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    inside color

    I know I could email Adam, but I dont want to take his time grom making uour gear. If you uncheck black, what color is the inside of quilts? Tnx
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    I've tried the the air pillows. I just don't...

    I've tried the the air pillows. I just don't like the "pool raft" affect. I have one of the Arrow Head Equipment snoring cubs that I use when I have to go to ground. I have a down pillow made by...
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    Welcome from NC. I'm originally from the hills...

    Welcome from NC. I'm originally from the hills of East TN.
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    TNX. Have you used the Sawyer spray version?

    TNX. Have you used the Sawyer spray version?
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    Buginato Help

    Used my buginator for the first time. Really like the ease of entry and exit. Ive only used integrated nets before this. Had no issues with flying , but I did have spider visit. Bug net was about a...
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    Thank you all!

    Thank you all!
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    Snakeskin: Long term tarp storage

    Just ordered a new set of skins from Kat. How do you all store (long-term) your tarps if you use snakes skins? Do you leave them rolled up in the skins after letting the tarp dry a few days? TNX
  8. I've not experience with full length. I bought a...

    I've not experience with full length. I bought a Jarbidge as my first uq. At 5'9, it's almost full length for me. I have since bought a Greylock 3. The Greylock 3 was easier to use at first as it...
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    I've seen Shug's video about having the smaller...

    I've seen Shug's video about having the smaller sit pad inside the footbox. Seems this helps reduce condensation. Have you noticed any appreciable condensation using the longer pad under your legs?
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    This past weekend, overnight lows here were in...

    This past weekend, overnight lows here were in the upper 50s, low 60s. My son used his new 1 season Jarbidge and I used my 3 season. I was very comfortable. I just didn't "cinch it up" super...
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    I'm a newb, but I now have (3) in my household: ...

    I'm a newb, but I now have (3) in my household: 2 3-seasons and I just bought my son a 1 season during the sale. I'm going to stick with my PLUQ for now. I will share one learning that I've had...
  12. Summer: 3 Season Yeti verus 40F Phoenix

    I'm a cold sleeper and have found I need something in the upper 60s, low 70s. I have a 20F quilt already, but I'm thinking about a dedicated late Spring, Summer quilt. I was only thinking about the...
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    I'm relatively new, so take what I say with a...

    I'm relatively new, so take what I say with a grain of salt. I have a Big Agnes Lost Ranger that's rated at 15F. After using the bag, I don't think 15F is a comfort rating, but maybe a survival...
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    Previously, I had two 3 season Jarbidges in my...

    Previously, I had two 3 season Jarbidges in my household (my green one and my son's camo). I took advantage of the sale and ordered a 1 season for my son. At his height, it's almost a full length...
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    After my original post, I added the loops on each...

    After my original post, I added the loops on each end. Has worked fine, but I'm gping to try it again without them. After my original post, I spoke with Jack about it when I was buying a topquilt....
  16. I can only comment on the synthetic products from...

    I can only comment on the synthetic products from Arrowhead and Englightened equipment. I have two Jarbidge 3S quilts (one for me and one for my 14 year old son that he uses a lot with Scouting). ...
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    I used to use the CRL, but I have now gone to a...

    I used to use the CRL, but I have now gone to a cord on each end. I just made a new CRL for my 14 year old son as I do think it's a little easier to center. I added the Dutch hook on one end. I...
  18. I'm on the fence myself with this same...

    I'm on the fence myself with this same comparison. I'm looking at the 40F models though. I have a 20F Jacks R Better Greylock that I really like. Just thinking about a summer quilt and I've...
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    I used the Permatex flowable silicone to seal the...

    I used the Permatex flowable silicone to seal the tie-outs. I've been in several "frog chokers" and have not seen any leaks. I have gone away from the continuous ridgeline using a cord on each end....
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    Do not have the Argon hammocks. I've been trying...

    Do not have the Argon hammocks. I've been trying to decide if I'm going to buy one of them next or an XLC. I do have the Lite Owl from WL and I absolutely love it. I called Marty and was going to...
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    Like the others have said about the coating. I...

    Like the others have said about the coating. I will ask and not to be insulting, but to make sure. The Zing-it that you made your prussiks with is the smaller diameter than the other zing it? I...
  22. I made Derek's as well. I've since modified it...

    I made Derek's as well. I've since modified it and added some corner loops and prussick loops to hold it in place. I think it's KDAWGCrazy that has a really detailed video on youtube.
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    Assymetric Hammock Question

    I'm a relative newbie so enjoy the laugh or be gentle please...
    My first hammock acquisition was a Hennessy Explorer Deluxe with the side zipper entry. I've read that it is an assymetric hammock. ...
  24. I faced the same decision. I ended up buying the...

    I faced the same decision. I ended up buying the Greylock 3 and have been well pleased. I know it's not a direct comparison, but I think Water Monkey (I believe that's his name) did a video...
  25. TNX. If I want to use it inside the quilt, I'll...

    TNX. If I want to use it inside the quilt, I'll have to trim one end a bit. I do like how compact it folds. I've only experienced a low of 30F and I've not had any condensation inside the topquilt...
  26. My son has a 30F EE Prodigy quilt with the zipper...

    My son has a 30F EE Prodigy quilt with the zipper footbox. I have used the quilt and I really like the zipper that he uses. They are miniscule. I never noticed. I've used it down to 30F and did...
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    One of the best things you can in my opinion is...

