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  1. My experience is only with my 3.0, but too flat...

    My experience is only with my 3.0, but too flat on the straps sure will put a "twang" in the old style ridgeline.
  2. Can I take it for granted that the bugs are gone...

    Can I take it for granted that the bugs are gone by that time and at that altitude? ...can I hang “topless”?
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    That looks like a sweet pairing with the Tensa......

    That looks like a sweet pairing with the Tensa... wish I could have seen it set up.
    I had just gotten a Tato before I saw Phizzbee using the Tensa or I would be on one in a NewYawk minute
  4. Darn it, Dutch! If I'd seen this before the...

    Darn it, Dutch! If I'd seen this before the woven-DC shipped, I could have saved a shipping charge!

    BTW~ enjoy Korea!
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    I haven't been the yet, but the rangers at Pisgah...

    I haven't been the yet, but the rangers at Pisgah on the Parkway below Asheville, NC, told me there were nice sites with pairs...
  6. Hang a cow-bell on a branch with a slack paracord...

    Hang a cow-bell on a branch with a slack paracord line to the ringer. Just give it a tug if you hear rustlings in the night.

    I've already seen our black bear about 25 feet from where I hang at our...
  7. 1+ on the windage... I got a pair of the big...

    1+ on the windage... I got a pair of the big "orange screws" that folks use with their Tensahderons. Haven't needed 'em yet
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    DittoeZ welcomez from the South Front of the Blue...

    DittoeZ welcomez from the South Front of the Blue Ridge in Scenic Polk County
  9. Come up sometime... the hillside has plenty of...

    Come up sometime... the hillside has plenty of pairs, it's just a dite steep. You have to be careful which side of your rig you get out on.
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    I've seen their "Nube" system at a hang, and...

    I've seen their "Nube" system at a hang, and actually just got around to trying out their "Puffle" down quilt as a UQ last night. [it has detachable bungees to go TQ or UQ]

    The Nube didn't grab me...
  11. Dutch... didn't see the woven daisy-chain...

    Dutch... didn't see the woven daisy-chain anywhere.
    I don't even need "spider", I'm just looking for a few feet of daisy to have short straps dedicated for my Tato, [ and I don't want to cut up my...
  12. Flash: Flash is hanging in Carolina!

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48645031451_cfb34937a6_z.jpg



    After four months here on the mountain, I finally got around to getting my Dutchware Chameleon hammock set up on my Tato stand....
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    Are those "fake" flaming torches... thou truly...

    Are those "fake" flaming torches... thou truly art a scalawag!
  14. Hoping to make this one to get to meet folks....

    Hoping to make this one to get to meet folks.
    What's the weather like usually... temp-wise etc? Don't want to under/over pack.
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    PG- I actually grew up in Raleigh... I can still...

    PG- I actually grew up in Raleigh... I can still drawl as easily as I can say, "Pahk yah cah"
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    Good on both counts, Bro! I'm sure the second...

    Good on both counts, Bro!
    I'm sure the second lobster will be a burden, but you of all people are up for the sacrifice!

    Chow-CIAO
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    Flash Grundelore has Gone South

    I have indeed gone through with my planned move back to Carolina to be with the Reverend elfLiza.
    We are now settled into our new home high up on the south front of the Blue Ridge Mountains near...
  18. I will most likely try to attend. I've been too...

    I will most likely try to attend.
    I've been too busy setting up my new life and home down here on the Blue Ridge front range to have gotten out to meet any NC/SC hangers yet.
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/113934-AMOK-Draumr-The-2015-Kool-Aid-Drinkers-Thread?highlight=kool
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    Comfort/ Convenience/ Versatility/ and Dutchware...

    Comfort/ Convenience/ Versatility/ and Dutchware Quality makes the deluxe worth every gram...

    Cut the weight elsewhere.
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    Anyone still have room on a site if I can get...

    Anyone still have room on a site if I can get there...??

    I might have to fly in for some last bidniz in Maine, and may be able to schedule it for that weekend. I'd be bringing a really...
  22. Going to have to punt on this weekend... I have...

    Going to have to punt on this weekend... I have gutter/drainage repairs that have to be done.
    I hate life priorities...
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    Look around for some one with an overgrown grove...

    Look around for some one with an overgrown grove of bamboo. Most folks will let you cut some canes.
    Lashing up a “try-it-out” Turtledog is pretty simple
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    My 2.4 Poppy Red is hanging in the yard right...

    My 2.4 Poppy Red is hanging in the yard right now! Luv the feel...
  25. I WILL be planning on making the weekend... if...

    I WILL be planning on making the weekend... if there is still room...
    I'm on the list, so I may already be counted in.

    I just drove down today from Maine by way of Bristol/Tri-cities and...
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    Committing Possible Blasphemy...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46965343875_65f35ca43c_z.jpg

    Yesterday I hung my 35 year-old Pawley's Island Hammock out in the new yard here in Carolina without using ANY Dutch Bling!
    ...
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    ....NEESE's Sausage!!!!.... grits done RIGHT!!......

