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    To paraphrase the great W.C. Fields..."I spent...

    To paraphrase the great W.C. Fields..."I spent most of my money on booze, gear, wild women and gambling. the rest of it was wasted.":)
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    SOLD: mods, please close. Payment has been received.

    mods, please close. Payment has been received.
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    SOLD: sold to Cave Man pending funds

    sold to Cave Man pending funds
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    SOLD: FS: Men's Hiking Pants

    up for sale: 1 pair of men's RailRider adventure hiking pants (see them here:http://www.railriders.com/men-adventure-khaki-pant-p-877.html). Size large (waist),30" inseam. New with tags. Bought them...
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    There is nothing that beats good gear...I hung in...

    There is nothing that beats good gear...I hung in the backyard last night.Lows were right at 0*, which is what it was when I went to bed at about 10 PM. I have a Marmot Pinnacle 15* bag, a HG 20*...
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    Winter hanging - a safety ?

    today, the forecast was for 3-6" of snow. Instead we got a freezing rain for most of the day, then topped off with an inch or two of snow. I have many large limbs down in my yard right now due to the...
  7. Rainman - I have been to a few of these before...

    Rainman - I have been to a few of these before and have always enjoyed myself. Unfortunately that date is not good for me. Hope y'all have fun. If for some reason the date gets changed I would love...
  8. Thread: DD Frontline

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    Frontline sold...mods, please close. thx.

    Frontline sold...mods, please close. thx.
  9. Thread: DD Frontline

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    DD Frontline

    hammock for sale. Bought this from forum member Redbeard on 9/19. he had set it up and never slept in it. Same for me. I was curious about the integrated bugnet but will stay with my current setup. I...
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    The cure for your issue is spending more nights...

    The cure for your issue is spending more nights outside. i was like you...to get to sleep in my own bed i had to have a fan plus an array of large pillows arranged in a certain way (helped alleviate...
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    payment sent

    payment sent
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    I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
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    well, I held out until (almost) the last minute....

    well, I held out until (almost) the last minute. Just ordered a JB and pad for myself. Already have an UQ but just too good a deal to pass up.
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    yes, I have one (toxaway) along with a WB...

    yes, I have one (toxaway) along with a WB Superfly. My Toxaway is my preferred tarp for backpacking trips due to its size/weight. The superfly is for winter/cold weather camping.Great tarp for the...
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    I too have had pleasant experiences with the...

    I too have had pleasant experiences with the cottage manufacturers in the world of camping/backpacking. I think you have hit one aspect of it pretty clearly. Most of us start with the gear that you...
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    Mods - please withdraw this item from FS section....

    Mods - please withdraw this item from FS section. Thx.
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    +1. The cat cut is not noticeably much different....

    +1. The cat cut is not noticeably much different. Just removing the extra material in the middle of the sides saves some weight. You can see out more clearly and there is no extra material getting...
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    per SLD website, 250# for 1.1 dl.

    per SLD website, 250# for 1.1 dl.
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    sorry it has taken me awhile to respond. I am...

    sorry it has taken me awhile to respond. I am away from my home so I can't post a picture but if you follow the link in this thread provided by gmcttr then you can find a photo album on the website...
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    SLD Streamliner hammock

    11 ft. long, 1.1 Coyote brown, DL. Whoopies, straps and toggles. approx. 62" wide and 15 oz. (from Jared's website). Stuff sack (open at both ends) included. One of several hammocks bought for my...
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    with apologies to the creative minds of "Breaking...

    with apologies to the creative minds of "Breaking Bad", AHE's new marketing slogan..."Better Call Paul":)
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    great deal on the burrow. If it weren't for the...

    great deal on the burrow. If it weren't for the length...
  23. the solution then (imo) is to take the BMT thru...

    the solution then (imo) is to take the BMT thru the GSMNP rather than the AT. It's a nicer hike and you can utilize the backcountry sites and therefore hang (per dougalcorn's quoted post).You have to...
  24. Thread: te-wa uq...

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    One thing I have learned here is that people are...

    One thing I have learned here is that people are loyal to the brands that they have/own. Somewhat like the Ford/Chevy debate amongst truck owners. In my opinion, most if not all the cottage vendors...
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    thanks for sharing that story. All information,...

    thanks for sharing that story. All information, be it good or bad, is useful when making decisions. for most of us, the gear represents a very significant investment. I think HF is a great resource...
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    there can be issues turning one's hobbies into a...

    there can be issues turning one's hobbies into a profession. At first, it must seem like a lot of fun but it can turn into a job (which of course it is). If growth is not planned for and managed...
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    thanks for the input. I had decided already to go...

    thanks for the input. I had decided already to go in a different direction due to lead times but that is nice info to have and may be helpful to others.
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    Mods - Please withdraw this item from FS. I will...

