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  1. FS: Gear cleanout!!! HG Incubator, Toaks 750, Hangtime Hook

    I'll take it.
  2. FS: Gear cleanout!!! HG Incubator, Toaks 750, Hangtime Hook

    PM sent - one more question
  3. FS: Gear cleanout!!! HG Incubator, Toaks 750, Hangtime Hook

    what's the weight on the short incubator?
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    Beat me to it. The warbonnet do well to keep the...

    Beat me to it. The warbonnet do well to keep the net away from your face.
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    OWL tarp now has holes...

    Tenacious tape will definitely do well. I'd put a thin spread of silicone around the seam of the tape for good measure. Get silicone made for nylon like silnet
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    First time out, results below

    when you get an underquilt you'll notice a big difference in comfort! if you still feel a breeze, try out a 2qzq underquilt protector.
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    Mountain fly and Eldorado setup

    glad to see your setup is working well for you! I have a lot of confidence in warbonnet tarps too!
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    Operator or Recon for a summer quilt set?

    the operator 50 degree is sewn through construction?
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    Operator or Recon for a summer quilt set?

    I was looking hard at the 50 and 60 degree top quilts the other day. in south Louisiana, I could make use of the short 60 degree topquilt in many nights from may through September. most nights I...
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    FS: Dutch Buckles / Dutch Wasp

    I'll take one pair of Dutch buckles.
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    I made that mistake going camping in Arkansas...

    I made that mistake going camping in Arkansas last summer. lows were mid 60s and I decided to use a sheet instead of my tq. I figured a 30d would be overkill.....welllll I'd being the TQ next time...
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    Skipping insulation in summer heat

    I went camping one night in early fall...well in south Louisiana early fall is still pretty much summer. it was mid October and the lows for the night were upper 60s. I brought my 30 degree TQ, a...
  13. A big sale coming up! --- A couple of questions about topquilt & underquilt as well..

    I've been wanting a 20 degree short incubator for a while now. might be the right time to place the order !
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    WB Superfly: Silnylon or Silpoly?

    the 30d simply might offer you a great compromise.
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    I had the same issue. I got the center pole model...

    I had the same issue. I got the center pole model which comes with a small loop at the center of the ridgeline on the inside of the tarp. I diluted some silicone that received from warbonnet with...
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    Help picking a new summer bag/quilt

    I love my hammock gear top quilt. its rated to 30 degrees and I've been comfortable in it to the mid 20s. hammock gear is great with custom orders, so they'd be happy to make you a wide one that's...
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    I need help deciding on a tarp :)

    I urge you to get a superfly. it's the most versatile tarp out there. consider getting a center tie outs and a center pole mod if you want to have the most versatile tarp ever made.
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    Torn on choosing a fabric, help me out!

    hyper d is soft and a little stretchy. nylon is more firm.
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    Help picking a new summer bag/quilt

    check out these companies-
    Jack's r Better
    Underground Quilt
    Hammock Gear
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    I have a superfly with the internal center pole...

    I have a superfly with the internal center pole mod. It's so good! If you do choose a superfly, I'd definitely recommend getting the center tie outs. It's very helpful having center guy outs when...
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    Looking for feedback on possible new setup

    I fixed the link! it's a good deal...maybe more than you were initially willing to spend, but its gear that you wont soon replace. I think dutch was offering a bottom entry bug net kit and an...
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    Looking for feedback on possible new setup

    I'm going to give the nod to silver surfer and agree that outdoor vitals isnt a cottage vendor. I feel like cottage vendor and made in the USA go hand in hand. pretty sure outdoor vitals isnt made...
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    Looking for feedback on possible new setup

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/complete-intro-package/

    here's the link to the Dutchwaregear intro package. 1161 grams or 41 oz.
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    Looking for feedback on possible new setup

    dutch was offering a kit for new hangers for a crazy good price. let me see of I can find that link...
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    Temperature vs Fill Power and Fill Weight

    the biggest factor for warmth is the size of the baffles. you'll see that most manufacturers have nearly the same size baffles for the desired temp range. I think 2.5 inches of loft will be a 20...
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    I have a couple of newby questions...

