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    Camo diamond tarp from MOSQUITO HAMMOCK

    Just passing it on...

    Decided to try one out since I wanted a camo hammock tarp and the price is right at $50. Shipping was $15.

    Pretty nice for $50.

    Its long at 13' and I think this will...
  2. FS: Lowered to $125 shipped.

    Lowered to $125 shipped.
  3. FS: Lowered to $175 shipped.

    Lowered to $175 shipped.
  4. FS: Lowered to $225 shipped.

    Lowered to $225 shipped.
  5. FS: Montbell Exlight hooded Anorak XL - Black - New

    Montbell Exlight hooded Anorak XL - Black - New

    New but no tags, but I probably do have the tags around here somewhere if I can find them....

    Only worn indoors just to test fit.

    Fits like a...
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    Lowered to $240 shipped
  7. FS: NO doors............

    NO doors............
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    SOLD: Grand Trunk Nano Hammock - New

    SOLD - Tried it twice indoors, but I am just too tall for it.

    $50 shipped.
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    FS: HammockGear Phoenix 20 Camo UQ - NEW

    SPF - HammockGear Phoenix 20 Camo UQ - NEW.

    Weighs 16.5oz

    $185 shipped.
  10. FS: Its folded so I dont have a photo of it set up...

    Its folded so I dont have a photo of it set up and I dont have a place to set it up right now.
    I can post a photo of it folded as I received it from HG if you want.
  11. FS: Cuben Fiber Hammock Standard Hex Tarp 12' long camo - new

    HammockGear Cuben Fiber Hammock Standard Hex Tarp 12' long camo - new - $250 shipped

    Weighs 6.7 oz
  12. FS: Yukon Outfitters Mosquito Hammock, New in the bag with Tags

    Yukon Outfitters Mosquito Hammock, New in the bag with Tags.

    $35 shipped.

    Specs here....

    http://www.yukon-outfitters.com/en/catalog/product/mosquito_hammock_MG-10501
  13. FS: Montbell Thermawrap PRO Parka hooded new with tags XL - Black

    Montbell Thermawrap PRO Parka hooded jacket new with tags XL - Black.

    $130 shipped.
  14. Thread: I'm dumb.

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    What you did was not Dumb, just need the gear to...

    What you did was not Dumb, just need the gear to keep yourself out of trouble warm and dry.
    Generally if you are new to something GO over-prepared. Take some CCF pads for one as they are waterproof...
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    Since talking UL gear. My base weight these...

    Since talking UL gear.

    My base weight these days is running at 8.5# base with a 60L Arc Blast and with a slightly reduced lighter gear set, smaller tarp etc and a Zero pack at about 7.3#.

    My...
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    Climashield is the easiest to work with as you...

    Climashield is the easiest to work with as you dont have to quilt it.
    It has a clo of .82 per oz.

    Primaloft is right up there too and primaloft gold has a clo of .92 but you have to quilt it.
    ...
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    Weight.......... ?

    Weight.......... ?
  18. Thread: Insultex Liner

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    I too hate tight feet and my last footbox quilt...

    I too hate tight feet and my last footbox quilt was 13" diameter finished and its really nice and roomy.
    Yes down will reduce the diameter and fit to some degree and at some point to do it right...
  19. Thread: Insultex Liner

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    Reason asking is I have a modular system quilt...

    Reason asking is I have a modular system quilt with a footbox and am now making another flat, cinch footbox TQ that will also have a neck hole to wear like a poncho.

    Basically a M50 climashield TQ...
  20. Thread: Insultex Liner

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    To make a footbox, typically its just a 12" diam...

    To make a footbox, typically its just a 12" diam circle finished.

    FYI - If you start of with a 13" diam piece of whatever (12" finished) the corresponding piece of fabric to wrap around (bottom...
  21. Thread: Insultex Liner

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    Yes, I read that after I posted. Plan is to...

    Yes, I read that after I posted.

    Plan is to perforated it at some regular interval which will take some experimentation.

    I built an IX TQ liner a while back.
    Enclosed footbox etc since that...
  22. Thread: Insultex Liner

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    Insultex Liner

    Roughly how much would one layer of insultex extend a TQ ?

    How about 2 layers ?
  23. I dont think 2.5 apex quite cuts it for 40dF....

    I dont think 2.5 apex quite cuts it for 40dF. More like 45-50dF.

    Tim Marshals old rule was 2.5oz=45dF, 3.6oz=35dF, 5oz=25dF.

    If you take about 5dF off those numbers I think you will be close to...
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    WTB: I have 7 yards of .8 oz black from thru hiker I...

    I have 7 yards of .8 oz black from thru hiker I will let go.

    48" wide - $35

    Edit - Wow thats cheap above. Guess I will keep mine.
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    Will take this.

    Will take this.
  26. A tarp a little difficult to make mostly due to...

