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  1. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    it was great - around 22f when we went to bed,...

    it was great - around 22f when we went to bed, got slightly warmer as the night went on, then the "gentle zephyrs" started up around 3-4 AM and I learned a few things about necessary changes to how I...
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    picked up a self inflating pad on the way home...

    picked up a self inflating pad on the way home tonight.
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    it's supposed to be a sunny 36 friday, 21 friday...

    it's supposed to be a sunny 36 friday, 21 friday night, and 46 on Saturday with 10-20 mph west winds throughout. I'm going to have a 2 qt soft sided canteen under the tarp with me in hopes that...
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    picked up a pair of non-locking 'biners rated for...

    picked up a pair of non-locking 'biners rated for 24 & 27kn and 13' of HD 1.5" poly seatbelt webbing this afternoon - will be making a pair of tree straps tomorrow after work.
  5. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    appreciate the offer!

    appreciate the offer!
  6. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    thanks for the tip on Dick's -- I guess I'll...

    thanks for the tip on ****'s -- I guess I'll check the local camping & surplus store then -- I'm not in KC so Backwoods is not an option this week.
  7. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    yup - I have a 10x10 tarp from sportsman's guide....

    yup - I have a 10x10 tarp from sportsman's guide.
    will check out ****'s sporting goods and see what they have for carabiners, if nothing reasonable there, then Ace/true value or Wally World. ...
  8. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    I have an old expedition weight down bag and some...

    I have an old expedition weight down bag and some spare blankets that live in the truck. will likely stop and pick up a blue foam pad at wally world as well. will definitely be packing plenty of...
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    I should be there by 2 -- since I've never set up...

    I should be there by 2 -- since I've never set up a camping hammock, i figure I'll need all the daylight (and help) I can get.
    VERY open to suggestions, tips, or hints for hanging setup, since I...
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    Cool. I'll be there Friday afternoon, may have...

    Cool.
    I'll be there Friday afternoon, may have to bail early for family stuff Saturday night - but will definitely be up for hiking the 6 mile loop on Saturday at the least. (unless it's freezing...
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    cool. thanks. I'll be doing my first test set...

    cool. thanks.
    I'll be doing my first test set up this Friday - haven't even opened the bag yet.
  12. Thread: KC Area Hang

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    willing to have a total newby show up for this?...

    willing to have a total newby show up for this?
    Psyop told me about the hang on another forum and even though I've never hammock camped before, I found a Trek Light under the tree this year and am...
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