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  1. It's interesting that with HUG-type nets the bugs...

    It's interesting that with HUG-type nets the bugs don't seem to get through even if there's a bit of a gap at the bottom... they're 'programmed' to attack from the top and side and don't 'think' to...
  2. Hi there Jade- actually my keyboard does not have...

    Hi there Jade- actually my keyboard does not have the degrees symbol, hence the *, which you assumed incorrectly that I have one on my keyboard. The * means the degree symbol.
  3. I thought it was as well! I looked at my old...

    I thought it was as well! I looked at my old order slip (from Jan of 2021) and saw the selection options which is why I made this post! Only to see that it is indeed, only the camo options.


    So...
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    Sticky: I know this an old thread- but this is SO TRUE!...

    I know this an old thread- but this is SO TRUE! When camping with a group I will usually place my hammock at the edge of the woods (they all tent camp still) in a way so that the long side o f my...
  5. As a nurse, I am intrigued as what bottle they...

    As a nurse, I am intrigued as what bottle they had you use in the hospital!
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    Haha what are the specs of that burrow? I am...

    Haha what are the specs of that burrow? I am looking to upgrade to the 40* burrow in the 950 line! Hammock Gear now makes a little ball of down that is perfectly sized to fit that gap for people who...
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    why 7D? The weight? The sturdiness?

    why 7D? The weight? The sturdiness?
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    It truly takes hanging to an entire new level!

    It truly takes hanging to an entire new level!
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    Sticky: Mine is a play off how people *think* my name is...

    Mine is a play off how people *think* my name is pronounced which in reality is incorrect, combined with a frequent misspelling of my name :D
  10. Dutch offers a hammock with a similar net but it...

    Dutch offers a hammock with a similar net but it is permanently attached to the hammock.[/QUOTE]

    Thanks Tom! Have you tried this yourself, or is this just something that you have seen? This does...
  11. Partial Under Quilt truly worth weight savings?

    For those of you with the phoneix & the incubator- how much length does the phoenix give you? I am about 5'4" and use the hummingbird single+ hammock for perspective. I have a 20* 850 fill HG...
  12. Thread: CPAP and Hanging

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    Do you hang this above you in a gear hanger from...

    Do you hang this above you in a gear hanger from your ridgeline? Photos?
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    Sticky: Wow! Did it cause condensation to form on...

    Wow! Did it cause condensation to form on anything? Was it straight boiling water or near boiling? Plastic bottle or metal water bottle? This sounds so promising!
  14. Thread: Chill Gorilla??

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    I have a 12x12ish chill gorilla tarp. Let me tell...

    I have a 12x12ish chill gorilla tarp. Let me tell you- this was not a cheaply made tarp! While being on the heavier side, it's a little larger than a nalgene water bottle, this thing had so many tie...
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    I would be concerned about safety, as in caught...

    I would be concerned about safety, as in caught in a bag during a fire and can't get out, and the nylon now joining your skin in one layer... I would not use propane, or any kind of flame. For light...
  16. Thread: CPAP and Hanging

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    So now my question is- where do you, suspend it?...

    So now my question is- where do you, suspend it? Do you hang this from your ridgeline? Or would that cause excess sag?
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    Yes it is, it hangs at the bottom edge of one...

    Yes it is, it hangs at the bottom edge of one side of the tarp in the middle. It was a pleasant surprise, but it is a tight squeeze if it is wet. I am looking into the sleeve options that other...
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    Improvement to Private Messaging/Inbox

    I wish the private messaging/inbox for private messages was set more up like a private chat- I don't like how I can't see the conversation, as it is, a conversation, or an email thread. Having to...
  19. Hmmm yes agreed with the other posters- the...

    Hmmm yes agreed with the other posters- the baffles on the 0* should be taller for the 0* than the 20*. I have the 20* topquilt myself and it looks to be about the same as the one that you posted on...
  20. Which Material to Chose for my New Hammock Gear TopQuilt?

    Hey hangers!

    So I am placing a new order for a hammock gear topquilt in order to change my temperature rating from a 20* to either a 30 or 40* to help with weight savings & a more realistic...
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    Hi there! I do not have the hummingbird pelican...

    Hi there! I do not have the hummingbird pelican BUT I do have the hummingbird heron which is the same material as the pelican. Previously I used a chill gorilla 12x12ish tarp. It rolled up to a size...
  22. Thread: Casa de COVID

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    The spousal mandate, gotta love it! As a COVID...

    The spousal mandate, gotta love it! As a COVID ICU nurse, we in healthcare appreciate the effort to protect others from COVID! Do you have instructions yet on how you made that stand?
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    Do you have a ridgeline on your hammock? If so,...

    Do you have a ridgeline on your hammock? If so, many different hammock brands, I'm thinking of Hammock Gear specifically, make little gear nets/organizers that you can hang from your ridgeline that...
  24. What about hummingbird's ultralight whoopie...

    What about hummingbird's ultralight whoopie straps? How do these compare in long lasting strength?
  25. Sorry for the late reply! How heavy was our pack...

    Sorry for the late reply! How heavy was our pack with the slightly extra weight from the ground set up? Since you are experienced with thru hikes I am assuming you are pretty great at counting all of...
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    Yes I was THANK YOU! I have a hummingbird silpoly...

