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    Too bad you missed out on Hangcon over the...

    Too bad you missed out on Hangcon over the weekend...you could've gotten look at many different hammocks.

    I've got an Eldorado, which is the XLC body with a bugnet minus the shelf. Pretty comfy...
  2. If you're asking to just connect to the...

    If you're asking to just connect to the ridgeline, the answer is no.

    The way it's set now, the CL is passed through the loop end of the ridgeline and the CL takes the entire load from both the...
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    The adage 'buy once, cry once' definitely fits...

    The adage 'buy once, cry once' definitely fits here. I went that Walmart/Amazon route for a while. Didn't spend too much, but I learned what I didn't like after spending about $200. Tarp is heavy...
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    I been going back and forth about picking up a...

    I been going back and forth about picking up a Chameleon and replacing my Half Zipped. A bunch of times, I wished I had the other zipper. I didn't pick up anything for the Black Friday/Christmas...
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    Dutch also got a 15% off sale on Chameleons and...

    Dutch also got a 15% off sale on Chameleons and add ons.
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    Have you tried putting the pad inside your top...

    Have you tried putting the pad inside your top quilt? Put the end of it in your footbox, maybe that'll help keep in place.
  7. I've seen a lot of folks use tarp sleeves, rolled...

    I've seen a lot of folks use tarp sleeves, rolled up and stored in the outside pocket rather than inside the pack. How big is the front pocket of your pack?
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    The HG Phoenix is 52" long. I'm 6'1" and it...

    The HG Phoenix is 52" long. I'm 6'1" and it covers just above my shoulders to below my knees. A full length should cover you entirely.
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    Maybe look at a 3/4 length UQ if your primary...

    Maybe look at a 3/4 length UQ if your primary concern is weight and bulk. Even down to 20F, you can supplement by inserting a foam sit pad into your TQ footbox. UGQ has the Zeppelin, and you can...
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    Coverage starts just above your shoulders, so...

    Coverage starts just above your shoulders, so it'll probably cover your feet. I'm 6'1" and it covers from my shoulders to a few inches past my knees.
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    Yeah, I have a Z seat that fits nicely in my 40F...

    Yeah, I have a Z seat that fits nicely in my 40F tq footbox. Down to low 40s, I've never had to use it.
  12. Thread: Yosemite Trip

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    https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/containers....

    https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/containers.htm
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    I'd like to, but I'll be out of town. Was nice...

    I'd like to, but I'll be out of town. Was nice meeting ya'll at Gator Hole!
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    One other problem...length is 110 inches. Just...

    One other problem...length is 110 inches. Just over 9 feet.
  15. I plan on bailing out of work by 3 pm. It's...

    I plan on bailing out of work by 3 pm. It's about an 1h 20m drive depending on traffic out of Orlando.
  16. Thread: Howdy

    by FLTurtle
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    That's a heckuva starter set you put together!

    That's a heckuva starter set you put together!
  17. Wow! Very nice photos.

    Wow! Very nice photos.
  18. Family will be out of town that weekend and I've...

    Family will be out of town that weekend and I've never been to a meetup. Plus, would be nice to check out new places outside of my usual hangs. Let me work on my schedule and I'll try for...
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    Yeah, it should have the pack hooks. Mine does.

    Yeah, it should have the pack hooks. Mine does.
  20. I was tempted, esp with the 20% off on the...

    I was tempted, esp with the 20% off on the Chameleon. In the end, I just got a spare set of 15' spider poly straps and a peak shelf for my Half Zipped.

    I only have one tarp, a silpoly WB...
  21. Welcome! You could probably just get away with...

    Welcome! You could probably just get away with using a regular sleeping bag if you're going in June. Yeah, its compressed when you're laying in it, but I can't imagine it still won't provide some...
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    Apparently, they changed the bug net to a...

    Apparently, they changed the bug net to a symmetrical on it since I bought mine. Mine is a head left, but I noticed over the past year that I prefer head right so I'm debating on getting a new Half...
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    Looks quite similar, actually. They have some...

    Looks quite similar, actually. They have some videos on the Katabatic site and it clearly shows a snap system.
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    If you're worried about the hole in the cinched...

