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    I'm using this which is probably pretty similar...

    I'm using this which is probably pretty similar to the Ti shovel, but, well steel which I prefer for actual tools:...
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    Cooking-fire under a tarp? You betcha!

    Forget all that nonsense about tarps melting away and dripping on you! Well, most of it anyway! The short version of it is that it does work, you just have to be a touch careful!

    Now, here's the...
  3. Klepper folding kayak on lake system in Mecklenburg, Germany

    Hello everyone,
    my very good mate, my dog and I went and took my Klepper folding kayak the Mecklenburgs beautiful lake system. Overnighted in our hammocks of course and tried out my new Caldara...
  4. Gentlemen, thank you both very much for your...

    Gentlemen,
    thank you both very much for your input! I'll take it into consideration and will report back with pics.
    saupacker out
  5. Help needed: road trip from NY via Boston into Maine and back

    Good morning, dear fellow New England hangers, I'd like to ask for your help:

    My family and I will be flying from Europe to NY in mid July to go on a camper roadtrip during the second half of...
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    Dear snibbor, you asked for some constructive...

    Dear snibbor,

    you asked for some constructive criticism, so if I may:
    - the tarp - in my humble opinion - doesn't look taut enough. By tightening it a bid more, you'll have rain or humidity roll...
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    Crusin' down the crick on a Llama

    Good day boys and girls,

    last weekend's outing started early with me heading from the office straight into the boonies on Friday night. Overnighted warm and comfy on a right purdy spot, flew my...
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    Brandon, can you clarify one thing for me please?...

    Brandon, can you clarify one thing for me please?

    On the picture with the tarp rigged up completely, the camo pattern seems to repeat itself every say 15 inches or so. Is that impression correct? ...
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    Bo, my friend, you're becoming quite a pro here!...

    Bo, my friend, you're becoming quite a pro here! Not bad, not bad at all!
    But, if I may, some constructive criticism: THE BACKGROUND MUSIC SUCKS! :scared: Modern digital elevator music, not your...
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    that looks like a very pretty spot indeed! And...

    that looks like a very pretty spot indeed! And some fishin on top of it! Sound like a great weekend, thanks for sharing!
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    Guys, I also think it's a great idea to try to...

    Guys, I also think it's a great idea to try to get as many people together at a certain time. But: Has the modern age perverted us all so much that on the self-declared hammock day we'd rather hang...
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    "Power Chilling" and a new hanger?

    G'day folks,

    went out to the woods last weekend for a little stroll with my 16yr old, our dog and a couple of toys. Was a very nice, little outing, here's what went on:

    Started out by making a...
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    Very cool! At last a proper approach to tourism!

    Very cool! At last a proper approach to tourism!
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    Keep your pack dry? Why? What does is matter if...

    Keep your pack dry? Why? What does is matter if stove, cups, pots or pans get wet?
    What does matter however, is if your clothing or sleeping insulation get wet, that'll make the whole expedition a...
  15. boys'n girls: thank you all very much for your...

    boys'n girls:
    thank you all very much for your kind words! I will indeed try to set the whole thing up again next winter, maybe some of you from the other side of the pond are around then? It'd be...
  16. Recent "Winter bivouac" in Northern Germany, first international HF hang in Europe?

    Dear co-hangers,

    I got the idea a good while ago and now a couple of weeks ago decided to set the whole thing in motion: I invited a total of about 20 outdoor interested friends plus their...
  17. The Wild, my man, well done on the purchase (and...

    The Wild, my man, well done on the purchase (and final release!) of some niece set of kit! Congratulations! I'm very much looking forward to seeing everything in action next weekend and rest assured...
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    Dear all, thank you very kindly for your ideas...

    Dear all,
    thank you very kindly for your ideas and contributions. I will gladly take everything into the planning process and - being that I'll take my hammock - will of course post about the trip...
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    Help needed: road trip to CA, NV, AZ

    Good day boys and girls,

    I hope, nobody feels that I'm abusing the forum for my question, but I feel there is a lot of local know-how here the owner of which I would kindly like to ask for advice....
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    Bomber, good stuff, great report! Looking...

    Bomber, good stuff, great report!
    Looking forward to having you, your gear and the other 2 sticks of Danish dynamite here for my winter bivouac soon!
    All the best, saupacker
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    Wood burnig stove part 2 and new tarp

    Howdy boys and girls,

    just got my new 10x11' JRB tarp and wanted to try it out when I read the original "wodd burning stove thread" so I though I combine two things. So, I set out to try the tarp...
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    Order 262 here with one 3s crowsnest. Will take...

    Order 262 here with one 3s crowsnest.
    Will take Adam probably weeks to get all the workflow done following this great offer. What the heck, only need my crowsnest in spring anyhow, got a solid...
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    SOLD: OES MacCat Deluxe SpinnUL

    Good morning folks,

    I'm selling my brand new tarp. Why, you will ask, is it defect or not as good as everybody says it is? No, that's not the reason: It's every bid as good as people claim it to...
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    spraypaint: Spinn and Krylon?

    Howdy folks,

    I hope I'm not suggesting a sacrilege: I have an OES spinnul (not silnylon as written above) tarp that I'm really happy with, but the lightish grey color stands out way too much for...
  25. Testing new WBBB, OES Tarp and crowsnest in the woods this weekend

    Boys and girls,

    a number of years ago I had bought a Hennessy Hammock and was quite happy with it on many trips. Then, I discovered this great forum and the problems began ... :rolleyes:
    All at...
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    I got two nice ones two, both happened in...

