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    I second Mauch Chunk Lake. I just camped there...

    I second Mauch Chunk Lake. I just camped there weekend before last. Most of the sites are wooded and I had no trouble finding a spot to hang. The place was nearly empty except for our very large...
  2. It's on the left side of the road beyond the...

    It's on the left side of the road beyond the pavilion parking, but before the main campground with the sites. Group sites are lettered sites A to E(F?). The day use area is near the pavilions.
  3. I was going to mention that. I did quite well...

    I was going to mention that. I did quite well with any number of gerry rigged blanket underquilts until I got around to making a proper one. My favorite was a pile sleeping bag. I could bolster it...
  4. Looks like somehow between us all, we could get...

    Looks like somehow between us all, we could get her hooked up!
  5. Hmmm. I probably am only going to be there Friday...

    Hmmm. I probably am only going to be there Friday night. I've got another event on Sunday. I'd be willing to bet I have a spare hammock somewhere. All mine are over 10 feet and would work for her....
  6. Do you have a spare hammock and straps? The trees...

    Do you have a spare hammock and straps? The trees there are very conducive to a double hang under one tarp. My sister and I hang that way all the time when we do our river trips along the Delaware....
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    As long as packability and weight are not primary...

    As long as packability and weight are not primary issues for you, Walmart now has a few options that work well for a beginner synthetic underquilt. They can easily be made even by hand sewing a large...
  8. Thread: Brand?

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    A third vote for the Chill Gorilla stuff. I...

    A third vote for the Chill Gorilla stuff. I bought a couple of the tarps to use on my deck at home to cut sun, and they are now on year three of full-time three season use without falling apart. I...
  9. I hung mine from the ceiling for a while...

    I hung mine from the ceiling for a while (standard 50s house, ceiling is about 7 1/2 feet). Yes, I like more sag on the mayan and latin american hammocks. They are meant to be stretchy and conform to...
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    Looking forward to it. Packed and ready. All...

    Looking forward to it. Packed and ready. All that's left is the driving!
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    Delaware Water Gap area, the tippy toppest part...

    Delaware Water Gap area, the tippy toppest part of Northampton County. I get to Bucks once in a while, mostly Lake Nockamixon these days.
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    Anybody got the red bra flag?

    Anybody got the red bra flag?
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    I don't think I want to go that long, but I...

    I don't think I want to go that long, but I haven't driven one yet, so... I was aiming for about a 14 footer for now, I think. I need to load by myself at home and maneuvering a really big boat would...
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    See you tomorrow afternoon! Silver Kia Soul from...

    See you tomorrow afternoon! Silver Kia Soul from PA, so far with an empty kayak rack...
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    Great! I'll probably have a lot. I've got a...

    Great! I'll probably have a lot. I've got a friend who's got one for sale, but I wasn't that enamoured with it when I tried it out. I think I need to taste some others first. Coming from whitewater...
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    I'm in the market for a longer boat, so I am only...

    I'm in the market for a longer boat, so I am only bringing my kayak gear, not the boat, and I hope I get lucky with a used boat. Trouble is, I've never had a long boat, so don't exactly know what I'm...
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    Looking forward to it and hoping for the bad...

    Looking forward to it and hoping for the bad weather to miss us. I'm hoping to be there by Thursday for supper.
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    choking hazard. use a quick-release buckle as...

    choking hazard. use a quick-release buckle as found on ID lanyards.
  19. I've bought some battery operated ones at the...

    I've bought some battery operated ones at the local dollar store, dragonfly, stars and other shapes available. I just have to keep the battery case somewhere it won't get wet. But for $1, DIY doesn't...
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    Welcome to the forum. You probably did pretty...

    Welcome to the forum. You probably did pretty well for your first "accidental" hammock choices. You've probably skipped a lot of the learning curve. The big one is going right to any kind of...
  21. Little Girl power! Bringin' 'em up right!

    Little Girl power! Bringin' 'em up right!
  22. FS: I'm in for bundle #3.

    I'm in for bundle #3.
  23. FS: I'm in for bundle #3. So sorry to hear we lost...

    I'm in for bundle #3.

    So sorry to hear we lost a long time member who contributed greatly to an awesome group. Send my condolences to the family with the assurance that his presence on the trail...
  24. I'm using 1" EMT for my stand. No issues except...

    I'm using 1" EMT for my stand. No issues except for end to end sway if you move around in the hammock. It's not much, though. A friend who goes about 250 used it with no problems.
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    I'm looking forward to coming to my first one. I...

