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  1. Seen ya smile before, but never seen you smile...

    Seen ya smile before, but never seen you smile with that much zen flowing. Looked like you immensly enjoyed your solice and trip this far. Enjoyed it my friend. Nice to see all the creature comforts...
  2. Very nice shug. Been looking at those hitch...

    Very nice shug. Been looking at those hitch hangers thinking about welding up me one when I find the time. Might be cheaper just to buy one though. Happy retirement! Always wanted to see ya perform...
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    It's been on my radar. Don't know much about it....

    It's been on my radar. Don't know much about it. Know they fossil hunt when water is low. Interested what you come up with.
  4. Thread: Knots book?

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    The boy scouts have a knot card box set that is...

    The boy scouts have a knot card box set that is pretty good. Has knots and lashings. You can buy them on scouting.org in their store. Used them for years teaching kids.
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    Enjoyed your report and the pictures. What a cool...

    Enjoyed your report and the pictures. What a cool father/son experience! Glad y'all did it and hope there is more!
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    Congrats to all. Put off getting my HH getting...

    Congrats to all. Put off getting my HH getting converted. Better get on the ball.
  7. Very cool! Still have not paddled that river. One...

    Very cool! Still have not paddled that river. One day. Glad to hear your hubby and grandson joined ya. Glad to see you made it up there this year.
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    In the. Media section on here there are some...

    In the. Media section on here there are some sewing videos by ramblinrev. Called we don't see,we make gear. Those might be helpful to you.
  9. Thread: Hang Con

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    Very cool! Phoenix will do a good job. Let's...

    Very cool! Phoenix will do a good job. Let's give him the support to continue this event. I've been able to attend this event for years. Hope to continue though life has really changed with our...
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    You know, looking back, I was looking for info on...

    You know, looking back, I was looking for info on my Hennessy, and this video of some kooks hammock camping at -29! Being here in florida I showed my buddy and we thought they were nuts!!! Crazy...
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    RIP rainman. Sorry to hear of our loss. He gave...

    RIP rainman. Sorry to hear of our loss. He gave great advice on here and I enjoyed learning from his posts and trip reports. What a bummer.
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    Congrats popcornfool!! Thanks alife for doing...

    Congrats popcornfool!! Thanks alife for doing this! Cool stuff!
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    I'm in Thank you

    I'm in
    Thank you
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    Greetings from the West coast here! You set...

    Greetings from the West coast here! You set yourself up well with the fine equipment you bought. Dream hammocks are very nice as well as ugq. Have fun with them!
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    I took an ice cube to mine and once it got cold...

    I took an ice cube to mine and once it got cold enough, it popped off. I had a bunch of droplets. Some dried and just popped off. I have a cloudburst warbonnet tarp. Got sap on straps. I just let...
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    Nice idea! Like the pocket. I bought the...

    Nice idea! Like the pocket. I bought the warbonnet fittings and did the mountainsmith monopole system. It works but haven't been completely sold on it since I am on topside of weight limits. Like ...
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    Very cool Dutch and dutchware! Nice that y'all...

    Very cool Dutch and dutchware! Nice that y'all got recognized for stepping up helping out! Congratulations.
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    I'm a short dude 5' 8. Deluxe was my first....

    I'm a short dude 5' 8. Deluxe was my first. Still find it comfortable. I would try to hang the foot end a tad higher than the head in. Make sure you're not hanging it too tight. Should be able to...
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    Thought it was a great video too. Very...

    Thought it was a great video too. Very informative.
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    Once I got my RR, it was over. Became the go to....

    Once I got my RR, it was over. Became the go to. Best sleep. Found I have to raise the foot end a little higher. And when hanging straps I hang them a little lower than eye level. Seems to flatten...
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    Hey! Welcome to the forum! I'm from Norfolk too!...

    Hey! Welcome to the forum! I'm from Norfolk too! But in Virginia. To get to your question, I spray mine on the outside. It usually soaks in. If you have a bugnet, spray that too. You can also make up...
  22. Thanks for the trip report. Good job putting the...

    Thanks for the trip report. Good job putting the video together. Really enjoyed it. One day would love to see that area with my own eyes. And raft the French broad River too! Liked how you showed the...
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    Wow! That was a deal!

    Wow! That was a deal!
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    Very nicely done.

    Very nicely done.
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    Very nice Shug! Remember the swamp run from a few...

