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    Totally understand not wanting to repeat that...

    Totally understand not wanting to repeat that experience :lol:

    The superfly is 30D silnylon in olive brown, I forget what stuff I have attached to it in terms of flyz, tie-outs, etc but that would...
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    Hi there, I have a single layer 1.7 BB XLC plus...

    Hi there, I have a single layer 1.7 BB XLC plus winter top cover that I will let go for $180 (includes shipping, assuming it's going to Florida and not Alaska). Note that this is the older model...
  3. Awesome, glad to hear you got something that will...

    Awesome, glad to hear you got something that will work out. Have fun out there!
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    I have an essentially new (used max of 6 nights)...

    I have an essentially new (used max of 6 nights) 0* Wooki XL , standard lay, 850 fill (no overstuff), 15D gold on both sides, stuffsack included. $215 shipped if you want it. Just to reiterate, it's...
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    I have EE enigmas in 30* and 0* - I love the sewn...

    I have EE enigmas in 30* and 0* - I love the sewn footbox, if I get hot I pop one foot out. I like being able to find the bottom of the quilt easily in the dark, and being a tosser and turner I find...
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    I know you said that you don't want to splurge on...

    I know you said that you don't want to splurge on DCF...but I think this really is one area to go for it if you are able to save up/sell some unused gear to make up the difference. My full size...
  7. Welcome. Glad to hear that hammock camping is...

    Welcome. Glad to hear that hammock camping is becoming beloved all over the world!

    Do you use your hammock for mostly what we would call "car camping" in the US or for backpacking as well? I ask...
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    As others have said, it's kinda hard to say what...

    As others have said, it's kinda hard to say what you'll prefer until you've spent a good number of nights in a hammock. I bought a Wooki for my BB XLC, and after multiple nights freezing cold, I've...
  9. On my short (long?) list for sure...but it's a...

    On my short (long?) list for sure...but it's a little far of a drive so I would like to make it a bit longer of a trip mileage wise. Is it possible to make an interesting loop in the 70-90 mile...
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    Not a bad idea...I don't have a machine but my...

    Not a bad idea...I don't have a machine but my mother down the road does.
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    I can't really detect any stretch in my Dutchware...

    I can't really detect any stretch in my Dutchware Hexon 1.2 netless...most comfortable hammock I've ever had. All in weight with bugnet, Ridgeline organizer, and stuffsack is just under 15 oz.
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    Hey there, I recently switched over to a...

    Hey there,

    I recently switched over to a netless setup from my XLC - it's the older model from 2017 where the topcovers were not interchangeable (you had to order the winter topcover together with...
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    Bump to top :-)

    Bump to top :-)
  14. Happy to report that the knee is all better now,...

    Happy to report that the knee is all better now, I just need to keep it limber and do plenty of strength training for the muscles around it to keep it that way. No more couch potato to 25 mile day...
  15. Thread: Hello + ?

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    I think you're wise to be a little suspicious of...

    I think you're wise to be a little suspicious of UL backpacks. As cmoulder said there are some options with full suspensions that do a decent job at transferring weight to the hips, but they are...
  16. Thread: Hello + ?

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    Hey there! Welcome to the wonderful world of...

    Hey there! Welcome to the wonderful world of trail hiking with hammocks. I caught the hiking bug through long and painful ruck marches around Fts. Benning and Bragg with a nasty old ALICE pack (as it...
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    For your first question, the answer is no - once...

    For your first question, the answer is no - once it dries it fixes to the fabric and is safe to get wet. You can wash the clothing several times and before it loses its efficacy, and sweating will...
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    I think that sums it up pretty well, a solution...

    I think that sums it up pretty well, a solution in search of a problem. The weight might be worth it for the minor additional convenience of not threading it through the loop (Is that actually any...
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    Lightweight/Custom Clark Vertex?

    Hey there Dutch,

    I feel certain that you must have been asked this question before...but have you ever entertained the idea of sewing up a custom version of the Clark Vertex double hammock out of...
  20. Thread: Hexon 1.2

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    Seconding *jblo*'s feedback - I have a Dutch 1.2...

    Seconding *jblo*'s feedback - I have a Dutch 1.2 netless that I just started using this year and it's the most comfortable hang I've ever had (in combo with a bottom entry bugnet. Huge improvement...
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    50*+ Synthetic Top Quilt (sub 10 oz)

    Hi HF,

    I normally bring my EE Enigma 30* topquilt for summer camping, but with all this insane heat and humidity I'm looking for something a little less toasty. Would probably need to be 10oz or...
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    I started with a BB XLC and used the Whoopie...

    I started with a BB XLC and used the Whoopie slings for quite a while, they are totally idiot proof and I never had any issue with them (I'm pretty light though, at only 140 pounds, but I suspect...
  23. +1 for inside the pack liner

    +1 for inside the pack liner
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    +1 for the HG DCF Winter Palace. I also own a...

    +1 for the HG DCF Winter Palace. I also own a Superfly which is great, but the DCF material is half the weight and performs better in my experience. Specifically, the Silpoly on the Superfly seems to...
  25. I have a BB XLC and a 0 deg Wooki. Absolutely...

    I have a BB XLC and a 0 deg Wooki. Absolutely everything Warbonnet makes is bulletproof and of the highest quality, and the Wooki is dead simple to attach to your hammock (I think it would probably...
  26. Long-time lurker, first time poster (Hello from the NJ Pine Barrens)

    Hi HF community - I'm a long-time lurker, but I've been having fun upgrading my hammock setup this year and it got me energized enough to finally make some posts :-)

    I got my start with hammock...
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    I bought a pair of the Dutch spider-web 1.5s with...

    I bought a pair of the Dutch spider-web 1.5s with sew-on Dutch Clips recently, have hung with them for 3 nights total so far. They feel totally solid (although I'm only 140 pounds...), but I think...
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    PLEASE do not do this. Burns are seriously the...

    PLEASE do not do this. Burns are seriously the most painful injuries you can suffer, and that's if you're lucky enough to get out alive. +1 to what others have said about looping your headlamp around...
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    I live in NJ and hike primarily in PA, which to...

    I live in NJ and hike primarily in PA, which to my understanding are some of the most tick-infested parts of the country. I wouldn't know though, because I hike in long sleeves and long pants tucked...
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