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    Poll: I have two ENOS, WB Traveler and a BIAS WW. They...

    I have two ENOS, WB Traveler and a BIAS WW. They are all comfortable.
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    The answer to this question may depend on how...

    The answer to this question may depend on how tall you are. HG, unlike most, offers their under quilt in three different lengths. If the short size full length will meet your needs, there is little...
  3. I love my 73" Incubator. I have two 3/4 quilts...

    I love my 73" Incubator. I have two 3/4 quilts which require pads. I don't seem to save any weight with my 3/4 quilts because they are not stand along gear.
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    Welcome from Montgomery, Alabama. I'm Mike or...

    Welcome from Montgomery, Alabama. I'm Mike or Cermichael.
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    See Shugs video on how to use the zippers on the...

    See Shugs video on how to use the zippers on the Traveler bug net. The same method will work for the sock. Btw, I don't use my bug net with the sock.
  6. I have been happy with my Wilderness Logics TQ...

    I have been happy with my Wilderness Logics TQ and UQ. Both are rated to 15 degrees. I am 5' 9" and the regular is plenty long for me. It comes with a felt moisture protector which I think is a...
  7. Thread: Cold feet

    by Cermichael
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    The weather man was right on; it was 38 F last...

    The weather man was right on; it was 38 F last night in Montgomery, AL. I was very comfortable. In addition to what I mentioned in my last post, I wore a pair of cycling knee warmers. My feet stay...
  8. Thread: Cold feet

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    It will be going down to 38 F tonight in...

    It will be going down to 38 F tonight in Montgomery, AL. I will be under my super fly tarp with three doors closed. My quilts are Wilderness Logics, both rated to 15 F. I will have a second pair...
  9. Thread: WWM advice

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    I am very happy with my Bias WWM dl. It is the...

    I am very happy with my Bias WWM dl. It is the most comfortable hammock I have and I have 3 other good hammocks. I think the 11 ft. length is the key to comfort. I would also consider the hammocks...
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    I have used a hot water bottle and I have used a...

    I have used a hot water bottle and I have used a new air sit pad to keep my feet warm. I am wondering if it would be a bad idea to use the sit pad and the hot water bottle together? Currently, I am...
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    Staying Warm with a 3/4 under quilt

    The 3/4 length under quilts are very popular with hikers who want to keep a light pack. I have been on the receiving end of some very helpful advice. It is my time to share. Shug taught me to use...
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    I use the neo air sit pad to insulate my feet. ...

    I use the neo air sit pad to insulate my feet. It works great for me. But, my under quilt is almost 60 inches long and I am only 5" 9'. I think the length of your under quilt and your height are...
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    I use my Jarbridge 1 season with an apex liner. ...

    I use my Jarbridge 1 season with an apex liner. It easily takes me down to 50, maybe 40.
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    Here is one thing I like about my sleeping bags. ...

    Here is one thing I like about my sleeping bags. My synthetic top quilt covers up to my chin. Both of my SB can be pulled over my head. This total coverage keeps heat from escaping. I use the SB...
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    Welcome from Montgomery!

    Welcome from Montgomery!
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    I had double hip replacement 18 years ago. I...

    I had double hip replacement 18 years ago. I cycle, hike and hammock camp. I have rode a bicycle 108 miles in one day. I walk about 3 miles almost every day. Recently, I have been using a knee...
  17. Well Yoda, my theory was right. The best way to...

    Well Yoda, my theory was right. The best way to enter the Wildernesslogics bug net is through the descending end of the zipper. Now that I have worked that out, I can highly recommend the...
  18. I am seeking advice about the best way to get in...

    I am seeking advice about the best way to get in and out of the wildernesslogics bug net. The next thing I will try is sleeping with my head near the descending end of the zipper. Your comments are...
  19. Any suggestions on how to best get in and out of...

    Any suggestions on how to best get in and out of the Wildernesslogics bug net? I just got one. I have used the Travel Net, Eno, Dragonfly and a few DIY's. The Eno and Dragonfly did not require...
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    Take a look at underquilts.com. They sell...

    Take a look at underquilts.com. They sell shells. You might buy a shell and use your down to stuff it.
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    I just got an 11ft. bias hammock. Do I need a...

    I just got an 11ft. bias hammock. Do I need a bug net especially made for 11 Ft. Hammocks?
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    I thing the Eno bug net has some real advantages....

    I thing the Eno bug net has some real advantages. I have three bug nets, the Warbonnet Travel Net, the Eno and the Kammok Dragonfly. One, I did not find the Eno bug net difficult to set up. Two, I...
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    MLD tells you up front the order will take about...

    MLD tells you up front the order will take about 8 weeks.
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    You get great service from Arrowhead also. Love...

    You get great service from Arrowhead also. Love my Jarbridge.
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    Where did you get your CCF?

    Where did you get your CCF?
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    Warbonnet Delivery Time

    I ordered a Traveler hammock and the Travel Net; it took about 5 weeks for delivery. Then, I ordered the Super Fly tarp. Again, it took about 5 weeks. All of the products were excellent.
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    I was a cyclist before I got into hammocking. I...

