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    :eek: Socks are supposed to match??!!?? ...

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    Socks are supposed to match??!!??

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    :boggle::wuv: Danke. Gracias. Do je ...

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    Danke.

    Gracias.

    Do je

    Hvala
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    In, am I. -- channelling Yoda. or I'm in.

    In, am I. -- channelling Yoda.

    or

    I'm in.
  4. Stillwater Campground, on 150 between Bear River...

    Stillwater Campground, on 150 between Bear River Lodge (or is it Inn???) and Mirror Lake. Hung there last night... didn't see any other hammocks. Nice place, seems like there were a LOT of nice...
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    I'd recommend radiusing the foot platform,...

    I'd recommend radiusing the foot platform, catching your shin on one of those corners will be an eye opener. Neat concept, I'll have to look into it more...
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    Why yes, yes, I think we should start another...

    Why yes, yes, I think we should start another planning thread.
  7. Difference between ShockCord and Elastic DrawCord?

    What is the difference between these two types of cord? They are listed differently on several of the DIY supplier sites.
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    Ditto on this. Giga-dittoes in fact.

    Ditto on this. Giga-dittoes in fact.
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    That sounds an AWFUL lot like windsurfing. ...

    That sounds an AWFUL lot like windsurfing. Seriously, how hard can it be, right? Admittedly, windsurfing is more physical, but it LOOKS so easy. Little known fact: Windsurfing and hammocking are...
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    "Car" camp, accessible via paved roads, short...

    "Car" camp, accessible via paved roads, short sections of graded dirt acceptable.

    What about somewhere in/around Flaming Gorge? That way the folks who must always get an oar in can do so....
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    It's good to let your inner Gomer loose every...

    It's good to let your inner Gomer loose every once in a while. :D
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    Don't forget that tarps are also useful for...

    Don't forget that tarps are also useful for keeping the sun off. I've often wondered if doubling on the tarps will prevent the extreme radiant heat that can come off a dark tarp in summer...
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    Used my ENO Atlas straps yesterday for the first...

    Used my ENO Atlas straps yesterday for the first time, they are a vast improvement over Slap Straps, which I used on Sunday. No stretch from the Atlas. As far as the weight rating goes, it's 400lbs...
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    Q? re: 30 degrees...

    I have a question regarding the recommended/suggested/encouraged 30 degree suspension angle.

    Is that angle determined when the hammock is empty/unloaded, or occupied/loaded? Not having thought on...
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    You want noisy, try hanging in a forest of Aspen...

    You want noisy, try hanging in a forest of Aspen with a brisk wind. It ROARS. I've camped in the spruce and fir forests of the Pacific Northwest, in the hardwood forests of...
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    Greg and I made it down the mountain safely,...

    Greg and I made it down the mountain safely, although there were a couple of very hairy moments.

    I had a great time, looking forward to another hang.
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    Key difference is WHO is doing the deed to the...

    Key difference is WHO is doing the deed to the trees/ground. If John Q Public drives into a park, unloads the Bobcat and chainsaw and starts making a "camping spot" for his RV, he is going to be in...
  18. Be mighty careful, I don't think those Maine...

    Be mighty careful, I don't think those Maine Moose take kindly to Southern folk moseying. You may have to amble or stroll.
  19. Thread: Flat lay?

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    Well played sir, well played. :thumbup:

    Well played sir, well played. :thumbup:
  20. I have one that I'm keeping, but I have recently...

    I have one that I'm keeping, but I have recently seen that REI is now carrying what looks to be identical poles for about $5 less. The REI large 8' pole is $35, Kelty's is $40.
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    You're in Oregon, hanging at 1,200 feet (which...

    You're in Oregon, hanging at 1,200 feet (which probably means west of the crest of the Cascades), and you believed a 10% chance of rain. :lol::lol:
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    If it was a Bravo 1.5 I'd be all over it. Good...

    If it was a Bravo 1.5 I'd be all over it. Good luck with the sale.
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    A road report would be very welcome. I'm not...

    A road report would be very welcome. I'm not exactly thrilled with a location that's 16 miles up a dirt road, the degree of unthrilledness being dependent on the condition of the road.
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    Goldfield, darn, wrong side of the state. I was...

    Goldfield, darn, wrong side of the state. I was kinda hoping you were an Elyopian or from Caliente, then you'd be much closer to this weekend's Utah hang. If you're interested, details here:...
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    Sounds like you need to take a small patch of sod...

    Sounds like you need to take a small patch of sod with you, so you can roll it out in the midst of the Scouts and then snap at them whenever the walk across it. :D
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    Okay, so I'm going to ask you to revisit one...

