog up to lie on the ground below you, or in the hammock with you. Like was mentioned above...
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    The Potomac was specificly designed to fit HH's....

    The Potomac was specificly designed to fit HH's. In the time it was originally designed HH's were one of the only hammocks you could buy commercially for camping. Since then there are a lot of other...
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    Can't speak for Michigan specifically but where I...

    Can't speak for Michigan specifically but where I am from it can rain just about any day of the year and a 60 night can suddenly turn into a cold feeling 30 night in no time...increased humidity,...
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    40 quilts are not really considered 3 season for...

    40 quilts are not really considered 3 season for most areas of the country....Gulf coast yes, most anyplace north not so much.
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    I think that some folks are thinking the blanket...

    I think that some folks are thinking the blanket is meant as a replacement for an actual top quilt. The Alpine Blanket is not available in 3 season and it is not meant as a replacement to an actual...
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    Thanks for the order LB. We should have it all...

    Thanks for the order LB. We should have it all packed up and on the way in the next day or two.

    Holler at me about the rod...I am doing a pre-order on them and am only getting a few....2-3 more...
  43. Sorry but nope. Have Dutch make stuff for Dutch...

    Sorry but nope. Have Dutch make stuff for Dutch stuff, if he won't then there's probably a reason.
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    We use first quality made in the USA 1.1/30d...

    We use first quality made in the USA 1.1/30d ripstop for both. Quilts are a breathable fabric treated with a high quality DWR. Same for all appropriate gear like quilts, socks, pillows, hammocks,...
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    Did you pick your colors first? The quantity...

    Did you pick your colors first? The quantity and add to cart functions are not active until both color choices are selected first.
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    Get in touch with us through the contact at AHE...

    Get in touch with us through the contact at AHE and we can discuss a custom one.
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    There is a ton of info on hammocking in AZ here. ...

    There is a ton of info on hammocking in AZ here. There have been and are lots of members from throughout the state and lots of trip reports, trip planning threads, videos, as well as photos from all...
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    KAQ 4 Season Sale! @ AHE

    For the Next week or 24 orders (which ever comes first) All 4 Season Kick *** Quilts are on Sale - 10% Off!


    Made in America🇺🇸!
    9 Fabric colors to choose from!
    Warm to 0-10 F!
    ...
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    We could do the warmer insulation but it would be...

    We could do the warmer insulation but it would be very warm. Shoot me a contact through the store and we can work out what it would run and how to order.
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    ! NEW ! The Alpine Blanket @ AHE

    Just added the Alpine Blanket.

    http://bit.ly/1RZwyHC

    Introductory sale price for one week! Just $99


    In the design tradition of the KAQ line we have added a new product.
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