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  1. Thread: Dutch's elves

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    Whats a Bieber?

    Whats a Bieber?
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    FS: Local KY, Portable (Kinda) Hammock Stand

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGplOvin4Dk
    Reducing inventory... need to let er go, but still got my Turtledog. This one folds fairly easy, and no centerline bar to bust your back. Letting it go...
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    That is correct sir. And those 2 campsites are...

    That is correct sir. And those 2 campsites are awesome, but the path to them is a little screwed up (4 foot tall pine trees lol).
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    BigE, Outrageous Maps has a good Topo set for...

    BigE, Outrageous Maps has a good Topo set for RRG, cant go wrong with that one.
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    Degenerative Disc Disease L4-5-6, cant sleep on...

    Degenerative Disc Disease L4-5-6, cant sleep on the ground for more than 3 hours before heavy pain... that diagonal lay with a gentle curve, most times I sleep about 8-9 hours, and wake very...
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    Just put in for Vacay that weekend... hoping to...

    Just put in for Vacay that weekend... hoping to get into this trip.
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    You're a tool dude. Anyone can install a...

    You're a tool dude. Anyone can install a carburetor on a car, but to get it to run right takes a tool guy, that understands a machine, and how to optimize it. A thread Injector is a sewing MACHINE....
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    Welcome to the forums... I'm in Lexington also. ...

    Welcome to the forums... I'm in Lexington also. RRG absolutely rocks, lots of hangers in the area.
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    Well, this is awesome! Count me in!

    Well, this is awesome! Count me in!
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    Go Big Blue.... Lexington Hanger here also! ...

    Go Big Blue.... Lexington Hanger here also! Welcome!
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=26489&d=1315763188
    The tarp is awesome for multiples!
  12. Let er grow, Boston.

    Let er grow, Boston.
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    "He hikes with a freakin wolf".... LOL

    "He hikes with a freakin wolf".... LOL
  14. Thread: Frankfort ky

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    Halo from Lexington. Welcome!

    Halo from Lexington. Welcome!
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    Looks Gold and White to me, probably defective. ...

    Looks Gold and White to me, probably defective. You can just send it to me!
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    Hello from Lexington! Love the RRG, awesome for...

    Hello from Lexington! Love the RRG, awesome for backcountry. There is a hang there weekend of 3/14 with a group here, look up funky pig hang!

    Hansons point, Staircase, along the Sheltowee, you...
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    Binder clips of various sizes to hold material,...

    Binder clips of various sizes to hold material, find them in Staples pretty cheap, cheaper at Dollar General.

    Taped small magnet to Sewing Machine (around non-moving motor or mechanism area) to...
  18. Looks like I am able to get to this one.... but...

    Looks like I am able to get to this one.... but will need to come out after work Friday afternoon. Where should I expect to find everyone?
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    Fabulous catch! Singer 4423

    Bargain Hunt Store, Don't know if you have one in your area, last night scored a new in box Singer HD 4423 for $65! Best Walmart price, $139. Check your area, all the Sewing Machines 30% off.
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    Not sure how he has gathered the ends, and if it...

    Not sure how he has gathered the ends, and if it is truly rectangle or trapezoid for hammock body. Best way to determine if possible, reverse your lay and see if it gives you same comfort level...
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    Welcome to HF from Lexington. Many a low-cost...

    Welcome to HF from Lexington. Many a low-cost method for insulation and tarps here, need to know if you are going light weight or not so long a hike + car camping.
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    Hola from Lexington!

    Hola from Lexington!
  23. Thread: Sticker Shock

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    You can get thru this addiction on the cheap...

    You can get thru this addiction on the cheap starting out. A lot of the high cost runs are for people needing to make quick decisions based on activities.... if you are a long distance hiker, you...
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    I'm a Quality Engineer at a vehicle manufacturing...

    I'm a Quality Engineer at a vehicle manufacturing plant. The pindle points for roof racks are usually either inserts that are glued into the Mohican channel (weld line/groove between side body and...
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    My go to is the Warbonnet Mamajamba. Put...

    My go to is the Warbonnet Mamajamba. Put together some add on doors or a griz-beak, good to go. Very light also.
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    Welcome, also here in Lexington! Enjoy your...

    Welcome, also here in Lexington! Enjoy your hang, this site is invaluable for the wealth of info you are gonna get! My brother just got a SB Pro also (for Christmas), getting ready to mod the heck...
  27. Thread: DIY Heaven

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    Got your Kross.... wheres the Ti?

