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    I look forward to seeing everyone this year. As...

    I look forward to seeing everyone this year. As it looks, I'll only be there friday night, but I'm glad to have a chance at getting outside and into the piney woods.
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    Sorry I PM'd rather than posting here Mule. I'm...

    Sorry I PM'd rather than posting here Mule. I'm not sure it's an option, but we'll see what the wife says. I was out camping a couple of days last week. Thanks for the invite
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    So, it's almost 1am at the parking lot. Very...

    So, it's almost 1am at the parking lot. Very long story cut short, got lost trying to return in the dark to camp from the parking lot. Batteries on my petz head lamp barely got me back rain doesn't...
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    Sounds good Mule. With the rain, I might even...

    Sounds good Mule. With the rain, I might even bring the big orange flare!
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    Excellent! Looks like Mule's copy we used when...

    Excellent! Looks like Mule's copy we used when navigating, but compressed. Look forward to catching up with you and finding some roots to boil!
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    Well, rain or shine, I took the time off to go,...

    Well, rain or shine, I took the time off to go, so I'll be there later in the day after stopping off at Rusted Moon and the Army/Navy Store for some paracord. Probably closer to 4. I love a good...
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    I keep trying to let my wife look at her...

    I keep trying to let my wife look at her whoopies....alas, no go!
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    Originally, I was looking at 1 PM, but it looks...

    Originally, I was looking at 1 PM, but it looks like a little later, maybe 3-4PM on thursday. You guys on arriving on thursday want to meet at the parking lot - and go in as a group?
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    Good luck butters. We'd love to have you there....

    Good luck butters. We'd love to have you there.

    I have Wed. thru Saturday off, so I should be able to meet up on Thursday for those going a day early. I'm working on eliminating 3+pounds of...
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    Longer hammocks are more comfortable; however, I...

    Longer hammocks are more comfortable; however, I found that standard quilts and tarps make things a little more problematic. The added weight and space taken up by hammock and tarp for the length...
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    A drunk underage driver - she's got to be real...

    A drunk underage driver - she's got to be real cute. jk. I press mine in by hand.
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    My suggestion is to go with dutch's products;...

    My suggestion is to go with dutch's products; however, I have and do use the nite ize fig. 9. And to be more specific to your question, no they do not shred the line.
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    Great looking shirts Mike.

    Great looking shirts Mike.
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    Water is a good clear source. The valley...

    Water is a good clear source. The valley provided excellent protection from the elements. Be prepared to bush whack, but it's nothing crazy.
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    Poll: I really liked the creek shots Mule! Thanks for...

    I really liked the creek shots Mule! Thanks for the hiking companionship - Ryan and Steve. A great "indian" fire was made by Steve, while we gathered wood. Ryan has quite a knack for finding the...
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    The plan is meeting at sycamore at around 4, I'll...

    The plan is meeting at sycamore at around 4, I'll be there earlier and Mule might get there earlier.
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    On the Hoosier Hang, Mules son brought a little...

    On the Hoosier Hang, Mules son brought a little dog, but it was a magnet for ticks! The dog was composed of more ticks than dog. So I'd plan on preparing for that and plan accordingly. Dogs can be...
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    Good to know mountainhanger! I couldn't find...

    Good to know mountainhanger! I couldn't find anything that suggested water sources which is a concern of mine. I'm getting there earlier by a few hours before EvillOtter and plan on checking out...
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    EvillOtter - I'm just waking up now from my 3rd...

    EvillOtter - I'm just waking up now from my 3rd shift job. I live up north in Elkhart. I was planning on leaving up here about 6:15AM (after work), due to the long drive. I would probably get to...
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    Mule would you be interested in backpacking...

    Mule would you be interested in backpacking tomorrow? I'm headed out irregardless, but it's always more fun with company.
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    Sounds good Mule

    Sounds good Mule
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    Mule, I was planning on hiking no matter what. ...

    Mule, I was planning on hiking no matter what. The wife wants to come along again too. I'm up for someplace new or old. I'll definitely be there Fri - Sun., but will try to fit in a Thur. also. ...
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    The nice thing about a longer hammock is that you...

    The nice thing about a longer hammock is that you can always shorten it! Enjoy your hammock!
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    A 12 ft is all a big person would need. It's vey...

    A 12 ft is all a big person would need. It's vey nice, but a 11 feet is a nice compromise.
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    Hey all. My wife and I are planning on showing...

    Hey all. My wife and I are planning on showing up tax weekend. Fri - Sunday. I have taken the time off already. Working on a new tarp, due to the cat destroying my last creation, and working on a...
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    How to hang your hammock the van.

