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  1. I have penciled the dates in on my planning...

    I have penciled the dates in on my planning board. Willing to share a site.
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    Yes, A big thank you to Dutch. His gear works...

    Yes, A big thank you to Dutch. His gear works great. Derek's book is the go-to guide for anyone just starting the hangging life in the woods or the parks.
    There is a lot of great information to...
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    Welcome. It is good to see the good sickness of...

    Welcome. It is good to see the good sickness of hanging is spreading.
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    The first guy to tap out may not have had the...

    The first guy to tap out may not have had the mental edge. To stay out in the wilderness one must have the right mind set. He may have been off his game ....thinking too much about his family. ...
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    And the wolves may be a bit more scary....

    And the wolves may be a bit more scary....
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    Watching now.............Bears can make for a...

    Watching now.............Bears can make for a very uncommfortable stay.....
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    Watching now.............Bears can make for a...

    Watching now.............Bears can make for a very uncommfortable stay.....
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    I have been working on a trek pole spread system...

    I have been working on a trek pole spread system like what you came up with.
    After seeing yours I have some new ideas.
    Thanks When I get it worked out I will post the results.
  9. Thread: Never Wet!

    by hikehunter
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    If you have not noticed the stuff is now on the...

    If you have not noticed the stuff is now on the clearance shelf at the " hom bepot" . There has got to be a reason.:scared:
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    You are what they call an "EN-ABLE-ER" I...

    You are what they call an "EN-ABLE-ER"

    I would really love to get another hammock......however, It would most likely become my primary residence. The wife laid down the law.....I can not buy...
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    "if only..........." That has been said by...

    "if only..........."

    That has been said by everyone on this forum.
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    Greetings and hike on friend.

    Greetings and hike on friend.
  13. Parts of The Texhoma area are under water as the...

    Parts of The Texhoma area are under water as the lake is 17 feet in flood stage.
    There are some good places around Bowie as stated before. What about a date of July 10 thru 12????
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    Thanks for the your reply guys. I am still...

    Thanks for the your reply guys. I am still looking. It is hard to get any details about a trail in that area I have not found any youtube video for the are that are more than a 2 to 3 mile short...
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    Mt. Rushmore hang???

    I will be going to the Mount Rushmore area in late Aug. I am looking for a 2 day hike that has some good places to hang the old hammock.
    My hope is that there are some trails of a 12 to 20 mile...
  16. BackPacker magazine feels like a intro to hiking...

    BackPacker magazine feels like a intro to hiking 101 type publication. It looks like something to get a "new to the outdoors" person, buying the over-priced stuff from the big companies.

    If...
  17. Denton Co. folks would welcome a group hang close...

    Denton Co. folks would welcome a group hang close by. Waiting to see a date.....
  18. I got my shirts and I use them too................

    I got my shirts and I use them too.............
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=xioZdLLd1sU

    Had a good time after my AT section hike...............:cool::cool:
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    Not Got the Shirt yet.......

    Not Got the Shirt yet.......
  20. I love the video. Made me trail sick.....I did...

    I love the video. Made me trail sick.....I did 131 miles of the AT between 13 Feb. and 5 Mar. this year. Lots of ice and snow. The trip had a lot of firsts for me.
    Coldest night in the woods...
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    I did a section of the Ouachita (sounds like...

    I did a section of the Ouachita (sounds like wash-a-tah) Trail a few years ago. Trail head in Oklahoma to road side, 3 days, about 30 miles. I have been thinking about a trip for this Fall to do...
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    Was that photo "OSHA approved" ? ? I think,...

    Was that photo "OSHA approved" ? ? I think, maybe not. They have a lot of faith in their gear and the guy above them.

    If my feet don't touch the ground when I sit in the hammock I get...
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    I am down to 4 now. I gave my nieces hammocks...

    I am down to 4 now. I gave my nieces hammocks for Christmas. They can get their own tarps. I have over 80 yards of 1.5 and 1,9 ripstop of many colors. There will be more made as time presents...
  24. I would love to get a few of those stickers as...

    I would love to get a few of those stickers as well..............I got a new truck and it needs some "bling" on the back glass.
  25. I wish Dutch made a patch to put on my pack.

    I wish Dutch made a patch to put on my pack.
  26. I ordered 2. It will make a great camp shirt. ...

