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    The GG pad worked great down to the 50's for 4...

    The GG pad worked great down to the 50's for 4 nights on the AT last month. I just left it between the top and bottom layer of the WBBR and rolled the hammock up. I packed well in the Zpacks Arc...
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    you have to be very careful, but they do work....

    you have to be very careful, but they do work. I'm at a year now with mine.
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    I ran into John Yarbro, AKA Mace around Damascus...

    I ran into John Yarbro, AKA Mace around Damascus on the AT a few weeks back. He's hiking the AT with a WBB and Cloud Burst. I believ ehe had a ULA Circut. Mace may be the first WB Bridge to thru to...
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    brilliant idea. another good idea, especially...

    brilliant idea. another good idea, especially with the kevlar straps, is to run the bitter end / slack back up to the tree to keep the straps straight in the buckle.
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    I wish we had a like icon on this forum, you'd...

    I wish we had a like icon on this forum, you'd get several with the help of Ben :-)
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    Get the "longer solid ferrule"s and 2 piece (not...

    Get the "longer solid ferrule"s and 2 piece (not 3) longer pole. I've had mine for awhile now and probably 80-100 nights. Had the long section snap with the old style ferrule the first year. Josh was...
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    Invisible Hammock

    it's almost here http://physicsbuzz.physicscentral.com/2010/10/2010-physics-nobel-prize-for-invisible.html
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    Sticky: in the 50's and 60's surfers in California would...

    in the 50's and 60's surfers in California would work in the forestry industry log enough to make some money so they could surf. When the money ran out they would return to the hills to cash up...
  9. The Zpacs arctic blast which has two easily...

    The Zpacs arctic blast which has two easily detached CF battens a little less than two feet long. Connected with some sort of 6 inch binder thy could act as a two-fer pole mod. has anyone attempted...
  10. Mase, It was great running into you at Old...

    Mase, It was great running into you at Old Orchard Shelter last week. We made it to south to Damascus a day early.
    My email is al@brookins.com. Happy trails to Katahdin. Brandon at Warbonnet...
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    You'll find it might eventually be a 2 tarp world...

    You'll find it might eventually be a 2 tarp world to cover your venues, needs, conditions and seasons. Start with the SF. Brandon's Warbonnet Supper Fly (SF) is a great go-to tarp for most...
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    Thanks. We're doing the Troutville to Damascus AT...

    Thanks. We're doing the Troutville to Damascus AT section next week and I'll take the 40 burrow and the gg pad. That's going to shave .big weight off of my normal 0 lynx uq and 20 burrow tq. Happy...
  13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnsKv_mFkTg ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnsKv_mFkTg Big respect on your side trip to LVG. Hope SC hiker is doing well.
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    Try leaving th 1/4" closed cell between the...

    Try leaving th 1/4" closed cell between the hammock layers and role the unit up as a whole. This works for me. This could also be done with an air pad, but I've not tried it.
  15. Thread: Denver Area

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    I'm working in Denver next week and flying in...

    I'm working in Denver next week and flying in early for a Saturday evening hang. Any ideas for a short hike/hang in the Denver area? Did Silver's spot work out?
  16. Always try out new or modified suspension over...

    Always try out new or modified suspension over soft ground and away from hecklers.
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    And Welcome from another Wilmingtonian.

    And Welcome from another Wilmingtonian.
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    We just completed a 4 day AT section (SOBO...

    We just completed a 4 day AT section (SOBO Hampton, TN to 19E) with the lighter WBBR and no failures.
    Mods included:
    1. Dutch Gear: ~ 15ft Kevlar Tree Straps to Ti Cinch Buckles and Dutch Clips...
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    But don't use CF on sil.

    But don't use CF on sil.
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    Consider lining up the pull outs on the tarp with...

    Consider lining up the pull outs on the tarp with your spreader bars, especially the head end. The CF are very easy to add and Z-packs has them on their site.
  21. Thread: Burrow 40 Help!

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    I agree with Grumpy. Go with the snaps on the 40...

    I agree with Grumpy. Go with the snaps on the 40 and sewn with the 20 and 0. This is my exact setup and it works great. Another item to consider is the ability to use the 40 as an UQ if needed. This...
  22. With "Leave no trace" principals clearing under...

    With "Leave no trace" principals clearing under brush, dead fall, and choosing sites that are out of the wind are considerations. Wind is a huge issue using tarps on the AT. We had 40mph gusts at...
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    The reflectix is a must have for hangers and...

    The reflectix is a must have for hangers and ground dwellers alike. Mine is a sewn 16x16 piece opened at the top. It fits on the Zpacks bottom straps and is always handy for a sit pad. Other uses,...
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    they are very light. I'm now using 2 x 15 ft...

    they are very light. I'm now using 2 x 15 ft directly to the WBBR. Dropped the toggle and amstel.
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    The 1/8 Gossamer Gear thin light pad is 3.9 oz...

    The 1/8 Gossamer Gear thin light pad is 3.9 oz and pretty compact considering.
    I've been tempted to use this in the warmer months in the WBBR double layer due to the weight savings over an UQ. ...
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    The Z packs trap with doors works well with the...

