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    Yep - when I finally get the hang of using...

    Yep - when I finally get the hang of using whoopie slings out comes the next best thing. This addresses the exact issue I've had the last two trips where the tree distance is too short to use the...
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    Poll: This ought give me a good excuse to get that...

    This ought give me a good excuse to get that underquilt for Christmas. Hope we get more snow than there was last year!
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    Sounds like it was a great time. Great vid Jerry...

    Sounds like it was a great time. Great vid Jerry and nice pictures Kayt ... hoping to join next year!
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    Just placed my order. I've been looking at those...

    Just placed my order. I've been looking at those new water filters from Sawyer since they came out and this was the motivation I needed! Ordered for me and for stocking stuffers for my boys. Thanks...
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    My tarp does hang over the ends of the pole - but...

    My tarp does hang over the ends of the pole - but just barely. I plan to buy a new pole to extend the length so I don't have that issue.
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    Here's my take on the stand. ...

    Here's my take on the stand.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/3/6/3/1/6/2013-11-09_11.18.52.jpg

    I have used this three times now and am quite pleased. Only difference is I made the...
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    The moss was the telltale sign and looking deeper...

    The moss was the telltale sign and looking deeper could see that the bark was definitely damaged - looks like the suspension lines bit into them pretty good. If memory serves, these were Douglas Fir...
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    Hammock Scars?

    Hi Shug. Yes - I (and others there) were convinced they were from hammocks. The scars lined up with each other on opposing trees, showed an angle appropriate for hanging, were the right distance...
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    Why Washington State Parks don't like Hammocks?

    I was up with a scout troop at a WA State Park this last weekend. Those of us with Hammocks brought stands as we had read on the forums here that we were not allowed to hang from the trees.

    In...
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    I had the stock Hennessy setup this summer for a...

    I had the stock Hennessy setup this summer for a backpacking trip. We had a good storm one day that got things pretty wet. I stayed dry for the most part but the hammock itself and outside of my...
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    You certainly picked the right weather window ......

    You certainly picked the right weather window ... it looks gorgeous. I'm looking out the window of my Portland office at the gray skies right now knowing I'll be hanging the next three weekends -...
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    Nice report - thanks for sharing. Impressed with...

    Nice report - thanks for sharing. Impressed with the 28 mile day!
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    also bought it ... gives me an excuse to hang...

    also bought it ... gives me an excuse to hang this weekend!
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    Very cool new feature ... Looking forward to...

    Very cool new feature ...

    Looking forward to trying it out on the android version ... soon? soon? soon?
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    That was great - thanks for the laugh. I can...

    That was great - thanks for the laugh.

    I can appreciate the blank state in the fabric store ... just experienced that myself today! I went in to purchase a Loop Turner so I could make my first...
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    Awesome report. Your pictures had me and my kids...

    Awesome report. Your pictures had me and my kids all drooling at the fantastic views. Will definitely add this to the list of places to get to. Thanks for an awesome write up!
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    Same here ... placed my first order last night...

    Same here ... placed my first order last night and this morning in my email was the message that it had been shipped. Fantastic service!
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    I'll Take It ... had been researching tarps and...

    I'll Take It ... had been researching tarps and decided on this one just this morning. Perfect Timing!
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    I talked with Mark Shaw, the Park Ranger at...

    I talked with Mark Shaw, the Park Ranger at Oregon's Milo McGiver State Park this morning . He said that there was not a state-wide policy regarding hammocks in Oregon State Parks. He also...
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    I can't comment on an "official" status - but...

    I can't comment on an "official" status - but have recently stayed a couple of times at Oregon's Milo McGiver State Park, including just this last weekend. It was in a group camp area and the troop...
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    SMJerry did a video of this not too long ago. ...

    SMJerry did a video of this not too long ago. Pretty impressive results. You can find that here on his blog: http://thescoutmasterminute.net/2013/09/08/watch-never-wet-on-my-tarp-on-youtube/
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    It's catching on in our troop as well. Started...

    It's catching on in our troop as well. Started last spring with one of our adults leaders and his son (with heavy influence from SMJerry). Spread to my son in anticipation of our upcoming week long...
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    Interesting concept - I'm looking to replace the...

    Interesting concept - I'm looking to replace the suspension on my HH and was thinking continuous loop was the way to go. What was the original size you started with and how much bury did you look to...
  24. Love the idea of this. Shared this with a few...

    Love the idea of this. Shared this with a few adult hangers in my troop. We're going to see if this is something our older scouts, who have just gotten into hammock camping, would be interested in...
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    Congrats Yooz85 - I will be doing my first...

    Congrats Yooz85 - I will be doing my first shortly as well. So sounds like a great thread for afirst timer to ask:
    Any tips?
    Pitfalls to watch out for?
    Things you would have done different?
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  26. Thanks for the link to the Dakota Fire Hole ......

    Thanks for the link to the Dakota Fire Hole ... will have to try that out.
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    welcome - from one newbie to another. If you are...

    welcome - from one newbie to another. If you are up for a little trip - come to the PCT Days in Cascade Locks this next weekend. Should be several hangers there for you to check out different...
  28. Great Trip report and pictures. Am hoping to do...

    Great Trip report and pictures. Am hoping to do that loop myself in the next few years.
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    Great chuckle for the morning - thanks for sharing

    Great chuckle for the morning - thanks for sharing
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    Hello dedominick - Yes - Nathan was one of the...

    Hello dedominick -
    Yes - Nathan was one of the adult leaders on the trip. He had his hammock as well! I know he posted a bunch of pics on Facebook about the trip.
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    Hello from Damascus, Oregon

    Hello everyone,

    Just spent last week backpacking in the Three Sisters Wilderness with a troop of Boy Scouts. Used a Hammock for the first time (after a couple of test nights) and am sold. Just...
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