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    whipping the ends, ill try and post a photo...

    whipping the ends, ill try and post a photo tonight after work to show the ends and ridge in the middle..
    it basically splits the hammock in two halves.
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    Always upsetting when loosing a friend,,,...

    Always upsetting when loosing a friend,,, especially a comfortable one! cant wait to see #2
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    needing help

    I am missing something when I make gathered end hammocks... I made 4 out of tabletop nylon the large size, 72 inches wide and 11 feet long. But each one I make has a ridge right down the middle? I...
  4. VERY NICE!

    VERY NICE!
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    Static electric shocking

    I have built a DIY hammock out of Polyester Crinkle Taffeta. It turned out great. BUT The static electricity has been driving me absolutely crazy. My 3 year old plays in the hammock and if I go to...
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    I got my shirt today also! My 10 year son thought...

    I got my shirt today also! My 10 year son thought it was cool, and the daughters 13&9 called me a dork(but they have seen and enjoy all the Shug videos)!!! Thanks Shug
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    Hanging for Turkeys

    Well Wyoming turkey season starts mid-April. Is anyone else going to be out hanging and hunting? I have completely enjoyed the freedom to hike/hunt all day and being able to set up my camp where ever...
  8. I'm 6'4 250lbs and I have both Warbonnet BB...

    I'm 6'4 250lbs and I have both Warbonnet BB models and I like the XLC 11ft most, for the extra length. Ive also made a a few of my own, 12.5ft long x 6ft wide. it lays nice and flat, however it has a...
  9. Video- sheepnose mountain, sundance wyoming

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjepuZl0vY8
  10. Thread: Sheepnose

    by 1bigpaddle
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    Sheepnose

    I took my little beagle Maggie with and hit the trails. We have been working to complete every hiking trail in the Black hills National Forest on the Wyoming side. We have almost completed this goal...
  11. Im over in Sundance, WY... I havent been able to...

    Im over in Sundance, WY... I havent been able to attend due to work conflicts, but hopefully this year will be different! hope to join in the fun!
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    Your going to need something to pull you away...

    Your going to need something to pull you away from the tree. All the weight will pull towards the tree. And that is ofcourse as long as the branch holds you up.
  13. Hanging locations along the Missouri River?

    Does anyone know of any good camping spots along the Missouri rive near Pierre sd? I know it's the open prairie, and many of the parks I've looked at do not seem to have many usable trees. A buddy...
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    6'4 250lbs I love using both models of my Wbbb,...

    6'4 250lbs I love using both models of my Wbbb, however the new xlc model is my go to choice!
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    im 6'4 250 and i really enjoy my Black Bird XCL

    im 6'4 250 and i really enjoy my Black Bird XCL
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    BWCA-When Nature Attacks!

    Trip Type: Paddling Canoe
    Entry Date:
    Entry & Exit Point: Crab Lake and Cummings from Burntside Lake (EP 4)
    Number of Days: 7

    Trip Introduction:
    We choose this route because it was shorter and...
  17. Im gonna make it this year!

    Im gonna make it this year!
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    Thanks Shug, That is a helpful link..

    Thanks Shug, That is a helpful link..
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    Sleeping bag underquilt

    I'm sure it's been talked about I just can't find it.. But I'm wondering how it would work to take a rectangular sleeping bag add a few ring grommets lace it with an elastic cordage. And hang it...
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    Those are some amazing photos!!

    Those are some amazing photos!!
  21. I dont know about your area, but if your worried...

    I dont know about your area, but if your worried about bears in my experience hanging a food bag is the best way to go. As long as the food it up and out of reach of a bear it will not matter if it...
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    I made my own for my three kids and just bought...

    I made my own for my three kids and just bought eno bug nets to go over top.
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    I fixed the link,, Thanks for letting me know. ...

    I fixed the link,, Thanks for letting me know.

    I caught a few brook trout farther down stream where the beavers had dammed up an area. It made a nice little pond. Unfortunately i had forgotten my...
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    Medicine Bow Wyoming & First video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4OtX4YjgmA
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    Im heading into the Medicine Bow this Friday.. I...

    Im heading into the Medicine Bow this Friday.. I plan to hike a few miles into the Labonte Creek Canyon and do some fly fishing/photographing ect... I'm going in mostly blind as I have never been.. I...
  26. I love the BWCA, where did you end up going in...

