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  1. RE: CAR TAGS Having seen multiple people end...

    RE: CAR TAGS

    Having seen multiple people end up leaving their car interior lights on....and then returning to vehicles in the morning with a dead battery (don't even think about asking me how I...
  2. Ultralite Backpacker Asym Classic, Tie Out Specs , ANSWER

    Just got a reply from the expert :thumbup:folks at Hennessy Hammock:

    "The shock cord is 36" long and approximately 3mm in diameter."

    MODS: Can you now close this thread? Thanks!
  3. Thanks for the quick feedback!

    Thanks for the quick feedback!
  4. Waiting For My ThunderBird to get built questions?

    Evening All,

    I am another of the "proud to be waiting" for my own Thunderbird hammock folks :lol:. While I was waiting, I wanted to ask a few questions:

    What is the best length and diameter of...
  5. Ultralite Backpacker Asym Classic, Tie Out Specs

    Afternoon All:

    Can anyone here tell me both what the "stock" and "custom"Ultralite Backpacker Asym Classic (bottom entry), Tie Out Specs are. My factory standard tieouts (which seemed to me to be...
  6. I did not use the magic phrase, so some shame on...

    I did not use the magic phrase, so some shame on me.

    Let me know if the other deal falls through.
  7. Will Buy

    So how would you like me to pay you. Please provide all payment details, including your name, address, and phone number, please.

    Thanks

    WalksInDark.
  8. A couple of quick questions: what color is your...

    A couple of quick questions: what color is your hammock (not really sure from looking at pictures); how wide and long is the envelope between the two layers (I have a down mattress pad which is...
  9. LOST & FOUND AT MAHAA: Found at the campsite...

    LOST & FOUND AT MAHAA:

    Found at the campsite with Gabe, AKA Honey Buns, one small black glove plus a pink hankerchief.

    E-Mail me your address and I will make sure they get back to you.

    P.S. ...
  10. Looks like you guys/gals hit it out of the...

    Looks like you guys/gals hit it out of the park.....AGAIN!

    As of now, my nephew Gabe, and I are in.

    Looking forward to seeing everyone again!
  11. Poll: Okay, the air temps were in the high 80s. Site...

    Okay, the air temps were in the high 80s. Site was in the trees, no direct sunlight. Humidity was from 90% on up. When I put my wringing wet synthetic shirt, socks, and hiking shorts on the ridge...
  12. Poll: I am heading out for a 5 day AT section hike...

    I am heading out for a 5 day AT section hike tomorrow starting near Duncannon PA.

    I will report what actually worked better. :D

    Thanks for all of the feedback!
  13. Poll: Damp Clothes Dry Faster: Ridgeline or Below Air Mattress?

    Given all of the hard core scientific types here on the forum, I am sure someone has either the knowledge and/or experience to answer: Damp Clothes Dry Faster: Hammock Ridge line or Below Air...
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    2Q & ZQ, thanks for setting this up again. I...

    2Q & ZQ, thanks for setting this up again.

    I look forward to another wonderful MAHHA adventure weekend!
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    I used the Hennessey water collection system...

    I used the Hennessey water collection system multiple times. The way to catch the water was to wait a couple of minutes for the stuff to get washed off the tarp...and then do the water collection. ...
  16. I use an S Carabiner to hook my pack to the tree...

    I use an S Carabiner to hook my pack to the tree strap.

    Warning: At the last weekend hammock hang, I also put my daypack on the 'biner....by the end of the weekend: lo and behold, I found that a...
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    If we need to clear out brush, let me know and I...

    If we need to clear out brush, let me know and I will bring my machete...to help!
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    Speaking of long shots, did anyone find a Stylus...

    Speaking of long shots, did anyone find a Stylus Tough camera at the event? The camera was in a blue Bosch case!
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    To everyone who helped to make this event happen:...

    To everyone who helped to make this event happen: Thank You!

    Everything was great and good time was had by all.

    2Qs...wonderful video.

    Till next time....
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    Sierra Designs Microlight Pants MED, I'll Take

    Dibs, Sierra Designs Microlight Pants

    Please send me paypal info.

    Thanks
  21. Looking forward to seeing you again WV as well. ...

    Looking forward to seeing you again WV as well.

    I love ramps...how did you know?
  22. Bringing my nephew Gabe, my Kindle and a new...

    Bringing my nephew Gabe, my Kindle and a new inflatable pillow.

    (I really, really, really hope that the new pillow does not spring an air leak like the last one I bought!)
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    Final Word About Seam Sealing Tieouts From Brandon

    :)Per Brandon (owner of Warbonnet):

    The easiest way is to set it up, and smear a layer (as thin as possible) on the stitches of the 4 panel pull patches (on the underside only should be fine) and...
  24. +1 on SoundMan's suggestion.

    +1 on SoundMan's suggestion. :)

    Encouraging gear swaps, exchanging gear --"I have this..which I don't need any more...but I need that;" letting cottage vendors bring and sell whatever they wish;...
  25. I am still trying to figure out what food to...

    I am still trying to figure out what food to bring to the Saturday potluck. I was thinking about maybe bringing some lime chicken but would need to "Finish" it on a gas or charcoal grill.

