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    Wow that's one beautiful place. Very nice trout.

    Wow that's one beautiful place. Very nice trout.
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    Wow very beautiful.

    Wow very beautiful.
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    I just got a Simply Light Design Trail Lair and...

    I just got a Simply Light Design Trail Lair and love it. I'm sure the hammocks you mentioned are great hammocks also.
  4. I know exactly what you mean. I was gear testing...

    I know exactly what you mean. I was gear testing one night and a pack of coyotes started howling within 50 yards of me and I about freaked. It can be startlingly when awakened like that in the middle...
  5. FS: That is very generous of you to do this, and I...

    That is very generous of you to do this, and I know what you mean about a very helpful forum. I have ask many questions and always got very helpful answers. This is a great community.
  6. You are so right I did the same thing here in the...

    You are so right I did the same thing here in the mountains of north Ga.
  7. FS: What's the weight limit on this hammock?

    What's the weight limit on this hammock?
  8. Great video, that's my next section also but...

    Great video, that's my next section also but probably won't do it until fall.
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    That's a great section to hike, looks like a...

    That's a great section to hike, looks like a great trip.
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    My wife is only 5' 6" and I am 6'1" she won't go...

    My wife is only 5' 6" and I am 6'1" she won't go when its really cold so the reason I'm looking for a 0 is when it is really cold and I go and need a little more than my 20 I can take it. But I...
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    I agree with oldraven it was very nice to meet...

    I agree with oldraven it was very nice to meet some hammock forum folks and see their setups. Maybe I can make the next hang.
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    New under quilt

    I know this is a matter of opinion but the question I have is for a second under quilt. I have a very nice 3/4 20 degree under quilt from Ox gear but I want to add a 0 degree quilt for really cold...
  13. Great video and great trip. That will be our next...

    Great video and great trip. That will be our next section to do on the A.T. I'm thinking about doing it in the fall also because last spring we got into a lot of snow. Very nice.
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    I am so sorry I didn't know, I will be praying...

    I am so sorry I didn't know, I will be praying for him.
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    DIY Foyle under quilt

    Hey guys I posted here that my wife said she would go with me hammock camping so I'm in the market for an under quilt. I bought a 0 rei sleeping bag at the rei garage sale with the zipper all messed...
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    Hey guys she said she would go so i will give you...

    Hey guys she said she would go so i will give you an update this spring. She suprized me this year and rode with my Mom and Dad to our hunting land and stayed the weekend so this may be a great...
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    I hope she will go this spring I know she won't...

    I hope she will go this spring I know she won't go when it's real cold. She went backpacking one time in July and we had a run in with the resident skunks on Blood Mtn and she hasn't been back.
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    My Wife and my test hang.

    I got my knotty mod done by Shane at BIAS and he did a super job so I decided to test it on Friday night. The next morning my wife came out to our screened porch where I was hanging and said what's...
  19. Thread: Knotty Mod

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    Thanks guys for all the help, one of the members...

    Thanks guys for all the help, one of the members here is going to help me out with this mod. This is the most helpful forum and people I have seen. I have been backpacking the A.T. since the 70s but...
  20. Thread: Knotty Mod

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    It has a sewn hem and I have a wood burning tool...

    It has a sewn hem and I have a wood burning tool to melt the hole but I thought it would need some reinforcement to hold the cord locks. What do you think?
  21. Thread: Knotty Mod

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    Knotty Mod

    Do you guys know any of the vendors that will do a Knotty Mod? I definitely don't think I could do it because I have never used a sewing maching. I have floppy sides so I thought about tie outs or...
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    I got my wife a KitchenAid mixer and left the...

    I got my wife a KitchenAid mixer and left the printed conformation email on the table so WHEN she sees it Santa might just bring me something nice.
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    Wow it looks like you guys had a great time. I...

    Wow it looks like you guys had a great time. I have never tried to hang in that much snow but I also live in north Ga so we don't get that much snow. Looks like fun.
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    Ok I just put the RL on like the video so that's...

