Search:

Type: Posts; User: ag1024

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.10 seconds.

  1. Replies
    26
    Views
    994

    I had this problem, and could not get six loops...

    I had this problem, and could not get six loops to hold on a new line. I heard that I should cut off the loops of the prusik from the same piece of zing-it that I am trying to attach to. Does...
  2. Replies
    29
    Views
    2,055

    I use this in the winter when I don't need a bug...

    I use this in the winter when I don't need a bug net. Few frills. I replaced the suspension with whoopie slings and am very satisfied with it. I recommend these to the scouts in our scout troop.
  3. Replies
    218
    Views
    5,150

    Add me. I'm in.

    Add me. I'm in.
  4. Replies
    35
    Views
    2,291

    I decided to get back into scouting, so I went...

    I decided to get back into scouting, so I went back to my son's old troop and got invited to go camping with them. I decided to try out a tablecloth hammock I had made, so I took it with some...
  5. Thread: New Scoutmaster

    by ag1024
    Replies
    20
    Views
    778

    Hi Gentgeen87, I am a scoutmaster who...

    Hi Gentgeen87,

    I am a scoutmaster who regularly sleeps in a hammock in camp. I started to see if there was a way to not kill my back when camping. In 2004 I came across the following article...
  6. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,058

    Having been a scoutmaster, I know that there are...

    Having been a scoutmaster, I know that there are people who want everything to be the same as when they were scouts. That means tents and sleeping on the ground. I don't know if this is the case...
  7. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,545

    When it comes to camping gear, EBAY is my...

    When it comes to camping gear, EBAY is my friend. I got a Hennessey Hammock and hex tarp, both used of course, for about $80.00, and use a couple of Thermarest pads for my bottom insulation and my...
  8. Replies
    8
    Views
    222

    I am a Tulsa camper, and can not tell you how...

    I am a Tulsa camper, and can not tell you how many times I have taken the Scouts to Green Leaf to do the hike up to Mary's Cove. I have found that October and April are the best times of the year,...
  9. I would like to be considered.

    I would like to be considered.
  10. Great idea. I am in. I was looking for a way...

    Great idea. I am in.

    I was looking for a way to continue in Boy Scouts with my son, but I had had neck surgery for a ruptured disk, and sleeping on the ground was painful. I was searching for a...
  11. Replies
    195
    Views
    4,085

    I am in. Hope the number generator elves are...

    I am in. Hope the number generator elves are kind to me.
  12. Replies
    9
    Views
    207

    Welcome from Tulsa. I have been taking my...

    Welcome from Tulsa. I have been taking my hammock to scout camp outs and to summer camp for years. Still get weird stares and shaking heads. They just don't think this will work on 20 degree days...
  13. Replies
    132
    Views
    2,794

    The clowns nose is in. Count me red.

    The clowns nose is in. Count me red.
  14. Replies
    9
    Views
    397

    Greetings from another Tulsan. I have been...

    Greetings from another Tulsan. I have been camping in a hammock with our scout troop since 2004. I have had some funny looks from some of the other troop leaders when we went to multi troop events....
  15. Replies
    252
    Views
    5,718

    I am in. Thanks.

    I am in. Thanks.
  16. Replies
    17
    Views
    709

    I use this exact pad with my bottom entry...

    I use this exact pad with my bottom entry hammock. There are two things you can do. The first is to fold the pad in half and position it in the hammock where your bottom would be when you enter. ...
  17. Replies
    243
    Views
    3,922

    sign me up. it all sounds good.

    sign me up. it all sounds good.
  18. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,452

    I had trouble with the Hennessy skins, even the...

    I had trouble with the Hennessy skins, even the large ones, being too tight to be practical. It was hard to pull them over the large Hennessy tarp, and they were then very stiff.

    I went with...
  19. Replies
    2
    Views
    505

    Derek Hansen's presentation to Scouting.

    I just saw Derek Hansen's interview on the Scout Circle podcast. You can see it on Youtube at:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOH3MfAam8c&feature=player_embedded#t=1

    Very well done, Derek. He...
  20. Replies
    417
    Views
    10,125

    I'm in..................

    I'm in..................
  21. Those look like the BSA cotton uniform ankle...

    Those look like the BSA cotton uniform ankle length socks to me. The lettering says "BSA". This must have been shot at his scout troop meeting. I wonder if he has converted any of his scouts to be...
  22. Replies
    11
    Views
    516

    I am a scout leader from Tulsa. I have been off...

    I am a scout leader from Tulsa. I have been off the ground since 2005, and camp with our troop every month. Sorry the Easter weekend (28-30) is already booked, by the lovely and talented Mrs. AG. ...
  23. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,993

    I never had straps or line fail, but once a...

    I never had straps or line fail, but once a toggle broke in two, and down I came. I selected a piece of wood that looked like it was thick enough, and the theory is that the whoopie holds to the...
  24. Replies
    245
    Views
    5,429

    I'm in. Thanks.

    I'm in. Thanks.
  25. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,603

    Let me make a suggestion. I am a scout leader,...

    Let me make a suggestion. I am a scout leader, and we do a merit badge called Wilderness Survival. The BSA publishes a pamphlet with that title. It is organized around seven survival priorities,...
  26. Replies
    7
    Views
    573

    I have done this and been very comfortable. It...

