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    6 months

    This past Tuesday was officially 6 months sleeping in my eno, half a dozen or so times in the Snipe... It's been the most solid sleep I've had in years!! I've always had difficulty staying asleep, in the hammock I get good quality sleep without tossing n turning n waking every hour!
    I think I've found my "forever" sleeping arraignment!
    It's a big plus that my doctor wants me to sleep with my leg raised... No problem... I sleep in a hammock!
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    Need to get my doctor on board even if only partially. Might help convince the wife!
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    Welcome to the fulltimers club. Been at it for over a year now and have only been in a bed twice and then hurt until I could get back into my hammock the following night.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    I will say it again,,I get my best sleep in my Snipe,,its got to be cause its 11ft long,,but you can set a bomb off next to me. Only trouble is ,,when I sleep on my back,,I now snore,,and never did before. But I don't care about that, its the fact,,the minute I lay down and get in that sweet spot, I am out like a light. Hammock in the house rocks! Let alone backpacking. Screw the bed.

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    That makes my 29 nights in a row seem as nothing,BUT, those 29 nights have made a believer out of me for sure. I'm in the yard, whatever the weather, and so far it has all been good. Problem, tonight it is way warm, still 80+ at 11:00 PM, and forcasts for more and warmer nights ahead. I just have to rig a hang in the house, a shame to waste all that AC on my wife.Ha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acer View Post
    I will say it again,,I get my best sleep in my Snipe,,its got to be cause its 11ft long,,but you can set a bomb off next to me. Only trouble is ,,when I sleep on my back,,I now snore,,and never did before. But I don't care about that, its the fact,,the minute I lay down and get in that sweet spot, I am out like a light. Hammock in the house rocks! Let alone backpacking. Screw the bed.
    I've been sleeping on a DIY tablecloth for about 3 weeks now, I do love the sleep but haven't hit the best ever epiphany yet. Who makes the snipe? I'm about ready to buy a BIAS WW to see if the ripstop works better than the taffeta. I made a hanging spot in the house because I snored and was keeping my wife up! Now that I'm in the hammock sleeping mostly on my back I rarely snore at all!

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    Wilderness Logics makes the Snipe,,a very good pretty light weight setup. I am presently working on a DYI UL hammock setup 11' long and will see how it works before posting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acer View Post
    I will say it again,,I get my best sleep in my Snipe,,its got to be cause its 11ft long,,but you can set a bomb off next to me. Only trouble is ,,when I sleep on my back,,I now snore,,and never did before. But I don't care about that, its the fact,,the minute I lay down and get in that sweet spot, I am out like a light. Hammock in the house rocks! Let alone backpacking. Screw the bed.
    Someone just needs to make a bridge hammock that is wide enough for two. Maybe a queen size. Then my wife would be saying "okay now get your butt in the attic and put some braces in for the supports".
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    Let me update this thread by saying in about 3weeks ill have a full year of sleeping in my eno every single night! It doesn't seem to be a big deal to me anymore... Just natural. Then ill run into somebody that it totally bewildered by why I would ever want to sleep in a hammock for a night or two much less a year! I just tell them it's the most comfortable sleep I've ever had. Don't knock it till you try it...!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oper8or View Post
    Someone just needs to make a bridge hammock that is wide enough for two. Maybe a queen size. Then my wife would be saying "okay now get your butt in the attic and put some braces in for the supports".
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