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  1. I have 2 early production Tato Stands with extra...

    I have 2 early production Tato Stands with extra straps, which were made by Dutchware (upon resquest, gotta love Dutch). I’ll sell one to whomever for $2K….just kidding! But hey, if there’s a market....
  2. Thread: Sale!

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    Sale!

    The wonderful 10% sale gave me the chance to order The Outlaw. Last winter I froze here in East TX with the snow and power-outages.

    Of note: UGQ, your new (I’ve been gone awhile) website is...
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    Totally, great color.

    Totally, great color.
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    The link works, might have to check out the...

    The link works, might have to check out the frames next. Thanks!
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    I followed the link in the first post to place an...

    I followed the link in the first post to place an order, buying a print that’s labeled Roots and Rivers. Don’t think it’s yours, Shug. I hope they like the note meant for you, thanking you for the...
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    Wow cmoulder, you have an amazing hiking site and...

    Wow cmoulder, you have an amazing hiking site and your instagram pics are beautiful.

    When I hammock overnight, I tuck in with a path for peeing already mapped out. Believe me, it’s close. I’m old...
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    Found the magic! It’s just different. The RR is...

    Found the magic! It’s just different. The RR is currently my preferred lounging hammock for outside. Here’s what I’ve done to find the sweetness in the Ridge Runner.

    1. Found the hang that works...
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    If I can’t get that ahhhh feeling with a bit more...

    If I can’t get that ahhhh feeling with a bit more fiddling, then I might sell it. Thanks for that prompt, I’d thought about that, but hate to let a perfectly good hammock go. Still not ruling out...
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    The RR, Where’s the Magic?

    I have a Ridge Runner hanging in the house, have rested in it, and attempted to sleep overnight. I just don’t find the sweet spot as I do with the WBBB. I feel rather confined, and limited in my...
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    I now have had a RR hanging for a few weeks, and...

    I now have had a RR hanging for a few weeks, and have had no problem with the updated connection. The spreader bars appear secure and stay in place. No experience with the old version.
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    I like them. I’ve been thinking of rigging my...

    I like them. I’ve been thinking of rigging my tarp lines like that anyway. This hardware looks super handy.
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    Happy BD! Take the day off.

    Happy BD! Take the day off.
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    Slap a Net on It

    Netless Hammock Chair, add a net and you have an ultra light hammock! Packs small!

    Yeah, I have curled up in one, and it’d do as an ER means to get up off the ground and overnight it. Suddenly a...
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    Warbonnet’s Dynaweave Featuring the Becket/J Hitch

    Fast easy effective

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XA8xdm8LIs8
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    Found it! Thank you Mad777. I never scrolled past...

    Found it! Thank you Mad777. I never scrolled past the Add to Cart prompt.
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    Specs for Quilts

    Is the chart for your various quilt weights still on your website, UGQ? Please direct me how to find it, if it’s still on your site. It’s informative and fun to play with.
  17. The video might be my new fav for the Beckett...

    The video might be my new fav for the Beckett Hitch. This adds to the catalogue of the best hammock instructional videos around.
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    Me? I go immediately on the defensive, assuring...

    Me? I go immediately on the defensive, assuring my husband I’m the lowest maintenance wife he could possibly have. I also get an endorphin rush concerning all things hammocking and hiking, he’s a...
  19. Love That Smell!

    For personal use, I make and bath and shampoo with pine tar soap. Pitch black bars, heavy with tar. Recently I painted the top of a fresh loaf of soap with the pure pine tar, it was a success and...
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    The jam sessions, bbq cookouts, and of course all...

    The jam sessions, bbq cookouts, and of course all things hammocks, there’s lots to enjoy. My very fav is this year’s Halloween video:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UNUeFz9ZIXY

    I just imagine...
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    Really? You can have two loaded hammocks hanging...

    Really? You can have two loaded hammocks hanging side by side off of a Tato Stand? It’s hard to imagine, seems like the stand would topple.

    Breaks me out in a cold sweat, I’ve broken bones just...
  22. If I left my hammock gear unattended, I’d worry...

    If I left my hammock gear unattended, I’d worry the entire time. Even at home, I bring my gear inside when not using for hours, especially overnight, b/c it’s so dang humid.
  23. From a neighbor’s yard in Galveston, we...

    From a neighbor’s yard in Galveston, we transplanted two semi mature palms 25 yrs ago, and those trees have withstood some serious storms and standing water after epic prolonged flooding. Palms, and...
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    Is that a hammock off to the side? How’d you...

    Is that a hammock off to the side? How’d you suspend it?

    Way to hang!
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    Huh, I’m surprised they don’t work together, as I...

