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    quoting BillyBob "Also, in the field under normal...

    quoting BillyBob "Also, in the field under normal use, I have never had any trouble with a synthetic bag vs moisture. Not saying you can't, just saying I haven't, on trips where my friends had...
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    That was me that asked about the weight due to...

    That was me that asked about the weight due to moisture build up. I have never done a downtown study of this but by experience only I have stopped using down and have switched to climashield (APEX)....
  3. I too purchased (3) fully symmetrical 6.0 APEX...

    I too purchased (3) fully symmetrical 6.0 APEX UQ's from Jared and absolutely love it (the other 2 went to daughter and friend). At 6.0 it still compresses nicely and the symmetrical cut allows me to...
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    Suspension is the same as trailwinder - I have 11...

    Suspension is the same as trailwinder - I have 11 ft hammocks and the proto was made as a 10 footer but I adjusted the next two to be 9.5 feet - this seems to be the perfect length that removes any...
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    So a follow up to my 40* sidewinder - love it...

    So a follow up to my 40* sidewinder - love it BTW. I had an issue with the fact that I own a hammock that allows right or left lay (symmetrical). With an asymmetrical UQ you cannot do this so I...
  6. Just a question for those concerned with the...

    Just a question for those concerned with the weight difference (especially on week long or longer trips). Have you ever weighed your down quilt before and immediately after the trip to see how much...
  7. where did the link to the second video go?

    where did the link to the second video go?
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    Welcome to the madness! :) I own 3 DH hammocks...

    Welcome to the madness! :) I own 3 DH hammocks and love them all. HyperD is SUPER comfortable and nice against the skin. I alos have 2.2 hex outer for a very stiff and flat lay. The Smurf's are...
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    Simply Light Designs - Just ordered a 40 * and...

    Simply Light Designs - Just ordered a 40 * and love it so I placed another order for a 20* - Jared is awesome and will customize to your needs.
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    THIS! They also make a foam glue "tack" product...

    THIS! They also make a foam glue "tack" product that remains flexible that you can spray on to the entire face and lay the APEX on to glue it down. This can be done to both inside faces. I am sorry...
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    I had the ties added so there would be no chance...

    I had the ties added so there would be no chance of the UQ gapping on the sides. The ties match the location of the UQ tieouts provided on the Sparrow I believe 16 inches up from the center (or down...
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    I use Dutchware fleas with the continuous loops...

    I use Dutchware fleas with the continuous loops and leave them attached to my tarp larksheaded on. I keep the tarp lines attached to the stakes and just roll the lines up on the stakes and keep them...
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    I use a biner and clip it to my hammock...

    I use a biner and clip it to my hammock suspension at the foot end like "cmoulder" shows. Works great, does not affect lay and is weather protected under my tarp.
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    OK, so I had a chance to use my new 40* ASYM UQ...

    OK, so I had a chance to use my new 40* ASYM UQ and I LOVE it. I am a huge fan of synthetic insulation and this thing just rocks. I have had bad experiences with down getting wet and then never...
  15. Jared - Customer service is as high as they come

    OK So I gotta tell you guys - I decided to purchase a new asym insulated UQP from Jared. I place my order late last night 9/2. By 7 am 9/3 I receive an email stating order was received and in the...
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    Welcome from Manchester Michigan

    Welcome from Manchester Michigan
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    BillyBob58, Really good to know. I have the...

    BillyBob58,
    Really good to know. I have the inferno as well and have used it this Summer attached to my Sparrow with great success. I am not one for "fiddle factor" and have had mediocre success...
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    I have an Aqua Quest , Chill Gorilla and a DD...

    I have an Aqua Quest , Chill Gorilla and a DD tarp. All are good. If weight does not matter I recommend the DD tarp XL that way you can have doors on it as well.
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    Me too! Looking forward to replies.

    Me too! Looking forward to replies.
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    Really loved the two dangerbirds so I ordered a...

    Really loved the two dangerbirds so I ordered a Sparrow wide as possible symmetrical at it is THE most comfortable hammock I have ever slept in. You will LOVE it for sure.
  21. Enlightened Equipment Enigma Quilt - Massdrop

    There is currently a massdrop offer for $229.99 for the Enlightened Equipment Enigma Quilt
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    Fantastic bags I own 5 (for the family). There...

    Fantastic bags I own 5 (for the family). There are a lot of wild claims about the bags but I have experienced at least one of them which sold me on them. It was a cold wet rainy camping trip in the...
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    Dutch Stingers - haven't looked back since I...

    Dutch Stingers - haven't looked back since I started using them and absolutely love them
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    Sounds like you have the same issue I do when...

    Sounds like you have the same issue I do when using an underquilt. I have standard width and as wide as possible hammocks. The original BB, the XLC , a Sparrow and a Thunderbird. ALL of them give me...
  25. Just saw this morning that they reached a stretch...

    Just saw this morning that they reached a stretch goal and are now offering a double layer hammock - giving this a second look as I already own one of their underquilts and am impressed the product...
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    "60” no taper should be 60” at the foot end as...

