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    I've never been bitten from beneath, but rarely...

    I've never been bitten from beneath, but rarely do I sleep in weather that's warm enough that even a woobie under quilt isn't comfortable.. The woobie is thick enough to ward off anything biting...
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    Sticky: :thumbup:

    :thumbup:
  3. Poll: Yeah, I did come home with some great memories...

    Yeah, I did come home with some great memories and a gallon ziploc bag of crappie and bluegill fillets. ;)
  4. Poll: Excellent, and that's what would have been my...

    Excellent, and that's what would have been my first guess due to the tank shape. If I could have been with you guys, I'd have also been there on two wheels, as all of my camping and bike rallies this...
  5. Poll: Ok, I know the bike on the right is a Light...

    Ok, I know the bike on the right is a Light Truck, but what's the silver bike??
  6. Poll: EXCELLENT!!!! Looks like you guys had a great and...

    EXCELLENT!!!! Looks like you guys had a great and relaxing time!!
  7. Poll: I was up on the Chippewa Flowage. I was all set...

    I was up on the Chippewa Flowage.
    I was all set to hang with you guys until I remembered I was already on vacation that weekend. Never enough time for everything, you know. ;)
  8. Poll: I made my own woobie underquilt with two woobies...

    I made my own woobie underquilt with two woobies and a layer of microfiber sheet. I used 2/3rds of each woobie as I wanted more coverage on the sides. Then I sewed wide ribbon all the way around and...
  9. Poll: :thumbup:

    :thumbup:
  10. Poll: Looking forward to the next Weescansan hang!! ...

    Looking forward to the next Weescansan hang!!

    I did hang the weekend after Labor Day at the Wisconsin Dells BMW Rally and it got down to 42 that night.. I had my Arrowhead UQ and a 20 degree down...
  11. Poll: Where's the photos???? My fishing trip was...

    Where's the photos????

    My fishing trip was very nice and I had a good time. I brought home a nice gallon ziploc bag full of bluegill and crappie fillets.. Here's a few photos of my fishing...
  12. Being 6' and of similar weight, the thing I like...

    Being 6' and of similar weight, the thing I like about the SBPro is the room.. I've tried shorter hammocks and can't get comfy.. I'm about to modify mine to have an interior ridgeline rather than use...
  13. Poll: Crap... I knew the dates sounded familiar when...

    Crap...

    I knew the dates sounded familiar when I put them on my Google calendar, but I couldn't figure out what else was going on that weekend.. So I looked at my calendar at work and I'm on...
  14. Thread: Hang out in WI?

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    I second this!!! I've got a couple of hammocks,...

    I second this!!! I've got a couple of hammocks, as well as some extra underquilts if needed. That, and I've made entirely too much suspension stuff.. :)
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    Sticky: I'd think a 3/16" pilot hole would give you easy...

    I'd think a 3/16" pilot hole would give you easy enough access to getting good traction on your bolt as long as you hit your stud dead center.. I was a chicken and doubled up on my bolts by making a...
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    Sticky: Set up a ridgeline so your hang is correct and it...

    Set up a ridgeline so your hang is correct and it won't matter how far your span is. (as long is it's not too short) I use a dynaglide ridgeline...
  17. Poll: In!! Looking forward to meeting everyone,...

    In!!

    Looking forward to meeting everyone, finally.. :)
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    My last few motorcycle rally hangs....

    My last few motorcycle rally hangs.
    http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h276/djpagel/ADVRider/IMG_3329.jpg

    http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h276/djpagel/ADVRider/ADV2/g.jpg
    ...
  19. I keep my two zipper tabs left in the middle and...

    I keep my two zipper tabs left in the middle and zip both outwards.. I've never needed to run the zipper to the ends.. Easy to find them when they're in the middle.. Shake the side of the hammock and...
  20. I'm kinda shocked nobody brought up the Grand...

    I'm kinda shocked nobody brought up the Grand Trunk Skeeter Beater Pro..

    Rather generic when it comes to a gathered end hammock with bug screen, but I really like it.. Been camping in it...
  21. Thread: Hang out in WI?

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    I'll do my best.. Check out...

    I'll do my best.. Check out http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/2015-wi-guzzi-rally.1070191/ for photos and I'll look for some here, too. :cool:

    There's even a photo of my hammock in that link...
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    I actually don't have an Eyetalion bike anymore....

    I actually don't have an Eyetalion bike anymore.

    I'm riding my Triumph Speed Triple to the rally. :D
  23. Thread: Hang out in WI?

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    Never fails... Same weekend.. Story of my life.. ...

    Never fails... Same weekend.. Story of my life..

    Well, I'll be hanging that weekend, too, but I'll be at this, about 90 miles West.. http://wmgr.org/
  24. Poll: Excellent!! I'll be hanging at the rally with a...

    Excellent!! I'll be hanging at the rally with a couple guys on the FoRum here.
  25. Poll: Have a great time, guys!! I'm headed to...

    Have a great time, guys!! I'm headed to http://www.bmwmocm.com/Rally.htm that weekend and have already paid my registration.
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    I using an Arrowhead KAQ 3 season Jarbidge under...

