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    Welcome from L'ville. STinGa

    Welcome from L'ville.

    STinGa
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    For several years I used carbon fiber arrow...

    For several years I used carbon fiber arrow shafts with no problem. Then, for some reason, I had 3 or 4 crack in quick order (and no, it wasn't my extra lbs ... :laugh: ). I am now using some...
  3. Thread: Hello all

    by STinGa
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    Welcome to the site. STinGa

    Welcome to the site.

    STinGa
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    That is funny, I don't care who you are. ...

    That is funny, I don't care who you are.

    Welcome to the site. The suggestions above are spot on. There are several vendors here that will take care of your needs.

    STinGa
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    Bingo

    I bought several pair and had them made using different stitching colors so my kids know which ones go with which kid / hammock. :thumbup1:

    STinGa
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    Swapping to hammocks usually takes a couple of...

    Swapping to hammocks usually takes a couple of nights to work out the kinks. But, a rough night's sleep in the hammock easily beats rocks and roots and the hard ground.

    Good luck with the...
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    The thing to remember with kids is to keep it...

    The thing to remember with kids is to keep it fun. While I prefer national forest camping to state park camping, the GA state parks have play grounds and sometimes pools. National parks have Jr...
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    Not a bad idea. I wonder how big the snake skin...

    Not a bad idea. I wonder how big the snake skin will have to be to squeeze in one hammock with two kids?


    It was nice, although it was in the splash zone. The pool at the base of the leaning...
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    North Georgia recon trip

    This past Saturday, I decided to do a little recon trip to North Georgia to check out some potential camping sites. We stopped at a couple of sites near Clayton, had lunch, goofed off, had dinner,...
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    Welcome to the site. I took my youngest on an...

    Welcome to the site.

    I took my youngest on an hammocking overnighter when she was 5. I had her hanging the closest of the kiddos, just in case she needed to visit the potty during the night. I...
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    Welcome aboard from Ga. STinGa

    Welcome aboard from Ga.

    STinGa
  12. Thanks for sharing your pics. The BRP is a...

    Thanks for sharing your pics. The BRP is a family favorite when it comes to vacations.

    STinGa
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    Count me in, please. Thanks. STinGa

    Count me in, please. Thanks.

    STinGa
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    The bear population is definitely on the rise. We...

    The bear population is definitely on the rise. We are getting more and more bear sightings in Gwinnett County, GA (one county north of Atlanta for non-Georgians). More bear + more tourists = more...
  15. Maztrain, As always, you have shared a top...

    Maztrain,

    As always, you have shared a top notch video. Thanks for taking us along and sharing the trip.

    STinGa
  16. Thread: New to forum...

    by STinGa
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    Welcome to the site from a GA hanger. STinGa

    Welcome to the site from a GA hanger.

    STinGa
  17. Thread: My first setup

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    And so it begins ... a case of upgrade-itis....

    And so it begins ... a case of upgrade-itis. There is no known cure of this disease.

    Congrats on the work. Enjoy the first time out.

    STinGa
  18. Welcome to the site. You never mentioned a...

    Welcome to the site.

    You never mentioned a timeline, so I hope you have time to dig through this site. There is a ton of info here, just watch out for info overload. As mentioned, try to...
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    Advice ... sit down and hold one for the ride....

    Advice ... sit down and hold one for the ride. Welcome to the club.

    STinGa
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    Welcome to the site. I am also looking forward to...

    Welcome to the site. I am also looking forward to your pics.

    STinGa
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    Double check your source about them being banned...

    Double check your source about them being banned in Florida. A few years ago there was a trial / test run conducted and they were allowed. Many rangers were not aware until pointed in the right...
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    Lol ... When I read you post the first time, I...

    Lol ... When I read you post the first time, I thought double layer and had to take a second look.

    STinGa
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    Thanks for posting your report. Sounds like it...

    Thanks for posting your report. Sounds like it was a great trip.

    STinGa
  24. Thread: SeAz here

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    Welcome to the site. Getting off of the ground...

    Welcome to the site. Getting off of the ground really can't be beat. I spent this past weekend on the ground and I sure could tell it ... took a while to work out the kinks. Just remember when...
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    Welcome to the site from Lawrenceville. ...

    Welcome to the site from Lawrenceville.

    STinGa
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    Welcome to the site. Wade in slowly, it is easy...

    Welcome to the site. Wade in slowly, it is easy to get info overload. As mentioned earlier, try to check out a group hang.

