Search:

Type: Posts; User: 509-T203-KG

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.12 seconds.

  1. Replies
    19
    Views
    2,768

    Iíve been fortunate that in 40+ nights in a...

    Iíve been fortunate that in 40+ nights in a bridge hammock on inflatable and foam pads, with sleeping bags and top quilts, from -10įF to 70įF, I have only found a small amount of moisture on my pad...
  2. Replies
    1
    Views
    266

    Gave this a go again last night: Forecast: low...

    Gave this a go again last night:

    Forecast: low of 30įF, calm
    Hammock: REI Quarter Dome Air
    Tarp: None
    Top insulation: Zenbivy Light Bed 25į lower limit, 35į comfort
    Bottom insulation:...
  3. Replies
    1
    Views
    266

    Zenbivy: Comfort at the Lower Limit?

    Wow. Really impressed with the performance of the Zenbivy Light Bed 25įF. I've had it since April, 2020 and have spent 10 or so nights in it, but last night was the coldest I've taken it to by...
  4. Replies
    26
    Views
    2,054

    This is the quite small hex tarp that came with...

    This is the quite small hex tarp that came with my REI Quarter Dome Air, used both with and without the hammock, which I would only use if I needed the bug net.

    I was practicing to prepare for a...
  5. Mando, thanks for sharing that response from S2S....

    Mando, thanks for sharing that response from S2S. Good info. Unfortunately, their two points specifically in response to use in a hammock had more to do with the inherent difficulties of using a pad...
  6. Replies
    10
    Views
    935

    Fantastic. Well done! Sent from my iPhone...

    Fantastic. Well done!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Heck yeah. Nice setup! Sent from my iPhone...

    Heck yeah. Nice setup!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Replies
    95
    Views
    15,238

    Middle Fork Campground was awesome when I camped...

    Middle Fork Campground was awesome when I camped there 12+ years ago. I didnít hammock at the time, but there are trees galore so I canít imagine there wouldnít be viable hanging options. Only about...
  9. Replies
    4
    Views
    530

    Nice job with the video. I have a wide long...

    Nice job with the video. I have a wide long Tensor and a wide long XTherm that I use in my Quarter Dome Air.

    I wish the regular wide had been available when I bought the Tensor on sale. I donít...
  10. Replies
    8
    Views
    942

    Might have to try something like that. Thanks for...

    Might have to try something like that. Thanks for the tip!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Replies
    8
    Views
    942

    Good call! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Good call!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Replies
    8
    Views
    942

    He slept in it again last night and it got down...

    He slept in it again last night and it got down to 37įF. Like the night before, he woke up around 5 or 6 with a slight chill, curled up in a ball and was able to fall asleep again until 8 or 9.

    I...
  13. Replies
    8
    Views
    942

    Yeah, I should probably stop being so lazy and at...

    Yeah, I should probably stop being so lazy and at least rip the seams.

    At this point Iím not too interested in permanently attaching a suspension system or a cinch for the ends.
  14. Replies
    8
    Views
    942

    Lazy manís DIY CDT Underquilt

    Two Costco down throw blankets clipped to the hammock with binder clips as an underquilt. My son slept in this last night. It got down to 45įF with 5-10 mph winds. He used a 25įF comfort sleeping bag...
  15. Replies
    7
    Views
    759

    ZENBIVY Test/Review Thread

    Specs and first impressions:

    Zenbivy Light Bed 25 (size large)

    Dimensions (quilt): 58Ē x 86Ē fits height 5í6Ē to 6í6Ē & weight up to 225 lbs
    Dimensions (sheet): fits 25Ē x 77Ē pad up to 3Ē...
  16. Replies
    7
    Views
    759

    Wow. Iíve slept 40+ nights in a hammock and this...

    Wow. Iíve slept 40+ nights in a hammock and this was by far the most comfortable. More info to come...


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  17. Replies
    7
    Views
    759

    ZENBIVY Test/Review Thread

    As a flip-flopping side-sleeper who prefers more of an ďair cotĒ (bridge hammock with air pad) to a traditional gathered-end & underquilt, I was immediately intrigued by the Zenbivy as an excellent...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    759

    ZENBIVY Test/Review Thread

    Just got a new toy to play with tonight...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200419/5a92eb2d014560b6efae6ecb815e68f9.jpg ...
  19. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,316

    Very nice. Well done! Sent from my iPhone...

    Very nice. Well done!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,444

    Cool pictures, Dave. Thanks for sharing! ...

    Cool pictures, Dave. Thanks for sharing!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  21. Replies
    4
    Views
    326

    Welcome. Iíd love to see a pic of the set-up, if...

    Welcome. Iíd love to see a pic of the set-up, if you felt so inclined. Cheers.

    KG
  22. Love this. Purdy lookiní set-up too. Sent...

    Love this. Purdy lookiní set-up too.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  23. Replies
    6
    Views
    746

    Moving to WA

    Oh man, so many...

    Deception Pass
    Mt. Rainier
    Hoh Rainforest
    Lake Crescent
    Olympic National Park
    North Cascades National Park
    Blanca Lake
  24. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,353

    Nice, I also swapped the suspension. Iíd be...

    Nice, I also swapped the suspension. Iíd be interested in seeing what you come up with for stuff sacks if you felt like sharing.

    Cheers


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  25. Nice report. Thanks for sharing!

    Nice report. Thanks for sharing!
  26. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,050

    This may be the motivation I need to finally...

    This may be the motivation I need to finally clean out and organize my garage!
  27. It just occurred to me when you mentioned the...

    It just occurred to me when you mentioned the clews that itís one of those fishnet hammocks. We always had those when camping as a kid in the 80s. Lots of great memories. But no one ever thought to...
  28. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,627

    Thanks! Thatís too bad it didnít work for you. I...

