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  1. The line to the stake - but I could be wrong.

    The line to the stake - but I could be wrong.
  2. I think it just might work! Since you're just...

    I think it just might work! Since you're just using them at one end of the hammocks it should be fine - I would leave a little slack in the line to prevent hammock wear/damage.
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    Not sure how to help you safely get it higher,...

    Not sure how to help you safely get it higher, other than standing on your tiptoes, which I'm sure you've done. But hang your tarp lines LOWER than the hammock straps.
  4. FS: Today take $5 off each piece that's left.

    Today take $5 off each piece that's left.
  5. Thread: Which Phoenix?

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    I recommend the 30. The tiniest weight diff and...

    I recommend the 30. The tiniest weight diff and gives a little margin without adding huge bulk for the second quilt. On the other hand if you are sure you won't go below 40, then just get the 40
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    You're an awesome gentleman, brother.

    You're an awesome gentleman, brother.
  7. FS: MacPac withdrawn. Other sweet warmth remains!

    MacPac withdrawn. Other sweet warmth remains!
  8. FS: Bump........

    Bump........
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  10. FS: Yeah they're up now - had trouble uploading...

    Yeah they're up now - had trouble uploading initially.
  11. FS: Patagonia, Montbell, MacPac - Insulating layers

    Prices include shipping and Paypal fees to ConUS, Paypal.

    Bundle price is$210 shipped.

    I am a size Large. The Montbell is an XL and fits as such, but I got it to layer over a Large to forma UL...
  12. I'd be hesitant to do so, but if you're smart and...

    I'd be hesitant to do so, but if you're smart and good with a thread injector, then I don't know why not :)

    Should work - I just would probably sell it (since it's a high end UQ) and buy the...
  13. Thread: 11x6 hex tarp

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    Fun project! For mild weather it should serve...

    Fun project!

    For mild weather it should serve you well.
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    Same advice here. I've used the LOWEST heat...

    Same advice here. I've used the LOWEST heat setting a tiny bit but am afraid to do so for the fabric's sake. The only pain is that it takes a long time to dry.
  15. Thread: 11x6 hex tarp

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    Given that you'll cut off fabric on each end, you...

    Given that you'll cut off fabric on each end, you can add the remnants to the bottom edge for extra coverage if you don't like the miniscule coverage :)
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    Yeah his site doesn't do that color justice. I...

    Yeah his site doesn't do that color justice. I have had tarps in that color and it is my favorite.

    Check out HG's site as it is a good representation, change the color to camo if it doesn't...
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    I"ll take #1! Will do a giveaway of my own...

    I"ll take #1!

    Will do a giveaway of my own too :)

    Thank you
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    Looking forward to their heart stint reviews so I...

    Looking forward to their heart stint reviews so I can make an informed decision.
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    Jacksrbetter usually has them in stock. Their...

    Jacksrbetter usually has them in stock. Their Greylock is long enough for me, and I have a long torso too. Their full length quilts, of course, will work.
  20. FS: I'll take the Oware

    I'll take the Oware
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    FS: Are you sure on the weight? w/2oz overstuff? Not...

    Are you sure on the weight? w/2oz overstuff? Not nitpicking, just double checking.

    I had one that was 2oz heavier with the 2oz. I might jump if it definitely has the 2oz overstuff at your...
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    FS: never mind....

    never mind....
  23. Thread: Crazy Idea

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    Unfortuntely - YES, it is crazy.

    Unfortuntely - YES, it is crazy.
  24. Awesome! Grizzly Adam's popped out that plug for...

    Awesome! Grizzly Adam's popped out that plug for just this purpose and it worked. Keep us updated!
  25. FS: I'll take it

    I'll take it
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    The Phoenix that I mentioned in your prior thread...

    The Phoenix that I mentioned in your prior thread is perfect. I'm over 6'1". Another member is buying mine, pending payment, but I can't recommend the Phoenix highly enough.
  27. Thread: UP insulation!

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    "Does this hold up to being wet like synthetic...

    "Does this hold up to being wet like synthetic would?"

