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    I'll settle this one. Dakota was hanging UL, in...

    I'll settle this one. Dakota was hanging UL, in the woods. Period.

    The conspiracy was started by O&B and his campaign supporters, and now ended by me.

    Rolloff.
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    I sleep in a hammock almost every night, but...

    I sleep in a hammock almost every night, but remember my first couple times out in the backyard. At first I couldn't fall asleep, then when I did, I wasn't able to stay asleep. It's usually a lot...
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    I agree. But will under no uncertain terms stop...

    I agree. But will under no uncertain terms stop using the term "Ground Pounder" :tongueup:
  4. Prussics attached to the Tarp D-rings or tie-out...

    Prussics attached to the Tarp D-rings or tie-out loops. Glowire ran through the prussics at the tarp, the other end larksheaded around the stake. No hardware or knots. Adjust tension at or even from...
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    Sorry to hear it Bonsaihiker. I was pretty...

    Sorry to hear it Bonsaihiker.

    I was pretty sure the date had been changed to to weekend before the weekend of Halloween myself, even though it does fall on a Monday or something. I probably won't...
  6. Fully agree. Best kept "secret" on the vendor's...

    Fully agree. Best kept "secret" on the vendor's page.

    I'll be needing a tarp and full set of 40/20 kit, in the near future. Guess where I'll get it.
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    I've always just use my down jacket under the...

    I've always just use my down jacket under the exposed part of my lower legs and feet.

    I already carry it as part of my kit. When I need it, I can find it in the dark, without a light, and it's...
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    No. Eno, HH, and admittedly so Roo. Glad you...

    No.

    Eno, HH, and admittedly so Roo. Glad you agree

    PC= Politely Correct
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    Heavy. Short. Narrow. Gimmicky. Suspensions need...

    Heavy. Short. Narrow. Gimmicky. Suspensions need changed out. Over priced.

    I don't see any argument.
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    Tough to even compare w/o a few more Elemental...

    Tough to even compare w/o a few more Elemental hammocks out there.

    The site looks "well done" and you have to like the Vets. Someone somewhere has been watching HF and it's vendors closely.
    ...
  11. FS: Hey Syb, did i miss the quilt price?

    Hey Syb, did i miss the quilt price?
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    FS: This link should help you size >...

    This link should help you size > http://www.ula-equipment.com/product_p/circuit.htm

    Torso size if a Large runs 21" to 24"

    XL2 waistbelt runs 42"+

    hope that helps
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    Indianapolis! Man are you in luck. SLD, Simply...

    Indianapolis! Man are you in luck. SLD, Simply Light Designs is local. Custom work....no shipping :thumbup1:

    Welcome to the forums. Don't miss the HF Fall Hang. It will be up in the Trips thread...
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    It's tough to beat the 40/20 kits for meeting the...

    It's tough to beat the 40/20 kits for meeting the ranges where it's most comfortable for most people to be out and about. Anything above that for me doesn't include much if any hiking. Anything much...
  15. I agree 100%. Keep us updated. It's always easier...

    I agree 100%. Keep us updated. It's always easier to build a good rep, than to rebuild one. It's also much easier to promise restitution or replacement over being able to take a custom order and...
  16. Same routine always. Wake up before daylight. Go....

    Same routine always. Wake up before daylight. Go. Get back in hammock, sleep until I wake up. Tea or coffee. Poptart or energy bar. Pack up. Go again. Finally hit the trail. Time I hit the trail,...
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    You have a 40 UQ kit, go with a true 20. It will...

    You have a 40 UQ kit, go with a true 20. It will give you much more range for the buck.

    When you get below that go with the 0. With base layers, socks, and fleece hood I can take my 40/20 well...
  18. Well there you go. At least there's that. Well...

    Well there you go. At least there's that. Well met, now follow through. We really do like our HF Cottage vendors, and feel a lot better when they are active in their own threads.

    Put it up in the...
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    Some folks camp cold enough and long enough to...

    Some folks camp cold enough and long enough to worry about moisture from respiration building up in TQ. They will opt for a down hood, blackrock type beanie, even sleeves, and a frost bib, to collect...
  20. I've also been known to slip my sit pad inside my...

    I've also been known to slip my sit pad inside my hunting jacket, the last hour or so of daylight, if I start to get a little chilly. Lower back, right around the kidneys, instant warm up.
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    FS: Link says the belt on the "Large" is 38" to 42" ...

    Link says the belt on the "Large" is 38" to 42"

    Torso 21" to 24"

    Click here to find out your size > http://www.ula-equipment.com/product_p/circuit.htm#Header_ProductDetail_ExtInfo_span

    Also...
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    Poll: That's pretty much because it IS a pesticide and...

    That's pretty much because it IS a pesticide and not a repellent like Deet.

    Once dry, it bonds with material at a molecular level. It won't rub or soak off on to skin. Washing will eventually...
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    Bad one for sure. Severe injuries, both already...

    Bad one for sure. Severe injuries, both already up and around and thinking about more camping.

    Tough little cookies!
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    As always, a great double wrap of dariens for the...

    As always, a great double wrap of dariens for the gap.

    Pretty sure its a Flock of Freebirds!

    :shades:
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    Kind of hard to tell what you have there from the...

    Kind of hard to tell what you have there from the links. Looks to be another cheap china sling. You can usually count on those running a bit too short and narrow, for a good nap, let alone a decent...
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    I have Tinnitus. That means I am use to hearing...

