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    Welcome, from Conway/Myrtle Beach! Glad to have...

    Welcome, from Conway/Myrtle Beach! Glad to have ya!
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    Thanks! Great to know.. because I grabbed one...

    Thanks! Great to know.. because I grabbed one also... allowing the 1-2 months shipping time (estimate) to allow for it to (hopefully) arrive in time for Christmas! :)
  3. Thread: Hi...

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    Hi August! Welcome to the forum and to Hammock...

    Hi August! Welcome to the forum and to Hammock Camping. Wow.. you're also into diy? Get ready for some fun - finding ways to modify and work your way through many great hammock-related projects !...
  4. All the responses here have good points. And...

    All the responses here have good points. And BillyBob is right... it's really an individual thing --and a lot of preferences come into play (weight, size, attached vs detached tarp, Space, etc.,) ...
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    And you KNOW I gotta get me some!!!

    And you KNOW I gotta get me some!!!
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    Thanks. Just might be my next purchase. ...

    Thanks. Just might be my next purchase. Appreciate it!
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    Gee, Thanks a lot MDSH, now I'm paranoid! ...

    Gee, Thanks a lot MDSH, now I'm paranoid! :scared: LOL So much that I may start either sealing my shoes in large Ziplocking bags, or making a sealed no-see-um bag just for things I want...
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    If anyone knows of a way to warn the little...

    If anyone knows of a way to warn the little critters that approaching my hanging site could be detrimental to their health, I'd be interested to know about it. Until then, I won't feel bad at all...
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    Guyturf, What size Lazy Slug Tubes did you get...

    Guyturf, What size Lazy Slug Tubes did you get for your NX-250? I've thought about getting some, but don't want to chance getting them too small or too large? Thanks for any input.

    Darth Hanger
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    I'm also a Head-right/Feet left sleeper normally....

    I'm also a Head-right/Feet left sleeper normally. Recently got a HH Explorer Asym and am trying to get used to the opposite lay... . Yes, at first it felt like trying to write with the 'wrong'...
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    I agree with Dakotaross. I flop around like a...

    I agree with Dakotaross. I flop around like a fish in a hot skillet on a bed, futon, etc.. but I do so CONSIDERABLY less in my hammock. Bed sleeping, for me just isn't as comfortable, puts...
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    I own several tarps, including a Profly, and I'd...

    I own several tarps, including a Profly, and I'd have to agree with the suggestions of a Hennessy Hex. I find the Profly a bit small for my taste. As said before, it might be good for shade or a...
  13. I tried a regular pillow, rolled up shirt, rolled...

    I tried a regular pillow, rolled up shirt, rolled up blanket, camping pillow, pillow dangling down from my suspension ... finally settled on one of those "HorseShoe-Shaped" travel pillows (memory...
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    Thanks, dudeman. Much appreciated! I'll start...

    Thanks, dudeman. Much appreciated! I'll start saving my pennies now. :D
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    I just use two large stainless steel eyebolts...

    I just use two large stainless steel eyebolts secured in studs above two windows. I use them nightly with no problems. They are visible, but not an eyesore. If anyone ever notices either of them,...
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    Kelty describes the color as "Putty". I really...

    Kelty describes the color as "Putty". I really like my 12, .. but would definitely prefer a darker more 'woodsy' color. I've also seen listings for a color called 'Cool Grey' I think.. Have...
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    BillyBob, I've just ordered a HHExplorer...

    BillyBob,
    I've just ordered a HHExplorer Deluxe zip with stock tarp. I live in S. Carolina, so I'm not really concerned about the cold.. more concerned about rain getting in the stock tarp from...
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    Before I purchased my Clark TX-250, I went over...

    Before I purchased my Clark TX-250, I went over to Dream-Hammock.com and ordered a custom "DangerBird 72" from Randy. It has a built-in Over-cover and Bug net. (No poles to stretch out the hammock...
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    Sticky: I'm interested in making some 12'' continuous...

    I'm interested in making some 12'' continuous loops from 1/8 (and up) thickness of Amsteel. Any difference in the bury length? or length of cordage that you begin with? Or can I use the same...
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    Is there a chart or formula for making different...

    Is there a chart or formula for making different lengths of continuous loops with different widths of Amsteel or other hollow cordage? Most of the videos that I'm seeing use thin Amsteel and I'm...
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    Welcome Hungsleeper! I'm sure you'll enjoy the...

    Welcome Hungsleeper! I'm sure you'll enjoy the forum. Lots of friendly, helpful hangers on here, and there's always something new to learn. Welcome to the HF Family!!
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    No problem, JToon.... just be sure and spend some...

    No problem, JToon.... just be sure and spend some of that hard-earned (and saved) money on the wife. (Now if I could just find a dollar-store underquilt for next winter!) :unsure:
  23. Forget the wide Brazilian...I'd go with a DIY...

