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  1. Thread: tadpole

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    I have two of em and love em both. BTW I will be...

    I have two of em and love em both. BTW I will be up in Tellico this weekend probably down the Bald River Trail camping somewhere. If not at one of the campsite along the road. If you are up that...
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    I understand what you are saying but my concern...

    I understand what you are saying but my concern comes from I guess that my TQ, UQ and hammock are all individually small packages that I can move into "holes" between other gear inside my pack. Also...
  3. Rev Any chance that we can get a sample of the...

    Rev

    Any chance that we can get a sample of the email you sent out to all of these states? From the responses that have come back it sounds like it was pretty well laid out and I wouldn't mind...
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    Does it make it a lot bigger in your pack? I...

    Does it make it a lot bigger in your pack? I have thought about getting one of these but thought it would make everything a lot bigger in my pack.
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    Hammock regulations in TN

    Anyone in or around Tellico Mountain in TN know what the regulations are for hammocks in Cherokee National Forest? I am planning on going up and hiking out probably the Bald River Falls trail (CNF...
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    Sorry for not getting back to this until now. ...

    Sorry for not getting back to this until now. Been extremely busy at home and work here lately.

    To answer your question, I am 6'4" and had no problems with the TQ. When laying perfectly straight...
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    I really liked the look of this until I saw the...

    I really liked the look of this until I saw the price :scared: $55 plus $8 S/H seems pretty outrageous to me for something as simple as this. I think I will try a DIY with using a trekking pole as...
  8. Same thing I use. It hangs from my pack strap...

    Same thing I use. It hangs from my pack strap while hiking and from my ridgeline while sleeping. Can't beat the price.
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    47686 This is my son from a hang last month. ...

    47686

    This is my son from a hang last month. He was very cozy that morning before I pulled the toggle out of the foot end of the hammock :lol:
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    Hammock = Smaller pack?

    Oh and I use an ULA Ohm 2.0
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    Hammock = Smaller pack?

    I understand the $1000 but you can always replace items here and there until you get to where you want to be. Or do like I did and sell off everything that wasn't nailed down to raise the money. I...
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    Welcome MrPopper I am not much farther down...

    Welcome MrPopper

    I am not much farther down the road from you guys so if there is a hang in our neck of the woods we will get the chance to meet. As for cold feet, I have the same problem and I...
  13. Thread: Camo TadPole

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    Reminds me of when I camo'd my varmint rifle. ...

    Reminds me of when I camo'd my varmint rifle. Can't tell you how many times I almost lost that thing. All I need is to loose my entire sleeping rig!!
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    That's a pretty interesting idea!

    That's a pretty interesting idea!
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    My take on Summer Series Quilts

    This is my first attempt at making a video like this so go easy on me.

    RDIpa86k-WY

    As promised here are my first impressions of the Wilderness Logics Summer Series Quilts. As I stated in an...
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    Welcome aboard! You will learn a lot from HF. If...

    Welcome aboard! You will learn a lot from HF. If you haven't already make sure to watch Shug's videos. He's HFs own local celebrity
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    I cant wait to try mine out tomorrow. It will be...

    I cant wait to try mine out tomorrow. It will be a real test for sure. It is supposed to get down to 28*. I am thinking with the SS TQ/UQ and combination of a double layer hammock, Gossamer Gear...
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    I just finished up my loadout for 30ish degree...

    I just finished up my loadout for 30ish degree weather. It comes in at about 13.5 lbs minus food and water. I plan on trying it out this weekend.
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    Normally I wouldn't be able to either but I had...

    Normally I wouldn't be able to either but I had saved for a while and sold off some other "toys"
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    Received my order today from Marty and I must say...

    Received my order today from Marty and I must say I am extremely impressed. I placed the order on Tuesday of last week. Knowing that Marty had to make the quilts after I placed the order and he...
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    Congrats. My new Summer Series UQ and TQ along...

    Congrats. My new Summer Series UQ and TQ along with Night Owl should be here tomorrow. I can't wait.

    Let us know how that tarp works out. It will probably be my next purchase.
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    Closest thing I can think of is the tree lounge....

    Closest thing I can think of is the tree lounge. Always wanted one of those
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    Oh don't worry, I will be taking some photos and...

    Oh don't worry, I will be taking some photos and hope to do some reviews on it soon.
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    Ok that's not fair. I am getting rid of two this...

    Ok that's not fair. I am getting rid of two this year but still have 2 to go. I envy your new play room!

    What type of brackets are those? I have wondered how people hang inside and just figured...
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    Thanks I will take a look at the suspension once...

    Thanks I will take a look at the suspension once it gets here. I am hoping to get to put everything to use towards the end of February before my son leaves for boot camp so I should have some decent...
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    Took the plunge today

    I placed an order with WL for a night owl, tad pole, bug net and summer series quilts.

    After talking with them on the phone for a few I decided to give the s.s. a try instead of the 15 degree...
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    Single Tree Hammock Hang

    http://youtu.be/57I_HLsEnbc

    Anyone ever watched this video? I would have never thought of doing something like this but found it quite interesting.
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    I don't own either yet but from what I understand...

    I don't own either yet but from what I understand the lite owl and night owl are both double layer hammocks. The snipe is a single layer hammock
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    So how does the 20 degree setup work for you down...

    So how does the 20 degree setup work for you down in LA during the summer? Obviously it must be a little warm as you are looking at going too a cooler bag. I would look at the WL Summer Series...
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    Oh trust me I know what you mean on this one. ...

    Oh trust me I know what you mean on this one. Since getting into backpacking last year after being a day hiker and car camper all my life, I have accumulated more "junk" so far than I ever thought I...
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    Lol the two people giving advice are from Canada...

    Lol the two people giving advice are from Canada and Guam!

    Seriously though thanks for the input guys.

    I just do not want to find myself wishing I had a lighter weight setup come summer time....
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    TQ/UQ Suggestions

    Hopefully I can get a little help from you guys. I am trying to decide what TQ/UQ combination to go with from Wilderness Logic. I have done a lot of research and am totally sold on them.

    I...
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    They can if you get someone who knows what they...

    They can if you get someone who knows what they are doing and are willing to order it. My wife used to be a department manager at Walmart and the lady that is going to order it is the department...
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    Walmart Ripstop

    For those that have bought ripstop at Walmart here lately, do any of you have an old receipt or sticker from it to get the barcode? The lady who runs the fabric department at our Walmart said she...
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    I have been following him for the last month or...

    I have been following him for the last month or so and love his videos.
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    Ridgeline length

    Ok so I got my hammock stuff in today and made my whoopie slings and tree straps. I was wanting to make a whoopie sling for my ridgeline but need to know how long I should make it?

    So far I am...
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    Poll: I came here via whiteblaze but while trying to...

    I came here via whiteblaze but while trying to make up my mind about hammocks I ran across Shugs videos. Its all down hill from there.

    As a matter of fact my package of new DIY hammock...
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    Wow great site and fast reply. Thanks!

    Wow great site and fast reply. Thanks!
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    Whoopie Sling Length??

    Hey all,

    I am in the process of switching from my tent to a hammock and have a few questions about the whoopie sling length. I plan on using webbing with the marlin spike hitch to attach to the...
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