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    I think you'll be happy in your XLC. I'm a round...

    I think you'll be happy in your XLC. I'm a round guy - 350# at 5'10". I only get out in my XLC a few times a year, but absolutely love it. My first hammock was the WBBB, but the WBBB XLC feels...
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    109160 Was at a friend's place for the holiday...

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    Was at a friend's place for the holiday weekend and they couldn't believe that I wanted to sleep outside by the creek! Had a wonderful two nights sleep in my XLC! No rain, so didn't have...
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    PA>Mechanicsburg: help finding a site

    Knotty,

    Just hopped on HF for the first time in a few weeks. Sorry I didn't hop on sooner and see your post. Next time you are coming let me know. There are a few options. As mentioned, you...
  4. Thread: WTB - Ursack

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    WTB - Ursack

    Greeting all. Yes, he bought mine. I don't think that breaks any confidences.
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    WTB - Ursack

    SS- it would at least scare away the mice!
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    WTB - Ursack

    I've got one I'm not using anymore. Torn meniscus on day 2 of my one month AT hike ended my summer plans. It's like new - only seen 2 days on the AT and 2 days car camping.

    White one with the...
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    Where to get snakeskins for tarp?

    Here you go.

    http://wildernesslogics.com/Tarp-Skin-Tarp-skin.htm
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    Family Car Camping in PA

    Thanx for the remarks everyone. Being away with the family was the best! Excited for more possibilities this summer!
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    Family Car Camping in PA

    It was a good time and my oldest now wants to have a hammock permanently set up in his bedroom!
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    Family Car Camping in PA

    We went car camping this past weekend. It was a good weekend and we had some real nice weather that helped make it an even nicer time.

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    - My hammock is on the right (Blackbird XLC hammock...
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    e-z biner? will it work

    I think it'll be a little tough to undo if it holds up a decent size load. For abou tThe same length of amsteel, I try to make the soft shackle. http://l-36.com/soft_shackle_9.php
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    So I did it... jerks!

    WC, I'm bigger than you and they hold my big butt of the ground! I'm sure you'll have no trouble.
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    Ricketts Glen, PA - 22 Waterfalls

    Thinking about a trip there this weekend or next. Can you tell me what camping sites might have trees for four hammockers?
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    Finally got out for a weekend..

    Looks like a nice trip. How did your buddy make out in his hammock? Is he going back to ground?
  15. Has Hennessy changed they way they wrap the hammock ends?

    My son's "cub" that he got a few months ago looks like this too. I larks headed a continuous loop thru the webbing and am using a Dutch hook as my attachment/drip line.
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    Colorado, Yosemite & AT

    Thank for the encouragement all!

    Only about 4 miles today, but it kicked my tail in this 90 degree heat!

    http://balloonpastor.com/2013/05/29/at-day-1/
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    Colorado, Yosemite & AT

    A couple days in Colorado - check.

    Pikes's Peak & garden of the gods.


    http://youtu.be/WodkHmzWyWc

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    VID: 10 days in California Part 1

    Part2 was super too! Got to watch it on the TV with the family. They want to come along on the next trip!
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    VID: 10 days in California Part 1

    Thank for the video! I'm scheduled to be there in 9 days and your video has raised the level of my excitement!!
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    WTS, two packs: kelty & mountainsmith

    What's the Sierra of the waist belt? I've got a lot of table muscle.
  21. Thread: Underquilt for XLC

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    Underquilt for XLC

    About anything will work. It doesn't need to really hold much weight. I used what I had laying around - a few continuos loops of amsteel. I'll probably switch it out with something else when I get...
  22. Thread: Underquilt for XLC

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    Underquilt for XLC

    I lacks-headed a 6-8 inch loop of amsteel on each end of my XLC for my 2 incubators. Works fine. My incubators have been walking off my left shoulder a little, so I added a Dutchware clip on quilt...
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    Greetings from Central PA

    Welcome neighbor! I'm in Mechanicsburg.
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    Kifaru Doobie Xpress as an underquilt

    I think Kifaru has the "normal" 3-4 week wait since they make everything to order.

