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    I've been a SM for about 5years. Last year I got...

    I've been a SM for about 5years. Last year I got into hanging and as a winter project had the Troop do DIY hammocks. During a week backpacking trip to the Porquee Pine mountains with a group on 4...
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    Welcome, from Northeast Illinois,

    Welcome, from Northeast Illinois,
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    Welcome from Northern Illinois

    Welcome from Northern Illinois
  4. Thread: The Porkies

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    The Porkies

    I will be taking several of my Boy Scouts on a High Adventure trip to the Porkies in late July this year. Can anyone give me some advice on which trails to take, we will be backpacking for about 5...
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    Welcome from the northwest suburbs

    Welcome from the northwest suburbs
  6. Still can't get the link to work

    Still can't get the link to work
  7. I'll take 20 but the link to the order form won't...

    I'll take 20 but the link to the order form won't work
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    Welcome from the Northwest Illinois

    Welcome from the Northwest Illinois
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    Even this is not what I really wanted they will...

    Even this is not what I really wanted they will work for now
    . The CS rep I talked to admitted that they had the measurements listed wrong and offered a full refund including shipping. If I deep...
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    Jon, Thanks for the pics, it looks like it may...

    Jon, Thanks for the pics, it looks like it may give me the min coverage I was looking for. My big problems is its not what I paid for, I was hopeing for a tarp to use in summer and winter . Right...
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    I see nothing that looks like tape

    I see nothing that looks like tape
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    To be honest I'm not sure what Factory tape seams...

    To be honest I'm not sure what Factory tape seams are
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    On the funny side one of the bags that the guide...

    On the funny side one of the bags that the guide lines and stakes comes in is pink with a pony on the side. I think they need to source this to a different company.
    Not real pleased and don't know...
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    Talking to customer service right now. The lady...

    Talking to customer service right now. The lady there is very nice and ask me to measure both tarps I order. When I told her the both were I was placed on hold. I've be told that the products...
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    Just ordered 2 for my son and I, hopefully they...

    Just ordered 2 for my son and I, hopefully they will get here before our Scout campout this weekend.
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    Look what I found under the Xmas tree

    My wife surprised me with a new Treklight Hammock for Christmas. Can't wait to try it on the next Scout Campout
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    I'm in.. Thanks

    I'm in..

    Thanks
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    I'm a SM and on are last campout I used my DIY...

    I'm a SM and on are last campout I used my DIY hammock and old tent rain fly as a tarp, best nights sleep I every had on a campout. My Scouts liked the set up so much that the whole troop will be...
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    First time hammock camping

    I been hanging around the forum for a couple of months, made a simple gather end hammock to try and get my Boy Scouts interested in getting out of tents. Finial got a chance to try it out this last...
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    Will be taking my troop camping this weekend. It...

    Will be taking my troop camping this weekend. It will be my first time in a DIY hammock I put together. Found out one of my Eagle Scouts who is now 25 uses a Hennessy, he will be using it this...
  21. Got my copy last night, look great. I have a Boy...

    Got my copy last night, look great. I have a Boy Scout campout in two weeks and plan on using my DIY hammock. This book will help to answer lots of questions
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    Just ordered my copy , can't wait to read it

    Just ordered my copy , can't wait to read it
  23. I will be ordering my very soon, looking forward...

    I will be ordering my very soon, looking forward checking out the new fabric
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    At the prices you suggested I would give your...

    At the prices you suggested I would give your hammock a try
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    While I like your companies vision, I will wait...

    While I like your companies vision, I will wait for a review before purchasing
  26. Thread: Scout Leaders?

    by RUDDS63
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    Nighthauk I'm new to hammocks and plan to use...

    Nighthauk

    I'm new to hammocks and plan to use one during summercamp this year to try and get my Scouts interested. Hoping it will become a DIY project and maybe help with some new high adventure...
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    Really just eye balled it. Used deck screws to...

    Really just eye balled it. Used deck screws to hold it together then drilled and installed the bolts. My son help double check my set.
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    Sorry

    Still new to the forum posted the wrong picture
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    First DIY hammock and stand

    Found the Forum about 1 week ago and started to build my first hammock. Saw the plans the jjthedog posted and thought I may try that in the future . So Saturday morning I'm at Home Depot and find...
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    Papa Smurf, I'm trying to get my older Scouts...

    Papa Smurf,

    I'm trying to get my older Scouts more interested in a High Adventure trip, Hoping the hammock idea will get them motivated and keep some younger scouts in scouting. Since most of...
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    New Member needing so direction

    Let me start with a quick intro. I'm a Scoutmaster for a BSA troop in Illinois trying to find new ways to Scouts interested in backpack camping. My first questions is should the Scouts BIY there...
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