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    i am going to have to make this one

    i am going to have to make this one
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    sounds like a great idea, i know what i will be...

    sounds like a great idea, i know what i will be trying this weekend for when the trees don't cooperate. thanks for posting IKK
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    have you ever tried out yellow river in N.E....

    have you ever tried out yellow river in N.E. iowa? depending on your gear it would be a nice cool weather hike and hang.i am also thinking about going to the Da Shack hang. a little drive but i will...
  4. sounds like a blast, i am going to have to try to...

    sounds like a blast, i am going to have to try to get that off this year
  5. looks like a great spot, i am thinking i am going...

    looks like a great spot, i am thinking i am going to have to make it up that way this time.
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    for me hot weather means inside with the ac, but...

    for me hot weather means inside with the ac, but i have hammock ed in the heat before, and all the ideas are great ones, i have used my double layer (mosquito repellent) with bug netting (bugs again)...
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    you know shug your shows are awesome, but we are...

    you know shug your shows are awesome, but we are going to have to get a shug hang going sometime just for you and all you do
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    maybe change the river you are going to be on? i...

    maybe change the river you are going to be on? i have been looking at the namekagon in Wisconsin, they have camp sites set up along the river to camp at while you go down the river. just a thought
  9. i am pretty sure it is personal preference, i...

    i am pretty sure it is personal preference, i have a dream hammock that is 76 ish wide, just feels more comfortable to me, but i also have a cheaper standard wide which feels good too, but my cheaper...
  10. you have rock wood in Morrison, no hike in but...

    you have rock wood in Morrison, no hike in but there are a few spots to hang a hammock. ranger i talked to didn't care about my hammock. and yellow river is an awesome place as well
  11. are there many tree for a hammock?

    are there many tree for a hammock?
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    i have not got to where i say it out loud yet but...

    i have not got to where i say it out loud yet but it does run thrue my head
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    i have the sparrow and love it i have not tried a...

    i have the sparrow and love it i have not tried a HG hammock but these guys will add almost anything you ask and are great to work with
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    any one tried the AMOK hamock

    OK i was on U tube again and had heard of and knew what they were but saw a video of a utuber using a new bigger amok hammock and got kinda interested. i love my dream hammock but this is different...
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    they are a cheep product and you have to expect...

    they are a cheep product and you have to expect that when you order. i am getting ready to order one from a cottage vendor to replace my o.v. gear i currently have, my kids will end up with my ov...
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    as always another great one( or two), just made...

    as always another great one( or two), just made me decide i have to make quick trip to yellow river next weekend and just et out there. may not be as nice as the boundry waters but it is close,...
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    welcome from eastern iowa, i have looked at the...

    welcome from eastern iowa, i have looked at the free standing hammock setups before but i just like the trees. but it looks good
  18. my own thoughts but don't turn her off of hammock...

    my own thoughts but don't turn her off of hammock camping by getting her a hammock that is not as comfortable as a full size one.
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    ok i have to chime in here a bit, just because, i...

    ok i have to chime in here a bit, just because, i work in prototype and are the go between from the engineers and the shop floor employees and i have this saying i use all the time there is computer...
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    ok i may be a bit one sided here, i have not had...

    ok i may be a bit one sided here, i have not had the pleasure of dealing with a HG hammock but i have a DH sparrow and the bug netting has worked well for me. i liked it for the removable netting i...
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    i have seen printed tarps with boundary water...

    i have seen printed tarps with boundary water maps printed on them, i thought that would be a pretty cool idea.
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    the best way to learn is to make your own...

    the best way to learn is to make your own mistakes, but take advise from others that had already made them mistakes and makes your mistakes less, which is always better. i myself take a bivy along...
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    i have an over, under quilt from them, i ordered...

    i have an over, under quilt from them, i ordered the 30 deg but they shipped me the 15 deg, i thought that was pretty cool till i found out that was when they were having issues with their synthetic...
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    just got mine in and going to yellow river...

    just got mine in and going to yellow river tomorrow with the family. anticipation is hard. the order status page keeps you in suspense. i found i had to check it almost every day, it don't change...
  25. i would like to make my own hammock one day, but...

