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  1. Sell the 40 UQ and buy a 20. That (20f Phoenix)...

    Sell the 40 UQ and buy a 20. That (20f Phoenix) does it for me with a 40f Revelation from EE. I would think, but do not know, that the Burrow should be almost as warm as the Revelation. Worst...
  2. Perfectly said

    Perfectly said
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    I switched back to "old" sil for packability. ...

    I switched back to "old" sil for packability.

    The ease of repair and light weight w/dyneema outweighs everything but the bigger packed volume.
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    I'd pounce as well.

    I'd pounce as well.
  5. Yes - but I recommend against using shock cord on...

    Yes - but I recommend against using shock cord on a dyneema tarp.
  6. Thank you Paul! Worked like a charm. You're...

    Thank you Paul!

    Worked like a charm. You're worth 10x what they are paying you!!!
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    There's a good market for Incubators - sell yours...

    There's a good market for Incubators - sell yours & buy the 20. Getting 1oz overfill is the max I would do.
  8. Foothills Trail SC - Need shuttle & place to stash food midway

    Like the title says.... :)

    Arrive a Sunday evening, start hiking Monday morning. Would like a secure way to stash the food halfway - my friend's in great shape but has asked that we not do it in...
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    Agree with Shug 100%. And his videos are the...

    Agree with Shug 100%. And his videos are the standard by which others are measured!
  10. I have seen a tarp that doubled as a hammock. ...

    I have seen a tarp that doubled as a hammock. Wouldn't want such for the reasons above. Additionally, getting one little hole from a branch or thorns while wearing it as a poncho, could result in...
  11. Thread: Asym tarps

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    As long as the rain is vertical and winds are...

    As long as the rain is vertical and winds are weak, asym's are great!!! You will hear of folks who swear by 'em though. I have no plans to ever have another.
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    Mesh skin when i used Dyneema

    Mesh skin when i used Dyneema
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    It's easy to find a lighter setup, but I've...

    It's easy to find a lighter setup, but I've pretty much stopped using everything else-this is so quick & easy -- and light enough!
  14. Thread: Scammers

    by Otter1
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    I'm sorry Freek!!! This has been a mostly...

    I'm sorry Freek!!! This has been a mostly honest, dedicated group of folks for a long time. I hate that this happened to you.

    I used to do a lot of buying and selling via friends and family, but...
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    There's one for sale here right now

    There's one for sale here right now
  16. FS: Will take the buckles!

    Will take the buckles!
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    I re-engineered an old tent gear loft into a...

    I re-engineered an old tent gear loft into a "shelf" that hangs from my RL at the foot end. Holds the clothing I'll wear in the morning and a couple other items. LOVE it - in fact I'm gonna make a...
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    FS: Good question - I got this from the original...

    Good question - I got this from the original owner without a belt - didn't' know til tonight that it's supposed to have one! I'll update the OP to reflect no belt.

    I just measured it to confirm...
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    FS: Frost River Isle Royale Sr.

    Close to new, just a few light marks from minimal use for travel, not in the woods. Even the buckskin looks fresh. $275 is a steal - Paypal, TYD in ConUS. NOTE: this has no belt!


    182526 182527...
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    Buy "The Ultimate Hang" by Derek Hansen - that...

    Buy "The Ultimate Hang" by Derek Hansen - that and Shug's videos will do ya good!
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    That is definitely quite the distance there -...

    That is definitely quite the distance there - definitely contributes to your issue! Are the straps the original WB straps? If they are nylon they will definitely stretch too much over a span like...
  22. https://www.rei.com/product/829893/therm-a-rest-ne...

    https://www.rei.com/product/829893/therm-a-rest-neoair-jembe-seat-kit
  23. Man it's fun to see a new adventure from you! ...

    Man it's fun to see a new adventure from you!

    I have enjoyed each one. Thank you.
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    I just love a responsive vendor!!! Thank you...

    I just love a responsive vendor!!! Thank you Dutch.

    Even if the answer is "no", an answer is soooooooo much appreciated!
  25. I don't know of anything soon. Just the typical...

