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    Blueridge Motorcycle Campground in curuso NC is 6...

    Blueridge Motorcycle Campground in curuso NC is 6 mi off the side of it & allows hammocks. Great place.
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    I outfit 6 of us so that requires 18 hammocks.

    I outfit 6 of us so that requires 18 hammocks.
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    Nemo fillo pillo. Attached compression sack....

    Nemo fillo pillo. Attached compression sack. Packs up about fist size. Has a loop to attach a tether to it. I hook the tether to a prusset on my ridge line. A little expensive @ $50 but worth it to...
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    I'm a PayPal guy. Sometimes I will not purchase...

    I'm a PayPal guy. Sometimes I will not purchase if no PayPal option.
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    I agree there are much better/safer/lighter...

    I agree there are much better/safer/lighter options for suspensions out there. I would not use them myself @ 250#. That being said, my 3 grandsons use the large ones & have been for 2 years hanging...
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    I stripped the suspension from mine & switched to...

    I stripped the suspension from mine & switched to strap/buckle suspension. Got 25' straps & some buckles from Dutch. Got 7/64 amsteel from boating supply. I think Dutch has the amsteel also. Built...
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    Yep. Plucked one off me yesterday afternoon.

    Yep. Plucked one off me yesterday afternoon.
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    Been riding & camping for almost 50 years. Tent...

    Been riding & camping for almost 50 years. Tent camped up to 4 year ago when I discovered hammocks. I pack a cheap small 1 man tent & pad for backup. Have had to use it quite a bit out west but not...
  9. Thread: Sleep Apnea

    by oldbiker
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    I use an old 6 year old motorcycle battery & get...

    I use an old 6 year old motorcycle battery & get 2&1/2 nights. Running straight 12v dc & no humidifier. It's a Odossey pc680. I use it on motorcycle trips because it's the battery that fits my bike....
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    SOLD: I store all my down & my synthetic uqs loose. My...

    I store all my down & my synthetic uqs loose. My down & synthetic uqs was shipped to me compressed for space purposes which is fine.
    My 0 down bag from LL Bean was shipped loose. I store my...
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    Greetings from TN just over the line from...

    Greetings from TN just over the line from Florence AL
  12. 20 +1 or 2oz over. If you need more, just add a...

    20 +1 or 2oz over. If you need more, just add a pad on those rare occasions.
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    Welcome from TN just across the line above...

    Welcome from TN just across the line above Florence AL
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    Mine will probably wind up selling @ an estate...

    Mine will probably wind up selling @ an estate auction for $5 each after I'm gone as weird sleeping bags as most don't have a clue as to what they are.
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    I use the 20 HG Incubator + 1oz all year long....

    I use the 20 HG Incubator + 1oz all year long. Just vent it in summer. Winter it's the Incubator, UQ protector from 2QZQ & $5 walmart blue pad. Top side I use 0 down bag. I use the same bag year...
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    Not on a budget but very frugal, I went with a HG...

    Not on a budget but very frugal, I went with a HG 20 Incubator full length & a Jarbrdge from Arrowhead. Both are excellent quality. Once you decide full or short, down or synthetic, all of the...
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    DanglingModifier I'm with you. My vote is for a...

    DanglingModifier I'm with you. My vote is for a few subforms, but it's no biggie either way. Sure like recipes.
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    To me it matters neither way. In forums I'm...

    To me it matters neither way. In forums I'm interested in I personally like extra subfolders to direct me to a more specific portion of the information that I seek. Subjects I'm not interested in, I...
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    Any reputable manufacture (with a push from their...

    Any reputable manufacture (with a push from their insurance co) will have a safety factor built in. Exceeding their rating is @ your own risk & keeps them from being liable.

    If memory serves me,...
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    My first night in my Incubator a couple year ago,...

    My first night in my Incubator a couple year ago, I froze my but off. Took me a few hangs to get it right. Now I'm toasty warm.
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    I don't like the snake skins on my hammock. I...

    I don't like the snake skins on my hammock. I sewed a bag open @ both ends for my hammock (HHED). When/if I use snake skins I use them on my hex tarp. I sometimes string the tarp & leave in the skins...
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    I like your idea. My wife uses a SBP. I installed...

    I like your idea. My wife uses a SBP. I installed a ridgeline on it through the netting. I have another one I've never taken out of the bag I picked up cheap. I think I will try your idea on it.
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    If you look in my gallery, there are pictures of...

    If you look in my gallery, there are pictures of my wife & I using trees on the head end @ about that space. We kept each other awake most of the night. When either of us moved around much we would...
  24. I have one stock HHED & one HHED with whoopies....

    I have one stock HHED & one HHED with whoopies. Can't tell the difference between the lays of then. I have straps on one SBP & stock on another SBP & can't tell differences in the lay.

    Tried...
  25. Drove down to a motorcycle rally @ Camp Blanding....

