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    I've definitely spent some days there on Monroe!...

    I've definitely spent some days there on Monroe! Happy Birthday!
  2. Oh dang I wish mine had the stiffer grosgrain!...

    Oh dang I wish mine had the stiffer grosgrain! Using it for a gravity filter, that would really help. Right now it's just a messy roll. And the small clip worries me hanging all that weight. But it...
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    Just saw a summary for this morning. 33° in...

    Just saw a summary for this morning. 33° in Roscommon, MI this morning, real close to some hunting/camping spots I frequent. Good stuff!
  4. Not looking forward to a chain-to-the-face...

    Not looking forward to a chain-to-the-face incident :scared:

    I know a thing or two about bailing. But days away from an exit...never been there. I guess you roll the dice or carry a bunch of extra...
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    Luci is still in the game!

    Luci is still in the game!
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    I'm single now too. But in the past I always...

    I'm single now too. But in the past I always tried to look at the calendar and make it work for everyone. But what I wasn't going to do was have someone make my schedule for me.

    In general, when...
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    I think it's just a "win" when your pack is light...

    I think it's just a "win" when your pack is light as possible. I carried 32lb last month due to a packraft, PFD and paddles. It carried well and I didn't notice it so much, but obviously my usual...
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    The great thing is, I don't recall people...

    The great thing is, I don't recall people complaining about that on HF. Many actually look forward to it. So I enjoy everyone's company here opposed to back home where people do complain. I think...
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    1000% really. Ask Michigandave how awesome this...

    1000% really. Ask Michigandave how awesome this is, or any beer lover for that matter.

    Can't say I ever had it "warm" though.
  10. Thread: Ohm 2.0

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    FS: I'm sure this will sell before you can respond,...

    I'm sure this will sell before you can respond, but what's the condition? Looks new.
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    It's the hammock that started everything for me...

    It's the hammock that started everything for me back in 2012. But by no means a "starter" hammock. It's still the king of hammocks IMO. L'originale. Still no reason to change for me.

    Kinda weird...
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    Playing around with the list for my next trip: ...

    Playing around with the list for my next trip:

    No stool: saved 17oz
    No beer: saved ~13-26oz (usually one or two cans)
    No pillow: saved 4oz
    No saw: saved 7oz

    Total saved: up to 3.38lbs. But I...
  13. Easy just like a typical seatbelt. OK, lapbelt,...

    Easy just like a typical seatbelt. OK, lapbelt, which I guess many people aren't familiar with these days.
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    I'm finally ready to jump on an Econ set. I...

    I'm finally ready to jump on an Econ set. I think. May sound redundant and wasteful, but I want a set just for nightly sleeping at home so I don't "wear out" my premium quilts.

    Unfortunately the...
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    I'm heading up to the UP 9/12. Can't wait. But...

    I'm heading up to the UP 9/12. Can't wait. But two years ago it was 85-90° for 3 days around September 25, so I could be gambling.

    I just cut the lawn. Only 79°, feels like 140°. Just so sick of...
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    Those cheap ones are good. I got a bag of 100 on...

    Those cheap ones are good. I got a bag of 100 on amazon for under $10 to use for around the house. I take a set backpacking, but never use them since I hate hearing my blood pump in my head, and lose...
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    Yeah Indiana is pretty nasty nov-march. If you...

    Yeah Indiana is pretty nasty nov-march. If you like gray skies, little snow (other than near lake MI), brown grass and cold temps, we have what you need.
  18. Wow, a total "why didn't I think of this before"...

    Wow, a total "why didn't I think of this before" situation. I'll try them, but I think the soil I typically see requires a Y, not even sure about the V stakes.
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    I've been heading up north, to no relief, but...

    I've been heading up north, to no relief, but it's been fun. But there's always a period of thick mosquitoes, usually when hiking out (~9am). Miserable.

    My next trip will be September 13, which...
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    I recently posted about how I got blasted about a...

    I recently posted about how I got blasted about a week ago. I was cocky, posting here how awesome the weather was going to be. 100% rain free, even talk of fire danger due to sunny/low humidity. So I...
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    Maybe I'll do the 16-mile stretch of the NCT...

    Maybe I'll do the 16-mile stretch of the NCT between Ohio into Michigan. All asphalt road in full sun. Sounds like a blast!
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    Great old thread! I still want to do this for the...

    Great old thread! I still want to do this for the first time (overnight at least). It's a lot tougher than I thought for two reasons:

    1. Obviously finding the land
    2. Where to park the car...
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    I was going to say the exact same thing. Any more...

    I was going to say the exact same thing. Any more fill and I think it wouldn't fit as nicely in the "v" shape of the hammock.
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    Oh no and miss all those stupid ads and watching...

    Oh no and miss all those stupid ads and watching guys throwing yellow flags 80% of the time? They do manage to fit a little football in between all that, though.
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    I finally ended my quest here. One last shot I...

