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    Hanging in Hawaii

    I've got a four week trip to Oahu coming up in a few weeks and I'm considering hanging the whole time. Can anyone recommend a hammock friendly campground.?
  2. I suppose both richer and poorer

    I suppose both richer and poorer
  3. Once you go cottage, you never go corporate again

    Last year's Noob kit-
    Hammock- ENO Doublenest
    Suspension- ENO Slap Straps/Shug's Amsteel Whoopies
    Bottom Insulation- Thermarest Neo Air
    Top Insulation- Thermarest Ventra
    Tarps- DIY Tyvek
    ...
  4. Got my Custom TQ yesterday.. On time, to my...

    Got my Custom TQ yesterday.. On time, to my design specs, light and comfy.
    Test Hang last night. Fits me like a glove........
    Thanks Paul!
    Turtles loss is your gain.
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    Poll: It's really changed. As A Noob It was all about...

    It's really changed. As A Noob It was all about price. But after buying cheap equipment only to find it too heavy or uncomfortable or poorly made I'm switched to higher quality/lighter stuff. So here...
  6. Oh no

    I just got my money together to order my Top quilt.... bummer
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    I bought the Pawley from Home Depot today and set...

    I bought the Pawley from Home Depot today and set it up. It was super easy. $99. A few of the HD is SD have them in stock. Check online. And it looks nice!
  8. 6'6 298 ENo Double nest. Over 100 nights of sound...

    6'6 298 ENo Double nest. Over 100 nights of sound sleep
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    Keep your ENO DN

    I'm 6'6 307 and sleep in An ENO DN about 100 nights per year! I did have problems when I started hanging a few years ago. My suggestions-

    1- Hang tighter- Adjust your hang so that your hammock is...
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    Grand Canyon Hang?

    Planning a trip down into the Big Hole in May. Can you hang in Bright Angel Campground? or any other Campground in the grand Canyon?
  11. Got my UQ from Turtle

    Got it a few days ago.. Very nice... Pix coming soon
  12. Me too

    I've got a custom designed UQ coming as well .. pic's to follow
    Big Dave
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    Eno

    Bro- I'm 6'6" 320 and spend 3 night a week in my ENO Double Nest
  14. I'll take the UQ

    PM sent for UQ!
  15. I'm completely confused by this entire subject......

    I'm completely confused by this entire subject...
    Big Dave
    Aka Comfy in San Diego
    hehehe
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    Hmmmm. why does my neo air work so well ?.. If I...

    Hmmmm. why does my neo air work so well ?.. If I could only stay on it. I am looking into other bladders. gotta find just the right thickness
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    At 48"'s they are too narrow... Suit jacket 54XXL

    At 48"'s they are too narrow... Suit jacket 54XXL
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    UL Inflatable Pad?

    I'm 6'6" with very wide shoulders (think Rugby player). I love my ENO double wide but have struggled to find a bottom side solution that is wide enough that isn't too heavy. So here'e is my bright...
  19. UL Inflatable Pad for a giant!

    I'm 6'6" with very wide shoulders (Think Rugby player). I love my ENO double wide but have struggled to find a bottom side solution that is wide enough that isn't too heavy. So here'e is my bright...
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    I'm 6'6" 315.. ENO double nest does the Trick for...

    I'm 6'6" 315.. ENO double nest does the Trick for me
  21. 29.96 on Backcountry...It was your link....

    29.96 on Backcountry...It was your link....
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    I just got one this week..they are on sale...

    I just got one this week..they are on sale $125..... Love it!
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    My wife just informed me that we have a wedding.....

    My wife just informed me that we have a wedding.. So I can't go... ......... But I need your help. We're driving from San Diego to the Bay Area and we're gonna camp Friday night somewhere along the...
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    Well now... I didn't expect four pages of...

    Well now... I didn't expect four pages of replies... Bottom line... Set the customers expectations properly...regardless of the size of the business... Responding in the forum would have been better...
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    America's finest city

    Move to San Diego---- Highs mid 70's lows mid 60's.. I've been hanging every night this summer
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    Red Rover

    My 50 lbs Pit bull mix bumps me and that's it!
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    Slow to ship

    Talked to Dale on Wednesday morning was told the Hikers bedroll was in stock and would ship right away. I ordered Wednesday, and promptly received my order confirmation. I eagerly awaited my shipping...
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    The date looks good to me....Thanks Lizzie

    The date looks good to me....Thanks Lizzie
  29. can't find.... URL please

    can't find.... URL please
  30. You meet a girl in a bar.... take her back to...

