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  1. Well I'll try again then then. TallPauls Quick...

    Well I'll try again then then. TallPauls Quick Tips.....https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/61443-Quick-start-tips
  2. I did this quite a while back. Hope it is still...

    I did this quite a while back. Hope it is still relative.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/Ax83T0gDZzc
  3. Pretty easy to make a Turtle Dog...

    Pretty easy to make a Turtle Dog stand.....https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=diy+turtle+dog+stand
    Some threads on here about...
  4. Yessir. Or just add a knot to tighten the primary...

    Yessir. Or just add a knot to tighten the primary at the s-biner until you find UQ nirvana.
  5. Here is a wee bit of insight into the ridgeline....

    Here is a wee bit of insight into the ridgeline. You still want to go for a 30% suspension angle though. The ridgeline helps you keep your sag if that suits you. Also good place to hang stuff and...
  6. Mucho appreciato!!!~~~~

    Mucho appreciato!!!~~~~
  7. I did a video on hammock fabrics in layman's...

    I did a video on hammock fabrics in layman's terms. Might give some insight.

    Shug


    https://youtu.be/3qjy9I9OHvk


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
  8. Yessir....LazyMan Flapjacks. Load 'em up with...

    Yessir....LazyMan Flapjacks. Load 'em up with syrup.
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    Nice. How many days, what lakes. Bringing pop...

    Nice. How many days, what lakes. Bringing pop tarts? Fishing?
    Gonna be great.
    Here is a good forum with good info.....https://bwca.com
  10. Look forward to the listen on a drive to Chicago....

    Look forward to the listen on a drive to Chicago.
    Shug
  11. Here is my set-up video for the Incubator. Same...

    Here is my set-up video for the Incubator. Same rules apply.
    Have a fine trip in the BWCA. Was just up there myself.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/U1D3s-oijAY
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    Mine is The...

    Mine is The Shorty.....https://shop.schwarze-biene.de/en/products/
    They have upgraded the designs. It is nice.
    Shug
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    I think of shortbread EARLY and often. Shug ...

    I think of shortbread EARLY and often.
    Shug

    https://live.staticflickr.com/3759/11294177155_a36496deba_b.jpg
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    You could just filter it as well. I've poured my...

    You could just filter it as well. I've poured my collected water into my gravity system to get the shag-nasties out.
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    Righto. I think imbibing is for the bold. ...

    Righto. I think imbibing is for the bold.

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    Never saw midnight on that stuff. We used to mix...

    Never saw midnight on that stuff. We used to mix it in a bathtub for parties. Then shoot bottle rockets out of Hickery's fro.
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    It is way better than the ground still! Fun to...

    It is way better than the ground still! Fun to take something different out there.
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    PJ~~~!! purple puke and un-chewed french fries....

    PJ~~~!! purple puke and un-chewed french fries. Good times.
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    I can offer some looky-see of many tarps for some...

    I can offer some looky-see of many tarps for some insight......
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/Qlv7eTQEN_o


    https://youtu.be/EfNTbomtRIY
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    Comfort and a good nights sleep will make you see...

    Comfort and a good nights sleep will make you see thinks differently in time if you take to hammocks.
    A removable bug net is good.
    Get a smallish tarp and learn to pitch it in all conditions. I use...
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    I goofed with hanging one on. Gotta mess about...

    I goofed with hanging one on. Gotta mess about with the UQ to get it snugged up.
    Did not sleep overnight with UQ and pad.
    No pictures or video I'm afraid
    Shug
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    I love it~~~!!! Here is another one on balancing...

    I love it~~~!!!
    Here is another one on balancing that may prove fun for them.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/mRqFT5sKOe8
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    That is what made me want to check it out.....the...

    That is what made me want to check it out.....the unknown.
    BWCA is awesome. Yes, I typed awesome
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    I am boiling my water off the tarp. Done it a...

    I am boiling my water off the tarp. Done it a lot.
    Know ell iffext sew fer.
    Shug
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    Introverts dream. Shug

    Introverts dream.
    Shug
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    Sleeping in a hammock is like wearing a suit....

    Sleeping in a hammock is like wearing a suit. They don't all fit the same. Sometimes you need a tailor.
    That is a high looking ridgeline.
    Shug
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    Tie a string to the corner of your tarp and let...

    Tie a string to the corner of your tarp and let it dangle. Pitch tarp so rainwater runs toward that corner. Water will run down the sting and you can collect in cook pot or bottle.
    Shug
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    Here is one of my pack loading videos. May give...

    Here is one of my pack loading videos. May give some insight.
    The bladder may be taking up some space. That is why I carry water bottles instead.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/_szK47Lwu3g
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    Truth~~~ Now I know how my parents and...

