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  1. I have used Mule's parachute system now on 3...

    I have used Mule's parachute system now on 3 trips and it takes the hassle out of fetching water. First it makes retrieving water easy from streams or lakes. Secondly I attach my Sawyer filter and...
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    Congratulations on your marriage. Marriage is its...

    Congratulations on your marriage. Marriage is its own adventure and wishing the both of you a wonderful and enduring adventure to what life throws at you. Again congrats. So where did Tala hold the...
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    Yes your right it has been too long. Life happens...

    Yes your right it has been too long. Life happens and you just have to focus on the issues at hand plow through until free time opportunities emerge again.
    Thanks for the dates and I am going to...
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    Trail Medic,

    Great vid and thanks for sharing. From what I hear the Hoosiers were present in force. Thought about going but change my mine. Maybe next year. Again thanks for sharing your vid
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    Salamonie

    What dates are you thinking about?
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    Thru hike

    I made it a thru hike, the entire trail in 31/2 days. I wouldn't recommend that time line but we worked are arses off doing. This was before the tornado. It is a difficult trail. But worth while.
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    Halloween Hang

    :lol: Would love to join the fun. Hopefully the dates coincide with my calendar. Looking forward to hanging in the Hoosier
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    Foothills Trerk

    Guys,

    Great video! Enjoyed the different camera angles as well as the background music choice. Sitting in the office busy but was telliported away from the druggery for awhile. Thanks for the...
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    What a great adventure! Have a wonderful time and...

    What a great adventure! Have a wonderful time and take lots of video so we can enjoy the fun vicariously. Be well.
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    I am interested but certainly need to get the...

    I am interested but certainly need to get the legs and lungs in shape. Did it two years ago in 31/2 days but really kicked my butt. 20,000 feet of elevation change in 45 miles is certainly a...
  11. Interested and would like to go but scheduled to...

    Interested and would like to go but scheduled to work that Saturday:(

    Enjoy
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    This weekend

    Sorry Mule sounds great but I am busy on the home front.
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    FRONKEY! So cool your on the trail! Watched...

    FRONKEY!

    So cool your on the trail! Watched both vids and anxious to see the 3rd one. Got lots of questions, later, and anxious to hear all the details

    Great hiking and "Watch Out for That...
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    Count me in as well. Would be nice to camp...

    Count me in as well. Would be nice to camp someplace close to a water source.
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    You made my day:). My what a BIG squirrel you...

    You made my day:). My what a BIG squirrel you have there.
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    Great job! Wish the folks who dumped the trash...

    Great job! Wish the folks who dumped the trash had to ride up the cliff in those barrels for throwing them down there. Great work.
  17. Lazy River, Thanks for a wonderful review. I...

    Lazy River,

    Thanks for a wonderful review. I can attest to both the cuben tarp and the Phoenix. Both have performed very well under some extreme weather conditions.

    Great review
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    Hey Jerry Would enjoy it but hopefully I'll be...

    Hey Jerry

    Would enjoy it but hopefully I'll be at the Linville Gorge Hang that week. Got to win the lottery as work is seriously interfer ring with hammock hanging events:) Enjoy and please PM me...
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    HH stock suspension

    It didn't take me very long to realize, from some knowledgable folks here, that the stock HH suspension had to go. Been happily using Whoopie slings ever since. If you change over you need whoopies...
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    3rd HH

    Shotgunred, excellent video you got there, well done. I agree on the hang spot great location and loved hearing the babbling water. Be well
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    Great decision! I am grateful to have HF as...

    Great decision! I am grateful to have HF as social media as well as a source to learn more about hanging and hiking.

    Hope to see you at the fall hang or perhaps we can meet up on the Knobstone...
  22. How safe will that be with all the killings going...

    How safe will that be with all the killings going on in Mexico with the Cartels???? Folks down there kidnap folks as a living . A " rich Cannadian" seems like a likely target. Any security planned?
  23. Line loks and reflective cord

    I sewed some loops of elastic ribbon and attached them to the line locks from the D rings of my tarps. Used reflective line for my guy lines. I can tighten them, if need be, from under the tarp in...
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    Weight would be the biggest argument and Whoopies...

    Weight would be the biggest argument and Whoopies are pretty simple to operate and don't damage your line and once adjusted no knots to tie to prevent slippage. No one claims they are the perfect...
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    Tried all sorts of set ups with m Hennessy....

    Tried all sorts of set ups with m Hennessy. Finally in frustration I listened to the folks on this forum and switched to Whoopie Slings and haven't had any issues or frustrations since.
    Keep in...
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    Nice pic of all your gear!

