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    I use a Dream Hammock Gear Sling for all my on...

    I use a Dream Hammock Gear Sling for all my on site storage needs.

    The reason you pitch a tarp, in cooler temps, even when you are not expecting rain, is to keep wind from stealing warmth from...
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    I'd give stacking UQ's a try. Lets do one....

    I'd give stacking UQ's a try. Lets do one. :tonguesmilie:
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    I've always used zing-it for my tie outs. I also...

    I've always used zing-it for my tie outs. I also use Tato Adjustable Tarp Pulls. The shock cord on those keeps tension on any over night stretch or sag and is even better in high wind at keeping...
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    Just got back from a few days in the HNF. Baring...

    Just got back from a few days in the HNF. Baring a full deluge between now and then streams will be dry, few or no water sources available, which isn't unusual for this time of year.
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    I don't think I can wait. Weather too darned good...

    I don't think I can wait. Weather too darned good next week. Have a great hang folks.
  6. Thread: Staying dry?

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    Hope its not short for Paracord.

    Hope its not short for Paracord.
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    Outstanding gentlemen. Outstanding.

    Outstanding gentlemen. Outstanding.
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    Gravel will allow for drainage, concrete will...

    Gravel will allow for drainage, concrete will cause water to pool around the post prematurely rotting the wood.
  9. I've come to count on Carver, and pay attention...

    I've come to count on Carver, and pay attention most anything he has to say.
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    Thanks for the review on the T-Fly. It's going to...

    Thanks for the review on the T-Fly. It's going to be my next gear order.

    Great you were able to ride it out OneClick!
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    I've had a BIAS Buganator for 5 years and just...

    I've had a BIAS Buganator for 5 years and just recently used it for the first time.

    That's why i don't care for integrated hammocks. That being said, it was fine. No issues. I just don't find...
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    For me i need under insulation below 75. My...

    For me i need under insulation below 75.

    My hammocks are single layer, and not integrated. When I do hike in buggy weather the net I carry covers the entire hammock, no problems with being bitten...
  13. I've run Zing It CRLs above and under with my AHE...

    I've run Zing It CRLs above and under with my AHE Toxaway and have observed no wear or abrasion. When I run it over the tarp it does allow one to see the nice cat-cut, but it doesn't seem to pool...
  14. Thread: The Shel

    by Rolloff
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    And I post not what it seems. How bout...

    And I post not what it seems.

    How bout Glorified Amped Up Gear Shell? :rolleyes:
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    Keeping an eye on this one. Just came off of...

    Keeping an eye on this one.

    Just came off of a weekend in the weeds on the KT. Bugs weren't as bad as I had anticipated. Rain, sticky hot, but cool enough at night to get comfortable.
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    I sleep in a hammock every night. Gets washed...

    I sleep in a hammock every night. Gets washed before every trip, and in between, once per month....unless it starts to smell.
    If you have any breeze and can hang it outside, almost takes less time...
  17. Poll: UCRs always sweet. whoooo buddy :shades:

    UCRs always sweet.

    whoooo buddy :shades:
  18. Poll: I'm not a fanatic either way, but that sure looks...

    I'm not a fanatic either way, but that sure looks pretty. I don't tie a lot of knots and don't use too much hardware. Dutch hook, and Wasp. The Prusik and Continuous loop are tied once and hopefully...
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    I use a 12' AHE Toxaway on my 10.5' DH Freebird....

    I use a 12' AHE Toxaway on my 10.5' DH Freebird. Plenty of coverage there. I'm starting to look hard @ the 11' WB Thunderbird/1/2 doors.
    I think an 11' hammock would fit fine under one of those.
  20. Poll: D-Rings. I stick Prussics on them and go w/o any...

    D-Rings. I stick Prussics on them and go w/o any other hardware or knots. I still use braided mason line for the Prussics. Bites into Glowire way better than Zing-it.
  21. Thread: Hammock pillow

    by Rolloff
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    Just to keep it somewhat in place, but mostly off...

    Just to keep it somewhat in place, but mostly off the ground if it does fall out of the hammock. Nemo Fillo has one, but he's not a leaper and likes it in his Freebird as much as I do, so he goes...
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    Great product. Fits in my peak bag when empty, so...

    Great product. Fits in my peak bag when empty, so its ready to go and I never have to remember to pack it. I hang mine long ways from the end of my hammock suspension on a little shock cord and use...
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    The DH Gear Sling is very nice. A 5 dollar...

    The DH Gear Sling is very nice. A 5 dollar upgrade from the stock DH RL organizer.
    What doesn't it hold? Its like a hanging closet in the woods. Packs away in my peakbag when empty so I never have...
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    i use a 12' AHEToxaway over a 10.5' DH Freebird....

    i use a 12' AHEToxaway over a 10.5' DH Freebird. Beyond distance between trees, I have no problems and enjoy the extra over hang in rain and high winds.
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    Time to roll here for the TH. 4:24p Rain has...

    Time to roll here for the TH. 4:24p

    Rain has been changed to 0% thru the weekend. Come join us!
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    Just have to take your chances and see. I'll be...

