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    If you use a relatively short 2 inch strap that...

    If you use a relatively short 2 inch strap that has sewn loops on both ends, you can easily larkshead a 1 inch strap or amsteel and continue on with your suspension of choice.

    Your 1 inch strap...
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    Some, but not all will allow two wraps with one...

    Some, but not all will allow two wraps with one inch strap.
    Depends on the place…and depends on the park ranger or camp hosts on duty.

    I have not camped where this 2” rule was in place
    Other...
  3. I’m going backpacking this week. Might or might...

    I’m going backpacking this week. Might or might not post all week. My ULA Catalyst is about full
    Hahaha Lol
    And then complain on trail—too much stuff stuffed in pack
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    I say, experiment to find ways to make your...

    I say, experiment to find ways to make your suspension work best for you. Playing or tinkering with suspension is good for learning new ideas.

    I’m in the hardware free camp, and through play I’ve...
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    Two Speed does great quality work, and since he...

    Two Speed does great quality work, and since he backpacks, he knows the importance of lightweight and durability.
  6. Two Speed, are you going to sleep in hammock you...

    Two Speed, are you going to sleep in hammock you used on your epic journey?
    I’d like to see your rig, maybe I can get pack weight to a more reasonable number
  7. Yates commemorative t-shirts available at...

    Yates commemorative t-shirts available at Customink.com Called yatesbeach, you can view them online.

    Despite my record of 0 and 8, I have set my sights on “Purdy Boil” alcohol stove contest to...
  8. Pay at Yates, no charge for your young man As...

    Pay at Yates, no charge for your young man

    As my friend Bob said

    The first 60 years of my childhood, were the hardest
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    Might be some group hangs this fall in Midwest,...

    Might be some group hangs this fall in Midwest, if not in Iowa, an adjoining state
    Good time for some fall hammock camping
  10. We welcome MamaBulla and Son

    We welcome MamaBulla and Son
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    You are a good candidate for a 12x6 hammock ...

    You are a good candidate for a 12x6 hammock

    I’m 5’8” short and 175 pounds, and I enjoy a 12x6 hammock

    Any amsteel you use, might benefit being 1/8 amsteel. I use 1/8 for all amsteel needs,...
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    Yahoo, it’s a great place to camp

    Yahoo, it’s a great place to camp
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    Fun to see many different hammocks at group...

    Fun to see many different hammocks at group hangs. You will meet lots of good people who are into hammock camping too

    Search on Hammock Forums and Google (will usually find topics quickly—right...
  14. So good to hear your story. You can learn much...

    So good to hear your story. You can learn much about hammocks and hammock camping here.
    And if you can go camping with other experienced hammock campers, you will be able to see different solutions...
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    Newbie side sleeper needs help

    After setting underquilt, pull it to front side of hammock
    They are side by side and separate
    Your hammock should be 6 inches to a foot lower than underquilt the entire length of underquilt
    ...
  16. Good to have lines a bit longer than you think...

    Good to have lines a bit longer than you think you need. Never know when you might want longer line to tie to tree
    As you use it you will be able to see excess line that you never use. Then trim...
  17. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    Hammock campers, with the exception of our group meal Saturday 12noon by BBQJOES

    Bring all your own food for all your other meals

    “Ever man fur hisself”
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    I wrap twice around small to medium sized trees...

    I wrap twice around small to medium sized trees
    This is called a “round turn” and it greatly reduces the chances of strap slipping downwards even a tiny bit. Both ends of round turn as they are...
  19. Pavel, here is a Phantom guess Palmetto State...

    Pavel, here is a Phantom guess
    Palmetto State Hangers is a FaceBook group
    I believe all information about this upcoming hang will be on FaceBook
    They might get back to this thread and post an...
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    Howdy hammock camper from MI What is a...

    Howdy hammock camper from MI
    What is a wilderness trainer?
  21. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    Good to see all y’all cool kids planning on Yates.

    So far, about 22 campers will be here, more will post later, and our friends in Tarheel State Hangers and Palmetto State Hangers and Gorge Rats...
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    Russia, land of great wrestlers, phenomenal chess...

    Russia, land of great wrestlers, phenomenal chess masters, prodigious vodka connoisseurs, and now hammock campers, drinking coffee around morning campfire.
    My dentist here in US, is Russian, he was...
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    Wow Two Speed

    Wow Two Speed
  24. Any hammock creatures gonna enter “Purdy Boil” or...

    Any hammock creatures gonna enter “Purdy Boil” or Hawaiian shirt and South Sea Island garb contests
    My perfect record of 0 wins and 8 losses has got me to declare I’m:
    The Sef Proclaimed Alcohol...
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    Nanok, you have new , to me, information....

