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    It seems like it would be relatively painless to...

    It seems like it would be relatively painless to move the site a few hundred yards down the road. Given the almost-car-camping nature of the event it's hard to beat that area. I didn't use the...
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    The hang site is about 100 yards from the road. ...

    The hang site is about 100 yards from the road. You could bring a grand piano if you were really motivated and had good friends. Three feet of new snow could change the math. Snowshoes were not...
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    MN>Frozen Butt Hang 2016 Date?

    The sooner I block this on my calendar the more likely it is that I'll be able to do it.

    Looks like the weekend of 1/23/16 would be in line with the historical timing?
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    I carry a very similar kit as Shug (but that's...

    I carry a very similar kit as Shug (but that's because I enjoy a similar style of backcountry travel!). His videos helped me refine a few things as well as add/drop a few things. I probably owe him...
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    I really like whoopie slings for the small packed...

    I really like whoopie slings for the small packed size and weight.- but- I prefer the buckles with my ridgerunner as they allow for a wider range of hanging distances...especially on the shorter end...
  6. Sorry I missed your question on my Ridgerunner...

    Sorry I missed your question on my Ridgerunner quilt thread - guess I unsubscribed to that long ago. My measurements ended up spot on - but I just got lucky. I used a flexible measuring tape while...
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    Rex - I had the same concern before purchasing my...

    Rex - I had the same concern before purchasing my ridgerunner - turns out to be a non-issue in my opinion. Just need trees a tiny bit wider than a gathered end hammock. Has yet to be problematic...
  8. Thread: SHT?

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    Great time of year to plan a trip up on the...

    Great time of year to plan a trip up on the trail. You never know about the fall colors...each year is different....but you picked a good time.

    Also, this is helpful. Updated weekly.
    ...
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    I've had success with a rectangle of fleece with...

    I've had success with a rectangle of fleece with a hole in it - similar to what Shug demonstrates although I don't have a ridgeline to clip it to (bridge hammock). Works fine for me. I'm using it...
  10. The nano 7 has a carabiner threaded through the...

    The nano 7 has a carabiner threaded through the end channel. You can just clip the fixed eye to the biner if you want. Don't get discouraged if you're not comfortable....that hammock is 9ft x 4ft. ...
  11. Great analysis and an even better point. The...

    Great analysis and an even better point. The vast majority of us are out for two or three nights in relatively mild conditions. As a long time cyclist I see people with $5,000 bikes, full racing...
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    Have at it WV. I used 7020 military spec ripstop...

    Have at it WV. I used 7020 military spec ripstop parachute nylon in a pure finish...no coatings or treatments. Blocks wind but very breathable - no issues with condensation in the few times I've...
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    I'm curious about the Patent Pending? I...

    I'm curious about the Patent Pending? I understand the patent process to be arduous and expensive. I'm always curious how the business case shakes out. You'd have to sell a literal boatload of...
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    It's not the Karo baffles that produce cold...

    It's not the Karo baffles that produce cold spots...it's the sewn through baffles of any kind that can let cold through the thin portion of the insulation (where the inner and out shell meet where...
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    Like this? 3.5 ounces and ultra breathable :cool:...

    Like this? 3.5 ounces and ultra breathable :cool: 109008
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    I use a shop vac (with no-see-um screen between...

    I use a shop vac (with no-see-um screen between the extensions) to suck up down from a bulk source. I then remove the extension from the vacuum and 'trumpet' the down (about 1.5 oz at a time) into...
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    Ambitious project well executed. Nice work.

    Ambitious project well executed. Nice work.
  18. Wow - what a place. Thanks for the effort you...

    Wow - what a place. Thanks for the effort you put into editing the video.
  19. Brian - Yep - this thread could help them gauge...

    Brian - Yep - this thread could help them gauge if there is enough demand for such an item. I've read that the folks at Hammock Gear love them a Ridgerunner...so we'll see if they get enough input...
  20. Cuben Tarp for Ridgerunner from Hammock Gear!

    I have no affiliation with Hammock Gear....but I do want them to create and sell a Cuben tarp for the Warbonnet Ridgerunner.

    I'd like to use this thread to assemble ideas to design the perfect...
  21. WTB: Warbonnet's production is backed up and these...

    Warbonnet's production is backed up and these remain in high demand. I'm always amazed at how the used tarps on here sell for almost the full retail price of a brand new one. Good luck in your...
  22. The lessons I learned were about documenting with...

    The lessons I learned were about documenting with video. I found it helpful to have a plan. My goal was to provide something my mother could watch. She's older and has limited mobility....and has...
  23. Trail was in really great shape - I can't...

    Trail was in really great shape - I can't remember anything that needed to be addressed right away. Thanks for clearing!
  24. Video: Superior Hiking Trail - Crosby Manitou to Caribou River

    My first time shooting video on the trail - learned a bunch of what not to do - had a great solo trip regardless of how it was documented. Thanks for watching.


    https://youtu.be/s22d8DUl-co
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    As a small business owner (and very pertinent to...

