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  1. Heavenly~~~~~~ That chipmunk action shot ticked...

    Heavenly~~~~~~
    That chipmunk action shot ticked me.
    Shug
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    Try to keep your hips aligned under the hammock...

    Try to keep your hips aligned under the hammock ridgeline. That helps with tippyness. Some folks put there backpack under the footend so when they get in is helps prevent movement.
    When un-attended...
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    Reckon they put that hole for pads to fit their...

    Reckon they put that hole for pads to fit their pads. But you can insert your pad with the inflation hole at the foot end of Draumr and fill/release it from there easier. I've done that on a few pads...
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    Here is a wee teaser form my recent 5 day canoe...

    Here is a wee teaser form my recent 5 day canoe trip with the StarLite.


    https://youtu.be/9XPiw7p0cMs
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    Yessir~~~ I get no calf ridge at all in my...

    Yessir~~~


    I get no calf ridge at all in my Insulated Winter Superior Gear or the new Starlite that I used on my recent 5 day canoe trip. Double layer...Cloud 71 inside layer and a light Argon...
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    I end up sliding my TQ under the tension straps...

    I end up sliding my TQ under the tension straps inside the Draumr to hold it when I get in and out. Sometimes I toss it over the ridgeline. All workable.
    It is one of the cons in my opinion of that...
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    This is true. I've gone back to a 10' hammock...

    This is true. I've gone back to a 10' hammock using Superior Gear hammocks.
    I'll be reviewing the new StarLite hammock from Superior Gear pretty soon. Used it on my 5 Day Canoe trip. Liked it.
    Shug
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    *****Read up on this chart for specifics as to...

    *****Read up on this chart for specifics as to weight rating, stretch, feel, breathability, friction and durability......Way more...
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    Be a good idea to tote along a couple of stands...

    Be a good idea to tote along a couple of stands just to ease your mind.
    Or a hammock hitch.....https://www.mcleanmetalworksmfg.com/shop
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/yBGUTYR7Sug
  10. Thread: DCF Underquilt?

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    You can always stack/layer UQs to....just to give...

    You can always stack/layer UQs to....just to give you more food for thought~~


    https://youtu.be/ppcT-HeRy0E
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    DCF is not a breathable material and may cause...

    DCF is not a breathable material and may cause condensation. Would act as a vapor barrier.
    There is a multitude of fabrics available today for hammocks that are softer, firmer, lighter, heavier and...
  12. Thread: DCF Underquilt?

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    This may give more insight..... ...

    This may give more insight.....


    https://youtu.be/fuFkAB3GjXg
  13. Thread: DCF Underquilt?

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    I often carry a 20 UQ other than mid-simmer....

    I often carry a 20 UQ other than mid-simmer.
    You can vent it.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/FMhYRJ9dxtA
  14. Thread: DCF Underquilt?

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    DCF does not breath as it is waterproof. Could...

    DCF does not breath as it is waterproof. Could create a vapor barrier between you and the hammock and could/will cause condensation. The down is not able to pass moisture out of the DCF.
    That is a...
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    I have JRB TQs and they have served me well. Good...

    I have JRB TQs and they have served me well. Good basic design that works. Never been cold in ine.
    Also have the WB Diamondback. I love the sewn footbox. Feet have room to stretch out down there....
  16. When I made my tarps I used there...

    When I made my tarps I used there directions......http://www.tothewoods.net/ImagesStayDry/BlackCatTarp.pdf Pretty beefy corners but they have lasted for years.
    These are very thorough directions. ...
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    They seem to plan for folks to hang their...

    They seem to plan for folks to hang their hammocks higher than most other hammocks. That was a con for me.
    Shug
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    Whoop Buddy))))

    Whoop Buddy))))
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    Whoopies to the rescue! Ahhh, my Dear and...

    Whoopies to the rescue! Ahhh, my Dear and Faithful friend the whoopie sling.
    Shug the Whoop
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    Tarp can look good and tight when the hammock is...

    Tarp can look good and tight when the hammock is empty. Some trees give a bit when I get in the hammock and thus the tarp sags a bit.
    So I have always likes the tensioners.
    But not everyone has to...
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    You can see an example of that whipping style at...

    You can see an example of that whipping style at 6:21 in the video below.
    1)Yes, I use paracord for that whipping. Always has worked.
    2) You will see that in the video.
    3)Again...in the video....
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    Shug not teed off. Just defending my favorite...

    Shug not teed off. Just defending my favorite suspension. Just that.
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    I give this comment good marks. Shug the Awakened

    I give this comment good marks.
    Shug the Awakened
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    I like to hold the doors I am not using back with...

    I like to hold the doors I am not using back with a binder clip. Roll and clip. Works for me.
    Shug

    https://youtu.be/llWApHe0VBo
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    Toted and used mine on this trip. Enjoyed it and...

