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  1. Thread: Hang out in WI?

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    I'll do my best.. Check out...

    I'll do my best.. Check out http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/2015-wi-guzzi-rally.1070191/ for photos and I'll look for some here, too. :cool:

    There's even a photo of my hammock in that link...
  2. Thread: Hang out in WI?

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    I actually don't have an Eyetalion bike anymore....

    I actually don't have an Eyetalion bike anymore.

    I'm riding my Triumph Speed Triple to the rally. :D
  3. Thread: Hang out in WI?

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    Never fails... Same weekend.. Story of my life.. ...

    Never fails... Same weekend.. Story of my life..

    Well, I'll be hanging that weekend, too, but I'll be at this, about 90 miles West.. http://wmgr.org/
  4. Poll: Excellent!! I'll be hanging at the rally with a...

    Excellent!! I'll be hanging at the rally with a couple guys on the FoRum here.
  5. Poll: Have a great time, guys!! I'm headed to...

    Have a great time, guys!! I'm headed to http://www.bmwmocm.com/Rally.htm that weekend and have already paid my registration.
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    I using an Arrowhead KAQ 3 season Jarbidge under...

    I using an Arrowhead KAQ 3 season Jarbidge under quilt and it's fit and insulation is great.
    I'm using a homemade top quilt that's made from a cheap but warm sleeping bag.
    The hammock is a bunched...
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    There's my issue also.. I've been sleeping in a...

    There's my issue also.. I've been sleeping in a indoor hammock for 6 months and my issue is waking to urinate every 3 hours or less.. I travel for work and sleep in hotels and I'd say less than half...
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    A must stop.. ...

    A must stop..

    http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h276/djpagel/null-6.jpg

    And about 200 yards up the shore from High Rock, at the Rocket Launch Site. (There were 2 groups already at High Rock)
    ...
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    Sticky: The brackets say they're good for 400.. I...

    The brackets say they're good for 400..

    I made this to spread weight out and so far nothing has moved.. I've been sleeping in the hammock full time for a few months.

    The caribiner is on there...
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    You'll love the New River!! I have one that I use...

    You'll love the New River!! I have one that I use for camping, as well as the Jarbidge for in house use and what amazes me is how when you pull the under quilt up or over, you'll feel a brief chill...
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    And I promised a couple photos.. I have a few...

    And I promised a couple photos.. I have a few bikes and most have extensive luggage and storage areas such as my old Kawasaki KLR650.. I rode it to the National Moto Guzzi Rally and had all kinds of...
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    I'll post some camping photos in a bit. I'm on a...

    I'll post some camping photos in a bit. I'm on a job away from home right now.

    Anyway, I'm now a full time hanger. I use a tablecloth hammock at home, full time.
    I use a KAQ Jarbidge as an UQ...
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    I have a 20 degree full length KAQ New River for...

    I have a 20 degree full length KAQ New River for when it gets chilly out, but the majority of my camping happens in the summer so I just use a PLUQ for that use.. Seldom is my summer camping under 50...
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    Sticky: Olddog, Do you use the stand indoors or have you...

    Olddog,
    Do you use the stand indoors or have you gone to brackets for indoor hanging?

    And we've infected another. :) A friend of mine was interested in hanging, and he said he'd like to start...
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    Sticky: Hello.. I'm Dan and I'm an indoor hanger.. A...

    Hello.. I'm Dan and I'm an indoor hanger..
    A year ago I thought hammocks seemed like a gimmick and couldn't see the advantage for them.. I started hanging out here, researching, watching videos...
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    Thank you VERY MUCH!! Working on gathering...

    Thank you VERY MUCH!! Working on gathering threads..
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    I guess was trying to bring forth the difficulty...

    I guess was trying to bring forth the difficulty of actually finding them to bring them together. :)
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    Yes there are but they're spread all over and...

    Yes there are but they're spread all over and very difficult to search for because of all the various subjects,
    Thus the reason to at least start concentrating them in one location. :)
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    Well put, and now I'm going to bed, and by that I...

    Well put, and now I'm going to bed, and by that I mean my tablecloth Hammock in my bedroom. :)
  20. It was humid.. I've snowmobiled at -10F and the...

    It was humid.. I've snowmobiled at -10F and the ground fog will turn my black and orange jacket pure white in not time..

    Sounds like if you want another test, tomorrow night will be a good one.....
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    Indoor Hangers forum section??

    There's a great deal of us who hang year around and it'd be nice to have a subforum for that topic.. Every time a topic is started on it, it gets lost and it's tough to search for such items..

    Or...
  22. How did it turn out?? I got 3" of snow over here...

    How did it turn out?? I got 3" of snow over here by Beloit.. Started around dusk and was a very light snow with almost zero wind.. Maybe the lack of wind and the snow did a little insulating?? Also...
  23. Sounds like we'll be arriving around 4pm on...

    Sounds like we'll be arriving around 4pm on Friday.. We'll wander back and haul back provisions/equipment and get set up and then park at the parking area just to the south on the gravel road.

    So...
  24. Sounds good.. I'll bring along the Jarbidge and...

    Sounds good.. I'll bring along the Jarbidge and you're welcome to it. I actually have two Jarbidge's but I've promised the other with the footpad to my nephew.

    I have to laugh.. I swore this was...
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    Just local so far.. MN IL WI IA And I'm...

