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  1. Glad to hear they were caught. And hopefully...

    Glad to hear they were caught. And hopefully fined so much they were forced to sell their ATVs. Looks like weather will be rough this weekend so I'm going to hike what you suggested. Hopefully she...
  2. Both of those places are fantastic. I had...

    Both of those places are fantastic. I had considered Max Patch, but a friend of mine told me it's over run with idiots and their beer/ATV's now. I love beer and ATV's but neither should be at Max...
  3. Hammock hanging in WNC or North Georgia

    Anyone know of any good places to hammock camp for noobs in this area? My girlfriend has been begging me to go on trip and this weekend I'm going to take her. As this will be her first true...
  4. I'd suggest Fires Creek in Murphy, NC. You can...

    I'd suggest Fires Creek in Murphy, NC. You can camp right along the creek and fly fish all you want. I wasn't fly fishing, but I caught some decent sized trout last weekend there and barely walked...
  5. Count me in!

    Count me in!
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    Hello from NC/GA

    I've been a member of this great forum for a while now, but I recently moved to Hiawassee, GA and wanted to say hello to everyone again in hopes of connecting with people in the area. I'm currently...
  7. Thread: WBRR

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    Just curious, but why are you selling a used...

    Just curious, but why are you selling a used hammock for ten dollars more than you can get brand spanking new from warbonnet guy himself? I'm assuming whoppie slings have been added. Anything else?
  8. Where are you going in the Ozarks? And have you...

    Where are you going in the Ozarks? And have you camped at Claiborne yet?
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    [QUOTE=Ewker;1254806]I have to agree on bridge...

    [QUOTE=Ewker;1254806]I have to agree on bridge hammocks. They are the way to go. Keep a lookout on the boards because you will see warbonnets bridge hammock for sale.
    if you have sewing skills...
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    I'm glad you posted this regarding the lite...

    I'm glad you posted this regarding the lite hiker. It's a hammock I've always liked and now I'll be sure to research the switchback instead.
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    Not that I've noticed. I considered weight gain...

    Not that I've noticed. I considered weight gain but I haven't gained any weight. It's really strange. I'm lending it to my brother who is almost the exact same weight and height to see if he...
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    Not sure. I'll inspect tonight and let ya know.

    Not sure. I'll inspect tonight and let ya know.
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    Whatever the cause is, I'm happy for all the...

    Whatever the cause is, I'm happy for all the great trips I had with it. It was and is a great hammock just not for me anymore. The three hammocks you suggested are shorter than the WBBB. Maybe that's...
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    I'm not selling it. I'm "retiring" it for a...

    I'm not selling it. I'm "retiring" it for a while. After a few months and trips with a different GE hammock, I will do just as you suggested and see if it was more mental than physical. I really...
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    In my original post I stated I didn't do anything...

    In my original post I stated I didn't do anything different and yes, if a piece of gear is not operating like it used to I will move on after trying to remedy the problem without success. Also, a...
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    I'm considering a bridge hammock. I've heard good...

    I'm considering a bridge hammock. I've heard good things about the ridge runner and the JRB bridge hammock. I'm not too concerned with weight as long the extra weight is worth it.
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    It seems unlikely to me as well, but I've gone...

    It seems unlikely to me as well, but I've gone through every known solution to fix the issue and none work. I've yet to find time for a group hang and will be at one as soon as my schedule permits. I...
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    Absolutely! Gives me hope for humanity after all...

    Absolutely! Gives me hope for humanity after all lol
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    I always hung with the foot end slightly elevated...

    I always hung with the foot end slightly elevated so when it happened, I raised it even further. Didn't help unfortunately.
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    Sent. Thanks man!

    Sent. Thanks man!
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    I think you are correct. Never expected that.

    I think you are correct. Never expected that.
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    My height is 5'8 and I weigh about 160. That...

    My height is 5'8 and I weigh about 160. That would be awesome if you let me try out one of your hammocks. Where are you located?
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    I'm a huge Wilderness Logic fanboy so I may go...

    I'm a huge Wilderness Logic fanboy so I may go with the snipe or another variation they offer. The tree to tree trail gear lite hiker looks awesome! I'm open to any and all suggestions.
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    Why I'm retiring my WBBB

    In September of 2011, after much research and too many hours spent watching Shugs, Caveman and many others videos, I decided to make the switch from tent to hammock. After much consideration I...
  25. There should be a logo stitched into one corner....