    Okay, so I'm going to ask you to revisit one aspect of your requirements. "Ultra light". Unless you're built like a fullback, you're carrying more extra "you" on your frame than you can possibly...
  27. Thread: My big fear

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    She's going to be on an island in the middle of...

    She's going to be on an island in the middle of the Inland Sea. I'm not sure "swimmingly" is quite what she's hoping for... :eek: :shades:
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    Well, sounds like I'll take part or all of Friday...

    Well, sounds like I'll take part or all of Friday off work, which will allow me to ride down in casual mode. Is anybody else still interested in riding down with me? I'll either leave from northern...
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    Still in. If somebody(s) can bring a spare...

    Still in. If somebody(s) can bring a spare underquilt that I can try, I'd be mighty appreciative. I won't need it, I just want to try one out before I drop the $$$ on a one.
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    Group ride to a group hang, sounds like a fine...

    Group ride to a group hang, sounds like a fine plan to me.
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    What SLCpod said. I'm in. Glad it isn't the...

    What SLCpod said. I'm in. Glad it isn't the prior weekend, I've got some happenings down in SoCal to go to.

    Barring any complications, I'll be one of the guys on a motorcycle.
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    It's going to be tough to find a place. Problem...

    It's going to be tough to find a place. Problem is most of the places with good trees are at the higher (i.e. colder) elevations. I don't know if Snow Canyon State Park down by St. George would be...
  33. bump with ten characters....

    bump with ten characters....
  34. Thread: tarp sale

    by BikerDad
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    This sucks, for me, not for y'all. I just...

    This sucks, for me, not for y'all. I just recieved my WBBB and SF a week ago...
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    Another Happy Dancer here! Got my WBBB and...

    Another Happy Dancer here! Got my WBBB and Superfly in the mail today. Haven't even opened up the package yet, but I'll be doing that here shortly.
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    Just an FYI: Clark Jungle Hammock is in Salt...

    Just an FYI:

    Clark Jungle Hammock is in Salt Lake City. Contact 'em, maybe they'll let you do some test hanging.

    Sportsman's Warehouse carries the Grand Trunk hammocks.

    Recreational Outlet...
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    Your sweepstakes entry system is not so good. I...

    Your sweepstakes entry system is not so good. I don't use Facebook. There's no way for me to enter, even though the "log in using an email" implies that there is.
  38. Hanging out, in both senses of the word. If the...

    Hanging out, in both senses of the word. If the location is amenable to hiking or fishing or the like, then whoever shows up is welcome to partake, but as for me, just hanging out.
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    I have one also, not thrilled with the long bag,...

    I have one also, not thrilled with the long bag, but I think I've figured out why Kelty did that...

    I suspect, and will confirm this weekend, that the Kelty poles will fit in there. The bag is...
  40. Northern Utah Hang - August 18th and/or 19th

    I'd like to put together a hang for folks here in Northern Utah, on Saturday and/or Sunday, August 18-19.

    However, I face a challenge in doing so.

    I don't know enough about the area to identify...
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    My only concern with the Python Straps is they're...

    My only concern with the Python Straps is they're only 3/4" wide, so I worry about the possibility of damage to the tree. Does anybody else share my concern?
  42. It's not gonna flip over. It's fastened to 3...

    It's not gonna flip over. It's fastened to 3 trees. Triangulation. The overall concept is a fascinating idea, but a more complicated solution to the matter than necessary.

    However, the...
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    Depends. What's a person's cashflow like? How...

    Depends. What's a person's cashflow like? How much impact does unplanned downtime have? What's the risk of loss/damage? etc.

    Mind you, I'm generally in the "buy the good stuff" camp, but it...
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    Southern Utah, aka "Color Country", can't be...

    Southern Utah, aka "Color Country", can't be beat. If you want a little culture, depending on your timing, you can catch some really good theater in Cedar City at the Utah Shakespearean Festival.
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    First Hang - stealthy & thanks to Derek!

    I did my first hang last Thursday, setting up in a stand of trees at one end of a rest area, at night. The mat I used, an old Thermarest sorta-CCF was of mixed value. It definitely did the trick...
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    Why bother with rain gear? My riding gear IS my...

    Why bother with rain gear? My riding gear IS my rain gear. Of course, I do have the advantage of liviing and riding someplace where it doesn't rain as often as it does in the South.
  47. That's for the warm welcome folks. I've already...

    That's for the warm welcome folks. I've already ordered The Ultimate Hang, but it'll be a week or so before it gets here, and I've been watching some of Shug's and Professor Hammock's vids. I'm...
  48. BikerDad rollin' in via Utah Valley and looking to hang out!

    Morning folks. The handle is "BikerDad", which I've been using for a LONG time (by 'Net standards). I am going to be experimenting with hanging to see if it can solve my space and, to a lesser...
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