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    Perfect!. Just ordered. Looking forward to this...

    Perfect!. Just ordered. Looking forward to this one. Thanks for getting in back on the site. :thumbup1:
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    Slacker! :lol: I'll be watching for the...

    Slacker! :lol:

    I'll be watching for the update. I too like to annoy others, however, this would entail too many people annoying me. Happy too, four the corected speeling comeing soon. Thanxks....
  3. I figure 8 the excess ridge line but the rest of...

    I figure 8 the excess ridge line but the rest of my lines just stay in play. I use the Lawson glow line and it doesn't tangle on me. At least not enough to give me any issue when the moments matter. ...
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    I totally missed this when you put it up PG. I...

    I totally missed this when you put it up PG. I went to the site. I like the Franklin quote and you had me hooked with a synthetic T. Are you no longer offering that shirt?
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    It is an addiction.....but like I always say,...

    It is an addiction.....but like I always say, It's only classified as an addiction if you're TRYING to quit. :shades:
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    That man has been profoundly indoctrinated. Well...

    That man has been profoundly indoctrinated. Well played sir, well played. :thumbup1:
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    Thank you sir. My ulterior motive was to see all...

    Thank you sir. My ulterior motive was to see all the useless junk out of his room, and ours. I think that end of the house raised up a good three inches just from the sheer loss of weight. Now to...
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    Where his hammock is the air is moving past him...

    Where his hammock is the air is moving past him laterally but the ceiling fan is giving him some down draft. Both my kids sleep hotter than me, cause I'm the "cool" dad....see what I did...
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    The boy said he got a tiny bit cold the first...

    The boy said he got a tiny bit cold the first night but I added his mummy bag to the mix and he reported this morning that he slept like a baby all night, still with that mule eatin' briers grin on...
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    I've hinted at this to my wife for our room for...

    I've hinted at this to my wife for our room for the better part of two years. When the wife suggested we "big boy" the son's room, I saw the opening and exploited it like Patton in WWII. It was an...
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    See this thread for the specifics....

    See this thread for the specifics. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/106724-My-adjustable-indoor-hang-set-up

    I tweeked it a bit by going with 36" lengths on the superstruts thus...
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    The Boy is happy now...and so am I

    I was scheduled to work a contract job this weekend but the weather pushed us to next weekend so I took advantage of the time to convert my 13 year old's room into a little more tweenish and set him...
  13. Not at all. In truth, with the bugnet off, I feel...

    Not at all. In truth, with the bugnet off, I feel far more comfortable in my HH. I sleep out almost every Friday night in my HH (and yes, I will do so tonight as well). The low tonight is only going...
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    Hey Trav848, How about an update on the use of...

    Hey Trav848, How about an update on the use of this superstrut system? Still working well? Any changes or failures? :shades:
  15. I have a HH Explorer Deluxe. I'm 6' 2" and have...

    I have a HH Explorer Deluxe. I'm 6' 2" and have joyfully used the HG incubator 20 UQ for over two years now in ranges from 68 down to the high teens. The full length will give you plenty of...
  16. I found this book in the Kindle lending library...

    I found this book in the Kindle lending library for those in that world. I got it so I can read it. May have to buy it ultimately but it's free for those who have a Kindle and an Amazon subscription....
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    Very glad I was able to help. I'm the...

    Very glad I was able to help.



    I'm the weird guy that actually likes to read instructions. I bought an SUV once. Picked up at the dealership and then went home and spent the rest of the day...
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    VIDEO: Cleaning Your Down Gear

    Thought I'd do a video on washing down quilts. Hope it increases your knowledge and willingness to handle this necessary chore.


    https://youtu.be/EbYU-4sl1jM

    Enjoy.:shades:
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    I'm toying with the idea of making a hammock...

    I'm toying with the idea of making a hammock (argon 90 outside, argon 1.6 inner) for my son. How are these to sew? Slippery? Easy enough?

    He is color sensitive and using the two different weights...
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    WaffleBox!!!! You the man!!!! That is the...

    WaffleBox!!!! You the man!!!!

    That is the thread exactly. For your excellence in searchfoo and graciously locating that for me, you will receive a personalized fancy feast alky stove. It will...
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    I've done the knotty whip on my DIY hammock back...

    I've done the knotty whip on my DIY hammock back when I first made it. I am about to change from the whoopies that are on it now to a different suspension set up. I think I want to try the Just Jeff...
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    Please help my searchfoo.....

    There was a thread a short time back on an indoor bracket system for hanging a hammock. I can't seem to find it.

    I can see the photos in my mind but need the thread for some help. It made use of...
  23. Nice set up Dutch. Will these come standard with...

    Nice set up Dutch. Will these come standard with a continuous loop on each end or is that extra? I'm suddenly interested. :shades:
  24. Great vid Lugnut. I could see her excitement...

    Great vid Lugnut. I could see her excitement through the mask. It's always a joy to see our kids venture into a new world. You'll have to put a tether on her before long.

    :thumbup1:
  25. Best laugh I've had today..... Time until a...

    Best laugh I've had today.....

    Time until a cat lover guts all of y'all and pees on your entrails in 3......2.......1........

    :lol:
  26. Nice work Rob. The video skills are growing...

