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    Like slvr said I like the cozyness of it. I...

    Like slvr said I like the cozyness of it. I think I sleep better with the feeling of being encapsulated.
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    As slvr said, the general consensus is bridge...

    As slvr said, the general consensus is bridge hammock = side sleep. I'm a side sleeper in a bed also and I can semi-side sleep in a traditional hammock. Not as much as a bed though. I weigh too...
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    I would agree to befriend/evaluate your...

    I would agree to befriend/evaluate your neighbors. Then you may have a sense of whether your stuff is safe or not.
  4. I agree that comparing a human limb to a tree...

    I agree that comparing a human limb to a tree does not prove anything. Soft tissue vs wood? To the second part of your post, I don't think anyone is starting a "tree hugger" organization. However...
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    hoping to make it. If so it will be saturday...

    hoping to make it. If so it will be saturday afternoon. We plan to stay til monday or tuesday. Unfortunately we don't get off work til saturday morning at 7
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0nCnS-UJLs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0nCnS-UJLs
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    SOLD: dang it!!!

    dang it!!!
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    SOLD: I'll take it if the other deal falls through.

    I'll take it if the other deal falls through.
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    SOLD: Does it come with both the stuff sack and the...

    Does it come with both the stuff sack and the storage sack?
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    Well you've heard all the definitions of cheap so...

    Well you've heard all the definitions of cheap so i'll skip that lecture :laugh:. Seriously i had to learn to sleep in my hammock and still I have nights that don't offer the sleep I require. ...
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    When you sleep outside with your daughters new...

    When you sleep outside with your daughters new boyfriend instead of inside the camper with your wife because you are trying to make a new hammock convert.
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    Pretty sure I missed my opportunity for a journey...

    Pretty sure I missed my opportunity for a journey like that. Bad knees and all. I wish you the best!
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    Congrats y'all!!

    Congrats y'all!!
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    yeehaa, gonna definitely try to make it. It's my...

    yeehaa, gonna definitely try to make it. It's my wife's spring break so I'm gonna beg her to go with me.
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    I completely understand why Ga. has a lot...

    I completely understand why Ga. has a lot especially the north Ga. mountain area. It's an incredible place. I also love the Ozarks and further east. We've been doing a fair amount of hanging...
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    Hello Arkansas...

    Any ideas about the Kyle Landing hang. It's been a year and 2 days since the last post started. :rolleyes:

    I'm hoping it will fall on my days off this year. Love that place!
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    NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! I'm a bit of a thrill...

    NO! NO! NO! NO! NO! I'm a bit of a thrill seeker but... NO!
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    WHAT THE HECK IS YMMV? I've tried to figure it...

    WHAT THE HECK IS YMMV? I've tried to figure it out on my own and I guess I'm just too stupid. I make a motion to abolish ALL acronyms in the US there are way too many in my life and my ability to...
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    Shug is my hero, he's in his 50's and can out...

    Shug is my hero, he's in his 50's and can out hike most everyone I know. I can appreciate his carefree, childlike humor and as a bonus my wife watches me sit in my recliner and laugh...she enjoys...
  20. schweeet!!!

    schweeet!!!
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    I have stayed at Elkmont several times and...

    I have stayed at Elkmont several times and absolutly love it,
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    Looks good Mike. I've been wanting to try that. ...

    Looks good Mike. I've been wanting to try that. I don't think I have the intestinal fortitude.
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    Hey "nutsack" nobody cares about your dates!

    Hey "nutsack" nobody cares about your dates!
  24. alright y'all its been a whole 24 hours since it...

    alright y'all its been a whole 24 hours since it ended...where's the report? I can't live vicariously through your hang w/o pics. :shades:
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    One thing to consider, if you are in the...

    One thing to consider, if you are in the convenience of your own back yard, it makes it easy to give up. If you are far enough away you'll be more likely to try to "figure it out". You didn't...
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    I'll take 2 sets please and thank you for this.

    I'll take 2 sets please and thank you for this.
  27. If you can camp in the park but not on the AT and...

