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    Definitely get the UQ first. They work in tandem,...

    Definitely get the UQ first. They work in tandem, but I wouldnt suggest a TQ without a UQ, as they overlap for warmth. But, I am new to the TQ community :).
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    I'm guessing you're new to this :). Its an issue...

    I'm guessing you're new to this :).
    Its an issue we all have. Me, I use mesh snakeskins. I still get that bubble, but try to keep an opening to let it vent. I have tried rolling the tarp in on...
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    Yup. I've done it, quite a few times.

    Yup. I've done it, quite a few times.
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    Well, in fairness, I have just gone off what I...

    Well, in fairness, I have just gone off what I have read. I dont physically have the CB in hand yet :).
    I had the pole mod on my other tarp, and will be doing it to this one as well. I dont know if...
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    honestly, just wanted something different. They...

    honestly, just wanted something different. They are essentially the same thing. Minus the doors. The doors, for me, were rarely used. I figure that if I want the doors, I can eventually order them....
  6. Check out ArrowHead Equipment too. Theirs is...

    Check out ArrowHead Equipment too. Theirs is synthetic (I prefer synthetic, just my choice), but the 4 season is rated to 10 degrees. I just gor their 3 season Owyhee, and have no experience with it...
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    It was fun. Tiring, but fun. We ate real well :)

    It was fun. Tiring, but fun. We ate real well :)
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    I had a SF which had plenty of room for the RR. I...

    I had a SF which had plenty of room for the RR. I used it a few times. I just sold it, and purchased a Cloudburst. I can tell you from experience that the SF will work perfectly fine. I changed,...
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    My SF would occasionally leak at the pullouts. As...

    My SF would occasionally leak at the pullouts. As they were always pulled out, it was rarely an issue, unless in porch mode.
    Hutz, I am going to try that stuff for my new CB tarp. Never heard of it,...
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    I recall reading, years ago, that the human body...

    I recall reading, years ago, that the human body is capable of detecting a change in temp as lower as 1/3 degree. I actually think I learned that in mountain warfare winter phase.
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    Oh, it certainly is. To date, other than...

    Oh, it certainly is. To date, other than completely subjective studies, I dont know of anyone who has actually tested this. But, honestly, I dont think its been an issue to date.
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    I wouldnt think it makes much of a difference, if...

    I wouldnt think it makes much of a difference, if any at all.
    With a tarp, it is providing shade. There is air movement under the tarp, so that would, in theory move any built up heat, or cooled...
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    FS: Sold pending funds to Gustavus.

    Sold pending funds to Gustavus.
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    FS: WTS: 4 tarpworms, $8 mailed to you

    Exactly as the title states. I have 4 tarpworms that I no longer need. These are tiny, so I will simply mail them in an envelope. Paypal only. First come, first served!
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    FS/FT: Sold pending funds.

    Sold pending funds.
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    FS/FT: Warbonnet SuperFly in digital Camo

    I am looking to either trade, straight up, or sell this tarp. The tarp has been used for several years, but there are no tears, holes, etc. You may have to seam seal the pullouts again, thats it. The...
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    Mods, please close this. Going to repost in the...

    Mods, please close this. Going to repost in the FS/FT forums.
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    I have a pair of mountain goat ones for my SF....

    I have a pair of mountain goat ones for my SF. Not sure what you need to know, but, they work fine :). Theres no end pockets for your ridgeline-its literally just a mesh tube, tapered, with a...
  19. There's certainly nothing wrong with the HH...

    There's certainly nothing wrong with the HH system. As someone else mentioned, you can get a complete setup-hammock, tarp, and UQ (supershelter) for about half of what you would spend elsewere. The...
  20. I have an original Ed Speers hammock tarp :)

    I have an original Ed Speers hammock tarp :)
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    I do have the pole mods done on the SF. Which...

    I do have the pole mods done on the SF. Which REALLY help with the spacing. I am just looking for something different. Something to play around with :)
  22. FS: SOLD. Mods, you can close this.

    SOLD. Mods, you can close this.
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    WTT: WB Superfly for a WB Cloudburst

    Straight trade. Mine is the digital camo. Have had it for a few years now, no tears or anything. Tarp ONLY. This will not come with any guy lines, tie outs, etc.
    I went from a WBBB to a WBRR, and...
  24. FS: Bump up for today.

    Bump up for today.
  25. My first introduction to hammocks were DD...

    My first introduction to hammocks were DD hammocks. Mine was a DD travel hammock, I bought it 2006. It was the first year they made that. I had to order it from Britain. Thge stitching on it (the bug...
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    Done! Seeing as I just ordered some AHE goodness,...

    Done! Seeing as I just ordered some AHE goodness, I will post pics as soon as I get them :)
  27. FS: Bump up for the day

    Bump up for the day
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    Never judge a product based on its popularity....

    Never judge a product based on its popularity. Thats how we ended up with the Kardashians!