    ....NEESE's Sausage!!!!.... grits done RIGHT!!... 'cue!!!
    [...and I won't mention that it was only a chilly 62° out when I got up at dawn... ooops, I mentioned it...]
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    Nope, Paul. Just fortuitous... and we have plenty...

    Nope, Paul. Just fortuitous... and we have plenty more pairs scattered out around the mountainside beyond.
    My quick fix is shown here......>>...
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    Sweet Home Carolina...

    Just moved back to the western NC/SC border area a few days ago after thirty+ years up Nawth.
    Really glad to find a 16'4" right off the side lawn...
    ...
  30. What you don't find out until you use a Draumr,...

    What you don't find out until you use a Draumr, us just how far back you "back up" by back-shuffling your feet to get out... for me, I'm almost standing upright by the time I'm out.
  31. I'm a shorty with the 3.0... I think that the...

    I'm a shorty with the 3.0... I think that the actual flat-lay length is kind of moot. Draumr's big draw is the comfort on your sides and sprawled on your belly. Yeah, if you are rigid on your back...
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    New avi /new home... same old me

    Hendersonville NC area.... anyone 'round?

    Da elfLiza and I will be moving into our new home up above Columbus NC [on Tryon Peak/Skyuka/White Mt.] next week.
    Looking forward to using the whole...
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    Econo tarps are gr8 way to start out. The trade...

    Econo tarps are gr8 way to start out. The trade off of weight/$$ is fine until you can find out what you REALLY want in a tarp.
    When you're done with that, they work just fine for that loaner set-up...
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    Orange is the new orange...

    Orange is the new orange...
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    Aaaahhh... Gil? Camp Lejeune is not in NC, it's...

    Aaaahhh... Gil?
    Camp Lejeune is not in NC, it's in the USMC !

    And the Columbus NC Group Hang is a distinct possibility
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    They DO work as cinch-rings, but I like to toss a...

    They DO work as cinch-rings, but I like to toss a looped half-hitch over the fixed line once I have 'em taut..
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    GoGz~~ [and everyone!] "Y'all kumondown" as...

    GoGz~~ [and everyone!]

    "Y'all kumondown" as they say...
    Pairs were the second thing I looked for after the view... got several, room for several frames, and several more pairs if you don't mind a...
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    I'm in Thanks to SS and Annabelle. These are...

    I'm in

    Thanks to SS and Annabelle. These are fab gear!
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    They say that there are a half-dozen days a year...

    They say that there are a half-dozen days a year when you can't get up or off, either because of snow and ice or just downed trees. 25 full double-backs on one approach, 12 on the other.
    ...
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    Pity... I would have loved for you to have had my...

    Pity... I would have loved for you to have had my home here along the NH border...
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    Well gang. It's official. The Lovely elfLiza...

    Well gang. It's official.

    The Lovely elfLiza and I have bought a home up on a mountainside 1800' above Columbus, NC and we will be gone from New England within 30 days.

    This means I will...
  42. Won't make that one either, Phan. Closing is...

    Won't make that one either, Phan. Closing is 4/16, so we will be all up in a flurry of snowy dust right then.
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    Guys... it has clews at each end. The fabric...

    Guys... it has clews at each end.
    The fabric length plus the clews looks to be fairly standard.
    My GEs have a load of fabric out beyond my head and feet... same diff.

    I had one of the US...
  44. The March Update--- the château here in old...

    The March Update--- the château here in old Moosenut Falls is under contract, and we'll be going south mid-April.
    I won't be able to promise to see any of you this summer. [Harold and L&L are vague...
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    It is QUITE do-able...! His suggested kit is...

    It is QUITE do-able...!
    His suggested kit is just one version.
    Or, just pick up the "Ultimate Hang" book and get knowledgeable...
    Best advice I ever heard was, "Buy your second hammock first!"
  46. Look out Carolina, Ol' Flash is a-comin' home!

    I now know WILL be relocating from Maine down to the western NC/SC border area very soon. [Late Spring '19]

    What are the regular group hangs down there planned for the rest of 2019... I'd like to...
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    While I will not be there in time for THIS hang,...

    While I will not be there in time for THIS hang, I WILL be relocating to the western NC/SC border area very soon.

    What are the other regular hangs planned for the rest of 2019... I'd like to get...
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    Look for 1 1/4" discs on the floor in Home...

    Look for 1 1/4" discs on the floor in Home Depot's lumber aisle.... dunno what they are really for, but that's what's on my lines
  49. Perfect timing...

    Perfect timing...
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    NOOOO! Nothing to do with Da Elf's survival......

    NOOOO! Nothing to do with Da Elf's survival... she has done remarkably well. She goes out and "chills" on the porch in the sun most days to enjoy the peace and quiet.
    The plan all along was for me...
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