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    Generally speaking, I have found through...

    Generally speaking, I have found through experience that most vendors are shipping at least reasonably close to their stated lead times. So youíre theory is sound :)
  2. Not so much. It is fairly helpful to be able to...

    Not so much. It is fairly helpful to be able to see your UQ through your hammock to see exactly how it fits while inside, but itís hardly necessary. The hammock fabric is not going to influence your...
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    Get the same colors and just maybeÖ

    Get the same colors and just maybeÖ
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    Might be onto something! LOL. Call it an...

    Might be onto something! LOL. Call it an Overquilt. Something like an insulated top cover.
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    We talked about it a lot here:...

    We talked about it a lot here:
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/150805-BB-XLC-sock-system

    I suggested the idea as it is currently designed and WBguy went with it and I ordered...
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    Saved about $200 on a Scandi Diamondback and two...

    Saved about $200 on a Scandi Diamondback and two stash jackets! The Diamondback is an awesome quilt. Iím surprised I donít see it mentioned too much here yet. But it is a new product and hopefully...
  7. I'm being indecisive, help: HG/Dream/Dutch netless hammocks/UQ/bugnet

    Anything by Jared @ SLD, as mentioned above, is highly recommended. Great designs, quality, service, shipping, etc.

    Whatís this about a Raven 2.0?!
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    Same. Hope it happens soon. Gettin sleepy, lol.

    Same. Hope it happens soon. Gettin sleepy, lol.
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    Looks like Iíll be up late again tonight! Awesome...

    Looks like Iíll be up late again tonight! Awesome deals. Warnonnet just made a huge mistake, muwahahahaaaÖ
  10. Introducing Ridgeline Media Systems HangTime Hook:

    Carbon fiber hooks?
    Hangtime iPhone cases?
    New colors?
    New accessories?
    Integrated LED light?
    Hangtime hat? (so we can hike and watch Netflix simultaneously)
    Redesigned mount? (smaller, greater...
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    Oh, I found the video I mentioned earlier about...

    Oh, I found the video I mentioned earlier about using Evoloops to make Becket hitch easier to untie. There are also some simple DIY solutions in the beginning that would also work well.
    ...
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    Lol, I hear ya. So Iíll just leave this here for...

    Lol, I hear ya. So Iíll just leave this here for ya. He has several other videos showing how else they can be used, of which there are many!

    https://youtu.be/qnwqPPquPRs
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    Thatís exactly what I have :))) Iíve tried many...

    Thatís exactly what I have :))) Iíve tried many alternatives and this is my favorite for a while now. The only differences would be that I replaced the continuous loops with Evo-loops, which work...
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    Blackbird vs Eldorado

    The Eldorado is my favorite hammock for a while now. Like the BBXLC, it has less sag than most other brands, which makes the ridgeline a little closer to reach when laying down. Which encourages you...
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    There are a LOT of threads on this forum...

    There are a LOT of threads on this forum discussing overfill, so if that interests you, be sure to search for what has already been said. The quick summary is that no one has truly done a scientific...
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    Sweet! What did you get?

    Sweet! What did you get?
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    Hereís a suggestion. Use a pad for the meantime....

    Hereís a suggestion. Use a pad for the meantime. Save up some money and wait for a good deal to show up on the for sale section here on the forum. Lots of good deals show up there.
  18. Wow, I would pretty upset if an animal stole my...

    Wow, I would pretty upset if an animal stole my shoe! Might have to take some more precautions to avoid that. What I have been doing is putting a (preferably full) water bottle in each shoe to plug...
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    Superior Hammock Suspension buckle?

    This guy on YouTube, Jeff Myers, is the mastermind behind them and he has several videos on how to use them and how to make them. You can email him to make an order or use his eBay store.
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    The nice thing about SLD is that Jared will make...

    The nice thing about SLD is that Jared will make the RSBTR order for you if you want a fabric he doesnít stock. Quite a few other vendors require you to make the order with RSBTR and have it shipped...
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    Same for me, 100%. I also prefer doors that I can...

    Same for me, 100%. I also prefer doors that I can duck under.
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    The proof will be in the pudding, I believe. Iím...

    The proof will be in the pudding, I believe. Iím optimistic about Monolite as a mesh alternative. I have a special request Eldorado Monolite top with no special vents. I will be putting it to the...
  23. Thread: Nap Testing

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    Ooh, a Diamondback TQ! I have one too and love...

    Ooh, a Diamondback TQ! I have one too and love it. So Iím glad to see it get some more attention here. Did you get it with the ďadjustable side elasticsĒ? It seems like an interesting idea for a...
  24. There is a point where you will have to raise...

    There is a point where you will have to raise your tarp to keep the tarp off of your hammock suspension. That makes you much more susceptible to wind driven rain. If you are going with a longer tarp,...
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    Man, The Marine is coming out with a lot of great...

    Man, The Marine is coming out with a lot of great crash course videos lately! Heís right about how cinch buckles are the best all around for exactly the reasons he covered. I like the look of those...
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    Hey guys, thanks for all the food and for showing...

