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    Hello from Morehead City.

    Hello from Morehead City.
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    Welcome from Morehead City!

    Welcome from Morehead City!
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    I agree with you Sargevining except for the...

    I agree with you Sargevining except for the comment about using it for extended backpacking. I know of several AT Thru hikers who used it from Damascus to Katahdin. My son used it from Damascus to...
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    It is possible to get the hang angle you want if...

    It is possible to get the hang angle you want if you suspend a ridge pole like a turtledog stand has from the ceiling. I did this from the rafters on my porch and sleep there most nights.
    Besides...
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    You shouldn't have any problem regarding the...

    You shouldn't have any problem regarding the strength of the joists. I do something similar from the 2X10 roof rafters on my back porch. Just don't drill the holes close to the bottom of the joists. ...
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    Nice! What can you tell us about that stand? Did...

    Nice! What can you tell us about that stand? Did you make it/have someone make it for you? What did it cost? Thanks.
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    My son did a 1,000 mile section hike of the AT...

    My son did a 1,000 mile section hike of the AT this year. He departed March 21st and he ran into some nasty cold weather. He used a EE OQ with an Exped mat and he says that it kept him very warm....
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    Sticky: The rows for North Carolina have names through...

    The rows for North Carolina have names through row 101 (98 members) and then the spreadsheet says "loading rows 102 through 207) but it never loads.
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    I ordered a 1.7 DL XLC and it shipped within a...

    I ordered a 1.7 DL XLC and it shipped within a week (I expect it here in a day or so). I was expecting to wait 2-3 weeks for it to ship. Maybe they just had some extras on hand? In any case, I am a...
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    Welcome from Morehead City. It's deer season, be...

    Welcome from Morehead City. It's deer season, be careful out there.
  11. And an expensive (but healthy and enjoyable)...

    And an expensive (but healthy and enjoyable) combination!
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    I have been using a BA lost ranger with a BA...

    I have been using a BA lost ranger with a BA insulated air core (like another poster here). I agree (as has been stated) that the temp. rating is higher than claimed however the system works for me...
  13. Wow! I think that all of us are impressed with...

    Wow! I think that all of us are impressed with your ambitious plan. Based upon your experience and evident confidence I am sure that it will be a great and memorable trip for all.

    Here are just a...
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    Welcome from the Coast of North Carolina!

    Welcome from the Coast of North Carolina!
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    Welcome from Morehead City. You will probably...

    Welcome from Morehead City. You will probably come here since we have the beach! A couple of good trails include the Neusiok (21 miles) and the Weetock (11 miles), both are in the Croatan NF. PM me...
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    Darn it. I need to stop visiting this website,...

    Darn it. I need to stop visiting this website, it's getting expensive. I like that piece of gear too!
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    I can't find "single bubble mirror insulation" on...

    I can't find "single bubble mirror insulation" on Lowes website. Can you provide a link or a more accurate description of it? I like your idea. Thanks.
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    The mountains of EASTERN NC?? I have tromped all...

    The mountains of EASTERN NC?? I have tromped all over Eastern NC and have yet to find a mountain. Please tell me where these mountains are.
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    I think that this thought is in the same vein.......

    I think that this thought is in the same vein....

    One of the attractions to hammocking seems to be that it is not mainstream (yet). We have seen very few hammock ads in Backpacker Magazine (so...
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    Thanks for doing this Gunner as I know that you...

    Thanks for doing this Gunner as I know that you are doing this for our Troop and we look forward to benefiting from your knowledge. I'll bet that other Troops in the area would like your class as...
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    Welcome from Morehead City.

    Welcome from Morehead City.
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    When I teach LNT to Boy Scouts, I teach them that...

    When I teach LNT to Boy Scouts, I teach them that sounds, colors and smells that are not natural to the environment violate the principles of LNT. This thread has prompted me to review LNT principles...
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    I think that you have a great product and as has...

    I think that you have a great product and as has been pointed out - at a fair price. I hope that you have lots of orders for them.
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    I'm in, thanks!

    I'm in, thanks!
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    Hello from Morehead City!

    Hello from Morehead City!
  26. Yup. Switchback pants went from $35 to $50 a...

    Yup. Switchback pants went from $35 to $50 a couple of years ago. A bottle of water at summer camp (Camp Raven Knob in NC) costs $1.50.
    I am glad that BSA is a wealthy organization. It's a...
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    Welcome from Morehead City

    I love where I live but am envious of those in the RDU area who are so much closer to the NC Mountains.
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    I (like Gunner) also welcome you from the coast. I go to Chapel Hill periodically, maybe we could meet sometime?
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    Ridge Pole

    We have a large military surplus store near here. aluminum or fiberglass camoflauge net poles are only $3.00/piece. I use 4 of them but 3 is probably ample. These things will stand up to the forces...
  30. MMMMmmmm. I think I have dreamed about this...

    MMMMmmmm. I think I have dreamed about this before. If money wasn't an issue...... I'd replace my Gregory Palisade backpack with something lighter such as an Osprey Aether. I like the features on...
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    Welcome! Where in NC are you? I am in Morehead...

    Welcome! Where in NC are you? I am in Morehead City, NC (on the coast) but have land in Wilkes County. I am an Assisitant Scoutmaster also.
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    Just My Opinion

    Hammocking negates the benefits of the buddy system used in Scouts to some degree. I feel that younger Scouts should sleep in tents with their buddy. They learn to plan (who is bringing the tent?),...
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    I think that there is a difference between the...

    I think that there is a difference between the Doublenest and the Double Deluxe?

    http://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/product/DOUBLENEST.html

    I think that I bought a Double Delux and my two...
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    Gunner, I live in Morehead City and go through...

    Gunner,

    I live in Morehead City and go through Otway frequently to visit my parents in Smyrna. My oldest son got a ENO DN for Christmas, I will be getting one for father's day and my youngest (15)...
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    Welcome from Morehead City. I think that I have...

    Welcome from Morehead City. I think that I have hiked the Neusiok about 7 times (mostly with our Boy Scout Troop). I am a new hammock hanger too - I am so tired of sleeping on the ground.
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    Ummm....are there many trees in Avon?

    Ummm....are there many trees in Avon?
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