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    Haha, thanks !

    Haha, thanks !
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    That's an overdose of awesome camping spots and...

    That's an overdose of awesome camping spots and what best than a hammock to enjoy the views. So you see, Phantom, it is not only Mother Nature painting, it is a photographer looking through a lense :)
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    Haha, all this is very encouraging, PG. I used...

    Haha, all this is very encouraging, PG.
    I used to have a sculpture teacher at the Fine Arts in Rome who would not print fish, but the asses of cute women, in clay. And these masterpieces were...
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    Believe it or not, you wouldn't find these colors...

    Believe it or not, you wouldn't find these colors in France. But I had a chance to teach my mother tongue at Vassar College decades ago, in NY state, and I remember the same autumn colors. I checked...
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    Oh, so that's the mystery unveiled ! A Google...

    Oh, so that's the mystery unveiled ! A Google search brought me to a very neat and clear video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQ1HVXDVdbs

    I still have a feeling a lot of air is entering the...
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    Guys, I do not need to buy a ticket for a show, I...

    Guys, I do not need to buy a ticket for a show, I just have to come on your thread in the morning, haha
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    Thanks for the description of your friendly...

    Thanks for the description of your friendly neighbour ;);)
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    These toggles are too big to slide into the tiny...

    These toggles are too big to slide into the tiny D rings of the quilts.
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    Fantastic surreal colors, thanks!

    Fantastic surreal colors, thanks!
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    OK, I'm giving a clue : the cords are elastic.

    OK, I'm giving a clue : the cords are elastic.
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    Thanks man ! I had the best laughter in a week,...

    Thanks man ! I had the best laughter in a week, if not a month :D : ))))



    This system is beyond my understanding. I looked and tried, but failed. But I do have a vague sentiment it is something...
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    What are these ?

    Sorry, couldn't come up with a better topic title. Anyone has a vague remembrance of what I have to do with these things ?186415
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    That looks neat. Mine has little flat pieces of...

    That looks neat. Mine has little flat pieces of metal where to insert the spreader bars. I suppose they got rid of those a while ago... I only hike with a single pole. I remember I used to think I...
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    Single layer

    Single layer
  15. I admit the thought of doing this is so seducing...

    I admit the thought of doing this is so seducing that I was almost about to commit it sometimes but always stopped at the very last moment thinking "what if I have some cloths or bag under my...
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    I am like OneClick, I usually am absorbed with...

    I am like OneClick, I usually am absorbed with all kind of trifling considerations, like how's the view, if I will get a chance to be rocked by the wind with those trees I choose, etc. and 90% of the...
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    It looks like you're well geared for a first...

    It looks like you're well geared for a first trip, congrats !
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    Good job, Shug, keep going ! No place like...

    Good job, Shug, keep going ! No place like Minnesota to hang in wintertime !!
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    My problem is different, I don't even know if I...

    My problem is different, I don't even know if I still am able to hang my hammock. I probably still am, but in five years time, I will have to come back here on the hammock forums and to dig back in...
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    +1, beautiful description.

    +1, beautiful description.
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    Yes, but it is a DD hammocks tarp, it is strong....

    Yes, but it is a DD hammocks tarp, it is strong. :D :D :D :D

    As long as you've got your cuben tape in your pocket, it's all good...
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    All the ingredients of a succesful hang in a...

    All the ingredients of a succesful hang in a triangular composition. There got to be something divine in the art of hammock camping!
    We were waken up by the squall of the dear later on, under a...
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    Oh sorry, actually it was "Double V", which makes...

    Oh sorry, actually it was "Double V", which makes more sense, as it is basically the Vertex.

    I can guarantee of a great effect when you hike or cycle a full day and then set up this double hanging...
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    :lol: I had a good laugh, thanks. Ok, sorry,...

    :lol:
    I had a good laugh, thanks.
    Ok, sorry, maybe it was 1 am, but it's just that this sentence marketing the Clark synthetic underquults has not changed since it was on Clark's website like 4...
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    :) Didn't know this Colorado boat from Gumotex....

    :) Didn't know this Colorado boat from Gumotex. Nice beer stand :laugh:
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    Dutch, do you really believe this ?

    Clark hammocks insulation, taken from Dutch's website:

    'The Z-Liner is made from quality CLIMASHIELD APEX insulation. Engineered for maximum loft per unit weight, CLIMASHIELD APEX is the perfect...
  27. Can I read them somewhere since I participated in...

