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    Late reply but have been using my 0F 10oz apex...

    Late reply but have been using my 0F 10oz apex new river quilt a lot more this winter. In calm, no wind, I've been toasty warm at 0F. I find I need to ensure a snug, not tight fit, against the...
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    I've been using one through last fall before the...

    I've been using one through last fall before the deeper winter started and went back and forth between it and the JRB Sierra Sniveller. It really compacts well and there is some weight savings if...
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    Hold down the Alt key and type the numbers 248...

    Hold down the Alt key and type the numbers 248 release the Alt key and there it is
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    I've used an Asym from Zpacks as a what if it...

    I've used an Asym from Zpacks as a what if it rains tarp. Normally on just a few days on the trail. In driven side rain it works only when supplemented with other gear. Issue is with spray / rain...
  5. Nice posting and loved your photos. My baby girl...

    Nice posting and loved your photos. My baby girl is now 32 years old and we still backpack together several times a year. Its just great having them along isn't it! Your photos got me thinking of...
  6. I own the Enigma Apex - 20 degree. Wearing light...

    I own the Enigma Apex - 20 degree. Wearing light layers I am good to 20. Weight of quilt is 28.3 oz The 8.0 oz/yd Apex used generally provides a low limit 15 degree rating. So the 20 EE rating...
  7. FS: Greetings, Weight is 23.3 oz on my scale with...

    Greetings,

    Weight is 23.3 oz on my scale with the supplied stuff sack and added suspension.
    Temperature rating as listed by JRB for the original specification is 0 to -5 F

    Chris
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    Thanks for taking the time to post the photos. ...

    Thanks for taking the time to post the photos. Very helpful showing the coverage of each one.
  9. FS: Jacks R Better Greylock 4 winter under quilt 52" X 42"

    For Sale JRB Greylock 4 winter underquilt

    Older style length 52" X 42" 800+ fill down

    Comes with JRB stuff sack and storage bag. Included is a secondary shock cord suspension I added to...
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    SOLD: Jacks R Better Shenandoah top quilt

    SOLD : Jacks R Better Shenandoah top quilt
    800 fp down Regular length

    Comes with original storage and stuff sack. Purchased in May 2015 and used 3 times. Stored laying out flat uncompressed....
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    Welcome to the forum and greetings also from...

    Welcome to the forum and greetings also from Shinglehouse.
  12. Sorry that hammock did not work out for you. ...

    Sorry that hammock did not work out for you. Based on the shorter bed length, no pocket flaps and the type of bug netting its an old Clark Ultralight model. I used one several years back and at 6...
  13. I'll be in for Friday night. Going to be a busy...

    I'll be in for Friday night. Going to be a busy day and not sure when I will get out of work but will drive over and find you folks meet up with you.
  14. FS: Warbonnet no net Traveler Hammock is still...

    Warbonnet no net Traveler Hammock is still available.
  15. Stopped by the trail head Saturday on my way...

    Stopped by the trail head Saturday on my way through from backpacking along the NCT. The parking lot is being plowed and in good shape. I was surprised by this as in past it was not. I can see...
  16. I purchased the Sierra Sniveler first to cover...

    I purchased the Sierra Sniveler first to cover the colder nights 35 - 40 degrees or so on down. I also have the Sierra Stealth that I use for temperatures above that.

    Typically I am camping two...
  17. FS: I'll be out backpacking until next Tuesday...

    I'll be out backpacking until next Tuesday January 3rd. Catch up on any inquiries on the WB Traveler then.
    thanks - Chris
  18. FS: UQP Sold Warbonnet Traveler hammock still...

    UQP Sold

    Warbonnet Traveler hammock still available.

    Thanks,
    Chris
  19. I would guess the High Sierra Sniveller will...

    I would guess the High Sierra Sniveller will really work well for anyone that wants just one quilt for all conditions below freezing. Regardless if that person is a warm or cold sleeper.

    I have...
  20. FS: greylock polar now sold to sustaireblues. ...

    greylock polar now sold to sustaireblues.

    Thanks - Chris
  21. FS: Jacks R Better Greylock Polar Under quilt , Warbonnet Traveler Hammock , 2QZQ Silnylon UQP

    Prices on all items include shipping priority mail.

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    Jacks R Better Greylock Polar version torso length under quilt. JRB gives this an approximate temperature rating of minus 20F...
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    When you layered the Jarbidge quilts did you use...

    When you layered the Jarbidge quilts did you use anything to hold the suspension corners of the top and bottom quilt together? For me I move about as a side sleeper and not sure one layer would stay...
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    Greetings. I've been using Clark hammocks for...

