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  1. Yes, it's hard to concentrate on my sewing when...

    Yes, it's hard to concentrate on my sewing when I'm worried my wife might pop in and see me not "neatly put together" ! :lol:
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    Do it. You are correct on the dates. I've just...

    Do it. You are correct on the dates. I've just been too lazy to post it up.
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    Almost. I donated some unused gear to one other...

    Almost. I donated some unused gear to one other local group led by a forum member, but that is all!

    Your scout was really done wrong. You were the one that decided to right that wrong. How...
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    www.youtube.com/watch?v=__Ia6Ll9STc In this...

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=__Ia6Ll9STc

    In this vid @ 2:20
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    :) No.... Thank You, Monique.:) What I gave was...

    :) No.... Thank You, Monique.:) What I gave was just a few $$ worth of material. What you did for them is priceless.
  6. I'm also interested. I did a Suwannee trip a...

    I'm also interested. I did a Suwannee trip a few years ago: White Springs to Suwannee River State Park. Would love to do this section too.
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    Welcome back. It would be great to see y'all...

    Welcome back. It would be great to see y'all again. I met your family at The Dismals Hang almost three years ago.
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    Nice trip guys, and thanks for recording it for...

    Nice trip guys, and thanks for recording it for us. At least I can live vicariously through your adventures. Hope to see y'all this fall at the Sipsey Hang. Looks like it's gonna be a Halloween Hang...
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    Of course I'll vouch for y'all. But, I'm sure you...

    Of course I'll vouch for y'all. But, I'm sure you can come up with better references than me!
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    And a very nice set-up it is! You said your Boy...

    And a very nice set-up it is! You said your Boy Scouts and Venture Crew are all looking forward to learning how to make their own hammock set-ups. If I can help them out with material shoot me a PM....
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    Welcome from Gadsden. Here's a good place to...

    Welcome from Gadsden. Here's a good place to start learning about hammock camping www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7NZVqpBUV0 If you can sew (or know someone who does) you'd be surprised at how much of...
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    Yes, that sounds logical. It looks like I will...

    Yes, that sounds logical. It looks like I will be on-call Halloween weekend, but I can probably trade it for another weekend. I'd really like to have The Sipsey Hang on Halloween since we've never...
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    When's the anniversary? Got to avoid that date...

    When's the anniversary? Got to avoid that date for sure. I'd like to have the Sipsey Hang in late October, and be able to make it to the Mississippi Hang too.
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    Yeah Chriss, what Todd said. Announce it and we...

    Yeah Chriss, what Todd said. Announce it and we will be there!
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    I agree. Over 2lbs of 800fp down for $10.00....

    I agree. Over 2lbs of 800fp down for $10.00. Excellent buy! The only way it could be better is if this were pillows instead of a comforter. (easier/neater to harvest the down)
  16. That's great news. Looking forward to seeing you...

    That's great news. Looking forward to seeing you again at a regional hang.
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    Some pictures: Jethro and Bebop soaking up...

    Some pictures:

    Jethro and Bebop soaking up some sun131208

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    The kids enjoying a game131214

    Max holding an unexpected lunchtime visitor131215
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    Max and I are still on our way home, taking a...

    Max and I are still on our way home, taking a break at the Alabamistan Welcome Center on I-20
    We will post a few pictures later. For now, another big Thank You! to Hotlips and Kingsford for all your...
  19. Dang! Does this mean no jalapeno mac n cheese?

    Dang! Does this mean no jalapeno mac n cheese?
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    /groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/vintagejapansewingmac...

    /groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/vintagejapansewingmachines/info
  21. www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/75680-D...

    www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/75680-DIY-Grosgrain-and-Rolled-Hem-Guides

    Post #3 Works like a charm.
  22. Mrs. Squidbilly here again. You are very...

    Mrs. Squidbilly here again.

    You are very welcome bigsig. An alternative to using a reverse stitch is to use very small stitches (20 per inch) for the first 1/4 inch then switch to your normal...
  23. Squidbilly's wife and a Singer 301 machine lover...

    Squidbilly's wife and a Singer 301 machine lover (I have quite a few and one of each model/color).

    I agree with dperk in that you are probably not raising your needle to the highest point before...
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    "No name trail" is actually the official trail...

    "No name trail" is actually the official trail #204. Funny how it's more accurately plotted on the Briartech map than on the SWHC map, but there it is.

    The "valley trail" is 204A: an unofficial...
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    Wow, hand sewing a tarp, that's awesome! And I...

    Wow, hand sewing a tarp, that's awesome! And I thought I was old school for using a Nechhi Supernova on a treadle.
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    Yes, there is also a trail on the west side....

    Yes, there is also a trail on the west side. There are also lots of social trails in the SWA that aren't on the maps.

    http://www.sipseywilderness.org/index.html Maps and trail descriptions
    ...
  27. Just so you don't get confused: I think...

