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  1. If I am envisioning what you are thinking you...

    If I am envisioning what you are thinking you will need 60* cut where the 2x6 attaches to the 6x6 post. This is figuring you will attach the 2x6 to the side of the 6x6 51/4" down from the top of the...
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    Actually the bear spray becomes kind of like...

    Actually the bear spray becomes kind of like catnip after spraying. There are reports of bears in Alaska rolling around in spots on the ground where the pepper has been sprayed. I also heard of...
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    When I see a wall, like in you first pic, I...

    When I see a wall, like in you first pic, I always think: Granite? Let's climb it? Do people climb it?

    My wife always wanted me to go back to Seoul with her. But living in the sparsely populated...
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    I do not know what the UP is, but I have a...

    I do not know what the UP is, but I have a synthetic from Arrowhead Designs that has been great for using on my WBRR and the Hammocktent 90s. I do have a down UQ from Cedar Ridge that is on my...
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    It makes a huge difference on the breed of dog. ...

    It makes a huge difference on the breed of dog. I've watched a number of hunting breeds that had a knack for finding trouble in the back country. Contrary wise, most of the folks who make a living...
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    In the holster that is attached to the waist...

    In the holster that is attached to the waist belt. Backpack is typically under my hammock or hanging on a nearby tree. Food, dog chow, and bear attractants, e.g. toiletries or scented items are...
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    To the best of my understanding the symmetry of...

    To the best of my understanding the symmetry of most, if not all, GEs is determined by the cut of the top/bugnet. I'll stand by my assertion, but I'm not above being corrected because my wife always...
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    I use my DH Sparrow a lot for my computer monitor...

    I use my DH Sparrow a lot for my computer monitor watching movies 'couch', for napping, and for home night time use. If you don't have the bugnet the Sparrow is symetrical, i.e. it is the bugnet or...
  9. I was fortunate to have worked the A-B...

    I was fortunate to have worked the A-B Wildernesses for 13 season after spending over a decade in the Bob/Great Bear/Scapegoat/Missions/Swan area. I left there to manage the Teton Wilderness on the...
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    I used my DL Cloud on a couple trips this summer....

    I used my DL Cloud on a couple trips this summer. However, I ordered a DL from the get go. In addition, I picked up an inexpensive close out pattern Chameleon in 1.0 Hexon and hung it inside the...
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    I methodically go from left/side/right/side...

    I methodically go from left/side/right/side through the night. Initial direction mostly depends on how the hammock and terrain is laid out if camping.
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    Not ham per se, but I have had a couple of HF...

    Not ham per se, but I have had a couple of HF Commradio CR-1a communication receivers that were fantastic for eavesdropping. I've owned oodles of HF receivers. The only transceiver I've owned was a...
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    Yes indeed, it looks like it had the makings of a...

    Yes indeed, it looks like it had the makings of a wonderful trip.


    I recently watched a Netflix series on the Thai boys soccer team trapped in a cave. Frankly, there was parts I didn't watch...
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    Two things to consider. Intuitively one might...

    Two things to consider. Intuitively one might think a mesh skin would dry faster. However, a tarp will not dry if crammed into any type of snake skin, period. A tarp is water proof and will not...
  15. Ahhhh...a little Infrastellar magic to put all us...

    Ahhhh...a little Infrastellar magic to put all us point and shooters to shame. :laugh: Beautiful.
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    The CF snake skin was made by Hammock Gear. I...

    The CF snake skin was made by Hammock Gear. I either picked it up used or it came with another piece of gear that I picked up of the HF sale forum. It has been a while so I don't remember the...
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    My CF tarp is attached prussic style to a ridge...

    My CF tarp is attached prussic style to a ridge line so that I can adjust it to and fro over the hammock. This is stuffed inside a full length CF snake skin for storage, when the weather doesn't...
  18. I picked up one of the Exped tarps that went with...

    I picked up one of the Exped tarps that went with the Exped Ergo. Actually, it came with an Amok hammock, I sold the hammock and kept the trap. However, I actually haven't used it because I either...
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    Greetings from the Bitterroot. Clearly,...

    Greetings from the Bitterroot.

    Clearly, based on your experiences, you need to re-watch Shug's videos and learn because he never gets wet, never gets cold, never gets sore feet, always has...
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    For my uses jeff-oh is spot on. I do have some...

    For my uses jeff-oh is spot on. I do have some nice CF tarps that I use for backpacking. But when I'm hanging at a campground or camping area where I anticipate leaving the hammock set up I go with...
  21. My BC does fine under most conditions and...

    My BC does fine under most conditions and typically prefers to roll her own bedding site. However, she is not fan of thunderstorms. During T-storms she much prefers to be inside under the desk, in...
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    I was in a similar situation. I fell prey to the...

    I was in a similar situation. I fell prey to the Memorial Day sale. I expected a wait time, but after ten weeks I decided to give SG a bump. The first email received no response. a day or so...
  23. Thread: Cloud 1.4?

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    Well, ... sort of. I have a DL .75. Does that...

    Well, ... sort of. I have a DL .75. Does that count?:laugh: All packed up to head out on the trail tomorrow.
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    Another option, a variation that i have used is...

