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    Good video, good suggestions.

    Good video, good suggestions.
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    David,I have not been truly attracted to single...

    David,I have not been truly attracted to single line suspensions before, but this one has caught my eye. You shared the larks head onto kevlar strap with me at the smoked butt hang and I was...
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    Wow, I made the papers! I too thought it was...

    Wow, I made the papers! I too thought it was forgotten, glad it wasn"t. I had forgotten what a good time I had there this year, this is a great reminder. Remember, beware of strangers bearing...
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    The cubes sleeves can be turned inside out to...

    The cubes sleeves can be turned inside out to clean and dry.
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    I have never been accused of setting up fast, but...

    I have never been accused of setting up fast, but even that slows down if there is someone to talk with. I just enjoy it all. There is a disclaimer, threatening clouds or falling rain really speed me...
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    Great looking hammock. I look forward to seeing...

    Great looking hammock. I look forward to seeing it and you in the woods.
  7. Thread: John Rock?

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    So, is 20-24 July the target date? Sounds good to...

    So, is 20-24 July the target date? Sounds good to me.
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    Carol and I extend thanks to everyone for making...

    Carol and I extend thanks to everyone for making this a great event. Of course Tonya's and Tony's efforts in the kitchen were huge! I came into a new camping abode which rocks! The rain waited on us...
  9. I can't add much information, but i can say...

    I can't add much information, but i can say welcome back. I look forward to seeing you again, in the trees.
  10. Hopefully Wednesday afternoon leave on Sunday....

    Hopefully Wednesday afternoon leave on Sunday. Chigger probably with me. Could not enter dates on the spread sheet.
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    I would think you had everything you need, but...

    I would think you had everything you need, but you didn't mention food. Looks good.
  12. It seems to me that most critters that lurk at...

    It seems to me that most critters that lurk at night can jump pretty high or at least climb very well. I really can't see hanging high enough to be "safe".
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    May he rest in peace.

    May he rest in peace.
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    I am not sure but Chigger might be there, and...

    I am not sure but Chigger might be there, and old4hats, and who knows maybe even Maytag and his Mrs. Remember this came from a little bird on the window sill, but I sure do hope it all works out.
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    No expert here but, I have eleven ft. tarps and...

    No expert here but, I have eleven ft. tarps and we made a few 13'3" tarps. The longer ones were made with the Meek stand in mind and to cover WBRR's. On the stands they rock, and when I used one...
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    Small world, I also have a fair number of...

    Small world, I also have a fair number of hammocks, each very comfortable, and each has a forever home, but for whatever reason I hung my 60X126 table cloth hammock for my every nighter some while...
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    Can't wait till Oct. on the Island.

    Can't wait till Oct. on the Island.
  18. A bunch of us have really missed you since you...

    A bunch of us have really missed you since you went north, look forward to seeing you again in the woods somewhere.
  19. Clisbyclark, as far as I know there isn't one...

    Clisbyclark, as far as I know there isn't one planned yet, but I have heard rumors of a hang up around Tate City, on the upper Talulah River. I believe sometime in April was being tossed around. The...
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    Glen it is old4hats, you just cut me in half. No offense here, just a good laugh. I hope you folks are well and happy.
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    My first thought is what a sail that tarp makes,...

    My first thought is what a sail that tarp makes, could get interesting in a hurry.
  22. I am almost ready to hit the road, just have to...

    I am almost ready to hit the road, just have to shower and wait on GeorgiaGirl to wash herself and Sophie. That in itself takes quite a bit of time. Happy trails to all who are on the road today.
  23. I think I will need a semi to haul all my junk....

    I think I will need a semi to haul all my junk. That said, I will get it all into our Expedition, just look for the vehicle with bulging sides. This makes me realize why I love back pack camping so...
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    My wife made us three of these a while back. I...

    My wife made us three of these a while back. I gave one away which I seam sealed, but the other two which we use a lot are not seam sealed and do not leak. They are 12'3" long by as wide as she could...
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    Not a bad idea getting that MBA, it can help you...

    Not a bad idea getting that MBA, it can help you make more money and you will need all you can get stocking up on hammock gear.LOL.
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    Welcome from the big city of Ball Ground. We get...

    Welcome from the big city of Ball Ground. We get up a few hangs in the N.Ga. area each year and you will be welcome at any of them. If time permits, Hangcon V is happening in the Ocala Nat. Forrest...
  27. I'm almost on medication to control my eagerness...