    Ok I just put the RL on like the video so that's good. Thanks guys.
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    Great video pgibson thanks I'm going to try that....

    Great video pgibson thanks I'm going to try that. I don't think it's adjustable but I don't guess that matters.
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    The RL was not attached to the hammock so I...

    The RL was not attached to the hammock so I wasn't sure. One end has a much bigger loop than the other side. As you can see the side with the big loop I looped around the hammock while the small loop...
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    No it's not a warbonnet it's an Oxygen Gear, it...

    No it's not a warbonnet it's an Oxygen Gear, it is very good quality I'm just not sure how to attach the ridgeline I have it on there but I don't know if it's right. I have tried it out in my porch...
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    I have some questions.

    Hey guys I just got my 2nd hammock and I don't have a clue about it. A friend of mine runs an outfitter and just sells ENO but was going to try to sell some custom made hammocks and this was the last...
  29. Thread: Gear testing

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    Well the gear testing went well last. When I...

    Well the gear testing went well last. When I first got in the hammock it didn't take long to realize I didn't have my U.Q. adjusted right because I had a cold butt. After a little tweaking I got it...
  30. Thread: Gear testing

    by Ospreydog
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    Gear testing

    This will be a great weekend for testing winter gear. Its really cold here in these hills of north Ga. We are planning a trip on the AT Thanksgiving weekend so I just want to make sure I have things...
  31. That's one beautiful place.

    That's one beautiful place.
  32. Very nice.

    Very nice.
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    I was up there Sunday, it was nice. Looks like...

    I was up there Sunday, it was nice. Looks like you guys had a great time.
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    Man that was a nice trip.

    Man that was a nice trip.
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    Nice pic, anytime you wake up outdoors its nice...

    Nice pic, anytime you wake up outdoors its nice but a view like that makes it special.
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    This has been a very informative thread.

    This has been a very informative thread.
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    I posted some pics in the trip reports....

    I posted some pics in the trip reports. Everything worked great, we had a great time on the trail. I think I might just like this hammock thing.
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    We went from Hog Pen Gap to Unicoi Gap.

    We went from Hog Pen Gap to Unicoi Gap.
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    The tent is a Henry Shires Tarptent Contrail it...

    The tent is a Henry Shires Tarptent Contrail it only weighs 1lb and 8oz I've had it about three years an love it. My son used it and a Neoair and had a great night sleep.
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    Yes I remember seeing the scouts, hope you guys...

    Yes I remember seeing the scouts, hope you guys had a great trip also. You should have come on over, everything went great until the wind came in on Saturday night and it was wicked the Superfly...
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    Appalachian trail weekend hike

    We had a great weekend on the A.T. Had my son come up and we did a section hike. There were a lot of other hikers out also, between the weekend warriors like us and all the thru hikers it got pretty...
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    Oh I'm sure when I get around other hangers I...

    Oh I'm sure when I get around other hangers I will see something I need to make life easier. This is my first trip out with my hammock so it's a bit of a learning curve but it will be fun. I just...
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    Easy guys I haven't tried this stuff out yet,...

    Easy guys I haven't tried this stuff out yet, after the weekend I may have to start another thread "What didn't work" This is going to be a great weekend regardless because now my son is coming up...
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    I'm going to try my Superfly out this weekend on...

    I'm going to try my Superfly out this weekend on a backpacking trip.
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    Well said.

    Well said.
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    Yes that's what I told her that I finally had it...

    Yes that's what I told her that I finally had it all and yes you are right I probably will never be content. There's always a better piece of gear to buy. But I am ready to try out what i have now I...
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    FINALLY got all my gear!

    My top quilt came in today so hopefully I'm through for a while anyway. I've been backpacking many years and I've learned your better off buying the best gear you can afford the first time around to...
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    All payments received mods can close this post....

    All payments received mods can close this post. Thanks guys
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    Meekin payment received I will ship it tomorrow....

    Meekin payment received I will ship it tomorrow. Thanks
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    All items are sold, hat and Trangia sold per pm...

    All items are sold, hat and Trangia sold per pm to mountain hanger. Payment pending.
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