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Bonefire Gear 30°F Insulated Hammock

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Bonefire Gear Insulated Hammock Details   What they say What I say Dimensions 120 x 58 in (305 x 147 cm) 114 x 58 in (290 x 147 cm) Weight 30 oz (862 g) 29 oz (822 g) Capacity 250 lbs (113 kg) — Manufacturer: BoneFire Gear, made in…

Tentsile Stingray Tree Tent Review

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I’m a little embarrassed to realize that I’ve had my Tentsile Stingray tree tent for over a year and I haven’t published a review! I purchased my Stingray during a sale at the end of 2013, and I’ve collected a…

ENO Vesta Synthetic Top Quilt Review

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ENO Vesta Synthetic Top Quilt Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO) has continued to build on their line of hammock insulation options with the introduction of the Vesta synthetic top quilt. I reviewed their down-filled Blaze under quilt and Ignitor top quilts last…

Amok Draumr Hammock Kit Review

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AMOK Draumr Hammock Kit The AMOK Draumr Hammock fits in the hybrid hammock category: part gathered end hammock, part bridge hammock. It certainly has a stunning visual appeal. AMOK Draumr Hammock Details   What they say What I say Weight…

Speed Cinch Stakes Review

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Speed Cinch Stakes There’s a new stake on the market that offers something unique: a no-knot tie-off and cinching mechanism built in to the stake itself. I almost passed up the opportunity to test The Speed Cinch Stakes because on first…

Indoor Hammock Hanging Kits and Tips

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Photo courtesy A Beautiful Mess As the weather begins to cool for the Northern Hemisphere, it’s time to look for ways to extend the hanging season by hanging indoors (unless, like me, you already hang indoors anyway). Getting an Indoor…