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    New Member dieselbaron's Avatar
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    Help Eno or Warbonnet

    I have a single nest and was looking at getting a double nest...but then i thought of the cost of new suspension and was thinking maybe a warbonnet is the way to go but then it comes down to a traveler or black bird I just don't know what to get

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    Are you out during bug season? If so, the BB is the obvious choice. Even in colder temps the bugnet helps retain some heat.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
    Are you out during bug season? If so, the BB is the obvious choice. Even in colder temps the bugnet helps retain some heat.
    He couldn't have said it better, bugs season camping a net is almost required to have any semblance of rest. And I will also reinforce what he said abou the net retaining heat. It makes a considerable difference in comfort.

    The only reason to choose a netless is if you like to have a minimalist setup. I personally think this way but hate bugs. What I have done to my setup is a fronkey bugnet from a light gray tulle from a fabric store. You can barely see the thing inside of it, and it lets the wind through. Camping where I am "wind in, bugs out" is my motto. I would vote against ENO simply due to the fact that I think warbonnet is higher quality and it supports our people. Don't get me wrong, ENO is a great entry level hammock, but if I were you, which I am not, I would move on warbonnet in a heartbeat;especially with the new xlc...ymmv
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    My forum name is Fish<><; I'm in the navy; and I hate sleeping on the ground. If I didn't need ground to walk on or measure resistance to, I think I could happily give it up.

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    I have both and I would pick the Warbonnet BB. It just seems to be more comfortable.
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    Are you serious?!?! ;-)

    I think you are comparing apples to oranges! (No offense to the apples, of course).

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    I just pulled the trigger on a Dangerbird...but WBBB was my second choice!
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    A lot of people really like the bugnet attatched to the hammock (WBBB) as it gives some "shape" to the footbox, you get the feeling of your feet being secured in and your TQ being secured.

    That being said, I don't like the limited visibility as it is and I like to go without the bugnet I've learned if I don't have to.

    With the BB though, you get a storage shelf inside the hammock you don't get with the Traveler, if that's important to you at all.

    I think the Traveler Bugnet combo may possibly be lighter (I'd have to check, just assuming) since it has no zippers and the BB does.

    Some things to think about while making your decision
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    I'm getting to the point that I usually grab one of my Travelers before one of the Birds. Can't really tell you why. I like the simplicity, I suppose.
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    You could always get the xlc. Bug net when you want it, leave it home when you don't. When it gets cold out throw the top cover on.

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    ENO supporter here. Sold my BB and Traveler...ridge line too short for my liking and I like being able to leave my bug at home when not needed.

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