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  1. These work so well there's no point looking for...

    These work so well there's no point looking for anything else: Bridge Buttons – Fugal Innovations (fugal-innovations.com)
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    I won't be able to make it. Have a great time,...

    I won't be able to make it. Have a great time, y'all!
  3. Thread: VA/ NC Info

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    I'd join that hike! :) Been doing a lot of...

    I'd join that hike! :)

    Been doing a lot of exploring of this fine state (NC) since moving here but there's so much more to see, especially on the West (and East) ends of the state.
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    Truer words have never been spoken. And just...

    Truer words have never been spoken. And just like Legos, you'll end up assembling a kit from the parts and pieces of "boxed" hammock purchases. Of course that requires you to purchase multiple...
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    Welcome to the forums, Oyster. The hammockers in...

    Welcome to the forums, Oyster. The hammockers in NC are a fine bunch of folks that you'll enjoy hanging out with. I just moved to NC from Colorado and have already been to 4 group hangs (alright,...
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    I'm doing the Art Loeb trail from the 10-14 but...

    I'm doing the Art Loeb trail from the 10-14 but otherwise game.
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    Pictures or it didn't happen. Just kidding. I'm...

    Pictures or it didn't happen. Just kidding. I'm honestly interested in what you came up with. Brand/model?
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    Hey mooglover. I'm up in Greensboro (moving...

    Hey mooglover. I'm up in Greensboro (moving there soon, anyway) and as a recently-transplanted hammocker, I can say that the NC crowd has been extremely welcoming and hospitable. Welcome to the...
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    Hey Raladd! Remember me from the Uwharrie hang? ...

    Hey Raladd! Remember me from the Uwharrie hang? I was trying out my new Dutchware Banyan. I also have a WBRR, and have solved for what you're talking about to at least my satisfaction. I put a...
  10. Thread: WBRR Idea

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    I've been using them also for about 8 overnight...

    I've been using them also for about 8 overnight hangs. I can attest to their effectiveness. They are challenging to install, but are well designed and engineered, and function as advertised, no...
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    What about something near Cooper's Rock? Camping...

    What about something near Cooper's Rock? Camping at Coopers Rock - West Virginia State Parks - West Virginia State Parks (wvstateparks.com). It's more northern than Western, but is a very nice area...
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    If it helps, I put in the following CalTopo map...

    If it helps, I put in the following CalTopo map where the location is. https://caltopo.com/m/57011
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    Looks like the lows are going to be in the 50's! ...

    Looks like the lows are going to be in the 50's! I may just have to bust out the Amok Draumr.
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    I'm in. Have stories to tell. :)

    I'm in. Have stories to tell. :)
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    Hey NJ Peaks - It's a measure of the weight per...

    Hey NJ Peaks - It's a measure of the weight per linear yard of material in ounces. So 1.1 is read as "1.1 ounces per yard of fabric". A lot of folks use it as a measure of weight capacity as well,...
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    Welcome to the forums! Let the journey down the...

    Welcome to the forums! Let the journey down the rabbit hole begin!

    For stands, there are many options available, but with the hammock that you bought you're going to want to make sure that you...
  17. In case nobody has mentioned it, you may also...

    In case nobody has mentioned it, you may also want to consider using Derek Hanson's calculator as a guide for a while until you get used to what FLTurtle is describing. Here's a link:...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.p...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/forumdisplay.php/154-For-Sale
  19. I have two water filtration systems that I've...

    I have two water filtration systems that I've landed on. The first is a Sawyer Squeeze with a CNOC bag. The second is the Katadyn BeFree with a HydraPak Seeker collapsible bottle. There are - of...
  20. Welcome to the forums, Chris! As Bob suggests, HG...

    Welcome to the forums, Chris! As Bob suggests, HG will give you great customer service and help out. Here are my two cents:
    1. Red is head for that hammock, from what my friend who owns one says
    2....
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    I've enjoyed my 20-degree Zep tremendously. It's...

    I've enjoyed my 20-degree Zep tremendously. It's dead simple to set up, and I've taken it down to 12 degrees without any issues. Good piece of kit for sure.
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    Yes it is. Sorry for the crappy photography! I...

    Yes it is. Sorry for the crappy photography! I can set it back up tonight in the back yard and take additional photos. I hadn't really played around much with the attachment options before setting...
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    It may also be that George was sick recently and...

    It may also be that George was sick recently and may still be recovering from a backlog of orders. :)
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    "Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment...

    "Patience is a virtue, but there comes a moment when you must stop being patient and take the day by the throat and shake it. If it fights back; fine. I'd rather end up bloody at the end of the day,...
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    Well, I did take it out this weekend but also got...

    Well, I did take it out this weekend but also got a used Loco Libre 30 degree mailed the same day I left for the trip, so at the last minute, I decided to use the Loco Libre instead. It fit like a...
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    Hung my new Banyan this weekend under a dyneema...

