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    I've had a cuben ZPacks tent in the past and...

    I've had a cuben ZPacks tent in the past and while it didn't tension to perfect smoothness like silnylon it was strong as heck in extreme wind and I found that I could tension it aggressively.
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  2. Fancy! I was tempted to buy some but I probably...

    Fancy! I was tempted to buy some but I probably don't need to clothesline myself any more frequently than normal. I'll leave this product to smarter people than myself.
  3. Ordered! A wise man once said "You can never...

    Ordered!

    A wise man once said "You can never have too many cordlocks." He was right.
  4. That's a pretty good reason for canceling. Enjoy!

    That's a pretty good reason for canceling. Enjoy!
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    I love the cabin loop ...

    I love the cabin loop
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  6. I'm really looking forward to the trip. I've...

    I'm really looking forward to the trip. I've mentioned it to a few (real life) friends. Perhaps they will show up here in the thread and at the campsite!
  7. I don't think there is a calendar.

    I don't think there is a calendar.
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    It was a fantastic trip and I think about it...

    It was a fantastic trip and I think about it constantly. I'll definitely do it again.
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    Heads-up: there's another discussion about...

    Heads-up: there's another discussion about hanging the JMT going on in the West subforum.
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    Yep. Evolution and Guitar are the two problem...

    Yep. Evolution and Guitar are the two problem spots. There are trees near Evolution Lake. We spent the night a bit higher at Wanda Lake and there are no trees there.

    There are some very nice...
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    Hammock Forums Buffs now available

    So I had the new buff on the kitchen table yesterday and then I realized it was faded at one end and expressed my surprise that I got a faulty buff.

    My wife rolled her eyes and said "It's ombré....
  12. Thread: Hexon 1.6?

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    Alternately you could send me one of each and I...

    Alternately you could send me one of each and I will make a matrix for you!
  13. Thread: Hexon 1.6?

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    That seems like a good plan!

    That seems like a good plan!
  14. Thread: Hexon 1.6?

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    Dutch, thanks for the explanation of the fabrics...

    Dutch, thanks for the explanation of the fabrics above. I'd like to suggest that you make a matrix that breaks the hammock fabrics down including stuff like weight limit, breathability, stretch, etc....
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    Excellent video! Thanks for sharing it.

    Excellent video! Thanks for sharing it.
  16. I like the sound of home canned peaches. :)

    I like the sound of home canned peaches. :)
  17. Also the Facebook JMT group is extremely active...

    Also the Facebook JMT group is extremely active and useful. The associated Yahoo JMT group is quieter and more professional and has a huge library of useful PDFs.
  18. I had Wenk's book (and Ray Rippel's book) on my...

    I had Wenk's book (and Ray Rippel's book) on my iPhone and referred to them exactly zero times on the trail.

    I found Guthook's app to be extremely accurate and useful. Definitely worth the $5 or...
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    That ain't happening

    That ain't happening
  20. I miss it so bad already. I'm broiling here in...

    I miss it so bad already. I'm broiling here in Phoenix and have massive cabin fever.
  21. Jon, have you done the JMT in September before? I...

    Jon, have you done the JMT in September before? I bet it's really nice with fewer people on the trail.

    Where are you entering/exiting?
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    HYOH and enjoy but 550 paracord is underrated for...

    HYOH and enjoy but 550 paracord is underrated for hammocks in most people's opinion. Doubling it up sounds dubious to me because I don't think the two strands share the load equally. Knots typically...
  23. Has anyone done the John muir trail in a hammock?

    The JMT was a fantastic hike. My 12 year old son and I hiked SOBO from 6/15/15 to 7/5/15 from Happy Isles to Whitney Portal.

    We slept in a ZPacks Duplex for shelter because we were concerned...
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    I'm absolutely positive I do not need a fourth...

    I'm absolutely positive I do not need a fourth buff but I'm 100% sure this one will be my favorite.

    Ordered!
  25. I don't know about pumpkins but some Halloween...