    Can I read them somewhere since I participated in this thread and was interested in the answers ?
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    Wow, you're the man. So fun ! Definitely a...

    Wow, you're the man. So fun !

    Definitely a good trick when you can only find one trunk and a fallen branch.
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    Well, now you build them, so you're gonna get...

    Well, now you build them, so you're gonna get tons of groupies !

    "Hey baby, look what I built for you" ;)

    That could be a great pictures thread : "Lovers you lured into hammock camping with a...
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    Hi Shug, it is always nice to hear you speaking...

    Hi Shug, it is always nice to hear you speaking French. Hope you come to France one day in the future : )
    Thank you... I like to paint live on the spot. My grandfather was an impressionist painter...
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    I've got the Vertex, and it is just amazingly fun...

    I've got the Vertex, and it is just amazingly fun if you camp with a girlfriend.

    I should rephrase this :

    What I prefer in having a girlfriend is using my Vertex.
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    Absolutely, that's the most important thing !...

    Absolutely, that's the most important thing ! They perspire your energic temper and interest in drama.
    Now trees are a hard subject, they need to be studied carefully : how they grow, etc. And when...
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    Looking for a vid

    There's a part in a video I've always wanted to find again.
    It pictures a group camping or backpacking, featuring some hammock forums members at a lunch or dinner break, and I believe it is Shug...
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    Wow, that's fun stuff, he's not an amateur ! I...

    Wow, that's fun stuff, he's not an amateur ! I love the contrast, you've got great shades, and a lot of things going on in there ! When I say fun, I mean good, and this compliment comes from an art...
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    Awesome, congratulations ! We'll finally see...

    Awesome, congratulations !
    We'll finally see these hammocks sold with decent down underquilts hopefully soon !
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    For me it is more comfy, because it wraps my...

    For me it is more comfy, because it wraps my shoulders and feet better instead of being gathered at the ends, but this mod might not improve the uq for you, depending on your size and hammock. You'll...
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    Struggling with uq

    I am trying this 7/8th lenght ugq underquilt with a transparent mesh hammock, and I just don't seem to be able to get rid of the gap under my lower legs (knee, calf, ankle, somewhere there). Since...
  38. Pretty unusual for someone who makes a living out...

    Pretty unusual for someone who makes a living out of selling hammock gear !
  39. Thanks. What's his nickname on the HF ?

    Thanks. What's his nickname on the HF ?
  40. Myerstech "isn't available right now" on Facebook

    Does anyone get this message when trying to contact him on Facebook ?
  41. What is the sag?

    What is the sag?
  42. If I can bring my grain of salt here, I would say...

    If I can bring my grain of salt here, I would say that you can also buy a sophisticated expensive hammock and find out in the end that you prefer the humble rectangular cloth, as you say. And I am...
  43. That's for the idea, I always tend to forget this...

    That's for the idea, I always tend to forget this trick.
  44. Those stay connected too, they're just a breeze...

    Those stay connected too, they're just a breeze to untie, as opposed to the Tato ones. You can't loose them.
  45. Thanks for the input. I guess what I miss now is...

    Thanks for the input. I guess what I miss now is more experience on the field.
    BTW, what I find more convenient than the Tato clips with shock cord are these hooks from Gossamer Gear
    173459
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  46. I have these, but the question was more: "where...

    I have these, but the question was more: "where to attach them without pegging four pegs or finding four trees when tarp not in full storm mode"
  47. These are really good ideas. Thanks a lot. I am...

    These are really good ideas. Thanks a lot. I am not sure how well it will work when the tarp is more open, because I usually like it somewhere between this and a porch mode, but I will give it a try....
  48. hex tarp: how to deal quickly with the doors ??

    Doors are a nice add-on to a hex tarp and I would say a necessary one in the end, because if it starts to rain, then you can most likely have a little bit of wind and the ends of your hammock are...
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    Yes, you are probably right, because I remember...

    Yes, you are probably right, because I remember it wasn't that bad, when it was new.
    Mine had to be shortened more, since I could fit a figure 8 knot made with the uq fabric, and it is almost the...
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    Thanks, hutzelbein, I'll check how many I have...

    Thanks, hutzelbein, I'll check how many I have left first.
    Did you also have this problem of the wooki being too long for your hammocks, or am I the only one experimenting this ?
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