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  1. Someone made a video :) ...

    Someone made a video :)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgrxJv2Z3Tg
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    This is what I do: 1. Make sure the bugnet and...

    This is what I do:

    1. Make sure the bugnet and weather shield is closed completely
    2. Hang the hammock from the suspension, attempting to keep the foot end a tad higher than the head end
    3. toss...
  3. I did exactly that. My setup is precisely as you...

    I did exactly that. My setup is precisely as you describe: whoopie sling, toggle and marlin spike hitch and a tree strap with a loop at one end. (no dutch bling or carabiners involved)

    Works like...
  4. I replaced my clark ropes with DD hammock's...

    I replaced my clark ropes with DD hammock's whoopie sling kit and I haven't noticed any difference in lay at all. Just a lot easier to set up the hammock and adjust the lay :)
  5. Outstanding review!

    Outstanding review!
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    I just keep a couple of plastic bags in the...

    I just keep a couple of plastic bags in the pockets into which I stuff my muddy clothes or boots and then into the pockets afterwards. My NX-250 still looks almost brand new after 2 years. It's...
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    Looks very nice. My pre-velcro-all-around NX-250...

    Looks very nice. My pre-velcro-all-around NX-250 is starting to seem more and more ancient :P
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    This was an awesome contest! :D

    This was an awesome contest! :D
  9. Awesome stuff Makkan! Glad to hear you received...

    Awesome stuff Makkan! Glad to hear you received your parcel and it didn't cost too much extra
  10. I have very bad customs karma and it always...

    I have very bad customs karma and it always results in me paying approximately 50% on top of the list price.

    Jarbringer = $100
    Shipping to Denmark or Sweden = $36
    Tax and VAT (in Denmark, is the...
  11. Reading this thread, is much like a feel good...

    Reading this thread, is much like a feel good movie your significant other forces you to watch, and you end up enjoying. Except nobody is forcing you here and you just get to enjoy people being...
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    As always your videos are both funny and...

    As always your videos are both funny and informative.

    I saw this one even before I purchased my Snug pak under blanket and it was the reason I went with what can be considered as the cheap and...
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    Interesting. I'll admit I didn't understand much...

    Interesting. I'll admit I didn't understand much of either of your explanations of a solution, but it sounded like you were going to give his solution a try. So I'm patiently waiting and hoping for...
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    Thank you. I saw another person post a picture of...

    Thank you. I saw another person post a picture of an underquilt attached in the same fashion some weeks ago. I haven't had the opportunity to test this out myself yet, but it's on my "things to test"...
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    I went and bought some standard 4mm static nylon...

    I went and bought some standard 4mm static nylon rope and use that as a ridgeline under my tarp. Works great. I also bought some 2mm static nylon rope which I use as prussick loops attached to the...
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    I also made a ridgeline with prussicks for my...

    I also made a ridgeline with prussicks for my tarp. I also find it the best and easiest way to get the tarp where you want.
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    Thank you all very much. This clear it up a lot...

    Thank you all very much. This clear it up a lot for me. My only experience with an UQ is the snugpak underblanket and it has already got split suspension so I never though it could look any...
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    Adjusting suspension in order to fit an UQ

    I live in the old world and thus many of the cottage vendors otherwise very fine products would cost an arm and leg to get shipped here. So I've got my eyes on UK hammocks very nice quilts.

    Since...
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    Outstanding! Sounded like a great time out. The...

    Outstanding! Sounded like a great time out. The trip report was good fun.

    I'm tempted to join you guys sometime in the future. Not too long a drive från Skåne :)
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    At least you were in your backyard! I'd dare call...

    At least you were in your backyard! I'd dare call it a success since it got so much colder than your gear was designed to and you lasted several hours :)

    I did a similar test this past weekend,...
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    Snugpak quilts vs. DD quilts

    I know it's been mentioned in a few threads but I haven't seen a thread dedicated to this question.

    To specifiy the topic of this thread, I should probably mention that it's mainly aimed towards...
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    interesting way to attach the UQ. I'm going to...

    interesting way to attach the UQ. I'm going to attempt to see if I can attach the Snugpak Under blanket in a similar way.
  23. I'd recommend a down under quilt. Most quilts...

    I'd recommend a down under quilt. Most quilts works fine as far as I know.
  24. Thread: Clark 250

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    Welcome to the forum HungRight. There's far and...

    Welcome to the forum HungRight. There's far and long between european clark users, so it's always a delight to see another :) Love your introduction post!
  25. Thread: Clark Tracelite?

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    I never heard of this till now. This must be a...

    I never heard of this till now. This must be a very new product. Can't wait for a review :) The information on the Clark homepage is not really that detailed and there's only one picture.
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    As a cold sleeper, I need extra insulation...

    As a cold sleeper, I need extra insulation besides the pockets at temperatures below 10 degree celsius. At 0 celsius (32f) I stay toasty using a snugpak underblanket and empty pockets and am able to...
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    I bought the DD whoopie setup from DD to use with...

