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  1. I have used pads, but I think that my best...

    I have used pads, but I think that my best purchase was an underquilt. I use an old 20* sleeping bag as my top quilt. Have been sleeping out this way in a hammock for over ten years.
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    A night in my most uncomfortable hammock still...

    A night in my most uncomfortable hammock still beats a night on the ground. I quit sleeping on the ground about 13 years ago and don't intend to go back.

    I'm not sure that I have an...
  3. I had the pleasure of hiking a section of the...

    I had the pleasure of hiking a section of the Foothills Trail for three days at the beginning of April. It was beautiful. I intend to go back and finish it in sections. I don't move as fast as the...
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    This is a quote from Brandon: "It doesn't look...

    This is a quote from Brandon: "It doesn't look like any defect in the webbing itself. The way it ripped apart at an angle it looks like it received some damage to one edge of the webbing and then a...
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    I use Dutch clips. I don't think the area where...

    I use Dutch clips. I don't think the area where it broke was anywhere near where the Dutch clip attaches, but I guess that's possible.
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    hammock strap failure

    A month ago today I was hiking on the SC Foothills Trail. I had stopped for the night about 100 feet above the trail on the side of a hill. I set up my WBRR and fixed something to eat. I decided...
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    I experienced those same winds while on the SC...

    I experienced those same winds while on the SC Foothills Trail Saturday night. I knew that the weather forecast had called for high winds but no rain. I had my tarp set up, but enclosed in mesh...
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    ''The first thing we do, let's kill all the...

    ''The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers,'' - William Shakespeare (Henry VI, part II).

    The older that I get, the more that I realize that lawmakers are just plain stupid. They have...
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    When I first started hammock camping more than 10...

    When I first started hammock camping more than 10 years ago, I had never heard of an underquilt. I used a pad in the hammock plus an unzipped 20* sleeping bag. I kept the tarp pretty low and slept...
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    Take her down to Sugarloaf Mountain or to Cheraw...

    Take her down to Sugarloaf Mountain or to Cheraw State Park.

    Spiders and snakes are always around but not as much in the cold weather. I've camped out along the Pee Dee River on a kayak trip from...
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    Thank you Dutch and Derek. I ordered about $50...

    Thank you Dutch and Derek. I ordered about $50 worth of bling from Dutch a couple of weeks ago. I enjoyed reading Derek's book. The illustrations made it all worthwhile. I would also sneak a big...
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    Count me in. I love having a chance at getting...

    Count me in. I love having a chance at getting something free.
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    US Coast Guard 1966-70

    US Coast Guard 1966-70
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    My name is Ken and I have seven camping hammocks....

    My name is Ken and I have seven camping hammocks. I would have more but I moved two years ago and my new house doesn't have any good places to hang. My old place included an acre of woods.
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    Poll: I have seven different hammocks. I prefer...

    I have seven different hammocks. I prefer sleeping on my side but have adjusted to all of the hammocks. My favorite is my WBRR. I find myself more comfortable in the Ridge Runner.
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    I'm in and will pay for the shipping. Thanks.

    I'm in and will pay for the shipping. Thanks.
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    Poll: I own both. My preference is the Ridge Runner. ...

    I own both. My preference is the Ridge Runner. In my opinion, it seems to have less shoulder squeeze. Both are good hammocks.
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    The clown's hair is blue and he sleeps in a...

    The clown's hair is blue and he sleeps in a hammock.
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    I'm in. And a big thank you to you.

    I'm in. And a big thank you to you.
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    I've been hammock camping over ten years. I...

    I've been hammock camping over ten years. I bought an UQ and loved it. Bought a 2nd one and love it too. Never have gotten around to buying a TQ. I keep using my 20 degree down bag opened like a...
  21. I have two UQ's which I use with my seven...

    I have two UQ's which I use with my seven different hammocks. I use my sleeping bag as a TQ. I just leave it partially zipped to form a footbox. It works for me.
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    Shug - I am impressed.

    Shug - I am impressed.
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    Hanging Double

    I was looking through some old pictures and found these that I had shot at the 21st SEHHA get-together at Hot Springs in April 2008. This is Ed Speers' set-up. He and Karen were able to sleep side...
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    Set up a poll. Let's vote on it.

    Set up a poll. Let's vote on it.
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    The only wildlife that ever really bothered me...

