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William Kline (BillyBob58) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale SE US
About Me Backpacker for 22 years, age 58, NOLS grad 85. Recent transition towards much lighter weight and a hammock convert.
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tieing to trees
Thanks Pan. Doug, as I look more closely at some of the pictures, the ones where the tarp appears nice and tight, it looks like you tied the tarp to the trees. Or in one pic, it looks like you a...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Hennessy Hyperlight Backpacker A-Sym Hammock REVIEW
December 22, 10:15am

loose/noisy tarp
Great and useful review. Thanks! I have gone back and forth from the stock HH tarp used as designed, attached to the hammock suspension ropes, and using a larger tarp tied to the trees. It looks...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Hennessy Hyperlight Backpacker A-Sym Hammock REVIEW
December 21, 3:02pm

no condensation- also use space blanket
P.S. I normally use a 2 oz space blanket on top of the underpad, as directed by TH. I think this does add some warmth, but I have never had any condensation issues worth mentioning.

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Jacks ‘R’ Better Nest Down Under Quilt REVIEW
August 22, 2:59pm

How about the SuperShelter?
These JRB products are great, and deserve their popularity. But I am still looking forward to a long term test of the HHSS. Tom Hennessy, for what it's worth, is still very pro this design and ...

In Editor's Roundtable » 2007 Jacks ‘R’ Better Nest Down Under Quilt REVIEW
August 22, 2:54pm

SS OK
I've used the SS with pretty good results, but I always take a light backup pad and maybe SPE for either extreme cold or mainly in case I have to go to ground. I kinda had to figure out how to ...

In GEAR » exped VS supershelter ?
July 15, 8:48pm

HH SS
I have been able to be adequately warm with the basic HH SuperShelter/space blanket to at least 38* with ease. YMMV, as you see by other people's posts. But it only weighs 13 oz. while adding a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » U.L and hammocks?
July 02, 10:04pm

double layer loft, etc
Right, brand new product so I guess no one will have any experience except the designers---- Ryan Jordan et all. But, I was hopin someone has used a similar product, for instance the same amount of...

In GEAR » What to expect from Cocoon 180 quilt?
June 30, 8:28pm

What to expect from Cocoon 180 quilt?
I was thrilled to receive an almost weightless package which contained my Cocoon pro-90 parka, UL 60 pants and UL 180 quilt. I am basically quite thrilled with the pants and parka, considering t...

In GEAR » What to expect from Cocoon 180 quilt?
June 30, 3:16pm

cocoon 180 loft?
Is the loft of the various cocoon products listed anywhere? Bill

In Gear Lists » Doug's Sub-4 Gear List
April 16, 9:59pm

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