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    wal-mart has a spray can in the camping dept.

    wal-mart has a spray can in the camping dept.
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    compass, knife fire essentials

    compass, knife fire essentials
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    Hammocks with separate bug nets are too fiddly...

    Hammocks with separate bug nets are too fiddly for me with extra cords etc. In Florida skeeters are out full time so the convenience of an all in one was my choice. WBBB is compact and easy to set up.
  4. Thread: golite quilt

    by nemo327
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    golite quilt

    Florida hanger here. The temp plunged to the 40s last night so I tried out all my cold weather gear. Phoenix under quilt and the golite quilt. I was toasty as expected. the quilt was extremely useful...
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    Hammocks are great for staying out of the floods...

    Hammocks are great for staying out of the floods coming down mountains in the appalachians. The only scout troop problem is the lack of many trees at the camp sit. 18 scouts 4 trees
  6. Much depends on the line. No tangle lines can be...

    Much depends on the line. No tangle lines can be tossed into the hammock when stowing it. Nylon type lines and paracord must use some type of coiling or you will get tangles. The spectra cords are...
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    Just joined the WB tribe. I received a WBBB 1.7...

    Just joined the WB tribe. I received a WBBB 1.7 today ..Now waiting for a chance to hang. I planted two 4x6 poles in the back yard for my hammock testing. Getting off the ground is good for the old...
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    I tried a bow drill for fire starting ,I only got...

    I tried a bow drill for fire starting ,I only got clouds of smoke and blisters. I recomend getting advice from someone that has done it instead of reading directions.
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    Looking at both side by side in their respective...

    Looking at both side by side in their respective stuff sacks the sil nylon tarp looks 2 inches longer. Diameter is about the same. Neither is mashed as flat as could be since bulk is not a factor for...
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    I used a frogg togg jacket riding a motor cycle...

    I used a frogg togg jacket riding a motor cycle the rain penetrated when doing 60mph. If you plan on 60 with your hammock it wouldn't work well.:D Wind does get up there at times but hanging in near...
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    My 8x10 sil-nylon tarp without guy lines and in...

    My 8x10 sil-nylon tarp without guy lines and in the stuff sack weighs 13.5 oz. My 12 foot cuben with sack and guy lines weighs 8.5 oz. There is plenty of room to roam!
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    Greetings and salutations from Tarpon Springs!

    Greetings and salutations from Tarpon Springs!
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    cuben fiber tarp

    I just received a 12 foot cuben fiber tarp from Hammock Gear. This is by far the most remarkable piece of gear I have ever purchased. It pitches taut and weighs about as much as a peanut butter...
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    You are surrounded by hangers welcom from Tarpon...

    You are surrounded by hangers welcom from Tarpon Springs!
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    The sawyer picaridin has a little known bonus. It...

    The sawyer picaridin has a little known bonus. It repels noseeums. Deet repels mosquitoes but noseeums require fly repellent. Deep woods OFF also contains a fly repellent if you can't find the...
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    Southwest Florida Water Managment allows camping...

    Southwest Florida Water Managment allows camping they have extensive properties most are primitive. There is a recreation guide online to find a place near you. Near Tarpon is J.B. Starkey wilderness...
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    If neighbors ask about the 6x6 timbers in my yard...

    If neighbors ask about the 6x6 timbers in my yard I usually mumble about "the ritual" this works better than a fence.
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    Hikers stay in shelters because everything is...

    Hikers stay in shelters because everything is wet. After a rain in the mountains water is running down the slopes inches deep a flooded tent is not a rare occurrence. Hammocks eliminate this...
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    SOLD: Mccat Deluxe Spin Ul

    SOLD:
    O.E.ES. HAMMOCK TARP MADE OF SPINNAKER FABRIC. WEIGHS 11 OUNCES WITH THE STUFF SACK! Pay Pal and US only $95.00 plus $5.00 shipping. I will PM the person that wins. Please just post it is...
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    order of sale

    I am taking PMs first then forum replys based on date. Richtorfla #1 Ricegravy #2, Redbank. Unless you are 1or 2 additional PMs are unnecessary. Richtorfla is presently the pending sale (first PM)....
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    SOLD: warbonnett blackbird

    SOLD; Black Bird Hammock, 1.7 double bottom, olive green, stock web suspension and rings. Back yard tested only like new. $145.00 includes shipping U.S. only, Pay Pal only.
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    I use a unzipped Marmot arroyo sleeping bag with...

    I use a unzipped Marmot arroyo sleeping bag with a wool watch cap style beanie if it really cold.
  23. Thread: Fantastic Tarp

    by nemo327
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    Fantastic Tarp

    I received a Maccat Spin Ul Deluxe today. I have received empty bags that weighed more. This is without a doubt the lightest piece of top quality gear I have ever seen! Every tab ring and seam is...
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    Armadillos in Florida sound like a giant critter...

    Armadillos in Florida sound like a giant critter walking thru the woods. Scary, one of my scouts heard the noise and saw the grass moving but couldn't see the armadillo.. he thought it was the...
  25. Thread: stake out BB

    by nemo327
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    stake out BB

    If you use a corner staked tarp where do you stake out the Black Bird? The simple way is carry 2 more stakes. Can this be avoided? Perhaps there is a simple solution and I am suffering from brain...
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    Mirazyme is a product that removes mildew smell...

    Mirazyme is a product that removes mildew smell from tents, sleeping bags, etc. It really works and is easy to use.
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    I'm in Tarpon Springs I was born to hang! I am...

    I'm in Tarpon Springs I was born to hang! I am planning a thru hike on the AT in 2011 when my life simplifies. Meeting fellow "tree huggers" would be great.
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    Mosquitoes cannot bite thru waterproof fabrics....

    Mosquitoes cannot bite thru waterproof fabrics. My HH has a waterproof bottom and skeeters cant get thru. Black flies have jaws not needles so any fabric will stop them. Permethrin is harmless to...
  29. Thread: Thinsulate

    by nemo327
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    Thinsulate

    Thinsulate can be purchased from Seattle Fabrics with a polyester sewn on backing for 12.95 per yard. I have this in jackets and gloves and it seems flexible. Could this be the answer for Hammock...
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    Try laying the sleeping bag in the hammock zipper...

    Try laying the sleeping bag in the hammock zipper on top! Next get in zip up and turn.
  31. Thread: I so stoopud!

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    You played tin whistles in the shelter..the...

    You played tin whistles in the shelter..the whistles vanished..they showed up when you left. Sherlock Holmes suspects an inside job.
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    Where's your stuff?

    Where do you put your backpack? I have had skunks rummaging through packs when in the Pisgah National forrest.
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