    I was a cyclist before I got into hammocking. I met people who reasoned, I will buy a cheap bike to see if I like cycling. Many did not like cycling because they were riding cheap bikes. Check your...
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    Yes, I think you are right about the gross grain...

    Yes, I think you are right about the gross grain ribbon being the best way to go. I was just thinking about the tape as an option for those who do not sow. I have had a few bugs to make it in. ...
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    I have two bug nets, the Warbonnet Travel Net and...

    I have two bug nets, the Warbonnet Travel Net and the Eno, but I decided to try a DIY bug net. I bought a 108’ x 52’ piece of tulle from JoAnn’s Fabrics for just a little over $4:00 (with tax it was...
  30. Superfly

    The superfly does not come with any cordage or stakes.
  31. I have two Eno's, single nest and double nest. ...

    I have two Eno's, single nest and double nest. If you add a ridgeline they are very comfortable. I also have a Traveler. It is significantly more comfortable than the Eno's. I have recently...
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    MLD UL tarp

    I have three tarps and the MLD UL is one of them. I first pitched it over my Warbonnet Traveler. I did not have any trouble staying dry. You have to pitch it close to perfection. I have been...
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    MLD UL Spinntex tarp

    I bought one of the Mountain Laurel Designs ultra light spinntex tarps. It only weighs 4.7 ounces with line/locks attached. And, it was just $70.00. I have had it set up over my Warbonnet Traveler...
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    I might add, I usually wear shorts, a t-shirt and...

    I might add, I usually wear shorts, a t-shirt and regular socks.
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    I have a WB traveler 1.7 with a double layer. I...

    I have a WB traveler 1.7 with a double layer. I sleep comfortably in the high 60s and low 70s with a piece of silk. I bought it for two dollars at a dime store; I think it was intended to be a flag...
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    I ordered a traveler hammock and travelnet. It...

    I ordered a traveler hammock and travelnet. It took more than three weeks, but probably less than four. I ordered a superfly about two weeks ago. No word yet. The quality is great. I love the...
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    I have been thinking about buying two, the 1...

    I have been thinking about buying two, the 1 season and the 3 season. Is the apex worth the upgrade cost? I'm wondering if the 1 season with the apex upgrade would get me down into the low 40s...
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    I have two Eno's and I just got a Warbonnet...

    I have two Eno's and I just got a Warbonnet Traveler. The Traveler is unbelievably comfortable.
  39. I have used a pad with my Single nest and double...

    I have used a pad with my Single nest and double nest Eno The pad seems to stay put better with the single nest, but works adequately with the larger hammock too. I have a Warbonnet Traveler with a...
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    Exped DownMat Light

    I am excited about the new Exped Downmat Light. One review said it has an R value of 4.5; the Exped site rates it at 4.1. And, of course, it is much less expensive than the DownMat 7 and 9.
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    I have wondered about using a bivy sack...

    I have wondered about using a bivy sack (waterproof bottom and top) in my hammock. Maybe I could eliminate my bug net and tarp. Has anyone tried this and how happy were you with the arrangement? ...
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    I bought one of the JCP down jackets. I think I...

    I bought one of the JCP down jackets. I think I payed $31.00. I really like it. I have been wearing it very often for about two months and I continue to be pleased with it. At first I thought the...
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    I took my PLUG down to 49 F a few nights ago. I...

    I took my PLUG down to 49 F a few nights ago. I slid a windshield cover between the sides of the PLUG and synched it up good. I wore a long sleeve shirt, long pants, light head cover and regular...
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    Sleeping bag insulation question

    I use a Marmot Trestles 15 sleeping bag in my hammock. I have a Peak Elite AC sleeping pad which is 2.5 inches when fully inflated. I have thought about deflaiting it enough to stuff it inside my...
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    Just buy one. You can't go wrong with the two...

    Just buy one. You can't go wrong with the two you mentioned. Unless you committ and act, you will continue to waffle. And, you will continue to miss out on a lot of fun. Do something!
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    bugs in the south

    Watch the Steve Green videos about ultra light hiking. Spray permethrin on your clothes and Deet on exposed skin. That will take care of 99.9% of bug problems.
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    Welcome. We are developing a good group from...

    Welcome. We are developing a good group from Alabama. I am in Montgomery.
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    Welcome from Montgomery, AL. This is a good site...

    Welcome from Montgomery, AL. This is a good site for information.
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    I just put together a PLUQ. I have been...

    I just put together a PLUQ. I have been comfortable in the mid 60s with just a light silk sheet. I have an Eno Double Delux with the Eno bug net. I have a fleece sleeping bag and a microfiber...
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    I am new to hammocking. I have wondered about...

    I am new to hammocking. I have wondered about the comfort range of an UQ. I want to buy a good commercial UQ that will keep me warm at temperatures down to 20 or so. I just put together a diy UQ...
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