    Huh, I’m surprised they don’t work together, as I thought the Chameleon and Incubator were designed to match up for quilt attachment. I’ll try that combo later today and if I have a suggestion, I’ll...
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    Coming to dutchwaregear about two weeks after...

    Coming to dutchwaregear about two weeks after Dutch’s return, 101 pieces of new gear to improve the biking experience.
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    Sticky: For those wondering, as I was, about the...

    For those wondering, as I was, about the difference between hex and non-hex traps and weather protection, here’s a link:

    ...
  28. I loaded a Dutch cart with:...

    I loaded a Dutch cart with: https://dutchwaregear.com/product/chameleon-symmetrical-top-cover/ and a saddle bag, as the top would be perfect for indoor camping when it’s kinda warm for a top quilt,...
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    Sticky: I’m wondering, why Hex tarps are recommended over...

    I’m wondering, why Hex tarps are recommended over non-Hex?


    Edited to highlight question.
  30. I like it, a lot.

    I like it, a lot.
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    Wow, thanks for the follow up! Congratulations on...

    Wow, thanks for the follow up! Congratulations on your thru hike. Please consider writing a trip report.
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    When I was a brand new hiker and hanger, I...

    When I was a brand new hiker and hanger, I automatically defaulted to the less desirable spots, figuring I had it easier than tenters. Lots of people have that understanding. After laboring on slopes...
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    I clocked out at 4 minutes too, Flash. There were...

    I clocked out at 4 minutes too, Flash. There were 18 left, looks like maybe you got 20 and I got 19.

    If I had saved the money from materials to build 2 Turtle stands, plus to buy 3 WM stands, it...
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    You will be blown away. I decided to get one from...

    You will be blown away. I decided to get one from the last batch after falling into a hammock stand 6 weeks ago that had been elevated on bed risers, catching my hand on a cross bar as the whole mess...
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    DW shorts are perfect for hiking. They don’t...

    DW shorts are perfect for hiking. They don’t retain odors as quickly as other technical wear, in my experience. Additionally, they wash up clean and fast in a sink. You can dry the shorts by rolling...
  36. I’m loving the look of the Virginia Topo!

    I’m loving the look of the Virginia Topo!
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    Good Deal Hammock Lights

    https://www.rei.com/rei-garage/product/130786/big-agnes-mtnglo-light-accessory-kit

    Marketed for tents, they are great for hammocks
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    I have a 10’ WBBB double heavyweight in charcoal...

    I have a 10’ WBBB double heavyweight in charcoal and love the deep dark color, the feel of the material, and as always, the WBBB lay.

    Yukon’s link with color photos are spot on. I’m really glad I...
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    Head west young lady! My new motto. Fabulous!

    Head west young lady! My new motto.

    Fabulous!
  40. Good gosh you can write Cowboy! I hope someday...

    Good gosh you can write Cowboy! I hope someday soon you’ll gather your extensive hammock and related experiences together and publish a book.

    Your post #31, the 3 tips to hang a WBBXL, is very...
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    My shoes are keep on my sit pad under my hammock,...

    My shoes are keep on my sit pad under my hammock, or tied to the ridge line (in or out of hammock) or on the tarp line. Or like this, tied to my spider suspension while hanging in an AT shelter
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    Brilliant idea dkurfiss, to elevate the stand! ...

    Brilliant idea dkurfiss, to elevate the stand!

    I’m using these bed risers. The stand still feels stable, and it’s much easier to get in and out if the hammock.

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  43. Cool set up, nice dog! Sounds like great fun.

    Cool set up, nice dog! Sounds like great fun.
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    AT Section Hike ‘18

    Trip report - AT Section Hike ‘18

    The three of us grotesquely out of shape women (34, 60, & 64 y/o) arrived in Damascus on Trail Days Saturday.
    I had ultimately decided not to hike this spring,...
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    The Problem w Cuben Tarp

    I’ve roasted in the middle of the day unless under shade. It feels like the heat is intensified. Desire welding strength sunglasses.

    I was hanging under the pictured Cuben, ordered Dutch’s Hex in...
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    I just saw the thread about the printed shorts....

    I just saw the thread about the printed shorts. I’m a spectacle as it is, gotta go plain. However, seeing some Dutch prints @ Trail Days, I possibly could reconsider. The pine was nice!
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    No pockets, darn. Now I miss pockets! Maybe in...

    No pockets, darn. Now I miss pockets! Maybe in version 2
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    Sweet! Nice solution

    Sweet! Nice solution
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    Dutch Shorts!

    Love these shorts! I’ve been wanting a pair for ages and they’re now available.

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    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/dutch-shorts/
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    Get these: ...

    Get these:

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/spider-daisy-chain-webbing/

    It’ll solve all of your problems.
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