    I using an Arrowhead KAQ 3 season Jarbidge under quilt and it's fit and insulation is great.
    I'm using a homemade top quilt that's made from a cheap but warm sleeping bag.
    The hammock is a bunched...
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    There's my issue also.. I've been sleeping in a...

    There's my issue also.. I've been sleeping in a indoor hammock for 6 months and my issue is waking to urinate every 3 hours or less.. I travel for work and sleep in hotels and I'd say less than half...
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    A must stop.. ...

    A must stop..

    http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h276/djpagel/null-6.jpg

    And about 200 yards up the shore from High Rock, at the Rocket Launch Site. (There were 2 groups already at High Rock)
    ...
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    Sticky: The brackets say they're good for 400.. I...

    The brackets say they're good for 400..

    I made this to spread weight out and so far nothing has moved.. I've been sleeping in the hammock full time for a few months.

    The caribiner is on there...
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    You'll love the New River!! I have one that I use...

    You'll love the New River!! I have one that I use for camping, as well as the Jarbidge for in house use and what amazes me is how when you pull the under quilt up or over, you'll feel a brief chill...
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    And I promised a couple photos.. I have a few...

    And I promised a couple photos.. I have a few bikes and most have extensive luggage and storage areas such as my old Kawasaki KLR650.. I rode it to the National Moto Guzzi Rally and had all kinds of...
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    I'll post some camping photos in a bit. I'm on a...

    I'll post some camping photos in a bit. I'm on a job away from home right now.

    Anyway, I'm now a full time hanger. I use a tablecloth hammock at home, full time.
    I use a KAQ Jarbidge as an UQ...
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    I have a 20 degree full length KAQ New River for...

    I have a 20 degree full length KAQ New River for when it gets chilly out, but the majority of my camping happens in the summer so I just use a PLUQ for that use.. Seldom is my summer camping under 50...
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    Sticky: Olddog, Do you use the stand indoors or have you...

    Olddog,
    Do you use the stand indoors or have you gone to brackets for indoor hanging?

    And we've infected another. :) A friend of mine was interested in hanging, and he said he'd like to start...
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    Sticky: Hello.. I'm Dan and I'm an indoor hanger.. A...

    Hello.. I'm Dan and I'm an indoor hanger..
    A year ago I thought hammocks seemed like a gimmick and couldn't see the advantage for them.. I started hanging out here, researching, watching videos...
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    Thank you VERY MUCH!! Working on gathering...

    Thank you VERY MUCH!! Working on gathering threads..
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    I guess was trying to bring forth the difficulty...

    I guess was trying to bring forth the difficulty of actually finding them to bring them together. :)
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    Yes there are but they're spread all over and...

    Yes there are but they're spread all over and very difficult to search for because of all the various subjects,
    Thus the reason to at least start concentrating them in one location. :)
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    Well put, and now I'm going to bed, and by that I...

    Well put, and now I'm going to bed, and by that I mean my tablecloth Hammock in my bedroom. :)
  40. It was humid.. I've snowmobiled at -10F and the...

    It was humid.. I've snowmobiled at -10F and the ground fog will turn my black and orange jacket pure white in not time..

    Sounds like if you want another test, tomorrow night will be a good one.....
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    Indoor Hangers forum section??

    There's a great deal of us who hang year around and it'd be nice to have a subforum for that topic.. Every time a topic is started on it, it gets lost and it's tough to search for such items..

    Or...
  42. How did it turn out?? I got 3" of snow over here...

    How did it turn out?? I got 3" of snow over here by Beloit.. Started around dusk and was a very light snow with almost zero wind.. Maybe the lack of wind and the snow did a little insulating?? Also...
  43. Sounds like we'll be arriving around 4pm on...

    Sounds like we'll be arriving around 4pm on Friday.. We'll wander back and haul back provisions/equipment and get set up and then park at the parking area just to the south on the gravel road.

    So...
  44. Sounds good.. I'll bring along the Jarbidge and...

    Sounds good.. I'll bring along the Jarbidge and you're welcome to it. I actually have two Jarbidge's but I've promised the other with the footpad to my nephew.

    I have to laugh.. I swore this was...
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    Just local so far.. MN IL WI IA And I'm...

    Just local so far..
    MN
    IL
    WI
    IA

    And I'm sure the list will grow.. I know I'll be adding Manitoba and Ontario to it next summer.. :)
  46. Primal, I have a spare NewRiver Jarbidge Under...

    Primal,
    I have a spare NewRiver Jarbidge Under Quilt with footpad if you'd like to borrow it?? Should keep you warm on the bottom side, anyway.. Just say the word and I'll toss it in with the rest...
  47. While I know he's more than capable to answer for...

    While I know he's more than capable to answer for himself, Trotter7fly is my nephew and is attending UW LaCrosse.. He and I will be emailing back and forth to see what logistics work for the both of...
  48. Well, we're closing in, and my FAVORITE nephew...

    Well, we're closing in, and my FAVORITE nephew and I will be there (he's my only nephew, so he wins by default :)) and we're both newbs to a gathering like this, so of course there's a few questions...
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    That's the same weekend as the IA Yellow River...

    That's the same weekend as the IA Yellow River hang.. Yellow River is only 15 minutes from Prairie Du Chien, WI..
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    Yeah.. Me too!! :)

    Yeah.. Me too!!

    :)
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