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  1. Flash, tell me stories, while we cook over...

    Flash, tell me stories, while we cook over charcoal and pan or pans
  2. Fall weather on way, will be great for sleeping,...

    Fall weather on way, will be great for sleeping, hiking and chowing down
    So far about 37 campers are planning on Yates

    Read again posts 24 and 33
    Please post what you are planning to share for...
  3. For our Saturday Potluck Supper Iím fixin to...

    For our Saturday Potluck Supper
    Iím fixin to have appetizers and hors díoeuvres.
    Although final ingredients are top secret...mainly cause Iím disorganized, there might be small cuts of sautťed...
  4. I always bring food to share Usually donít...

    I always bring food to share
    Usually donít decide what to bring until last possible moment
    Having same problem with Yates, I will bring food to share but will not provide entire meal for our...
  5. Old4hats, you and Carol were great fun to pick...

    Old4hats, you and Carol were great fun to pick with. I was tempted to drink your fresh ground brew. Had a great time scrambling eggs 4 cooking on my alcohol stove and your pro-gas stove. Eggs and...
  6. We are blessed with good weather. A bit of rain...

    We are blessed with good weather. A bit of rain letís me know Iím still kickin...
  7. Gas and Matt, will be good to see you.

    Gas and Matt, will be good to see you.
  8. Good photos of moonlit night on lake Sharing...

    Good photos of moonlit night on lake
    Sharing trees and swapping yarns
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    Change User Name?

    MikekiM Iíve gotten to like your palindrome trail name so much that now that you are getting an Extra trail name, that Iím fixin ta change my trail name from Phantom Grappler to MikekiM.
    Cause Iím...
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    If you can, tighten your tarp in all directions....

    If you can, tighten your tarp in all directions.
    Try to get a straight tarp ridgeline, and set up an all round neater less wrinkled tarp.
    This will reduce chances of pooling water.
    And some tarps...
  11. If you decide on carabiners, get carabiners that...

    If you decide on carabiners, get carabiners that are hammock weight rated.

    Carabiner should be rated as strong as your straps
  12. You might try several different hammocks, to...

    You might try several different hammocks, to match your comfort levels along with a good view of your surroundings.
    Possibly a hammock 11 feet by 5 feet or maybe a few inches wider than 5 feet....
  13. Thanks for coming to knot demo Join two ropes or...

    Thanks for coming to knot demo
    Join two ropes or rope&strap and hold hammock suspension then release easily in am
    Slipped zeppelin bend
    And variations of marlin spike hitch to hold two ropes or a...
  14. For knot demo Saturday I need three strong...

    For knot demo Saturday
    I need three strong toggles
    Might already have a screwdriver
    Itís handle will be a good crushproof toggle
    A solid toggle that is not hollow
    Iíll not cut green park wood...
  15. Good stories between you and Darlene and Old4hats...

    Good stories between you and Darlene and Old4hats and Carol Iíve got to listen to good tales and drift off to sleep in my hammock for an afternoon siesta.
    So many good people here and printed tarps...
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    Wiener man, I have used waterproof flexible cloth...

    Wiener man, I have used waterproof flexible cloth glue found in hobby section at Walmart. Intended use is patching jeans.
    Iíve tried glue a time or two and do not know if it works after time and...
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    Broken continuous loops

    If you make your own continuous loops and have used them for years without a blowout, then you are hanging high on the hog.
    Many trails go to good nightís sleep
    Below are Phantom facts, just me...
  18. Are your weather app forecast same as mine? Four...

    Are your weather app forecast same as mine?
    Four days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    Temperatures vary only one degree day and night 76 77 and little or no rain forecast
    ????
    Not...
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    Probably best to start with new amsteel ...

    Probably best to start with new amsteel
    Sometimes commercial items are made using least amount of material possible.
    Watch several video tutorials on continuous loops
    Also get Grog Knot app...
  20. Cajun...High my high my high my gonna act with...

    Cajun...High my high my high my gonna act with all this good weather sprouting up4 weekend
    Not2hot not2cold, little or no rain forecast
    Watch out skeeters
  21. Hung-Low, you are right. A thin line inside wider...

    Hung-Low, you are right. A thin line inside wider tubular flat line still has thin line pressure points against tree.
    On the other hand itís good to follow all park rules as enforced by specific...
  22. UncleBubba, Medoc, Iíll be late Wednesday...

    UncleBubba, Medoc, Iíll be late Wednesday afternoon or even Early Wednesday evening
  23. Peeeeetey, I donít know how to post pictures, I...

    Peeeeetey, I donít know how to post pictures, I try to make word pictures.
    UncleBubba, Thursday, great stories start off with kernel of truth and then...well just donít drink my coffee after...
  24. Arandomvirus, hope you not too wet after Dorian

    Arandomvirus, hope you not too wet after Dorian
  25. Peeeeetey, my guess for attaching lines to big...

    Peeeeetey, my guess for attaching lines to big blue poly tarp...
    If grommets and loops have failed
    Use a pair of stinky socks rolled in a ball.
    Put socks under tarp, mold tarp around socks
    Secure...
  26. The numbers are on your side, statistically you...

    The numbers are on your side, statistically you are unlikely to be mauled or killed by mountain lion.
    I read an article in National Geographic about Indian men who leave their village alone to...
  27. Maybe your tarp ridgeline can ďhitchhikeĒ on your...

    Maybe your tarp ridgeline can ďhitchhikeĒ on your hammock tree strap.
    Using a sturdy and smooth toggle attached to (hammock) tree strap with a marlin spike hitchóreal close to each tree. Then you...
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    Shichimi, welcome from other side of the pond. I...