    I'm almost on medication to control my eagerness to get there. Well, not really, but we are excited to be getting ready. This is the most wonderful winter break one can imagine. Thanks again to the...
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    My wife and i recently finished three large tarps...

    My wife and i recently finished three large tarps with sil-poly from RSBTR. Easy to work with, light weight, a joy to set up, no water gets through, pitch stays taut. Not much to complain about...
  29. It is yet two weeks out, but temps in the mid...

    It is yet two weeks out, but temps in the mid 20's are forecast for my area of N.Ga. and yes our Christmas day was very warm. The long range forecast looks like a model for a roller coaster.
    I am...
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    I used a full length UGQ under quilt on my WBRR...

    I used a full length UGQ under quilt on my WBRR and was pretty satisfied, but it tended to be problematic installing and adjusting. I bought am Ambush from UGQ and PERFECTION! I have since bought my...
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    Please add me in, and thanks for doing this!

    Please add me in, and thanks for doing this!
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    My wife and I really like our WBRR's. I wish you...

    My wife and I really like our WBRR's. I wish you much success and speed with tarp and quilt. Merry Christmas.
  33. I have over 200 outdoor nights in the NX250. The...

    I have over 200 outdoor nights in the NX250. The pockets sewn onto the hammock are essentially worthless as far as insulation. Perhaps if filled with something that insulates you could get...
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    I had to pack up and flee early sat. am, but I...

    I had to pack up and flee early
    sat. am, but I was there from wed. noon till then. I was in a WBRR, UGQ 20deg. Ambush UQ, UGQ 20deg. Flight Jacket TQ, and slept warm, even with the wind and 28deg....
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    To me it is pretty clear, too short and you are...

    To me it is pretty clear, too short and you are limited to near perfect spacings, too long and you can hang anywhere with only the minor irritation of keeping the extra length out of your way. 15 ft....
  36. Wonderful news indeed! Just another example of...

    Wonderful news indeed! Just another example of things that make this a true premier hang.
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    If everyone enjoys them as much as we enjoy ours...

    If everyone enjoys them as much as we enjoy ours there will be a lot of smiling hangers.
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    I will start loading this afternoon, and if all...

    I will start loading this afternoon, and if all goes well I will be there well before noon. There is just something about that place that puts you at peace, could be the hammocks. I'm with lazybee,...
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    My wife recently made us a couple of new tarps...

    My wife recently made us a couple of new tarps from the silpoly from RSBTR. At 13'3" I am amazed at the light weight and packability of these tarps. I have had them in the rain several times, and...
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    When you get there and out of your car, yell...

    When you get there and out of your car, yell Whooooobuddy real loudly, maybe twice, wait for a reply and home in on that. We are never too far in.
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    Two wraps of the strap should hold well, there is...

    Two wraps of the strap should hold well, there is a lot of tension on the straps when the hammock is loaded and it would probably be difficult to make it slide down.
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    Beware of the cottage vendors, they are...

    Beware of the cottage vendors, they are addictive. Oh yeah, welcome.
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    I will be there Wed. and plan to leave Sun., and...

    I will be there Wed. and plan to leave Sun., and I'm coming alone.
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    I wish you could as well, we have missed you...

    I wish you could as well, we have missed you since you went north.
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    Oh well, a little LazyBee is better than none at...

    Oh well, a little LazyBee is better than none at all. Shoot, you may bring in a bit of snow with you.
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    If you can make the Raven's Cliffs hang you can...

    If you can make the Raven's Cliffs hang you can meet some great folks, have a mighty good time, and be exposed to all kinds of tricks of the trade. Welcome friend.
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    I wish time would get out of the way, I'm ready...

    I wish time would get out of the way, I'm ready to go! Temp at home was 29 this am and a heavy frost, I wonder what we will have for the hang, doesn't much matter, but dry will be preferred. Did i...
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    That, what you just did, is the essence of what...

    That, what you just did, is the essence of what makes hammockforums tick, what makes it great. A true community, sharing and caring for it"s own. Thank you for taking point on this.
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    Wouldn't it be nice if we could have met Dutch...

    Wouldn't it be nice if we could have met Dutch before we met Amazon? You should be happy with that gear for a good long while, great entry level stuff that can go any where.
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    I love mine, but it wasn't my first hammock, went...

    I love mine, but it wasn't my first hammock, went through a few getting there. Enjoy!
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