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  1. Thread: Death Valley

    by Kaliram
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    I was just in death Valley in mid-December. it...

    I was just in death Valley in mid-December. it snowed. it rained. the wind blew 50 miles an hour. ... It's not exactly what one would expect of the hottest driest place in the Western Hemisphere!
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  2. Yo, guys! I've been missing you all. I'm out in...

    Yo, guys! I've been missing you all. I'm out in California now, along with my beloved partner, Leighana, living along the Russian River near the northern Calif. coast. It's been raining like crazy,...
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    My suggestion would be to ditch the thermarest....

    My suggestion would be to ditch the thermarest. It's not needed in a hammock, and it a lot of extra weight. Get one of Brandon's underquilts! Best investment I've ever made for hammocking.
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    I installed 5 snaps (3 below the middle and 2...

    I installed 5 snaps (3 below the middle and 2 above the middle) to the edges of the bottom layers, so that the two layers stay together along its entire length. Works like a charm, and keeps the...
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    I scored a similar type stand for $50...

    I scored a similar type stand for $50 online....The shipping must have been that much, considering that the stand probably weighs 50-6- lbs.

    Anyway, what I did was take the ends down to my local...
  6. Thread: WBBB mods?

    by Kaliram
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    WBBB Mods

    Slipped one of those large colored rubber bands that is used to hold bunches of broccoli together (you hangers DO eat vegetables, right?) over one end of a suspension line strap. That way I know...
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    A-1 Foam and Fabrics. Order by the yard and any...

    A-1 Foam and Fabrics. Order by the yard and any thickness you wish. Quick shipping,

    http://www.a1foamandfabrics.com/site/department.cfm?id=D6354BAD-9988-4E80-A35B848624430181
  8. Harbin Hot Springs !

    ... in Middletown, CA, 2 hours drive north of San Francisco, in Lake County. Great clothing optional hot springs...$25 a day includes camping priveleges, with lots and lots of places to hang...lots...
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    I use the #4 size snakeskins that Hennessey...

    I use the #4 size snakeskins that Hennessey makes, but don't get them directly from Hennessey, as they can be purchased more inexpensively and quickly via Imaginegear.com, which is based here in Salt...
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    Note: The Traveler, like the WBBB, does have a...

    Note: The Traveler, like the WBBB, does have a ridgeline:

    Quote from Warbonnet website:

    "The Traveler Hammock ... features a structural ridgeline to take most of the guesswork out of setting...
  11. Planning on being there! - This time with...

    Planning on being there! - This time with underquilt and overquilt instead of pads. - I'm finally beginning to get the hang of this hammock thing!
  12. I've used a BA 15 bag with a BA insulated air...

    I've used a BA 15 bag with a BA insulated air core mattress a lot. You will definitely want to have BOTH the air mattress and one of those Walmart Blue CCF pads under you! The bag and mattress are...
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    I talked with Brandon last week about SuperFlys....

    I talked with Brandon last week about SuperFlys. He's making a few out of a slightly different fabric (a bit darker and slightly heavier, which I don't mind, since I mostly motorcycle camp) which...
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    I've spent about 50 nights in my WBBB with a Big...

    I've spent about 50 nights in my WBBB with a Big Agnes Encampment and an Insulated Air Core Pad. I've had to be pretty creative in order to stay warm, using Wally World Pads configured to be like a...
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    A WBBB double layer 1.7 is going to make you one...

    A WBBB double layer 1.7 is going to make you one happy Dad, which I know you are already. ....Merry Christmas!
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    Camping with Kai, my 7 yr old son: early March in...

    Camping with Kai, my 7 yr old son: early March in the Rockies at 9,000 ft, 10F, and 4 feet of snow on the ground. - It doesn't get much better than this!
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    I'd love to be there, but am heading to the Left...

    I'd love to be there, but am heading to the Left Coast about that time. Ride on!

    http://i607.photobucket.com/albums/tt159/kaliram/Motorcycling/IMG_1706.jpg
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  18. I don't think I'd want to miss this! Last...

    I don't think I'd want to miss this! Last winter's hang was great. ...I'll just plan on being there: Simple.


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    "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang...
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    Yup, I hung in Capital Reef NP this summer during...

    Yup, I hung in Capital Reef NP this summer during my motocycyle trip out west, and noticed the sign stating that hammocks are allowed during the day only and must be taken down at night....
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    Sticky: SInce I didn't have an extra sock lying around,...

    SInce I didn't have an extra sock lying around, last night I filled my Nalgene bottle up with boiling water and wrapped it up in the down vest I'd been wearing all afternoon/evening. The down vest...
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    Hammock Stand for WBBB

    I just posted an incredible deal on a hammock stand over in the section on "Suspension Systems, Ridgelines, & Bug Nets". Here's the link to the post. WIth a slight modification, it's a perfect fit...
  22. Thread: Hammock Stand

    by Kaliram
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    Hammock Stand

    I just found this incredible deal for a hammock stand on eBay:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260618286507&ssPageName=ADME:L:OU:US:1123#ht_1003wt_1141

    The asking price...
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    My lowest is -2 degrees at the Colorado WInter...

    My lowest is -2 degrees at the Colorado WInter Hang last Febuary, up at 9,500 ft. I used a Warbonnet Blackbird with a Walmart pad with wings and space blanket, Big Agnes pad, and an old down bag of...
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    Nope. It's made with the blue Walmart closed-cell...

    Nope. It's made with the blue Walmart closed-cell foam pads....
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    Was this the post you were looking for? DIY...

