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  1. I wish them luck. I do wish that mail order...

    I wish them luck. I do wish that mail order companies would prominently display traditional business contact information on their websites.
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    Well I came to find out that the Ridge Creek UQ...

    Well I came to find out that the Ridge Creek UQ will fit into the Kelty 6in x 12in compression sack that compresses to 6x9in. While the Owyhee TQ will fit into the Coghlan's 10L 7in x 16in...
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    TQ packed size

    Just got tracking on my top and bottom quilts. But I am curious as to the packed size the Owyhee TQ.
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    I read the post as well and didnt think it...

    I read the post as well and didnt think it warrented a chuckle. The kid chooses not to use down. Can't see much wrong with that.
  5. Thread: UQ at REI

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    Ill point this out too... ENO claims their...

    Ill point this out too...

    ENO claims their Blaze UQ is 80"x48", 25, 24oz, with 750 duck down and priced at $299 retail

    EE Revolt is 74"x44".
    @ 30 750 duck down, is 22oz and priced at $215....
  6. Thread: UQ at REI

    by Tuckahoe
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    I just last week placed an order with Paul @...

    I just last week placed an order with Paul @ AHE... I hope he's working on it now :D

    I do not automatically order from cottage or small manufactures because they are "ours" or turn my nose up at...
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    In the online world all anyone is, is a screen...

    In the online world all anyone is, is a screen name. Post counts, join dates, and actual meaningful contributions to a forum are decent indicators of whether a transaction will go smoothly or be a...
  8. Thread: Howdy from VA

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    Welcome from Tidewater!

    Welcome from Tidewater!
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    Welcome! Grew up in Chesapeake myself... Great...

    Welcome! Grew up in Chesapeake myself... Great Bridge '88!
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    The Cloudburst is the tarp that Warbonnet...

    The Cloudburst is the tarp that Warbonnet intended to pair with their Ridge Runner hammock. The side pull outs of the Cloudburst are aligned with the position of the hammock's spreader bars.
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    http://johncwalton.com/WindowOutdoors/Dew%20Frost%...

    http://johncwalton.com/WindowOutdoors/Dew%20Frost%20Condensation%20and%20Radiation.htm
  12. Guy's wife leaves him. See what he did to her wedding dress.

    Well yes, this does have a little something to do with hammocks...:laugh:

    http://www.viralnova.com/wedding-dress/
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    Thru-hiker --...

    Thru-hiker -- http://thru-hiker.com/materials/insulation.php
  14. Two to four weeks seems to be more than...

    Two to four weeks seems to be more than reasonable to me. Are we expecting small custom cottage manufacturers to keep enough stock on hand for immediate shipment?
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    Thanks, cpverne's threads were one of the many...

    Thanks, cpverne's threads were one of the many that I spent time reading.
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    WBRR DIY Underquilt

    I keep going back and forth with myself, whether I should buy an underquilt or make my own. I have pretty much settled on making it, but still have a couple questions. This will be for my WBRR.

    I...
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    Congrats! I've enjoyed my Ridgerunner and I am...

    Congrats! I've enjoyed my Ridgerunner and I am sure you will too.
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    Hello neighbor! Welcome to the forum!

    Hello neighbor! Welcome to the forum!
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    In my non-expert opinion, one can be a camper...

    In my non-expert opinion, one can be a camper without necessarily being a hiker, but it is rather hard to be a hiker without being a camper.
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    Reminds me of something i saw this past spring......

    Reminds me of something i saw this past spring...

    I had originally posted this on another forum --


    http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb77/Tuckahoe64/attachment_zps6364110d.jpeg
  21. Ha ha! I know you too. Welcome Drybones!

    Ha ha! I know you too. Welcome Drybones!
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    Hey Xtrekker if you dont mind me asking, where in...

    Hey Xtrekker if you dont mind me asking, where in Tidewater are ya?
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    That's because yall's winters have been...

    That's because yall's winters have been vacationing in Virginia the laxt few years...

    http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb77/Tuckahoe64/SnowDayJanuary302010051.jpg
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    Whoopieslings.com. Carries climbing rated CAMP...

    Whoopieslings.com. Carries climbing rated CAMP Nano carabiners at I believe $5.50 ea. When I was shopping for carabiners they were the cheapest that I found.
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    Oh nothing farby there. Like I said it was a...

    Oh nothing farby there. Like I said it was a maintenance and construction trip. Sigh... We don't have engineer troops to do that for us.

    Being a work weekend it was the first chance I had to get...
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    Back home now and I had two wonderful nights in...

