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    Help with undercover.

    Hey guys,

    Just wanting to make myself a good undercover like the HH SS undercover. I am really wanting to minimize fabric and weight, so I don't just want to make an extra hammock and hang it under me, I am wanting to make one that fits quit well without all the extra fabric. Has anyone made one and would be able to help me work out dimensions... etc. Thanks.

    Ghillieshot.

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    If you want it to work properly, use the 2QZQ style design. The under cover needs to be baggy under the hammock and almost over the top sides when empty to accommodate your body weight when you get in. If it's too tight to start with, you will crush your underquilt down and reduce the insulation value. The length also needs to be able to keep your bottom covered at the head & foot ends and wrap around the hammock when you're in it.
    The protector weighs only 184 gm. If you go with 1.0 ripstop or argon, the weight can be reduced a bit more.
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    If I were you I would consider purchasing a 2QZQ Under Quilt Protector. They are $35.00 to 38.00 USD delivered.
    I sew and I am well experienced, I bought the QP from 2QZQ. The cost of the materials plus the cost of experimenting was higher than just purchasing from Q2ZQ. I now have first class QP's, I would rather have the extra money I would have spent experimenting to get the right fit on my home made QP, on other DIY Projects.

    My QP are first class all the way, I am very impressed with their quality. Yes, I have two of them.

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    Is there a link to 2qzq?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spiderpig325 View Post
    Is there a link to 2qzq?
    Donna here....see link below.
    2QZQ Hammock Specialties
    Specializing in:
    Hennessy Hammock zipper modifications
    Sewn on Tarp doors, Pole Pockets, and Grizz Beaks
    Ridgeline and gear organizers, peak storage bags, UQ protectors,
    2QZQ tree table!

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    Is tapatalk not letting me see the link?

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    http://www.2qzqhammockhanger.com/

    I agree that the folks at 2qzq have a great reputation for quality.

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    So for DIY version, would you just recommend the same kind of pattern as theirs? I was thinking an UC more for wind protection, like the HHSS. Not to protect my UQ. Wanting a design that won't let any drafts in under me.

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