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    Sadly, it looks like the Vario Hammock Stand has...

    Sadly, it looks like the Vario Hammock Stand has been discontinued by its manufacturer (Byer of Maine). But Byer of Maine is still selling the $39.95 Vario Hammock Extender -- which hopefully would...
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    FS: Condition? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Condition?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    I've used both the Molly Mac with Dutch SEEP and...

    I've used both the Molly Mac with Dutch SEEP and the fully enclosed warbonnet.

    Both have pros and cons.

    I like the warbonnet because it fully encloses the Hammock. The only thing that I don't...
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    In my experience, winter tarp is NOT a substitute...

    In my experience, winter tarp is NOT a substitute for a hammock sock! Unless your winter tarp goes down to the ground/snow, wind can get underneath the tap and not just make you cold, but it can also...
  5. Am wondering if anybody who's actually used this...

    Am wondering if anybody who's actually used this interesting setup could comment on experiences therewith?
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    Hammock Sock experiences (and variations with TopCover and UQ protector)

    OK, so I've tried all the various combo's:
    - Just top
    - Top with UQ protector
    - Just sock
    - Sock and top

    In my experience, the non-sock options only work well when it isn't windy.
    - Just top:...
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    FS: Still available and still a great deal ...

    Still available and still a great deal ...
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    FS: New HammockGear 0F Phoenix UQ

    I've got to stop buying UQs ... I now have six and some have to go ...

    This is a totally new, unused HammockGear 0F Phoenix UQ.

    - Outer Color: Argon 67 Black
    - Inner Color: Argon 67...
  9. I greatly look forward to this outing each year. ...

    I greatly look forward to this outing each year. This year's didn't disappoint. So many friendly people (and two friendly pooches). Reacquainted with old friends and made a few new ones. Good...
  10. FS: Still Available -- Great Price

    Still available at the great price of 10% off of the new price = $314 shipped to CONUS

    I consider this to be a great value for one of the best and warmest TQs around ...
  11. Not sure what I've missed by not reading the...

    Not sure what I've missed by not reading the previous 90+ entries in this thread, but am planning on arriving Saturday morning. I look forward to this all year ...

    Eric
  12. Shug: no fair showing off Empire stuff. It is...

    Shug: no fair showing off Empire stuff. It is wonderful stuff - but unavailable at any price :-(
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    Why are you selling it? Does the soil completely...

    Why are you selling it? Does the soil completely clean off of it (so that it is "like new")? Are there any other ways that it is not "like new"?
  14. FS: I don't have a scale, but according to the...

    I don't have a scale, but according to the manufacturer's website, including the overstuff, this should come in at about 31.56 oz.
  15. FS: Full Taper and sewn foot box (like a mummy bag).

    Full Taper and sewn foot box (like a mummy bag).
  16. FS: Virtually New UGQ Flight Jacket 0F TQ w 20% overstuff - a VERY warm TQ - 10% off

    I've got four topquilts and need to sell one of them ...

    What we have here is a (used exactly once) virtually new & unused Underground Quilts (UGQ) Flight Jacket 0F Wide/Long TQ w 3 oz of...
  17. FS: I don't have a scale, but based on manufacturer's...

    I don't have a scale, but based on manufacturer's advertised values, it should have about 24.39 oz of fill and it should weigh about 33.75 oz overall. When you have as much fill as this does (i.e.,...
  18. FS: New UGQ Renegade 0F TQ w 26% overstuff - a VERY warm TQ - 10% off

    I've got five topquilts and need to sell two of them ...

    What we have here is a new/unused Underground Quilts (UGQ) Renegade 0F Wide/Long TQ w 4 oz of fullbody overstuff PLUS 1 oz of footbox...
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    WB Super-Fly out for 22 months because I'm a full-time hanger ...

    In answer to the question as to why I left it out so long --

    I've been virtually a full-time hanger for the past two-and-a-half years (it's actually probably closer to 90% of the time overall, but...
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    FS: Sold to bwhntMT. Payment Received.

    Sold to bwhntMT. Payment Received.
  21. Thread: top quilt

    by altruistguy
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    Check the 20 degree HG Burro I list in the For...

    Check the 20 degree HG Burro I list in the For Sale section
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    FS: New HammockGear 20F Burrow - 10% off

    HammockGear 20F Burro TQ

    I have too many topquilts (six) and need to sell some.

    What we have here is a new/unused HammockGear 20F Burro Standard/Standard Width TQ

    Here's specs:...
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    FS: New HammockGear 0F Incubator UQ

    I've got to stop buying UQs ... I now have six and some have to go ...

    This is a totally new, unused HammockGear 0F Incubator UQ.

    - Outer Color: Argon 67 Black
    - Inner Color: Argon 67...
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    WB SuperFly -- Super Durable!

    I laid to rest a good friend recently.

    After 22 months of being continuously exposed to the elements of Michigan, my Warbonnet SuperFly tarp gave up the ghost.

