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    Hi, Angelo. Just wondering whether you used this...

    Hi, Angelo. Just wondering whether you used this on a gathered end hammock or not, and how did it fit. Was it easy to set up or did it require much fidgeting to get it right. I have not used a full...
  2. Just wondering what your "ultralight zen"...

    Just wondering what your "ultralight zen" replacement is. Thanks.
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    By the way, Paul, other than my issue with...

    By the way, Paul, other than my issue with sagging, the whoopies and tree straps worked great. Learned the marlin spike hitch, cut a couple of wood dowels for toggles, and was off and running. ...
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    Thanks for your input. The ridgeline is close to...

    Thanks for your input. The ridgeline is close to the 83% that I have seen recommended (although I may remeasure to confirm this since I did do some adjusting in the field). Trying to get my hammock...
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    Do Dynaglide Whoopies Stretch?

    I was hanging this weekend, trying to get my tarp close to the structureal ridgeline of my hammock. Everything looked OK on set up, but when I go into the hammock, I sagged down pretty far (maybe...
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    Terrible tragedy. I am interested how you go...

    Terrible tragedy. I am interested how you go about inspecting a tree for widow makers once the leaves are off the trees. I was out Friday night at a Boy Scout camp out and struggled with this.
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    I - O Welcome.

    I - O

    Welcome.
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    I appreciate the ideas. Thanks.

    I appreciate the ideas. Thanks.
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    Stretching the UQ Temp Limit

    Hello, all. Looking for some cooler weather advice. I have a AHE/KAQ Lost River 3-season 2/3 UQ with my Speer hammock. The AHE site says it will get most users into the 30s. I had it out on...
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    Great. Thanks for the insights.

    Great. Thanks for the insights.
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    Adding an IX UQ

    I currently am using a Speer Hammock with a KAQ 2/3 UQ. Could I add one of your IX UQ's to the system to extend the temp range? If so, do you have an estimate of how many degrees would be added (I...
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    Funny, I was just sitting down to look for the...

    Funny, I was just sitting down to look for the same thing. Help would be appreciated.
  13. Thanks to all for input. HF is a great resource.

    Thanks to all for input. HF is a great resource.
  14. Thanks for the help. I'll report back when we...

    Thanks for the help. I'll report back when we make the cut.
  15. Thanks Rev. I'll look into the Tyvek tape. As...

    Thanks Rev. I'll look into the Tyvek tape. As you suggest, a little leakage at the bottom (holes from sewing) probably would not be a problem for rain pants. I may just cut it once a little long...
  16. Q for fabric/sewing gurus re Rainshield Pants

    I just bought a pair of Rainshield rain pants that I need to shorten. The website (rainshield.com) calls it a microporous film made from polypropelyne membrane. I put the question of how to shorten...
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    THanks for your insights. That's what my wife (my...

    THanks for your insights. That's what my wife (my seamstress) thought, but she's never made something that had to support my weight either.

    Still interested in any instructions or vidoes on the...
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    Is there a video somewhere on how to do the "hot"...

    Is there a video somewhere on how to do the "hot" cutting?

    If I am using a scizzors to cut the ripstop (1.9) and then immediately hemming the edge (to make a hammock per the "sticky" directions in...
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    Sorry, but I am going to have to pass (and I will...

    Sorry, but I am going to have to pass (and I will regret it). Too many other things to buy first.
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    Hey, Redbeard, a few questions: Which color is...

    Hey, Redbeard, a few questions:
    Which color is it?
    Am I correct that the "standard" is the heavier floor? (sorry, but I'm having some trouble getting to their website at the moment)
    Did you do the...
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    Another Satisfied Customer

    Just wanted to echo the other threads about the great service from AHE. Ordered a Lost River and a 2-line tarp ridge line during the sale, along with a couple of odds and ends, and received it all...
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    OK, I think I get it. Do you agree with BillyBob...

    OK, I think I get it. Do you agree with BillyBob that the stock D-rings would need to be replaced to hold a structural ridgeline? Thanks for your help.
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    Thanks, all. The Dolly Sods trip looks like a...

    Thanks, all. The Dolly Sods trip looks like a winner, although if I go out in August to Cranberry Wilderness, a second trip so soon might not be do-able (marital bliss, you know). I'll keep it in...
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    Just starting out, so there is a lot of...

    Just starting out, so there is a lot of experimenting going on, but I do appear to be increasing sag to get the sides to relax a bit and get a flatter lay. A structural ridgeline in this scenario...
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    THanks. I've have spent many a longing hour at...

    THanks. I've have spent many a longing hour at AHE/KAQ. Paul will be seeing an order from me tonight or tomorrow.
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    Following up on FarStar's post, can you attach a...

    Following up on FarStar's post, can you attach a structural ridgeline to a Speer hammock with the stock suspension and bug net? Laying inside and looking up, I can't picture how it is done. Thanks.
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    Lost River Question

    Is the Lost River UQ a good match with a Speer hammock? Anybody have experience or concerns with the match up? Thanks.
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    New Hanger Questions

    Greetings, all. New hanger here. Of course, I have questions. I tried hanging in the backyard over the weekend in my Speer, with a section of closed cell foam (also bought from Speer) as...
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    Ohio Hanger

    Greetings, all. I am a new hanger (no time on the trail, a little in the back yard), looking to get more serious. I am from the Cleveland OH area, and will get most of my hammock experience while...
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