    I have done this and been very comfortable. It is a bit narrow. If I take it again, I may take a CCF pad cut down by a third and placed sideways across my shoulders. That would serve me down to 25...
  27. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,011

    This is a good idea. If I had the boys order 2...

    This is a good idea. If I had the boys order 2 of the tablecloths, could they use one as a low cost tarp? That would help with the cost.
  28. Replies
    6
    Views
    353

    I camped in that area when I was a scout in 19**....

    I camped in that area when I was a scout in 19**. Sounds like a good time.
  29. Replies
    141
    Views
    9,561

    Hello, Sand Springs, I am a scoutmaster of a...

    Hello, Sand Springs,

    I am a scoutmaster of a troop in Tulsa/Broken Arrow. I have been hammock camping since 2005. I have only had to go to ground on one trip since then, and that was at Philmont...
  30. I have a ridge line connected to the ends of the...

    I have a ridge line connected to the ends of the hammock. I can hang boots from this line. Or, I will bring a plastic wal mart bag to store my boots in on the ground. I have a groundsheet...
  31. Replies
    10
    Views
    648

    I had boys in scouting, and in 2004, was looking...

    I had boys in scouting, and in 2004, was looking for material for scout leaders when I came across this: http://mormonsite.wordpress.com/camping-in-a-hammock/ This guy is from Maine, and says he...
  32. Replies
    28
    Views
    890

    Will, Welcome from SM of Troop 909 of Tulsa. ...

    Will,

    Welcome from SM of Troop 909 of Tulsa. I have tried to get some of my scouts interested in hammocking, but so far, no takers.

    It looks like you are just south of the Ozark National...
  33. Replies
    521
    Views
    11,809

    Count me in. Thanks.

    Count me in. Thanks.
  34. Replies
    20
    Views
    604

    Lucky, I am from Tulsa, and have been hammock...

    Lucky,
    I am from Tulsa, and have been hammock camping with my scout troop since 2007. It is the best way to camp. I have stayed high and dry when scouts got drenched on the ground. I still have...
  35. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,020

    Prismatic83, I live in Tulsa, and have been...

    Prismatic83, I live in Tulsa, and have been hammock camping since 2006. I usually use a hammock each month when I camp with our scout troop. I have been on the Illinois River many times. I work...
  36. Replies
    278
    Views
    4,900

    i'm in. Have a great day.

    i'm in. Have a great day.
  37. Replies
    215
    Views
    4,419

    Im in. Great way to spread holiday cheer.

    Im in. Great way to spread holiday cheer.
  38. Replies
    261
    Views
    23,237

    I just tried this on a scout camp out. I got a...

    I just tried this on a scout camp out. I got a 25 foot length of amsteel and made a continuous suspension/ridgline with the rings 9 feet apart. I just had two 2 inch steel rings from Home Depot on...
  39. Thread: Honey Do List

    by ag1024
    Replies
    32
    Views
    1,772

    yah, right. If she lives with you, and sleeps in...

    yah, right. If she lives with you, and sleeps in your bed, and has sex with you, and possibly has born your children, and you share the expenses of the house, and it is expected that you will not...
  40. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,571

    Justin, When I started, I was working with a...

    Justin,

    When I started, I was working with a Scout troop, and found this site:

    http://mormonsite.wordpress.com/camping-in-a-hammock/

    This guy had a very basic system. I bought what he used,...
  41. Replies
    17
    Views
    699

    How is it to hike in a mile and then set up camp?...

    How is it to hike in a mile and then set up camp? I have never done that with my troop. We usually camp at a park near the trail head on Friday night, then start the hike the next morning. Are...
  42. Bruce, The first time I used my HH Expedition...

    Bruce,

    The first time I used my HH Expedition classic on a scout campout, we had a rain storm and I found out just how exact you need to stretch that little tarp it comes with. I woke to find a...
  43. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,265

    I have seen these hammocks before, and could not...

    I have seen these hammocks before, and could not figure out how to tie up the roof unless you have six trees all in a perfect formation. You seem to need four trees to tie the four corners of the...
  44. Replies
    17
    Views
    575

    Welcome from Oklahoma.

    Welcome from Oklahoma.
  45. looks like getting into a hennessy.

    looks like getting into a hennessy.
  46. Replies
    6
    Views
    888

    I believe that some sellers of whoopie slings add...

    I believe that some sellers of whoopie slings add an extra foot of fixed end line to allow you to tie the HH prussic knots to the Whoopie to hold the tarp. These prussics are on the stock HH...
  47. I tried that Garda Hitch method once. I found...

    I tried that Garda Hitch method once. I found that if you do not have the rings attached to a carabiner, and the carabiner attached to the tree straps, but just tied the rings to the tree straps,...
  48. Replies
    7
    Views
    807

    I have had a few headaches with using snakeskins...

    I have had a few headaches with using snakeskins with a tarp. Before I got the skins, I would run a ridgeline under the tarp, through the tarp rings, around the tree and then connect the end of the...
  49. Replies
    125
    Views
    6,711

    How about the "Mesa" and the "Mesa Grande".

    How about the "Mesa" and the "Mesa Grande".
  50. Replies
    9
    Views
    412

    I have the same problem, and have to use a CPAP...

    I have the same problem, and have to use a CPAP machine. If I am in a camp ground, at a state park or something, I can generally run an extension cord to power the unit. Otherwise, I go without. I...
Results 1 to 50 of 78
Page 1 of 2 1 2