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    About a year ago I bought a pair of Western...

    About a year ago I bought a pair of Western mountaineering standard down booties. I absolutely love them. I wear them around the house all winter and. when the temperature gets down around freezing...
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    I'm in Charlotte and that wind pulled all of my...

    I'm in Charlotte and that wind pulled all of my stakes straight out of the ground. Lesson learned. Restaked it with some rocks for support and ��. The number one thing to do is get out in the bad...
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    Thanks friend!

    Thanks friend!
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    Add on door kit?

    Hello,
    Are there any companies out there making add on door kits 4 hex tarps?
    I use an HG quest.
    Thanks!
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    Depending on how cold you want to go Anti Gravity...

    Depending on how cold you want to go Anti Gravity Gear makes a 55deg topquilt that beats the stuff out of the Costco quilt I made.And its 65 or 70 bucks. I use mine for 3 seasons in the southern...
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    Hello, whoopie slings for your hammock suspension...

    Hello, whoopie slings for your hammock suspension and adjustable Ridgeline with a Dutch stinger requires little dexterity and just quick to adjust
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    In my experience, putting a little Slack in your...

    In my experience, putting a little Slack in your suspension will loosen up that Ridgeline. I don't have experience with an adjustable Ridgeline but I know that whoopie slings are the magic pill!
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    There's not much they don't allow in SC.

    There's not much they don't allow in SC.
  9. I also made a 3./4 length Costco uq . I ended up...

    I also made a 3./4 length Costco uq . I ended up cannibalizing and old down best for some additional fill. If you're going to do a top quilt. Just buy a one from anti gravity gear. They're 70 bucks...
  10. You got way too much on. I slept in the same...

    You got way too much on. I slept in the same conditions last night with a 20 degree underquilt a 20 degree top quilt and some mid weight fleece.bottoms and a nano puff jacket. The jacket is a good...
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    I used the two pack of Costco quilts modified it...

    I used the two pack of Costco quilts modified it into one quilt using the down from the other as overstuffing shortening a bit to 3/4 length and you have a 20 degree underquilt
  12. Seems like a pretty good idea! I've been recently...

    Seems like a pretty good idea! I've been recently searching for something I can sleep in with a Napoleon pocket but this would solve a lot of other things as well.
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    Try pinnacle rock on the other side of the Gorge....

    Try pinnacle rock on the other side of the Gorge. Not nearly as overrun as the Table Rock area.
  14. Yes! Such an awesome hike I've been there three...

    Yes! Such an awesome hike I've been there three times this summer. I only live about an hour and 45 minutes away. I tried to do that same Loop two times this year. Both times the river was impassable...
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    You're going to rip that cabinet knob straight...

    You're going to rip that cabinet knob straight off. That door is good to 25lbs max. Maple might get you a couple pounds but not much.
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    2 post up is a guy ready to get rid of his...lol

    2 post up is a guy ready to get rid of his...lol
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    Southern appalachians= deciduous rainforest. Shug...

    Southern appalachians= deciduous rainforest. Shug is right its a worthy hike. Temps will be managable if you stay dry.
  18. Be a good boyfriend and buy her a new full size...

    Be a good boyfriend and buy her a new full size hammock!
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    One of my favorite spots on this Earth! You can...

    One of my favorite spots on this Earth! You can also go south from 19 East to the big bald or there's a great hammock spot down at doll Flats
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    Tallpaul nailed it. Go to north harper creek in...

    Tallpaul nailed it. Go to north harper creek in the wilson creek area. Find trail 266a north harper shortcut. Its a mile down to an awesome camp area with several great sites. Easy to access and not...
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    There's a huge difference between the two of...

    There's a huge difference between the two of them. One of them supports a small cottage company here in the United States the other sends the work overseas and makes the richest man in the world...
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    I've written hammock Gear with all sorts of...

    I've written hammock Gear with all sorts of ridiculous questions and I've always received a response within a couple hours
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    I have a Quest tarp and was also really confused...

    I have a Quest tarp and was also really confused when i got a seam sealing kit. Never sealed it, bombproof always. My theory is that they send a kit with all tarps although the only one that needs...
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    They obviously have no idea what they're talking...

    They obviously have no idea what they're talking about. The hang angle is entirely incorrect! I wouldn't sleep in a hammock like that either!
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    Thanls! Makes sense

    Thanls! Makes sense
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    0 this whole thread has me confused and curious....

    0 this whole thread has me confused and curious. I've got a HG hammock that's got pack hooks. On the other side of the pack hook is a loop of grosgrain. As it stands, I use an S biner that takes the...
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    That triggered instant claustrophobia. Ugh. You...

    That triggered instant claustrophobia. Ugh. You probably be better served rigging a blanket underneath the hammock then putting egg crate in the hammock. That's just a reaction. I've been wrong before
  28. Hammock Gear have a whole section devoted to...

    Hammock Gear have a whole section devoted to alien but there's no description or illustration of how they work or how to use them. There seem to be a hundred fifty thousand ways to hang a hammock...
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    I would say to start monkeying around with your...

    I would say to start monkeying around with your hammock setup. It wasn't until I got my Hang angle right that the hammock flattened out enough where I can spread out. Forgive me if this is redundant...
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    I would suggest you do two or three trial runs...

    I would suggest you do two or three trial runs with your gear set up so that you don't spend the whole time frustrated trying to get the hammock hung right. Spending two hours setting up camp cursing...
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    There's some great tutorials. The best one I...

    There's some great tutorials. The best one I found was from a site called Seroc. I used his construction methods with great results. To make the underquilt warmer you can shift all the down and make...
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    I'm about the same dimensions height and weight....

    I'm about the same dimensions height and weight. I found the Eno to be too small both widthwise and lengthwise. Tried it a few times and then bought an 11 foot hammock. I haven't gone back to the Eno.
  33. Has anyone tried using a Frog Toggs poncho as an underquilt protector?

    Hello All,
    Is that a good idea? A bad idea? or did i just invent the wheel?
    Cheers
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