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    The TurtleDog stand

    Almost finished mine just need to decide how far up to drill the holes for the strings to keep the 2x2s from spreading. And also how I am going to connect the hammock. Don't like the way I had it in...
  2. I was just looking for a place near Fairfax...

    I was just looking for a place near Fairfax county to go hanging. I had literally just got off the phone with Burke Lake Park who told me no hammocks allowed. a little steep but what perfect timing....
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    My brother and i are headed out to Signal Knob...

    My brother and i are headed out to Signal Knob next weekend. This is part of the George Washington national forest. We hit up a nearby place last year but cant remember the trail now. It was pretty...
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    That place looked cool but once again the website...

    That place looked cool but once again the website stated that was a part of their no hammocking rules AND they don't allow fires of any kind there. I jsut cant camp without a fire!
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    "Ropes, clotheslines, tentlines, hammocks and...

    "Ropes, clotheslines, tentlines, hammocks and nails are not to be attached to trees or other vegetation. "

    Sadly no, heck they don't even allow campfires in their "backcountry" camping where you...
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    looks like they are closed as well till march 1....

    looks like they are closed as well till march 1.

    Maybe we will try and check out sky meadows or signal knob...
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    You are correct they do not allow camping till...

    You are correct they do not allow camping till 3/1. DOH

    On the bright side they do allow hammock camping. So now i need to find another place to go. Any recommendations near the DC area?
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    Pocahontas State Park or DC area

    Me and my bro are thinking about camping at Pocahontas State Park in Richmond Va. this month. Anyone ever been there? Hoping it might be a cool place to go, i know they have Mountain bike trails...
  9. Ill take the UQ! waiting on PM reply for where to...

    Ill take the UQ! waiting on PM reply for where to send funds
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    its under his "in stock" section, great price too!

    its under his "in stock" section, great price too!
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    Wow thanks everyone! Cutting 3-4 of the strands...

    Wow thanks everyone! Cutting 3-4 of the strands before the bury as seen in one of the videos made all the difference! Thanks!
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    What do you use to bury your zing it?

    So i bought some 1.75mm zing-it and im trying to create the the locked brummel but having a killer time trying to bury it. I tried a single copper strand form a cat 5 cable and that seemed to be to...
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    Breyman- the 1.5 feet is how high my feet are...

    Breyman- the 1.5 feet is how high my feet are dangling off the ground when it's hung "properly". The hammock is closer to 3 ft off the ground.

    Mr. Tattoo- now that I hung it using the calculator...
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    Hah i was just using that! yea i think i will...

    Hah i was just using that!

    yea i think i will live with hanging a bit high, i mostly want it for testing out my quilt. Trying to get that thing to stay wrapped around me and not slip off in the...
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    Yup using whoopies. and the one end is attached...

    Yup using whoopies. and the one end is attached to i guess a 1x4? i hate wood measurements lol. the whood piece is about 7.5" x 2.5" if that helps.



    yea i placed some light padding below me but...
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    Help hanging the hammock!

    Ok so i am trying to setup my hammock in my basement for some testing on different things with the underquilt. I noticed that when i have it hung up the way i do in the pic below the ridgline is...
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    Where to purchase climashield?

    looking to make my first UQ and want to use 5.0 climashield. any ideas on where to purchase?
  18. looking for help with old man winter tarp setup

    I remember a while back when researching i found a post with a old man winter tarp or similar 3 sided tie out that only had a 2 tie out setup but cant find it now. Anyone know where this was?

    I...
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    What might work best?

    I just got a new setup. A WBBB single layer, Old man winter tarp, and a hammock gear incubator full length quilt. I was thinking about getting some tarp flyz to for my non continuous ridgline. Before...
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    Woooooooooooooooooooo

    Woooooooooooooooooooo
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    WOW! I'm In!

    WOW! I'm In!
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    Im in! awesome giveaway! Merry Christmas!

    Im in!

    awesome giveaway! Merry Christmas!
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    Welcome, another Va guy here. Agree with everyone...

