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  1. Thread: Ground Cloths?

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    Thanks for all the feedback. I am currently doing...

    Thanks for all the feedback. I am currently doing the lighter tyvek version but was interested in hearing about other options. I like the shower curtain idea also.
  2. Thread: Ground Cloths?

    by brohawk
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    Ground Cloths?

    Anyone use ground cloths under their hammocks similar in idea to what Dutch sells? How do you like them and what materials and size are you using?
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    Pretty much same set up also...works like a champ

    Pretty much same set up also...works like a champ
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    FS: Bump...$230

    Bump...$230
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    Haha..very true. I'm a bit frustrated as it's mid...

    Haha..very true. I'm a bit frustrated as it's mid November and here in North East PA we are still seeing 70 degree days:scared:
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    I know you were concerned about shoulder squeeze...

    I know you were concerned about shoulder squeeze but since I went to a RR bridge I never looked back. I have no shoulder squeeze and can sleep in any position better than a gathered end.
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    FS: ULA Catalyst XPac

    ULA Catalyst backpack purchased last year and used on one winter overnighter. I have attached photos along with detailed receipt of the customization Peter did for me. Pack is made completely out of...
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    New Underquilt Finally Arrived!!!

    I just received my new Loco Libre Ridge Reaper yesterday and it looks awesome. I ordered the zero degree with 1oz overstuff as this was going to be my new winter setup for my RR. I was just tired of...
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    On super cold trips I grab my military poncho...

    On super cold trips I grab my military poncho liner to take and just lay that over me like a blanket. Adds some warmth but also keeps any condensation from my breath off my quilt. Can't remember the...
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    FS: Last bump....

    Last bump....
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    FS: And one more thing to add; I just noticed you...

    And one more thing to add; I just noticed you have a Ridge Runner and these side pull outs are spaced for the spreader bars as that's what I use also.
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    FS: Just realized I missed second half of #1. It was...

    Just realized I missed second half of #1. It was seam sealed by me as I have done many tents and tarps over the years. I use the mix of 100% GE clear silicone mixed with low oder mineral spirits to...
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    FS: Hey OverTheHill, 1) Yes, it is seam sealed as...

    Hey OverTheHill,
    1) Yes, it is seam sealed as well as the side pull outs
    2) Yes, it is Silpoly
    3) It is in fact one of Dutch's continuous ridge line kits with a Dutch hook on one end and a wasp on...
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    FS: Bump...$140 Shipped CONUS

    Bump...$140 Shipped CONUS
  15. For years I have been doubling up my Arrowhead...

    For years I have been doubling up my Arrowhead synthetic 20 degrees under me the putting my 20 degree HG Lynx over that adding an underquilt protector to top off the trifecta. That will all change...
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    FS: Custom UGQ Hanger 13' Tarp

    Because of some changes to my rig, I am selling my UGQ Hanger 13. And yes, you read correctly; Paul custom made me the 13' Hanger using the same pattern and cut as his 11'&12' but with a little more...
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    Warbonnet RR in single or double layer. Like...

    Warbonnet RR in single or double layer. Like others I have upgraded the poles from the factory aluminum to carbon fiber made by Ruta Locura. Not sure if they still carry them but worth a phone call...
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    I recently picked up one of Dutch's bonded tarps...

    I recently picked up one of Dutch's bonded tarps with doors and so far really like it paired with my RR.
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    Correction on my earlier post...I use the 1.5mm...

    Correction on my earlier post...I use the 1.5mm reflective cord from Paria Outdoors with the V loc tensioners and have never had an issue with slippage. I usually tie a slippery half hitch as a norm...
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    Ditto...

    Ditto...
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    I have a bonded winter tarp with doors and side...

    I have a bonded winter tarp with doors and side pullouts. I carry below:
    4 stakes for main tarp guy outs
    2 stakes for doors on both ends
    2 stakes for side pullouts if needed
    4 additional guy...
  22. Thread: Cleaning tarps

    by brohawk
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    I have used Pine Sol to remove sap from other...

    I have used Pine Sol to remove sap from other materials with ease so I would try that on a small spot on your tarp to test. After that follow Popcornfool's advice on cleaning. Good luck and let us...
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    I use Dutches V Line locks and they work great. I...

    I use Dutches V Line locks and they work great. I run 1.3mm line on them and I believe they go down to 1mm. Super light and easy to adjust.
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    I am a cold sleeper so anything below 30 degrees...

    I am a cold sleeper so anything below 30 degrees I bring my winter gear setup.
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    I like the segmented poly loops and carabiner. No...

    I like the segmented poly loops and carabiner. No fiddling and just works well.
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    FS: Hi, what downfill is this?

