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    I used my HG DCF Hex over the weekend. That's...

    I used my HG DCF Hex over the weekend. That's pretty much the key for the most coverage, hang low to the hammock SRL. Ample coverage especially with the pull outs. You just aren't going to sit under...
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    Pretty sure you'll be able to leave the filtering...

    Pretty sure you'll be able to leave the filtering kit at home. Creeks dry as a bone this weekend.

    Bring a little extra water or just plan a resupply run. Woods were great, expect a crowed parking...
  3. Thread: DCF Tarps

    by Rolloff
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    I decided this weekend that I really liked the...

    I decided this weekend that I really liked the view of the stars thru the DCF Camo. I like getting up when the sun comes up too. Best of both worlds for me.
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    Keep us posted how it works out.

    Keep us posted how it works out.
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    It would be great to have you. CV2 stands for...

    It would be great to have you. CV2 stands for Crescent Valley 2. It is a group hang site found and named by HF member> Mule.

    The HFHoosier Fall Hang is in The Deam Wilderness Area in the Hoosier...
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    I didn't really mean the material was stiff,...

    I didn't really mean the material was stiff, although thats good to know. I guess for me @ 457gr 48" x 36" not all that heavy.

    An HG Econ Phoenix comes in right @ 492gr but is a bit larger for...
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    I'll give a shout out for Jacks r Better. When I...

    I'll give a shout out for Jacks r Better. When I switched over kits this summer, my 40 degree Sierra Sniveler was practically the only piece of existing gear that made the cut from my old LW kit to...
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    Material from 2 quick fold windshield shades? I...

    Material from 2 quick fold windshield shades? I don't think I've seen anything down filled out of that. Certainly unique.

    That's usually just sort of thin Relflectex, which doesn't breath all that...
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    Good luck on the Cumulus. If you get tired of...

    Good luck on the Cumulus.

    If you get tired of guessing dimensions, quality and such, you can try any of our HF Cottage vendors. All that's well explained up front.
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    I switch sides all night long. When I turn to my...

    I switch sides all night long. When I turn to my left, since I'm a head left, feet right asym, it puts my face nearly into the hammock body. I find by sliding my Nemo Fillo over until it pushes into...
  11. Maybe then you would be more of the, use a poncho...

    Maybe then you would be more of the, use a poncho as a hammock application, and not the other way around. Most hammocks are breathable, so a coated poncho would certainly stop the wind better.
    ...
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    Hammock Gear, Dutchware Gear, Dream Hammock, are...

    Hammock Gear, Dutchware Gear, Dream Hammock, are all great places to start. Contact someone there and they will probably be able to offer you several different units, from several different materials...
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    On the way into hammock backpacking, you want to...

    On the way into hammock backpacking, you want to choose a pack last, that will fit your hammock and all your gear.

    On the way down, buy the pack first and the weight and packability of the rest of...
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    That idea went out the window the second I bought...

    That idea went out the window the second I bought my Buganator. :laugh:
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    My plans as well. Cya there

    My plans as well. Cya there
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    I've thought of that, but then noticed my UQ...

    I've thought of that, but then noticed my UQ isn't actually wide enough to clip to the edge of the hammock w/o pulling the extra fabric down. Once dialed in at least I don't need any extra help to...
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    My hammock will hang from the Tarp suspension....

    My hammock will hang from the Tarp suspension. Tarp is always set just above the hammock's SRL. No fuss no muss.
  18. Well I think the question was a bit tangent. The...

    Well I think the question was a bit tangent. The vids linked showed poncho's turned into hammocks. The OP asked if anyone here was using a mod to use their hammock as a rain poncho or at least to...
  19. i also carry base layers, a light down jacket,...

    i also carry base layers, a light down jacket, and a rain/windshirt. :unsure:

    Is this an episode of Hammock Naked and Alone?
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    Not this week, but the next two weeks, I'll be...

    Not this week, but the next two weeks, I'll be taking my new kit to the woods too for a good shakedown run.

    My Sheltowee Bonfire Whisper came in a little over expected finish weight, but the...
  21. I kind of took the all CAPS as just being a joke....

    I kind of took the all CAPS as just being a joke.

    Still do
  22. Thread: Asym tarps

    by Rolloff
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    No. And No it does not. The Asym tarps are for...

    No. And No it does not.

    The Asym tarps are for very light weather IMO. Even then you can end up fairly wet learning to dial one in. Either way you will also have minimal area underneath the tarp...
  23. I have to change straps on my full time sleeper...

    I have to change straps on my full time sleeper once every couple of years. Nominal slippage, but set in the same place every night results in obvious wear. I have a couple sets of straps dedicated...
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    I noticed the bulge and now using my inflatable...

    I noticed the bulge and now using my inflatable sit pad for a back pad support and it changed the bulge feel quite a bit.

    Its the only time I fill the pad most of the way up air.
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    Raven Pack is DCF. No need for a liner. Most...

    Raven Pack is DCF. No need for a liner.

    Most of the gear you need to get at, is kept in the Peakbag/Gearsling. Its positioned at the head end of the hammock, which is the end most people hook up...
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    No bears here of course either..but I am really...

