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    Just don't light any fireworks in yor hammock -...

    Just don't light any fireworks in yor hammock - especially if it has an attached bug net! :scared:
  2. If you're not a poncho person, here's a great...

    If you're not a poncho person, here's a great multi-purpose item: the Rain Wrap from ULA. Keeps your lower extremities dry while hiking, works as a modesty wrap for changing (top, bottom), as a...
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    Tarp is SPF.

    Tarp is SPF.
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    Price lowered: SPF

    Price lowered: SPF
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    SOLD: MLD Hex Tarp in Cuben

    Mountain Laurel Designs Hex Hammock Tarp in Cuben. Olive green.

    Details here:

    http://www.mountainlaureldesigns.com/shop/product_info.php?cPath=44&products_id=59

    In perfect condition. Used 6...
  6. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    All sold, payments received! Thanks all!

    All sold, payments received! Thanks all!
  7. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    The Gregory Z40 is a nice little pack - it even...

    The Gregory Z40 is a nice little pack - it even comes with its own raincover in a special little pocket! the color is yellow with a dark olive green.

    Looking for $50!
  8. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    One last pack, a very nice, all but brand new,...

    One last pack, a very nice, all but brand new, Gregory Z40, large, for the low, low price of only $60 OBO. (That means "or best offer", and yes, I've watched those horrible late night car salesmen...
  9. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    Packs are a drag on the market, eh? Well, with...

    Packs are a drag on the market, eh?

    Well, with no intent to open a bidding war, I would be interested to hear what you think the price of one of these should be!

    I'd really like to get these...
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    All hammocks are sold, some pending transfer of...

    All hammocks are sold, some pending transfer of funds.

    thanks all!
  11. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    All quilts seem to be sold... Just waiting on...

    All quilts seem to be sold...

    Just waiting on Paypal.....
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    Lower Price Again

    Traveler with WB Bug Net is down to $75.
  13. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    Lower Prices Again

    Prices are lowered again!
  14. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    Lower prices

    Another round of price lowering!
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    Details on the Traveler, particularly the flaws....

    Details on the Traveler, particularly the flaws.

    The photo shows the flawed area. Looking at it again, I think it likely that the previous owner brushed up against a prickly plant. (He did not...
  16. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    A ULA Catalyst

    A ULA Catalyst
  17. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    GoLite Ultra 20 still available!

    GoLite Ultra 20 still available!
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    It does not have the shelf, no. Brandon...

    It does not have the shelf, no. Brandon (Warbonnet Guy) says the footbox on the Blackbird is to give it the same lay as the Traveler. I think it's true - they both feel the same to me.

    But no...
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    Price Lowered!

    Price on remaining WB Traveler lowered!
  20. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    Prices lowered!

    Prices on remaining quilts lowered!
  21. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    Prices Lowered!

    All prices lowered!!!!
  22. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    All are regular. I'm a regular 5' 10"!

    All are regular. I'm a regular 5' 10"!
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    Double post, sorry! Yes, I am going crazy! ...

    Double post, sorry!

    Yes, I am going crazy!

    But in the midst of all this insanity, a kind soul has offered to let me try a bridge hammock to see if that will solve the sleeping problem! What...
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    Found it - it's in my regular email with a bunch...

    Found it - it's in my regular email with a bunch of others, which all showed up in the Hammock forums PM thingie - but still can't find ruthless!

    Russ, I apologize! It didn't occur to me to look...
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    Where??????

    Where??????
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    Good Lord! I am senile! But your message is not...

    Good Lord! I am senile! But your message is not in my Inbox! Where did it go? Spooks and goblins! :boggle:
  27. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    Sorry - it's olive outside, gray inside. But...

    Sorry - it's olive outside, gray inside.

    But the mamba is all black!
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    This is all I have from you - no mention of which...

    This is all I have from you - no mention of which tarp or hammock, or if you definitely wanted or were merely interested.
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    I'm not sure - I can't find your PM! Gack! Can't...

    I'm not sure - I can't find your PM! Gack! Can't find 2new's, can't find yours! Not sure what's happening....
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    2NEW - I have not gotten your PM, and the 1.0...

