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    Fits my medium, on the frame. Doubt it'll fit a...

    Fits my medium, on the frame. Doubt it'll fit a large.
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    ^ I don't think you'll find any better advice...

    ^ I don't think you'll find any better advice than that. There is a learning curve involved with hammock/tarp setup. From your admitted lack of skills, I'd say stick with what you do know for this...
  3. Thread: Hang out in WI?

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    All great ideas! I bet we could walk you...

    All great ideas!

    I bet we could walk you through splicing a set of whoopies on site if you bring some amsteel, and some zing-it/lash-it if you need a SRL.

    +1 on bringing your tarp. A 9' x 8'...
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    I'm sure I have a few extras floating around the...

    I'm sure I have a few extras floating around the gear room. I'll throw a set of straps/toggles in my pack. Your more than welcome to use either my grand trunk funky forest tarp or my SLD winter...
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    Yep, Jared is great!! You'll find LOTS of threads...

    Yep, Jared is great!! You'll find LOTS of threads echoing your sentiments! I've worked with him quite a few times, always the same great service.
  6. ........aannndddd, we're back to the insults!!...

    ........aannndddd, we're back to the insults!! :lol::lol:

    If you must know, I dated star wars chicks:laugh::laugh:
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    Even better,an unsuspecting victim...

    Even better,an unsuspecting victim :scared::scared: (insert evil laugh).......I mean, a fresh face hungry for knowledge :lol::lol:

    Come on out, check out various setups. If you're short on gear...
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    Mine measures 35" x 56", or thereabouts. My molle...

    Mine measures 35" x 56", or thereabouts. My molle II assault pack disappears in it. My guess is the regular should fit
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    Your welcome....... just stay out of MY woods...

    Your welcome....... just stay out of MY woods next year when they ripen!! :lol::lol::lol:

    TBD, and his parents, appreciate the kind words.

    Weather's changing, be sure to stock up on the hot...
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    I will extend the invite as welll. Open to anyone...

    I will extend the invite as welll. Open to anyone with a hammock, although I might be able to wrangle up a couple extra if that's what's holding anyone back.

    Come on out, share some trees, a...
  11. Poll: Sounds like the makings of a great weekend. With...

    Sounds like the makings of a great weekend. With that Tumblejuice :scared: we'll be lucky if we remember any of it :lol::lol:
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    From the Jacks' site: Jeff’s Gear Hammock and...

    From the Jacks' site:

    Jeff’s Gear Hammock and Pack Cover comes in two sizes: regular size, 34″x36″, (packs up to 3000 cu in) and large size, 42″x55″, (packs 3000 – 6000 cu in) size.

    What size...
  13. It looks like the 30' of zing it is for the guy...

    It looks like the 30' of zing it is for the guy lines/tie outs. You can either cut it in 4 equal length pieces, then splice loops on one end and back splice the other. Or make 2 shorter lengths for...
  14. Thread: Peak Bag Size

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    I placed that same order a little while back....

    I placed that same order a little while back. Couldn't be happier, the peak bag is "just right" :rolleyes: :lol:
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    I agree, show off all your hammeck hammocks...

    I agree, show off all your hammeck hammocks :lol::scared::lol: for us
  16. Poll: If TW is goin, I'll be there for sure!! A head...

    If TW is goin, I'll be there for sure!!

    A head count would really help make this happen. If everyone that's going can come in that would help tremendously. From the sounds of it we need a definite...
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    Figure out the when and where and post it. I'll...

    Figure out the when and where and post it. I'll do my best to be there.

    If you're talking about whitewater lake campground, hickory woods group camp would probably work best, find a few weekends...
  18. Thread: Chammock?

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    I'm doing just that, minus the trees, campfire...

    I'm doing just that, minus the trees, campfire and fellow campers, as I type this from my camping hammock using my turtlelady stand.
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    I LIKE that!!! Very nice design. How did I miss...

    I LIKE that!!! Very nice design. How did I miss that thread?!?



    Yeah, me too!
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    After that trip report....I want to make the trek...

    After that trip report....I want to make the trek again!! Who's up for a winter hang?!?

    Nice job Banana, sums it up quite nicely. The panorama pic of the field before the shelter is really cool!
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    If you can make it to the fall hang there should...

    If you can make it to the fall hang there should be plenty of opportunities for you to get help with your setup, and see some other options. Won't be the trail miles you normally do, but plenty of...
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    Please don't increase the price Mr. Gibson...

    Please don't increase the price Mr. Gibson :scared::crying Although a camo version would be cool :shades:, I'd put it to use hunting as the OP is suggesting.

    A traditional hammock works quite...
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    Any of you SLD hammock owners who haven't tried a...

    Any of you SLD hammock owners who haven't tried a Streamliner are missing one of the most overlooked designs out there. I haven't been in another hammock in many years. The view out is just the tip...
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    Well written, along with great pictures guys....

    Well written, along with great pictures guys. While I was carrying both a point and shoot AND a contour video camera.... I never pulled them out of my pack!! Thankfully the others were wise enough to...
  25. Poll: That weekend actually works with my schedule, at...

    That weekend actually works with my schedule, at least at this point in time! Count me in, possibly 2.

