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  1. Food deadline T minus 10 mins.

    Food deadline T minus 10 mins.
  2. Wow, thanks, telescope would be great. Dusted...

    Wow, thanks, telescope would be great.

    Dusted off my old 4” reflector and Astroscan. Mirrors are dirty as heck and likely way out of alignment. Not gonna bother bringing them. Need to find a...
  3. Currently at 14-16 people. Fence sitters,...

    Currently at 14-16 people.

    Fence sitters, maybes, folks who haven’t posted yet...time to dial it in. Hang is 4 days out and food shopping is 48 hours out.

    Gonna be a great weekend, show up...
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    FS: Funds sent

    Funds sent
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    FS: I’ll take it Took my brother 30 secs to say...

    I’ll take it

    Took my brother 30 secs to say yes he wanted it lol
  6. The words belong to Crispy, emphasis obvious.

    The words belong to Crispy, emphasis obvious.
  7. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181206/2bca69a6...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181206/2bca69a68380d93a0e71574ee5cf73f9.jpg
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181206/d6338062deae840a9004887b15c1449c.jpg...
  8. No Stakes , MSR groundhawgs and big 10p nail...

    No
    Stakes , MSR groundhawgs and big 10p nail type
    18-24” ...below hammock level generally.

    I expected weather. Used good stakes, treated my tarp the day before, kept extra dry socks, shirt,...
  9. Sorry about that. :( Didn’t know who it was...

    Sorry about that. :(

    Didn’t know who it was when I first ran up on you, felt bad about pushing ya out of the woods on that cool drive through the lowlands. Backed off when I realized. The guilt...
  10. FS: Sorry, was channeling my inner Noah when the...

    Sorry, was channeling my inner Noah when the skies opened on the Thanksgiving Hang this weekend past.
    Out of pocket Fri-Sun

    PM response sent
    Funds sent
  11. Love the pic of the crocs! :laugh: Water was...

    Love the pic of the crocs! :laugh:

    Water was substantially higher Sunday then it was Friday, I’ll say that much. :scared:
  12. FS: Ok ok I’ll take it. Can’t stand seeing this up...

    Ok ok I’ll take it.
    Can’t stand seeing this up here for one of the best, if not THE best example of this type of stand.

    I’m in the woods until Sun, PM payment details.

    Will make the run up...
  13. Flashlight is a great trick. Adjusting where...

    Flashlight is a great trick.

    Adjusting where your feet hit the foot end quilt by moving along the primary matters.
    With longer hammocks, I find I need to replace the shockcord and it makes a...
  14. Bring a splitting maul if you have one so we can...

    Bring a splitting maul if you have one so we can downsize some of these pieces. At least that’s what I’m doing.

    Caveman’s cousin sells wood just down the road if we need more.

    Because there are...
  15. Truck load of oak, hickory and a little bit of...

    Truck load of oak, hickory and a little bit of elm loaded and ready to go.

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181121/a54df2c3482792dafc2779ae901da789.jpg
  16. Temp forecast for the area; Friday night low...

    Temp forecast for the area;

    Friday night low 20’s, highs mid 30’s - Sunny - arrive as early as you can, beautiful day
    Saturday night low 40’s, highs mid 50’s - Sun and high cloud mix, maybe a...
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    Thoughts and prayers

    Thoughts and prayers
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    FS: Is the Sierra DX or standard? (Folding or non...

    Is the Sierra DX or standard? (Folding or non handle)
    Don’t have my jeweler’s loop handy. :lol:
  19. Friday night is gonna be cold WOOT WOOT !!

    Friday night is gonna be cold WOOT WOOT !!
  20. Terrible, so sorry to hear this George. Strength,...

    Terrible, so sorry to hear this George. Strength, thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Support to the law enforcement folks no doubt working it.
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    A few resources. Delaware Water Gap Catskills...

    A few resources.

    Delaware Water Gap
    Catskills
    Harriman

    Many folks on here with more current experince than I.

    http://www.myharriman.com
  22. Did drop by the cordage page before posting but...

    Did drop by the cordage page before posting but was looking at the reflective product below the one you mentioned, the Z-Line Reflective.

    http://www.zpacks.com/accessories/spectra_cord.shtml

    ...
  23. ...that you can see, no? I mean there are still...

    ...that you can see, no?
    I mean there are still micro beads out there.

    If they are actual glass beads vs plastic beads, I would be less concerned about the environment taking a hit what with...
  24. It’s happening. I’m heading out in 15 mins.

    It’s happening.
    I’m heading out in 15 mins.
  25. Feel free to arrive any time, later at night or...

    Feel free to arrive any time, later at night or even Sat. 2AM arrivals are not unheard of.

