Search:

Type: Posts; User: BC9696

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,491

    Anyone else hunt with a hammock?

    Anyone else hunt with a hammock?
  2. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,491

    Never crossed my mind to hunt from it but then, I...

    Never crossed my mind to hunt from it but then, I do all western spot & stalk w/ a bow. Some guys on a hunting forum thought a hammock for chasing elk in the Rockies was ludicrous. But to me, a...
  3. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,491

    Defintely easier to find a spot to hang than...

    Defintely easier to find a spot to hang than pitch a tent sometimes. But have you used a hammock while hunting?
  4. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,491

    I don't understand why it cannot be both as a...

    I don't understand why it cannot be both as a hammock is a shelter used in plenty of outdoor activities, including hunting. I am wondering how common they are used for this activity. But I removed...
  5. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,491

    Anyone do backcountry hunts w/ a hammock?

    Post up those pics! How many days do you spend hammock hunting? Any problems that would be resolved by going to ground with a tent? Any advantages? Apologies to any tree huggers who might find this...
  6. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,585

    Lightning Protection

    I prefer a hammock in storms because if lightning strikes near you in a tent you get the whole zap if everything is wet. How much current would be passed through your suspension? I dunno but it has...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    594

    I used the Z-liner on a hunt for a week. ...

    I used the Z-liner on a hunt for a week.

    http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg111/BC9696/030_zps61e8b280.jpg

    It snowed all day, every day with temps in the high teens and strong wind chill.
    ...
  8. Replies
    1
    Views
    144

    WTB 0-10 degree quilt

    For tent camping. EE or comparable. 6"-6'.6" long, wide, down. Will paypal funds immediately.
  9. Replies
    52
    Views
    4,400

    Lightning in the backcountry

    Is there any definitive research addressing ways hammockers can mitigate risk of lightning? I feel I am less susceptible to getting zapped when suspended between trees than I would be in a tent on...
  10. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,585

    Glad some of you found it useful.

    Glad some of you found it useful.
  11. Thread: Go-to-ground?

    by BC9696
    Replies
    19
    Views
    738

    That's when I lighten my load and take a...

    That's when I lighten my load and take a tarptent. https://www.tarptent.com/#

    http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/gg111/BC9696/trekpoles_zpsfcda4904.jpg

    http://www.tarptent.com/photos/ss2-10.jpg
  12. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,585

    If you are hit directly, you're probably toast...

    If you are hit directly, you're probably toast however, the overwhelming majority of risk results from ground current and side flash...both of which could be mitigated by some sort on non-conductive...
  13. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,585

    Haha, you are funny. If you look you'll see the...

    Haha, you are funny. If you look you'll see the article above comes from AZ backcountry experts. For the stunning stats on AZ lightning (as it pertains to hunting season) visit...
  14. Replies
    48
    Views
    3,585

    Lightning in the backcountry

    Here's a terrific article explaining the subject of lightning and I for one am stunned to learn where the juice is and how many people are exposed. Clearly hanging is better than being on the ground...
  15. CalTrans strikes again!

    CalTrans strikes again!
  16. i'll take the sling...PM your Paypal info okay?

    i'll take the sling...PM your Paypal info okay?
  17. FYI from a local here...Caltrans often says one...

    FYI from a local here...Caltrans often says one thing and does another. The mess at Ortega has been underway for quite a while and is years from completion. Whatever you "hope" for...pad your...
  18. Ortega Closure This Weekend For any South Cal...

    Ortega Closure This Weekend

    For any South Cal Inland Empire to Orange County drivers (or vice versa), Ortega is going to be closed Friday night at midnight through Sunday night at midnight for...
  19. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,179

    I shoulda listened to you. I now have it MUCH...

    I shoulda listened to you. I now have it MUCH snugger to the hammock and will try again tonight. Bailed outta the hammock at 2:45am when i didn't warm up. How long should it take for a properly...
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,179

    I'm gonna put on a light merino base layer, wool...

    I'm gonna put on a light merino base layer, wool socks and beanie and crawl under the Woobie. I have to say, you're a genius Kent. The way you designed this thing just amazes me. I've never used a UQ...
  21. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,179

    Waiting for the temp drop this coming...

    Waiting for the temp drop this coming weekend...been too warm for a proper test. My dogs look at me funny when I sleep in the backyard...I think they learned that from my wife.
  22. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,179

    I'm thinking about a Kifaru Woobie inside my...

    I'm thinking about a Kifaru Woobie inside my hammock (instead of a sleeping bag) with the UnderDoobie outside.
  23. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,179

    Hey Kent, I've been playing with different...

    Hey Kent, I've been playing with different configurations the UnderDoobie and am thinking I might wanna add these tiny red snaps you use to my Kifary Wooboe. They're so light and subtle, I don't...
  24. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,179

    Sorry Kent...run out and trademark that name now....

    Sorry Kent...run out and trademark that name now. Oh wait, mine's an UnderDoobie!! LOL After my last outing, I cannot wait to test this in the snow.
    ...
  25. Replies
    16
    Views
    3,179

    Frankenwoobie-the experiment begins

    A while back I mentioned I was working with Kent on this site to create a multi-application woobie/doobie suitable for the NW Territory. Well it is done. You haven’t seen this before!
    ...
  26. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    The sample you sent looks terrific...the heavier...

