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  1. I slept many nights in the wind and the rain and...

    I slept many nights in the wind and the rain and never got wet.
    Of course i did have cover @ home but the 2 nights I spent on the AT ..top of Cheoah Bald and then Cody Gap...it stormed both nights....
  2. I always crossed the head end with shock chord...

    I always crossed the head end with shock chord and toggled the foot end along with the Z-Paks double hook apparatus.

    In the second pic below I do not quite have them overlapped like I normally...
  3. Thread: Deck Hanging

    by Vanhalo
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    I am just waiting for mid October to move my...

    I am just waiting for mid October to move my bedroom back outside.

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  4. Thread: Hayak Trips?

    by Vanhalo
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    Hayak Trips?

    First...I do not own a Kayak but I am considering it.

    I think I am interested in taking a trip to Florida to possibly a spring.

    Rainbow Springs State Park has caught my eye.

    Does anyone have...
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    I have found that the Thermacell from Bass Pro...

    I have found that the Thermacell from Bass Pro Shops works well for Mosquitos,

    https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/thermacell-mosquito-repellent
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    45-60 days of summer left

    until then.....

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    In SE TN we start seeing colder temps in late October.

    When do you go back outiside for some cool nights of slumber?
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    You do not need to encapsulate the entire length...

    You do not need to encapsulate the entire length of the Hammock with the SLD catch all....just enough to keep everything in place.

    9' is perfect.

    Mine is less than 8'.

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    Trees were infested with ants...

    Trees were infested with ants yesterday...permethrin worked for me on my suspension.
  9. I forgot my 40 UQ last night @ Guntersville...

    I forgot my 40 UQ last night @ Guntersville Lake, AL
    I think it got down to about 73 last night.
    I put my UQP on for some warmth...worked until about 5am.
    The Greylock 3/4 would definitely have...
  10. I disagree. See my signature for test temps. I...

    I disagree. See my signature for test temps. I know everyone is different when it comes to comfort but for me...Greylock 3/4 is fine from 15-60 or so.

    Maybe it is my age. I am 50.
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    i will let you know how the Permethrin on the...

    i will let you know how the Permethrin on the suspension goes tomorrow.

    Got a date with my hammock on the lake.....and I know the ants are waiting.

    It's ok to respond 10 years later....no?
  12. Depends on where you live....25 Greylock 3/4...

    Depends on where you live....25 Greylock 3/4 works for me October to April.
  13. Move to Minnesota....stay in your room and watch...

    Move to Minnesota....stay in your room and watch Shug and Matthew Posa prepare their meals in the snow on YouTube.
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    I live in Chattanooga @ about 870ft. Depends...

    I live in Chattanooga @ about 870ft.

    Depends on where you are going to be sleeping.

    I use mine mostly at home on my deck and I have found that the 10 Greylock 4 UQP and the 25 Hudson River...
  15. I have been away from this forum for a few weeks...

    I have been away from this forum for a few weeks visiting the Overlanding Forums.

    Still building my rig...I am close.

    I need to get a Group 31 100AH battery and work out the cargo area.

    I...
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    Popular Springs Camp/Lawson's Rock ...

    Popular Springs Camp/Lawson's Rock

    http://www.cumberlandtrail.guide/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/23-Prentice-Cooper-with-3-logos.pdf...
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    Welcome from East Tennessee

    Welcome from East Tennessee
  18. Mission accomplished. 174509

    Mission accomplished.

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    Hangtime calculator and a ladder. I did this...

    Hangtime calculator and a ladder. I did this between my deck and the only tree in my backyard. Used lag eye bolts, caribiners, 15 straps, whoopies, and a marlin spike hitch/toggle.
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    Adjustable Ridgeline? I almost never think about...

    Adjustable Ridgeline?
    I almost never think about the angle.
    i know for me 80" foot end and 68" head end on a 14.75-15' span is perfect for my XLC.
  21. When lay down on my Greylock 4 every night there...

    When lay down on my Greylock 4 every night there is an immediate sensation of a tiny bit of warmth on my back.
    I cant say that the temp matters.
    I always feel it.
    @20-50 Can't comment below...
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    When I started using the MiniFly I stopped using...

    When I started using the MiniFly I stopped using the HG Winter Palace.
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    Zpacks Fleece Pillow Dry bag...

    Zpacks Fleece Pillow Dry bag is what I use when its not lodged behind my back.
    Multi-purpose item that i use for my down items.



    Mont-bell vest
    JRB Sleeves
    JRB Hoody

    The sleeves are...
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    We live amongst them.