    Shichimi, welcome from other side of the pond.
    I hope you can stay warm and dry in your hammock.
  29. Shug, reminiscent of W C Fields, you need a zero...

    Shug, reminiscent of W C Fields, you need a zero day to unwind and heal up
    Peeeeetey, get back to work, no excuses bout being too tired for Purdy Boil contest...
  30. Hickery, before I know it, Iíll be scrambling...

    Hickery, before I know it, Iíll be scrambling around getting packed for Grayson. My bugnet is wearing out, will still use it one more time for skeeters this fall. Thinking of Fronkey bugnet, but it...
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    Cmoulder, good idea, Shug has shown a slipped...

    Cmoulder, good idea, Shug has shown a slipped timber hitch or variant as well and UK347 (my apologies if did not get numbers correct), has videos showing slipped timber hitch that disappears when...
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    NJHeart2Heart, I tighten ridgeline same as you....

    NJHeart2Heart, I tighten ridgeline same as you.
    Around tree then around ridgeline and reverse direction. Pull tight and use most of spare line around tree until itís almost used. This helps hold...
  33. Any Halloween Hammocks coming to Medoc? In order...

    Any Halloween Hammocks coming to Medoc?
    In order to avoid shock dosages of Halloween candy, Iím starting off with a few bites of candy every day, gradually increasing to three meals a day nothing...
  34. SC - Palmetto State Hangers Fall Sprawl - Santee State Park - Sept 12-15

    Iím not on Facebook
    PSH is mostly on Facebook, that is why you see so few posts here on Hammock Forums.
    No other replies here or not many replies here, does not mean you are getting excluded....
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    You are in right place. Hammock campers near you...

    You are in right place. Hammock campers near you that have group hammock hangs. And if you like backpack hammock camping, you will find hammock campers to go on two day trips.
    After you conquer CBS...
  36. Phantom Grappler Knot Demo after coffee Saturday ...

    Phantom Grappler Knot Demo after coffee Saturday
    Yíall in trouble now...
    Thank you for kind invitation, Cajunracer and Junebugdawn
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    Thank you JEDavis and Thank You Dutch Brings...

    Thank you JEDavis and Thank You Dutch
    Brings back good memories when I was in Scout Troop 18
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    Dutch sent me woven daisy chains last month I...

    Dutch sent me woven daisy chains last month
    I think they are called Spyder or Spider daisy chainsóhis lightest daisy chain. They are bulkier and heavier than his lightest straps, but much lighter...
  39. Why not call or email several cottage vendors...

    Why not call or email several cottage vendors that make hammocks and ask them about bomb proof fabrics in widths you want
    Dutch
    Jacks are Better
    RipStopByTheRoll
    Dream Hammocks
    And others on...
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    List of items you need

    Togwote, gitchu a big ole pack
    Add insulation either pad, underquilt&topquilt or all three
    Hammock
    Bugnet optional
    Tarp
    Suspension for hammock, tarp
    Guy lines on tarp
    Stakes optional
    Extra...
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    Newb setup front yard

    Click Forums, Outings, Hangouts, Northeast
    There is a Lobster Hang coming up in a few days
    You will see more local hammock group hangs from time to time
    And over time you will see others post who...
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    Tenshuu, great to get outdoors, rigging your gear...

    Tenshuu, great to get outdoors, rigging your gear
    Itís possible to have a tarp ridgeline that is above tarp, and have an additional line just below tarp (not touching tarp) and use it to hold your...
  43. Lightweight suspension options (venom webbing/Evo/Becket hitch)

    Billcole, My YouTube David Hughes, Phantom Grappler Recommended Ties part 2 at about 4 minutes and 10 seconds in shows Carolina Becket Hitch
    Easy to adjust to where you want your suspension to be...
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    Shug we are all taken by your multiple skills and...

    Shug we are all taken by your multiple skills and sense of humor. Your acting skills are there when you play multiple characters in same video. At first I did not know they were you. And your comic...
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    Flash, sometimes, I make Air Land&Sea sandwiches....

    Flash, sometimes, I make Air Land&Sea sandwiches. You can critique, after trying one and you can make your own Air Land&Sea sandwich.
    I think lump crabmeat is a good one out of three.
    Maybe bacon...
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    Flash, you are among friends here, even if you...

    Flash, you are among friends here, even if you say words differently.
    Medoc Mountain week B4 Yates
    Yates is time change weekend every Fall and Spring
    I might be mistaken, isnít there a (Linville)...
  47. Button knot Jeff Myers shows in videoóis it...

    Button knot Jeff Myers shows in videoóis it larger than diamond knot?
    And is it larger than double diamond knot?
    How much larger, roughly, if it is larger?

    I havenít learned that button knot....
  48. Hotlips&Kingsford, I was driving south on a road...

    Hotlips&Kingsford, I was driving south on a road in Nebraska, and I noticed a large hillside parallel to the road...drove along beside hillside for about 30 minutes. There were houses on hillside and...
  49. Ecologito, we look forward to you being at...

    Ecologito, we look forward to you being at campfire. You Are Yates!
  50. Post 62, me and Peeeeetey got it covered Kids...

    Post 62, me and Peeeeetey got it covered

    Kids and Big KidsóKnock Knock Jokes

    Purdy Boil Contest

    Best Noob Rig set up hammock&tarp

    Best Bling Combo Rig tarp&hammock featuring Dutch Bling...
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