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    Nice! That's a very helpful review.

    Nice! That's a very helpful review.
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    I have been able to do some experimenting, and...

    I have been able to do some experimenting, and want to report back. Sleeping in the head net is bothersome, but the comfort is not a deal-breaker for me. The real challenge is keeping the net far...
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    Very helpful feedback, thank you! Staying warm...

    Very helpful feedback, thank you! Staying warm is definitely an important part of comfort as well. Would love to hear back from you on the warmth as you continue to experiment to see if you are...
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    Thank you for the quick response. Sounds like it...

    Thank you for the quick response. Sounds like it is reasonably spacious. Yes, I will need to try to find one around to try out!
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    Good info on the dimensions. Thank you!

    Good info on the dimensions. Thank you!
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    Very helpful video. Thank you for the quick...

    Very helpful video. Thank you for the quick reply!
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    Thanks for the tip on the SLD tarps for 90-degree...

    Thanks for the tip on the SLD tarps for 90-degree hammocks! I'll have to check those out.
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    Haven XL for Tall

    Hello! I am wondering if there are any tall people that have experience with the Haven XL. I am 6'6" tall, and it looks like the Haven XL could accommodate me, but I am thinking my head might be...
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    Amok Draumr XL Tarp Coverage

    I am considering an Amok Draumr in the XL size. Is the main benefit of the Amok Skjold 10 tarp that it is super wide to accommodate the Draumr sideways design? Or are there other benefits to the...
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    Thanks for sharing! I see from your profile that...

    Thanks for sharing! I see from your profile that you also have WB Ridgerunner. How do the Draumr and the Ridgerunner compare? Which one do you think is more comfortable?
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    Thank you all for the thoughts and input!

    Thank you all for the thoughts and input!
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    Hammock Bug Net v. Simple Head Net

    Are there any out there who have had success using a simple head net for bugs, rather than an entire hammock bug net (either integrated or a 360 sock net)?

    The majority of the hammock camping I...
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    Thank you very much, everyone! I appreciate the...

    Thank you very much, everyone! I appreciate the insightful comments and suggestions. They have been helpful, and I am slowly but surely getting my UQ set up dialed in.

    My hammock is made of...
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    Thank you all for the helpful tips and...

    Thank you all for the helpful tips and suggestions! I have been trying different things and am finding improvement, but do not yet have perfection.

    I have rerouted my primary suspension via an...
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    Sticky: Love this idea! Thank you for sharing. ...

    Love this idea! Thank you for sharing.

    Andrew Skurka published a blog post (https://andrewskurka.com/guyline-tension-system-backpacking-tents-tarps-hammocks/) that shows some great tensioning...
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    Eclipse Top Quilt

    Simply Light Designs does quality work and the Eclipse Top Quilt is no exception. I purchased the 6.0 oz Long Wide version in Ion fabric, and the total weight including the stuff sack is 32 ounces. ...
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    Trail Haven Tarp

    I purchased the 12' long 112" wide tarp in 1.1 oz Xenon Sil material with cat cuts, 1.75mm zing it for the ridgelines (12.5' on each end), Lawson Glowire guylines (6.25' each), and UL titanium...
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    Jared is so fast and great to work with! Love...

    Jared is so fast and great to work with! Love the gear I have purchased from SLD!
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    The "Starter"

    This is a great hammock package with excellent value! I like that this "Starter" kit takes some of the guesswork out of details that can be confusing to those who are just getting into hanging. ...
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    Fixing an Underquilt Cold Spot

    Hey all! I am a relatively new hanger and trying to figure out my UQ. I am 6'6" tall and have a New River UQ from Arrowhead that is 84" long, 50" wide, and is rated down to 25 degrees F. Using it...
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