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    Things that make you go, "Hmm." Thx again!

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    Well, last night I spent my first night in the Light Hiker. I have to say that while it took me a while to get to sleep (which always does in the backyard with AC and other noises) I slept GREAT! I found it easy to get in various positions while trying to get to sleep and once I was out I was OUT.

    I always make a cardinal sin in the backyard for some reason and put the foot to the east. That means that about 7 this morning the sun woke me up. Well, a simple reposition and I was back out until the bladder screamed at me around 8:40. I NEVER sleep this late!!

    If you'd like to know how I really felt when I woke up, watch this.

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    You could save even more weight by swapping the carabiners for toggles and a Marlin spike hitch. Saves a little bulk as well.

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    Interesting. At 5-6g per pair compared to the biners which are about 62g combined I'd have about 57g or about 2 full oz! I think I'll have to look into this.

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    Love the video, one of my favorite songs. Nothing beats happy hanging
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    Beautiful Day to be in my new hammock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeroldharter View Post
    You could save even more weight by swapping the carabiners for toggles and a Marlin spike hitch. Saves a little bulk as well.
    I swapped out the biners last night and they worked great!

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    I think I lost my Light Hiker this weekend...

    My wife slept in it...

    Comfortable and warm...

    Oh well, it was nice while I had it.
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