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    That just look dangerous. It looks like an...

    That just look dangerous. It looks like an accidental head cracking waiting to happen.
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    Like the pads installed for tents in "designated"...

    Like the pads installed for tents in "designated" camping areas, sooner or later stands, metal poles, or short telephone poles, will be installed for hangers. I don't think banning will be the next...
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    Two nail boom

    This is an old thread to be dug up, but here is a brainstorm (or hairbrain) idea. The holes in the nails could be 1/8", 3/32", or even 1/16" if thin enough cordage was used, possibly Amsteel. The two...
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    Yoda. That is an excellent idea.

    Yoda. That is an excellent idea.
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    A simple "I'm in" will suffice to get you an...

    A simple "I'm in" will suffice to get you an entry.
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    I like the corner to corner idea. A little...

    I like the corner to corner idea. A little modification would be to use a pair of 4x4s in each corner and diagonal pole at the ceiling and floor. Form a square where the top and bottom edges are on...
  7. We asked about hammock camping at all the places,...

    We asked about hammock camping at all the places, some did not have any idea so we just said thank you and called back to speak to a different person. The state park reservations seem to be split...
  8. Summer vacation and camping from SC to Maine (lot of pics)

    This summer the vacation was to our family owned cabin in the deep woods of Maine.
    We drove from Greenville SC and hammock camped along the way.

    Pine Grove Furnace State park was the first...
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    Family canoe/hang trip

    We took a family trip to Etowah River Campground in northern GA. The campground was great. It is the second time we have stayed there and we have friends who stay there often. We stayed in site 10....
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    After seeing our setups there were several who...

    After seeing our setups there were several who said they were thinking about it. We had a great time in the rain. The kids had a water balloon fight and did a lot of digging in the mud. My son got...
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    Two nights in rain with scouts

    When camping at Kings Mountain State part in SC with my son's cub scout troop. We were the only two hanging....and the only two who stayed dry in the two nights of rain.

    He uses Eno Double nest,...
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    What kind of roof rack on what kind of car?

    What kind of roof rack on what kind of car?
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    Nevermind I think it is this one, right? ...

    Nevermind I think it is this one, right?

    http://www.acurite.com/weather/thermometers/digital-window-thermometer-00315-00316-00317-00318.html
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    What temperature gauge is that? It says acurite,...

    What temperature gauge is that? It says acurite, but I can't find a model that looks like it.
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    I think a duvet out of your preferred sheet...

    I think a duvet out of your preferred sheet material would work. Like a sock for the hammock that you attach at each end and along the edge in a few spots.
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    Got my tarp and extra stuff sack yesterday, on...

    Got my tarp and extra stuff sack yesterday, on schedule from the shipping estimate. They are great and worth the wait.
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    On march 12 I ordered a tarp. By March 18, I had...

    On march 12 I ordered a tarp. By March 18, I had heard nothing, so I sent an email asking for a status. I got back an answer within 2 hours saying they were about 2 - 3 weeks behind, and I should get...
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    I tried some beaver hunting from a hammock once...

    I tried some beaver hunting from a hammock once and was so comfortable I missed a chance to take a shot. It was also hard to get around into position to take the shot without the hammock swinging,...
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    I'l take the ProFly

    I'l take the ProFly
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    ENO DN bishop bag conversion (with pics)

    Here is my attempt at converting a standard ENO DN to use a bishop bag.

    This started with an ENO DN that had already had the buckle and strap removed.
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    Kids and I were out bamboo hunting in Upstate SC...

    Kids and I were out bamboo hunting in Upstate SC and were told by some locals about a large bamboo grove here

    County Road 271, MARIETTA, SC 29661

    I do not own the property or have any right to...
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    Double hang?

    Has anyone tried this with a double inline hammock hang? It would allow for two people to hang with only one additional pole and 2 additional stakes, in less space than 2 complete independent setups?...
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    Out for a day hike with kids we stopped along the...

    Out for a day hike with kids we stopped along the way to Kings Creek falls in Upstate SC. They both relaxed in ENO SN and then each took a turn separately. I just hung in a ENO DN. ChickenWing (from...
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    I have not been out too many times with my...

    I have not been out too many times with my hammock, but when I have been my bag hangs from a tree, either one that I am hanging from or another near by. A few wraps of rope and a carabiner make a...
  25. How much weight are you all hanging from the...

    How much weight are you all hanging from the suspension? or end of the tarps?
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    I also made these toggles for the stakes. They...

    I also made these toggles for the stakes. They are delrin turned down to about 10 mm with two 3/16 inch holes.

    They worked great to allow the stake to stay in ground and raise tarp in the day....
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    Hello (from a new hanger)

    Hello. This site, Shug's YouTube videos, and a pair of friends who used hammocks were all instrumental in me starting hammock camping. I loved being outdoors and in the woods, but hated being in a...
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