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    I like the trail name! Welcome from NW Pa. There...

    I like the trail name! Welcome from NW Pa. There are some hammock lovers in the backing club in NE Ohio, a few in and near Cleveland.
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    I can't get my tarp pitched in such a way that I...

    I can't get my tarp pitched in such a way that I can block wind even when pitched really low. I just returned from a Catskill trip where the uqp made the difference between a good night sleep and a...
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    Why do you need to cut the shock cord to test...

    Why do you need to cut the shock cord to test your idea? Can't you tie a knot ( removable) and/or add a small caribiner to place the quilt on the new line you are looking for? It seems you could also...
  4. Wv, man how I wish I could make it and ohhh how...

    Wv, man how I wish I could make it and ohhh how I'd love to win that hammock!!! Very cool video you made going over the progression of your work and tweaking the design. Nice! Peace, Two Tents and...
  5. Hey, I had to load some app and did all that. It...

    Hey, I had to load some app and did all that. It seemed to work. I looked at the spread sheet and I don't see me on there. ??? I only have access via a Kindle. Could someone add me and a guest to the...
  6. Another member, Dwight, ben ( my lil black...

    Another member, Dwight, ben ( my lil black doggie) and I are hiking in from Caledonia and we will be needing a ride back down to the car. We plan arriving Saturday in time for breakfast. So if and...
  7. Trip envy! The NPT for me is in the spring. If a...

    Trip envy! The NPT for me is in the spring. If a bear canister isn't required I'm not taking one. They are heavy. The only plus when I've had to carry one is they do make a fine seat or table. I'd...
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    This is good if you are concerned with the tarp...

    This is good if you are concerned with the tarp line cutting soft bark. Amsteel through a tube, man, I'm not an engineer, but It doesn't look non destructive like webbing does.
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    I have one and use it during the summer. There is...

    I have one and use it during the summer. There is a learning curve. I do supplement the coverage with my rain kilt and Packs placed on the weather or problem side. Site selection is important. Mostly...
  10. I concur with sashasrd and his well written...

    I concur with sashasrd and his well written review. I'll add a few thoughts. Of all the pads I tried the winner was the Gossamer Gear thinlight. I rounded the corners. I traced out an ark on the four...
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    Well the heat transfer durability thing justifies...

    Well the heat transfer durability thing justifies it. Quality punch and snips cut Ti foil or what Titanium sheeting I got from somewhere else awhile ago. It may be ever so slightly heavier but the...
  12. I have two windshield reflector's from the Dollar...

    I have two windshield reflector's from the Dollar tree ready, a huge piece of bubble wrap to make into test pad, a Gossamer gear pad ( just delivered today!), and another thin pad to cut down....
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    I'm wondering why the need to identify which way...

    I'm wondering why the need to identify which way the tarp goes? Is there a difference end for end or side to side on the set up? If the hammock is basically sideways under the tarp then why are the ...
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    The skirt idea is something that will work. Make...

    The skirt idea is something that will work. Make it and then figure out where you need pull tabs to steak it to. Consider it having a tapered floor or where your pack can help weight it down when...
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    Just make it happen

    Just make it happen
  16. I'll test for you if you need another body. Just...

    I'll test for you if you need another body. Just saying.
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    He does seem to see and respond to threads...

    He does seem to see and respond to threads pertaining to OES here. Maybe go to the last one he started and inquire. I'm sure he subscribes to his own threads. Oh and welcome to the world of hammocks!
  18. If dogs are allowed then ben and I will head that...

    If dogs are allowed then ben and I will head that way after MAHHA. Either way count me in for a raffle donation of a hand carved Opinel #6. TT
  19. The tension is caused by the weight of the water...

    The tension is caused by the weight of the water in the bottle once it starts filling. I, just me and irondog, appreciate the water collection properties more than the tension aspect of the catchers....
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    [QUOTE=2Questions;1469865]I have contacted CM Pig...

    [QUOTE=2Questions;1469865]I have contacted CM Pig Out. In addition to the pulled pork, we will have pulled chicken.

    We will continue to offer hot dogs for the children.

    Thanks for the great...
  21. Welcome to the addiction. You are in the right...

    Welcome to the addiction. You are in the right place for answers. I admire your minimalist approach. I would suggest, if possible to get to a group hang or perhaps a HF member in your area to try and...
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    FS: Funds received. Thanks everybody. Moderators can...

    Funds received. Thanks everybody. Moderators can close this, please.
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    FS: Both quilts sold to Wyker pending funds.

    Both quilts sold to Wyker pending funds.
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    FS: Pm sent with Paypal info for the Phoenix custom...

    Pm sent with Paypal info for the Phoenix custom under quilt. Its sold pending funds
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    FS: I'm 5'11". I wanted a wider quilt but didn't want...

    I'm 5'11". I wanted a wider quilt but didn't want to increase the weight by adding an extra baffle. It off set doing it the way I had it done. It still covers me from my shoulders to below my butt....
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    FS: The top quilt is 13.2. The under quilt is 13.4.