    As a small business owner (and very pertinent to the conversation), Dutch nailed it. Success is only defined by the business owner. As far as having products carried at Walmart - it is actually the...
  26. SOLD: Sorry- sold and shipping right now - mods please...

    Sorry- sold and shipping right now - mods please remove. Thanks!
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    SOLD: Thank you Mods - this thread is done!

    Thank you Mods - this thread is done!
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    SOLD: These chairs are all committed - awaiting some...

    These chairs are all committed - awaiting some payments. Thanks everyone!
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    SOLD: Macdaddy - Sorry - it does appear as if I missed...

    Macdaddy - Sorry - it does appear as if I missed your post in the fray. Novasquid had immediately switched his request to two chairs and I asked him to update the thread. I'll PM you to work out a...
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    SOLD: Novasquid updated to two chairs. Only one left!

    Novasquid updated to two chairs. Only one left!
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    SOLD: We are down to 2 left. Someone want both?

    We are down to 2 left. Someone want both?
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    SOLD: Only 3 left!

    Only 3 left!
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    SOLD: Great! 4 left!

    Great! 4 left!
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    SOLD: One spoken for - 6 left!

    One spoken for - 6 left!
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    SOLD: Hmmm. I've seen folks 250#+ in the chair...the...

    Hmmm. I've seen folks 250#+ in the chair...the fabric is quite stout...but I can offer no real world metrics. I'd probably cap it at 250 to be safe.
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    SOLD: Ultralight Hammock Chair $25 shipped

    What you'll get:

    Hammock chair body
    2 whoopie slings (attached)
    2 ultralight load bearing carabiners
    2 5' tree straps
    stuff sack

    Everything together weighs less than 10 ounces and packs...
  37. SOLD: FS: Ridgerunner Insulation - $45 Shipped

    Here's the details:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/98864-Insulated-half-sock-for-Ridgerunner?highlight=insulated+half

    I made this as a proof of concept. I used it only one...
  38. My project: The ultimate tarp guy line package...

    My project:

    The ultimate tarp guy line package for my Warbonnet Superfly. This would be a truly knot-less system that is universally awesome. Here's how it works. Each guy line (6) is a Dutch...
  39. Thanks for publishing your experience in a...

    Thanks for publishing your experience in a concise, readable way. Great lessons learned - especially about the natural fabrics and down insulation. I picked up a cotton parka that I've come to...
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    You mentioned seam sealing - maybe you can learn...

    You mentioned seam sealing - maybe you can learn from my mistake. I seam sealed my pullouts on my workbench....not effective. I finally had success when I set up the tarp with the proper tension...
  41. WITHDRAWN: Moderators - please close this thread. Thanks!

    Moderators - please close this thread. Thanks!
  42. Great idea Dutch. If your daughter chooses my...

    Great idea Dutch. If your daughter chooses my entry - I will raffle off the sewing machine for the benefit of Hammockforums.net.

    Here's my idea. Paypal prohibits raffle situations, so..... If...
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    The REI snow stakes...

    The REI snow stakes seem to be back in stock - they have been out of stock nationwide so far this winter. (oops - still out of stock) Cheaper than similar stuff on Amazon.

    The above wouldn't...
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    Great stuff. Colors are very cool. Fine work!

    Great stuff. Colors are very cool. Fine work!
  45. WITHDRAWN: Your old MSR Whisperlite or similar remote fuel stove for my sweet hammock kit

    I strongly regret selling my trusty MSR Whisperlite a few years ago. I'd like to replace it with another stove for winter camping and I have an extra hammock kit. Do you have a liquid fuel stove...
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    Very helpful post. Great idea.

    Very helpful post. Great idea.
  47. After years of fighting a cheesy aluminum foil...

    After years of fighting a cheesy aluminum foil windscreen (blows around in windy conditions? hugh?) I switched to wind screens made from aluminum roofing flashing. Fits nicely into the pot and can...
  48. If this is for car camping - perhaps the Kelty...

    If this is for car camping - perhaps the Kelty Noah 16' or 12' might do the trick. My superfly works well with the ridgerunner....but I'm considering the Noah 16 for luxuriously large pulk/winter...
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    I use a Wilderness Logics summer series full...

    I use a Wilderness Logics summer series full underquilt on the ridgerunner for warmer weather. I began by looping over the bar ends like you do in the video. I've found that I get a better fit if I...
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    Yes! Pulk sled tie...

    Yes! Pulk sled tie downs!http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/24/7edd4311d2dec9da0bf2ea6cf7186fa3.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/24/d8a23f0db96414a6b2425e99a3e7f57a.jpg

    The biners...
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