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    Under your feet? Or knees?

    Under your feet? Or knees?
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    IMO, the answer to your first question, about...

    IMO, the answer to your first question, about "cold coming thru", is "NO". The only area you need to be concerned about cold with your UQ is the part of your body that is in contact with the UQ and...
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    Speaking of pillows, and speaking of lower back...

    Speaking of pillows, and speaking of lower back discomfort, have you experimented with a nice fat knee pillow?
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    I have a Greylock 4(same width as MW4) and used...

    I have a Greylock 4(same width as MW4) and used to have an MW4, and currently have an MW3, and I am broad shouldered, at 6'1" and up and down between 200-220. I can assure you all of those are more...
  5. I can't believe that Ebay price on the Amok! Very...

    I can't believe that Ebay price on the Amok! Very few folks have ever reported sleeping happily on their stomachs in a gathered end(GE) hammock. I never sleep on my stomach, and can't imagine how my...
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    Sleep well, but watch out for bears! ;)

    Sleep well, but watch out for bears! ;)
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    Yes, the Ninox is by far the deepest hammock I...

    Yes, the Ninox is by far the deepest hammock I have ever been in, even more than the HH Safari. But regarding that RL ( and it's gear pocket) being out of reach: have you considered something like a...
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    Well, may I assume that, since you spent 48...

    Well, may I assume that, since you spent 48 straight nights there, you have been pretty darn comfortable in that Ninox?
  9. Thread: Tensa SOLO?

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    So you are using orange screws?

    So you are using orange screws?
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    Nice! Great innovation, or improvisation, with...

    Nice! Great innovation, or improvisation, with the log!
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    So the Amok tarp is not quite wide enough for the...

    So the Amok tarp is not quite wide enough for the TL? I'm surprised at that one, I would have thought those tarps would be wider to work with the extra "width", so to speak, of the 90 style. I have...
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    I know, it's ind of hard to go wrong with it,...

    I know, it's ind of hard to go wrong with it, isn't it? I'll be real interested to see if you end up preferring the TL. Or even calling them equal, because the TL is more like what we are used to, as...
  13. Thanks for the great videos. And, considering...

    Thanks for the great videos. And, considering your 12 hour sleep, I guess we can conclude that is a very comfortable hammock. I am dying to try one, though I do wish it was usable with the pads I...
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    Which 90 did(do?) you have? I have a Hammock...

    Which 90 did(do?) you have? I have a Hammock Tent 90, which is unique and superior in a few ways(but not all of course). I have wanted to try an Amok, but not so far. And of course the Trail Lair...
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    I assume the OP question, and several of the...

    I assume the OP question, and several of the answers, are specifically regarding using pads with gathered end hammocks. But, just as a general FYI, many hammocks are now commonly used that work MUCH...
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    Good job! Saved some $!

    Good job! Saved some $!
  17. https://hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/261...

    https://hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/26121-pre-Christmas-overnight-on-the-pine-mountain-trail

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  18. If memory serves, Stevebo might have knowledge of...

    If memory serves, Stevebo might have knowledge of that. Maybe. If he doesn't show up here, maybe PM him.
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    Whoopies do require a bit more distance than some...

    Whoopies do require a bit more distance than some of my set ups, but I have not had any issues at 12 ft. though I guess it would be close with an 11 ft hammock and a 83% RL ( 9 ft long RL). 13 would...
  20. Well, then, Prof, chiggers sound like the most...

    Well, then, Prof, chiggers sound like the most likely culprit. I've had those before but always mainly ankles and legs unless as a child I was rolling around in the grass. But I don't think it was...
  21. I sprayed my yard with Permethrin for many years,...

    I sprayed my yard with Permethrin for many years, and it did a great job. I have not needed to recently since I started using a hanging light/fan deal that attracts and sucks them in- can't think of...
  22. Wow, they bite through your treated shirts? I've...

    Wow, they bite through your treated shirts? I've never had that happen, although, one Sept up in the Sawtooth Mountains beside a lake, a buddy informed me that the back of my thin, light weight...
  23. Wow, lot's of responses! Thanks, all! Sounds like...

    Wow, lot's of responses! Thanks, all! Sounds like nothing has changed, all is working well with Permethrin, just as I expected. Guess I am just a bit paranoid after getting those bites. I feel...
  24. Though preferably you won't need to do anything,...

    Though preferably you won't need to do anything, but have you tried placing a small (or large) pillow under your knees? That can have many comfort benefits, as well as taking stress off of the lower...
  25. Is Permethrin still working good on your hammocks and clothes?

    I don't know why I am asking, because I am pretty sure it does still work. I'm probably just looking for reassurance after a bone headed stunt I pulled that got me some bites.

    I have probably been...
  26. Thread: Tree wells

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    I was thinking the same thing: snow shovel...

