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    Hey, Old Friend, Glad to see you're out and about!

    Hey, Old Friend, Glad to see you're out and about!
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    It's hard to believe "the Land of 1000...

    It's hard to believe "the Land of 1000 Waterfalls" could be reduced to a drizzle. I'll bet it's just saving itself for a really big show later on. I remember when a barely over-the-ankle deep stream...
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    NCP, I thought about you guys out there this...

    NCP, I thought about you guys out there this weekend...new moon, dark nights. You know, there's an old bootlegger that stalks about in those parts and sometimes makes an appearance when you're least...
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    Poll: Shucks! Now you're gonna make me cry. And I...

    Shucks! Now you're gonna make me cry. And I really miss remarking pithily.


    On a hammock with a net...Do you mean like upside down? Nope.
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    Poll: It's nice that someone has noticed my absence. A...

    It's nice that someone has noticed my absence. A new work environment has eliminated my office with a computer on a desk... that and the fact that there are way too many posts on a daily basis to...
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    Poll: Yeah! Just when you think someone may have fallen...

    Yeah! Just when you think someone may have fallen off the face of the earth, they pop up again here on HF!
  7. Congratulations to Cannibal and NCP....but, WAIT!...

    Congratulations to Cannibal and NCP....but, WAIT! Aren't they among those that needed the most moderation? Well, Whatever. I propose that they take their new-found riches and throw a big party for...
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    Ask your son what he thinks you should do.

    Ask your son what he thinks you should do.
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    Mighty low price for a collector's item.

    Mighty low price for a collector's item.
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    2Q & ZQ added line pockets to my Mac Ultra (in...

    2Q & ZQ added line pockets to my Mac Ultra (in Spinn)when it was in for sewn-on doors. And pole pockets. It's pimped to the max, unless someone knows of something else that could be done. The most...
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    The same for me, 'cept I'd like to add that if...

    The same for me, 'cept I'd like to add that if there remains any charred remnants of my former self that you just "chuck them sharply" over the edge, or into the creek, or whatever. And try to think...
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    What a wonderful expression! Thanks for bringing...

    What a wonderful expression! Thanks for bringing a spicy flavor to the forum. I question the impact though, if mouthed with a deep Southern drawl!

    Oh! Am I off-topic (again)? OK. I once camped...
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    Hangnout, You are in the midst of "the Good Ole...

    Hangnout, You are in the midst of "the Good Ole Days"! Savor every moment. You've sure got a smart, pretty, energetic, observant, interesting, athletic, etc., etc., daughter. And she sure does love...
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    That's a nifty looking setup! Light-weight,...

    That's a nifty looking setup! Light-weight, storm-proof, cutting-edge! And....(roll the drums, please) that almost looks like a single layer Traveler with cord suspension hanging underneath. You're...
  15. Thanks...for some reason I thought those might be...

    Thanks...for some reason I thought those might be coarse enought to let the teenie-weenie little mosquitoes in. The little guys are sometimes more bothersome than the big ones.
  16. Is organza's mesh as small as noseeum?

    Is organza's mesh as small as noseeum?
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    This brings up memories of threads from a few...

    This brings up memories of threads from a few months ago discussing the pros and cons of velcro vs zippers. I guess your experience chalks one up for the velcro advocates. There are those that say...
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    Ah! Yes! An inheritance worth it's weight in...

    Ah! Yes! An inheritance worth it's weight in gold! I often talk about the joys of finding the answers to small mysteries. Today's transient population rarely stays in one place long enough to find...
  19. I appreciate your effort in writing and posting...

    I appreciate your effort in writing and posting such an informative and well written report. My cousin made the identical trip a couple of years ago. His younger son suffered from altitude sickness...
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    Those are very good pictures of very pretty...

    Those are very good pictures of very pretty scenes. What's your background or source of information for ID's on so many wild flowers?
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    Just give them your VISA card and ...Nah! If they...

    Just give them your VISA card and ...Nah! If they want to do it their way, let them do it their way! Be ready for the call to come pick them up. I'd be inclined to let them figure that part out on...
  22. Bonsaihiker, You're insuring that the trips will...

    Bonsaihiker, You're insuring that the trips will never end. Pass on to Maddie your love and respect for the natural world, and she will pass it on to her's, and they will pass it on to their's, ad...
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    We got 6" in Aiken, SC. It's obvious we're in for...

    We got 6" in Aiken, SC. It's obvious we're in for a round of Global Cooling!
  24. Thread: The Tuck

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    Tuck? Think 'Springer', 'Mt. Rogers', &...

    Tuck? Think 'Springer', 'Mt. Rogers', & 'Katahdin'. And I think they're on sale right now.
  25. We need to give SnowPlowGuy a hammock. Tell him...

