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  1. Had an absolutely great time, thanks again for...

    Had an absolutely great time, thanks again for another great Hoosier Hang!
  2. It looks like we are going to have near perfect...

    It looks like we are going to have near perfect weather.
  3. I will definitely be making the trip, already...

    I will definitely be making the trip, already took that Friday off and plan on being at the tower by noonish.
  4. I am planning on making this trip. Look forward...

    I am planning on making this trip. Look forward to seeing everyone.
  5. Do you guys have a plan for the routes you will...

    Do you guys have a plan for the routes you will be taking? I'll likely be coming in Saturday around noonish.
  6. I may be able to make it Saturday.

    I may be able to make it Saturday.
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    Eh, Trail Medic could just add the final dates...

    Eh, Trail Medic could just add the final dates times and location data to the original post. Or at least add a "location can be found on post #X" line to the post. No point really cluttering up the...
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    Days off are confirmed and the wife will be out...

    Days off are confirmed and the wife will be out of the country. I plan on being at the the tower around noonish on Friday, see you guys there!
  9. You can put me down as tentative for this trip....

    You can put me down as tentative for this trip. Still working out getting some time off.
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    I am using Apex 5.0oz.

    I am using Apex 5.0oz.
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    Thanks for the assistance everyone. I'm...

    Thanks for the assistance everyone.

    I'm planning on 80x48 finished size.
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    Underquilt question.

    I am planning on sewing my underquilt tomorrow and was wondering how to figure the length?

    I'm 6'4 and hang in a WBBB. I have searched the forums and found various lengths ranging from 60" to 78"....
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    I plan on attending and have already scheduled...

    I plan on attending and have already scheduled the days off and cleared my schedule.
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    That was me leaving in an angry rage..lol. The...

    That was me leaving in an angry rage..lol. The roads were pretty bad when I left.

    I had to bail on Friday night due to an equipment failure. I attempted the single digit cold with a 3S Jarbridge...
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    DivaB, I am coming out of Granville, so if you...

    DivaB, I am coming out of Granville, so if you want to car pool I was planning on leaving today around 12:30 or 1.
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    Disregard, looks like it's covered in snow now.

    Disregard, looks like it's covered in snow now.
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    There is supposed to be some snow on Friday so...

    There is supposed to be some snow on Friday so there very well may be snow on the ground for the rest of the weekend!
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    If you have a Menard's in your area, they...

    If you have a Menard's in your area, they regularly have 2'x25' rolls of reflectix on sale for around $17.
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    I was planning on an omnitape/cinch foot box....

    I was planning on an omnitape/cinch foot box. I'll probably ad a drawstring to the head end as well.
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    I'll probably be there on Saturday for the...

    I'll probably be there on Saturday for the overnight. It'll depend on whether or not I can get Friday off though, won't know until next week.
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    Thanks for the input all! I ended up going...

    Thanks for the input all!

    I ended up going flat with no bias.

    Just got finished cutting the rough patterns and ended up with 52"x84" with a taper starting about 50" down ending at 42" at the...
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    Top Quilt construction question.

    I am planning the pattern for my synthetic (5.0 APEX/M90) top quilt and was wondering if anyone has had any luck with adding a little bit of bias to the underside of the the top quilt?

    So if I...
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    I had the same issue with mine after a few uses. ...

    I had the same issue with mine after a few uses.

    I replaced it with some MSR reflective line and have not had the same issue in well over two years of use.
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    I am going to try and make this as well. I...

    I am going to try and make this as well.

    I have recently moved back to Ohio after 15ish or so years and have been rediscovering the backpacking/camping areas. It appears that I am about 1 hour...
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    Lol. That figures, the one time I have to no...

    Lol.

    That figures, the one time I have to no show...

    I had to do a last minute cancellation do to some pretty exciting life events.

    I ended up getting a call from job I had applied for...
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    I am going to try and make this as well. It's...

    I am going to try and make this as well. It's been a long and hang free few months hopefully I can get at least one hang in!

    I'll be coming in from central Ohio if everything thing works out.
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    Wow looks like a great time was had by all! I...

    Wow looks like a great time was had by all! I truly wish I could have been there.

