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    ditto

    ditto
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    Use NamaClaws, they do not slip

    Use NamaClaws, they do not slip
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    On my way back to the parking lot I saw a small...

    On my way back to the parking lot I saw a small mammal run across the trail and continue on in to the woods. After researching know mammals of the area, I am pretty sure it was a Eastern Spotted...
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    Stupid people are everywhere and yes we have them...

    Stupid people are everywhere and yes we have them in the hammock community

    Main safety issues are not learning how to use your gear properly. Find a group hang to attend and let the folks know...
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    I am 67 and my back always feel better after a...

    I am 67 and my back always feel better after a couple of days in one of my hammocks. Unfortunately it rarely feels good enough to be able to put socks on.
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    There was some discussion about picnic baskets...

    There was some discussion about picnic baskets and Yogi
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    Just use the ground as is

    Just use the ground as is
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    Made it home. Started a trip report

    Made it home. Started a trip report
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    2021 Spring Hoosier Hang

    Survived my trip to the Hoosier Hang. Very glad I was able to get up with Treebeard at the parking lot and hike in with him as I don't think I would have found the site on my own.

    Left Murphy NC...
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    treebird.... hope to be there by noon. If not,...

    treebird.... hope to be there by noon. If not, don't wait for me if you have other plans.
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    I have been using a TQ and several UQs from...

    I have been using a TQ and several UQs from Arrowhead for about 10 years now. Good stuff
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    On my way from NC. Around Frankfort Ky I ran...

    On my way from NC. Around Frankfort Ky I ran into some snow. Too warm for it too stick and it turned to water as soon as it hit the windshield and then got a little rain. reminded my of the MAHA...
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    I gave up trying to get items for the hangs I use...

    I gave up trying to get items for the hangs I use to host as the vendors get so many request for donations. Got to the point they had to really pick and choose which hang to donate to and the very...
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    Spent day sorting thru the gear I will bring...

    Spent day sorting thru the gear I will bring which is a challenge as most of my camping gear is still in boxes and totes waiting to be sorted from our move as I build some new storage shelves in work...
  15. Thread: Poison Ivy

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    I think I am immune to PI as I have never had a...

    I think I am immune to PI as I have never had a reaction to it. Maybe I am just real good at avoiding it. Worked on a crew clearing land one summer and after clearing one section of woods I was the...
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    Next they are going to tell us its also a BYOH ...

    Next they are going to tell us its also a BYOH :lol:

    Checking the weather and it looks like a chance of rain Saturday so bring your rain coat
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    Guess I will need to drive the 4X4

    Guess I will need to drive the 4X4
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    Possible lability issues if someone was using one...

    Possible lability issues if someone was using one of the hammocks that is out in the elements all the time and the hammock failed.
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    Just keep a look out for the old aerodynamic (...

    Just keep a look out for the old aerodynamic ( bald ) guy who looks lost. Of course I can always set up my hammock by the trail and wait for someone to tell me I am lost. And I am never lost, I am...
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    Takes lots of video for us.

    Takes lots of video for us.
  21. I recommend a tarp with doors. May not need them...

    I recommend a tarp with doors. May not need them every trip, but when you do......
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    Got my route to the hang planned. Now have to...

    Got my route to the hang planned. Now have to decide if I should arrive Thursday or Friday
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    Time to re treat my gear

    Time to re treat my gear
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    I own and use the XL and the regular BB. Based...

    I own and use the XL and the regular BB. Based on your weight and height, the regular BB will fit you. I am 6ft 2 and prefer the regular BB over the XL.
  25. Sticky: Problem is there are new vendors constantly...

    Problem is there are new vendors constantly jumping into the game and then add the established vendors along with the vendors constantly updating the specs of the gear makes its a real challenge to...
  26. All my hammocks have integrated bug nets with...

    All my hammocks have integrated bug nets with zippers. To date ( 10 years of use ) I have only had issues 2 times. One was when a zipper got so stuck I sent back to manufacture to fix. The second...
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    Thanks for the info

    Thanks for the info
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    Wookie owner here, wasn't sure if I would like...