    One of the best things you can in my opinion is spend the night in your hammock out in the woods without a tarp. I've seen racoons chew holes in tents when kids have food inside the tent. I had a...
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    Watch Derek Hansen's video on Youtube. He does a...

    Watch Derek Hansen's video on Youtube. He does a great video on how to hang the Hennessy tarp to prevent sag. I do not know how to past the link. If you cannot find it on Youtube, you can go to...
  29. I'd try the pad inside the topquilt. I've used...

    I'd try the pad inside the topquilt. I've used the Arrowhead pad and I've also used a Thermarest sit pad inside the quilt without condensation (around 30F). I did get some condensation one time...
  30. Using a Gossamer Gear Torso Pad with 3/4 Quilt

    Just picked up one of the Gossamer Gear Torso pads (cosmetic issues) at a very good price. In mild weather I've used my Thermarest sit pad inside my topquilt with my 3/4 underquilt and been very...
  31. Look at SHUGEMERY channel on Youtube. He has a...

    Look at SHUGEMERY channel on Youtube. He has a video titled 'Underquilts Revisited". He shows installing a Hudson River as an underquilt on a Warbonnet Blackbird. I'd post the link, but I don't...
  32. I bought my 13 year old son the KAQ Jarbidge and...

    I bought my 13 year old son the KAQ Jarbidge and it works well. We tried the Buginator, but he did not like that mode of entry. I cannot sew so we went with the Wilderness Logics bugnet and he...
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    Thanks for posting this question. I'm...

    Thanks for posting this question. I'm contemplating the same choice. I currently have a Hennessy single layer and I have a Lite Owl double 1.1 which I absolutely love the feel of. Thinking about...
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    3/4 Underquilt Tweak?

    Used my Greylock 3 and Sierra Sniveller together for the first time Saturday night. Low was around 32F. Overall, it was a great experience. I added the 4 prussick loops that Shug recommends (JRB...
  35. In my hillbilly opinion, you should be fine. ...

    In my hillbilly opinion, you should be fine. Unfortunately, I've got to go to ground this weekend. I'll be using a JRB (25-30 degree) quilt and my Thermarest xlite. It's supposed to be 30F. I'm...
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    Love my Greylock 3. I would recommend watching...

    Love my Greylock 3. I would recommend watching the video on the JRB website that shows how to install prussik loops on each corner of the quilt if you have not already done so. I added these to my...
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    I have not used the Jarbidge with a cub, I have...

    I have not used the Jarbidge with a cub, I have used it with the Explorer so I would think it would work with the cub. I'm fairly new, but you adjust the quilt to fit the person in the quilt and not...
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    Hi from Albemarle!

    Hi from Albemarle!
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    Our troop has about 50% of the boys that use...

    Our troop has about 50% of the boys that use hammocks. They tend to go back to their tents in the Winter. A lot of our older Scouts had previously migrated to buying their own solo tents. As far...
  40. Flatline, Marty convinced me I didn't need the...

    Flatline,
    Marty convinced me I didn't need the continuous ridgeline anymore when I bought my Tadpole and I've just been using two cords on each end. However, I can see the continuous ridgeline...
  41. Summer Quilt: 3 season Yeti Versus 40 degree Phoenix?

    I've made the PLUQ and it's okay. I have a Greylock 3 that I really like. I'm just contemplating a dedicated Summer quilt. I was thinking about a 40 degree quilt from Hammock Gear, but I've had...
  42. Thanks. I'll give them a few. Like the...

    Thanks. I'll give them a few. Like the idea/concept just wondered how much the pole rubs on the ridge area?
  43. I bought my son a 30 degree prodigy. I got him a...

    I bought my son a 30 degree prodigy. I got him a wide as he ground camps a lot with his Scout troop. Really nice quilt. I used it a couple of months ago with my Greylock 3 at 32 F and was very...
  44. Tadpole Side Pole Accessory Question

    Love my Tadpole tarp. I've been using shock cord on the side pullouts and have enjoyed this feature. I'm going to order a door kit for the tarp and I noticed the pole mod accessory. Does anyone...
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    I bought a Stealth then a Greylock 3. Have been...

    I bought a Stealth then a Greylock 3. Have been so happy with the products and service that I recently bought a 20 degree top quilt (wide version) that I haven't had a chance to use yet. Great...
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    I started with a Hennessy Hex. Good solid tarp. ...

    I started with a Hennessy Hex. Good solid tarp. Provides a lot of coverage and makes up for some inexperience in setting up. I gave it to my 12 year old son and it works well for him. I bought a...
  47. Thanks for the input. It's going to be a...

    Thanks for the input. It's going to be a difficult decision.....
  48. Warbonnet XLC and Drea Hammock Roaming Gnome

    I'm thinking about a new hammock. Do not need one. But that's beside the point. I started with a Hennessy Explorer Deluxe and have been happy with it. I bought a Lite Owl for Winter. Now, I'm...
  49. A Hennessy Explorer Deluxe was my first hammock...

    A Hennessy Explorer Deluxe was my first hammock (bought about 2 1/2 years ago). I still own it and I use it when the 'skeeters' are out and about. I have a Lite Owl that I use during colder...
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    I personally don't have the silk liners, but I...

    I personally don't have the silk liners, but I have some experience with liners in my ground/hammocking days. A local store was having an 'out-of-business' sale and I picked up the Sea to Summit...
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