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  1. Great video!

    Great video!
  2. I don't think there is a perfect camp chair. ...

    I don't think there is a perfect camp chair. They all have pros and cons and you just need to decided if the pros of any on style outweigh the cons enough to justify its weight and bulk in your...
  3. When I first started out, I didn't want to tie...

    When I first started out, I didn't want to tie knots on my guylines so I put Dutch Fleaz on the loops attached to my MSR Groundhogs. When I string the tarp, I put the stake in the ground then...
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    GA, Nc, Sc, TN, FL.

    GA, Nc, Sc, TN, FL.
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    Thank you for posting this! The CT is definitely...

    Thank you for posting this! The CT is definitely on my bucket list. I know you haven't finished yet but do recommend N>S or S>N? So other than the 35 mile stretch you mentioned, you had no issues...
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    Enloe Creek is a great little site but only has a...

    Enloe Creek is a great little site but only has a few viable options to hang a hammock. My favorite sites from my BMT hike were 38 Mt. Sterling and Newton Bald. Most of the sites on the Lakeshore...
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    another vote for 2qzq. I'm sure the other brands...

    another vote for 2qzq. I'm sure the other brands are great as well, but when I got mine, 2Q was the only game in town. I don't have any issues carrying it along on possible cold, windy, and/or wet...
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    camo all the way for me

    camo all the way for me
  9. Thread: Camping

    by Clisbyclark
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    I like the simplicity of using two, 12 foot...

    I like the simplicity of using two, 12 foot straps, 1 inch wide then attaching them to hammock loops with Beckett Hitches as Ralaad mentioned. Just remember when we talk of "straps" they are webbing...
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    If a reputable company made a Thunderfly or...

    If a reputable company made a Thunderfly or Mountainfly size tarp in DCF, I'd be selling my Palace to get one. It's not just about weight vs the Palace. I just like how the beak doors work compared...
  11. Well played!

    Well played!
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    Hello HangW! Fellow Georgian here, if you don't...

    Hello HangW! Fellow Georgian here, if you don't mind me asking, where did you go?
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    They work very very well for me.

    They work very very well for me.
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    So true about Marty being a Southern Gentleman. ...

    So true about Marty being a Southern Gentleman. With each passing year, there are fewer and fewer of those remaining down here. He is missed, indeed. As far as solving the calf ridge, the...
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    Just curious, what kind of wildlife do you most...

    Just curious, what kind of wildlife do you most often encounter in those enchanted woods?
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    I hate to admit it but I've wasted a lot of money...

    I hate to admit it but I've wasted a lot of money trying to find the latest/greatest UL strap setup. I ditched all of them and have gone to the Dutch Spider/Poly straps and am totally content. My...
  17. Thanks for the invite! I'll be checking the...

    Thanks for the invite! I'll be checking the calendar!!
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    My sentiments exactly. I have a frontloader and...

    My sentiments exactly. I have a frontloader and it's just way too easy to do in the machine vs any of the hand wash methods I've seen. I can't speak for anyone else but, with an additional rinse in...
  19. Hey, I've got a Netty too! Enjoyed your video. ...

    Hey, I've got a Netty too! Enjoyed your video. I had never heard of that trail before, now I want to thru-hike it!
  20. Thread: EXCITED

    by Clisbyclark
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    Way to go Pete! If you have not already done so,...

    Way to go Pete! If you have not already done so, please check out the Youtube videos of SeniorHiker77. He's from Ga and got into backpacking when he was 77 years old. Unfortunately, he's on the...
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    That Cloud chair is crazy light. You'd probably...

    That Cloud chair is crazy light. You'd probably never even know you had it in your pack.
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    Like most all backpackers, I like to keep my load...

    Like most all backpackers, I like to keep my load as light as practically possible. I do not have the cloud hammock (yet) but do use a 1.0 for most trips. Like Shug mentioned, you can't expect UL...
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    I have the mini evos from Jeff Meyers that I...

    I have the mini evos from Jeff Meyers that I like-except when it's really cold. Like Otter says, they are difficult to use in cold weather so when it gets cold I add a mini-biner which is a lot...
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    I would try Jacks R Better first if you want new....

    I would try Jacks R Better first if you want new. But personally, the first thing I would do is to place a "Want to buy" post on this forum. Then, if you're on Facebook, there are lots of...
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    Every morning when packing the tarp I begin by...

    Every morning when packing the tarp I begin by rolling up the sides from the bottom towards the ridge. The lines are rolled up with the tarp which helps with tangling. When I get the tarp rolled up...
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    I'm going one step further. In addition to all...