    Got your Kross.... wheres the Ti?
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    3 of us were camping in Sippsi Wilderness in...

    3 of us were camping in Sippsi Wilderness in Alabama, one of the members on here was spread between 2 trees maybe 10 feet from me. We had checked all the trees pretty good, plenty of foliage and...
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    I have used a woobie in a pinch, and it was...

    I have used a woobie in a pinch, and it was mighty toasty. Heavy though.
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    Tennessee Mississippi Alabama Kentucky North...

    Tennessee
    Mississippi
    Alabama
    Kentucky
    North Carolina
    Virginia
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    Id love to make my first sil tarp, count me in...

    Id love to make my first sil tarp, count me in sir!
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    The Red River Gorge can be unforgiving if you are...

    The Red River Gorge can be unforgiving if you are not prepared for it. It is fairly well marked, this particular trail I showed you will give you your moneys worth in hiking features.... there is a...
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    Grays arch trailhead, Rough Trail all the way to...

    Grays arch trailhead, Rough Trail all the way to the Sheltowee, Koomer Ridge to Buck Trail, then pinch-em tight to the trailhead. Make sure you have some good topos, you will see a good bit of...
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    Made the list, I feel like I'm standing in the...

    Made the list, I feel like I'm standing in the company of Giants! I gotta say, I do like the Arc de Finn!
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    Juki 5550 Injector

    Hey folk,
    Got ahold of a Juki 5550 Industrial Machine, got a question on needles. Uses DBx1 needles, but there is a great deal of choice there. For doing tarp/hammock work, ripstop and silnylon,...
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    The washer does quiet it. It now has a pretty...

    The washer does quiet it. It now has a pretty soft hand to it, a little louder than my Noah tarp, but not noticeable.
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    Long term report now, the Redneck Ghost is still...

    Long term report now, the Redneck Ghost is still kicking. No issues with the tieouts that I made with tape and d rings, its been in some awful heavy storms. Still waterproof, no misting at all.
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    I think your best option, use the sleeping bag...

    I think your best option, use the sleeping bag normally, but have a wally world $10 pad underneath you. To get in the hammock properly, stand next to hammock with feet, legs, and rear in the bag,...
  39. I have punched holes in a pad (looked like a...

    I have punched holes in a pad (looked like a sieve), it was more flexible, and it did lose insulation, but that was a benefit. It also breathed better. Took forever, tho.
  40. WTB: You could try the Gossamer Gear Mariposa, I...

    You could try the Gossamer Gear Mariposa, I believe it is 70L. 30oz Dyneema. Not sure what you will find at 100L. UL and 100L don't always go hand in hand, unless you are just transporting a WHOLE...
  41. Its not a question of how, more like "Why?"

    Its not a question of how, more like "Why?"
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    First of all, Congratulations on God having the...

    First of all, Congratulations on God having the foresight to keep you on the earth, make sure you keep your eyes open for His purpose! I love Le Conte, I have used the Alum cave trails but not the...
  43. Think of it this way pixie. The3/4 may only be...

    Think of it this way pixie. The3/4 may only be 48-50 inches long, but you will be sleeping on the diagonal to take advantage of the flatter lay. I am 5'10, my 52 inch long catches all but my heals...
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    On my AT sections, Ive used the Gossamer Gear G4...

    On my AT sections, Ive used the Gossamer Gear G4 (17 oz) and My variant (11 oz), hard to beat the carry weight on either. Also, as they are frameless, when scrabbling thru the attached pic, it welds...
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    Sold to Buck! Thanks

    Sold to Buck! Thanks
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    Lowrance Endura Out and Back

    Nice little GPS unit I am cleaning out of gear box, no issues with it, just doesn't fit into my bag of tricks, never really gave it a full run for its money, 3 hikes use only. I can also send the...
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    Yes, using the Dutchware site tarp pull clips,...

    Yes, using the Dutchware site tarp pull clips, didn't do so much for me, but gave me about 5 inches added. Sorry, no pics, Ill try to get one next setup.
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    Noticed with my underquilt, just a little gap in...

    Noticed with my underquilt, just a little gap in center under legs, but mainly cause pull of the hammock raises right here. I use a small draft tube right there to block incoming air circulation.
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    Let me guess, it was advertised today?

    Let me guess, it was advertised today?
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    Im In, thanks!

    Im In, thanks!
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