    During this time, while...
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    FS: Photos ...

    OK, I figured out how to get some photos here.

    This is a beautiful, warm, completely unused, new TQ. Who wants a great value on a really warm TQ? 10% off of new price.

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    FS: Bump ...

    Bump ...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/118904-HammockGear-0%C2%B0F-Burro-TQ
  28. FS: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
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    FS: This year -- it was a combination of imprudently...

    This year -- it was a combination of imprudently buying too much stuff and receiving too much stuff as gifts. I really don't need seven TQs ...
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    FS: HammockGear 0F Burro TQ

    I have too many topquilts (seven) and need to cull the herd somewhat.

    What we have here is a new/unused HammockGear 0F Burro Standard/Standard Width TQ

    Here's specs:

    HammockGear 0F Burro...
  31. Review: 20 UGQ FlightJacket, HammockGear Burro, Warbonnet Mamba, EnLIGHTenedEquipment RevX

    This is a review of 20F Down TopQuilts.

    Over the past two years, I've owned and had extensive use of each of the following 20 Top Quilts:

    - UnderGroundQuilts (UGQ) Flight Jacket 20 w 2 oz...
  32. Darn! Dates interfere with long-standing prior...

    Darn! Dates interfere with long-standing prior commitment. I'll miss you guys!
  33. Call Brandon and see if he can get it to you in time

    Like many folks, I got my start in a HH and graduated to more evolved hammocks like the WBBB. If your heart is set on the BB (and it sounds like it is), then I recommend you E-Mail and/or telephone...
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    Probably a custom deal

    This looks like a custom deal by somebody who is quite handy with machining aluminum.

    The slickest manufactured one that am aware of is the Hammeck Stand.

    Aside from that, Tato Gear has a slick...
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    Hello Mark, Am glad that you were comfy. If I...

    Hello Mark,

    Am glad that you were comfy. If I were you, I would only do this on overnight "backyard-" type adventures. That vapor from your breath had to go somewhere. The only possible place...
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    FS: How stored (compressed or uncompressed; Smoking...

    How stored (compressed or uncompressed; Smoking home)?

    What's condition (i.e., how is it different from perfect/brand new; what's wrong with it)?
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    SOLD: Condition? Anything wrong with it?

    Condition? Anything wrong with it?
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    SOLD: How stored (compressed/uncompressed)? In Smoking...

    How stored (compressed/uncompressed)? In Smoking or non-smoking home?
  39. Thread: Width

    by altruistguy
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    I'm 6'1" and about your weight. I've got a...

    I'm 6'1" and about your weight.

    I've got a standard Warbonnet Blackbird (10') and was OK in it. I got a Warbonnet Blackbird XLC (11' x 60") and feel a bit more comfortable in it. I've also got a...
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    I'm 6'1". I've got an 11' x 72" Dangerbird. I...

    I'm 6'1". I've got an 11' x 72" Dangerbird. I find that the 72" is dramatically too wide for me. There's just WAY too much material on the sides when I'm diagonal. Some suggest that the wider...
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    I've used both the one from AHE...

    I've used both the one from AHE and 2QZQ. They are both very good and get the job done quite well.
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    My then-10 yo daughter named my Hennessy Hammock,...

    My then-10 yo daughter named my Hennessy Hammock, "Vortex". Being somewhat mathematically sophisticated, I thought that "Vertex" might be more appropriate for a gathered-end hammock, but I went with...
  43. Full-time hanger here. I've got a WBRR set-up...

    Full-time hanger here.

    I've got a WBRR set-up semi-permanently in my backyard. It's been there all fall and all winter here in MI. Using the WB Cloudburst tarp that was made to be used with the...
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    Do you feel that the grommets are really needed...

    Do you feel that the grommets are really needed in the first place?
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    One or two of the rivets came off on mine too. ...

    One or two of the rivets came off on mine too. But I decided not to worry about it. Virtually no stresses there, in my opinion.
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    Well, I, for one, was sold on synthetics until I...

    Well, I, for one, was sold on synthetics until I was 49 (2013). Then I met Paul of UGQ.

    All my life until that point, I'd been thinking that -- since there is always a chance of rain on any...
  47. Full-time hanger here. The top-cover is a...

    Full-time hanger here. The top-cover is a convenient "boost" to the warmth of your setup. It replicates a hammock-sock -- supposing that there is little wind.

    I find that if you are using a...
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    I tried descender rings and straps once. They...

    I tried descender rings and straps once. They immediately slipped totally. I suppose that, in order for them to work, they need a well-tied backup knot. I didn't bother with even trying these...
  49. Incidentally, I tried (once) wearing felt boot...

    Incidentally, I tried (once) wearing felt boot liners inside my sleeping bag. I don't remember how cold it was outside, but this was totally inadequate. I was wearing thick wool socks inside the...
  50. Sold to Maytag. Mods, please close thread.

    Sold to Maytag. Mods, please close thread.
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