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    Use caution when using permethrin around cats. ...

    Use caution when using permethrin around cats. It can be lethal to them. When it has dried after application it is safe but until then watch out .
    My wife mistakenly used the tick medicine for...
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    Not really anything to add except to say 'Great...

    Not really anything to add except to say 'Great list! Thanks folks.'
  3. Dang thats plenty cold for me! Was your...

    Dang thats plenty cold for me!
    Was your sleepingbag/peapod part of the arctic system with the 1/2 zipper where each piece ties to the next with fabric ties? I too am interested in that setup as...
  4. The bottom entry's main advantage seems to be it ...

    The bottom entry's main advantage seems to be it allows nice, quick entry and exit when the skeeters and black flies are out and quilts and pads are less necessary. I have used my HHBPUL with...
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    Welcome from the bonny North Shores of the St....

    Welcome from the bonny North Shores of the St. Lawrence River.
  6. Not much advice to offer but I can offer a hearty...

    Not much advice to offer but I can offer a hearty welcome from Ontario, Canada!!
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    If ordering from the U.S. remember to request...

    If ordering from the U.S. remember to request they ship USPS, not UPS, FedEx etc. Shipping with the private companies you will pay duty plus a brokerage fee. I bought a hammock for $100 and it was...
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    They retail for $139 through the Hennessy site...

    They retail for $139 through the Hennessy site and that is plus shipping so I would think 'Deal!'

    I think having a separate set of snake skins for your tarp is a good idea. A wet tarp stowed...
  9. FS: I'll take the himalaya /omnifuel stove Payment...

    I'll take the himalaya /omnifuel stove
    Payment sent as per PMs

    Cheers!
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    Welcome, from the Ontario shores of the St....

    Welcome, from the Ontario shores of the St. Lawrence River!
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    I imagine for that amount Dutch would even...

    I imagine for that amount Dutch would even through in a couple of his new pee bags.
  12. As the others have said a bigger tarp, especially...

    As the others have said a bigger tarp, especially with doors will solve several problems. You have to be uber careful nowadays with the whole getting changed thing and a set of removable doors will...
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    You thought you loved hammocks......

    You may have thought you loved hammocks but this guy is head over heels abso-freakin-lutely gaga for them......


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B0ZKRurC5Y
  14. Is this the model that uses the dry bag to...

    Is this the model that uses the dry bag to inflate the mattress?
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    They make good fire starter as they will continue...

    They make good fire starter as they will continue to burn even when wet which is good when you are using marginal tinder. You can use them to add grip on slippery knife handles, as ranger bands,...
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    You could try to close off the other end by using...

    You could try to close off the other end by using a poncho......
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    Payment sent !

    Payment sent !
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    I'll take it. Pm me with your details as per...

    I'll take it.

    Pm me with your details as per PM

    Cheers
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    Sticky: Man, I literally laughed out loud! It might not...

    Man, I literally laughed out loud! It might not make my day but it sure helped. I wanna change my legal name to this and just wait for the telemarketers to call.
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    Like to offer my thanks to the folks who helped...

    Like to offer my thanks to the folks who helped out Yoda's family. It is these acts of unsolicited kindness that help keep my faith in my fellow humans. May some good karma be headed your way...
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    i have always tied my bungees to the tree. My...

    i have always tied my bungees to the tree.

    My ridgeline inside the bugnet always hung too low after fill the organizers with my phone, watch, book, flashlight etc so i put a loop in it to...
  22. I like my DD Frontline....... I have not used...

    I like my DD Frontline.......

    I have not used any of the others.

    Take that for what it is worth :thumbup1:
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    I have found that having items shipped via USPS...

    I have found that having items shipped via USPS and Royal Mail from the USA and UK is cheaper than DHL, FedEx, UPS etc. On top of all the fees mentioned by the OP the private carriers also charge...
  24. I was thinking of you guys while I watched the...

    I was thinking of you guys while I watched the game. Glad you were able to get out as well as enjoy the gold!
  25. I often leave the tarp peeled back to stargaze...

    I often leave the tarp peeled back to stargaze but at some point have to jump out to stake things down when I awake to the splash of rain on my face. Your idea sounds like a good one to me. I look...
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    Seems like a winning ides to me.

    Seems like a winning ides to me.
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    Welcome from the Ontario shores of the St....

    Welcome from the Ontario shores of the St. Lawrence River.

