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    Well that looks super cool Thanks for the vid

    Well that looks super cool

    Thanks for the vid
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    Banyan Bridge hammock

    Iím looking forward to this
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    FS: Weekend bump

    Weekend bump
  4. FS: I’ll take the underquilt!

    I’ll take the underquilt!
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    FS: Bump Price drop Now its Free shipping

    Bump

    Price drop

    Now its Free shipping
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    FS: SLD hammock+bug net

    I have the perfect new hanger package. Iíd like to sell as a set if possible

    SLD wide treerunner hammock w/suspension

    Foliage grey XL 1.9
    11íx68Ē
    4 quilts hooks
    4 tie outs
    Continuous...
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    Well how’s that for service Thank you

    Well how’s that for service

    Thank you
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    Would a sidesling work on a half zip?

    Iím pretty sure the sidecar would if you mentioned it in your order. But what about the sling?

    It seems like it should work in the same way but Iím not sure.
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    I bet if you try an 11 ft cottage hammock (you...

    I bet if you try an 11 ft cottage hammock (you can get a basic one relatively cheap), you’ll kick yourself for not upgrading sooner.

    I originally had an eno, it’s not in the same league (and cost...
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    Thanks but I’m gonna pass. I’m not saying it’s...

    Thanks but I’m gonna pass.

    I’m not saying it’s not a fair deal. I get the wait for the custom work. But that’s more than I was hoping to spend.

    Good luck
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    That sounds interesting How much are you...

    That sounds interesting

    How much are you asking?
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    hammock w/integrated bug net

    Iím looking for a hammock with an integrated bug net. Something like a trail lair or Dutch half zip. Iím open to other options if itís 11í long.

    Iíd be interested in buying one youíre not using....
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    Permanent continuous loops?

    Iím checking out a new trail lair and noticed an option for permanent continuous loops (crafted with through channel)

    Iím not sure what that means exactly but it sounds cool.

    I would think I...
  14. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    Ain’t that the truth. Hammocks and backpacking...

    Ain’t that the truth. Hammocks and backpacking gear is nothing compared to some of my buddies hobbies...dirt bikes, snowmobiles,mountain bikes etc...
  15. Some of you make it sound like thereís a group...

    Some of you make it sound like thereís a group hang happening every weekend. Are these events really happening as often as this site makes it seem? I checked my region in that sub forum and nothing...
  16. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    Thatís a nice looking kit. Itís also worth...

    Thatís a nice looking kit.

    Itís also worth over $1000. Which is cool, Iím kinda jealous but to get that light you have pay.
  17. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    My hammock set up is not the lightest available...

    My hammock set up is not the lightest available but it’s pretty close to the same weight as my BA copper spur UL1. And a hell of a lot more comfortable.

    Add up everything, including quilts and...
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    That’s a good looking setup

    That’s a good looking setup
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    I’ve been using a split ridgeline with tarp flyz...

    I’ve been using a split ridgeline with tarp flyz and zing it. Been thinking about switching to stingers instead.
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    I got an Econ burrow wide so I can use it for...

    I got an Econ burrow wide so I can use it for hammocks or ground.

    Iím pretty impressed. I donít regret getting the regular one at all.
  21. Thread: Pine Pollen

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    The only acceptable thing is to stash it in the...

    The only acceptable thing is to stash it in the closet and get that new one youíve had your eye on.
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    That’s a sweet looking setup

    That’s a sweet looking setup
  23. The trippy part to me is not necessarily the cost...

    The trippy part to me is not necessarily the cost of the different setups but all the different ways you can hang it, cover it, insulate it, or tie it out. Itís endless. If youíre Into bikes then you...
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    Lol, I guess that’s true Nevermind

    Lol, I guess that’s true

    Nevermind
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    Pretty sure that’s a SLD trail winder uqp with...

    Pretty sure that’s a SLD trail winder uqp with insulation.
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    Relatively quick turnaround too. They said 4-6...

    Relatively quick turnaround too. They said 4-6 weeks and I got it on the 4th week.

    <<<satisfied customer
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    Received my quilt today

    Man, this thing is sweet! My first quilt and Iím pretty impressed. Itís an Econ burrow 30* wide. Canít wait to get it out on the trail.

    Thanks HG.
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    In What threads does everyone hang out?

