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    I sent Adam and Jenny an email yesterday since I...

    I sent Adam and Jenny an email yesterday since I ordered as a guest and could not get an online status report. Here is her reply with an update on the CF status:

    "Sadly, the cuben fiber has been...
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    Encouraging! I'm #6213 for a tarp, and just saw...

    Encouraging! I'm #6213 for a tarp, and just saw a post today about cuben fiber being on backorder...hopefully your order means that is in the past and i'll be trying out a CF tarp soon. BTW - tried...
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    I'm in! And thanks for the new WWM...slept in it...

    I'm in! And thanks for the new WWM...slept in it last night for the first time
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    HG 0 Phoenix & CF Tarp, Apex sleeping booties...

    HG 0 Phoenix & CF Tarp, Apex sleeping booties from Enlightened Equipment, Speed Hooks and leads and other odds and ends from Dutch, BIAS WWM, and some CF stuff sacks from ZPacks (not on sale, but...
  5. Thread: BIAS Sale

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    Just got my ship notice...thanks Shane, looking...

    Just got my ship notice...thanks Shane, looking forward to trying out my third BIAS hammock! Love my Buginator as well.
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    What is your order #? Curious to see how high...

    What is your order #? Curious to see how high they are now (so to speak).
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    #6053 arrived today...beautiful work on a 0...

    #6053 arrived today...beautiful work on a 0 degree Phoenix and less that a week from order to delivery!
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    Wow...ordered Friday, shipping notice Saturday,...

    Wow...ordered Friday, shipping notice Saturday, in the mailbox Monday...thanks Dutch!
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    6053 (0 Phoenix) shipped today...wow! :) ...

    6053 (0 Phoenix) shipped today...wow! :) Couldn't help myself and then ordered a cuben hex tarp on Sunday, but my tadpole will work just fine for awhile with my new toasty winter UQ! Thanks Hammock...
  10. Thread: Gave my notice

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    Did the same thing with my former boss in Oct. of...

    Did the same thing with my former boss in Oct. of 2012. Dad was later diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer so I moved in to help him pass at home in April, and ended up beginning my SOBO in July of...
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    Phoenix 0 from Hammock Gear, Apex Sleeping...

    Phoenix 0 from Hammock Gear, Apex Sleeping Booties from Enlightened Equipment, Speed hooks and leads from Dutch (shipped less than 3 hours after I ordered...wow!).
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    #6063 :) Zero degree Phoenix!

    #6063 :) Zero degree Phoenix!
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    On my SOBO I used a WB Yeti and a sit pad inside...

    On my SOBO I used a WB Yeti and a sit pad inside the foot box of my quilt and a small piece of reflectix for my lower legs (single layer BIAS WW) during colder weather. I hung through the Whites...
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    Just wanted to add that Shane gave me amazing...

    Just wanted to add that Shane gave me amazing service when I had an urgent need for some replacement gear on my AT thruhike in '13. I will definitely order from Shane and BIAS again.
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    My Tadpole has worked flawlessly with my WW on...

    My Tadpole has worked flawlessly with my WW on the month+ of my ongoing AT SOBO attempt.
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    Two Thumbs Up for the Nano Buginator

    Shout out to Brian and Shane from the AT. I shot the video below on my last night in the 100 Mile Wilderness on my SOBO attempt. I just finsihed ME and start the Whites in NH tomorrow. The Nano...
  17. Thread: Order Status

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    From personal experience and from MANY reviews...

    From personal experience and from MANY reviews here on the forum, a delayed response from Brian and Shane is definitely the exception, not the rule. They have a well earned reputation for courtesy...
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    Hello From KY & A Word RE Lyme Disease

    Good morning Hammock Forum members. I've been around here for a few months now and have learned A TON from all the wonderful information freely shared here. I've been into long-distance backpacking...
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    I'm not trying to be a fear monger here, but a...

    I'm not trying to be a fear monger here, but a word of caution about the Lyme blood tests. The ELISA and the Western Blot are not very sensitive tests and may return as much as 40-50% false...
  20. I have been sleeping every night for the past...

    I have been sleeping every night for the past four plus months on my BIAS Weight Weenie. Best sleep I've had in a LONG time, and I don't awaken with the stiffness I used to...zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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    Strongly recommend treated gaitors, socks and...

    Strongly recommend treated gaitors, socks and pants...all light colored to better spot tiny tick nymphs. I also have a treated Insect Shield shirt and bandana.
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    Hey Junebugdawn, so glad your hubby is getting...

