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    Welcome from down the coast some. If you have...

    Welcome from down the coast some.

    If you have a tent, come on out and bring the wife. You can still set up your hammock and we'll be happy to help if needed. That's help with your setup and...
  2. Are you part of the +2 or separate? That way I...

    Are you part of the +2 or separate? That way I can add you to the list. 4 Weekends to go.
    If you PM one of the moderators, they can help you get that done.
  3. Nice. Great quick setup for car camping with a...

    Nice. Great quick setup for car camping with a group. Now for the tarps.
  4. Sorry to hear about that, but I have good hopes...

    Sorry to hear about that, but I have good hopes for your new position. If the job is a great one, we can still have you at a future hang.

    Or, you can send your wife out to the hang and she can...
  5. I know there were some threads last year and the...

    I know there were some threads last year and the previous year, but I don't know specific good locations for you.

    You may want to consider making some short stands that are portable, whether its a...
  6. MR3T- Good deal. Added you in and that makes 34+...

    MR3T- Good deal. Added you in and that makes 34+ hangers with a few still undecided.

    Timberrr, Gumbo, richtorfla, FLRider, J-e-m, Jim where are you?


    Attendees list.
    Please indicate where...
  7. Well, don't you mean after we track down FLRider...

    Well, don't you mean after we track down FLRider AND fly you back home, it would be complete? I know that's how we would see it.

    TX don't know what they got yet.
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    I like watching YouTube for all the gear...

    I like watching YouTube for all the gear selections each person puts in their videos. To me, IMO, this is the best source for "what's in your pack" info there is because your not limited to just...
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    Ha. Love this. Last year, or maybe 2 now, I...

    Ha. Love this.

    Last year, or maybe 2 now, I got up early from hanging in the backyard and went inside. My wife had a cup of joe ready for me and I didn't even know she was doing this. I made it in...
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    A few years ago, there was a trip report that...

    A few years ago, there was a trip report that included a storm brewing in the distance and the hanger rode out the storm in the hammock. It was just West of the city of Joplin, MO. Yes, that tornado...
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    This hammock just keeps getting better. It would...

    This hammock just keeps getting better. It would be nice to see this hammock go thru the paces in some of the storms you and Hickery get in the Gorge.
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    This past 5th Annual Florida Hang, I got an...

    This past 5th Annual Florida Hang, I got an average of 3.25 hours of sleep over 4 nights due to a little bit of work at the hang. No way I could even have thought about it without my hammock. I was...
  13. Then Dutch went and threw a curveball. There was...

    Then Dutch went and threw a curveball. There was born, the ADutchable Clip.

    Same convenience of the Dutch Clip with the ability to adjust the strap at the tree. It is used for a few applications...
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    You do know that since we are the Bear Taco, they...

    You do know that since we are the Bear Taco, they are the Bear Fortune Cookie.
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    This seems to me like a solution looking for a...

    This seems to me like a solution looking for a problem.

    Yes, many folks love to compare packs and what's inside them, me included. But, that's why I like YouTube. That way, you can see what's in...
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    Thanks for posting this up for us Shug Jonas,...

    Thanks for posting this up for us Shug
    Jonas, thanks so much for sending your love to us. This hammock concept has been around for a short time and you really did your research and fine tuned a lot...
  17. Attendees list. Please indicate where and when...

    Attendees list.
    Please indicate where and when you will arrive. Not a necessity, but it makes it easier for others to plan for meeting up and coming in with a hiking partner.

    Hanger: ...
  18. We will meet her at a later hang. Make sure you...

    We will meet her at a later hang. Make sure you bring a camera for her viewing. One night is better than none at all.

    I agree, Mike. You can follow the caravan coming from the South. You can do...
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    Sounds like you accidentally stumbled into a WBBB...

    Sounds like you accidentally stumbled into a WBBB situation. And then the ahhhh moment and great feeling of a comfortable sleep.
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    Making the channels this way will leave 2 raw...

    Making the channels this way will leave 2 raw edges inside the channel. This could cause a problem when sliding the UQ back and forth and may eventually lead to fabric separation. Or it may not.
    ...
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    See the response in your other thread. Sorry, I...

    See the response in your other thread. Sorry, I saw that one first.

    You could use Zing-it to whip/gather your hammock ends, but I would caution you about using it as suspension. It is possible,...
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    I am new to hammock camping Welcome to HF and the elevated life. and I wanted to know what everyone's favorite suspension setup is, and what you use. I want to make my suspension as simple and plane...
  23. Gotcha down. As the newest hanger, you get to...

    Gotcha down. As the newest hanger, you get to bring the...
  24. Looks like I'm in the majority so far. Sounds in...

    Looks like I'm in the majority so far. Sounds in Nature. That or O-Boy snoring :scared:
  25. Church and family are very important. Last hang,...

