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  1. I've heard great reports of section J from...

    I've heard great reports of section J from friends. Snoqualmie Pass to Stevens Pass (or vice versa). I'm looking forward to trying it with a buddy when I can get more time off work. What dates were...
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    Looks like a great trip. Loved the frog & the...

    Looks like a great trip. Loved the frog & the fish photos.
  3. Nice hang report. You're braver than me!

    Nice hang report. You're braver than me!
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    That's a new one to me. I didn't know they had...

    That's a new one to me. I didn't know they had lines for those sales.
  5. That would not be a fun trip for me. No alpine...

    That would not be a fun trip for me. No alpine snow climbing skills.
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    Jose, no one else is here yet. It was 29* last...

    Jose, no one else is here yet. It was 29* last night & beautiful hiking weather today.
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    I love the MARPAT. I just got a DH a few weeks...

    I love the MARPAT. I just got a DH a few weeks ago in it. I camped out in the woods on Sunday Night. That particular MARPAT is about the best camo I've found for the PNW woods so far.

    I'm only...
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    I prefer 11' hammocks and last night I used a...

    I prefer 11' hammocks and last night I used a double layer as I had loaned out all my underquilts. I put an inflatable pad between the two layers, which kept it from moving around.

    As far as...
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    No, Brian. I'd be surprised if there were any...

    No, Brian. I'd be surprised if there were any fish in Umtanum. In 2013 it was flooding everywhere and the hang the year before that it was really low & iced up.

    Going about an hour east is RFC,...
  10. Thread: Hi from PA

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    Welcome from the PNW!

    Welcome from the PNW!
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    Welcome from the PNW. Check out some Youtube...

    Welcome from the PNW. Check out some Youtube videos from Shug. Like his 10 hammock basics videos
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    Welcome from the PNW!

    Welcome from the PNW!
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    Becks, welcome! You might check out a group hang...

    Becks, welcome! You might check out a group hang or meet up with a local (to you) forum member to check out some gear before you go all in on a purchase. I'd be more inclinded to the WB XLC than the...
  14. Thread: Hello from STL

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    Welcome from the PNW. Fronkey & Shug both do...

    Welcome from the PNW. Fronkey & Shug both do great videos. You might consider becoming a "Donating Member" as they have a "Paddling" forum added.
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    Welcome Dan from the PNW. Sounds like your Aussie...

    Welcome Dan from the PNW. Sounds like your Aussie tongue is quite a bit different!
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    Welcome from the PNW. "Store kit"??

    Welcome from the PNW.

    "Store kit"??
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    Welcome Dan from the PNW. Look up table cloths on...

    Welcome Dan from the PNW. Look up table cloths on the DIY forum for an easy to make hammock. I've made several ones from them. Might be able to sew up 1/2 a synthentic bag from a thrift shop and add...
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    I'd rather have 30 cans of stove fuel or a couple...

    I'd rather have 30 cans of stove fuel or a couple new headlamps than an ENO Vulcan.
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    I added little loops along the edge of my...

    I added little loops along the edge of my Hammock, so that I can better attach the UQ. Now you can go buy UQ hooks & just sew them on.

    Changed out all the various gathered end attachment lines and...
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    The HG Cuben Palace. I have it in camo.

    The HG Cuben Palace. I have it in camo.
  21. Thread: Lazy Sunday

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    Looks comfy. You must not need an UQ.

    Looks comfy. You must not need an UQ.
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    Welcome from the PNW.

    Welcome from the PNW.
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    Check in closely on the classified section daily.

    Check in closely on the classified section daily.
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    Why don't you just bypass the rings altogether by...

    Why don't you just bypass the rings altogether by wadding the end together (gathered end) and then throw a hitch knot over it with your cord (Amsteel), which goes up to the tree?
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    Cataraft girl, I'm 5'6"/200# and I have had over...

    Cataraft girl, I'm 5'6"/200# and I have had over 18 hammocks. To me, by far the most comfortable ones are 11'. I did a review a couple years ago "ENO vs Grand Trunk vs Kammok", if you want to look...
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    I don't know about cheap down UQs. You might pick...

    I don't know about cheap down UQs. You might pick up an old down bag or comforter at a thrift store and then convert it.

    Paul with Arrowhead Equipment makes a relatively inexpensive synthetic ...
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    Get ahold of Randy (Papa Smurf) and he can build...

    Get ahold of Randy (Papa Smurf) and he can build one for you as you like (Dream Hammocks). I think what you're asking for is similar to a Roaming Knome. I'd recommend the 11' length, as 11' hammocks...
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    Welcome from the PNW. I have a WB Superfly,...

    Welcome from the PNW.

