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    Quote Originally Posted by markr6 View Post
    Yeah I started off well then had issues. Solved them with everyone's help, then issues again. I just now woke up from an 8hr test in my yard...solid, comfortable sleep! It's just a matter of tweaking your setup and not trying to ignore any problems/discomfort.
    Awesome to hear. So does this mean you are not going to ground?
    "In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy." -D'Signore's, Tide Mill Farm, Edmunds, Maine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deadphans View Post
    Awesome to hear. So does this mean you are not going to ground?
    Hopefully! But before investing in more hammock gear, specifically a 0 Incubator for winter, I'm going to wait until I field test my current setup. I'm heading out next weekend for a 4-day, low-mileage solo trip just to hang out and do nothing...a perfect test for the hammock! If all goes well and I don't miss my tent, I'll probably use the hammock 90% of the time. Don't want to give up my tent completely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by samsara View Post
    I usually judge my angle by my ridgeline... if I got it just right the ridgeline will be snug but not so tight that I can't tweak it like in Brandon's video.
    What is this video of which you speak???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adino View Post
    What is this video of which you speak???
    http://warbonnetoutdoors.com/setup.php

    Some nice setup videos here. The first one shows the Blackbird setup and at the 5:00 mark Brandon shows his preferred slack in the ridgeline.

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    Thanks Mark!

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