Thanks for the warm suggestions, I just got back and will post some pics tomorrow. We both stayed pretty warm. The night started out at 40 degrees and was down to about 30 by morning.
My dad was using my HH, nest, and a 0 bag with a cc pad and was fine. I was in my homemade hammock with my 20 degree bag and cc pad. I was warm until I got up in the middle of the night for a while. I fixed the cold butt problem with putting extra clothes underneath me. If I had a sit pad, it would have been perfect. I was wearing warm socks, soft shell fleece pants, short seleve T, and a long seleve smart wool. I recently got a primaloft jacket. I learned that I can use that as a pillow and pull part of it over my head. I can them pull my sleeping bag up and leave only my mouth sticking out. I was really warm this way and much more comfortable then with a hat and bacla.
An interesting thing is that the pad I was using was wider than the one I use in my HH. I had cold shoulders in homemade speer but do not have a problem in the HH.
I'll post the pic of where I hang my hammock. I only used one tree! It was a huge tree growing parrallel to the ground with 2 branches about 13 feet apart growing straight up. I ended up hanging 6+ feet off the ground. Prefect spot.
I think I convinced myself to leave the HH at home and use the Speer for my thru next year. It is really comfortable and nice to not have the bugnet attached. I took the tarp half down in the middle of the night and looked at the stars and full moon.