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    Why I love my Singlenest

    I love my Singlenest. I have a big family and we have several different types of hammocks. HH's, Byer's, Walmart cheapo's, big backyard rope bridgers, and an ENO Singlenest.
    The Singlenest is...
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    Many thanks

    Thanks for the input on hanging and bugs. I have heard that ticks can be pretty bad. I think we will leave our pet lab at home for this trip. We are getting pumped thinking about it. We have some...
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    Shenandoah National Park

    I am going to spend a week in SNP at the end of June. Does anyone out there have hammocking experience in the park? I am going with my 3 kids. My son still likes to tent it though. My 2 daughters and...
  4. Thread: Cat Urine

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    Mirazyme

    I can't believe that no one has brought up Mirazyme. It is manufactured by McNett Products. I have used it on neoprene gear and a VERY musty tent that wasn't opened up after being put away wet. This...
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    Just to add to the majority; I have had excellent...

    Just to add to the majority; I have had excellent luck with the aircraft grade aluminum Y & V shaped pegs from 2 different mfgrs. They both have DAC lettered on them. One brand is MSR Ground Hogs...
  6. Thread: Unique toggles?

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    I use 3" pieces of an aluminum arrow shaft.

    I use 3" pieces of an aluminum arrow shaft.
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    I say ditto to taking your netting. Always be...

    I say ditto to taking your netting. Always be prepared for bugs or spiders if you can.
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    Urban stealth

    I have tried some rural park "stealthing". I am definitely going to try some solo urban stealthing next year. There are some nice areas that I could get to easily by bike.
    Ultralight is the word...
  9. Thread: Storage system

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    Could you use one of those mesh hammocks that...

    Could you use one of those mesh hammocks that ebay sells for a dollar?
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    Lightning safety

    Hammock, Tent, under a tarp, or Cowboy style; lightning is a real concern. If there is lightning in the vicinity I put on my fleece and poncho, crouch down on my piece of foam or mat with my gear...
  11. Thread: UQ or HH/SS

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    Thanks for the input. I'm still going to think on...

    Thanks for the input. I'm still going to think on it some more. My wife wants to try a poncho liner as an UQ cover. Velcro the down bag to the inside top of the liner to keep things lofty. It's hard...
  12. Thread: UQ or HH/SS

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    UQ or HH/SS

    I have a HH Exped/Asym with a bottom opening. I don't know whether to have my wife make an UQ out of a rectangular down sleeping bag resewn with shock cords and clips $, purchase a new one......ouch...
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    Tarps on sale

    Doesn't HH have a Demo/Seconds sale in October? Grannypat, I have the same setup with the stock tarp and a Kelty Noah's Tarp 12. Do you set up the Kelty lean-to style? It really is versatile if you...
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    I am in agreement with the quality and ergonomics...

    I am in agreement with the quality and ergonomics of the Nite Ize with the clip. I leave it set up all the time, even while it's packed away. I also have a Coleman LED headlamp that I sling over the...
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    Any WNY hangings on the blotter?

    I live in western NY and wondered what was in the works for hangs this August? I would head up to Ontario, or go down to PA or Ohio. This is a tough thread to track for regional stuff.

    Tom
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    Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

    I hang my Noah's Tarp 12 A-frame style with a 12' spread. The diagonal is a long one indeed, but when you hang it in a A-frame configuration it provides a lot of room to spread out and cover your...
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    Hickory Creek Wilderness

    I couldn't get the pictures to load up with the text....sorry. I will try again.
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    Kelty Noah's Tarp 12

    I love my Kelty Noah's Tarp 12. It has been a life saver on more than a few occasions. Not the smallest or the lightest but the best yet.........does anyone remember the EMS Hyperwing.
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    Really.....what kind of knucklehead would pinch a hammock?

    Red,
    I am sorry to hear of your misfortune as well. Don't give up on your trip though. Plan it for another time, and the next time go for an additional night to boot.
    I will say that the concept...
  20. Another great hang/Hickory Creek Trail info.

    Had another great hang this weekend. My Scout Troop went backpacking on the Earl Cardot Eastside Overland Trail in western N.Y. I have a Hennesy Hammock Exp. Asym, and it is sweet. Easy to set up,...
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    Sticky: The Hex tarps look very nice. I agree that they...

    The Hex tarps look very nice. I agree that they provide better coverage than the Asym tarp on my HH. I might even pick one up during HH's closeout sale in Oct. When the weather looks good or if...
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    We use hammocks of all sorts in our Troop. This...

    We use hammocks of all sorts in our Troop. This is a great thing to promote Scouting. I hope they get someone like Mike Rowe (an Eagle Scout) to host the show. Good luck to your "Boys".
    Y.I.S.,
    Tom...
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    I can't make it on that weekend...

    I can't make it on that weekend unfortunately.There are a lot of WNY hangers though. Maybe we could come up with an additional date to get another one planned for April or May. The EGL crew seems...
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    Sweet, I'm in as well.

    Sweet, I'm in as well.
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    Dumb question

    I have a dumb question. Does the typical metal back yard hammock stand work for hanging a HH Exped? Also the kite store "Into The Wind" has all sorts of carbon and fiberglass rods and connections for...
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    Welcome from western N.Y. Pennsylvania is...

