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  1. Thread: Hello Again!

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    Welcome back. Similar thing...life changing event...

    Welcome back. Similar thing...life changing event makes you evaluate what's important. Great to hear your spending time with your wife and kids. I have 4 kids and hammocking is a great family...
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    Welcome! Plenty of info here and everyone is...

    Welcome! Plenty of info here and everyone is willing to help new hangers.
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    Ouch.......I think that fall might even hurt a...

    Ouch.......I think that fall might even hurt a Viking!!!....?
  4. Thread: New from Maine!

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    Welcome to the forum from Bama.

    Welcome to the forum from Bama.
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    Welcome from Alabama. Good to have you with us....

    Welcome from Alabama. Good to have you with us. Plenty of stuff to learn here....great place! Welcome.
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    It is very dry right now and any low lying area...

    It is very dry right now and any low lying area will have lots of hog sign. I have seen lots of rooted areas but that was my first encounter. Very close. I was a little worried the piglet would...
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    Sipsey BBQ on the hoof

    Finished a 10 mile hike (approx 5 in and 5 out) last week on trail 209. I was hiking pretty fast for me and was coming around a big rock nd suddenly realized i needed to move over since a heard a...
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    Welcome from Decatur Alabama. Come visit the...

    Welcome from Decatur Alabama. Come visit the Sipsey when you get a chance.
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    Nice. I made one the same color for my daughter....

    Nice. I made one the same color for my daughter. I also made a purple, red, burgundy, black, and blue.....come to think of it....I have made about 8 of them. I have a Hennessey i bought when I...
  10. Doughnuts courtesy of Flumox. The grey bearded...

    Doughnuts courtesy of Flumox. The grey bearded hobbit.😊
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    Welcome from across the river in Decatur. Hope...

    Welcome from across the river in Decatur. Hope you get well soon.
  12. Sounds like you all had a great time. I only got...

    Sounds like you all had a great time. I only got to say hey Saturday morning. Wish i could have stayed but i had to go to work for a few hours.
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    Welcome from Alabama. Last time I worked in...

    Welcome from Alabama. Last time I worked in Louisiana the mosquitoes were the size of turkeys. Turkeys with an attitude , that is!
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    X2 from Alabama. Welcome!!!

    X2 from Alabama. Welcome!!!
  15. Great report! Have not been able to get out there...

    Great report! Have not been able to get out there recently. Readng your report has me feeling "a might packish!" Whoop buddy!
  16. Great video. Climbing out of the canyon from Big...

    Great video. Climbing out of the canyon from Big Tree sure is rough on my old legs. Could have been the 25 lb. Pack. Watching your video makes me want to get out to The Sipsey. Heard we will get a...
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    Ha! Ha! Gotta ban those pesky beavers if you're...

    Ha! Ha! Gotta ban those pesky beavers if you're gonna be fair. Most people from the 70's can't remember partying.....I think?????? I can't remember.
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    I'm surprised your GA hanging buddies do not stow...

    I'm surprised your GA hanging buddies do not stow away and make the move with yoy. I WOULD!!!
  19. Thread: Hello from TN!

    by Hegone
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    Welcome from North Alabama. I work up around...

    Welcome from North Alabama. I work up around Chattanooga some. Come visit AL when you get a chance.GO VOLS!
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    They made it back I hear. I was able to meet up...

    They made it back I hear. I was able to meet up with them but not able to hike. Got to hike a little. Thy are probably still washing the mud off. Mud.........nothing to it after crossing Borden Creek.
  21. Great trip report. Was close to White Oak hollow...

    Great trip report. Was close to White Oak hollow today but did not have time to explore. Thanks for the report and pictures. Excellent job.
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    Welcome from Decatur. As Xmagnolia was saying...

    Welcome from Decatur. As Xmagnolia was saying come on up to the Sipsey. Just back from a short hike today. Met Rain man and his friends. Great bunch of hikers. Wish I could have stayed with them...
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    I have Warbonnet Superfly. Never been...

    I have Warbonnet Superfly. Never been disappointed. Probably be buying another tarp which will be Wilderness Logic Tadpole.
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    Really good idea replacing lacing! Gotta try...

    Really good idea replacing lacing! Gotta try that. Use at least 35 feet. Maybe just go 40.
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    A chance to see the waterfalls flowing really...

    A chance to see the waterfalls flowing really good before they slow down during the summer. A great adventure.....you gotta go! As hickory says in the Shug Rock Jock video, "It only hurts if you...
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    Should be a good hike. Waterfalls should be...

