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    I do my best to keep comfortable. I was in some...

    I do my best to keep comfortable. I was in some heavy Pines and had a pretty good view up to check for widow makers. Hell of a way to wake up dead- George
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    We all really need to know how to locate and use...

    We all really need to know how to locate and use all our gear by touch. Well except for firearms, then you at least need a spotter you can trust:)- George
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    Glad you guys like it- George

    Glad you guys like it- George
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    I have been pondering the same thing lately. I...

    I have been pondering the same thing lately. I am more of a survivalist/bushcraft guy than a backpacker/hiker/camper. I have been using a Wally World Yoga mat for my BB, and it works great but...
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    I did a stealth hang for the first time with my...

    I did a stealth hang for the first time with my BB and SF, I went in at night and did not use a light so as not to be detected. I purposefully did not take the SF out before hand because I wanted to...
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    Business & Pleasure Stealth Hang

    Over the last few weeks I have been doing my best to get out in the woods to shake out some new kit, specifically the sleeping bag from Eureka and the Superfly tarp from Warbonnet Outdoors. But like...
  7. Review- Warbonnet Blackbird Double Layer Hammock

    Warbonnet Blackbird Double Layer Review
  8. Thread: FS Eno Bug Net

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    FS Eno Bug Net

    Used one time, like new $45 shipped. E-mail me.- George
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    Ask my daughter who ended up with a wet ass:)

    Ask my daughter who ended up with a wet ***:)
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    None at all, not the first time I have done it...

    None at all, not the first time I have done it and I am 300 lbs.- George
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    Foul weather improvised hang

    My folks had a bunch of people at the house this weekend and space was tight. I figured I would just test drive my brand new Warbonnet Blackbird. There were a few issues, first of all, there was...
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    PM sent with offer bro

    PM sent with offer bro
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    Tukahoe is only about an hour from us. Many of...

    Tukahoe is only about an hour from us. Many of the staff are scouts from our troop/church. My wife said I joined Scouts and took my son.- George
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    Holy cow, I think we need our own 300+ Hanger...

    Holy cow, I think we need our own 300+ Hanger Forum. BTW I am not fat, but big boned:) I love my doublenest but just like anyone getting more into something I just wanted to know what would be an...
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    Hammock for a man of my carriage

    OK, I have been hanging a year and now pretty much hang every day. Started with a Doublenest since I am 6'2 310 lbs, it was a no brainer for an entry level hammock. Now that I am more into it and...
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    Very kewl, I leave in 10 days. I go to Camp...

    Very kewl, I leave in 10 days. I go to Camp Tuckahoe in Dillsburg PA. There only leaders and hang.- George
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    I put a USGI bug net ($10) over it. It was...

    I put a USGI bug net ($10) over it. It was plenty big enough. I just put elastic around the end and bunched it up. Also used a GI Issue poncho before getting my tarp.
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    It is my first and only hammock. I sleep in it...

    It is my first and only hammock. I sleep in it in my yard a few days a week and used it all week at Scout camp this summer. I don't have anything bad to say, take into consideration that I have...
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    Not to go OT but is there anyone interested in an...

    Not to go OT but is there anyone interested in an overnight during the week? I travel a lot of weekends to teach.- George
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    Welcome to PA and HF- George

    Welcome to PA and HF- George
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    Man, do I have some time logged driving down the...

    Man, do I have some time logged driving down the Beta flats in Belcamp.
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    Used to be a police in Harford County and now...

    Used to be a police in Harford County and now live in Southern PA. If I am in country I will try to make the hang, what is the date?- George
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    Did it for the first time out of necessity in my...

    Did it for the first time out of necessity in my parents yard. Only had one tree.

    http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/mercop/IndependenceDayScoutCamp294.jpg?t=1280276200
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    The Wobbie has no head hole, strange huh?

    The Wobbie has no head hole, strange huh?
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    Picking up a machine tonight

    This is a very slippery slope. I have tinkering with gear since my army days. Now it could get serious. So what are some of the first things I should try? I am thinking stuff sacks and a DIY...
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    Weathered the Storm

    Today for about 45 minutes it stormed like the end of times. Rain and wind, wind and rain. The gutters on the house were overflowing.

