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    WHat I did to my DD hammock to install the whoops...

    WHat I did to my DD hammock to install the whoops slings was cut the DD staps very short then tie the end togeather. I them looped the whoop thoungh its own end loop around that. That wap you keep...
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    DD Top Quilt Review

    Hi Guys and Gals,

    I have posted a review with Pics of the DD top quit in the Top inserlation section. Posting a link here so any DD fan will not miss it. Hope it is usful to some one.
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    DD Top Quilt Review

    Hello all,

    I recived my DD Hammock Top Quilt Yesterday and thought I would share the unboxing and 1st nights sleep review.

    The top quilt got to me in 12 working day , DD states 10 for my...
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    I very nice set up I will have to add some of...

    I very nice set up I will have to add some of this to my set up thank you :o)

    As for midges, yes I still remember a bunch of Scottish lads doubled over in fits as this here English men legging it...
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    Firelighter tip for backpacking

    I found this on a youtube browsing session and thought I would share.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiB9kUPRXZ4

    The fire lighter tip is great and the rest of the tips are good too.

    Regards
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    Hi Guys I did a pic review of the DD under...

    Hi Guys I did a pic review of the DD under blanket a while back here is the link. I must say I love the thing. I went from freezing my bits off to unzipping my sleeping bag becuase I was nicely too...
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    Hi, I am late to this party but you might find...

    Hi,

    I am late to this party but you might find this thread useful as it has a review of this under-blanket.
    I for one rate it highly
    ...
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    The DD underquilt is synthetic not down. I have...

    The DD underquilt is synthetic not down. I have one and it is a good quilt but not down.
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    looks good :o) but I dont think I will ever get...

    looks good :o) but I dont think I will ever get used to seeing guns listed as camping gear :o) I can understand why you do, but we dont have bears here in Spain :o)

    Hope you have a good time and...
  10. ´Hobo Top quilt´ how NOT to make a top quilt

    Hello all,

    Well Bob is totally broke but needs a new top quit as my old down sleeping bag come to a sad end when the wife decided to wash it in the washing machine (its not pretty)

    Only having...
  11. My 1st thought when I read air is what we call in...

    My 1st thought when I read air is what we call in the UK a 'lie low' , one of those cheap inflatable 'bed' you buy to use in the pool or the beach. Sand witch it between the layers of the hammock and...
  12. thank you AaronAlso, Those number are real...

    thank you AaronAlso,

    Those number are real useful, 0 C will be just find for a top quilt for me around here.

    Fortunately I do have a good under quilt made by snugpak for DD hammocks and a DD XL...
  13. think of making a 'HOBO' quilt and need some advice please :o)

    Hi :o)

    Now Bob needs a new top quilt but its hard times here in euro crisis hit Spain and Mrs Bob seems to think that food for the kids ranks higher that that nice down top quilt I had my eye on...
  14. if you want to go for a pre made under quilt , I...

    if you want to go for a pre made under quilt , I would recommend the one thats on the DD site . I have one and I am very happy with it and its a lot cheaper than the others that are out there. Happy...
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    suspending it under the ridgeline for my. Mainly...

    suspending it under the ridgeline for my. Mainly because thats how my DD tarp come setup and I have never had any reason to change it :)
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    Euro Land stockest ?

    Hello all ,

    I wish to but some Dutch clips but the US companies want to charge me 30 dollars to ship one pair of Dutch clips to Spain ! Does any one know of a Euro land company that carries them...
  17. one word SHUG

    one word SHUG
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    Great Customer Service from DD

    Hello all,

    Last month I ordered a pack of water proof stuff sack from DD. As they had not arrived by today and knowing the DD's mail order service is normal both very quick and reliable I dropped...
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    Take a look at the Jacks R better Mt Washington....

    Take a look at the Jacks R better Mt Washington. Built for the Grizz bridge and also fits the Blackbaird. come in 3 sesion or winter versions.
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    the problem with a sleeping bag in a hammock is...

    the problem with a sleeping bag in a hammock is its like trying to fight a huge snake while lying in a dran pipe. Having two sleeping bags in your hammock would be like fighting TWO huges snakes in a...
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    DD hammocks come with webbing though there...

    DD hammocks come with webbing though there channels as standard. Does not seem to be a problem. Most folk replace it but thats due to it being poor webbing.

    I replaced mine with woopie slings but...
  22. I have my hammock in a snake skin too.

    I have my hammock in a snake skin too.
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    I toss and turn all night and have not falen out...

    I toss and turn all night and have not falen out yet :)

    I started off with the hammock very tight but have slacked it off and now have installed a perminate ridge line and have it set to a lot of...
  24. that pic is breath taking !

    that pic is breath taking !
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    Hammock - bes to hang in hammockey hevean

    Hammock - bes to hang in hammockey hevean
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    personaly I would get the gear. Gear is...

    personaly I would get the gear. Gear is exspencive how often will you have te funds to buy a TQ/UQ and trap ?

