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  1. Try Jeff Myers @ MyersTech he does great work and...

    Try Jeff Myers @ MyersTech he does great work and you can contact him personally
  2. Support one of our fantastic Cottage companies...

    Support one of our fantastic Cottage companies don't support Amazon please
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    Try Dutchware?

    Try Dutchware?
  4. Anti gravity gear has a down 55degtee quilt for...

    Anti gravity gear has a down 55degtee quilt for 70 bucks.
    Dutchware sells apex insulation and I made a 50 degree quilt for about $60
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    CBS is real.

    CBS is real.
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    Dogs are more likely to draw bears right into the...

    Dogs are more likely to draw bears right into the camp. I try to avoid campsites within about 3 miles of a parking lot. Cooler campers and steak cookers become less frequent.
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    Thanks for the responses. The bead is not lost ....

    Thanks for the responses. The bead is not lost . It's more like the quote-unquote Chinese finger trap part needs to be drawn out. On a newer whoopie sling that section is about 8in long on this one...
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    whoopee sling rehab

    I'm trying to restore the condition of the "bury" on a whoopie
    sling. Its cinched down pretty firmly. I tried "milking " it by hand and then with a small cylinder.
    No avail. Anything more...
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    You'd be well served to scan the buy/sell section...

    You'd be well served to scan the buy/sell section of this forum. There are a lot of people who buy stuff and then don't use it or find they need want something else.
  10. As a North Carolina guy I can't think of many...

    As a North Carolina guy I can't think of many places where you can't hang a hammock around here. I've even seen guys hanging in The Laurels on Roan Mountain!
  11. Just make it 150 degrees on the other end. Easy!

    Just make it 150 degrees on the other end. Easy!
  12. car camping hammock spot in Danl boone Natl forest

    Hello friends, I will be driving from Chicago to Asheville next week and would love to stop in the Daniel Boone National Forest on my way down. Does anyone know of any good spots easily accessible to...
  13. car camping hammock spot in Danl boone Natl forest

    Hello friends, I will be driving from Chicago to Asheville next week and would love to stop in the Daniel Boone National Forest on my way down. Does anyone know of any good spots easily accessible to...
  14. Thread: UQ Protector

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    40 degree trailwinder stays on my rig 365

    40 degree trailwinder stays on my rig 365
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    Everything these guys said^^^^ love my...

    Everything these guys said^^^^ love my trailwinder. it's a 10' on an 11' hammock and covers perfectly.
    NTM you'll find yourself looking for an excuse to order from SLD. Awesome company.
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    I think you're spot on. A sewn footbox is the...

    I think you're spot on. A sewn footbox is the only way to go. Zippers and snaps pop loose when you don't want them to and I find the quilt is too light to stay in place when used blanket style. I...
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    No. Legos aren't strong enough to support the...

    No. Legos aren't strong enough to support the forces a hammock imparts. If your house has balloon framing there are still studs. They run from the ground level all the way up to the roof line. My...
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    I agree with these guys. I have the HG top quilt...

    I agree with these guys. I have the HG top quilt with a zipper foot box. I never ever open it up. It unzips itself
  19. Yahhhh...my dog was so unhappy on the ground she...

    Yahhhh...my dog was so unhappy on the ground she just ended up in the hammock with me!
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    About a year ago I bought a pair of Western...

    About a year ago I bought a pair of Western mountaineering standard down booties. I absolutely love them. I wear them around the house all winter and. when the temperature gets down around freezing...
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    I'm in Charlotte and that wind pulled all of my...

    I'm in Charlotte and that wind pulled all of my stakes straight out of the ground. Lesson learned. Restaked it with some rocks for support and ��. The number one thing to do is get out in the bad...
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    Thanks friend!

    Thanks friend!
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    Add on door kit?

    Hello,
    Are there any companies out there making add on door kits 4 hex tarps?
    I use an HG quest.
    Thanks!
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    Depending on how cold you want to go Anti Gravity...

    Depending on how cold you want to go Anti Gravity Gear makes a 55deg topquilt that beats the stuff out of the Costco quilt I made.And its 65 or 70 bucks. I use mine for 3 seasons in the southern...
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    Hello, whoopie slings for your hammock suspension...

    Hello, whoopie slings for your hammock suspension and adjustable Ridgeline with a Dutch stinger requires little dexterity and just quick to adjust
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    In my experience, putting a little Slack in your...

