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  1. All Y’all, Youse Guys, Yinz, Hammock Creatures! ...

    All Y’all, Youse Guys, Yinz, Hammock Creatures!

    My apologies are extended to each one of you for telling a bald faced lie.
    Originally I was just bringing some wings (Wangs)
    and real beef to...
  2. Flash, everything is close to your car... You...

    Flash, everything is close to your car...
    You might “hike” fifty yards, or if you want more quiet, you can camp several hundred yards from your car.
    Fire ring(s) and a few fire places with...
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    Datboijon, if I had to choose either 10 or 11,...

    Datboijon, if I had to choose either 10 or 11, I’d choose 11
    My hammock is 12x6, I started with an Eno doublenest, next was Night Owl 11x5 double layer
    Now I have a single layer 12x6 for my...
  4. Shug, Shortbread&Java hits the spot. I’ve got a...

    Shug, Shortbread&Java hits the spot.
    I’ve got a story, Hickery can tell you when he sees you...Jerry minus three
    It’s a true story, unlike the made up lies I tell for entertaining friends. Some...
  5. My Wing Man at Joes BBQ, said my order was too...

    My Wing Man at Joes BBQ, said my order was too small to justify delivery
    I was forced to add ribs and chopped bbq with a little banana pudding thrown on top to get delivery!
    Still campers who have...
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    Jaroporter, hello from across the pond. There are...

    Jaroporter, hello from across the pond. There are some great hammock campers in your woods, here on Hammock Forums.
  7. Guyfox, welcome to you and yours from Denton NC. ...

    Guyfox, welcome to you and yours from Denton NC. We might cross paths, drink coffee and swap lies at group hammock hangs. I’m not into DIY, but there are many on Hammock Forums who enjoy making...
  8. We will have a prize for Neatest Noob Campsite....

    We will have a prize for Neatest Noob Campsite. Tarp and hammock rigged neatest.
    An ENO or no name hammock and tarp can win as easily as any top brands
    Who will win Most Blinged Rig?
    Dutch Bling...
  9. Fireman90 might be at Yates Somewhere is a...

    Fireman90 might be at Yates
    Somewhere is a Noob, gonna smoke us all and walk away with prize.
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    Some use Kevlar straps, and usually they are...

    Some use Kevlar straps, and usually they are mainly used at night. Maybe a dozen camping trips a year, and still going strong.

    Is the parachute fabric Kevlar?
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    Parachute cord may or may not be strong enough to...

    Parachute cord may or may not be strong enough to use a hammock suspension. But it might stretch; built in “give” to prevent breaking when parachute deployed. Use non stretch hammock suspension ropes...
  12. Shug, a great coffee meme, I can almost hear your...

    Shug, a great coffee meme, I can almost hear your voice...
    There is another voice, was he in circus with you? He says your name “Shuzsh”
  13. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    Peeeeetey, if anyone brings Evernew alcohol stove to “Purdy Boil” contest, I’ll be in trouble.
    I’ll have to run two burners, each with half the water and pour them together when boiling.
    Tazmaniac...
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    SilvrSurfr, overall I agree, though possibly a...

    SilvrSurfr, overall I agree, though possibly a good lounge hammock. I saw it “listed” at ten and a half feet long. There are campers here using 10 foot hammocks. Maybe 11 feet would be better.
    If...
  15. Very insightful, cmc4free, and Trailslugs joke...

    Very insightful, cmc4free, and Trailslugs joke outa sight!
    All my quilts are full length and if I stack 0* and 20* I put 20 closest to me and 0 on outside. I cinch em up tight to fight air gaps....
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    Higher up trees can make it easier to pull trees...

