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    looks like I will have 1 extra with me --...

    looks like I will have 1 extra with me -- visiting Canadian from BCUSA.
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    If you can't, I can load up some elm -- may even...

    If you can't, I can load up some elm -- may even have time to split it before then. :)
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    that sounds a lot like my loadout. wear wool...

    that sounds a lot like my loadout.
    wear wool socks and maybe a stocking cap and you should be good to go.
    9x12 poly tarp silver side down works well - noisy if it's windy, but covers everything...
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    The January 6 hang earlier this year was my...

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    January 6 hang earlier this year was my first night spent in a hammock -- bring plenty of blankets, a good tarp, and you should be good to go.
    what setup are you using?
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    how about we plan on Clinton lake for this one...

    how about we plan on Clinton lake for this one and look at Lee's Summit for a March hang to give you time to check it out?
    also - I'll encourage the guys to sign on over here if they're serious...
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    The practice run went well -- until the wind...

    The practice run went well -- until the wind shifted from the SW to the NW this morning -- at which point the freezing rain/sleet started finding its way under my tarp. (rain started at 11:30, temp...
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    3/4" thick workout mat from wally world makes...

    3/4" thick workout mat from wally world makes decent under insulation. :D
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    Nov 9-11 "practice run" is 20 miles North of...

    Nov 9-11 "practice run" is 20 miles North of Topeka.
    For anyone interested, PM or email me for directions.
    so far it looks like there will be about a dozen of us, I'll be making venison goulash...
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    had a good hang this past weekend at Eisenhower...

    had a good hang this past weekend at Eisenhower State Park -- despite the storms.
    25-28 I'll be hangin' in the Smokies.
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    I'll be pushinhg this at my practice run, too --...

    I'll be pushinhg this at my practice run, too -- you and weasel still planning on showing up for that?
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    yup - car camping (where the car carries your...

    yup - car camping (where the car carries your gear to the campsite) as opposed to backpacking (where you carry everything a longer ways from the parking area)
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    Answered. Easy to find -- I'm just North of...

    Answered.
    Easy to find -- I'm just North of Topeka, 4 miles west of US75.
    (Near the Prairie Band Casino)
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    If anyone wants a "practice run" a month early,...

    If anyone wants a "practice run" a month early, I'm having a gathering out on my property the weekend of Nov 9-11. This will include some folks from BCUSA and maybe a few Beckerheads from BF, but...
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    that's similar to what I had for round 1 and I...

    that's similar to what I had for round 1 and I was comfy. -- but i sleep warm.
    but i also had spare stuff with me just in case. :D



    you might consider signing on to BCUSA, there are a bunch...
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    dang - I'm out of hedge -- how about mulberry? ...

    dang - I'm out of hedge -- how about mulberry?
    it pops & snaps almost as much. :D
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    Sounds good to me -- I'll pass the word around to...

    Sounds good to me -- I'll pass the word around to some of the hangers on BCUSA.
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