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    I prefer one that isn't too long for my height....

    I prefer one that isn't too long for my height. All that insulation has to be heated up and if you don't have a lot of space but a small body or takes longer. This is why I go to bed with a hot water...
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    Sticky: I have has both and really enjoy my fronkey...

    I have has both and really enjoy my fronkey style. It means that I can sit up and get my shoes on with minimal bug exposure.
    I don't have a problem with bugs coming in if I cinch it on the bottom...
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    Sticky: Had another great "ladies only" hike. All eight...

    Had another great "ladies only" hike. All eight of us hammocking, including four recent converts!...
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    Sticky: I seem to have one spot or another that just...

    I seem to have one spot or another that just won't warm up when it's cold at night. I usually have a wool sweatshirt or piece of reflectex that I use on the cold spot and that fixes it for me. And...
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    Or just come up to New England where we have...

    Or just come up to New England where we have winter in spring. Lol

    Congrats on the Quilt. Haven't met a HG quilt I didn't like.
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    NEHHA Spring Swing hang report.

    Thanks everyone for pitching in and making this weekend run so smoothly. Here are a few pictures from my phone.

    http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160410/1ecbcc02f5dae687c573ded93ff070ea.jpg...
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    Sticky: I had some special requests for my TQ and hammock...

    I had some special requests for my TQ and hammock gear was great at working with me. Sometimes that have some communication issues but if you keep trying they are worth the wait.
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    Very cool!

    Very cool!
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    Congratulations!! The first is always a great...

    Congratulations!! The first is always a great learning experience. Here's to many more!
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    The first bling. I remember that. Its a life full...

    The first bling. I remember that. Its a life full of shiny things from here on out!
  11. I'm always up for trying new GF foods and stuffed...

    I'm always up for trying new GF foods and stuffed pepper soup and GF Swedish pancakes sounds wonderful. Thanks guys!
  12. I too have issues with circulation in my hands...

    I too have issues with circulation in my hands feet and ears. The day time is actually really easy to stay warm at this hang. The fire is always roasting, and food simmering and the warm clothing...
  13. I can talk to her about it if she comes next...

    I can talk to her about it if she comes next week. Temps shouldn't be too bad. Thanks.
  14. Looking for a new lady hammocker. I'm working on...

    Looking for a new lady hammocker. I'm working on a podcast for HYOH as a guest host and was wondering if we would have any new lady hangers at this group hang. I know we could keep her warm and comfy...
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    Looks comfy cozy!

    Looks comfy cozy!
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    Sticky: Looking at the circuit for myself as well. I...

    Looking at the circuit for myself as well. I currently key have an osprey 45l. I like it but it's very heavy for it's size and doesn't have any hip pockets. I really like my husband and son's...
  17. Thanks so much everyone. Bulls bridge was a great...

    Thanks so much everyone. Bulls bridge was a great hike! Water sources were scarce but we loaded up on water and had a great time. 115639
    Even did a little "stealth camping" on calebs peak.
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  18. Planning on going from Bulls bridge to CT341....

    Planning on going from Bulls bridge to CT341. Anyone know the good parking places? One vehicle will have to stay the night.
  19. Love bear Mtn. Was hoping for something a little...

    Love bear Mtn. Was hoping for something a little more west though.

    Thanks everyone. I'll look all those up for sure. Looks like the mom won't be able to make it so we will have a few more options.
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    Sticky: I am also a boy scout leader, so that complicates...

    I am also a boy scout leader, so that complicates things a little. I've bed. Pitching my big tarp even on sunny days and using that.
  21. looking for a NY/CT area easy backpacking trip

    I take a backpacking trip each September to start the school year off with whoever is homeschooling that year. This year I have a friend whose daughter is dying to try backpacking and wants to go...
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    I made a small pillow from an old fleece shirt....

    I made a small pillow from an old fleece shirt. Made it just the right size and fluff for my head. And as far as DIY projects go, it doesn't get much easier than a pillow.
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    It's an extra small incubator with deeper baffles...

    It's an extra small incubator with deeper baffles to allow more non compresses down and not just over-stuffed.

    Lots of jargon for "warm". :)
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    Custom UQ a success!

    A big thank you to Adam a for an incredible custom UQ. I finally got to use my Christmas present last night. It only got down to 14* but at no point did I have even a little cold spot! The deeper...
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    Nice shots. Glad you made it. Nice to meet you. :)

    Nice shots. Glad you made it. Nice to meet you. :)
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    Thanks for starting this! Can't wait to see all...