    Welcome, another Va guy here. Agree with everyone suggestions as well, Shug's videos are a hoot :)
  24. Thread: FREE: Buffs

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    count me in please!

    count me in please!
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    Item has been SOLD

    Item has been SOLD
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    Sold pending funds

    Sold pending funds
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    This is a pic of the tarp folded in half down the...

    This is a pic of the tarp folded in half down the ridegeline. the yellow circles indicate the repaired holes.

    the large hole is in the center the one to the left is like a pin prick size the other...
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    SOLD: Hennessy Hammock Hex Rainfly

    $40 shipped in the US.

    I'm selling my Hennessy Hammock Hex Rainfly. It's the 70D rip-stop version. I just bought an OMW so no longer need. I used it on 2 trips, the last trip a few embers did get...
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    Old man winter question

    I am looking at buying an old man winter. Was curious can you hang this thing from the ends without a continuous ridgeline? Or is it just to big for that? Also does it need to be seam sealed?
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    Hammock is sold

    Hammock is sold
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    Pm has been sent Still for sale at 140 shipped

    Pm has been sent

    Still for sale at 140 shipped
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    Price reduced on the Hennessy Ultralite...

    Price reduced on the Hennessy Ultralite Backpacker $140 shipped
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    My Deuter Futura Pro backpack has sold.. Still...

    My Deuter Futura Pro backpack has sold..

    Still have the Hennessy Backpacker for sale
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    SOLD: HHULBP and Deuter Futura Pro 42

    I am trying to fund some new gear so i am selling a few items.

    The first one is a Deuter Futura Pro 42. I have used it on maybe 3-4 backpacking trips and a couple of work plane trips. It is in...
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    Hm the tenacious tape looks promising, plus they...

    Hm the tenacious tape looks promising, plus they have it at my local REI according to the website.. thanks Paul!


    Bubba not sure how big they need to be for thread injecting... below is a pic of...
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    Which product to repair 70d tarp?

    I was unlucky enough to have my tarp receive a few burn holes due to some friends over sized bonfire my trip this last weekend:(

    i was reading a bunch of posts on the subject while searching and...
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    i have the exact same problem! mine is thicker...

    i have the exact same problem! mine is thicker then the new stuff and stiff as a board. i have no idea how i'm gonna get it tight lol.
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    Thanks Jax, great pic!! Is that last knot a...

    Thanks Jax, great pic!!

    Is that last knot a bowline?
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    Looking for instructions on...

    I was looking for instructions or a video on how to re-attach the Hennessy hammock stock suspension. Have any of you guys seen that? I have looked around with no luck as of yet. I think i have it on...
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    thanks for all the responses guys! Lots to think...

    thanks for all the responses guys! Lots to think about
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    First trip in the cold with this setup

    So I am going on my first trip with this setup in the cold. I have a HH backpacker and a Incubator 20 Degree with 2 oz overfill from HG. I know the weather is supposed to get down into the low 30's...
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    interested in something as small as shots of your...

    interested in something as small as shots of your martin spike hitch kit? If so i may lug my cam with and snap some photos oct 12 on a camping trip
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    lol that is so jacked up!

    lol that is so jacked up!
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    i would LOVE to try one of these, i got to get to...

    i would LOVE to try one of these, i got to get to a local hang! all i ever hear about is how comfortable they are compared to the other HH
  45. Thread: Hennessy Sale

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    Woohoo i got me a Explorer Ultralight, cant wait...

    Woohoo i got me a Explorer Ultralight, cant wait to get it and try it out!!
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    Woot i'm in! nice looking page btw

    Woot i'm in! nice looking page btw
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    Sticky: i was just about to order a couple sets when i...

    i was just about to order a couple sets when i found this DIY i am gonna head up to Jo Ann fabrics tomorrow! Gene how did yours hold up?
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    Haha well that stinks I can't see my own post....

    Haha well that stinks I can't see my own post. Ahh well such is life
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    Wow Mike i felt like i was back in algebra in...

    Wow Mike i felt like i was back in algebra in high school there for a moment, i had to read that one a couple of times to make sure i caught all of it :lol:

    on a side not i did go and measure the...
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    One of my posts disappeared

    Was just wondering... i made a post in the general forum about what other hangers brought with them camping and i came back to find it was gone. i figured maybe a mod moved it to a more appropriate...
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