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    Site lists floor length at 7 feet, I'm 6'4. ...

    Site lists floor length at 7 feet, I'm 6'4. Thoughts?
  2. 6'4, currently 275. I have (and have gotten rid...

    6'4, currently 275. I have (and have gotten rid of more than a few) many hammocks. My advice: borrow (best option, it's what I did), buy, or build one cheaply to see if you can take a comfy nap. ...
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    Sticky: So nothing to do with the less-than-great Bruce...

    So nothing to do with the less-than-great Bruce Willis movie then? :shades:
  4. Los Padres: out of the way without being TOO out...

    Los Padres: out of the way without being TOO out of the way = Figueroa Mtn campground. Little further off the beaten path (same path though) ride an extra 15 minutes to Davey Brown campground. Pass...
  5. Wouldn't happen to be the fella I met in the...

    Wouldn't happen to be the fella I met in the turnout above Hwy 1 on Willow Creek Rd, are ya? Slick rig that guy had... got a pic around here somewhere.:)
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    Welcome from another Califunion. Best place on...

    Welcome from another Califunion. Best place on the web.
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    Read this after your sale thread. I'll bet we...

    Read this after your sale thread. I'll bet we were out in the same wind in the same wilderness, it was pretty rough. I didn't lose any stakes in the night though. I knew I shoulda called you. I...
  8. FS: Nick nick nick.... You must have your reasons....

    Nick nick nick....

    You must have your reasons. :) BTW, hit the narrows weekend before last, friggin rained on me the last bit of the hike and and the rest of that night. Almost called you...
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    That's a pretty cool hammock. Nice job.

    That's a pretty cool hammock. Nice job.
  10. Haven't been as active as I once was, but have...

    Haven't been as active as I once was, but have been keeping tabs on this thread. Unfortunately I'm running a Scout weekend and can't make it this year. I'd love to get to meet everybody, but I'm...
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    Sticky: It makes complete sense. I went through it at...

    It makes complete sense. I went through it at about 35 when my first kid go old enough to start going with and I started over in my "outdoorsmanship". I went through a much smaller version a few...
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    Interested, any chance for pics here in the...

    Interested, any chance for pics here in the thread?
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    There are handful of us here on HF that consider...

    There are handful of us here on HF that consider Big Sur to be our backyard stompin' grounds, good choice for ya! The entire Los Padres backcountry fire restriction is kind of a bummer, but hopefully...
  14. So in thinking about this thread, and in planning...

    So in thinking about this thread, and in planning for an upcoming trip, I stumbled on this bit of bummer news: FIRE RESTRICTION

    There is a list of approved "use sites" that still allow fires for...
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    I've had an 11' winterpalace, and sold it to buy...

    I've had an 11' winterpalace, and sold it to buy my 12' "winterkingdom". :D:D:D I feel like it's night and day with an 11' hammock, especially in weather when I have to move around under the sealed...
  16. I've stopped here many times on my way to / from...

    I've stopped here many times on my way to / from backpacking out of Nira (which is a bit further into the wilderness) and always stop at Davey Brown campground which is right in between the two. DB...
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    Another Califunion here. Welcome aboard!

    Another Califunion here. Welcome aboard!
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    Super ditto.

    Super ditto.
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    Hey Randy, I have two, bumpin California up a...

    Hey Randy, I have two, bumpin California up a smidge. :)
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    Sticky: A little over a year-and-a-half and we're up over...

    A little over a year-and-a-half and we're up over 1000 posts! I knew there were other curious people like me. :)
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    LOVE my 11' Roaming Gnome. My favorite hammock...

    LOVE my 11' Roaming Gnome. My favorite hammock yet, and I've tried / owned several. I'm 6'4" about 270.
  22. +1 on HammockGear. My Winterpalace is actually my...

    +1 on HammockGear. My Winterpalace is actually my 2nd, and I had it dubbed the "WinterKingdom". :D It's a little longer, has a cat-cut ridgeline and straight bottom edges. I've seen absolutely no...
  23. Thread: WTB - Ursack

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    Hey Tru, did he buy yours? If not, I may be...

    Hey Tru, did he buy yours? If not, I may be interested. PM inbound....
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    Zion National Park: right now. :)

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    Proof of the trip, not the hang I guess. Night all!
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    Zion National Park: right now. :)

    Last night here, lying in my Dream Hammock's Roaming Gnome (11' x 63" dbl 1.1/1.0 BTW :) ) feeling the warm breeze blow all around me, wondering how the ground dwellers do it. No net 'cause I'm bug...
  26. Thread: Hydropel

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    If it's not something you use, I'll take it off...