    Was this the post you were looking for?

    DIY CCF Pad-Space Blanket Combo
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=14196
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    I use a Big Agnes with a BA pad with my Warbonnet...

    I use a Big Agnes with a BA pad with my Warbonnet Blackbird. When it's warm, I don't use any other insulation; when a bit cooler, I stick a $2.00 space blanket between the double bottom layers of the...
  27. Thread: Tie out ropes

    by Kaliram
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    Kelty TripTease Lightline for tie-outs....It's...

    Kelty TripTease Lightline for tie-outs....It's reflective, so I (and others wandering about) don't trip on it in the dark. I've had no trouble with tangling.
  28. Thread: snakeskins

    by Kaliram
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    Imaginegear.com sells the Hennessy snakeskins...

    Imaginegear.com sells the Hennessy snakeskins cheaper than I could get them from Hennessy, and they're in the USA, not Canada, so shipping I found to be really fast and cheap.
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    I'm sure it would be just as easy to spray glue...

    I'm sure it would be just as easy to spray glue flannel to the CCF as it would be the mylar space blanket material.

    For me, this CCF pad is in a sleeve of the Warbonnet Blackbird. As a result, ...
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    My DIY CCF Underpad loaded on my KLR motorcycle

    Here's my DIY CCF Pad-Space Blanket Combo loaded on the back of my KLR 650 motocycle.

    An added bonus: the yellow color of the waterproof bag and the red color of the backing of the...
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    Ah, I missed taking those pix. Good idea in...

    Ah, I missed taking those pix. Good idea in retrospect though!
  32. Thread: Diy Spe?

    by Kaliram
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    Here's my DIY SPE CCF Space Blanket...

    Here's my DIY SPE CCF Space Blanket whatchmacallit:

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=14196

    Two nights last week at 9.600 ft and 0 degrees, then 9 degrees....and toasty warm...
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    I think it should be okay now....also, we did...

    I think it should be okay now....also, we did pick up the figure 9 carabiner, and also the movie screen...don't know about the remote, however. Not sure who has them (Cannibal?) Someone here will be...
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    Thanks, all, for making my first hang such a...

    Thanks, all, for making my first hang such a great experience. I was warm and toasty with my DIY CCF-Space Blanket combo that did much better than I ever expected: see...
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    I posted a CCF - SPE DIY Combo here, complee with...

    I posted a CCF - SPE DIY Combo here, complee with pictures: http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=14196

    I had the chance to test it just this weekend at 9,600 ft, with temps of 0...
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    DIY CCF Pad-Space Blanket Combo just tested!

    I just returned from the 1st Annual Colorado Winter Hang. It was awesome! This was a good test for my DIY CCF Pad-Space Blanket Combo, as we were hanging at 9,600 feet and the temperature got down to...
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    I should be at the campground in the mid...

    I should be at the campground in the mid afternoon Friday. I coming from Boulder. I'll bring a bunch of food, too, just to make sure that there's 10 times more than we all need. I do believe that...
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    '09 KLR 650. I'll gladly post pix of it all...

    '09 KLR 650. I'll gladly post pix of it all loaded onto the bike, and cross post to ADVrider.com, but ask a bit of patience, as I have 2" of solid ice going from the garage all the way to the road...
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    Ah, I sense someone hearing the call of adventure...

    Ah, I sense someone hearing the call of adventure of the wilderness! When I was 15, I went to Hudson's Bay by canoe. It took 56 days! It was (understatement) a right of passage, indeed.

    Of...
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    Thanks for the heads-up, HeadChange4U. I just...

    Thanks for the heads-up, HeadChange4U. I just ordered a set! The item counter indicated 29 sets in stock. I wonder how long that will last....:cool:
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    Great idea with the Barge Cement. Thanks. I could...

    Great idea with the Barge Cement. Thanks. I could see the sticky problem with the duck-tape on the horizon!
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    I just posted about using CCF pads as an UQ in a...

    I just posted about using CCF pads as an UQ in a separate thread.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...eferrerid=5277
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    It's worked great in the 20's. When I do the hang...

    It's worked great in the 20's. When I do the hang at the end of February in the Rockies, we'll see if my teeth are chattering or not ! :scared:
  44. We're on the same wavelength, questtrek. See the...

    We're on the same wavelength, questtrek. See the post I just made in the "Bottom Insulation - Pads" forum.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=14196&referrerid=5277

    It works...
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    My DIY CCF-Space Blanket for WBBB

    I posted this over in the "Bottom Insulation/Pads" forum....

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=14196&referrerid=5277
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    DIY CCF Pad-Space Blanket Combo for WBBB

    I just got a WBBB 1.1 dbl, and am using my Big Agnes sleeping bag with it. Because both the sleeping bag and the hammock have "sleeves," this is what I have been doing the few times I've hung out...
  47. for sure....!

    for sure....!
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    Got my WBBB yesterday. Of course I had to set it...

    Got my WBBB yesterday. Of course I had to set it up right away and climb in for a minute in order to check the hang and the comfort level. - Two hours later I woke up! What is it about this hammock?...
  49. Brandon shipped my WBBB 1.1 Dbl on Wednesday, and...

    Brandon shipped my WBBB 1.1 Dbl on Wednesday, and I just got it this morning (Friday).

    It's a beautiful piece of work, Brandon! Thanks!
  50. Colorado...I believe Priority Mail is usually 2...

    Colorado...I believe Priority Mail is usually 2 days...
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