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    Mate, it was built as a bridle trail, not bridal....

    Mate, it was built as a bridle trail, not bridal.

    It was made 6' wide so two horses could pass, not two women in white dresses. :lol::lol::lol:
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    G'day, mate. I've not seen anything about not...

    G'day, mate. I've not seen anything about not camping within 1km of tracks. The one I've seen for Morton NP is that you can't camp within 300m of a road except at designated campsites...
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    I'm also living across the 'dutch' these days....

    I'm also living across the 'dutch' these days. But born and raised in the Waikato.

    Kia ora!
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    Hey Brute, I like your second idea. Something...

    Hey Brute, I like your second idea. Something like this, maybe?

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=1459&pictureid=18586
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    Hammock-suitable campsite symbol for maps

    Sketch maps I use for planning hikes are often denote suitable locations for ground-dweller camping with this symbol:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=1459&pictureid=18580
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  6. Thread: Tapatalk

    by Marwood
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    No doubt I'm in the minority on this - perhaps...

    No doubt I'm in the minority on this - perhaps even a minority of one - but I really liked it that there were no marketplace posts on Tapatalk. It was one of the main reasons I browsed on Tapatalk...
  7. Re: Anyone else lay the "wrong" direction in WBBB?

    Off to my backyard I go... :eek:
  8. Re: Anyone else lay the "wrong" direction in WBBB?

    Ok so you meant you had your feet to the left. I was all set to go hang my WBBB in the yard to try it out with my head up in the foot box end. :D:D:D
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    Howdy from up on the Pittwater. Things have been...

    Howdy from up on the Pittwater. Things have been pretty quiet this year amongst the Sydney hangers after a good few group outings last year and before. Work, life, interstate moves, and weather seem...
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    Welcome from downunder! Belgium's a great place...

    Welcome from downunder! Belgium's a great place to be, I lived in Brussels for a few years up till a couple of years ago. Didn't do any hanging while I was there, was too much into cycling at the...
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    Hitchhiking has a v small Tyvek tarp for his...

    Hitchhiking has a v small Tyvek tarp for his WBBB:

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=1680&pictureid=12288

    He makes them himself: http://www.terrarosagear.com

    Myself, I...
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    You'll need 2 pegs for each side for the tarp,...

    You'll need 2 pegs for each side for the tarp, unless you can find handy trees, rocks, etc. So you'll need to take 6 pegs all together - 4 for the tarp and 2 for your WBBB.

    I've found the tarp...
  13. Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I'd...

    Thanks for the suggestions everyone.

    I'd looked at the Arrowhead booties and had seen the new ones that go up to the knees, and thought maybe they'd be a good solution. But I wondered if...
  14. How does the suspension work on that UQ?

    How does the suspension work on that UQ?
  15. Yeah just individual differences I guess. My wife...

    Yeah just individual differences I guess. My wife has exactly the same setup as me but doesn't get the cold feet problem during the night in the hammock like I do. But during the day she feels the...
  16. Anyone tried a UQ extension for a Yeti 2/3 length?

    Where I go hanging here in NSW it's mostly only only down to freezing or a little below, even in mid-winter (like now). With those temps I find my 3-season 2/3 length Yeti UQ (with my HG 20įF TQ)...
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    I got someone to lay in the hammock and shaped up...

    I got someone to lay in the hammock and shaped up the edges of the end cap with piece of soft wire. I traced the edge of half of the shape onto the cloth, made a fold and cut both layers adding a one...
  18. Thread: Australia

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    Here's the info about where all the bits and...

    Here's the info about where all the bits and pieces I used to to make my bridge hammock came from: http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=593716#post593716.

    The alu tubing from...
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    Great trip Evan!! Looks like you managed to get...

    Great trip Evan!! Looks like you managed to get some good fine days in there.

    We haven't been up to Kanangra or anywhere else since New Year's, when I had my encounter with the nettles by the...
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    I've taken to carrying two trash bags. If it's...

    I've taken to carrying two trash bags. If it's dry, I use them spread flat to put my gear out on under the tarp. When it's wet, my pack and other gear go inside of one bag to keep out ground water....
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    I've ordered a fair bit of stuff from various...

    I've ordered a fair bit of stuff from various vendors delivered here to Oz. All in all, I've found the shipping charges to be pretty reasonable or even surprisingly cheap. Crazily, it's often cheaper...
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    Don't have one to sell sorry mate. But last year...

    Don't have one to sell sorry mate. But last year when we bought the 900 Ti for the Bush Buddy, Kellys Base Camp in Dee Why had good prices (for Oz) for new Snowpeak gear.
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    I looked into the options for the forums'...

    I looked into the options for the forums' external feeds on the vBulletin site to see if I could get where I want to be using my RSS client. I found that the feed that's exposed in the page header of...
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    Thanks for the suggestion Alamosa, but not sure...

    Thanks for the suggestion Alamosa, but not sure how this is much different from going through the forums one by one to see new posts? i was hoping for a list of all new posts from my selected forums...
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    Sure can and I do one I've skimmed through the...