    Just local so far..
    MN
    IL
    WI
    IA

    And I'm sure the list will grow.. I know I'll be adding Manitoba and Ontario to it next summer.. :)
  26. Primal, I have a spare NewRiver Jarbidge Under...

    Primal,
    I have a spare NewRiver Jarbidge Under Quilt with footpad if you'd like to borrow it?? Should keep you warm on the bottom side, anyway.. Just say the word and I'll toss it in with the rest...
  27. While I know he's more than capable to answer for...

    While I know he's more than capable to answer for himself, Trotter7fly is my nephew and is attending UW LaCrosse.. He and I will be emailing back and forth to see what logistics work for the both of...
  28. Well, we're closing in, and my FAVORITE nephew...

    Well, we're closing in, and my FAVORITE nephew and I will be there (he's my only nephew, so he wins by default :)) and we're both newbs to a gathering like this, so of course there's a few questions...
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    That's the same weekend as the IA Yellow River...

    That's the same weekend as the IA Yellow River hang.. Yellow River is only 15 minutes from Prairie Du Chien, WI..
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    Yeah.. Me too!! :)

    Yeah.. Me too!!

    :)
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    I don't know if I could be called a fanatic.. ...

    I don't know if I could be called a fanatic..
    Ok, so I camped in a hammock instead of a tent all summer..
    Oh, and I threw away my mattress and am now sleeping in a hammock whenever I'm home..
    ...
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    I wasn't ready to give up.. I sat in it and...

    I wasn't ready to give up.. I sat in it and basically I think it was just settling and since I've got a minor angle on each anchor point, it may have been the drywall creaking a bit. I laid down,...
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    Crap crap crap.. I welded up really nice...

    Crap crap crap..

    I welded up really nice brackets to mount to the walls. Everything went perfect until I slowly sat down into the hammock.

    Crick, crack, crick, crack, etc.. The house was built...
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    Welcome from Northern IL!! Hope your trip works...

    Welcome from Northern IL!! Hope your trip works out as planned!!

    My first hang was this spring and I found out what cold was first hand.. :) I too use a SBP for my outdoor hanging and am using a...
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    Thanks guys.. Again, it was something I just was...

    Thanks guys.. Again, it was something I just was wondering about, and since you're already full timing it, there's nobody better to ask. :)

    I've been using a waterbed frame with a california queen...
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    Ok.. A little twist to the full time sleeping.. ...

    Ok.. A little twist to the full time sleeping..
    I have a Grand Trunk Roatan hammock that I'd like to use as a full time sleeper.. Issue is, I'm an underwear sleeper.. A night shirt or sleep pants...
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    Hee Hee.. Good Ol' Kermit Chairs.. Not cheap,...

    Hee Hee.. Good Ol' Kermit Chairs.. Not cheap, light, small, but they're comfy and last forever!! :)

    I couldn't tell you how many times I've fallen asleep watching the stars in that chair..
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    I'm purchasing a 10 acre parcel from a friend for...

    I'm purchasing a 10 acre parcel from a friend for enjoyment/hunting/retirement location. This weekend I went to hang a couple trail cameras up and figured I might as well enjoy the temps.. Skeeters...
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    My nephew (new member here, trotterfly7) is going...

    My nephew (new member here, trotterfly7) is going to school at UW LaCrosse and he says the same.. Hammocks everywhere!!
  40. Thread: UQ problems ??

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    I'm no pro on this, but when you say "tight" does...

    I'm no pro on this, but when you say "tight" does that mean you're cinching the ends tight, or that they're tight against the end of the hammock when you're inside?

    If you have someone local who...
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    I hope you have self control.. They tend to...

    I hope you have self control.. They tend to multiply.. I've now located 5 of them at my house, and I live alone. :)
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    Well, both of these are within 2 hours of you. I...

    Well, both of these are within 2 hours of you. I can set you up? :)
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    Yeah, and that comment was made 05-07-2012, 12:42...

    Yeah, and that comment was made 05-07-2012, 12:42 :laugh:
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    The only time I'm reminded of all the forums I'm...

    The only time I'm reminded of all the forums I'm no longer actively participating in would be my birthday.. I bet I get about 30 "Hey Paper! Happy Birthday from XXXXXX Forum!" on that day.

    I...
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    You sound like you could be a member of the...

    You sound like you could be a member of the National Pessimist Society.. Basically like the Optimists http://www.optimist.org/ but I'm pretty sure whatever we will do won't work and it won't be any...
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    Found em' in your store.. I'll be sending out an...

    Found em' in your store.. I'll be sending out an email this afternoon to the rest of the Yahoo's I work with..
    Thanks again!!
  47. Getting closer!! tick tick tick (clock, not...

    Getting closer!!
    tick tick tick

    (clock, not the little bugs)
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    Well, my stuff arrived today and on a whim I...

    Well, my stuff arrived today and on a whim I ordered two of the Sawyer filters.. I figured they'd be great to have for camping..

    The box arrived and while the hammock items are fantastic, what...
  49. Thread: Modified PLUQ

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    That's the cool thing about PLUQ's.....

    That's the cool thing about PLUQ's.. Experimenting is what they're about.

    I have made a couple of the doubled over versions, but I find them too narrow at 31-32".. Today I made a new one with two...
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    Now I've done it.. :scared: I had the photo of...

    Now I've done it.. :scared:

    I had the photo of the old Singer machine on my computer and a co-worker saw it.. He and his wife have an old Singer Treadle that needs a belt, and is mine for the...
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