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    Hammock Sock Mod Breathing Flap

    So I thought after sleeping out last night that I wanted to make a hole so that I can deploy the sock fully and try to not fill the sock with condensation from breathing. Made this flap deal with velcro. Just based it on all the other ideas that I have seen on here and think this will work for me, i hope to test it out in the next week.
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    Nice.
    Can you close / open the flap from inside?
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    Looks good. I actually had a lot of condensation inside my sock at the Mt Rogers hangout. Had my son in there with me and he sleeps hot, so there was more moisture than normal....but still. I usually just leave my head out of the zipper but I think a setup like your might be more comfortable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctari View Post
    Nice.
    Can you close / open the flap from inside?
    Hey Doctari,
    I can... all I do is peel the velcro edges. I played with it last night and it will adjust more ways than I thought. So far I just pull it inside and the ridgeline holds it back or I can roll it and velcro it to itself. Also if I pull the sock to one side the flap will hang in and work as a shield so not as much cold air will go down my body.
    There you go.
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    Nice job. Looks great.
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    Just Jeff mentions a zipper on his sock. Shug, do you have a zipper on this sock? Or is it just a drawstring at end of sock with your breathing flap strategically placed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by HappyCamper View Post
    Just Jeff mentions a zipper on his sock. Shug, do you have a zipper on this sock? Or is it just a drawstring at end of sock with your breathing flap strategically placed?
    Hey Happy.....
    No zip. Just a drawstring and the velcro flap. So far seems like a workable option.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shug View Post
    Hey Happy.....
    So far seems like a workable option.....
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    Agreed. I really like the design! Great job.

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    What's the fabric of the sock body?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DougTheElder View Post
    What's the fabric of the sock body?
    It is 1.1 RipStop Nylon breathable from Speers.
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