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  1. It's car camping: drive right in to the camp. The...

    It's car camping: drive right in to the camp. The Wilderness Area is just across Cranal Road. https://goo.gl/photos/fmDnNtvJkFdcfiYb6


    www.google.com/maps/@34.282766,-87.4348982,16.2z

    This...
  2. Any thoughts on food? What we have been doing...

    Any thoughts on food? What we have been doing so far is: meals are whatever you brought, except for Saturday night, when I make a pot of chili for the group or hot dogs/chips or both. Do y'all...
  3. We don't really need two classes, right? Most DIY...

    We don't really need two classes, right? Most DIY gear (esp.cooksets) are for backpacking. I mean... you could bring anything car camping....even an acetylene torch!
  4. What's the time to beat? I remember y'all having...

    What's the time to beat? I remember y'all having a boil-off, but I didn't participate.
  5. it took me to:KHSAA Class 2A State Track Meet...

    it took me to:KHSAA Class 2A State Track Meet Results
    :lol: Sorry about that, I don't use gps. Co-ords are from Google Earth. I think they use something other than WGS84 Datum.
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    Waaaaaayne....are we going to the Sipsey Hang?

    Waaaaaayne....are we going to the Sipsey Hang?
  7. According to Google Earth: 34* 17' 01.13"N 87*...

    According to Google Earth: 34* 17' 01.13"N 87* 26' 13.28W
  8. AL. Sipsey Wilderness Fall Hang Oct. 23, 24, 25 Planning thread

    Now that we have the dates, I just thought I would post directions for the new hangers. We will hang at Wolfpen Hunter's Camp. Wolfpen is located on Cranal Road, half way between Randolph Trailhead...
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    Sorry Wes, It's hard to pick a date that works...

    Sorry Wes, It's hard to pick a date that works for everybody. I hope you can make it to the spring hang.



    We will miss hanging with you too Kurt. The boys and I will miss Austin's campfire...
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    Agreed, it's time to do something...even if it's...

    Agreed, it's time to do something...even if it's wrong.



    Actually,in a real election, these are the ones that stayed home on voting day.


    Thank You to everyone that voted. I counted the...
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    So far, the leading vote is the whatevers with...

    So far, the leading vote is the whatevers with six votes, followed by 9-11 with 3 votes. Not sure what to do with that. Do I throw the whatevers in the 9-11 pile and declare it the date?
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    http://www.fs.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsinternet/!ut/p...

    http://www.fs.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsinternet/!ut/p/c4/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3gjAwhwtDDw9_AI8zPyhQoY6BdkOyoCAGixyPg!/?ss=110801&navtype=BROWSEBYSUBJECT&cid=fsbdev3_002553&navid=170110000000000&p...
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    Your vote counts as much as anyone's. If it's a...

    Your vote counts as much as anyone's. If it's a toss-up, I would tend to give the noobs' preference a little more weight because they benefit more from attending group hangs.Getting to see lots of...
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    We've been holding the group hang at Wolfpen...

    We've been holding the group hang at Wolfpen Hunters Camp, due to the "rule of ten or under" in the Wilderness Area. Except for one hang, we have had 20--30 participants. We do usually go on day...
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    Hanging there on all of those dates would be...

    Hanging there on all of those dates would be awesome!

    Also, what do y'all think about having a table set up for a gear sale/swap meet. Bring your extra gear if you like...sell or trade for other...
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    AL. Sipsey Wilderness Fall Hang

    I have a choice of a few week-ends for this hang, so lets put it up for vote. Which do y'all prefer:

    Oct. 9, 10 11 Oct. 23, 24, 25 or Oct. 30, HALLOWEEN, Nov. 1::shades:
  17. Wow, a half dozen newbs and they're all...

    Wow, a half dozen newbs and they're all musicians? You know how to recruit!;)
  18. Hopefully, I'll be rolling in Friday afternoon,...

    Hopefully, I'll be rolling in Friday afternoon, also. Not sure yet if the boys will join me. DD, do you remember the number of the campsite we used for the gathering place? That was a good place...
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    You really don't need the thick outdoor...

    You really don't need the thick outdoor thread(Coats & Clark) for most projects, but I use it for bar tacking webbing tree straps...or RayWay thread. C&C xp dual duty polyester or Guttermann's sew...
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    http://www.shipperssupplies.com/tie-down-webbing...

    http://www.shipperssupplies.com/tie-down-webbing

    http://www.uscargocontrol.com/Webbing/1-Inch-Polyester-Webbing
  21. 2nd half of November / 1st half of December is...

    2nd half of November / 1st half of December is good... I was thinking about having the Sipsey Hang sometime in the 2nd half of October. I guess I need to post that up, don't I ?
  22. Thread: CRKT Knife

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    FS: Dang! Too slow typing... enjoy DD! FWIW, if...

    Dang! Too slow typing... enjoy DD!