    Just have to take your chances and see. I'll be there. Rain Saturday. Sun and morels Sunday.

    I'm hoping for a repeat of HF 2010
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    Not long now. Especially for the Thursday crowd....

    Not long now. Especially for the Thursday crowd.

    Couldn't get away from here a minute earlier, but I get to hang around until Monday morning, so an extra night in the woods. I'll take it.
    Still...
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    High enough so that I don't have to do a full...

    High enough so that I don't have to do a full squat thrust to stand up. My knees don't work well down there anymore.

    Low enough so that when I sit with my legs over one side, the edge of the...
  29. Great report! Thanks for taking us with you. ...

    Great report!

    Thanks for taking us with you.

    You don't need video for a trip report and a darn good read. :thumbup1:
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    Welcome to HF! And here you go The HF Hoosier...

    Welcome to HF! And here you go

    The HF Hoosier Spring Hang is going on 4-25,26,27, with a few folks even coming in Thursday night. Check it out in the Midwest Planning Thread. Join us if you can....
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    Tough luck OneClick. Was looking forward to...

    Tough luck OneClick. Was looking forward to meeting another one of the HF elusives, and hiking in a bit with ya.

    Maybe next time. Still up for this one. See everyone in a few days now!
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    Just a bump. Not long now, and the weather is...

    Just a bump.
    Not long now, and the weather is shaping up to be favorable for a decent shot @ some shroomin'.

    For a safe bet, I'd bring an extra bag or two, just in case. :tonguesmilie:
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    With or without quilt hooks, you can tighten a...

    With or without quilt hooks, you can tighten a suspension with a knot. If you'r butt is getting cold or the UQ is flapping in the wind, you are already loose enough, that hooks won't help much. You...
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    5'6"..5'5" on a good day. Used 11" x 65" then...

    5'6"..5'5" on a good day. Used 11" x 65" then went to 10' x 65", now I'm @ 10.5" x 60"

    10.5' x 60" is the sweet spot for me. I can maintain a good asym lay and still see out of the hammock. Longer...
  35. I spray hammock, and boots. Soak the rest.

    I spray hammock, and boots. Soak the rest.
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    FS: Sorry about that. My bad under rule #7. Clear and...

    Sorry about that. My bad under rule #7. Clear and well put.

    Hate to let anyone know they are buying a piece of HF history here.
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    Not on Thursday, but I will be hitting the TH at...

    Not on Thursday, but I will be hitting the TH at dusk or right after dark Friday night. If someone wants to come Friday but aren't sure they can get to Brown Hollow in the dark, you are welcome to...
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    Body language on the pulk was well, for lack of a...

    Body language on the pulk was well, for lack of a better word...perfect.

    Thanks for taking us along Carver!

    Now no matter what I take for food..I'm gonna want that burger. Yum.
  39. Thread: Gear sling

    by Rolloff
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    For a 5 buck upgrade from the mesh RL organizer,...

    For a 5 buck upgrade from the mesh RL organizer, it might be the best kept secret "value" add-on out there.

    Thank You Smurfs!
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    Yup. That's a real goodie you got there. ...

    Yup. That's a real goodie you got there.

    Smurfmagiks
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    Last weekend of April, a group of us will meet in...

    Last weekend of April, a group of us will meet in the Hoosier National Forest, for our Spring HF Hang. Consider this your invitation.

    Great people, lots of different hammocks to talk about and...
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    "I'm In" Sweet offer. Thanks SS and Asbell

    "I'm In"

    Sweet offer. Thanks SS and Asbell
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    Link works fine for me. Thanks for setting...

    Link works fine for me.

    Thanks for setting things up.
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    I like the move. Closer to mushroom season.

    I like the move. Closer to mushroom season.
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    I own one of BIAS's original 11' 1.0 WW. It's a...

    I own one of BIAS's original 11' 1.0 WW. It's a great piece of kit, but I've cut my lengths and widths down to better suit me on the last two DH Freebirds.

    I call it pretty much a toss up between...
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    Not for me. I can still find a bed or couch to...

    Not for me. I can still find a bed or couch to suit me for a night at home at any time. In the woods, it would mean going to ground and that's just not happening. The way and what one packs will be...
  47. Do give it a try. Great people, great time. ...

    Do give it a try. Great people, great time.

    Didn't make it to last year's Spring Hang, but did get to Brown Hollow the next weekend, and the place was spotless. You rep'd HF right with some fine...
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    I slept in my first Dream Hammock 1.0 Freebird...

    I slept in my first Dream Hammock 1.0 Freebird for almost 1000 nights. When it got retired, I was using a flashlight to check it out, with the intention of heading to the woods with it.

    I made a...
  49. Thread: Hammock pillow

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    I'll throw the Fillo back into the mix. Wonderful...

    I'll throw the Fillo back into the mix. Wonderful and super adjustable.

    I started hanging full time to cheat the curve on "learning" to sleep well, in a hammock outside.

    I made the decision...
  50. Poll: I suppose generally so...but IMO there are...

    I suppose generally so...but IMO there are several other things that can come into play. Temp, Dew point, wind. Are you pushing the rating of the insulation kit you are using, either way? Are you...
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