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    Late to the party, but I've been in an Eno DN for...

    Late to the party, but I've been in an Eno DN for about 3 years and it's been awesome. I've backpacked many a mile in this baby and it just keeps taking what I give it. I'm currently 6'1 337lbs,...
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    Pedernales State Park is also supposed to be real...

    Pedernales State Park is also supposed to be real nice too.
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    I'm on the side of the 4C trail. I like state...

    I'm on the side of the 4C trail. I like state parks for testing out gear and getting things squared away, but for quality time, it usually comes from back country to me. State parks get real...
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    FS: not trying to jump in, but is this sold?...

    not trying to jump in, but is this sold?
    Disregard my post please, my apologies.
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    TX-Meridian State Park

    Decided a quick outing with my wife, mostly to check the under quilts I put together, one with an old sleeping bag and the other with a poncho liner I had laying around. Not too happy with either...
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    I like it. I need to make one of these. Last...

    I like it. I need to make one of these. Last time out my glasses apparently came off the ridge line and ended up under me, popping a lens out. Luckily I was able to snap it back in.
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    I was going to buy a Kelty before going with a...

    I was going to buy a Kelty before going with a Wilderness Logic Big Daddy tarp. I've been through 2 crazy windy and drenching down pour storms and it's held up amazingly. My wife and son also have...
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    I usually strap mine to a tree that I hang the...

    I usually strap mine to a tree that I hang the hammock from. If it's going to rain, I'll put my rain gear over the pack and use a trash bag to go over the top for extra protection against the rain. ...
  9. Read The Ultimate Hang. It's great and very...

    Read The Ultimate Hang. It's great and very informative. My first night wasn't all too great, but after a while it got a lot better with hang angle and lay angle, was great. I sleep on my stomach...
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    Here in Texas, we have skeeters that'll carry...

    Here in Texas, we have skeeters that'll carry your beer off if you're not careful. I like the 360 degree protection a zippered net provides.
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    6'1 301 as of this morning. I started at about...

    6'1 301 as of this morning. I started at about 350 with an ENO doublenest with webbing straps and didn't have any issues. Now with the same ENO and whoopies, I've all but jumped in it to see if I...
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    Tadpole and Big Daddy

    Great and fast shipping. I set these babies up in the back yard, the big daddy for myself and the tadpoles x2 for my wife and 14 year old son, the coverage is superb on all 3, especially the big...
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    If you're set on the straps, get the Atlas...

    If you're set on the straps, get the Atlas Straps. I really like having the adjustable loops and all, and haven't had any issues with them at 290lbs.
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    Thanks a ton. So far, we've hung at some nice...

    Thanks a ton.

    So far, we've hung at some nice places in May and June.
    Fairfield Lake State Park-amazing location, great staff, saw a Bald Eagle, just not swim friendly in the summer time with...
  15. I used a harbor freight tarp in a pretty good...

    I used a harbor freight tarp in a pretty good storm, high winds and heavy rain last week and stayed dry, no problems at all. If you're just needing a quick tarp, it'll work perfectly, it's a little...
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    Re: Fairfield Lake State Park-June 14-15

    Sorry we didn't hang Saturday mike, we wanted to but head to jet asap for work but in November we'll be out for the weekend.

    You guys were talking about backpacking, we hit eagle rock loop in...
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    Glad they took care of you. I just bought my Eno...

    Glad they took care of you. I just bought my Eno and have been extremely happy with it.
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    I was considering the baked butt hang, but we'll...

    I was considering the baked butt hang, but we'll be doing our own baking in Arkansas on Eagle Rock Loop with the boys.

    While we were out and about Saturday morning, we got to see one of the Bald...
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    Re: Fairfield Lake State Park-June 14-15

    It was good meeting you guys. Sorry we had to leave out so early, we both had to be at work later that day. We are making arrangements for the group hang in November to be off so we can attend.
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=57532

    I think this thread may help too.
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    Flamingo style! I read somewhere on here that...

    Flamingo style! I read somewhere on here that putting a leg under your other leg will help with that, and it's helped me quite a bit to get a better lay without that ridge through there.
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    Welcome. Spend a lot of time in Oklahoma, more...

    Welcome. Spend a lot of time in Oklahoma, more Eastern from where you are, but enjoy it quite a bit.
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    I just put in my order for a big daddy tarp from...

    I just put in my order for a big daddy tarp from WL and 2 tadpoles, one for my wife and the other for our boy. Can't wait to get them in. Last night was our first night in the rain in a hammock. ...
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    If you guys get out there and wanna meet up, feel...

    If you guys get out there and wanna meet up, feel free to text 214-620-0996. That's a number that will forward anything it gets to my cell, so I can use it for folks I don't know and don't want to...
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    Don't say that or my wife won't let me start...

    Don't say that or my wife won't let me start splicing! She finds my addiction with reloading strange, but it's so soothing.
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    For hanging in state parks, I took a foam pad and...