    I'm looking forward to coming to my first one. I have an 11 foot kayak (whitewater/crossover). Is that doable for the stretch you mentioned? I've done some short ocean treks with it (< 3 miles), but...
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    I did, too. Fortunately, I had plenty of time to...

    I did, too. Fortunately, I had plenty of time to waste and finally got something to fit on the pillow, but poor quality. Figured I'd work on a better one. The UI was super slow for me, in addition to...
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    Has to be one of my favorite birds: 176149

    Has to be one of my favorite birds:

    176149
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    Norway's a country on my shortlist. I'm looking...

    Norway's a country on my shortlist. I'm looking forward to hearing about camping trips you might take. In the meantime, enjoy the back relief.
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    It's frequent enough to have a friaje (cold...

    It's frequent enough to have a friaje (cold front) come through, but don't worry, no one is suffering. You wrap up in your alpaca blanket and everything is fine. We'd have days where it was 100...
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    I can't take credit for it. Someone in some long...

    I can't take credit for it. Someone in some long ago quilting circle came up with the idea, and it's a keeper.
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    Quillow top quilt

    I can't recall seeing anyone ever mention this setup, but this is my favorite type of top quilt.

    For non-quilters out there, a Quillow is a quilt with a square sewn into the bottom middle of the...
  32. Puddle stomping! Bring extra towels...

    Puddle stomping! Bring extra towels...
  33. Arrival time depends on traffic. It looks like...

    Arrival time depends on traffic. It looks like there will be others coming early, too. I think they'll be plenty of company.
  34. >> Is anyone going a day early? I'm hoping to...

    >> Is anyone going a day early?

    I'm hoping to come out on Thursday. I expect to be there around noon to 1.
  35. They tolerate ground dwellers nicely. Don't put a...

    They tolerate ground dwellers nicely. Don't put a tent between a nice set of trees, but there is room for tents, and usually are a few around.
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    I have one similar to this. All my SA Hammocks...

    I have one similar to this. All my SA Hammocks run between 11 and 13 feet long. The beds are about 9-10 feet, the rest are the clews. It works well with them, but the longer ones are pretty low to...
  37. I played with this concept a lot for a three week...

    I played with this concept a lot for a three week kayak trip last year, where my sister was joining me and I wanted to split one stand's parts to be used between two people (not the tensa, but my...
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    Sounds interesting!

    Sounds interesting!
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    I'd like to keep it as is, too. I got approved...

    I'd like to keep it as is, too. I got approved for vacation.
  40. Separate cars!

    Separate cars!
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    This coupling is not long enough to stabilize the...

    This coupling is not long enough to stabilize the joint. There's less than an inch of pipe inserted, and the joint itself is not that strong. I wouldn't trust it.
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    I put in for time off from work; hoping to make...

    I put in for time off from work; hoping to make it to this one this year. Have kayak will paddle, I hope!
  43. Q: For outdoor hanging, would expect that adding...

    Q: For outdoor hanging, would expect that adding spikes to the legs would help with stability. Anybody try this yet??

    Haven't needed that at all, but then I haven't had little kids swinging from...
  44. I have a 10 foot ridge pole and use 10-11 foot...

    I have a 10 foot ridge pole and use 10-11 foot hammocks. For the 11 foot hammocks, I've hung on 5 foot poles but had to snug the hammock up to the top pole. Six footers should do the job for almost...
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    I'm mulling over how to make this this shorter more easily transported yet still robust.
    It would cost an additional about $30, but you can buy straight connectors from a tarp-tent supply place,...
  46. I'd be interested, one to three people.

    I'd be interested, one to three people.
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    from the foot end of the gathered end hammock to...

    from the foot end of the gathered end hammock to about 1/3 of the way out the ridgeline, using a prusik there to tension as needed.
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    What material is the button made of? That's got...

    What material is the button made of? That's got to take a lot of stress, and I could see it breaking at the button holes if the material is not strong enough.
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    I've been noticing that the angle of the stand at...

    I've been noticing that the angle of the stand at the bottom is usually pretty close to 90 degrees. This also matches with the angle of a commercial stand that I own and use. It is of this type \__/....
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    I'm wishing I can come, and may still figure out...

    I'm wishing I can come, and may still figure out how to do it, but I do have a number of different kinds of pie irons. All are The Rome brand. I'd suggest sticking with those. I have a double...
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