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  1. Great trip.....We have done some hikes to Big...

    Great trip.....We have done some hikes to Big tree.....that's a great area....had thought about doing an overnight there.....I have not been able to find many maps....guess that's why yo see on the...
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    my issue is that my shoulders are too wide for my...

    my issue is that my shoulders are too wide for my Therom pad....and I feel that I am holding my arms crossed so my shoulders are not hanging off the pad....and getting cold.....and I wake up with...
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    ok...looked thru my arrow selection tonight....I...

    ok...looked thru my arrow selection tonight....I have 2219 and 2117.....so go with the 2219?

    Thanks
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    here you go.....I looked...they are 2413 eastons...

    here you go.....I looked...they are 2413 eastons

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    they are Aluminum......I call myself putting them...

    they are Aluminum......I call myself putting them on the knot
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    Issues with Arrows and straps???

    Hey guys....and anyone had any issues with your arrows failing with your straps using them in a Whoopie type system?....Fathers day we went to a state park for the afternoon and was hanging.....and...
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    Ridge line in a pinch....

    Ok guys….I had to cut my Ridge line off my hammock and need a ridge line in a pinch…..I have some, I call it Mason String, the string that brick layers use….strong and I don’t think it...
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    Hammock reference....in National Park

    we are planning a trip next week to the Smokey Mtn. National Park and was on their back country permit reserve site....and saw the following where they have had a tree fall and take out the Cable...
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    make sure you go to Big Tree.....

    make sure you go to Big Tree.....
  10. normally sleep 5 or 6 hrs a night.....the first...

    normally sleep 5 or 6 hrs a night.....the first night in a hammock....12hrs!
  11. Thread: Snoring

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    Poll: we set up in a U shape with my buddy and his...

    we set up in a U shape with my buddy and his wife.....about 30 minutes after we all fell asleep.....I woke them up and they talked about MOVING about 11:30 in the dark......it was that bad!

    they...
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    I'm in....thanks!...yea

    I'm in....thanks!...yea
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    ok....pulled the plug....not...

    ok....pulled the plug....not going....DANGIT!!!.....really wanted to go....just no time with equipment in cold/wet....and not sure we could get out if we go.....after pulling the plug this...
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    My issue is going while laying down!!!......feet...

    My issue is going while laying down!!!......feet have to be on ground before plumbing works. ....lol
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    good point about it sliding off.....

    good point about it sliding off.....
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    So would I put a fleece between me and the...

    So would I put a fleece between me and the down....or on top of the down to keep the warmth in??
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    ya....that would have been nice to try before we...

    ya....that would have been nice to try before we go....not going to be the case.....

    may be doing jumping jacks from 3 to 5 am to stay warm! ...lol

    I can bring a Thermareat pad fro UQ......and...
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    Top Q question at upper teens

    Hey guys.....I have a trip coming up that will be in the upper teens and around 20.....I have a 20 Degree Kelty sleeping bag and a Underground 20 degree UQ with over stuff......

    am I going to...
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    +1. We live about 5 hours south of there........

    +1. We live about 5 hours south of there..... Lots of water... Great trails
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    Dang you!...just bought another hammock! ...

    Dang you!...just bought another hammock!

    wanted to try the ones with the netting like that.....24 bucks....cant pass it up.
  21. Thread: small tear

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    small tear

    Well....here it is....my "patch" job....just hung it in my shop....and it seems to be fine!!! 52506
  22. Thread: small tear

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    small tear

    Hey guys,,,,I noticed I have a small tear in my BIAS hammock....I know it is a "rip Stop" but should I just sew up the hole?....about the size of a quarter.

    Thanks
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    we have a few..... :cool:

    we have a few..... :cool:
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    Hangin at Big Tree in Sipsy Wilderness

    My daughter and I when on a 10mile hike to "Big Tree" in the Sipsy Wilderness Area Bankhead Forest Alabama today....I was a great!!!! day for a hike with her,,,,,she is 12 and is out on Spring break....
  25. I have the Guide Gear® Emergency Shelter....it is...

