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    Radden Marine Supply, Inc has red dyneema that...

    Radden Marine Supply, Inc has red dyneema that was actually hot pink when I got it. They said that is just the way it is.
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    I will post some pics once I speak to the...

    I will post some pics once I speak to the manufacturer. I pushed against it with the side of my face and the corner of my glasses popped right through. It was not on the seam. As for the weight, it...
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    That's what I thought too, and that's one reason...

    That's what I thought too, and that's one reason I paid the higher price. I'm hoping to get my money back.
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    Is Cuban Fiber delicate?

    I recently purchased a cuban fiber tarp and it quickly tore the first set up. Are there certain conditions that this material will not hold up in? Or did I just get defective material?

    I had the...
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  6. Just got back this evening. Roads were no...

    Just got back this evening. Roads were no problem. And weather was pretty good, no precipitation of any kind. Friday night low was 23* but a bit breezy on top of the hill where I camped. It was in...
  7. I will be set up all the way in back of camp site...

    I will be set up all the way in back of camp site "B" I will be the guy with a couple of dogs. Swing by... or I can meet you by the pond if I know what time and we can hike the trails.
  8. I'm looking forward to the cold and will be...

    I'm looking forward to the cold and will be leaving extra gear in the car just in case the rating is off on the gear I pack. Down here in Corpus Christi we rarely get down into the 40's so none of it...
  9. I know it's short notice so I don't have too high...

    I know it's short notice so I don't have too high of hopes of company. But just thought I would put it out there just in case...
  10. Arctic Blast + new UQ = Lost Maples this weekend

    I have been trying get to Lost Maples before the colors had fallen but did not make it. But this upcoming cold front is another good chance to get away and test some new gear and new ideas. I will be...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU2X0Spe5Ag

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU2X0Spe5Ag
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    Sounds interesting. Would like to see a pic of...

    Sounds interesting. Would like to see a pic of this if you get the chance.
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    I knows hugh?? I'm not a camo groupie but I like...

    I knows hugh?? I'm not a camo groupie but I like this one....
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    That's funny... I thought i was the only wierdo...

    That's funny... I thought i was the only wierdo looking forward to cold temp to sleep in the back yard.. but my cold temp is only 39
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    I have been using the superfly for a while with...

    I have been using the superfly for a while with my RR. found if I take out the small middle piece in the head bar it fits a bit better. Also I can get one side to close all the way if I position one...
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    Ridgerunner with a 12' Tarp

    I have a superfly right now but looking to upgrade to a Cuban w/ 12' ridgeline. Has anyone else used this setup and found is beneficial to have the longer ridgeline w/ the RR. I'm hoping it will...
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    How about using a diabetic sock? "A diabetic...

    How about using a diabetic sock?

    "A diabetic sock is a non-binding and non-elasticated sock which is designed so as to not constrict the foot or leg.[1] Typically sufferers of diabetes are the...
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    I have found circulation is a big part of it. If...

    I have found circulation is a big part of it. If i pitch the foot end of my hammock too high my feet get cold. If it is more level my feet stay warm. I switched to bridge hammock now and can pitch it...
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    I found your quote at Joe's Crab Shack on the table. Ironically enough it was on my 17th wedding...
  20. I looked up the measurements on the incubator....

    I looked up the measurements on the incubator. With a width of 44" does it cover the saddle bags and come up higher than the sides?
  21. Nope haven't done that yet. But will drop them an...

    Nope haven't done that yet. But will drop them an email and see how receptive they are.
  22. I'm not concerned with fit of the WB Lynx. I do...

    I'm not concerned with fit of the WB Lynx. I do not want to use untreated down. I want the new stuff.
  23. I just looked at Underground Quilts and thiers...

    I just looked at Underground Quilts and thiers are 47" wide. The one I'm borrowing is only 36" wide and it fits perfect.So not sure about that one. However I did like the construction and options. If...
  24. Just checked out WB site. It doesn't appear they...

    Just checked out WB site. It doesn't appear they are using Dri Down. Too bad, I would like to buy from the same maker of my hammock.
  25. Good to know. Thanks!

    Good to know. Thanks!
  26. UQ for Ridge Runner Shopping - need advise

    I borrowed a DIY UQ at a hang and have fallen in deep like with it. Unfortunately I will have to return it at some point. Who out there makes an UQ designed for a RR. I have only found KAQ so far but...
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    No problem with moisture on my Tyvek UQ outer...

