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  1. I can agree that HammockGear was a great...

    I can agree that HammockGear was a great experience for me recently. I ordered a standard cuben tarp with doors (12ft) back on Jan 25. It arrived YESTERDAY! I didn't call them, I didn't have them...
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    After my latest trip, I would like to get 30 deg...

    After my latest trip, I would like to get
    30 deg top quilt with some type of dry down

    12' CF tarp with doors


    Zpacks Down Hood


    More food to put in my dehydrator
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    The Jetboil canisters are definitely NOT 4...

    The Jetboil canisters are definitely NOT 4 season. All Isopro canisters are best used above ~20f/-7c. The propane tends to burn off first, leaving you with Isobutane which will not boil below -12c....
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    This is great! I haven't even submitted my...

    This is great! I haven't even submitted my review of the 3/4 20* UQ. Once I finally get a chance to use it I will post up some pics and my thoughts. Too bad it's already warming up here in Texas.
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    I bought my 20* 3/4 UQ from UndergroundQuilts...

    I bought my 20* 3/4 UQ from UndergroundQuilts with the AT in mind. I did Springer Mt. to Damascus, VA, last year starting March 15. I used a tent the entire time I was on the trail (didn't buy a...
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    Very nice. So I guess you are holding off on...

    Very nice. So I guess you are holding off on getting the BIAS hammock? I understand since the Superfly should beat the crap out of the ENO tarp you used at Lost Maples, and your hammock looked...
  7. Thread: UQ TQ question

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    I can't speak for your particular products, but I...

    I can't speak for your particular products, but I can say that anyone else's experiences are really going to be unique to that person.

    I will say that for myself, I have used a 45* bag as a top...
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    I'd like to make it, but I won't know one way or...

    I'd like to make it, but I won't know one way or the other for sure until the week before. Put me down as a "maybe." Oh, and I have a WWM now, too!
  9. Thread: Winter UQ

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    A couple weeks ago I used a borrowed 40* 3/4 UQ...

    A couple weeks ago I used a borrowed 40* 3/4 UQ and took it down to about 28*. I was using a short z-rest CCF pad from my feet to my waist. So from waist up I had only the UQ as insulation. I was...
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    As someone who recently made the decision,...

    As someone who recently made the decision, underquilt hands down. For me it's a pain trying to wrestle with a pad to get it into just the right position underneath you. Trust me. I still don't...
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    I put my rain cover on my pack if I'm expecting...

    I put my rain cover on my pack if I'm expecting rain overnight. Either way I leave the pack under my hammock just in case there's something I need to get to or whatever. Usually everything I need...
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    We were at B the first night, then at G. We had...

    We were at B the first night, then at G. We had a good time. Probably kept the one other couple who were staying at B up pretty late. I think I remember going to bed sometime after 1:30am...
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    Another WWM Post

    So I was lucky enough to receive my WWM Friday morning before heading out to Lost Maples State Natural Area here in the Hill Country of Texas. I must say I am thoroughly impressed with this hammock....
  14. Thread: UGQ are great!

    by Texico
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    I keep seeing nothing but good regarding...

    I keep seeing nothing but good regarding Underground Quilts. I am currently waiting for my 20deg 3/4 zeppelin to ship. I could have used it this weekend and last, but I was able to make do without...
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    Looks like I won't be getting my WWM this week. ...

    Looks like I won't be getting my WWM this week. Oh well, just means I need to plan another trip for when it does arrive! Life can be so hard sometimes... XD
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    Thanks again, easttex, for letting me borrow that...

    Thanks again, easttex, for letting me borrow that underquilt. It really saved me last night! I enjoyed the trip, and it was great meeting all of you. I'm already looking forward to the next one!
  17. Thread: $20.13 for 2013

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    That's great to hear. You guys are awesome for...

    That's great to hear. You guys are awesome for your participation on this forum. I'm just really excited to get my hammock. After the WWM I will just be waiting on my underquilt from UGQ. Then...
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    When I get mine in we'll need to have another...

    When I get mine in we'll need to have another Texas hang. I ordered a WWM in the 52 inch wide model. I can't wait to get it.
  19. Thread: $20.13 for 2013

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    I can't answer your question, as I am patiently...

    I can't answer your question, as I am patiently awaiting a weight weenie micro that I ordered recently. I can't wait to get it though. I will be interested in whatever response you get.
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    Looking forward to being out there. I've never...