    The top quilt is 13.2. The under quilt is 13.4.
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    FS: Funds recd via Paypal. Mods can close. Thanks!

    Funds recd via Paypal. Mods can close. Thanks!
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    FS: Sent message with Paypal info. Sold pending...

    Sent message with Paypal info. Sold pending funds. Thanks!
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    FS: Hammock gear quilts

    A Hammock gear 50 degree top quilt, stock width and length. Draw string footbox. No overfill. Black outer and light green inner. Like new condition. $160 shipped.
    A custom 40 degree Phoenix...
  30. Thread: Tree table

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    WTB/WTT: I have a smoke eater908 tree table I'd sell. $20...

    I have a smoke eater908 tree table I'd sell. $20 shipped. Its the trekking pole type.
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    FS: Roaming gnome

    A Dream hammock Roaming gnome. The fabric is the 2.7 marpat (very comfy). Its 10'. I had Pappa smurf put an extra zipper on each side so I could center the zippers at my elbows to tend to my dog,...
  32. I'm 5'11" and 230. It feels really good to me....

    I'm 5'11" and 230. It feels really good to me. Hands down the flattest lay I've had in any hammock, ever, for me. I have 10 &11 footers and this one is already my favorite. The tiny gaps I got in the...
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    Thank you for tending to the endless details that...

    Thank you for tending to the endless details that make MAHHA awesome! I vote for pulled pork. I agree on the whiopie pies as well. And the Jersey bears risotto... We need that again also!
  34. Thread: Half Wit

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    I did things backwards and did a back yard test...

    I did things backwards and did a back yard test after my trip. I am really pleased with the comfort of the Half Wit. Nobody was home so I roughed it in the yard. My new favorite hammock.
  35. Thread: Half Wit

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    I just completed a 17 mile trip this weekend...

    I just completed a 17 mile trip this weekend using a 'Half Wit' hammock. I got it just before I left and didnt pull it out until the first night. I put the suspension on it and looked it over on the...
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    USN 1974 to 1980. Parachute rigger/aircrew...

    USN 1974 to 1980. Parachute rigger/aircrew survival equipment
  37. Clips for me. Stuff stays all attached (unless it...

    Clips for me. Stuff stays all attached (unless it gets wet) bishop bag made from a Zpacks rolltop pack liner and quilts stay in and on the hammy. Hook foot end, open bag go to head end and clip and...
  38. Thread: Rest areas

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    I have done it a few times for an hour or two...

    I have done it a few times for an hour or two nap. I was down over a hill and out of sight and the other couple times I was behind some bushes along the fence out of sight. I'm not sure it would be...
  39. I'll bet that the ridge line could be cut and a...

    I'll bet that the ridge line could be cut and a Dutch Biner put in. Disconnect, invert and reconnect the RL and the net would hang below the hammock just fine. I may do it when mine comes and I'll...
  40. I'm hoping to see a tracking number soon! But he...

    I'm hoping to see a tracking number soon! But he did have the possible week delay disclaimer along with the trail days disclaimer. But I can hope I get it prior to Memorial day. Ya gotta have dreams!
  41. I have a Montbell down vest that I have rigged to...

    I have a Montbell down vest that I have rigged to snap into my summer under quilt if temps drop. It should be only a matter of snapping it upside down to increase the length. There should be enough...
  42. I just pulled the trigger on one! What a good...

    I just pulled the trigger on one! What a good looking set up! Double knotty mod, very cool! Now the wait!
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    Does the price include the strap suspension? I...

    Does the price include the strap suspension? I ask because in the video I thought I heard straps or whoopie hook & tree straps but the checkout doesn't have anyway to specify a choice for straps....
  44. Agreed on the never the same place twice with...

    Agreed on the never the same place twice with slippery sil. I guess that meansb
    I'm kind of a folder then in that it gets draped across the ridge line a time or two prior to going in the skins. I'm...
  45. What has been said; snake skins, or bishop bag...

    What has been said; snake skins, or bishop bag sleeve, tube, ect so its easy to deploy. Mine never gets folded. I will shake and wipe with a bandana before pulling the skins over it. Don't store it...
  46. I used one just last week. Extra water is always...

    I used one just last week. Extra water is always welcome at my tarp. I looked at the tarp before it rained and there wasn't a spot on it. I can't recall the last time I saw bird junk on my tarp. Sure...
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    I'm a bit late on the trip report. Although I did...

    I'm a bit late on the trip report. Although I did take 7 easy days on a post hike to Harpers ferry. Awesome weather with great people. We ran into a few through hikers who started in late Feb and...
  48. I marked my calendar. As long as its cool that my...

    I marked my calendar. As long as its cool that my dog ben can come then we're in. Fall in the Daks, mmmmm!
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    Wilderness Logics makes a full bug net with a...

    Wilderness Logics makes a full bug net with a zipper.
  50. Welcome to the addiction. I'll see you Saturday!

    Welcome to the addiction. I'll see you Saturday!
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