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    LOL!! I have no idea but see that from time to...

    LOL!! I have no idea but see that from time to time. I know backpacking food isn't the friendliest on your system, but come on people you gotta keep it together.
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    I just envision the bug net catching all my...

    I just envision the bug net catching all my breath making things even worse. Just one breath creates a massive cloud, I can't imagine 8000 breaths over the course of the night.

    But you're right,...
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    I really can't bring myself to do the bugnet in...

    I really can't bring myself to do the bugnet in the winter, but I understand it would be an easy test. I REALLY can't bring myself to use it in my hot tent. Plus my other hammocks are more...
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    Same old story continues. Went to sleep at 10pm...

    Same old story continues. Went to sleep at 10pm and woke up today at 2am and felt dry. Normal dampness around my chin from breathing. But then waking up for the day at 7am the TQ was soaking wet. As...
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    Car camping in the forest with the hot tent. Man...

    Car camping in the forest with the hot tent. Man I'm getting lazy!

    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/e8f0wth6g5br3g0/hottent_1120.jpg
  6. Thread: Extra tarp

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    Here's an old post where I kinda wanted something...

    Here's an old post where I kinda wanted something like that. A few ideas mentioned:

    Small miscellaneous tarp
  7. I've been known to do that, but never in a...

    I've been known to do that, but never in a million years was it due to me having any overfill. It was simply looking at the forecast and seeing lows of 52°, then 45°, then 33°. No way I'm dragging...
  8. $10 is hard to "waste" in any situation aside...

    $10 is hard to "waste" in any situation aside from holding a lighter to some bills and burning it! Especially with good gear. Skip a meal at Wendy's once and know you're putting that money to good...
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    I want a DCF Thunderfly...bad.

    I want a DCF Thunderfly...bad.
  10. Oh got it. I didn't understand fully at first.

    Oh got it. I didn't understand fully at first.
  11. How are they getting in without 50 posts? Or do...

    How are they getting in without 50 posts? Or do they actually take the time to pump out 50 posts?
  12. Thread: Tarp hem

    by OneClick
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    I always hated those with grosgrain and to me...

    I always hated those with grosgrain and to me seems like few are doing this anymore.

    What it does is make a "frame" for the fabric, which is always going to sag a little no matter the fabric,...
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    It's a total guess. Some nights "feel" dry but...

    It's a total guess. Some nights "feel" dry but when the temperature approaches the dew point things get moist. I used to go tarpless most nights but started to run out of luck, getting soaked on...
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    So true. Just an example, the Warbonnet Superfly...

    So true. Just an example, the Warbonnet Superfly (a classic with 10+ years of proven bomb-proofness) is $135. So I'd really need to come in cheap to mess with something else. I'm talking like $30...
  15. Thread: Winter tips

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    There was an older thread with a ton of info. I...

    There was an older thread with a ton of info. I can't find it now. I think it was posted by the old moderator Cannibal.

    I'll keep looking since I'd only get a fraction off the top of my head...
    ...
  16. The hammock somehow knows. I can't say why...I...

    The hammock somehow knows. I can't say why...I just knows.
  17. Oldie but a goodie ...

    Oldie but a goodie

    https://www.thefunnybox.com/wp-content/images/sharpedges.jpg
  18. Yeah Tarp Flyz for the ridgeline and call it...

    Yeah Tarp Flyz for the ridgeline and call it done. 8 years in and I never considered switching the slightest bit.
  19. I like something with a little more meat. Zpacks...

    I like something with a little more meat. Zpacks 2mm Z-line works well. So well I use it on my hot tent which is certainly no lightweight tarp.

    For smaller 1-2mm cord, the Lineloc V is a better...
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    ...because it doesn't feel natural.

    ...because it doesn't feel natural.
  21. Or a vapor barrier liner if you want to take it...

    Or a vapor barrier liner if you want to take it to the next level.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/156383-Equinox-Vapor-Barrier-Liner
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    The Warbonnet Superfly is pretty much the...

    The Warbonnet Superfly is pretty much the do-it-all for me. I upped my game to a 12'Simply Light Winter Haven (extra wide) with 3 poles as my "winter" tarp, but only because I use a toboggan most of...
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    It was great to finally meet everyone!! A short,...

    It was great to finally meet everyone!! A short, but fun trip...gotta get out any chance you can.

    Some of you asked about my hot tent video. I don't have one but here's a report with some photos:...
  24. Thread: DCF Tarps

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    Or a DCF 'Thunderfly' would certainly have my...

    Or a DCF 'Thunderfly' would certainly have my interest.
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    Thanks for the update! Lots of rain tomorrow so...

    Thanks for the update! Lots of rain tomorrow so Sunday will be a carwash day for sure!
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    Man that would be tough for me. I think homeless...

    Man that would be tough for me. I think homeless people around here have better accommodations. A wet drizzly wind blows thru, forget it.
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    Yes we'll be to the north/northeast of the closed...