    Thanks! Thatís too bad it didnít work for you. I donít know how big your family tent is, but maybe get an even bigger cheap Walmart tent?

    Prayers for you and your family.
    ...
  29. Great picture! Unfortunately it exposes my...

    Great picture! Unfortunately it exposes my ignorance... I had no idea people were sleeping outdoors in hammocks that long ago!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  30. Agreed, great first post. Greetings from...

    Agreed, great first post. Greetings from Spokanada, Washington, USA.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  31. To Door, Or not to Door, that is the question

    Thatís a great idea, Bob! Great way to experiment on the cheap and really figure out your preferences!

    Thanks for sharing!

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  32. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,627

    The kids wanted to leave the tent up and do it...

    The kids wanted to leave the tent up and do it again the next night, but the wind was about to break it so we decided to tear down. Plus it wouldíve been more difficult for the Easter bunny to hide...
  33. Replies
    7
    Views
    448

    Thanks for the kind words! I know everyone that...

    Thanks for the kind words! I know everyone that went already wants to do it again next year.



    Whoooooo Buddy!



    I loved fishing as a kid, but it didnít translate to my adult life. I love...
  34. Replies
    7
    Views
    448

    Ice Fishing Campout

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200413/e1af1477d9f35210e85ad947148cee70.jpg
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200413/b1632d24db8e89a2a199d18e1df3e190.jpg
    ...
  35. Replies
    7
    Views
    448

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200413/cb3c0d81...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200413/cb3c0d819dab964f93c371bba8de49d4.jpg
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200413/31fb9508c1f13367b261372cf8573194.jpg...
  36. Replies
    7
    Views
    448

    Ice Fishing Campout

    Boy Scouts Ice Fishing Campout.
    Gillette Lake - February 21-23, 2020.
    Northeastern Washington State.
    25 miles South of Canada, 23 miles West of the Washington-Idaho border.

    22 Scouts ages...
  37. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,627

    Hang Hammock Inside Tent?

    Yeah, Iíve thought about it. It couldnít be this one though, as it is our workhorse family tent. If I could get one on the cheap tho...

    The kids and I had an interesting night. It took me a while...
  38. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,627

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200411/c78e727e...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200411/c78e727e928d6a1c09767db89d2f1fda.jpg
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200411/495ad02f018c1154f84fec3238373128.jpg...
  39. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,627

    Well, I managed to set up my REI Quarter Dome Air...

    Well, I managed to set up my REI Quarter Dome Air hammock inside my Kingdom 6 tent. I can only close the doors half-way, and it wouldnít be feasible in most situations, but itís kinda fun.

    My 3...
  40. Replies
    25
    Views
    2,827

    YouTube Channels

    I canít get enough of Bertramís channel on traditional craft and wilderness living.

    Making his own shelters, clothing, tools, all while chilling around a fire with occasional breaks to eat meat...
  41. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,353

    @BillyBob - The Nemo is actually 2 oz. lighter at...

    @BillyBob - The Nemo is actually 2 oz. lighter at 21 oz., vs 23 oz. for the XTherm. both pads are 25"x77".

    @Just Bill


    Male, 38 years old, 5'9" tall, 190 lbs (about 40 lbs over where I'd...
  42. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,353

    FIRST NIGHT - Nemo Tensor Insulated

    It only snowed for about an hour, and there was little to no wind, so only trace amounts of snow made it to the corners of my bridge hammock. Not enough to affect anything. Got down to a low of 25įF,...
  43. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,353

    Night number two on the Nemo Tensor insulated pad...

    Night number two on the Nemo Tensor insulated pad could be interesting. 27įF projected low, and itís already 10į colder than night one. Itís snowing quite hard at the moment and I set the tarp very...
  44. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,353

    The mobile mummy is essentially a mummy bag, so...

    The mobile mummy is essentially a mummy bag, so yes, there was sleeping bag between me and the pad, unlike an open-backed top quilt. Is that what you were using?


    Sent from my iPhone using...
  45. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,353

    FIRST NIGHT - Nemo Tensor Insulated

    Well, it only got down to 43įF, but there was also a steady 5-10 mph wind all night.

    I used my 40įF (comfort) Sierra Designs Mobile Mummy with a Costco down throw (CDT) laid over top. I wore...
  46. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,353

    FIRST NIGHT - Nemo Tensor Insulated

    Excited to finally try the Nemo Tensor. It was in my top 2 when I decided to buy a Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm MAX. Both fit my needs for a rectangular 25Ē wide insulated pad with horizontal baffles. ...
  47. Interestingly, I just did some quick Google...

    Interestingly, I just did some quick Google research and found the info below indicating that land surface temperature (LST) can be 5-10įF COLDER than the air temperature.

    But I canít find any...
  48. Pad: Is insulating effectiveness the same in hammock as on the ground?

    Iíve seen several people on here say that a pad is not as warm in a hammock as it is on the ground. I have not seen any of the manufacturers say it, nor have I seen any tests showing it.

    I can...
  49. I use a long/wide XTherm MAX (rectangular...

    I use a long/wide XTherm MAX (rectangular version). 5í9Ē, 180lbs, probably a little broader than average chest/shoulders. Iíve found that a foam pad or piece of Reflectix laid across, under the pad...
  50. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,008

    Iíve got 40+ nights in my REI Quarter Dome Air...

    Iíve got 40+ nights in my REI Quarter Dome Air bridge hammock and still donít like the swaying. I think itís safe to say I never will. I took a cue from Treem hammock and tried tying a secondary...
Results 1 to 50 of 148
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3