Hummingbird Hammock Single Review

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A closer look at the Hummingbird Hammock Single I’ve been testing and providing feedback on the Hummingbird Hammock Single for many months now, and have seen a few iterations so far. The main selling points for their Single hammock is…

Impressions – Therm-a-Rest Hammocks

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Surprised? Therm-a-Rest Hammocks I shouldn’t be as shocked by the news, but I’m still amazed when I think of the recent press out of the 2014 summer Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City: Therm-a-Rest announced a line of hammocks and…

First Look: The Two-Person Clark Vertex Hammock

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Using the Clark Vertex Hammock at Boy Scout Camp This year, Boy Scout camp was exhausting (wait? Isn’t it every year?). Mornings began around 4:45 AM as we jumped in the pool for Polar Bear swims or the Tenderfoot Run…

First Look: ENO JungleNest Hammock Review

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ENO JungleNest Hammock I finally got my first look at the new ENO JungleNest hammock today, and I am pleased and impressed. ENO has been in the hammock business since 1999, but it has taken them nearly 15 years to…

Outdoor Products Skyline Pack Review

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Outdoor Products Skyline Pack Review I had a chance to review the Outdoor Products Skyline 8.0 pack recently and I wanted to share a few quick thoughts. Dimensions: 21x12x9 in 1,849 cu in (30 L) Measured Weight: 37 oz (1,053…

Hammock Water Breaks and Drip Lines

Make sure that your water break or drip line is protected under your tarp!

Hammock Water Breaks and Drip Lines Any exposed portion of your tarp or hammock suspension can convey water during a rain storm (or other precipitation). Using a water break or drip line will help prevent water from seeping down your…

Warbonnet Blackbird Hammock and XLC 2014 Review

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Warbonnet Blackbird Hammock 2014 Upgrade Feature Comparison Blackbird (single 1.7) Blackbird XLC (single 1.7) Dimensions 120×63 in (305×160 cm) 132×63 in (335×160 cm) Capacity 250 lbs (113 kg) 250 lbs (113 kg) Fits Up To 6 ft (1.8 m) 7…

Byer of Maine Moskito Kakoon Hammock Review

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Weight LISTED: 16 oz (454 g) (without suspension) MEASURED: Hammock (netting, poles, net string): 17.5 oz (498 g) Stuff sack: 0.8 oz (22 g) Rope + S-hooks: 6.3 oz (178 g) TOTAL (as packaged): 24.6 oz (698 g) Dimensions LISTED: 108…

DIY Lightweight Recycled Tube Bug Net

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I originally drew this illustration back in 20081 after making a hammock and bivy-style bug net from an inexpensive Mombasa bug net (or similar cot-style mosquito net). This project was an attempt at a low-cost, easy-to-make tube-style net that I could…