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    Belated WELCOME P47! I just saw your handle in...

    Belated WELCOME P47!

    I just saw your handle in another post and was curious.

    I fly P47's (and other allied WWII planes) for the Virtual 4th Fighter Group.

    http://www.totalsims.com/index.php...
  2. Nice trip! (just got back from Wabakimi myself)

    Nice trip!
    (just got back from Wabakimi myself)
  3. I started with the HH UL Explorer (double layer...

    I started with the HH UL Explorer (double layer bottom entry), within a year I moved up to the WBBB (double layer side zip). After a year or two more I got a JRB Bridge.

    The WBBBB is my go to hang...
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    Good journey to you, and peace be with you. It...

    Good journey to you, and peace be with you.
    It sounds like you are accepting your fate with courage and equanimity.
    I have never met you, but perhaps we will meet some day.
    Namaste,
    ~b.
    ...
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    Sounds like you're taking the middle path. ...

    Sounds like you're taking the middle path.

    Welcome to HF!
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    Payment sent. Thanks much Opie!!!

    Payment sent.

    Thanks much Opie!!!
  7. Thread: I am Shug

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    Welcome to Hammockforums Shug. I bet you're...

    Welcome to Hammockforums Shug.
    I bet you're gunna love hammocking.
    Ever get out in da winter up der?

    ~b.
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    Looks like a great trip. Nice pics! ~bill,...

    Looks like a great trip. Nice pics!
    ~bill, scoutmaster T34
  9. Pictures, man, Pictures! (and not the ones I...

    Pictures, man, Pictures!
    (and not the ones I took of you. We deserve a better looking model.:D)

    No, seriously, congratulations on a new line of products Mac!:)
  10. Thanks for the update. I have been using a thin...

    Thanks for the update.
    I have been using a thin mylar space blanket between me and the down UQ an I agree I think it helps a lot. So thanks to you,this is worth another try.

    Still not admitting...
  11. OutandBack, Now you got me thinking. I'm going...

    OutandBack,

    Now you got me thinking. I'm going to have to give my HHSS a try w/ my WBBB.

    I gave up on it shortly after getting it w/ my HH Exp UL when I got frost, then melted frost that wetted...
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    Terry, That looks like just what I've been...

    Terry,
    That looks like just what I've been looking for.
    But on closer inspection I see they are for 4 inch poles!:eek:
  13. I 'll take 100' of whatever color 1/8" you need...

    I 'll take 100' of whatever color 1/8" you need to round out.:)

    Mucho gracious!
  14. Thread: Sore heels?

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    I experienced burning heel pain 2 nights in a row...

    I experienced burning heel pain 2 nights in a row earlier this month doing backyard testing below zero. When I got up to go to work, stepped on the kitchen floor in stocking feet, they were sooo...
  15. I could use 100' of 1/8" black if still...

    I could use 100' of 1/8" black if still available.

    Thanks Opie!
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    Yup.:) I just got your updated PM and I sent...

    Yup.:)

    I just got your updated PM and I sent my email address.
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    To me, or someone else?:confused: I have not...

    To me, or someone else?:confused:
    I have not received a reply PM regarding how to send payment.

    Thanks,
    ~bill.
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    PM to purchase sent yesterday.:)

    PM to purchase sent yesterday.:)
  19. You 'aint right, man!:eek: Sick, sick, sick. ...

    You 'aint right, man!:eek: Sick, sick, sick.

    I've been looking for a good video reference for performing the Netti-pot maneuver that I could recommend to my patients. (you're NOT it);)
    ...
  20. The IX Baby Orca is just under the hammock. I...

    The IX Baby Orca is just under the hammock.
    I neglected to say that I did use a thin Mylar space blanket just above the UQ and just below the Baby orca. I find it mitigates the moisture penetration...
  21. Always inspired and challenged by shug, and after...

    Always inspired and challenged by shug, and after seeing more pods at the recent MN Frozen Butt Hang, decided to try a peapod last night.

    I pulled out my 1985 Marmot Gortex down sleeping bag. My...
  22. Nice report and pics! I love my Littlbug stove.

    Nice report and pics!
    I love my Littlbug stove.
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    No difference to me. I usually do them open end...

    No difference to me.
    I usually do them open end down, but someone here pointed out that, like horseshoes, you want them facing up to keep the luck from running out.;)

    ~bill, still feeling...
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    I love Snakeskins and have put them on all my...

    I love Snakeskins and have put them on all my tarps(4) and both the HH and WB Blackbird hammocks. But, I use separate skins for each. This allows flexibility to mix and match, but more importantly, I...
  25. TZ, Great videos! I especially like the...

    TZ,

    Great videos!
    I especially like the "return trip" with the 1920's multirouter duplicator.

    Fritz,
    We all need to thank you for the gifts that each one received: a Browning headlamp for a...
  26. Mac, This is in response to your request for an...

    Mac,
    This is in response to your request for an alternative point of view on winter clothing. I did not plan on putting out a list of what I did, because I find that each person approaches same...
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    Welcome to HF! There are quite a few cheesehead...

