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    Finished my hammock chair and stand, and I'm very...

    Finished my hammock chair and stand, and I'm very happy with it. I was toying with the idea of getting a traveler-sized hammock for day hikes, but thought that would be overkill. A chair is an...
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    I scrounged some tents with the same thing in...

    I scrounged some tents with the same thing in mind, but since the flys are curved to form fit the tent, it wasn't feasible to stretch them out to cover a hammock. One fly will be turned into...
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    Welcome from Hamilton. Group hangs are a great...

    Welcome from Hamilton. Group hangs are a great place to get a look at all kinds of gear - store bought and DIY.
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    +1. Got a good deal on the Hen Hex tarp.

    +1. Got a good deal on the Hen Hex tarp.
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    I'm new to this, and went with the SB Pro because...

    I'm new to this, and went with the SB Pro because of the price, and also because enough people have them that you can find threads about using /modifying them.

    Haven't slept in it yet, but finally...
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    Had the misfortune of working at a VV for a...

    Had the misfortune of working at a VV for a couple of years. Don't want to knock any of the folks/friends who work there - they're good people. But what most people who donate and shop there don't...
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    Hey from Hamilton!

    Hey from Hamilton!
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    Welcome from Hamilton. Just got my first hammock...

    Welcome from Hamilton. Just got my first hammock and suspension system, but haven't had the time to play with it yet.

    Went to the hang at Valens last November, which was a great introduction to...
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    Great thread! My wife had to drive someone to...

    Great thread!
    My wife had to drive someone to the Buffalo airport, so I had her hunt for some of the jackets and she brought back 3 (No JCP up in Canada).

    I think that since the jackets are so...
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    I've found stainless pot stand material at my...

    I've found stainless pot stand material at my local thrift store. Keep an eye out for deep-fryer baskets(stainless) and utensil holders (usually chromed).
  11. Great opportunity! Saw lots of different...

    Great opportunity! Saw lots of different hammocks, tarps, DIY projects - everything. Thanks to everyone for answering all my questions.
  12. Great deal! I'm a newb and I just went to my...

    Great deal! I'm a newb and I just went to my first hang (with my tent...), so I need all the information I can get. Thanks a lot!
  13. Oops - I'll be staying over Friday night, not...

    Oops - I'll be staying over Friday night, not Saturday.
  14. Yup: 1-1-1. I'll see what 'firewood' I can...

    Yup: 1-1-1. I'll see what 'firewood' I can scrounge from the deadfall in my back yard.
  15. Number of attendees: One Number of nights : One...

    Number of attendees: One
    Number of nights : One (Fri)
    Number of vehicles: One
    Preferred venue: Valens
    Bringing: Bushcrafty & DIY junk
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    Welcome aboard! I'm new here as well, and have...

    Welcome aboard! I'm new here as well, and have yet to get a hammock. But the chance to look and learn is coming up in our neighborhood:
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=61472
  17. Great! I'm in, at either location. I don't have a...

    Great! I'm in, at either location. I don't have a hammock as of yet, but this will be my chance to *window shop* and talk with some experts...
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    Sticky: Thanks for these tips, and for the other info you...

    Thanks for these tips, and for the other info you sent. They definitely help!
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    Thanks for the info about venders. Glad to hear I...

    Thanks for the info about venders. Glad to hear I have options! Too bad I have more options than money:(
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    I got into DIY alcohol stoves a few years ago, so...

    I got into DIY alcohol stoves a few years ago, so I've been lurking on other forums like bplite and BCUSA. The idea of hammock camping is really compelling, as gravity seems to be increasing in...
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    Thanks, guys, I'll definitely keep an eye out for...

    Thanks, guys, I'll definitely keep an eye out for events at Valens.
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    Looks like you got the HH Explorer Delux Zip?...

    Looks like you got the HH Explorer Delux Zip? I've been looking at the same one at MEC. Problem is, I don't want to jump in and spend tons of money (hammock, tarp, suspension, underquilt, etc., etc.)...
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    New from Hamilton, Ontario

    Hello everyone, I've only just started to explore this forum. I've never tried hammock camping, and I'm a little overwhelmed by all of the choices. Looks like there's plenty of info here to start...
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