    Thanks for starting this! Can't wait to see all the great pictures and stories. Wish I could have stayed longer but the cold and I don't get along. I think it reached -2 last night!
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    Sticky: I didn't take much convincing. I just waited...

    I didn't take much convincing. I just waited until Nighthauk fixed all the bugs in his system and took off from there. ;)
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    Got a custom made HG UQ in purple! Should bring...

    Got a custom made HG UQ in purple! Should bring me down lower than I've ever been.
    Also got a fur lined trapper hat and some new buffs. Lost mine somewhere on the long trail. Looks like we all got...
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    Thanks guys. I can't wait to use it. Was hoping...

    Thanks guys. I can't wait to use it. Was hoping to take it out last night but didn't want to put wet gear away. Sometime this week though I'm thinking!
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    I guess I was a very good girl.

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    Thank you Adam for once again coming through with an amazing gift from Nighthauk via hammock gear. I LOVE IT!!!! I can't wait to take my custom purple UQ and put it on my purple hammock to see...
  31. Lots of great old roads and snowmobile trails in...

    Lots of great old roads and snowmobile trails in the area. Or driving a few minutes to a chesterfield Gorge. Depends on what you're looking for.
  32. I'll being my skins! Almost ready to work and...

    I'll being my skins! Almost ready to work and soften one deer skin, and fleshing the second today. Lots of squirrels to practice on though. ;)
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    Sticky: Had the same problem with skirts. Bought a nice...

    Had the same problem with skirts. Bought a nice under armor heat gear, capris leggings and I loved them. Got them at an end of summer sale. Glad to hear it worked out. Chaffing is never fun. ;)

    I...
  34. If you're into tracking animals, the snow is...

    If you're into tracking animals, the snow is pretty amazing. Saw quite a bit of tracks out there crossing the road as we plowed. Bring along the tracking books and check them out.
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    Hiking the long trail I used my husbands 20* Full...

    Hiking the long trail I used my husbands 20* Full length UQ and my zero top. But over used my zero UQ in the summer too. The 20 is just much lighter. Honestly it friends on where you are on the AT....
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    Used my zero degree (with extra down) UQ all...

    Used my zero degree (with extra down) UQ all summer long this year. When it's warm you just vent it a little more and don't put on as much on top of you. You don't changer your mattress for the...
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    Welcome to the forums. It's such a great place to...

    Welcome to the forums. It's such a great place to meet wonderful people and learn so much.
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    Sticky: My sister in law asked me once if scouts brush...

    My sister in law asked me once if scouts brush their teeth when they camp and I said "honey they don't even change their underwear!" Boys! Lol
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    Congratulations! I miss them that little! You...

    Congratulations! I miss them that little! You will have lots of sleepless nights, but they are so worth it. Enjoy!
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    Welcome from a little south of you in Western MA....

    Welcome from a little south of you in Western MA. Sounds like you have already found some great stuff on here. I also recommend going to a group hang. New England (North East) has one at least three...
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    Welcome from the East Coast. Lots of great...

    Welcome from the East Coast. Lots of great information on here. Don't get too overwhelmed, just keep looking until you figure out what will work for you.
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    If you keep it really close to the ground/floor...

    If you keep it really close to the ground/floor you should be fine. When the baby gets bigger they can crawl in and out when they need to. Learning how to self-soothe. Congrats on the munchkin,...
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    Can't wait to hear how she did! Would love to...

    Can't wait to hear how she did! Would love to welcome another lady to the hammock club. ;)
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    Welcome to the craziness! A great place with...

    Welcome to the craziness! A great place with great people. Can't wait to see your adventures.
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    Hammock Gear, Ridding the world of CBS one order...

    Hammock Gear, Ridding the world of CBS one order at a time. ;)
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    Ultra light here.. Sticks and trees.

    Ultra light here.. Sticks and trees.
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    Welcome to the Forums. Can't wait to see the...

    Welcome to the Forums. Can't wait to see the hikes you do. Being from New England, the terrain out there is a bit different from here. ;)
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    Sounds good. If you want the tarp to be in porch...

    Sounds good. If you want the tarp to be in porch mode, check how high you would set that up and think about the length to the ground from the poles/sticks. The doors I rarely use more than a foot or...
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    I have a DIY superfly in silnylon. It is my year...

    I have a DIY superfly in silnylon. It is my year round tarp. I like the options and the privacy. That said, if winter camping isn't your things, and privacy isn't an issue, the hex tarps are great...
  50. Thanks for the help. I'll give them a call...

    Thanks for the help. I'll give them a call tomorrow!
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