    Another option, a variation that i have used is to support a pole from the rafters. Suspend the hammock from the pole ends.

    Two major benefits: The the forces on the rafters are straight down...
  25. FS: Like I said: snoozers are loosers: SOLD

    Like I said: snoozers are loosers: SOLD
  26. FS: Price reduction before it is gone: $225 and $25...

    Price reduction before it is gone: $225 and $25 USPS large box flat rate shipping.
  27. FS: Thanks OverTheHill for filling in the particulars.

    Thanks OverTheHill for filling in the particulars.
  28. I also went with an 'expendable' hammock, i.e. a...

    I also went with an 'expendable' hammock, i.e. a Chameleon. This particular campground gets quite a mix of users; many from local towns that bolt for the hills to get away for the weekends. But it...
  29. 2022 Adventure Cycling Bike Travel Weekend - Hammock camping in the rain

    Another year, and another great camping and biking four day weekend. Rained everyday so I 'cheated' by trucking my camp and biked about the abundant trail system with Belle the Border Collie. I...
  30. FS: Intuitively, if it is not listed as the XL model,...

    Intuitively, if it is not listed as the XL model, it must be the regular size model. The specs are available at the Haven Hammock Tent website.
  31. FS: Haven Hammock Tent complete system - flat lay

    Like new Haven Hammock Tent system. Sky Blue hammock, integral tarp, and insulated inflatable pad.

    $250 plus $20 large USPS flat rate shipping.

    Additional information at the hammocktents. com...
  32. During the trail days it is stuffed; removed for...

    During the trail days it is stuffed; removed for night time use; stored or in constant use at home. Easy peasey.
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    Look nice and very DIYable.

    Look nice and very DIYable.
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    +1. That is why I always carry proof of my IQ...

    +1. That is why I always carry proof of my IQ and a fake Mensa membership card to show them. Believe me, it has worked every time...so far anyways. :lol:
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    Recommended reading: Night of the Grizzlies...

    Recommended reading: Night of the Grizzlies ::sleep:
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    DH Sparrow, Chameleons, an assortment of 90*...

    DH Sparrow, Chameleons, an assortment of 90* hammocks all symmetrical and although I have owned asyms I wouldn't even consider limiting my sleeping options with by owning another asym.
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    The best to you on your new lifestyle choices,...

    The best to you on your new lifestyle choices, stay healthy and enjoy.
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    Yes I know and I'm not happy about the...

    Yes I know and I'm not happy about the surreptitiousness of it all. Honestly the secrecy and big delay sort of makes me feel like the proverbial western "all hat and no cattle" kind of guy. But I...
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    As a 90 degree hammock modifier I'm glad to see...

    As a 90 degree hammock modifier I'm glad to see you giving a go at R&D. Attached is a similar design I conjured up spring 2020. There is more to a fabricating a comfortable flat lying 90 hammock...
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    Honestly I've had zero, zip, nada interest in any...

    Honestly I've had zero, zip, nada interest in any of the Tensa posts...until I saw this setup and PCT venture. Now that is very interesting and piques my thoughts, and unfortunately desires too.
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    There is also Craigslist, MontanaGunTrader (much...

    There is also Craigslist, MontanaGunTrader (much more than guns), and Backpackinglight's For Sale forum, and Geartrade.com
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    I have a HG Phoenix and a AHD Ridgecreek that...

    I have a HG Phoenix and a AHD Ridgecreek that work for GE and 90* hammocks. I also have a Exped short downmat and a Thermarest Trekker Torso for inflatables.
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    My son has lived on Maui for decades. He's a...

    My son has lived on Maui for decades. He's a carpenter, upholsterer, mountain bike guide, and surf bum. Unfortunately, mentioning my name falls under one of those "get shot" possibilities if you do...
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    That frame is very similar to the frame I use...

    That frame is very similar to the frame I use daily for my 'couch', and often nightly, for my GE hammocks. Price? $5 at the local building materials recycling center. I really like it because it is...
  45. I actually lengthened the RL using a whoopie...

    I actually lengthened the RL using a whoopie style RL in my Sparrow (and in most hammocks). That also means my diagonal is more along the axis and less tangential. I use it every day for a...
  46. My kids were long grown and gone before my...

    My kids were long grown and gone before my hammock days. As for my Border Collie she prefers to roll her own when it comes to where to sleep even though I do have an Alcott pup tent and a Pet...
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    Howdy from the state of Montana, USofA. Welcome...

    Howdy from the state of Montana, USofA. Welcome to a bountiful supply of information that can be discovered on HF.
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    Thanks for sharing this unfortunate news. I...

    Thanks for sharing this unfortunate news. I own/owned a couple of DH hammocks. My Sparrow has become my winter "couch" for watching videos. Superbly made hammocks and I had the good fortune to...
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    I'd strongly suggest you had over your wallet and...

    I'd strongly suggest you had over your wallet and credit card to your significant other or a good friend for safe keeping or your expendable funds will soon be depleted. Yes, before you ask, you do...
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    Cool! My grandparents immigrated from...

    Cool! My grandparents immigrated from Switzerland. I've lived and worked in the mountains of Montana and Wyoming, but I always wanted to visit the stunning mountains of Switzerland. Actually hree of...
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