    I had my ENO Double set up in the yard (where I sleep) with...
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    I will chime in. Put the wobbies in a zip lock...

    I will chime in. Put the wobbies in a zip lock and roll the air out. You will be surprised (OK maybe not this crowd) at how small it gets and as my brother Tom said see what you can fit into the...
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    I am 6'2 and 310 and my ENO Doublenest is holding...

    I am 6'2 and 310 and my ENO Doublenest is holding up well from nightly use.- George
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    I love poncho liners so whatever works for me.

    I love poncho liners so whatever works for me.
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    Great to have you here brother.- George

    Great to have you here brother.- George
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    I plan on sewing one like my smoke jumpers bag...

    I plan on sewing one like my smoke jumpers bag pictured here-
    http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/mercop/sleepingbag.jpg?t=1274548489

    I sleep out in my yard pretty much every night. I have a...
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    When they are Dxed and got to the DRMO they are...

    When they are Dxed and got to the DRMO they are usually sewed up/repaired pretty good. I will be taking the worst of mine anyway to build a killer woobie pillow. BTW kids love these too. You can...
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    Heavy is a relative term. I have carried a ruck...

    Heavy is a relative term. I have carried a ruck for too many miles with useless heavy stuff I had to carry, so carrying heavy stuff I need is OK with me. Can you explain how you did your mod, I dig...
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    Got a USGI Bug Net

    Got mine at the gun show last weekend for $10. Same thing as here
    http://stores.alleghenywholesale.com/-strse-368/army-surplus,-military-clothing,/Detail.bok

    Just put it up on my Doublenest. ...
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    You can tell how good a piece of issued gear is...

    You can tell how good a piece of issued gear is by how many get stolen and the "wobbie" is at the top of the list. I love my issued one from many moons ago. I am in for 5.- George
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    Yes it does, I believe more timely than ever. I...

    Yes it does, I believe more timely than ever. I plan to get a tattoo of this in black and gray eventually.- George
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    I have never been good a predicting flat tires so...

    I have never been good a predicting flat tires so I won't even try to predict when I will need a gun. I have needed both several times and was always glad I had them.- George
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    I would be hesitant reaching into a loose "sack"...

    I would be hesitant reaching into a loose "sack" grabbing a pistol due to sympathetic reflex. At least you should have a holster of some sort covering the trigger guard. The above is the best...
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    I was really wondering how it would hold up to...

    I was really wondering how it would hold up to some real rain. Last night I found out. It rained like it does in horror movies. Rough winds, thunder & lightening. Out of 100% I would say it was...
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    Kewl, teaching ties me up most weekends and I am...

    Kewl, teaching ties me up most weekends and I am home during the week, opposite of the rest of the world. I will try to make it though.- George
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    USGI Poncho

    USGI Poncho
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    For hangers who also CCW

    I try to be suitably armed at all times. That means different things to different people. To me it means a light, knife, and pistol within arms reach. I was trying to figure out out to keep a...
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    Very kewl, I hope to attempt my first soon- George

    Very kewl, I hope to attempt my first soon- George
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    Last time I was there it was not "run" at all.

    Last time I was there it was not "run" at all.
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    They have a decent range too- George

    They have a decent range too- George
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    Like I said, the guy said is was a SJ bag. ...

    Like I said, the guy said is was a SJ bag. Either way I dig it-
    http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j22/mercop/sleepingbag.jpg?t=1274548489
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    Very nice set up, I kind of went with the idea of...

    Very nice set up, I kind of went with the idea of what would be the best I could do with what I had on hand if I had to. I just ordered some material last night to put together a proper tarp. I am...
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    I may be able to get in on this next time. I am...

    I may be able to get in on this next time. I am about 30 min from Lancaster and go to a cigar shop their every once in a while.- George
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    I am trying to find someone. Just got four yards...

    I am trying to find someone. Just got four yards from http://www.rockywoods.com/ in MARPAT camo for $30 shipped for pre-treated stuff. The have some good stuff on that site- George
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    Thanks, it was comfy last night. How do you like...

    Thanks, it was comfy last night. How do you like my avatar Tom?
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