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  1. Bought my RR in August with the standard...

    Bought my RR in August with the standard suspension and I did not get free Carabiners.
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    I gotta talk to meself to figur what ahm...

    I gotta talk to meself to figur what ahm speechafyin' bout most evry time.
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    "Now to the woods. I would find my tree and if I...

    "Now to the woods. I would find my tree and if I made no adjustments and found a medium to small tree, I would put the open loop around the tree (once) and put the speed hook thru the end loop and...
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    Dutch said "I am releasing a piece for the bridge...

    Dutch said "I am releasing a piece for the bridge on Tuesday or Wednesday."
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    Dutch will you be putting together a speedhook...

    Dutch will you be putting together a speedhook "package" compatible with my WB RidgeRunner?
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    Sticky: Common sense on the internet? You're dreaming. 😀

    Common sense on the internet? You're dreaming. 😀
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    Thanks! Sounds like you've been there, done that.

    Thanks!
    Sounds like you've been there, done that.
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    Have washed it sucessfully. I think the dryer...

    Have washed it sucessfully. I think the dryer contributed to the down migration. Rip Stop by the Roll has 800 fill for $ 38 for 3 oz. Sounds like that's the way to go _if_ I can re-sew the tube...
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    Thanks. Yes SB is 1980s. But was hi end $$$....

    Thanks.
    Yes SB is 1980s. But was hi end $$$. Even if isn't why go backward unless price is extremely prohibitive.
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    Re stuffing a sleeping bag

    Looking for advice re How to re-stuff a SB.
    I have a Golden Mantle (North Face?) sleeping bag. A favorite or I wouldn't have kept it.
    Two of the upper torso tubes have lost 80/90% of their...
  11. Thread: White Blaze Net

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    Well I'm back on now tho under a new ID.

    Well I'm back on now tho under a new ID.
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    The one I bought came with waxed thread for...

    The one I bought came with waxed thread for leather. I replaced that with braided nylon fishing line. Blsck.
    Most problem I had was finding a vise to hold the material I was sewing then keeping the...
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    At troll are you a/the same on White Blaze Net...

    At troll are you a/the same on White Blaze Net Forums?
  14. Thread: White Blaze Net

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    White Blaze Net

    Don't know where to post this so thought I'd start here.

    A liitle history first. I discovered HF through White Blaze Net. So I have, or _should_ have, a history and an ID & Password there.

    I...
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    Hmm, 2 foot trees?

    Hmm, 2 foot trees?
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    That is a bit of a difference.

    That is a bit of a difference.
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    Pardon for butting in but just how much...

    Pardon for butting in but just how much difference, strength-wise (?), can there be between 7/64 and 1/8?
    Been a long time since high school math but I think 7/64 + 1/64 = 8/64 = 1/8. Yes?
    And in...
  18. Was in SC, Ellicott Rock Wilderness, earlier...

    Was in SC, Ellicott Rock Wilderness, earlier this month. Overnight on the Chatooga in my WB Ridgerunner with MJ tarp I kept staring at the gap at my feet. Finally got up and added the one Griz beak...
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    I used a Big Carl on my last hike. Found that I...

    I used a Big Carl on my last hike. Found that I needed to un-load the pack to get enough slack to get the Dutchhook loose. I'll have to re-think that.
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    I had to wash mine, use it, and wash again. _Now_...

    I had to wash mine, use it, and wash again. _Now_ it's lost most of the stiffness.
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    Working on a trip report. Couple a days.

    Working on a trip report. Couple a days.
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    Permethrin the evil spelling fairy struck again.

    Permethrin the evil spelling fairy struck again.
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    The rationale for me to get a tarp with doors,...

    The rationale for me to get a tarp with doors, the superfly, is to get all my gear under and have a dry seat and change of clothes for the night. When I was in the hammock staring at my toes I...
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    Just saw some black bear spoon and there wasn't a...

    Just saw some black bear spoon and there wasn't a bell to be scene. Course I ain't big on up close and personal with any bear type thing☺
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    'Bout 21 over three days. Maybe I'm misled but...

    'Bout 21 over three days. Maybe I'm misled but isn't the Superfly tarp the size of a Cloudburst plus doors and the pullout are not placed for the Ridgerunner spreader bars? If memory serves Warbonnet...
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    Your right

    Your right
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    3 nights in the Ellicott Rock wilderness. Still...

