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Eric Fredricksen (efredricksen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Re: Re: Re. Suspension
Great - thanks for the ideas!

In Hammocks » What insulation?
September 01, 5:04pm

Re: Re. Suspension
Sounds like good advice - I'll start with webbing & keep it simple. I'm mostly trying not to go down the wrong road and invest in the wrong plan; sounds like that won't be a problem...

In Hammocks » What insulation?
August 31, 10:05pm

Re: Re. Suspension
Oh, I see. The don't have pictures of the two WBBB suspension options so it can be hard to figure out what they're talking about. So I should choose their line/strap suspension method if I ...

In Hammocks » What insulation?
August 31, 4:34pm

Re: Suspension
Thanks, Paul. So with the WBBB with webbing option and the whoopies, would I be set for suspension? Or do I need toggles or anything else?

In Hammocks » What insulation?
August 31, 3:14pm

Re: Re: zing
Hm, I was thinking a cuben UQ would make sense since (I'm supposing) breathability wouldn't be an issue with a UQ, and I could save some weight that way. Perhaps in a 2/3 length - that shou...

In Hammocks » What insulation?
August 31, 1:41pm

Re: Re: What insulation?
Ah, I see - such as a Gossamer Gear 1/4" ThinLight Wide, perhaps.

In Hammocks » What insulation?
August 30, 5:53pm

What insulation?
I'm thinking of dipping my toe into this hammock business (I have my eye on the Hennesy HL) but, if you'll pardon my n00bishness, I'm not clear on what insulation is typically used. ...

In Hammocks » What insulation?
August 30, 5:02pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Betrayed by Leukotape"
Roclite 295's. I was kind of surprised to have trouble with them. Maybe I had them tied too tight.

In GEAR » Betrayed by Leukotape
August 21, 2:24pm

Re: Re: "Betrayed by Leukotape"
Thanks, folks. To clarify, it didn't roll up - just stuck to my socks all over. Sounds like for most people that isn't necessarily a problem. Well, since it seems to be for me, the corn sta...

In GEAR » Betrayed by Leukotape
August 20, 3:04pm

Betrayed by Leukotape
Backpacking in hot weather (85F, up high) earlier this week, I started to get a minor hot spot on my heel, so I put on a 2 or 3 inch strip of Leukotape. But my sock stuck to the tape and yanked it ...

In GEAR » Betrayed by Leukotape
August 19, 2:07pm

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Montbell UL Down Inner Jacket
Fit is a bit loose around the body for a large, I think; other than that the amount of warmth it provides for so little weight is lovely. (And there I am wearing it in my avatar picture.)

In Clothing - Insulating - Down
August 07, 1:06pm