    Welcome from western N.Y. Pennsylvania is beautiful, and is perfect for hanging. All along the Clarion, Tionesta Creek, West Branch Susquehanna, and Pine Creek there is fantastic hanging.
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    Poncho liner UQ

    I have been wondering the same thing. Would you clip it onto the hammock? Stitch it and hang it with bungees? I have a nice bag I would stick in if it got colder. Would it be loose enough to attach...
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    I'll take the last one...if you still have one...

    I'll take the last one...if you still have one that is.
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    Sticky: ntfd60.........North Tonawanda Fire...

    ntfd60.........North Tonawanda Fire Department....badge 60. This was my original designation and badge number when I was first hired as a Firefighter. The number 60 stays with me until I retire as my...
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    I ordered a HH Expedition A sym and got a free...

    I ordered a HH Expedition A sym and got a free Scout and Snake Skins for both (those are for my kids). I'm hoping Santa brings a White Box stove and a Primus 1.5L kettle for me. I might get myself...
  31. Thread: Xmas Raffle!

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    Cool dude, I'm in.

    Cool dude, I'm in.
  32. How is the fishing at Valens? The website says...

    How is the fishing at Valens? The website says that fishing is from the end of June through the end of Nov. What about ice fishing? Does anybody know if there are perch in there?
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    I'm in, thanks.

    I'm in, thanks.
  34. Thread: Free: Pillows

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    Dude, I'm in.

    Dude, I'm in.
  35. Thread: Cabin Fever

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    Cabin Fever

    Man do I have Cabin Fever.
    I get out as much as possible during the colder weather: hiking, snowshoeing, ice fishing, kayaking, and I camp monthly with my son & the Boy Scouts, but it's not the...
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    Welcome aboard. Hammocking is great fun, and very...

    Welcome aboard. Hammocking is great fun, and very easy to get the "hang" of..........sorry I couldn't resist.
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    I ordered an Expedition A-sym B/E for my son...

    I ordered an Expedition A-sym B/E for my son yesterday. The packing slip shows that they are sending a Scout Zip instead of a Cub Zip. I hope that this is the case as my daughters will fit better in...
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    Fronkey Claus, I'm in.

    Fronkey Claus, I'm in.
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    I know. I only found this forum a few months ago...

    I know. I only found this forum a few months ago and had been missing out before. What other deals have Hennessy done in the past? How are the prices on the closeout sale?
    Tom
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    Hennessy Cub Zip

    The special at Hennessy Hammocks looks like a pretty sweet deal. I am sitting on the fence though......or should I say my wife is. I would buy the Expedition Zip and get the Cub Zip for free. I have...
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    I share the same tale as many of the others. We...

    I share the same tale as many of the others. We used to sleep under tarps, I have a Kelty Noahs 12. I started using a hammock and now another dad has followed suit.
    I've caught the bug, and am in...
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    My next chance to camp out will be at the...

    My next chance to camp out will be at the Klondike Derby with the Boy Scouts in January. Last year it was 0 degrees F. with a stiff breeze. If I can stay warm in those conditions this year with a...
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    I'm with you Ellis. Winter is fine for the...

    I'm with you Ellis. Winter is fine for the hangers that are set up for it, but not for me. Camping in the WNY area in the winter...with snow...wont be fun. It's like extreme car camping sometimes....
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    Sticky: How does the Kelty Noah's 12 fit in? In my...

    How does the Kelty Noah's 12 fit in? In my experience it seems larger on the sides than your drawing implies. I have never had coverage issues. as a matter of fact I have been the gear storage tarp...
  45. Thread: weight

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    You guys have me thinking. I been a Fireman so...

    You guys have me thinking. I been a Fireman so long now that the weight of my backpack has never really been the "thing". Hammocking has really opened up a new door for me.
    My Hennessy is 3lbs....
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    Ellis, Thanks for moving this thread over. I...

    Ellis, Thanks for moving this thread over. I thought of Sprague Brook Park, south of Buffalo. Here is the link.

    http://www2.erie.gov/parks/index.php?q=sprague-brook

    Tom C.
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    Has anyone ever been to Sprague Brook park? Here...

    Has anyone ever been to Sprague Brook park? Here is a link.

    http://www.erie.gov/parks/graphics/sprague_map.jpg

    It is very scenic and not too far. That's my two cents. Let's see what other...
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    Sticky: I still tent camp, but hammocking gives my yet...

    I still tent camp, but hammocking gives my yet another option. I love camping via: Tent, tarp, leanto, pop-up, cowboy style, and now hammock. I have been napping in them for years and I am a gear...
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    WNY hammocking

    Welcome to HF. Youngstown rocks. I am new to posting as well I was a lurker for a while before I signed up. Perhaps we can set up a Hang in the spring to get the other WNY / southern Ontario members...
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    Pads for a Hennessy

    I just bought a Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym. Up till now I've used a blue closed cell pad and a reflective sportsman's tarp under my bag. Does the Double Bubble they sell work well? It looks...
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