    For hanging in state parks, I took a foam pad and put some paracord on it, slid the straps through the paracord and put the pad between the tree and my straps. It may be overkill perhaps, even with...
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    I use mine inside the bug net, as others have...

    I use mine inside the bug net, as others have stated if you use it outside, the bug net creates a gap and can still allow cold air to get between and cause cold butt syndrome, as my wife how I know...
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    Haha, we'll be in a white Ford Excursion, 2...

    Haha, we'll be in a white Ford Excursion, 2 hammocks hung in the site. If ya'll see us stop by and say hello.
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    Re: Fairfield Lake State Park-June 14-15

    We're doing the same. We'll get there early afternoon Friday and head out early Saturday, and we're in the same area. Looking forward to it.
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    296lbs here, used Atlas Straps on numerous...

    296lbs here, used Atlas Straps on numerous occasions and it's now my go to strap for the hammock be it backpacking or car camping until I drop some more weight and start worrying about not being the...
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    I used my foam pad for a night at 63 degrees not...

    I used my foam pad for a night at 63 degrees not too long ago it worked well, just make sure it lays diagonally before you get in.
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    My only fear is that he'll take this as an idea...

    My only fear is that he'll take this as an idea for a wardrobe in his next hammock video.
  33. Thread: Kelty Noah 12

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    This'll by me and my wifes first actual tarp for...

    This'll by me and my wifes first actual tarp for hammockin. Right now we're just using the loud harbor freight tarps, they work well, but are heavy as heck. They've served their purpose for camping...
  34. Re: Figure-9 Tensioners + Parachute Cord= Not New?

    Reasoning behind it not holding well to knots is because its awful slippery. Knots tend to slide loose.
  35. They've worked out great for us in both backyard...

    They've worked out great for us in both backyard hangs, and our trip to Turner Falls. No problems or bites through the night.
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    Re: Fairfield Lake State Park-June 14-15

    I'm gonna reserve a spot at Springfield tonight. Let me know if you want me to reserve 2 and ill pm you the info on it if you want.
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    Re: Fairfield Lake State Park-June 14-15

    Yeah we'll be there around 4 or so.
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    Re: Fairfield Lake State Park-June 14-15

    Sounds good. Whatever works for you guys works for us. We'll only be hanging one night, we'll head out around late morning saturday to get back home since we both work that night but it'll be good to...
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    Re: Fairfield Lake State Park-June 14-15

    My wife and I are up for whatever yall wanna do. We're no stranger to backpacking and we're also good with established sites. We're just out to fine tune our hammocks before our 5 day trip to the...
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    What campsite are ya'll gonna be at? Primitive...

    What campsite are ya'll gonna be at? Primitive or one of the established ones?
  41. I've never used paracord for anything other than...

    I've never used paracord for anything other than making pretty little bracelets and once I used it as a tarp ridgeline because my amsteel wasn't in yet. Even tying off paracord in the back yard...
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    Hmm...we are supposed to be going to Dinosaur...

    Hmm...we are supposed to be going to Dinosaur Valley Friday night thru Saturday, but...I may have to talk with the wife and see what she says about changing our plans to get together.
  43. Thread: The other half

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    I'm just gonna say, my wife is thankful for the...

    I'm just gonna say, my wife is thankful for the gear I buy, because she'll end up with the same thing I got. She spends more time researching and looking for things to buy than I do. Not...
  44. Yeah it looks like what they call a button...

    Yeah it looks like what they call a button rattle, but that may just be for juvenile snakes, this one didn't look like a juvenile, maybe he's lost his since I've read several times they're brittle...
  45. Good luck Wesley. I can't wait to section hike...

    Good luck Wesley. I can't wait to section hike it, I doubt I'll ever get the time to TH the AT but man, that would definitely be a dream come true. Maybe when I retire in 20 years, I'll only be in...
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    Last night was my first hang in the woods, been a...

    Last night was my first hang in the woods, been a ground dweller for some time and never noticed many sounds other than the normal things one would hear. Either hammocks don't deter animals as much...
  47. First overnighter in Hammock (Turner Falls OK) Pic heavy

    My wife and I went up to Turner Falls Park for a quick over nighter since it's close by. Next week we're planning on heading to Dinosaur Valley for a night stay, but may end up going to Ray Roberts...
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    For what it's worth, I've been a stomach sleeper...

    For what it's worth, I've been a stomach sleeper my entire left, but slept on my back literally for the first time ever my first night in a hammock, and woke up feeling amazingly great the next...
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    We gotta get a group outing together up there. ...

    We gotta get a group outing together up there. My wife and I hang out up there at least every 3 months, if not more. It's one of our favorite southern places to backpack.
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    Luckily, most places we hang with our kids has a...

    Luckily, most places we hang with our kids has a tent site nearby, even in backcountry, the camp sites area usually around some good hang spots, or we've just been lucky so far.

    We did have to...
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