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  1. I guess I am reasonably. safe saying no one is...

    I guess I am reasonably. safe saying no one is Hanging in Western Oregon, much of Washington State and Western Calif. Really looks like a science fiction world from my view. We loaaned a moving...
  2. It Is My Hope Our Hangers and Their Families Are Safe.

    I hope everyone who is doing battle with the elements are safe and managing. Hammock Forums Member's helped me so much when I had my house demolished by nature (water, two Douglas Firs and then the...
  3. I use a 20* UQ year around (unless I am were it...

    I use a 20* UQ year around (unless I am were it might suddenly become dangerously cold) II manipulate the warmth factor by what is on top of me, the same as I do my bedding at home. Less sleepwear...
  4. Hi, watch out, hammocks are addictive. I live...

    Hi, watch out, hammocks are addictive.

    I live part of the year to the North of you and the rest of the year in Western Oregon. I will be returning to the North when my Passport arrives, been...
  5. Welcome from Oregon, lots of folks here around...

    Welcome from Oregon, lots of folks here around your age bracket.
  6. Thread: Down hoods

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    My experience with down hoods in what I call...

    My experience with down hoods in what I call serious dry cold is that they d9 not move with me. My hair is long maybe that is part of the problem. Up and moving with the hood collar tucked into the...
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    Sad news, thank you for letting HF members know...

    Sad news, thank you for letting HF members know of the passing.
  8. Odors and chemicals from wood stand could be a...

    Odors and chemicals from wood stand could be a concern. I know for me of gassing is a problem.

    Have you experimented with hammocks? In my experience how the hammock is hung dictates comfort.
    ...
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    Often sale items are only stock merchandise....

    Often sale items are only stock merchandise. Custom orders require extra work and time.

    Contact the vendor of your choice to inquire about color. I have a Orange tarp, RR, Spindrift and DIY down...
  10. Interesting discussion. agree with all of the...

    Interesting discussion.
    agree with all of the above.

    I have some medical background and a strong interest in emergency medicine, started an ambulance service in B.C. I also a strong been...
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    How many HFM's know what Darning is much less how...

    How many HFM's know what Darning is much less how to do it?

    Just before I checked in with HF I was Darning a canvas, it somehow had a weak spot and the fibres separated, I decided to darn the...
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    My first hammock was a $10.00 ENO. This is...

    My first hammock was a $10.00 ENO.
    This is strictly my experience and thoughts. Just my opinion one of several you will receive. Most of us have gone through several hammocks, our likes change as...
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    I agree with CMOULDER I feel my down items...

    I agree with CMOULDER I feel my down items inhale moisture when we camp on the coast. Which gear I take is dictated by the conditions.

    In my opinion down conforms to me in a way synthetics...
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    Thank you for the images and I am glad to see you...

    Thank you for the images and I am glad to see you are back.

    I raised three kids, two girls and a male. My son and I hiked the PCT when he was young and did not know to comment on the time spent on...
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    Well for me (I am female) my experience has been...

    Well for me (I am female) my experience has been a UQ is a good thing unless you live in a tropical environment that does not cool after sunset.

    A breeze under your hammock and over the ground...
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    I agree with WV's comment. My experience with...

    I agree with WV's comment.
    My experience with hanging and dog over a 16 or 17 year span.
    First dog---Staffie X Bullmastive, hated being away from home after sunset.

    Second dog--- Sharpei...
  17. I have found PRACTICE is the key to a comfortable...

    I have found PRACTICE is the key to a comfortable speedy set up. I have a few little medical quirks along with being short. I do not function with my arms over my head so I must get my straps up...
  18. All kinds of guessing games. The only information...

    All kinds of guessing games. The only information that is known is that K.C. is no longer posting and more likely than not, he is unable to post for some unknown reason.

    In my personal opinion...
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    K9 hammocks are excellent according to our pack. ...

    K9 hammocks are excellent according to our pack. Just watch out for the toenails.
    Boris and Willow are both 100+ lbs. their individual hammock is canvas. Shug is petite (5 lbs.) his hammock is...
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    Too cute! Life is rough during this time of...

    Too cute! Life is rough during this time of peril.
  21. I do not KNOW if this is the situation. Often...

    I do not KNOW if this is the situation. Often certain personality types dig into new learning experiences with great gusto. Learning is the hook that intreagues them and fuels the creative urge. ...
  22. Thread: INFORMATION

    by IRONFISH45
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    INFORMATION

    I am looking for a Titanium Walking Staff. Awhile back one HF member was building TI walking poles. I have gone through the for sale forum and am unable to find the member who was making the poles...
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    I have been a HF Groupie for several years, I do...

    I have been a HF Groupie for several years, I do not recall when I started posting maybe 2007? I was ill for a while and lost my spot so my member date is not accurate.

    I miss the extended...
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    Please enlighten me, what exactly is an old...

    Please enlighten me, what exactly is an old miner ballon house?
  25. Thank you for the reply.I see people wearing the...