    Yes I was THANK YOU! I have a hummingbird silpoly tarp that came in this teeny tiny "stuff sack" that a dry tarp can barlely fit into. The sack is made of the same material as the tarp. I was...
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    I have a 20* set from HG for TQ and UQ but want...

    I have a 20* set from HG for TQ and UQ but want to save a bit on size in my pack. I'm debating if I should make the jump to the 30* top quilt, or the 40* topquilt. I am so undecided!
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    What is the difference between the 10D and 20D? I...

    What is the difference between the 10D and 20D? I am looking to upgrade my HG TQ with a lighter temp and to their 950 line but forgot about the question of the material
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    I was wondering the SAME THING for my 850 premium...

    I was wondering the SAME THING for my 850 premium UQ/TQ. I wanted waterproof stuff & compression sacks for mine so I purchased sea to summit ultrasil waterproof sack. To determine the size I added...
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    1st Two Hangs with UQ/TQ by HG

    WOW! Just WOW!!!! WHY did I wait so long to make this purchase?!?! Money, but aside from that, I wanted to avoid accumulating too much gear and then not having the space for it all!
    I purcahsed...
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    Sticky: For drip lines- how many do you do per ridgeline/...

    For drip lines- how many do you do per ridgeline/ hammock strap? Do you do one per line? Or do you do several?
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    Mesh Tarp Sleeve? Worth it?

    Hello there hangers!

    Has anyone used the HG mesh tarp sleeve? I use a hummingbird silpoly tarp, used it once and did get caught in the rain so airing it out on subsequent nights resulted in me...
  33. WHAT is a HUG net?! I have not seen these...

    WHAT is a HUG net?! I have not seen these marketed ANYWHERE and I would like to save the space of the hummingbird net I just purchased to go with my hummingbird single+. Granted in warmer locales my...
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    Sticky: For all the newer people here, and newer people...

    For all the newer people here, and newer people to hanging, I was intimidated by whoopie slings for a while! I was used to using the ENO atlas/atlas XL and liked the daisy chain approach as it was...
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    Sticky: I got into hanging when I pbserved many friends...

    I got into hanging when I pbserved many friends hanging while we were studying in Tanzania, East Africa and I was jealous of laying a blanket on the thorny grass as they got to take advantage of the...
  36. New to the colder temp hammocking... What is a...

    New to the colder temp hammocking... What is a hammock sock, and this privacy tube looks AMAZING! SO, what and where can I look for this?
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    What denier insulation situation do you have...

    What denier insulation situation do you have going for you?
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    Thanks OltrailDog. I have debated on this as...

    Thanks OltrailDog. I have debated on this as well, since I usually sleep under a tarp, and I have a gear hammock that I could also transition with the correct kind of mat/bed situation
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    I will have a lagotto romagnolo (Italian water &...

    I will have a lagotto romagnolo (Italian water & truffle dog) which full size will be somewhere from 25-45 pounds, hopefully on the lighter end of that spectrum. I'm hoping with training &...
  40. Do they ever run sales? I see that they do...

    Do they ever run sales? I see that they do sometimes sell imperfect ones
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    I had this condensation issue last fall and had...

    I had this condensation issue last fall and had no idea how to fix it! I was in a -15 bag with a yoga mat under me but woke up with the tarp above me dripping water onto my face. I chose not to use...
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    Hammocking with a Dog- Gear Suggestions

    Hello there!

    I am looking to upgrade my current sleeping situation in the hammock (sleeping bag, potentially top quilt) but I am going to be getting a pup this winter. I want to ensure that my bag...
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    I have a 12x12 Chill Gorilla Tarp, do you think...

    I have a 12x12 Chill Gorilla Tarp, do you think this would be wide enough to use the ENO spreader bar(s), or should I just try to find a wider tree?
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    I have a Skeeter Beeter as well! Great Hammock!...

    I have a Skeeter Beeter as well! Great Hammock! Love the ease of setting it up, and the all in one system, and it's easy to get in and out of!
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    Sticky: Wow... I need to buy prussiks! This would make my...

    Wow... I need to buy prussiks! This would make my set up so much easier!
  46. Thread: Tarp Questions

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    I was gifted a chill gorilla 12x12 tarp that has...

    I was gifted a chill gorilla 12x12 tarp that has many tie out options on it. It is about the size of a nalgene when it is all nicely rolled up. After a couple of tries, I have finally determined the...
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    I bought a cheap 'gear hammock' by Sea Dog on...

    I bought a cheap 'gear hammock' by Sea Dog on amazon for under $10. It is netted. I like it because I can string it up on the ends of my webbing loops that aren't in use (I use the ENO atlas XL but...
  48. Thread: Econ Burrow

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    Yes! That way it will not move as much while you...

    Yes! That way it will not move as much while you sleep, and if you decide you don't need it cinched, just release the line. And if down the road you decide you don't want it, you could always cut it...
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    Sticky: What got me started in hanging was the open...

    What got me started in hanging was the open feeling of a lean-to, but sore the next day from such a hard floor! I loved the ability to pack light, and to be able to be separate from others, but still...
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