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    This is a good point, perhaps these UL fabrics...

    This is a good point, perhaps these UL fabrics safe working weight limits need to be revised. I have a Monolite that Iíve used since last summer and have never noticed any type of wear thatís...
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    DMd!


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    Good to know about the Amsteel wear and potential...

    Good to know about the Amsteel wear and potential for failure if not locking in completely. I have been using them for a few weeks now and I have found myself always using the flipper lock before...
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    FS: I should say SECONDS! If this did not sell, I...

    I should say SECONDS! If this did not sell, I will definitely take it. PM me if it's still available. Thanks!
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    FS: Did this sell? If not, interested!

    Did this sell? If not, interested!
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    Took my Turtle Ties out this weekend for their...

    Took my Turtle Ties out this weekend for their first overnight and they worked great! Easy to set and held without issue!

    I did adjust them up and down a few times to dial in my hang. This wasnít...
  7. I have not seen an additional sale on the...

    I have not seen an additional sale on the Wanderlust Kit. I have specifically seen mention in previous sales that the Wanderlust Kit is not included in any additional discounts. It's a pretty good...
  8. I use UQ hooks if the hammock has them, haven't...

    I use UQ hooks if the hammock has them, haven't found they're critical though for a good UQ fit. If I'm going UL and they're not already attached to the hammock I want, I wouldn't add them. If...
  9. Thread: Poison Ivy

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    If I had a concern that my hammock had enough...

    If I had a concern that my hammock had enough plant oils on it to cause a reaction, I'd just wash it. Gentle soap in a 5 gallon bucket, agitate by hand, rinse thoroughly, hang dry out of the sun.
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    Welcome! You already started with one of the best...

    Welcome! You already started with one of the best places to pick up tips, SHUG! I'd also check out Derek Hansen's Ultimate Hang for good advice. And of course, HF!

    Enjoy the trip (or hang)!
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    I practice UL and I'm keeping an eye on this...

    I practice UL and I'm keeping an eye on this fabric still. Seems to fit pretty much into the "lighter weight monolite" category. Stiffer than other fabrics around it's weight (1 oz.), has durability...
  12. Thread: Snakeskins

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    Yep, Jared will definitely make you exactly what...

    Yep, Jared will definitely make you exactly what you want.

    Several vendors sell single piece snakeskins for tarps only, less sell the catch all snakeskin that it sounds like youíre looking for.
    ...
  13. Thread: Pack sizes?

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    Mostly agree with cmoulder here. My pack is XPac...

    Mostly agree with cmoulder here. My pack is XPac fabric and while the fabric is waterproof, the seams are not and they arenít taped. Given that, I still use a pack liner (nyloflume) as recommended. I...
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    From my perspective and use, the TT fits into the...

    From my perspective and use, the TT fits into the UL suspension arena. Given that, if itís lighter, cheaper and thereís not reports of rampant failure using the aluminum, I wouldnít be overly...
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    Yeah, I use Jeffís evoloops on my huggers for my...

    Yeah, I use Jeffís evoloops on my huggers for my UL suspension. Work perfectly although Iíve been thinking about switching them out for mini evoloops ;)


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  16. Purchased from cmoulder, thread closed.

    Purchased from cmoulder, thread closed.
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    Totally agree. I think he fills a very nice niche...

    Totally agree. I think he fills a very nice niche in the hammocking community. Hardware is useful in a lot of scenarios, sometimes it's not so much. It's great that he's been able to be successful...
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    Yep, I emailed with Nick recently and he said...

    Yep, I emailed with Nick recently and he said that until his stock gets low, there probably won't be a restock of colors anytime soon. Oh well, once the new colors come in, I'll just pick up a few...
  19. Thread: Pack sizes?

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    I like to pack my quilts loose if I can. That way...

    I like to pack my quilts loose if I can. That way they don't get compressed anymore than they need to, but all your other gear will compress them as much as they need to be. Also makes the volume...
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    Excellent to see Jared increasing his product...

    Excellent to see Jared increasing his product offerings. He really does great work, is a pleasure to work with and is faster than any cottage company out there.

    If I need a synthetic quilt, I know...
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    Came here to say God Speed Two Speed but it was...

    Came here to say God Speed Two Speed but it was taken.

    I'll just say good luck instead!
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    Jeff's videos and goods are very nice. Have...

    Jeff's videos and goods are very nice. Have bought a few items from his eBay store and they've worked out very well.

    Now I just need to get to splicing myself...
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    Getting the right tarp tension takes some...

    Getting the right tarp tension takes some fiddling until you figure it out in my experience. It's easy to crank something down as much as you can, but that's usually not good for the tarp or your...
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    Check out the WTS/WTB Forums on here. I find...

    Check out the WTS/WTB Forums on here. I find there's usually someone with something that fits what I need that's much quicker than waiting for it custom.

    Also checkout Reddit. The forums...
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    Sticky: Ah, now that makes sense. Thought I was crazy ;0

    Ah, now that makes sense. Thought I was crazy ;0
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    Welcome to HF! Lots of great advice already. I'll...