    Yes we'll be to the north/northeast of the closed area.
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    Hopefully a 0° underquilt to match. Otherwise,...

    Hopefully a 0° underquilt to match.

    Otherwise, that is a TON of clothing. Layering up may be the first thought to stay warm, but I think it makes things worse. Try a midweight base layer instead -...
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    I've looked into those a bit. Still contemplating...

    I've looked into those a bit. Still contemplating a new pack. Are you bringing that this weekend?
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    That plus Friday rain could knock them down. BTW...

    That plus Friday rain could knock them down. BTW last time I was there in April they had caution tape and signs closing off the tower. Of course, someone tore that down and threw it on the ground.
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    HOLY EXTENSION COLLAR!! Which backpack is that?

    HOLY EXTENSION COLLAR!! Which backpack is that?
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    I recall the sign saying something like "No...

    I recall the sign saying something like "No parking next 6 miles" but I can't remember where that starts. But I guess that's only for Fire Tower Road up against the actual wilderness boundary. CR1460...
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    I planned on that big lot as a backup which...

    I planned on that big lot as a backup which wouldn't add much hiking time, but according to the map with red x's the road will be closed there. Hunter Creek TH is to the south by the church, but...
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    Oh I had no idea!! I may just give up. Rolling in...

    Oh I had no idea!! I may just give up. Rolling in Friday night there could be nowhere to park. I'm not familiar with any parking to the east even though I drive that often.
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    My go-to-ground setup is hiking out, getting...

    My go-to-ground setup is hiking out, getting something tasty to eat and driving home.
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    I'm planning on coming. Trying not to commit and...

    I'm planning on coming. Trying not to commit and jinx it like I always do with my indecisiveness!

    I don't want to burn any more vacation so I'll roll in late after work Friday. 8:00PM at the lot....
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    If you're new to hanging and worry about going...

    If you're new to hanging and worry about going from a mattress to hammock, try not to. Easier said than done. But I think the best thing is to just go out and have a good time. Don't worry TOO much...
  38. Thread: Incubator

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    Pretty close. Mine is 20+1oz, 90 argon outside/67...

    Pretty close. Mine is 20+1oz, 90 argon outside/67 inside (pretty typical) and weighs exactly 23.0.
  39. No rust on mine but I only left it in the rain a...

    No rust on mine but I only left it in the rain a couple times. Maybe a little on the edges where it got chipped. I leave it mostly put together and store in the garage.
  40. I purchased those caps, but quickly nixed that...

    I purchased those caps, but quickly nixed that after seeing how cheap they looked. But that doesn't necessarily mean anything. And that would also add about 12" total to my attachment point,...
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    I recently purchased a silnylon from Seatosummit...

    I recently purchased a silnylon from Seatosummit and didn't know it would have it. Horrible. Just another thing to mess with, rip off, fill with lint, etc. A bag without velcro...you fill it, roll a...
  42. That's for mentioning that. You can see in my...

    That's for mentioning that. You can see in my photo, I hang the hammock from the outer 90° piece instead of from a hook on the pipe's end (I don't like that for some reason). So I need to crank my...
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    I just picked up this new version since the last...

    I just picked up this new version since the last one sprung a few tiny leaks. I've been using it as a gravity water filter for almost two years now. I could keep using it, but I figured the heavier...
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    A few weeks ago I had 3 consistent warm nights,...

    A few weeks ago I had 3 consistent warm nights, lows around 50 so it was 60-55 when going to bed and most of the night. I am always TOTALLY AMAZED feeling that cool air rush in when I open the bug...
  45. I purchased the coupler from the same online tarp...

    I purchased the coupler from the same online tarp store. Stronger, longer and eye bolts are nice. The Lowes coupler is only 6" long total.

    The tarp fits, even my big 12' winter haven. I made it...
  46. While laying out earlier this summer I decided to...

    While laying out earlier this summer I decided to do a quick impromptu video. I don't think I posted it here. Nothing special or new...just figured I would share here as well.

    ...
  47. Just curious about this area. Is it state or...

    Just curious about this area. Is it state or federal land? Private? Something else?

    Would it be OK if I brought my hot tent? Able to cut up some wood with a chainsaw? I would only need to run it...
  48. I'm not sure about a solution. I think the...

    I'm not sure about a solution. I think the weather just decides. Some suggested a cover or UQ protector, but that would just trap the moisture inside. During the winter I get a big frosting of ice...
  49. Finally another person besides myself that...

    Finally another person besides myself that experienced this after waking up...

    https://static.wikia.nocookie.net/rambo/images/f/f5/Preston.png

    No tarp? While not the specific cause, that...
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    After 10 years it would be weird if I didn't post...

    After 10 years it would be weird if I didn't post my annual "I'll try" and then not show up. But this year...I'll try!
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