    We live amongst them.
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    It's taped and strong....

    It's taped and strong.
  26. lol. Yep.

    lol. Yep.
  27. Isn't it funny how we all have similar...

    Isn't it funny how we all have similar experiences?

    This is a fear I have with the new Greylock 4 because I am not using a secondary suspension....yet it never seems to happen.

    The first thing...
  28. Triangle Thingies worked for me before JRB...

    Triangle Thingies worked for me before JRB changed their suspension. Now I do not use them.
    The GL4 has replaced my GL3+1
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    I'm in like Flynn.

    I'm in like Flynn.
  30. You have homed in on the root issue.

    You have homed in on the root issue.
  31. Yep. This is what I know I must do.

    Yep. This is what I know I must do.
  32. When it is cold outside (below 50) I flip the...

    When it is cold outside (below 50) I flip the drivers side bug net over the ridgeline and double stack the tie outs to a single anchor point.

    I do drop my phone in the shelf but the pillow is...
  33. What is that one weak spot that you know you need to address with your hammocking experience?

    Mine is that darn pillow. Every time I get out of my hammock "to go look at the stars" I am confident that upon my return I will not once again get my pillow (Zpacks fleece stuff sack) stuck behind...
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    I have a 3 bio break rule. If I get up more...

    I have a 3 bio break rule.

    If I get up more than 3 times to twinkle I go to the couch.
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    Not so much my back yard as it is my outdoor...

    Not so much my back yard as it is my outdoor bedroom.

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    It is a warm 47 tonight.
    No rain.
    I getting ready to go.
  36. Thread: Im stuck

    by Vanhalo
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    big tarp little tarp Big tarp always comes...

    big tarp
    little tarp

    Big tarp always comes first.
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    Ya'll are down below the Decatur Gator line. I...

    Ya'll are down below the Decatur Gator line.

    I might be up for that.

    What time of year do the gators come out to play?
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    lol. Shrewd = Rhys Now it is all very clear.:)

    lol. Shrewd = Rhys

    Now it is all very clear.:)
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    The second time he slept in a hammock....was on...

    The second time he slept in a hammock....was on the AT.

    These kids....

    I was out in it with Marcel in 16 wind chill @ about 1am when I heard him say......"I didn't really test my hammock...
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    Yes. I will have to search my old posts. One of...

    Yes. I will have to search my old posts. One of the last legs of the Florida Trail.

    here it is:
  41. My first overnight was @ Prentice Cooper. My...

    My first overnight was @ Prentice Cooper.

    My only concern is parking security.

    Being from Chattanooga ....i know a little bit about Prentice Cooper .....it is the first stop for new and old 4x4...
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    East TN - 873ft elevation Top 5-10 TQ...

    East TN - 873ft elevation


    Top


    5-10 TQ
    25-30 TQ
    40 TQ
    Fleece Quilt Liner
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    My first hike with my 11 year old son we went...

    My first hike with my 11 year old son we went north when we should have went south. I was trusting the trail names.
    Finally I decided to break out my compass 3 miles later and turn around.

    Also:...
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    I hadn't thought about this. i can attest that...

    I hadn't thought about this.

    i can attest that they are great for shipping a wet Dyneema tarp until the recipient pulls the tarp out and wets his dog.

    Fail.

    "wait just one more day.......let...
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    Myerstech Dyneema EVO straps with a becket hitch....

    Myerstech Dyneema EVO straps with a becket hitch.

    I started with Whoopies and a Toggle/Marlin Spike Hitch (HAT TIP: Shug)

    But decided I liked the simplicity and the weight savings of the...
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    Elmer003, Are using the GL4 with a bridge hammock...

    Elmer003, Are using the GL4 with a bridge hammock now? I just noticed your profile.

    I have spent more than a few many nights in the Greylock 4 now. In fact I have not slept in the Greylock 3 (old...
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    The new Greylocks come ready to go out of the...

    The new Greylocks come ready to go out of the box. The older versions I used Triangle Thingies.
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    I would have to see it in person and test it. ...

    I would have to see it in person and test it.

    Tarp coverage is what I would like to see.

    Is this the same hammock?

    U-bpCmxt_4c
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    There is a guy named BillyBob who will eventually...

    There is a guy named BillyBob who will eventually show up in this thread to explain the beauty of the partial UQ.

    Myself....i have never slept in anything but the partial UQ.

    More...
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    What happened to your original dyneema straps...

    What happened to your original dyneema straps with EVO soft shackles?

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