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  1. I reluctantly have to bow out, ice storm got us...

    I reluctantly have to bow out, ice storm got us and power has been out since6 this morning..currently camping in the house...wife still won't let me drill hooks in the living room to hang my...
  2. Just watched Knoxville forecast,Snow chances...

    Just watched Knoxville forecast,Snow chances every day this week! Plus 70mph wind on Roan tonight,so blowdowns might be abundant.?
  3. Agreed! I put my stock in my kit,,a little heavy...

    Agreed! I put my stock in my kit,,a little heavy , but loaded for bear! Earlier this week they were predicting a wind chill of -53 this Saturday. How has your experience with the reliability of...
  4. Or Blue Moons and yellow snow! Mountain Weather...

    Or Blue Moons and yellow snow! Mountain Weather forecast is starting to look interesting!
  5. Yes! 17 days and about two hours we will be at...

    Yes! 17 days and about two hours we will be at Bob's,,I can taste the bacon already! I don't know which I'm looking forward to more,Bob's or the First self chilling "energy" drink ! :lol: Looking...
  6. Yep, its approaching rapidly..just for info...

    Yep, its approaching rapidly..just for info Firepitguy, Crackrbilly and I will be arriving around noon on Thurs the 19th if anyone wanted to show early..We WILL have the fire going again !

    I...
  7. I will be there noon Thursday at the latest...

    I will be there noon Thursday at the latest...
  8. Me too..super stoked and its approaching rapidly!...

    Me too..super stoked and its approaching rapidly! Any ideas on the activity plans this year??
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    Looked like a nice trip! You know how much I like...

    Looked like a nice trip! You know how much I like the Fog and Mists, I hated to miss one in my back yard! Looking forward to seeing you again!

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  10. February 20-22 is when we will be there! OK why...

    February 20-22 is when we will be there!
    OK why not start the sign up:
    MedicineMan
    Poof
    Black Wolf
    Brother Bones (FiMB)
    Country Hang
    Rivendell Refugee
  11. Haha!..ballast uphill and floatation for the...

    Haha!..ballast uphill and floatation for the descents!
  12. And some traditions should never change!

    And some traditions should never change!
  13. Date Change noted and calendar adjusted ! Looking...

    Date Change noted and calendar adjusted ! Looking forward to it...gives me a few extra weeks to plan and reaarange too much stuff in my pack! :lol:
  14. You'll love it Country..It's like a "micro...

    You'll love it Country..It's like a "micro expedition"! Good company, winter conditions with a chance to be extreme, and between the close proximity of a trailhead,and the vast knowledge of the RHK...
  15. Well said FirepitGuy!!!!

    Well said FirepitGuy!!!!
  16. Looks like a great trip was had ! Hate I missed...

    Looks like a great trip was had ! Hate I missed it, Maybe a good thing because I would have been on top of that Ironclad for the sake of a cool pic alone! (plus if I brought the big green canoe it...
  17. I am in ! Looking forward to more good times and...

    I am in ! Looking forward to more good times and fellowship! Also keeping my fingers crossed for a little more extreme weather, maybe our visit will coincide with the polar vortex this year! Open...
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    Wow! Congrats on the the Official Start and very...

    Wow! Congrats on the the Official Start and very impressive website too! Get ready for the rush! I would have commented earlier but have been under a sewing machine for the last 6 days! Products look...
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    Sure, Insulhammock body width is 50" and length...

    Sure, Insulhammock body width is 50" and length is 10' plus with the top added in, width in a tubular measurement comes in at 74". Weight with 900 fill and all ARGON material comes in at 2lbs 10 oz...
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    Just a few pics from A most outstanding...

    Just a few pics from A most outstanding trip..9049390494904959049690497904989049990500905019050290503
    90504

    RR
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    Two Trees, Well said and Summed up! Thanks to you...

    Two Trees, Well said and Summed up! Thanks to you and your Father for making this possible! Also Thanks to MM for the Pics! I am already plotting for next year! And thanks to all of you for making...
  22. Is someone coming with a video camera? I'll...

    Is someone coming with a video camera?

    I'll bring a gopro w/waterproof housing.. Also picked up 20 Brats and instant charcoal for the Vargos,,I guess everyone bring bread and sides of your choice?
  23. Hangnout Ragnall Rivendell Refugee Zeez Mike...

    Hangnout
    Ragnall
    Rivendell Refugee
    Zeez
    Mike (Riv's Uncle, name to be determined this trip)
    L.D. Cakes
    MedicineMan
    Poof

    Sounds good MM! I'll even bring a "spare" cooler for food...
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    Zilla, Look in the folding chair..I often get in...

    Zilla, Look in the folding chair..I often get in a hurry at the end of a trip and unwiitingly tend to leave stuff where it is if what I am packing will hold it..? Just a thought..
  25. How about a head count? Just curious to how big...

    How about a head count? Just curious to how big this armada is going to be and the info could be used for various reasons

    Hangnout
    Ragnall
    Zeez
    Rivendell Refugee
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    Great Trip! Great Folks! and Great Job once again...