    If not, say ‘hey’ to Deadphans for us.
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    Ok ok a little too much tongue in cheek with my...

    Ok ok a little too much tongue in cheek with my response.

    I use a set of larger tent stakes to avoid the spinaker issue. Think 10p nail or those Coleman stakes. Gonna take a nice gust to rip those...
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    After assembling stand and hanging hammock ...

    After assembling stand and hanging hammock

    Step 1 - stake out tarp

    Alternatively

    Step 1A - get in hammock
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    Layout and spacing looking good Testing upload...

    Layout and spacing looking good
    Testing upload (also failed to upload jpeg file earlier...trying again)
    169838



    Looking good!

    Thanks for the hard work Rick.
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    Forum listings have extra line space and...

    Forum listings have extra line space and something is displacing last post/user
  30. Thread: I got a new toy

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    New set of triples for my bike so I can throw...

    New set of triples for my bike so I can throw those inverted RC-51 forks on them
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    Left side column too small or not kicking off...

    Left side column too small or not kicking off responsive template when viewing main page.
    (Column w/ user control panel)
    Chrome and Safari - ipad and iphone
    Original and Hammock camping styles
    ...
  32. Anyone else thinking about going on Thr?

    Anyone else thinking about going on Thr?
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    FS: HG Econ 0° I’ll take it

    HG Econ 0° I’ll take it
  34. Well he ain’t talkin about a 2 dog night, nope...

    Well he ain’t talkin about a 2 dog night, nope Monkey straight up called a 3 dog night.


    https://youtu.be/PDpVS7D9AJs
  35. I’ve seen a few dogs around camp. If you can,...

    I’ve seen a few dogs around camp.

    If you can, make sure the pup is licensed and you have rabies paperwork handy in case a Ranger wants to check pupper’s papers. Never seen it happen but best to be...
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    Soooo I slept out during the storm last night....

    Soooo I slept out during the storm last night. (NJ) Been outside off and on during the past couple weeks testing different configurations, prepping to ditch some gear, figure out what will be...
  37. Thinking if we park a truck at either end of the...

    Thinking if we park a truck at either end of the “road” that runs through the middle of camp we open up a lot of room for ground pounders and hangers alike. Rangers like to keep the perimeter U road...
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    This Buy a set of window sheers at walmart...

    This


    Buy a set of window sheers at walmart for $10 and sew up bunhces of different sized sacks. Fill with crushed pine cones and cedar or whatever. Insect removal/management on you but I’ve no...
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    By the roll. Sgt Knots has options though the...

    By the roll.

    Sgt Knots has options though the 3/32 by the roll took a little searching.

    http://a.co/d/c6FgSLV
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    Many of our vendors as well as places on...

    Many of our vendors as well as places on Amazon...

    https://dutchwaregear.com/product/shock-cord/

    I dare you to try and buy only shockcord if you click the above link :laugh:
  41. Bring wool, gonna be cold this year :thumbup1:...

    Bring wool, gonna be cold this year :thumbup1:
    ...and I’m not talkin bout those skivvies you like to run through camp in :scared: :lol:
  42. You “could” but you have to show Driver’s License...

    You “could” but you have to show Driver’s License when picking up the reservation and the VA DL may raise an issue. You could specifiy a NJ resident as the Primary Occupant and then they would have...
  43. Bottom line, yes. “Normally” June-Aug is the...

    Bottom line, yes.

    “Normally” June-Aug is the nymph period but the whole lifecycle thing from larvae to nymph to adult can take up to 2 years with nymphs able to go about 15 months without a “blood...
  44. Fat but nimble. Ha. ...and no, I couldn’t...

    Fat but nimble. Ha.

    ...and no, I couldn’t climb that fence if there were a grizzly chasing me AND a table full of sticky buns on the other side



    Parking at Atsion or Lebanon aka Brendan T...
  45. Great hang at a great time of year and a most...

    Great hang at a great time of year and a most excellent charity. What’s not to love?
    Bonus, all the tasty food!

    Def worth the trip for those on the fence.

    FYI, if the fire tower is staffed,...
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    Sure is, look right at Perseus and they radiate...

    Sure is, look right at Perseus and they radiate from there.
    If Perseus isn’t familiar, below the W of Cassiopia or left of the handle of the big dipper or or

    Here this is easier :laugh:
    ...
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    FS: There was an “I’ll take it” before Travv posted...

    There was an “I’ll take it” before Travv posted so that post is OBE and was a no buy anyway.
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    FS: Funds received, item is SOLD

    Funds received, item is SOLD
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    FS: PM sent SOLD pending funds

    PM sent

    SOLD pending funds
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    FS: Yes it is

    Yes it is
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