    Thank you for the reply.I see people wearing the basic masks and wiskered face, I suspect the facial hair and lack of
    a close fit negate the value of wearing the mask in the first place.
    For me...
  26. On the masks, what size virus are they designed...

    On the masks, what size virus are they designed to filter?
    I think this dreaded virus is 1 or 3 microns. Are the masks you are offering designed to filter out this small of a virus?
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    Just because give Lego's Customer Service a call...

    Just because give Lego's Customer Service a call and send a email. See what they tell you.
    Sounds like something an engineer would find interesting.
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    Well, as a she hanger and someone who has lived...

    Well, as a she hanger and someone who has lived in a cold climate my experience has been to insulate the heck out of what I am sleeping on. With my first hammock back in 2004 I used a sheep skin. ...
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    Yup, I mostly agree with Otter1! Two Points: A....

    Yup, I mostly agree with Otter1!
    Two Points:
    A. A few years ago BIAS had two partners. One partner dropped out and off the radar, items were paid for and not sent to the purchaser. Shane stepped...
  30. Oregon on some "News" releases is closing State...

    Oregon on some "News" releases is closing State and county camp grounds and parks. In theory Federal Parks are closed and reservation s are not being accepted.
    I would try to clairify with BLM or...
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    Nothing! I have or had a lot of Dutchware but...

    Nothing!
    I have or had a lot of Dutchware but found other products that suited my needs.
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    Humbug! Our Governor is threatening Marsjal Law...

    Humbug! Our Governor is threatening Marsjal Law if folks do not stay home. So far Spring has sprung. Love is in the air.

    I have been suggesting people take their self and any kids they have to...
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    I simply adore hammock sway! I feel a bit sad...

    I simply adore hammock sway! I feel a bit sad for Hangers who dislike the swinging sensation.

    I have vestibular issues such a vertigo. I get the swinging sensation at inappropriate times which...
  34. My Bouvie pup at 3 months was the size of an...

    My Bouvie pup at 3 months was the size of an adult Cocker Spaniel. Burners are about the same size as Bouvies in early life.

    Coyotes in my experience are shy. They never worry me. Our two little...
  35. I just tuned in to see what had been posted since...

    I just tuned in to see what had been posted since my last view---Big Red Heading caught my attention.

    I do read the "Announcements" from time to time, maybe once or twicw a week I check for...
  36. Maybe a large percentage of HF just are not...

    Maybe a large percentage of HF just are not interested in the sub group.

    I feel the message that the forum is now open is very clear--- BIG RED LETTERS clear.
    Not sure what else might work short...
  37. I am shocked at myself. Absolutely NOTHING...

    I am shocked at myself.

    Absolutely NOTHING caught my "I Want" button. Kind of sad.
  38. I am in, sounds like fun.

    I am in, sounds like fun.
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    I have been using it on my hammocks for years...

    I have been using it on my hammocks for years without any issues.
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    I am probably not much help. As mentioned by the...

    I am probably not much help. As mentioned by the two members above try to...
    - Post images of your set-up.
    - Start over, just like all gear is new to you.
    *Check the way you have your...
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    I guess I am not keeping up with Warbonnet, I am...

    I guess I am not keeping up with Warbonnet, I am not aware they have a XL RR.

    I made little guards like 2QZQ offers to protect the hammock. I like the big door on the screen.

    I also use the...
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    My HH had a little loop sewn into the very ends...

    My HH had a little loop sewn into the very ends where the whipping is. The purpose was to secure whatever.

    Someplace in Hennessy's propaganda about his hammocks the use of the loops is...
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    I bought and sometimes use the Warbonnet's...

    I bought and sometimes use the Warbonnet's Traveller Zip bug net on my netless RR.
  44. FS: I will take it!

    I will take it!
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    Really nice to observe vendors cooperating with...

    Really nice to observe vendors cooperating with their colleague.
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    I had the grommets on a brand new Spindrift come...

    I had the grommets on a brand new Spindrift come off.
    Brandon's answer to me was ..." just thread through the hole, grommets are not necessary. The offending Spindrift was my third and the ondy...
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    Yup, Welcome. Reviving old threads is GOOD,...

    Yup, Welcome.

    Reviving old threads is GOOD, fine, sometimes very useful.

    You can not please everyone so do not worry if some member gets twitterpated.

    Recent histry had a 10 year old thread...
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    My experience has been the same as above.I ues...

    My experience has been the same as above.I ues down or synthect depending on the expected conditions.

    kind of funny to me--- little dog & cat like their pad. The Bouvie paws it out of the way. I...
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    The few times I used a pad with a stem I put a...

    The few times I used a pad with a stem I put a circle of innertube over the stem just incase.
    When I first started Hanging I stuffed my carbiner and hammock in their bag. When ai went to use the ...
  50. Thank you, I really needed the giggle. The...

    Thank you, I really needed the giggle.

    The Canadian Honkers tend to over winter here in Oregon. Where I live in B.C. the big influx is at Break-up. I love watching the ducks and Honkers practice...
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