    If it's not something you use, I'll take it off yer hands. I repackage it and stash it in diff bags anyway. If you use it, keep with absolutely no hard feelins.
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    You know, Jose, that must be it. I think my...

    You know, Jose, that must be it. I think my original thought was to offer the vid to Pauls thread in the knife subforum, but changed plans. My bad!:rolleyes: Great great knife though. If you EVER...
  28. Thread: Hydropel

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    PM replied to. Flicker of hope... :)

    PM replied to. Flicker of hope... :)
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    All? Here's a start: Gathered end. Channel...

    All? Here's a start:

    Gathered end. Channel end. Bridge. Not sure what you'd call the exPed thingy...
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    OK, went back and changed some settings....

    OK, went back and changed some settings. Hopefully that gets it done. Thanks!
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    Anybody having trouble with the vids? The YouTube...

    Anybody having trouble with the vids? The YouTube thing is pretty new to me.
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    Big Sur CA, Dutra Flat Camp (long)

    So I put this off for almost a week, but hey, that’s what work will do to your plans to post a trip report:)

    Last week I had a class that let out early on Friday, and my wife had already planned...
  33. Thread: Sup From SoCal

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    Welcome from another Cali guy! Randy is awesome,...

    Welcome from another Cali guy! Randy is awesome, I'm expecting one from him next week, can't wait!
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    I spilt no beans. :)

    I spilt no beans. :)
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    FWIW I'm 6'4" and closer to 275. 11' will be the...

    FWIW I'm 6'4" and closer to 275. 11' will be the ticket. That said, there is one exception that I've discovered really works for me, and that's a Switchback strung a little more tightly than you'd...
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    Stormcrow and Dutch in one issue? That's like as...

    Stormcrow and Dutch in one issue? That's like as good as any Wolverine / Punisher crossover I ever read! :laugh:
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    I use Arrowhead Equipment...

    I use Arrowhead Equipment or Whoopieslings.com to cut mine. ;)
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    Welcome to the world of shiftwork. :laugh: I've...

    Welcome to the world of shiftwork. :laugh: I've been sleeping with earplugs almost my entire adult life. That said, if I can set up next to a stream, no earplugs and I'm happy as a clam. :boggle:
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    That's really awesome, great looking job!

    That's really awesome, great looking job!
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    National Parks Only because someone may be...

    National Parks Only because someone may be interested in some specifics: Last summer I hammock camped, with permission, in both Zion and Grand Canyon campgrounds (South rim). The only caveat for GC...
  41. Thread: Hydropel

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    Yeah, I like bodyglide too, use it for every trip...

    Yeah, I like bodyglide too, use it for every trip to the gym for chafing. :eek: But, for my footies specifically, I've found nothing better than hydropel.
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    I agree, mine have slept soundly on a cheap cut...

    I agree, mine have slept soundly on a cheap cut down walmart blue pad for many nights. That said, I've spent the winter figuring out a game plan to put us all in UQ's. Almost complete...:)
  43. Thread: Hydropel

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    Hydropel

    I know, I know. Less likely than my last request for some 2nd hand cuben.... but anybody out there got any Hydropel they're willing to part with?
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    Really glad that it worked out. Who doesn't like...

    Really glad that it worked out. Who doesn't like a happy ending?:)
  45. Thread: Winter Palace

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    Ha! Nicely played Adam.

    Ha! Nicely played Adam.
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    Payment sent. Excited to update my kiddo's gear!

    Payment sent. Excited to update my kiddo's gear!
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    I'll take the green ones. Shoot me a PM with...

    I'll take the green ones. Shoot me a PM with info..... Off to work for now!:)
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    There's a fair chance that the "creek" you...

    There's a fair chance that the "creek" you reference could have been the Big Sur River, but hard to tell without knowing exactly which campground you were in. Love that area, will be heading out for...
  49. Thread: Insulation

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    Sorry about the situation man. That sucks. Good...

    Sorry about the situation man. That sucks. Good luck with the sale, I do find myself wondering about the weights of your listed items.
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    Considering this sold pending payment per PM...

    Considering this sold pending payment per PM terms. If the deal falls through I'll relist.
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