    If you're worried about the hole in the cinched footbox, UGQ came up with a brilliant idea:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/156235-ZIPPER-FOOTBOX-UPDATE
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    Definitely backpackable! 8.5 lb 29.5" l x...

    Definitely backpackable!

    8.5 lb

    29.5" l x 8.5" d
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    This is where I messed up going from a Dutch Half...

    This is where I messed up going from a Dutch Half Zip to a Warbonnet Eldorado. On the WB, I hung the foot end about 6"-8" higher than the head end...and had horrible calf ridge until I readjusted...
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    Really surprised at the treated down staying that...

    Really surprised at the treated down staying that dry.
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    https://www.sleepinginairports.net/guides/honolulu...

    https://www.sleepinginairports.net/guides/honolulu-airport-guide.htm
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    What about using a 2" tree hugger (loops at both...

    What about using a 2" tree hugger (loops at both ends), and larkshead a 1" strap onto one hugger loop and the tail end of the strap threaded through the other hugger loop.
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    Becket hitch or whoopie slings. Edit: ...

    Becket hitch or whoopie slings.

    Edit:

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    Ok, was gonna say those don't look like poly...

    Ok, was gonna say those don't look like poly straps.
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    Measure the storage bag. If it's rectangular,...

    Measure the storage bag. If it's rectangular, H*W*L. If it's a cylinder, pi * radius squared * height. Measure in cm to convert to liters. Figure you'll need to size up some since the factory...
  34. Holy cow!

    Holy cow!
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    Welcome! Don't stay quiet if you got...

    Welcome! Don't stay quiet if you got questions...plenty of people willing to jump in and answer.

    I also watch the Corporal's Corner videos. One of his latest ones, he's catching a lot of hate...
  36. I'm guessing the door kit is for those that don't...

    I'm guessing the door kit is for those that don't want/need the extra coverage every time they hang, but still want the flexibility without having to buy another tarp. Or for people that originally...
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    1. No bag liner, just a light base layer (shorts,...

    1. No bag liner, just a light base layer (shorts, tshirt). If I get too warm, I stick out a leg or push off the tq.

    2. I have a zippered footbox. I roll a lot at night, and the tq pretty much...
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    Is it feathers (with a quill) or down (no quill)...

    Is it feathers (with a quill) or down (no quill) coming out of the jacket?
  39. Thread: New Chameleon

    by FLTurtle
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    Can you use the bug net with the cocoon on?

    Can you use the bug net with the cocoon on?
  40. Man, I was thinking about trees and limbs...

    Man, I was thinking about trees and limbs falling. Now add human lightning rod to the mix.
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    Ok, this explains a lot. I finally got to use my...

    Ok, this explains a lot. I finally got to use my Eldorado last week, and ran into calf ridge. Ngl, I had a few cold ones before I set up the hammock and didn't get a good hang. The ridgeline was...
  42. I live in mosquito central. My hammocks are...

    I live in mosquito central. My hammocks are single layer. I also use a 3/4 length UQ. I wear a tshirt and a pair of shorts at night. I haven't had any bites through all that.
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    OP is talking about 0C, not 0F temps.

    OP is talking about 0C, not 0F temps.
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    So wait, there's a Long Beach NY not CA and...

    So wait, there's a Long Beach NY not CA and California State Forest NY not CA as well?
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    Found it... ...

    Found it...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/142513-Ladies-undergarment-dilemma?p=1990242&viewfull=1#post1990242
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    I wonder if HG ever thought about making the econ...

    I wonder if HG ever thought about making the econ line duck down fill with the premium line fabrics at a price point between the econ and premium offerings.
  47. OP mentions a 3x6 area...

    OP mentions a 3x6 area...
  48. Ummm...why? Sleep in the fetal position?

    Ummm...why?



    Sleep in the fetal position?
  49. Mesh sleeve. It'll change your life.

    Mesh sleeve. It'll change your life.
  50. I was looking at picking up another HG sleeve,...

    I was looking at picking up another HG sleeve, when I scrolled to the bottom they had this:



    I guess they want you to roll up from the bottom edge to the ridgeline, then deploy the sleeve. ...
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