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    Nah, I'm only about two hours from Cheaha...

    Nah, I'm only about two hours from Cheaha (locally pronounced Cheeeeeee Hawwwww)...and that's taking the scenic route.
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    Going to try for my first group hang...

    The OP needs updating with solid date/location information. The dates I assume are October 4, 5, 6 but haven't seen it confirmed - very possible I missed it scanning thru.

    I pulled the GPS...
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    Warbonnet shipping times

    DL Ridge Runner. Shug posted his video just to taunt me it seemed.
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    Warbonnet shipping times

    Arrived and tested.....

    3/2 order
    3/30 arrived

    World class.
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    Order 3/2 Ship 3/28 Exp Delivery 3/30 (Sat) ...

    Order 3/2
    Ship 3/28
    Exp Delivery 3/30 (Sat) :lol:



    Congress is fighting this one right now...Who knows how long we'll have Sat. delivery????
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    Re: Warbonnet shipping times

    Ordered my RR 3/3. No word.

    I read somewhere about an average 1 week ship time. Now I'm scared about an upcoming trip in April.
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    Hiker Pole Side Pullout for Tarp

    I did this for a simple overniter in high wind, rain, etc. It worked fantastic with my BMJ. Poles set to 130 and looped right at the ends.

    I call it Castle Greyskull. In the pic the corners are...
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    Re: Pole Mod on a SF

    Subbed.

    Want this.
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    My DND has a seam nearly in the middle through...

    My DND has a seam nearly in the middle through the length. I can get a comfortable lay on each side of the seam but also there is a large amount of material on each side.

    Some may have better...
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    REI (and Amazon) have climbing biners for less...

    REI (and Amazon) have climbing biners for less than 6$ each. Rated to around 5000# if my math is right.

    Of course you could make amsteel biners too.
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    Started using the single ring shown by Griz. I...

    Started using the single ring shown by Griz. I know the rings add weight but the cordage doesn't double back and weight albeit very little is saved there. I've just found the ring method versatile. ...
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    I got an MJ last summer and it has served me...

    I got an MJ last summer and it has served me well. Bought a doors kit later when the weather turned.

    Even in warmer weather misting and blowing rain made me want the doors.


    In the...
  13. REI tubular webbing straps are not all nylon. I...

    REI tubular webbing straps are not all nylon. I bought some in poly (by the foot off large roll). It is heavy.

    I use it for holding 2 hammocks at the same time. No stretch. They're also 12' each...
  14. Are you a warm sleeper? Makes a huge difference.

    Are you a warm sleeper? Makes a huge difference.
  15. Thread: Snug UQ?

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    Ahe

    I have an AHE jar bridge. The suspension never quite gets the uq snug. I've added ridge line attachment points in the center using web and shock cord (Shugs vid). Also, the ends are cinched up to...
  16. Thread: reflectix

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    Not so sure about reflectix under UQ. I use it...

    Not so sure about reflectix under UQ. I use it for footbox coverage and sit pad mostly.

    Seems radiant heat would be caught by UQ before reaching Reflectix much less before being bounced back.
    ...
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    I busted hard in Unicoi when my camp stick broke...

    I busted hard in Unicoi when my camp stick broke in the MSH.

    My stand has collapsed but it was a slow motion fall. Got my legs down in time.
  18. Thread: Jarbridge

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    Just had my jarbridge out to high 30s and I was...

    Just had my jarbridge out to high 30s and I was fine. Blowing rain all night too. Had to pull in the ends of my mamajamba since I don't have the doors. I'm only 5'11" though.
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    Carbon target archery arrows. Blanks < 10$. Blunt...

    Carbon target archery arrows. Blanks < 10$. Blunt tip inserts.
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    Poll: I was already hangin' but Shug brought wife into...

    I was already hangin' but Shug brought wife into the mix...:what:
  21. Thread: Hanging in CO

    by tyler73
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    I visited CO for the first time mid June 2010. It...

    I visited CO for the first time mid June 2010. It snowed every day all day. It was 96* when we crossed the KS/CO line.

    I can't imagine the amount of gear to truly plan for that weather shift.
  22. So sag being a subjective variable.... ...

    So sag being a subjective variable....


    Ridgeline length = hammock length * 83%

    I'm trying to get my enough dn setup with SRL for tarping/bug net needs.
  23. Arrows are made to different shaft deflection...

    Arrows are made to different shaft deflection amounts - shaft stiffness.

    I would choose aluminum due to carbon being more difficult to cut. For toggles a cheap aluminum shaft can be cut with...
  24. Thread: ENO DN Deluxe

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    My DN has a very pronounced center seam. Has to...

    My DN has a very pronounced center seam. Has to be a lot of sag to keep the seam out of the way. Maybe its just mine.
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    How high can you place the strap in a tree? I...

    How high can you place the strap in a tree?

    I can't reach enough to have a spread more than 20 feet without a ladder or stuck to push the straps up.
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    Sticky: post 0.1

    Ive been a camper all life and over the last few years shifted my interest to travel camping. My favorite is a good motorcycle ride with stealth camping along the route...yes Im on ADV.

    I see...
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