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    My son and I returned from Ordeal this past...

    My son and I returned from Ordeal this past weekend and on Friday night we were the only 2 hammocks setup. There were 2 more that showed up on Saturday after the rain stopped. They didn't have...
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    Welcome to the forum from a fellow knot head and...

    Welcome to the forum from a fellow knot head and scout leader in NW GA. Most all of my crew now hang and several in the troop hang.
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    A big Thank you to everyone that commented on...

    A big Thank you to everyone that commented on this post. The presentation was this past weekend and although there were only a few people it was a big hit. I learned everything here, this has to be...
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    Greetings from Ringgold.

    Greetings from Ringgold.
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    Welcome to the forum from just north in Ringgold....

    Welcome to the forum from just north in Ringgold. I am also a scouter and have finally convinced the other leaders in the troop that hammocks are the way to go. I also have a crew and almost...
  6. Thread: Xmas Raffle!

    by lbdgolfer
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    I pledge allegiance to Dutch... Oops... I'm in.

    I pledge allegiance to Dutch... Oops... I'm in.
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    I'm in. 8 9 1 2 3

    I'm in.

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    I'm in. Merry Christmas.

    I'm in. Merry Christmas.
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    i'm in. Merry Christmas.

    i'm in. Merry Christmas.
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    I'm the adviser for my son and daughters crew and...

    I'm the adviser for my son and daughters crew and Asst Scoutmaster for my son's troop. We recently took some of the crew on an AT section hike we had 7 people (3 leaders and 4 youth) and 6 hammocks...
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    I got mine in the mail last week and have already...

    I got mine in the mail last week and have already read it front to back. I've let others look at it but not for long and told them where they could get their own. It's a great book and when I do my...
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    I used my hammock at Scout camp this year and...

    I used my hammock at Scout camp this year and everything was great until Wednesday morning around 2:30 am. I'm sleeping like a baby, when I wake up hurting.:confused: It turned out that the stick I...
  13. I filled it out as well. I was a little shocked...

    I filled it out as well. I was a little shocked that I fell into the last age category as well. I guess maybe I am getting older. Nah.
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    No sewing MB but a scout is Thrifty.

    No sewing MB but a scout is Thrifty.
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    Thanks for the discount. I picked me up one and...

    Thanks for the discount. I picked me up one and will use it in my upcoming BSA hammock class. I'm sure that it will help with the presentation.

    Keep up the good work.
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    Thanks for all of the ideas. I am a LnT trainer...

    Thanks for all of the ideas. I am a LnT trainer and have done a LnT class for the last 3 years. I had planned on having a segment on the LnT piece of hammock camping.

    As expected the HF forum...
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    Hammock presentation

    I have been asked to teach a class at our university of scouting in February on hammocks. Assuming you are new to hammocks what topics would you like to see covered? The class will be around 50...
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    Thanks to everyone that replied. While at summer...

    Thanks to everyone that replied. While at summer camp with our troop I was sleeping in a hammock and that is when I decided to start hanging my shoes over the ridge line. Being that there mice and...
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    Shoes when hanging

    What do you do with your shoes after climbing into your hammock? I have been tying the laces together and throwing over the foot portion of the ridge line. Mostly thinking about when it rains to...
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    There is another thread somewhere on here that...

    There is another thread somewhere on here that describes a loop turner. It makes splicing easier than anything. Most sewing places have them and they are fairly cheap and very durable.
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  21. I've been a scout leader for several years now...

    I've been a scout leader for several years now and had a fellow leader that was a knot head and was always showing me a new knot. I became addicted to all of the decorative knots and wanted to learn...
  22. I almost pee'd myself when I read this post. ...

    I almost pee'd myself when I read this post. Thanks for the wrong post.
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    Welcome to the forum from Ringgold.

    Welcome to the forum from Ringgold.
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    Welcome to the forum. I'm a Venturing Adviser...

    Welcome to the forum. I'm a Venturing Adviser and have almost convinced my entire crew that hammocks are better than tents. There are 4 hammocks already and the rest of the crew is very interested...
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    Welcome to the forum. I converted from being a...

    Welcome to the forum. I converted from being a groundling to an informed hanger in January. I found this forum and quickly determined that I had made the correct decision. I switched my HH over to...
  26. I've got 2 of these (pre-hammock) and it is a...

    I've got 2 of these (pre-hammock) and it is a great tent.
  27. Thread: summer camp

    by lbdgolfer
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    There were 4 other leaders in close proximity and...

    There were 4 other leaders in close proximity and no one woke up. The next morning I asked if anyone felt the seismic event that we had that morning. Everyone thought there had been an earthquake...
  28. Thread: summer camp

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    summer camp

    I spent the past week at scout camp with my son. I took the hammock for a wonderful weeks sleep. I have whoopie slings on my HH and have had success just using a stick off the ground for the marlin...
  29. Thread: upside down

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    Our Venturing crew camped a few weekends ago and...

    Our Venturing crew camped a few weekends ago and one of the youth had a similar situation. He has a bottom entry HH and went in head first but somehow turned completely around. He was the last to...
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    Asst Scoutmaster and Crew Adviser. Our crew...

    Asst Scoutmaster and Crew Adviser.

    Our crew has 4 hangers and 5 soon to be hangers. We just went camping this past weekend and had 4 hammocks and 1 tent. We had a storm come through and the...
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    I received my order and life is good. Thanks for...

    I received my order and life is good. Thanks for doing this for the group.
    Lewis
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    What temp do you use a Under quilt?

    I went camping this past weekend with our scouts and there were 3 of us hanging. The low on Saturday morning was 19 with no wind. I was using a blue pad and a 0 degree bag and I was completely...
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    Opie, Thanks for all your hard work on this. I...

    Opie,
    Thanks for all your hard work on this. I ended up with 275' of 7/64. What would the price be for this? :D

    thanks
    Lbdgolfer
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    How about a hiking stick that converts into a...

    How about a hiking stick that converts into a chair. New diy project.
    http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Function-Walking-Stick-Converts-into-a-Cha/
  35. I'll take the 100' of 7/64 black and 175' of 7/64...

    I'll take the 100' of 7/64 black and 175' of 7/64 green to help round out those colors.
    Lewis
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    Glad to know that I'm not the only one like this....

    Glad to know that I'm not the only one like this. I was looking to buy Amsteel to make my whoopie slings before I even had my hammock in hand. I hung the hammock one time prior to switching over to...
  37. Thread: 1st hang

    by lbdgolfer
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    1st hang

    My son has been wanting to camp in the backyard in his new HH Scout ever since xmas. He finally got his wish granted by his mom. Last night was supposed to be around 32* so she agreed, other nights...
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    Thanks for the warm welcome.

    Thanks for the warm welcome.
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    Howdy from NW Ga

    I've been a lurker for a while now with 1 post around Christmas. I guessed that it was time to make a formal introduction. I'm a new hanger, purchased a HH Expedition to get my son a HH scout for...
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    I got a HH Expedition and got my son a HH Scout. ...

    I got a HH Expedition and got my son a HH Scout. Now we can hang with the rest of the scout troop and Venturing crew. I've been waiting since the first of December for Christmas to get here so that...
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