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  1. > Depends upon which side of the hammock you are...

    > Depends upon which side of the hammock you are standing...
    :)
  2. How do you fit the static end of Wookie on BlackBird?

    Sparing you the long read, the answer is found here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-MU34O0Vf4

    it's about 56 seconds into the video. It does go over the knob but not over the continuous loop,...
  3. I'd go with TominMN's solution. To make it simple...

    I'd go with TominMN's solution. To make it simple - a value that might supersede the value of "no hardware" - just tie a figure-8 knot (loop) near the hammock and use a carabiner to clip that loop...
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    A lot of people started (and some stayed) with...

    A lot of people started (and some stayed) with the ENO. As they gained more experience, maybe they wanted more features, different color/fabric choices, a larger size, etc. Do you still have the...
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    Well dog-gone-it, CaptainGravity, I was barking...

    Well dog-gone-it, CaptainGravity, I was barking up the wrong tree.
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    FS: This was the newer green color. The closest I can...

    This was the newer green color. The closest I can describe would be similar to WarBonnet's Fern Green. But Jakev383 gets it.
  7. And it's Carbon Fiber!...

    And it's Carbon Fiber!
    https://tinyurl.com/2p8zww7e
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    FS: Okay - I'll hafta look. I'm taking the jeep out...

    Okay - I'll hafta look. I'm taking the jeep out tomorrow and will extract it from tub-o-tarps then. I'm really sure it is not blue.
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    NOTE about those tiny magnets. I have a pair of...

    NOTE about those tiny magnets. I have a pair of fingerless gloves - a glitten (glove/mitten) where a "pocket" folds over the fingers to make it a mitten when desired. Instead of the old-fashioned...
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    FS: HeavyOpp - I don't believe they come in color...

    HeavyOpp - I don't believe they come in color choices.

    REI's site shows this tarp in what they call "putty" color which has more of a brown/olive hew....
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    FS: New (never out of its bag) Noah 16

    This is the Big Guy. I was inspired to get it after one group kayak trip where it was used to make a "dry area" for tents and eating (I first learned about tarping tents - even those with a rainfly -...
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    Or instructions might be available via a .pdf...

    Or instructions might be available via a .pdf file off the website. But there really isn't much to it. You just hang the UQP off the hammock suspension. Add an S-biner at the head end (the UQP is...
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    I made a pipe stand out of ... pipe. It was...

    I made a pipe stand out of ... pipe. It was really heavy. I'd like to say it is strong - and it probably was - but I only had access to 10 ft pipe. So it had a joint near one end to add a piece for...
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    In general, the more multi-use an item has, the...

    In general, the more multi-use an item has, the more things you'll lose when it stops working, gets broken, or lost. For me, that's the problem with some, not all, UL ideals. A trekking pole gets...
  15. Ah, I see. It's not the order of the stacking,...

    Ah, I see. It's not the order of the stacking, it's the direction of the lay contrary to the design orientation of the Yeti. I forgot that the Yeti is the little brother of the Wookie. Sorry - no...
  16. The daisy chain is simple. But for some, the loop...

    The daisy chain is simple. But for some, the loop spacing presenta too much of a step. On my “chain” carabiner, I carry a small Amsteel loop, I can go up one chain step and add my amsteel loop,...
  17. PopcornFool, Not to be contrary, but I’d put the...

    PopcornFool, Not to be contrary, but I’d put the Yeti on the outside. My thinking is ... the symmetrical UQ will initially cover the whole surface area. It’s up against the hammock; no gaps. Then you...
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    It’s probably just for physological comfort but I...

    It’s probably just for physological comfort but I do push on the tree to see if I can feel any movement. And I should look up more. The kinds of trees we have around here seldom have any hanging...
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    elgecko - yeah, those clips are better than...

    elgecko - yeah, those clips are better than dropping wing nuts - and they will drop. To make you feel even better, I have a Tato Turtle stand and though I like it - it is heavy. And being all metal,...
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    >The only problem I have with getting my Superior...

    >The only problem I have with getting my Superior Hammock is that I now have a lot of other nice hammocks that I don’t see getting a lot of use in the future
    Sloanie, that’s what the For Sale forum...
  21. It depends of the RR model - old or new. The old...

    It depends of the RR model - old or new. The old model can use what looks like a section of bicycle inner tube that ArrowHead sells. Or you can DIY with an old bicycle inner tube. For the newer model...
  22. When I connect a GE UQ to a bridge (RR or RSBTR...

    When I connect a GE UQ to a bridge (RR or RSBTR DIY), I open the "Cinch" at the ends all the way to give maximum width. then I run/hook the primary suspension on the spreader bars. So the shock-cord...
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    Are those square brackets available at Home Depot...

    Are those square brackets available at Home Depot or Lowes? I assume they would work with a standard 2x2 off the rack (which is smaller than an actual 2 inches), because the 2x4 you ripped wasn’t...
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    Yeah, the term“maker” might make it seem like one...

    Yeah, the term“maker” might make it seem like one brand is better constructed than another. I don’t have a broad experience with quits - a variety of hammocks is expensive enough - but when I choose,...
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    FS: Is that asymmetrical with sides offset or is it...