    Toted and used mine on this trip. Enjoyed it and speak to it throughout video.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/b2iyg8efxnQ
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    And more to bother with~~ ...

    And more to bother with~~


    https://youtu.be/XYPTVzpu1h8


    https://youtu.be/MPDPEEcKlDQ


    https://youtu.be/eq2MdXin0Vw
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    Lots of choices~~~! All worth bothering with....

    Lots of choices~~~! All worth bothering with.
    Carry forth.


    https://youtu.be/QlIeq459Gsw


    https://youtu.be/tr3tQMlHf5A
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    I'll politely disagree with you here. It is a...

    I'll politely disagree with you here. It is a handy non-bulky suspension option and I do not see it as a fad. I just feel the need to defend and stand up for my chosen type of suspension that has...
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    A proper UQ set up sometimes takes some time to...

    A proper UQ set up sometimes takes some time to get right. And some practice. Fun times.
    My UQ playlist....https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLahaAdtfX9ZKzSYSBm3mBYSPGHjdyGqsL
    Might give some...
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    Just a longer UQ suspension and you should be...

    Just a longer UQ suspension and you should be good.
    Either add a shockcord loop or replace the whole shockcord.
    Shug
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    Bulk mainly. And you get to say whoopie sling~~...

    Bulk mainly.
    And you get to say whoopie sling~~
    I started with straps but went to tree strap/marlinspike/toggle to whoopie sling to hammock. Been my go to since about 2009. Never ever not been...
  32. I would just wash it. Mild detergent. In the tub,...

    I would just wash it. Mild detergent. In the tub, sink or washer on gentle.
    Shug
  33. Thread: The Over 50 Gang

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    How do you like that electric bike? I hear raves...

    How do you like that electric bike? I hear raves about them. Make sure to wear your helmet!!! Enjoy the trip to "I know not where."
  34. Thread: The Over 50 Gang

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    You earned the less-ambition attitude!!! Maybe...

    You earned the less-ambition attitude!!! Maybe just lay in the hammock instead. You may need practice at that~~ haaaa
    Slug
  35. Thread: The Over 50 Gang

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    I find a big difference in energy and recovery in...

    I find a big difference in energy and recovery in my 60s compared to my 50s.
    But I care less in my 60s compared to my 50s.
    The backside of life is starting to appeal to me.
    Ambition decreasing....
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    So you have a tree in your house?!

    So you have a tree in your house?!
  37. Thread: Hello + ?

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    The ULA packs do have full suspensions with...

    The ULA packs do have full suspensions with shoulder straps, load lifters, good waist belts that even have adjustment where waistbelt meets pack on sides. sternum straps and the option to use hand...
  38. Thread: Hello + ?

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    Like others have said, I would recommend going to...

    Like others have said, I would recommend going to a good camping store and getting fit to a pack properly. Also they can load weight in it as you walk around the store a bit.
    REI and the likes....
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    I enjoy my wee bit of hardware. My belt buckle...

    I enjoy my wee bit of hardware. My belt buckle holds my belt well to keep up my pants. Once I tried the Jethro Bodine (Beverly HillBillies) tied rope as a belt. Haaa. Constant re-tying!
    Jeff Myers...
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    I just keep mine in their stuff sacks and in my...

    I just keep mine in their stuff sacks and in my bin. I do speak to them from time to time.
    Shug
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    You got it~~~~The Hammock Learning Curve strikes...

    You got it~~~~The Hammock Learning Curve strikes again!
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
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    Enjoy the hammock quest and be aware of the...

    Enjoy the hammock quest and be aware of the hammock learning curve. Tons of info scattered all over this site.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
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    Another option is...

    Another option is this....https://theultimatehang.com
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    It will only improve and change over time. Read...

    It will only improve and change over time.
    Read the set-up instructions from Warbonnet:

    Hammock setup
    Blackbird, Blackbird XLC, Traveler hammock Setup:

    The following describes a detailed...
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    Yes...there is some learning to do. Worth it to...

    Yes...there is some learning to do. Worth it to get a good hang that leads to good snooze~~~
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
  46. Gorilla Tape~~~ Shug

    Gorilla Tape~~~
    Shug
  47. I saw this and was a bit hesitant to respond as...

    I saw this and was a bit hesitant to respond as it puts me in an uncomfortable position posted on a public forum. Perhaps a Private Message would have been the way to go.
    Well one of the curses and...
  48. At those prices I'd get both. 5 hammocks is the...

    At those prices I'd get both. 5 hammocks is the number you want~~
    The Klymit would be the one I would crawl into as the extra fabric in the first one you linked always annoys my delicate...
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    I too like some good cold frigid snappy temps in...

    I too like some good cold frigid snappy temps in my hammock!
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/CTuGJgka1qc
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    Beware the Hammock Learning Curve~~~ Have fun...

    Beware the Hammock Learning Curve~~~
    Have fun and enjoy the process.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
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