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    Congrats on cutting you pack weight. Keep at it...

    Congrats on cutting you pack weight. Keep at it and the trail. Be safe, happy trails.
  2. Springer till legs give out, or 8 days.

    A few scouts, a couple leader, and I are heading to the AT late june. Hammocks all the way around. I'm doing the food preparation now. 6 people 8 days and nights 100lbs+ of food and 201,600...
  3. The AT is still busy at the shelters with day...

    The AT is still busy at the shelters with day hikers.
  4. The scouts and I are doing Springer to NOC late...

    The scouts and I are doing Springer to NOC late June.
  5. Alexander springs is nice in the forest. You...

    Alexander springs is nice in the forest. You can rent canoes by the hour for fishing. Close enough to drive to juniper or silver Glen for a day trip. You camp pass should get you in at no extra...
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    I made mine 8' legs and 16' total spreader bar...

    I made mine 8' legs and 16' total spreader bar and it puts my hammock at 26" from the ground. It's easy to cut down but hard to add height and length.
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    You will need just over 1 foot longer than your...

    You will need just over 1 foot longer than your tarp.
  8. We have hung our hammock at juniper springs in...

    We have hung our hammock at juniper springs in the ocala national Forest. the canoe run is a good one. silver river State Park is 45min Drive from there. Oklawaha and Withlacochee rivers are close...
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    Carbon arrows only like force in one compressing...

    Carbon arrows only like force in one compressing direction. they are actually designed to break laterally. Cutting up an old fishing poles or a set of golf clubs and maybe the solution.
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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/09/9729541...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/09/97295411e43eda2facdd9d79fa7175e8.jpg
    Got stepped on. Epic fail. Fragile with sideways force.
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    DIY carbon tarp stakes 4g

    I have bought some carbon tarp pegs for MSR I think. Real short but real light weight.
    Living here in Florida the ground is soft and damp all year round. Longer or V-stakes work the best. I...
  12. Thanks I got the map pack for that area. I'm...

    Thanks I got the map pack for that area. I'm trying out this app.
  13. I just got the Florida trail app for my phone but...

    I just got the Florida trail app for my phone but I'm not sure which section of the Florida trail this is. Do you know off hand.
  14. I'm interested.

    I'm interested.
  15. I'm sorry we're not going to make this like our...

    I'm sorry we're not going to make this like our hidden pond Scout I got changed to this weekend.
  16. 20-22 would be better for us as we are heading to...

    20-22 would be better for us as we are heading to hidden pond the 14th- 15th for a scout overnighter.
  17. Someone left this in the sand at the hang. I...

    Someone left this in the sand at the hang. I think that about sums it up for us all.
  18. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/21/54f3762...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/21/54f37620c344128ed16fc92cf327ae93.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/21/2d07fa9d15c610a2f9c6b36e1f61a20e.jpg
    29 sleeping like a baby. Go rider.
  19. First I had a great time, but why was Andy and...

    First I had a great time, but why was Andy and (insert name here) trying to kill me? If you have ever wondered what Oak trees look like dancing around in the middle of the night, just hang around...
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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/19/82f5914b491c6b6620b91268fc6e7fdf.jpg
    We really missed everyone on the forum who could not attend.
  21. heading out to the hang. How does it takes a...

    heading out to the hang. How does it takes a whole truckload of gear to camp for a weekend. When I can hike for 10 days and 66 miles out of a backpack lol
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    Day 2. We make a way north on the levee. Turning...

    Day 2. We make a way north on the levee. Turning right along with appears to be an old salt production field left over from the 1800's. To arrival notice what appears to be a 10 foot Gator basking...
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    After searching the few trees to hang our...

    After searching the few trees to hang our hammocks. We visited a little while to meet our neighbor hiking in the opposite direction. He goes down from Pennsylvania on Christmas break visiting his...
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    So day one was fun. We hit the trail and within...