    The Z packs trap with doors works well with the WBBR for backpacking. You do need to watch that your poles don't poke a hole in the tarp and rig it wide. The Super Fly is my go to tarp for car...
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    CF repair tape if using a CF tarp reflective sit...

    CF repair tape if using a CF tarp
    reflective sit pad/coozie/butt warmer/foot soaker
    extra kevlar 6ft tree strap extender x 1
    S2S sil bucket...
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    I made DG dog bones for my Ridgerunner / Bridge...

    I made DG dog bones for my Ridgerunner / Bridge as well.
    I'm 200lbs and the king of breaking suspension. I made DG whoopie slings but one DG WS broke. It snapped well away from the hook almost...
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    Appalachian Trail Section

    Hope to see you on the AT this spring.
    Our 2016 Spring Flings:
    25 Mar - Apr 1, 2016 SOBO Damascus to US19E 25 Mar - Apr 1 (72 miles ~8-10 mile/day).
    Once to US19E we then have two small sections...
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    Get the 0 full winter Lynx. It doesn't get too...

    Get the 0 full winter Lynx. It doesn't get too hot as a 3 season UQ and will take you down to 0 comfortably. It takes the guess work out of the 20-30 degree range and also allows the use of a...
  31. Thread: Hello from NC

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    Welcome from an old Navy Corpsman in your neck of...

    Welcome from an old Navy Corpsman in your neck of the woods sailor.
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    Carbon Spreader poles in Zpacks Arctic Blast 60

    For size and fit here are the two piece Carbon Spreader poles in the Zpacks Arctic Blast 60 at [url]https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/8/0/5/2/polesnpack_resized.jpg
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    I'm in the same boat. Have the Dutch Ti tabs and...

    I'm in the same boat. Have the Dutch Ti tabs and haven't made the jump because of the webbing thickness. I have a great thread injector, but that webbing looks intimidating. It will take a #20 needle...
  34. Thread: WBRR hangle?

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    That's a great idea! I have some 2m zingit with...

    That's a great idea! I have some 2m zingit with this mod's name on it. I hope the ridge line will work just above the dog bones and not interfere with the netting.
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    That's great to know. It'd be great if Branden...

    That's great to know. It'd be great if Branden would add the CF poles as an option to get more in the field.
  36. Thread: XLC Calf Ridge

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    I use the...

    I use the https://www.bigagnes.com/Products/Detail/Accessory/ClearviewAirPillow rolled up in my clothes stuff sack behind my knees. It's an extra 3 ounces, but well worth it.
  37. Thread: WBRR hangle?

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    The angle might also be affected by the length of...

    The angle might also be affected by the length of the spread between trees. Being the pole breaker that I am, I've often wondered if the bridge can be hung "too tight" resulting in the horrible...
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    200lbs wet. I'm the kiss of death on these...

    200lbs wet. I'm the kiss of death on these spreader bars. I also broke one of my son's stock poles while he was in his hammock by grabbing it. The carbon head pole that broke was likely due to the...
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    info@rutalocura.com will make you some. I paid...

    info@rutalocura.com will make you some. I paid $85. Remember to insist on the solid ferrule.
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    I just wrote this for...

    I just wrote this for http://sectionhiker.com/warm-camping-hammock/ and it has some relevance here.
    If you plan to stay in hammocks and invest in a UQ there’s a good argument to go with a 0 degree...
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    Welcome from Masenboro Island, NC. Paddling and...

    Welcome from Masenboro Island, NC. Paddling and hanging are a great combo.122045
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    That last 6 miles down was a knee breaker but...

    That last 6 miles down was a knee breaker but this section was definitely worth it.
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    In case you're wondering this is how Hodad hangs...

    In case you're wondering this is how Hodad hangs on the beach. Welcome on-board... https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=18786&catid=member&imageuser=8052121770
  44. Is the dynaglide still holding up on your...

    Is the dynaglide still holding up on your warbonnet ridgerunner?
  45. We did the GSMNP this past April and participated...

    We did the GSMNP this past April and participated in such a rescue. A Dad, his son and son-in-law, I believe. My hiking buddy stickman posted it on youtube here...
  46. sign me up for a pair of the kevlar friendly...

    sign me up for a pair of the kevlar friendly spidey buckles when you come out with them.
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    I bought one probably 15 plus years ago for...

    I bought one probably 15 plus years ago for marine canvas and sail repair. I've had it down to as light as M50 but you have to help it alone by pulling from behind. It works on with 1.1 and 1.6 sil...
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    Dang, you're right. Sorry for the miss-post...

    Dang, you're right. Sorry for the miss-post...
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    Sailrite sewing machines are 50% off!

    Sailrite sewing machines are 50% off!

    http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5ce91157096cda8b254411a3c&id=5fb153c0a9&e=847280dbfc
  50. We are doing the Fontana to NOC section Friday...

    We are doing the Fontana to NOC section Friday afternoon through Sunday. 4 hangers and a ground dweller. Al@brookins.com.
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