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    Great looking hammock! So just wondering how it...

    Great looking hammock! So just wondering how it would compare to the warbonnet ridgerunner? Longer? Wider?
  2. Looking for prefolded bias tape or blanket binding for bridge channels

    Hey guys, I've come across several posts where people on the forums have used pre folded bias tape or blanket binding for the channels on bridge hammocks. I was wondering where to buy this, and what...
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    Thanks!!!!!!

    Thanks!!!!!!
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    One more question.... how is the road leading to...

    One more question.... how is the road leading to cataloochee? is it ok for a passenger car? Also, is my car safe at the trail head for a few days?
  5. Thanks WV! I was also wondering about the side...

    Thanks WV! I was also wondering about the side channel---specifically how to reinforce the "V" where the two angles come together. (I know people use grosgain, but do they sew it on or fold it in...
  6. People s bridge hammock for side sleeping tall people

    Hey guys I was looking at the peoples bridge hammock design and had a few questions. I m a side sleeper and am 64 tall. For someone my height and primarily a side sleeper, what dimensions would you...
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    Diy exped scout clone

    Hey guys,just wondering if any one has made a diy version loosely based on the exped scout ? (Sort of a gathered end but with clews on the ends). I was especially interested in how to sew the clews...
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    Thanks guys!!!!!!!

    Thanks guys!!!!!!!
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    Alpine hammocks

    Just curious .....what ever happened to alpine hammocks? Are they still in business?
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    Trip planning- GSMNP

    I am thinking about taking a 2-3 night backpacking trip in the Smokies this fall. I would like to stay on the north Carolina side of the park, and am looking for hammock friendly backcountry sites, a...
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    Hg memorial day sale?

    Is hammock gear having a memorial day sale?
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    Im 6'4" 230 lbs. as a side sleeper the only...

    Im 6'4" 230 lbs. as a side sleeper the only hammock that Ive had good sleep in is a big guy bridge hammock made by Bill Townsend . Not cheap, not ultralight but its a great hammock for guys our size!
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    I recently ordered a blackbird xlc in the dark...

    I recently ordered a blackbird xlc in the dark red . (I ended up returning the hammock because the design and style just didn't work for me--broke my heart because it was absolutely beautiful!) ...
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    Single layer bridge w hybrid 1.7?...

    Hey guys, i have a question for you......... I was thinking of making a diy version of my old ridge runner bridge using 1.7 mountain hybrid as a single layer. ( but maybe a few inches longer and...
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    Full time hanging in a wbxlc?..

    Just curious, anyone out there using a wbxlc for full time hanging? If so, how long/how many nights will a xlc last before its worn out and need to be replaced? Also any suggestions for hammock...
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    thanks for all the help guys!!!!!!!!!!

    thanks for all the help guys!!!!!!!!!!
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    Thanks for the info! One question....at home I...

    Thanks for the info! One question....at home I sleep on my left side, so I. A hammock how does that translate? ( head left feet right?).
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    Which xlc to buy

    Hey guys, Iam considering buying a wbbb xlc. At 230 lbs which model would be best for me? (Double layer light weight or heavy weight?). Also does the xlcconvert easily from left to right lay?). And...
  19. Jrb uq on a warbonnet gathered end hammock?

    Hey guys, I was just curious if a jrb mw3 uq will work well with a warbonnet gathered end hammock such as the blackbird, xlc, or elderado? Has anyone tried this? Thanks for the help!
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    Great advice---thank you!!!!

    Great advice---thank you!!!!
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    Thanks again for all the help guys!

    Thanks again for all the help guys!
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    Thanks! My second question is, when using bug...

    Thanks! My second question is, when using bug netting as baffle material, how much seam allowance/edge distance do you allow for? (or do you fold the edge over and then sew it to the quilt body?)
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    diy uq question - baffle height

    Hey guys, quick question for you--Im building a down underquilt with baffles that go across the quilt (similar to a jrb mount Washington) My question is........ for a 0 degree quilt, how tall do...
  24. I came very close to buying one to use...

    I came very close to buying one to use backpacking--in the end, I went another route. The issue wasn't weight, it was the inflatable pad. (I live in middle Ga-pretty wet and humid for a good part...
  25. I work at the Atlanta airport--there is a huge...

    I work at the Atlanta airport--there is a huge postal facility right on the airport. I happened to notice last night on the way home there was a long line of semis and trailers waiting at the gate. ...
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    Thanks Shug! (I've been watching your videos for...

