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    Senior Member mangus7175's Avatar
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    Jun 2011
    Location
    Los Angeles CA
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    DIY Gathered End 1.9
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    If money was not an issue, here's my wishlist

    Hammock: Blackbird Single Layer 1.7oz
    Tarp: HG Cuben Fiber Hex Tarp
    TQ: HG Burrow 20
    UQ: HG Incubator 20
    Stove: --
    Cook kit: Trail Design Caldera System w/ Esbit

    Winter setup would pretty be the same...living in So Cal, the winter weather here rarely drops below 0 and I think with the proper clothing layering system, the selected TQ and UQ combinations would work just fine.

  2. #12
    WV's Avatar
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    If money was no object I would buy plane tickets and go hang with a dozen or so members of the forum, then go home and make gear. (Am I allowed to spend some of that free money to hire people to help me finish my workshop? I'm a very slow builder.)

  3. #13
    Senior Member Beast 71's Avatar
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    Jun 2009
    Location
    Big Lake, MN
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    WBBB 1.7 dbl.
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    WBSuperfly w/doors
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    JRB TQ&UQ quilts
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    Summer Setup
    Hammock: Warbonnet Blackbird*
    Tarp: 9'X9' cuben fiber tarp (unsure of make.)
    TQ: JRB Shenandoah*
    UQ: JRB Mount Washington 3 Convertible* (No longer in production.)
    Stove: Triangia & the little stove that Griz invented/improved*
    Cook kit: Snow peak 900, cozy and long spoon.*

    Winter Setup
    Hammock: My DIY 12'X6*'
    Tarp: Superfly*
    TQ: JRB Rocky Mountain Sniveler*
    UQ: Speer Polarpod with (max over stuff.)
    Stove: MSR universal
    Cook kit: My summer one plus a large 1 1/2 gallon pot to melt snow.
    * Is gear I already own and use.
    "In your face space coyote"-HJS

  4. #14
    Senior Member nickgann's Avatar
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    Dec 2012
    Location
    Murfreesboro, TN
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    Underquilts.com doublenest
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    12x10 DIY w/ doors
    Insulation
    TQ/UQ
    Suspension
    Woopie/Tree Strap
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    The only thing I would change...Buy a mule to carry my pack, and that mule, my fiance, my dog and I would travel the world hammocking in the most remote places.

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    Senior Member NCPatrick's Avatar
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    Oct 2006
    Location
    Winston-Salem, NC
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    WB Traveler
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    Custom OES tarp
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    JRB Down UQ/TQ
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    Whoopie slings
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    I'm about to cheat a little. If money were no object, I'd be able to not work but instead spend some of that time making all my own gear, make it really well, and then travel all over with it.


    "Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities."
    - Mark Twain
    I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
    - John Burroughs

  6. #16
    Senior Member Overgrown's Avatar
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    Jan 2009
    Location
    Conway, Arkansas
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    ENO Doublenest... So far
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    ENO Profly
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    I'm pretty happy with my gear as is, so I would rather spend my new found fortune traveling to some of the group hangs and meeting some of the most awesome people on earth!
    "Think Outside the Tent"

  7. #17
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    Sep 2009
    Location
    Peterborough,UK
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    DIY Pertex
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    DIY with doors on
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    Down and synthetic
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    1,333
    I would DIY everything.

    Buy a new profesionalsewing machine, loads of Cuben fibre and tape, bags of 900 siliconized down and lock myself away in the new workroom with massive work tables.

  8. #18
    Fronkey's Avatar
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    Dec 2010
    Location
    Grass Valley, Ca
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    "Cuben Refugee"
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    DIY "The Ex-gf"
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    My gear is pretty spot on and awesome now that I have everything dialed in. I would change my Imusa to a titanium pot.

    The only major thing I would change is I would get a second Husky for the trail.




    Fronkey

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    Gumbo's Avatar
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    Apr 2010
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    Orlando, Fl
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    Old4Hats Hilton
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    If money were no object..I'd find a way to commission a workable two person bridge hammock and all the parts and pieces that would have to be re-engineered to outfit it. Someday I'd like to lie in a Clark Vertex to see how it feels.
    FH4 Video slideshow footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZhujcHFgv0

    FHV Planning is ongoing. Look for a Official Planning Thread sometime in August!

  10. #20
    WillieCash's Avatar
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    Mar 2012
    Location
    Foothill Ranch, CA
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    Superfly
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    HG 20* Incubator
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brute1100 View Post
    If money was no object... One of everything from each of the vendors... But since that's not going to happen...
    And in every color

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