    There should be a logo stitched into one corner. That logo, when right side up, should be in the bottom right corner of the tarp. That's the topside.
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    FS: I should probably have tried to sell these in...

    I should probably have tried to sell these in August haha. I'll drop to $40!
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    FS: Two North Face Fleece Jackets

    Just want to gauge interest on these two fleece jackets I have. Both are women sizes!

    Brown, medium size $50

    Black, small size $50
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    WBBB Calf Ridge

    I've had my 1.7 DL for well over two years now and have NEVER had this problem. I'm an experienced hanger and have tried all the known remedies (at least the ones I have read here) for calf ridge...
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    Poll: Looks like that will work. I to, use a modified...

    Looks like that will work. I to, use a modified turtle dog stand but I'm having some issues with it. Really all you need to worry about with those stands is distance from each anchor point. I bought...
  30. I'm in! Where's my lucky dice...

    I'm in! Where's my lucky dice...
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    Same here. Ruston is a nice place. I spend a lot...

    Same here. Ruston is a nice place. I spend a lot of time at Lake Claiborne.
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    Nice. Where was that taken?

    Nice. Where was that taken?
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    Are you putting the pad between the layers of...

    Are you putting the pad between the layers of your hammock? If you're using a pad I'm assuming you're also using a sleeping bag. Try putting the pad inside the sleeping bag with you instead of...
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    Looks great. I especially like those ancient...

    Looks great. I especially like those ancient ruins in the background.
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    African Safari hang

    Anyone ever done it? I've been wanting to go on safari for a long time and I'm finally going to do it. I know that for two nights we'll be staying way out in the bush in a designated camping area...
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    Two words. Open carry. I agree that most people...

    Two words. Open carry. I agree that most people you encounter in the back country are good people and most likely not thieves. However, you really don't know. For me, the greatest deterrent of...
  37. What a nice area. The OHT has been on my list for...

    What a nice area. The OHT has been on my list for a while. After seeing these pictures it might be time to go ahead and plan the trip. Have you hiked the BHT?
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    Looks like a great trip. I'm a huge fan of...

    Looks like a great trip. I'm a huge fan of Wilderness Systems. Love my tarpon 120. Some of my best hangs have been paddling trips in my yak.
  39. Tadpole is my favorite, go to tarp. When you...

    Tadpole is my favorite, go to tarp. When you finally do get your thunderstorm in your hammock under the tadpole you'll be thoroughly impressed.
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    For some reason I can't get the other pictures to...

    For some reason I can't get the other pictures to load. There are great hang spots all over that site. I hang mine right next to the lake and fish from the hammock
  41. I have heard of this series but seen mixed...

    I have heard of this series but seen mixed reviews. Is it worth the read?
  42. Hatchet is a fictional series about a boy who,...

    Hatchet is a fictional series about a boy who, after his plane crashes in the Canadian wilderness, has to survive with nothing but his hatchet. I first read in the series in the fourth grade and my...
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    Here's some photos to give you an idea of the...

    Here's some photos to give you an idea of the site at Lake Claiborne
  44. Favorite wilderness/outdoor books to read in a hammock?

    I thought this might be an interesting discussion. Not exactly hammock talk, but I tend to read a good bit in my hammock. I'm currently reading the Hatchet series by Gary Paulsen and(like I needed it...
  45. Haha my it's the way nature intended argument...

    Haha my it's the way nature intended argument never seems to work :lol:
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    I bring two fans with me despite the added two...

    I bring two fans with me despite the added two pounds. I sleep with a travel sheet only and hang one fan from the ridge line at my feet and one at my head. Works really well surprisingly. Ill take...
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    Haven't been able to get out there yet. Those...

    Haven't been able to get out there yet. Those darn responsibilities keep getting in my way! However, I WILL get out the before the end of this month.
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    Lake Claiborne IMO is your best option up that...

    Lake Claiborne IMO is your best option up that way. Rent a canoe and paddle to one of the sites. Plenty of hang spots.
  49. Have you made a reservation yet? I was there in...

    Have you made a reservation yet? I was there in march and there weren't any reservations available in elkmont for, as they put it, a looooong time. Never did get a site last trip. Anyone have some...
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    Lake Chicot State Park!! Hands down one of the...

    Lake Chicot State Park!! Hands down one of the best trails within three hours of Baton Rouge. Has all the facilities you would expect at a state park. The trail itself is 20 miles long with many...
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