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    I was surprised how noisy it is in my backyard...

    I was surprised how noisy it is in my backyard when testing out my setup. I am about 2 miles from a major highway as the crow flies and I can't hear it normally, but at night once things quiet down...
  2. Thread: Beach Hammock????

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    http://www.handyhammock.co.uk/ Haven't tried...

    http://www.handyhammock.co.uk/

    Haven't tried them, but just recall seeing it before.

    Only problem I see is the amount of space it takes up. I guess it depends on how secluded your spot on the...
  3. Thanks! The internet agrees that is Frosty...

    Thanks! The internet agrees that is Frosty Mountain. Looks like there was once an observation tower there but now it is just a clearing.
  4. GA: Questions about camping in national forest behind Amicalola state park

    I was wondering if anyone has any tips on camping in the National forest behind Amicalola Falls State Park. You can drive through the park and exit out the back and you will be on forest roads. I...
  5. Thread: Newish Hammock Vid

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    I kind of feel like with the amount of weight,...

    I kind of feel like with the amount of weight, work, set up involved you might as well just tow a pop up camper :).
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    I haven't been to any locations in this area, but...

    I haven't been to any locations in this area, but you can check out state parks on this map:

    http://www.gastateparks.org/map

    It looks like Crooked River might be the closest to I-95.

    On a...
  7. Poll: I would sooo love to do this. It is a little bit...

    I would sooo love to do this. It is a little bit of a hike for me (6.5 hour drive) for a weekend getaway. I will keep a watch on this. I have a large and small big green egg. I bring the small...
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    Very cool- have not seen this one before. It is...

    Very cool- have not seen this one before. It is great to see someone come out with new systems. For a complete system, the price is not bad. I'm not sure I'm sold on the design. It seems like a...
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    My pleasure...looking forward to the blog.

    My pleasure...looking forward to the blog.
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    FWIW- I found this to be pretty handy for...

    FWIW- I found this to be pretty handy for learning a few basic knots.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_-CwJNEkcs
  11. Thread: Creepy??

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    I think $1300 is definitely a bit pricey! I...

    I think $1300 is definitely a bit pricey! I wonder how many people it is supposed to sleep. If someone were to execute this idea, and you could sleep multiple people...then it might be useful and...
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    I have had both a HH Exped and a WBBB 1.1 DL, and...

    I have had both a HH Exped and a WBBB 1.1 DL, and as far as the hammocks go I would definitely give the nod to the blackbird. I basically bought the HH because the price was right, but hanging...
  13. Thread: Keeping feet warm?

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    I have been struggling somewhat with keeping my...

    I have been struggling somewhat with keeping my feet in the quilt as well as my left shoulder (in a WBBB). The general issue is the hammock is designed to lay diagonally but the UQ is not. I have...
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    I think it is pretty cool that it actually comes...

    I think it is pretty cool that it actually comes with everything you need to hang it!
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    Sticky: The initials of my 3 kids first names. I have...

    The initials of my 3 kids first names. I have used MAK-dad in the past (since I am their dad), but people kept getting me confused with one of the members of Kriss Kross.
  16. I actually had my first issue with back pain in...

    I actually had my first issue with back pain in my WBBB last night. I have it hanging in an unfinished room in my basement, so the angles are probably not perfect as I don't have as much distance to...
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    I spent my lunch hour rearranging and rigging up...

    I spent my lunch hour rearranging and rigging up a place in my basement to test hang...so I'm right here with you ;).
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    I was staring at this a few minutes as well :). ...

    I was staring at this a few minutes as well :). I just ordered a mambajamba today. This was a good deal with all the extra hardware!
  19. Thread: FREE: Buffs

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    I don't know what a buff is either...but I'm...

    I don't know what a buff is either...but I'm always in for free stuff! Count me in, and happy holidays to you!
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    Thanks! That is exactly my opinion. It JUST...

    Thanks! That is exactly my opinion. It JUST fits if you don't pull out the side tie outs for the shelf. You can pull it straight down...but not much point in that other than keeping the shelf...
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    You can't help yourself... You can't help...

    You can't help yourself...

    You can't help yourself...
    :P
  22. Thread: Black Friday

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    Nice! A little cruel...but nice! A good...

    Nice! A little cruel...but nice!

    A good lesson...don't be too enthusiastic with the box cutter. The hammock is right up against the cardboard :).
  23. Thread: Black Friday

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    Now serving #301! Just got my shipping...