    It, in fact, is synthetic. So yes.

    Please know that I have not used it but I do trust Dutch's endorsement, and that of a few others who...
  28. Thread: 3/4 underquilt

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    Welcome to the forums washbuje! Tell me about...

    Welcome to the forums washbuje! Tell me about your forum name?

    I have two Phoenix underquilts from Hammock Gear and plan to post one for sale. It is in virtually new condition, but I may or may...
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    I might try it on the side hem, but definitely...

    I might try it on the side hem, but definitely NOT the ends! You'd be better off sleeping on the ground, 'cause that's where you'll end up!!! :)
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    Found one but waiting to hear back from the...

    Found one but waiting to hear back from the gentleman..... so bump
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    Welcome! Ask us...we will help. It's good to try...

    Welcome! Ask us...we will help. It's good to try to search, but the site's search function isn't the best. The Stickies in certain forums are great resources too.
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    Weird post, OP.

    Weird post, OP.
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    After all that I told you above, please don't...

    After all that I told you above, please don't think I'm hypocritical: I also have a Thunderfly that I picked up cheap, second hand :)
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    Surprisingly No!!! I moved from the HG...

    Surprisingly No!!!

    I moved from the HG Standard to the Palace due to one particularly sudden and violent storm on the Pinhoti Trail. Sideways wind while hanging on a Ridge got me wet. I've never...
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    It kinda sounds like you answered your own...

    It kinda sounds like you answered your own question to me - too big leads you to the Thunderfly.

    I switched from the HG Palace to the Mountainfly for smaller pack volume. I'm UL, so LOVED the...
  36. Thread: full doors

    by Otter1
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    Mike's correct about shock cord! Even when I...

    Mike's correct about shock cord! Even when I used my Palace I used "heavy" shock cord for ease of entry/exit.

    Partial doors (I have the Thunderfly) have been a true happy medium for me. So easy...
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    Sea to summit NANO bug shelter

    Like the title says

    Willing to try the single or the double for the right price, as long as its the NANO.

    Can possibly trade something too if youre looking for something of close value.
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    Just because some or many do not like them...

    Just because some or many do not like them doesn't mean there is anything "wrong" with them. If you are comfortable in them for your type of use, then nothing else matters! It's great to have gear...
  39. WTT: Taking this one down due to lack of interest in...

    Taking this one down due to lack of interest in trading.
  40. I've used it on guy lines and it held just fine. ...

    I've used it on guy lines and it held just fine. I prefer a prussik on guylines now, but not because the taut line didn't hold.
  41. Way too simple to actually work :) !!!!! Love...

    Way too simple to actually work :) !!!!!

    Love it.
  42. Are they cold because they aren't protected by an...

    Are they cold because they aren't protected by an UQ - touching the exposed hammock fabric?

    If so a wide UQ should do the trick. I haven't experienced this problem with bridges in the past.
  43. Welcome - and a nice looking setup!

    Welcome - and a nice looking setup!
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    What a nice trip! Thank you for sharing with us....

    What a nice trip! Thank you for sharing with us. Good times.
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    I enjoy trying new setups too! Not trying to...

    I enjoy trying new setups too!

    Not trying to burst your bubble, but I agree that I wouldn't trust the durability of the Lineloc for that purpose. And perhaps I misunderstood, but it looks to me...
  46. Thread: Help with UQ!!!

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    I use the 20 in FL whenever the temp drops below...

    I use the 20 in FL whenever the temp drops below 40. Would go that route if you can only have one. Will be fine in 40f temps, and if you manage to get too warm, you can vent it a bit.
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    Looks like an absolute winner to me!

    Looks like an absolute winner to me!
  48. WTT: Bumpin'it up

    Bumpin'it up
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    I could never sleep on my back...until I "made"...

    I could never sleep on my back...until I "made" myself do it in a hammock. Was way easy too. I barely move move nights, which is a big deal compared to in my bed.

    I switched my lay just to see...
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    Good plan! Enjoy the journey!

    Good plan! Enjoy the journey!
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