    A tarp a little difficult to make mostly due to the slippery sil.

    If you go to the loner videos you will see he carries a Tadpole.
    I made a knockoff tarp only longer with cat cut ridge and sides...
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    Will take it.

    Will take it.
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    What does this weigh ?

    What does this weigh ?
  29. FYI, I never could figure out how he carried his...

    FYI, I never could figure out how he carried his water, because the pockets on that pack are too small for water bottles
    and in the video he shows equipment in the pockets so I asked. Said he...
  30. HammockGear 20dF 3/4 UQ - 16oz. I would buy...

    HammockGear 20dF 3/4 UQ - 16oz.

    I would buy the most lightweight gear you can afford - Used and get your base weight down to 9# or so.
    Ideally a Arc Blast pack, or Zero or if on the cheap a Used...
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    The website says 10.5 oz, sewn through.

    The website says 10.5 oz, sewn through.
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    If you do decide to break up the kit I am...

    If you do decide to break up the kit I am interested in the UQ.
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    What does it weigh ?

    What does it weigh ?
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    Anybody try a piece of titanium tube through the...

    Anybody try a piece of titanium tube through the channel ?

    Either that or the more common setup with tube outside with an amsteel loop through the channel.
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    A better option would be a 25dF down quilt or bag...

    A better option would be a 25dF down quilt or bag and a MYOG M50 2.5 oz climashield apex topper/quilt.
    That should take you down to 10dF combined.

    You can build a 2.5 apex climashield quilt for...
  36. Thread: Hammock repair

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    I ripped a hole in my Bridge hammock which is...

    I ripped a hole in my Bridge hammock which is under a large amount of tension where it happened, and I glued a patch of the body material on Probably 4-5" with mcnett aquaseal which is a pretty...
  37. I dont have any experience with WRT down but if I...

    I dont have any experience with WRT down but if I were in the PNW I would build an UQ and TQ out of Momentum 55 or the like and Climasheild Apex.
  38. How big in diameter does a pea pod need to be ?

    How big in diameter does a pea pod need to be - roughly ?
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    I dont know about that but I use a Rule of thumb...

    I dont know about that but I use a Rule of thumb CLO calc.
    I think this is fairly accurate for an average to warm sleeper.
    If you have a quilt and move around a lot its less IMO.

    Avg temp rating...
  40. I bought a set of carbon steel punches so will...

    I bought a set of carbon steel punches so will get busy. Just need a board to work on.
    Already have the 1/8 pad. Just need to figure out size of the pad and size and spacing of the holes.
  41. True. I asked the same question back in 2010...

    True.

    I asked the same question back in 2010 so I am moving slow on this one. Maybe I will have it worked out by 2018.

    Think it will more likely be 1/8" holes.

    Found a post where a guy had...
  42. Need suggestions on hole punch spacing for a 1/8 pad

    Have one and I want to use it mostly for a warm weather summer only SUL pad but want to punch holes in it so it will breath. This will go between the layers of a double hammock.

    I was also...
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    How long and how wide ?

    How long and how wide ?
  44. Thread: football quilt

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    Both but yeah you are right. I probably need...

    Both but yeah you are right.

    I probably need to build it more like an Eno.

    Reason I say, is I did a mock up of a bigger 5' wide x 9' long eno (had a real one but returned it) and I thought it...
  45. Thread: football quilt

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    LOL thanks. All opinions welcome. This is a...

    LOL thanks. All opinions welcome.

    This is a speer pea pod and we know it works.

    http://whiteblaze.net/forum/vbg/files/1/6/3/dscn0159-med.jpg

    This is the size of a speer pea pod. Sort of a...
  46. Thread: football quilt

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    football quilt

    What do you guys think about this ?

    Similar to a speer pea pod but smaller.
    Ends will be split 12" - 18" similar to the latest Eno.

    As shown as a full length UQ. Thinking adjusters on the...
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    Thanks for the replies. I might go with a...

    Thanks for the replies.

    I might go with a shorter hammock for the pod setup.
    I do have a grand trunk UL and I find it almost comfortable enough so I might experiment.

    Think what I have...
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    How long and wide for a DIY peapod ?

    From scratch.
    M50 and Apex

    6-3, 235, 12' long gathered end hammock.

    I was hoping 5' wide shaped like a speer, IE oval with the ends cliped would be wide enough, but now I am not sure....
  49. The velcro tabs would only be to hold the flap up...

    The velcro tabs would only be to hold the flap up that would tuck into the inside of the burrito.
    Now I am thinking if that has shock cord through the edge and tightened that should hold it against...
  50. Eno Ember knockoff top closure suggestions.

    I have all the materials to start on this. 8.5' long x 5' wide will allow it to close on top.

    M50 and 5 apex.

    What I have been wrestling with is the top closure. I want it so that I can bail...
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