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    "Yes sir, heading back this weekend for Division...

    "Yes sir, heading back this weekend for Division 6, then the following weekend for 7 and part of 8! Can't wait to be out walking."

    No, man!!!

    I'm no talking about the next section of the trail....
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    Excellent video, and a beautiful stretch of...

    Excellent video, and a beautiful stretch of trail,especially since you didn't succumb to,the dehydration coming down from Bromley. Now get back in there and finish the next section, eh?!?
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    I have an XLC with a 3-season Yeti and love it....

    I have an XLC with a 3-season Yeti and love it. Perfect fir, easy set-up, and it stays put under me. I use half a z-sol pad under my feet, between the layers, and that too works great. I can't...
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    REI sells what the call swag pockets. Basically...

    REI sells what the call swag pockets. Basically it's a mesh tube a little bigger than a beer can that hangs from a mitten hook. In my hammock I hang one from the ridgeline. Check it out:...
  5. Apologies if I've offended, but you're wrong. The...

    Apologies if I've offended, but you're wrong. The OP was asking if anybody saw any issue with his plan.

    I commented that I think it (and most of the other solutions offered) are way too...
  6. I don't think anyone's mentioned this yet, but...

    I don't think anyone's mentioned this yet, but aren't most of these solutions way more complicated than they need to be?

    I have a piece of Z-Line on each end of my tarp, and tie them around a tree.
  7. They "euthanized" that bear yesterday.

    They "euthanized" that bear yesterday.
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    I have a great Exped blow-up pillow size large...

    I have a great Exped blow-up pillow size large that I use on the ground all the time. In the hammock (WB XLC) though, it's too much and I usually don't use anything.
  9. 20 top and bottom ought to work great. Have you...

    20 top and bottom ought to work great. Have you considered something like a Yeti with a short pad for the legs? I use half a Z-Lite Sol - that way on the ground or in a shelter you have a little...
  10. http://www.wbir.com/story/news/local/2015/06/09/ra...

    http://www.wbir.com/story/news/local/2015/06/09/rangers-capture-bear-believed-to-have-attacked-boy/28742819/
  11. Thread: Snake Skins

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    I use two-piece snakeskins from Muntain Goat...

    I use two-piece snakeskins from Muntain Goat (http://www.outdoortrailgear.com/cottage-industries/mountaingoatgear/mountaingoat-hats-goods-store/). I have one set for my tarp (Superfly) and another...
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    Great video... Again! Now get to work on Part...

    Great video... Again!

    Now get to work on Part III!
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    "Probably because people shoot bears around there...

    "Probably because people shoot bears around there and he was more worried about getting shot than he was in licking my grill clean and eating my instant grits."

    There's your answer: instant grits!...
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    Dutch in the news again...

    This jus tin, from Lawson Kline:
    Effective Immediately: Due to an ever increasing demand for our cordage products; Dutchware Gear, the makers of specialty titanium hammock hardware will now begin...
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    Thanks for sharing... and no wonder I couldn't...

    Thanks for sharing... and no wonder I couldn't find it!

    Everything there is very complimentary, and that seems to be an older model with different insulation. I imagine the newer version must be...
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    Molly Mac "Shamu" UQ: any reviews?

    I've looked but couldn't find anything about this; apologies if there are some in plain sight and I'm just to stooped to find them!

    On paper it's pretty intriguing- 20 oz. and $160, cheaper than...
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    I'm 6'4" and also have an XLC. I currently use...

    I'm 6'4" and also have an XLC. I currently use the three-season Yeti and like it but don't like having to mess around with a pad for my lower legs and feet. I think it's a sure thing I need a long....
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    Go for it! Pack everything just like a real...

    Go for it!

    Pack everything just like a real trip and when you arrive at your "campsite," set up the tarp first (in the rain!) to give yourself a dry place to work, then everything else under the...
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    Sounds pretty neat, and for $100 might be worth...

    Sounds pretty neat, and for $100 might be worth checking out on a whim...

    Anyone who's used one have a review to share?

    Thanks, mac, for posting this and so thoughtfully responding to all the...
  20. Great story, and it sounds like a great...

    Great story, and it sounds like a great adventure! Especially cool that you can make it happen and make it fun while getting in a little at a time, without having to invest thousands all at once...
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    Thanks again, 1... can't wait to find out whether...

    Thanks again, 1... can't wait to find out whether or not you survived ;-)

    and welcome to Vermont! Be glad you're not out on the trail this week.
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    C'mon, man... XLC!!!

    C'mon, man...

    XLC!!!
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    There's an XLC for sale right now on here:...

    There's an XLC for sale right now on here:
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/110499-Hammock-Gear-Hammeck-Warbonnet-Jarbidge-NeoAir-TarpTent-etc

    I'd get that first!
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    28 in Franconia this morning.

    28 in Franconia this morning.
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    Man up and adopt the dog. he's already eaten...

    Man up and adopt the dog.

    he's already eaten your hammock; it can only get better from here.
  26. FS: Thanks, Gordon, but I think I need XL. I,sleep...

    Thanks, Gordon, but I think I need XL. I,sleep kinda cold and movr around a lot. Too bad... This seems like about the best synthetic quilt out there, and 1/2 kilo's tough to beat!

