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  1. Thread: Clear tarp

    by gunner76
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    Or just set up the tarp and hang both sides on...

    Or just set up the tarp and hang both sides on one side of the hammock so you can deploy it fast if needed
  2. I wear a size 16 and use TQ's from several...

    I wear a size 16 and use TQ's from several different vendors. Sewn, snaps, cord doesn't seem to matter that much to me. What I find that helps the most is placing my jacket down at the foot end of...
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    There some thru hikers out there who have already...

    There some thru hikers out there who have already started their hike this year. Have not seen any video from thru hikers using hammocks.
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    Has been raining big time here

    Has been raining big time here
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    Have decided that due to rain storms moving in...

    Have decided that due to rain storms moving in that the hike will be rescheduled. Sam was getting excited as The Terminator and I were making sure his back pack fits him ok and loaded it up with his...
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    Going to try and meet about 12 noon at the Hwy 24...

    Going to try and meet about 12 noon at the Hwy 24 / 27 trail head parking lot and go from there. Don't know which direction we will start with
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    He is

    He is
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    You are among friend here. We do not judge. We...

    You are among friend here. We do not judge. We know you are crazy :scared:
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    It can be what ever you want...a loop, a figure 8...

    It can be what ever you want...a loop, a figure 8 ( clock wise...counter clock wise ) or one way. Many possibilities. You could go one way from Hwy 27 / 24 and end up at Yates. I have hiked ( with...
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    You guys are spoiled. I have had to wait up to 3...

    You guys are spoiled. I have had to wait up to 3 months to get gear made because of backlogs at the vendors end due to the number of orders they were getting.
  11. Got excused from Jury duty but still will not be...

    Got excused from Jury duty but still will not be able to go. Maybe next time. Have fun
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    Uwarrie NF Hike 12 - 15 Jan 2020

    Phantom Grappler, Pappy Amos and I are going to be doing some hiking / hanging and lolly gagging on the Dutchman's Creek and Uwharrie Trail. We will be starting at the Hwy 24 / 27 Wood Run Trail head...
  13. I can believe that the reservation got lost for...

    I can believe that the reservation got lost for one year but two years in row makes me think they don't want hangers at Doe Lake any more.

    I am not attending but hope everything goes ok.
  14. Had planned to attend but I got a Jury Duty...

    Had planned to attend but I got a Jury Duty summons so it is not looking good.
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    I just throw my jacket / coat down to the foot...

    I just throw my jacket / coat down to the foot end and place my feet on that. Used it down to 9 degrees.
  16. My last day of work is the 31st Dec then I start...

    My last day of work is the 31st Dec then I start my new job as a retired person. Maybe next time
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    The Rangers keep closing the Neusiok Trail. ...

    The Rangers keep closing the Neusiok Trail. Trying to find out when they plan to reopen all or part of it again. The Croatan NF is open, just certain locations have been closed like the Pine Cliffs...
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    As with any custom made item, it can take some...

    As with any custom made item, it can take some time.
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    As Phantom said....you will need to add more...

    As Phantom said....you will need to add more wraps and keep them neat. I found I would still get some slippage overnight. I switched to Nama Claws and have not had any issues with slippage with...
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    She also did a video about 3 years back on why...

    She also did a video about 3 years back on why she doesn't ( or didn't ) use a hammock. Typical newbie mistakes. Got a ENO which are not camping hammocks ( I own one and would not
    take it...
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    ditto with SilvrSufr. Permethrin is also used...

    ditto with SilvrSufr. Permethrin is also used in shampoo to control/kill head lice
  22. Fire Bird took a bunch of us on a guided tour /...

    Fire Bird took a bunch of us on a guided tour / hike of that trail section a few years back. Nice hike.
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    I live on the coast south of you and I have...

    I live on the coast south of you and I have driven to Grayson to hang many times.
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    You can always host one. The wife and I use to...

    You can always host one. The wife and I use to host hangs here in eastern NC at Medoc Mt SP and Merchants Mill Pond SP as they are the only two state parks with suitable group sites.
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    I have been using it on clothes and hammocks for...

    I have been using it on clothes and hammocks for close to ten years. Good stuff
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    Always nice when the other half also likes to...

    Always nice when the other half also likes to camp out.

    I always recommend to new hangers to find a group hang in their area and attend it even if it just for a day visit to check out the...
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    I am retiring ( again ) at the end of the year so...

    I am retiring ( again ) at the end of the year so I hope to do a bit more traveling to add to my list.


    The first time I retired, after three months The Terminator said I was under foot too much...
  28. Koolrach....how did you take that picture of you...

    Koolrach....how did you take that picture of you in the hammock and the trees in a circle around you...very nice effect
  29. Father daughter time

    Father daughter time
  30. Before we came to the hang, we set up Sam's House...

    Before we came to the hang, we set up Sam's House ( a large soft sided crate ) that Sam sleeps in when we are hanging to lake sure everything was working. While we had the crate set up at home Abby...
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    Wearing too many cloths at night can restrict...

    Wearing too many cloths at night can restrict blood flow and make you colder
  32. And more pics from the hang. Thanks to Tacoma...

    And more pics from the hang. Thanks to Tacoma for bringing the Hostess goodies.
  33. Pumpkin carving time

    Pumpkin carving time
  34. And more ....

    And more ....
  35. MooseMan before the hang 177821 Mooseman...

    MooseMan before the hang

    177821

    Mooseman after the hang

    177822

    Too bad he did not show up in person...he missed a good time
  36. And more....

    And more....
  37. I have a lot of pictures to go thru and one more...

    I have a lot of pictures to go thru and one more camera to find so I can finish downloading the images and post them.
  38. Trip report can be found here .... LINK...

    Trip report can be found here .... LINK
  39. 6th Annual Halloween Flaming Pumpkin Hang at Medoc Mt State Park>NC>23-27 Oct 2019

    Another hang is finished. Had a great time but I am worn out. Crashed for about 4 hours after we got home. Had to give the dogs a bath as they rolled in something stinky like all dogs do...made...
  40. Slugger...we will have to save your present for...

    Slugger...we will have to save your present for the next time you attend :)
  41. I have a secret sauce for that ... kerosene (sp?)

    I have a secret sauce for that ... kerosene (sp?)
  42. My dog Sam weighs in at 127 lbs and is just a...

    My dog Sam weighs in at 127 lbs and is just a little too big to share a hammock plus he does not like to be in them. I got him a Dutch pup tent that he will not use. Prefers to sleep under my...
  43. No rain is good....have trailer pulled up close...

    No rain is good....have trailer pulled up close to house to make loading easier. In process of staging gear in living room so I can start loading trailer this evening.

    Plan to be at hang by 1 PM...
  44. Now we need Pumpkin [email protected]@ to show up

    Now we need Pumpkin [email protected]@ to show up
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    I have been using a klymit pillow x for a few...

    I have been using a klymit pillow x for a few years now. The X pattern keeps my head centered on the pillow. Weighs 2 oz
  46. Ok BOBO...you now have detention and have to...

    Ok BOBO...you now have detention and have to spend it at the hang
  47. Thread: Quilt Combos

    by gunner76
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    IMO it is better to go with quilts that may be...

    IMO it is better to go with quilts that may be too warm as it is easier to vent the excess heat than to get warm
  48. Usually don't get a lot of folks the first day

    Usually don't get a lot of folks the first day
  49. Cherry Cobbler........Happy Dance time !

    Cherry Cobbler........Happy Dance time !
  50. It will be like a family reunion.

    It will be like a family reunion.
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