    I have Tinnitus. That means I am use to hearing Cicadae, all the time, so of course background woodland noises, don't bother me at all. I'm one of the small percentage, that for one reason or...
  27. Thread: Rain Question

    by Rolloff
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    I'm with all that. To date, I've never pitched my...

    I'm with all that. To date, I've never pitched my kit over bare ground. It could happen I suppose, but I'd rather just not.

    I already use an internal dry bag, then toss the pack and everything in...
  28. Yep. pretty much essential if you are doing the...

    Yep. pretty much essential if you are doing the boiling water in the bag thing. Pretty handy for packing in a cold or frozen drink, to whip out on the first trail break. Better bring two. everyone...
  29. You are in Luck. You get to deal with Dutch or at...

    You are in Luck. You get to deal with Dutch or at least have an excuse to give him a shout.

    Looks like the stuff the Dutchware sit pads are made out of. I'd check there first any way. Not sure you...
  30. I carry a sit pad sized piece with me. It can go...

    I carry a sit pad sized piece with me. It can go into the footbox of my TQ or under me to kill a cold spot, but just gets used for a sit pad instead. Imagine that. That's just JRB and HG doing their...
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    Location, location, location?

    Location, location, location?
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    I'm in the Lawson Glowire camp. I run it through...

    I'm in the Lawson Glowire camp. I run it through Braided Mason line Prussics, attached right on the D-ring or Pull out. The other end larksheaded to the stake, for a Hardwareless set up that adjusts...
  33. Gonna be hot, humid, and the vegetation close,...

    Gonna be hot, humid, and the vegetation close, that time of year. KT is a good trail. Sort of our Indiana primer for the AT.

    These guys can give you up to date info on weather, water, and trail...
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    I have a 10' DH Freebird, and an 11' BIAS WW. On...

    I have a 10' DH Freebird, and an 11' BIAS WW. On Papa's advice i went for 65" on the Freebird. I wouldn't go any narrower than that. The BIAS is a few inches wider and with the additional foot in...
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    Still, maybe better than smelling like pigs in a...

    Still, maybe better than smelling like pigs in a blanket? :rolleyes:
  36. Here's one of the shuttles for the KT...

    Here's one of the shuttles for the KT http://www.snappyshuttle.com/

    They can also help you with water, cache, and general trail conditions.

    The tornado certainly opened up new vistas, but...
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    Another Eno Smurfed :rolleyes:

    Another Eno Smurfed :rolleyes:
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    Everything under the HH Explorer will be on the...

    Everything under the HH Explorer will be on the small side length and width. You'll need to change out the suspension as well. Please use tree hugger straps, instead of rope. You won't like the tarp...
  39. Entered Sweet! Thanks guys

    Entered Sweet! Thanks guys
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    You don't tell her. Some things are too pointless...

    You don't tell her. Some things are too pointless to explain, to the uninterested or the unconcerned.

    A tarp is your shelter. Roof, walls, doors the whole shabang. Tents suitable for backpacking,...
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    I'm almost sure Hammock fishing is a sanctioned...

    I'm almost sure Hammock fishing is a sanctioned sport.

    Thanks Deb, we're trying.

    The reason I selected the Bonefire Whisper hammock, was to eliminate having to count a pad or an UQ +bugnet, as...
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    I don't consider the WB to be at the top of my...

    I don't consider the WB to be at the top of my list for a thru hike. Fine piece of kit, but just a little too heavy for day in day out hiking.

    Not being an integrated net fan, I'd still be looking...
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    I hem hawed over things like, filter straws,...

    I hem hawed over things like, filter straws, purification tabs, Zeke's Greeks Seasoning, the Tenkara, was really tough.

    With all the native run Steelhead, if I had enough hooks, 20 days could run...
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    Nice akaCat Not cheating at all. Fun twist. I...

    Nice akaCat

    Not cheating at all. Fun twist. I suppose you could mix up enough Moose Goo, cram it into one container and call it one item.

    But I don't really want to learn to hate the Goo, all...
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    Thanks for posting and well done. This looks...

    Thanks for posting and well done.

    This looks a little easier than it certainly ends up. I think in an obtuse way, the more you know, the tougher the list gets.

    Two lists, I think only two...
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    I use to like to do the Sub sandwich thing too. ...

    I use to like to do the Sub sandwich thing too.

    Until I let my wife pack me a Shapiro's Corned Beef on Egg Bun last time out. Makes lunch that first day in, sort of a celebration :thumbup1:
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    I guess too tough or too pointless. Either...

    I guess too tough or too pointless.

    Either way, have a nice holiday.
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    Clothing does not have to count, as long as it's...

    Clothing does not have to count, as long as it's on your back. As a trade off, Hats will cost you an item. So do I need that Tilley or do I need a bandana, that will do multiple duties? Lots of...
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    HOLIDAY HAMMOCK MIND BENDER

    Well not all that serious....unless you wanna make it that way.

    Lets see if I can ride the razor's edge, not get this thread killed or moved away from the general population. The "One Luxury Item...
  50. Thread: New net

    by Rolloff
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    Always consider the application. I sleep in a...

    Always consider the application. I sleep in a hammock365. As much as I love the downey goodness of my UQ, in the woods, and how it improves my lay over a pad, the fact is, my hammocks all lay better...
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