    Thanks Shug! (I've been watching your videos for years-thats one I haven't seen!)
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    Thanks!!! (and have a happy new year!)

    Thanks!!! (and have a happy new year!)
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    Down proof fabric question

    Hey guys Im working on a down underquilt using some down proof fabric I got from rip stop by the roll. One side is shiny, one is not. Am I correct to assume the shiny side goes on the inside- toward...
  29. My awesome wife bought me a pair of jrb down...

    My awesome wife bought me a pair of jrb down sleeves, a down hood, and a solar powered camp light!
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    Diy similar to jrb mw4 ?...

    Hey guys I am interested in a diy version of something similar to a jacks r better mount washington 4 underquilt

    . ( im not sure how to do the baffles- ). It's basically a rectangular quilt- but...
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    Thanks Bill! That makes perfect sense. In a...

    Thanks Bill! That makes perfect sense. In a perfect world hammock fabric would be like the aluminum skin on a jet aircraft- different thickness at high stress areas. ( but were not quite there...
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    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I bought a used one off...

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I bought a used one off the forums a few years ago--its a beautiful tarp! I use line locks at the ridge line (Im not a fan of the continuous ridge line) and some dutch...
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    sewing reinforcement stitches?????

    Hey guys, I have an off the wall question for you: in circumstances where you want a corner to be reinforced or strengthened, instead of sewing a patch on the area, what would happen if you just ran...
  34. Nice job on your hammock!

    Nice job on your hammock!
  35. Sorry for your troubles---just out of curiosity,...

    Sorry for your troubles---just out of curiosity, how tall are you? Im 6'4" and had similar problems until I switched to a bridge hammock. I love the idea of a gathered end hammock (the simplicity...
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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks guys!
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    Rolled webbing bridge hammock question

    Hey guys, I've got a question for u- when using webbing as the suspension for a bridge hammock ( sewn to the hammock body and rolled over like ridge runner.). Is it ok to leave the edge of the fabric...
  38. very common problem, especially for the ridge...

    very common problem, especially for the ridge line----I just tie a butterfly half hitch (quick release half hitch) at the line lock and it works great! (I love the way they are so easy to adjust!)
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    Billy bob, thanks for all the great info! I was...

    Billy bob, thanks for all the great info! I was just curious, is there a sticky or a tutorial on a diy 90 degree hammock? Sounds like an interesting diy project!
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    Excellent advice bill ! I will give it a try- ...

    Excellent advice bill ! I will give it a try- thanks!
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    Thanks for the info billy bob! At 240 lbs and...

    Thanks for the info billy bob! At 240 lbs and 6'4' im probably right on the edge of the weight limit and comfort limit. So.... on the original bmbh, are the foot and head spreader bars the same...
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    JRB BEAR MOUNTAIN BRIDGE HAMMOCK QUESTION

    Hey guys, im playing around with a bridge hammock diy idea , and would like to start out by looking at specs of existing hammocks. If any one has a jrb bear mountain bridge, I would like to know the...
  43. Sorry about your hammock---but to put it in...

    Sorry about your hammock---but to put it in perspective, its not the end of the world! (it just feel s like it!) It was just the bug net--its not structural. And even if it was, the ridge runner is...
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    Have you tried a bridge hammock ? Lots of great...

    Have you tried a bridge hammock ? Lots of great options out there- warbonnet ridge runner, dutchware banyon, big guy bridge hammock etc. ( im a big / tall guy- gathered end hammocks have never...
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    Thanks Ofuros! (you have set new standards for...

    Thanks Ofuros! (you have set new standards for back country cousine!) I thought the trail yogurt was especially clever---I will definitely be trying that!
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    Dude, I just looked at your web page----very...

    Dude, I just looked at your web page----very impressive! Im always playing around with food ideas-----what kind of cooking pan is that? (the square /rectangel shaped one) Also, is that a Trangia...
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    Thanks for posting! (sounds like a wonderful...

    Thanks for posting! (sounds like a wonderful trip--just my style!) Great pictures!
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    I suspect businesses go thru a cycle--they start...

    I suspect businesses go thru a cycle--they start with high hopes and lots of excitement, and eventually it becomes evident that the profit margin is razer thin, its alot of work, its taking all my...
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    Love the podcast!

    Love the podcast!
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    Hope you feel better soon Bill! I've been taking...

    Hope you feel better soon Bill! I've been taking a lot of back yard naps and test hangs with my BGBH lately--the more I get used to it, the more I appreciate and realize the brilliant design and...
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