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    Fronkey inspired bugnet

    I am in need of s Fronkey inspired bugnet. I have no way of using a thread injector and need one for a up coming trip.

    Hunterjim

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    This is true but not very helpful in this situation.

    Hunterjim


    Quote Originally Posted by grannypat View Post
    Duct tape forever!

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    BIAS Buginator is a bottom-entry bugnet with shock-cord cinches on the ridgeline openings, rather than the open ridgeline of the Fronkey bugnet. Some people also use velcro or omni tape for the ridgelines, but I prefer the Buginator's system. Tried the omni tape and didn't like it.

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    I have been using a simple 10'L x 8'W piece of mosquito netting for a couple of years now with no problems. (You can buy one on ebay, cheap or get a high quality one like I have online) I think my 10x8 cost me around $40- but it's really high quality polyester.
    I just drape it over a ridge line and roll the two ends together and clip them with whatever is available, cloths pins, paper clips, whatever. The sides hang down against my hammock and just off the ground and I haven't had a mosquito bite me in the hammock yet. And, it's easy to get in and out of the hammock.
    Just an idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilvrSurfr View Post
    BIAS Buginator is a bottom-entry bugnet with shock-cord cinches on the ridgeline openings, rather than the open ridgeline of the Fronkey bugnet. Some people also use velcro or omni tape for the ridgelines, but I prefer the Buginator's system. Tried the omni tape and didn't like it.
    I just ordered a BIAS Buginator, I really like the construction of it and the cinch closure on the ends and entry vs a zipper entry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthCarolinaMike View Post
    I just ordered a BIAS Buginator, I really like the construction of it and the cinch closure on the ends and entry vs a zipper entry.
    I really hate zippers - they inhibit quick escape from hammock/bugnet. In fact, the only zippers in my entire hiking/camping kit are on my Ribz front pack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilvrSurfr View Post
    I really hate zippers - they inhibit quick escape from hammock/bugnet. In fact, the only zippers in my entire hiking/camping kit are on my Ribz front pack.
    Lies. You've got 3 zippers on your Jam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silentorpheus View Post
    Lies. You've got 3 zippers on your Jam.
    Oops, forgot the Jam's outside pocket and hip belt pockets.

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