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    Sorry for just seeing this until now...I don't...

    Sorry for just seeing this until now...I don't frequent the forums as often as I used to.

    I modded the poles so they're shorter sections, and they have been "encased" in hollow nylon cord to keep...
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    I'm also a kayak hammock-camper. The Clarks...

    I'm also a kayak hammock-camper.


    The Clarks are money well-spent. Period.

    Weight isn't as big an issue, since the boat is hauling it (compared to long-distance backpacking). Luxury and...
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    Congrats, from another proud NX-250 owner! The...

    Congrats, from another proud NX-250 owner!

    The 250 wasn't my first Clark (I used to have an older style North American model), but after some minor DIY mods, it may very well be the last one I'll...
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    I haven't tried that particular brand, but I've...

    I haven't tried that particular brand, but I've owned hammocks nearly identical in the past. I used to use one years ago when I was a Boy Scout, and it actually turned me off of hammock camping for a...
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    Sticky: I used to own a lawn/landscape maintenance...

    I used to own a lawn/landscape maintenance business and my last name begins with "Mo", which (obviously) sounds like "mow". My phone number for the business used to be MO LAWNS so it would be easy...
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    That may be a demo model just to show what both...

    That may be a demo model just to show what both colors would look like, but I don't know that for sure, so I could be way off. Just a guess.
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    Hey non! I live in Sarasota, FL too, and I own...

    Hey non!

    I live in Sarasota, FL too, and I own the NX-250. The hammock is mosquito proof, as far as I'm concerned. I've never been bitten through the material.

    IIRC, there was one member here...
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    You're a good dad! Congrats on both of your...

    You're a good dad! Congrats on both of your Clarks!
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    Pics coming! Hopefully by this weekend...I'll...

    Pics coming! Hopefully by this weekend...I'll start a new thread and post pics. It's been long overdue.
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    Simple, elegant solution. Is it perfect? Not in...

    Simple, elegant solution. Is it perfect? Not in my opinion, but it's something.

    I still think they need to make the pole sections half the length the currently are, and they need to be...
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    Strange. I've owned 2 Clarks (NA and NX-250) and...

    Strange. I've owned 2 Clarks (NA and NX-250) and have never had a problem with mosquitoes biting through. I live in South Florida, too...our mosquitoes are as large as birds, and as thick as fleas on...
  12. This is the big thing, in my eyes. The same trees...

    This is the big thing, in my eyes. The same trees would be used constantly. Even if people always hammock camped responsibly, what would be the long-term impact of using the same exact trees over and...
  13. I'll start by saying I'm an avid hammocker...AND...

    I'll start by saying I'm an avid hammocker...AND I work for the Florida Park Service as a Park Ranger.

    I see both sides of the coin.

    The problem is not with experienced hammockers. The problem...
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    I have a non-structural ridgeline inside my...

    I have a non-structural ridgeline inside my NX-250. I just used 550 cord (parachute cord) and left a fair bit of slack in it.

    In order to get the slack right so it won't affect your "proper...
  15. Thread: A New Start

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    Congrats, and welcome to the 250 club! :thumbup:...

    Congrats, and welcome to the 250 club! :thumbup:

    I, too, recommend swapping out the stock suspension. I personally don't care for Whoopies, so I suggest a ring buckle suspension (rings and...
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    Maybe one of the larger Chinook tarps would do? ...

    Maybe one of the larger Chinook tarps would do?

    http://www.amazon.com/Chinook-Tarp-Green-14-Feet-12-Feet/dp/B002PULNS6/ref=sr_1_2?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1327364976&sr=1-2

    I don't own one,...
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    Poll: COLD sleeper, no doubt!

    COLD sleeper, no doubt!
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    Congrats! :thumbup: You are now a proud owner...

    Congrats! :thumbup:

    You are now a proud owner of both comfort and quality! Welcome to the NX-250 club! :cool: Happy Hangin'!
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    Nobody's in the hammocks...probably because...

    Nobody's in the hammocks...probably because they're all tied off to Coconut Palms!

    BONK! :scared:

    That would be a rude awakening!


    Cool pic, though!
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    Nope, it's not fully waterproof. It's considered...

    Nope, it's not fully waterproof. It's considered water resistant...able to shed light sprinkles of rain, but not much more. A heavy rain would soak through the fabric.

    I personally use this stuff...
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    Glad to hear the "homemade UQ" worked for you!

    Glad to hear the "homemade UQ" worked for you!
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    I've found that an inflatable pad inside or an...

    I've found that an inflatable pad inside or an underquilt outside works better than just stuffing the pockets. Your mileage may vary, though. I've had my NX-250 down to around 25-30F (roughly -4 to...
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    Anyone modify their Guardian Bug Net?

    So I recently picked up an ENO Guardian Bug Net to use with my ENO single nest knock-off (some no-name brand, but identical in every way). I'm wondering if anyone has modified theirs in some way.
    ...
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    I'm sorry, but you're incorrect. I've got...

    I'm sorry, but you're incorrect. I've got experience backing me up, here.

    I've been using my modified poles for some time now, and I haven't noticed any difference between mine and the...
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    I haven't set up my camo NX-250 without the poles...

