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    Need Advise For A DIY UQ for Hennessy

    Hi, I just got a Hennessy bottom entry, My 1st time out I figured out that I need an underquilt. Anyone that would have any suggestions or ideas on how to make a cheap UQ for the bottom entry I would to hear from you.

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    Senior Member Briguy114's Avatar
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    No need to make a special under quilt for a bottom entry. A standard under quilt with shock cord suspension should be able to be pushed out of the way while you are getting in and snap back into place once you're in the hammock.

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    I prefer using a 36" X 30" pad in mine, but have used an AHE Jarbridge 3/4 UQ - it works well and is only $100 ($75 if you catch a sale). I find the UQ works best if you don't use the Hammock tie-outs.
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    Thanks I give that a try. Happy Hanging

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    thanks, I also heard that reflective sheet helps. going back out soon I'll let everyone know how it goes.

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