    i would like to make my own hammock one day, but i would like to get my hammock knowledge up there a bit more first, but in the meantime i will use my purchased hammock.congrats on the new hammock
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    i have had pretty good luck with the chill...

    i have had pretty good luck with the chill gorilla for an economy tarp. i am starting to look at a better tarp but just started
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    i have used wd-40 to clean pin gum off the straps...

    i have used wd-40 to clean pin gum off the straps before. works pretty good
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    that is an idea i never thought of before, i may...

    that is an idea i never thought of before, i may have to be trying that out
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    just a thought but is there a good way to use a...

    just a thought but is there a good way to use a tree strap and convert it to rope for your descender rings? the ropes are hard on my pine trees at home. found out the hard way when i first tried...
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    they are actually pretty cheap i will try them...

    they are actually pretty cheap i will try them and see how they work,i will keep an eye on the straps though thanks
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    yep, ordered the rings last night probably, going...

    yep, ordered the rings last night probably, going to order the cinch buckle next week along with the beetle buckle. going to have try them all
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    checked them out,just want to try something...

    checked them out,just want to try something totally different just because, i might get a set for my other hammock though. thanks
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    ok so why is this so hard for me to decide? i...

    ok so why is this so hard for me to decide? i will try the whoopie slings later. but for now i am looking at 3 different suspension systems the beetle buckle, the descending rings and the titanium...
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    suspension what do you use and why?

    i have always used, i think they are called daisy chains, and just thinking about trying something else. not sure about like whoopie slings, just curious what everyone else uses and why
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    the way this weather is going we may still have...

    the way this weather is going we may still have snow in april lol
  36. if you find something a little south of the twin...

    if you find something a little south of the twin cites i would be interested i could even bring Croissants
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    usually have a bit of a drive, been thinking...

    usually have a bit of a drive, been thinking about going a bit more north lately Wisconsin, Minnesota area. I would love to check out around the Maine area
  38. that would be for the more experienced hangers...

    that would be for the more experienced hangers with the gear and experience to survive in that temp one oops and your hang could become life threatening shug has several videos out there for layering...
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    there is a dirt/gravel road back to the group...

    there is a dirt/gravel road back to the group site, i will check on trees here soon. from what i remember on one end there are more trees than the other, not a lot of help i know. it is only a few...
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    thanks sleepy, can't wait to set it up and use...

    thanks sleepy, can't wait to set it up and use it, but in the meantime... yours sounds like a great color scheme. from what i have seen there are quite a few great places around your area to camp and...
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    just ordered mine Monday Sparrow ...

    just ordered mine Monday

    Sparrow
    Net-Overcover
    Length: 11ft
    Width: Wide As Possible
    Layers: Double
    Outside: 1.6oz HyperD-XL Black
    Inside: 1.6oz HyperD-XL Black
    Overcover:...
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    been hearing they are working on a spring hang in...

    been hearing they are working on a spring hang in yellow river this year
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    there is pinicon ridge in central city they have...

    there is pinicon ridge in central city they have group sites, but i still prefer yellow river
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    well said papa. i am newer here and fairly new to...

    well said papa. i am newer here and fairly new to hammocking, i have learned a lot from this site and from u-tube videos i am pretty confident you are always learning and finding your own way and...
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    i will be real interested in a spring hang. new...

    i will be real interested in a spring hang. new hammock to try out and all. keep us posted
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    it all depends on the trip, if i have some where...

    it all depends on the trip, if i have some where to go, certain area to be at, or just a leisurely trip then i will drink my coffee and make breakfast with a fire and bs for a while. i do enjoy...
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    ok still looking at the HQ and looked at the...

    ok still looking at the HQ and looked at the video and guess who? Shug you are everywhere when a hammock in involved, thought it was kinda funny to find one of my favorite u-tubers at a hammock sales...
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    one more question, i was looking at the HQ...

    one more question, i was looking at the HQ incubator under quilt, does the overfill just meen that it is puffier? add to the insulation? add x-tra size and weight? OK maybe 3 more questions. thanks
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    thank you everyone you have given me a lot to...

    thank you everyone you have given me a lot to work with, i think i will be trying out the gear i have this weekend, it will be about 17 deg f this weekend so i will see what my threshold is. i think...
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    all I need is 2

    all I need is 2
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