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  1. speaking of food, I'm planning on making beef...

    speaking of food, I'm planning on making beef stew. It always warms my bones and blood, and between the cold and the snow/rain, I thought this would be a perfect thing to have.... I just want to make...
  2. I can't wait to taste this because it sounds...

    I can't wait to taste this because it sounds awesome!!... having said that, isn't precooking anything against regs for competition entries? Is this a case where shenanigans needs to be declared? :lol:
  3. Nice! I will do my best to try to keep up with...

    Nice! I will do my best to try to keep up with ya. Can't say what my fingers will feel like, but I will at least put the guitar in the car in case it is warm enough by the pallet fire to play:thumbup:
  4. Ty for the explanation and video, which confirms...

    Ty for the explanation and video, which confirms the double Dutch can be used as a speed hook. However, i think where the problem comes in is not the ability of the Dutch hook, but the practicality...
  5. I don't think Dutch is using a double hook in the...

    I don't think Dutch is using a double hook in the video, rather the original speed hook, which had 2 holes. But I believe your point is right, that a double dutch hook could be used in the same...
  6. help with double dutch hooks meet speed hook setup

    So I got my order of dutch goodies last night, and I'm thinking of the best, simplest, most versatile, most effective, and best method to utilize my gear. Here's what I've got, and here's what I'm...
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    I don't think that would be a real concern...

    I don't think that would be a real concern though, because those without sewing machines probably aren't attempting to make or finish their own quilts anyway. I believe this project is kinda like a...
  8. I'm telling ya'll, the man is the Drug dealer of...

    I'm telling ya'll, the man is the Drug dealer of the hammock camping community bc he keeps us coming back for one more fix. It starts out harmless; just a hobbie and some exra change... But before...
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    I would think a karostep quilt would be the...

    I would think a karostep quilt would be the simplest for those that have less DIY skills because they don't have to fiddle with controlled down in so many baffles. In a karostep, aren't they able to...
  10. But in all truth, layerS is the key word! This is...

    But in all truth, layerS is the key word! This is something I have been working on with Kristen, who is not used to playing in the cold. Multiple layers is always better IMHO than one or two very...
  11. I usually bring separate layers for my legs and...

    I usually bring separate layers for my legs and hands. I am always worried that if they have to share the same layers, I would either look funny when walking with my hands tucked into my pants at all...
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    I had the same criteria and same decision to...

    I had the same criteria and same decision to make. I ended up narrowing it down to HG and UGQ, for price vs quality, I thought they seemed to be the top contenders, (but the other vendors are great,...
  13. I don't understand why this is better than the...

    I don't understand why this is better than the OP's synthetic throw. Same size specs, we don't have weight on either so we will assume they are the same, it is 10 dollars more and branded by...
  14. No voting before tasting

    No voting before tasting
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    I'm in and thank you very much

    I'm in and thank you very much
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    IF you are an ultralight camper, and lightening...

    IF you are an ultralight camper, and lightening your pack outweighs lightening your wallet, nothing will compare to cuben fiber, as far as weight.
    If, like me, cost is a factor as well, you can add...
  17. And how does it compare to polyD or Argon, too? ...

    And how does it compare to polyD or Argon, too?

    Dutch... You know you are like the drug dealer of hammock vendors, right? Every week, having us come back for another "taste" of something new. And...
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    We already have been hanging in tandem mode...

    We already have been hanging in tandem mode before these, but finding the perfect trees can be quite a hassle. I have often found myself going around in circles at campsites to find tree setups that...
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    Holy WOW, Adam and Jenny really move quick!!!! I...

    Holy WOW, Adam and Jenny really move quick!!!! I just checked the site and it said my order shipped. I'm number 6069. Now the issue is that I was told by the one who bought it for me, I'M NOT ALLOWED...
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    First of all, WOW.... You all just scared the...

    First of all, WOW.... You all just scared the bejesus out of me if I thought I could make my own quilt by just sewing a pattern and stuffing some down in it. Apparently a need a degree in...
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    slick

    slick
  22. I just read dkurfiss's post and another reason to...

    I just read dkurfiss's post and another reason to have the right tarp made for hot tenting is it is designed with safety from the embers in mind a bit better, I think. I believe Smokehouse's tarp is...
  23. Hello and welcome to HF, Josh/Phoenix320. I think...

    Hello and welcome to HF, Josh/Phoenix320. I think you are on to two of the most comfortable and supportive hammocks. The best thing to do is to try before you buy, which you can always do if you can...
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    Are you talking about the fall or the spring...

    Are you talking about the fall or the spring MAHHA? We weren't able to get to the fall one bc we had a wedding to go to (I cried a bit inside). I tried Mattyoc's at the spring and thought it was...
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    Can't argue with you there. I also HATE how...

