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    Medicine man says I only need to shuttle on...

    Medicine man says I only need to shuttle on Sunday. I will wait and make as many trips as needed. If someone needs something else let me know
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    I glad to see everyone is working on final plans...

    I glad to see everyone is working on final plans for this trip. First - BE WARNED, THIS IS A POTENITALLY DANGEROUS HANG BECAUSE OF THE OFTEN EXTREME COLD AND WEATHER CONDITIONS. Please read the...
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    Neutron shuttle service available. I need...

    Neutron shuttle service available. I need medicineman to give me times and head counts
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    Looks like MedicineMan was slow on the uptake. ...

    Looks like MedicineMan was slow on the uptake. That was my guess for any simple uneducated hillbillies. (Proof in point . . . Only one L in hilarious MedicineMan.) Remember - - - presentation /...
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    Neutron is finally reporting in. This was...

    Neutron is finally reporting in. This was definitely a great trip on the best Rail to Trail route in the nation. It has some of the most beautiful scenery on any rails to trails segment that I have...
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    Neutron's Back

    My electrons are finally up and spinning. .” I appreciate everyone keeping an eye on me. I must have looked pretty bad because everyone was concerned. . . What a GREAT Hammock Camping Family!!!!
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  7. Looks like Jimmy Neutron is in. Will bring...

    Looks like Jimmy Neutron is in. Will bring Oatmeal and fixings for the Breakfast Buffet
  8. If MedicineMan is the Assistant - Everyone head...

    If MedicineMan is the Assistant - Everyone head for the hills . . . If not, you will be heading for the privy - Bring lots of Pepto
  9. No fair baiting us like rats. You must post at...

    No fair baiting us like rats. You must post at least a few pictures, description, and sources for materials by the weekend! There is a still lot of winter left.

    :drool::drool::drool:
  10. Just like MedicineMan to leave me hanging in the...

    Just like MedicineMan to leave me hanging in the wind. Glad everyone made it out safe
  11. Shuttle

    I would be happy to run one shuttle on Sunday from Roan Mt community to Carver's gap. I should be able to haul 3-4 back to the top.
  12. Medicine Man has a M50 double that I made for...

    Medicine Man has a M50 double that I made for him. Nice. I do not remember the weights.

    As far as weight of the M50 to the Ghost Hammock

    You cannot compare weights of this hammock to the...
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    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=58604&highlight=Neutron+Ultra

    The Single I made was out of M55. Little difference between it and the M50 other than micro rip stop and cost. I...
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    Two nights on Steriling with Poof. No failures ...

    Two nights on Steriling with Poof. No failures yet. Off to Black Wolf for a more extended test. Hopefully he will give unbiases opinion about comfort.
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    Black Wolf - Test Dummy number 2. I need a...

    Black Wolf - Test Dummy number 2. I need a address if you want to try this hammock Please PM me. You PM box is full so I cannot PM you.
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    I tested the single M55. It held 180 pounds. ...

    I tested the single M55. It held 180 pounds. Poof is to test it on Mt Sterling next weekend. MedicineMan will be supplying video. I could not find my Amsteel. Weight with two continuous loops...
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    Medicine man reporting your weight, not me. ...

    Medicine man reporting your weight, not me. Snoring? I was was unaware freight trains ran on top of roan high knob. That sound kept coming from your direction. A far as your self reported...
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    Just spent a cold, windy, and rainy night on top...

    Just spent a cold, windy, and rainy night on top of Roan Mountain in the Double M50. It did not let me down. It sleeps great. I just need a warmer top quilt!

    I would had slept better if I...
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    Guess what? I found some M55. Source was about...

    Guess what? I found some M55. Source was about out. I did not ask about the color. I was happy to get whatever I could find. Hopefully it will not let Poof's 145 pounds drop (as reported by...
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    I think the M90 should do well up to about...

    I think the M90 should do well up to about 200-210.

    Our almost static weight on the M50 double tested 310 no visible problems. My gut impression would be that a single M50 should hold about...
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    Wanted Momentum M55

    Looking for 4 yards of Momentum M55. Anyone know a source or have any for sale.
  22. Thread: Whoopie Hooks

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    First, I love Dutch’s stuff. Now for my...

    First, I love Dutch’s stuff.

    Now for my complaint and solutions with the current “Dutch Suspension System.” With the Adjustable end of the woopie next to the Tree, It is difficult for short...
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    Black wolf - Single layer is next. After working...

    Black wolf - Single layer is next. After working with this material, when it tears, It will continues to tear. From my reading on the net, The M55 - is the microripstop version of this material. ...
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    Have been waiting on MedicineMan to get back from...

    Have been waiting on MedicineMan to get back from Vacation. He started another thread on the M50 double. Initial tests - it held. Long term, We need 20 nights in it first.
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    M5.0 double layer is done. Thanks Vortex. She...

    M5.0 double layer is done. Thanks Vortex. She made it the classic 120 * 60 size to fit MedicineMan. The weight is 230 gm, 8.11 oz. I have used Sgt Rocks Gathered end and it is ready for the Dutch...
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    I think Hangnout is correct. Consider a true...

    I think Hangnout is correct. Consider a true machine buttonhole or reinforceing the edge by hand. I looked at the Link on the Knotty Mod. Look at post number 44 by gmcttr. This looks like a nice...
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    Thinks Acer for the valuable information on the...

