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    Roaming Gnome SL 1.4

    Got my new Roaming Gnome SL 1.4 in foliage grey.

    Had a complete brain freeze when i got in. I thought "Oh no! the zipper is on the wrong end!!!" i thought i was going to have to sell it and order another one.
    then my brain thawed out.
    Anyway...
    This thing is comfortable!! Quality workmanship too.
    I know that no one hammock will work for every size shape and form but Randy's hammocks seem "just right". For me anyway.

    As for weight i think it came in around 18oz without tree slaps so I immediately took the side tie outs off, that took almost an ounce off and I plan to take the whoopies off and just have an Amsteel loop to hook up to Dynaglide whoopies. That should save another ounce or 2.

    Nice work Randy.

    Thanks.

    Matt.
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    "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubt" -BR-.

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    Thanks Matt,
    But don't ya know. Those DangerBirds are SOOOOO heavy.

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    Congrats on a great piece of new gear!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PapaSmurf View Post
    Thanks Matt,
    But don't ya know. Those DangerBirds are SOOOOO heavy.
    I must confess.... i had already bought a Dangerbird 60 on the "for sale" forum.
    which motivated me to order the Gnome. I'll use the DB 60 for winter.

    I like to think my obsession with gear weight is a healthy one... right guys?
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    "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubt" -BR-.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbnow View Post
    I must confess.... i had already bought a Dangerbird 60 on the "for sale" forum.
    which motivated me to order the Gnome. I'll use the DB 60 for winter.

    I like to think my obsession with gear weight is a healthy one... right guys?
    We don't call you "Gram Cracker" for nothing!

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    Randy sure makes nice stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by raiffnuke View Post
    We don't call you "Gram Cracker" for nothing!
    ===> LOL! Matt was reburning the leftover charcoal in the fire pit at the last NEHHA to make the ashes lighter. Really. He was. I have video.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mbnow View Post
    Got my new Roaming Gnome SL 1.4 in foliage grey.

    Had a complete brain freeze when i got in. I thought "Oh no! the zipper is on the wrong end!!!" i thought i was going to have to sell it and order another one.
    then my brain thawed out.
    Anyway...
    This thing is comfortable!! Quality workmanship too.
    I know that no one hammock will work for every size shape and form but Randy's hammocks seem "just right". For me anyway.

    As for weight i think it came in around 18oz without tree slaps so I immediately took the side tie outs off, that took almost an ounce off and I plan to take the whoopies off and just have an Amsteel loop to hook up to Dynaglide whoopies. That should save another ounce or 2.

    Nice work Randy.

    Thanks.

    Matt.
    what length and width did you get?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ojdash View Post
    what length and width did you get?
    I believe it was the standard size of 60" width unless the fabric itself came narrower for DIY gear supply.
    Length is 120".
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    "The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubt" -BR-.

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