    Hey Junebugdawn, so glad your hubby is getting help quickly. After two years battling a case of disseminated Lyme that was misdiagnosed for more than 5 months, I can attest to the importance of...
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    +1 for Butt In A Sling (BIAS) hammocks

    +1 for Butt In A Sling (BIAS) hammocks
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    Trailname and Forum name is the same...I chose it...

    Trailname and Forum name is the same...I chose it for myself when I hiked The Long Trail in 2003, then decided to keep in for my SOBO AT thru-hike this year since it took only one tick bite to...
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    You will be very happy with your purchase...WBBB...

    You will be very happy with your purchase...WBBB is excellent gear...welcome!
  26. Be vigilant about the ticks in Mammoth Cave NP. ...

    Be vigilant about the ticks in Mammoth Cave NP. That's where I picked up 20+ tiny Deer Tick nymphs and a bad case of Lyme disease in May of 2011 (at Turnhole Bend campsite). This region is seeing...
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    Love my BIAS WW...great value too. Sleep in it...

    Love my BIAS WW...great value too. Sleep in it EVERY night. The hammock formerly known as the Campus Lounger ;) is also excellent and affordable.
  28. Thread: Hey from KY

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    Welcome from a fellow Louisvillian.

    Welcome from a fellow Louisvillian.
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    I'm a cyclist as well...used to race on the road...

    I'm a cyclist as well...used to race on the road until a crash, shoulder surgery followed by a bad case of Lyme disease intervened. I used to do regular training rides in JMF (great climbs there),...
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    Ever hike in Jefferson Memorial Forest?

    Ever hike in Jefferson Memorial Forest?
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    Welcome for Louisville Jeff...sounds like a great...

    Welcome for Louisville Jeff...sounds like a great cycling adventure!
    Logan
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    Welcome from a new hanger from Louisville. Super...

    Welcome from a new hanger from Louisville. Super friendly and knowledgable folks here!
  33. SOBO Thru-hike to Raise Awareness of Lyme disease

    Here's a short video I recorded describing my goals for my SOBO scheduled to begin in early July. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg0K0YDlFEE

    I also have a trail journal at:...
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    BIAS Glider BIAS Rainbow Glider BIAS Bum Buddy ...

    BIAS Glider
    BIAS Rainbow Glider
    BIAS Bum Buddy
    BIAS Cocoon
    BIAS Bumbow
    BIAS Bumbow Glider
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    any word on shipping dates?

    any word on shipping dates?
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    Welcome from a fellow Louisvillian.

    Welcome from a fellow Louisvillian.
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    Unitic SOBO Around July 1 Started my Trail...

    Unitic
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    Started my Trail Journal this week: http://www.trailjournals.com/entry.cfm?trailname=14581
    Trying to raise awareness of Lyme disease after battling it for 18 months
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    Welcome from Louisville!

    Welcome from Louisville!
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    Order #1062 placed...happy trails and good luck!

    Order #1062 placed...happy trails and good luck!
  40. I love the flexibility of the draw string foot...

    I love the flexibility of the draw string foot box to use the TQ as a full length UQ when needed. I bought a BIAS WW during their sale, to go with my WBBB. Now if my son or a friend wants to try...
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    My WW and suspension with Dutch hooks came...

    My WW and suspension with Dutch hooks came today...hanging in the basement tonight, off to the woods in S. IN next weekend. Awesome gear...thanks Brian and Shane!
  42. Thread: Howdy from KY

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    Welcome from a fellow veteran (although a ground...

    Welcome from a fellow veteran (although a ground pounder & sleeper then) in KY.
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    Completely agree with mussleman, I have a RevX 20...

    Completely agree with mussleman, I have a RevX 20 degree overstuff and really like it. Top quality, Tim was very helpful and got it to me more than a week ahead of schedule.
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    Pulled the trigger on a WW with Knotty mod,...

    Pulled the trigger on a WW with Knotty mod, suspension kit and whoopie hooks. Thanks for the fast email response yesterday Brian...straightened out my paypal account tonight and completed the order.
  45. I did the Northern loop from Oxley in October and...

    I did the Northern loop from Oxley in October and the lakes themselves are the only completely reliable sources of water. We camped at a terrific site on the shore of Spurgeon Hollow Lake...you...
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    Thanks Tim, really looking forward to trying out...

    Thanks Tim, really looking forward to trying out my new RevX on the AT in NC in a few weeks!
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