    Nice work Rob. The video skills are growing steadily. Best 100 seconds I've spent today....outside my devotional time that is. :thumbup1:
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    You got a good woman there. My 10 year old...

    You got a good woman there. My 10 year old daughter would say, "Suck it up, buttercup." In the marriage game, you gotta do what ya gotta do.

    My wife laid in a hammock once......once. Not her...
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    Speaking of rabbit holes.....feeling the urge to...

    Speaking of rabbit holes.....feeling the urge to defend HH but I already know that will devolve into a less than productive thread for the OP.

    I'll offer up another suggestion that is both tried...
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    There is an app for that. If you have a smart...

    There is an app for that. If you have a smart phone you can get the Hammock Hang Calculator and Clinometer by Derek Hansen aka Dehoja. It is available for Android or Iphone applications.

    This will...
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    The images on the site are great but they do not...

    The images on the site are great but they do not do it justice. Worth the time to go there. :shades:
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    Not connected but both worth seeing. Dismal is...

    Not connected but both worth seeing. Dismal is very small by comparison to Sipsey. You could attempt to hike all the trails in Sipsey and it would take innumerable trips. You can see most if not all...
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    This is a completely unscientific statement and...

    This is a completely unscientific statement and only supported by what I read here on the forum on a daily basis. The person that walks into the hammock world and make their initial purchase and stay...
  33. +1 on all points above. I don't get Backpacker...

    +1 on all points above. I don't get Backpacker magazine for its journalistic integrity or depth of investigative reporting. More for biographical articles and trip location ideas.
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    There is no such thing as Hammocker's...

    There is no such thing as Hammocker's Anonymous.....praise God in heaven for that. Hang on brother. Hang on...:shades:
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    One day is not enough to contain the greatness of...

    One day is not enough to contain the greatness of AHE or a man of Taft's...volume. It should really be a week.

    Very creative and funny. Well played sir, well played. :shades:
  36. Thread: Why a Kilt?

    by DaddyDaddy
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    I had two. One was DNKE (Darn Near Kilt Em)...

    I had two. One was DNKE (Darn Near Kilt Em) that's the one in the photo. The other was a 5.11 Tactical kilt. I sold both as I lost about 30 lbs. but I have two new ones on order as we speak.
  37. I hated to miss the hang but Sunday singing went...

    I hated to miss the hang but Sunday singing went great. I was humbled to have made the story telling on the video. You're a true friend squid...really. Sorry I wasn't there to add to the bad jokes....
  38. Love the latest video Fronkey. I gotta tell ya....

    Love the latest video Fronkey. I gotta tell ya. One word comes to my mind when I watch your stuff. Genuine.

    You are genuinely enthusiastic, amazed, excited and spastic. You make other want to be...
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    Welcome from Mississippi. I lived in Wassenaar...

    Welcome from Mississippi. I lived in Wassenaar for a while. Beautiful country with lots of great memories of my time there. Hope you enjoy your hammock and the hammock life. :shades:
  40. Thread: Why a Kilt?

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    Pros: Helps to reduce or completely eliminates...

    Pros: Helps to reduce or completely eliminates chaffing, hot spots and/or general discomfort/binding experienced while wearing shorts or pants.
    Much cooler (temperature) than shorts or pants.
    Much...
  41. The tarp worms aren't permanent. I larks headed...

    The tarp worms aren't permanent. I larks headed the shock cord to the tieout point. I can take them off and change to something else any time I want in a matter of seconds. I am thinking that I may...
  42. VIDEO: Tarps, Tieouts and Stormy weather testing

    I updated a couple items on my Membrane Sil tarp, added some new line to the Tarp Worm tensioners from Dutch. I included a quick tutorial on how I set those up and got a thunderstorm test in as well....
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    The answer to the OP's question is so subjective....

    The answer to the OP's question is so subjective. We'll all talk ourselves into knots trying to answer it. There is financial success, emotional success, social success and ....you can insert a dozen...
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    Understanding your concerns about insulation and...

    Understanding your concerns about insulation and pricing, I'll offer a suggestion. If you have two sleeping bags you can place one in the hammock then either use the other like a top quilt or sleep...
  45. That's an excellent report. I think that should...

    That's an excellent report. I think that should be a standard format for every trip report. I know I'm gonna steal it for mine.

    Hammocks, kilts and beards ROCK! :shades:
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    Between Shug and The Ulitimate Hang sites, you'll...

    Between Shug and The Ulitimate Hang sites, you'll find all you need. :shades:
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    I won't detail my back issues for you but suffice...

    I won't detail my back issues for you but suffice it to say all concerns are improved when sleeping in my hammock. I, like SS, sleep on my side and back on a conventional mattress but in the hammock...
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    I know the jealousy, don't up stage me, comments...

    I know the jealousy, don't up stage me, comments were mostly tongue in cheek, but....they may have something there. Entertainment. I have been entertained in the past and will be entertained in the...
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    Ironically, I know that area that guy was...

    Ironically, I know that area that guy was "hiking" in. I spent two weeks in Interlaken, Switzerland in '86'. He hiked up the mountain, yes, and it is steep, yes, on a general use and slag paved...
  50. Thanks. I'll be going through the gear boxes...

    Thanks. I'll be going through the gear boxes this weekend to find the items I'm gonna have to sell to justify that little purchase so there may be something out there for you after all. you'll just...
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