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    Just got a job that requires I work a lot of...

    Just got a job that requires I work a lot of weekends. Not sure I'll be able to make it.
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    I might be able to be persuaded to attend. just...

    I might be able to be persuaded to attend. just relocated to Indiana from TX.
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    I have a set. they're fun. I use them for the...

    I have a set. they're fun. I use them for the festive atmosphere and for finding the hammock in the dark, but agree that they're not quite bright enough to read by. put my headlamp on dim and hang...
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    I have not had to do it, but I presume roof racks...

    I have not had to do it, but I presume roof racks come in handy here. I have seen pics of folks using bicycles and motorcycles for one hang point and a tree for another. I have seen pics of folks...
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    I'm moving back home to the Hoosier State this...

    I'm moving back home to the Hoosier State this year and am interested to get in on some of these Hoosier Hangs. Won't be able to make the spring hang...will there be one in the fall?
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    Todo bien!

    Todo bien!
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    took my hammock to Costa Rica

    It wasn't a hiking vacation, but the resort where I stayed had a spot for me to hang my hammock.

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7060/6824384818_306bc9bf4c.jpg
    Hammock lounging by mtbikernate, on...
  8. I use a Warbonnet Traveler bugnet on my...

    I use a Warbonnet Traveler bugnet on my doublenest.

    looks like Fronkey's design uses the bottom cinch instead of a side zipper like the Warbonnet. I like the size zip, personally. Otherwise they...
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    That's where I put it in the first place. Some...

    That's where I put it in the first place. Some mod moved it FROM there TO here. Like I said, odd.



    Not really an option. The cities/towns are too small for both my wife and I to find jobs in...
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    I'd probably have to get new treehuggers, I...

    I'd probably have to get new treehuggers, I think. :-)

    Curious why this thread wound up in trip planning.
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    how big for the douglas firs? my treehuggers are...

    how big for the douglas firs? my treehuggers are 7ft long or so. the pine trees down my way can get big, but ones big enough to be too big for my treehuggers are uncommon enough that 7ft works for...
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    How's the hanging in eastern WA?

    I'm finishing up my master's degree this semester, and so the wife and I are looking to relocate.

    We want to wind up somewhere with more outdoor rec opportunities than we can use (up to now, we've...
  13. Thread: Wet Wiggys

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    Wiggy is full of it. He makes up product claims...

    Wiggy is full of it. He makes up product claims and inserts smart-sounding words to make it sound like his product are amazing but considering the materials he uses (then claims not to use), he just...
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    welcome to the forums. some of my ancestors were...

    welcome to the forums. some of my ancestors were some of the original settlers of East TN (Limestone area). part of that original deeded homestead is still in the family (Corby). I spent a lot of...
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    I really like my ENO DN. I like having the extra...

    I really like my ENO DN. I like having the extra room. I use mine with a Warbonnet Traveler bugnet.

    I really like the modularity of the system and have come to like actually using a separate...
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    hello from the Pineywoods. I'm too busy these...

    hello from the Pineywoods. I'm too busy these days trying to get my thesis done to be of much use in the woods but I try to get out every now and again.
  17. In the documentary, he mentioned getting some...

    In the documentary, he mentioned getting some pretty foul water at one point, letting the chunks settle, and then boiling it.
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    I honestly haven't done any overnight hiking...

    I honestly haven't done any overnight hiking since I moved down here. I've just been too busy with school.

    I did try an overnight hike back in June at the Upland Island Wilderness on the Angelina...
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    plenty of bamboo growing wild around these parts...

    plenty of bamboo growing wild around these parts (nonnative plant) that I bet you'd be given permission to cut if you just asked the landowner (and I doubt any public land managers would have a...
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    I use a Warbonnet Traveler bug net over my ENO...

    I use a Warbonnet Traveler bug net over my ENO Doublenest. The hammock does not touch the bug net anywhere, and the bug net has velcro at the ends where it touches the suspension. I have a...
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    clever. I like it. though to tell you the...

    clever. I like it. though to tell you the truth, I'd probably opt to have 2 or 3 straps going to the ground from the bike to make sure it's secure.
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    Yeah, all the NF's in TX are under that most...

    Yeah, all the NF's in TX are under that most extreme burn ban that includes stoves. I suppose it's hot enough you could probably just rehydrate most meals with ambient-temp water, though.

    You...
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    thanks for the tip...but there's no mention of...

    thanks for the tip...but there's no mention of that tag option when you are composing a post. Just a button for the 'tube.
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    Video sharing

    I dislike the YouTube exclusivity on this forum WRT embedding a video. There are other video sharing sites out there, and some are better than YouTube. I belong to Vimeo, which I find to be a...
  25. on a recent trip, I had a hard time finding a...

    on a recent trip, I had a hard time finding a good spot just to string up my tarp to stay out of the rain from an incoming storm. And by the time I did find a reasonable spot, I was only a couple...
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    I find that permethrin just doesn't do much...

