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    FS: Some more pics of the -20 Carloina Reaper. ...

    Some more pics of the -20 Carloina Reaper.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/7/8/1/0/1/carlonia_reaper_minus_20_3.jpg
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    FS: HG, LLG, JRB winter quilts!

    I am listing my 3 warmest hammock quilts for sale. Each is a great piece of gear and has served me well for a few seasons of warm downy goodness during the cold Midwestern winters. My only reason...
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    SOLD: Tarp package is SOLD. Thanks very much!

    Tarp package is SOLD. Thanks very much!
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    SOLD: Great, thanks. Tarp package is SPF to rb_daniel....

    Great, thanks. Tarp package is SPF to rb_daniel. PM incoming.
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    SOLD: It's in the original listing. Asking $135.

    It's in the original listing. Asking $135.
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    SOLD: 12' Dutchware Xenon Hex Tarp package

    For sale is a complete tarp and suspension system from Dutchware. I am only listing this as a package, so the items are not for sale individually.

    The tarp is a 12' Xenon Hex Tarp made of...
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    SOLD: SOLD to greyhound352. Thanks very much.

    SOLD to greyhound352. Thanks very much.
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    SOLD: Suspension is SPF to greyhound352.

    Suspension is SPF to greyhound352.
  9. +1 for the Backwards Bunch. I am...

    +1 for the Backwards Bunch.

    I am extra-backwards in that I also prefer ingress/egress on the head side.
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    SOLD: Dutchware UL hammock suspension

    For sale is a pair of 5' Spider Web 1.5 tree huggers and a pair of red 7/64" Amsteel whoopie slings with Dutchware Whoopie Hooks (single). I am listing these as a package.

    With the hugger attached...
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    The Grand Trunk UL was my first hammock, in 2012....

    The Grand Trunk UL was my first hammock, in 2012. It's not as comfortable for me as a longer hammock, but I'm 14" taller than you. I only wanted to mention that if you do get the GT, there might be...
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    They say they very conservatively rate it at R0.8.

    They say they very conservatively rate it at R0.8.
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    Lots of sizes to choose from. Available in 1/8"...

    Lots of sizes to choose from. Available in 1/8" also.

    https://mountainlaureldesigns.com/product/1-4-foam-pad/
  14. FS: Straps are sold to equilibrium. Thanks all.

    Straps are sold to equilibrium.

    Thanks all.
  15. FS: Straps are SPF to equilibrium.

    Straps are SPF to equilibrium.
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    You mentioned bulk as the main reason for wanting...

    You mentioned bulk as the main reason for wanting a 3/4 UQ. If budget allows, you could get a Premium Phoenix 30. The 10D fabric compresses much smaller than the fabric in the Econ line. I'd wager a...
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    As to your original question about width, I'd say...

    As to your original question about width, I'd say that's subjective. Many folks here are happy with a narrower tarp like the HG Dyneema hex, and many others swear by having more coverage, like a...
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    There's also Zpacks for Dyneema tarps, including...

    There's also Zpacks for Dyneema tarps, including their hammock tarps. https://zpacks.com/collections/hammock-tarps
    Enlightened Equipment has their 7D nylon Paladin tarp, which rivals DCF in...
  19. FS: FishHooks are sold to Sh4ggy. Straps still...

    FishHooks are sold to Sh4ggy.

    Straps still available.
  20. FS: FishHooks SPF to Sh4ggy. Removing bundle...

    FishHooks SPF to Sh4ggy.
    Removing bundle discount from original post.
  21. FS: Warbonnet 12' Dynaweave straps and FishHooks

    For sale is a pair of 12' Warbonnet Dynaweave tree straps, each with a sewn loop at one end. I bought these last year when they were first released, but they're essentially unused and have never...
  22. I don't think there's a major difference other...

    I don't think there's a major difference other than the SRL in your second photo won't easily (unwantedly?) come off the CL like it would in the first photo.
  23. If you ever decide to upgrade your quilt set,...

    If you ever decide to upgrade your quilt set, choosing to have them made in 10D or even 7D fabric can make a big difference with packed volume.
    Changing to a hammock with an integrated bug net would...
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    It's close. The difference in feel is really...

    It's close. The difference in feel is really slight. I think there's also a slight variation in same-colors between the regular and wide. But you'd be hard-pressed to notice unless they were side by...
  25. Are you asking about adding bridge hammock style...

    Are you asking about adding bridge hammock style spreader bars to a gathered end hammock? That's a new one to me. I think I recall a hybrid hammock that was basically gathered at one end and has a...
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    Is one of these Hyper D and the other Hyper D XL?...

    Is one of these Hyper D and the other Hyper D XL? In my experience, there's a slight difference in feel between those two. I think the regular width feels a little softer.
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    Sorry, but I can confirm that's not the case. ...