    The sample you sent looks terrific...the heavier Climasheild makes sense for my applications.
  27. Replies
    82
    Views
    3,903

    Fishlake or Strawberry Res would be worth the...

    Fishlake or Strawberry Res would be worth the drive from So. Cal. for me. I hunt those areas. Now if ya can locate a spot with carp as well, I'll bring my bowfishing gear.
  28. You've got money! Ortega is 50-50 for me but I...

    You've got money! Ortega is 50-50 for me but I appreciate your effort.
  29. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    Well doggone! Looks like a super duper doobie is...

    Well doggone! Looks like a super duper doobie is in the initial development stages. Thanks sarg.
  30. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    Yes, exactly. I will be taking a 15 day BP trip...

    Yes, exactly. I will be taking a 15 day BP trip and am looking at gear options with the most versatility possible. Only question remaining now is how much sarge is gonna charge me to convert a doobie...
  31. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    No joy with either company. This just in: Hey...

    No joy with either company. This just in:

    Hey Bruce,

    I don't know a lot about the Kifaru products but in my years of experiences making underquilts there are very few products that are made to...
  32. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    Kifaru just replied. Not an option apparently: ...

    Kifaru just replied. Not an option apparently:

    Bruce, not sure what you’re asking but we don’t modify or change our design. Sorry for the inconvenience.

    Heath Arshan
    Lead Customer Service...
  33. Thread: UQ vs Z-liner

    by BC9696
    Replies
    5
    Views
    519

    You'll be happy to learn you're wrong. I took a...

    You'll be happy to learn you're wrong. I took a backcountry dunking and learned the hard way about down. Now my bag is bulletproof, even if soaking wet.

    Watch the video at...
  34. Replies
    43
    Views
    3,262

    Wiggys suits me just fine...great bags. Can be...

    Wiggys suits me just fine...great bags. Can be done with right UQ and secondary bag and right tarp. But take heat packs just in case. Wear merino too.
  35. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    Thanks OB...very cool of you.

    Thanks OB...very cool of you.
  36. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    Yep

    I just sent Kifaru an email asking exactly this...they have done a lot of modifications on other products. I honestly think the Climasheild would be a much more effective UQ insulator than down and...
  37. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    Interesting

    Way to DIY there guy.
  38. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    I need to clarify this, I am looking at using the...

    I need to clarify this, I am looking at using the Doobie outside the hammock when hanging or inside the hammock when set up on the ground. My Wiggy's 20* bag is insulated with Lamilite (a...
  39. Replies
    50
    Views
    2,922

    UQ or Kifaru Doobie?

    Has anyone tried using the Climashield Doobie in place of an UQ? The weight is comparable, the Doobie is more weather resistant and multi-functional...and if you cannot hang (above treeline) and must...
  40. Thread: UQ vs Z-liner

    by BC9696
    Replies
    5
    Views
    519

    How bulky/heavy are they and do they make em out...

    How bulky/heavy are they and do they make em out of Climashield or Lamilite or something that isn't adversely affected by water like down?
  41. What happens when the ten parking spots are full?

    What happens when the ten parking spots are full?
  42. Thread: UQ vs Z-liner

    by BC9696
    Replies
    5
    Views
    519

    UQ vs Z-liner

    Thus far my camping has been in temps that the Z-liner works fine for (upper 40s or higher) but let's be honest, it's a PITA to haul around and attach. Is there a lighter, smaller (when stuffed) full...
  43. Thread: Tree substitute

    by BC9696
    Replies
    9
    Views
    937

    Well I can tell ya two things about using a...

    Well I can tell ya two things about using a ladder as a tree replacement. You can hang a hammock this way..................................but ya cannot climb in it. The ladder will fall right over...
  44. Thread: Poles fall down

    by BC9696
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,306

    The yellow poles do not fall when the weather...

    The yellow poles do not fall when the weather shield and bug netting are stuffed! Woot woot!!!
  45. Thread: UQ vs Z-liner

    by BC9696
    Replies
    8
    Views
    988

    Is the a UQ that is ideal for the NX-250? Do all...

    Is the a UQ that is ideal for the NX-250? Do all you guys use top quilts too?
  46. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,427

    ...and a Travel John urinal in the side pocket....

    ...and a Travel John urinal in the side pocket. LOL
  47. Replies
    56
    Views
    2,656

    How were the temps? Might bring a bow to shoot...

    How were the temps? Might bring a bow to shoot some carp if we end up nearby.
  48. Thread: UQ vs Z-liner

    by BC9696
    Replies
    8
    Views
    988

    UQ vs Z-liner

    Which do you use on your Clark?
  49. Thread: Tree substitute

    by BC9696
    Replies
    9
    Views
    937

    That sounds like a perfect solution and similar...

    That sounds like a perfect solution and similar to what I was thinking. Brilliant, thanks! Has anyone ever tried using a ladder?
  50. Thread: Tree substitute

    by BC9696
    Replies
    9
    Views
    937

    Tree substitute

    I don't have two tres close enough to hang in my backyard to experiment and need to install something. Prefer a removable pole of some sort. Anyone do something like this?
Results 1 to 50 of 115
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3