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  1. Mushrooms are so artful! A joy to gander at. Is...

    Mushrooms are so artful! A joy to gander at. Is that beard a good neck insulator? Nice wee quickie out. "One more toad for the road" That was a J. Geils song right? Haaaaa
    Whoooooo Buddy)))))
    Shug
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    Wow.....you sure do prep food fast! Haaaaaa...

    Wow.....you sure do prep food fast! Haaaaaa
    Always like seeing newer folks get into the hammock life.
    Whooooooo Buddy))))
    Shug
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    Whoooooo Buddy)))) Embrace the hammock quest~...

    Whoooooo Buddy)))) Embrace the hammock quest~
    Shug
  4. No drawstring on the end But I use my Western...

    No drawstring on the end But I use my Western Mountaineering Alpinelite 20 for a pod with great success. Added on a side zipper extender after a while.

    Shug


    https://youtu.be/fg7Q5Wqfgkk
  5. Tested my HG TQ on ground. It's all in the video....

    Tested my HG TQ on ground. It's all in the video.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/Eyt3h9PaOrg
  6. Thread: Hello from SoCal

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    Keep in mind the Hammock Learning Curve~~~...

    Keep in mind the Hammock Learning Curve~~~
    Embrace it. Enjoy the hammock quest.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
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    Superior Gear does make a hammock without the...

    Superior Gear does make a hammock without the built in UQ so you can use any UQ. Just used mine on a 7 day canoe trip and used my Wilderness Logic 40 partial UQ. Good to...
  8. Thread: Curious

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    This........https://dutchwaregear.com/product/doub...

    This........https://dutchwaregear.com/product/double-whoopie-hook-complete-2/#tree-huggers
    But three trees has alway been a good option.
    I think your NC humid came here today. But no good BBQ from...
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    Some hammock and ridgeline intel offered...

    Some hammock and ridgeline intel offered up.......
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/0wKEOK7G23o


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
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    It will work fine. I just used a 40 partial UQ...

    It will work fine. I just used a 40 partial UQ from another vendor on my SG Starlite on a 7 day canoe trip. Used S-biners to slip the UQ to the hammock suspension.
    SG snap on UQs are just great in...
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    I’ve always just left it and it dries up and...

    I’ve always just left it and it dries up and flakes off. Or just rubbed soil into it. Still held me.
    Shug o’ Sap
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    Take heed of the hammock learning curve~~~~ Stay...

    Take heed of the hammock learning curve~~~~
    Stay patient and just take it a step at a time. First just learn to get a proper hang. The rest will come.
    Enjoy the hammock quest.
    Shug

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  13. Amazon has...

    Amazon has many......https://www.amazon.com/Winner-Outfitters-Double-Camping-Hammock/dp/B01GCKATD4/ref=sr_1_3?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1518902931&sr=1-3&keywords=camping+hammocks+winner
    Shug

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    Don't ask....don't tell~ Shug

    Don't ask....don't tell~
    Shug
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    I'll add this as well since it is coming up in...

    I'll add this as well since it is coming up in the conversation.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/0wKEOK7G23o


    https://youtu.be/Gq7fDjH90MU
  16. Maybe you'll get used to it. Maybe not. Another...

    Maybe you'll get used to it. Maybe not.
    Another having option is the Haven Tent.
    Really flat.
    I lighten mine up adding whoopee slings and using my own tarp for better and lighter coverage.
    Shug
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    Hope you got a new knife to add to your knife...

    Hope you got a new knife to add to your knife museum.
    Cake should be had.
    Shug
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    Just go by feel. Hang suspension about neck to...

    Just go by feel. Hang suspension about neck to top of head high. Forget the math. It is moot in the woods.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8
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    Whooooooo Buddy))))'eh! Nice way to travel. Do...

    Whooooooo Buddy))))'eh!
    Nice way to travel. Do you ever watch Moto GP?
    Enjoy the hammock quest.
    Shug
  20. Thread: Hanging distance

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    I'll offer this for some hanging insight. Have...

    I'll offer this for some hanging insight.
    Have patience as all things hammock have a learning curve.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/-Cvj0ISjzl8


    https://youtu.be/WI0B20DwLPU
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    I'm pretty certain Warbonnet never used a PU...

    I'm pretty certain Warbonnet never used a PU coated fabric for their tarps.
    Shug
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    Real easy to side sleep in Haven XL. It is flat...

    Real easy to side sleep in Haven XL. It is flat and has a pad.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/GcAXnT7B1gY
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    I know what you are going through. Had the same...

    I know what you are going through. Had the same surgery September of 2018. Having to keep that arm and shoulder still was hard for 8 weeks!
    Make sure you do your physical therapy with vigilance for...
  24. The thing about hammocks is that suspension...

    The thing about hammocks is that suspension options are many.
    Everyone seems to like something different. We put a lot of trust into what holds us in our deep and golden slumber.
    Here is my...
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    Trees. Our allies and also our nemesis. As in...

