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    Cool! I was just at your place of employment...

    Cool! I was just at your place of employment today and missed you. I hope you get well soon!
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    Funny I found this thread just now. I had the day...

    Funny I found this thread just now. I had the day off and threw this idea together. Its a double ended stuff sack with a drawstring divider closer to one end with a shock cord tied off. I have rap...
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    God willing and the river don't rise, I will be...

    God willing and the river don't rise, I will be there well before dinner. I'll bring those rolls. Thanks for the input!
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    I have been really busy and not keeping up with...

    I have been really busy and not keeping up with this thread, but I am still planning to come. What is still needed that I can bring? How about some brownies for between the great meals I see...
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    I talked to the wife and got approval to come!...

    I talked to the wife and got approval to come! Just didn't want to mess up a potential weekend plan, even though the actual anniversary date falls on that Monday. Looking forward to seeing everyone!...
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    Hey everyone! Paul, thanks for the heads up on...

    Hey everyone! Paul, thanks for the heads up on this thread. I sure hope I can come, but my anniversary is the 10th. I'll have to float it by the wife for approval. Happy wife, happy life!
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    That is how Scott rolls. He is a good guy to deal...

    That is how Scott rolls. He is a good guy to deal with! I had the same thing happen to me before.
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    Chances are if you ask the vendors about scraps,...

    Chances are if you ask the vendors about scraps, they'd be glad to sell you what you want. I got some PU coated rip stop from Scott at DIY Gearsupply a good while ago that was from the tail of a...
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    www.ripstopbytheroll.com

    Mrprez is right. It either holds until the roll is sold out or the close date, which looks to be 3 days or so on average. I think it saves a lot of time to cut and ship all at once instead of doing...
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    Welcome from Greensboro. Yay! Another Triad...

    Welcome from Greensboro. Yay! Another Triad member! Holler if you need some info. I'll find someone who knows something about hanging!:D
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    I had a great time as always. I missed a lot of...

    I had a great time as always. I missed a lot of the faces I have always seen around the campfire, but enjoyed meeting the new folks.

    The hike was challenging and fun, but I just wish Groundhog...
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    Welcome from Greensboro. Sorry you can't make...

    Welcome from Greensboro.

    Sorry you can't make Yates place this weekend. Just remember it comes twice a year when the time changes! Have fun getting your gear together. Let us know if you need...
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    28 miles! Wow. What a great way to kill 4 hours!...

    28 miles! Wow. What a great way to kill 4 hours! After hiking with you before, I assume that was how long it took!

    Thanks for the great report eaglej. Love those pics.
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    NC>Uwharrie Yates Place>Nov. 1-3

    I had signed up for bread on the spreadsheet, , but will stick with just the brownies I was bringing either way. 👍
  15. Enjoyed the report as always Tallpaul! Beautiful...

    Enjoyed the report as always Tallpaul! Beautiful scenery. I hope my daughter takes to hiking like yours.

    Looking forward to seeing you and Bonepile next weekend at Yates Place!
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    Welcome from Greensboro, Willy! There are...

    Welcome from Greensboro, Willy!

    There are plenty of NC hangers here, so you're in good company. I don't know what area you're from, but we are having a great group hang at Yates Place near Troy...
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    Your story reminds me of those nigh club acts...

    Your story reminds me of those nigh club acts where the guy is trying to keep a bunch of plates spinning on the end of sticks!

    Sorry it was a rough night. Kudos for keeping a good attitude about...
  18. Another entertaining and fun video Shug! Just...

    Another entertaining and fun video Shug! Just don't plan on selling those sleeves of yours on the forum. Not sure anyone would want downy goodness that had been junk in your trunk!:lol:
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    Firetruck is right on with his comments. One...

    Firetruck is right on with his comments.

    One thing I would suggest is using something like 550 paracord with the inner strands removed, or even a flat type nylon shoestring. Both of those wrap up...
  20. Another great video Paul! What wonderful views!...

    Another great video Paul! What wonderful views! I'm looking forward to life maybe giving me some time to go on trails like that again sometime.

    Thanks for sharing.
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    I bet you could get a vest from Wal-Mart since...

    I bet you could get a vest from Wal-Mart since hunting season is ramping up. Probably would be cheap & not be in your way while riding.
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    I'm in! Thanks TATO!

    I'm in!

    Thanks TATO!
  23. Looks like #2 is still available. I'll take that.

    Looks like #2 is still available. I'll take that.
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    I have made a DIY version of that with my...

    I have made a DIY version of that with my Magna-Hammock. (see signature line below) I am tweaking a shortened version that is much like your UQ Protector, but with the magnets. Mine also doubles as a...
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    I'd have to say I really appreciate the knowledge...

    I'd have to say I really appreciate the knowledge handed down from the graduates of the DIY School of Hard Knocks. I have made two hammocks, the first I sold to my camping buddy for the cost of my...
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    :lol::lol::lol::lol: Redefines ginger snaps...

