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  1. Thread: Camp Chair UQ

    by MK-9
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    They need a multicam version of that little UQ

    They need a multicam version of that little UQ
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    Sounds like a carbon copy of the trip I just took...

    Sounds like a carbon copy of the trip I just took out to Mount Rushmore with my 6 month old German Shepherd pup.
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    Nice job. They sure had to look at you pretty...

    Nice job. They sure had to look at you pretty funny bringing all those poles into the hotel....and where did you put the bed?
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    For me they were a cheap way to get into...

    For me they were a cheap way to get into hammocking and see if I could sleep that way. As a stomach sleeper I wasn't sure I'd be able to get used to it. I used my REI dividend a few years ago to give...
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    Thanks for the write up Cali. Order already...

    Thanks for the write up Cali.

    Order already placed!
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    I am waiting for that as patiently as I can :)

    I am waiting for that as patiently as I can :)
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    None at all. I have never made any modifications...

    None at all. I have never made any modifications nor had to seal anything on mine.
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    Can't say enough good things about this tarp. I...

    Can't say enough good things about this tarp. I have both the original multicam and now have the new UL version. They've been my only source of shelter for every trip I've taken in the past 3-4 years...
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    Not referring to overall. I mean when you loft it...

    Not referring to overall. I mean when you loft it up before going to sleep. It never stays good for more than an hour or two, then flattens out. At this point I dont care all that much. The Nemo has...
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    Because every schlub sleeps in a bed. It's not...

    Because every schlub sleeps in a bed. It's not impressive.

    Not everyone sleeps in a hammock. Not even sure half the mush headed populace could get into a hammock without instruction.
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    Got mine in January as well. Guess I'll pull it...

    Got mine in January as well. Guess I'll pull it out again and check but as far as I remember looking the first time, believe mine is the old style. Which honestly I don't mind. Most cases when I've...
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    Just waiting patiently. :D

    Just waiting patiently. :D
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    As others have said, proper setup is critical. ...

    As others have said, proper setup is critical.

    Did a few nights in the Chattahoochee Nat'l forest in November. First night there I woke up to 17 degrees and I froze my toes & buttcheeks off due to...
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    Yeah...just don't camp in the Gooseberry...

    Yeah...just don't camp in the Gooseberry campground. Wasn't what I'd call hammock friendly as far as trees & distances were concerned. That and all those camp sites are ridiculously packed in close...
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    I tend to switch several times in a night. I...

    I tend to switch several times in a night. I don't have any issues sleeping on my side in my hammock, but I'm also 5'4" so it might be less of an issue for us 'trial sized' folks.
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    Looks like you folks had a good time. Someday I...

    Looks like you folks had a good time. Someday I might make it up for that but we're going with baby steps. 17 degrees is the lowest I've gone and don't much have the gear...or a penchant for lower...
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    I also went through this dilemma as far as 0 vs...

    I also went through this dilemma as far as 0 vs 20. All I can attest to is the HG incubator. I live in Minnesota and don't do much in the way of actual winter hanging. But I definitely do some late...
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    I'm interested in the results. I don't do enough...

    I'm interested in the results. I don't do enough actual 'winter' camping. Just late fall / early spring stuff. Probably not enough to help out, but I like the possible option of multicam and would...
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    Wow. I've almost slid off multiple roofs some...

    Wow. I've almost slid off multiple roofs some (3-4 story) in my time for work in winter. Which thankfully we no longer get onto snowy & icy roofs any more. This is a whole different ball park though....
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    Nice! I'd seen them before but it kind of got...

    Nice! I'd seen them before but it kind of got lost in the shuffle looking at as much gear as I do. Thanks for the heads up on that.
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    Tough choices for the vertically challenged.

    So I'm finally ready to move on from the ol' ENO SN and go the upgrade route.

    I'm 5'4". So I'm a borderline midget. (Not really, I got 4" on most midgets, but hey I'll take what I can get.)
    I'm...
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    I am indeed. I must've lucked out somehow. Every...

    I am indeed. I must've lucked out somehow. Every out of state visit I've done people always ask me if I was actually born here as I don't have any discernible Minnesota accent to speak of. Not...
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    Cripes you boys are rocking the Minnesoootan...

    Cripes you boys are rocking the Minnesoootan accent sumtin fierce dere.

    I always tell people it's not real prevalent unless you get the old guys up North.

    I stand corrected, lol.
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    Tomorrow is when they said it's supposed to be...

    Tomorrow is when they said it's supposed to be bad.

    They actually cancelled work for us tomorrow. First time in the 5 years I've been at that job they've cancelled for weather.

