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  1. @jwright, We are all learning how this works...

    @jwright, We are all learning how this works together. We don't have a professional blogger on staff.
    @The Tree Frog, Thanks for the tip about subscribing.
  2. That is good to know Tree Frog. If someone is not...

    That is good to know Tree Frog. If someone is not getting any feedback they may have that feature turned on.
    Also note even if you make your blog private a mod/admin sees everything no matter what...
  3. The way I see the blog section working for...

    The way I see the blog section working for example is folks that are new to DIYing could chronicle there project and share their successes and failures so all could learn from their experience.
    ...
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    For the kids if you must use a pad I would trim...

    For the kids if you must use a pad I would trim it to fit inside their sleeping bag. Kids can wiggle around a lot and pads love to find their way out from under you.
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    Excellent picture love the story. You post...

    Excellent picture love the story. You post brought back some great memories of my first hammock. I used mine until the material started seperating at the brass eyelets on the head end.
  6. FS: Hi Michael, "Feel free to make an offer" is the...

    Hi Michael, "Feel free to make an offer" is the same thing as OBO.

    The TOS rule we are struggling with is this:
    C. Items listed in the marketplace should be listed with a selling price. No...
  7. Colorado Trail Segment 1 (Waterton Canyon) is closed Aug 29th, 2015

    There is no date for it to reopen. I will post as soon as I find out any info on the re opening.
    Local news reported a cyclist was chased by a bear and water board workers have seen and reported an...
  8. When you turn your 175 dollar month cable TV off...

    When you turn your 175 dollar month cable TV off because Shug just uploaded a new hammock video on youtube.
  9. That is a lot of damage for a one time use. Did...

    That is a lot of damage for a one time use. Did you install these per the makers instructions?
    I know there was another vendor that was making something similar has stopped selling his model do to...
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    I am just thinking outloud here and if I am way...

    I am just thinking outloud here and if I am way off base it wouldn't be the first time.

    I would like to see us use the K.I.S.S. prinicipal in this Happy Trails folder.

    I've been cleaning out my...
  11. I also bring something to add to my hot chocolate...

    I also bring something to add to my hot chocolate around the fire.
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    Thank you TallPaul that really was helpful. I...

    Thank you TallPaul that really was helpful.
    I like everything I am reading except the blog can be about any subject. Bandwidth and server space is not free and this site uses a ton of both.

    I...
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    I really like your idea dkurfiss of a Karma...

    I really like your idea dkurfiss of a Karma Market replacing the PIF. I think there should be a limit on how many items one member can claim per year.
    I would like to see minimal moderation by the...
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    This is exactly what I found as well. I am 5'8"...

    This is exactly what I found as well.
    I am 5'8" 195# and only use 11x60 hammocks nowadays.
    I have had calf ridge pressure with every 10' hammock I have owned. I have been able to wiggle around and...
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    I think it is really important to provide a large...

    I think it is really important to provide a large dog with insulation from the ground and shelter from above.
    Short haired dogs that don't handle cold weather as well might need a pullover sweater...
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    I am amazed at how many of my other hobbies go so...

    I am amazed at how many of my other hobbies go so well with hammocks.

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7289/9490889830_006f8486b3_z.jpg
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    @SpitballJedi, Would our current "Article" forum...

    @SpitballJedi, Would our current "Article" forum work for journals. Would the journaling software have to be added to the forums software or do you use something else?

    Please keep posting to help...
  18. Same here. It's a good discussion and one well...

    Same here. It's a good discussion and one well worth our effort. I am interested in hearing what other members think on this subject.

    I will admit if I have moved or removed post that are a little...
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    I've never had an issue getting my cuben taught....

    I've never had an issue getting my cuben taught.
    As far a pitch goes I typically go with a 45 degree angle when not in porch mode.

    https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5539/12483980173_07990d1faa_c.jpg...
  20. Hi Mark, I will bring this subject up to the mod...

    Hi Mark, I will bring this subject up to the mod team for discussion. I will say my current positions is the opposite right now.
    We have ~300 new members a month joining this group. They have the...
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    Can you post a link to the journal you are...

    Can you post a link to the journal you are referring to? I would like to do some more research.
    Right now from what I am reading HF with all its different forums is a collection of journals each...
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    Please excuse my ignorance in this matter. How is...

    Please excuse my ignorance in this matter. How is a journal different than a blog?
    The reason I ask is many here write blogs and add their blog link to their signature.
    These blogs don't even have...
  23. I am still in and will bring a few things to add...

    I am still in and will bring a few things to add to the raffle.
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    If your single layer is sagging more than your...

    If your single layer is sagging more than your double you might have went too light on the single layer material.
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    Hi Judy, Most folks use some kind of under quilt...

    Hi Judy,
    Most folks use some kind of under quilt so a double layer is not required for bugs it justs add weight. However living in OK and hammock camping in the summer you might not need an UQ when...
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    As far as I know all the vendors selling UQ's...