    Trees. Our allies and also our nemesis.
    As in all of nature, take caution and be vigilant.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/RLDgYoLysf8
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    Check 17:23 in the video here. May give some...

    Check 17:23 in the video here. May give some insight.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/d5JbklvD0zg
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    You could just vent your 30..... Shug ...

    You could just vent your 30.....
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/FMhYRJ9dxtA
  28. Thread: Rude awakening

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    The bear went people tipping Bet the guy thought...

    The bear went people tipping
    Bet the guy thought it was a very real dream
    Shug
  29. Thread: Dunk or Spray

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    I spray. Head end mainly. Keeps the skeeters...

    I spray. Head end mainly.
    Keeps the skeeters back from buzzing my ears.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/W8LRCZNhl8I
  30. I used to use my Yeti backwards all the time....

    I used to use my Yeti backwards all the time. Never really a problem. Give it a go before you get too concerned and caught up in what may be or may not work.
  31. My ideal way is partial UQ on outside. Less of a...

    My ideal way is partial UQ on outside. Less of a chance to create a gap inside. Also I loosen the suspension of the UQ on the outside to lessen down compression.
    Shug

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    Yessir and Whoooooo Buddy)))))) Himself

    Yessir and Whoooooo Buddy))))))
    Himself
  33. I’d go no longer than a week or two. Let it...

    I’d go no longer than a week or two. Let it breathe~~~~
    Shug
  34. Whoooooo Buddy))))) Nothing like getting back out...

    Whoooooo Buddy))))) Nothing like getting back out on the thawed water after a long cold Winter 'eh?
    Shug
  35. Mighty fine and Whooooo Buddy))))) I too like...

    Mighty fine and Whooooo Buddy)))))
    I too like that color. You will love sleeping and hanging under it.
    Shug
  36. Thread: New NC Hanger

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    If you get a Warbonnet make sure to carefully...

    If you get a Warbonnet make sure to carefully read their set-up instructions. Pay attention to footed height and where eyes are in relation to tie...
  37. Thread: New NC Hanger

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    You will never know if you prefer a single or...

    You will never know if you prefer a single or double layer until you try them.
    Most UQs can go either way left or right. My UQ playlist to...
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    Tarping is kind of it's own art form. If you are...

    Tarping is kind of it's own art form. If you are inexperienced with tarps then I would consider getting something a bit wider than the Minifly.
    The Mountainfly or the Mambajamba may serve you well....
  39. Maybe shoot Danny an email and ask where ya'...

    Maybe shoot Danny an email and ask where ya' stand in que.
    Yes you will be fiddle-free on the UQ part.
  40. Thread: Hennessy ridge

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    I'll offer a video a made on the subject for some...

    I'll offer a video a made on the subject for some help. There are several factors that could cause it.
    Best and quickest option is a pillow or stuff sack under your knees. But suspension levels and...
  41. For sure. I always use a different tarp with the...

    For sure. I always use a different tarp with the Haven for more coverage.
    If you want you can see me using a tarp the same size as a Minifly in video below.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/b2iyg8efxnQ
  42. Thread: Do I need an UQ?

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    You can take a peek at my Tensa Solo at 3:10 in...

    You can take a peek at my Tensa Solo at 3:10 in the video below.
    Jacksrbetter make UQs specially for Hennessys.....https://www.jacksrbetter.com/product/the-nest/
    Also take a look at the Economy UQs...
  43. Then perhaps peruse these various threads on...

    Then perhaps peruse these various threads on hammock stands to find something that may work....https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/search.php?searchid=16571219
  44. If you have some building skills then this is a...

    If you have some building skills then this is a good one......https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/2878-Finally-Finished!-Portable-Hammock-Stand?highlight=stand

    Shug
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    I would say just get a cheapie on amazon and see...

    I would say just get a cheapie on amazon and see if it is even in your realm.....sure you can get one in Canada.
    We don't get ketchup chis or Tiger Stripe ice cream in the States.
    Shug

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  46. Thread: New in New York

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    I started with a Lawson. Had a lot of fun it it....

    I started with a Lawson. Had a lot of fun it it. Then I discovered gathered end camping hammocks and never looked back. Great way to discover if you like being off the terra-firms.
    Enjoy the...
  47. Thread: Suburban living.

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    Good living'! Shug

    Good living'!
    Shug
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    I'm sure you can rig it to the Hennessy.Or just...

    I'm sure you can rig it to the Hennessy.Or just rig the Minifly to the trees on it's own.
    Shug


    https://youtu.be/EfNTbomtRIY
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    I personally would find a bug headnet annoying...

    I personally would find a bug headnet annoying while trying to sleep in the hammock.
    Shug
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    First I would say just dive in. You will make...

    First I would say just dive in. You will make many mistakes starting out. I sure did!!!

    Try to make a basic stuff sack...
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