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    Hmm. sounds like I might try that Traveler with separate netting. Thanks for the info, guys!

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    One option no one has mentioned,

    If you get a hammock with integral netting like the Byer Mosquito Traveler, and you don't want to use the netting, just turn the hammock over and let the netting hang underneath you.

    I wouldn't go into the boundary waters without some form of no-see-um proof netting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannibal View Post
    One thing to consider that is often overlooked about the integrated bug nets is the ability to trap a little heat and absorb a little moisture (ie. fog). The temp bump I can attest to; there is a noticeable difference inside a hammock with integrated bug netting when the temps dip hard. The moisture repelling abilities is just a theory that I haven't had the opportunity to test yet. Last night would have been a good time; it looks like London here today.
    oh, i think having a net really helps keep condensation of your sleeping bag in colder weather especially, i know on winter nights i've gone with a no-net i've woken up with frost al over my bag, and i haven't really noticed this with the net, my bag seems to stay pretty dry

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    That's interesting about the net, but it does make sense. It basically makes a double wall tent that way.

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    Never really thought of my netting as a breathable weathersock, but it makes sense.
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    I've used a Mosquito Hammock, with intergral net and a Warbonnet Traveler with the separate net. My biggest problem with the Mosquito Hammock was anything I put in the pocket wound up underneath me and a little bit uncomfortable. With the ridge line on the Traveler, problem solved. The net definately helps keep condensation down and traps a little bit of heat in cooler weather.

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