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    You've made some very valid points. If you love...

    You've made some very valid points. If you love hammocking, you're going to end up buying an UQ. You share the same philosophy as me, if you're going to like something, spend some more dough and get...
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    I use the Eno pro fly, and it works fine for me.I...

    I use the Eno pro fly, and it works fine for me.I carry it with me on every trip, but I hardly ever use it. That, paired with some drip cord on your suspension, can get you through heavy rainfall,...
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    Tree camping...

    Aloha! I recently successfully completed a a "Tree hang". By this, I mean that I hung my hammock in a single tree. I know there is someone on here who has done the same, and I have watched his...
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    I do have a "Diagonal lay" when I sleep. It...

    I do have a "Diagonal lay" when I sleep. It seemed to work just fine when I was sleeping with the TQ tucked around the hammock into the UQ. I did some modifiations so now my mummy bag is just a...
  5. I use my Eno wire-gates on my Warbonnet adjustble...

    I use my Eno wire-gates on my Warbonnet adjustble webbing suspension straps, they have a 200lb strength, and I've had no problem with it whatsoever...
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    No. I Hang the UQ under my hammock, and tuck the...

    No. I Hang the UQ under my hammock, and tuck the sides of my TQ down between my hammock and the UQ.

    I now feel like an idiot for never thinking about just wrapping my TQ around me. Thank y'all...
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    Calling all experts...

    So, I've been using a 30* modified mummy bag for a top quilt for quite some time. I would like to get a warmer TQ. I have two questions.

    1-If you would recommend one, what would it be? (I'm...
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    We have had some eye bolts in the trees in our...

    We have had some eye bolts in the trees in our front for about 15 years now. Eventually though, the tree will grow around them, and you'll have to set two more. Drilling the pilot hole will...
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    Haha! That's awesome! It makes me want to be in a...

    Haha! That's awesome! It makes me want to be in a yurt in an oasis somewhere. Haha!
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    Well, Shug. That was beautiful, and inspiring....

    Well, Shug. That was beautiful, and inspiring. Haha! I want to say thank you on behalf of all hammockers, when we were first getting into hammocking, you were a roll model, and something to aspire...
  11. Don't go camping in a public park area....Haha! I...

    Don't go camping in a public park area....Haha! I usually camp out, and volunteer every year at the Hamilton county fair (TN), and they have bathrooms. When I'm camping though (I usually go with...
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    Duct tape.....Nuff said... Haha! I'm just...

    Duct tape.....Nuff said... Haha! I'm just kidding. Don't try that. I would try maybe making some sort of triangular wedge that the more you tighten your tarp, the more it tightens into the end. I'm...
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    I just use twilights to make my hammock...

    I just use twilights to make my hammock distinguishable....
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    Some people just prefer camo. I personally try to...

    Some people just prefer camo. I personally try to pick more earthy tones, but I don't think I'm going to spend an extra 90$ on a multi-cam tarp. If you notice though, people like rock climbers tend...
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    I envy you...Haha! I really want to get into...

    I envy you...Haha! I really want to get into this, but I'm not quite ready to drop 300$ on the climbing gear I would need. Maybe someday, if I get into it, we can hang together.
  16. I sold my Ipod to a friend, and missed it...Haha!...

    I sold my Ipod to a friend, and missed it...Haha! But, that doesn't go along with the hammock forum at all. So I'll just say this, think about what you are selling, is it really worth selling, or are...
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    I usually just search what I'm interested in...

    I usually just search what I'm interested in learning, and go from there. Almost all of my subscriptions are music artist. I am subscribed to Shug though.
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    I'm not going to post any pictures, because the...

    I'm not going to post any pictures, because the place wasn't extremely gorgeous or anything. But I made a trip, last year, with a friend, and some cousins to William's Island, Chattanooga, TN. The...
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    A interesting, and gorgeous spot, good pictures,...

    A interesting, and gorgeous spot, good pictures, and a nice rig. I thoroughly enjoyed this. The pictures made me kinda' nostalgic, and my heart yearned for the wild. Haha! Thanks for the pics, and...
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    That's all you carry?!?!?! Haha! Well, your load...

    That's all you carry?!?!?! Haha! Well, your load is much smaller, and lighter than mine.(I like to carry EVERYTHING!) I'd say, if you're really that worried about size, and weight, I'd get a single...
  21. It seems a little annoying. What happens when you...

    It seems a little annoying. What happens when you go to attach your hammock, and it keeps sliding off when you clip it? I'm not trying to spoil your fun, if you want to try it, it's really easy to...
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    I can't seem to get my video to load here, so I...

    I can't seem to get my video to load here, so I posted it on my Google+ page. Here's the link:
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/+JonahTyree
    It should be a public post, so you should be able to see it....
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    I use the Pro-fly, and love it. The fast fly does...

    I use the Pro-fly, and love it. The fast fly does have the advantage of only having two stakes, but I bought mine because it had more coverage, and I was planning on camping in rain, snow, hail,...
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    I tried that, and it put a huge picture, and got...

    I tried that, and it put a huge picture, and got rid of everything I typed... I'll try again, and see if it works....
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    I got some pictures, despite the rain. You'll...

