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  1. Where are you planning to overnight? If it's not...

    Where are you planning to overnight? If it's not bad form, I may take an alternate route in and out but join you all for the hang.
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    If I were put in that situation, the title would...

    If I were put in that situation, the title would have been, "I had a girlfriend! ;("
  3. They don't call it "Rough Trail" for nothin'! ...

    They don't call it "Rough Trail" for nothin'!

    Glad you and your wife enjoyed the trip. There are some spectacular areas in the Gorge to hike and camp. The Clifty Wilderness (Swift Camp Creek)...
  4. Thread: Frankfort ky

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    Frankfort here. Been on this site for about 6...

    Frankfort here. Been on this site for about 6 years and have had the pleasure of seeing it flourish with new converts and a lot of innovative ideas.

    Steepest learning curve will be finding your...
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    Would you consider trading for a HH Explorer...

    Would you consider trading for a HH Explorer Deluxe with bottom entry AND zipper? Has whoopie slings but will also send original suspension with asym tarp and associated hardwear.
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    I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  7. I know I have found my integrated bug net to be...

    I know I have found my integrated bug net to be very useful hanging in the Red River Gorge and along various parts of the Sheltowee Trace. It all depends on location, I guess. Low lying areas and...
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    It's a beautiful area and I would definitely...

    It's a beautiful area and I would definitely recommend this section. However, if you don't have your "trail legs", that last 10 miles of downhill from Bluff Mountain to Hot Springs can really put a...
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    I really enjoyed my AT section from Max Patch to...

    I really enjoyed my AT section from Max Patch to Hot Springs in the fall. The views from Max Patch are really nice with the changing leaves and ending in Hot Springs provides not only great places...
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    I carry about 1/3 of a foam pad with me for...

    I carry about 1/3 of a foam pad with me for sitting and use it between the layers of the footbox of my WBBB with the 3/4 length Yeti. I've never had a problem with staying warm. BTW, I'm 6'1" so...
  11. Thread: Hi from KY

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    Welcome from Frankfort. RRG is definitely a...

    Welcome from Frankfort. RRG is definitely a great destination, but I would encourage you to look at other spots along the Sheltowee Trace and down in Big South Fork to see some of the best that the...
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    Welcome! I spent 6 months in BiH (Tuzla,...

    Welcome! I spent 6 months in BiH (Tuzla, Bratunac, Zvornik, Hans P...beautiful scenery for sure!
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    Welcome from Iraq by way of KY!

    Welcome from Iraq by way of KY!
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    Welcome, from Iraq by way of Frankfort, KY!

    Welcome, from Iraq by way of Frankfort, KY!
  15. Thread: Deployed guys

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    That's my next hang. But as long as I have the...

    That's my next hang. But as long as I have the porch columns, that's my spot!
  16. Thread: Deployed guys

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    At Victory Base, Iraq....

    At Victory Base, Iraq.
    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/3/4/9/1/p9211031.jpg

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/3/4/9/1/p9211034.jpg
  17. Thread: Deployed guys

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    Metal all the way. I'm a little too burly to...

    Metal all the way. I'm a little too burly to hang on wood that small. ;)
  18. Thread: Deployed guys

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    Hanging at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. ...

    Hanging at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/3/4/9/1/p8100685.jpg
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    Welcome...Frankfort here.

    Welcome...Frankfort here.
  20. It depends on which model of each you are talking...

    It depends on which model of each you are talking about. I had the HH Explorer Deluxe with the 2QZQ mod and Whoopie Slings before I purchased a WBBB 1.7 DL and like them both. Having already fixed...
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    I'll take the knife and light... PM sent.

    I'll take the knife and light...
    PM sent.
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    Only if you touch it...:lol::lol:

    Only if you touch it...:lol::lol:
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    Good deal! I love my Optimus Crux...especially...

    Good deal! I love my Optimus Crux...especially how it folds down and fits in the recess of the canister. :D

    Enjoy!
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    He grows his own TQ.

    He grows his own TQ.
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    Poll: I would ask "why" they are resistant and have...

    I would ask "why" they are resistant and have them explain what they percieve is the intent of the buddy sleeping rule and then work on solutions to meet that intent.

    I would think that two...
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    Hooah...good for you. I know he'll appreciate...

