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    I did the same thing after I got my HH. As soon a...

    I did the same thing after I got my HH. As soon a a good storm was forcasted, I set it up and slept out. I too got a splash or two in the face from wind blown rain. The next time I tried it, I...
  2. Thread: Georgia Newbie

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    That's the spirit! Great set up. Welcome to the...

    That's the spirit! Great set up.
    Welcome to the forum from another Georgian. Lots of good folks and info here. I completed the AT in Georgia this past spring and can not remember a place where you...
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    Just completed the AT in Georgia this past...

    Just completed the AT in Georgia this past Spring. NO problem hanging anywhere. There are several shelters that you can hang in also.

    Dave
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    What drawl?

    What drawl?
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    Great trip report. Glad everything went well. My...

    Great trip report. Glad everything went well. My buddy and I day hiked that area this Spring and noticed a lot of great camping areas.

    Dave
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    I am Dave and I am a cordahaulic. Thanks...

    I am Dave and I am a cordahaulic.

    Thanks Hammock Forum for being here for me.
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    More science saying hammocks = better sleep

    Below is a blurb for a topic on NPR's Science Friday show for tomorrow. Might be worth a listen. Those interested but unable to catch the show on the radio can also listen to the podcast tomorrow...
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    What do you do if it is raining and it's time for...

    What do you do if it is raining and it's time for the morning constitutional? Do you take the tarp/poncho off of your hammock or do you take a walk into the woods without rain gear on?

    Just a...
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    If you were to sit the tarp on the hammock ridge...

    If you were to sit the tarp on the hammock ridge line, you would not need a tarp ridge line any longer than the hammock ridge line. However, as you raise the tarp above the hammock ridge line, you...
  10. Thread: Hello from GA

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    Hello Georgia! Dave E

    Hello Georgia!

    Dave E
  11. Gotta get me some of that there Linvile Gorge and...

    Gotta get me some of that there Linvile Gorge and frowg legs. Looks mighty tasty. mmmhhum Been about 20 years since I had me some frowg legs. Got me a Pisgah NF map the other day.

    Dave
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    Don't mean to redirect.... Cecilg, What/where...

    Don't mean to redirect....

    Cecilg, What/where is BWCA?

    Back Woods of California? Back Where Cavemen Are? Brasstown Wilderness Camping Area?

    Just wondering, hope you have fun.

    Dave
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    Hello Utah. Love your State. My wife and I are...

    Hello Utah. Love your State. My wife and I are flying into SLC in a couple of weeks.
    Welcome to the forum.

    Dave
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    Welcome from another Georgian! My wife loves her...

    Welcome from another Georgian! My wife loves her WBBB! I am sure you will like yours too. It's 10pm on Friday and she is out on the deck in the hammock as I type this.

    Dave
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    Welcome to the forum. If it wern't for noobs,...

    Welcome to the forum.
    If it wern't for noobs, this place would get boring fast. Besides, we were all noobs at some time.

    David
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    I cut my HH ridge line near the foot end. Tied a...

    I cut my HH ridge line near the foot end. Tied a loop in the remaining ridge line, used a soft biner (nacrabiner) made out of amsteel to reconnect the ridge line to the remaining line at the foot....
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    I know what you mean, Doctari! Same thing...

    I know what you mean, Doctari! Same thing happened to me.

    I got a hammock for Christmas, hung out in the yard a few times then a few months later my wife decides to sleep out in it then she said...
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    Sticky: Bwwwaaahhhhaaaahhhhaaaahhhhaaaa!!!!!!!!

    Bwwwaaahhhhaaaahhhhaaaahhhhaaaa!!!!!!!!
  19. Thread: Hi from Ontario

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    Welcome to the Forum! Enjoy. Dave

    Welcome to the Forum! Enjoy.

    Dave
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    Welcome to the forum! Know what you mean about...

    Welcome to the forum!
    Know what you mean about the heat. North Ga is about the same. Out on the porch messin' with my wife's hammock and starting to sweat. 77 degrees with humidity.

    Dave
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    Unable to view facebook page. +1 on Chattooga...

    Unable to view facebook page.

    +1 on Chattooga River area. During the last 2 months I have hiked from Hwy 76 up to Burrell's Ford. Plan on heading up to Ellicot's Rock in the next few weeks. My...
  22. Thread: New from Georgia

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    Welcome to the Forum! David

    Welcome to the Forum!

    David
  23. Thread: Italy

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    If I ever get to go back, I would spend all my...

    If I ever get to go back, I would spend all my time between Florence and Rome. Italy has a good rail system so you can get just about anywhere from anywhere for just a few euro.

    Dave
  24. Thread: Hello from NWGA

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    Welcome from NE GA. This is a very active forum...

    Welcome from NE GA.
    This is a very active forum and also very informative. Lots of info here.

    Again, welcome.

