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    I've been trying to figure out the purple leafed...

    I've been trying to figure out the purple leafed plant also. Went thru most of my books and googled it with out any luck also. Going to go to the Extension office and see if a fella down there knows...
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    A couple of more pics to add,

    A couple of more pics to add,
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    A couple more pics. First one may be my favorite....

    A couple more pics. First one may be my favorite. G Rat for sure. All he needed was a fire and pan of LM. In the next to last one Acer or PF is above and to the left of Sitting bear waving.For those...
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    Had a great time at LG and meeting everyone....

    Had a great time at LG and meeting everyone. Thanks Hawk-eye for all your effort. I'm still not sure what you do with those chipmunks:rolleyes:. I just wish I was able to be in my hammock for a bit...
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    I think with all the preventative measures I'll...

    I think with all the preventative measures I'll have strapped on my pack It will look like I have a costume on. If I can just find my wimingerer sniffer I'll be set.
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    As a follow up to the radios for those interested...

    As a follow up to the radios for those interested I'll follow Ken's lead and do channel two. If anyone desires other we can do checks say at 12 noon and 6pm +/- 15 minutes. The closer we get to the...
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    The guy at the store says it will pack down to...

    The guy at the store says it will pack down to the size of a REd Bull can and that it comes with a pump or something. He also said that the spaces allow your SB to loft down into the instead of...
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    Klymit inertia X Frame pad

    For all you pad users out there. Check this pad soon to come out. I was at a new outfitters shop that just opened up in town today. We we talking about new gear and materials so the guy did a google...
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    I didn't see it if it was mentioned. For those of...

    I didn't see it if it was mentioned. For those of us who have never been to that specific area. Where would the last decent place be to fill up the ol truck coming East over 183 and down 181? Is...
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    [QUOTE=Hawk-eye;337828]Anybody bringing a new rig...

    [QUOTE=Hawk-eye;337828]Anybody bringing a new rig or whoo buddy piece of gear to the gathering? Like seeing new or different gear ... especially the DIY stuff. Hoping to see RF's latest DIY Pack ... ...
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    My little Buddies hammock

    Similar to what another poster said. Warning don't let you cat see this! As my familys Project is nearing the end . I took time to make my little buddy Ross a hammock. He goes on hikes and hangs out...
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    Hammock Forums.Net A Honorable Hammock Hangout...

    Hammock Forums.Net A Honorable Hammock Hangout

    Hammock Forums.Net A Honorable Hammockers Hangout

    Hammock Forums.Net Hangout with Honorable Hammockers
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    Your ready to rock and roll now. Made in USA...

    Your ready to rock and roll now. Made in USA also. I like the secondary compartment on the right on your cabinet. One of my cabinets has a knee throttle which I like. When I was researching for mine...
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    I have a 401A portable and two 500As in cabinets....

    I have a 401A portable and two 500As in cabinets. They are the fancyer ones that have the built in cams. As a price point for you I paid no more the $50.00 for anyone of them. All they needed was a...
  15. Thread: Bugnet

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    Pipsissewa. I didn't use a pattern. I set the...

    Pipsissewa. I didn't use a pattern. I set the hammock up as described above. Keep in mind also this was new construction where the asymmetrical cut and hemed bugnet was only attached to the hammock...
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    Thanks. If you try it the key to me for venting...

    Thanks. If you try it the key to me for venting was to get the zipper as close to top dead center as possible with out crossing my ridgeline. I have two Army duffle bags I use for gear storage. I...
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    I hope its ok to resurrect old threads. I'm just...

    I hope its ok to resurrect old threads. I'm just now getting to the tarp portion of this three setup project and want to follow up on this thread. As I finish the other colored tarps and as the...
  18. Thread: Bugnet

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    Finally got the project done enough and me able...

    Finally got the project done enough and me able to hang one to take pics of the results. This is the third of three hammocks that I've done. The first one I went a little to far past the asym curve...
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    Poll: I couldn't get used to the funk and clammy...

    I couldn't get used to the funk and clammy feeling I got from the syn I tried. I reciently picked up some made in China Terramar merinos on a Deal Flyer from Serria. Paid under $25 for some long...
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    I've thought about getting something like a Flipo...

    I've thought about getting something like a Flipo Alarm Travelguard to try for various uses.
  21. Naw. Your likly to see just about anything over...

    Naw. Your likly to see just about anything over there. Two or four wheels. I'd like to have a bike to try it. Anyone who likes a good thrill on the road ought to do the Dragon at least once. Being a...
  22. I watched this thread a bit and see that you have...

    I watched this thread a bit and see that you have settled on the Dragon. This is NW of me and my stomping grounds. I'd like to say to you all who have never been on the Dragon or on a two lane road...
  23. Look at Standing Indian west of Franklin NC....

    Look at Standing Indian west of Franklin NC. Small waterfalls and Wasilik Poplar tree to hike to. Nantahala River starts there. Creeks for the boys to play in. The AT runs thru it. Lots of other...
  24. Thread: Bugnet

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    After studying the clarks its not what I had in...

    After studying the clarks its not what I had in mind. They look really nice and If I was rich I'd try one. What I had more in mind was a half moon type shape in the middle of the hammock with a...
  25. Thread: Bugnet

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    Thanks. They are close enough to do some study...

    Thanks. They are close enough to do some study on. I'll head on over to the clark forum to see what is said about them.
  26. Thread: Bugnet

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    Bugnet

    I was fiddling with my DIY hammock thats whipped similar to a WB trying to figure on how I wanted to attach my UQ. I'm trying to keep the UQ rectangular shaped to use as a layered TQ UQ dual purpose...
  27. Thread: Pull out ?

