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    In the past, I've mostly used my gear hammock: ...

    In the past, I've mostly used my gear hammock:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=36518

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=30132

    With my Ridge Runner,...
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    I just received a customized Hammock Gear CF3...

    I just received a customized Hammock Gear CF3 Winter Palace with a 13' Ridge Line and tieouts spaced for the distance of my WBRR Spreader Bars. A little heavy for CF at around 12 ozs (:)), but the...
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    OK. Good deal. He told me on 5/20 that he had...

    OK. Good deal. He told me on 5/20 that he had some reinforced ferrules built, so I should have the new ones, since he sent me mine after that.

    Thanks!

    SN
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    How long ago was this? I just got a set about a...

    How long ago was this? I just got a set about a week ago, but my order had waited a couple-three weeks because he had the report of a failure and was making sure that it wasn't a systemic thing. ...
  5. When I called the Grainger order number, I was...

    When I called the Grainger order number, I was able to order the part, have it sent free of charge to my local Grainger store, and go and pick it up there and pay with my credit card. I think it was...
  6. Thanks for the nice comments. Just glad that I...

    Thanks for the nice comments. Just glad that I could add a little to this wonderful idea.

    Since without pictures it didn't happen:

    My new stand in the carry bag:...
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    Sticky: I have a MMG Shamu that I've used for my gathered...

    I have a MMG Shamu that I've used for my gathered end hammocks in the warmer weather (down to 50*). Recently changed over to the WBRR, so am about to build an IX UQ for the warmer months using my...
  8. I just wanted to say that this has been a fun...

    I just wanted to say that this has been a fun project, and I am pleased to say that I put mine together, set up the hammock, and did not crash dramatically to the ground :lol:

    This is a very...
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    Thanks! Here are links to the original...

    Thanks!

    Here are links to the original threads, if anyone is interested.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=30132

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=36518...
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    I hang mine in my DIY Gear Hammock/Camp Seat. ...

    I hang mine in my DIY Gear Hammock/Camp Seat. Here is part 2, which shows the different ways that I set it up. Generally, I hang it off of the same tree straps above me, under the tarp:
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    Hey, STinGa, Still been around but have been...

    Hey, STinGa,

    Still been around but have been too busy to make much new stuff :)

    Got my WBRR and really love it and thinking about trying to make an IX "Lynx" for it for the summer down here and...
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    IX "Lynx" for WBRR??

    Has anybody made a Lynx-type UQ for the WBRR out of IX? I like my Shamu UQ for summer weather sleeping and would like to put together a similar setup for my WBRR.

    Thanks!

    SN
  13. You have a link? SN

    You have a link?

    SN
  14. Outstanding! I just spoke to Chad and my poles...

    Outstanding! I just spoke to Chad and my poles will be on their way.

    Thanks again!

    SN
  15. This has been such a great and informative...

    This has been such a great and informative thread! I am starting to get the pieces heading this way :)

    Can you provide any more information on the shelf limiter? Can you describe in more detail...
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    DIY Gear Hammock. Here is Part 2 of my video...

    DIY Gear Hammock. Here is Part 2 of my video that shows how I set it up:

    RSZMvv9WZGo

    SN
  17. Thread: free!

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    I'm in! Thanks! SN

    I'm in!

    Thanks!

    SN
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    Double 1.9 should certainly do the trick :). ...

    Double 1.9 should certainly do the trick :).

    Love to set mine up during my mid-day breaks as well. Love those looks that you get when you're feet are kicked up in a recliner and they are sitting...
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    Good luck and have fun with it! I found it to be...

    Good luck and have fun with it! I found it to be reasonably simple. If you look in the forum thread, you'll find a PDF that I drew with the dimensions.

    SN
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    DIY Gear Hammock/Camp Seat

    I made a DIY Gear Hammock/Camp Seat that I use to store my gear at night. It's also a pack cover, etc, etc.

    Here is part two of the videos that shows it in use:

    RSZMvv9WZGo

    Here are the...
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    Welcome! Maybe we'll see you in the woods...

    Welcome! Maybe we'll see you in the woods sometime :)

    SN
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    Payment made. Mods, please close. Thanks! ...

    Payment made. Mods, please close.

    Thanks!

    SN
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    Sold to Kia pending payment.

    Sold to Kia pending payment.
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    Well, with all of my DIY attempts, I now have way...

    Well, with all of my DIY attempts, I now have way more hammocks than I do family members :)

    Figured that its time for this one to find a better home. . .

    SN
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    Well, I'm just about awful at describing...

