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    October would be an excellent time of year to hit...

    October would be an excellent time of year to hit the BMT. Which section would you go for and which direction? The 20mile section north of this one is the dry one. If you need a shuttle driver give...
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    We didn't see a single person until we got down...

    We didn't see a single person until we got down to Long Creek Falls. I used the pocket profile from Anti Gravity Gear...
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    It is a pretty cool section of trail. It...

    It is a pretty cool section of trail. It shouldn't be to hard for ya since your ^ of Atlanta. Would you go southbound?
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    Southbound: BMT>AT

    This past weekend a buddy and I hit up the Benton Mackaye Trail SOBO to the the AT and then down the Approach Trail to Amicalola Falls. We by chance met up with another buddy who was thru-hiking the...
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    Unfortunately to embed URLs in signatures you must be a donating member. It's a policy put in place as we had a lot of trouble with new sign ups posting product links (SPAM) in their signatures.
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    All of them and then some.

    All of them and then some.
  7. Awesome! Congrats Dutch!

    Awesome! Congrats Dutch!
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    Mine had static at first but not anymore.

    Mine had static at first but not anymore.
  9. Looked like a great hike indeed! Grayson...

    Looked like a great hike indeed! Grayson Highlands was one of my favorite sections on the whole AT. I've been back several times since my thru and it never disappoints. Took my wife 3 years ago from...
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    We definitely had an awesome time. Thanks!

    We definitely had an awesome time. Thanks!
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    I've had this happen before, but it wasn't a big...

    I've had this happen before, but it wasn't a big deal due to having longer tree straps at the time. I used the continuous loop on my hammock and attached it directly to the marlin spike hitch at the...
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    Mother's Day Hang With The Fam

    This last weekend the fam and I headed out to Ft. Yargo SP for a quick overnighter for Mother's Day. It was the perfect weather and a great site for a little glam-hammocking. My wife and almost 2-yo...
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    Another insulated hammock to consider is a...

    Another insulated hammock to consider is a bonefire http://www.bonefiregear.com/
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    Thanks! I don't really have a particular team. I...

    Thanks! I don't really have a particular team. I just enjoy watching quality soccer. If I was to say, it's Newcastle. Not for their current form, more because I loved the old Alan Shearer days.
  15. Thanks fellers! Makes me giddy that I could take...

    Thanks fellers! Makes me giddy that I could take you back to Roan Shugro. Perhaps you and Hickery could take a jaunt through there and show us how the lords of lolligag do it. Not a bad hiking cap...
  16. Glad you enjoyed and found it insightful. This...

    Glad you enjoyed and found it insightful. This really is a great section. I don't think this will be my last visit.
  17. It was an awesome trip! All the new gear held up...

    It was an awesome trip! All the new gear held up great and performed beautifully. Thanks!
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    The newspaper idea is a clever one. I played...

    The newspaper idea is a clever one. I played around a bit with the tension with some scrap pieces. The Climashield is the tricky stuff. Pins are now my friend. Glad I could shove that project off the...
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    Good idea. I may have to give that a go.

    Good idea. I may have to give that a go.
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    These quilts performed beyond my wildest...

    These quilts performed beyond my wildest expectations. I assumed they would be good down to 40 with several layer of clothes, but they were comfortable in the 30's and my buddy and I both had to...
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    The "Big Ditch" is a great place to get out and...

    The "Big Ditch" is a great place to get out and enjoy life for sure. Sounds like a great weekend.
  22. VIDEO: Medicine Man & Ninja Hit The Highlands

    This last weekend my sidekick Ninja and I took a little jaunt on the Appalachian Trail in the Roan Highlands. This was one of my favorite sections from when I thru-hiked.

    The weather was perfect...
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    VIDEO: DIY Summer Quilt Sets Build

    I made 2 quilt sets using 2.5oz Climashield and Argon 67. 1st TQ is 72x50, 2nd is 78x52, and both UQ's are 60x52. They all weigh between 12-14oz. I made a pretty boring video that I hope peeps find...
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    My bet for the new "surprise" color is burnt...

    My bet for the new "surprise" color is burnt orange. I really hope the grey's and new color hang around for awhile. I don't think my wife will let it go if I make another Mr. Hankey quilt lol.
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    It most definitely was. Thanks!

