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  1. Thread: 15% Off Sale

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    Just got my notice that my DCF Hex has a shipping...

    Just got my notice that my DCF Hex has a shipping label :thumbup:
  2. Thanks. Great run down. I think I can bring a...

    Thanks. Great run down.

    I think I can bring a 30 degree insulated hammock in between 1.5 - 1.75 lb. I'll let you know how that comes out.
  3. What did you use to make the prussics? ...

    What did you use to make the prussics?

    Shockcord, or even a hair tie grab well to either Lash-it or Amsteel. I use them for stoppers on my DH Gear Locker, and it's usually loaded. They release...
  4. Thread: DCF Tarps

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    Have to admit I had my eye on the LiteAF DCF. ...

    Have to admit I had my eye on the LiteAF DCF.

    I have no problem going with HG. Very generous Labor Day Sale :thumbup1:
  5. Thread: Tarp Questions

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    SS always has good tarp points. Its really a...

    SS always has good tarp points.

    Its really a personal choice I think. For some the view from the hammock is one of the big perks and a winter tarp with doors is probably the worst for that. The...
  6. Thread: DCF Tarps

    by Rolloff
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    Good coverage for offerings in the OP. HG got...

    Good coverage for offerings in the OP.

    HG got my order when they bumped 15% off for Labor Day. LiteAF had a highly acclaimed DCF Hex that is now out of production as they have chosen to focus on...
  7. Thread: Fess Up

    by Rolloff
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    One of the big points about elevation for me...

    One of the big points about elevation for me is...I'm not down there sleeping where the animals do all that stuff.

    Why would I choose to do that to myself, by peeing on my gear, and where my feet...
  8. I love my Dutch Wasp. I even named him Roamer. He...

    I love my Dutch Wasp. I even named him Roamer. He has to move around for every set up.
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    I've seen Shug use a piece of micro fleece...

    I've seen Shug use a piece of micro fleece suspended from his RL, to hang above his head (over his face) to catch breath condensation, in frigid temps.

    In the Spring and Fall dew point seems to be...
  10. I don't allow any sharps inside the main body of...

    I don't allow any sharps inside the main body of my pack. Base Layers, Beanie, Gloves, Fleecie, Sleep socks, go in RL gear sling. TQ, Down Jacket inside the hammock body, all stuffed into the inside...
  11. Poll: UL Rain Mitts Also, Since I've switched to...

    UL Rain Mitts

    Also,
    Since I've switched to trail runners, once they get wet you don't worry about it too much. Most of the water gets squished right back out of the foam by more walking but your...
  12. I agree with all above observations. Worse...

    I agree with all above observations. Worse yet..I'm kind of a nerd when it comes to stuff sacks and ditty bags, trail wallets and the sort.

    So much so, I declared it a personal vice. I do still...
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    Next best thing to being out there...Any Shug...

    Next best thing to being out there...Any Shug Trip Report. :cool:
  14. Keep your tarp low and tight to the ground. You...

    Keep your tarp low and tight to the ground. You already have trees on each end. If weather starts coming in one end or the other, try moving the tarp on that end as close to the tree as you can get...
  15. Thread: 15% Off Sale

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    And thank you. it was just the push i needed to...

    And thank you. it was just the push i needed to finally go DCF!

    My back thanks you
  16. Thread: 15% Off Sale

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    They should be getting slammed. Hope I managed to...

    They should be getting slammed. Hope I managed to get early enough in the queue to have it in my hands in a few weeks.

    My cost for Camo came out to about the same as green or white one with free...
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    I plan to show. Thanks for posting Yogi. We'll...

    I plan to show. Thanks for posting Yogi. We'll just have to bring our own Pic-a-nic baskets.
  18. Thread: 15% Off Sale

    by Rolloff
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    The 15% applies to DCF. Just dropped an order for...

    The 15% applies to DCF. Just dropped an order for an 11' Hex in Camo.

    You need to make an account to receive the code I think. Thats how I got mine
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    Carver you're the best. Great info/history...

    Carver you're the best. Great info/history lesson.

    Thanks for sharing.
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    The Maple King is going to be huge!

    The Maple King is going to be huge!
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    Using my 2/3 length 20 degree HG clone UQ, my...

    Using my 2/3 length 20 degree HG clone UQ, my legs start getting cold around 30 or so. My 3/4 20 degree Lewis(LostBiker Quilt) goes to 20 well, and the two stacked easily into the teens, as long as...
  22. Thread: Camp setup

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    I use a DIY Big Carl, made out of cheap Mason...

    I use a DIY Big Carl, made out of cheap Mason Line for my Pinnacle. Really nice not to have to stoop over to reload in the morning. The Raven will be mostly empty and probably hang under the tarp...
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    Silver Sharpies are almost magic. But who uses...

    Silver Sharpies are almost magic.

    But who uses stuff sacks anymore! :rolleyes:
  24. I don't think so. It can be moved if...

    I don't think so. It can be moved if (in)appropriate, but nothing is ever totally deleted from the site.
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    I have the JRB Stealth with the poncho hole....

    I have the JRB Stealth with the poncho hole. Never used it for years until last time out, and left my way too heavy down coat at home. Only for use around the campsite and of course no bushwhacking...
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    Thatsalotta Para. Don't use much of it if at...

    Thatsalotta Para.