    I don't know of anything soon. Just the typical one you referenced, and most other cottage manufacturers as well. I am currently using the Mountainfly for full side coverage and decent doors. ...
  26. While I'm sure there are suggestions to make...

    While I'm sure there are suggestions to make setup easier, I say sell the existing setup and buy a tarp w/doors. To me, they're just not worth it. And holiday sales are coming!
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    FS: Patagonia micro plus hoodie size large

    Like the title says this is a Patagonia micro puff hoodie, size men's large.

    Like new, in the color is Balkan blue

    $130 shipped ConUS, Paypal please

    182161
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    Outstanding!!!

    Outstanding!!!
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    Sorry no pics, but I like having a length of...

    Sorry no pics, but I like having a length of skinny shock cord w/a mitten hook on each. Stake out thru the hole of the mitten hook or hook the two mitten hooks together (right to right, left to...
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    Shrinkage!

    Shrinkage!
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    On BPL there is a way to help Kat out. She good...

    On BPL there is a way to help Kat out. She good people.
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    Sad to hear. Didn't he lose his wife just a year...

    Sad to hear. Didn't he lose his wife just a year or so ago? Thank you for sharing this.
  33. The line to the stake - but I could be wrong.

    The line to the stake - but I could be wrong.
  34. I think it just might work! Since you're just...

    I think it just might work! Since you're just using them at one end of the hammocks it should be fine - I would leave a little slack in the line to prevent hammock wear/damage.
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    Not sure how to help you safely get it higher,...

    Not sure how to help you safely get it higher, other than standing on your tiptoes, which I'm sure you've done. But hang your tarp lines LOWER than the hammock straps.
  36. FS: Today take $5 off each piece that's left.

    Today take $5 off each piece that's left.
  37. Thread: Which Phoenix?

    by Otter1
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    I recommend the 30. The tiniest weight diff and...

    I recommend the 30. The tiniest weight diff and gives a little margin without adding huge bulk for the second quilt. On the other hand if you are sure you won't go below 40, then just get the 40
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    You're an awesome gentleman, brother.

    You're an awesome gentleman, brother.
  39. FS: MacPac withdrawn. Other sweet warmth remains!

    MacPac withdrawn. Other sweet warmth remains!
  40. FS: Bump........

    Bump........
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  42. FS: Yeah they're up now - had trouble uploading...

    Yeah they're up now - had trouble uploading initially.
  43. FS: Patagonia, Montbell, MacPac - Insulating layers

    Prices include shipping and Paypal fees to ConUS, Paypal.

    Bundle price is$210 shipped.

    I am a size Large. The Montbell is an XL and fits as such, but I got it to layer over a Large to forma UL...
  44. I'd be hesitant to do so, but if you're smart and...

    I'd be hesitant to do so, but if you're smart and good with a thread injector, then I don't know why not :)

    Should work - I just would probably sell it (since it's a high end UQ) and buy the...
  45. Thread: 11x6 hex tarp

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    Fun project! For mild weather it should serve...

    Fun project!

    For mild weather it should serve you well.
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    Same advice here. I've used the LOWEST heat...

    Same advice here. I've used the LOWEST heat setting a tiny bit but am afraid to do so for the fabric's sake. The only pain is that it takes a long time to dry.
  47. Thread: 11x6 hex tarp

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    Given that you'll cut off fabric on each end, you...

    Given that you'll cut off fabric on each end, you can add the remnants to the bottom edge for extra coverage if you don't like the miniscule coverage :)
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    Yeah his site doesn't do that color justice. I...

    Yeah his site doesn't do that color justice. I have had tarps in that color and it is my favorite.

    Check out HG's site as it is a good representation, change the color to camo if it doesn't...
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    I"ll take #1! Will do a giveaway of my own...

    I"ll take #1!

    Will do a giveaway of my own too :)

    Thank you
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    Looking forward to their heart stint reviews so I...

    Looking forward to their heart stint reviews so I can make an informed decision.
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