    FWIW, if Scott says it's sharp: it's surgical sharp. I got a Buck knife from him...will not only shave the hair from your arm, but split them too!
  23. Thread: CRKT Knife

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    FS: I'll take it Scott. PM me your Paypal info.

    I'll take it Scott. PM me your Paypal info.
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    Welcome to HF. I'm from the B'ham area..now in...

    Welcome to HF. I'm from the B'ham area..now in Gadsden. Like Obmit said: watch the trip planning thread for local hangs.
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    Welcome, from the other end (almost) of the...

    Welcome, from the other end (almost) of the Pinhoti.
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    www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/12810-S...

    www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/12810-Show-Us-Yor-Thread-Injector/page155 post 1546
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    The double ended stuff sack makes a good daypack:...

    The double ended stuff sack makes a good daypack: just run a webbing sling through it and wear it over your shoulder.
  28. Exactly! FWIW, I have never gotten wet using a...

    Exactly!
    FWIW, I have never gotten wet using a hex tarp....and I have weathered quite a few T-storms. If you're concerned about waste, I'll make you a silnylon hex tarp .(for less than you might...
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    Welcome, from Gadsen, Al. Can't help with the...

    Welcome, from Gadsen, Al. Can't help with the sleep apnea, but if you have any other questions,
    shoot me a a PM.
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    Hi Fiver! Welcome.

    Hi Fiver! Welcome.
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    I've tried the narrow hemmers: can't seem to keep...

    I've tried the narrow hemmers: can't seem to keep our type fabrics in it. Same with the adjustable hemmer. Some of the old Griest rolled hemmers work OK. The best by far, for me has been:...
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    Don't know about #1 #2:tucker #3: narrow...

    Don't know about #1
    #2:tucker
    #3: narrow hemmer-turn it over and look at the slot underneath to see the width of the hem it makes.
    #4:adjustable width hemmer
    #5:adjustable zipper foot
    #6:edge...
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    http://www.questoutfitters.com/

    http://www.questoutfitters.com/
  34. Thanks for the trip report, Ashley. The Skyway is...

    Thanks for the trip report, Ashley. The Skyway is the only trail I haven't completed in the area. (From the campsite at 17.25 in your video to Devil's Den was new to me.) That dinner you had along...
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    Wow! I don't know where to begin...:boggle:...

    Wow! I don't know where to begin...:boggle: Hotlips and Kingsford have hosted the most awesome hang we have ever been to. Thank you for inviting us, and a special thanks for all you two did. Words...
  36. Wow...I just found out about Buckley. We were on...

    Wow...I just found out about Buckley. We were on the road almost all day, and didn't know until I climbed in my hammock. Glad to hear he is responding to the antibiotics. Take care and get here when...
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    They see me hangin'....they hatin'.

    They see me hangin'....they hatin'.
  38. I'd love to join y'all too, but we're headed to...

    I'd love to join y'all too, but we're headed to NC for the Smoke Butt Hang. It's been too long since we were on Yonah!
  39. Don't forget Buckley!

    Don't forget Buckley!
  40. I forgot to mention: The tarp's final weight,...

    I forgot to mention: The tarp's final weight, with full suspension and Dutch Bling, in it's stuff bag with an accessory bag for stakes, is 19. 0 ounces.
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    Beautiful! That's the ticket for bridge hammocks.

    Beautiful! That's the ticket for bridge hammocks.
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    http://www.sipseywilderness.org/index.html ...

    http://www.sipseywilderness.org/index.html

    http://www.sipseywilderness.org/trails/index.html click on each of the trails for a descripton and a downloadable map.
  43. I made that tarp for a forum member, so I don't...

    I made that tarp for a forum member, so I don't have it around to play with. But, like you said: I think I would lower the side panel tie outs a bit. I put them in the flat felled seam for strength,...
  44. Sorry to hear y'all won't be there, but I...

    Sorry to hear y'all won't be there, but I understand. I've missed a lot of trips myself due to the job.



    I'm sure I have an extra you could borrow.
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    In the future, you could also pre-treat your...

    In the future, you could also pre-treat your grosgrain pieces with silicone/MS mix to keep them from wicking.
  46. I made one like that, using the same plans scaled...

    I made one like that, using the same plans scaled up. Here's what it will look like:

    108836108837108838
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    Welcome Johan, from Alabama. Thanks for posting...

    Welcome Johan, from Alabama. Thanks for posting the picture. There is something nice about seeing others around the world doing the same things we are doing here!
  48. Wow! Without a doubt, the largest group hang I've...

    Wow! Without a doubt, the largest group hang I've ever attended. As far as parking goes, the boat launch area looks like a good alternative parking spot. Most spaces however, seem to be marked for...
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    Glencoe....and you?

    Glencoe....and you?
  50. Thanks for that map link: I see now. Looks like...

    Thanks for that map link: I see now. Looks like about a mile to hike in.
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