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  1. Just signed up, will be there mid-day Saturday. ...

    Just signed up, will be there mid-day Saturday.

    Wouldn't want to miss out on this one.

    Gee Gargoyle, who would have thunk it?

    "Build it, and they will come."

    See you there!!! :D
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    Not a big deal, now, nor has it ever been. Like...

    Not a big deal, now, nor has it ever been. Like has been said before..."Don't like them, turn them off."

    "To each his own."
  3. "Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot...

    "Good judgement comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgement."
    Will Rogers

    "Please, make the good judgement to get rid of this thread, we have experienced it enough."
    Those...
  4. I just have four letters....CYOC (Camp Your Own...

    I just have four letters....CYOC (Camp Your Own Camp). :)

    and here is four more YMMV (Your Mileage May Vary). :shades:

    Party on dudes! :thumbup:
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    I agree with Cannibal...it depends on the species...

    I agree with Cannibal...it depends on the species of tree, but just in case I am going to use 1" strapping for my tarp from now on to alleviate any doubt, along with not hanging from thin barked...
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    I agree with AngrySparrow....the TARP IS your...

    I agree with AngrySparrow....the TARP IS your Primary shelter and the hammock is just an accessory...a suspended bivy.

    Besides...all good things are worth the wait.

    Just sayin'
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    Surely, you know someone that will let you try an...

    Surely, you know someone that will let you try an UQ...If not just ask and I am sure that someone here will come up with an answer to your question. :-)

    Do a search in the hammock google map to...
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    Me too! :sleep:

    Me too! :sleep:
  9. 1. Getting off of the cold, wet and uncomfortable...

    1. Getting off of the cold, wet and uncomfortable ground and then sleeping like a baby. :sleep:

    2. Under quilts. :boggle:

    3. The great people I have had the pleasure of meeting in person and...
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    Yup, hammock ridgeline it is.....in that...

    Yup, hammock ridgeline it is.....in that case.....Red 7/64 Amsteel Blue and for ....Widow Maker protection, and the size of the cord makes it much easier to splice.
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    :lol::lol::lol::lol: Best in the bunch...

    :lol::lol::lol::lol:

    Best in the bunch Gargoyle...thanks for the laugh mate. :laugh:

    I did a search myself...couldn't find a female type in a hammock, but it is a redhead and I believe it is an...
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    I also use Dynaglide for "Widow-maker" protection...

    I also use Dynaglide for "Widow-maker" protection and lash-it for Prussiks (two different line diameters) on my continuous ridgeline, which is "outside or over" the tarp and not "underneath",...
  13. I don't believe you can go wrong either way, but...

    I don't believe you can go wrong either way, but like the man said...Make the choice between the 3/4 and the full length first and then decide who you will buy your UQ from. :)
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    Or is it "Goomeegitchee" :lol::lol::lol: ...

    Or is it "Goomeegitchee" :lol::lol::lol:

    "Nobody ever said that it was easy living out there in Indian country...especially the Indians". :tongueup:

    "You sure you are not Indian?":shades:
    ...
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    Welcome mate. Many of the "Nutter" types here....

    Welcome mate.

    Many of the "Nutter" types here. But, in their defense, they are all nice nutters and seem to be well informed. :thumbup:

    Just sayin' :rolleyes:
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    Welcome to the forums mate. :D Are you a hill...

    Welcome to the forums mate. :D

    Are you a hill walker, and have you been to PDNP, LDNP, or Snowdonia?
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    Defo on the post of the week! ...

    Defo on the post of the week!

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
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    Yep, me too! I heard the governor of Michigan...

    Yep, me too!

    I heard the governor of Michigan a few days ago and he said that Michigander was the official title.

    Welcome to being a Michigander.
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    Quite neato...seeing all four of us boyz in arow...

    Quite neato...seeing all four of us boyz in arow here...I thought. :D

    Oh and welcome to the forums again WCDaniels
  20. Ditsel Hitch is good! Give it a try and see...

    Ditsel Hitch is good!

    Give it a try and see what all the fuss is all about...you won't go back!!
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    Welcome aboard Deerhuntr...so glad you could make...

    Welcome aboard Deerhuntr...so glad you could make it.:)

    Soooo...you have fallen under the spell of the Shugman...well, don't fight it too hard...it will go easier on you if you don't.:sneaky:
    ...
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    Well, howdy neighbor! :shades: From another...

    Well, howdy neighbor! :shades:


    From another Michigander!

    Don't think nothin' of Canoebies (Michiganian) remark...he has been trying to get us all to be Michiganians for awhile now, but we all...
  23. Thankee Shugster! :D I agree with you late...

    Thankee Shugster! :D

    I agree with you late summer into early autumn is a special kind of time...bugs are gone, perfect sleeping weather, and the sound of the wind through the trees.

    Happy...
  24. Well, well, well... it would seem that just...

    Well, well, well...

    it would seem that just when the atmospherics along the Superior Hiking Trail were finally starting to settle down again....along comes this knife-toting clown....during a...
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    Paracord is not an option for a structural...

    Paracord is not an option for a structural ridgeline due to it stretching!!!

