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  1. I just tuned in to see what had been posted since...

    I just tuned in to see what had been posted since my last view---Big Red Heading caught my attention.

    I do read the "Announcements" from time to time, maybe once or twicw a week I check for...
  2. Maybe a large percentage of HF just are not...

    Maybe a large percentage of HF just are not interested in the sub group.

    I feel the message that the forum is now open is very clear--- BIG RED LETTERS clear.
    Not sure what else might work short...
  3. I am shocked at myself. Absolutely NOTHING...

    I am shocked at myself.

    Absolutely NOTHING caught my "I Want" button. Kind of sad.
  4. I am in, sounds like fun.

    I am in, sounds like fun.
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    I have been using it on my hammocks for years...

    I have been using it on my hammocks for years without any issues.
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    I am probably not much help. As mentioned by the...

    I am probably not much help. As mentioned by the two members above try to...
    - Post images of your set-up.
    - Start over, just like all gear is new to you.
    *Check the way you have your...
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    I guess I am not keeping up with Warbonnet, I am...

    I guess I am not keeping up with Warbonnet, I am not aware they have a XL RR.

    I made little guards like 2QZQ offers to protect the hammock. I like the big door on the screen.

    I also use the...
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    My HH had a little loop sewn into the very ends...

    My HH had a little loop sewn into the very ends where the whipping is. The purpose was to secure whatever.

    Someplace in Hennessy's propaganda about his hammocks the use of the loops is...
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    I bought and sometimes use the Warbonnet's...

    I bought and sometimes use the Warbonnet's Traveller Zip bug net on my netless RR.
  10. FS: I will take it!

    I will take it!
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    Really nice to observe vendors cooperating with...

    Really nice to observe vendors cooperating with their colleague.
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    I had the grommets on a brand new Spindrift come...

    I had the grommets on a brand new Spindrift come off.
    Brandon's answer to me was ..." just thread through the hole, grommets are not necessary. The offending Spindrift was my third and the ondy...
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    Yup, Welcome. Reviving old threads is GOOD,...

    Yup, Welcome.

    Reviving old threads is GOOD, fine, sometimes very useful.

    You can not please everyone so do not worry if some member gets twitterpated.

    Recent histry had a 10 year old thread...
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    My experience has been the same as above.I ues...

    My experience has been the same as above.I ues down or synthect depending on the expected conditions.

    kind of funny to me--- little dog & cat like their pad. The Bouvie paws it out of the way. I...
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    The few times I used a pad with a stem I put a...

    The few times I used a pad with a stem I put a circle of innertube over the stem just incase.
    When I first started Hanging I stuffed my carbiner and hammock in their bag. When ai went to use the ...
  16. Thank you, I really needed the giggle. The...

    Thank you, I really needed the giggle.

    The Canadian Honkers tend to over winter here in Oregon. Where I live in B.C. the big influx is at Break-up. I love watching the ducks and Honkers practice...
  17. Thread: RR Convert

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    Did Loco Libre discontinue their RR UQ? I use...

    Did Loco Libre discontinue their RR UQ?

    I use the winter UQ year around. I tinker with the TQ it it turns hot or very humid I easil vent the UQ.

    Maybe if I lived where it never gets chilly I...
  18. Nice very much like my Back bag by Ameribag. I...

    Nice very much like my Back bag by Ameribag. I really love the design and it holds a lot in an organized way.
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    Did you ask Warbonnet what happened to cause the...

    Did you ask Warbonnet what happened to cause the zipper to malfunction.



    1. Your BBXLC was hung perfectly at about a 30°s.
    2. You heard a rip.
    3. Your UQ zipper was damaged?
    4. I do not...
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    You learn how to use what you have. I started...

    You learn how to use what you have.

    I started out with a ENO then moved up to a Hennessy. At that time a little Asym tarp came with the Hennessy's after a couple of rainouts during storms (right...
  21. Not to be RUDE but I really dislike requests...

    Not to be RUDE but I really dislike requests asking "Which is the Best".

    Choice of gear and "BEST" is very PERSONAL. HF's has excellent providers of gear. Any problem children are called out...
  22. Each Hang I have attended has been very...

    Each Hang I have attended has been very different. Sometimes lots of booze flowing sometimes a few folks get loud & obnoxious. Other Hangs booze is there but no problem insiders. Some Hangs there...
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    FS: Okay, you answered my question perfectly. Thank...

    Okay, you answered my question perfectly. Thank you.
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    FS: Is it soft?

    Is it soft?
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    MY experience is very similar to jabraso.

    MY experience is very similar to jabraso.
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    What I learned the hard way about putting up my...

    What I learned the hard way about putting up my tarp...I do hang a lot in Rain Forest conditions. If there is much moisture, normally the air is almost saturated, my gear gets damp and feels soggy. ...
  27. Not to be rude--I had a excellent giggle while...