    Don't use much of it if at all in most hammock applications. Heavy, Stretches, Wicks and Holds water(more weight). But you start with what you got.

    I applaud you on cost...
  27. Wonderful. Thanks for sharing!

    Wonderful. Thanks for sharing!
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    The Smurfs are great. Ordered my last Freebird...

    The Smurfs are great. Ordered my last Freebird from my first Freebird. Talk about an easy sail! :thumbup:
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    Ok. Not the cheapest. Not the V stake drive and...

    Ok. Not the cheapest. Not the V stake drive and hold power. But tough, you can hammer them in with a rock. Lighter than all get out. Around 4 bucks a piece if you shop around. I stepped up from...
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    Nemo Fillo. The regular, not the UL. End Game...

    Nemo Fillo. The regular, not the UL. End Game pillow for me.

    Just enough air in it to keep it stiff enough to push any loose hammock material away from my face when I roll on to my left side.

    I...
  31. Thread: Reflectix

    by Rolloff
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    I'm like most of you. I have a roll purchased...

    I'm like most of you. I have a roll purchased several years ago. Cozys and Sit pads and that's just about it. I took 3 to deer camp a few season ago, and they all disappeared into people's field bags...
  32. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/158326-Ultralight-Full-Comfort-Pack-List-Gear-Food-amp-Clothes
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    As far as lengths and widths go I started with...

    As far as lengths and widths go I started with the 11' BIAS Weight Weenie, then moved to a 10' DH Freebird. Now in a 10.5' Freebird 65" wide.

    At 5'6" and well under 200# I still have a little...
  34. I'm going with a 30 degree whisper. I have other...

    I'm going with a 30 degree whisper. I have other hammocks, including a dedicated every night sleeper. At present my two UQs are both 20s (different lengths). When needed in December - January in deer...
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    I won't do integrated bug nets. Separate nets are...

    I won't do integrated bug nets. Separate nets are heavier, but i hardly ever carry mine as it is. Not much sense for me, to make it a fixed addition to my kit. Not really comfortable until we're...
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    We have a great source for UL Hammock camping in...

    We have a great source for UL Hammock camping in Fireinmybones. I'd greatly encourage you to search out his Full Comfort UL Hammock video. right here on the HF site. There is also a link to his pack...
  37. Thread: Tarp Tie Outs

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    No matter what i use, its connected to a prussic...

    No matter what i use, its connected to a prussic loop of mason line clove hitched to the D-ring.

    You can make adjustments from under the tarp at the corners, and it will in theory fail long...
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    These are all very good hammock kits for the...

    These are all very good hammock kits for the weights and price points. I don't intend to pick any of them apart. Lighter is out there.

    My opinion on the the lighter fabrics runs toward...
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    Digging into a lot of UL pack lists, and even for...

    Digging into a lot of UL pack lists, and even for the lightest of ground pounders, it's one of the more static items in the kits. Usually the discussion goes from bag to quilt for weight savings....
  40. I'm really sold on Tato's Adjustable Tarp Pulls....

    I'm really sold on Tato's Adjustable Tarp Pulls. The shockcord provides the give the tarp walls seem to need and that keeps the tent stakes from pulling.

    Works better than tie-out tensioners IMO....
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    BIAS provided my first real hammock an 11' WW. It...

    BIAS provided my first real hammock an 11' WW. It was and remains a goodie. The Buganator bought 2nd hand on HF, just the same. Both great values.
    Being a cottage vendor is tough. You need to have...
  42. Thread: Stealth camp

    by Rolloff
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    I make a point of selecting sites a good ways...

    I make a point of selecting sites a good ways from trails and others, even in the national forest purchases and places I'm supposed to be as well, but wouldn't classify that as the urban stealth...
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    I'm working toward making my Hammock, Insulation,...

    I'm working toward making my Hammock, Insulation, down jacket, fleecie, extra pair of socks, gloves, base layers all rolled up inside the hammock body, as the only inhabitants of my main inside...
  44. Thread: Stealth camp

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    In my case stealth camping is usually the result...

    In my case stealth camping is usually the result of not having the time to travel to more preferred spots. Electing instead to slip in and out of little used somewhat out of the way spots, out lots...
  45. Thread: Stealth camp

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    Camo vs Muted Woodland colors for stealth...

    Camo vs Muted Woodland colors for stealth camping.

    If you get caught while using woodland colors...you can always make the point you were just lost not trespassing/hiding..or you'd been using camo...
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    +1 on the Luci light. So bright I don't carry it...

    +1 on the Luci light. So bright I don't carry it anymore. :cool:
  47. Used it for years. Didn't retreat for an April...

    Used it for years. Didn't retreat for an April run. No skeeter bites, but picked up 2 ticks.

    Treatments worked so well in the past I was still somewhat surprised it didn't work w/o a recharge.
    ...
  48. I guess you could call it a redesign although...

    I guess you could call it a redesign although "custom build" might be a more accurate term, since I don't have any idea if it would ever become an actual offering on the site. Lead times are long atm...
  49. Yea...I try to keep and eye on what SLD is doing...

    Yea...I try to keep and eye on what SLD is doing and saw the Trailwinder. I kick myself sometimes because SLD use to be around 1 1/2 miles from where I live.

    Synthetics although serve the purpose...
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    I thought so too....and it's probably the largest...

    I thought so too....and it's probably the largest cheapest piece of Ti I own.
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