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    I'm contemplating the same thing. I've already...

    I'm contemplating the same thing. I've already had 2 10 foot Trail Lair but now I'm thinking I'd be more comfy in an 11 footer.

    Post some pics when you get your new Lair.
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    I'm using the same thing on all of my tarps, but...

    I'm using the same thing on all of my tarps, but they're alot cheaper here: https://simplylightdesigns.com/collections/hardware/products/lineloc-3
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    Update from NOAA for the 2019-2020 winter season,...

    Update from NOAA for the 2019-2020 winter season, but good news for Michigan since they predict more snow and rain than last season with more or less the same temps...
  4. Gargoyle: remember, I've got your back if we...

    Gargoyle: remember, I've got your back if we need any muscle for unruly neighbors [emoji16]. Hope you can make it up this year! It's always great hearing what you've been up to.

    One week from...
  5. I saw the same link on MySpace [emoji5]. As...

    I saw the same link on MySpace [emoji5]. As silvr posted earlier: lots of threads on HF regarding this scam and kickstarter.
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    Best post of the thread and right to the point. ...

    Best post of the thread and right to the point. HYOH.
  7. One thing to remember about when your first...

    One thing to remember about when your first getting into hammocking is that everyone will have a different answer and reason of what works best for them. There's pros and cons of any...
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    I'm ready for winter camping season after a...

    I'm ready for winter camping season after a backpacking season that was a little too hot this year. Fall seems to go by in a blink of an eye and I really miss getting out for a long weekend hike. ...
  9. I'll also have a extra 12 foot winter tarp, 11'...

    I'll also have a extra 12 foot winter tarp, 11' dutchware hammock, Greylock 3 and 4 (20 & 0 degree UQ), plus a underquilt protector available for anyone that needs loaner gear. Only rule is you...
  10. Looks like we've had a few more signing up! ...

    Looks like we've had a few more signing up! Thank you to everyone who has added themselves to the list. It makes it a whole lot easier to estimate how much food to bring. I know we will have lots...
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    Post history says it all...

    Post history says it all...
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    Thanks for bringing this one back to life! This...

    Thanks for bringing this one back to life! This is a classic thread and sets a new high bar for the craft of trolling [emoji1].

    And, we all played along with it...
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    If the pad fails, I'd say a night in the hammock...

    If the pad fails, I'd say a night in the hammock isn't going to happen. Here's an earlier discussion of the product:...
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    Don't worry about it. There's lots of variables...

    Don't worry about it. There's lots of variables regarding weather and setup conditions that can affect the outcome.

    I've got a 11 foot HG standard with doors and have never had an issue getting...
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    Nancy was a classy lady!

    Nancy was a classy lady!
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    From one blister prone person to another: that's...

    From one blister prone person to another: that's one to wear with pride! Congrats on finishing the trip out dealing with that. Looks like an interesting place to hike!
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    State of confusion. Seriously, I'm up to 3...

    State of confusion. Seriously, I'm up to 3 state's now: Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia.
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    Don't get me started on Gretchen.... I don't...

    Don't get me started on Gretchen....

    I don't mind the smell of cigars around a campfire but just can't get into the whole idea of smoking a stogie.
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    Kudos for digging it up. I'm thinking they are...

    Kudos for digging it up. I'm thinking they are related to Rockets Redglared...
  20. I've never seen one there, but I just got back...

    I've never seen one there, but I just got back from a trip to WV and saw lots of indicators: poop, tracks, torn up rotted stumps and digging. I make it a habit to always hang my food away from...
  21. Yep, seems like Fall is the official kick off of...

    Yep, seems like Fall is the official kick off of bacon season. We are a couple weeks away and Fall is in the air!

    If anyone has any extra gear that is looking for a new home, bring it along. ...
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    That Everclear was nasty and diiirrrty....best...

    That Everclear was nasty and diiirrrty....best use is stove fuel. Should have brought the beers.
  23. Just saw this thread after being out of town a...

    Just saw this thread after being out of town a couple days. Nice job on the video explaining how loads affect the amsteel plus how it's different than other products that may or may not be on the...
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    I never got wet under my HG standard, but if full...

    I never got wet under my HG standard, but if full on winter protection is what your looking for, by all means, go for the Palace. I already had a dedicated 12 foot sil winter tarp (plus a later...
  25. Lots of discussions on HF discussing the pros and...

    Lots of discussions on HF discussing the pros and cons of a UQP. As always, HYOH.

    It's always a part of my kit when I'm using my various tarps: asym, hex, sol winter tarp with doors, hot tent...
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    #49 is in the books! This is getting way too...

    #49 is in the books! This is getting way too easy. Just returned from 4 days and 3 nights on a backpacking trip to West Virginia. It was a whole new experience for me hiking down there and the...
  27. We are one month away from the Gluttonous...

