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  1. Thanks again for the input. I have heard good...

    Thanks again for the input. I have heard good things about guthook so I was planning to try it. I will check out postholer also. I appreciate the link to the video, I will watch it tonight. Bear...
  2. Thanks! This is somewhat of a "scouting" trip for...

    Thanks! This is somewhat of a "scouting" trip for me, because I have never been in the area. It is good to get some confirmation that I am on the right track. I am going to try to go back and look at...
  3. Advice needed for trip to Montana / CDT in mid August '19

    I am planning a trip to Montana during August. I have a friend that stays in the West Yellowstone area that I am going to visit, and I am going to visit the park briefly on this trip. I am also...
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    Wow!! Sounds like a great trip. If I am ever...

    Wow!! Sounds like a great trip. If I am ever planning a trip in that area I will put that on the plan. Thanks for sharing.
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    That is great info. I am heading up to Montana in...

    That is great info. I am heading up to Montana in August to do a section hike of the CDT and this will really come in handy. I intend to start around West Yellowstone and hike for about 7 days. I...
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    Great pics and looked like a good time. I have...

    Great pics and looked like a good time. I have to admit that I thought Sam was your son until I read that he would not sleep in his tent and kept walking under your hammock. I noticed Sam in the...
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    Very Nice!!

    Very Nice!!
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    I'm in!! Been wanting a wool anorak.

    I'm in!! Been wanting a wool anorak.
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    Very nice video! I like your setup. In 35 years...

    Very nice video! I like your setup. In 35 years I'll be 85 and you'll be 120. Hang On!
  10. I'm so jealous!! I have to work all weekend. Not...

    I'm so jealous!! I have to work all weekend. Not that I could have made it that far anyway, but it sure sounds like a chance for a good time.
  11. That is the setup I currently use. I was...

    That is the setup I currently use. I was previously using same setup, but with ENO straps, and picked up the HG Dyneema straps (2x10') during their recent sale. I use the CAMP 23g carabiners in...
  12. Looks like a great time. Pictures of the lake...

    Looks like a great time. Pictures of the lake are beautiful. I really wish you had added captions to the pictures to help explain what people were thinking, especially the two guys looking at the...
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    There is no one quite as lost as the person who...

    There is no one quite as lost as the person who is mistakenly convinced that they know exactly where they are...

    You had me with the first line, and the beautiful picture below. I really enjoyed...
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    Agreed, it is really easy to reach up through the...

    Agreed, it is really easy to reach up through the bottom and clip either end of the UQ to the suspension. Should not add any significant time to setup.
  15. Thread: A Rare Miss?

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    I have ordered from Dutch during several sales...

    I have ordered from Dutch during several sales and never sacrificed quality. If Dutch ever sold seconds or blems I am sure that it would be well known beforehand. Ordering from Dutch is like having...
  16. Very nice pictures. They really capture the...

    Very nice pictures. They really capture the difference in weather from the first to second day. Looks like a great trip.
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    Great Pics!! Looks like a fun trip. Thanks for...

    Great Pics!! Looks like a fun trip. Thanks for sharing, we don't get much of that white stuff down here. Sometimes I am really jealous (like seeing these pics) and other times I'm glad I don't...
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    Sorry to hear about the challenge you have been...

    Sorry to hear about the challenge you have been dealt. You have the right attitude and plan to get through this with your sanity intact. Studies show that time spent in nature reduces stress, so...
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    I live in SE Texas (East of Houston) on the Gulf...

    I live in SE Texas (East of Houston) on the Gulf Coast, so I can surely relate to your situation. However, I can tell you that using a pad in a hammock reduced my enjoyment of sleeping in a hammock...
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    Funny you should mention that. Once you start...

    Funny you should mention that. Once you start hanging, your eyes are always looking for a place to hang the straps. I hung from the rafters of a barn this fall and the beams in that porch would...
  21. Thread: Cutting mats

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    I use one of the white cutting boards from Sam's...

    I use one of the white cutting boards from Sam's (I think they are HDPE).
  22. Poll: My preference is 30-45 for overall comfort. I...

    My preference is 30-45 for overall comfort. I don't mind the 20's in the bag, but getting out to pee is harder in that range. Unfortunately, I just don't get enough time to enjoy those temps down...
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    Thank you Dutch for providing quality products at...

    Thank you Dutch for providing quality products at a fair price, with great customer service, all while developing new and innovative products for the hammock industry. People like you are the main...
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    Very informative report. Sounded like a very...

