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    I always use one even in Georgia. A small breeze...

    I always use one even in Georgia. A small breeze can make for a cold night without one, even with a low temp of 75. In summer, I always have my 40 degree hg 3/4 underquilt. It weighs next to...
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    FS: eno doube hammock

    Up for your consideration is a green / khaki eno double nest in very good condition. Checked out in the sunlight carefully for snags and found none. Stock rope has been upgraded to 7/64 amsteel...
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    Please do tell. I got this home and it’s a...

    Please do tell. I got this home and it’s a really neat well made product. However there’s no way it’s going to work for an 11foot hammock. My end double nest which I use at the house with my...
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    I think I'm going to ho pick it up. I noticed...

    I think I'm going to ho pick it up. I noticed the tarp also but left it for the same reason. Too short for my 11 foot hammock. Times are changing. They had a lot of the gear clearly marked with...
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    Walmart hammock stand?!?!

    So I got distracted today and ran into this. Anyone have one of these. Iím using a dyi stand for camping out of the back of my pickup but this looks a whole lot easier. May pull the trigger and...
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    FS: Hi. Was thinking of ordering one of these. Is...

    Hi. Was thinking of ordering one of these. Is it possible to see a picture or two if you get a chance.
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    I have found the hammock sock to be really...

    I have found the hammock sock to be really helpful. Here in Atlanta it was teens with 10 - 15 mph winds. I tried my gear out in the back for about 4 hours and stayed warm with the following: ...
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    FS: Mens Kelty Redwing 50 backpack

    Gentily used and well cared for. Around 50 miles on this plus a dozen or so car camping trips. Bought from rei around 4 years ago. Offering for sale for $70, which is 50% of retail new price. ...
  9. FS: Underquilt is sold.

    Underquilt is sold.
  10. FS: Underquilt is pending.

    Underquilt is pending.
  11. FS: Not sure of weight. I can go borrow a scale and...

    Not sure of weight. I can go borrow a scale and get back to you tonight.
  12. FS: FS: 3/4 zero degree down underquilt $165 shipped

    Up for sale is my zero degree underquilt that I bought second hand through hammock forums. I'm not sure of the manufacturer. I'm pretty sure it's 800 fill down. Checked over carefully and is in...
  13. That's awesome! My wife is the same way. Black...

    That's awesome! My wife is the same way. Black and grey for me. She saw my zero degree underquilt out on the bed today and thought it was for the dog.
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    Even in the south, I feel like the 50 wouldn't...

    Even in the south, I feel like the 50 wouldn't get used much. It's usually colder n the mountains. I'm going to look into the Jacks are better. They look interesting. I really appreciate the time...
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    2nd top quilt

    Trying to decide n a second to for summer months in Georgia and also for stacking with the 20 degree burrow that I have on the occasional nights that get really cold. My backpacking gear also...
  16. +1 for the Dutch. May want to consider argon...

    +1 for the Dutch. May want to consider argon fabric. I really like that one due to its soft feel and it has a bit of give to it. Also, woopie slings with Dutch bucklex are super easy to set up,...
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    Thanks for the info. Guess there's not much to...

    Thanks for the info. Guess there's not much to be lost. I can always opt for an upgrade later. This would let me save my 20 burrow for the cold temps. I don't really like taking it out in the...
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    Costco summer top quilt???

    So I walked into Costco and saw outdoor down quilts with stuff sack for 20 bucks and thought about giving one a try. Seemed to be about half the amount of down thickness as my burrow 20 degree. ...
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    This looks really interesting. I've been going...

    This looks really interesting. I've been going back and fourth about pulling the trigger on a 40 or 50 degree down tq to compliment my 20 degree burrow which I absolutely love. I have not yet due...
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    OK cool. Looks like I'll go with the Dutch...

    OK cool. Looks like I'll go with the Dutch bugnet. Thanks for the feedback. I've ordered lots of stuff from him and he's the best.
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    Help choosing bugnet

    Living in GA, I think a bug net would be a good idea now that summer is quickly approaching. I had an ENO one that I sold due to selling my ENO and going with a 11 foot Dutch Argon (which I really...
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    sweet! Off to install some zig it and tarp...

    sweet! Off to install some zig it and tarp flies. I was thinking of 10-12 feet on the ends for the ridge line then about 4 ft for the corners.
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    finally bought a tarp...question

    So after debating for several months, I finally pulled the trigger on a wilderness logics old man winter for my first nice tarp. Does anyone know if I should seam seal this or just give a try as is. ...
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    Probably will just stick with using the turtle...

    Probably will just stick with using the turtle dog stand that I have made. Really no easy way to safely hang from The porch without screwing in hardware.
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    Lol. I never even thought of the pillars being...

    Lol. I never even thought of the pillars being hollow. our house was built in 1996. so probably not the best idea. I guess that the tention is a little less than my weight. Don't want to break my...
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    Lol. I never even thought of the pillars being...

    Lol. I never even thought of the pillars being hollow. our house was built in 1996. so probably not the best idea.
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    Hammock suspension on porch?