    Drove down to a motorcycle rally @ Camp Blanding. Stayed in Stark. Came down to the hang Saturday but could not find it. GPS took us to a locked gate. A local guy said we were about 2 mile from it...
  26. I bought my grandson a 2.5 bottom entry & he...

    I bought my grandson a 2.5 bottom entry & he loves it. I did upgrade his tarp by giving him my stock tarp from my Explorer Delux when I bought a Hex for me. I later acquired a new Explorer Delux Zip...
  27. Sescallier, congrats on your purchase. Nice...

    Sescallier, congrats on your purchase. Nice hammock.
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    Congrats lilprincess. You will love it. Purple is...

    Congrats lilprincess. You will love it. Purple is one of my wife's favorite colors.
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    In the last 20 year I have received a picture a...

    In the last 20 year I have received a picture a grandboy drew & another year I got a coffee cup from my Daughter. That's the way I like it. I'm PaPaw. I have multiples of everything I need. I give...
  30. I motorcycle travel & hang quite a bit. Study the...

    I motorcycle travel & hang quite a bit. Study the diy sections & youtube. Find material of polyester or ripstop nylon. Make a gathered end hammock your choice of length. Whip the ends. Suspension of...
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    2QZQ breathable

    2QZQ breathable
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    Welcome from South Central TN. I travel on...

    Welcome from South Central TN. I travel on motorcycles a lot. I take a hammock & a small 1 person tent. Most hammock stuff will work in a tent. I also carry a small Thermorest just in case I have to...
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    In also. Thank You

    In also. Thank You
  34. Thread: North Georgia

    by oldbiker
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    Welcome from south central TN. I have rode...

    Welcome from south central TN. I have rode motorcycles quite a bit in NG. A lot around the Suches area.
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    Welcome from just over the NE Miss. line in TN.

    Welcome from just over the NE Miss. line in TN.
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    Welcome from South Middle TN.

    Welcome from South Middle TN.
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    I use my UQP all the time. I have it, it's very...

    I use my UQP all the time. I have it, it's very lite weight, It protects an expensive UQ, it raises the temp some so why not? Got it from 2qzq & the quality is outstanding. My question would be, why...
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    Thanks lilricky. I saw the hang last year &...

    Thanks lilricky. I saw the hang last year & wanted to swing by but got tied up @ a tattoo shop in Stark all day. I'll try to get by there that Friday. Can I get in there on a trike that's low to the...
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    Thanks. I'm checking Gold Head out now to see if...

    Thanks. I'm checking Gold Head out now to see if hammocks are allowed. Also checking Ocean Pond found with wecamphere. Thanks Again.
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    where to hang in NE Fl or SE Al/Ga

    A friend & I will be headed to Camp Blanding near Stark Florida on Jan 15th to a BMW motorcycle Rally on the base. We can't enter the base until the 16th. We will have a timeout camper with us to use...
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    Welcome from middle southern TN. Wish I could...

    Welcome from middle southern TN. Wish I could help with info but I use a UQ & Down sleeping bag.
  42. I tossed all my Y stakes after I stepped on 1...

    I tossed all my Y stakes after I stepped on 1 barefoot & tore a half dollar chunk of skin off the bottom of my foot in the center. I only use the round aluminum ones from Gander Mountain. I drive...
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    I am not extremely concerned about weight as I...

    I am not extremely concerned about weight as I mostly motorcycle hang. My first was a HH Explorer Delux Zip. Have never regretted it.

    I have since purchased another Explorer Delux Zip, an...
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    I don't understand. Maybe because im old,but I...

    I don't understand. Maybe because im old,but I like the KIS (keep it simple) method. Why not just hang the hammock & pitch the tarp in an A configration with doors & spend a comfortable night with...
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    I understand. I like larger spaces for some of...

    I understand. I like larger spaces for some of the same reasons. Mine is more girth than hight problem. I have 14 bikes, which 9 are bmw' s.

    72-/5
    73-/5 with r90 engine
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    81-r100rt ...
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    nielsen: I primarily motorcycle camp. On my...

    nielsen:
    I primarily motorcycle camp. On my setup there is no reduction in bulk from my tents. Actually I have some tents kits that pack down quite a bit smaller than my complete hammock kit.
    ...
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    I have built a prototype that breaks down to 21"....

    I have built a prototype that breaks down to 21". I used steel tubing to build it to get the design right. It can be built with aluminum to reduce weight. I built for motorcycle travel so weight is...
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    Thanks for posting the pictures. I enjoyed them...

    Thanks for posting the pictures. I enjoyed them very much.
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    Hennessy Explorer Delux Zip good price

    http://www.opticsplanet.com/hennessy-hammock-hennessy-explorer-deluxe-asym-hammock.html

    Best price I've seen on the Explorer Delux Zip. I have one I use in summer but @ this price I ordered...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?96885-8th-annuall-MID-TENN-FALL-hangout-at-Merriwether-Lewis-October-17th-18th-and-19th
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