    Is that asymmetrical with sides offset or is it just a diamond shape with one skate per side? In the photo it looks symmetrical - side stakes in the same line perpendicular to ridgeline.
  26. That makes shipping less complicated. Did you put...

    That makes shipping less complicated. Did you put both codes in one coupon field and separate them with comma?
  27. Can you use more than one code for the Memorial Day sale?

    Can you use more than one code in one transaction - say memorial15 for a tarp and memorial25 for a hammock. Or must you place two orders, using only one discount code with each transaction?
  28. BulldogDiver, Looks like you've figured out that...

    BulldogDiver, Looks like you've figured out that the 2" Huggers have a loop on each end. That's sort of the definition of a hugger. If it's called a tree strap (webbing), it usually has a loop on one...
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    ScottS, if you don’t need the all-around coverage...

    ScottS, if you don’t need the all-around coverage of a sock, you could just use an underquilt protector (UQP). The sock will provide the most “extra” warmth but in the cold you’ll also want to...
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    I like your kayaks out in the desert. You gotta...

    I like your kayaks out in the desert. You gotta do what you gotta do - to get TIB (time in boat). :)
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    Remember - on those temperature ratings - they...

    Remember - on those temperature ratings - they are more a reference point rather than an absolute. For example, I’ve found through experimentation that I’m more comfortable if the quilt is rated for...
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    In your situation, if you want to stick with...

    In your situation, if you want to stick with WarBonnet (Good Choice), I’d go with a ThunderFly. First, there is nothing wrong with the MiniFly and it will keep YOU dry, but maybe not your bike....
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    elgecko - just a thought on setup/take down....

    elgecko - just a thought on setup/take down. Instead of using bolts and wind nuts (easy to drop in a pile of leaves), you can use a pin like this:

    https://tinyurl.com/2p8u53t5

    to connect to...
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    Here’s a proof-of-concept photo: ground sheet,...

    Here’s a proof-of-concept photo:
    ground sheet, then pad, then hammock w/built in net. Tarp is on poles and bug net is attached to pole, lifting it off your face.

    188467
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    Eventually, hammockers find the hang angle (or...

    Eventually, hammockers find the hang angle (or hammock end distance) that works for them. A common rule of thumb - more a starting point - is to hang at an angle such that the ends of the hammock are...
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    brawny, Welcome to the forum. You and I traveled...

    brawny, Welcome to the forum. You and I traveled pretty much the same path. I started with a Hennessy. The first thing I did was abandon the “Knot”, for descending rings. And I mostly used it with...
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    That’s a good correction because I thought it was...

    That’s a good correction because I thought it was going to weigh 350 lbs. :)
  38. High Quality video - what were you using?

    High Quality video - what were you using?
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    If you have any metal-on-metal that can be...

    If you have any metal-on-metal that can be modified with an amsteel link (like a carabiner to an eye-bolt) do that.
  40. REI has two styles of these poles. I’m guessing...

    REI has two styles of these poles. I’m guessing you use the larger one? Interesting that you set the pole almost vertical rather than at a angle.
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    I always carry a Balaclava. They come in various...

    I always carry a Balaclava. They come in various weights and even a light nylon one works well. Sometimes I do put on a “sleeping jacket” and ... hard to put into words ... I’m warm but not...
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    If you go with Hennessy, bought from Hennessy, I...

    If you go with Hennessy, bought from Hennessy, I suggest upgrading the standard tarp - like the one that comes with the Explorer - to their Hex tarp. At one time they’d just charge the retail price...
  43. deejayen - to address your concern about length...

    deejayen - to address your concern about length and shape ... Full length or ¾ length sort of depends on YOUR length. A ¾ length TQ for me is almost full length (it’s a feature, not a bug). Also, the...
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    I might have missed it, but if not said, be...

    I might have missed it, but if not said, be careful with “extra clothing” because you want unrestricted blood flow. Solutions that don’t add extra clothes are using those hand warmer packets - be...
  45. tandrewmalan, those toggles are just another way...

    tandrewmalan, those toggles are just another way of rigglng the tarp ridgeline - like a DutchWare Wasp or a Loop Alien or other hardware. There are YouTube Videos that show its use.
    ...
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    deejayen, another adjustment would be to run the...

    deejayen, another adjustment would be to run the webbing so it comes off the side of the tree instead of in the middle. I think there is something about the mind that imagines a line coming from the...
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    Gondo, welcome to the forum. Your questions will...

    Gondo, welcome to the forum. Your questions will probably generate many posts or reference those already made as your questions cover issues covered under other topics.

    At this point, two things...
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    T’were it me, I’d skip the UQ - unless you are...

    T’were it me, I’d skip the UQ - unless you are using it as a TQ add-on. The area under you is compress by your body weight. It works with a hammock because hanging under, it keeps its loft.

    If...
  49. Quartz, if you are not familiar with poison oak...

    Quartz, if you are not familiar with poison oak and/or poison ivy, you might want to get educated on it. And not from those useless plant books with just line drawings. I don’t have a ready source to...
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    Dragonhunter, I have this photo in seveal posts....

    Dragonhunter, I have this photo in seveal posts. I put down a ground sheet (black plastic), a therm-a-rest pad, then my hammock with bugnet. Using guylines and poles - I use collapsable poles when...
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