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    This sounds like the sort of thing a local...

    This sounds like the sort of thing a local military museum would love to have.
  2. Heíll stick it out in the spring time for sure....

    Heíll stick it out in the spring time for sure. Did you make it back from LA in time for this last bit of snow?
  3. No snow prior to setting up. We got some of those...

    No snow prior to setting up. We got some of those same winds and it blew snow under my setup.


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  4. It does always seem like Pisgah is full of...

    It does always seem like Pisgah is full of people. The close proximity to Asheville is likely the cause. Not as many trail options in the Nantahala, but youíre just about guaranteed solitude...
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    Had you been able to dispatch a few hogs, it may...

    Had you been able to dispatch a few hogs, it may have been a perfect trip! Theyíre a real nuisance.


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    Good stuff. Iíve wanted to take a trip up that...

    Good stuff. Iíve wanted to take a trip up that way for years. I once worked with a guy on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that was a Yooper. He never shut up about the place [emoji23]
  7. First Snow Hang in the WNC Mountains

    Iím on fifty acres here and my son and I took a walk into our woods to set up for a quick overnight in anticipation of the snow. It hovered around 24 degrees for most of the night and began dropping...
  8. Should be a good time. I’m sure if they plan to...

    Should be a good time. I’m sure if they plan to stay, they’ll bring food for themselves at least. Wish I could make it.
  9. Just a heads up, someone is posting about this...

    Just a heads up, someone is posting about this hang on Tigerdroppings. Yíall may have more than expected stop by.
  10. Whoís making the pastalaya?

    Whoís making the pastalaya?
  11. Warbonnet or Dutchware Chameleon are always my go...

    Warbonnet or Dutchware Chameleon are always my go to choices. The 1.6 from Dutch is rated to 350 lbs I believe and is very comfortable. You really canít go wrong these days.


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    I see that the board is titled off-topic, but it...

    I see that the board is titled off-topic, but it looks like all discussion is still related to hammocks in the sub topics [emoji23] Unless I just canít access every sub forum through Tapatalk.

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    Possibility of an off-topic board?

    There are many interesting people here with many differing hobbies and interests. Iím sitting here smoking a cigar and drinking some coffee on this cold North Carolina morning and thought wouldnít it...
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    Ed Speer. Wow, thatís a name I havenít heard in a...

    Ed Speer. Wow, thatís a name I havenít heard in a long time! Iíve got his book somewhere around here also.


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    I lurked for a while before I finally joined in...

    I lurked for a while before I finally joined in either late 2011 or early 2012. I lost my original account after going silent in 2015, but I can remember that time period really being exciting for...
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    I went by Shotgunwillie as far as I can remember....

    I went by Shotgunwillie as far as I can remember. May have had some numbers at the end, but Iím not sure. I was pretty active around 2012-2015. My son was born in 2015 and my priorities shifted as...
  17. Longevity is the true value from cottage vendors,...

    Longevity is the true value from cottage vendors, IMO. You just donít get that quality from big box stores or Amazon Chinese purchases.


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    Shug got me started a decade ago in hammocks...

    Shug got me started a decade ago in hammocks through one of his trip videos and funny enough, it was one of his BBQ videos I came across on a college football forum that sent me back down the rabbit...
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    What job can I get that requires hammock camping?...

    What job can I get that requires hammock camping?


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  20. I just posted in the Wilderness Logics thread...

    I just posted in the Wilderness Logics thread about my decade old Tadpole still being in excellent condition. That was my very first tarp and I wasnít exactly gentle with it. It still works as...
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    Two year old thread, but I just re-entered the...

    Two year old thread, but I just re-entered the hammock camping world and am saddened to hear this news. Marty provided me with my first ever tarp, the WL Tadpole. I still have it, almost a decade...
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    Iíll toss out a local secret thatís a bit of a...

    Iíll toss out a local secret thatís a bit of a hidden gem in WNC. Take your boys to Fires Creek in Clay County. If youíre looking for seclusion, Fires Creek during the week is it. Campsites are very...
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    I guess us hammockers finally made the mainstream...

    I guess us hammockers finally made the mainstream [emoji23]


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    Saying hello from about as far west of you in NC...

    Saying hello from about as far west of you in NC as you can get!
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    Hello again from the WNC mountains!

    I was a frequent visitor of this site many years ago, but life became more and more busy and I found myself with less time for online forums and sadly less time for the piney woods. Things have...
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