    So day one was fun. We hit the trail and within 100th it's ankle deep water. Only to deepen to shin depth in areas. The first mile or so was this way. The forest is thick and swampy. This area...
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    Trail wildlife that can kill you. Lol

    Trail wildlife that can kill you. Lol
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    Fl>Panhandle> New Year's Day hike

    It's 6 am and I'm heading out to meet WaffleBox at the west trail head of the St Marks section of the Florida trail. Of course the car is low on gas and I just realized I'm going to be 30 min late...
  27. 10-4. I'll bring some cook gear. I have one...

    10-4. I'll bring some cook gear. I have one turkey fryer with a big pot.
  28. We have some scout cook gear we can bring what do...

    We have some scout cook gear we can bring what do you need. DO and burners with pots we have plenty of.
  29. Pm sent Done

    Pm sent

    Done
  30. Morning of. I am usually on the job site as soon...

    Morning of. I am usually on the job site as soon as the sun comes up. Even if it's a 4 hour drive. So I can be there early as we need to get things going.
  31. Are we still on for this trip. I getting stir...

    Are we still on for this trip. I getting stir crazy. If you have an agenda of direction that would be helpful.
  32. By the way that's a bear country. I've done some...

    By the way that's a bear country. I've done some camping up in Sopchoppy. I just drove through there on 267 yesterday. Its a nice area very dense.
  33. I put in for the time off at work I should be...

    I put in for the time off at work I should be good to go. I'll let you know if anything changes.
  34. I'm watching this I would like to do this trip....

    I'm watching this I would like to do this trip. Work will decide if I can make it.
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    When I built this one I put some shock cord in...

    When I built this one I put some shock cord in each corner tie out. Just to help keep it from tearing.
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    After working with it to build the tarp. I did...

    After working with it to build the tarp. I did use the double tape on the ridge line to connect the two panels. The stretch was so bad I used gorilla tape over the top as the ridge line. As well as...
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    If you like to look at the stars at night. This...

    If you like to look at the stars at night. This is a great tarp. Unfortunately for these two we were just two days past the full moon. So in the middle of the night it was like being interrogation by...
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    Polycryo the new camo "sort of"

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/14/021b3b4433fcd5f8510dea7ea65a44db.jpg
    At scout camp last weekend. I made a polycryo tarp for my Jr. Assistant Scoutmaster and Senior Patrol Leader. The 9'...
  39. Dutch oven cooking and bacon is always a present....

    Dutch oven cooking and bacon is always a present. Even its not for your birthday. Lol
  40. Not sure if we have any conflicts with scheduling...

    Not sure if we have any conflicts with scheduling right now. We will make it unless something comes up. The cooler weather has inspired us to get out more.
  41. Thanks. Just trying to have some fun in the...

    Thanks. Just trying to have some fun in the woods.
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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/28/d718a6b13503a3b1351d31cff17c259f.jpg
    Thanks to hikingdad for putting together an easy DIY bridge hammock video. I was able to make this beauty last week. I...
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    Nice fire floridahanger
  44. https://vimeo.com/107348966. The only thing...

    https://vimeo.com/107348966.
    The only thing that cools off a florida afternoon.
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    The weather is rolling in again. The roar of thunder in the background as the clouds are flying by overhead. Everyone...
  46. FL>ONF>Hidden Pond>September 2014>The Summer's last gasp Hang>Report

    We arrived at juniper springs park Friday night 6:30. After using the last real restroom for the next couple days we hit the trail. North west we went in to the darkening sky as the clouds rolled...
  47. We just got to Juniper Springs. We're dropping...

    We just got to Juniper Springs. We're dropping off the car and going to hit the trail. I doubt we will make it before dark but that's the fun of this hang.
  48. Be careful out there. The road is more dangerous...

    Be careful out there. The road is more dangerous than the woods. We'll see you later tonight. We're going to hike in from Juniper Springs.
  49. I thought of the same and brought a scrap of mesh...

    I thought of the same and brought a scrap of mesh for the weekend. Thanks for the offer. I will be good with what I got. The mosquitoes don't like me to much anyway. I'm to sweet. [emoji3]
  50. A steak, you guys are bringing out the big guns....

    A steak, you guys are bringing out the big guns. We were going light this time around. Dehydrated all the way for us. Looks like I'll be able to boil all my drool to rehydrate my dinner. Lol.

    On...
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