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  1. Hey! Just got back tonight. We were there...

    Hey! Just got back tonight. We were there Thursday thru Sunday. Drove up from Florida and went in at the Wood Run (24-27) trailhead which happened to be the end of 100 mile race. We got there...
  2. How thin is the bug net? According to this...

    How thin is the bug net? According to this article, clipping it on over the bugnet is ok: https://thetrek.co/enlightened-equipment-uprising-hammock-underquilt-review/
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    Next week, my hiking buddy and I are heading up...

    Next week, my hiking buddy and I are heading up to NC to do a 4 nighter. Tagging along is the boyfriend of one of his daughters. He's in good shape, does a lot of day hikes but this will be his...
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    All of them.
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    I find side sleeping with a 3/4 length underquilt...

    I find side sleeping with a 3/4 length underquilt (HG Phoenix) easier because there isn't a foot end like a full length where gaps can open up. However, the shock cord suspension can get annoying...
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    Holy cow they are bright!!!

    Holy cow they are bright!!!
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    I kinda went backwards...I started with a...

    I kinda went backwards...I started with a Thunderfly, then got a Superfly. During the last WB sale, I picked up a Mambajamba (mostly for a camp tarp/loaner). The Thunderfly is still my goto.
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    I bought these from REI a while back when I had...

    I bought these from REI a while back when I had to burn out my dividends: https://www.rei.com/product/159147/revel-gear-trail-hound-30-ft-camping-light

    They are USB powered, and I have one of...
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    Can you get someone to help you out with some...

    Can you get someone to help you out with some photos of the UQ while you're in the hammock on your side?

    Also, does the UQ lift up the hammock at all while empty? It looks like the UQ is...
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    Congrats...thanks for bringing us along!

    Congrats...thanks for bringing us along!
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    With a WB Wooki? I assume it would work just...

    With a WB Wooki? I assume it would work just fine, so long as you stay put on top of it.

    One thing the asym hammock (technically, bug net) does is to force you into that one position. With the...
  12. Like Roy D. Mercer asked, how big a boy are ya? ...

    Like Roy D. Mercer asked, how big a boy are ya? I wear 2X shirts. I have the HG Incubators in both 50" and 55". Both work great in the hammock. The 50" is ok on the ground if you're not an active...
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    I looked at the Dry Tortugas. Last I checked,...

    I looked at the Dry Tortugas. Last I checked, you can't hang anything from the trees so you'll need to bring a Tensa or some other type of stand.
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    So the water dripping off the tarp was getting...

    So the water dripping off the tarp was getting misted by the wind?
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    I was in Key West earlier this month. Even...

    I was in Key West earlier this month. Even though it's now the off season, it was still crowded. I wouldn't recommend there if you're looking for seclusion.
  16. But...but...look at that empty space???!?!

    But...but...look at that empty space???!?!
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    I normally just run the shock cord suspension...

    I normally just run the shock cord suspension through the hooks, and not even bother with the D rings. Typically, I only hook up the outside shoulder. I don't recall having issues with the UQ...
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    Yeah, but they kinda hard to see. This is the...

    Yeah, but they kinda hard to see. This is the link to the Dutch CRL: https://dutchwaregear.com/product/continuous-ridgeline/#type-and-color

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    Save the $50+ for the double layer and put it...

    Save the $50+ for the double layer and put it towards an underquilt.
  20. I'm thinking it's in *'s.

    I'm thinking it's in *'s.
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    I just roll/fold/smoosh mine into a lump, wrap...

    I just roll/fold/smoosh mine into a lump, wrap the ridgelines around it and cram it into the mesh pocket. Wet or dry, don't care. It'll dry out when I hang it up again. Or not, if it's still...
  22. Wait, you haven't hung it up and tried it out...

    Wait, you haven't hung it up and tried it out yet? I'm guessing once you get in and weigh down the hammock, it'll seal up nicely.
  23. You talking about the looseness that Shug talks...

    You talking about the looseness that Shug talks about here (around 2:10 mark): https://youtu.be/GOLoKsdWPZU
  24. I have both 20F and 40F Phoenix UQs. The 40F...

    I have both 20F and 40F Phoenix UQs. The 40F gets used most of the time, since I'm in Florida. I'm 6'1", and it covers my shoulders to just past my knees. I sleep with a pillow anyways, so that's...
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    What they do? I just order stuff, they bill me...

    What they do? I just order stuff, they bill me and it arrives. Haven't had any issues with the service or the gear.
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    Yeah, I'd cut that off and just use the mesh tarp...

