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    It definitely seems like a great product. I'm...

    It definitely seems like a great product. I'm just having a hard time with the $15 shipping from Hennessy on a $10 or $15 product. Hoping to hear some good and bad about this item.

    Are there...
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    Oversize Mesh Pockets

    Hey,

    Wondering if anyone has got either or both of the mesh pockets and can provide a review.

    https://ca.hennessyhammock.com/products/ridgeline-mesh-pocket
  3. I'm going out to a walk-in site this weekend with...

    I'm going out to a walk-in site this weekend with nighttime temps expected in the mid-50s to mid-60s. I intend to use the undercover on it's own and place a fleece blanket beneath me inside the...
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    Yes - run the hammock tie outs through the small...

    Yes - run the hammock tie outs through the small holes in each corner of the undercover. When you attach the foam pad, first thread the tie out through the little ring on the pad then both through...
  5. Agreed. Since I started looking at changing to an...

    Agreed. Since I started looking at changing to an Explorer-sized HH, I'm now looking very closely at other vendors. I've always found my GT ultralight to be slightly more comfortable than the...
  6. Incidentally I've been eyeing the Dutch 11',...

    Incidentally I've been eyeing the Dutch 11', wallet in hand. Did you get any of the custom add-ons (ridgeline, knotty mod, etc.)? Any feedback?
  7. Will definitely check out LSoH. Always happy to...

    Will definitely check out LSoH. Always happy to support a Canadian cottage vendor! Thanks.
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    Thanks for doing the hard work here. I have the...

    Thanks for doing the hard work here. I have the UL and have been eyeing the double for a little while now. Happy to have a visual comparison to help with that decision.

    Thumbs up!
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    Maybe it was the other Hennessy affecting me :)...

    Maybe it was the other Hennessy affecting me :) but I made a mistake the first night and had the SB between the pad and UC - lots of drops on both the space blanket and on the inside of the UC. The...
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    Found a little trick to help the OC fit better. I...

    Found a little trick to help the OC fit better. I find that the ring on which the side pullouts attach is always pulled through the undercover and overcover holes. As a result, my feet push the two...
  11. Moving from Expedition to Explorer sized hammock

    I've been thinking lately about whether to move up in size to a larger hammock. I'm just a touch over 6 feet tall and sometimes feel I'm "filling" the Expedition.

    For anyone moved from the...
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    I'm of two minds with this one. As much as I'd...

    I'm of two minds with this one. As much as I'd love to spend the night watching the stars move around the sky, I also want to sleep. I find my tarp blocks out a lot of light from natural sources or...
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    I'm a big fan of the Hennessy Hammock over cover...

    I'm a big fan of the Hennessy Hammock over cover after using it with the Super Shelter bottom insulation system down to a warm and cozy -6C/21F this past weekend. Very light weight and modular with...
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    I installed the OC inside the UC. I recall your...

    I installed the OC inside the UC. I recall your advice to install outside for better airflow, but I found my feet through the footbox were separating the layers and I woke up with freezing toes....
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    The Hennessy Super Shelter is the real deal

    Just got back from my coldest camping trip in maybe 20 years. Spent three days in beautiful Algonquin Park with night time temps dropping to an unseasonably chilly -6C/21F both nights.

    For...
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    Passed with flying colours! Two nights of -6C/21F...

    Passed with flying colours! Two nights of -6C/21F in a row and the overcover greatly increased the temperature inside the hammock with little condensation in the morning. I had a little thermometer...
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    I'm about to try the HH overcover for the first...

    I'm about to try the HH overcover for the first time this coming weekend. Overnight Friday is currently looking to be 25F with windchill in the teens. Will report back on how it performs. In my dry...
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    Looks like I'll be taking my tarp AND overcover....

    Looks like I'll be taking my tarp AND overcover. Temps at Algonquin are dropping by the day with Friday's overnight temps down to about 25F with wind chill in the teens. Gonna be a fun one!
  19. Thanks for the replies. It sounds like my...

    Thanks for the replies.

    It sounds like my current set up with the super shelter (undercover below 20C, with the OCF pad under 10C, and space blanket under 5C) is the right approach for me.

    I...
  20. Temperature Limit for Deep Jungle/Safari Double Bottom

    Just curious - for those with a double bottom Hennessy Hammock, what added level of wind protection does the second layer provide? Is it similar to the super shelter under cover?

    How low have you...
  21. I need a small pillow to support my neck in the...

    I need a small pillow to support my neck in the hammock. It might just be as simple as that.

    It took me a few nights to get comfortable in my Hennessy (Expedition, fits me fine and I'm 6'0"...
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    Thanks. Got one on order for a trip next weekend....

    Thanks. Got one on order for a trip next weekend. I've got a zip hammock, so hoping to find a way to rig it so I can still get in and out...
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    I find that for warm weather camping (60-65F and...

    I find that for warm weather camping (60-65F and up), using the super shelter under cover is enough to stop any wind and prevent CBS. This is still good down to about 50F, with perhaps a fleece...
  24. As sidneyhornblower says they're meant for the...

    As sidneyhornblower says they're meant for the radiant bubble pad. The ring with the bungie cord attached is to allow for some shifting at the foot end. If you have a bottom entry hammock, I imagine...
  25. I have that same problem! I had to makeshift a...