    I dream of having an RV or better customizing my own. The idea of van dwelling for short periods of time for adventures just seems fun. Anyway, watching youtube videos of van dwelling, how to make...
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    Nicole had a great time. She talked about...

    Nicole had a great time. She talked about backpacking again and repeatedly commented on how nice every one was. She wished we had stayed one more night. She now plans to learn how to adjust and...
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    You'll be missed Mike & Ohms! I was looking...

    You'll be missed Mike & Ohms! I was looking forward to seeing you guys. We having to leave Friday at 3 AM, instead of Thurs. Grrrrr Hopefully the bugs aren't bad.
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    Bonsi - It's good to know the long hammock is...

    Bonsi - It's good to know the long hammock is catching on!
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    Hmmm.... My hammock still doesn't have a real bug...

    Hmmm.... My hammock still doesn't have a real bug net. Guess I might have to make a quick tuline contraption.
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    Black Wolf - what did you do to make those? Very...

    Black Wolf - what did you do to make those? Very sweet looking.

    You always want to have a variety at home and take the best for the situation, i.e. snow versus dirt.
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    Sorry we won't have there StayPuff

    Sorry we won't have there StayPuff
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    Last year I tried some sassafras tea bushcraft...

    Last year I tried some sassafras tea bushcraft style. I looked and looked, but couldn't find my own bush... the leaves weren't out. Love to have you in the adventure HamMike.

    The new...
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    I use the alum. nails for gutters. Cheap, light,...

    I use the alum. nails for gutters. Cheap, light, and strong. Also, easily found in the local hardware store if you don't life near an REI.
  35. Would someone be willing to just sell me one? I...

    Would someone be willing to just sell me one? I have no need for more than that. If so, email me at lukenemail@msn.com.
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    Looking forward to seeing old and new faces -...

    Looking forward to seeing old and new faces - maybe this year I'll find a Rootbeer Tree!
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    Mule you can add +2 to my name. It's good to see...

    Mule you can add +2 to my name. It's good to see so many coming back for round 3!
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    Welcome to the forum Cory! I just rc'vd my sil...

    Welcome to the forum Cory! I just rc'vd my sil order from NoahLamport. This year the wife is planning on attending along with some friends. The thread is already getting long!
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    Mules got this one

    My life isn't cooperating, so Mules taking this one on. I'm just a visitor!
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    Sticky: Thanks for the response Sgt. Rock. So, the...

    Thanks for the response Sgt. Rock.

    So, the Asym/diamond isn't done due to cost. With all the UL backpackers, I'm amazed we haven't heard of anyone trying the cuben tie out.
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    Reading past threads, I saw this and thought I'd...

    Reading past threads, I saw this and thought I'd add what I do.

    I color code my gear bags. My red is always emergency&medical. Orange/brown is always poop kit. Water is always blue. My...
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    Mark me down as going with an extra day at the...

    Mark me down as going with an extra day at the beginning.

    I'm looking forward to bringing my new DIY projects - hammock (double), tarp, and backpack.
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    Sticky: An absolutely wonderful thread and video! Thanks...

    An absolutely wonderful thread and video! Thanks Sgt. Rock.

    Here are two questions I had that I haven't found.

    Q1. Couldn't you just sandwich two or three layers of the Cuben (one turned at...
  44. Good luck! You've done well with your products...

    Good luck! You've done well with your products and you'll do well in your new adventure!
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    Hancock Fabrics has a 40 & 50% off

    Hancock Fabrics has 40 & 50% off until the evening of Jan 11th (wednesday). The typically carry Black, Navey Blue, Kelly Green, Purple, Blue, White, Yellow, and Red. Sometimes they have other...
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    Stormstaff, the Hoosier Hang is always at least...

    Stormstaff, the Hoosier Hang is always at least three days and two nights! Last year, a bunch met and hung the day before on Thursday. You can and go as you please.
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    Well, I'm making my third purchase. To comment...

    Well, I'm making my third purchase. To comment on the service, one of the guys is a real jerk, but the other is fine. I order only from these guys because of the selection, price point, and this is...
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    Just bought my stickers/p.cards/and patches! I'm...

    Just bought my stickers/p.cards/and patches! I'm digging the green sticker! And chance that will turn into a patch? Good work guys!
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    I haven't been able to spend anytime on the forum...

    I haven't been able to spend anytime on the forum the last half of last year due to my job and school. Plus, I've recently been going through the motions of starting a business. My wife is doing...
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    Poll: I wish I could attend, but this year has been a...

    I wish I could attend, but this year has been a whirlwind of kick my arse. I this is only the second time in about 3 months I've been on the forum. Good luck and have fun!
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