    We are one month away from the Gluttonous happenings at our 6th annual hang! Looking forward to the Dirks awesome tamales and Gregori's variety of bacon treats. Opened the freezer this morning and...
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    Ditto for the GE Silicone 2, but I use Coleman...

    Ditto for the GE Silicone 2, but I use Coleman stove fuel to thin it....flows great and dried quick...just make sure to do it outside with lots of airflow.

    Last year when I sealed my 10 by 12 foot...
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    I like the sound and enjoy the pitter patter of...

    I like the sound and enjoy the pitter patter of progressively larger and larger raindrops pounding on my CF tarp. Usually I just roll over, tuck my fleece over my head and ears and feel thankful...
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    Thanks for jinxing us. I'd better pack the...

    Thanks for jinxing us. I'd better pack the waders, poncho, full rain suit, winter tarp and brush up on the story of Noah's Ark to help me plan accordingly. Maybe even toss in a kayak to help forde...
  31. I really enjoyed this one! The SHT is on my...

    I really enjoyed this one! The SHT is on my bucket list of trails. That was very cool of you running into Annie Nelson. You made her blog! I've been following her NCT adventures on her webs and...
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    And a HF thread: ...

    And a HF thread: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/155515-Anyone-see-this-kickstarter-Haven-tent
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    Another cheap option is a $5 backpack cover from...

    Another cheap option is a $5 backpack cover from wallyworld. Add some 'biners, clip onto your hammock suspension and your good to go.
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    Awesome hang spot! Wish I could have joined you...

    Awesome hang spot! Wish I could have joined you on this one. Those rocks are rockin!
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    From your post, it sounds like your just looking...

    From your post, it sounds like your just looking for general information. I'd suggest you contact a mod so the thread gets moved to the appropriate forum, like "General Hammock Talk", where there's...
  36. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.... I was always...

    Ashes to ashes, dust to dust....

    I was always leery about hanging too near to the campfire and usually camp with fellow hammock hangers. Because we're all in the same boat everyone is aware of...
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    Cabmanhang: Bonus points to you for that eye...

    Cabmanhang: Bonus points to you for that eye opening and to the point post. You sir, don't mince words and you have a knack for telling it like it is. My vote for one of the top ten posts ever...
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    I've never heard of any issues here in Michigan,...

    I've never heard of any issues here in Michigan, but I know there's places that I wouldn't want to hang due to tree availability/quality and restrictions of hanging within a certain distance of...
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    Welcome to the forums. There's tons of great info...

    Welcome to the forums. There's tons of great info here and lots of vendors to check out on the subforums!
  40. I always fold mine now since I switched from...

    I always fold mine now since I switched from using my CF skin. I use a separate ridgeline from Autumnlight and just unclip one end of my 11 foot standard with doors, step back a bit and fold it in...
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    Just PM a mod. Easy, peasy...

    Just PM a mod. Easy, peasy...
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    That's how I'm understanding it. The DCF is...

    That's how I'm understanding it. The DCF is heavier when water is still on the surface. To me, it all makes sense. If I put my DCF tarp in the DCF bag after taking it down after a rain, there will...
  43. Started with a 20/20 set, then expanded to a...

    Started with a 20/20 set, then expanded to a 40/40 and 0/0 set. I backpack in the spring, summer and fall. Once the snow hits, it's deep winter hot tent base camping with the pulk a couple miles...
  44. For winter hammocking, I use a climbing rated...

    For winter hammocking, I use a climbing rated carbineer because it is simple and easy to handle with gloves on. Otherwise, I just use the built in loop on my strap since it's already there, simple...
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    Sorry about your loss! I've been using my SLD...

    Sorry about your loss! I've been using my SLD Trail Lair in hexon 1.0 for a couple years with no issues. Love the fabric and post some pics when you make a replacement hammock!
  46. My whoopie slings are permanently attached to my...

    My whoopie slings are permanently attached to my hammock, so they just get stuffed in either end of my stuff sack. Slings are rolled up and either go in the end of the stuff sack or in the mesh back...
  47. I'm getting hungry reading about all this food! ...

    I'm getting hungry reading about all this food! I was checking out the spreadsheet and this note from TZ says it all: "how early can I be there?"...the answer is: Thursday at dawn but Ed will have...
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    Poor guy. Guess we should ban all hammocks since...

    Poor guy. Guess we should ban all hammocks since its hurting wildlife..
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    Welcome neighbor to the south! You'll find lots...

    Welcome neighbor to the south! You'll find lots of great info here on the forums and I encourage you to get out to a group hang sometime. There's two coming up in October here in Michigan: the...
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    I'm holding out for the Kartrashian line of...

    I'm holding out for the Kartrashian line of hammocks that come with a built in selfie stick. [emoji41].
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