    Sorry, but I can confirm that's not the case. Jared's 1.3 black stuff is just a basic square ripstop, while the MTN 1.3 (or the MTN 1.2 before it) are 4-way ripstops.

    He has also offered the...
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    I have a Streamliner made from that nondescript...

    I have a Streamliner made from that nondescript black 1.3 ripstop and it is one of my favorite of about 9 different hammock fabrics I own or have owned. I can't tell you much more about it, but I'm...
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    Happy hammock day, all! ...

    Happy hammock day, all!

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/7/8/1/0/1/woodruff_wi_3.jpg
  30. Nice idea, Todd. I imagine the tarp portion...

    Nice idea, Todd. I imagine the tarp portion could be done with other hardware items, too, like a loop alien for example.
    The turtles came out after my interest in acquiring new hardware bits had...
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    Welcome from Elgin, IL!

    Welcome from Elgin, IL!
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    Not that fabric exactly, but I have a number of...

    Not that fabric exactly, but I have a number of other different fabrics in the "foliage" color, and they are reasonably consistent though not exactly the same. I think my most dissimilar foliage...
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    I agree with what the others have said, and I'll...

    I agree with what the others have said, and I'll add my own 2 cents - which is to say I'd personally not get any 20D fabric for either shell of a topquilt. It adds weight and more importantly bulk,...
  34. The fabric will tell the tale. If you're familiar...

    The fabric will tell the tale. If you're familiar with them, there's a very noticeable difference between the 0.67osy 10D fabric the premium quilts are made from and the 1.1osy 20D fabric the Econ...
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    Yeah, this has bugged me too, when writing about...

    Yeah, this has bugged me too, when writing about Fleaz and the other bugz in forum posts. A lot of their applications are such that they'd typically be used in pairs, so I always assumed the product...
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    Also, if you decide to ditch the LineLocs and...

    Also, if you decide to ditch the LineLocs and break them off the ribbon loops, you could easily replace them with a split ring instead of wondering how to install a plastic D-ring. Two split rings at...
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    If you don't want to tie the backup hitch Shug...

    If you don't want to tie the backup hitch Shug mentions, you could consider changing to a 2mm or 2.5mm kernmatle cord like Lawson Glowire or Guywire. The 2.5mm is overkill for sure as a guyline, but...
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    Agreed ^^^

    Agreed ^^^
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    I don't have it set up at the moment, but I've...

    I don't have it set up at the moment, but I've used that combination quite a bit.

    There's a lot of correct ways to set up a hammock on a Tensa, so I'm just saying what I do with mine.

    I don't...
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    You could learn to splice an Evo Loop, make two,...

    You could learn to splice an Evo Loop, make two, replace the CL's on the hammock with them, and connect the eye of the whoopie to the button knot on the Evo Loop. That method won't add extra length...
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    The Operator Habanero is very simple in features,...

    The Operator Habanero is very simple in features, which means there's not a lot to the setup, but you do have to be a little more careful in getting it right.

    There's only a primary suspension, so...
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    Not a big deal. I was just curious; I don't plan...

    Not a big deal. I was just curious; I don't plan on making one.
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    I've never attempted to lay them flat enough to...

    I've never attempted to lay them flat enough to judge, but I'll take your word for it when you say the HG version is not a straight taper. I could imagine if it maintained the larger diameter for...
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    By my measurements, the SLD one piece in wide is...

    By my measurements, the SLD one piece in wide is about 14" in circumference at the big end and about the size of a dime at the small end. Noseeum is pretty stretchy, and I felt like I had to stretch...
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    I believe you have the 11' Palace, as do I, so if...

    I believe you have the 11' Palace, as do I, so if you'd like let me know and I can give you the diameter or circumference of the two ends of the sleeve as well as confirm the length. AFAIK it's a...
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    Nice write-up by MikekiM. I'll add that a good...

    Nice write-up by MikekiM. I'll add that a good fit for the Palace is the wide version of the sleeve from Jared @ SLD. Choose the length that matches the tarp ridge length.
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    I say it's in between stuffed and folded/rolled,...

    I say it's in between stuffed and folded/rolled, because you can fold or coil up the sleeved tarp and then wrap ridgeline or guylines around it and it will take up less than the full volume of the...
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    I think a lot of people do stuff DCF tarps. I try...

    I think a lot of people do stuff DCF tarps. I try to fold/roll when possible because they are a lot less bulky that way, besides possibly being better for the longevity of material.

    Tarp sleeves...
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    That makes sense to me, too. If I had to pick one...

    That makes sense to me, too. If I had to pick one I'd probably go for the middle one (which I don't own), but having acquired the Palace first, adding the standard with doors didn't seem as...
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    Those are probably the 2 hammock vendors that...

    Those are probably the 2 hammock vendors that specilize the most in customization, so if you talk to them about fabrics and sizing, either one will steer you toward something that should be really...
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