    Mods - Please withdraw this item from FS. I will be loaning this hammock to a coworker's son for a Boy Scout campout at the end of this month and it is, therefore, no longer available. thanks.
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    thanks. I still can't get in through the link in...

    thanks. I still can't get in through the link in the manufacturer's directory or through google results. your link does work and the appearance is different than what I've seen in the past for his...
  30. Thread: te-wa uq...

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    te-wa uq...

    I have had an issue getting on that website. I am looking around at the various summer UQ's on the market. Is there an issue or perhaps just a small technical difficulty type of thing? thanks for any...
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    before I go purchase a postal scale, in what...

    before I go purchase a postal scale, in what units would you like the answer?
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    I am not delving into that can of worms. A man...

    I am not delving into that can of worms. A man stands a better chance of winning the whole "who invented calculus - Sir Isaac Newton or Gottfried Leibniz?" debate. frankly, I am in the Leibniz camp...
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    The color is a dark beige "café au laite" when...

    The color is a dark beige "café au laite" when observed in natural light. After extensive research, I have found this to be more in line with the natural color appearance of the 100% pure coyote...
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    it appears I left out quite a bit of info on my...

    it appears I left out quite a bit of info on my original post so I will add (in addition to the above) - the whoopee slings are a dark grey color. One has a grey bead on it and the other end has a...
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    from Jared's website: the 1.1 is 62" wide...

    from Jared's website: the 1.1 is 62" wide (subtract 3 inches for the hems and 10 inches for the catenary curves).
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    no, it is netless.

    no, it is netless.
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    sorry that I left that out. it's 11 ft.

    sorry that I left that out. it's 11 ft.
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    SLD Streamliner hammock

    1.1 DL, coyote brown, ARL, whoopies, straps, toggles and 2 sided stuff sack. excellent condition, lightly used. retails for $106, will sell for $75 shipped CONUS. reason for selling: have tried...
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    I am in this category as well. I almost never pay...

    I am in this category as well. I almost never pay X dollars for an item when I know it has been (and will be again) on sale for something less than X. my wife says I am "cheap" but I have always...
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    one other thing to add...if you deal with any of...

    one other thing to add...if you deal with any of the cottage vendors that are discussed here on HF, you can resell their gear for pretty close to what you paid for them. It's a pretty risk free way...
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    packing a tarp and guylines...

    so tonight I went out after work in the backyard to setup for what will probably be the last night of hanging in below freezing temps until next winter. should be a nice, clear night.

    I told my...
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    I got my first hammock at Christmas. I have...

    I got my first hammock at Christmas. I have already purchased (and sold) several items as I explore what I want. the nice thing about this stuff (unlike more "traditional" backpacking or camping...
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    Keep with it. It was not a case of love at first...

    Keep with it. It was not a case of love at first sight for me either, it took me about 6-8 nights to get used to it. Have your foot end hung just a bit higher (maybe 6-8 in.) higher than your head....
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    I have never had an issue getting in touch with...

    I have never had an issue getting in touch with him and I have talked to him 3-4 times. In fact I called him about 1 PM Eastern time yesterday and he picked up on the third ring.

    I called him...
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    looking forward to hearing how it went. I am a...

    looking forward to hearing how it went. I am a newb myself. I would say it took me about 6 - 8 nights outside to really get it tweaked and get adjusted to sleeping in a hammock. Of course YMMV but...
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    I left that out of my original comments. I am a...

    I left that out of my original comments. I am a medium sized guy (6',200 - 210) and find it to be very comfortable but understand that a bigger person (or broader in the shoulders) might find the fit...
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    SLD streamliner...

    wanted to post this because this thing has changed my perspective on hanging. Some background...I purchased two treerunners (my first hammocks) from Jared at SLD for Christmas. He was a great guy to...
  48. Thread: Hammocks and UQ:

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    Mods - please close this thread. All items sold...

    Mods - please close this thread. All items sold at this point. Thanks.
  49. Thread: Hammocks and UQ:

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    please check your PM's.

    please check your PM's.
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    I figured the shipping cost and sent you an...

    I figured the shipping cost and sent you an email. let me know.
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