    We need to give SnowPlowGuy a hammock. Tell him to bring his plow and join us next year.;)

    But, seriously, they know we're there. If they decide to cut us off, they will. A "Thank You" is...
  26. There is also the possibility that most states...

    There is also the possibility that most states are scrutinizing their parks for possible cutbacks. Those with higher usage may be more likely to survive the 'cut'. So, maybe the HF group was more...
  27. Sure would be nice to know who was responsible...

    Sure would be nice to know who was responsible for plowing the road. A little recognition or show of appreciation goes a long way.
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    Down Booties is where it's at!

    Down Booties is where it's at!
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    Poll: Fine looking lad there bonsaihiker...I'll bet the...

    Fine looking lad there bonsaihiker...I'll bet the story of this weekend will be remembered longer, and told to more generations for what you and BonsaihikerTheYounger did rather than for what you...
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    Is spouse-swapping an option?

    Is spouse-swapping an option?
  31. Poll: I have a HH Explorer with 2Q/ZQ mod and a BB and...

    I have a HH Explorer with 2Q/ZQ mod and a BB and a Warbonnet Traveler. No complaints about any from a comfort point of view. Two comments: 1) I would not want a HH under any circumstances without the...
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    Poll: The amazing thing is that Doug ever was a kid!!! ...

    The amazing thing is that Doug ever was a kid!!! No!!! Wait!!! Doug STILL is a kid. Life's just hard to figure out sometimes.
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    Poll: Slowhike, With all the rain we've had lately,...

    Slowhike, With all the rain we've had lately, it's very easy for the soil in your drainfield to become saturated and unable to absorb any additional water from the septic tank. The only option for...
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    That's a fine looking quilt and a fine looking...

    That's a fine looking quilt and a fine looking hammock, too. Looks like a good fit for both of them. All the loft in the world is no good unless you also get a good fit. You've got the both.
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    If you have a fancy-smancy 4-WD Toyota pick-up...

    If you have a fancy-smancy 4-WD Toyota pick-up truck you park anywhere you like!!!

    Does this mean you're gonna be there?
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    What time is moon rise?

    What time is moon rise?
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    If the weather is favorable enough to warrant...

    If the weather is favorable enough to warrant adding a day to the weekend, Fulminated and I plan to get to Wise shelter on Thursday evening. Is anyone else planning to arrive on Thursday?
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    Yep and sometimes Nope. Suspension and ridgeline...

    Yep and sometimes Nope. Suspension and ridgeline are the same. Stuff sack is at least sometimes a conventional, one-opening sil bag- perfect for making a Bishop's Bag.
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    Everyone needs to tell Stormcrow how strong he...

    Everyone needs to tell Stormcrow how strong he is....flatter him, massage his ego, challenge him, make him want to see how much stew he can carry ! Fact is, he is one hiking animal. Strongest man on...
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    Has a general trend been established for the Sat...

    Has a general trend been established for the Sat nite dinner? It would be good if there wasn't a lot of repetition on stuff that would not get eaten and would have to be packed back out...for...
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    PeaPod is SOLD

    PeaPod has found a new home!!!
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    Going, Going,....Only a few more days before I...

    Going, Going,....Only a few more days before I withdraw this from For Sale.
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    Don't know of anyone with a young daughter that...

    Don't know of anyone with a young daughter that would just love her Daddy if he bought her a nice, warm PeaPod, do you? I mean, what's money compared to the adoration of a child? Just askin', you...
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    If anyone is interested it's time to speak up....

    If anyone is interested it's time to speak up. After this weekend I will match the PeaPod with an overquilt and a Traveler or Speer hammock and create an additional 'guest room'. Someone better get...
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    The sad fact is that good gear does cost good...

    The sad fact is that good gear does cost good money. The good news is that once you've got the best there is you don't have to keep wasting money on inferior stuff.
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    "Too many" was not reason enough to keep me from...

    "Too many" was not reason enough to keep me from buying, but it is reason enough for me to sell before I try it and like it too much. Better to sell it now while it's brand new than to wait and not...
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    SOLD: New PeaPod

    Impulsively jumped at last moment of sale to avoid missing a great deal. I just don't need it. Brand new...Used less than 10 minutes. Now the great deal can be yours. I paid a total of $311.50 with...
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    Several have posted about different ways to do...

    Several have posted about different ways to do it, but I have had good results using silicone sealer from Lowes or SilNet, diluting it with odorless mineral spirits, and painting it on with one of...
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    Or, maybe it should read ..."conspiring...

    Or, maybe it should read ..."conspiring witnesses"...

    Either way, if the shoe fits, etc., etc.
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    If you need anyone to testify about your...

    If you need anyone to testify about your 'sanity', you know there are plenty of us 'credible' witnesses here on HF that will stand up for you! :lol::lol::lol:
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