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  1. I will see if I can make it!

    I will see if I can make it!
  2. Thanks guys this helps me a lot!

    Thanks guys this helps me a lot!
  3. Just moved to Orlando, FL. Want to find good places to hang.

    I have been in Orlando for two weeks, and I have visited some parks, both urban and forest. I was wondering if there are any places where its is ok to set up a hammock. I ask because last time I set...
  4. I am joining you guys tomorrow for the 3:30 hike....

    I am joining you guys tomorrow for the 3:30 hike. Silvrsurfr - would like one of those handy stoves!

    Hope everyone has a great thanksgiving!
  5. Much appreciated! I have an awesome tarp and pad...

    Much appreciated! I have an awesome tarp and pad this time so I refuse to be cold this year!
  6. I'm in too! And I will be prepared this time...

    I'm in too! And I will be prepared this time around!
  7. I have a double layer hammock so I can just slip...

    I have a double layer hammock so I can just slip the reflectix in between the layers. I'm assuming this would still cause condensation though.



    That sounds awesome! Where did you get fleece?
  8. Can you use reflectix by itself as bottom insulation?

    A stupid question since a lot of people here talk about its uses in hammocks, but I never heard anyone talk about using it by itself.
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    So whats the difference between walmart and...

    So whats the difference between walmart and target in terms of products? I can't seem to find any.
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    Yep, but you don't need to be a member to check...

    Yep, but you don't need to be a member to check out what they have at the sale, and you can become one at the time of your purchase.
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    Wow, I didn't realize there were so many sales...

    Wow, I didn't realize there were so many sales going on at once. The ones here only happen three or four times a year, so I make sure I go when I can. But I'm only talking about the REI in East...
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    REI garage sale

    Hey, its been a while since I've been on the forums, but I noticed that the REI in East Hanover is having its garage sale on Dec. 29th. I was planning to car camp in the parking lot or hang in the...
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    WTT: GoLite Jam 50

    I have a GoLite Jam 50 in medium size, which is just shy too big, specifically the belt is too big. Willing to trade for a small. I will also consider equivalent gossamer gear. The pack is in near...
  14. Just made back to canuck territory. Great time...

    Just made back to canuck territory. Great time hiking with silentorpheus, silvrsurfr, and kybob. njredneck, jerzybearz, and wise old owl also made the trip better. I hope I'm not missing anyone.
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  15. Thanks buddy, I know I'm going to learn a lot...

    Thanks buddy, I know I'm going to learn a lot from you guys during this "hangout"
  16. I will also be there at noon on Saturday. This is...

    I will also be there at noon on Saturday. This is at the visitor center right?
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    I have visited every capitol in canada for a...

    I have visited every capitol in canada for a geocaching challenge, and while I havent hammocked in all of them, I learned that in some cities in the western provinces and territories, hammocking is...
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    Just contacted GT, and they are sending me a free...

    Just contacted GT, and they are sending me a free replacement as soon as they get mine. Thank goodness for cool companies and thanks to y'all for good advice. I'm still a noob, so I hope you don't...
  19. Dude if I can I'll bring in chicken, cheese,...

    Dude if I can I'll bring in chicken, cheese, peppers, rice, salsa, and lime pepper tortillas!
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    thanks for the info. I didn't mention the angle...

    thanks for the info. I didn't mention the angle in my message to the person I bought it from, so I'm still hoping for a refund.
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    This was probably the 10th time I was in it. Like...

    This was probably the 10th time I was in it. Like I said, I was testing and adjusting my ridgeline. And I didn't buy it directly from GT, rather from wrightstuff off of ebay. I sent them a message,...
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    I definitely did not have anything in my pockets,...

    I definitely did not have anything in my pockets, nor was I suspended over any sharp or pointy objects.
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    The center of the hammock ripped, so there is a...

    The center of the hammock ripped, so there is a big hole in the middle. It is made of ripstop nylon, and the limit is 200 lbs. I weigh 140, but after looking at the chart you supplied me, I'm...
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    Big hammock trouble

    Bad news for my hammock.

    I was in the midst of configuring a ridgeline in order to find how much sag is most comfortable to me, when suddenly, while I'm sitting in the hammock, it rips in two.
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  25. surprise surprise, I will be in NJ visiting...

    surprise surprise, I will be in NJ visiting family, and I would love to join you!
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    I'm already jealous of you! I have always tried...

    I'm already jealous of you! I have always tried to find an excuse to move to BC
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    tarp suspension length

    Being new to the hammock scene, I have lots of questions. But I will start out small. Right now I am in the process of turning my tarp once used as a tent into a rain cover. I have attached PMI cords...
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    Wow, I didn't know there were so many canuks...

    Wow, I didn't know there were so many canuks here! And I'm glad to see someone other than myself from TB! I am also a kayaker and canoer, as lake superior calls my name every day :P. boundary waters...
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    Salutations from Thunder Bay, ON

    I am an ultralite backpacker who especially tries to make the shelter as lite as possible. I used to exclusively use a kifaru paratarp with my trekking poles as supports, but the more I backpack with...
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