    It most definitely was. Thanks!
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    Glad you like it. Steal away. I put the zipper...

    Glad you like it. Steal away. I put the zipper slider facing towards the inside so it wouldn't poke the hammock.
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    Good eye. Yea I dialed that puppy in perfectly....

    Good eye. Yea I dialed that puppy in perfectly. I'm a big fan of shockcord. It was in the 70s yesterday. I was burning up!
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    Thanks! We certainly made the most of it.

    Thanks! We certainly made the most of it.
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    Thanks! My wife asked if I was gonna be Mr....

    Thanks! My wife asked if I was gonna be Mr. Hankey for Halloween. Lol
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    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/19/97129e39e5...

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/19/97129e39e5cce5b49812fe3f1662bb8c.jpg
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    We'll see. I'll have some layers just in case. I...

    We'll see. I'll have some layers just in case. I sleep pretty warm in our humid area.
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    Thanks ya'll. I'm hoping to test their temp range...

    Thanks ya'll. I'm hoping to test their temp range next weekend to around 40f. I'm mostly hiking around southeast US, and this time last of year is too warm for my 20deg sleeping bag and temp lows too...
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    Stealth Hang'n

    Sorry about that fellers. Not sure how it became private but I changed it. Also not sure how I didn't get any notification when ya'll replied.
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    Thanks! It was some good thread injecting...

    Thanks! It was some good thread injecting practice. That Climashield is not the easiest, but I am pretty proud with the results.
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    Synthetic Summer Quilt Set

    I made a quilt set using 2.5oz Climashield and Argon 67. TQ is 72x50 and UQ is 60x52. Both weigh about 12oz and along with my diy hammock with topcover pack down into a plastic grocery bag. I will...
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    Cool! Glad you found it informational.

    Cool! Glad you found it informational.
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    Glad you enjoyed it. Your's looks pretty cool as...

    Glad you enjoyed it. Your's looks pretty cool as well. I was thinking of doing grommets but didn't want to buy something I was only going to use once. Another way to do the zipper pocket would be...
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    DIY Cinch Top Sacpack

    I appreciate it and you're very welcome!
  39. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/108634-DIY-Cinch-Top-Sacpack
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    DIY Cinch Top Sacpack

    Last week I made a post about a DIY hammock and a bag to carry it in that I made for my cousin. Here is the post with pics if ya'll are curious....
  41. Sounds cool. It's a shame the REB doesn't come in...

    Sounds cool. It's a shame the REB doesn't come in the membrane 10. That would be sweet. The charcoal grey would look pretty dope with red though. I'm also liking that olive yellow. I'm think'n of...
  42. Thank you! She did indeed. Thanks! It is a...

    Thank you! She did indeed.


    Thanks! It is a cool color. Is your winter hammock going to have an overcover? What color combination? Based on the website color I was thinking it would look good as...
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    Thanks! Looks like I will have to make another one. I may try and post some pics of the basic concept later on.



    Thank you kindly. I used a larkshead for the suspensions continuous loop and the...
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    Thanks for that. I was worried I was going to...

    Thanks for that. I was worried I was going to have a lot more work on my hands.
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    Interesting. I was looking to make some quilts...

    Interesting. I was looking to make some quilts with apex. I was going to use this (http://diygearsupply.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/DIYGS-Top-Quilt-lowres.jpg) for instruction for the top quilt...
  46. Thanks bud! You should do it. I am sure she'd...

    Thanks bud! You should do it. I am sure she'd love it.
  47. Thanks! The bag was made with two identical sized...

    Thanks! The bag was made with two identical sized pieces of nylon, I think 16" x 22". I added 1/2" gross grain to the top 1.5" outside edge, then hemmed the top channels after adding the zippered...
  48. Thanks! Yea. The mesh acts more as a separator...

    Thanks! Yea. The mesh acts more as a separator than a pocket. It is helpful to keep other items from getting lost is the hammock bundle.
  49. Lol! Yea. Zing-it for the ridgeline and 7/64...

    Lol! Yea. Zing-it for the ridgeline and 7/64 amsteel for the continuous loops.
  50. Thanks! It is a lot brighter in person,...

    Thanks! It is a lot brighter in person, especially compared to the pic on the website. I bet your wife will love it.

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