    Wookie owner here, wasn't sure if I would like the wookie when I first got it but after one night in it and staying warm and woke up to snow on the ground I decided its a keeper.

    I always...
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    Looking forward to it. Planning my drive route...

    Looking forward to it. Planning my drive route to the hang along with BBQ places to stop at as on any road trip
    I am always looking for BBQ joints to stop at and try the local Q

    Questions:
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    Never hung in Indiana before so I figured why not.

    Never hung in Indiana before so I figured why not.
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    NamaClaws work best with line that is 1.75mm...

    NamaClaws work best with line that is 1.75mm thick. The smallest Amsteel is is 2.5 mm thick and will not work without a whole lot of work. I normally use Zing It and have gotten line as thick as...
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    Update.. The Terminator is still having major...

    Update.. The Terminator is still having major coughing issues so we are not going to make it. Hopefully we can make it in the fall.



    Should be able to show up around noon on Saturday with...
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    Lots of hikers out there. Hwy 27 trailhead...

    Lots of hikers out there. Hwy 27 trailhead parking lot was packed today
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    Had plans to make it to the hang but got the...

    Had plans to make it to the hang but got the Covid so the wife and I are quarantining for another week.
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    Best (insert hammock goal here ) hammock is the...

    Best (insert hammock goal here ) hammock is the next one you buy
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    Bad Moon Rising.... there could be a song...

    Bad Moon Rising.... there could be a song somewhere with that
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    While knots do degrade the strength, they do not...

    While knots do degrade the strength, they do not degrade the strength that much
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    Don't know if I will make it but I am going to try

    Don't know if I will make it but I am going to try
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    Still in the process of moving to Murphy NC but...

    Still in the process of moving to Murphy NC but we are just about done hauling stuff from the coast to the mountains. Our main problem is that we have a big sofa we are trying to figure out how to...
  40. If there are any marinas around, check to see...

    If there are any marinas around, check to see where they got the pilings they used to build the docks. At my house on the coast, pier pilings are available in all diameters and length. I used 7 to...
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    Practice setting up your gear under controlled...

    Practice setting up your gear under controlled conditions before heading to the woods
  42. Thread: Please help

    by gunner76
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    Excellent advice for a new hanger. I always...

    Excellent advice for a new hanger. I always recommend find someone close to your height and weight to get in the hammock and then you can adjust the UQ and have the person move around inside the...
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    Skeeters have no problem with any SL hammock...

    Skeeters have no problem with any SL hammock fabric
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    Be very careful doing so. Luggage racks are not...

    Be very careful doing so. Luggage racks are not designed to handle a sideways force. I worked at a place where I ordered a wide variety and styles of roof racks for customers and either installed...
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    Looks like skeeters would have a good time with...

    Looks like skeeters would have a good time with that hammock unless it is treated with Permethrin. Might also cause problem for folks who like to strip down when they sleep.
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    If you are going to use pads then using them with...

    If you are going to use pads then using them with a DL hammock is the way to go as placing the pad(s) in-between the two hammock layers will help to keep them from shifting. You can also run some...
  47. Thread: WB Wookie mod

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    I agree that it would be a waste of time to try...

    I agree that it would be a waste of time to try and mod the Wookie for a RR. Better off to just get a Lynx.
  48. I guess we are in the hurry up and wait phase to...

    I guess we are in the hurry up and wait phase to see how things go with the covid restrictions. Trying to get the vaccine.
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    Over the years I have seen toddlers to folks in...

    Over the years I have seen toddlers to folks in the their late 70's attend the hang. Just luck of the draw each time who shows up.
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    You will get rid of a lot of weight once you eat...

    You will get rid of a lot of weight once you eat those "steaks" :lol:. You could save some weight and go with a regular BB and still be very comfortable ( I am 6ft2 and 285+ lbs and use the BB ). ...
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