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  1. Nancy decided to postpone it because it's going...

    Nancy decided to postpone it because it's going to rain. We're going to do something for national hammock day, which I believe is July 22, so stay tuned.
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    I came for the TQ advice and stayed for the moose...

    I came for the TQ advice and stayed for the moose poop juggling and flip flop socks
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    Hey bud, we scheduled another get together for...

    Hey bud, we scheduled another get together for June 11. If you're on the Hammock Forums Facebook, let Nancy know if you can make it. Looks like we'll get a good chance to set up some gear by Lake of...
  4. MN > Minneapolis > Hammock Gear Review > June 11 6pm @ Common Roots Cafe and Lake of the Isles

    [From Nancy on the Facebook Hammock Forum]



    Around 7pm, we'll head to the east side of The Lake of the Isles. Sunset is around 9pm so it won't go later than that. Bring your gear to show off or...
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    Right on. The link I provided included end tips,...

    Right on. The link I provided included end tips, but you're right to point out the end tips in case he went with a different purchase that may not include them.

    For everyone else reading,...
  6. Ask her. Explain the benefits for each to her....

    Ask her. Explain the benefits for each to her. Don't guilt her into one that you can use for other people because it shows that you're not prioritizing her comfort. Get her the hammock that is most...
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    Welcome @JasumX! There are a bunch of...

    Welcome @JasumX!

    There are a bunch of Minnesotans on here. (We're due for a gear and bagels soon @nancyhashope!)

    @Us5Camp, if someone wanted to make a budget version, do you think he could buy...
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    I think that's me! Just to answer your tip of...

    I think that's me! Just to answer your tip of the tongue. I'm not here to discuss another product.
  9. Do you have any recommendations for dispersed...

    Do you have any recommendations for dispersed camping?
  10. I think an all in one system that connects to the...

    I think an all in one system that connects to the thule bars would be the way to go. Have the tripod fold up into the arms and then the arms cross and close. If you could enclose it above the...
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    What gear did you end up choosing for you and...

    What gear did you end up choosing for you and your son?
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    It's the signature piece of gear for the hammock...

    It's the signature piece of gear for the hammock camping blogger "Wandering Pine" She has a silver umbrella in her logo.

    [email protected] wandering.pine or wanderingpine.com
  13. :) hahaha, you think they'd mind? It's going...

    :) hahaha, you think they'd mind?

    It's going to be 29* and sunny tomorrow at 10am so I'm planning to head over to the river after grabbing bagels if the group wants to join me.
  14. I will be bringing a tensa solo for people to try...

    I will be bringing a tensa solo for people to try out.
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    Welcome, we're actually getting together this...

    Welcome, we're actually getting together this saturday at Rise Bagel Co. and then hang by the river, if you're free.
  16. I'll let you take it from here. I'll be there.

    I'll let you take it from here. I'll be there.
  17. Based on the doodle poll, Saturday March 30 works...

    Based on the doodle poll, Saturday March 30 works best. I'd say around 9 or 10am? Do you want to go with that?
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    OBX is such an amazing place to hammock.

    OBX is such an amazing place to hammock.
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    Cool. I'll get one and test it.

    Cool. I'll get one and test it.
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    I know there are spring scales that could measure...

    I know there are spring scales that could measure the force applied from the tarp pulling inward. I have an idea for a ul prussik hitch replacement but I don't want to underestimate the force.
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    Has anyone measured tarp tension?

    Has anyone determined how many pounds per square inch of pressure are put onto tarp tensioners?
  22. I started a doodle to get dates started -...

    I started a doodle to get dates started - https://doodle.com/poll/3kst3yhkrkidifgi
  23. In my opinion, if it's nice enough for it to be...

    In my opinion, if it's nice enough for it to be in a park, people are going to be camping already. Something that people aren't doing yet is meeting somewhere indoors during the winter to go over...
  24. I am very biased, but I made my hammock tent...