    Higher up trees can make it easier to pull trees over on you.
    Same trees at six feet, strap will have less leverage on trees than thirty feet. And those same trees might be skinnier near tops than...
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    Hammocker in Chief and the 1st Lady

    Left lay or right lay? Lol
    We love you, man

    Sometimes in my 12x6 hammock, I thrash around and end up right down middle with both feet spread wide apart. I call it Brahma Bull lay...because it...
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    New hanging camper

    Usually one tarp ridgeline, can be a line off each end of tarp going to trees.
    Usually hammock ridgeline will support bugnet, this can vary depending on items you buy.

    Hammock campers on this...
  19. Sandman, Ranger office number 910 576 6391 If...

    Sandman, Ranger office number
    910 576 6391
    If she does not know, she will give you numbers to call about gate locked-unlocked
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    Two Speed, thank you, for well made Fronkey style...

    Two Speed, thank you, for well made Fronkey style bugnet for my 12 foot hammock.
    Also at Medoc Mountain, I want to exchange ideas with you and others about a bugnet that can be placed over a hammock...
  21. Joyride, welcome to Yates. For food info, read...

    Joyride, welcome to Yates.
    For food info, read posts 24, 33, and 112
    Lots of trees
    Bring all your water
    Bring a folding camp chair
    You are Yates
  22. I have purchased Fronkey style bugnet from Two...

    I have purchased Fronkey style bugnet from Two Speed of TwoSpeedHammock. And am very pleased with quality of build. Also TwoSpeedHammock made it custom sized to my oversized hammock.
    Thank you Two...
  23. Just got back from Grayson Highlands Hang Just...

    Just got back from Grayson Highlands Hang
    Just two weeks ago Uncle Bubba and I hiked Birkhead Mountain Trail. Two nights and 16 miles with detours for water source. My toe got something, maybe start...
  24. Mooseman has a new secret weapon in his alcohol...

    Mooseman has a new secret weapon in his alcohol stove arsenal. Hammock campers and coffee drinkers, Phantom needs you now to plan on entering “Purdy Boil” contest...so y’all can smoke Peeeeetey and...
  25. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    MrPickl, you gonna miss Purdy Boil contest Saturday morning. That’s alright, I’ll tell you right now...old Phantom gonna smoke Peeeeetey, Mooseman and all contestants.
    I used to have extra gear to...
  26. Bama, as y’all are coming from a long way... If...

    Bama, as y’all are coming from a long way...
    If it was me, something easy would be good.
    Something y’all like.
    I hope your wife camps 2. If it’s real cold....
    Maybe not...
  27. I’m late to party. Is amsteel locking similar to...

    I’m late to party. Is amsteel locking similar to Dutch’s speed hooks and or loop aliens? Or is it a different animal?
    If nothing else—those turtles look good.
    If they can hold without slipping or...
  28. If I understand your description, you are...

    If I understand your description, you are insulating walls, ceiling-roof, floor of your sleep area.
    A few brave souls have trip reports describing comfortable outdoor hammock sleeping down to 20...
  29. If you have access, watch YouTube videos and use...

    If you have access, watch YouTube videos and use Google to see various types of gathered end hammocks. Some are hybrids, part gathered end and part something else and not necessarily bridge hammocks....
  30. How do you eliminate foot bunching in tight spaces

    Good ideas on saving money
    One way to get more comfort from a hammock is use a larger hammock. This may or may not fit in your insulated room. You can superinsulate a small room but must be careful...
  31. Let us know as your dream becomes reality On...

    Let us know as your dream becomes reality

    On an indoor hammock—I say go big or go home
  32. I’m guessing, keep hammock and insulation...

    I’m guessing, keep hammock and insulation separate. Easier to wash and dry. Might mostly want to wash hammock more frequently than insulation. Also if your insulation is too warm, would you have to...
  33. Got good sleep in hammock. Woke to coffee,...

    Got good sleep in hammock. Woke to coffee, camaraderie around [emoji91] campfire in a can
    Thanks to all hosts for sharing your cook stoves and supplies around Son of Blue Tarp
  34. After I grab a snack, I’m on way, and will have...