    Not to be rude--I had a excellent giggle while reading your post.

    I could have posted the same comment. That was the beginning of my quest for my comfortable Hang.

    After buying several...
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    Lots of excellent advice. In my life experience...

    Lots of excellent advice. In my life experience I have always needed to experiment to find what works for me.

    I am female and on the short side. Depending on conditions I get colder than my...
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    My 2 cents. PERSONAL CHOICE! The reason so many...

    My 2 cents.
    PERSONAL CHOICE!
    The reason so many of us have boughr several hammocks.

    I started with a $15.00 USD ENO. Loved hanging. Then a Hennessy hated the fabric, never used it nor opened...
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    My experiece with spray adhesives for things that...

    My experiece with spray adhesives for things that may get near my face is not positive. I do use fabric adhesive to hold little bits together when I am designing a quilting.

    I found basting the...
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    Not too sure about the pad. I use a Lynx with a...

    Not too sure about the pad. I use a Lynx with a sock. We frequently hang in Rain Forest conditions, I keep both doors on my sock open a little or most of the way open to prevent humidity issues. I...
  32. I had my suspension rub a hole in my first...

    I had my suspension rub a hole in my first hammock after only a few hangs. So now I keep my suspension out of the Bishop Bag that holds my hammock. I carry a small piece of Sham Wow to wipe down...
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    As far as I have been able to discover the VAT is...

    As far as I have been able to discover the VAT is going to eat you alive. You pay the tax on the item and shipping. Then there is the flucuation of $.

    Warbonnet did have a distributor in the UK....
  34. My point is simply I like each of us just a...

    My point is simply I like each of us just a voice. An opinion a completely anonymous opinion.

    We humans make a lot of judgements based on looks and gender. I just really enjoy that by being just...
  35. For many reasons some folks wish to support but...

    For many reasons some folks wish to support but wish to remain anonymous. I think recognizing the donor the way you have is a nice big thank you!

    Just as an aside I liked it when the gender of the...
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    When I started Hanging I had a ENO Double Nest...

    When I started Hanging I had a ENO Double Nest that I found in a hard core shop that had isles of guns of all sorts, commercial fishing gear and clothing. The ENO's were really inexpensive like...
  37. If you start your own thread you will receive...

    If you start your own thread you will receive lots of suggestions on how to make repairs and exactly what products you need.
  38. After making do as most of the earlier HF...

    After making do as most of the earlier HF Member's did when HF was in the early years. I made my TQ both synthetic and down. I am 5ft. 2in. and shrinking so I wanted a TQ that did not waste a lot...
  39. FS: Exactly how long is this bag?

    Exactly how long is this bag?
  40. For ME HF's early member's way back in the...

    For ME HF's early member's way back in the geginning of this site caught my fancy. I learned all sorts of information. Mostly the engineering types caught my attention and kept it.

    I had a...
  41. At one point in my life (for many years) worried...

    At one point in my life (for many years) worried about sparks and embers. Then we almost started a fire, we thought the fire was out, dumped water on it and separated the ashes...Well what we did not...
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    I see you do not do things part way! Glad you...

    I see you do not do things part way!

    Glad you were not seriously injured.
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    EGAD! New members are the life blood of groups...

    EGAD! New members are the life blood of groups like this. Groups whither and die if new members do not join in.

    When you are learning and experimenting is a great time to share your...
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    I see you have a variety of replies from seasoned...

    I see you have a variety of replies from seasoned users.

    With hammocks a lot comes down to personal choice.

    I found a pad chanfed the lay of my RR in a way I do not like. I feel like I am on...
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    The Mail Box for RSBTR has a full mail box. I am...

    The Mail Box for RSBTR has a full mail box. I am unable to leave a message on their web site.
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    Back to the subject of "Friends", I havee neveer...

    Back to the subject of "Friends", I havee neveer been clearon the purpose or my responsibility for being friended.

    Reading through this thread is a bit of a walk down memory lane. A reaal...
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    I have both synthetic and down. Most of our...

    I have both synthetic and down. Most of our hanging in along the Oregon Coast/Coastal Range. Very damp, I feel my down quilts soak in the moisture. Whether or not I am using my UQ protector, the UQP...
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    Make sure the zipper has a gusset all the way...

    Make sure the zipper has a gusset all the way around. Tiny leak at low temps. really let in a lot of cold.
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    My experience is each hammock tends to have its...

    My experience is each hammock tends to have its own particular feel. Between brands of our vendors ther is a difference.

    My modest Brit hammock does not cause me pain. My Blackbird is so- so...
  50. I am in for bundle #2.

    I am in for bundle #2.
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