    Looking forward to being out there. I've never been to Lost Maples before. I've had my new dehydrator running almost non-stop since Thursday, and the grizzbeak came in yesterday. I'm ready to...
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    Which UQ are you using and at what temps? I just...

    Which UQ are you using and at what temps? I just ordered their 20* 3/4 UQ and can't wait to get it!
  22. Thread: UGQ New Website

    by Texico
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    Just purchased a 20* 3/4 UQ with resist down and...

    Just purchased a 20* 3/4 UQ with resist down and draft collars. I really like the new site. Can't wait to buy a TQ, too!
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    You guys are a bad influence on me. But in...

    You guys are a bad influence on me. But in defense of myself it doesn't take much to convince me to spend extra money for a better product (within the confines of what I can afford)... That's a...
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    I want it in a 10 foot length so that it will...

    I want it in a 10 foot length so that it will work with my WB travel net. I don't really want to get another bug net or those bugnet extenders from 2QZQ if I don't have to.
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    BIAS WWM Question

    I'm looking into ordering a custom 10 foot weight weenie micro hammock from BIAS to replace my ENO doublenest as my backpacking hammock. My question has to do with the width options for the hammock....
  26. This is something I would like to do this year as...

    This is something I would like to do this year as well.
  27. Thread: Bugnet Choices

    by Texico
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    For the East Coasters here (where I come from for...

    For the East Coasters here (where I come from for the majority of my backpacking experience) I will say that there is no risk to run from a bear "munching" on you. Other than in the Great Smokey...
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    I stand corrected now. My schedule for that...

    I stand corrected now. My schedule for that weekend just came out and apparently I have it as "time off". So I will be out there. I just hope that my Grizzbeak comes in time to play around with...
  29. Thread: Bugnet Choices

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    I have an ENO Doublenest at the moment and I am...

    I have an ENO Doublenest at the moment and I am using the Warbonnet Travelnet with it. It's working pretty well for me. Like others have said it depends on the ridgeline length of your hammock. ...
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    I am very satisfied with my Deluxe. I just...

    I am very satisfied with my Deluxe. I just ordered a 2QZQ Grizzbeak to go along with it, too.
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    Nah, when I know if I'm working that weekend I...

    Nah, when I know if I'm working that weekend I will probably just swap shifts with someone else if possible. I think that I will be able to make it. Once it gets to two weeks out I'll be able to...
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    And then I got my request back and it was not...

    And then I got my request back and it was not approved... Maybe next time.
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    I spoke to my manager and she said there should...

    I spoke to my manager and she said there should be no problem taking off both weekends in January, so I'm hoping to make it on this trip. I'll find out in a few days.
  34. Thread: arl questions

    by Texico
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    I have mine looped inside of the whoopie. ...

    I have mine looped inside of the whoopie. Basically, after you run the whoopie through the sewn channel on the hammock, but before you pull it back through the loop, slide the ridgeline on. Then...
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    Haha, allow me to rephrase that. I'm not sure my...

    Haha, allow me to rephrase that. I'm not sure my wallet will allow me to take two weekends off in a row. If there's a chance I can make then I will, because it's been too long since last I slept in...
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    Well...

    This thread answered my question of whether or not there are sufficient trees to hang at Lost Maples (just moved back to Texas and have never been there before). I would love to go on this trip, but...
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    Don't need no insoles

    For some shoes at least. During a section hike of the AT this year I started with a pair of Salomon Wings Sky GTX boots and a pair of Sole Dean Karnazes (red) insoles. The insoles lifted my heel...
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    I use 3mm utility cord for my tarp ridgeline and...

    I use 3mm utility cord for my tarp ridgeline and 2mm for my guyouts. What can I say, I got it really cheap. It doesn't stretch either, at least not in my experience. I may one day switch to the...
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    Ok, thanks for the response. With the height...

    Ok, thanks for the response. With the height that I like to set my hammock to, the net is still sweeping the ground even when I'm spread out. I'll leave the net the way it is, I guess, at least...
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    WB Travel Net Modification

    So I have a Warbonnet Outdoors Travel Net which I purchased to use with my ENO Doublenest. I like it quite a bit, when I'm stretched out it gives quite a bit of space in the hammock and it doesn't...
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    Haha I was hoping to be the first person to point...

    Haha I was hoping to be the first person to point that out. Well played, sir.
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    Greetings from TX

    I've been lurking long enough that I figured I'd make my first post. I'm just north of Dallas in the Lewisville area.

    The amount of information on this website is overwhelming, to say the least. ...
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