    Church and family are very important. Last hang, I left early Saturday morning to do some community work with church for a few hours and left Sunday and made it to church in time to meet my family...
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    Make sure you use enough of the cord to test the...

    Make sure you use enough of the cord to test the stretchiness by hanging a weight at least 10' for a few hours. If it still doesn't stretch much, then get it wet and see if it stretches. After you...
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    Dutch uses Ti servers linked with AmSteel cables....

    Dutch uses Ti servers linked with AmSteel cables. He will never crash. And he's easy on the 👀👀
  28. Attendees list. Please indicate where and when...

    Attendees list.
    Please indicate where and when you will arrive. Not a necessity, but it makes it easier for others to plan for meeting up and coming in with a hiking partner.

    1) Floridahanger:...
  29. Cool. I guess the bow can wait after all. Glad...

    Cool. I guess the bow can wait after all. Glad you're coming and with company.
  30. Sounds like you need fire smoked bacon pronto....

    Sounds like you need fire smoked bacon pronto. And more hangs will be a nice topic of discussion around the fire.

    Great to hear. Meet you at the hang.

    I needed an UQ in July at the No UQ Hang....
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    Welcome from up the coast. Hope to see you at...

    Welcome from up the coast.

    Hope to see you at the next hang. There are some folks from your area with lots of experience if you need any help.
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    Attendees list.
    Please indicate where and when you will arrive. Not a necessity, but it makes it easier for others to plan for meeting up and coming in with a hiking partner.

    1) Floridahanger:...
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    Welcome from up the coast. Come visit with us...

    Welcome from up the coast.

    Come visit with us in Ocala next month for the Summer's Last Gasp hang. We have about 25 or so that will be at the group hang.
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    Ed Speer would give you one way to figure it out...

    Ed Speer would give you one way to figure it out and Papa Smurf from Dream Hammock may give you another. Either would work for some folks and not others.

    What Dream Hammocks and other cottage...
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    Welcome to the madness from Volusia County.

    Welcome to the madness from Volusia County.
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    There is an alternative made just for you by one...

    There is an alternative made just for you by one of your countrymen. Look into the Handy Hammock so you can still bike camp and not worry about trees. Now you can slip that UQ into your mix AND get...
  37. They are a great group up there. Some other FL...

    They are a great group up there. Some other FL folks will be there with you as well. See ya at a later date.
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    It should be in upper 60's or mid 60's at the...

    It should be in upper 60's or mid 60's at the coldest (if we're lucky) so a SB would be fine. Most SB are fine to the 50's even with compression. Personally, I would use(and have) a SB to lay on over...
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    Attendees list.
    Please indicate where and when you will arrive. Not a necessity, but it makes it easier for others to plan for meeting up and coming in with a hiking partner.

    1) Floridahanger:...
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    If you look at the old posts, it's not about...

    If you look at the old posts, it's not about what's "in", it's about sharing of ideas. That is what makes this community great. As we migrate farther from the elders of HF, we seem to move a little...
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    Now that you have seen his vids, enjoy some more...

    Now that you have seen his vids, enjoy some more Shug in your life and listen to his jamming stuff...https://soundcloud.com/you/sets.

    This is a link he sent me in his Angleworm Trail, BWCA with...
  42. It will be great to see you again, Dave. You can...

    It will be great to see you again, Dave. You can take all the new hangers over to the grave and sinkhole.
  43. Thread: Stakes

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    We are all more alike than we know sometimes. ...

    We are all more alike than we know sometimes.

    Neither way is right or wrong, it's just different.

    Stakes or steaks I like them both. But then, I'm not UL and I don't carry UL.
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    Attendees list.
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    1) Floridahanger:...
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    I would recommend you talk to 2QZQ and they can...

    I would recommend you talk to 2QZQ and they can steer you in the right direction for your fabric. They make a great UQP.

    Here in Florida, we get some wicked and wet fog rolling in and can get very...
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    I got an image of you starting your set up and...

    I got an image of you starting your set up and disappearing behind a tree for a few moments as you come around to the other side and connect the loop. That's a big tree.

    I use 6' straps only...
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    I would think this is the last thing I would do...

    I would think this is the last thing I would do with my TQ. The layers of a double are not made with a gap for this. You would be compressing the TQ and rubbing it at the same time.

    This is what I...
  48. Please remember, this is a hike and hang. The...

    Please remember, this is a hike and hang. The primitive site has no fire ring, just a mound where we make our fire. The minimum hike distance to Hidden Pond is ~2.5 miles. Bring your food and hiking...
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    Attendees list.
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    1) Floridahanger:...
  50. Thread: Stakes

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    Florida hanger here so no frozen or snowy ground....

    Florida hanger here so no frozen or snowy ground. We have sandy soils in a lot of areas so I use Y Coghlan's stakes because they were $3 per 4.

    They aren't the lightest like MSR mini's, but they...
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