    Very informative report. Sounded like a very good test of gear to prepare for longer trips and potentially colder weather. Also, sounds like a good mix of solitude and conversation for my liking as...
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    Pictures are stunning. I can almost see the...

    Pictures are stunning. I can almost see the clouds moving in the valley in your first pic. Thanks for sharing!
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    I got a good laugh from your prank. :)

    I got a good laugh from your prank. :)
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    That is an amazing hammock spot. Wishin' I was...

    That is an amazing hammock spot. Wishin' I was closer!!
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    Welcome from the east side of Houston. Most...

    Welcome from the east side of Houston. Most people might see your "old blanket" for insulation and laugh, but I can surely relate; that is all we need for most of the year down here. In fact, I...
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    The residual skunk odor will act as a cover...

    The residual skunk odor will act as a cover scent, which should allow you to see more wildlife while in the hammock. If the scent diminishes too much just find a skunk and throw your hammock over...
  30. FS: I'll take the hipbelt. Please PM with payment...

    I'll take the hipbelt. Please PM with payment instructions. Thanks!
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    I never cared for a pillow under my head while...

    I never cared for a pillow under my head while sleeping in a hammock. I prefer to use a piece of fleece or a light jacket under my head or neck. The jacket or fleece can be adjusted to provide the...
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    Very Nice!!!

    Very Nice!!!
  33. They look like they would work, if the buckles...

    They look like they would work, if the buckles don't slip. However, I see no advantage to these over the ENO Atlas straps that you already have. Just order a couple of amsteel loops for your...
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    How about: Bee's Nest or Wasp Nest

    How about:

    Bee's Nest
    or
    Wasp Nest
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    The Cocoon Maintains the bug/insect theme and...

    The Cocoon

    Maintains the bug/insect theme and ties in to a good rest!!
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    155322 We took our Maltipoo with us on a hiking...

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    We took our Maltipoo with us on a hiking trip and he slept with me across my stomach. I was a little worried about the situation, but he did really well. You can see in the pic that I left...
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    Wonderful video. Your daughter is adorable and...

    Wonderful video. Your daughter is adorable and definitely not camera shy. I have a 13 yo daughter that I take to the woods as often as she will cooperate. Generally, mine is agreeable to go with...
  38. Looks like great times!!

    Looks like great times!!
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    Top notch!! I rather enjoyed the accents.

    Top notch!! I rather enjoyed the accents.
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    You certainly have a point Flash. We should be...

    You certainly have a point Flash. We should be cautious about recommending the cuben tarp and ultralight everything to someone who is taking their first camping trip. However, I am with the rest of...
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    I'm in the no pillow camp, but I like something...

    I'm in the no pillow camp, but I like something under my neck. I have used a rolled up towel or a small piece of fleece. In colder weather I like a small layer of fleece under my head also for...
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    Congratulations!! I'm about 10 years behind you....

    Congratulations!! I'm about 10 years behind you. Enjoy your walk.
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    My suggestion is to prepare so that you feel...

    My suggestion is to prepare so that you feel confident and able to protect yourself. A good flashlight, a dog and a means to fend off the worst you could imagine (bear spray or gun) should help. ...
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    Beautiful country!! Thanks for sharing the vid. ...

    Beautiful country!! Thanks for sharing the vid. I love to watch the dogs too, they are happy if you camp on the peak or between two ridges. Looks like you won to me.
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    Howdy!! It looks to me like your base is not...

    Howdy!! It looks to me like your base is not wide enough to provide stability. I have built a turtle dog stand and generally have the legs spread about 3 feet (est.) apart when setup. I have...
  46. I added down to one of the Walmart Ozark Trail...

    I added down to one of the Walmart Ozark Trail down sleeping bags which I use as my TQ. That bag has got me down to my low of 20 degress. If temps aren't below 40 I can't use that bag because it is...
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    I generally use my reflectix sit pad, since I...

    I generally use my reflectix sit pad, since I rarely have the need to use it for additional insulation in Texas.
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    You just did. Really you can post anything to...

    You just did. Really you can post anything to let everyone know that it is still active. Some people just post "bump" every few days.
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    Hanging the tarp on the ridgeline is only a part...

    Hanging the tarp on the ridgeline is only a part of putting a tarp out, and in my opinion the least time consuming part. It takes me longer to set the stakes and adjust guy lines than hanging the...
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    Take an oversize tarp not the ultralight...

    Take an oversize tarp not the ultralight minimalist one!!
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