    2NEW -

    I have not gotten your PM, and the 1.0 dbl is sold. Sorry.
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    Single. Sorry, I figured the lack of "dbl" would...

    Single. Sorry, I figured the lack of "dbl" would be sufficient. I'll correct that immediately!
  32. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    Dang it, I did it again! I keep mixing up the...

    Dang it, I did it again! I keep mixing up the Incubator and the Burrow!

    Fixed now. I have no excuse but old age and senility!

    Colors - Mamba is black, Ultra 20 is gray and blue, Burrows and...
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    As I recall, Brandon rated it at 240 lbs max.

    As I recall, Brandon rated it at 240 lbs max.
  34. Thread: SOLD: Packs!!!

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    SOLD: Packs!!!

    The last two years have taken me through some intense hands-on research looking for lighter weight packs and sleeping arrangements. I've found a great pack that works on my abused back. Sadly, the...
  35. Thread: Quilts!!!

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    Quilts!!!

    The last two years have taken me through some intense hands-on research looking for lighter weight packs and sleeping arrangements. I've found a great pack that works on my abused back. Sadly, the...
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    SOLD: Hammocks and Tarps!!!!

    The last two years have taken me through some intense hands-on research looking for lighter weight packs and sleeping arrangements. I've found a great pack that works on my abused back. Sadly, the...
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    Ah, the confusing bit is that two entities have...

    Ah, the confusing bit is that two entities have jurisdiction. The top of the San Jacintos, including San Jacinto Peak and the bit where the tram comes in, are run by the California State Parks (State...
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    Cat: We camped along Tahquitz Creek. It was kinda...

    Cat: We camped along Tahquitz Creek. It was kinda funny - the National Forest does dispersed camping by zones. When we got to our permit zone, I told the boys, " Well, we can camp anywhere in the...
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    Just ordered a Fastpacker. Question: does it...

    Just ordered a Fastpacker.

    Question: does it have any lightweight hooks on the underside for holding up a bivy hood? If not, would this be possible?
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    San Jacinto Hang

    My son, Josh, my son-in-law, Adam, and myself took a little backpacking trip this weekend in the San Jacinto Mountains of southern California. We went up Devil's Slide Trail, then along Tahquitz...
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    I've slept in the 1.0 dbl WB, the 1.7 single WB,...

    I've slept in the 1.0 dbl WB, the 1.7 single WB, and the 1.7 single Traveler with no bites through any of them.

    But since I've doused them all with Permethrin, my report is not exactly the proof...
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    I tried using the short quilt with a pad, and got...

    I tried using the short quilt with a pad, and got very frustrated with the pad. Went to a full UQ, and haven't looked back. FWIW, I primarily use my hammock backpacking.
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    I notice you're in South Carolina - so your bird...

    I notice you're in South Carolina - so your bird may be a mockingbird. They are well known for their night time singing. He'll do it regardless - it's genetically wired!

    We have them here too -...
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    Thanks for all the (conflicting) advice! ;) The...

    Thanks for all the (conflicting) advice! ;) The range of responses matches how I feel! Bradley, you sum it up nicely!

    At this point, I'm feeling like the hammock choice really doesn't matter all...
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    Moral Dilemma: Whose Comfort?

    My son, a son-in-law and myself are doing an overnight trip up in the mountains next weekend. I've told them we'll all hammock if they want, and they're both interested.

    I have three WB hammocks:...
  46. Thread: Planet Hammock

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    Because my son-in-law, who grew up in the jungles...

    Because my son-in-law, who grew up in the jungles of SE Asia in a hammock, keeps stealing my hammock, leaving me to sleep on the ground, which makes my bones ache all night and into the next day.
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    Check your local Army surplus store - they are...

    Check your local Army surplus store - they are bound to have something!

    BTW, have you batoned wood before? If you know what you're doing, you can baton with even a pocket knife. If you don't, you...
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    I'll take it. PM sent.

    I'll take it. PM sent.
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    never mind - looks like someone got it!

    never mind - looks like someone got it!
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    Alert: WBBB 1.1 Dbl

    I just noticed over on BackPackingLight.com that someone has a WBBB 1.1 Dbl for sale at $149.

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