    Hey guys, thanks for all the food and for showing us around again. Sipsey did not disappoint! Itís a real fun place to hike and camp! Our short little backpacking trip on Sunday was a success. Did a...
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    We went back to get my chair. Got there about...

    We went back to get my chair. Got there about noon. Thanks for holding it. We did see the other two chairs and thought about taking them with us, but werenít sure if someone was coming for them. Wish...
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    ETA about 90 min

    ETA about 90 min
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    Just noticed AHE is selling this kind of fan now....

    Just noticed AHE is selling this kind of fan now. One more thing I want to point out. The blade is removable on this kind, which makes it easier to pack. The Goal Zero fan does too, but the ďCPU...
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    NOW I see it lol. I did get the app, but I kept...

    NOW I see it lol. I did get the app, but I kept hitting the blue button at the bottom. Didnít know about the hidden button that shows up in the top right when you scroll down. Thanks. Good guess too...
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    I donít own a computer. I tried, but canít figure...

    I donít own a computer. I tried, but canít figure out how to edit the sign up sheet on my iPhone.
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    I heard about the starburst + fire thing too....

    I heard about the starburst + fire thing too. Been wanting to try it out.

    Iím riding in with my buddy, Damien, and his girlfriend, Ashley. So thatís +3 for those keeping count! Heading over late...
  33. Email him. I ordered from him via email just last...

    Email him. I ordered from him via email just last week and already received my items just yesterday.
  34. The biggest problem would be getting a flat lay...

    The biggest problem would be getting a flat lay so that you donít lay like a banana. I suppose you could try something similar to what the SLD Streamliner hammock does, but in the opposite way. It...
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    Jeff makes a case for the advantages of an...

    Jeff makes a case for the advantages of an external approach here:
    https://youtu.be/RQCqE4HiL40
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    Turns out all these words of caution may be...

    Turns out all these words of caution may be worthwhile. Did you guys hear about the missing hiker just this past weekend?!

    ďThe Rev. Sid Burgess, who was pastor at Edgewood Presbyterian Church...
  37. Maybe if youíre lucky and live in a good hiking...

    Maybe if youíre lucky and live in a good hiking area, there will likely be more frequent hangs, but there arenít any better ways to see these hammocks in person short of visiting the vendors...
  38. Iím glad you clarified yourself. I was certainly...

    Iím glad you clarified yourself. I was certainly confused about what you were asking.

    You seem to have some priorities established. Small volume, comfortable, bug and rain resistant.

    Going with...
  39. I would bet they discontinued it to make it a...

    I would bet they discontinued it to make it a little less overwhelming to newcomers. They have a lot to learn and a little simplification is good idea. The Sparrow is a better choice for most anyway.
  40. The temperature might also play a role. I flop...

    The temperature might also play a role. I flop like a fish, but I seem to stay put once it gets pretty cold.
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    You might want to list the weight without the...

    You might want to list the weight without the lower stabilizing suspension because there are plenty of folks who might be willing to leave them at home for backpacking trips because they donít mind...
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    If you keep hoping, Warbonnet might come through....

    If you keep hoping, Warbonnet might come through. I saw this on Instagram the other day. Someone asked for a synthetic Diamondback and Warbonnet hinted at it being a future possibility....
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    Very well then, just checking. Canít blame him...

    Very well then, just checking. Canít blame him for wanting some privacy. That just leaves more time for him to make our gear! HYOH, buddy!
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    Has Jared ever done any interviews?

    Just curious. Has Jared ever done any interviews or podcasts? Been listening to some podcasts starring other vendors and was thinking it would be cool to hear his story and personality too. I figure...
  45. MSH toggle is still going to work just as good....

    MSH toggle is still going to work just as good. The only drawbacks to any ultralight straps are that buckles of any kind are not going to work and you typically need to take a minute longer to...
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    Jared continues to impress with great design and...

    Jared continues to impress with great design and craftsmanship. How he does it so quickly is a great mystery. I love how accommodating he is to custom requests too.

    That yellow on green combo...
  47. Hammocks arenít complex. No one said they are....

    Hammocks arenít complex. No one said they are. They just take time to make and running a small business isnít free. Itís not like a well made basic netless hammock is expensive. Maybe $60 after you...
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    Need help deciding.

    I think you should go with a beefy single layer. At 180, itís overkill. Iím thinking the 1.7 MTN or higher if you want to be on the firm and durable side of the spectrum. Much better to put that...
  49. Hammocks are essentially a piece of fabric and some rope - so what's the difference?

    I think it is worth confirming your assumption that most hammocks are truly just a rectangle because sometimes it really does seem like people believe otherwise when it is. There are actually very...
  50. Curiosity got me again! I have a bunch of ideas I...

    Curiosity got me again! I have a bunch of ideas I wanted to test out. So itís going to be a Voyageur with all the dimensions of a WB Traveler to optimize the fit for my Wooki UQ. It will have an...
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