    Anybody...
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    Karl you are a Prince!

    Karl you are a Prince!
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    Completely off topic.....but what do you plan on...

    Completely off topic.....but what do you plan on doing with 3 Hex flys?
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    +2 For SoundMan's comments. Had 2 Qs pole...

    +2 For SoundMan's comments.

    Had 2 Qs pole mod...did not seam seal. Had plenty of leakage (luckily I was using it for the first time in the summer and was close to home).

    Seam sealed as per 2...
  29. Thread: Tarps

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    TRUER WORDS NEVER SPOKEN: "SilvrSurfr: Light...

    TRUER WORDS NEVER SPOKEN:

    "SilvrSurfr: Light and cheap aren't usually found together. Don't waste money on a crappy tarp.

    Boothill: +1 on this, imo it's better to save for a bit longer and get...
  30. Let's Take The Initiative To Promote Hammock Camping!

    Great job Rev! I really appreciate all of the work that you put into this.:thumbup::thumbup:

    Not to continue to beat a dead horse, (BUT, YOU KNOW I AM GOING TO BEAT IT, Don’t ‘Cha): :lol: I...
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    See photos of various size tarps:

    SEE PHOTOS OF VARIOUS SIZE TARPS:

    Often times, for me, a picture is worth a thousand words. When manufacturers specify how big their tarps are, it really doesn’t mean much to me other than...
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    +1 For having Mountain Goat make you a set. Her...

    +1 For having Mountain Goat make you a set. Her work is flawless and her prices are reasonable for the quality she puts into them. Here is where to find Mountain Goat:...
  33. That answers my question. Thanks!

    That answers my question. Thanks!
  34. Zing-It Versus Lash-It Cordage, Which To Use

    Inquiring minds want to know: :confused:

    What are the major differences between zing-it and lash-it cordage; and where/what is the best hammock specific usage of each product?

    The reason I ask...
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    Thanks Guys!

    Thanks Guys!
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    I have some 2.44 mm cordage that I would like to...

    I have some 2.44 mm cordage that I would like to use. Do you think that the Glow In The Dark MINI Line-Lok (1 - 3 mm line) is good...or do I need to go to the bigger size?

    I am going to be using...
  37. Afternoon Everyone: Gabe (my nephew) and I...

    Afternoon Everyone:

    Gabe (my nephew) and I will try to be at this hang. Look forward to seeing all my old friends......and meeting lots of new ones!
  38. n's Guide tarp I reviewed. No offense taken. ...

    n's Guide tarp I reviewed. No offense taken.

    I don't know where you came up with your $25 tarp cost figure...but I suspect that number is artificially low.

    To "True Cost" the Sportsman's...
  39. Why Are Folks Still Buying Sportsman's Tarps?

    Okay, I drank the "Cheap Sportsman's Tarp" Kool Aid and found it to be a bitter brew.

    :cursing: :( :thumbdown:

    (See review here: ...
  40. Great! I would love to hear how well the sham...

    Great!

    I would love to hear how well the sham wows work for you.

    (I am guessing that they will wick water away even faster than the fake chamois.
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    Kat made me a pair of custom snake skins quite...

    Kat made me a pair of custom snake skins quite awhile back...and they are wonderful! I really like the small pockets at the end so that I can stuff my ridge line right into the snake skins.

    I...
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    As reported earlier, I ordered a DD XL tarp and...

    As reported earlier, I ordered a DD XL tarp and you can read my initial impressions of that tarp here: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=70219

    BTW, I think that the DD tarp is a...
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    DD XL Tarp $80 14.8’ X 9.8’

    DD XL Tarp $80 14.8’ X 9.8’

    Last Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDST I ordered a 4.5 X 3 meter DD XL tarp (http://www.ddhammocks.com/product/tarp-xl) from Great Britain.
    ...
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    Superfly....for when you want to be the last man...

    Superfly....for when you want to be the last man sleeping....DRY..when the weather turns bad or the rain flies sideways.
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    Sportsman's Guide Emergency Shelter

    I needed to get a tarp for my nephew's hammock and given that he only goes out a few times a year, I did not want to spend a lot of money on one. (Yep, I must be an idiot to even think about...
  46. Don't know if you have solved your "water coming...

    Don't know if you have solved your "water coming in on the suspension line" problem, but a solution I use is to take one of those $5 fake chamois skins from the auto part stores and cut a couple of...
  47. Thanks for all of the advice folks, I will give...

    Thanks for all of the advice folks, I will give them each a try.
  48. Guide Gear® Emergency Shelter, Best Ridgeline?

    Afternoon Folks:

    At the end of last year I got a Guide Gear® Emergency Shelter 11' X 14' (which I have not even gotten out of the box) and now I am trying to determine what would be the best way...
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    Almost forgot, on the night following the...

    Almost forgot, on the night following the "midnight skinny dip" we ended up in a commercial campground at a state park high in the mountains of North Carolina.

    No sooner than we had out popup...
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    Years ago, I was took my older brother (who was...

    Years ago, I was took my older brother (who was slowly dying from brain cancer), my older sister, and my younger brother for a week of summer tent trailer camping. In the middle of the trip, the...
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