    Great Trip! Great Folks! and Great Job once again on the Trip Report Brother Bones! looks like something I will not miss next year!!!

    RR
  27. Ok, looks like all are out ,, We will bow out now...

    Ok, looks like all are out ,, We will bow out now also to concentrate our resources for the Clinch paddle.. MM hope you get well soon..(ps I botched the prototype so it will be released later as soon...
  28. Sorry to hear MM, hope it ts resolved...

    Sorry to hear MM, hope it ts resolved quickly/painlessly as possible...

    As far as the hang I guess we should do a head count given the close proximity of the Clinch paddle...so if you're still...
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    [QUOTE=twotrees;1279853]Wanted to share my review...

    Thanks Dutch ! I appreciate The shout out but I also appreciate Your contribution here too! With 7 ARGON Insulhammocks and 3 SIL ARGON tarps under our belt , I can't begin to say enough about the...
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    88432 ARGON brown= easy on the eyes like Dutch!

    88432 ARGON brown= easy on the eyes like Dutch!
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    Never had a "peeky" down on any of our ARGON...

    Never had a "peeky" down on any of our ARGON Insulhammocks,,Using 850 wp and 900 standard down. however on my older 1.1 Coyote Insulhammocks it was an Occasional occurance.
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    Insulhammock ARGON

    Hi All,

    After some testing and retooling, The 100% ARGON Insulhammocks are out! ( Website will be updated soon ) After the RHK Hang experience with Medicineman's Roan and Mine, The...
  33. Currently Requesting Snow....Per presenting...

    Currently Requesting Snow....Per presenting Hammocks superior to seasonal weather capabilities,,seriously though,,would 65F daytime temp be too much to ask for?
  34. I'll check with my Mother today, she recently...

    I'll check with my Mother today, she recently sold a farm with 150 acres of riverfront on the south side of the Clinch,,Could probably get permission because new owner lives in Ar. I think. ...
  35. I'm in if canoes are allowed! I'll have to...

    I'm in if canoes are allowed! I'll have to finally break down and get a fishing permit due to the company,,,:lol: and a Fishing rod of some sort now that the Dynamite is on the no-no list!
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    FPG, The advent of the Argon series has IMO...

    FPG, The advent of the Argon series has IMO opened up alot of doors starting with the breathability which is outstanding, The light weight , The Colors and being slightly translucent, really gives it...
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    SSGHawk, The loft size on the standard is around...

    SSGHawk, The loft size on the standard is around the 3 inch mark, We are currently revamping everything here with the model lines, custom options and will be offering other products such as Tarps,...
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    Got the Camo on the table, Super Light, Super...

    Got the Camo on the table, Super Light, Super Nice, And SUPER SLIPPERY! Love it! Its like trying to line up live eels in oil!

    ...
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    Sold, Pulled the Trigger!

    Sold, Pulled the Trigger!
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    Could not stand it, Just pulled the trigger on...

    Could not stand it, Just pulled the trigger on some of that Camo! Thanks Dutch!!

    ...
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    Wow! Now to re-construct all new tarps!

    Wow! Now to re-construct all new tarps!
  42. I'm in ! Maybe get a chance to use my Neos...

    I'm in ! Maybe get a chance to use my Neos explorers I got 2 weeks after RHK hang lol!
  43. Howdy from Crossville neighbor! Pm me and I'll...

    Howdy from Crossville neighbor! Pm me and I'll be able to answer any questions you have by showing you the gateway drug.....Dutch Bling.
    RR
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    I haven't got to a nighttime low of 70f yet..but...

    I haven't got to a nighttime low of 70f yet..but at 65 I just pulled the zipper down and the separated top draped over my knees and I was perfect..with a 900 FP insulated hammock in the summer..all I...
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    Only if the bottom layer carried the baffles...

    Only if the bottom layer carried the baffles would it matter..but insignificant as long as the top layer was 1.6 or higher..as far as damage...I've been hammock camping since 1986 and carried...
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    [QUOTE=hangnout;1212930]I am sitting on the fence...

    I agree WV , labor intensity is the key word here, so as MedicineMan coined it at the beginning of my Insulated Hammock venture,,"A Niche within a Niche" which is fine by me!

    To my personal...
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    Ditto! Took a while for me to do that also ,...

    Ditto! Took a while for me to do that also , finally made a test piece and abused it with no detectable difference...Just keep the 1/4 to 1/2 seam allowance.

    ...
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    I've been wanting this trail for years now,,...

    I've been wanting this trail for years now,, going in a few weeks,,planning to drive north up Little Shepards Trail for a Teaser, park at Pound Gap, meet Shuttle ($50) for ride back to Southern...
  49. The Roan is going to be the Higher end model with...

    The Roan is going to be the Higher end model with many custom options,I left Our webpage updater at the beach (snowbird). But he will return in about a month and get the webpage updated to include...
  50. I'm the manufacturer, :lol: I had to make my own...

    I'm the manufacturer, :lol: I had to make my own "precious"..and no, just 2.2 pounds of down,,Mine is a single layer and She tips the scales at 4lbs 6 oz with no suspension attached.
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