    I am very biased, but I made my hammock tent because I loved the idea of it. In the end, whatever gets you out there.
  25. Have you been to Rise Bagel Co. yet? We could...

    Have you been to Rise Bagel Co. yet? We could meet there for "knots and lox" on a saturday morning. If there's a big group, we could find a spot with more space.

    @nancyhashope, Are you hoping...
  26. South Minneapolis here. We could all meet up at...

    South Minneapolis here. We could all meet up at a brewery.
  27. Thread: 10' vs 11'

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    10' is more than enough

    10' is more than enough
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    Welcome, what are the campgrounds in China like?

    Welcome, what are the campgrounds in China like?
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    Welcome. There are plenty of wonderful places to...

    Welcome. There are plenty of wonderful places to hang in NC.
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    Welcome to the party.

    Welcome to the party.
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    Awwww, I love the ridgeback breed history. ...

    Awwww, I love the ridgeback breed history. Taking down a lion in the wild sounds like an incredible feat. I had no idea they were so expensive.
  32. Welcome! Looks like you're off to a good start

    Welcome! Looks like you're off to a good start
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    Double kudos here. You've really started a good...

    Double kudos here. You've really started a good foundation here.
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    I did the EIB ruck run in 2.5 hours. I've never...

    I did the EIB ruck run in 2.5 hours. I've never had so much sweat salt crystallized on my entire body. I went straight into full body cramps when I finished but they had a dozen docs ready with...
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    Welcome, check out the Tensa Solo.

    Welcome, check out the Tensa Solo.
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    171360 My Minneapolis backyard is actually...

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    My Minneapolis backyard is actually pretty quiet.
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    Welcome! You have a lot of good options for...

    Welcome! You have a lot of good options for camping in western North Carolina.
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    It's my stock design. The tent design is brand...

    It's my stock design. The tent design is brand new. It fits a 10' hammock with two suspensions, or longer as long as the fixed ridgeline is 120" or less. It does block weather very well. I planned to...
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    Looks great!

    Looks great!
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    Welcome, you have a ton of great camping spots in...

    Welcome, you have a ton of great camping spots in N.C. Pisgah is one of my favorite places on earth.
  41. Welcome to the cult

    Welcome to the cult
  42. Haha, Okay. What's your 4th favorite site? ...

    Haha, Okay. What's your 4th favorite site?

    Edit: Or does anyone have site numbers to stay away from? No good trees, etc.
  43. MN > All State Parks>All year - What is your favorite hammock campsite park and site number?

    Favorite spots in State and National Forests as well?

    I really like Afton backpacking site #21 for a quick weekend. There are plenty of healthy trees 12' to 20' feet apart in good proximity to...
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    Check out the Tensa Solo. $100/ea side so you'd...

    Check out the Tensa Solo. $100/ea side so you'd need one tree or $200 for the set. They say consider going up to the Tensa4 because you utilize the solo option.
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    I love the look of black shepherds and malinois. ...

    I love the look of black shepherds and malinois. Zowie kinda looks like one but she's a rescue so we have no idea. I like your pup tent.
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    Options are good but it can get overwhelming....

    Options are good but it can get overwhelming. Glad you found something you like.
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    My dog doesn't even like swiveling chairs so she...

    My dog doesn't even like swiveling chairs so she never spends more than a minute in the hammock.
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    It's my concept. It is a little heavier than many...

    It's my concept. It is a little heavier than many of the enthusiasts on here want for backpacking but it's really popular with couples, hammockers with dogs, car camp hammockers, and a transitional...
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    I haven't gone down that low, but I know my tent...

    I haven't gone down that low, but I know my tent creates a pocket of insulated air that helps regulate the air temperature. The tent works well with TQ/UQs. I'll let you borrow one if you treat it...
  50. Has anyone made underquilts that work like an...

    Has anyone made underquilts that work like an army sleep system: light, heavy, and waterproof shell? It would be convenient to have a modular system that could be broken apart.
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