    I find that permethrin just doesn't do much repelling. It does killing fairly well, but sometimes it's not even perfect.

    My hike over the weekend saw two ticks get through my defenses. One at my...
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    Yeah, sprinkler system parts. I wouldn't be so...

    Yeah, sprinkler system parts. I wouldn't be so keen on anything that's flexible. That marlinspike squeezes nice and tight and I'd hate for the tubing to crush in the middle of the night.

    I cut...
  28. Thread: Texas newb

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    welcome - lots of good info and good folks here

    welcome - lots of good info and good folks here
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    cats are sensitive to everything. many things...

    cats are sensitive to everything. many things that will just make a dog toss its cookies will outright kill a cat.
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    My wife (a veterinarian) recently had to put down...

    My wife (a veterinarian) recently had to put down a cat because the owners BATHED IT in this stuff to kill fleas.

    The cat developed constant tremors and periodically went into full-blown seizures....
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    Wife's hammock showed up in the mail the other...

    Wife's hammock showed up in the mail the other day. Haven't had a chance to test it yet because I've been too busy at work and working late the past few days.

    Have to do the test setup when she's...
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    getting the wife to try a hammock

    on our last camping trip, my wife expressed interest that she'd like to try a hammock out for a night to see if it's something she'd like - seeing that I like it as much as I do.

    We're planning a...
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    That's what I did when I made one for my wife. I...

    That's what I did when I made one for my wife. I made one for myself first (made all my mistakes on mine, too), and because she's a cold sleeper, I used the same amount of down in hers, but made the...
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    I posted an early vid on youtube...but I don't...

    I posted an early vid on youtube...but I don't like how it changes vid quality when you upload. it's a shame, because it's more convenient to upload there. the software I use (Sony Vegas) can...
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    Yeah, I got the notice on the battery bacpac. I...

    Yeah, I got the notice on the battery bacpac. I might buy it, but on this trip, the portable recharge gadget I already have would have sufficed since I recorded over the course of 2 days, and I...
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    Thankfully the lure grabbed quite securely onto...

    Thankfully the lure grabbed quite securely onto that branch (3 treble hooks on a lure are good for one thing, at least) so I was able to recover the pole.
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    I love it. My only complaint was a lack of...

    I love it. My only complaint was a lack of battery life for 2 days of recording. I ran out less than a mile before we finished.

    That said, it's a problem I could have easily remedied. I have a...
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    Canoeing and hammocking - a video

    I went on a weekend canoe trip last weekend, and I brought the hammock along so I wouldn't be stuck on the ground like everyone else. I used a GoPro HD Hero to record the weekend. I did run into...
  39. Big Slough Wilderness, TX paddle & hang week of March 12-20

    I have been wanting to do this paddle for awhile now - and figure this week is as good as any for me (spring break weekend). I doubt the area will be too busy. This is near the 4C Trail and...
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=8344
    linky at the bottom of the first post.
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    oops, I put this in the wrong forum. could a mod...

    oops, I put this in the wrong forum. could a mod move it to the trip reports section?
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    Return to Ratcliff Lake

    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4147/5176421141_721cb42bd8.jpg
    DSCN1904 by mtbikernate, on Flickr

    Site 8 - same site as the spring hang, coincidentally
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    Are you able to make an offer?

    Are you able to make an offer?
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    any interest at all? I will entertain offers.

    any interest at all? I will entertain offers.
  45. thanks for the chart attachment, newlease. ...

    thanks for the chart attachment, newlease.

    I've been backpacking for awhile, so I get the deal with the merits of down vs synthetic.

    I made my own down TQ in 2006 or so that'll go down to about...
  46. At this point I don't have a budget...trying to...

    At this point I don't have a budget...trying to get a feel for the market.

    I'd probably have to sell some underused gear to fund the majority of the purchase. The cost of what I need will...
  47. Thinking to moving up to an underquilt

    I have gone down somewhat low so far with a cheap blue foam pad. I think I made it down to the upper 30's using that with my homemade down topquilt. I might be able to push it a little further with...
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    FS: MSR Miox

    I have an MSR Miox purifier that I'd like to sell.

    I've owned the thing for years, but have only rarely used it. I just hike in areas with too much sediment and I need a pump filter to get that...
  49. Thread: Privacy?

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    yep, agree with everyone else on agreeing with...

    yep, agree with everyone else on agreeing with this. if my tarp doesn't provide enough screening when pitched low on one side, I simply ask folks to look away for a minute while I change.

    no big...
  50. and what are we all doing discussing this on the...

    and what are we all doing discussing this on the internet in the first place?

    I love my wool clothing. I have a good bit of it...socks, baselayers, outerwear, etc. It's good stuff. I have some...
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