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    Ursack is running a 30% off sale right now. I...

    Ursack is running a 30% off sale right now.

    I upgraded to an AllMitey that has combined bear and mini-bear protection. Always fighting off those **** camp squirrels and mice.
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    If I have to wait a year for a Tato stand to...

    If I have to wait a year for a Tato stand to become available I might just get desperate and buy a YOBO!

    I had a Tenso Solo. The support was excellent, well made, but I just couldnt get it to work...
  3. What a timely and excellent thread to read...

    What a timely and excellent thread to read through.

    After seeing that video of shugs frost bib I think I am going to make one myself. I think I could rig up something that would work pretty well...
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    It includes little beaks at the end, and they're...

    It includes little beaks at the end, and they're what make the tarp so great in my opinion. Well worth the money.
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    Yeah looks like dutch has a sale going on....

    Yeah looks like dutch has a sale going on. Finally bought a few stingerz to try out.
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    That'd be like picking children!!!! Start with...

    That'd be like picking children!!!!

    Start with the Superfly then get the MiniFly. Best of both worlds!
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    I am hopeful I can make it out for a night as a...

    I am hopeful I can make it out for a night as a first timer.
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    Incredible what a trip! Its my understanding...

    Incredible what a trip!

    Its my understanding that those little mini christmas trees you see for sale around the holidays are actually Norfolk Island pines. I think it was also a brutal penal...
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    Well apparently I love anticipating new quilts....

    Well apparently I love anticipating new quilts. Decided that since my only 20F UQ was synthetic I ought to upgrade to down.

    Now I get to look forward to a TQ in Decemberish and this new Carolina...
  10. I'm hoping the Tato stands get back in stock on...

    I'm hoping the Tato stands get back in stock on Dutchware and that I can actually order them in time....

    Otherwise just patiently awaiting my new Loco Libre Top Quilt for winter use and my new...
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    I personally went with the MiniFly and Superfly!...

    I personally went with the MiniFly and Superfly!

    Minifly is my go to 3 season tarp. The beaks are great, if I know it'll be rainy I can pitch it pretty low and get good coverage. I've rode out...
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    So not a ridge reaper, but I have had a Warbonnet...

    So not a ridge reaper, but I have had a Warbonnet Wooki and I currently own a LL Habanero.

    The Habanero was a bit lighter, and I liked that I could tweak the suspension setup on it. Both were...
  13. What a great read this thread has been. Makes...

    What a great read this thread has been.

    Makes me feel a bit better about owning as many tarps as I do too. I only have three but I spent money on nice Warbonnet stuff that I hoped would last me...
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    Tsunami Tarp

    Anyone else see this and get excited? https://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/product/tsunami-coming-soon/

    A Warbonnet hot tent tarp! That price is steep but the fiberglass panel adds cost as do all the...
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    Welcome aboard! Moving to Duluth myself in a...

    Welcome aboard!

    Moving to Duluth myself in a few months. Looking forward to getting a canoe and doing some trips with it in the coming years.
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    Its really fun to read some of the old threads...

    Its really fun to read some of the old threads here, as a newcomer myself.

    Mostly it makes me glad you all developed the gear and techniques I take for granted now today! Part of me though feels...
  17. I bought some beetle buckles last year and have...

    I bought some beetle buckles last year and have been using them pretty regularly since then without any issues. After reading about this though I'll be curious to see how the Amstell loops hold up....
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    Thanks to both of you. Ordered some clips and...

    Thanks to both of you. Ordered some clips and cord and can get them added soon.
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    I moved to MN from Alaska and really missed the...

    I moved to MN from Alaska and really missed the feeling of wide open wilderness you got living in the bush. On a lark I started looking up winter MN camping videos on YouTube and stumbled across Shug...
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    FS: Warbonnet Wooki & Gen 1 XLC

    Hello all. I have the following items for sale.

    Warbonnet Wooki Scandinavian Fill.

    Standard lay.
    XL size for XLC.
    Scandi fill should be good down to -20F.


    Warbonnet XLC Gen 1...
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    Tie Out Shock Cord Size

    Hello all, I just recently purchased a double layer Gen 2 XLC to replace my older gen 1 XLC. I got it used, and unfortunately it seemed to be missing the white shock cord that goes over the black...
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    FS: I’ll take it! PM incoming.

    I’ll take it! PM incoming.
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    Really even at 4 almost 5 pounds thats right at...

    Really even at 4 almost 5 pounds thats right at the same weight a tent like the REI HalfDome would be at. Most mainstream non UL tents are right around that weight, granted for a "2" person tent. Not...
  24. I’m going to be there! But will most likely bring...

    I’m going to be there! But will most likely bring my winter hot tent and stove to show off.
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    I'll let you know as soon as I get a chance to...

    I'll let you know as soon as I get a chance to hang in it. My thought is that the lack of stretch between the two will be very similar but we shall see.
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    Ive tried a few from most of the big makers. So...

    Ive tried a few from most of the big makers. So far my favorite is the Warbonnet Diamondback, love that thing!

    Anxiously awaiting a 0F Loco Libre TQ with the chevron baffles for winter camping.
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    Well got a few more hangs in my Airwave fabric...

    Well got a few more hangs in my Airwave fabric Freebird hammock.