    I'm going to try and get out to the Deams/HNF in the next couple of weeks; it may be the last time I can make it...
  28. Thread: Scraps?

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    Scraps?

    Anyone want to sell me some scraps of silnylon?

    I really only need about a foot square, and do not want to buy a whole yard if possible.

    I'd hate to cannibalize a stuff sack.
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    Count me in!

    Count me in!
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    Hanging in Ohio.

    So it looks like I will be moving back to Ohio in the very near future. Can anyone recommend good parks for backpacking and hammock hanging in the Buckeye State? I grew up there but have not lived...
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    I've found that to be true as well. I can usually...

    I've found that to be true as well. I can usually get below what the gear is "rated" for because I sleep well in the cold, but I have no problems sleeping comfortably with a AHE 3 season UQ (rated to...
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    It was super thick last summer; but yeah, it...

    It was super thick last summer; but yeah, it makes a good gate. Won't make it this weekend but maybe in one the upcoming ones.
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    Looks like a great time! There is usually...

    Looks like a great time!

    There is usually water in one of those creeks in the summer, or at least there was last summer. Was the opening of the valley still full of vines and brambles?
  34. Thread: Ikea Hammock

    by termite
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    Interesting, I have an Ikea trip coming up in a...

    Interesting, I have an Ikea trip coming up in a few weeks, may have to see if they have one of these.
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    One way to minimize tree damage while saving the...

    One way to minimize tree damage while saving the couple of ounces a tree saver strap weights would be to make a 2-3 foot 1 inch strap with loops on both ends, and then close the ends with...
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    Jack R Better, Arrowhead Equipment, Woopie slings...

    Jack R Better, Arrowhead Equipment, Woopie slings etc, will be better made, probably cheaper and you will be supporting local cottage industry, it's a win win.
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    Sad to hear that you are closing shop, best of...

    Sad to hear that you are closing shop, best of luck to you.
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    Those are all I use anymore. Like others have...

    Those are all I use anymore. Like others have said, the angle matters and so does how they are oriented. You want to make sure the opening of the Y is facing the tie down, which is common sense but...
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    Looks I'm sitting this one out. I'll be in...

    Looks I'm sitting this one out. I'll be in Cincinnati the weekend of the 13th.
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    Yeah I plan on being there this year.

    Yeah I plan on being there this year.
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    This sounds like a plan to me. That spot east of...

    This sounds like a plan to me. That spot east of the pond is a pretty good hang site.





    I'll be coming in Thursday afternoon. I would gladly hang a few blue chemlights leading to the pond...
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    Looks like I will be there on Thursday afternoon....

    Looks like I will be there on Thursday afternoon. (Huzzah!)

    @Mule hopefully you being the banjo regardless, It'd be cool to hear you pick a tune.
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    Mule, your input is always respected! ...

    Mule, your input is always respected!



    That's to bad, if anything changes, the ride is still available.




    Awesome.
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    The yellow one should keep you from being shot...

    The yellow one should keep you from being shot during hunting season.
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    I've using the green nite-ize line for almost 2...

    I've using the green nite-ize line for almost 2 years with no issues, I wrap them up with the tarp somtimes. The only real complaint is how stiff the line is.
  46. Good luck Brian. Your product is impeccable, and...

    Good luck Brian. Your product is impeccable, and it is a stand up thing to take a step back and address your CS issues.
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    Charles C Deams Wilderness...

    Charles C Deams Wilderness

    There is the PDF version of the map.

    It depends on what area you are trying to get too. The Terrill ridge cemetary is pretty much a straight easy shot north of the...
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    Is Patton cave the one at where saddle creek...

    Is Patton cave the one at where saddle creek dumps into Monroe? That is a pretty neat little cave. I'd be in for that as well. It is not much farther then hiking to Terrell ridge/pond, plus there is...
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    I'd be happy with a good hard cold winter this...

    I'd be happy with a good hard cold winter this year, if nothing to knock down some of the bugs, ticks were brutal this year. Of course being able to use all of my awesome snow gear would be nice as...
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    Aren’t the Frog togg dri-ducks made from Tyvek? I...

    Aren’t the Frog togg dri-ducks made from Tyvek? I though they breath very well, given how water proof they are.
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