    I got two nice ones two, both happened in Namibia, southern Africa last year:

    1) following a wilderness bbq with friends and family decided to not climb into the jeep-with-tent-on-roof but rather...
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    Doors on tarp, one side or both?

    Good morning community,

    I'm eagerly awaiting a MacCatDeluxe which I'll be definitively be playing with in the upcoming fall and winter season with my WBBB and the incubator. Now, the questions or...
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    boys and girls, As Brian stated above, he has...

    boys and girls,

    As Brian stated above, he has contacted me, apologized for the lack of communication and made me a very fair and generous offer including the shipment of a new tarp at a very good...
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    Moin, moin Kuchenkabel, na klar, hier oben im...

    Moin, moin Kuchenkabel,

    na klar, hier oben im Norden, an der Waterkant ist noch Licht an!

    Have been in the forum a good while now and tried to get something together in terms of a Euro/Skandi...
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    boys and girls, I'm at a loss: as you can see...

    boys and girls, I'm at a loss:
    as you can see from my earlier posts - I started this thread - I had ordered (and paid!) a tarp from Brian a VERY good while ago following all the raving comments...
  31. Pigslayer, saupacker here which translates from...

    Pigslayer, saupacker here which translates from German into English into pretty much the same thing so I highly sympathize with your "prey of coice"!
    Anyhow, your list looks juts about complete,...
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    Guys, pls count me in! Any destination...

    Guys, pls count me in!
    Any destination suggested so far sound really interesting and if at all possible I'll come. Just to make matters more confusing: I can also suggest a couple of really nice...
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    Guys, thanks all your help and input. Brian has...

    Guys, thanks all your help and input. Brian has read this thread, indeed he had been ill but is better now, and everything is sorted.
  34. just ordered 1st winter incubator to come to Germany

    OK boys and girls, just took the dive. Feel a lot better now that there is no turning back :rolleyes:. Also have a WB BB coming my way, all kit in coyote brown, and rest assured, there will be...
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    well, I reckon I was already pretty serious when...

    well, I reckon I was already pretty serious when I paid a good while ago, too! :rolleyes:
    But I'll try pm too, maybe it'll come to something. Anyhow, thanks for your help, Jeff.
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    Nope, used his email address that he had replied...

    Nope, used his email address that he had replied to many times before.
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    Sign of life at OES?

    Gentlemen,
    I'm a little bid at a loss, maybe you can help me out.
    After some very pleasant email exchanges and recommendations Brian had recommended to me the Deluxe SpinnUL Trap for my brand new...
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    In my non-hammocking life I'm very much into...

    In my non-hammocking life I'm very much into competitive rowing and on that weekend my crew and I will be going down to Bavaria for a big race. So, sorry boys, but 25/26sep not possible on my side.
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    boys, great idea and good to have you on board,...

    boys, great idea and good to have you on board, Eifel!
    I'm afraid 2/2 Oct I'm not free though. I'll be for two weeks in the Bavarian alps, on "kind of" another type of hang, more in person when we...
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    Moin moin von Hamburg in die Eifel!

    Herzlich willkommen bei HF!

    If I did may numbers right, you're now No 2 - No 1 writing you just now - in Germany in the HF. But I beg to differ: No real wilderness here in our beautiful (but...
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    OK, I'm hooked but need advice!

    @Adam et al:
    At present I'm still tagging along with my HH supershelter, but being that good ole' fall and winter are just around the bend I'm very seriously considering some real warmth, ie one of...
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    Wild, very good stuff! Great report and seems to...

    Wild, very good stuff! Great report and seems to have been a real good outing, too.
    F1 and crusader cup? We even use the same outfit! Quite looking forward to our first one!
    Till then and all the...
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    @ ikemouser: excellent advice, hadn't thought of...

    @ ikemouser: excellent advice, hadn't thought of that, thanks a lot. I'll try my luck at it - doesn't really seem too complicated - and will post pics with results.
    @ wentworth : thanks for the...
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    snake-skins for OES Deluxe SpinnUL Tarp

    Gentlemen,
    i have one of the above tarps on order and am awaiting shipment. Brian informed me that when I asked him to supply a set of snakeskins with the tarp he unfortunately couldn't do those....
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    @Bomber and Wild Yes boys, I know. My limited...

    @Bomber and Wild

    Yes boys, I know. My limited Danish comes from there, I have a very good friend who is a knife smith near Haderslev. I'm also on exercise once a year near Vejle, but when there...
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    Siberia? Always wanted to go!

    Mojn Bomber and TheWild,

    25-26aug is a little bid short notice for me but I'm definitively interested in your next hang. It would have to be weekend, though, so I could make it up to you gentlemen...
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    boys, I got to hand it to you: You know your...

    boys, I got to hand it to you: You know your stuff!

    1) @ Col_M and Shewie: yep, that's an Ally 16ft Explorer alright. A very nifty Norwegian folding canoe design.
    2) @ fulminated: There might be...
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    Canoeing trip over the weekend

    Good morning,

    enjoyed myself thoroughly last weekend on a short trip with a good outdoor buddy of mine and my dog as company. If you don't mind the German captions of the pictures, have a quick...
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    newbie from the old world

    Good day boys (and girls?),

    I have been hangin' out with my HH for a number of years now and was never aware of the fact that such a great forum even existed! Congrats all of you and I see already...
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