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  1. +1 on what Otter said. I have a silk one, as...

    +1 on what Otter said. I have a silk one, as well as some others, that I use for tent camping. I use a bag in TQ mode instead of a TQ for hammock camping and a liner would be too much hassle. ...
  2. FS: WBBB XLC and Wooki SOLD

    WBBB XLC and Wooki SOLD
  3. FS: Pending payment.

    Pending payment.
  4. FS: Bummer. I've had hammocks shipped from...

    Bummer. I've had hammocks shipped from Switzerland. Bike parts from Germany. CF dop kits from UK. It took a while to get here. But that was part of just how it is to make it happen.
  5. FS: Okay, I think it should work out then. Even if I...

    Okay, I think it should work out then. Even if I get dinged a bit that's okay.
  6. FS: I wouldn't have a problem with shipping to...

    I wouldn't have a problem with shipping to Canada. I would only charge shipping over the 20.00USD flat rate box that I would use here. You probably know more about shipping between the US and...
  7. FS: Camo Warbonnet Blackbird XLC w/ Wooki Right Lay

    I have a Warbonnet Blackbird XLC, i.e. WBBB XLC, and a 20 degree Wookie for sale. They will be sold together. The WBBB XLC is single layer camo with bug net and top cover. The suspension is...
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    Good question. Now that I am thinking about it...

    Good question. Now that I am thinking about it it is possible it is a sym Raven because the bug net is completely separate. The difference between asym and sym being the bug net or topcover. It...
  9. Very nice set up. One draw back that I see. I...

    Very nice set up. One draw back that I see. I absolutely love to lounge in my hammock as my "couch" to watch Netflix on my computer. Simply super comfortable. It looks a long way off to watch the...
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    I have had a Raven and currently have a Sparrow. ...

    I have had a Raven and currently have a Sparrow. As a nightly hanger I have spent many many nights in the Sparrow. The Raven was an asym and the Sparrow is a sym. I wouldn't go back to an asym,...
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    This past week I set up my modified Hammocktent...

    This past week I set up my modified Hammocktent 90 Alpha. I had not used it in quite a while because I liked the portability of a GE attached to the hammock stand. However, I figured out a way that...
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    The first picture looks like a clove hitch on a...

    The first picture looks like a clove hitch on a bight.
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    I sleep every night in a hammock, well at least...

    I sleep every night in a hammock, well at least 99% of nights. I have used a DH Sparrow symmetrical and I can comfortably sleep on ether side or on my back in either direction. Having said that,...
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    I second it. I'm very grateful for the...

    I second it. I'm very grateful for the information I've gleaned on this forum. Plus, for mostly putting up with my nonsense and opinions.
  15. I think the overall concern is that in designated...

    I think the overall concern is that in designated campgrounds practices that have the potential for damaging the overall limited amount of vegetation should be minimized. It takes hundreds of years...
  16. Thread: Amok Draumr

    by OlTrailDog
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    Heck! Every time I toss in some french, the...

    Heck! Every time I toss in some french, the moderators delete my posts. :laugh:
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    I am assuming from what I read on HF a...

    I am assuming from what I read on HF a symmetrical hammock with the net removed/stowed has the same lay characteristics as a asymmetrical hammock with the net removed/stowed. That is to say the only...
  18. Thread: Amok Draumr

    by OlTrailDog
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    Personally, I have an idea that most likely you...

    Personally, I have an idea that most likely you are getting cold more from beneath than from on top. it is easy to bump up the top insulation layer to combat cold. It is more difficult in a pad...
  19. I have had thee close encounters with lions while...

    I have had thee close encounters with lions while wandering the mountains alone over the years. Twice it was multiple lions and I came awful close to, ah, fouling myself. Note: these are incidents...
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    When DH came out with the symmetrical Sparrow I...

    When DH came out with the symmetrical Sparrow I sold a DH Raven and purchased one. Personally, I wouldn't purchase another asymmetrical GE. Every night I rotate through a variety of left/right and...
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    One method of reducing a LOT of stress is to use...

    One method of reducing a LOT of stress is to use a solid ridge pole and attach the hammock to the ridge pole. The ridgepole is suspended from the structure, in this case the gazebo. The stress on...
  22. No I do not think there has to be a 100% ban. I...

    No I do not think there has to be a 100% ban. I don't think with proper education and depending on location, and appropriate hanging methods for certain locations there really doesn't need to be a...
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    In your fiddling did you try lengthening the RL...

    In your fiddling did you try lengthening the RL to greater than the OEM? That is what it takes for me to find the sweet spot on the GEs I've used. On some this precludes using the OEM netting. But...
  24. A couple things to consider. The tree bark is...

    A couple things to consider. The tree bark is the first line of defense for trees to protect itself against injury and disease. Secondly, I'm sure we have all visited campgrounds where either...
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    The stand I'm using with the Sparrow is 10'4"...

    The stand I'm using with the Sparrow is 10'4" across the top and 3'x4' where it sits on the floor. I have another ReStore score that is 15' across the top and is perfect for the 12' SLD Trail Lair.
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    I've hiked the trail and there are quite a few...