    Back home now and I had two wonderful nights in the hammock. Here are some random observations

    This forum has been a great resource and I am glad I put the time into reading as much as I could on...
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    Well, the first night was a great success. I...

    Well, the first night was a great success. I slept great, best night sleeping out in a long time. Using the pad and sleeping bag, I certainly understand even better the value of top and bottom...
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    Well here I am. It is 12:07am and I'm all set up....

    Well here I am. It is 12:07am and I'm all set up. Took me about 40 minutes to set up the hammock and tarp in the dark. I've got the tarp pulled out wide so I'm not using the pull outs. All comfy and...
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    First Hang! On the way...

    I am writing this traveling with some friends up I-95 to Pennsylvania. We're WW1 reenactors and heading up to our recreated Western Front battlefield to do some maintenance on our trenches.
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  30. Thread: Seam Sealer

    by Tuckahoe
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    It's pretty simple. No matter what, the seam is...

    It's pretty simple. No matter what, the seam is the weakest part of the tarp. The silnylon fabric may have a high hydrostatic head rating, but the seam will not have that same rating. The seam has...
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    Funds Received. SOLD

    Funds Received. SOLD
  32. Thread: Seam Sealer

    by Tuckahoe
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    The tarp fabric is silicone impregnated nylon...

    The tarp fabric is silicone impregnated nylon (silnylon). This creates a waterproof fabric, that does not need to be treated. The seam sealing is necessary, because in the sewing process, the...
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    Nope, that's the reason for the difference in...

    Nope, that's the reason for the difference in price between bulk and measured.
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    http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/tent_pole.shtml...

    http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/tent_pole.shtml

    Zpacks has lightweight carbon fiber tent poles if someone is so inclined.
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    Yup Acer, you are the next in line.

    Yup Acer, you are the next in line.
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    SOLD:Snow Peak Giga Power Stove

    Sold Pending Funds

    For sale is a Snow Peak Giga Power stove with auto ignition.

    Gently used, with the usual heat caused discoloration of the burner and pot stand.

    $25 obo shipped. Paypal...
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    From my wanderings around the web, Wilderness...

    From my wanderings around the web, Wilderness Logics is about the cheapest you'll get. They sell by the ounce and will bag it up in half ounce and ounce baggies. All for $7 an ounce.

    Most other...
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    I thought it was funny that someone referred to...

    I thought it was funny that someone referred to the thread as squabbling.

    The one thing I noticed about this forum and hammock reviews was how little there was in the way of negetive reviews of...
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    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/kick-ass-quilts...

    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/kick-***-quilts.html

    Arrowhead Equipment's Kickass Quilts has the Potomac quilt for the Hennessy Hammocks.
  40. Thread: Seam Sealer

    by Tuckahoe
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    A couple years ago, the last time I bought talcum...

    A couple years ago, the last time I bought talcum powder/baby powder, I had a hard time finding it in the drug stores nearest to me. Had to go to one of the large box stores. I even got a funny...
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    Yup Wilderness Logics --...

    Yup Wilderness Logics -- http://wildernesslogics.com/850-White-Goose-Down-850-Down.htm
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    Cook kit SOLD

    Cook kit SOLD
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    If you are pinching pennies, ask about blemished...

    If you are pinching pennies, ask about blemished hammocks at Warbonnet. Thats the route I went when I ordered my Ridgerunner. I am pretty pleased too, as I cannot tell what is blemished about it.
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    You got it. Check your PM box for details.

    You got it. Check your PM box for details.
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    SOLD:Snow Peak Trek 1400 Cookset

    For sale is a Snow Peak aluminum Trek 1400 cook set.

    I bought this cook set in 2010 and have only tried it out once at home, with dish of fried green tomatoes. I have not taken this set out on a...
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    +1 this. I have heard one tent manufacturer...

    +1 this.

    I have heard one tent manufacturer say that their silnylon and nearly all sil comes from China.

    Looking up some retailers, Joanne's fabrics has ripstop listed as being from China, but...
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    And at that point we are just playing with words,...

    And at that point we are just playing with words, especially as the words each mean the same and are meant to convey the same idea.
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    As a relative beginner, that's exactly how I view...

    As a relative beginner, that's exactly how I view ENO hammocks, as a beginner hammock. Beginner does not mean an inferior product, but it does mean to me the mass produced and easy to find at a...
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    And I'm assuming from what I have seen here in...

    And I'm assuming from what I have seen here in the site, that the differential is only necessary on the length of the uq or tq, and not at the head or foot?
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    Differential in Synthetic UQ

    In the construction of an UQ using a synthetic insulation, how much of a differential does their need to be between the exterior fabric layers to maintain loft (especially for a bridge hammock UQ).
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