    I'm going one step further. In addition to all the stuff you mentioned which I've been doing on my own for the last three years, I've recently been utilizing forcefield technology to eliminate the...
  27. Really enjoyed your video! You have quite a...

    Really enjoyed your video! You have quite a unique style there!
  28. ReGERTS, man...REGERTS!!! Hey, I'm no critic. ...

    ReGERTS, man...REGERTS!!! Hey, I'm no critic. Keep on keeping on!
  29. Sounds great! I've hiked a good chunk of GA AT...

    Sounds great! I've hiked a good chunk of GA AT but don't recall hearing about Devil's Kitchen. Where is it?
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    There are lots of great deals on the secondary...

    There are lots of great deals on the secondary market. Also, I believe anyone can post in the "Want to Buy" forum on this site. If you're on Facebook, check out the used backpacking sales groups.
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    I'll agree with others in that I would recommend...

    I'll agree with others in that I would recommend a 20 degree set-or perhaps a 20 degree UQ and 30 degree TQ to start out. That way, you COULD make it work year round. That being said, if your...
  32. Thread: Shipping?

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    The last tarp I bought from them was in 2019. ...

    The last tarp I bought from them was in 2019. Shipping was $12.75 to GA. Bought another tarp in 2018 and Priority Mail was only $7.60. The times they are a changin!
  33. Great video Layne! Your production quality keeps...

    Great video Layne! Your production quality keeps getting better and better. I'm sure you had no regerts on this one!
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    I think I saw something like that on The...

    I think I saw something like that on The Flintstones one time!
  35. Buy quality gear USED here and other online...

    Buy quality gear USED here and other online outlets-especially when just starting out as you're not really sure what you're going to like. That way, you don't have a huge investment when you...
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    That's about how I do it too, except I put the...

    That's about how I do it too, except I put the sacko'sacks in the hip pocket of my pack.
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    You're right. Her setup was a mess. When she...

    You're right. Her setup was a mess. When she started the AT, she had terrible gear with no idea how to use it. This time, she had good gear but only slightly more of an clue how to use it. No big...
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    I was HangCon five years ago and actually had...

    I was HangCon five years ago and actually had Adam from HammockGear come by and look at my quilt setup to help me with gaps. I had an Incubator 20. He told me then that many people find it easier...
  39. Well done. Long live Marty!

    Well done. Long live Marty!
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    Lowtech, all I did with the wire was fold it over...

    Lowtech, all I did with the wire was fold it over on itself which made it much more rigid enabling it to be inserted into the Zingit easily since there is no sharp edge to catch on. Once the doubled...
  41. I used to use a tyvek "doormat" under my hammock,...

    I used to use a tyvek "doormat" under my hammock, but have since swapped it out for a 1/8 inch 20x40 closed cell pad from Mountain Laurel Designs. It only weighs a couple ounces and can be used for...
  42. Good luck. Let us know how it turns out! I'm...

    Good luck. Let us know how it turns out! I'm not sure but I think most cottage vendors say a 20 degree quilt should have around 2.5 inches of loft so I imagine you would be looking at around 3...
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    Congrats! Great accomplishment.

    Congrats! Great accomplishment.
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    I love the weight and water repellency of DCF but...

    I love the weight and water repellency of DCF but it is very susceptible to puncture. I have both the Palace and Hex DCF tarps and had to patch each of them the last time I took them out. I have no...
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    I've never spliced anything other than ZingIt...

    I've never spliced anything other than ZingIt which I believe is 1.75 mm or so. I bought the splicing hook from Dutch but it was too big for that. Instead, I used some guitar wire folded in half...
  46. Great job! I may have missed it, but where is...

    Great job! I may have missed it, but where is this trail in relation to the Foothills Trail?
  47. How close is that to the Benton Mackaye Trail? I...

    How close is that to the Benton Mackaye Trail? I hiked thru Reliance back in October on my thru hike. Beautiful area!
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    Just curious, but I hear it's very difficult to...

    Just curious, but I hear it's very difficult to find spots for dispersed camping in the UK. How do you go about finding a spot to hang?
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    What is this DutchEare of which you speak? Some...

    What is this DutchEare of which you speak? Some newfangled Ti gizmo to facilitate cooking and eating corn on the cob while on the trail? J/K Happy Thanksgiving to all on HF!
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    The more I do this, the more convinced I am that...

    The more I do this, the more convinced I am that simpler is almost always better. I think I've settled on straps with Evo Loops to attach to the tree and a Beckett Hitch to attach to the continuous...
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