    So I've been successfully sleeping outside in my gathered end hammocks for over a year now. Today was so beautiful here in west Georgia and while I was sitting outside on my front porch, it hit me....
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    I was actually considering a typhoon, but ruled...

    I was actually considering a typhoon, but ruled it out because I wanted an 11 ft ridgeline since I have 11 ft hammocks.
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    I've looked at a few other makers, bit am now...

    I've looked at a few other makers, bit am now leaning towards the mambajamba. It seems to be the most coverage for the least weight. The winter tarp from simply light designs looke amazing, but I...
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    I'm 5'6" and was the same way with my eno. Nice...

    I'm 5'6" and was the same way with my eno. Nice hammock, but the day after I got my dutch 11 argon, the eno went on ebay. Not that it was uncomfortable, but I just didn't know what I was missing...
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    Thanks for the mentiom on the hh flys. I hadn't...

    Thanks for the mentiom on the hh flys. I hadn't even thought about them. Not sure whh. Those look like an interesting possibility.
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    So I had some adventure at my house and missed...

    So I had some adventure at my house and missed out on the one in the classifieds. I think that what I am going to do is pick up a winter Haven from Jarred so I am covered for the cold and wind and...
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    I really wish i could afford cuban fiber. I'm...

    I really wish i could afford cuban fiber. I'm trying to stay around or under 150 for this. I have come a long way considering the first time I went backpacking my tene weighed 5 lbs! (please...
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    ahh yes that is what I meat. I could get the MJ...

    ahh yes that is what I meat. I could get the MJ and later add the doors. Although with this option, the removable doors is 8 oz though. Maybe the superfly is teh best option for now. The MJ is...
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    I lived here in GA and have only been backpacking...

    I lived here in GA and have only been backpacking with my hammock on a few trips. I had the ENO tarp and the last time it went on the AT here in Georgia over the summer, the weather was supposed to...
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    please help to choose tarp

    I'm looking to get my first nice tarp, and am considering the wb supperfly. I am trying to ballance weight with protection due to the variable weather in the mountains. Are there other options I...
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    Just got my 11 ft argon from Dutchware and I have...

    Just got my 11 ft argon from Dutchware and I have to say it is awesome. The eno is getting sold. Not that the enos a bad hammock because it is really nice. I just really prefer the 11 ft hammock. ...
  38. Never sieces to amaze me how people mock what...

    Never sieces to amaze me how people mock what they don't understand. Mostly people ate kind and simply curious when asking about my hammock. I have had a few pull up their noses. No loss to me if...
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    Congrats. I was the same way. I love being...

    Congrats. I was the same way. I love being outdoors but can't stand sleeping on the ground. When I was 18 tenting was fine. Now I'm 33, and wishing I would have found hammocks 10 years ago. I...
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    I regret staying on the ground so long. This...

    I regret staying on the ground so long. This forum is amazing. In some ways, I regret all of the eno gear that o took on my first few backpacking trips...too heavy. But the eno hammock is great...
  41. Going on this gear diet has been a gradual...

    Going on this gear diet has been a gradual process. But I realized that with the accessories, the hammock is actually one of the heaviest items I had. Getting a 50 l pack and switching to down...
  42. Over the past year or so, I've used the ridge...

    Over the past year or so, I've used the ridge line a few times, mostly when I've needed a bug net. Otherwise, I've been leaving it off due to just hanging a short time, or hanging off my dyi turtle...
  43. Thanks for the replies. I'm going to check into...

    Thanks for the replies. I'm going to check into the hiker lite and the 1.6 ripstop. At this point, I'm going to rule out the 1.1 fabric because as a rule, I prefer to sleep on something firmer. ...
  44. Hammock Hiker needs help going on a diet

    So I've been off the ground for about a year, and am really starting to like hammock camping. I do a good bit out of my car, but also like to hike as well. I've been using my ENO which is...
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    Unfortunately, the hole is near one of the ends...

    Unfortunately, the hole is near one of the ends in theiddle. Modifying it to make a uq protector is actually a really neat idea.
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    Just ordered the patch from rei and will give it...

    Just ordered the patch from rei and will give it a try. Maybe I'll leave that one in the trunk of my car just in case.
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    Just ordered the patch from rei and will give it...

    Just ordered the patch from rei and will give it a try. Maybe I'll leave that one in the trunk of my car just in case.
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    hole in hammock

    So my dog ran by with a stick and managed to put a 1/16 inch or so hole in my eno double nest. I saw there's a repair kit for a few bucks. Is this worth a shot or is this an opportunity yo try out...
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    I did see that. Right now I am using a 1 inch...

    I did see that. Right now I am using a 1 inch 800 lb test ratchet strap and 2climbing rings at each end and I really like that system. Maybe could be adapted to one of these somehow.
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    I just checked those out, and they are a lot...

    I just checked those out, and they are a lot lighter. I may actually pick one of those up for backpacking trips. I saw that they have different lengths. Is there an advantage to longer hammocks? ...
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