    "60” no taper should be 60” at the foot end as well". Thank you but I was referring to since the baffles are filled (and overfilled in this case) will that reduce the finished width due to the...
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    Question on finished topquilt size

    Hello everyone! I am looking to purchase my first top quilt and have decided to get a Bandit XL. Being a rather large person I need a 60"wide to be comfortable. Plan on also going with no taper and...
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    FS: how wide is it

    how wide is it
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    I am 315 lbs and use a double layer 1.6 oz HyperD...

    I am 315 lbs and use a double layer 1.6 oz HyperD in as wide as possible "symmetrical" Sparrow. It is the most comfy hammock I have . I also have a WBBB XL double, a Dangerbird double with 2.2 hex...
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    I noticed you have a Sparrow hammock. I do also...

    I noticed you have a Sparrow hammock. I do also and use a CPAP and 4 lb battery. I just got back from a 4 day trip. I put both the battery and the CPAP machine in the peak shelf I had installed in my...
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    DD Hammocks makes their XL tarp which is 4.5m x...

    DD Hammocks makes their XL tarp which is 4.5m x 3 meters or they make a 4m x 4m both heavy but excellent tarps
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    Hey Shug, With the way that you lay in the...

    Hey Shug,
    With the way that you lay in the hammock does it lend itself to using a sleeping bag? I ask because I always seem to get moist (condensation?) when I sleep against a pad but if I am inside...
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    Calf ridge is one thing but the dreaded calf...

    Calf ridge is one thing but the dreaded calf cramp - ouch. Funny I just got back from a week in the woods of the Upper Peninsula Michigan. Great trip but thunderstormed a couple nights. Well, to get...
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    I am 6'1" and 300 lbs - I have a symmetrical...

    I am 6'1" and 300 lbs - I have a symmetrical DreamHammock Sparrow double layer 1.6 hyperD as wide as possible and find it very comfortable
  35. I have a DD XL tarp 4.5 meters by 3 meters, one...

    I have a DD XL tarp 4.5 meters by 3 meters, one of the biggest tarps I know of - will this work? Or do I need to rethink and get the Amok tarp. For me weight is not an issue
  36. Well I have been on the fence for quite a while...

    Well I have been on the fence for quite a while and really wanted to try out a Draumr but at 6'1" and 300 lbs the regular was just going to work. I was very pleased to see the Draumr XL finally be...
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    Amazing Products Amazing Folks

    Well. Where to begin. OK so this Spring I was trying to get a Summer camping trip figured out and ended up convincing a friend to go on week long trip in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Now my friend has...
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    The nice thing about this battery pack is the...

    The nice thing about this battery pack is the inverter is inside it so you do not have to purchase anything else. It has a 24v dc output ready to use. It also has a 12V, 15V and a 5v usb output as...
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    Welcome from a Michigander. Stick with it as the...

    Welcome from a Michigander. Stick with it as the first few nights trying to sleep in the hammock can be restless. Also I agree with going with a longer and wider hammock to truly get comfortable. And...
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    I have been a cpap user for many years now and...

    I have been a cpap user for many years now and require it to sleep at all times - no exceptions. I was worried because I have a 5 day camping trip coming up in August and did not have a solution. I...
  41. Sorry for your misfortune, but as my older...

    Sorry for your misfortune, but as my older brother once told me after a very costly and dumb mistake, "nothing like a bad experience to be a good teacher"

    Oh and thanks for the laugh!
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    DD Tarp 4.5 x 3 meters

    Hey does anybody else have a DD tarp? I have many tarps including a Superfly, Chill Gorilla, small 10x10 silpoly and now a DD 4.5x3 huge tarp. I mean huge. Although on the heavy side I believe this...
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    Hello from another Michigander. I am from the...

    Hello from another Michigander. I am from the Manchester area. Welcome to the forum

    Dave
  44. I have both the Superfly and the Chill Gorilla...

    I have both the Superfly and the Chill Gorilla Fortress with all the tie outs and love them both. After getting an 11 ft hammock I needed (personal choice) a larger tarp. I chose the Fortress because...
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    Welcome from another Michigander

    Welcome from another Michigander
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    I am 6'1" and 330 :mellow:. I also have two...

    I am 6'1" and 330 :mellow:. I also have two ruptured disc's and also broke my shoulder in two places and a left knee that needs replacing. The first hammock I owned was a WBBB double 1.7 - love it. I...
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    Pgibson, I have between a 10 and 12 inch bury....

    Pgibson,
    I have between a 10 and 12 inch bury. There are made pretty well if I do say so myself and I have fully inspected them for wear and tear and nothing found. They seemed to perform quite well...
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    I have been using 1/8 inch amsteel whoopies for...

    I have been using 1/8 inch amsteel whoopies for the last 2 years. I am a big boy at 6'1" and 330 lbs. I really liked the whoopies at first but what I have found through extensive use is that they no...
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    I too am anxiously waiting my order. I have a DL...

    I too am anxiously waiting my order. I have a DL Dangerbird coming and am getting excited to see it changed status to in progress - woo hoo!!!!!!!
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    Welcome ! Good to have another Michigander here....

    Welcome ! Good to have another Michigander here. I am from the Manchester area
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