    I was thinking the same thing: snow shovel designed for packing/camping. I knew about the danger of tree wells, but I never thought about how that might relate to hanging a hammock.
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    Sticky: Down lasts a LONG time if properly cared for. How...

    Down lasts a LONG time if properly cared for. How does your quilt look as far as puffiness goes? Does it look flat compared to new, or not as thick? What was it's original rating? If it has lost...
  28. Nice video, and welcome to the forum, leeennddaa!

    Nice video, and welcome to the forum, leeennddaa!
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    Yes, see my Edit: OOPS added to my original post....

    Yes, see my Edit: OOPS added to my original post. Yes, I have used the classic OC as well as classic UC with my zip HHs, see above about mod or just using it without a mod.

    Here is another pic of...
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    Here is a picture of my HHSS #2 on a HH Deep...

    Here is a picture of my HHSS #2 on a HH Deep Jungle zip hammock. This was before I did any type of mod, and I think I simply lifted up the OC and slipped under it. There was enough slack to do that....
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    No, they are available for both. But, mine are...

    No, they are available for both. But, mine are classic, bottom entry which I use with no problems on my zip models. This leaves me an entry hole which I no longer use, but it does not cause a...
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    My Explorers(used with #2 SS) over the years have...

    My Explorers(used with #2 SS) over the years have been very close to 11 ft.(so they were actually one of the very first 11 ft hammocks on the market). I think the smaller ones (Expedition,...
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    If the hammock is not any longer than the...

    If the hammock is not any longer than the Hennessy hammocks the SS is designed for, it can certainly work. I have used it ( the #2 SS) on hammocks about the same size as the HH Explorer, and on a...
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    As I said earlier, and in agreement with some...

    As I said earlier, and in agreement with some other folks, an UQP is superfluous if you already have the more expensive, bulkier and heavier tarps. Of course DCF is only heavier compared to a smaller...
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    Then it is very unlikely that you will ever...

    Then it is very unlikely that you will ever actually "need" the UQP. Unless you always prefer a high, wide, pitch with porch whenever possible. An UQP will allow you to not worry much about sideways...
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    Very interesting! The new HH system was...

    Very interesting! The new HH system was originally meant to be used with the space blanket BELOW the pd, though I think they later said to experiment for what worked best for the individual, and I...
  37. Nice! And welcome to the forum!

    Nice! And welcome to the forum!
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    These were just some small additional open cell...

    These were just some small additional open cell foam pads they used to sell, to increase insulation thickness at the torso, and almost double it at the kidney/butt area, just a few ounces, works...
  39. I had this happen to BOTH WS the very first time...

    I had this happen to BOTH WS the very first time I pulled the hammock out of my pack. I got them undone after a lot of frustrating work. Also, I have had beads break. So, ever since that first time,...
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    (EDIT: oops, I missed those last couple of posts...

    (EDIT: oops, I missed those last couple of posts where you have already bought a HG UQ. So you did not need my opinion on the Yeti. Oh well, maybe some one else will)
    I am 6'1", my step son is maybe...
  41. For the 2nd time in recent years, I stumbled onto...

    For the 2nd time in recent years, I stumbled onto this old thread and I wanted to bump it again. What I like about it is: some one besides myself, who has always said I thought of the HHSS all by...
  42. Many years ago, HH had a video of a cute gal...

    Many years ago, HH had a video of a cute gal setting up and taking down the HH Super Shelter. After she took the pad out of the HHSS and stored it separate, she would wrap the hammock up inside the...
  43. Great video, Layne! have never been to Linville...

    Great video, Layne! have never been to Linville G., but it is on my list!
  44. Yes, I have watched that video in years past, and...

    Yes, I have watched that video in years past, and I have tried that approach, I can't remember if it worked or not, but watching the video I remember at least one problem with that approach: the...
  45. Thanks for the video, ObdewlaX. But please help...

    Thanks for the video, ObdewlaX. But please help me understand, I am missing something. It appears you have developed a method that keeps the tarp, though connected to the hammock suspension, from...
  46. I bet you are going to love it, at least assuming...

    I bet you are going to love it, at least assuming it is a comfy hammock. As far as what are you going to do when you need either warmer or not as warm, you should be able to use the same tricks as...
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    No, it would not work at all on the ground. It is...

    No, it would not work at all on the ground. It is open cell foam with no shell, very breathable and very compressible. It is designed strictly to hang underneath a hammock. If used on the ground, it...
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    Thanks for the info, good to hear you had no...

    Thanks for the info, good to hear you had no condensation issues. Welcome to the club with few members. ;) I never have had any condensation either, as long as I had the SB on top of the HH pad,...
  49. Good for you, congrats on your first hang in the...

    Good for you, congrats on your first hang in the woods!
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    Thanks Shug, a beautiful video. May the rest of...

    Thanks Shug, a beautiful video. May the rest of your summer be peaceful.
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