    I have that same problem! I had to makeshift a couple anchor points in the basement. Still trying to convince the wife that we need a pole in the middle of the backyard. It's a losing battle but I'm...
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    Thanks for the detailed response! So it sounds...

    Thanks for the detailed response! So it sounds like I'd be good with the OC in the 45-55F range without any condensation issues.

    Do you have the bottom entry or zip hammock?
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    HH Overcover Temperature Range

    I've toyed with the idea of picking up the overcover for spring and fall camping where there is windy but dry conditions, as an alternative to bringing a tarp but where the wind chill will make some...
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    I've had the SS for a little over a year now...

    I've had the SS for a little over a year now without even the slightest hint of CBS even down to the mid-30s. For those times where the space blanket was needed, I stayed warm even though the foam...
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    Hey - sorry to resurrect this thread. Just...

    Hey - sorry to resurrect this thread. Just wondering how you have found the DD underblanket after a year or so. What hammock do you use with it? How does it hold up to the temperature range indicated...
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    Even back in 2009 Tom was hanging the fly...

    Even back in 2009 Tom was hanging the fly separately. Interesting is the use of a ridgeline. I've started just hanging my Hennessy stock tarp from just the o-rings and figure-9 carabiners on either...
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    Just got back from a weekender and am reminded...

    Just got back from a weekender and am reminded yet again how great the HHSS is. With overnights down to 5C I didn't feel the slightest bit of chill. As Roche said, there's always a little...
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    Love this hammock. After swapping to whoopie...

    Love this hammock. After swapping to whoopie slings, it's so easy just to hang pretty much anywhere.

    The hammock with webbing, 3/4 CCF*, and Wally World DIY voile curtains-turned-bug net, the...
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    Thanks BillyBob. The switch was very easy. But...

    Thanks BillyBob. The switch was very easy. But you're right, I'm struggling to attach the prussick knots back on to the suspension. I've tested it attached to the loops and I'm not loving it. Will...
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    The newer Hennessy Expedition (c. 2015) uses a...

    The newer Hennessy Expedition (c. 2015) uses a double-loop and some kind of hitch (?) similar to ENO or other standard gathered end hammocks. Here are a couple pics of my Hennessy this evening as I...
  35. Not sure how recent your hammock was purchased,...

    Not sure how recent your hammock was purchased, but mine (Jan 2015) does not look at like the video. They've obviously changed the design on newer hammocks (Expedition). In fact, this is knotted...
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    Super Shelter and Whoopie Sling Conversion

    I've been toying with doing a conversion to whoopie slings for a little while now, but before I make the switch, I'm curious if anyone is still using the super shelter with the whoopie slings? If you...
  37. I'm just about to make the same conversion....

    I'm just about to make the same conversion. Anyone still use the Super Shelther after swapping to whoopie slings? I've got the undercover on at the moment and it doesn't look like it will be a...
  38. First Muli-Day Trip in a Hennessy (Bon Echo Provincial Park) - Hanging Heaven!

    Hey,

    Last weekend a few of us paddled across Joeperry lake at Bon Echo Provincial Park (SE Ontario) where I got to test my Hennessy Expedition Asym Zip and the Super Shelter for the first time on...
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    Just got my Hennessy SuperShelter...

    ...And I love it!

    Lightweight, easy to set up and not TOO much trouble to get the OCF pad back into the stuff sack (I've left the undercover attached and rolled up in the snakeskins).

    The...
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    Great video in the link, by the way. Really gets...

    Great video in the link, by the way. Really gets you thinking...
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    Another thing to consider is the moisture you...

    Another thing to consider is the moisture you produce through sweat and breath. While not as big an impact as rain or snow, I don't think I've ever had a totally sweat-free night and always found my...
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    Great advice! I haven't seen anyone state it in...

    Great advice! I haven't seen anyone state it in such simple terms based on ranges of temps. Thanks!
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    Thanks for the detailed answer. I'll check out...

    Thanks for the detailed answer. I'll check out the other threads and video.

    I'm trying to understand why Hennessy would include the ability to use the pad in all hammocks (not just the DL ones) if...
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    HH Radiant XL Pad

    Hey, just curious

    I've seen a lot of references to the HH radiant pad but not any real reviews or field tests.

    Is anyone actually using this pad in their Hennessy Hammock with the newer inside...
  45. FS: Is that $111.11... Shipped? Will you send to...

    Is that $111.11... Shipped? Will you send to Canada?
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    Sticky: "Mega" means great, huge, awesome - also the...

    "Mega" means great, huge, awesome - also the first four letters of my daughter's name

    Combined with our last name, "Tate"

    Very creative, I know. Seemed a better choice than "hesi-Tate" and...
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    Just Got My Hennessy!

    Hi,

    I'm new to the forum, but a long time lurker as I researched various setups, balancing cost/convenience/comfort. My start to hammocks was a test night in a Grand Trunk Ultralight, a big blue...
  48. That looks like a great time! I'd love to come...

    That looks like a great time! I'd love to come out to a future one, especially since I've been eyeing a trip or two to Valens this year anyway.
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    Great views. We definitely don't get anything...

    Great views. We definitely don't get anything like that where I go. Seems to be the HHSS is as much a process as it is a solution.
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    Thanks for the replies. It sounds like I should...

    Thanks for the replies. It sounds like I should be good with the SB in colder weather.

    What about above 50F? I don't see many posts about using the SS on milder nights. This might be a new topic...
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