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    I have a WBBB XLC and it really isn't as wide as...

    I have a WBBB XLC and it really isn't as wide as the offerings by other vendors. I got the DH Sparrow in "Wide As Possible" for the fabric selection and I have a Trail Lair in wide, albeit compared...
  2. If you watch Papa Smurf of Dream Hammocks...

    If you watch Papa Smurf of Dream Hammocks demonstrate ridge line tightness in his YT videos he is able to easily bend the ridge line with his hand and thumb, i.e. it is taut but not tight. You...
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    Ah ha! I see the problem. Those aren't boder...

    Ah ha! I see the problem. Those aren't boder collies. :laugh:

    I usually use the word "Quiet!" This may be followed by a string of adjectives regarding the dog's ancestry and the length of the...
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    FS: Amok Draumr Sold.

    Amok Draumr Sold.
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    FS: Amok Draumr sold pending payment.

    Amok Draumr sold pending payment.
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    FS: Amok Draumr - Excellent

    Amok Draumr hammock in regular size, i.e. up to six foot tall, and rust color. this is the new style Draumr beyond the 3.0. There are YT videos detailing the new features versus the older Draumr...
  7. Thread: Swingers

    by OlTrailDog
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    Big time swinger at home with my hammocks...

    Big time swinger at home with my hammocks suspended from the red iron trusses. Not so much at camp.
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    When I was in high school in Helena I use to make...

    When I was in high school in Helena I use to make trips with my dad over to Zoola, down the Bitterroot, and take the back way over Chief Joseph home. My distinct impression at the time was it was...
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    Howdy from the Bitterroot. You will find HF is...

    Howdy from the Bitterroot. You will find HF is plumb full of folks eager to answer your questions. Good luck and enjoy. I too spend most of my nights in a hammock.
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    In my experience the Exped pads with the...

    In my experience the Exped pads with the longitudinal tubes, i.e. top to bottom, works the best. Both the Synmat and the Downmat pad depending on your pocketbook and temperature requirements. My...
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    Good in depth run down of the Haven. Thanks Shug.

    Good in depth run down of the Haven. Thanks Shug.
  12. Thread: Tree wells

    by OlTrailDog
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    The deaths around tree wells/skis/snowshoes...

    The deaths around tree wells/skis/snowshoes usually, if not always, involve ending up head first in the hole and not being able to release your gear. An exception would be if you were knocked out at...
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    Looks like it will make a great backpacking...

    Looks like it will make a great backpacking hammock.
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    Set up the Draumr I just picked up off the FS...

    Set up the Draumr I just picked up off the FS forum. Seems a lot more tippy than the Hammocktent 90 degrees. But I do like the ability to adjust the torso and legs with the pulls. We will see how...
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    Hey BillyBob, I had the good fortune to camp at...

    Hey BillyBob, I had the good fortune to camp at Clear Lk. and do a couple climbs on Haystack back a little less than a decade ago. Nice country indeed.
  16. Oh, now that I recheck the post I can see it...

    Oh, now that I recheck the post I can see it starts with "from Rue". Nonetheless, although the target has changed, the sentiments are the same.
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    Howdy, and welcome to HF. Yes, indeed, a lot of...

    Howdy, and welcome to HF. Yes, indeed, a lot of great information can be gleaned from this forum.
  18. WoW! You are one lucky blessed lady, not to have...

    WoW! You are one lucky blessed lady, not to have been killed or debilitated. I think it is a good thing that you did share your experience. We all need to be careful and attentive to the hazards...
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    For my build we have broad shoulders. My WBRR...

    For my build we have broad shoulders. My WBRR experience was pleasant enough and had a number of good features, but I found other hammocks had less shoulder squeeze and ended up passing the RR...
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    I spent most or all of the night in a hammock. ...

    I spent most or all of the night in a hammock. Lately a couple of GEs. I had surgery on nether regions and for some reason the hammock causes less backlash in the mornings than a bed. However, I...
  21. Thread: Amok Draumr

    by OlTrailDog
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    FS/FT: Please PM me with the payment particulars. Thanks

    Please PM me with the payment particulars.
    Thanks
  22. Thread: Amok Draumr

    by OlTrailDog
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    FS/FT: I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  23. Thought I would close the loop on this. Today...

    Thought I would close the loop on this. Today Paypal honored their refund policy and I was reimbursed for the scam. Albeit, I must say it has been a very length process with generous Paypal time...
  24. I must confess I haven't figured the differences...

    I must confess I haven't figured the differences in image posting formats out.
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    I'm sure this won't work out at all, and you...

    I'm sure this won't work out at all, and you should sell me the wooki to make more room for additional gear.

    Seriously, I added a small extension loop, or small biner to my wooki to use with my...
  26. Nice, so very nice. Gorgeous night sky, just a...

    Nice, so very nice. Gorgeous night sky, just a bit to small to thoroughly enjoy. I have switched back to my Sparrow as a nightly hanger after experimenting, and much approving, the SLD Trail Lair. ...
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    Fleazi, obviously. I dusted the travel...

    Fleazi, obviously.

    I dusted the travel trailer I purchased when I was working away from home in OR with diatomaceous earth after I found out it came with bed bugs as an added blessing. This was...
  28. It looks like, from what I can tell from the maps...

    It looks like, from what I can tell from the maps page, that he has the Dakotas and eastern Montana to cross and then he might be near here. The mapping still isn't worked out this far west. He...
  29. What a spectacular bit of information. Thanks...

    What a spectacular bit of information. Thanks for sharing this.
  30. Suggestions: Add Dream Hammock and Simply...

    Suggestions:

    Add Dream Hammock and Simply Light Designs to your possibilities.

    I often used an inflatable insulated pad in before i passed it along to purchase a double layer Sparrow. I've...
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    Take a hat. Put the hammocks you really want to...

    Take a hat. Put the hammocks you really want to try out on a piece of paper and place in the hat. Draw out, or have a friend draw out a hammock selection. Keep the hat and papers for your next go....
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    I just picked up a TL that is double layer 1.7...

    I just picked up a TL that is double layer 1.7 MTN. I'm very pleased with the fabric. It is textured and reminds me of the 2.2 Hex70 my DH Sparrow is made of, but I actually prefer the MTN 1.7. I...
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    I don't see why it wouldn't work. I use my Wooki...

    I don't see why it wouldn't work. I use my Wooki on a DH Sparrow wide. However, I do not use the tie outs, because I don't see the need to. I picked up a 12' SLD Trail Lair and I plan on rigging...
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    My lime green model arrived yesterday and now has...

    My lime green model arrived yesterday and now has CL ends and a whoopie sling adjustable ridge line. Ready to go.
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    Okey Dokey. Replaced the nightly DH Sparrow with...

    Okey Dokey. Replaced the nightly DH Sparrow with the newly arrived Trail Lair this afternoon for testing. Since it was a 12' vs the 11' Sparrow I added another four foot pole section into my hang...
  36. Now I'm completely bamboozled.

    Now I'm completely bamboozled.
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    I agree with Tikker, it looks nice and flat. ...

    I agree with Tikker, it looks nice and flat. Just too narrow for my pocketbook. Waiting....waiting...waiting for a wider v. 2.0, used of course.
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    I'm apparently of the same school as lbgary. I...

    I'm apparently of the same school as lbgary. I have a HG Winter Palace (and a Hammocktent 90 CF camo tarp) that are super nice and reserved for backpacking where weight is the primary concern. For...
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    Howdy from MT. I spent a decade working in...

    Howdy from MT.

    I spent a decade working in NW WY at Lander and Moran. Love the state, the people, and thought about retiring there, but our home, my family, and my wife's work, was in Bozeman. ...
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    Help me! Another impulse buy that I couldn't...

    Help me! Another impulse buy that I couldn't resist. $25?, now I will always have a hammock stowed in the truck.
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    I am a massive 6' at 175lbs, hence much more...

    I am a massive 6' at 175lbs, hence much more diminutive than the OP. I have both the Phoenix and a AHD (Arrowhead Designs Ridge Creek) synthetic 3/4. I currently have the AHD as my nightly UQ...
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    Thanks for the information. Albeit, I find it...

    Thanks for the information. Albeit, I find it puzzling. An inch on each side more and the sides curl up? After much experience with Hammocktent 90s, Exped Ergo, and WBRR I can't really see why...
  43. Just cover with a fold of tape or rubber tubing...

    Just cover with a fold of tape or rubber tubing if you are concerned with the zipper metal gouging the hammock material.
  44. Thread: LiteAF tarp

    by OlTrailDog
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    Thanks guys, or gals, for setting me straight. I...

    Thanks guys, or gals, for setting me straight. I thought it was, well, Anti-F... as in Gas and they had cornered the market on some new technology and BeanO tarp just didn't cut it, pardon the pun.
  45. I would suggest keeping an eye on the FS forum,...

    I would suggest keeping an eye on the FS forum, craigslist, and ebay. I just picked up a top of the line, fully loaded SLD Trail Lair for the price you mention. You have time to be judicious and...
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    Hopefully Haven will get the message that...

    Hopefully Haven will get the message that accommodating 25" non-proprietary IPs would be a big plus.
  47. The DL is my preference, as is the heavier...

    The DL is my preference, as is the heavier fabric, for nightly use and truck camping. Problem is if it as sweet as all the hyperbole I just might have to get a stripped down SL version for...
  48. Thread: Billy

    by OlTrailDog
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    Dang, tough read. Glad cowboys don't cry. The...

    Dang, tough read. Glad cowboys don't cry. The best to you friend, from us who have shared similar losses.
  49. I have gone to using whoopie adjustable ridge...

    I have gone to using whoopie adjustable ridge lines. After much experimenting I have found the sweet spot for me is having a longer than OEM ridge line. My net and top still work with the WBBB XLC....
  50. Personally, for me it is a +1 on the DLs. I've...

    Personally, for me it is a +1 on the DLs. I've had/have SLs and DLs and prefer the versatility and abuse confidence of the DLs for most of my hammock use. I will use a SL for back packing, or...
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