    Can't argue with you there. I also HATE how retail works the black friday sales, especially with how it continuously moves up. The idea of people missing Thanksgiving because they need to work so...
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    I feel it may be me who needs to apologize if my...

    I feel it may be me who needs to apologize if my post was written poorly. In no way did I mean to imply that I thought anything wrong with your post or position. Second, I am in high favor of you and...
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    +1:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::th...

    +1:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
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    I understand and respect Randy's position. If he...

    I understand and respect Randy's position. If he chooses not to run a sale. Having said that, I don't completely agree with this view towards other vendors because it is eludes that they are...
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    With the temps being what they are, this scenario...

    With the temps being what they are, this scenario really depends more on what kind of sleeper you are, as some would get by with a fleece, PL, or other light top quilt, while others need more. Since...
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    + 1 on getting the hammock and tarp closer...

    + 1 on getting the hammock and tarp closer together. This is not a LARGE tarp, (I know from experience). But it will do the job. I actually liked the chord locks right on the tarp. I thought that...
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    To add to what I said above, and to give some...

    To add to what I said above, and to give some imagery to it. The 16 footer I use means I can hang it high enough that we can literally walk in without even ducking, and I have go that high to to...
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    from my understanding, the only disadvantage of a...

    from my understanding, the only disadvantage of a larger tarp is typically weight, bulk, and price. The only other thing I can think of is distance allowance. I don't think one foot or doors will...
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    You can even use partial straps, just where the...

    You can even use partial straps, just where the strap would be in contact with the tree, but make sure you have enough to cover larger trees as well. It is important to protect the trees for green...
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    YUP!!!! I Don't want to be a Nay Sayer, but I...

    YUP!!!! I Don't want to be a Nay Sayer, but I just can't see how this would work out well throughout the entire night. For a bit or relaxation, you can lay next to another or at opposite ends. But I...
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    First of all, thank you Dutch, and I hope you had...

    First of all, thank you Dutch, and I hope you had a great Thanksgiving! I have one more question about this before I keep it as is or request to change my fabric:
    In your experience, is the added...
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    I just realized that certain fabric options are...

    I just realized that certain fabric options are heavier weights. I ordered the cobalt blue, which is 90, not 67. This sounds like my quilt will be almost an oz heavier, no? I need to check with the...
  37. Something about this makes me think of Trading...

    Something about this makes me think of Trading Places
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    Just pulled the trigger last night on my first...

    Just pulled the trigger last night on my first cottage UQ, and went with the 0 incubator with 1oz overstuff (stole your style markr6). I want to thank this thread for helping me talk out the...
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    that rhymed :lol:

    that rhymed :lol:
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    My first quilt just got ordered. 0 Incubator in...

    My first quilt just got ordered. 0 Incubator in cobolt blue with 1 oz overstuff. Number 6069. Thank you Adam and Jenny!
    And thank you to my wonderful lady, who got me this for the Holidays!!!
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    It starts........

    It starts........
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    Thanks for clarifying guys. I think 1oz of...

    Thanks for clarifying guys. I think 1oz of overstuff for the wind and down shifting makes some sense... Even though they already are. I will probably do the same. Enjoy your new quilt. I'm SO excited...
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    We noticed this too, but I assumed it meant how...

    We noticed this too, but I assumed it meant how much they recommend the limit to be on how much overstuff a quilt can take, not how much you need to add for your quilt to be accurate to temp ratings....
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    From what I am understanding from this, I would...

    From what I am understanding from this, I would think only quilts to order, but not CUSTOM order, are included in the sale. i believe their regular quilts may have a sale, maybe, but it sounds like...
  45. +1 :thumbup1:

    +1 :thumbup1:
  46. Knew I could count on you for an answer, Surfr. ...

    Knew I could count on you for an answer, Surfr. Kinda what I figured but wanted to make sure. When it was said, there seemed to be some sense to the idea that the complete enclosure of the quilt...
  47. does a full length UQ offer less of a diagonal lay?

    Doing the research for my first UQ purchase and I've only tried a 3/4 quilt that I borrowed. I thought I heard someone say something about not getting as much of a diagonal in a full length quilt. Is...
  48. As you and I proved with that paddle back....

    As you and I proved with that paddle back. Between all our gear, both our big dutch ovens, and the exrtra food we consumed, we had that canoe about 3-4 inch or so above the water
  49. Is there anyone that has experience with both and...

    Is there anyone that has experience with both and can give an apples to apples comparison? It seems that whichever people go with, they are happy (which is a good thing) So it would be nice to hear,...
  50. Bragging rights and a year long pass around apron...

    Bragging rights and a year long pass around apron sound perfect. Sounds like fun with a condition of some sort. I know how the feed yourself and share thing goes with our kind...... How much food did...
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