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  1. Wow, I'd really like to come along on this hang. ...

    Wow, I'd really like to come along on this hang. Can't totally commit right now due to work but I will try to pull some strings closer to the date.
  2. It's too bad you don't ship to Canada by USPS, I...

    It's too bad you don't ship to Canada by USPS, I would buy it.
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    I'm just wondering if it has the little strappy...

    I'm just wondering if it has the little strappy things that match with the tie-outs on the HH Asym?
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    Jefftrex, Is this set up to fit a Hennessy...

    Jefftrex,

    Is this set up to fit a Hennessy Hammock as an underquilt? On the Jacks website it says it was designed for the Bear Mtn Bridge hammock. I have the HH Exped Asym.

    Dale
  5. Man this sounds nice, would love to join you...

    Man this sounds nice, would love to join you guys, unfortunately I've got Friday the 13th in Port Dover and my 17th anniversary on the 14th.
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    I got the .9 litre Vargo Ti Pot from my wife...

    I got the .9 litre Vargo Ti Pot from my wife
    Titanium Spork from my bro-in-law
    An excellant Muela "hunting" knife from my 11 year old son(perfect size)
    a couple hoodies from my older kids
    and a...
  7. Thread: Jack's Logo

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    Great background and I must say, as an owner of 3...

    Great background and I must say, as an owner of 3 quilts, one tarp, one hood and the "down to earth" pad, I am a user and a fan.
  8. Poll: Hey, lots of crown land in my area.:lol:

    Hey, lots of crown land in my area.:lol:
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    Welcome Snipe, good to have you with us. From...

    Welcome Snipe, good to have you with us.

    From a former K-W son.
  10. Poll: Okay, well I have now found this thread, Thanks...

    Okay, well I have now found this thread, Thanks Brian for directing me here.
    I would definitely be interested in this hang depending on the decided date and location of course.

    I have hung to a...
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    Great trip report Chris, makes me want to do the...

    Great trip report Chris, makes me want to do the same on my VStar, would just have to convince the wife that it's therapy for the soul.

    Here's a interesting tidbit, camping last weekend near...
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    Hi Blair, Good to see you here on HF. I've...

    Hi Blair,

    Good to see you here on HF. I've used my HH on many canoe trips and you will not have any trouble finding good trees for hanging.
  13. Got my mail today, the buff looks great but I...

    Got my mail today, the buff looks great but I only received one and I'm pretty sure I ordered and paid for 2.
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    Hello fellow Ontarians. I am now located in...

    Hello fellow Ontarians. I am now located in Chelmsford Ontario.
  15. Thread: Ontario Hang

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    Grundy Provincial Park. It doesn't have back...

    Grundy Provincial Park.

    It doesn't have back country sites but it does have Group sites and Hiking trails.
  16. Ordered 2, can't wait.

    Ordered 2, can't wait.
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    There shouldn't be any duties if the package and...

    There shouldn't be any duties if the package and documents say that the item was manufactured in the USA. We have something called a freetrade agreement.
    However, there will probably be GST and PST...
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    Well I received mine today, here in Ontario. ...

    Well I received mine today, here in Ontario. They are all attached and the sewing done. Thanks Dutch and Tim they are great, can't wait to use them in the field.
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    I cut short the suspension ropes on my Hennessy...

    I cut short the suspension ropes on my Hennessy Exped Asym. I attached rings on the small length at the hammock. I then tied one end of the longer cut rope to one end of the tree hugger, attached a...
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    I'll take 6 if you will mail them to Ontario. ...

    I'll take 6 if you will mail them to Ontario.

    Dale
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    I have used my ORM down to 25 with no problems at...

    I have used my ORM down to 25 with no problems at all, wearing just a tshirt and light fleece pants, and socks of course. What insulation are you using underneath? That could be the problem. I use...
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    Sticky: Now is my time to add to the praises of 2Q and...

    Now is my time to add to the praises of 2Q and ZQ. I received my HH back yesterday in good time, considering I live in Canada. There were no extra duty or brokerage charges because the package was...
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    I just checked out the REI site and the regular...

    I just checked out the REI site and the regular length down pads are gone. I did order the short down pad for 48 bucks though.

    Dale
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    4 footers are good. Dale

    4 footers are good.

    Dale
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    Extra Tree Huggers?

    Well, with so many people switching to Rings and Straps or Cinch buckles and Straps, does anyone have any HH tree huggers they want to part with?

    I switched 2 HHs to the rings and straps but due...
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    At home I'm taking the trip 3 to 4 times per...

    At home I'm taking the trip 3 to 4 times per night. Out in the bush, I'm talking mostly canoe trips, I have found that if I reduce the fluid intake after supper and I make sure I am warm in the...
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    Just got back from hanging in Algonquin park in...