    I got some pictures, despite the rain. You'll have to wait 'till tonight to see the video. (I have to upload it.)

    file:///C:/Users/Patrick/Pictures/2014-03-29/IMG_0310.JPG
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    My name is Jonah, but I had to find a HF name...

    My name is Jonah, but I had to find a HF name after forgetting the password to my last account(Backpacking bro of beauty), and recovery being unfruitful. But, yeah. My name is Jonah, and no, I have...
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    None taken. I have been looking at prices on good...

    None taken. I have been looking at prices on good climbing rope, and harnesses, because I have been considering tree camping.






    Indeed you are correct.
    Many of you have expressed...
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    I agree, weight really is not an issue with me,...

    I agree, weight really is not an issue with me, but I would like to get my rig lighter. If you are going for light, I would go with a single layer, DIY, or something. I have a friend who camps in a...
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    How good are you?

    I always try to remember knots, but a lot of times I forget. I thought I would share this site for those of you who might need a good knot, or just like to learn new ones......
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    Face lift.

    I assume you all noticed the forum has changed. Haha! I have not been on in a little while, so when i go on tonight, I was like "Woah! it's different!". Haha!. anyway, I also noticed that war bonnet...
  31. I have the Warbonnet adjustable webbing...

    I have the Warbonnet adjustable webbing suspension rigged into my DN, and I can get my hammock at the perfect lay easy. But if you are using a DIY hammock, that means you are probably pretty frugal,...
  32. I think you will do fine. I would always ask...

    I think you will do fine. I would always ask people on the forum though for advice. I had to go through a lot of trial and error, when I first started. Buying cheap tarps, them breaking, and just...
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    It is a bit of a predicament that you do not have...

    It is a bit of a predicament that you do not have Wal-mart sacks, however, there is always a solution. You will have to thaw it out afterwards, but what about a T-shirt, filled with snow. Or, you...
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    Have you considered a handy hammock stand?...

    Have you considered a handy hammock stand? http://www.handyhammock.co.uk/
    They are a bit pricy at 89.98(124.69$). But, they weigh only 2.2 lbs! and pack up into a small package! I've been...
  35. Haha! You sound exactly like I thought you would!...

    Haha! You sound exactly like I thought you would! Tree camping sounds awesome! I will have to try it sometime. (when my budget heals) It looks like you had a lot of fun, but you probably didn't blend...
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    Indeed, you are correct. I don't remember the...

    Indeed, you are correct. I don't remember the exact statistics, but wool is warm, and keeps it warmth even when it's wet! However, it's pretty heavy. It depends on what you value more, warmth/wet...
  37. I use a sleeping bag mod into a TQ, with an UQ...

    I use a sleeping bag mod into a TQ, with an UQ together and love it, it's a little bulky, but I don't lack in comfort.
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    The truckers hitch was recommended quite a few...

    The truckers hitch was recommended quite a few times, it holds, but in my book takes a lot of time. I used to tie a knot that I don't know were it came from, but it worked. You wrap the tarp string...
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    Well said biscuit, well said. Welcome to the...

    Well said biscuit, well said. Welcome to the forum, from a fellow Tennessian!
  40. Welcome to the forum! Wow! The AT as your first...

    Welcome to the forum! Wow! The AT as your first hike, lucky y'all! Also, salutations from mid south Tennessee!
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    The pea pod is very warm, but unless you make it...

    The pea pod is very warm, but unless you make it really big it's hard to get into....
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    I actually was thinking about that last night,...

    I actually was thinking about that last night, that two 45* angles makes a 90*, an that's just ridiculous. it is a predicament. I did however make a "turtle lady" stand yesterday out of some 3"...
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    Thank you! I had no idea! I guess there's always...

    Thank you! I had no idea! I guess there's always much more to be learned in the art of hammocking.
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    Turtle dog stand help.

    Hello fellow dwellers of the trees!
    I know that many of you are knowledgeable on the art of "turtle dogging". I've seen many of these built, and most people use bamboo, and lash it together. I...
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    I agree. These pictures were for public display...

    I agree. These pictures were for public display on the ENO website, I don't think I did anything wrong, but if I did, I apologize.
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    Thank you! I've wondered how to do this for a...

    Thank you! I've wondered how to do this for a while now.
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    Cool pictures...

    Hello fellow dwellers of the trees!
    I was on Eno's website today to look up the "junglenest". Apparently, it is not on their website. :( But, I decided to look at photos. When I did I noticed that...
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    Sticky: My cousin bought a grand trunk ultra light, and I...

    My cousin bought a grand trunk ultra light, and I was like "wow! This is awesome!" So we started camping together more often , and through trial and error(mostly of the other good people on the...
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    Why does his set up look so tidy, and...

    Why does his set up look so tidy, and professional? I always have stuff sacks hanging from my suspension, and stuff.
    PS: Wow! what a great spot! It looks like you had a nice time...
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    Semi-removable post idea: Dig a 4' deep hole, and...

    Semi-removable post idea: Dig a 4' deep hole, and stain a a 10' long, 6x6 with three, or four coats of deck stain, put it in the hole, put two rings in it, and you can buy a decorative cap for it at...
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