    I don't know about pumpkins but some Halloween candy will be absolutely necessary.
  26. http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/a...

    http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/aoz8kgx8pzknypz7z38n.jpg
  27. I am a teacher and I won't know my schedule for...

    I am a teacher and I won't know my schedule for late October for about a month. I'm going to hold off on rsvp'ing for the Friday dinner until I know what time we will be arriving.
  28. Thread: Permethrin Use

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    Interesting to hear the stories of permethrin's...

    Interesting to hear the stories of permethrin's effectiveness against mosquitos. I just returned from the John Muir Trail where we encountered heavy mosquitos. I had treated our long sleeve shirts...
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    I don't think trash pickup is important and the...

    I don't think trash pickup is important and the water is from a trailer (I brought drinking water to Elks). I liked the campsite a lot but farther south is nice. Are there any hiking trails near Long...
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    Hey! It was a great hike other than each night I...

    Hey! It was a great hike other than each night I thought "this would be a great spot to hang at..." If I do the JMT again, I'll definitely take hammock rather than a tent.

    We had plenty of water...
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    Friday and Saturday

    Friday and Saturday
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    I'm down for whatever. I say pick a spot and then...

    I'm down for whatever. I say pick a spot and then whoever goes will be there.
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    WITHDRAWN: Item has sold!

    Item has sold!
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    Clarification: we are only coming if this is...

    Clarification: we are only coming if this is (relatively) family friendly. This was discussed briefly earlier but if people are planning on drinking heavily, hollering profanities late at night or...
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    1. Me plus son. (There is a 1% chance my wife...

    1. Me plus son. (There is a 1% chance my wife will join)

    2. Nah

    3. Nah
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    FS: Item Withdrawn

    Item Withdrawn
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    Not October 9-11 please

    Not October 9-11 please
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    Downside of the Elks Campground is there are no...

    Downside of the Elks Campground is there are no immediately adjacent trails to hike on. That said, I'm down for alternating between napping and eating for a weekend.
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    WITHDRAWN: Price drop to $95 shipped!

    Price drop to $95 shipped!
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    Interest in AZ Group Hang?

    I'm 100000% ok with the woods however we had a great time with our scout troop at the Elks Group Picnic Campground (long, weird name) if people want to have water and bathrooms. It's huge, has trees...
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    FS: Solar Charger is SOLD!

    Solar Charger is SOLD!
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    I'm down for a family friendly hang. My vote...

    I'm down for a family friendly hang.

    My vote is for somewhere towards the west end of the Rim. I do not have a 4x4. I'm happy doing anything from car-camping to backpacking.
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    I noticed those cord locks at REI on an ENO sack....

    I noticed those cord locks at REI on an ENO sack. They are very nice.
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    FS: Private message sent

    Private message sent
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    FS: Montbell Men's Alpine Light Down Jacket

    For Sale: Montbell Men's Alpine Light Down Jacket

    Size Large. Umber Color (handsome brown/green).

    Worn twice. Very warm (it has 4 ounces of 800fp down). Total weight is 11.6ounces (according...
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    FS: Suntactics S5 Solar Charger

    For Sale: Suntactics S5 Solar Charger

    This is an excellent solar charger, it weighs just over 8 ounces. I purchased mine in late April and used it during my 21 day JMT trip where it kept my...
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    WITHDRAWN: Here's a photo to show you the colors. ...

    Here's a photo to show you the colors.

    http://i.imgur.com/YT6WVPG.jpg
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    WITHDRAWN: It is a Top Quilt.

    It is a Top Quilt.
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    WITHDRAWN: EE 20° Prodigy Synthetic Quilt

    Enlightened Equipment 20°*Prodigy Quilt has a black exterior / bright green interior.

    Quilt has been used for ~30 nights.

    Short-length (good for up to 5'-6" people).

    Regular-width.

    No...
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    i love that dang sit pad so much. i also love my...

    i love that dang sit pad so much. i also love my square of reflectix. i bring them both and use them stacked together or I sit one one and lay back on the other. i'll loan the reflectix to another...
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