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    In a holster while I'm out and about. In the...

    In a holster while I'm out and about. In the saddlebag when I'm in my WBRR.
  2. My four guylines for the doors of the Thunderfly...

    My four guylines for the doors of the Thunderfly are 4 ft. of shockcord with a hook on the end of each. I can hook them around a tree or stake them out depending on the conditions.

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  3. Terramar Thermawool and a Patagonia down sweater...

    Terramar Thermawool and a Patagonia down sweater and Nano Puff pants.
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    My quilts have been loosely stored in cotton,...

    My quilts have been loosely stored in cotton, drawstring bags (some that came with the quilts, others I purchased on Amazon) and placed in a container. I keep the containers in the house (rather than...
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    It clips to the corners of hammock with...

    It clips to the corners of hammock with mini-biners. The fit is fine, no problem with the bars. I tried to upload an image from my computer to show you, but it won't upload. :(
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    I used a Klymit Static V for the first year I had...

    I used a Klymit Static V for the first year I had the RR because that was what I already had. It worked fine, but I went to an UQ after that and prefer it to a pad. In colder weather, I use a 25...
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    My Warbonnet Ridgerunner with a Thunderfly tarp...

    My Warbonnet Ridgerunner with a Thunderfly tarp in porch mode.189108
  8. I had lower back problems that prevented me from...

    I had lower back problems that prevented me from sleeping comfortably when camping; it didn't matter what I tried - a variety of sleeping pads and even cots; it didn't matter I always slept poorly...
  9. I have been using the furniture buttons from Home...

    I have been using the furniture buttons from Home Depot that VanillaPoltergeist suggested for a few years now. They are inexpensive and work well.
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    I had back problems and was lucky to get 4-5...

    I had back problems and was lucky to get 4-5 hours of good sleep a night in my bed. I pretty much stopped camping because, even with a cot and air mattress, I couldn't sleep comfortably. I started...
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    It's certainly not a necessity,when I am canoe...

    It's certainly not a necessity,when I am canoe camping, the last couple of years I have been using a groundsheet under the hammock and found it helpful. Besides not standing on the ground, it...
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    I use a TQ and UQ on my DL WBRR, but I also put a...

    I use a TQ and UQ on my DL WBRR, but I also put a military casualty blanket in the sleeve when the temps go below 32F.
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    I do the same, works great.

    I do the same, works great.
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    Black Rock makes a down beanie. I also use a hood...

    Black Rock makes a down beanie. I also use a hood off an old down jacket.
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    Poll: Thunderfly Tarp

    My TF is 13 ft. and was recommended by Warbonnet when I purchased the RR. There's plenty of overhang on both ends and the end doors close things off nicely. It works well in full or half porch mode...
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    Poll: I have been using the WB Thunderfly tarp with my...

    I have been using the WB Thunderfly tarp with my RR now for 3+ years and have been very satisfied with the combination. Very recently my setup was subjected to 2 1/2 days of hard, steady rain and...
  17. I bought one to use in the campsite for lounging...

    I bought one to use in the campsite for lounging (not sleeping).
  18. It would be a drive for you, but you can buy bear...

    It would be a drive for you, but you can buy bear spray in CT. Call ahead to Sierra or 'D sporting goods in Danbury.
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    Ridge runner

    I am glad to hear you are liking your RR more. My satisfaction grew as I used it more in different seasons and circumstances. This spring I took quite a few trips to the Adirondacks in early spring...
  20. Hammock, Where in the Pack, in the pack liner or out?

    Hammock inside the catch-all, which is inside the pack liner. Tarp is in the PackNet on the outside of the pack for quick deployment if needed.
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    We all fit and hang differently, so what works...

    We all fit and hang differently, so what works for one might not work for another. It is a bit of crap-shoot ordering one and not having tried it. That was the first piece of expensive gear I ever...
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    I don't find it small at all. I am 5'9" and 195...

    I don't find it small at all. I am 5'9" and 195 and have plenty of room width-wise and space at the foot to pile up clothes and still be stretched out.
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    I am 67 and hammock camping has re-invigorated...

    I am 67 and hammock camping has re-invigorated both my backpacking and canoe camping. Now I sleep comfortable and well every night in my WBRR.
  24. I use my Spindrift sock on my RR in early spring...

    I use my Spindrift sock on my RR in early spring and late fall, generally when the temps go below 35d or so to help with the cold. I have not had any problem with condensation, but if I did, I would...
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    Me too, works great.

    Me too, works great.
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    I second the AHE Ridgecreek XL. I have been using...