    Hi, what downfill is this?
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    Very nice!! What did your weight end up at?

    Very nice!! What did your weight end up at?
  28. Yep, any store that carries wire shelving will...

    Yep, any store that carries wire shelving will have these. I thought about the same thing but was worried about losing these little buggers...
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    I know I go overkill but I always end up sealing...

    I know I go overkill but I always end up sealing my tarp ridgeline seams for peace of mind. I've sealed ones from Dutch, Warbonnet and UGQ all the same. 100% clear silicone mixed with odorless...
  30. I simply took the posts on a belt sander and...

    I simply took the posts on a belt sander and rounded the head of the pin. Smooth and round with no need to use anything on it.
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    Nice they had something in stock. Most...

    Nice they had something in stock. Most recreational gear our way is completely sold out.
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    I have several tarps from Paul including a recent...

    I have several tarps from Paul including a recent custom Hanger 13 that he designed and made for me. Always great to deal with and takes time out of their busy production schedule to answer emails...
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    Just like others I have owned many Dutchware,...

    Just like others I have owned many Dutchware, Warbonnet and Dream hammocks and they were all great; until I bought a RR Bridge. After that for me was more comfortable than the gathered ends ever...
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    [QUOTE=dakotaross;2075862]FYI, I don’t believe...

    [QUOTE=dakotaross;2075862]FYI, I don’t believe JRB’s stated 25% overstuff is significantly more than what most others are doing normally.


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    My 3 season gear is all 20 degree as well. I am a...

    My 3 season gear is all 20 degree as well. I am a cold sleeper and like SilvrSurfr mentioned I tend to keep my ratings 10 degrees on the comfort side as well.
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    Wow!!! Thank you for the comparison. This is just...

    Wow!!! Thank you for the comparison. This is just the info I was looking for. I am not a gram weenie but with my winter pack I would like to keep my weight as low as possible because of the larger...
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    Thanks for all the help Georgecarr , I appreciate...

    Thanks for all the help Georgecarr , I appreciate it. Do you happen to have any Memorial Day sales coming up?
  38. "Winching".....

    "Winching".....
  39. I agree with the soft shackles. The overlanding...

    I agree with the soft shackles. The overlanding community are using these more and more for witching and they are pretty stout. Go on any 4wd website and you can pick a pair up for reasonable price...
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    Thanks for the info. What is the main difference...

    Thanks for the info. What is the main difference between Argon 90 and 15d? And is your 900 fill a mixture of goose and duck down?
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    Underquilt Fabric Argon 90 vs 15d

    I am looking at ordering a 0 degree underquilt for my RR for winter camping as I sleep cold. I am torn between Warbonnet full length Lynx out of 15d or 20d or do I go with Loco Libre who uses Argon...
  42. Thread: New

    by brohawk
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    I use UGQ exclusively after trying many others...

    I use UGQ exclusively after trying many others out there. Their stitching and attention to detail is great. I have always purchased 12' tarps but recently asked him to make me a custom Hanger in a...
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    I fully set my tarp up and stake out all the guy...

    I fully set my tarp up and stake out all the guy outs. To relax and get a piece of the sky I just unhook one side of the tarp, flip it over the CLR and hook them into the guy line stakes on the...
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    Just received my ultralight Xenon winter tarp in...

    Just received my ultralight Xenon winter tarp in the Kryptek Mandrake camo and came out looking great. I know the cost difference between the prints and solids seemed high but worth every penny to...
  45. Own several tarps of different materials now and...

    Own several tarps of different materials now and most are around 5-8 yrs old with no signs of wear or breakdown of coating. I always hang and dry my gear when I get home.
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    I use a 12' UGQ XL tarp that is like a castle....

    I use a 12' UGQ XL tarp that is like a castle. Especially when you need a place to hang with some friends out of the rain.
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    Ditto...but I mix mine into a runny paste with...

    Ditto...but I mix mine into a runny paste with low oder mineral spirits. It helps it soak into the stitching and wipes off easy with no tacky residue. I hate the look of baby powder streaks. This is...
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    Very nice, what fabric did you end up with?

    Very nice, what fabric did you end up with?
  49. I use an UGQ XL tarp and it works great with a...

    I use an UGQ XL tarp and it works great with a 12' ridgeline. Even with a smaller tarp I never had any issues or concerns with spreader bar poking through. I think that's more for the CF tarps. Just...
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    Ditto on what Trailslug said. I have been through...

    Ditto on what Trailslug said. I have been through many out there and my go-to is still my RR. Netting is high off your face and the view to either side is great. I had the carbon fiber spreader bars...
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