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    Is it Digital-Camo or Olive Brown?

    Is it Digital-Camo or Olive Brown?
  2. There is no guarantee you can sleep on your side...

    There is no guarantee you can sleep on your side in a bridge hammock. You won't know until you try. If you can't try, don't buy. BTW, the Blackbird is a gather end hammock. It's the Ridgerunner that...
  3. Thanks folks. I've really been researching...

    Thanks folks. I've really been researching hammock suspensions and knots in general. I never thought the suspension part would be a fun aspect of hanging, but it has. I was a Sea Scout when I was a...
  4. *crickets* Bad idea then?

    *crickets*

    Bad idea then?
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    MSG Marlinspike Hitch

    MSG
    Marlinspike Hitch
  6. In my case it would be that piece of rope wrapped...

    In my case it would be that piece of rope wrapped around each end of my Hennessy Explorer that the hammock would then hang from.

    on edit; Sorry. I'd be adjusting it by slipping the 'biner from the...
  7. Thanks folks. Just didn't want to pickup any bad...

    Thanks folks. Just didn't want to pickup any bad habits. Thanks silentorpheus for the link.

    So if one wanted to tie their hammock rope directly (sans whoopie) to that 'biner, would there be a...
  8. Is there anything "wrong" about this suspension technique?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VczGvhmwDGI
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    Sticky: My initials.

    My initials.
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    For Phoenix area members...

    I'll be attending work-related classes in Phoenix during the second week in March. Is anyone interested in mentoring a newbie on the proper way to set up a Hennessy Explorer Deluxe Ultralight Zip? I...
  11. The following advice is based on my observation...

    The following advice is based on my observation that newbies go through a few (or sometimes many) hammocks until they find one that works for them.

    With the above in mind my advice is to read...
  12. Thanks Donna! :thumbup1:

    Thanks Donna! :thumbup1:
  13. Mod 4: Are triple zips on both sides standard for the mod?

    Re: the title. I can't really tell because it seems like in videos I've seen the mod 4 has the trips only on one side. :confused:
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    Thanks to everyone who contributed to this...

    Thanks to everyone who contributed to this thread. Based on the info in this thread and other threads here at the forum, I've decided to buy chulabooner's Hennessey Explorer Ultralite Zip. And so the...
  15. I'll Take it, per the details of our pm's

    I'll Take it, per the details of our pm's
  16. How long are the straps? Is this...

    How long are the straps? Is this the tarp?
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    I'll pm you if I'm gonna be in the area. Thanks

    I'll pm you if I'm gonna be in the area. Thanks
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    Apparently they still sell them in Canada....

    Apparently they still sell them in Canada. http://helsdonoutdoors.com/

    http://www.gear-up.com/products/category/equipment-6/tents-shelters/hammock-tents
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    My decision for my first hammock changes hourly....

    My decision for my first hammock changes hourly. :)
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    I don't understand the terms "right asym lay" and...

    I don't understand the terms "right asym lay" and "left asym lay" and I don't understand if those terms have anything to do with side sleeping. What the deal on that?
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    I'm looking at those now and that seems to be a...

    I'm looking at those now and that seems to be a frequent comment from Snipe owners. The price for the Snipe ($105.00/free shipping) includes whoopies and tree straps.
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    I guess I kinda knew when I asked. :o

    I guess I kinda knew when I asked. :o
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    I might just go down to my local Sportsman's...

    I might just go down to my local Sportsman's Warehouse, and if they have a liberal return policy, I'll buy a Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro, try it out and return it if I just can't get comfortable....
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    Here's another thing; I have to be able to change...

    Here's another thing; I have to be able to change back and forth from left to right. This goes on all night long. How frequently I can't say. Perhaps 3 times on each side. I have pain from chronic...
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    Side sleepers: get in here!

    Is there any kind of consensus as to what is the best hammock for side sleeping? I ask this because when reading the reviews there will be both pro and con recommendations with regard to the same...
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    Thanks Guys. And frenchycamp, if I'm planning on...

    Thanks Guys. And frenchycamp, if I'm planning on going down that way I'll shoot you a message first
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    Hello from New Mexico

    Hello. I live in the 4 corners area of New Mexico near the Colorado border. I'm looking for any member in my area who might be willing to let me look at their hammocks. I have no idea what I want or...
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