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    I just finished my thru....here's what I did

    I started with the JRB Nest...boy...that's good sleepin! had it down to 6 degrees with no problem (with clothes etc), so it would be in my 'dream list' And by dream list, I mean the list of gear...
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    yep! Although I was thinking about pulling it...

    yep! Although I was thinking about pulling it back to March 29th to try and avoid the weekend crowd. Can't see it matters a whole bunch, I'm not planning on sleeping too much in the shelters
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    Me too! But it will get here soon enough! BTW...

    Me too! But it will get here soon enough! BTW welcome to the hiking fools! see ya on the 1st!

    -cargo
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    Yeah not hard if you take your time, if you...

    Yeah not hard if you take your time, if you don't, you end up with a pair of garter snakes that look like they had a goat for lunch :D.....don't ask me how I know. luckily for a $1 of material,...
  5. Poll: Ah sorry, I thought it was a part of the stock...

    Ah sorry, I thought it was a part of the stock super shelter. I guess its an option.

    thanks anywho
    --cargo
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    If you go with the therma rest, seems the best...

    If you go with the therma rest, seems the best way to use em is barely inflated, in the hammock that is <g>. This was the route I was going to go but a $6 wally world pad hit the right price point. ...
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    Dunno, I have this picture in my mind of shelter...

    Dunno, I have this picture in my mind of shelter mice gnawing on my ropes

    GRAVITY ATTACK! :D
    --cargo
  8. Poll: BB58, I'm thinking of ordering an overcover from...

    BB58, I'm thinking of ordering an overcover from Hennesey, how big is the 'air hole' in the SS overcover? plate sized? 6" radius? something like that?

    TIA
    --cargo
  9. I'll be behind you, starting on April fools day! ...

    I'll be behind you, starting on April fools day! It seems like everyone is starting early this year, I read somewhere that 4/1 thru 4/15 is the peak start time for a NOBO but is sounds like that has...
  10. Wednesday should be a low of 10 degrees (8 with...

    Wednesday should be a low of 10 degrees (8 with wind chill) ...I'll be out!

    we need help, we really do :o

    --cargo
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    So I was laying in my hammock wondering what the...

    So I was laying in my hammock wondering what the ratio of alcohol stoves to Jet Boils was at the Mt Rogers campout.....:D

    --cargo
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    Welcome

    here is how you do it with a Hennessy
    http://www.hennessyhammock.com/use-as-a-tent.htm

    I'm not sure if this will work with the ENO setup tho

    Welcome!
    --cargo
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    I had a similar dream, probably also because my...

    I had a similar dream, probably also because my thru is coming up and its all I think about.

    I was fording this tiny little creek carrying my Nest and my sleeping bag above my head (they were...
  14. If your pack can afford the space, toss in a 3/4...

    If your pack can afford the space, toss in a 3/4 length CCF pad, $7 at wally world. Worst case you can send it home or hiker box it if you find you don't need it. Should you be afraid? dunno, this...
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    I had the same experience doing some cold weather...

    I had the same experience doing some cold weather testing using fleece pants, fleece pullover and a JRB Nest. It got down to 17 degrees with wind chill but I was warm enough in my hammock.

    I'm...
  16. Thread: Making a Tarp

    by cargousa
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    2.5 x 3 meters Don't worry about the...

    2.5 x 3 meters

    Don't worry about the measurement system either...everyone is welcome :D

    man I wish we all just used the metric system

    --cargo
  17. I'm a very cold sleeper, but in fairness, that...

    I'm a very cold sleeper, but in fairness, that was the nest, 200 weight fleece top to bottom, and Capaline 3 top to bottom. I was thinking about insulation last night (for some strange reason) and...
  18. Its 20 degrees, do you know where your hammock is?

    Well, 2 nights of testing down, many more to go!
    Night 1 was ~42 degrees w/5mph wind
    Night 2 was ~20 degrees w/3mph wind

    Here is my setup and some observations.

    Gear

    HH Hyperlite
    JRB Nest
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    sent you a PM

    sent you a PM
  20. What temp do you think you can get down to with...

    What temp do you think you can get down to with this setup? Was that 34 deg with the kickass quilt?
  21. Thread: Newbie Forum

    by cargousa
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    sdveirs, I'm in centreville if you want to see a...

    sdveirs, I'm in centreville if you want to see a setup
    I have (brand new yesterday) HH Hyperlight & JRB Nest, I'm no expert but you are welcome to check it out

    I couldn't find anyone that...
  22. Thread: hammock

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    Wheres the dancing banana?

    Happy happy joy joy, happy happy joy ! :D :D

    My hammock just arrived!!! FYI I ordered mine on 12/27 at 1p

    I got the Hyperlite ...can't wait to try it out tonight with my new JRB Nest

    Let...
  23. Name: Brian Trail: AT nobo Start Date: April...

    Name: Brian
    Trail: AT nobo
    Start Date: April 1st
    Hammock of choice: HH hyperlite
    2nd the freezing part...just got the JRB Nest (sweet) Backyard here I come!
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