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    I'm in Devon. I've not tried staying at a...

    I'm in Devon. I've not tried staying at a campsite with my hammock. Dartmoor isn't fab for hammocking unfortunately - if you check the wild camping map, pretty much all woodlands are off-limits for...
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    UL dyneema hex tarp 11'.

    I live in England and am looking for a UL hex tarpaulin to use with my hammock. It will be made from dyneema / DCF / Cuben fibre and have an 11' (3m) ridgeline. Thanks.
  3. Review: SeaToSummit Ultralight insulated mat

    I've used my new SeaToSummit Ultralight pad a few times in my hammock in cold (freezing) conditions. It's 5cm thick and is insulated (R = 3.1) with 2 forms of insulation: 1) a heat reflective coat;...
  4. hi Chop/Beardoh - do you know roughly how many...

    hi Chop/Beardoh - do you know roughly how many litres capacity your through hiking backpack is? Thanks.
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    Hello :) There's lots to learn and get inspired...

    Hello :) There's lots to learn and get inspired about on this forum - whilst we wait for our overnight adventures to begin again...
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    That's great to hear - I'll try them then :)

    That's great to hear - I'll try them then :)
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    I've been trying to decide on frameless vs framed...

    I've been trying to decide on frameless vs framed backpacks - but am not sure I can get light enough to go frameless. Do you know how heavy your fully loaded SWD 35 was when you were doing the LT...
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    I guess you know about the "national trust"? -...

    I guess you know about the "national trust"? - it's one of Britain's best creations. It preserves so many incredible stately homes and gardens, not to mention landscapes - making them accessible.
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    Guten tag Jyn. Yes I'd love to hear about hammock...

    Guten tag Jyn. Yes I'd love to hear about hammock camping in Germany/Europe as I'm thinking of heading to the continent to find large forests and woods for multi-day hammocking :)
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    Welcome iPlod. Yes Shug has a lot to answer for...

    Welcome iPlod. Yes Shug has a lot to answer for ;-) I agree with you that hammocks are more comfie than tents.
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    Hello! Norfolk is nice. Have you ever bought any...

    Hello! Norfolk is nice. Have you ever bought any used gear from this forum and had it shipped to Britain? I'm wondering if that option works in practice.
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    Crikey - don't let on about the cream teas! ;-)...

    Crikey - don't let on about the cream teas! ;-) It's good to hear from UK hammockers. Yes it got pretty busy last summer here, but at least the holiday makers were responsible (cough).
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    Ha ha! You're quite right about the sausages and...

    Ha ha! You're quite right about the sausages and Sainsburys is fab :)
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    Thanks ofuros - I'm so lucky to live in Devon....

    Thanks ofuros - I'm so lucky to live in Devon. Your locations must be amazing for hammocking :)
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    Hello Hammockforums from Devon, England

    Thanks to everyone who posts on these forums - there's so much great info for people like me who are fairly new to hammocks. Plus it's good to feel part of a wider community. It's funny to see some...
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    Welcome - and I know what you mean about...

    Welcome - and I know what you mean about accumulating gear :)
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    Welcome Eric - having access to the forests and...

    Welcome Eric - having access to the forests and rivers in Sweden must be amazing :)
  18. Hi Chris - I'm a newly joined Brit too so you're...

    Hi Chris - I'm a newly joined Brit too so you're not alone. I'm in Devon.
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    That's a great looking quilt. I'm just tiptoeing...

    That's a great looking quilt. I'm just tiptoeing closer to thinking of making my own one - so seeing your end result and reading your discussion helps :)
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    Fantastic design and build!
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    chapinb - have you used evo loops with beckett...

    chapinb - have you used evo loops with beckett straps? I'd like to know if they work well in practice. Thanks.
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    I started off with a really cheap $30 chinese...

    I started off with a really cheap $30 chinese hammock from ebay. It was ok - although it turned out I was too tall for it. But it got me started and I went on to buy a Warbonnet Blackbird with...
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