    At this point its definitely my favorite hammock fabric! I've got an Autumn Ultralight hammock coming made out of MTN 1.7oz, hoping...
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    I learned my lesson after the UQ I ordered. Took...

    I learned my lesson after the UQ I ordered. Took a look at it, hung in it once (0 degree with overstuff in the summer, it was a bad idea) and ordered a 0F TQ to match! Should get here in December...
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    Interesting... At 12 pounds for just the tarp...

    Interesting... At 12 pounds for just the tarp this would definitely only be used for car camping type trips.

    I've often thought of trying to do something similar with my Winnerwell stove I use for...
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    Bumping an OLD thread. How often do these...

    Bumping an OLD thread.

    How often do these things show up for sale on Dutchware? I feel like I've been on the waiting list for a few months now. I imagine its supply chain issues with Covid or...
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    Thats the most common complaint I came across...

    Thats the most common complaint I came across while researching the fabric before I bought the hammock. In my limited experience I didnt have that issue, but I was wearing some poly shorts and shirts...
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    Yeah I think that Covid definitely made the SHT...

    Yeah I think that Covid definitely made the SHT and outdoors in general WAY more popular. People stuck closer to home, werent going abroad for vacations, or going to big cities. I'm hoping it quiets...
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    1.8oz AirWave Fabric

    Just got the chance to hang out in my new Freebird hammock made with Airwave.

    How is the material not a bigger deal!?! It was incredibly soft, cotton like really, breathed really well, and offered...
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    Great video and trip report thanks for taking us...

    Great video and trip report thanks for taking us along.

    When I lived out west I loved looking at Topo maps for old trails you’d never heard about before. Glad to see those exist in MN as well....
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    This link is also excellent -...

    This link is also excellent - https://andrewskurka.com/five-star-campsites-part-1-introduction/
    Focus isnt on trees for hanging but overall campsite selection in areas where applicable. I've found...
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    Since shifting down was my highest priority next...

    Since shifting down was my highest priority next to warmth I ended up buying a LocoLibre Ghost Pepper! I own a Habanero UQ from them already that is a fantastic piece of work.

    I am still tempted...
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    A Xlc was my first hammock and the one that made...

    A Xlc was my first hammock and the one that made me fall in love with hammock camping! I like the shelf way better than a ridgeline hanger, especially in winter when I want to keep hats, gloves, or...
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    I actually have a Diamondback for my 20F quilt!...

    I actually have a Diamondback for my 20F quilt! That thing is awesome and my go to quilt. Highly recommended for folks. I may end up getting a 0F version too.
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    I have read that overstuffing to an extent can...

    I have read that overstuffing to an extent can help keep down from shifting, but if you overstuff to much it can actually compress down a bit and be counterproductive.

    I have looked at those Loco...
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    Winter Top Quilts

    After lots of research I turn to the expert hive mind that is HammockForums. I'm in the market for a new winter TQ and had a few questions.

    Am I worrying to much about down shift? I always hated...
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    I’ve not used one of their quilts but I had him...

    I’ve not used one of their quilts but I had him make me a custom -10F bag that is fantastic. I’d highly recommend them. He was easy to work with, quick, and the bag is super light and warm.
  42. FS: Now asking $160. OR would be willing to trade for...

    Now asking $160. OR would be willing to trade for a bridge hammock of some sort.
  43. FS: Thanks Anne Marie! Yeah it breaks my heart to...

    Thanks Anne Marie!

    Yeah it breaks my heart to have to sell it, but I could tell that this will be the perfect hammock for me once I get the fabric right.
  44. I got my new Juniper hammock last week and it was...

    I got my new Juniper hammock last week and it was awesome!!! Except that I was getting just a bit to much stretch for my liking with the Mtn 1.2oz fabric at 200 pounds. Probably paranoia on my part,...
  45. FS: Autumn Ultralight Juniper Hammock - New $160

    For sale is a new Autumn Ultralight Juniper Hammock. See specs here:
    186194
    Mountain 1.3XL fabric in blue. With Paisley 1 pattern endcaps, and a ridgeline organizer, with continuous loops.

    It is...
  46. Got a tracking number for my Juniper hammock!...

    Got a tracking number for my Juniper hammock! Hoping I get a chance to take it for a hang or two soon.

    Also expecting my first kid in 8 days now so might not get that chance for a while! Either...
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    Every. Single. Time. I hang using whoopies and a...

    Every. Single. Time. I hang using whoopies and a MSH I hear Shug in the back of my head saying this! Haha I cant get it out of my head. Its stuck up there along with scoldings from my mother to pick...
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    I keep switching back and forth from whoopies to...

    I keep switching back and forth from whoopies to straps and back.

    I recently got a pair of spider straps from Dutch and they might be my new go to favorite method. They’re definitely more bulk...
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    Ive had pretty good luck with evo loops as a...

    Ive had pretty good luck with evo loops as a replacement for a carabiner or dutch clip. Simple to use, really strong, and they weigh hardly anything. There are a few people that make them now out of...
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    Im paranoid so I always pack a small set of...

    Im paranoid so I always pack a small set of Dynaweave UL straps with me. I think the ones I have are 6 feet long and weigh 1oz. I figure in a worse case scenario I can use them and beckett hitch to...
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