    I bought the DD whoopie setup from DD to use with my NX-250 Clark hammock. It works like a charm and it by far the single greatest upgrade I've made to my hammock. It's like hanging in easy mode! :)
  28. I've been looking forward to reading your trip...

    I've been looking forward to reading your trip report after following your preparations thread for so long. I'm more than thrilled to see the report turn out to great. It's by far the best trip...
  29. I still felt the difference from Göteborg to...

    I still felt the difference from Göteborg to Sundsvall to be tremendous but I certainly like the Norwegian woman's saying :D
  30. The water in streams are probably cleaner than...

    The water in streams are probably cleaner than any other water people have in their homes so I wouldn't bother with water purification :)

    As others mentioned and I also touched upon, the biggest...
  31. Bring antihistamines. Even if you're not allergic...

    Bring antihistamines. Even if you're not allergic to anything they'll help with the mosquito bites you WILL get :)
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    Nice! Bohusleden is beautiful :)

    Nice! Bohusleden is beautiful :)
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    Very nice. Congratulations on your new kit :)

    Very nice. Congratulations on your new kit :)
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    Looks lovely!

    Looks lovely!
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    Very nice link and review. I read it a few times...

    Very nice link and review. I read it a few times before buying my Snugpak Underblanket.

    But this thread is about the new DD Underblanket which is an improved version of the SnugPak Underblanket....
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    This new DD underblanket seem to solve some of...

    This new DD underblanket seem to solve some of the issues I have with the snugpak underblanket. Lighter and also cheeper (I think). I don't remember the snugpak temperature rating, but I've taken my...
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    You can also ground stake the Clark if needed be,...

    You can also ground stake the Clark if needed be, just like the DD.

    I had a cheap DD as my first hammock and never had a good night sleep in it. I admit I had absolutely no knowledge of...
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    I got the standard XL Clark tarp. It's got 6 tie...

    I got the standard XL Clark tarp. It's got 6 tie outs and it's a wee bit hex shaped, but I have to play close attention to see which end is the head end and which is the foot end. I have probably...
  39. Thread: New Z-Liners

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    Tempting to get the old NX-250 retrofitted at...

    Tempting to get the old NX-250 retrofitted at Clark them selves. Unfortunately it's a tad expensive to ship from Europe to the states and then back again. Only way to make it viable, is if I could...
  40. Thread: New Z-Liners

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    I unpacked my Old style NX-250 to see if it would...

    I unpacked my Old style NX-250 to see if it would be possible to retrofit the velcro needed above the pockets to fit the new style Z-liner. It seems to be do-able. The only slight problem I see, is...
  41. Thread: New Z-Liners

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    They state on their site that they're using...

    They state on their site that they're using climashield material. No idea if it's APEX or one of the other variants of climashield.
  42. Thread: New Z-Liners

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    Good point regarding adding velcro to be able to...

    Good point regarding adding velcro to be able to use the old food piece and the new z-liner :)

    I'm currently using the snugpak underblanket as my sole mean of external insulation and then the...
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    Going to have to check my calendar (girlfriend)...

    Going to have to check my calendar (girlfriend) if I can participate in this. I might be able to poke a few friends too. I've never been that far north in Sweden before but have wanted to for a long...
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    There are extremely many trails which you can...

    There are extremely many trails which you can hike in Sweden. Basically you can hike from the very North of Sweden, far north of the polar circle, all the way down to Skåne in the south. Some 2000km....
  45. Thread: New Z-Liners

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    I'm going to have to unpack my, apparently old,...

    I'm going to have to unpack my, apparently old, NX-250 to see if there is room for the velcro strip. I'm a bit worried there might not be.

    I do like to concept of being able to add extra layers of...
  46. Thread: New Z-Liners

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    It seems like you're right, that the update to...

    It seems like you're right, that the update to the NX-250 is a strip of velcro running the full length of the hammock on either side to fit the z-liner to. I just wonder why they claim you can't use...
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    I experienced the same problem this weekend. ...

    I experienced the same problem this weekend.

    I have a Clark NX-250 hammock and a Snugpak Under Blanket. When I first received the Under Blanket, I took my gear out to test to see how to attach it...
  48. Thread: New Z-Liners

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    New Z-Liners

    I haven't seen a thread regarding this on this forum, so I'm starting one. Apologizes if one exists already.

    There seem to be some new z-liner available from Clark's. Since I'm a NX-250 owner, I...
  49. Thread: Clark 250

    by Latt
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    Remember that even though you have a sleeping bag...

    Remember that even though you have a sleeping bag well capable of handling the temperatures you're going to face, it's very different sleeping in a hammock than on the ground. With my Snugpak Elite 3...
  50. Thread: Clark 250

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    I'm recently new to hammocking with 5 hangs in my...

    I'm recently new to hammocking with 5 hangs in my NX-250 i bought a year ago. You're going to be very satisfied with this hammock, but as DemostiX said, I'd recommend you start practicing erecting it...
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