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    With my 1 season Jarbidge, I'm good down to about...

    With my 1 season Jarbidge, I'm good down to about *45 and
    I'm a cold sleeper.
  2. The 850 is good stuff.There was recently a big...

    The 850 is good stuff.There was recently a big price increase on the 850,
    went up $30 a pound.Must be popular.
  3. The ones I get at the dollar store by me are not...

    The ones I get at the dollar store by me are not frayed and are the same ones they have at Walmart,
    no need to spend any more at Walmart for the same thing.The only purpose they serve is to
    contain...
  4. Stuff sacks,UQP's,stake bags,and pack covers come...

    Stuff sacks,UQP's,stake bags,and pack covers come to mind.
  5. I get the mesh laundry bags at the dollar store...

    I get the mesh laundry bags at the dollar store for $1.They
    work well and come in all kinds of colors.
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    Thanks for the update.Sounds kinda' fishy,they...

    Thanks for the update.Sounds kinda' fishy,they don't know what the stuff they
    are making is made out of.I think I'll pass on this one.
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    I have the 1 season Jarbidge and it is plenty...

    I have the 1 season Jarbidge and it is plenty warm for the summer up here in
    the Adirondacks,and packs down pretty small.
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    I already have a Jarbidge for summer, the one...

    I already have a Jarbidge for summer, the one season version.I'll make
    my own lightweight down stuff for the cold seasons.Just was curious about
    the quality of the DD stuff.Already finding out I...
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    Anyone have a DD Hammock's Underblanket?

    I realize they are not lightweight,but look like a viable option for a synthetic
    full length UQ.The price seems good,$95 shipped to USA.Anyone have one
    of these and care to comment?Looking at...
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    I have tried a few different colors and seems to...

    I have tried a few different colors and seems to me the biggest difference
    is the black is easiest for me to see through.The lighter colors may be better
    for baffles on quilts made with really...
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    Thanks.And also thanks again for such an...

    Thanks.And also thanks again for such an outstanding piece of gear:)
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    Do you feel it would be safe to drill a tiny hole...

    Do you feel it would be safe to drill a tiny hole through these
    toggles to attach a small keeper cord?
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    Whish I could post pics,but for some reason,my...

    Whish I could post pics,but for some reason,my computer won't
    let me.I get a gray overlay when clicking on someones else's pics
    and the same when try to add image to a post.Works fine on all
    other...
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    For some reason I thought it came with hollow...

    For some reason I thought it came with hollow toggles like arrow
    shafts and planned on swapping them out.I guess hollow ones
    would be fine since you hang on the knot and not the toggle,but
    being a...
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    Just received my Dangerbird...WOW...

    Just received my Dangerbird #935 and all I can say is WOW!
    The attention to detail and the stitching is beyond my
    expectations.The matching double ended stuffsack and
    the solid carbon toggles are...
  16. Nice job and great pictures.Thanks for your...

    Nice job and great pictures.Thanks for your effort in
    showing how you did it.
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    "Cuddledown (cuddledown.com) sells in 1lb...

    "Cuddledown (cuddledown.com) sells in 1lb increments and sent me these prices:
    700 Fill White Duck Down- 1lb: $49.76, 2lbs: $99.52.
    700 Fill White Goose Down- 1lb: $101.12, 2lbs: $202.24."

    All...
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    Great,now I've got to order another one just to...

    Great,now I've got to order another one just to try
    out some other colors:)
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    I see mine.Thanks PapaSmurf!

    I see mine.Thanks PapaSmurf!
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    Sticky: Please add me to the map astrix Hudson Falls,NY...

    Please add me to the map
    astrix
    Hudson Falls,NY 12839
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    The Gutterman Sew-All and Mettler Metrosene Plus...

    The Gutterman Sew-All and Mettler Metrosene Plus (both poly) would work well
    and are usually pretty available.Also,good choice on the down.We have ordered that
    in the past and I just ordered a...
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    +1 for Downlinens.com Just ordered a pound of...