    Now serving #301! Just got my shipping confirmation!
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    Thanks Mountain goat...the WL tadpole is another...

    Thanks Mountain goat...the WL tadpole is another interesting choice. It is in between the edge and the MJ. Price is also pretty good especially when you factor in shipping...the tadpole would be...
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    Thanks all for the quick replies! To be...

    Thanks all for the quick replies!



    To be honest I don't really know the specs. I found some previous posts that list the size as 132"x100" and it is sil. The stuff sack is the size of a 12 oz...
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    Tarp upgrade- Edge or Big Mama?

    I recently got a BB from with the Diamond asym tarp from the used marketplace. I am thinking of upgrading to something a little bigger. The asym tarp (not carried any longer by WB) is a little too...
  27. Thread: Black Friday

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    Perhaps we could get an occasional "Now server...

    Perhaps we could get an occasional "Now server order number..." on this thread. I suspect I still have a while to wait...#301 :).
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    :scared:**Zombie thread**:scared:

    :scared:**Zombie thread**:scared:
  29. Sold to Artjrk. Thanks!

    Sold to Artjrk. Thanks!
  30. SOLD: Hennessey Hammock Expedition Zip with Snakeskins

    I have a lightly used Hennessey Hammock Expedition Zip. I purchased new at the end of August this year. I have hung in it about 6 nights and it is in great condition. I decided I wanted a hammock...
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    Very useful- thanks!

    Very useful- thanks!
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    I think you need something to keep warm...and UQ...

    I think you need something to keep warm...and UQ is just one option. General consensus is that it is the best option, but also the most expensive.

    I am new to this, so I thought I would try...
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    Ahhhh...I can definitely see this as a con...

    Ahhhh...I can definitely see this as a con against the ridge under the tarp ;). Thanks!
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    Thank you all for the responses! That is...

    Thank you all for the responses!



    That is what led me to my question. I'm basically using the same setup (I think). I tie the line to the tie out (d-ring) of the tarp, around the tree, back...
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    Tarp Question- Ridge Line Over tarp?

    One thing I'm having trouble understanding is why you have a continuous ridge line over the tarp. Is it just so you can tie prusik knots in order to have the ability to slide the tarp from side to...
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    I find that this is true for any type of hobby. ...

    I find that this is true for any type of hobby. Much of the fun is "acquisition" :). I live in GA, and I have purchased 3 fairly expensive snowboards over the years. At least with hammock gear you...
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    I'm glad someone asked this question...I've been...

    I'm glad someone asked this question...I've been wondering the same thing! Lots of good suggestions.
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    I'm sure some folks with more experience than me...

    I'm sure some folks with more experience than me will chime in, but it seems to me it would keep you warmer...but I'm not sure it would get you to 0. Based on the specs:
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  39. Thread: Hello from Georgia

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    Welcome from Woodstock, GA!

    Welcome from Woodstock, GA!
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    It does look real. If it's photchopped they did...

    It does look real. If it's photchopped they did a really good job!

    I agree...I wouldn't want to be involved! Not sure who is worse off...the people on top or bottom. If the guy on top falls...
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    Whats the popular vote on this...real or...

    Whats the popular vote on this...real or photochopped?
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    It might be worth a try contacting Grand Trunk. ...

    It might be worth a try contacting Grand Trunk. Just tell them it has only been used 10 times and you don't have your receipt. They might be willing to work with you...maybe you only pay shipping.
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    Wow...that's pretty crazy. I don't trust my knot...

    Wow...that's pretty crazy. I don't trust my knot tying/lashing skills to do that!
  44. Thread: Total Post Count

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    Gotcha- thanks!

    Gotcha- thanks!
  45. Thread: Total Post Count

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    Total Post Count

    Does a mod have to "approve" your post before your total post count is incremented? I noticed my post count isn't changing :).
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    Sounds like you are getting the hang of it. ...

    Sounds like you are getting the hang of it. Horrible pun intended.
    :thumbup:
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    Welcome from Woodstock.

    Welcome from Woodstock.
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    Another welcome from Woodstock

    Another welcome from Woodstock
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    Welcome from Woodstock!

    Welcome from Woodstock!
  50. Welcome from GA. I was out your way in...

    Welcome from GA. I was out your way in Talladega/Cheaha in October. Pretty state you got there!
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