    Since we're car camping I'll most likely have a bit of almost palatable homebrew to...
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    In snakeskins, purchased with the tarp, in the...

    In snakeskins, purchased with the tarp, in the stuff sack. Goes on top of everything in my pack on the side opposite my cook kit, which happens to be about the same size.

    Never tried it but I...
  27. Darn, looks like I'm late to the party!!! Again!!

    Darn, looks like I'm late to the party!!! Again!!
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    Had a great time. The hang, and hanging out, was...

    Had a great time. The hang, and hanging out, was very enjoyable. The hike...... it's the southern kettles in Aug, for those that have done this section nothing more needs to be said!! Those that...
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    ......I suppose, as a fellow Italian motorcycle...

    ......I suppose, as a fellow Italian motorcycle rider :shades::shades:, I have to excuse you :rolleyes::rolleyes:...... but just this once :lol::lol::lol:
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    10.5 according to the chart I have (and am unable...

    10.5 according to the chart I have (and am unable to link from my tablet???)

    It's NEVER too late to add another!! Come on out when you can, wherever you can meet up, and for however long you can,...
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    Send it back to the Smurfs?? Best way I can think...

    Send it back to the Smurfs?? Best way I can think of
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    PUT THE MEASURING DEVICE AWAY!! If you're setting...

    PUT THE MEASURING DEVICE AWAY!! If you're setting it up to where you're comfortable...you're done, you've found your proper setup.

    Here's another video that should help
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    Shouldn't need much insulation at the end of the...

    Shouldn't need much insulation at the end of the month.

    What have you got in mind?
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    Forget the calculator!!! While it's a wonderful...

    Forget the calculator!!! While it's a wonderful tool, is not the be all end all of suspending yourself between a pair of trees!

    Put your RL back on, set at 83% of your hammock's length. You'll...
  35. Maybe get them to look at a map?? "Walk" them to...

    Maybe get them to look at a map?? "Walk" them to your desired shelter on the map, referencing nearby roads or landmarks.......assuming, of course, they're able to access and READ the map!!

    Sounds...
  36. Thread: Skunked

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    If spending a night in an area like that is...

    If spending a night in an area like that is getting skunked :confused::confused:, I hope your "bad luck" continues :lol::rolleyes::lol:....and you share the horrible views with us every time!!
    ...
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    Nobody will be telling at you to pick up the pace...

    Nobody will be telling at you to pick up the pace this time :lol::scared::lol:
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    Forget heckling over the iPhone, let the heckling...

    Forget heckling over the iPhone, let the heckling commence over the reliance on smartphones to hang between a couple trees!!

    While I commend Derek Hansen on all the work he did to get the hang...
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    Looks like I'll be late Fri nite, or bright and...

    Looks like I'll be late Fri nite, or bright and early Sat morning. Family obligations, Fri makes more sense than hustling to get home by 1:00 Sun afternoon.
  40. With more shelters and camping opportunities I...

    With more shelters and camping opportunities I can see where the confusion could creep in. That's still no excuse for them making the process WAY more difficult than it needs to be.

    Maybe when...
  41. I've reserved backpack shelters in the KMSF-SU a...

    I've reserved backpack shelters in the KMSF-SU a couple times, and called to check available dates many more times than that. Never had any issues, even when asking for open dates for all 3 shelters....
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    Close enough to you to make a day trip...

    Close enough to you to make a day trip worthwhile. Come on out for the hike, or hang out around the campfire later in the day, if you can't do the entire weekend.

    Looks to me like your geared up...
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    I usually end up less than 83%, by about 1-1/2"....

    I usually end up less than 83%, by about 1-1/2". I also hang the foot end higher than the head end, by about a foot, and have found that can play a big part in comfort, especially concerning the...
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    I've got to echo the suggestion for bringing...

    I've got to echo the suggestion for bringing plenty of water. In that area I carry 5L, and I've run short with that before. At roughly 2-1/4 lbs per L it adds a lot of weight to the pack, but worth...
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    Thanks for that! Absolutely gorgeous area!! How...

    Thanks for that! Absolutely gorgeous area!! How did you convince yourself to leave??

    Your video might even get my wife to hang with me!! Just need to find similar back country a little closer to...
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    Welcome from the land of beer, cheese, and...

    Welcome from the land of beer, cheese, and brats!!

    Good luck getting your girls out of there so you can hang :lol::lol: Love the pink footwear:scared::lol:
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    Plenty of time to get out between now and then,...

    Plenty of time to get out between now and then, even if it's only for a day hike or gear shakedown. I day hike the area quite a bit throughout the year, company is always welcome.

    Aside from the...
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    Welcome aboard, from a bit South of you. Sounds...

    Welcome aboard, from a bit South of you. Sounds like you've seen the light. Poke around a bit and I know you'll find plenty of help, no matter your size.

    Plenty of us around this corner of the...
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    As long as one or the other get out to the trail...

    As long as one or the other get out to the trail I'm good with it :lol::lol:


    With a couple people and gear moving rigs, things should go quite well. The ability to cache 10 gallons should take...
  50. Thread: SHT?

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    That's a classic right there :lol::lol::lol:

    That's a classic right there :lol::lol::lol:
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