    In my experience, putting a little Slack in your suspension will loosen up that Ridgeline. I don't have experience with an adjustable Ridgeline but I know that whoopie slings are the magic pill!
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    There's not much they don't allow in SC.

    There's not much they don't allow in SC.
  28. I also made a 3./4 length Costco uq . I ended up...

    I also made a 3./4 length Costco uq . I ended up cannibalizing and old down best for some additional fill. If you're going to do a top quilt. Just buy a one from anti gravity gear. They're 70 bucks...
  29. You got way too much on. I slept in the same...

    You got way too much on. I slept in the same conditions last night with a 20 degree underquilt a 20 degree top quilt and some mid weight fleece.bottoms and a nano puff jacket. The jacket is a good...
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    I used the two pack of Costco quilts modified it...

    I used the two pack of Costco quilts modified it into one quilt using the down from the other as overstuffing shortening a bit to 3/4 length and you have a 20 degree underquilt
  31. Seems like a pretty good idea! I've been recently...

    Seems like a pretty good idea! I've been recently searching for something I can sleep in with a Napoleon pocket but this would solve a lot of other things as well.
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    Try pinnacle rock on the other side of the Gorge....

    Try pinnacle rock on the other side of the Gorge. Not nearly as overrun as the Table Rock area.
  33. Yes! Such an awesome hike I've been there three...

    Yes! Such an awesome hike I've been there three times this summer. I only live about an hour and 45 minutes away. I tried to do that same Loop two times this year. Both times the river was impassable...
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    You're going to rip that cabinet knob straight...

    You're going to rip that cabinet knob straight off. That door is good to 25lbs max. Maple might get you a couple pounds but not much.
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    2 post up is a guy ready to get rid of his...lol

    2 post up is a guy ready to get rid of his...lol
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    Southern appalachians= deciduous rainforest. Shug...

    Southern appalachians= deciduous rainforest. Shug is right its a worthy hike. Temps will be managable if you stay dry.
  37. Be a good boyfriend and buy her a new full size...

    Be a good boyfriend and buy her a new full size hammock!
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    One of my favorite spots on this Earth! You can...

    One of my favorite spots on this Earth! You can also go south from 19 East to the big bald or there's a great hammock spot down at doll Flats
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    Tallpaul nailed it. Go to north harper creek in...

    Tallpaul nailed it. Go to north harper creek in the wilson creek area. Find trail 266a north harper shortcut. Its a mile down to an awesome camp area with several great sites. Easy to access and not...
  40. Thread: LoopAlien

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    There's a huge difference between the two of...

    There's a huge difference between the two of them. One of them supports a small cottage company here in the United States the other sends the work overseas and makes the richest man in the world...
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    I've written hammock Gear with all sorts of...

    I've written hammock Gear with all sorts of ridiculous questions and I've always received a response within a couple hours
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    I have a Quest tarp and was also really confused...

    I have a Quest tarp and was also really confused when i got a seam sealing kit. Never sealed it, bombproof always. My theory is that they send a kit with all tarps although the only one that needs...
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    They obviously have no idea what they're talking...

    They obviously have no idea what they're talking about. The hang angle is entirely incorrect! I wouldn't sleep in a hammock like that either!
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    Thanls! Makes sense

    Thanls! Makes sense
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    0 this whole thread has me confused and curious....

    0 this whole thread has me confused and curious. I've got a HG hammock that's got pack hooks. On the other side of the pack hook is a loop of grosgrain. As it stands, I use an S biner that takes the...
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    That triggered instant claustrophobia. Ugh. You...

    That triggered instant claustrophobia. Ugh. You probably be better served rigging a blanket underneath the hammock then putting egg crate in the hammock. That's just a reaction. I've been wrong before
  47. Hammock Gear have a whole section devoted to...

    Hammock Gear have a whole section devoted to alien but there's no description or illustration of how they work or how to use them. There seem to be a hundred fifty thousand ways to hang a hammock...
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    I would say to start monkeying around with your...

    I would say to start monkeying around with your hammock setup. It wasn't until I got my Hang angle right that the hammock flattened out enough where I can spread out. Forgive me if this is redundant...
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    I would suggest you do two or three trial runs...

    I would suggest you do two or three trial runs with your gear set up so that you don't spend the whole time frustrated trying to get the hammock hung right. Spending two hours setting up camp cursing...
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    There's some great tutorials. The best one I...

    There's some great tutorials. The best one I found was from a site called Seroc. I used his construction methods with great results. To make the underquilt warmer you can shift all the down and make...
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