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  1. I have a couple of the liners. The Coolmax...

    I have a couple of the liners. The Coolmax version and the "middle weight" reactor. I can't tell you that they add much warmth to the bag, but they do provide a very soft feeling texture. When do...
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    I changed the straps and the kidney belt as well....

    I changed the straps and the kidney belt as well. The kidney belt change is as dramatic as the strap change. I also added the MSS storage bag strapped under the frame. It's a huge volume increase,...
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    I upgraded mine to the luxurious Molle straps and...

    I upgraded mine to the luxurious Molle straps and kidney belt. Although it is heavy, it's robust and I look the organization that the 3 pockets hold: 1 for stove kit, 1 for rain gear and 1 for...
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    If it makes you feel safer, go for it! However,...

    If it makes you feel safer, go for it! However, I don't think making it more visible will deter any thief. They cut it off with a sawzall and throw it in a vehicle and haul the mail. They can then...
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    Thank you again.

    Thank you again.
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    Thank you. I'll have to give that shelter a...

    Thank you. I'll have to give that shelter a look. Looks like an impressive bathtub floor as well. I'm normally a hammocker (I think I recognize your name from Hammock Forums as well), but I"m...
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    No where in my original post did I ever say that...

    No where in my original post did I ever say that I used an 8x8 tarp with my hammock. I just said that I hadvexperience with a tarp using a hammock. I asked if an 8x8 tarp on the ground provided...
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    Yes, I have setup a tarp with the hammock and...

    Yes, I have setup a tarp with the hammock and stayed very warm (at least here in NC in February. Typical lows only in the upper teens/low 20s). My question was not about using an 8x8 in a diamond...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    Diamond Shelter

    Historically, I've used hammocks and tarps along with my backpacking tent. I've been thinking about experimenting with a tarp in February on a trip that I cannot use a hammock. I've watched a lot...
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    I'm sure that was a pleasant breath experience to...

    I'm sure that was a pleasant breath experience to wake up too! I had a buddy camping a Philmont and a kid in a tent next to his took a candy bar in with him that night. The kid left his tent door...
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    I generally try to avoid shelters where mice are...

    I generally try to avoid shelters where mice are accustomed to the dropped buffet. Most of the areas that I camp have enough snakes to keep the mice population low. That's why I'm only wanting to...
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    Thanks. I actually was using a winter tarp with...

    Thanks. I actually was using a winter tarp with doors and had it almost on the ground when the racoon visited. I didn't disturb him and ask him his age, but I also think it must have been fairly...
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    Tarp Question

    I use a hammock a lot and have experience with tarps and hammocks. I have an upcoming trip where trees will be minimal. Since the temperatures will be lower than 50F, I'm thinking about just using...
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    I'm in my mid-50s and I've never heard of it. It...

    I'm in my mid-50s and I've never heard of it. It might be a 'North of Roanoke' thing instead of an age thing:-?:-?:-?
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    I think a couple are for sale on...

    I think a couple are for sale on Hammockforums.net right now.
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    Poll: I've only had 1 issue and I believe it was...

    I've only had 1 issue and I believe it was self-inflicted. I always use a tent footprint. My son borrowed my Big Agnes Insulated Air Core to take on a camping trip with his high school. The air...
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    I actually have the REI Half Dome 2 Plus that I...

    I actually have the REI Half Dome 2 Plus that I use for car camping. It's about 6 years old. The only issue that I've had was last trip I got some seepage through the fly in a heavy rainstorm. I...
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    Thank you all for the feedback! I currently do...

    Thank you all for the feedback! I currently do not hike with trekking poles, but am planning on that purchase. I think at my age (52) that will help. Just an additional follow-up question. Based...
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    Thank you all for the feedback

    Thank you all for the feedback
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    Tent Recommendation

    I hammock camp, but need a tent for certain trips. I hike/camp mostly in the Southeastern US. Tent will be used more in colder weather. I have been looking at the Tarptents online. Given...
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    Thank you all for the feedback.

    Thank you all for the feedback.
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    I like the simplicity of the Pro Trail. I just...

    I like the simplicity of the Pro Trail. I just don't know how I would like the end entrance. I'll be 53 in a few months and think a side entrance might be easier.
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    Tarptent Comparison

    Looking potentially at my first Tarptent shelter. I have never seen one in person. Looking for a 1 person, but would like to avoid the "coffin". What is the main difference between the Bowfin and...
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    Thank you all. I had just about decided on the...

    Thank you all. I had just about decided on the Tarptent. Then. I saw that Lightheart is made here in NC. Decisions, decisions, decisions...
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