    No bears here of course either..but I am really glad to be getting my food, fuel, stove, trash and other odds and ends out of the main body of my pack. My food sack was always on the top of every...
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    DH's 1.3 fabric works just fine. I'm not sure if...

    DH's 1.3 fabric works just fine. I'm not sure if anyone is still using the old 1.0 1.1. That being said even my old WW BIAS 1.0 could still make a trip or two. It was a dedicated pack hammock and...
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    This is what got me there. 10.4 pounds atm ...

    This is what got me there. 10.4 pounds atm

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/158326-Ultralight-Full-Comfort-Pack-List-Gear-Food-amp-Clothes
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    As long as it's not raining or you can dry it...

    As long as it's not raining or you can dry it off, I guess. The only problem for me would be getting it back out in storm conditions. I'd rather not open the inside of my pack up to the elements...
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    Any reason we are worrying about fitting the tarp...

    Any reason we are worrying about fitting the tarp back in the stuff sack in the field?

    Mine packs folded up and stuffed into an outside mesh pocket. I'll probably use the DCF stuff sack for...
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    Never been a customer...but I do own a second...

    Never been a customer...but I do own a second hand Sniveler. I bought it here off of HF at 2am in the morning. It had been up for 7 minutes. 150 bucks and still the best piece of insulation I have.
    ...
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    This might be the time for the Naglen filled with...

    This might be the time for the Naglen filled with hot water stuffed in a sock :sneaky:
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    "It will be well worth the wait" :shades: For...

    "It will be well worth the wait" :shades:

    For me. I think that sums up nearly all of our HF Cottage Vendors.

    No doubt
  34. It was a sad day indeed, when I retired my Black...

    It was a sad day indeed, when I retired my Black Bishop Bags.

    They were the best :crying
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    If using a T-pole, remember to carry a rubber end...

    If using a T-pole, remember to carry a rubber end cap. If for any reason it comes loose...I know this is going through my Tarp rigged as pic'd. :lol:
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    I was going to say use the EXPD for the Leg...

    I was going to say use the EXPD for the Leg pillow, and get a Nemo Fillo for the head.

    But then I always answer Nemo Fillo to any pillow threads :tonguesmilie:
  37. You actually have several options available here,...

    You actually have several options available here, but to cut to the chase, I'd go to the source Dutchware Gear and Ripstopbytheroll both carry exclusive lightweight options for MYOG and make the task...
  38. Thread: 15% Off Sale

    by Rolloff
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    DCF Hex delivered this morning. Very nice job...

    DCF Hex delivered this morning. Very nice job guys! Almost floated through the door.

    It's looks pretty perfect. Thanks again HG!
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    That's still good enough for me :sneaky:

    That's still good enough for me :sneaky:
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    Glad you made your choice. My comment would have...

    Glad you made your choice. My comment would have of course just been, "Shug uses one".
  41. Mason line makes decent prussics as well on RLs...

    Mason line makes decent prussics as well on RLs and Tie outs, and it will fail long before the Zing-it, which is something to think about.

    Repairing terminal tackle on a Tarp is always preferable...
  42. Thread: 15% Off Sale

    by Rolloff
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    Just got my notice that my DCF Hex has a shipping...

    Just got my notice that my DCF Hex has a shipping label :thumbup:
  43. Thanks. Great run down. I think I can bring a...

    Thanks. Great run down.

    I think I can bring a 30 degree insulated hammock in between 1.5 - 1.75 lb. I'll let you know how that comes out.
  44. What did you use to make the prussics? ...

    What did you use to make the prussics?

    Shockcord, or even a hair tie grab well to either Lash-it or Amsteel. I use them for stoppers on my DH Gear Locker, and it's usually loaded. They release...
  45. Thread: DCF Tarps

    by Rolloff
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    Have to admit I had my eye on the LiteAF DCF. ...

    Have to admit I had my eye on the LiteAF DCF.

    I have no problem going with HG. Very generous Labor Day Sale :thumbup1:
  46. Thread: Tarp Questions

    by Rolloff
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    SS always has good tarp points. Its really a...

    SS always has good tarp points.

    Its really a personal choice I think. For some the view from the hammock is one of the big perks and a winter tarp with doors is probably the worst for that. The...
  47. Thread: DCF Tarps

    by Rolloff
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    Good coverage for offerings in the OP. HG got...

    Good coverage for offerings in the OP.

    HG got my order when they bumped 15% off for Labor Day. LiteAF had a highly acclaimed DCF Hex that is now out of production as they have chosen to focus on...
  48. Thread: Fess Up

    by Rolloff
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    One of the big points about elevation for me...

    One of the big points about elevation for me is...I'm not down there sleeping where the animals do all that stuff.

    Why would I choose to do that to myself, by peeing on my gear, and where my feet...
  49. I love my Dutch Wasp. I even named him Roamer. He...

    I love my Dutch Wasp. I even named him Roamer. He has to move around for every set up.
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    I've seen Shug use a piece of micro fleece...

    I've seen Shug use a piece of micro fleece suspended from his RL, to hang above his head (over his face) to catch breath condensation, in frigid temps.

    In the Spring and Fall dew point seems to be...
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