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    Member Skittles's Avatar
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    Car camp/practice hang video

    Ok this is my first video EVER. After watching it, I realize my narrations really reflect my love for family camping (we do not get the kids too often from CA.) and for my adored gear. Bear with me folks. But I do not think my excitement or love for my stuff will ever fade.

    The video covers the clark NA, HH explorer deluxe, my WBBB 1.7 dbl, and my Sexy BEASTLY backwoods daydreamer winter tarp. I freaken love this thing!

    The night temps only hit about 32 degrees. Rook/Scott ended up using his GG 1/4" thinlight pad for his legs and had lots of condensation on his feet and bag, which made him cold.

    I added the car windsheild thing to my BB set up along with my GG pad in between the layers. I had a cold toosh in the begining, thus adding the windsheild thing. I am a very cold sleeper. I added my Reflector bag liner too, and I was fine. I did get some slight condensation on the foot box area of my sleeping bag (on the outside).

    I think my Te-Wa winter UQ was not up against my toosh due to the GG pad rolling/bunching under me. Will have to correct or add tabs to UQ to snug up to me like I did for the shoulder area. You'll see in the video. That might correct the whole deal.

    Would love ideas and feedback.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1kYSn3JYBI
    It's not the pace....it's the experience.

    SKITTLES

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    Very nice first vid!

    Nice family camp you guys had there.

    ... and that tarp of yours.... OMG... bright freaking red... (!!)... Probably see that bright-red sucker from the space station!!

    None the less, nice looking setup.

    That gap in the UQ looks like it could cause some serious issues with not getting a good seam and causing air to nullify the effects of the UQ from doing it's job.

    I've got a gossamer pad setup the same way you do... when you shove it down in your footbox that far, what are you doing to get your shoulders some protection?

    John

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    Señor Member wisenber's Avatar
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    Quite the hammock family outing. Hope everyone had a good time.

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    Senior Member Bankheadboy's Avatar
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    The Best thing about car camping is you can bring anything you want! Lots of sexy stuff! Thanks for sharing your video! Sexy is GOOD!
    Sleep Good in the Woods!
    Stay Warm & Toasty my friends!
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    Great video! Looks you you folks were well equipped for a nice family camp out. Thanks for sharing.

    SmokeBait

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    Senior Member XexorZ's Avatar
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    Thanks for sharing - looks like ya'll had a great time :thumbsup:

    How did that windshield reflector do n how cold did it wind up gettin?

    -George
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    Nice job on the video! Easy to see that you know your gear... naming it off as you go!
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

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    Sexy lady

    Its easy to see you love the whole scene you had there and frankly thats what its all about , loving what you do. You had me going for a minute with all the Maroon WBBB, i thought when did brandon do that ??, ,,dah. Looks like a nice area and great to get the kids hanging early in the outdoors. Nice to see how you know your gear. Good on ya
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

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    Senior Member Doctari's Avatar
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    That was nice, I could almost smell the wood smoke, well, either that or my house is on fire,,,,,,,,

    I absolutely LOVE the color of your tarp. Way too stand out for me, but then again, maybe not. Hmmmmm!
    When you have a backpack on, no matter where you are, you’re home.
    PAIN is INEVITABLE. MISERY is OPTIONAL.

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    Senior Member hangnout's Avatar
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    Quite the hammock showcase, I think you had most of the vendors covered Looks like good times and great equipment.

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