    The only wildlife that ever really bothered me were wild turkeys and barred owls fussing with each other. It started about 5 AM and kept up for over an hour.
  26. I have been using a camping hammock for over ten...

    I have been using a camping hammock for over ten years. Some of us learned by trial and error since there wasn't a lot of information on the internet. Ed Speer's hammock camping group on Yahoo.com...
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    Kelty TripTease LightLine is 50 ft. of reflective...

    Kelty TripTease LightLine is 50 ft. of reflective 3M Scotchlite yarns with a gold color that really stands out in the dark. $14.95 at Campmor.com

    Have used this for years as a tie out on my tarps.
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    Beats going to a motel

    We have moved approximately 170 miles from our old house. I had to return to our old house to cut the grass and make a minor repair. I was meeting some friends the next day and needed a place to...
  29. What is this refund business? Wish I had one...

    What is this refund business? Wish I had one so I could get another hammock. My other eight are getting lonely.
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    I got here at the beginning back in 2006 but have...

    I got here at the beginning back in 2006 but have stayed around because of the people. I am astonished at their ingenuity and resourcefulness. I was fortunate to meet some of them, including...
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    The law of gravity is still in effect.

    The law of gravity is still in effect.
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    Welcome from Anderson, SC...formerly of...

    Welcome from Anderson, SC...formerly of Chesterfield, SC.
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    Don't fight it. Just enjoy it.

    Don't fight it. Just enjoy it.
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    Sticky: And the weather is not all that bad either...

    And the weather is not all that bad either...
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    Hammocks, stoves, knives, backpacks - they're all...

    Hammocks, stoves, knives, backpacks - they're all good. Plus it's always good to have a backup.
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    Now what do we want to put in the room with the...

    Now what do we want to put in the room with the six (or twelve)? Cloth? Webbing? A metal shop?
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    Poll: I have a WBBB and I am able to sleep on my side. ...

    I have a WBBB and I am able to sleep on my side. I use a UQ and my sleeping bag acts as my TQ. I have the sleeping bag unzipped almost all the way and stick my feet in the bottom of the bag. My...
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    Eight, but am willing to acquire more. I want to...

    Eight, but am willing to acquire more. I want to catch up with Cannibal.
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    We warned you that it was an addiction and now...

    We warned you that it was an addiction and now you're hooked. Quit fighting it and just enjoy. Just keep practicing and you will enjoy hanging. You just have to find the right hammock for you. I...
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    Glad to see you are back. I join that long list...

    Glad to see you are back. I join that long list of people who you influenced. I always looked forward to your reviews at backpackgeartest.org as well as the yahoo group of hammock hangers.
  41. What's wrong with having eight hammocks? That's...

    What's wrong with having eight hammocks? That's how many I have. I trying to catch up with Cannibal. The funny thing is that I enjoy each one of them.
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    That's got to be the record for the longest post...

    That's got to be the record for the longest post that Cannibal has ever submitted.
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    And a third welcome from SC. There are plenty of...

    And a third welcome from SC. There are plenty of trees around so go out and make use of them. Try some different hammocks and you will soon find out that you are like the rest of us - addicted.
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    WOW! Oh yeah!

    WOW! Oh yeah!
  45. I like to use a fleece scarf. It keeps my bald...

    I like to use a fleece scarf. It keeps my bald head toasty and I can cover my eyes with it to keep out the morning light. I woke up one morning in my hammock and found my entire face covered except...
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    It won't be that long before you find that you...

    It won't be that long before you find that you will need the second hammock and then the third...it's an addiction.
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    Took a 135 mile trip in my kayak down the Great...

    Took a 135 mile trip in my kayak down the Great Pee Dee River back in 2004. Hung four nights in my hammock along the way. Haven't had as much fun since that trip.
  48. Black Friday did me in too. Hammock #8 is now on...

    Black Friday did me in too. Hammock #8 is now on its way to me. My major problem is that I like them all.
  49. For what it's worth, I've had a UQ for years. ...

    For what it's worth, I've had a UQ for years. Got rid of my pad and bought a JRB Nest and later bought a JRB MW3. I found it much more comfortable than sleeping on a pad. Less than a minute after...
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    Welcome Trebor. We are glad to have you with us....

    Welcome Trebor. We are glad to have you with us. We look forward to your sharing your hammock adventures with us.

    Happy hanging.
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