    Nice pic of all your gear!
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    It is a great site run by some caring folks and a...

    It is a great site run by some caring folks and a bunch of very knowledgable folks from a variety of backgrounds and education. I can't say enough good things about HF.

    Welcome and enjoy!
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    Hey Loner, Thanks a bunch for sharing the AT...

    Hey Loner,

    Thanks a bunch for sharing the AT videos, I am envious. Are you posting on either Trail Journals or Postholer?

    Good luck & great hiking.
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    A little harsh? He only asked what was better.

    A little harsh? He only asked what was better.
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    See Hooch's thread he is selling a ULA Circuit

    See Hooch's thread he is selling a ULA Circuit
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    Well Yes I do, KNOW! Hey I had a good time just...

    Well Yes I do, KNOW! Hey I had a good time just hanging a lot farther from the camp fire then everyone else. What can I say LOL.
    Had a really great time and it was nice to meet up with some folks...
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    My condolences for the camera. Did the camera...

    My condolences for the camera. Did the camera happen to be holding an apple at the time??????! LOL. Be well and safe hiking
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    Not sure how many miles I did hike but I am...

    Not sure how many miles I did hike but I am pretty familiar with ALL the trails in that part of the HNF. Bah humbug GPS units are for pansies :lol::lol:
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    Brown Hollow????? You guys were at Brown Hollow...

    Brown Hollow????? You guys were at Brown Hollow Really? We're is Brown Hollow? LOL at myself. Well it was nice hang with a great turn out for the short time I spent with y'all.
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    Water

    I PM'd Mule on this and said water source would be available at the first camp site but not the second?????!
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    Obviously left a NOT so long lasting impression....

    Obviously left a NOT so long lasting impression. Guess youll have to work harder this trip.
  37. Thread: i didi it!

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    Congrats! You now have some experience to learn...

    Congrats! You now have some experience to learn from and that experience will help you appreciate and understand why the good folks here count ounces/grams. It does make all the difference. Learning...
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    Hammock Gear rocks. My 20* Phoenix kept me toasty...

    Hammock Gear rocks. My 20* Phoenix kept me toasty on my dog speeding trip on the Cannadian border. Down to -4* F on one of the nights. Enjoy!
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    I am using the HH Deep Jungle, which is double...

    I am using the HH Deep Jungle, which is double layer and comes with mats you mention. So far seems very comfortable and have not noted noise or sweating . I have had it down to 40's with just my...
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    Camera

    I did a lot of research before my purchase. I wanted a camera for back packing videos. I chose the Lumix DMC-TS3 made by Panasonic. It is waterproof to 30', shockproof, HD video. Worked very well on...
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    Well there is a very good reason we threw the...

    Well there is a very good reason we threw the stiff upper lips out of here a while back, :lol:
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    Cannibal, See that's what makes Yankee...

    Cannibal,

    See that's what makes Yankee ingenuity and unstoppable force. Given a situation we always seem to find a solution. Well down sir!
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    Indoor sleeping

    Is it no brainer if you sleep full time in a hammock that you are one lonely dude? Just teasing don't take it seriously but the thought just had to be stated:lol:
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    Tarp

    Stormstaff,

    I have DIY mesh snake skins and bundle it all together and carry it in an outside pocket for easy tarp set up in the rain if necessary and have the luxury of cover before I open my...
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    Bluejeans, I hope to have it done and take it to...

    Bluejeans, I hope to have it done and take it to the HH...it will be good to see you again. Bring shorts, its gonna be warm.;)

    Jerry
    USN..[/QUOTE]

    Thanks really looking forward to hanging...
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    Jerry, will you be bring your DIY UQ to the Hang?...

    Jerry, will you be bring your DIY UQ to the Hang? It would be great to see it.
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    Diy

    Great job and just the encouragement I needed to begin some DIY projects of my own. Congrats thanks for sharing
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    Cisox welcome

    Welcome Cisox,

    Bluejeans here, up in Muncie, welcome aboard and I am sure you will enjoy this group. Over 16,000 members and worldwide, really a bunch of great folks and super information as well...
  49. Count me in as well. Money well spent and this is...

    Count me in as well. Money well spent and this is a case of far greater returns then invested with weekly dividends
  50. Take the kids to a gold mine and pan for gold....

    Take the kids to a gold mine and pan for gold. Usually find a small piece or two and creates great memories. Have fun and you havent enough time to see what the state has to offer but youll see more...
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