Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 15
  1. #1

    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Toronto Canada
    Hammock
    WBBB
    Tarp
    Edge/superfly
    Insulation
    Adict
    Posts
    671

    Warbonnet Quality

    I've been using one of the international BB for a while and just received one of the multicam and just had to say the difference in quality really justifies Brandon keeping production in house. At first I though my perception was just because of the difference in the thickness of the material (1.0 vs. 1.9) but a closer inspection shows that there is a quality difference in terms of the detail in the stitching (I also like the little feature of the bug net tie down).

    That being said, the 1.0 isn't bad workmanship, just that side by side you can see the difference between good and excellent.

    Thanks Brandon for not sacrificing quality for price.

  2. #2
    Senior Member breyman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Hammock
    WBRR, WBBB XLC
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Insulation
    Variety of Quilts
    Suspension
    Whoopie/Dutch Hook
    Posts
    1,955
    Interesting perspective, thanks for sharing. I've never actually seen any of his items produced oversees - I only own stuff made here in the US. I would have guessed the quality of things made here is higher, but it's nice for the confirmation.
    Brian
    Denver, CO
    Father. Husband. Scoutmaster.

  3. #3
    Senior Member Deadphans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Bordentown, NJ
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1, DIY tablecloth, WWM
    Tarp
    WL Big Daddy
    Insulation
    diy, tewa, speer
    Suspension
    whooooopie
    Posts
    1,599
    Images
    19
    Quote Originally Posted by breyman View Post
    Interesting perspective, thanks for sharing. I've never actually seen any of his items produced oversees - I only own stuff made here in the US. I would have guessed the quality of things made here is higher, but it's nice for the confirmation.
    How would you know if it was made overseas or not?
    "In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy." -D'Signore's, Tide Mill Farm, Edmunds, Maine.

  4. #4
    Quote Originally Posted by Deadphans View Post
    How would you know if it was made overseas or not?
    See this thread http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...made+warbonnet
    "yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift---thats why its called a present" - Master Oogway
    It's always best if your an early riser!

  5. #5
    New Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Downingtown, PA
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1 DBL
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Suspension
    Webbing
    Posts
    47
    How come his website states;

    "We're located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and all our gear is sewn right here at our shop in Evergreen, CO."

    Was there just an experiment in overseas manufacturing and now all things are being made in USA?

  6. #6
    Senior Member OldRagFreeze's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Maryland
    Hammock
    GT Double/Single
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Insulation
    Wallyworld CCF Pad
    Suspension
    Whoopies/MSH
    Posts
    1,176
    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Tettnanger View Post
    Was there just an experiment in overseas manufacturing and now all things are being made in USA?
    Yes, if you read the above thread that is exactly what happened.
    "We're the Sultans of Swing."

  7. #7
    Senior Member taylo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    South Alabama
    Hammock
    Darien UL
    Tarp
    Tadpole
    Suspension
    NCAA
    Posts
    696
    Some blackbirds and tarp were made in China. They had a sewn in tag that said MADE IN CHINA. I had one and it was fine.

  8. #8
    Senior Member Crowell392's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Ooltewah TN
    Hammock
    Camo WBBB XLC
    Tarp
    WB Superfly
    Insulation
    HG Phoenix 40*
    Suspension
    warbonnet straps
    Posts
    304
    quality might be good but man is the shipping slow

  9. #9
    Senior Member OldRagFreeze's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Maryland
    Hammock
    GT Double/Single
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Insulation
    Wallyworld CCF Pad
    Suspension
    Whoopies/MSH
    Posts
    1,176
    Care to elaborate? I can't stand unsupported comments like that.
    "We're the Sultans of Swing."

  10. #10
    Senior Member optimator's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Southern Oregon
    Hammock
    Warbonnets!
    Tarp
    OES, WB
    Insulation
    Crowsnest, Leighs
    Suspension
    Webbing & Buckles
    Posts
    1,418
    I own both and can't tell any difference between the two.
    It's only an addiction if you're trying to quit

Similar Threads

  1. Quality Product/ Quality Service
    By SwampSloth in forum UGQ Outdoor Equipment
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 02-24-2014, 13:45
  2. when the quality is 2Q&ZQ
    By Bushiben in forum 2QZQ Hammock Specialties (Hennessy Bugnet Zipper Mods)
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 11-25-2012, 20:43
  3. Warbonnet Quality
    By Southpaw in forum Warbonnet Hammocks
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 07-11-2011, 16:56
  4. Zipper Quality?
    By Black Phoenix in forum 2QZQ Hammock Specialties (Hennessy Bugnet Zipper Mods)
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 10-08-2009, 22:34

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •