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    Good job!.....................

    Good job!.....................
  2. Just wathed this AGAIN! And once again, I...

    Just wathed this AGAIN! And once again, I appreciate a great video of hiking/hanging in a truly beautiful place! Thanks for making and sharing these!
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    What brand hammock? (never mind, I see the brand...

    What brand hammock? (never mind, I see the brand now in the OP) Is that a manufacturers installed structural ridgeline(RL)? If so, it actually looks slightly loose. Though hard to tell, t does not...
  4. Some where on this forum, from probably 11 or 12...

    Some where on this forum, from probably 11 or 12 year ago, is my test of the MW4 on a WBBB. Most of that testing was done on a JRB 1st gen Bear Mtn Bridge Hammock, where it worked superbly down to...
  5. Great report! Looked like a pretty good...

    Great report! Looked like a pretty good challenge, but you did OK!
  6. Keep in mind that the Haven XL is 6" wider than...

    Keep in mind that the Haven XL is 6" wider than the standard version that some folks have used around here. Amazingly, it weighs about the same due to some changes in materials. Still, if weight is a...
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    Lev, do you have any TQ draft issues using your...

    Lev, do you have any TQ draft issues using your giant knee pillow?




    I'm betting the Superior hammock will totally fix that. But while you wait for it, as I may have mentioned in the other...
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    Crawldaddy: do I have this right: your TREATED...

    Crawldaddy: do I have this right: your TREATED DOWN TQ lost a bunch of loft after 4-5 days of fog and drizzle? Or did you hopefully mean UNTREATED down?
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    I have never really put my treated down quilts to...

    I have never really put my treated down quilts to the test to see if there is much practical difference vs non treated or synthetic. With the exception of I have not been bothering with VBs or a...
  10. That is why it is best to just stay in the...

    That is why it is best to just stay in the hammocks/quilts! ;)
  11. I think any risk compared to Apex has been...

    I think any risk compared to Apex has been minimized by treated down. I have seen it happen though, but more on trips closer to 5 days than 2 or 3. I have a buddy and fellow hanger who was worried...
  12. Glad to hear of the success, not unusual with JRB...

    Glad to hear of the success, not unusual with JRB products!

    I slept in a GL4 under my JRB James River bridge hammock last night, with an AHE 1.5 oz foot pad in my TQ's footbox. It only got down...
  13. As usual from you, a great video! That was one...

    As usual from you, a great video! That was one heck of a bonfire you guys had, must have made it more pleasant!
  14. HA! It really does, I think as much due to...

    HA! It really does, I think as much due to nostalgia as anything else. And maybe an ornery desire o be different? But despite my other great gear, including downy goodness, I seem to have this desire...
  15. DO IT! If 30F or below, stuff whatever you are...

    DO IT! If 30F or below, stuff whatever you are not sleeping in(fleece jackets, down jackets, what ever you have) down below the pad and space blanket, and see what you can get away with. If you have...
  16. I think you are right. It has it's pros and cons...

    I think you are right. It has it's pros and cons and potential issues just like any UQ I have used has. But all things considered, it has remained a solid competitor IMO since 2006.
  17. I am using the OPEN cell foam(OCF) pad that is...

    I am using the OPEN cell foam(OCF) pad that is standard with the Hennessy Super Shelter.

    I went off to my Grandson's birthday party the other night, just as our oh so rare winter storm blew in. I...
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    Absolutely not, unless it is warm weather maybe....

    Absolutely not, unless it is warm weather maybe. The Yeti has a differential cut, meaning the inside shell is smaller than the outside shell. This is to allow snugging the inner shell tight up...
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    Also, when it comes to staying on pads: consider...

    Also, when it comes to staying on pads: consider a short piece of pad, either torso sized or just big enough to go under the most critical area: butt and lower back(kidney area). And or with a...
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    Some have advised cancelling your trip until you...

    Some have advised cancelling your trip until you are more certain of your gear, and that is of course the safest option.

    Or, do you have ground pads(which of course can also be used in a hammock,...
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    I don't blame you for being nervous, that is...

    I don't blame you for being nervous, that is often a bad sign which we have seen when vendors go out of business. I hope not, Because my Claytor hammocks have been some of my all time favs.
  22. I'm afraid that is the case. I have tried...

    I'm afraid that is the case. I have tried hammocks(11 ft or not) that had rave reviews by a number of very experience folks, and they have just not worked that great for me. OTOH, I have a couple of...
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    We have been getting a bit way down south, so...

    We have been getting a bit way down south, so unusual.
  24. So, I have always meant to try this out, even...

    So, I have always meant to try this out, even though it is well beyond what is needed for the current temps. My form of stacking. I removed my fleece jacket from the HHSS. I added my AHE Jarbidge 25F...
  25. HH Super Shelter still a 32F(low limit) system for me 12+ years later

    Well that so rare cold weather is blowing into the deep south, and I have a few days to do some testing at temps that are cold enough to be even a challenge for my gear. Before it gets a lot colder,...
  26. Great video, great trip!

    Great video, great trip!
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    Yeah, either end. I think it is more or less...

    Yeah, either end. I think it is more or less rectangular. Looks like you may have gotten it just in time for a cold blast. I bet it will handle it with ease. Just snug that baby up with the main...
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    Wow, that was quick! Across the pond to the UK?...

    Wow, that was quick! Across the pond to the UK? Wow. Have fun!
  29. Well, since(on my first night ever in a hammock)...

    Well, since(on my first night ever in a hammock) I was many miles into the wilderness and at over 10,000 feet of elevation, and ended up freezing, I wish I had started with more knowledge of how...
  30. Oh, I missed that part about the WBRR. Well, a...

    Oh, I missed that part about the WBRR. Well, a Yeti may or may not work well with a WBRR, but I can attest that the AHE Ridge Creek most assuredly does! And any concerns you (Flatlander) might have...
  31. Can you believe that I have that Yeti you like so...

    Can you believe that I have that Yeti you like so well but it is synthetic/Climashield? It has removable layers, with a total weight from about 10 oz to maybe 18-20 oz. And it has always worked...
  32. I am also usually solo. I often just adjust so...

    I am also usually solo. I often just adjust so that the empty hammock is lifted a bit. I can't find recent pic right now with a gathered end, but here is a pic of an adjustment that always works with...
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    At first I thought you were referring to me (...

    At first I thought you were referring to me ( another B Bob ) and trying to figure out how you new we loved Inspector Morse! Welcome from Tupelo!
  34. Thread: Please help

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    Yep, sounds like a reasonable amount of success...

    Yep, sounds like a reasonable amount of success at long last! Yay! I meant to remind you again before you set out last night about having a small piece of CCF pad for those pesky cold spots, but it...
  35. Thread: Please help

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    Good luck, Hang!

    Good luck, Hang!
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    That is certainly plenty tight enough. That is...

    That is certainly plenty tight enough. That is tight enough that in the days of UQs that did not have a differential cut, all loft would be flattened. Believe it or, people used to somehow use UQs...
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    Go to post #58 on this thread, and you will see...

    Go to post #58 on this thread, and you will see an example of someone getting pretty excellent results with the Tensa/WBRR combo. ...
  38. Just an FY!: I hung for years from untreated(but...

    Just an FY!: I hung for years from untreated(but not in the ground) 2X4. The key was the top rail bar that spanned the 15 ft between the uprights and prevented any flex. Now, this was fence top rail...
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    Excellent, Erok! That is a good start at winter...

    Excellent, Erok! That is a good start at winter hanging!
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    Hey, that's my favorite country right there, both...

    Hey, that's my favorite country right there, both of those ranges! And I have taken hammocks to both of them, in addition to many times on the ground. In fact, my hammock days began in the Winds in...
  41. How did it go?

    How did it go?
  42. Yep, what Cougarmeat said.

    Yep, what Cougarmeat said.
  43. Thread: Please help

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    In the picture #4, your foot is beyond the foot...

    In the picture #4, your foot is beyond the foot end of the UQ. But this is a full length UQ, right? Are you too far towards the foot end?
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    Thanks! If someone here knows that max length of...

    Thanks! If someone here knows that max length of the RL, and chimes in, you won't have to measure.
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    Amazing! Do you happen to know the length of that...

    Amazing! Do you happen to know the length of that ridge line?
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    Welcome, TH, those are fine addictions and...

    Welcome, TH, those are fine addictions and obsessions!
  47. Thread: Please help

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    Regardless of one's measurements, wouldn't this...

    Regardless of one's measurements, wouldn't this be easy to test for? Just make certain about this: "your butt needs to be situated right before the leg shelf begins. If you're off, you'll get a...
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    That seems like a good system, I've never tried...

    That seems like a good system, I've never tried it.
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    It surely seems you are on to something here. If...

    It surely seems you are on to something here. If the hammock comes with clips that are meant to work with the UQ, it is hard to picture how this would not take care of any gap problems. Particularly...
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    I also have been wondering as I read this thread:...

    I also have been wondering as I read this thread: does this have anything to do with the leg shelf? It is pretty wild that it could be this difficult to get an UQ to work as it is supposed to, but...
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