    I love the BWCA, where did you end up going in at? what lakes?
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    I moved to and now live in Sundance Wyoming, The...

    I moved to and now live in Sundance Wyoming, The north east corner, Black Hills, Bear Lodge mountains..Welcome it is a very pretty state to hang between trees!

    I have not run into any problems...
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    I also bring a pair of long johns just for...

    I also bring a pair of long johns just for sleeping. I have a 0 degree sleeping bag, and an under-quilt. I stay very warm. I also carry a "little bug" wood stove for cooking. the heaviest thing I...
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    I bow hunt with recurve bow in Wyoming, and I...

    I bow hunt with recurve bow in Wyoming, and I have been using my hammock for camping the 3 years. So much nicer when looking for a "camp" location. never having to worry about rocks or logs. It is...
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    I ordered my blackbird XCL and I emailed...

    I ordered my blackbird XCL and I emailed Brandon.. he replied saying 3 weeks from the time they get the order.. I ordered my hammock on march 11 and it was april 9 when it arived, just as he said.....
  31. Thread: Xlc

    by 1bigpaddle
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    I got mine a few days ago and set it up in the...

    I got mine a few days ago and set it up in the basement for a nap... WOW I found the extra length to be great for comfort.
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    if the mods could please delete this sale. thank...

    if the mods could please delete this sale. thank you
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    High Peak Summit 0 Degree - Extra Long

    Looking to sell my High Peak Summit 0 Degree - Extra Long - 95 Inches. Extra Wide Size: 34 Inches Extra Long: 95 Inches. I ordered it and it was a little too snug for me in the shoulders. I'm 6'4...
  34. "Cuddling" in a hammock is like a waterbed...

    "Cuddling" in a hammock is like a waterbed without water ;)
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    Thanks for the advice guys.

    Thanks for the advice guys.
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    Question with sewing

    What sort of thread do you use when sewing your hammocks together? And what about when sewing zippers on? Is there a special nylon string? Thanks in advance for your help.
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    HAHA, When I first had it up I used matching...

    HAHA, When I first had it up I used matching braces, unfortunately I forgot to brace the front side and when I sat down the brace bent! So I grabbed what I had available. This weekend It will match...
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    Not worry about the tree, out here in NE Wyoming...

    Not worry about the tree, out here in NE Wyoming and through out the Black Hills we have been fighting with pine beetles. This tree was one that had been infected. If I did not cut it down, paid...
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    My new Chair

    I was inspired to try this after I saw another member build one.. Since I have access to a national forest, I thought I would try it. I cut down a tree and stripped the bark and here it is!
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    Help with sleeping bag

    I'm trying to find a 0 degree bag that has room? I bought one that said it is XL both tall and wide, and sadly it fits me like a glove. I cant move, i can barely get the zipper zipped. Any one have...
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    Count me in too, Thanks

    Count me in too, Thanks
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    Hammock designs

    Lets see some photos of unique hammocks!
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    I'm 6'4 I like the Warbonet blackbird

    I'm 6'4 I like the Warbonet blackbird
  44. Thread: Tent poles

    by 1bigpaddle
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    Campmore.com

    Campmore.com
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    My kids and I went and we had 4 hammocks hanging...

    My kids and I went and we had 4 hammocks hanging in a camp ground. When we did some hiking and fly fishing there were no shortages of places to hang. We will be back there this summer again.
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    Hello Fatpacker, Its not as challenging as you...

    Hello Fatpacker, Its not as challenging as you think. Im 6'4 260 and have been hanging comfortably 2 years now.....Ive got a good friend who I helped make a hammock for who is 6'10 480lbs. And he has...
  47. Im In, and I hope everyone has been enjoying the...

    Im In, and I hope everyone has been enjoying the season!
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    I'm not sure when yet, I figured I would first...

    I'm not sure when yet, I figured I would first find out if anyone would be interested, and go from there... I personally have been unable to go to a group hang so I'm working out details still. If...
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    Hanging In Wyoming Anyone

    Hello, I'm just throwing it out there if anyone is interested in an eastern Wyoming hang in the Bearlodge mountains?
  50. I moved from MN also. Im now out in WY, If you...

    I moved from MN also. Im now out in WY, If you need a MN connection, I've secretly been forming a collection of Minnesotans out here. With the goal of one day have a great hang in here in the...
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