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  1. There's this secret place called Dolly Sods....

    There's this secret place called Dolly Sods....
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    Agreed! +1

    Agreed! +1
  3. Just a suggestion; but, for $20 you could get the...

    Just a suggestion; but, for $20 you could get the MegaBus from Boston to Philadelphia. Less than the cost of gas & tolls! I would be happy to pick you up in PHL at 30th Street Station and then it's...
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    Excellent! Any chance you will be adding the HF...

    Excellent! Any chance you will be adding the HF Flag? Never got one and always jealous when I see 'em at Hangs.
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    Haven't been there in awhile either. The HF...

    Haven't been there in awhile either. The HF folks congregate around the Shelter. There's a meadow a bit higher up (maybe a 10 minute walk...) where the "kids" welcome in the New Year.

    So, I am...
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    Great time! HF folks are just the best! ...

    Great time! HF folks are just the best! Appreciate everyone's help!

    Thanks!
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    Last minute stuff

    Happy T-Day!

    My buddy will NOT be joining us; wimped out b/c of cold & windy weather.

    In an hour or so, I will be loading up ALL my gear; incldg. 2 burner Coleman & grill, propane infrared...
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    Bartering

    Yes, I also hate PayPal. Yes, it is a necessary evil.

    Like others have said, Dutch has always been very kind to me and I would gladly drive the 3 hours and pay in cash if he wanted.

    I've read...
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    Thursday - T-Day

    I don't have family near-by and "MAY" set-up Thursday afternoon. If I do so, will gather firewood and <Hopefully!> have a good warm bed of coals as everyone comes in on Friday.

    IIRC, b/c it is so...
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    Haven't had the opportunity to test/use this...

    Haven't had the opportunity to test/use this stuff yet. So, it's probably an on-going verbal report this coming weekend.

    Happy Turkey Everyone!

    J.D.
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    Sticky: My beloved trail buddy foe many years.... LOVED...

    My beloved trail buddy foe many years.... LOVED my SkyDOg!
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    My very first hang in a DIY hammock was a...

    My very first hang in a DIY hammock was a disaster! Pulled the screw hooks right out of the shed - BE CAREFUL!
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    I now have a 0-Degree Incubator. Just GREAT! ...

    I now have a 0-Degree Incubator. Just GREAT! Only 2 nights so far with lots of WIND and temps down to 20F. I was toasty warm- YES! With all the wind, the draft collar works better than expected.
    ...
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    My error!

    Just read back thru this thread. The original plan was to be at Oakridge NOT Turkey Run. We need to talk with the Rangers and make sure they will allow us to be there 12/01. <== That is a Sunday;...
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    New TQ & UQ from Stormcrow! His 0-degree...

    New TQ & UQ from Stormcrow! His 0-degree Incubator and 0-degree Burrow.

    And, new hammock stand using DanMoto's cool brackets.
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    Turkey Run Ridge Campground

    Not a problem. They are closing "Oakridge" - we will be at "Turkey Run Ridge" campground. Correct...??????
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    Photo Contest

    You folks with good cameras - PWFNP has a contest:

    Be sure to submit your photographs of the park by November 30th for our annual photo contest. Limit five photos per photographer. Include...
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    Just tested my new 0-degree Incubator this past...

    Just tested my new 0-degree Incubator this past weekend. I am about 6 feet tall, got the "Standard" which is 78" and it was just fine! Temp got down to 20F and I was toasty warm. I think you will...
  19. Dutchware --- YES!!!! Love & USE his stuff...

    Dutchware --- YES!!!!

    Love & USE his stuff too!

    Thanks!
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    SOLD - JRB Nest

    SOLD - TBuck was first with "I'll take it"

    Thanks everyone.
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    Thanks for the call! Just got your voicemail...

    Thanks for the call! Just got your voicemail about 9 AM EST.
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    You were the first and per forum rules, you get...

    You were the first and per forum rules, you get it! Just sent you a PM for deatils.

    Congrats and Thank You!
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    SOLD: JRB Nest with Activ-Dri

    Brand new, unused, still in original package. 800+ Fill power -- 2.5" Loft - With compression sack and suspension.

    $250
  24. Very nice brackets for tri-pod stand.

    Very nice brackets for tri-pod stand.
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    I have a BRAND NEW never been used JRB "Nest" -...

    I have a BRAND NEW never been used JRB "Nest" - 2.5" loft. Down is the new "Activ-Dri" - JRB List price is $289.95 - Looking to get about $250 - AND....!!! I live here in NOVA - near Marshall, VA
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    [QUOTE=BigBadBoomer;1118757]If anyone wants to...

    [QUOTE=BigBadBoomer;1118757]If anyone wants to rideshare, I can probably fit 1-2 locals... There's a $5 per vehicle fee if I remember correctly, might as well save where we can.
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  27. Yes, the Cow Bells! Bought a pair from Dan and...

    Yes, the Cow Bells! Bought a pair from Dan and will be getting materials this week.