    Should be a good hike. Waterfalls should be flowing pretty good. Have a great time and I might possibly be able to hike this weekend.
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    Great tarp, I have enjoyed mine. Worth the money....

    Great tarp, I have enjoyed mine. Worth the money. Looking to get one for the rest of the gang also.
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    Do like I did when I could not decide. Buy both....

    Do like I did when I could not decide. Buy both. The new river seems to wrap around your shoulders a little more, but the Jarbidge keeps me warm also. Tested my Jarbidge out on 32 degree night. All...
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    Nice color. I will have to check that out.

    Nice color. I will have to check that out.
  30. Thread: Sipsey hang

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    Sipsey hiking is a lot of fun. Best trails imho...

    Sipsey hiking is a lot of fun. Best trails imho is 200, 209,and 206. Basically anything along the water. Plenty of potential campsites if youre using a hammock. 224 is a horse trail. Really easy...
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    Welcome from Decatur.

    Welcome from Decatur.
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    Wow, I now have a head ache. Very detailed and...

    Wow, I now have a head ache. Very detailed and interesting. I need another cup of coffee......or maybe two........possibly three!
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    Started with a Hennessy but started making the...

    Started with a Hennessy but started making the DIY table cloth hammocks and find them yet most comfortable. Plus if I find someone curious about hammocks I can just make them one to use. Enjoy...
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    Welcome from Decatur........again! Ha!

    Welcome from Decatur........again! Ha!
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    Nice report. Did trail 206 Thompson Creek with...

    Nice report. Did trail 206 Thompson Creek with Flummoxed Saturday out to ship rock and Eye of the Needle. Still muddy but not too bad. Once that mud sticks to your boots, you gain a couple of inches...
  36. Very nice pictures. Was out at trail 206 Thompson...

    Very nice pictures. Was out at trail 206 Thompson Creek this past weekend. I definitely have to check that sight out. Really enjoy seeing sights with a history and a story. Thanks for sharing.
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    Welcome from North Alabama. Ever come over to...

    Welcome from North Alabama. Ever come over to Sipsey Wilderness or Bankhead Forrest give me a shout. We come over to Memphis in December. My daughter runs the Saint Jude Marathon. I just watch and...
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    I have a Hennessey Asym zip and received the free...

    I have a Hennessey Asym zip and received the free cub a few years ago. Works well for kids. Might try to call them and work out a deal with them. I made table cloth hammocks and we always go to these...
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    Great video. I was just out there just the week...

    Great video. I was just out there just the week before. 224 is just a ridge walk on the horse trail. I walked to get to trail 204 on the left. Go out 204 and when it forks stay right. You will start...
  40. Check out the webbing from BIAS. Link located on...

    Check out the webbing from BIAS. Link located on forum. Webbing is affordable, add continous loops and buy steel rings from Lowes. Two each end like a descender ring. They are less than or close to 1...
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    Welcome from North Alabama.:)

    Welcome from North Alabama.:)
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    A really good book. Not been hanging too long and...

    A really good book. Not been hanging too long and this book has helped me a lot. I really like the way the illustrations are done. I built the three person hammock stand that is illustrated in the...
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    I have a scout I got for free when I bought my...

    I have a scout I got for free when I bought my Hennessey expedition zip. I have made a half dozen or so DIY table cloth hammocks and ironically I enjoy hanging in them more than the Hennessey....
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    I built one of these a couple of weekends ago....

    I built one of these a couple of weekends ago. Worked pretty good and yes it does take up a lot of room. The only problem was my longer hammocks did not seem to have enough room to hang the way I...
  45. Thread: UQ?

    by Hegone
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    Got a New River and a Jarbidge UQ for Christmas...

    Got a New River and a Jarbidge UQ for Christmas and they both work fine with my HH Expedition zip. The New River wraps around the shoulder area a little better and it is a full length quilt. The...
  46. Thread: Hi from Alabama

    by Hegone
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    Welcome from North Alabama!:D Get some time to...

    Welcome from North Alabama!:D Get some time to camp come up to the Sipsey
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    Multi hammock stand

    Has anyone built the multi-hammock stand illustrated in The Ultimate Hang? I made one today but the distance between the hanging points is a little less than 12 foot and is too short for my hammock....
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    Thanks had the same question.

    Thanks had the same question.
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    I could not decide whether to get a New River...

    I could not decide whether to get a New River full size or Jarbidge. So I just got them both and tried them out on my DIY and my HH and they both work great. The new river has a little more coverage...
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    It was four to six degrees when I left Decatur...

    It was four to six degrees when I left Decatur yesterday morning, depending o what news cast you listened to. Man way....................................too cold:scared:
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