    I second the AHE Ridgecreek XL. I have been using it for a few years now and really like it. Along with my 2QZQ UQ protector and my HG Econ Burrow 20d TQ, it makes up my basic kit. I have a number of...
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    Besides using it on the ground near the hammock...

    Besides using it on the ground near the hammock while getting in and out of the hammock, I find it useful around camp for a variety of things when I need to kneel and put things on that I don't want...
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    I use a utility mat from Campcraft Outdoors...

    I use a utility mat from Campcraft Outdoors.
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    Are hammocks camping bad for the back?

    I get my best night's sleep in my WBRR.
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    Do you use permethrin?

    The container of JT Eaton Permethrin that I buy on Amazon each year is sufficient to treat my gear (including my bug net) and clothing. If there's any left, we use it to treat the clothing we wear...
  31. If you have access to a 3D printer, you can make...

    If you have access to a 3D printer, you can make and use these: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4814722
  32. I have the 12x10 flat cut sil-nylon. I have been...

    I have the 12x10 flat cut sil-nylon. I have been using it for 3 years now a secondary tarp for shelter in camp. It has worked out well and I am very satisfied with it. I did add reflective shock cord...
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    With the help of Warbonnet, I was able to add a...

    With the help of Warbonnet, I was able to add a mod to my RR to keep my pillow in place. Loop added to head-end, button sewn on pillow and tether from Amazon. I keep the pillow, TQ, UQ and UQ...
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    I have the AHE bag, works well. I put the poles...

    I have the AHE bag, works well. I put the poles for the tarp mod in there as well.
  35. Two - For one summer canoe camping trip I bought...

    Two - For one summer canoe camping trip I bought one cheap ($30) GE from Amazon to try out sleeping off the ground (I brought my tent along as backup in case it didn't work out). Even with that, I...
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    Compression Sacks for quilts

    I used the trash compactor bag method when I first started hammock camping. First everything in one bag and then hammock quilts in one and clothes in another. That latter worked better; clothes bag...
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    If I don't use my SLD hammock catch-all, I have...

    If I don't use my SLD hammock catch-all, I have been using a standard Granite Gear compression bag. I recently upgraded to the Granite Gear eVent Sil Compression Drysack to save some weight.
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    Yes, lots. You can hang near the leantos (not in...

    Yes, lots. You can hang near the leantos (not in them), at the designated campsites or you can stealth camp as long as you are at least 150 ft. from a trail or body of water. If you are thinking of...
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    How do you pack-up your hammock gear?

    Tarp is in a snakeskin in a stuff sack. Everything else is in a SLD catch-all, including the straps (Jared was kind enough to add a zippered pocket for the straps inside one end of the catch-all)....
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    Tonight is the night

    Wow, I feel very lucky. I bought a WBRR 3 years ago and have slept well in it since day 1 (which was in my garage on Thanksgiving weekend). Sure, I get up twice a night when nature calls, but my...
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    I would like something to hold the pillow in...

    I would like something to hold the pillow in place as well.
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    I wish mine had that...

    I wish mine had that...
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    I use the AHE Ridge Creek XL (25d) with my RR and...

    I use the AHE Ridge Creek XL (25d) with my RR and it works fine. I also have a HG Econ Burrow 20d TQ. When I canoe camp in cold weather, I add a wool blanket and a military casualty blanket. I also...
  44. In cold conditions (below 32d F), when canoe...

    In cold conditions (below 32d F), when canoe camping, in addition to my merino wool sleepwear, I use a wool blanket (large enough to wrap myself in). It works great. When backpacking or when canoe...
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    Yes, in a snakeskin, in a stuff sack, on the...

    Yes, in a snakeskin, in a stuff sack, on the outside of my pack when backpacking. In a dry bag when canoe camping.
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    Ridgerunner and winter tarps

    Thanks for the reply and info cougarmeat. Those are great points, especially the one about a drip line; fortunately I have done that. The other points are important considerations. I use the spreader...
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    Ridgerunner and winter tarps

    I have a RR and a Thunderfly tarp. I have been pitching it with the ridge line under the tarp. It has worked fine but after coming across a few photos of the ridge line above the tarp, I am wondering...
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    Great idea, thanks for sharing. I am going to...

    Great idea, thanks for sharing. I am going to give them a try.
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    I want to protect my UQ no matter what the...

    I want to protect my UQ no matter what the conditions so I always use it on my WBRR.
  50. Thread: Fess Up

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    Fess Up

    I am in my mid 60s. If I don't drink any liquids (particularly tea or coffee) after 8 pm and go before turning in, then I get up twice, first sometime between 12-2 and then between 5-7 am. If the...
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