    Sure can and I do one I've skimmed through the new posts. But AFAIK, I can either click 'New Posts' and get all the new posts from all the forums, or go to each forum that I like to follow one by one...
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    Drinking from the firehose

    Howdy.

    I'm finding that the number of 'New Posts' each day has got so great that I can't keep up. Is there a way or a possibility that I can filter new posts to only those from forums that I...
  27. A couple of interesting links about the area: ...

    A couple of interesting links about the area:

    www.worldheritage.org.au/stories/the-maxwells-of-kedumba/

    http://www.empressartsfilm.com/last-riders-of-the-burragorang.html
  28. http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?alb...

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=1680&pictureid=12288 Hitch's minimalist Tyvek tarp and Bluegum Mic's 'Terrarosa red' Prospecting tarp (made by Hitch).
    ...
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    Some pics in the Trip Reports forum:...

    Some pics in the Trip Reports forum: http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=603228
  30. Sydney, Australia HANG Dec 3+4 (Blue Mtns)

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=1680&pictureid=12276 Kiwigrrl under the overhang

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/picture.php?albumid=1680&pictureid=12277 Maxwell's Hut...
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    We'll be bringing the car with the back seat...

    We'll be bringing the car with the back seat empty, so if anyone wants a lift let us know. We're thinking about going early-ish for me to have time to take a wander up to Mt Solitary & back if the...
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    What about the forces on the bar itself? With the...

    What about the forces on the bar itself? With the typical bridge hammock arrangement, the forces on each end of the bar are compressive and parallel to its length.
    By having some distance between...
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    Sydney Arbor Bridge

    My DIY bridge hammock project is just about done. I've named the hammock the "Sydney Arbor Bridge" in (dubious) honor of a reasonably well known steel arch bridge just down the road from where I...
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    Right now it's looking good for kiwigrrl...

    Right now it's looking good for kiwigrrl and me to get ourselves there.

    If the postal gods answer my prayers, I may even be able to give my half-done "Sydney Arbor Bridge" hammock its first visit...
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    You can buy lengths of an equivalent from...

    You can buy lengths of an equivalent from Whitworths. They also sell webbing to make tree straps.

    However you can buy ready made whoopies and tree straps incl postage to Oz from the US for less...
  36. Thanks for the video mate. If only it could...

    Thanks for the video mate. If only it could convey the heat and the smell of the sun on the eucalypts. :D And it's way steeper up and down those ridges than it looks. Good to meet some other hangers,...
  37. If anyone wants or needs them, here's directions...

    If anyone wants or needs them, here's directions to Dunphys for Saturday am: http://g.co/maps/erx6u.It's roughly a two hour drive from the city, expect half an hour or so more if there's delays at...
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    Howdy from a one-time Delmarva resident (Sussex...

    Howdy from a one-time Delmarva resident (Sussex Co, DE and Caroline Co, MD).
  39. Shame you can't make it. We'll keep you posted...

    Shame you can't make it. We'll keep you posted for the next one.
  40. No worries I'll bring the spare tarp along - at...

    No worries I'll bring the spare tarp along - at least to the car park at Dunphys. Not generous enough to pack it in for you unfortunately.:D:D:D
  41. Welcome to the hanging clan.:):) Don't let...

    Welcome to the hanging clan.:):)

    Don't let lack of gear stand in your way of coming along on the Mobbs trip. I can loan you my spare tarp (DD 3x3) and though I don't have a spare UQ I can...
  42. Sydney NSW HikeíníHang 17th and 18th Sept Ė Dunphys, Mobbs Swamp, Splendour Rock

    Calling All Sydney and surrounds based Hangers!!!

    After an enjoyable overnight hang last weekend down at Marramarra Creek, itís time to get planning for the next outing. One with a bit more hiking...
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    Kia ora, mate.

    Kia ora, mate.
  44. While we were sitting around the fire, someone...

    While we were sitting around the fire, someone asked me about where I got the hammock forums flag, and I didn't give a proper answer. So here's the link:...
  45. I had the killer "man flu" a few weeks back. It...

    I had the killer "man flu" a few weeks back. It went something like this:

    rXLHWmjA5IE
  46. We're all good. K said something about ice for...

    We're all good. K said something about ice for her cocktails, but I know nothing of such things...



    If it's a road bike, you might not want to go further down the dirt road than the Marramarra...
  47. Looks like Smartee and Phrayzar are in charge of...

    Looks like Smartee and Phrayzar are in charge of bringing the esky then.
  48. Seems like the forecast's improved at bit, so...

    Seems like the forecast's improved at bit, so we're going to be there. A ground-dwelling mate of ours is bringing his six year old daughter along for her first night of camping outside their back...
  49. With the forecast looking iffy at the moment...

    With the forecast looking iffy at the moment :scared:, Kiwigrrl and I are probably going to give this weekend's hang a miss (soft I know!), and wait for a hopefully warmer and drier weekend next...
  50. If anyone's considering coming in to the...

    If anyone's considering coming in to the Marramarra Creek campsite by MTB, here's the link to the Northern Beaches MTB Club's info on Marramarra NP and its trails. Includes maps, photos, trail info,...
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