    Hooah...good for you. I know he'll appreciate it. I'm heading to Iraq this summer and am torn between taking my beloved WBBB or a SB Pro. With the drawdown in Iraq, I'm told our conditions could...
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    I pitched mine in as well...4+ by now.

    I pitched mine in as well...4+ by now.
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    Interested in Petzl. PM Sent.

    Interested in Petzl. PM Sent.
  29. Whoopies are the way to go with a HH. You can...

    Whoopies are the way to go with a HH. You can also convert the stuff sack into a Bishop Bag by cutting a small hole in the bottom...it's not the same as 'skins, but it makes it easier to hang / pack...
  30. Thread: $11 headlamps

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    Must be pesos.

    Must be pesos.
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    Winter / Fall: WBBB 1.7 DL - 37.5 oz Speer...

    Winter / Fall:
    WBBB 1.7 DL - 37.5 oz
    Speer Winter Tarp - 16.0 oz
    Yeti 3 season - 11.5 oz
    MH Lumina 0* SB - 60.0 oz
    Snoring Bear Pillow - 5.0 oz
    Total = 7.4 lbs

    Summer:
    WBBB 1.7 DL - 37.5 oz
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    Nice kit! If you are traveling in remote...

    Nice kit!

    If you are traveling in remote areas, you should consider some sort of shelf stable food source. If you're in a situation where you're not going to be found for a while and need to make...
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    PM sent for camera.

    PM sent for camera.
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    I did the same for a while, but opted for the...

    I did the same for a while, but opted for the standard 9 and slipped the tarp RL through the eye and over. It holds well, but can be moved along the RL as necessary.
  35. Thread: tree tents

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    If park rangers don't like tree straps, they'd go...

    If park rangers don't like tree straps, they'd go nuts with these things.
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    Since I know the load will only be in one...

    Since I know the load will only be in one direction, I've found the Klemheist knots to be more efficient than prusiks for connecting my tarp to a CRL.
    ...
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    Hey, Cor. Welcome to the forums. Taylor and I...

    Hey, Cor. Welcome to the forums. Taylor and I really enjoyed meeting your family last year at the RRG hang and hopefully we can get the kids together again this Spring.
  38. Thread: HH Suspension

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    You might consider using Chain Links from AHE: ...

    You might consider using Chain Links from AHE:

    http://arrowheadequipment.webs.com/apps/webstore/products/show/1106791

    You could attach them to the hammock and ridgeline and then quickly connect...
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    Sounds like an old Army Jungle Hammock... ...

    Sounds like an old Army Jungle Hammock...

    http://foggymountaingear.com/images/2365_BIG.JPG
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    :thumbup: :thumbup:

    :thumbup:



    :thumbup:
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    No issues side sleeping in my WBBB.

    No issues side sleeping in my WBBB.
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    It's hard to determine the size without a...

    It's hard to determine the size without a reference object (dime, pencil, etc) but you might be able to use it for guyline tensioners.
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    Or, if you've alread completed the whoopie...

    Or, if you've alread completed the whoopie portion, you can use this to create a locked brummel with only one end of the rope available.

    http://www.neropes.com/SPL_12Strand_EyeSpliceBrummel.aspx
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    Here's a good set of instructions for the whoopie...

    Here's a good set of instructions for the whoopie to include the eye at the end:
    http://www.samsonrope.com/site_files/12-Strand_AmSteel-Blue_Whoopie_Sling_Splice_2008.pdf
  45. Subscription renewed.

    Subscription renewed.
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    Make sure you add Shug's birthday in there...

    Make sure you add Shug's birthday in there somewhere...
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    Yes. It's mainly a convenience/speed set-up with...

    Yes. It's mainly a convenience/speed set-up with the biner or a Dutch Clip but the webbing loop will hold with no issue.
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    As long as it's good thread and sealed...

    As long as it's good thread and sealed appropriately (which adds to the thread weight) there shouldn't be an issue. I would be interested to hear your results in achieving a "snappy" pitch of the HH...
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    Snake bite venom extracting straw ant tunnel...

    Snake bite venom extracting straw
    ant tunnel
    mini snorkel
    tiny culvert
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    It's like a warm hug...

    It's like a warm hug...
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