    3 nights in the Ellicott Rock wilderness. Still takes me 40 minutes to set up 9th tear down. I own the Got-too-much-stuff title.
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    In Walhalla Motel. Pretty nice actually. And it's...

    In Walhalla Motel. Pretty nice actually. And it's raining like a hurricane here! Very glad I'm off the trail. Tuesday night rained 10:30 till 3:00. Concluded I need a better fly. Cloudburst tarp...
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    I tried the spray on clear on wife's horse...

    I tried the spray on clear on wife's horse trailer roof. Seemed to go on thin enough. Didn't fix the leak but that's a different story!
    One can didn't give much coverage though.
    'Other hand have...
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    Had to quit $$$. Checked self into rehab😀!

    Had to quit $$$. Checked self into rehab😀!
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    Sunday morning. Weather Channel predicts rain for...

    Sunday morning. Weather Channel predicts rain for Highlands NC and Walhalla SC Tuesday 60 % then Thursday 80%.
    Boo!
    Well my Packa will get a good try out.
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    Who me? Never!

    Who me? Never!
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    To sleep perchace til the warm AM doth normally...

    To sleep perchace til the warm AM doth normally occur, a consumption devoutly to be wished.
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    Final details to be attended to tomorrow - line...

    Final details to be attended to tomorrow - line locks on tarp tie outs. Assemble food, one more sort and discard. Maybe pack an adult beverage?
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    I've gotta ask - which is the riskiest 2 P or not...

    I've gotta ask - which is the riskiest 2 P or not 2 P.
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    Setting up takes me too long but I'm working on...

    Setting up takes me too long but I'm working on it.
    Cloud burst tarp in snakeskin goes up first. Usually got to file with the Elephant Trunks to get the centering right. (Why don't trees grow the...
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    I think TNhunter has it right and I had it wrong....

    I think TNhunter has it right and I had it wrong. 8 - 18" pole sections with a 45* conector for each set in the middle sounds right to me now.
    Ampersand are you talking about the tarp ridge line or...
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    Good to know. Thanks

    Good to know. Thanks
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    I think I've tried every d... stake you can image...

    I think I've tried every d... stake you can image in Florida sand. Right now the Ti stakes that look like mini corner bead are my favorite. The best "nail" tent stake I ever found was a square...
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    Now if can jusr remember where I left those...

    Now if can jusr remember where I left those memory pills ...
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    Ti gates of course.

    Ti gates of course.
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    Something I didn't think of? The story of my life.

    Something I didn't think of? The story of my life.
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    Hmm found a USGS site "waterdata.usgs.gov etc"...

    Hmm found a USGS site "waterdata.usgs.gov etc" that says the Gage at Burrells Ford is 2,050 above NGVD29. Supposed I could stand near it ...
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    Have never used a GPS altimeter. Is that, 2100',...

    Have never used a GPS altimeter. Is that, 2100', accurate enough for a local calibration?
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    Do you know the altitude at Burell's Ford? I can...

    Do you know the altitude at Burell's Ford? I can interpolate one from the National Geographic map but for checking my GPS I'd rather have a listed figure.
    Funny, seems like I'd see these (altitudes)...
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    I tried my set 4 - 14" sections today and...

    I tried my set 4 - 14" sections today and concluded that it would work better if each set was _6_ 14" sections. Oops!
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    U of Miami (Florida) did a test I heard about in...

    U of Miami (Florida) did a test I heard about in the 80s. Testing nylon fabric life. The conclusion suggested 50% less strength after 2 years of continous exposure. UV was the culprit.
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    I've got a Ridgerunner with a Cloudburst tarp....

    I've got a Ridgerunner with a Cloudburst tarp. And I did get the poles for the mod. Carrying it on my next hike. But I'm thinking that the differences between the Superfly and the Cloudburst are 2 -...
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    Sorry, I misunderstood. I'll probably be...

    Sorry, I misunderstood. I'll probably be stopping there.
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    I've got mason's line prussiked on tach cord....

    I've got mason's line prussiked on tach cord. Looks like 3 to 1. Holds pretty good.
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