    Hung my new Banyan this weekend under a dyneema HG tarp. Looking forward to seeing what Dutch comes up with to protect the tips of the spreader bars, although the ends don't have any burrs on them...
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    Fits just fine. I'll still have to take it out...

    Fits just fine. I'll still have to take it out this weekend to try it out overnight, but I'd say there's no point of me getting a different UQ for the Banyan. And yes, both are camo patterns- just...
  28. I can bring my Sven saw too but don't have an axe...

    I can bring my Sven saw too but don't have an axe because I do what Phantom suggests and bring a knife to baton wood.
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    Another option to consider is the Ridge Creek XL...

    Another option to consider is the Ridge Creek XL underquilt from Arrowhead Equipment. It's insulation is synthetic - not down - but I'll be trying it out with the Banyan when it arrives later this...
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    I asked a question on the Banyan page about this...

    I asked a question on the Banyan page about this and the response was that they are currently designing and testing a solution. More bling coming. :)
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    I wondered whether folks might consider a UCR for...

    I wondered whether folks might consider a UCR for this application. I tried the whoopie sling idea but I must have made it too long because it's always dangling down. Seems like a UCR would be a...
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    So about the bug net and structural ridgelines......

    So about the bug net and structural ridgelines... I think they are structural in that they are intended to have a similar amount of tension on them as a gathered end hammock so that you know you've...
  33. I've been researching this as well, and in...

    I've been researching this as well, and in general, there's not a ton of tree hanging possibilities on the Outer Banks in particular, or along the coast in general. Even though one of the NC State...
  34. Hey you should join our group hang this coming...

    Hey you should join our group hang this coming weekend!

    Beech Creek hammock hang - CalTopo
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    FS: DM me about the UQ. :)

    DM me about the UQ. :)
  36. I assumed a little bit based on Phantom's...

    I assumed a little bit based on Phantom's description, so hopefully this is about the right situation. The spur trail that connects to the Uwharrie trail isn't in CalTopo, so it's just a straight...
  37. Woo hoo! Another group hang with all you fine...

    Woo hoo! Another group hang with all you fine folken. I'm in. I'll probably be setting up in the dark Friday night but that's fine. Someone who is in the lunch arrival crowd DM me so we text in...
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    At the last Group hang I went to, a number of...

    At the last Group hang I went to, a number of folks had bridge hammocks with tarps that have the internal pole mods to create more room so the spreader bars don't hit the sides of the tarp and rip...
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    Me too. Ordered the camo version. Looking...

    Me too. Ordered the camo version. Looking forward to seeing how the dual ridgeline situation works. I have the Arrowhead Equipment Ridge Creek XL UQ, and I know they say it's not intended to fit...
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    Question: Are most of the group hangs in NC on...

    Question: Are most of the group hangs in NC on paid group sites requiring reservations like this one? Just wondering if there aren't more dispersed camping options here. In Colorado, I never paid...
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    I wondered whether someone might come along and...

    I wondered whether someone might come along and invent something that could be usable for the tent cities that seem to be ubiquitous nowadays in the US.
    ...
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    What's the magic number of hammocks that family...

    What's the magic number of hammocks that family members need to see before an intervention is suggested? Lemme think, I have: two Eno doublenests, REI Flash Air, Dutchware Chameleon, Dutchware wide...
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    What is it with this trend toward hot tents? And...

    What is it with this trend toward hot tents? And hammock hot tents? I just don't see the use case for it myself (as a backpacker, not car camper).
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    I'm sure someone on this forum can probably...

    I'm sure someone on this forum can probably answer your question, but I'm wondering if the 3-point suspension is really just to hold two hammocks (same attachment point on foot end, different...
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    Have you seen this video? Continuous Ridgeline...

    Have you seen this video?

    Continuous Ridgeline with tato tarp connector - YouTube
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    See you there! If you want to try out other...

    See you there! If you want to try out other hammocks, this would be a great approach. I don't have a WBBB or El Dorado to try, but I'd gladly let you try any of mine out. You may want to consider...
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    I also remember seeing a tutorial on these from...

    I also remember seeing a tutorial on these from Triple Nickel Outdoors...
    Tarp Soft Shackle Tutorial - YouTube
  48. Bridge Buttons – Fugal Innovations...

    Bridge Buttons – Fugal Innovations (fugal-innovations.com)
  49. I agree that you CAN make it work. I have the...

    I agree that you CAN make it work. I have the 12' standard tarp with doors in camo and a WBRR, and as long as you have the tips of the spreader bars covered (aftermarket add-on), you should be fine,...
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    I know that this post might "out" me as a ground...

    I know that this post might "out" me as a ground dweller at times, but one thing that the design of the Amok doesn't allow for is putting straps around the pad to hold your TQ in place (which a lot...
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