    I'd recommend a 20 degree underquilt and a 20 degree top quilt for starters. then branch out to get a 40 degree top quilt. the 20 degree underquilt is very versatile and can be used nearly year...
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    Hammock Size question

    I'm 5 foot 7 and I like a 62 inch wide hammock. 58 inchs wide is just a little restricting. I'd think that a wide hammock from dutch would be too wide for my enjoyment - lots of excess fabric...
  28. 1st Real Backpacking Hammock - Warbonnet Blackbird

    Using down underquilts takes it to the next level. you'll be glad your in a hammock!
  29. FS: SLD Tree runner, WL Tadpole tarp and Emberlit stainless fireant stove

    do you have the weight of the tarp?
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    Introducing the Warbonnet FishHook

    I need to pick up two sets of these. I'm wanting to start hanging with my son with a spreader bar at the head,and they're just so neat.
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    TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING SALES

    I totally understand. please take all the time you need. Come back on your terms, or dont come back at all! live your life! I appreciate your contributions to the hammocking community.
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    Zip-on Chameleon UQP?

    the 2qzq uqp is insanely easy to use...it could probably work with the accessories you mentioned. A fronkey style bugnet might get tricky, but other than that I cant forsee any major issues.
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    need your help once more

    hammock gear econ line of quilts is hard to beat for the price. the quality and reliability will be better than anything you can get off amazon. I think you can get a 40 degree Phoenix for under $100
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    Hammock Gear Incubator Length Advice

    I'm 5 foot 7 and I'll be trying out a short incubator next winter. My current underquilt is a 60 inch loco libre habanero, and it covers me from shoulders almost to my feet - I usually side sleep...
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    Top Quilt and UndervQuilt

    I would say overstuff is not necessary. some people say they get because, eventually, a quilt will lose some feathers. will it lose an ounce of feathers warranting the overstuff? I kind of doubt...
  36. hex tarp: how to deal quickly with the doors ??

    I have 4 tato tarp connectors - one attached to each door - with a length of shock cord. when I want closed doors I can stretch the shock cord to allow the tato connector to reach the opposite...
  37. Thread: REI underquilt

    by Dlrocm
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    REI underquilt

    I would recommend against the rei underquilt. its heavier and probably bulkier than any comparable option from hammock gear, and you're not really saving much money. buy once cry once! tons of...
  38. SectionHiker shelter survey results surprised by hammock popularity

    I see ENO is still more prevalent than it ought to be. we must carry forth convincing the masses to swap their ENO hammocks for cottage vendor quality.
  39. hex tarp: how to deal quickly with the doors ??

    I manage my doors with Tato door connectors and shock cord. the tato door clips can be purchased from dutchwaregear.com, and they make deploying and putting away doors very simple.
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    What makes a flat tarp a flat tarp?

    If its shape is a basic rectangle, square, or (maybe) a parallellogram, then it'll be a 'flat' tarp.
  41. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

    by Dlrocm
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    Tensa SOLO?

    I have the tensa 4 and I have always planned on buying enough spare parts to for my son and I to be able to camp in the back yard. We have a couple of trees but they're all too close together. One...
  42. Thread: Im stuck

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    Im stuck

    I'd go for a thunderfly in your situation. it's a tad bit bigger and not significantly heavier. it has panel pulls which you could experiment with - I have enjoyed my tarps with panel pulls.
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    suspension what do you use and why?

    I like whoopie slings and straps with a marlin spike hitch. being able to put the marlin spike hitch closer or further away from the tree has allowed me to fit into a pretty wide range of areas, and...
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    ASYM Tarp for Long-Distance Hike

    You can do it if you choose camp sites and hang locations carefully. with long distance hiking I think I'd rather have a hex tarp though.
  45. Regarding width; going from an XLC to a Dream Darien

    Personally, I've appreciated my wider width hammocks over the standard 58 inch width. I like an 11 footer at about 62 inches wide.
  46. Thread: Quilt Ratings

    by Dlrocm
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    Quilt Ratings

    Youd have to wait until you can get in the 10 day forecast range to get a decent idea of what the temps will be. Might be a good test for your 20 degree set, or it might get above freezing. who...
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    Warbonnet Superfly Question

    I got an 11 foot superfly with internal pole mod for Christmas. It's wonderful! It's not that much heavier than my old hex silnylon tarp without doors. the difference in 3 ounces is worth the...
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    Hennessy Cub Zip

    I agree with silversurfer. You might as well get something for your son that will be useful for a long time. The cub zip, in my opinion, is not a wise investment. For a little more money , you can...
  49. Thread: I did it...

    by Dlrocm
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    I did it...

    I've hiked and researched enough to find out additions and omissions as time went on. you will too as long as you get out there and see for yourself. I think you've chosen some nice gear, so you...
  50. Thread: 10' vs 11'

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    10' vs 11'

    I had a 10 foot Hennessy, and it was not as comfortable as an 11 foot netless hammock for me. I'm 5'7". How much weight or bulk would you actually be saving? To me, it wouldn't be worth the...
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