    Dave
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    Dayhiked from Burrell's Ford to Highway 28...

    Dayhiked from Burrell's Ford to Highway 28 yesterday just after the rains quit. The river was roaring! Had to bushwack twice due to the trail being under water.
    The camp sites at Burrell's Ford are...
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    5'x7' tarp = 7.5 ounces stuff sack = 1 oz

    5'x7' tarp = 7.5 ounces
    stuff sack = 1 oz
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    Welcome to the forum from Georgia, neighbor. ...

    Welcome to the forum from Georgia, neighbor.

    Dave
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    The Chattooga is a great area. A buddy and I...

    The Chattooga is a great area. A buddy and I hiked the Chattooga River Trail a couple of weeks ago. My wife, a buddy and I made a day hike this past Saturday from Hwy 28 to Sandy's Ford along the...
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    Hello, Canton.

    Welcome from the Gainesville area.

    Dave
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    envious and jealous DAVE

    envious and jealous

    DAVE
  31. Thread: Backyard Camping

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    Hello, Mike. Welcome to the group. My name is...

    Hello, Mike. Welcome to the group. My name is David.
    As I type this, I am in my HH strung on the deck. The bugs were getting to me in the ENO so I took a few minutes to hang up the Hennessey.

    I...
  32. Thread: Tarp length

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    You can set the tarp up by attaching it from...

    You can set the tarp up by attaching it from corner to opposite corner. If it is an 11' x 11' tarp, the length from opposite corners would be 15.5'.

    Dave
  33. Thread: Greetings from GA

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    Welcome from NE GA!!!!! Welcome to the Forum!...

    Welcome from NE GA!!!!!

    Welcome to the Forum!

    Dave
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    Pictures.........

    Pictures.........
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    Poll: Whatever I have left in the pack. Dave

    Whatever I have left in the pack.

    Dave
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    Another Georgian! Welcome to the Forum. Dave

    Another Georgian!
    Welcome to the Forum.

    Dave
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    I agree with shug. Have fun with it. Play with it...

    I agree with shug. Have fun with it. Play with it to see what works best with your gear. I am still a bit of a newcomer to hammocks and every time a good rain is forcasted I set the Hennessy up in...
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    Welcome Utah! Love your state. The wife and I...

    Welcome Utah!
    Love your state. The wife and I "found" Utah one year when we started taking real vacations. Been back many times. We spend most of our time in south and southeast Utah. Moab down to...
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    I second camping in NE GA. Chattooga River area...

    I second camping in NE GA. Chattooga River area has lots. Just starting to explore that area. Have made a couple of day hikes around there to check things out.
    Panther Creek has several good areas....
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    Hey Space Cadet. So you are in Tucker. My wife...

    Hey Space Cadet.
    So you are in Tucker. My wife and I lived across the street in Stone Mountain for 10 years. Now in northeast GA where there seems to be a BBQ joint on every other corner. Love 'em...
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    Welcome to the madness! You will love it. You...

    Welcome to the madness! You will love it.
    You will find answers to all your questions here on the HF. Folks here are great.

    Dave
    From a bit more north.
  42. Slept out in heavy rain and wind a few weeks ago....

    Slept out in heavy rain and wind a few weeks ago. The only time I felt any rain was when the wind gusts lifted the tarp and the sideways rain splashed a bit.
    The problem was two fold. One: I didn't...
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    Thanks gmcttr, That makes more sense. Dave

    Thanks gmcttr,
    That makes more sense.

    Dave
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    If you are thinking of driving to Pine Mtn, then...

    If you are thinking of driving to Pine Mtn, then check out ****'s Creek or Bogg's Creek just north of the Cleveland area. About 45 min from Gainesville. Bogg's Creek has established sites but is a...
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    I have found 1/8" shock cord at a local marine...

    I have found 1/8" shock cord at a local marine store. Along with Amsteel. The local Hancock Fabric store no longer carries it.

    David
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    Enjoy! Let us know how it goes. Dave

    Enjoy! Let us know how it goes.

    Dave
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    Can someone that has one of these describe the...

    Can someone that has one of these describe the coating? I don't understand the 2000 mm coating. 2000 milimeters is 2 meters. Thats 6.5 feet. :confused:

    Maybe I misunderstand what they are...
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    Thanks Bubba. I had a feeling that I would need...

    Thanks Bubba. I had a feeling that I would need to return it. I couldn't find any reason that the seam should be tighter than any other part.

    David
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    Doublenest Deluxe center seam issue

    Hello all.
    The wife and I bought a Dbl Deluxe this morning, got it back home and tried for over an hour to figure out how to hang in it. The problem we are having is with the seam that runs down the...
  50. That's one of the things I like about this forum....

    That's one of the things I like about this forum. A lot of DIY folks with a willingness to show what they have done.

    Received my Lash-It today and made one of these handy things this evening.
    ...
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