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  1. Gotta train these dogs to sleep in hammocks...

    Gotta train these dogs to sleep in hammocks
    [emoji240]
  2. Thanks Hickery

    Thanks Hickery
  3. Hickery, fire inspector, if it rains, we will...

    Hickery, fire inspector, if it rains, we will wish you’d had Son of Blue
    Peeeeetey usually brings Big Blue tarp. Not this time—Peeeeetey will be coming in for a visit Saturday afternoon around our...
  4. Old4hats, you got me....Lol

    Old4hats, you got me....Lol
  5. Millergear, following your “World famous” BnW...

    Millergear, following your “World famous” BnW Cauldron, I got Thursday and Friday lunches.

    Refresh my memory, Millergear, are you the one with talking [emoji240] dog?
    You told some great stories,...
  6. Good idea Peeeeetey! So far our weather is gonna...

    Good idea Peeeeetey!
    So far our weather is gonna be perfect.
    Mosquitoes should be gone or almost gone.
    Never know about Yates time change weather.

    In far north, hordes of summer mosquitoes have...
  7. Nube here and I've got some questions.

    Marlin spike hitch (no slip, no jam), allows you to attach whoopie sling close to tree rather than at end of tree strap.

    All kinds of suspensions are out there. The fun for me is making new...
  8. Criminality linked to anonymity. Maybe some day...

    Criminality linked to anonymity.
    Maybe some day our internet will have senders photo and physical address linked to all their posts.
  9. Millergear, I member you from last Medoc!...

    Millergear, I member you from last Medoc!
    Wednesday afternoon—I hope...
  10. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    Peeeeetey, past hangs I camp well away from campfire, I search for my campsite,without the benefit of tarp lights.
    I might need a nightlight from now on to alleviate my newfound fears.
    I used to...
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    I’ve never sewn hammocks If you want 11x5...

    I’ve never sewn hammocks
    If you want 11x5 finished size
    Some allowance in length and width for hems and channels?
  12. Thursday week Hollister near Medoc Mountain ...

    Thursday week Hollister near Medoc Mountain
    High 69 Low 49 Mostly sunny
    Great weather for first full day of hang.
    Gunner&Terminator, this will be a great hammock camping trip. Sam and Abby...
  13. It’s good to think “outside of the box”, or...

    It’s good to think “outside of the box”, or outside of tarp. Everything we have was a new idea once.
    Outdoor Vitals might also have offered a bivy type bag to enclose hammock.
    And there are several...
  14. Probably be a little cooler by Saturday Likely...

    Probably be a little cooler by Saturday
    Likely only cool a few degrees by Saturday
  15. Wednesday week high 69 low 49 Mostly sunny...

    Wednesday week high 69 low 49
    Mostly sunny
    Holister NC near Medoc Mountain
  16. Probably more than one burner, I’ve borrowed...

    Probably more than one burner, I’ve borrowed GroundHog’s, Peeeeetey’s, Mooseman’s, and PappyAmos’ stoves at one time or another.
    And there are fire grates over fire places, with wood and maybe...
  17. New updated Saturday menu Wangs Ribs Chopped Q...

    New updated Saturday menu
    Wangs
    Ribs
    Chopped Q
    Potato salad
    Sweet potato casserole
    BBQ slaw (red)
    Cole slaw (white)
    Green beans
    Banana pudding
  18. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    Old Pros and Noobies are all welcome
    Please communicate with one another your questions and fun comments about Yates Hang

    If I’ve not posted directly to you—doesn’t matter
    I’ve tried to keep my...
  19. All Y’all, Youse Guys, Yinz, Hammock Creatures! ...

    All Y’all, Youse Guys, Yinz, Hammock Creatures!

    My apologies are extended to each one of you for telling a bald faced lie.
    Originally I was just bringing some wings (Wangs)
    and real beef to...
  20. Flash, everything is close to your car... You...

    Flash, everything is close to your car...
    You might “hike” fifty yards, or if you want more quiet, you can camp several hundred yards from your car.
    Fire ring(s) and a few fire places with...
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    Datboijon, if I had to choose either 10 or 11,...

    Datboijon, if I had to choose either 10 or 11, I’d choose 11
    My hammock is 12x6, I started with an Eno doublenest, next was Night Owl 11x5 double layer
    Now I have a single layer 12x6 for my...
  22. Shug, Shortbread&Java hits the spot. I’ve got a...

    Shug, Shortbread&Java hits the spot.
    I’ve got a story, Hickery can tell you when he sees you...Jerry minus three
    It’s a true story, unlike the made up lies I tell for entertaining friends. Some...
  23. My Wing Man at Joes BBQ, said my order was too...

    My Wing Man at Joes BBQ, said my order was too small to justify delivery
    I was forced to add ribs and chopped bbq with a little banana pudding thrown on top to get delivery!
    Still campers who have...
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    Jaroporter, hello from across the pond. There are...

    Jaroporter, hello from across the pond. There are some great hammock campers in your woods, here on Hammock Forums.
  25. Guyfox, welcome to you and yours from Denton NC. ...

    Guyfox, welcome to you and yours from Denton NC. We might cross paths, drink coffee and swap lies at group hammock hangs. I’m not into DIY, but there are many on Hammock Forums who enjoy making...
  26. We will have a prize for Neatest Noob Campsite....

    We will have a prize for Neatest Noob Campsite. Tarp and hammock rigged neatest.
    An ENO or no name hammock and tarp can win as easily as any top brands
    Who will win Most Blinged Rig?
    Dutch Bling...
  27. Fireman90 might be at Yates Somewhere is a...

