Tag: bug net

Hammock tips, illustrations, and reviews.

Review – Outdoor Vitals Lightweight Hammock Kit

Outdoor Vitals is a Utah-based gear manufacturer who has come out with a selection of hammock-specific gear items. I was able to test their Solo Plus hammock, diamond tarp, and multi-function bug net over the past few weeks.

Review – Sea to Summit Hammock Gear

Sea to Summit made a strong debut into the hammock market with a complete selection of products that can be used casually in a recreational setting, or for more specialized camping experiences.

Therm-a-Rest Slacker Bug Shelter Review

Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Bug Shelter Therm-a-Rest sent me a package that included their updated Slacker Hammocks, new hanging kit, and their own 360-degree bug cover. The Bug Shelter is designed to cover the hammock to provide complete insect protection. Manufacturer: Therm-a-Rest, Made in Vietnam MSRP: US$79.95 Available Features/Specifications Weight: 17.3 oz (490 g) Ridge Line Webbing: 2.26 oz (64…
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DIY Lightweight Recycled Tube Bug Net

I originally drew this illustration back in 2008[1. The revised instructions were posted to HammockForums.net in 2010] 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 use both for lightweight backpacking with…
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The BIAS Buginator Bug Net Review

Overview The Butt in a Sling (BIAS) Buginator is a zipperless tube-style hammock bug net meant to provide a near 360-degree bug-free enclosure to a net-less, gathered-end hammock. The main advantages of the Buginator are lighter weight and easier entrance and exit by eliminating a zippered opening. The bug net also features a “performance cut”…
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