    Thinks Acer for the valuable information on the Taffeta. That was my thinking / gut feeling about Taffeta. I am not quite sure what you mean by a Knotty Mod. If you place a link as how that is...
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    I think tefetta. The Description per thru-hiker...

    I think tefetta. The Description per thru-hiker is below.

    Momentum 50™ is an ultralite downproof breathable weighing in at an incredible .69 oz/yd2. M50 features the highest quality Teflon® DWR...
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    M50 Double first then M50 single after that. It...

    M50 Double first then M50 single after that. It may be a month before I get to that one. College Tution upcomming - Will be broke for a while.
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    The most comfortable, lightest, functional...

    The most comfortable, lightest, functional hammock is a single M90, single layer, size 120*60. I now weigh 165, and 5’11. It was comfortable at 185 pounds as well. I do not get the left leg calf...
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    I have made 3 hammocks out of the Momentum 90 MR....

    I have made 3 hammocks out of the Momentum 90 MR. So far they have held up well. I am not quite sure of the difference in qualities of the Micro Rip stop (MR) vs. the taffeta but empirically I felt...
  32. Thread: Missouri Hang

    by Neutron
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    Understand no vacation time. Can hang a night or...

    Understand no vacation time. Can hang a night or trip with group if you like. I can pm you a contact number if you like.
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    Probablly will be there to early. I anticapte...

    Probablly will be there to early. I anticapte based on leaving St Louis at around 9AM 4 hour drive and probable lunch on the road 1-2 would be are earilest arrival. I won't leave until we catch up...
  34. Thread: Missouri Hang

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    Hey Clinton. Our group is planning a Bike Katy...

    Hey Clinton.

    Our group is planning a Bike Katy Hang trip the weekend/week you are talking about. If you have no takers, we are up to a group of Eight hangers. Happy to have you along if you...
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    Thanks Glad to have Weasal along. We will...

    Thanks Glad to have Weasal along.

    We will catch the shuttle in St Louis at 9 AM. Mapquest states 4 hour drive. I suspect we will get there 1-2 PM. Hopefully on the trail at Clinton by 2-3 PM...
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    Reservations made for the shuttle for June first....

    Reservations made for the shuttle for June first. We will be leaving 12-1pm from the Lococo house. There is still room for 2 - possiblly 3 more riders for anyone interested. We are dividing the...
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    Hummmmm. Ramrod like a nimrod??? Websters...

    Hummmmm. Ramrod like a nimrod??? Websters Dictionary - Ramrod - To accomplish or put into action by force, intimidation, boss, overseer. Nimrod (not capitalized) - Hunter

    No - not the same ie...
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    Message back from Lococo House "that would be...

    Message back from Lococo House

    "that would be fine, we have plenty of parking spaces"

    Looks like that is where we should meet and park as suggested by Jerry. Waiting for MedicineMan to get...
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    I will forward the request and see

    I will forward the request and see
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    I checked on the Train for Katy transportation. ...

    I checked on the Train for Katy transportation. It is not a bike friendly commute from the end of the trail to the train station. The train will only take 4 bikes total. A reservation is required. ...
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    For the person interested in the silver comet. ...

    For the person interested in the silver comet. Medicine man don't forget there was a port_a_potty at the parking area 0.05 miles from the campsite on the silver comet trail. I left a deposit there....
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    I always put in a Stopper Bead. You can get a...

    I always put in a Stopper Bead. You can get a bag with more than you will ever need in the Bead Section of the craft department at Walmart. Couple of buck. Cheap, Light, and quicker than making...
  43. I looked at Amsteel specs. If I replaced the...

    I looked at Amsteel specs. If I replaced the tree huggers with Amsteel, 1 figure at least 1/2 inch to keep from damaging the tree, it would weigh 1.024 oz a foot That looks to be about the same as...
  44. MedicineMan was looking for ultra light hammock...

    MedicineMan was looking for ultra light hammock like the Nano 7 that dropped him. The Momentum 90 was the lightest material that I thought would hold him. He has good quality under quilts and did...
  45. The hammock was Momentum 90, Gathering sting was...

    The hammock was Momentum 90, Gathering sting was 7/64 Amsteel, Woopies were dynaglide 8 ft. Weight was 5.8 oz before woopies and momentum stuff sac. Total after tree huggers and stuff sac was 9.9...
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    I did not like fabric or upholstery needles for...

    I did not like fabric or upholstery needles for amsteel. To hard to pull. I had to grab the needle with pliers to pull it through. THe pliers keep pulling off and I break needles - especially in...
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    Thanks Catavarie. It all in a name knowing what...

    Thanks Catavarie. It all in a name knowing what to search for.
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    1. It looks like if you could do cross baffles...

    1. It looks like if you could do cross baffles easily as shown by boothill in the following link that would solve both problems.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=38247
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  49. Glad to see there is still room. Do I just show...

    Glad to see there is still room. Do I just show up of do I need a reservation. I thought the Group site had a limit at that camp ground.
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    Cross Baffles make sense to me. It should keep...

    Cross Baffles make sense to me. It should keep the down form shifting all to the bottom. Anyone with a comment on if this is necessary or will overfilling take care of the problem. I have seen...
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