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

    Redefines ginger snaps doesn't it?:laugh:
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    Thanks for the video. My first backpacking trip...

    Thanks for the video. My first backpacking trip ever and overnight in a hammock was there. I really enjoyed the area. I'm itching to go back again.

    We started at the old homestead at the Thornburg...
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    I use 7/67 Amsteel UCR's with a 10 inch bury all...

    I use 7/67 Amsteel UCR's with a 10 inch bury all the time, and I outweigh you...let's just say significantly. They hold just fine. One thing I have on mine is a loop of shock cord holding the "loose"...
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    Seems like that should work. Good idea. One thing...

    Seems like that should work. Good idea. One thing to consider for an extra margin of safety is to sew a few stitches along the bury to prevent any possible slippage. That might be overkill, but it...
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    Pretty sweet! The glow should keep you warm this...

    Pretty sweet! The glow should keep you warm this winter!

    When I scrape together the funds, I plan on calling Marty to arrange a tour of the WL World HQ, and to order my tarp since I live pretty...
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    Off Topic or Trivial Posts

    I probably access the forum from my phone as much as a computer. What may be considered 'extraneous' posts haven't bothered me yet. I agree with the other guys that it is more like time around the...
  32. Sorry I didn't see your question earlier. The...

    Sorry I didn't see your question earlier. The magnets just keep the edges of the two layers together. The tension from the shock cords on either end handles the weight of the insulation for the most...
  33. I have tried it with a different twist. Check out...

    I have tried it with a different twist. Check out the Magna-Hammock thread in my signature below. I have been working on some new mods, making it shorter so it more easily doubles as a poncho, but so...
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    Coyote Brown Webbing

    Check out strapworks.com. They have a wide variety of colors. Good stuff too.
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    NC>Uwharrie Yates Place>Nov. 1-3

    Firewood is most welcome! Guaranteed you won't have to take any back! We were scrounging big time for wood at the last hang.


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    A shot from Widow's Creek Trail in Stone...

    A shot from Widow's Creek Trail in Stone Mountain, NC.
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    If you slept inside the sleeping bag on top of...

    If you slept inside the sleeping bag on top of the hammock, you will have CBS (cold butt syndrome) due to the compression of your insulation beneath you. I'm sure more experienced folks will chime in...
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    Welcome from Greensboro. Many North Carolinians...

    Welcome from Greensboro. Many North Carolinians have seen the light!
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    Welcome from Greensboro! I had to look on the map...

    Welcome from Greensboro! I had to look on the map to see where Harrisburg was. I don't get out much!

    (Sorry I missed your hello when you did it on the 19th. This was the first time I saw it.)
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    That looks really good, L B! I like that...

    That looks really good, L B! I like that ridgeline setup with the grosgrain. I haven't seen one like that before. If I got brave enough and had the time to DIY a tarp, I'd do that for sure. Great...
  41. Don't I wish I had a stand to move into the house...

    Don't I wish I had a stand to move into the house and the room for it! :(
  42. Overnight-The Yates Place Hang in March. :( I...

    Overnight-The Yates Place Hang in March. :(

    I have hung a couple of times for a few minutes in back yard while tweaking and brainstorming refinements of Magna- Hammock.
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    I have found a great compromise. I took a piece...

    I have found a great compromise. I took a piece of metal and punched a bunch of holes in my nylon hammock body to create extra ventilation. Looking forward to hanging in it this afternoon!:lol:
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    Welcome from Greensboro! I think NC has to be...

    Welcome from Greensboro!

    I think NC has to be one of the most represented states on this forum. It stands to reason since it is such a great place to get outdoors!

    +1 on Yates Place hang in...
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    Hello from NC

    Welcome from Greensboro. You gotta come with Gunsfan05 to the Yates Place hang miyanc mentioned above. Good times and you get to see how many other hangers set up their rigs. Great learning...
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    Welcome from Greensboro!

    Welcome from Greensboro!
  47. Sorry the others around you made your trip less...

    Sorry the others around you made your trip less than ideal to say the least. I'm glad to hear it ended up being a great time for you both. Thanks for the report.

    Make sure you hang your foot end a...
  48. Wasn't that the "Rhoda" show that had Carlton the...

    Wasn't that the "Rhoda" show that had Carlton the doorman or Mary Tyler Moore?
  49. Thanks Shug. I appreciate the vicarious thrill...

    Thanks Shug. I appreciate the vicarious thrill you provide. Between rain, small kids, and crazy work schedules with the wife, I can barely hang in the back yard for a few minutes, let alone get out...
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    Thanks for the report & great pictures....

    Thanks for the report & great pictures. Experience can be a harsh but effective teacher. I'm glad all ended well and you all are not discouraged from going out again. I look forward to another report...
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