    Very nice Shug! Remember the swamp run from a few years back! Love your hidden talents!
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    Well a little late in the game to post! Thank you...

    Well a little late in the game to post! Thank you Timberrr and Gumbo for getting this event up and going.Wanted to be here for your last gig and glad I made it!
    Enjoyed myself and I got to meet new...
  27. Better spray me clothes! and not forget the...

    Better spray me clothes! and not forget the bugjuice! Didn't get that coldsnap this year to keep em at bay!
  28. Hi everyone. Looks like I get to attend this...

    Hi everyone. Looks like I get to attend this year. Looking forward to see all.
  29. Hi everyone. Looks like I get to attend this...

    Hi everyone. Looks like I get to attend this year. Looking forward to see all.
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    If it were me I would do both sides but make the...

    If it were me I would do both sides but make the tape round circles. That way the edges should not fray like a square corner would.
  31. Was going to try to come but have another estate...

    Was going to try to come but have another estate sale at my Mom's house. Still trying to pass on her collectables. Might get out sometime maybe.
    Jauncho! Good luck on the knee thing!!!
  32. Years ago, I was drawn to the AHE toxaway tarp...

    Years ago, I was drawn to the AHE toxaway tarp because of the rolled hem. That and the price at the time. Can't complain a bit. Has been a great tarp over the years and still holding up to my abuse!...
  33. Cool trip report Rando! Seen bear scat and bears...

    Cool trip report Rando! Seen bear scat and bears just off the road driving in but never walked up on one! Glad it did what its supposed to do, run from you!Glad you got out and spent some time with...
  34. Glad to see your trip report and you got some...

    Glad to see your trip report and you got some extra woods time in. Love them fireflies too. Awesome seeing a meteor break up! And glad to hear you had company show up. Got a lot going on still....
  35. I still use a taughtline hitch. Learned it in...

    I still use a taughtline hitch. Learned it in Webelos and have used it all these years. Dang thats 40 plus years ago. I finish the end with a slip loop so I can tug it loose.
  36. Yeah. I was wondering how it went. Haven't seen...

    Yeah. I was wondering how it went. Haven't seen trip report posted.
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    Congrats!! Nice to have a UQ. Love my Arrowhead...

    Congrats!! Nice to have a UQ. Love my Arrowhead quilts.
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    Love your pictures! What a beautiful trip you...

    Love your pictures! What a beautiful trip you paint!!
  39. Will try to make it. Strangely how cool that...

    Will try to make it. Strangely how cool that Hidden pond is to visit. Shoot me a PM and tell how your family is doing!
  40. Hope y'all have good weather! Nice after the rain...

    Hope y'all have good weather! Nice after the rain till the mugginess kicks in! Gonna miss this go round. Too many things going on. Bummer really!
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    Keep us informed on how it works out. I got all...

    Keep us informed on how it works out. I got all metal ones and never really warmed up to them. Juanchoman was spotting me when I tried them out and they klnda bowed on me. I'm pushing 250 so I think...
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    Very nice! Like the idea of clipping tarp...

    Very nice! Like the idea of clipping tarp ridgeline to hammock.
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    So I guess you could Velcro your three sides and...

    So I guess you could Velcro your three sides and wala you are done. Stays folded and has a pouch.
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    I made freezer bag cozies from reflectix. Heck...

    I made freezer bag cozies from reflectix. Heck they are almost 10years old. Used aluminum tape on side and bottom. Made a fold over top and used the self stick Velcro. I put down a layer of tape on...
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    That was my first reaction too!! Both are...

    That was my first reaction too!! Both are beautiful!! Great job on build! Looks very sturdy indeed!
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    If it can happen, lets do that! Would be great to...

    If it can happen, lets do that! Would be great to see ya and catch up!
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    Glad to see you are still active and out there...

    Glad to see you are still active and out there camping. Glad that you got to spend some time with dog.
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    Glad to hear that you are taking care of yourself...

    Glad to hear that you are taking care of yourself first for your family. Three cheers to your daughter doing her best to get things done. She is a great Young lady. A tear swelled up in my eye when...
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    I made a loop and tied a figure 8 knot. Never had...

    I made a loop and tied a figure 8 knot. Never had it fail. One more turn than a overhand knot.
  50. Wish I could of made this one but have a lot of...

    Wish I could of made this one but have a lot of garage sales in my future. Mom had a lot of stuff in the garage, house and bunch in the attic. Looks like my camping season with y'all ain't happening...
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