    As to hammocking becoming more popular: When I started, way back in 2006, NO ONE knew about it, except...
  29. Sadly, my order wasnt placed within the sales...

    Sadly, my order wasnt placed within the sales timeframe! I'm ok with that though, as I'm STILL getting some fantastic gear in the next week or so!
  30. FS: Price drop to $80 shipped.

    Price drop to $80 shipped.
  31. Well, as of RIGHT NOW, I am a go. Due to the...

    Well, as of RIGHT NOW, I am a go. Due to the nature of my job, I MAY get pulled into working, but, currently, I am not scheduled that weekend. I will leave right after work, and head up there, so I...
  32. FS: WTS: Big Agnes Insulated Q Core, with inflating stuff sack, $100 shipped

    I bought this pad and used it in my WBBB, and have had it for a couple years now. Since I have switched over to a WBRR, I am going back to using an UQ insulating system, so I really dont need this...
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    I use a Q core pad in mine. When I inflate it, I...

    I use a Q core pad in mine. When I inflate it, I inflate it just enough to puff up the baffles. It will all even out when you lay in it. Mine has kept me warm down to 45 or so, no issues.
  34. Thread: Camouflage

    by oldsoldier
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    I've owned the digicam dark one from Warbonnet...

    I've owned the digicam dark one from Warbonnet for years. Here, in New England, the dark colors actually blend quite well. To the point that, sometimes, I have to look for the horizontal part to find...
  35. Is it wrong I'm already packed?

    Is it wrong I'm already packed?
  36. Slight change of plans. I will be up there friday...

    Slight change of plans. I will be up there friday morning sometime. I have to make band practice Thursday night, as I havent attended in about 6 weeks. By the time I get out of there, and to Ashby,...
  37. Ok, so, I can only do friday night. As I am...

    Ok, so, I can only do friday night. As I am working Sunday morning. I think I may go down Thursday after work, if anyone wants to go a day early? I only have friday and saturday off, but this is the...
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    One of my favorite local hiking trails. I hiked...

    One of my favorite local hiking trails. I hiked the Wapack trail a few years ago. The trail lacks water (the Wapack trail) after the Binney Pond other than seasonal flow, if the weather is...
  39. I can do friday into saturday. I MAY be able to...

    I can do friday into saturday. I MAY be able to make it to Sunday, if I can get a swap. But, friday and saturday are my days off, so I can at least get 1 night in!


    EDIT: Raif, bring my wool...
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    I agree with silvrsrfr. There is no need to treat...

    I agree with silvrsrfr. There is no need to treat a tarp at all. Ticks dont reside in trees, just in shrubs, grass, etc. Their food source is generally close to the ground-not on trees. Ticks wont...
  41. I am going to be a possible on this one. It will...

    I am going to be a possible on this one. It will depend only upon whether my dept is fully staffed at that point, which I hope it is. I wanted to get a canoe camping trip in this year, so, this may...
  42. July 31-August 2nd is the only dates that work...

    July 31-August 2nd is the only dates that work for me. The others, I am working the weekend. Rotating shift and all.
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    since I went to a bridge, I use my Q core...

    since I went to a bridge, I use my Q core inflatable. But, I havent had the opportunity to hang with it yet, as I just got the bridge about a month ago.
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    I used one for years. In fact, I tried the UQ...

    I used one for years. In fact, I tried the UQ briefly, then went back to the pad, settling on that model. Now, I have a bridge hammock, and, although I still use a pad, I no longer use the GG....
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    Ah!!! I will be in Washington that week!!!!

    Ah!!! I will be in Washington that week!!!!
  46. As OldPappy stated, its wide. I honestly dont...

    As OldPappy stated, its wide. I honestly dont know if they sell it any more. Its about 14" thick. I dont think it would do much good on the ground, to be honest-but, in a hammock it worked great. I...
  47. I tried the UQ route, didnt like it. I have been...

    I tried the UQ route, didnt like it. I have been a pad user for years. When I had my WBBB, I initially had a UQ, but, I never cared for it. I had to fidget with it sometimes, and, overall, it just...
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    I have had one for a few years now. Every time I...

    I have had one for a few years now. Every time I think I should get a smaller tarp, one thats a little lighter-I remember how versatile this one is. Porch mode, buttoned down mode, one side open,...
  49. Thread: Small rant.

    by oldsoldier
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    This is, clearly, a USPS issue, not WarBonnet. I...

    This is, clearly, a USPS issue, not WarBonnet. I would certainly take it up with the USPS. Their days of "rain, sleet, snow, dark of night" are long behind them, I fear. There have been weather...
  50. Thread: Small rant.

    by oldsoldier
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    This, sometimes, is the bane of the cottage...

    This, sometimes, is the bane of the cottage industry. You do something you love. Word gets around. Then, because its normally a 1, 2, or only a few person operation, you can be backed up with orders....
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