    No problem with moisture on my Tyvek UQ outer liner. Low was 52, Humidity 81% grass was wet, my UQ was dry.
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    I am testing out some cloth grade Tyvek (also...

    I am testing out some cloth grade Tyvek (also used in kite making) tonight as a bottom liner. It's not noisy at all and should be more breathable.

    Here is were I got it, y'all can read the...
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    Sticky: Packdaddy - For the pack of dogs that follow me...

    Packdaddy - For the pack of dogs that follow me around town and while hiking.
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    You can try their extra wide 1/4". They carry it...

    You can try their extra wide 1/4". They carry it just for us hammock people. It is much more rigid than the 1/8". (39 x 59 x 1/4 in)
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    I get mine from GG (Gossamer Gear)...

    I get mine from GG (Gossamer Gear) http://gossamergear.com/sleeping.html the stuff is is great. Not rigid at all, almost like a cloth. and at $16 bucks a roll you can grab two and make some nice...
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    One advantage of using a pad is versatility and...

    One advantage of using a pad is versatility and having multiple uses in emergency situations. An UQ can only be used as a Quilt and if becomes wet it is pretty much a hindrance until it is dry. Twice...
  33. That was Great. Nice music selection and some...

    That was Great. Nice music selection and some real creative camera work!
  34. There are salt pills you can get. When I worked...

    There are salt pills you can get. When I worked construction years ago we had them on the job site. Don't wait until your sick to take them. Also it is good to drink mineral water instead of just...
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    ThermoBall is out on the market.

    Just saw and ad and found some footage on this ThermoBall insulation. Supposed to be equal to 600 fill down. Unfortunately North Face has the exclusive rights.

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  36. GPS Track for Google Earth

    Attached are our full tracks for both days from my GPS. I removed my random movements and it came out to 13.5 miles on Saturday. This includes one Out and Back to my Pond camp. If removed it would be...
  37. I knew it! I had told Sarge that aside from the...

    I knew it! I had told Sarge that aside from the drought I thought that the aroma may also be a reason the mosquitoes were scares. I was not bothered by mosquitoes at the pond either. Great info!!
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  39. I may be passing through Rosenberg later this...

    I may be passing through Rosenberg later this week. Will let you know for sure. Maybe we can meet up or I can drop it off at your place. And thanks again for letting me use the UQ and thanks for...
  40. Guess I'm not the only one that got wet. It...

    Guess I'm not the only one that got wet. It started coming down about 30 secs before I got back to my camp at the pond. Unfortunately I had my Tarp setup to catch the breeze instead of in storm mode....
  41. HAHA that was funny. But true i'm sure. I guess...

    HAHA that was funny. But true i'm sure. I guess "planned" is the key word.

    I will be heading out first thing AM 13th, probably be at the trailhead around 09:00. I will bring additional water for...
  42. Appears to be no bushwhacking, cliff scaling or...

    Appears to be no bushwhacking, cliff scaling or summiting planned, so I will maintain my pack and weight. Need the training. However I will drop my dogs pack. No need to overburden them
  43. OK "IF" I make it, will be late as well. But do...

    OK "IF" I make it, will be late as well. But do like the Idea of putting in the extra miles.
  44. Interesting Idea. Will look at my schedule as...

    Interesting Idea. Will look at my schedule as well...
  45. I would like to give an UQ a try. That would be...

    I would like to give an UQ a try. That would be great
  46. I am looking to forward to seeing these UQs. I...

    I am looking to forward to seeing these UQs. I only use pads rightnow and have never even seen an UQ other than pics. I will be using torso length 1/8" evafoam and trying out a some rare earth...
  47. with this 68ish as a low, what will y'all be...

    with this 68ish as a low, what will y'all be doing for bottom insulation if any?
  48. Just to add to our #13 paradox... the decision to...

    Just to add to our #13 paradox... the decision to cut from 18 to 13 miles was made in the 13th comment
  49. I'm still planning on being there. As long as...

    I'm still planning on being there. As long as weekend work doesn't sneak up on me. Don't remove the "?" I won't know for sure until Thursday.
  50. It's a deal. I will bring it to the Hang.

    It's a deal. I will bring it to the Hang.
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