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    Quote Originally Posted by Just Jeff View Post
    I was thinking of a sock design ...
    ..."entry hole" on both sides
    ...flap/door is removable
    ...buttons/holes along the top at the head/foot ends.
    ...can put a bug net over it in the summer and a DWR flap over it in the winter.
    ...can remove the flap when it's a little warmer, and add it when the wind picks up at night.

    Thoughts?
    You've described the Molly Mac Gear IX Hammock Sock for the Blackbird. It has no top... it is designed to use the Bear Burrito Oven as a top. You could easily make a net version of the BBO.

    Just remove the Blackbird and insert whatever hammock you want!

    Sgt Rock, great video! Your Sock works just like the Molly Mac Gear Hammock Sock with SEEP!

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    But I don't use any tie-outs...would it still work?
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    You mean my sock? Yes it would.

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    Great vid. I wonder what the drivers thought as they passed you hanging there. Weirdo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    You mean my sock?
    I meant Mac's sock...it's designed for the BBO as the top cover, but the BBO needs tie-outs IIRC.

    But sorry for the hijack...we'll take it to PMs.
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    Naw, that is OK, I was just confused there for a sec.
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    I like how the flap door pockets do double duty by letting you use them to store stuff and eliminating the need for a ridgeline organzier or peak bag.
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    That is sweet.
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    Very nice SR ... very nice ... interesting to hear some field trials with this rig of yours.

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    I'd love too. But right now the heat index is above 100F. Hardly the season for it. I'm wishing for some cool weather right now.

    I'm planning a trip in the fall on the BMT maybe it will be cool enough then.
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