    If you can camp in the park but not on the AT and the AT runs right through the park, what's the limits of the AT? Is it the 3' width of the trail itself or is it as far as you can see laterally...
  28. I've always wanted to do a section hike on the...

    I've always wanted to do a section hike on the at...1 mile WOOO HOOOO! I'm off to a good start.:laugh:
  29. Thread: Fat Guy Kilt

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    Man, I'm intrigued and I don't know why. I'm...

    Man, I'm intrigued and I don't know why. I'm trying to figure out the idea of kilts. I just don't think I could explain wearing a dress to anybody I know. :laugh:
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    schweet!!!!

    schweet!!!!
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    That's exactly what I want to do. Just aint...

    That's exactly what I want to do. Just aint found the intestinal fortitude to pull the trigger.
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    Way to jump in with both feet! woo hoo!

    Way to jump in with both feet! woo hoo!
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    I've never tried one but i have two friends who...

    I've never tried one but i have two friends who have them and love them.
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    Thanks for the pics y'all. Wish I could have...

    Thanks for the pics y'all. Wish I could have made it. Maybe next year.
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    I first made mine the 10 1/2' but my 12' tarp was...

    I first made mine the 10 1/2' but my 12' tarp was an issue so I made bought another top rail and made mine 13'. Now I'm happy all the day.
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    Y'all are speaking my language. I'm 6' and 315#....

    Y'all are speaking my language. I'm 6' and 315#. I have a uq that's 42" wide and have to fiddle with it all night. My go to hammock is one made by "Breyman" last year. It's 11' and I think 64"...
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    I have seen cars down there. Last year they had...

    I have seen cars down there. Last year they had just graded the road all the way down and it was fine.
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    Not sure how to copy and paste a pic but go to...

    Not sure how to copy and paste a pic but go to googlemaps.com and type in Kyles landing rd., Harrison Ar. It'll pull it right up :cool:
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    Sites will be first come first serve. There is a...

    Sites will be first come first serve. There is a large area on the right as you get to the bottom of the hill that will hold most of the people. Some will be hanging on the left as you enter the...
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    schweet!!!

    schweet!!!
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    Jbog glad you enjoyed yourself. Just imagine how...

    Jbog glad you enjoyed yourself. Just imagine how awesome it will be when you get to sleep.
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    Very cool! I wish I'd known about hammock...

    Very cool! I wish I'd known about hammock camping when my kids were younger. It's hard to get them out of our toy hauler now...them and their momma. :D

    I too would like to see the progress on...
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    Just fyi, I have an 11' hammock and 12' tarp. ...

    Just fyi, I have an 11' hammock and 12' tarp. the tarp does touch the hammock suspension when no one is in it but as soon as I get in...the weight pulls it down and they don't touch any more. Love...
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    (insert treble clef) "Oh what a night... late...

    (insert treble clef)
    "Oh what a night...
    late in winter, in February",
    What a very special
    time for me...
    what a ha-ng
    what a night!
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    I'll be joining y'all too. The mild weather is...

    I'll be joining y'all too. The mild weather is more than I can stand. Hoping for a restful slumber. Catch y'all in the AM. :cool:
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    I would prefer two. Either way you go you have...

    I would prefer two. Either way you go you have to have 3 trees properly spaced apart. On the shared tree you could set up you tree straps where the tie off points are on either side of the tree so...
  47. lol :D :eek: :D

    lol :D :eek: :D
  48. Hmmm, I'm perplexed. I don't know if the cage on...

    Hmmm, I'm perplexed. I don't know if the cage on the window is strong enough to hold you in a hammock but as a fireman I'd like to see it pulled off. Those things scare me. It cuts off a means of...
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    I made one for my daughter from a turquoise...

    I made one for my daughter from a turquoise tablecloth. She thinks it's beautiful...now just to get her to go camping with me. :)
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    awesome idea, I've been brain storming for...

    awesome idea, I've been brain storming for something like this. Now I can quit thinking, thanks.

    I subscribed!! woo hoo:D
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