    I have a WB Superfly, which I like; however, the cat's meow are my Hammock Gear Winter Palace(s) in camo. 12' ridgeline, doors on both ends, and a little more depth on the...
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    Welcome from the PNW!

    Welcome from the PNW!
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    Welcome from the PNW! You might think about...

    Welcome from the PNW!

    You might think about becoming a donating member, as they have a bike packing forum & a paddling forum too.
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    I started off with a Yeti, Jar bridge &...

    I started off with a Yeti, Jar bridge & Flamethrower (all 2/3 length or so). I could never get quite as confortable as my HG Incubator. I started with a 0* Incubator and have purchased six or seven...
  32. Thread: Howdy!

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    Welcome from the PNW. Quite a first purchase!

    Welcome from the PNW. Quite a first purchase!
  33. Thread: New top quilt

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    I have not. I have a Hammock Gear Burrow and a...

    I have not. I have a Hammock Gear Burrow and a couple of Go Lite quilts. Used down sleeping bags for a couple of years first. Saves some weight and I like having a sewn foot box with extra down in...
  34. Thread: Hello from Ohio

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    She Who Must Be Obeyed. LOL

    She Who Must Be Obeyed. LOL
  35. I've found the same thing. If your feet are...

    I've found the same thing. If your feet are popping out at night or the draft is a little much, you might loosen the end channel (across) to better fit. The hooks help a bunch though.
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    +1 on this. I tried it and ended up with an...

    +1 on this. I tried it and ended up with an Incubator 0*. I actually got rid of the Yeti as the comfort was more important than the few oz of weight savings. I get cold feet easily, so all of my UQs...
  37. Thread: New KAQ owner

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    You can add a UQ protector to get down about 10*...

    You can add a UQ protector to get down about 10* more if needed, but whatever you do, have a bailout plan the first time!
  38. The TQ variable is a lot more forgiving. The...

    The TQ variable is a lot more forgiving.

    The 20* UQ and 30* TQ example is great. On the other hand, I wouldn't go 30* UQ and 20* TQ. The UQ goes around about 2/3 or 3/4 of your body and that's...
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    Congrats! Make sure you use it around the house a...

    Congrats! Make sure you use it around the house a couple of times to get the suspension and cordage tinkered before your trip. Lots of people have had CBS when they go afield for the first time.
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    I've had a number of hammocks (18+ at last...

    I've had a number of hammocks (18+ at last count). Haven't had the XLC, but I really like my Dream Hammosks. Might get an XLC just to see what the fuss is about, but I'm concerned the foot box will...
  41. Thread: Hello from Ohio

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    Welcome from the PNW! Advice would be to get the...

    Welcome from the PNW! Advice would be to get the SWMBO an UQ (and maybe one for yourself?).
  42. The advantage of a cottage vendor is that they're...

    The advantage of a cottage vendor is that they're made to what you want to order. Adam is great about that. I just waited an extra month and got two new 20* UQs in MultiCam. Fabulous!

    I have a...
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    Integrated UQ? Huh. Is it temperature sensitive,...

    Integrated UQ? Huh. Is it temperature sensitive, like if it works at 30* will it be too hot at 65*? I really like the idea and you've done a great job FIMB.
  44. Who knows with the great north? I sent a package...

    Who knows with the great north? I sent a package back to Canada (purchased while on a visit there) and got stuck with 30% GST and other customs charges. I got less than 1/2 my money back!
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    What I did was put a double knot in the line at...

    What I did was put a double knot in the line at one end, which will pull the shock cord tighter. As the shock cord goes through the channels and is not locked in place, you should be able to slide it...
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    I bought the heavier strength Permethrin at a...

    I bought the heavier strength Permethrin at a co-op. Made for use on horses.

    Diluted a cap full into a gallon of water and soaked the hammock thru & thru. Line dried.

    Found a dead tick on one...
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    I'm shorter than you and had several WBBBs in...

    I'm shorter than you and had several WBBBs in different fabrics. The 1.1D was more comfortable to me than the 1.7D; however, I sold all 3 that I had after having calf issues. If I were to get another...
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    Can't answer the questions about the Dutch...

    Can't answer the questions about the Dutch hammocks as they're relatively new to the market. As far as a general idea, I'm about 6" shorter than you and I much prefer an 11' hammock over a 9' or 10'....
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    My kids blew through an ENO strap when they were...

    My kids blew through an ENO strap when they were using the hammock as a swing. It really loads the straps more. Burned right through one of them when it was touching something. I don't have ENO...
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    definitely the group hangs, especially the ones...

    definitely the group hangs, especially the ones on the east coast, which are bigger. The other thing is find some local hangers to you and buy them a cup of coffee. Lots of people are happy to talk...
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