    Welcome to HF! Lots of great advice already. I'll say that Shug + The Ultimate Hang was a great resource when I was beginning to dive deeper into hanging. Good luck and have fund!
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    PMd!
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    Good luck!

    Good luck!
  29. I would just go to his channel and sort by most...

    I would just go to his channel and sort by most viewed or highest rated? Really any of his videos are worth it, but some of the more broad topics are where to start. Watch a few and youíll get an...
  30. Yep, those two will cover everything you need to...

    Yep, those two will cover everything you need to get started and pretty close to finished. Once you get through the bulk of those, come back here to start digging into the nitty gritty.


    Sent...
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    Something else to consider is moths. I have not...

    Something else to consider is moths. I have not had it happen to the point of noticing significant damage, but I notice moths on my gear when Iím setup in camp often. I think itís exacerbated by the...
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    I donít unfortunately, but this post talks about...

    I donít unfortunately, but this post talks about it. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/151272-Tarp-Connectors-and-Shock-Cord-for-attaching-to-ridge-line

    Basically since the...
  33. Dutchware Chameleon Hammock Setup in 1.6 or Lighter Hexon, Coyote Brown + Asym Bugnet

    Hey all,

    Iím interested in buying a good to great condition Dutchware Gear Chameleon Setup in Coyote Brown.

    Iím particularly interested in a 1.2 Hexon, but Iíll consider anything up to 1.6....
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    Right. With dyneema, I actually think a CRL with...

    Right. With dyneema, I actually think a CRL with shockcord makes a lot of sense since it doesnít stretch like sil. SRL with sil is my preference still.


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    FS: Nice snag. Wish I was a bit earlier on this. ...

    Nice snag. Wish I was a bit earlier on this.


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    Can always get the El Dorado and add a Ridgeline...

    Can always get the El Dorado and add a Ridgeline Organizer if you want in the future. I find a simple gathered end with more modular pieces works best for me anyway. That way I can take exactly what...
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    Yeah, Iíve always found the LineLocs on the RL an...

    Yeah, Iíve always found the LineLocs on the RL an odd choice to be offered by HG. I know Iíve seen ones for sale Used that have had the use D rings on the RL and LineLocs on the corners.

    You...
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    Glad I stumbled upon this thread. Iíve been using...

    Glad I stumbled upon this thread. Iíve been using a S2S Aeros Premium inflatable. It works ďOKĒ but I need something better for ground and hammock use. Going to give one of the options here a shot...
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    Picked up some Turtle Ties to upgrade my UL...

    Picked up some Turtle Ties to upgrade my UL suspension option this weekend. If my calculations are correct, Iíll have a full 10í suspension under 1.7 oz.

    Pretty good for hanging in the woods of PA...
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    Agree with the other commenters, seems like a...

    Agree with the other commenters, seems like a rodent and not a fabric issue. Nice are surprisingly agile when they want to be. Iíve had holes chewed in stuff sacks hanging in trees I wouldíve never...
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    I feel like if youíre only using it in a hammock,...

    I feel like if youíre only using it in a hammock, 50Ē should be fine for you if you feel the current wide is too much. Iím 6í1Ē, 165 and use a wide because I also sleep on the ground. I, same as you,...
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    Simply Light Designs sells a simple ridgeline...

    Simply Light Designs sells a simple ridgeline water bottle holder. Mine weighs 2 grams and works quite well.
  43. For me, knots are the most reliable, foolproof...

    For me, knots are the most reliable, foolproof and wide ranging solution for guy lines. I use D-Rings on my corners and Andrew Skurka's knot system. Has never failed me and is very simple to learn...
  44. UL Premium 3/4 Summer Underquilt - 40-50 Degree - Moroccan Blue and/or Black

    Hey all,

    I'm looking to purchase a 3/4 length, ultralight, summer under quilt with the following details:

    - Black and/or Moroccan blue in some combination
    - 3/4 length of 50-55"
    - 850 or 950...
  45. These would be shorter trips in the 2-3 day range...

    These would be shorter trips in the 2-3 day range so I would expect the issue to be minimal. However, I could foresee longer trips in the future and all things considered get something that would...
  46. Thanks Shug! Watched your video this morning as I...

    Thanks Shug! Watched your video this morning as I was doing my research ;) I feel like searching your channel is a prerequisite to posting a question here.

    From everything I can tell, it seems...
  47. Apex vs. Down for a Winter Layered Underquilt System

    Hey all,

    I'm interested in picking up a 3/4 summer weight UQ and I'd like to stack it with my current full length 20 Degree Down UQ for winter use.

    The following are true:

    1. Apex's moisture...
  48. Got what I needed! Thanks everyone!

    Got what I needed! Thanks everyone!
  49. Dutchware Chameleon Top Cover - Woodland Camo

    Looking to purchase a Chameleon Top Cover in preferably Woodland Camo but also may consider another earthy neutral color (coyote brown, dark olive, etc.).

    Preference is Symmetrical Moonlight...
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    FS: If you're willing to sell the top cover on it's...

    If you're willing to sell the top cover on it's own, I'll take it for sure. Otherwise, GLWS!
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