    Off subject, but just this week they mentioned they will no longer be making their KU packs (5200, 3700). On...
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    Kifaru Doobie Xpress as an underquilt

    I personally don't have any experience with the Woobie getting wet. Since its made with the RhinoSkin with DWR finish, hopefully it will shed water/moisture well.

    My KU3700 pack does pretty well,...
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    Kifaru Doobie Xpress as an underquilt

    Nice! I was just thinking this weekend to use my Kifaru Woobie as and underquilt. I'm not sure if I'll have to sew in a channel the whole way or if I can just use the n lured loops. I'm thinking...
  27. 2013 Spring MAHHA, April 26-28th, Official Planning Thread

    Come! I was (and still am) a complete noob at the Fall MAHHA event . I was my able to stay for the day Saturday(breakfast-dinner/raffle) and I learned a ton. I was wishing I had planned to stay...
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    I'll be using a sheet of Tyvex as my ground cover...

    I'll be using a sheet of Tyvex as my ground cover for getting in and out of my hammock. I believe I left it big enough to wrap around my backpack if needed.

    Good idea to be practicing in the bad...
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    Fun with iMovie trailer.

    Gotta love iMovie trailer! Looks like a fun adventure.
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    PapaSmurf - Randy - Great guy

    Double thumbs up from my experience with Pap Smurf too!! Great guy with great products who is always willing to share his knowledge!

    My son loved the Darien so much, he was asleep in it within 20...
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    Good Friday Family Outing

    Today was a warm-up day for our upcoming summer adventure

    Checking up some new stuff for our family. We received a new Darien this week from Papa Smurf. Here's my oldest son in it.

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    FREE: Ridgeline & Organizer Combo

    Officially less than 9 months until Christmas!
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    SPRING MAHHA 2013 Putting Names on Faces!

    It's getting closer!! My wife has never slept in a hammock and was just asking if we are "really" going to do this! I told her, YEP!
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    Backpacking Noob: solo trip (pic heavy)

    Glad to hear it was a success as well as a learning experience. The pix are great! And glad you didn't roll out of the hammock and down the hill on your first night!
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    Pilot Mountain State Park

    Enjoy your hang!!
  36. Thread: Blackbird XLC

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    Blackbird XLC

    Mine arrived yesterday (1.7DL) and I had a spare few minutes today to string it up. Wish I had more time this weekend to give it more of a trial run.

    I really like the extra mesh. It makes a big...
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    I like the idea of having these for my wife. I...

    I like the idea of having these for my wife. I just need to actually begin working on the ones I bought!!

    I have actually been wearing one every once in awhile! And I placed two ni their bags...
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    I too use the "Red for Head" method. The head...

    I too use the "Red for Head" method. The head ends are marked by RED markers, biners, or marks on the bishop bag.
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    Light Weight Snoozer

    Light Weight Snoozer
  40. Thread: Blackbird XLC

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    The options are being posted now .... In case any...

    The options are being posted now .... In case any of you are hitting "refresh" on this thread.
  41. Thread: Fronkey's Quest.

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    Blessings on an awesome adventure!

    Blessings on an awesome adventure!
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    I'll throw my hat in the ring too.

    I'll throw my hat in the ring too.
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    Excited to come and bring the family!

    Excited to come and bring the family!
  44. Thanx for spring your trip. Looks like a nice...

    Thanx for spring your trip. Looks like a nice getaway and testing! Glad you didn't freeze too bad!
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    Looks like a wonderful and memorable time for...

    Looks like a wonderful and memorable time for everyone!! I'm sure the memories will last a long time!
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    Nice!

    Nice! You are inspiring me to do it with the ones I picked up!
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    4-12 Granted, I'm a newbie, but I was playing...

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    Granted, I'm a newbie, but I was playing with my tap the other week to see what all I could do with it.

    4 stakes - one for each corner of the tarp, line tied between the stakes on each...
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    Looks like a great getaway and everyone was nice...

    Looks like a great getaway and everyone was nice and toasty in all that down!
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    Looks like a great way to start the new year!! ...

    Looks like a great way to start the new year!! And I agree - cold rain = yuck!
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    Looks like it was a great time!! Congrats!

    Looks like it was a great time!! Congrats!
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