    I've hiked the trail and there are quite a few stretches that are alpine with not a lot of tall or stout enough trees for hammock hanging. Other stretches that drop down into the stream drainages...
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    Another idea that I've thought about is using the...

    Another idea that I've thought about is using the hammock stand that I picked up for $5 at the building materials recycling store. I figure one of the ends could extend into the cab area for the...
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    I'm cogitating over a similar solution for a...

    I'm cogitating over a similar solution for a Sprinter van ;-)

    As far as the ridge line, I use whoopie ridge lines on my hammocks because I typically use a longer ridge line yet want to be able to...
  29. I have been using a steel hammock frame that I...

    I have been using a steel hammock frame that I bought for $5 at a building material recycling place. It is great because I can slide it around the floor to be near the computer, for sleeping, and I...
  30. It doesn't need to be inflated if you lay it on...

    It doesn't need to be inflated if you lay it on top of a bed.
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    Darn! That is the second time you've had to set...

    Darn! That is the second time you've had to set me straight on that. Guess they don't call me OLD trail dog for nothing. :lol:
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    Saw this article in Bicycling enewletter and it...

    Saw this article in Bicycling enewletter and it made me think of you guys. Some really nice country over there: https://www.bicycling.com/rides/a34904036/ride-slovenia-bike-tour/
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    Welcome to HF for some stellar information on...

    Welcome to HF for some stellar information on your new endeavors. At 69 I fully understand the paucity of adventurous fellows and the solo journeys. PS: Love you governor! Tried to get her to jump...
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    Since he was mentioning the getting up at night,...

    Since he was mentioning the getting up at night, I'm confident it was behind door number 3.
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    I spend many nights in a variety of hammock. ...

    I spend many nights in a variety of hammock. Lately it has been the Sparrow because it fits nicely into a $5 hammock stand I scored at a local building materials recycling center. Getting up for a...
  36. Thread: Down hoods

    by OlTrailDog
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    I scarfed up a Feathered Friends Helios hood off...

    I scarfed up a Feathered Friends Helios hood off ebay for a reasonable price. Plus, it could double as a spare hood for my FF parka if something went awry with the other one.
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    I use a tiny tempurpedic (10x12) at home for...

    I use a tiny tempurpedic (10x12) at home for nightly sleeping. For in the field I either a insulated jacket stuffed back into a sleeve or I a Zpacks roll top stuff sack that has micro fleece on one...
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    The grommet kits are not very expensive and even...

    The grommet kits are not very expensive and even if you don't use it very often you will still have it just in case. I've had a couple for decades. Every once in a blue moon I'm glad I have the kit...
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    FS: I'll Take it. PM sent.

    I'll Take it. PM sent.
  40. WTT: Jim, I have a wide SLD Trail Lair in 12 with all...

    Jim, I have a wide SLD Trail Lair in 12 with all the bells and whistles. However, it really duplicates the function that my DH Sparrow accomplishes. I would be willing to WTT. It is a double 1.7...
  41. Very interesting look at a part of our country...

    Very interesting look at a part of our country I've never been to. I liked you music selection. Was that another Democrat lead city following some peaceful protests? What I liked the most was the...
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    Looks like Jack Frost has been very busy. Great...

    Looks like Jack Frost has been very busy. Great photos!
  43. Option 3. Go to a local fabric/sewing store and...

    Option 3. Go to a local fabric/sewing store and they have seam rippers that will allow you to open up the original sewn gros tape (sp?) There are YT vids showing how if it isn't immediately...
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    Two hang between a tree and the post and one...

    Two hang between a tree and the post and one hangs between the two trees.
  45. PM me and I'll send you a Ripstop by the Roll 11'...

    PM me and I'll send you a Ripstop by the Roll 11' hammock for just the USPS small package flat rate. I bought it, and never have used it as I have too many other hammocks. It would be an...
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    Unless he is getting ready for another growth...

    Unless he is getting ready for another growth spurt, I'd say stick with the standard 11'. 10' are typically for smaller folks. I have a 12' SLD Trail Lair, and it is a comfortable as my 11'...
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    I have one asym GE WBBB XLC and two sym GEs DH...

    I have one asym GE WBBB XLC and two sym GEs DH Sparrow and SLD Trail Lair. As a full time hanger, my personal preference is for the sym GEs because I am able to shift positions seamlessly without...
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    Here is a pic of checking A-B Wilderness hunting...

    Here is a pic of checking A-B Wilderness hunting camps up on the divide between Slough and Buffalo Creeks. Incredibly wonderful memories closing out the back country patrol cabins at the end of...
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    Is it the Hell Roaring Cr. on the north end of...

    Is it the Hell Roaring Cr. on the north end of the park. If so it isn't too far and you would be into the Absaroka Wilderness and free to hammock anywhere and the opportunities are abundant. I...
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    FS: I'll take the Amok Skjold. THX

    I'll take the Amok Skjold. THX
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