    I have the Guide Gear® Emergency Shelter....it is 14 x 11 1/2 had it about a year.....been a good one so far!.....for the price...can't beat it as big as it is....it even is "Cat"cut on the sides.
    ...
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    say what you want....as I was getting...

    say what you want....as I was getting started....and buying EVERYTHING...I bought one of the Guide Gear® Emergency Shelter(the middle link)....ditched the poles.....replaced the cord....cut the sack...
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    permethrin on UQ???

    so with the upcoming season.....I have always treated my Hammock and clothes with permethrin......are you guys treating you UQ with permethrin????

    Just curious.

    Thanks
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    the wife got me one for Christmas.....it's just...

    the wife got me one for Christmas.....it's just fun to say

    "BUGINATOR!!!!!!"
    I just liked going around the house saying ....."What did you get for Christmas.....well I got a BUGINATOR!!!!"
    ...
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    so with the UQ and TQ a body can stay mostly warm...

    so with the UQ and TQ a body can stay mostly warm in those temps....but what about the face and nose.....I had a hard time keeping nose warm at 30 degrees!
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    Sticky: 53 now :D From Athens AL that is

    53 now :D

    From Athens AL that is
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    all that...and go watch EVERY vid this guy...

    all that...and go watch EVERY vid this guy has!!!.....he ROCKS!!! for a nooby....been hangin 2 years...and still go back and watch Shugs videos!
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    do you know if you can still buy them??....have...

    do you know if you can still buy them??....have not saw them in a while
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    I use a "Neat Sheet"...they use to sell...

    I use a "Neat Sheet"...they use to sell them...not sure if they do anymore....it has like washers in the corner to keep it weighted down.....its about 4 x 5 foot
  34. no foot box.....but it just seems wrong if I lay...

    no foot box.....but it just seems wrong if I lay the wrong way....maybe it is that I jsut feel more comfortable swinging my legs to the right....and not the left???
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    that is possable Catavarie.....will measure...

    that is possable Catavarie.....will measure tonight and see if thats the case.....

    if so...that would be about right :-)
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    well , I am laying diagonal......and I am...

    well , I am laying diagonal......and I am attaching at aluminum rings.....My adjustable ridge line is almost all the way out at 122.....

    when I am at 109....I have so much sag that when I lay...
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    122" ridge line???

    Ok guys.....all I read is ridge lines that are 90 to 109".... When I put my ridge line at those lengths .......the ridge line is so high I cannot reach it.....and I am laying like a bananna!

    I can...
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    you found the right place......War Eagle!

    you found the right place......War Eagle!
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    the issue I was having was trying to dial my...

    the issue I was having was trying to dial my ridge line in.....It kept "digging" into the continuous loop of the hammock.....thats why I was trying the rings.

    Why do you have 2 rings?......I had...
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    Success!!!!....had to redo the ridge line...WOW...

    Success!!!!....had to redo the ridge line...WOW that was a challenge!....that stuff is SMALL!!!!....

    I hope working with 7/64 Amsteel is better? :scared: I have some on order...and may return it...
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    that seems to be the only way to get it like I am...

    that seems to be the only way to get it like I am wanting it.....undo whoopie...and redo.....That would be great...if I knew how to do that!.....will have to you tube.
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    What about Paracord as a Ridge line??? is that...

    What about Paracord as a Ridge line???

    is that doable?
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    I have a adjustable Ridge line.....like a whoopie...

    I have a adjustable Ridge line.....like a whoopie sling.....

    what is a UCR??
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    Ring help.....

    ok.....Maybe not enough coffee....maybe just not too bright :rolleyes:

    I am trying to attach rings to my hammock this morning....and I can get one side like I want it.....but cannot for the life...
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    what else would a 3 year old want for his...

    what else would a 3 year old want for his B-day.....an Under Quilt!
  46. Thread: Suspension

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    here is the pic I saw.....

    here is the pic I saw.....
  47. Thread: Suspension

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    Suspension

    I saw a pic the other day that had 2 rings at the ends of the hammock(one on each end )....and had questions.

    I'm sure they are some super light circle ring(titanium or something)...so I know...
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    Just picked up an UQ....and was planning to store...

    Just picked up an UQ....and was planning to store it with Sleeping bag in Extra closet.....was going to hang it with sleeping bag....

    BUT it's a FULL closet....tight i mean.....


    it's hanging...
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    That guy has done a TON on that web page....LOTS...

    That guy has done a TON on that web page....LOTS of goo info there!!!!
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    Thanks Guys...

    Thanks Guys...
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