Whatcha gear are you working on?

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Whatcha gear are you working on?

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Post by Karla (with a k) » Wed May 02, 2018 9:39 am

I'm curious what new gear, planning improvements, or tweaks you are making to any and all of your camping gear.


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Post by Heckathorn » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:58 am

I'm actually at a sweet spot where I have everything working properly and doing its job. Boring, I know. At this point, I may look to outright replace a couple of things just to mix it up a bit, but there's no rush. Are you working on anything yourself, Karla?

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Post by Karla (with a k) » Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:32 am

Like EVERYTHING! I've been hammock camping for two years now and they just came out with teal fabric this year. I've been testing everyone else's gear to see exactly how I want to make my own.

This month I'll be making my first double layered hammock and with that I'll make new continuous loops and a new ridgeline.
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Post by brianb2 » Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:21 pm

Good luck on the double layer. Double layer is my preferred hammock style. I've made 3 double layer hammocks that have the underquilt permanently sewn to the second layer. The underquilt by itself is good to the 40's, and I can either layer another underquilt underneath or use a pad in between the layers. I also use a SLS (single line suspension) and a simple asym tarp, all DIY. It's a simple solution that I now love and don't see myself changing from anytime soon.
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Post by thanhliem24 » Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:21 am

I think you should use GPS device.
I am finding a hammock at best hammock.
My site: best above ground pool.

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Post by BillyBob66 » Fri Jan 25, 2019 12:34 pm

Always testing! Have a new synthetic UQ from AHE designed just for the WB RR bridge, tested it last night at 30F, nice and toasty. Also tested a 30F TQ from Sierra Madre, toasty also. I am testing a new hammock design from a manufacturer, love it, but have not been given OK to post about it yet.
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