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  1. FS: Pack is sold on outside forum. Closing shop…

    Pack is sold on outside forum. Closing shop…
  2. FS: Okay guys, I gave you first dibs, but I’m going...

    Okay guys, I gave you first dibs, but I’m going to post it up on another forum as well now. So don’t hesitate if you’re interested. First taker on either forum based on time stamp will get it.
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    Sounds like you hate shock cord as much as I hate...

    Sounds like you hate shock cord as much as I hate velcro, lol.
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    I’m surprised that I’ve never seen any hybrid...

    I’m surprised that I’ve never seen any hybrid designs. For example, a sewn shut footbox where the zipper goes, but with a drawstring bottom. Still lighter weight and more comfortable, because you...
  5. FS: Price drop of $30 to $290. Weight of pack is...

    Price drop of $30 to $290. Weight of pack is about 29.7 oz
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    Sewn footbox quilts are lighter too. Maybe if the...

    Sewn footbox quilts are lighter too. Maybe if the low temps were rather high, like maybe 55°F-ish, I would rather a quilt without a footbox at all (with a full length UQ), but I hate having hardware...
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    Definitely not for my ground corner tie-outs, but...

    Definitely not for my ground corner tie-outs, but I do like to use a long stretch of shock cord for the half-size doors on my ThunderFly. I wrap it around the tree, so it is just one line per side...
  8. FS: Insert customary bump and the top of the morning...

    Insert customary bump and the top of the morning to you :)
  9. FS: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200216/cb334c91...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200216/cb334c910af94059416258f6929cfcdf.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200216/1dbae40e7da1fb98953c6c344f4bfffd.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200216/95...
  10. FS: Custom Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul DCF Backpack

    Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul DCF backpack

    https://www.swdbackpacks.com/product-page/dcf-long-haul-50-full-suspension

    Excellent condition; No damage or visible signs of wear
    Selling...
  11. You probably saw this video:...

    You probably saw this video:
    https://youtu.be/QSyLAO92iHs

    I prefer this video though and it’s worth checking out too:
    https://youtu.be/X_X92P2NQxc
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    FS: Sold to longtrail! Thank you, everybody :)

    Sold to longtrail! Thank you, everybody :)
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    FS: Dropping the price by $30 [emoji54][emoji6]

    Dropping the price by $30 [emoji54][emoji6]
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    FS: Diamondback Topquilt by Warbonnet

    Insert customary bump…[emoji1363]
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200209/a7e1374bf90e61e22f7c985ba8254b6b.plist
  15. I’d love to try out a heavier version of this for...

    I’d love to try out a heavier version of this for a hammock if it were still translucent. I prefer something firmer, but the see-thru part is still cool.
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    FS: FYI- I will be including a great 3rd party stuff...

    FYI- I will be including a great 3rd party stuff sack by Sealline. They are my favorite stuff sack and drybag maker. The sack included will be an orange 15 liter cinch bag. They are very durable and...
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    FS: Thanks cmc. I agree with both your posts. I’d...

    Thanks cmc. I agree with both your posts. I’d call it a -10°F, but it’s actually feels like they put a little extra fill in too, IMHO. That might explain the unconventional naming.

    At about...
  18. Poll: My friend could really use a two person topquilt,...

    My friend could really use a two person topquilt, so I vote for that.
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    FS: Strictly speaking, it is officially labeled as...

    Strictly speaking, it is officially labeled as “Scandinavian”, which is the most extreme option offered by Warbonnet. I always believed it was -20°F because I have seen others say so, but the spec...
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    FS: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200203/b2000f16...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200203/b2000f169f64cee77afaaeb89a3cc032.plisthttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200203/3160b516224259c0d775d8cbfdaeff76.plisthttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/2020020...
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    FS: Diamondback Topquilt by Warbonnet

    Warbonnet Diamondback Topquilt for sale.
    -Scandinavian rated, no overfill, 850fp
    -Regular length, 55” wide
    -Sewn footbox (Warbonnet has the best sewn footbox design IMHO)
    -Draft collar
    -Elastic...
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    Dream-Tex is still fairly new (maybe a...

    Dream-Tex is still fairly new (maybe a year-oldish). IIRC, much of that time, it has been in short supply for some reason. It will at least need some more time to get more feedback, but initial...
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    Why didn’t I think of that!?

    Why didn’t I think of that!?
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    BTW, the new Flex Capacitor packs are out. I...

    BTW, the new Flex Capacitor packs are out. I believe the main differences are new sizes. Old size is medium plus a smaller and a bigger one (60-75L), and they have new colors and bottle pockets on...
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    I would tell you all about it, but I already done...

