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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Guess that's why it wouldn't work for me ... I like to hang in places that normally you wouldn't camp. Fun stuff but sometimes the "landing pad" wouldn't be Hawk-eye friendly! Like this shot of Camp Hobo in Linville Gorge on the side of a rocky escarpment with a fine view of the river and a nice summer breeze.


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    Sweet view.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    Sweet view.
    Yeah neat little site Ken, Jim and I used last year ... more photos here

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    That place looks sweet. What trail is that?
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    That's the LGT or Linville Gorge Trail along the river north of Sandy flats. Just off the trail a bit. Near the lower hole in the rock.

    And we started down Babel Towers to join the LGT.

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    I gotta go there sometime.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SGT Rock View Post
    I gotta go there sometime.
    You'd love it ... of course ... hard for me to be objective!

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    I can understand why.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    I'd just be a bit leary of T's myself ... better to go with the aluminum shafts ... but that's just me
    ====> I have recently used short lengths of PVC tubing as toggles. They weigh practically nothing, are easy to put pull-cords on, and replace. the ones I used were about 3/4 inch wide, and I will be replacing them with much smaller diameter ones soon.

    I also just received four aluminum ones with my whoopies, and have yet to try them, as well.

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    I was just out messing with my bugnet and guess which part just snapped...
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