    Greetings. I've been using Clark hammocks for several years now. The width is perfect on the Tropical Ultra and Ultralight for me as a side sleeper. It allows the under quilt to keep a good hug /...
  24. Started hiking that loop about 30 years ago when...

    Started hiking that loop about 30 years ago when my kids were little. Been a few years since I've been over and it would be great to see everyone. Will watch the thread and will be sure to join in...
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    Greetings from Potter County PA and welcome to...

    Greetings from Potter County PA and welcome to the forum.
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    sockel

    I tried other coverings over my face but too restrictive. I had a great deal of pain in my sinuses for a couple of months following a -16F night and had to come up with something. I just wanted to...
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    FS: I'll take it. Thanks - Chris

    I'll take it.
    Thanks - Chris
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    FS: BIAS Buginator bottom entry bug net

    For Sale is a new BIAS but in a sling Buginator bottom entry bug net. It has been put on a hammock for photo but have not used it otherwise. Comes with its original stuff sack.

    $45 shipped...
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    I am 5' 11''.

    I am 5' 11''.
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    Glad to help out any way I can to help you have a...

    Glad to help out any way I can to help you have a successful trip. Been hiking back and forth across the Hammersley for several years now. My interest in family history drew me to the area. My...
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    Greetings from Potter County. I am with the STC...

    Greetings from Potter County. I am with the STC Suquehannock Trail Club and the Hammersley is one of the sections of the STS that I help maintain. The Twin Sisters Trail ends north at a parking...
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    I've attached a photo of me standing in the...

    I've attached a photo of me standing in the regular length Shenandoah to the left and the long size black Sierra Stealth to the right. I am pulling the quilt up but not real tight to give you an...
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    I have an olive brown one. PM sent. Chris

    I have an olive brown one. PM sent.
    Chris
  34. Longer the tarp the higher it is above the...

    Longer the tarp the higher it is above the hammock as the tarp ends will eventually come in contact with the hammock suspension. So I use an 11 foot asym tarp just to get it more close to the...
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    Key for protection against no-see-um's here in...

    Key for protection against no-see-um's here in north PA is to use the netting with a triangle shaped hole. Much of the no-see-um netting I have seen for sale differs only by weight per square yard...
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    FS: Thanks for taking the time to check and I've...

    Thanks for taking the time to check and I've passed this info on.
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    FS: What is the length inches from the bottom of the...

    What is the length inches from the bottom of the hip belt to the attachment of the shoulder strap? This may be just right for my daughter but want to be sure of the fit.
    Thanks Chris
  38. Thanks for putting in the time to make the video....

    Thanks for putting in the time to make the video. Been down that way a few times but its been a while. Nice to see it again and glad you two had a chance to get out. Hope for many more outings to...
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    If you are still looking I have one. PM sent on...

    If you are still looking I have one. PM sent on details.

    Chris
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    Learned that one the hard way as well. I froze...

    Learned that one the hard way as well. I froze in my Greylock 3 before adding the prussicks to keep it in full length along the main suspension. I had a gap under me even though the main suspension...
  41. I have a used one. PM sent.

    I have a used one. PM sent.
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    FS: Hammock Gear Incubator 20

    I'll take it - Hammock Gear Incubator 20
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    Tropical ultra

    I'll take the Tropical ultra camo hammock.
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    FS/FT: PM sent for possible trade. Thanks, Hobbit

    PM sent for possible trade.

    Thanks,
    Hobbit
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    Man some things are as old as the 70's. LOL those...

    Man some things are as old as the 70's. LOL those kids cracked me up. They had a good time. Baxter he reserves his feeling pretty well. Deep down inside he's one excited dog but I did not see him...
  46. Thread: hello from PA

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    Greetings from Potter County and welcome to the...

    Greetings from Potter County and welcome to the forum!
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    SOLD: Sold to jdenkevitz Thanks! Chris

    Sold to jdenkevitz

    Thanks!
    Chris
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    SOLD: JRB Greylock 3 52" X 42" under quilt

    Sold

    Jacks R Better Greylock 3 under quilt.

    52" X 42" size with 800+ active dry down

    Comes with jrb stuff sack and storage bag. Included is shock cord loops on both ends for pulling out the...
  49. Rolloff Wow 16 degrees and med base layers. Not...

    Rolloff Wow 16 degrees and med base layers. Not bad at all. I did some trail work over the weekend and figured I'd take the Stealth along. Forcast 40 for night low. At 40 degrees when I went to...
  50. I've been a JRB Stealth user for several years...

    I've been a JRB Stealth user for several years and pretty consistently it takes me comfortably warm to about 40 degrees. I am a warm sleeper and don't normally have to layer up at that limit. I may...
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