    As I've said...
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    I live in Minnesota. I'm completely down for the...

    I live in Minnesota. I'm completely down for the warm thoughts. I'm not like the rest of these mental patients. I HATE (see; loathe, despise, etc) the cold. Spring, summer...those are when I'm...
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    Shug you going to give Sun-Mon a go? Might be...

    Shug you going to give Sun-Mon a go? Might be your only chance for the next few years go give the -50 to possibly -70 a try. :laugh:
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    Not aware of anything free within 15 miles. As...

    Not aware of anything free within 15 miles. As far as pay sites as the fella above me said, Afton State Park isn't terrible. You'd probably have your pick of sites and would have to go look at them...
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    I have the Thermarest. I couldn't stand the...

    I have the Thermarest. I couldn't stand the thing. It may give you the same loft initially but it doesn't take long for the thing to go extremely flat within a very short period of time. I stopped...
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    This!: xizVuWFbvAw I tried several pillows....

    This!:

    xizVuWFbvAw

    I tried several pillows. Tried this on some advice on another forum.

    Best. Pillow. Ever.

    [EDIT]:
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    Congrats to the winner. :D

    Congrats to the winner. :D
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    Wouldn't call this a dirty joke. And not sure if...

    Wouldn't call this a dirty joke. And not sure if you've got small kids or people that might not appreciate it. No foul language or dirtyness essentially. Just slightly gross.

    Anyway, here goes.
    ...
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    Best wishes in your fight man. Stay strong and...

    Best wishes in your fight man. Stay strong and above all else (angry posts, PM's, emails, etc.) your health comes first. Without that, those folks wouldn't be getting their stuff anyway.
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    Just wanted to update this and it should have...

    Just wanted to update this and it should have been done weeks ago. My apologies. I also wanted to get it out in the field before I said much about it.

    Anyways, my TQ/UQ order from time to order to...
  34. Thread: Status update

    by MK-9
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    If it also helps, I put mine in on the 7th and...

    If it also helps, I put mine in on the 7th and got the update today that it shipped. So roughly a little over 2 weeks from initial order to 'shipped'.

    According to the USPS site it should be here...
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    The only thing I wasn't overly fond of was the...

    The only thing I wasn't overly fond of was the Atlas straps. I've since switched to whoopies. Other than that, I have no issues with my ENO SN & Guardian.
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    Great. As if I need more kit.

    Great. As if I need more kit.
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    Will do. Thanks. Guess my goal was to...

    Will do. Thanks.



    Guess my goal was to inquire as to the norm without pestering them.
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    Should I have heard something by now?

    Made an error in posting this. I'd be thankful if a mod could remove it entirely.
  39. My mistake. I was referring to the bug net...

    My mistake. I was referring to the bug net version. I'm a little guy and have not much use for a double.
  40. Already all gone.

    Already all gone.
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    Thanks for the pics and whatnot guys. Very...

    Thanks for the pics and whatnot guys. Very helpful and definitely appreciated
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    Pack down size of TQ/UQ?

    Just getting ready to buy my first insulation setup and I'm trying to get an idea of what a compression sack with both a TQ & UQ will roughly be size wise. I did a quick search and it was a bit hard...
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    Indeed. Another welcome from the Northern reaches...

    Indeed. Another welcome from the Northern reaches of the Twin Cities.
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    Mental patients. The lot of ya! That kind of...

    Mental patients. The lot of ya!

    That kind of cold just ain't my thing.

    Glad you all had a good time though, the food / company looked great. But, that weather? No bueno. And I live here!
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    Good stuff man. Went to the BWCA last year. Bums...

    Good stuff man. Went to the BWCA last year. Bums me out I couldn't get up there this year.
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    Sticky: My aunt told me a joke like that once. Guy goes...

    My aunt told me a joke like that once. Guy goes into the psychiatrist and says, 'Doc, ya gotta help me! I'm a tipi, I'm a wigwam, I'm a tipi, I'm a wigwam!' To which the doctor replies, 'Relax....
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    Thanks for the warm welcome guys. Guess I...

    Thanks for the warm welcome guys. Guess I shouldn't be shocked to see so many Minnesotans on here eh? They've all come out of the woodwork over at BCUSA as well.
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    Crap. Where was this 3 days ago, lol. While I...

    Crap. Where was this 3 days ago, lol. While I wouldn't have been able to use my REI dividend, could have saved myself some coin. Never fails, my timing sucks.
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    FNG from Minnesota.

    Greetings!

    Been a ground sleeper for well...since I started camping. I'm a stomach / side sleeper so I figured I'd never be able to adapt to a hammock. At an event put on by Dave Wescott, I spoke...
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