    Do you like that? ďHangĒ out...get it? Lol


    Anyway, I noticed thereís over 600 users online but there doesnít seem to be much movement on the boards. Are they just reading and researching? Are...
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    Ha! I actually had to drive down the hill an hour...

    Ha! I actually had to drive down the hill an hour to get to a trail that wasn’t buried under 10’ of snow.

    Snowshoeing is great but I’m ready to get back on a trail.
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    Tree runner and trail winder set up w/pic

    I couldnít figure out how to embed the picture but hereís a link

    I Went on a little day hike and set up for a bit today.

    https://i.imgur.com/FSwrr6g.jpg
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    That SLD gear hammock is calling my name. Hanging...

    That SLD gear hammock is calling my name. Hanging it from the ridgeline above hadn’t occurred to me. That’s interesting. The peak bags from SLD also look legit.
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    Letís talk about gear storage

    What do you use? Shelf? Gear hammock? Hang from the trees?

    Iíve been eyeballing a gear hammock just to get stuff off the ground. Maybe thereís a better option.
  33. Thread: Toggle

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    That’s my problem with the toggle. I’m sure it’s...

    That’s my problem with the toggle. I’m sure it’s fine, I know people have used it for years, but I worry about the loop slipping off. I can’t get it to stay flat so it twists. I’m gonna run the...
  34. Thread: Toggle

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    I have tried it and liked it better than the...

    I have tried it and liked it better than the toggle. I’m just not a fan of the toggle. There may be some issue with the weight bearing on the hitch and not over the knot. But it has worked ok for me.
  35. Dutch makes hardware for daisy chains the would...

    Dutch makes hardware for daisy chains the would weigh less than a caribiner
  36. Thread: Toggle

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    They’re super cheap if you want to just buy them...

    They’re super cheap if you want to just buy them from Dutch, SLD,warbonnet etc..
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    Ah, I get it now. Thanks

    Ah, I get it now.

    Thanks
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    So you use the Dutch binders to connect to he...

    So you use the Dutch binders to connect to he whoopie to the tree strap?

    The radius of the Dutch biner is pretty small. That works with a strap loop? I never thought to use it that way.
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    Sometimes I wish there was just one way to hang...

    Sometimes I wish there was just one way to hang in a hammock so I wouldn’t have to make all these decisions, lol
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    I kind of like that idea. That’s how you guys...

    I kind of like that idea. That’s how you guys have them in your site.

    I could just larkshead the whoopie through the channel and eliminate the CL and Dutch biner.
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    I feel like the simplicity of a long strap that...

    I feel like the simplicity of a long strap that goes around the tree to my loop would be easier than a tree strap>Toggle>whoopie>dutch biner>loop.

    maybe Iím just overthinking it. Iím sure there...
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    Web buckles vs whoopies

    Thinking of switching from whoopies to buckles. It just seems easier with less parts and Iím not a fan of the MSH. I haven used them though.

    What do you prefer and why?
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    Wow, that’s service

    Wow, that’s service
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    You donít have to get a fancy hammock with...

    You donít have to get a fancy hammock with shelves and dual lay and bugnets.

    You can get a really nice simple, 11 ft hammock for under $50
  45. I’m not anti-tent. But the last few times, I...

    I’m not anti-tent. But the last few times, I didn’t get a good nights sleep.

    I slept in my eno car camping and decided to get one to take backpacking. It’s just more comfortable.

    I’m sure I...
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    I was going to ask this too. I just ordered a...

    I was going to ask this too. I just ordered a week ago. I’m not impatient, just excited, lol
  47. Thread: Hammock pillow

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    I have one of those SLD pillows on the way

    I have one of those SLD pillows on the way
  48. Thread: UQ protector?

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    Check out this uqp with insulation. It’s pretty...

    Check out this uqp with insulation. It’s pretty sweet

    https://simplylightdesigns.com/collections/what-s-new/products/trailwinder-uqp
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    Nice video And pretty cool if you to hype this...

    Nice video

    And pretty cool if you to hype this up. It is indeed a very cool piece of gear.

    I was all set to get a jarbidge. Then I saw your original post. Iím much happier with this. It fits my...
  50. I get the HYOH thing. If you want to hang in...

    I get the HYOH thing.

    If you want to hang in a hammock when it’s -40...knock yourself out.

    Seems crazy to me but I’m just a guy from California. I have a hard time imagining what -40 would...
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