    STinGa
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    Hey Str1der ... I had a similar question last...

    Hey Str1der ...

    I had a similar question last week. Here is the link. There are several suggestions that may interest you and your buddies.

    ...
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    I know I have said it before, but Uncle Sam cured...

    I know I have said it before, but Uncle Sam cured me of wanting more camo in my life, but for some reason I always take a second and third peek at multi-cam.

    Looking good Papa Smurf.

    STinGa
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    Welcome to the site from a former TN guy. ...

    Welcome to the site from a former TN guy.

    STinGa
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    Thanks for the suggestions everyone. Lake...

    Thanks for the suggestions everyone. Lake Winfield Scott and Dockery Lake look really promising. Some of the others look pretty good also.

    I hope everyone is enjoying their Memorial Day weekend. ...
  31. Rev, if I am not mistaken. Welcome back. ...

    Rev, if I am not mistaken. Welcome back.

    STinGa
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    Welcome to the madness from L'ville. STinGa

    Welcome to the madness from L'ville.

    STinGa
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    Welcome to the site. I can't help you with that...

    Welcome to the site. I can't help you with that question, but I am sure someone will chime in.
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    North Georgia base-camp location

    While my wife enjoys camping, she isn't into back packing.

    I am looking for something like Vogel State Park and its Coosa Backcountry Trail.

    What other base-camps can anyone point me to in...
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    Thanks for sharing your trip and pics. I usually...

    Thanks for sharing your trip and pics. I usually head north to the cooler temps, but I need to change my normal and go south to see those sites sometime.

    STinGa
  36. Thread: Here I am

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    Welcome to the site. STinGa

    Welcome to the site.

    STinGa
  37. Thread: Rest areas

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    I tend to take the back roads and go cross...

    I tend to take the back roads and go cross country rather than the interstate. I have been known to pull into church parking lots for an hour or two nap.

    STinGa
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    Welcome to the site. While not the arctic,...

    Welcome to the site.

    While not the arctic, there are plenty of US hangers that live not too far south of the US / Canadian border and there are plenty of Canadians here also. If you have been...
  39. Thread: hammock bliss?

    by STinGa
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    I have had a Bliss for quite a while. It is what...

    I have had a Bliss for quite a while. It is what I was using before joining this site and did the DIY thing. I did swap out the suspension once I realized why I kept getting closer and closer to the...
  40. Thread: Vets who hang.

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    Army here also. I shared my time with the TN...

    Army here also. I shared my time with the TN Guard, GA Guard, and the Reserves. 24 years total with 4 years active between 9/11 and 2011.

    Thanks to all my bothers and sisters for your services. ...
  41. Great pics. Thanks for sharing them. STinGa

    Great pics. Thanks for sharing them.

    STinGa
  42. Firebird, Thanks for taking us along on you...

    Firebird,

    Thanks for taking us along on you latest trip.

    My rug rats have less than 2 weeks of school left for the year. Once the last final is in the books, we will have to take your lead...
  43. Thread: New guy

    by STinGa
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    Welcome to both of you. Wade in slowly and watch...

    Welcome to both of you. Wade in slowly and watch out for info overload.

    STinGa
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    Simple … spread it out, sit down, lean back at an...

    Simple … spread it out, sit down, lean back at an angle, swing your legs up. Piece of cake.

    Welcome to the club.
  45. Good video and good music to go along with it. ...

    Good video and good music to go along with it. Thanks for taking us with you.

    STinGa
  46. As a parent, having your kids try something new...

    As a parent, having your kids try something new ... riding a bike for the first time, diving, completing their first backpacking trip, cleaning the gutters, mowing the yard ... oops some of those...
  47. Thread: New to Hammocks

    by STinGa
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    Welcome to the site. From experience, I don't...

    Welcome to the site. From experience, I don't know how much I would consider Army rucking = hiking ... LOL. Although, they both get you from one point to another.

    Looking forward to pics from...
  48. That looks like a pretty nice spot except .......

    That looks like a pretty nice spot except .... I'm not there. :)

    STinGa

    It's only Tuesday and I am already longing for the weekend.
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    Wow. How cool is that. I bet the owner was...

    Wow. How cool is that. I bet the owner was horrified that he left his hammock out in the woods. Great thinking on your part to check with PapaSmurf about tracking down the owner.

    Good on both...
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    Welcome to the site. Sore back? Are you sleeping...

    Welcome to the site. Sore back? Are you sleeping on a diagonal or like a banana?

    STinGa
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