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    With Derek supplying the reference material and...

    With Derek supplying the reference material and Dutch the gadgets, hammock camping is easy. Thanks to you two for your help. Thank you Moonbeam for your generosity.
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    Thank you for your generosity!

    Thank you for your generosity!
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    Boy I feel dense, Just hit the rewind button. ...

    Boy I feel dense, Just hit the rewind button.

    Thanks
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    Unconversion on ENO hammock

    Thinking my daughter would appreciate whoopie slings, I converted her ENO. When she came home from college I found out she does not appreciate them at all.

    I need to unconvert her hammock back to...
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    My inflatible pad came a couple of days later...

    My inflatible pad came a couple of days later than the bag. It has a separate invoice. I'll just take that one back!

    I tried out my hammock and the sleeping bag with no modifications. It was...
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    I ordered mine online with the inflatable pad. ...

    I ordered mine online with the inflatable pad. The sleeping bag arrived in a couple of days without the pad, and the price was $51. I wonder if the pad will arrive later.

    I thought about buying...
  7. Thread: Stickers!

    by wing-nut
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    Their website says to send a stamped...

    Their website says to send a stamped self-addressed envelop to:

    Eagles Nest Outfitters Inc.
    24 Buxton Ave.
    Asheville NC 28801
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    pack straps hanging down, trail on one side river...

    pack straps hanging down, trail on one side river on the other, looks like a mess--if not it'll do until one comes along.
  9. I also sleep kinda cold. I've used the SS...

    I also sleep kinda cold. I've used the SS without a space blanket down to 34 degrees and have been very comfortable. I don't see any benefit to leaving the undercover off. I saw a video on...
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    where is this rain coming from?

    On a couple of occasions I've been surprised with condensation on the bottom side of my tarp. I don't have it tight against my hammock and I know it is not dew soaking through the tarp. It has...
  11. Thread: Toggles??

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    Like Firemedic says. I got some carbonfiber...

    Like Firemedic says. I got some carbonfiber cutoffs for free (that's arrows not daisy-dukes.)

    I attached them to the whoopie sling by tying a prussic knot in a locked loop with a tail. I...
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    I am curious how well that pack worked for you. ...

    I am curious how well that pack worked for you. Did you use it for overnights? longer?
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    Well I just read all 56 pages of this (slow day...

    Well I just read all 56 pages of this (slow day at work) and It just so happens I knowingly ordered a 8.5 X 8.5 tarp a couple of days ago. It has an additional description that the tarp has a 12...
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    I got my wire from the telephone repairman. It's...

    I got my wire from the telephone repairman. It's called bell wire. Pretty small gauge and vinyl coated. Back when I was a kid we would make rings out of it.
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    I have a Sony Reader, which means I can take 2000...

    I have a Sony Reader, which means I can take 2000 books and the battery lasts for a month. I carry several translations of the Bible (HCSB is great), some serious theology, Donald Miller for not so...
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    Years ago I knew a phone employee who would hang...

    Years ago I knew a phone employee who would hang a hammock between his truck and an extended cherry-picker bucket. Everything was fine until his picture was in the paper. People didn't understand...
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    I'm in! Thank you for your generosity

    I'm in! Thank you for your generosity
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    HamMike, thank you for your generosity. I am...

    HamMike, thank you for your generosity. I am still waiting to do my first overnight away from the back yard.
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    New in Central Texas

    Hello from Central Texas. Like most, I just read your posts for a while trying to glean a bit of wisdom, advice and passion for hammocking (is it a word?) But I didn't introduce myself because I...
  20. Thread: A shout out.

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    My wife looked over my shoulder as I watched some...

    My wife looked over my shoulder as I watched some of Shug's videos. Specifically the backyard ones and something from Japan. "You think you would want to go backpacking with him?" she asked
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    Jason, honest I looked but I did not find that...

    Jason, honest I looked but I did not find that thread. Just what I was hoping to find. Thank you
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    Your Essential Knots, go to and how to

    I am still waiting on my first hammock but I've wondered just what knots do you consider your go to knots for most occasions? Where did you learn them or can you explain how to tie them?
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    Got mine on order. Thanks for the discount.

    Got mine on order. Thanks for the discount.
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    PM sent to you

    PM sent to you
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