    Nanok, you have new , to me, information. Paragliding can be a deep rabbit hole, with becoming accustomed to your equipment

    There are lots of ways being used by hammock campers to pack up their...
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    suggestions for hammock

    My knives sleep in my pockets
    But I don’t sleep with a night light
    Although my head lamp is slipped down to my neck while I’m snoozing away in hammock

    Probably laughable, as much of the time,...
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    Lots of people in Florida Keys in winter. Maybe...

    Lots of people in Florida Keys in winter. Maybe you can find secluded areas or an island
    Don’t know
    Maybe you can call someone who lives or works in the Keys for advice on camping in areas that are...
  28. There is Boy Scout lashing that can be used for...

    There is Boy Scout lashing that can be used for tripods.
    And there is a simple rope wrap around three poles placed in a certain way. It was used by the plains Indians for their tipis. It had to be...
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    ViDEO: A Few Simple Knots

    Lapp hitch tied on continuous loop is almost magical. Just looking at it…doesn’t seem to be able to hold hammock in air…yet it does levitate your hammock…mystically without fail

    Thanks Bob
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    suggestions for hammock

    Maybe moderators can delete their entire post as well as any replies
    Or maybe there is a way to flag the post as an advertisement-spam or entertainment-troll

    I just read and replied to a post...
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    Hi from just down the hill, in Denton NC

    Hi from just down the hill, in Denton NC
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    Hi from Denton NC You are off to a flying start

    Hi from Denton NC
    You are off to a flying start
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    Tangled lines, spontaneous knots

    Some lines-rope-cord are more prone to tangle than others
    Some people are more likely to have tangled lines, jamming knots, and spontaneous knots appear in their cords——even more likely to have this...
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    Dutchware 12 footer questions

    For a 12 foot hammock, I use a 10 foot ridgeline
    The ridgeline should not be droopy, it doesn’t have to be overly tight, but should not sag down any.
    This is somehow interrelated with your hang...
  35. Thank you Gunney&Gypsy and Rockdawg, the food was...

    Thank you Gunney&Gypsy and Rockdawg, the food was scrumptious. Slowhike and Hickery your real brewed coffee and cocao chocolate coffee mixed with Scramblers chocolate coconut creamer, was...
  36. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    To view and or buy your own Yates commemorative t-shirt with south sea island theme hammock photos
    https://www.customink.com/g/xky0-00cg-4k9a

    Order by October 11

    Beautiful shirts, but they are...
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    My friend, security is an illusion. Rather than...

    My friend, security is an illusion.
    Rather than some sort of hammock fabric that resists piercing by knives, camp out of sight of potential attackers.
    In other words, stay away from bad people.
    ...
  38. Continuous ridgeline for hammock (not for tarp)

    I made a fixed length hammock ridgeline.
    Using 1/8 amsteel, made an eye splice on each end.
    Lazy man’s way
    No locked brummell
    No sewing
    The spliced buries on each end are about 18 inches long...
  39. Just got back from Grayson Hang, had a blast and...

    Just got back from Grayson Hang, had a blast and didn’t look at my phone for almost four whole days!
    I had a brief (hope hope hope) problem going from Tapatalk to Hammock Forums.

    Good to see...
  40. Please read First Post, I made an edit Thanks

    Please read First Post, I made an edit

    Thanks
  41. I got some cash for raffle And I’ve got some...

    I got some cash for raffle
    And I’ve got some gear to toss in for raffle

    I’m stoked

    Ready for possibility of chilly air, maybe into low 30’s by sunrise and up to 60 during days
    Some chance of...
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    Hollerin back atcha from Denton NC Have fun with...

    Hollerin back atcha from Denton NC
    Have fun with your new gear
  43. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    Shaw, Happy Anniversary
    Have fun this fall
  44. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    Twistytee, hunters have bagged the rare bear in general vicinity of Uwharries
    To my knowledge, there is not a bear raiding campsite food bags at Yates!

    There are campers at Yates now who have...
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    Nerding out on my hang

    Cougarmeat, DreamHammocks video called

    Getting a good hang angle

    Also you might want to watch
    Dog Having Maximum Comfort Sleeping Outside in a Hammock

    Guaranteed to change your life
  46. Old4hats, be good to see you again

    Old4hats, be good to see you again
  47. Gunner, you bringing Abby and The Terminator?

    Gunner, you bringing Abby and The Terminator?
  48. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    VirtKitty, are you gonna backpack camp on Uwharrie Trail or slack pack it?
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    Papa Smurf of Dream Hammocks has a short YouTube...

    Papa Smurf of Dream Hammocks has a short YouTube video showing hammock ridgeline tightness. He shows how to adjust suspension for optimum ridgeline tension. Not too tight and not too loose.
    Best to...
  50. Many many trees to hang your hammock, even on...

    Many many trees to hang your hammock, even on Saturday
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