    You meet a girl in a bar.... take her back to your place....get naked... She sez "Oh my you're well hung" You think "When did I tell her about my Hammock?"
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    Below 32 in San Diego????? If it is ,there is no...

    Below 32 in San Diego????? If it is ,there is no way in hell I'm hanging...

    I don't need to try anything else because the Tube works for me.

    I'm no engineer, but I think because I can't make...
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    It would have been a $10,000 winner on America's...

    It would have been a $10,000 winner on America's Funniest Home videos....
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    Now that I'm calm....

    Looking back..I must have been quite a sight..

    See, I live on a canyon in San Diego. The nearest hang spot is on a hill directly behind my house. I use a Blizzard Survival Tube for top and bottom...
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    It was on the tube over my mid section but not on...

    It was on the tube over my mid section but not on my body..This has happened once in 25 nights..I live in San Diego and the humidity is very low here....
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    Slap straps SUCK!

    So I got the ENO Slap strap Pro's for REI four months ago ($24.95).... I noticed the stretch... I returned them..I was at the used equipment sale and I saw them there for $9.00 and thought I would be...
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    repack size

    two answers.... I have a compression sack that i can get to the size of of a Rugby ball and I've been testing a space saver travel bag...
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    ENO double nest Hammock Blizzard Survival Tube...

    ENO double nest Hammock
    Blizzard Survival Tube
    Sweat shirt and Pants

    That's it!
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    Three Night Test

    I spent the last three night in the 'Tube'...All three Tarpless

    First night- 48 and clear.. cozy...
    Second night 46 and very foggy.. I slept well, but woke a 4:30 to pee and found condensation...
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    Thats why there are no guns in my house!

    Thats why there are no guns in my house!
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    I've got 10 nights in "The Tube". I've added a...

    I've got 10 nights in "The Tube". I've added a AMK Thermal Bivvy .. Most nights here in San Diego I don't really need it. It's holding up well. I fold it up then stuff in into a compression sack....
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    I got it at Persysmedical ...

    I got it at Persysmedical
    http://www.ps-med.com/products/detail.php?p=16
    $ 32.00 plus $6.00 shipping

    I'm happy to take pix's. but somebodies gotta tell me how to upload em...

    Also....If...
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    as far as the durability.....time will tell... I...

    as far as the durability.....time will tell... I agree that the low humidity helps but the design of the Survival Tube (open on both ends) creates enough air flow draft to prevent condensation....
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    Another successful test. Chilly rainy night in...

    Another successful test. Chilly rainy night in the San Diego Canyons..Snug as A bug. Total weight 25.8 oz. Total cost $75.00
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    I've decided on the San Rafael Wilderness (near...

    I've decided on the San Rafael Wilderness (near Santa Barbara) I've planned a 100 mile loop. Lots of tress and water. California Condor county.... I'm cozy in my Survival Tube to 45 degrees and have...
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    Kinda hard to say yet... I've repacked it three...

    Kinda hard to say yet... I've repacked it three times without issue but haven't taken it into the field (only backyard hangs so far). This last time I left it over the hammock and put them in the...
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    Blizzard Survival tube test

    I purchased the Blizzard Survival tube
    http://www.ps-med.com/products/detail.php?p=16
    $38.00 with shipping.
    Tested it last night. It got down to 39 in San Diego and I was comfortable all night....
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    used the survival tube last night was comfortable...

    used the survival tube last night was comfortable to 39 degrees.. no condensation issues...don't think it'll be colder that that form my trip
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    Comfortable to 39 degrees last night! it's a...

    Comfortable to 39 degrees last night! it's a winner.......
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    Got it

    Testing tonight
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    Mid Life Crisis

    Iím turning 50 in June and I told my wife I don't want a girlfriend or a Porsche. But I am going to take a 100 mile solo walkabout. Iíve got my ENO Doublenest (Iím 6í6Ē 315lbs), Amsteel suspension,...
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