    Just got back from hanging in Algonquin park in Northern Ontario, the lows where 0 celsius or 32 farenheit on Friday night and 3 celsius or 39 farenheit. I did exactly as you said Peter Pan and I...
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    I'll have to try that Peter Pan, thanks for the...

    I'll have to try that Peter Pan, thanks for the tip. I do have the JRB down hood.

    Dale
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    Underquilt and Reflectix

    I'm headed out this weekend for a car camping gathering of friends and of course I am using my HH. It's going to be chilly at night, lows of zero and minus one celsius, that's 32 farenheit. ...
  30. Thread: Rain Setup

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    My tarp is separate from the Hennessy. If it gets...

    My tarp is separate from the Hennessy. If it gets wet it gets packed in the mesh outer pocket of my pack.

    Dale
  31. It was strap on strap abrasion of the 1 inch...

    It was strap on strap abrasion of the 1 inch polypro where it cinched through the rings. When the straps arrived I thought it was pretty light but I didn't think it would abraid on itself. I should...
  32. I forgot to mention, I didn't get my straps from...

    I forgot to mention, I didn't get my straps from Wallyworld, I bought from a strap manufacturer online. I'm guessing I didn't buy heavy enough straps. But now what I am wondering is how long will...
  33. I got dropped on a test hang in the basement. It...

    I got dropped on a test hang in the basement. It was only the second use with Polypro straps. The strap broke at the rings. I noticed some abrasion on the straps and it must have been enough to tear...
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    I just want to say thanks to Preacher's Wife and...

    I just want to say thanks to Preacher's Wife and Preacha. I received my tarp, earlier this week. Upon a quick 1st inspection I can say that the craftmanship is excellent, beyond my expectations...
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    Don't get frustrated Preacha Man and Preacher's...

    Don't get frustrated Preacha Man and Preacher's wife. Keep up the good work and be patient. Everyone who appreciates good quality and craftsmanship is willing to wait the extra time for their order. ...
  36. Heescha, If you want a little more ventilation...

    Heescha,

    If you want a little more ventilation in the field you may want a couple more stakes to separate the hammock tie-outs and the fly tie-outs. You can also use 2 pegs for the hammock...
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    Any updates on production schedule? Get antsy as...

    Any updates on production schedule? Get antsy as the days get warmer here.

    Dale
  38. Thread: Cut my HH Ropes

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    Cut my HH Ropes

    After reading many posts here I ordered some Poly web straps from a Canadian supplier a picked up some rings.

    Friday I cut the ropes of my HH and installed the straps and rings. Wow I just love...
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    I just cut the ropes on my HH yesterday and added...

    I just cut the ropes on my HH yesterday and added straps and rings. I hung the hammock between 2 posts in the basement. Wow what a difference in setup and adjustment.

    Dale
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    Well we are in the throes of another winter storm...

    Well we are in the throes of another winter storm and I'm getting antsy for spring. Yesterday as we were stuck indoors I went up for a nap and got out the Nest and hood just to tease myself. I've...
  41. Thread: Algonquin park

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    Trucker at ez, I have done a lot of canoeing...

    Trucker at ez,

    I have done a lot of canoeing and hiking in Algonquin. On the hiking trips I have generally used a 10 x 12 sil tarp that covered 4 people. It was just lighter that way. Of course...
  42. Thread: Campmor tarps

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    I have the 10 x 12 from Campmor. Great tarp. I...

    I have the 10 x 12 from Campmor. Great tarp. I have put a one foot loop of 3mm bungie cord at each tie-out point, makes it easy to toss over a ridgeline and stake out.

    Dale
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    Love your journal Michele, I'm hiking with you in...

    Love your journal Michele, I'm hiking with you in spirit. Your detail is great and I like all the hammocking info you are including. Keep it up.

    Dale
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    The one is young enough that the "physical"...

    The one is young enough that the "physical" barrier is still a pschological problem. (He's only 7 but he considers himself my paddling and hiking partner) I have his hammock for him when he's ready,...
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    Hey I have kids I take on canoe trips that would...

    Hey I have kids I take on canoe trips that would probably freak if we weren't in a tent together. That's why the need for an extremely light tent. Otherwise it's the hammock for me.
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    I know, I had the Cloudburst, original version...

    I know, I had the Cloudburst, original version with sewn-in floor. I took it to Algonquin Park in Ontario on a fall trip because we were a 4some and I only had one hammock at that time. My paddling...
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    Hey headchange4u are you looking to sell the...

    Hey headchange4u are you looking to sell the Cloudburst? What shape is it in and how much would you want for it? I take my kids canoeing and still need a go-to-ground shelter. I had the Cloudburst...
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    Hope you don't mind me saying hello from...

    Hope you don't mind me saying hello from Waterloo, Ontario Canada?

    Dale
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