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    Lol @Jim52, indeed we're dealing in an addiction!...

    Lol @Jim52, indeed we're dealing in an addiction! Put up my TTTM last trip and had a nap in it and later that evening my brother had a nap in it, think that pushed him over the edge... He just...
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    I would also advice the 20. Certainly if you want...

    I would also advice the 20. Certainly if you want to camp the cooler months.
    You can easily vent on the topside if it's getting too warm, adding insulation underneath if it's to cool is a pain I...
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    Getting my first dutch bling in today or maybe...

    Getting my first dutch bling in today or maybe tomorrow, and going on a testdrive with it and my new superfly this weekend.
    I'm also involved in a bidding "war"(no not that bad actually) for a nice...
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    When I started to hang I got myself a cheapish...

    When I started to hang I got myself a cheapish TTTM Double with a cobbled up bugnet(worked quitte well) and some cobbled up underquilt like fleece insulation. The fleece insulation was money not...
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    My setup is all OD green(tarp and hammock) and...

    My setup is all OD green(tarp and hammock) and Dessert tan(quilts and gear hammock). I like to be blend in some when going out in the woods.
    First there was the TTTM Double that I chose in green and...
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    I use an UKhammocks extra long(about 10 inch...

    I use an UKhammocks extra long(about 10 inch longer then me) and wide full length winter quilt(about 5F) with my WBBB XLC. I haven't had any problems with slipping around the footbox certainly not...
  7. I think I'm going to go with a light cheapish...

    I think I'm going to go with a light cheapish sleeping bag to do replace my 20F TQ in the summer. The TQ works fine to about 60F to 65F but higher than that it gets very sweaty. A cheap synthetic...
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    The extra layer is also there to add extra...

    The extra layer is also there to add extra strength, not only to provide a place to slide a pad into. So both layers should be about the same size, at least they are in my WBBB XLC.
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    Sticky: I'm all onboard with the hex shapes. Last trip...

    I'm all onboard with the hex shapes. Last trip was my first time getting wet(must admit it was the first thunderstorm I hammocked through). It was also my third and last trip using a diamondish...
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    My wait was finally ended yesterday. Received the...

    My wait was finally ended yesterday. Received the shipping notice on thursday last week, was expecting a UPS van any day but is was the dutch national postage company that suddenly stopped in front...
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    I Like the one piece design Shef, a very easy way...

    I Like the one piece design Shef, a very easy way not to forget or loose a single piece. It's neatly done, If I hadn't attached my whoopies permanent to my hammock I would go this way.
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    Maybe if your backpain is healed you could set up...

    Maybe if your backpain is healed you could set up again and analyze the way you hang. Maybe you can find out where it might have gone wrong or where you can improve your hang... I still have to feel...
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    If you want to go the quilt route you might want...

    If you want to go the quilt route you might want to talk to Mat from Ukhammocks.co.uk, I think you find he builts good stuff and you end up paying less taxes and shipping and investing more really...
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    I'm a side sleeper to in general, and a matress...

    I'm a side sleeper to in general, and a matress that's either too soft will hurt my back, because my spine is in an ackward curve on a soft matress(those horribly soft beds in holiday cabins and...
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    I'm in the waiting game again with you, just...

    I'm in the waiting game again with you, just ordered me a new Superfly through Mat from UKHammocks. He just got some Warbonnet stock in yesterday, so for all you europeans out there this is the...
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    I have a sensitive lower back so to say, sitting...

    I have a sensitive lower back so to say, sitting for 8 hours on my desk today makes it feel tender. Sleeping to long on side in bed makes it feel tender or even sore, yes maybe time for new bedding....
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    Looks kinda ok, but what about just tying of the...

    Looks kinda ok, but what about just tying of the prusik and attaching the tarp with a more secure biner... If you need to adjust you can always move the prusik around.
    That way you don't run the...
  18. For me personally I have a set of 9' tree...

    For me personally I have a set of 9' tree huggers, sometimes I do just need 7 or so feet just to reach around the tree and have strap left for an MSH. I always try to maximize the use of my whoopies...
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    I'm a fan of the turtledog, no mistake there. But...

    I'm a fan of the turtledog, no mistake there. But 3 to 4 lbs each is a bit on the lightweight side I think, also unless you had a lot of the needed hardware laying around it would be hard to match...
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    19 days isn't all that bad for a delivery time,...

    19 days isn't all that bad for a delivery time, and maybe you don't want to here it right now but congrats with the purchase. I'm very sorry to hear you're not satisfied by the work.
    To reattach the...
  21. As suggested before if your hammock and whoopees...

    As suggested before if your hammock and whoopees are known not to stretch(all that much) and the treestraps are the new factor... Well probably you should blame them.
    When you put the straps up,...
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    The AVERAGE lead time is 2 weeks... A standard...

    The AVERAGE lead time is 2 weeks... A standard Olive green XLC is nothing out of the ordinary, but still your 2 weeks haven't passed and it is still an average.
    But I know how you feel, I was...
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    Another joiner, or maybe I should say I'm on the...

    Another joiner, or maybe I should say I'm on the way to join the turtle dog clan. As soon as I found out about these stands I new I would have a set one day.
    So I thought to build them before my...
  24. I still wonder something like this never happened...

    I still wonder something like this never happened to me, I always seem to forget something when I go on a trip.
    Luckily it most never is something major.
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    In my TTTM double I've been laying both left and...

    In my TTTM double I've been laying both left and right sided, just wich way took my fancy at that moment. Now in my WB BB XLC I've got my feet to the right and head to the left and I must say it's a...
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    It took me to more nights to get it right with my...