    ALWAYS a great time!
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    Forgot to add that I will be there and I have...

    Forgot to add that I will be there and I have entered info on spreadsheet.
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    Just returning from Fall MAHHA in WV where I...

    Just returning from Fall MAHHA in WV where I heard about this hang. I live out in Marshall and am very familiar with PWF. 1.5 inch straps...?!?!? Gimme a break!
  30. Me too! Luck of the Irish!

    Me too!

    Luck of the Irish!
  31. AGREED!!!! Until you walk a mile in another...

    AGREED!!!!

    Until you walk a mile in another man's moccasins you can't imagine the smell.
    Robert Byrne
  32. WV - Will there be prizes for the longest...

    WV - Will there be prizes for the longest pre-hike, the most bear sightings, lightest pack weight, and the "Tallest Tale" reports?

    Hmmm.... Guess those last two are one and the same.

    BTW, is...
  33. Hey, Trout! Be great to see you again. We met...

    Hey, Trout!

    Be great to see you again. We met at T-Days 2 years ago; you had hiked in with my good friend Happy Camper.

    Looks like several folks are planning a pre-hike into this gathering and...
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    For FREE !!!!! Seriously....?!?!?!? Does your...

    For FREE !!!!! Seriously....?!?!?!? Does your work involve making them?

    Perhaps... You could get some made up (silk screened) with the HF logo and do a group buy? Make a few bucks for the HF...
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    Where to ship

    NY ==> NJ ==> FL means you will be traveling I-95 -- I am 23 miles south of DC and only ten minutes off I-95

    Your companions will need gas and a bathroom break ;-) -- I could be waiting just off...
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    [QUOTE=TKay;499367] Since I will be in the US in...

    [QUOTE=TKay;499367]
    Since I will be in the US in about two months I thought I might as well get myself a hammock, so why not go for a WBBB? And maybe add a Superfly...

    Welcome TKay!

    "...in a...
  37. Hey, YogiLite! I am down the road here in...

    Hey, YogiLite! I am down the road here in Woodbridge, VA = Metro DC
  38. Well then, we will need to get someone up there...

    Well then, we will need to get someone up there early and secure a campsite at Red Rock C.G. - When it is DRY, you should have no problem motoring around the C.G area. It's a dirt road circle with...
  39. Thread: VA hangs?

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    VA vs. WV - who cares? Not Me! Altho', I am...

    VA vs. WV - who cares? Not Me!

    Altho', I am committed to a mini-hang at Dolly Sods Sept. 16-17-18

    J.D.
  40. Thread: VA hangs?

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    Well... krshome started this thread. Perhaps you...

    Well... krshome started this thread. Perhaps you could PM him....?

    Or.....!!! Just pick a date & location, OK? Previous post mentioned Mt. Rogers which is waaay too far for me at this time -...
  41. Thread: Wbbb 1.0

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    Yeah... Me too! May I be second in line? :) ...

    Yeah... Me too! May I be second in line? :)

    J.D.
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    Ridgeline

    Love your illustrations; but, now have a headache thinking about the math. Long ago, my math was pretty good; but, that was before everyone started wearing shoes and I now need to take off my shoes...
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    Thanks -Yes, I did post the same at WhiteBlaze. ...

    Thanks -Yes, I did post the same at WhiteBlaze. A friend is also doing the same for me on BPLite and a couple other places. We all lose stakes and it really gripes me when that happens. Losing a...
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    Lost & Found Section...?

    Sorry if this is not posted in the proper Forum. Couldn't find a "Lost & Found" posting.

    Found a VERY nice knife along the AT over Memorial Day weekend.

    If you lost this knife, please PM me...
  45. Thread: VA hangs?

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    Gallery Pics

    Sorry...

    Guess I should have mentioned the pics are under the "Group Campouts" category.

    Even 'tho we haven't met there yet...<g>....
  46. Thread: VA hangs?

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    David Lesser Shelter Area

    Happy Memorial Day!

    Deucalion suggested I post pics of the David Lesser Shelter Area. About 9 miles on the AT SoBo from Harpers Ferry in Virginia. Just put pics in Gallery under SkyDog titled...
  47. Thread: VA hangs?

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    Yes. What Rain Man said. The most enjoyable...

    Yes. What Rain Man said.

    The most enjoyable aspect is, of course, the HF folks! Everyone will fall over themselves helping you, bringing extra gear for newbies, etc. We're all gear junkies; so,...
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    I don't believe elec. conduit can take the...

    I don't believe elec. conduit can take the forces. Bamboo is considered a noxious weed and outlawed in many communities. Check your local city/county landfill - often the road crews cut down bamboo...
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    Keys Gap is where I usually stash CANNED...

    Keys Gap is where I usually stash CANNED re-supplies.
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    Harpers Ferry SoBo on the AT 8-9 miles into...

    Harpers Ferry SoBo on the AT 8-9 miles into Virginia to the David Lesser Shelter area...?

    I'm following this thread to see where/when ya' all decide.

    Short notice; but, I am thinking of doing...
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