    I haven't set up my camo NX-250 without the poles before, but I imagine it would give you something similar to the North American set-up. What I have done is modify my poles to make them pack smaller...
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    Flackfizer TheBearfinder Gumbo Timberrr...

    Flackfizer
    TheBearfinder
    Gumbo
    Timberrr
    Swamp_Stomper
    Muskrat
    JKRay & Son
    FLRider ( possibly +1 with me)
    Giggity
    Skeeter Magnet
  27. Thread: My NX 250

    by molawns
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    Sorry for the delay in posting...I don't frequent...

    Sorry for the delay in posting...I don't frequent the forums as often as I used to. Here's a photo of my NX-250 in camo, so you can get an idea.


    Can't comment on the z-liner, since I don't own...
  28. Is it too late for me? Just posted my HF name and...

    Is it too late for me? Just posted my HF name and photo on the facebook page. I had you "liked" a while ago.

    Good luck to everyone! Regardless if I win or not, I'm getting a copy when they come...
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    Welcome back! :D ...just sent you an email,...

    Welcome back! :D

    ...just sent you an email, MacEntyre!
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    Sorry for the late response...I'm not on these...

    Sorry for the late response...I'm not on these forums as often as I used to be.

    I have a friend who is not a member of this forum who has slept 2 in his NX-250.(he and his wife) I asked him about...
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    Congrats on your new Clark! :thumbup: That's...

    Congrats on your new Clark! :thumbup:

    That's a happy hammock face, alright! :laugh: Enjoy!
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    Ah! OK, that makes sense, then. I'm not on the...

    Ah! OK, that makes sense, then. I'm not on the forums as regularly as I used to be...that's probably why I didn't know.


    I'll try to be patient!:D
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    MollyMac packs??

    Are MollyMac Packs still being made?:confused:

    I've been trying to contact MacEntyre for the last few days but haven't heard a response yet. I figured folks around here might know one way or the...
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    Howdy from Sarasota! Happy hammocking!

    Howdy from Sarasota!

    Happy hammocking!
  35. Thanks for the replies. I was waiting to see...

    Thanks for the replies.

    I was waiting to see if I would be able to make this one (work schedule/finances), but it turns out I will not. :crying

    I'm pretty mad about it, but hopefully this will...
  36. I really hope I can make this, but I just can't...

    I really hope I can make this, but I just can't say for sure just yet. I may or may not be able to get away from work for that weekend, and money is tight for gas. I'd be coming from the Sarasota, FL...
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    I use my NX-250 without an UQ all the time. My...

    I use my NX-250 without an UQ all the time. My lowest temps so far were lower 30's to upper 20's F. I wore merino wool thermals and wool socks, along with my clothes from that day (BDU trousers and a...
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    That depends on what you consider "warm weather"....

    That depends on what you consider "warm weather". My standards of "warm" might be different than someone else's.

    I sleep comfortably in my Clark until nighttime low temperatures get around the...
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    I'd be curious as to how it would work with...

    I'd be curious as to how it would work with Insul~Bright, instead of the Reflectix.
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    Just got mine today.

    Just got mine today.
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    Fantastic!:thumbup: Looks like you had a great...

    Fantastic!:thumbup:

    Looks like you had a great time! Who says you need to be deep in the piney woods to enjoy hammocking?;)
  42. Thread: Two new NA's

    by molawns
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    Enjoy the new Clark, and good luck in the fishing...

    Enjoy the new Clark, and good luck in the fishing tourney!
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    I can't believe nobody else has brought this up...

    I can't believe nobody else has brought this up yet...

    Why would Bill Cosby be asking us about food? Everyone knows he lives solely off of Jello pudding!:lol:


    Seriously though,

    What...
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    I missed it again! Rats!:( I love those little...

    I missed it again! Rats!:(

    I love those little cooksets! I already have 4 of them, but at the S.A.C. price I can never resist picking up a few more of them for gifts.
  45. Sarcasm well taken. I agree...some of these...

    Sarcasm well taken. I agree...some of these policies nowadays are ridiculous!

    I don't know the entire story, but I believe the guy was in his own boat and backcountry camping somewhere along...
  46. Welcome to the forums!:thumbup: I don't...

    Welcome to the forums!:thumbup:



    I don't know when the last time you canoed the Juniper Spring Run was, but I was there just 2 weeks ago (in the day use area), and they had signs up saying that...
  47. Hey Islander! Sorry for not getting back with...

    Hey Islander!

    Sorry for not getting back with you sooner...I missed your post until now.

    I haven't done the entire trip down to the St. John's River...just to the "take out" on Forest Road 18....
  48. Thread: Two new NA's

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    I think that's a really smart decision. The "NX...

    I think that's a really smart decision. The "NX series" hammocks are leaps and bounds ahead of the North American model, IMO.

    I've never cared for any of Clark's tarps, and I think an aftermarket...
  49. That's cool! I wasn't directing my opinions...

    That's cool! I wasn't directing my opinions specifically towards you, skrewloose. I was just stating the fact that not everyone who hammocks is into hiking as well.

    I was just asking folks to...
  50. Wow! That would be a pretty incredible...

    Wow! That would be a pretty incredible opportunity, if you could score access to that!
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