    It took me to more nights to get it right with my UQ dialled in, but wow indeed. I looking forward to next week for my next trip with the XLC. I'm planning to sleep in late at least one morning just...
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    I used a double last summer on my sweden trip,...

    I used a double last summer on my sweden trip, and compared to a tent it was brilliantly airy. But I'm a big six 6'4" (or 195CM) lad of considerable weight. I can get a good lay in, although I keep...
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    I don't know about the use of any stands, but...

    I don't know about the use of any stands, but have a look around on the forum for the turtledog stand. This is a pretty simple and relativly inexpansive stand that is widely used around here. It's on...
  29. To maybe be a bit crude in my expression: This is...

    To maybe be a bit crude in my expression: This is like asking whom of to lovely girls you would like better to share your life with...
    There is no way for somebody else to say, certainly seeing it...
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    I used to use the pull through method, I now have...

    I used to use the pull through method, I now have switched to the carabiner clippon method.
    I always had trouble getting the hugger tight enough against the tree with the pull trough method, and...
  31. For now(I'm still learning my WBBB XLC) my...

    For now(I'm still learning my WBBB XLC) my hammock adventure has turned me very much from a sidesleeper to a backsleeper. The back sleeping bit is much more comfy then the sidesleeping at home. But...
  32. Thread: Topless

    by Redblockman
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    well if you had a breeze over your hammock...

    well if you had a breeze over your hammock without the tarp, and had it now blocked by the tarp. That would explain it for me. Or maybe you trap some more heat under the tarp and this attracted the...
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    I too was so going through this a couple of weeks...

    I too was so going through this a couple of weeks a go, when my XLC 1.7 DBL was on order and making it's way here. But be sure it is something wonderfull you bought.
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    Mine took about 7 days to get from Colorado to...

    Mine took about 7 days to get from Colorado to the Netherlands. So with any luck and depending on the speed of the customs people I would think it should be with you sometime this week or so.

    Had...
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    Well I'm about 350LBS or so and feel completely...

    Well I'm about 350LBS or so and feel completely comfortable in my single layer parachute fabric TTTM as well as my double layer 1.7 blackbird.
    At first I also had some doubts with the TTTM being a...
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    That is the thing to be careful of, all rules and...

    That is the thing to be careful of, all rules and regulations. The society made "super safe" we live in. The thing I would be most careful about is: are you not going to be sued to death if any...
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    Let me start with saying I don't know anything...

    Let me start with saying I don't know anything about Virginia weahter.
    Having stated that, have you thought about gear to keep the kiddies warm? Even on a warm 75 degree plus day you can feel the...
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    Also if you might be of a non standard size, or...

    Also if you might be of a non standard size, or if you think you've other special needs/considerations. With the cottage vendors you're buying a product that often can be adjusted to your wishes. ...
  39. Looks like a possible solution, if you've got the...

    Looks like a possible solution, if you've got the rest of the hardware lying around.
    If not it might not be worth it.
    A couple of toggles, some 8 mini biners and a couple of meters of shock cord....
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    Finally I've had my first nights sleep in my BB...

    Finally I've had my first nights sleep in my BB XLC friday night, had a beutifull restfull sleep in it. Only thing I need to tinker with a bit is the way I attach my UQ it kept slipping of my left...
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    Just in time for some tests in the weekend then...

    Just in time for some tests in the weekend then :cool:
    Dunno about the weather on you're side of the ocean, but here it is finally time to take the BBXLC out for a testdrive tonight in beautifull...
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    Or maybe get some sort of auto reply in place on...

    Or maybe get some sort of auto reply in place on the mail end of things and maybe voicemail with the message they are out "testing". I don't have any idea how big the Warbonnet business, and if...
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    That is very true, good insulation together with...

    That is very true, good insulation together with a comfy hang is the only way to make sure.
    For me personally it was the first night where I went knock-out for twelve hours straigth that was the...
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    I've been thinking about getting one of the...

    I've been thinking about getting one of the sheepfleeces I've got in with me in the hammock. Using one to sleep on is very comfy as is sleeping in a hammock, so both combined might just be heaven...
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    Additional advice, decide first if you're truly...

    Additional advice, decide first if you're truly into hammocking. If this is a yess try and get the one you want to have, not the one you think will do. If you go for the one that will do, you end up...
  46. As suggested by Hutzelbein, when deciding on a TQ...

    As suggested by Hutzelbein, when deciding on a TQ and UQ contact the manufacturer of you're choice and maybe get something fitted to you're wishes.
    Last year I went looking for a set of TQ and UQ...
  47. Thread: First Hang

    by Redblockman
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    Some people hang the feet end higher then the...

    Some people hang the feet end higher then the head end to prevent sliding that way.
    For myself I dont have any experience with a pad in my hammock, started out with some home made fleece UQ(didn't...
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    Only thing it now starts itching to get something...

    Only thing it now starts itching to get something like a superfly to go with it. Because the DD I use now will be on the small side and the other cheap tarp(ALDI supermarket thingie) I've got is...
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    So Delivery was at the end of saturday afternoon....

    So Delivery was at the end of saturday afternoon. With all the rain and heavy winds I wasn't able to get it out yesterday.
    Ofcourse I have had it out of the stuff sack and was overwhelmed by the...
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    @K0m4 That pic is making me even more jumpy! My...

    @K0m4 That pic is making me even more jumpy! My XLC is in the hands of the customs people while I'm itching to get my hands on it.
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