    I ordered 2. It will make a great camp shirt. People will ask "Who is that guy?"............I will tell them to go look at your videos.:boggle:
  27. 2015 AT Section Hike in the Ice and Snow

    ]I had a very nice section hike of the AT from Feb. 13th to March 6th. Yes, it was a bit icy,with some 7 plus inch snow in places.
    The Hennessy Expo. with the Typhoon did very well. There was one...
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    Welcome to the wonderful world of sleeping above...

    Welcome to the wonderful world of sleeping above the fray; As a fellow Texan....who is doing the AT right now....waiting out the ice storm.....there will be group hangs this summer for you to get...
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    think trucker hitch..... the stock rope on the HH...

    think trucker hitch..... the stock rope on the HH is heavy and can make hard knots.
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    Try going to the second hand clothing stores. I...

    Try going to the second hand clothing stores. I found a 650 down couch quilt that was 72"x55" and made it into a very nice UQ. It should work to the upper 30's.
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    All of the above issues have been addressed in...

    All of the above issues have been addressed in posts I have seen before, not only here, but, on other forums. YPT, and LNT are the 2 strongest selling points at this time. I live very close to the...
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    Dutch Gear.....and Dream Hammocks.....or do the...

    Dutch Gear.....and Dream Hammocks.....or do the DIY thing if you feel the challenge.
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    The Shug video said 99.99% of it all.....that...

    The Shug video said 99.99% of it all.....that other .01% is you.....
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    Ditto. There better one out there. Some of the...

    Ditto. There better one out there. Some of the ones of today can be programed to do embroidery and such.....
  35. Thread: Guylines

    by hikehunter
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    How to end a thread.....put up a video by "Shug" ...

    How to end a thread.....put up a video by "Shug" all will be answered.
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    :thumbup1:Send me a PM and I will drive to Dallas...

    :thumbup1:Send me a PM and I will drive to Dallas and run your camera.... Your pictures prove that great things are made in Texas.
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    Very nice. I like the full length recline....

    Very nice. I like the full length recline....
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    I have been going down the same road.... I think...

    I have been going down the same road.... I think it might be the TEXAS atmosphere or something.....I like what you have done , it is very much better than my first go at it....I am thinking of...
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    I used some small scraps of gortex that someone...

    I used some small scraps of gortex that someone sent me. yes it adds about 2oz. or so but, strong as hell.
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    good to see new hammockers post pics. that deer...

    good to see new hammockers post pics. that deer camp looks a lot like mine out in Jack county.
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    I have a silk liner that I picked up some years...

    I have a silk liner that I picked up some years ago. I looked it over when I saw this thread. It is made in Bangladesh. I use it in the summer here in Texas only when the low is over 78 deg. I...
  42. I will pencil it in for 2016. The grub was...

    I will pencil it in for 2016. The grub was first rate. I will contribute more to the grub next time for sure, even though I will be hard pressed to improve on what was there. Good pictures...
  43. It was a good week end for hang'n in the trees. ...

    It was a good week end for hang'n in the trees. It was nice to meet new folks and I saw some things that I need to do to fine tune my rig.
    "flyguy", I like the gravity one best. Hope to join you...
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    I will be hiking the AT ....besides....I have not...

    I will be hiking the AT ....besides....I have not shot the recurve for almost a year.....maby we can talk at the McKinney Falls hang...
  45. I will be leaving to head that way Friday...

    I will be leaving to head that way Friday morning..............HEY FLY GUY....I will bring one of my early DIY down UQ it is not top quality...however, it will give you the idea...if you would like...
  46. thanks guys....due to a work thing I will not get...

    thanks guys....due to a work thing I will not get out of town till early am Friday. Should be there before noon. What section will I need to look for???
  47. I will be there Thursday. Have not got a site...

    I will be there Thursday. Have not got a site reserved yet. I will have some questions for folks about how to make things hang better and easier.
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    :shades::cool:Welcome to the major addiction.....

    :shades::cool:Welcome to the major addiction.....
  49. Very nice....I have 2 old steel cabnets in the...

    Very nice....I have 2 old steel cabnets in the garag for my gear.
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    The draw back to using the Ozark trail down...

    The draw back to using the Ozark trail down sleeping bag is that the down quailty is marganaile at best.

    I tried it and I waisted almost $100 in the attempt....

    I found a better way....wait...
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