    Fireman90 might be at Yates
    Somewhere is a Noob, gonna smoke us all and walk away with prize.
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    Some use Kevlar straps, and usually they are...

    Some use Kevlar straps, and usually they are mainly used at night. Maybe a dozen camping trips a year, and still going strong.

    Is the parachute fabric Kevlar?
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    Parachute cord may or may not be strong enough to...

    Parachute cord may or may not be strong enough to use a hammock suspension. But it might stretch; built in “give” to prevent breaking when parachute deployed. Use non stretch hammock suspension ropes...
  30. Shug, a great coffee meme, I can almost hear your...

    Shug, a great coffee meme, I can almost hear your voice...
    There is another voice, was he in circus with you? He says your name “Shuzsh”
  31. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    Peeeeetey, if anyone brings Evernew alcohol stove to “Purdy Boil” contest, I’ll be in trouble.
    I’ll have to run two burners, each with half the water and pour them together when boiling.
    Tazmaniac...
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    SilvrSurfr, overall I agree, though possibly a...

    SilvrSurfr, overall I agree, though possibly a good lounge hammock. I saw it “listed” at ten and a half feet long. There are campers here using 10 foot hammocks. Maybe 11 feet would be better.
    If...
  33. Very insightful, cmc4free, and Trailslugs joke...

    Very insightful, cmc4free, and Trailslugs joke outa sight!
    All my quilts are full length and if I stack 0* and 20* I put 20 closest to me and 0 on outside. I cinch em up tight to fight air gaps....
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    Higher up trees can make it easier to pull trees...

    Higher up trees can make it easier to pull trees over on you.
    Same trees at six feet, strap will have less leverage on trees than thirty feet. And those same trees might be skinnier near tops than...
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    Hammocker in Chief and the 1st Lady

    Left lay or right lay? Lol
    We love you, man

    Sometimes in my 12x6 hammock, I thrash around and end up right down middle with both feet spread wide apart. I call it Brahma Bull lay...because it...
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    New hanging camper

    Usually one tarp ridgeline, can be a line off each end of tarp going to trees.
    Usually hammock ridgeline will support bugnet, this can vary depending on items you buy.

    Hammock campers on this...
  37. Sandman, Ranger office number 910 576 6391 If...

    Sandman, Ranger office number
    910 576 6391
    If she does not know, she will give you numbers to call about gate locked-unlocked
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    Two Speed, thank you, for well made Fronkey style...

    Two Speed, thank you, for well made Fronkey style bugnet for my 12 foot hammock.
    Also at Medoc Mountain, I want to exchange ideas with you and others about a bugnet that can be placed over a hammock...
  39. Joyride, welcome to Yates. For food info, read...

    Joyride, welcome to Yates.
    For food info, read posts 24, 33, and 112
    Lots of trees
    Bring all your water
    Bring a folding camp chair
    You are Yates
  40. I have purchased Fronkey style bugnet from Two...

    I have purchased Fronkey style bugnet from Two Speed of TwoSpeedHammock. And am very pleased with quality of build. Also TwoSpeedHammock made it custom sized to my oversized hammock.
    Thank you Two...
  41. Just got back from Grayson Highlands Hang Just...

    Just got back from Grayson Highlands Hang
    Just two weeks ago Uncle Bubba and I hiked Birkhead Mountain Trail. Two nights and 16 miles with detours for water source. My toe got something, maybe start...
  42. Mooseman has a new secret weapon in his alcohol...

    Mooseman has a new secret weapon in his alcohol stove arsenal. Hammock campers and coffee drinkers, Phantom needs you now to plan on entering “Purdy Boil” contest...so y’all can smoke Peeeeetey and...
  43. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    MrPickl, you gonna miss Purdy Boil contest Saturday morning. That’s alright, I’ll tell you right now...old Phantom gonna smoke Peeeeetey, Mooseman and all contestants.
    I used to have extra gear to...
  44. Bama, as y’all are coming from a long way... If...

    Bama, as y’all are coming from a long way...
    If it was me, something easy would be good.
    Something y’all like.
    I hope your wife camps 2. If it’s real cold....
    Maybe not...
  45. I’m late to party. Is amsteel locking similar to...

    I’m late to party. Is amsteel locking similar to Dutch’s speed hooks and or loop aliens? Or is it a different animal?
    If nothing else—those turtles look good.
    If they can hold without slipping or...
  46. If I understand your description, you are...

    If I understand your description, you are insulating walls, ceiling-roof, floor of your sleep area.
    A few brave souls have trip reports describing comfortable outdoor hammock sleeping down to 20...
  47. If you have access, watch YouTube videos and use...

    If you have access, watch YouTube videos and use Google to see various types of gathered end hammocks. Some are hybrids, part gathered end and part something else and not necessarily bridge hammocks....
  48. How do you eliminate foot bunching in tight spaces

    Good ideas on saving money
    One way to get more comfort from a hammock is use a larger hammock. This may or may not fit in your insulated room. You can superinsulate a small room but must be careful...
  49. Let us know as your dream becomes reality On...

    Let us know as your dream becomes reality

    On an indoor hammock—I say go big or go home
  50. I’m guessing, keep hammock and insulation...

    I’m guessing, keep hammock and insulation separate. Easier to wash and dry. Might mostly want to wash hammock more frequently than insulation. Also if your insulation is too warm, would you have to...
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