    Of course if'n you want to find out for yourself...go right ahead HYOH.

    Nuf said!
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    I have experienced some pretty big wind for...

    I have experienced some pretty big wind for extended periods of time and never experienced breakage...moral of story...go back to sleep and don't about it happening dude.
  27. It's like Canoebie said ..."It is all about...

    It's like Canoebie said ..."It is all about choices." Or as Shug would say..."It's all about options man." :laugh::laugh:
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    I second Rip Waverly's suggestion....in fact that...

    I second Rip Waverly's suggestion....in fact that is exactly how I'm set up to go. I also have installed the quick disconnects into my water bladder's water tube and I am able to pump or gravity...
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    Thankee for the tip brother...and BTW I have both...

    Thankee for the tip brother...and BTW I have both types of band-aids, so it doesn't matter to moi. ;)
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    dia beat me to it......Hammock Gear...3 Season...

    dia beat me to it......Hammock Gear...3 Season Phoenix UQ in 3/4 length is the answer that you are looking for...hands down,,,no if and or buts. IMHO
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    Welcome mate,:) I have an Ogee tarp, which is a...

    Welcome mate,:)
    I have an Ogee tarp, which is a modified diamond tarp and love the open-ness and speed of setup that the diamond design has to offer.

    And let's not forget the importance of a wee...
  32. A fuel surcharge of $1.00 is a DEAL...go for it....

    A fuel surcharge of $1.00 is a DEAL...go for it. :scared:
    If the weather prevents you from going to the island when you want to, the Lelanua Penninsula is a great place to explore...lighthouses,...
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    Welcome aboard mate, Sit down...strap in...

    Welcome aboard mate,

    Sit down...strap in tight...and enjoy the ride! :D
    It is always good to hear from a fellow hanger from Europe.

    Happy trails,
    Barefoot Child
    (Just one of the Resident...
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    I can't remember who said it (Muir, Thoreau, or...

    I can't remember who said it (Muir, Thoreau, or somebody like that there), but it sure is a goody......

    "The best way to deal with rain, is to let it rain." :)
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    Sticky: Go, Yes I agree SB Mike, it is most definitely...

    Go,
    Yes I agree SB Mike,
    it is most definitely important to hydrate before going to sleep, I just choose to go for a Midnight hike when it comes time to download. ;)
    Besides it gives you a chance...
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    Sticky: And thee olde' "Whizzing while Hanging...

    And thee olde' "Whizzing while Hanging discussion" raises it's head once more. :laugh:
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    Thorwren wrote...."His bad" ...

    Thorwren wrote...."His bad" :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
  38. Go, Or up his nose. LOFLMAO :lol::lol::lol:

    Go,
    Or up his nose. LOFLMAO :lol::lol::lol:
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    Good show mate! :thumbup1: You have come to...

    Good show mate! :thumbup1:

    You have come to the right place to learn about hammocks (but of course you have already known that for some time now;) ). You aren't the first one to step across the...
  40. "Go" Don't worry about giving Shug anything that...

    "Go"
    Don't worry about giving Shug anything that he can spoof Dutch, because he can, and he probably will, even if you didn't say anything at all.

    Hey SB Mike, you forgot to say "Go" before you...
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    Welcome aboard Yves, glad that you are here mate....

    Welcome aboard Yves, glad that you are here mate. :D
  42. I will go with what MrPREZ and Ewker have...

    I will go with what MrPREZ and Ewker have said...those rules and site selection process are exactly what most people follow.

    There are just too many good sites not to take advantage of.

    And...
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    BAT sure is easy on the eyes, and he has to be...

    BAT sure is easy on the eyes, and he has to be theeee world's greatest hiker ever, especially with a beard that color. :rolleyes:

    BTW-He looks like he could be Paul from AHE's brother.


    Just...
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    Just use a Dutch clip for the pattern, it may not...

    Just use a Dutch clip for the pattern, it may not be asteticaly pleasing to look at, but it sure would make you smile. :)HYOH
  45. Meeting Red in person is just okay, but I think...

    Meeting Red in person is just okay, but I think that meeting and greeting the entire "Oleary team" is far better...at least when Mrs. Oleary is present there is some form of intelligence there. IMHO...
  46. Hey Sir Dutch, having Shug :laugh: spoof you in...

    Hey Sir Dutch,
    having Shug :laugh: spoof you in a video :D could not compare to the ultimate headrush :thumbup: that an HF tribal member :jj: would get if'n they ever got the chance to meet the...
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    Pack it on the outside of the pack. :)

    Pack it on the outside of the pack. :)
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    Yes, they will need seam sealing for sure. IMHO...

    Yes, they will need seam sealing for sure. IMHO and experience.;)
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    The Ginger-bred house will be just fine fella's....

    The Ginger-bred house will be just fine fella's. ;)

    It is those unsuspecting individuals that are just not going to know what just happened, when they feel a sudden gust of wind, see a swirl of...
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    Yes, it was very well noted by myself also, when...

    Yes, it was very well noted by myself also, when I read thru the magazine, I have my issue laying on my coffee table right now.

    Congratulations JRB for a job well executed.:thumbup:

    Here I will...
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