    As far as I know all the vendors selling UQ's here on the forum will work with an 11' hammock. If you do find it to be a bit tight just add 6-8" piece of shockcord to the existing suspension.
    hth
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    I don't remember much about the posts where folks...

    I don't remember much about the posts where folks were reporting breaking a 4x4.
    If your Google-FU is strong you can probably find the old posts, they even had picts, since nothing is ever deleted...
  28. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77hneLgt33k ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77hneLgt33k


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il1Byvn_vMA


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5c1k949Zn4
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    I think the trick is to pick a good 4x4. The ones...

    I think the trick is to pick a good 4x4. The ones I've seen posted that snapped have a knot where it broke. I would look for a clean knot free treated piece.
    Good luck if you want some insurance...
  30. Great picts. It is very hard to make a schedule...

    Great picts. It is very hard to make a schedule and try to keep it. Everything always seems to take longer than estimated at altitude.


    Red water that does sound scary I have no clue what that...
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    The problem happens when you don't see them and...

    The problem happens when you don't see them and step on one. There's no posturing just hey! got off me :-)
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    FS: This isn't eBay or a yardsale.

    This isn't eBay or a yardsale.
  33. That was an excellent read thank you Ewker. Looks...

    That was an excellent read thank you Ewker. Looks like Ed did offer a bugnet model. Very Nice. I've edited my list. (post #53)
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    Welcome Leon. Here's hoping you will talk some...

    Welcome Leon. Here's hoping you will talk some picts and share them with us of your solo trips in Japan.
  35. Thanks WV I missed reading your post and have...

    Thanks WV I missed reading your post and have edited my list (post #53). Can you offer any more info on the Speer hammock?
    Did it have a bugnet? Whoopies? gathered or sewn channel?
    I've never seen...
  36. Thanks for a stab at my list SGT Rock. I am not...

    Thanks for a stab at my list SGT Rock.
    I am not sure there was much innovation by todays hammock standards back in the 40's (WW2) canvas hammock bodies, rubber impregnated or oil infused cotton...
  37. I thought I had explained that in my original...

    I thought I had explained that in my original post fairly well.

    "When you really think about it our hammocks have evolved over the years big time
    and I did not even cover all the new materials.
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  38. Here you go 5 pages worth. ...

    Here you go 5 pages worth.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/103096-Pee-jar

    We even have a poll, haha
    ...
  39. You see this is why we don't have Colorado Group...

    You see this is why we don't have Colorado Group Hangs anymore.
    Football, Baseball, Hockey, RedRocks Concerts, hunting seasons, The Superbowl on TV... the list is endless and a group hang is always...
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    Hi Martin, Checkout Torben's videos on...

    Hi Martin,
    Checkout Torben's videos on hammocking or as we know him BlazeAway.
    He does not post here any more but if you could locate him he lives just north of you in Denmark he would be an...
  41. Hi Gresh thank you for the review. Many are...

    Hi Gresh thank you for the review. Many are having issues currently with inserting youtube videos as soon as Rick has some time I will ask him to look into it.
  42. Thank you Paul. So how about taking a stab at...

    Thank you Paul.
    So how about taking a stab at my list of questions based on you time on site and knowledge?
    As people see these lists I am sure it will jog old memories and we can edit as we go....
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    WTB: Who ever owns Cabelas has been able to retire...

    Who ever owns Cabelas has been able to retire from my fly fishing gear purchases. I'd give them a look.
    If you are looking for lessons Angler ALL is my favorite shop I took casting and tying...
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    My hammock is my chair. It's the first thing to...

    My hammock is my chair. It's the first thing to go up and the last thing to come down.
    I've never measured it I just don't want the hammock to cut into the back of my knees.
    ...
  45. Thank you WV I could find info on Ed Speer's...

    Thank you WV I could find info on Ed Speer's Hammock Camping book, some really old post talking about Ed but nothing on retail sales
    and for some reason I thought he was associated with TTTG.
    ...
  46. The 12th works for me. I edited the title for you...

    The 12th works for me. I edited the title for you per your PM.
  47. We had the grand kids all weekend so I have been...

    We had the grand kids all weekend so I have been able to surf the web a bit and find some answers I think.
    Where I get stuck is Clark's history and what they offered when I can't find any old pict...
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    I think something is jacked up. You have been...

    I think something is jacked up. You have been able to use picts and videos in the past trip reports.

    So by using gmcttr's suggestion wouldn't the video go where your cursor is in the texts?
  49. Hi Sadrian, Did your father in law make the...

    Hi Sadrian, Did your father in law make the reservations yet?
    Being a holiday weekend WhiteRanch might be booked with boyscouts. I did not realize it was a holiday being retired I don't know what...
  50. So with so many sages checking in does anyone...

    So with so many sages checking in does anyone want to take a stab at my original questions?
    Let me add commercially available and US companies only this would include mom and pop outfits like 2QZQ....
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