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    I just may have to order some grip clips and just...

    I just may have to order some grip clips and just do that for the occasions I may want them. The wife sleeps banna style and likes to pull the edges over her anyway.
  28. Thread: Pull out ?

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    It did dawn on me this afternoon while fooling...

    It did dawn on me this afternoon while fooling around with a UQ design that if the pull out is in the middle it would get in the way more getting in and out.
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    I don't have enough experience to know if I'll...

    I don't have enough experience to know if I'll use them but want to put the gusset in before installing the bugnet and zipper. Easyer to install before than after. Pull outs would seem to be a little...
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    Zipperstop also sells custom lengths. Hawk-eye...

    Zipperstop also sells custom lengths. Hawk-eye could you please give us a tuorial on making a seperating zipper from coil stock? Thought they needed a special end or something. Maybe its a two way...
  31. Thread: Pull out ?

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    Pull out ?

    Didn't know where to post this so mods please move it if its in the wrong place. I also couldn't find this subject addressed in the way I question either. After finishing some UQ its on to bug nets....
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    If mine isn't shellacked dose that still make me...

    If mine isn't shellacked dose that still make me a redneck:). I have one at the bottom of steps turning into the den room. Newcomers always give a whoa as they turn the corner and its in their face....
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    Don't know what you call it but try tape used to...

    Don't know what you call it but try tape used to seal AC ductwork. Its silver in color,pretty tough,thin like packing tape and very sticky. Its different than the alum tape that you peal away the...
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    Not to get off topic, but whats up with Sparky?...

    Not to get off topic, but whats up with Sparky? Looks like he has been backing up in the same spot and made himself a rut. Is he stuck in a rut? As far as where to go. Whats kind of terrain is your...
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    Nice to here stories like this. Just read a...

    Nice to here stories like this. Just read a article in Backpacker mag about generations of kids growing up and being taught to hug a tree, but not how to climb one. They called it nature-deficit...
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    Boris . Would you know how the Badger Balm work...

    Boris . Would you know how the Badger Balm work on chiggers. They have been bad on our property. Even in the gravel on our drive way. Need something to put on skin when wearing shorts.
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    Carefull on the animal products. Read up on the...

    Carefull on the animal products. Read up on the MSDS sheets. As Knotty alluded to. Most of them have various petro products and what not in them. Just went thru this with everything at TSC. Only...
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    Don't know about camping there. But you could...

    Don't know about camping there. But you could take her to down the road from Lake Lure to Chimmney Rock Park where part of The Last of The Mohicans movie was shot. Then pretend that your her woodsman...
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    Welcome aloft there. Ever do any off roading or...

    Welcome aloft there. Ever do any off roading or gold panning at URE.
  40. Thread: Positioning

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    Positioning

    As a newbie I never have used a UQ. I was curious as to the coverage and how you keep them in place under you when you lie on a diagonal. Seeing as most UQ seem to be attached by shock cord or such...
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    CLOSED: Singer Buttonholer

    For sale one Singer buttonholer model # 489510. $15. shipped. These are usually listed on Ebay and such as model # 489500 or 489510. The problem is that they are two different models. When listed...
  42. Congrats on the honeymoon sounds like ya had fun....

    Congrats on the honeymoon sounds like ya had fun. I don't remember if you covered them already. If so disreguard this post. I have figured them out somewhat but as a noob it would have been nice to...
  43. Thread: Compare

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    Compare

    As a noob I have been in a search for a design to make for a side sleeper with a 25yr old auto back injury. Now this could change if comfort eliminated the pain. But on my Select Comfort bed with a...
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    KerMegan. I haven't been on thru-hiker in a...

    KerMegan. I haven't been on thru-hiker in a while. I'll have to check it out. Its just a compilation of bits and pieces from things I've used ,seen,read about,etc in my head. I have a WW11 H harness...
  45. Thread: fool proof RL

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    I finally found it but can't figure out how to...

    I finally found it but can't figure out how to link the thread. I keep getting invalid file when I try to upload. TeeDee started it on 4-20-2010 called single line friction knot. I deducted from that...
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    Stuff sack size

    I'm hopefully going to be starting on making a bunch of gear :thumbup: in which stuff sacks will be needed. In trying to figure out the size to make them. I pondered because of how I may end up...
  47. Thread: fool proof RL

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    Ike and Cb. I think your set up would be similar...

    Ike and Cb. I think your set up would be similar to what I'm thinking but I wouldn't have drings on my tarp. Thus a knot or bead at the end of a Penberthy Prussic to hold onto the tarps loop similar...
  48. Thread: Insultex

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    I got a look at some MacEntyre had at Hot...

    I got a look at some MacEntyre had at Hot Springs. If my memory serves me correct it was white in color,about 1/4" thick and looked like non woven compressed fibers. Its not a pic but at least its a...
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    I was going to order some material from AHE then...

    I was going to order some material from AHE then I found some 1,500lbs camo ratchet tie downs locally at a good price. I needed a replacement ratchet for another set of red straps anyway. Don't know...
  50. Thread: Insulation ID

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    I think I'll double it over,mold it some,put it...

    I think I'll double it over,mold it some,put it on some sliders like a yeti,leave one end open so I can insert other things like layers of IX or a thin reflective pad or sumpin as needed. Be good...
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