    I'm sure you...
  27. FS: Three questions- 1. what does it weigh? 2....

    Three questions-
    1. what does it weigh?
    2. What's the size when stuffed?
    3. How does the length work out (I'm about 6'3")?

    Thanks!
  28. Today I climbed Zealand and Guyot, and the 'rail...

    Today I climbed Zealand and Guyot, and the 'rail is a mess, from about 3000' up. Prolly similar around Whiteface and Passaconaway; although they're a little ways south, they're pretty wooded and the...
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    Great site... Thanks! The information is...

    Great site... Thanks!

    The information is helpful and varied, and easy to access.

    My one suggestion would be more images, and to be able to click on them to zoom.

    Thanks again!
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    The name reminds me of my early days as a...

    The name reminds me of my early days as a bartender. I thought I was fast; my boss said I was too slow. We compromised and agreed I was a half-fast bartender.
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    That's an idea, but I was thinking more along the...

    That's an idea, but I was thinking more along the lines of regular skins, just for the hammock without all the other stuff. It seems like nibs would pack up better that way, and I like to be able to...
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    Snakeskins for hammock?

    Apologies if this has been discussed to death; I searched but found nothing.

    I just got snakeskins for my Superfly and love them. That got me thinking-why not do the same with my XLC hammock?
    ...
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    April 27 to today is only 11 days. That's...

    April 27 to today is only 11 days.

    That's definitely no longer than usual, so they must be all caught up, eh?
  34. Funny... I was thinking about Mahoosuc Notch this...

    Funny... I was thinking about Mahoosuc Notch this morning, and it occurred to me that the hike up Mahoosuc Arm is a lot tougher than through the notch!

    You're going to love it.
  35. From Gorham to Grafton Notch is too far for two...

    From Gorham to Grafton Notch is too far for two days. You could start from somewhere along Success Pond Road east of Berlin (e.g., Goose Eye Trail, though that too might be a little longer than you...
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    The Yeti, like everything Warbonnet makes, is...

    The Yeti, like everything Warbonnet makes, is really first-rate. It's also warm and light and packs down small. In short, it's just about perfect...

    IF you're happy with a short quilt. I'm about...
  37. Dutch are you planning to sell quilts made of it,...

    Dutch are you planning to sell quilts made of it, or just the material for DIY?

    I'm way too stoopid to sew two pieces of cloth around a chuck on insulation!
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    Question: which webbing buckles?

    I have a WB XLC with webbing suspension and love everything about the hammock EXCEPT the stock webbing buckles, which are a PITA to adjust, both tightening and loosening.

    A pair of ring buckles...
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    Hats off to pgibson from Arrowhead Equipment, a...

    Hats off to pgibson from Arrowhead Equipment, a few posts up the ladder from here.

    Very simply said "but there are other shops as well," without injecti9ng any self-serving ad copy.

    I have...
  40. Great video explaining the tarpworms. I'm...

    Great video explaining the tarpworms. I'm thinking I'll use line loc 3s instead, though, so the line doesn't have to be permanently attached to the tarp. Also, wondering if using thicker bungee might...
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    Never even heard of this until just now, and it...

    Never even heard of this until just now, and it looks great, better'n snake skins. I don't see drying time as an issue because a wet tarp won't dry much in snake skins either.

    Question: is it big...
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    Lawson' Ultraglide? Aline Slick from Zpacks?

    Lawson' Ultraglide?
    Aline Slick from Zpacks?
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    Adding Hancock Notch is a great idea... if you...

    Adding Hancock Notch is a great idea... if you have time you might wan to go even further and head upstream from on the Pemi from Cedar Brook, going via Stillwater Junction, Shoal Pond, and Thoreau...
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    Snakeskins for Superfly?

    OK, I'll give them a shot, but I'm way too lazy (and prolly too stoopid) to make my own.

    My plan would be to either stuff the tarp into a side pocket (where one would normally carry water bottles)...
  45. Anybody selling apex 7.5 UQs? Wondering about...

    Anybody selling apex 7.5 UQs? Wondering about weight and stuffed size. Way too stoopid for DIY (DIM?)!
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    Curious about that 39" X 60" 1/4" Gossamer Gear...

    Curious about that 39" X 60" 1/4" Gossamer Gear pad. I'm guessing you fold it in half lengthwise, then roll it up. So it makes a tube about 20" long, but hwat's the diameter? It seems liek it would...
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    The Whites are likely to be a wicked mess in...

    The Whites are likely to be a wicked mess in mid-to late April. I wouldn't bet on the road thru Evans Notch being open.

    I'd head further south... Or further north if you're looking for winter.
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    Reminds me of the old joke-got a new hammock for...

    Reminds me of the old joke-got a new hammock for my wife. Nice trade, eh?
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    +1 Warbonnet. I have an XLC 1.7 dbl and Superfly....

    +1 Warbonnet. I have an XLC 1.7 dbl and Superfly. I usually use a 3-season Yeti UQ, but sometimes carry an X-Therm instead, if i think i might be sleeping ont he ground or in a shelter. Works great...
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    Have you thought about a slightly larger square...

    Have you thought about a slightly larger square tarp?

    8X8 has a diagonal ridgeline of somthing like 11', I think. 10X10 has just over 14'. Big difference, eh?

    You can also have even more...
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