    Forget the wide Brazilian...I'd go with a DIY Tablecloth hammock (Super easy (and cheap) for those (like me) lacking in sewing skills). In a pinch, you could even use a good quality Queen-sized...
  24. Forget the wide Brazilian...I'd go with a DIY...

    Forget the wide Brazilian...I'd go with a DIY Tablecloth hammock (Super easy (and cheap) for those (like me) lacking in sewing skills). In a pinch, you could even use a good quality Queen-sized...
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    Since first posting this idea, I've become...

    Since first posting this idea, I've become somewhat of a 'Scrubbie Connoisseur'... Every time I see a scrubbie in a store, I stop and pinch the mesh in-between my fingers to get a feel for the...
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    Cheers

    Eddie,

    Great to have you here with us! If I could choose one other place, other than between my own two apple trees, to hang out in my hammock-- it would definitely be in Scotland!

    Cheers,
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    I could be wrong (I very often am, thank...

    I could be wrong (I very often am, thank goodness), but I believe one of these scrubbies would have to be used for a VERY long time....over and over and over to do damage to a tarp or hammock. (I...
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    I just added a couple of pics of how I finished...

    I just added a couple of pics of how I finished off the ends of my Scrubbie ... I simply turned under the ends a bit and added a draw-string and cord-lock. I'm sure some of you craftier hangers can...
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    Pics of Scrubbie Dis-assembly and structure. ...

    Pics of Scrubbie Dis-assembly and structure.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/album.php?albumid=2380


    Due to work schedule this week, I haven't been able to finish the ends or try it with...
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    Right you are, Grannypat!

    Right you are, Grannypat!
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    I bought mine at a Dollar General store (which...

    I bought mine at a Dollar General store (which can be found everywhere here in South Carolina.... they're like the Starbucks of the South)... I'm guessing that all Scrubbies are made pretty much the...
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    Ready-Made Tarp "skin' for a buck or two

    Hey forum,

    I have been looking around to find some inexpensive material or bug netting to construct (sew) a diy snake-skin for my tarp setup recently. I found some netting at Wally-world, but...
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    Welcome from South Carolina. Happy Hangin' !

    Welcome from South Carolina. Happy Hangin' !
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    Welcome from S. Carolina! Glad to have you.

    Welcome from S. Carolina! Glad to have you.
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    Wow.. another S. Carolinian... Glad to have ya.

    Wow.. another S. Carolinian... Glad to have ya.
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    Welcome from South Carolina. Glad to have you!

    Welcome from South Carolina. Glad to have you!
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    Thanks HamMike.. have a GTUL and it definitely...

    Thanks HamMike.. have a GTUL and it definitely would be a great idea for gift exchanges.
    I'm guessing none of my buddies will have to wonder what they're getting for their birthdays and such this...
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    I was thinking the same thing, Aven. Unless...

    I was thinking the same thing, Aven. Unless there's a chance of rain, tarp might not be necessary. However, since this is the first 'hang', Noodle might want to show off some tarp skills... and...
  39. Thread: Hello

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    Greetings from South Carolina. This is...

    Greetings from South Carolina.
    This is "Hammock Forums".. not specifically 'hammock camping' forums, or 'Must think about hammocks 16 hours per day (and dream about them the other 8 hours)...
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    Welcome from South Carolina! Ahhhh.. the "point...

    Welcome from South Carolina!
    Ahhhh.. the "point of inaction"... I vacation there often.
  41. Thread: Hello all

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    Welcome from S.C.! Have fun hangin' around.

    Welcome from S.C.! Have fun hangin' around.
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    Welcome

    Welcome, Stick! Relatively new here myself. Loving my GTUL also.
    Happy Hangin!
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    Great story... Poor pup! :)

    Great story... Poor pup! :)
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    Yard Ornament

    I was able to get out this morning and string up the Big Lots hammock. Measurements on package wrap state 80'' x 32''. Bed part is actually more like 76'' x 32''. I was a bit cautious due to the...
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    Welcome to the forum!

    Welcome to the forum!
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    My Big Lots now has them on "Clearance"

    Went to my local Big Lots (called first) to check on these hammocks. When I got to the register, it rang up for $6.00... Saleslady (excuse me.. Salesperson) stated they were 1/2 price due to being...
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    New Hanger in S.C.

    Hey forum! New hammock camper in S.C. here.

    I've recently been wanting to get back into camping (used to enjoy it, but haven't been in many years) and was looking around for small tents for...
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    Sticky: I was having trouble convicinging any of my...

    I was having trouble convicinging any of my friends to get out and camp like we used to. Their idea of adventure these days is to spend an hour sitting around the 'fire pit' on their deck, then...
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