    Truth~~~


    Now I know how my parents and grandparents felt. The Circle of Life.


    I sure did enjoy this trip. More than I thought I would. Gordy's is a classic and been stopping there for...
  30. DCF is strong on the pull but weak on the poke....

    DCF is strong on the pull but weak on the poke.
    On mine I just use 2 separate lines from the d-rings. Never had a problem.
    So you don't need a CRL but can use one for sure if you choose.
    Shug
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    I had fun with it out there and the comfort and...

    I had fun with it out there and the comfort and sleep surprised me.


    That is the Packa.......http://www.thepacka.com
    From Packa website:
    Will the Packa fit my External Frame Backpack?
    Will...
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    Some think they are too long...some think they...

    Some think they are too long...some think they could be longer. But I do like editing trip reports the most. They just lay out. Arigato.


    That being dry after cold rain felt amazing.


    It is...
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    I think that trail is in Voyageurs National Park....

    I think that trail is in Voyageurs National Park. Fall would be amazing! I've been to Voyageurs a lot by boat.
    Heard about it but only hike report I've seen is...
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    I gotta give Derek credit as he has handled all...

    I gotta give Derek credit as he has handled all the stumbles along the way. His vision. I went to buy one back when they started but he wanted to send me one for any notes I may have. He also...
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    Yes..slide it up a bit more if you can. Or use a...

    Yes..slide it up a bit more if you can. Or use a pillow to mask it.
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    Enjoy the hammock quest. Here is my UQ tutorial...

    Enjoy the hammock quest. Here is my UQ tutorial playlist.....https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLahaAdtfX9ZKzSYSBm3mBYSPGHjdyGqsL
    May give some insight.
    Shug
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    ViDEO: A Peek at the Haven (Hammock) Tent

    I have had the Haven a while and messed about with it and napped in it. The fact that it was something different and not the same old gathered end hammock intrigued me.
    Like any new design it has...
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    ViDEO: Solitude on Snowbank....BWCA

    Yessir...got out for a two night 16 mile walk in the BWCA on the Snowbank Trail.
    Been meaning to get the Haven Hammock Tent out on the trail and see what it was all about. Slept 12 hours first...
  39. Could maybe be the fabric. Some folks need a bit...

    Could maybe be the fabric. Some folks need a bit more support.
    Hope you find the groove.
    Shug
  40. Is for me. Just got back from a hike in the BWCA....

    Is for me. Just got back from a hike in the BWCA. Trail was overgrown and weedy. I never got or saw a tick. Clothes treated pre-trip.
    Shug
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    Thanks. It was a hard, fun, sweaty,...

    Thanks. It was a hard, fun, sweaty, back-breaking, satisfying project.

    As to Dixie (to stay on topic) You Tube ends up becoming a full time ot part time job if one is committed to put up videos...
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    Just got back last night from a trip with it....

    Just got back last night from a trip with it. Sept 12 hours the first night so not too shabby. A wee heavier than my normal hammock set up but it was fun.
    And good for Dixie for giving it a go. When...
  43. Thankee. Just back from a 2 nighter in BWCA. Day...

    Thankee. Just back from a 2 nighter in BWCA. Day one was a 51º rain all day. Chilly! Nice when I got dry and hung up.
    Hickery want's to do the Foothills again.
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    I think like the Draumr....it is very pad...

    I think like the Draumr....it is very pad specific. I tried another pad in Haven and it did not feel good. Need the side to side baffles for sure like the Draumr need longitudinal baffles. They do...
  45. Thread: UQ Protector

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    I like mine in cold high winds to keep the heat...

    I like mine in cold high winds to keep the heat from being robbed from my UQ. Though I do like smaller tarps for the view.
    Shug
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    Peek at the Haven

    Finally got a bit of video shot on the Haven. Taking it up for a 2 night trip tomorrow.
    Gotten used to napping in it, now time to trail test it. Though I will use my DIY Blackcrow tarp and whoopie...
  47. Only used the Thermocell once as I just got it a...

    Only used the Thermocell once as I just got it a short while ago. Did not use it while sleeping as I had bugnet. Did just lay it on the ground by me when I did use it.

    ...
  48. Or add an underquilt protector which in effect...

    Or add an underquilt protector which in effect gives your hammock a second layer of fabric.....https://dutchwaregear.com/product/underquilt-portector/
    I've had good results with picarden but my last...
  49. I love that route! Shug

    I love that route!
    Shug
  50. Thread: Length of hammock

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    You don't need one but they can be nice to have. ...

    You don't need one but they can be nice to have.
    Shug



    https://youtu.be/0wKEOK7G23o
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