    Welcome to HF!
    There are quite a few cheesehead hangers.
    Last spring I hosted a hang near Governor Dodge SP, and another in Sylvania in Oct.
    Stay tuned for upcoming trips this year.
    ~bill
  28. Great vids there Mac! I learned something even...

    Great vids there Mac! I learned something even the second time around.:cool:
  29. Here are the weights for the Granite gear stuff...

    Here are the weights for the Granite gear stuff sacks: 3.6 oz for the HSS, and 3.1 oz for the MW4. Both quilts are overstuffed with 2 oz of down, and they are BONE DRY.

    The Baby Orca was 9.3 wet...
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    Wow, looks like it was a nice trip in the...

    Wow, looks like it was a nice trip in the mountains!
    Video productions were great.
  31. OK, here's the results: JRB High Sierra...

    OK, here's the results:

    JRB High Sierra Sniveler TQ with Granite Gear stuff sack-
    wet= 2# 6.3 oz
    dry= 2# 3.1 oz for a water weight of 3.2 oz.

    JRB Mt Washington 4 UQ with Granite Gear stuff...
  32. We were honored to have you come from so far and...

    We were honored to have you come from so far and join us in the Frigid Forest!
    It was a pleasure to meet the maker of my prized Baby Orca UQ.
    Certainly, you were best dressed for the part as MacNuk...
  33. I did the Stephenson Warmlite VBL shirt...

    I did the Stephenson Warmlite VBL shirt experiment more than 25 yrs (when they had the nudist catalog:rolleyes:)ago:FAILED. The shirt did retain warmth, but because it was a shirt and a base layer...
  34. I tried. Believe me, I tried. I'm a believer in...

    I tried. Believe me, I tried.
    I'm a believer in VBL's and they have worked well for me in cold-weather ground mode. I modified a urethane coated nylon VB liner sack with arms to increase mobility...
  35. Thanks Boothill!

    Thanks Boothill!
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    How 'bout a "Bloomerhang"?

    How 'bout a "Bloomerhang"?
  37. Thanks for doing this opie! I successfully...

    Thanks for doing this opie!
    I successfully placed an entry for gray (100) and red (100), but when I entered my name in the yellow cell it would not work (the amount could be entered ok for 100).
    ...
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    I started a new post in Trip Reports, so we don't...

    I started a new post in Trip Reports, so we don't have to go to page 40!

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=26995

    Pizza, if you could copy your post and link to your great pics...
  39. Here's a link to my Picasa album: ...

    Here's a link to my Picasa album:

    http://picasaweb.google.com/canoeskiwisc/201101NorthernMinnFrozenButtHang?authkey=Gv1sRgCLvJgtCTgvbBOA#
  40. TRIP REPORT:Minnesota Frozen Butt Hang - January 7-9, 2011

    Greetings all from back at home in cozy Madison. Drove back last night with Frithz from the Frozen Butt Hang. What a great time meeting fellow forum member again and new ones too, one from far away...
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    Four Dog, Fritz and I are planning in joining...

    Four Dog,

    Fritz and I are planning in joining you for breakfast at Toby's in Hinkley.

    What time should we be there? It sounds like we are leaving there by 10:30 to caravan to the state forest...
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    Thanks for taking over the local logistics. ...

    Thanks for taking over the local logistics.

    I'm still not clear what to bring for the group meals(s)
    Are we having chilli Fri and Cowboy Soup Sat?

    What type of ingredients would be...
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    Aw Beep! Yur prolly gunna be hanging wit da...

    Aw Beep!

    Yur prolly gunna be hanging wit da shugster.;)

    I was looking forward to meeting you.
    Next time.
    ~bill.
  44. NICE JOB! looks cozy, sort of like a Russian...

    NICE JOB!
    looks cozy,
    sort of like a Russian tank commander.
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    Do we have clarification for the Fri nite group...

    Do we have clarification for the Fri nite group meal/one pot soup/or chili?

    Not sure what to bring, but I know I won't be doing any cooking before then.;)

    Now that I'm done with work for the...
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    I like SMC snow stakes (providing there is snow;)...

    I like SMC snow stakes (providing there is snow;) )

    I attach a bright cord to the top so you can find them later, and when used as an anchor, tie the loose end to the pointy end of the stake.
    ...
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    Just a note to confirm I'm coming up with Fritz....

    Just a note to confirm I'm coming up with Fritz.

    I feel bad that I've been "away" from the Forums (all forums actually) for the past few months due to being overwhelmed with family...
  48. Sorry you can't make it Snipen. It was nice to...

    Sorry you can't make it Snipen. It was nice to meet you on the Northern Hang.
    It sounds like Kayaknut has a new job and though to get away.

    I may be there late Thurs or early Fri if I play...
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    No pics; didn't happen. We want to see the new...

    No pics; didn't happen.

    We want to see the new shoes and skirt to go with that new purse.;)

    :lol:
  50. FYI: I will be out of town this weekend....

    FYI:

    I will be out of town this weekend. (Taking my wife on a date to the Packer game in GB. She got box seat tickets for her early medical retirement gift from co-workers.:) She's a real fan. I'm...
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