    After I grab a snack, I’m on way, and will have some Horse Doovers for tomorrow afternoon’s premeal snack.
    It’s gonna be dark when I get there...
    Hope that tree hypnosis works
  35. VA, 8th (almost annual) Grayson Fall Festival Hang - official planning thread 2019

    Running behind
    Will road be open all way to pavilion all night or is there a closing time?
    Thanks

    I called, she said yes, I’ll be able to get in and get in my hammock

    I will now hypnotize...
  36. Slugger, treasure your daughters, they gonna...

    Slugger, treasure your daughters, they gonna throw you a Birthday Bash
    Now, Terminator, can I have Slugger’s pizza?
    Deliver to 123 Slugger Way Medoc Mountain
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    Hammock / Suspension Bag

    For hammock campers who are neat, organized, and never forget or lose anything... separate sacks are way to go.
    For me...old, disorganized, losing small items,
    Hammock and suspension stay attached...
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    SilvrSurfr, my Forums friend, you are right. I...

    SilvrSurfr, my Forums friend, you are right.
    I make lots of noob mistakes!
    Lol
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    I’m far from best at staying dry My tarp is...

    I’m far from best at staying dry
    My tarp is large 13 ridgeline by 12 wide
    I pitch it high for walking under without bending

    Only four corners guyed out, usually to trees

    With rain and some...
  40. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    True Silverpalm, the fun is, DIY... Camaraderie...Far from perfect
    I’m hard of hearing, don’t remember words to songs, can’t carry a tune...but greatly enjoy simple melodic songs that I can hum...
  41. Hickery and Shug, if y’all are hiking Uwharrie...

    Hickery and Shug, if y’all are hiking Uwharrie trail, come by Yates to rest up on time change weekend. If Shooter can make it, campfire karaoke is on tap
  42. Hickery, I’ll bring fire mitts to go with your...

    Hickery, I’ll bring fire mitts to go with your shovel
    Silverpalm, two burners might help me or someone cook
  43. NC >Yates Fall Back Hang > Oct31 - Nov 3 2019

    Matt, you will be a great judge for our
    Knock Knock Joke competition.
    You will probably introduce our contestants and assist each kid and big kid by engaging in familiar patter.

    Greet...
  44. You are Yates...Y’all are Yates We all are...

    You are Yates...Y’all are Yates
    We all are Yates!
    Noobs and Old Pros alike are encouraged to communicate with one another to make a fun hang.
    Otherwise our Potluck Supper could devolve to
    “Ever...
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    Welcome from other side of the pond Very...

    Welcome from other side of the pond
    Very impressive creation!
    I would avoid locked brummell in this application, because it appears that it can’t get any tighter around hammock than initial hand...
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    I hope your suspension works good for you. I’m...

    I hope your suspension works good for you.
    I’m not sure how it looks. If you are able to send pictures, I might be better able to see your suspension. More pictures helps me see better, thanks
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    I have had off the wall suspensions that had just...

    I have had off the wall suspensions that had just straps contacting tree.
    And as SilvrSurfr notes, there are problems keeping tarp taut at all times.
    Tarp should be neat to prevent pooling of...
  48. 123 Slugger Way, Medoc Mountain Do y’all get...

    123 Slugger Way, Medoc Mountain

    Do y’all get a kick outa watching pros make pizza at a pizzeria? I do
    In my younger days, trying to make ends meet, one of my second jobs was cook at Pizza Hut....
  49. Rockdawg, I got paper towels 4 rolls, weather...

    Rockdawg, I got paper towels 4 rolls, weather perfect for hammock hang
  50. Tazmaniac, what is Sub2000? We need a judge...

    Tazmaniac, what is Sub2000?

    We need a judge for Knock Knock Jokes
    Knock knock jokes competition for kids and the kid in all of us.
    Prizes for top two knock knock jokers
    Big kids can do knock...
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