    It seems that I read on BCUK that a member had bought bulk down from this company in Scotland. http://www.thefeathercompany.com. I...
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    Hey Pat, a hearty welcome from the Ontario shores...

    Hey Pat, a hearty welcome from the Ontario shores of the St. Lawrence River. Just a quick reminder that folks using pads often prefer a double layer hammock so they can put the pad between the...
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    I have camped in an open field at the Maxville...

    I have camped in an open field at the Maxville Games with my DD Frontline. Simply used a plastic groundsheet under the hammock to protect the fabric, rigged the hammock and tarp suspension using...
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    Thanks for the links fish bait and thanks...

    Thanks for the links fish bait and thanks curvedinfinity for the post. Seeing the vid helped a lot. I look forward to seeing more of this concept. I have found eliminating wind is a good one half...
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    I have used wool blankets on their own and in...

    I have used wool blankets on their own and in conjunction with woobies in summer. I usually use the wool underneath me and wrap it around me as in the video below. This keeps the backside warm and...
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    Was wondering if somebody could post a link to...

    Was wondering if somebody could post a link to the videos as the video post shows completely empty on the iPad I am using. :mellow:
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    Have you put that into the hang calculator to see...

    Have you put that into the hang calculator to see how high you have to them?
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    It probably depends on your campsite. I have...

    It probably depends on your campsite. I have parked up to two cars, a pop up trailer and three hammocks in on site. I have had sites where I was limited to one car, the pop up and one hammock. I...
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    Well if you had been the only one, you sure...

    Well if you had been the only one, you sure aren't now. Thanks for the tip, don't no why I didn't do this sooner. I had been using a rectangular SB and the nylon on nylon was very slippery and...
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    Sounds like you have a good start with the DIY...

    Sounds like you have a good start with the DIY aspects.
    Welcome from the shores of the St. Lawrence in eastern Ontario.
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    I have the HH Monsoon( or is it the typhoon, i...

    I have the HH Monsoon( or is it the typhoon, i dunno, it's brown). I really like the panels on the end and the extra coverage. I don't worry about changes in wind direction blowing rain and snow in...
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    I own a HH BPUL and a DD Frontline. MEC sells HH...

    I own a HH BPUL and a DD Frontline.
    MEC sells HH products and have a pretty liberal return policy. The bottom entry provides quicker entry/exit which is nice in buggy environments but is also more...
  39. I know HOYH and all that but it strikes me as...

    I know HOYH and all that but it strikes me as funny to close a campground because there isn't any electricity. I know staff needs a warm place, pipes freeze etc. but still kinda funny.
    Hope all...
  40. I generally sleep with my liners and put them on...

    I generally sleep with my liners and put them on before getting out of my hammock. Boots are still cold but the liners are warm and dry.

    What about hot rocks from your campfire (not so hot as to...
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    Definitely one of the most civilized forums I...

    Definitely one of the most civilized forums I know of. I know even if I am called out on being a dummy :huh: it will be done in a polite manner.
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    Welcome from another neighbour in Ontario, this...

    Welcome from another neighbour in Ontario, this one from the shores of the St Lawrence. If you have already been browsing about for awhile I don't need to tell you what a great place this is for...
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    Back at ya from a fellow Ontario hanger. This one...

    Back at ya from a fellow Ontario hanger. This one from the shores of the St. Lawrence River.
    Plenty of info and good folk around here. Glad to hear that the hammock has extended your ability for...
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    I have used aluminium arrow toggles as well as...

    I have used aluminium arrow toggles as well as trail sticks, screw drivers and 6" nails that I bought for use as tent stakes.
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    Hope ya brought a pee bottle!

    Hope ya brought a pee bottle!
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    Well, heckya! ...

    Well, heckya!

    http://theultimatehang.com/hammock-hang-calculator/!

    I have hung between trees that were 22+ foot apart and the straps were up as high as I could reach on the trees.


    Oops,...
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    I hope you had a good Christmas and are going to...

    I hope you had a good Christmas and are going to have a great New Year. As others have said those who are waiting will either understand or they won't. You seem to be dealing with both fairly, so...
  48. What he said! :thumbup1:

    What he said! :thumbup1:
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    That is one heck of an upgrade to the turtlelady...

    That is one heck of an upgrade to the turtlelady stand!
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    An impressive first post. I have my Frontline...

    An impressive first post. I have my Frontline equipped with whoopies and I gotta say, I love my whoopies!
    Welcome to the heights.
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