    Pack can be cheap or cheaper and easyer to save for.
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    Friend

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    Mine was in my patio was fats a slep when next...

    Mine was in my patio was fats a slep when next doors cat jump into my lap. I screamed like a little girl.
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    I just used the link suppied above no problem...

    I just used the link suppied above no problem here.
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    I am sorry to say the were '1 Euro store' (dollar...

    I am sorry to say the were '1 Euro store' (dollar store?) no brand Chinese things. I am now looking to buy some 'real' ones. Any recombinations please ?
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    well they could have been pic's save the fact...

    well they could have been pic's save the fact that my ever loving wife was to busy giggling her head off :) but I have to admit it was funny. No injuries thank for asking save my dignity taking a...
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    LOL today I earned my hammock spurs

    Today I got in my hammock to read and the tree hugger snapped and dumped my not so preety rump onto my stone hard patio :lol:

    That will teach me not to use cheap and narrow cargo straps to save...
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    Hello Geordie !, I am another one from the UK...

    Hello Geordie !,

    I am another one from the UK but I am a soft Souther :o) from Essex now living in Spain. Great to 'meet' you.
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    Hello Bubby, I work for the fraud department...

    Hello Bubby,

    I work for the fraud department for a online Casino. I deal with chargbacks all the time.

    If you paid by card go to your bank and tell them you want to make a chargeback on the...
  35. I ordered my hammock from DD , here in Span they...

    I ordered my hammock from DD , here in Span they do not deliver te items to the door. Just a slip telling you to go to the post office and pick it up. You have to sign and bring ID, This is a...
  36. well thats how I do it , so if it's wrong that...

    well thats how I do it , so if it's wrong that makes two of us :)
  37. Hi, Shug has two vid's were he uses a sleeping...

    Hi,

    Shug has two vid's were he uses a sleeping bag as a peapod.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/shugemery#p/u/26/HTe6-kxY5rI
  38. Thread: Going Solo?

    by EnglishBob
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    I have not been hammocking long. 2 solo weekends...

    I have not been hammocking long. 2 solo weekends and a few night is the backyard.

    The worst thing that happened to me solo'ing was in my own backyard only the 2nd time I slept in a hammock.

    At...
  39. Thread: I caved!

    by EnglishBob
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    eeerrr buy her a bunch of flower , take her out...

    eeerrr buy her a bunch of flower , take her out to dinner and a good night out...tell her about the gear then start the begging ?
  40. another vote for treehuggers and woopie slings....

    another vote for treehuggers and woopie slings. make the tree huggers from a leanth of webbing, tie to the tree with a sibiran hitch and connect the webbing to the woopie sling with a marline spike...
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    Hello, I use a all DD set up. I have the XL...

    Hello,

    I use a all DD set up. I have the XL trap , light NO. packs small NO but its a great tarp. I normally set it up with the ends folded in like doors. Love the thing, then again its the only...
  42. thanks guys :o) Yes I have seen some folk who...

    thanks guys :o)

    Yes I have seen some folk who use a prussic Knot on they hammock lines to attach the blanket lines. As to cold but syndrome I don't know I live in Spain next to Gibraltar, I can...
  43. Review of the DD hammocks (by Snugpak) Underblanket with Pic's

    Hello,
    When I was looking to by a under-blanket I could not find much info on the DD hammocks Snugpak Under-blanket. So Now I have one I though I would get some info out on the web for others. I...
  44. I little up date. I ordered some woopie slings. I...

    I little up date. I ordered some woopie slings. I have 'camped' two nights in the patio (much to my wifes amusement) Both times I ended up on the floor due to webbing stretch. So the webbing that...
  45. thanks every one for your replys and helpful...

    thanks every one for your replys and helpful insight. Looks like I will be buying some woopie slings soon :)
  46. LOL yes he was :laugh:

    LOL yes he was :laugh:
  47. Just ordered my 1st hammock a DD DD Travel Hammock

    Hi all,

    Well after watching all of shugs vids and being a lurcher here on the forums I took the plunge and ordered my 1st hammock :D

    Could some one tell me if DD still have a problem with they...
  48. Thinking of buying a DD hammock traveller 2010

    Hi all,

    I am thinking of buying a DD Traveller 2010 but would like to add woopie slings has any one done this please ? how did it work out.

    thank you
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    alcohol and oil stove

    Hi all,

    I come across this vid in a youtube trawl. Any one had any one test one of these ? seems like a good idea. carry less fuel or the same for longer burn times.

    ...
  50. I carry a tomahawks a Cold Steel, Trail Hawk. I...

    I carry a tomahawks a Cold Steel, Trail Hawk. I don't mind the weight as its a hammer/knife/axe and many other thing I have forced it to do over the years all in one. Weight is 19 oz. (ish).
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