    Yeah, I'd cut that off and just use the mesh tarp sleeve to wrangle it. Wrap the lines around it and shove it in my outside mesh pocket.
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    Was looking at the setup videos for the...

    Was looking at the setup videos for the tarps...it appears the stuff sack is attached to the tarp?
  28. TQ is lighter/more packable since it has less...

    TQ is lighter/more packable since it has less material (no back, no full length zipper or no zipper at all). TQs usually have some sort of snap and drawstring around the neck area to close and...
  29. Oof, one of my inlaws is into quilting. She's...

    Oof, one of my inlaws is into quilting. She's got some $10k high end sewing machine...my daughter is into it as well, but she's got a much smaller budget. Maybe see if could make your gear?
  30. Welcome! First off, if you haven't checked out...

    Welcome! First off, if you haven't checked out Shug's YouTube channel...do that. I know he's done a few reviews of the Superior Gear hammocks: ...
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    Yeah, pretty lightweight (12.8oz) for having full...

    Yeah, pretty lightweight (12.8oz) for having full doors. That 0.9oz silpoly I think equates to 15d, so it's gonna be pretty thin. My WB tarps are all 20d silpoly (1.1 oz?). The WB Superfly would...
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    Been using Dutch's beetle buckles with the spider...

    Been using Dutch's beetle buckles with the spider poly 1" straps. Pretty easy to adjust, even after you load it.
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    Depends. If you're an active sleeper, I'd go with...

    Depends. If you're an active sleeper, I'd go with the symmetrical.

    I started with standard lay DW Half Zip, and it can't be reversed (newer model is symmetrical). Was ok, but thought maybe I...
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    One end has doors...the other is wide open.

    One end has doors...the other is wide open.
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    Yeah, it should. I don't think you'd be able to...

    Yeah, it should. I don't think you'd be able to close the doors though. Like the others said, it would be fine for light rain but you wouldn't be able to button it down in a serious storm.
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    Yeah, I was wasted. :D

    Yeah, I was wasted. :D
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    I goofed and ordered an in stock quilt last...

    I goofed and ordered an in stock quilt last week...oh well, I would've just wasted the savings on beer.
  38. I mean, I guess it would work. However, the CR...

    I mean, I guess it would work. However, the CR between the trees is probably at 0 degrees on both...so you still got that crazy load on the trees when you get in the hammock. Running it thru the...
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    A new hammock?

    I was poking around on Youtube earlier today and came across this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eltV15Ju6B0

    So, I went to HG's site to see if they're doing a Labor Day sale and found it: ...
  40. Is the hammock really short, or is the underquilt...

    Is the hammock really short, or is the underquilt really long? Or a combination of both?
  41. I know on the WB hammocks, they don't have a sewn...

    I know on the WB hammocks, they don't have a sewn channel for the amsteel loop. It just goes around the whipped end with that stopper ball of fabric. Does the Sparrow have a sewn channel that you...
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    Yeah, looking at the spec sheet again, you're...

    Yeah, looking at the spec sheet again, you're right. There's no way a 0 degree Wooki would weigh 39oz.

    However, there's definitely an error with the spec sheet. 850FP...for the 50 deg says...
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    6.24 is the item weight. Add another 1.87 oz for...

    6.24 is the item weight. Add another 1.87 oz for the 950 FP down.
  44. What's wrong with the poly blue tarps like you...

    What's wrong with the poly blue tarps like you find on roofs after hurricanes? Cheap and you can find them at any Walmart, Lowes, Home Depot, etc.
  45. Thread: XLC mods?

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    I have the Eldorado, which is the XLC minus the...

    I have the Eldorado, which is the XLC minus the shelf. I like the bugnet, how it stays off your face.

    If you have/used other vendor hammocks, be sure to follow the hanging instructions from WB. ...
  46. Black magic = Dyneema. 11' hex is under 7 oz.

    Black magic = Dyneema. 11' hex is under 7 oz.
  47. The asym is what, an 12' ridgeline? Yeah, that's...

    The asym is what, an 12' ridgeline? Yeah, that's why I replaced my 12' Amazon hex tarp with an 11' WB Thunderfly: it can be brought down almost on top of the hammock ridgeline. I never tried an...
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    My guess is they are lighter?

    My guess is they are lighter?
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    Warbonnet and Hammock Gear have down hoods.

    Warbonnet and Hammock Gear have down hoods.
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    Good choice...I dig mine, it's my main tarp. It...

    Good choice...I dig mine, it's my main tarp. It rained pretty hard before sun up. Wasn't windy, but I had it cinched pretty low just in case. Stayed completely dry.

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