    Well, I'm just about awful at describing non-primary colors :)

    The bag is black and the hammock is a greyish-green. Kind of a light olive. It is the same color as my Traveler.

    SN
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    Sold - wbbb 1.1 2l

    Sold: Warbonnet Blackbird 1.1 Dual Layer with adjustable straps (no carabiners) and Black Bishop bag. It's only been on a couple of trips and home-hangs and I just went over it and it looks...
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    Here's the introduction/overview of what's in my...

    Here's the introduction/overview of what's in my pack:

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    Thanks,

    SN
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    I got a great 50* burrow from hammock gear that I...

    I got a great 50* burrow from hammock gear that I use in the warmer months. Had it made with Momentum fabric and it comes in around 10 ounces. Really love it if you are looking at something from...
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    I will say that the Jardine quilt was about the...

    I will say that the Jardine quilt was about the first DIY project that I tried and I will tell you that, while it appears daunting just looking at it, when you go through the individual steps, it...
  30. Sounds great! Any pictures?

    Sounds great! Any pictures?
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    Glad to hear it! I look forward to the pictures....

    Glad to hear it! I look forward to the pictures.

    The only challenge with the UQ shelf might be that if the tensions aren't right, you could probably squash the insulation so that it didn't work...
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    West Central GA

    West Central GA
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    I'm only 5' 7" and I find a significant comfort...

    I'm only 5' 7" and I find a significant comfort difference between a 10' and 11' hammock. The 11' hammock gives me a significantly flatter lie. I imagine at your height that it would be even more...
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    You can't fix stupid. . .Particularly when it's...

    You can't fix stupid. . .Particularly when it's your parents. . .

    SN
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    I have a Super Fly, but now use my ZPacks almost...

    I have a Super Fly, but now use my ZPacks almost exclusively. Great coverage and very lightweight.

    Here are my videos of the ZPacks:

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    Like the look of that MARPAT fabric. Do you sell...

    Like the look of that MARPAT fabric. Do you sell just the fabric or only finished hammocks?

    Thanks!

    SN
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    Here's an overview video that I did on what I...

    Here's an overview video that I did on what I pack:

    GV2tYjkQdAE

    SN
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    Glad to have you out of the shadows :) Maybe...

    Glad to have you out of the shadows :)

    Maybe I'll see you on the Pine Mountain Trail. . .

    SN
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    Nice mod and thanks for the pictures! Now,...

    Nice mod and thanks for the pictures!

    Now, let's see you in it :)

    SN
  40. Can't speak to the leg cramps, but I did build...

    Can't speak to the leg cramps, but I did build myself an eleven foot DIY hammock and find it to be a lot more comfortable. I think that mine is around 60 inches wide - basically just hemmed the...
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    I put mine in a gear hammock suspended above my...

    I put mine in a gear hammock suspended above my hammock underneath my tarp.

    Here is a video that shows it in action (about halfway through - you can see the orange gear hammock in the video...
  42. That looks cool! I'll bet that you could...

    That looks cool!

    I'll bet that you could dehydrate it to save a good bit of weight. . . :)

    SN
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    I lost my pillow once over the side of my...

    I lost my pillow once over the side of my hammock. When I leaned over to pick it up off the ground, I suddenly found myself lying on the ground inside my bug net trying to get back up quietly so...
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    I'm thinking on heading out to the Pine Mountain...

    I'm thinking on heading out to the Pine Mountain Trail Saturday. Probably 45 minutes south of ATL, but has a lot of opportunities for short hikes with back-country campsites.

    SN
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    The Walmart number can't be right. 0.09oz/sqyd...

    The Walmart number can't be right. 0.09oz/sqyd would be really sweet!

    SN
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    Different approach, I guess, but I carry a golite...

    Different approach, I guess, but I carry a golite umbrella that I use when the wind isn't too terrible or the trail too overhung. I usually carry an eVent rain jacket for the times when the umbrella...
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    Yeah, loved the idea of it, but my IX TQ was just...

    Yeah, loved the idea of it, but my IX TQ was just way too clammy. Ended up going with a lightweight down summer TQ instead. . .
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    Sticky: I agree on the Sticky and thanks for putting it...

    I agree on the Sticky and thanks for putting it together!!

    SN
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    I store my system in a similar "python"...

    I store my system in a similar "python" configuration. If you wanted, you could probably include your mesh system in there as well. I use a camp seat/gear hammock that I made except that I store it...
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    I've posted a number of videos as well and would...

    I've posted a number of videos as well and would love any feedback out there.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/AmJustDuane?feature=mhee

    I go by "AmJustDuane" on YouTube :)

    SN
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