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    Switchback Light Hiker arrived yesterday

    Yesterday ( CORRECTION: TWO DAYS AGO )I received a Switchback Light Hiker.. It is the shortest hammock I own and I am enjoying everything about it. I am 6 foot 1 and weigh 220 pounds and I fit right in. It is not as long as the original Switchback hammock but is still as wide. I set up and used my Speer Pee Pod with it and it worked fantastic. The temperatures dropped down to 12 degrees and I stayed warm inside the Pea Pod with some extra layers of insultex insulation. I found that the Switchback Light Hiker to be comfortable for such a short hammock.
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    I would believe it arrived if I could see pics

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    Quote Originally Posted by MedicineMan View Post
    I would believe it arrived if I could see pics
    Ditto .......
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    Quote Originally Posted by joggerjohn View Post
    The temperatures dropped down to 12 degrees and I stayed warm inside the Pea Pod with some extra layers of insultex insulation.
    That's a great result! Where did you put the insultex?

    +1 for pics!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MedicineMan View Post
    I would believe it arrived if I could see pics

    Yes, need pics!

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    The Light Hiker is on my wishlist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacEntyre View Post
    That's a great result! Where did you put the insultex?

    +1 for pics!

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    I put the insultex inside the Pea Pod.

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    TTT's website is a bit niggardly with details...how long/wide is the light hiker?
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    I believed it is about nine and a half feet long and 4 feet wide. It is short and small compared to my other hammocks but it is well designed. It is also the least heavy of all my netted hammocks.

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    It's the same width as the original Switchback. Last weekend, a 6'3" fellow got in my Light Hiker and said it was a great fit!
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