    +1 for Downlinens.com
    Just ordered a pound of 850 gray goose water resistant for $113.40
    and free shipping.The white was not much more,but I didn't feel the need.
    I think they offered up to...
  23. Thread: A-Tacs Au Camo

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    All I could find on their site was a poly/cotton...

    All I could find on their site was a poly/cotton mix.You might be right about
    the custom printing.I guess I'll have to ask Randy about it.
  24. Thread: A-Tacs Au Camo

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    A-Tacs Au Camo

    Anyone have any idea were I might find som A-Tacs Au camo nylon like
    DH has available for their hammocks.Never been much of a camo
    person,but I really like that pattern.I've searched,but have come...
  25. Thread: needle sizes

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    Works for me,Thanks guys. Gary

    Works for me,Thanks guys.
    Gary
  26. At least it'll only be another week and a half or...

    At least it'll only be another week and a half or so!Will definitely be worth the wait,I'm sure.
    Glad it's in production so I can stop buggin' Randy with addons and changes.Geez,I've
    never been...
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    Cool,thanks.I've got a good supply of sizes,so...

    Cool,thanks.I've got a good supply of sizes,so
    I'll see what works the best.
    Gary
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    Oh,sorry.I like to use Gutermann sew-all poly or...

    Oh,sorry.I like to use Gutermann sew-all poly or Mettler Metrosene plus poly.
    These are the threads my machine likes and they seem to work well,and are
    very available to me.
    Gary
  29. Thread: needle sizes

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    needle sizes

    Howdy all.Getting ready to start on some projects soon and
    will be using the lightweight fabrics for the first time.Certainly
    will practice/test on some scraps.My question is,what needle
    sizes do...
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    Question about the Superfly...

    Can I expect tons of coverage from the Superfly on
    the ends with a 10' hammock without the doors
    deployed.Just working on getting my foul weather
    gear together and want to make sure I have enough...
  31. I think Im gonna' end up doing the same thing.

    I think Im gonna' end up doing the same thing.
  32. Whoohoo!Dangerbird #935 Now in production....

    I am so anxious,crazy how things are nowadays in
    this fast paced gotta' have it now society.So nice
    to know there are still things out there that truly
    are worth waiting for.
    *Disclaimer*-The...
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    Question about the Argon material.

    Howdy all,just wondering what the feel and appearance is
    like on the Argon 67 material.Is it shiny at all and does it feel soft.
    Just deciding on an UQ and not sure what material I want
    to go...
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    Down question...

    Is there any significant difference between white and gray
    goose down given the same fill power and dwr treatment
    besides the white being more expensive?
    Thanks,
    gary
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    WTB: Looking for TQ/UQ Shells

    Howdy all,I'm looking for an UQ or a TQ shell.Something like
    what Underquilts was selling.Thanks.
    *must be for down fill.
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    Thank you very much for pointing that out,I guess...

    Thank you very much for pointing that out,I guess quality doesn't really
    matter if you can't get one.
    Thanks again,
    gary
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    Underquilts stuff and sewup yourself

    Howdy all,curious if anyone has any experience with the stuff and sewup
    shells from Underquilts.Mainly curious about the quality of the products.
    Anyone with personal experience,any regrets? I have...
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    I think you'll like it.I bought it's big brother,...

    I think you'll like it.I bought it's big brother, the CS-6000i
    computerized model and am loving it.I think the Brother machines
    are fine for what we use them for.Getting ready to start on
    some...
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    I second that one. gary

    I second that one.
    gary
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    He's in Rochester, NY area,which is about a 4...

    He's in Rochester, NY area,which is about a 4 hour
    drive from me.
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    Thanks for the welcome.I would like to work that...

    Thanks for the welcome.I would like to work that out
    with you and Brian.I really want one of his tarps.I will try to set
    it up and will send you shipping money in advance if I can get it
    set...
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    How to obtain a Maccat tarp?

    Howdy everyone.getting ready to take the plunge
    and start using a hammock!I am going with a Tom Claytor
    Expedition model and would like to obtain one of Brian's tarps.
    Here is the problem; I live...
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