    Just so you don't get confused: I think sidneyhornblower went in at Wolfpen Cemetary-not from Wolfpen Camp. If you do this route you can make a loop and end up on Cranal Rd a few yards west of the...
  28. Thanks for the video Kurt, great job! I love...

    Thanks for the video Kurt, great job! I love watching your vids: especially this one where we're on separate hikes and I can see how my kid acts when I'm not around.:eek:
    If it weren't for you I...
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    Bad news for us, but congrats to you Mecks (and...

    Bad news for us, but congrats to you Mecks (and future Mecks). Save one of those stands and a hammock for Beth. She's gonna need them at UPMC Saint Margaret to get some well deserved rest (when she...
  30. What Jim said. Plus, dropping into West Bee can...

    What Jim said. Plus, dropping into West Bee can be difficult too, but this route is a lot shorter. (2.8 miles vs. 5.7 miles going around Shiprock and up 204A)

    So that was you who brought the...
  31. I agree with Todd... this was one of my favorite...

    I agree with Todd... this was one of my favorite hangs. It was so much fun hanging out with old friends again. And a special thanks to all the new folks who attended. You were all awesome people who...
  32. :lol: Thanks, that's gonna make her spew her...

    :lol: Thanks, that's gonna make her spew her coffee! :lol:

    She would never have just used a black marker on fabric. And she would have installed snaps or a zipper along the bottom. (double...
  33. For all those who have never attended this hang:...

    For all those who have never attended this hang: I made a sign that I will put on the south side of Cranal Road at the turn into Wolfpen Camp. It's not big (18' x 24") but it should really pop...
  34. If you take US 278 from Gadsden, it will be on...

    If you take US 278 from Gadsden, it will be on the right just before you reach I-65. 1401 4th St SW (US 278)

    http://johnnysbarbq.com/
  35. Yes, YAY! :thumbup: :lol: It's like they...

    Yes, YAY! :thumbup:


    :lol: It's like they wrote that ad just for us! How did they know?
  36. I pass by Johnny's every time I head to The SWA....

    I pass by Johnny's every time I head to The SWA. I've never stopped and tried them out. :confused: I don't know why. Just in a hurry to get to the Bankhead NF, I guess.
    What a shame...I love some...
  37. You know we will Charlotte; be nice, that is. ...

    You know we will Charlotte; be nice, that is. Wish you could be there, but I understand how obligations get in the way sometimes.

    Speaking of conspicuous abscences; where is aboyd?
  38. With us it was two things: flu (virus) and...

    With us it was two things: flu (virus) and mycoplasma (bacteria that causes bronchitis and pneumonia). Two of us had both, one had only flu, I had only Myco. After starting antibiotic, I felt better...
  39. I feel your pain. That was my household a month...

    I feel your pain. That was my household a month ago. Two of us got it, and a week later the other two came down with it. Really hoping she feels better soon. If not, you are certainly doing the right...
  40. That's why we keep a campfire burning: keeps the...

    That's why we keep a campfire burning: keeps the gas burned off.



    They are teenagers- just like we were. They are out in the woods, among friends, free from their everyday life. See how they...
  41. Of course. We know who we are!;) Perfect...

    Of course. We know who we are!;)



    Perfect weather if it holds as predicted.:boggle:



    That's nice, glad you can make it. Is that her in your avatar pic?
  42. Max will be there, so, there goes the...

    Max will be there, so, there goes the neighborhood. :lol: I'm sure they will keep us entertained. So much for a quiet weekend in the woods!
  43. I hate it when life gets in the way. I was...

    I hate it when life gets in the way. I was looking forward to meeting you too.



    Yes! See ya Friday



    :lol:Go ahead...intimidate your surroundings, humiliate the terrain, devastate the...
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    Have you tried Tractor Supply Company, or other...

    Have you tried Tractor Supply Company, or other farm supply stores?

    https://www.enasco.com/action/solr/select?q=permethrin
  45. I have a 3/4 length UQ you can borrow. ...

    I have a 3/4 length UQ you can borrow.



    Yeah, you better be there! Jackson has to work, but I'm rescuing Max from school.

    Don't worry, I will not bring you any beans. I'm contributing...
  46. Just a reminder: The ticks have been out for a...

    Just a reminder: The ticks have been out for a month already. Chiggers won't be far behind. Repel all pests by treating your clothes and gear with permethrin.
  47. Can't think of anything in particular...surprise...

    Can't think of anything in particular...surprise us!



    I'll have lots of extra parts in case anybody needs something.
  48. Come on out Tim- one night is better than none! ...

    Come on out Tim- one night is better than none!



    I like the way you think. :thumbup1:
  49. Excellent ! Also, when I left Thompson TH after...

    Excellent ! Also, when I left Thompson TH after our trip a couple of weekends ago, I drove through Wolfpen Camp to check it out. It looks like there was a prescribed burn in the area this past...
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    One of those pics shows level ground down by the...

    One of those pics shows level ground down by the creek torn up by the hogs. The sandy looking pic shows my map in a gallon ziplock half buried in one of their ruts.

    I saw the metal, and I agree,...
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