    I would tell you all about it, but I already done forgot it!
  26. Yup, but there was an older version of XLC (gen...

    Yup, but there was an older version of XLC (gen 1.0) that would need to be excluded because they used a different zipper part then. The Eldorado came out after the XLC 2.0, so it got the same...
  27. You can find the book by Ed Speer used on Amazon...

    You can find the book by Ed Speer used on Amazon if you’re interested…

    Hammock Camping: The Complete Guide to Greater Comfort, Convenience and Freedom
    https://www.amazon.com/dp/0971859442/
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    Whatever they promised at the time of purchase is...

    Whatever they promised at the time of purchase is what you should expect. Warbonnet is good at meeting their promised lead time. There have been a couple times they came a little early for me, more...
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    I just hope she starts with a Wookie UQ and not a...

    I just hope she starts with a Wookie UQ and not a pad. She made some pretty good choices with the Blackbird and Minifly. I would recommend the Eldorado and Thunderfly, but if you insist on UL, that’s...
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    Dixie’s trying Warbonnet

    oops double post…
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    Dixie’s trying Warbonnet

    Cool! This will be entertaining to watch :) She will be taking it on a section of the Pinhoti trail. No mention of an UQ though lol.


    https://youtu.be/VQte7gi7Xjo
  32. The fully insulated box will be shaped more like...

    The fully insulated box will be shaped more like a bucket bottom and the sewn-through box will be shaped more like a ziplock bag bottom. So as far as roominess goes, the sewn through will be...
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    Definitely get a sewn footbox for colder temps....

    Definitely get a sewn footbox for colder temps. For warmer temps it’s a matter of preference. If the idea of opening it up doesn’t seem like something you would do anyway, might as well go for sewn...
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    Sticky: I liked the twisting tree straps tip. I...

    I liked the twisting tree straps tip. I completely forgot about that one.
  35. Poll: I think an insulated hammock (sewn-on UQ) would...

    I think an insulated hammock (sewn-on UQ) would be a popular item.
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    Sticky: There are plenty of ways. It would help a lot if...

    There are plenty of ways. It would help a lot if you say what device and software you are using to browse the forums, but the best general recommendation is to copy and paste the original post into a...
  37. Man, you are not joking about how that Bad...

    Man, you are not joking about how that Bad Weather Bonnet makes you look like a super hero! I love it [emoji23]
  38. Thread: zing it

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    zing it

    Listen up, MY way is THE best! No really, it’s quite nice. Take two lines. Tie a bowline knot on one end of each line. Be generous with the size of the loop. A larger loop is easier to thread...
  39. Might want to do the wild experiments on cheaper...

    Might want to do the wild experiments on cheaper fabrics first. I would think you are going to need to make the ridgeline pretty long and it’s going to be difficult to get in and out over the high...
  40. I like the idea. How much heavier is it than an...

    I like the idea. How much heavier is it than an equivalent symmetrical version?
  41. Oh look at that. Lawson finally came out with the...

    Oh look at that. Lawson finally came out with the 2.5mm Guywire! And 25% off. Santa came early. EARLY!
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    FS: Payment received and sold to Noobstar73. Thank...

    Payment received and sold to Noobstar73. Thank you everybody :)
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    FS: 20° Diamondback Topquilt

    This amazing 20° Diamondback topquilt in a regular length, 55” width can be yours for only $200 Paypal shipped to CONUS. Only 10 months old in a 15D Autumn Orange inner and outer shell. No damage, no...
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    Whatever you do, make sure you get it right now...

    Whatever you do, make sure you get it right now while they are 20% off. Much cheaper that way. I think the sale ends today. I ordered some Keb Trousers. I’m a different body size, 5’11” 150 pounds,...
  45. What I do is use my sitpad for those unexpected...

    What I do is use my sitpad for those unexpected cold spots and it works pretty well.
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    FS: Payment received and sold to Longtrail! Thank you...

    Payment received and sold to Longtrail! Thank you everybody :)
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    FS: I normally wear a 12 regular in Altras. These are...

    I normally wear a 12 regular in Altras. These are 12 double wides and I stepped down to a pair of 11 double wides. It is much easier to get away with a looser fit with mukluks. Part of the core...
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    FS: Bump it up.

    Bump it up.
  49. Have you used the Hammock Gear hex tarp with linelocs?

    You could also do what I did. Just add these little guys to your tarp. Larks head them on.

    https://zpacks.com/products/lineloc-3-with-loop
    ...
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    You mean the typical mesh bag hung from the...

    You mean the typical mesh bag hung from the inside of the peak? Well the SLD bag has more volume and it’s much easier to get into with the zipper design. You can literally put a pair of high top...
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