    I finally ended my quest here. One last shot I took at reducing bulk and weight was the FlexAir inflatable pillows. You blow it up with a straw. Nice idea, almost weightless, bulkless, but TERRIBLE...
  26. I was going to say, as long as the space is...

    I was going to say, as long as the space is unoccupied, do this or just put them in the cotton storage sacks. If the bed had a decent height, maybe 8", fine. But don't pack them in there tight under...
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    The places I'd go are electric motor-only anyway....

    The places I'd go are electric motor-only anyway. Party lakes are super party lakes on Labor Day!

    Now that I think of it, maybe I'll finally do the stealth hang I've been wanting to do for years.
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    Yeah I'm with you there. Maybe a good opportunity...

    Yeah I'm with you there. Maybe a good opportunity for some day hanging near home with a beer or two. And get the kayak out to some new places under 1hr drive for some fishing.
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    Labor Day Weekend?

    Does anyone fight the Labor Day circus? I learned decades ago that it was a good time to stay put at home. Busy highways littered with broken down boat trailers, crowded lots, crowded trail heads...
  30. LOL!!!! That's crazy. And those quills look...

    LOL!!!! That's crazy. And those quills look really soft, but I'll take everyone's word for it that they're not.
  31. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    That's what gives me a lot of relief when...

    That's what gives me a lot of relief when packing. I go down and get all the same stuff, usually still laid out on a table from the last trip. No real work other than food. Then getting home it's...
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    Nothing on them since all three tarps were brand...

    Nothing on them since all three tarps were brand new. Maybe I'll get two, or all three, outside sometime and spray them with the hose. I can't remember if they all do this or just to varying degrees....
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    Poll: It sure is. I saw an article from REI yesterday...

    It sure is. I saw an article from REI yesterday about places getting overwhelmed. Especially national parks. I think they even had a name for what I've been saying for years: "Social Media Induced...
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    I'm wondering if I should get back into the DCF...

    I'm wondering if I should get back into the DCF game. My silpoly tarps are like sponges. I swear it generated its own water while sitting during the 4 hour car ride. I could pour water out once I got...
  35. No they were quiet other than rustling thru the...

    No they were quiet other than rustling thru the leaves.
  36. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    Exactly!

    Exactly!
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    Poll: I'm with you there; solo or 2-3 people. I...

    I'm with you there; solo or 2-3 people. I recently took a 3 nighter solo where I did nothing. I mean NOTHING. Those do you well now and then.
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    How about a pillow with a face on it. Top quilt...

    How about a pillow with a face on it. Top quilt with a body. That'll creep out any visitors.
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    "This image has been modified from its original...

    "This image has been modified from its original version. It has been formatted to fit your pillow." ~30% will get this :)
  40. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    I loaded my pack up to 35lb last week. For a 1.6...

    I loaded my pack up to 35lb last week. For a 1.6 mile hike! But I have to say, a "normal" pack like my Osprey Atmos 65 carried that like it was 15lb.

    4 beers, pack raft, collapsible paddles, and...
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    I like the Warbonnet system, so it's a metal...

    I like the Warbonnet system, so it's a metal triangular buckle. Water always finds a way so it's definitely not a suitable water break alone.
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    After my last trip I was glad to get back home to...

    After my last trip I was glad to get back home to 88° and sunny, low humidity yesterday. Open the trunk, throw everything on the driveway in the sun and done in minutes. I still hang everything...
  43. This will hold me over until I get my 3.2oz DCF...

    This will hold me over until I get my 3.2oz DCF hammock.
  44. It's coming! I woke up the usual time today and...

    It's coming! I woke up the usual time today and thought "it's still kinda dark". Progress...steady progress.
  45. Thread: Cost to go UL

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    I ran into a group of girls backpacking this...

    I ran into a group of girls backpacking this weekend. One was working on adding pounds...5 months pregnant. Hardcore!
  46. Good stuff. I use mine on occasion in the house...

    Good stuff. I use mine on occasion in the house or car. Once for an ebay purchase that had an odor (flooded it with ozone in a garbage bag sealed up). Can't beat that springtime thunderstorm smell!
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    I use a 1" wide scrap piece of kitchen dish...

    I use a 1" wide scrap piece of kitchen dish towel. Just enough to tie a knot and hang a few inches. It works better than any kind of string or shoelace on webbing since a knot, even loose, bunches up...
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    Sticky: Just drill holes to run amsteel thru...doesn't...

    Just drill holes to run amsteel thru...doesn't get any cleaner and unobtrusive than that!
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    12'!!! Dang. But, there's no limit in my basement...

    12'!!! Dang. But, there's no limit in my basement so I should try this as my nightly sleeper just because.
  50. I went "bowling", rolling rocks form the fire pit...

    I went "bowling", rolling rocks form the fire pit right at him. Nothing. He was either hardcore, or just blinded and confused by my headlamp. That was the point where I realized he wasn't going to...
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