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    New Member hammock hunter's Avatar
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    Question quick / waterproof / bug proof / warm - ?

    i'm in to hunting so i usually sleep in a cabin tent with a wood stove, which is real cozy.

    however, i need a hammock for when i'm in the forest on multi campsite trips that is quick / waterproof / bug proof / warm and fits me as i'm 6'5" tall.

    so i'm thinking the warbonnet might be just the ticket .... what do you think?

    thanks
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    Senior Member Corncob's Avatar
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    I think it will definitely meet the first three, but I'll let someone else chime in that is more your height. You'll need to buy/make an underquilt to get the warmth factor.

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    You're gonna need a tarp for weatherproof.

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    PaPa Smurf; here on the forums makes some hammocks that are 90" wide and 11' long and a variety of colors. You'll still need and under quilt and top quilt for warmth, and a tarp for rain.

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    I'm not 6ft5in but I am 6ft4in and i have plenty of room in my warbonnet. It's my favorite setup!

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    New Member hammock hunter's Avatar
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    thanks very much for the replies

    tiny, that's good to know, us tall guys can't always get stuff that fits. lol .... :
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    Tallest I have heard of in a BB was 6'7" and they said they were comfortable.

    Like the others have said you will still need to add insertion of some sort, and weather protection in the form of a tarp....lot and lots of options available for both.
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    New Member hammock hunter's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgibson View Post
    Tallest I have heard of in a BB was 6'7" and they said they were comfortable.

    Like the others have said you will still need to add insertion of some sort, and weather protection in the form of a tarp....lot and lots of options available for both.
    awesome

    us tall ones can have hammocks too ....
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