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    Well thank you Mr DavyRay

    Well thank you Mr DavyRay
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    Under twenty minutes. I made it 51 minutes in...

    Under twenty minutes. I made it 51 minutes in total before I said, "I bet its warmer inside"
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    Well, it didnt go as planned. I was pretty warm...

    Well, it didnt go as planned. I was pretty warm until.....the corner tie outs on my space blanket tore out at my feet. I was too tired to bother to repair right then so I went on inside and...
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    Taking advantage of this cold front

    I'm testing out some new gear tonight as it is supposed to be at least 8 degrees in Central Alabama by early morning. Sporting some new baselayers and using an emergency space blanket as an...
  5. Doing some research as I am planning on doing...

    Doing some research as I am planning on doing Springer to Neels Gap with a group of guys from work starting January 24th and came across your great post. Curious about getting shuttled from the...
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    Welcome from Alabaster, Shelby Co., AL

    Welcome from Alabaster, Shelby Co., AL
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    Seems like the only time I get by there is Trade...

    Seems like the only time I get by there is Trade Days. I really need to spend a weekend out there.
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    Hello from Alabaster, AL

    Hello from Alabaster, AL
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    Just did this last week with the help of a buddy...

    Just did this last week with the help of a buddy who already had knowledge. We also placed buttons along the outside seam to create a pod style if you wanted to. Hoping to try it out on the next...
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    Im up for any weekend after the 1st of October. ...

    Im up for any weekend after the 1st of October. Wife has final say so though, Im no fool!!! You name it, I there. Oak Mtn to me is kinda bland, lots of others. Cheaha is nice, I do recall...
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    Couldnt agree more about Shug, a HERO to all...

    Couldnt agree more about Shug, a HERO to all newbs!!!
    Congrats on the new addiction
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    Hey Alabama, Sipsey this weekend

    I am going to Sipsey Wilderness Area on Sunday August 26th and staying overnight till around lunch I guess. Just wanted to throw it out there and see if anyone here had planned on being on the...
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    Hey brother, hadnt seen ya in awhile. Fixing to...

    Hey brother, hadnt seen ya in awhile. Fixing to make this trip to see shiprock this weekend and wanted to watch this video again as a refresher. I clicked the link and it denied me, reporting it...
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    Foo Fighters - My Hero comes to mind. Brother...

    Foo Fighters - My Hero comes to mind. Brother that is so awesome. To be added to my bucket list..Hang in a cave!!!
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    Hello from the bustling metropolis of Alabaster!!!

    Hello from the bustling metropolis of Alabaster!!!
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    I did and still lovin it. No problems for me...

    I did and still lovin it. No problems for me with it.
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    I'm in!!!!!

    I'm in!!!!!
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    Just sent you a friend request on here. I will...

    Just sent you a friend request on here. I will be more than happy to let you know the next time I head up that way. Maybe we can work out a hike and overnight.
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    Nice write up. I went to that area back in...

    Nice write up. I went to that area back in September for my first overnight hang. Been on the ground for years before that trip, never again. Got some pics from my trip in a vid I made on the...
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    Welcome from a upper middle Alabamian and fellow...

    Welcome from a upper middle Alabamian and fellow ENO guy.
  21. Blasted Firewall. Will watch when I get home. ...

    Blasted Firewall. Will watch when I get home. Cant wait.
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    This past week I just made my own from a $3...

    This past week I just made my own from a $3 sleeping bag I bought at my local thrift store. No experience other than watching youtube videos on how to use a sewing maching. My seem is ugly, but...
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    Now thats a UQ!!!

    Now thats a UQ!!!
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    Sticky: OK, so after numerous attempts I might have...

    OK, so after numerous attempts I might have really screwed up. I think I moved tight wads icon from Birmingham, AL to Alabaster, AL in an attempt to place a new marker. I also couldnt get the super...
  25. Love the pics! Hopefully I can visit before I...

    Love the pics! Hopefully I can visit before I expire.
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    Rubbin it in ah. SMH. Its ok. Mother in Law in...

    Rubbin it in ah. SMH. Its ok. Mother in Law in town, nephews birthday, overtime at work I could get out of. It was just the wrong time for me. I WILL make the next one.

    Obmit - I will have to...
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    Cant sleep thinking about having to miss this...

    Cant sleep thinking about having to miss this trip. Can we please get a trip report up when yall get back.
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    I was DENIED. Hate it guys, would have loved to...

    I was DENIED. Hate it guys, would have loved to make it. Happy wife, Happy life! smh
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    Im a possible!!! Gotta clear it with the boss...

    Im a possible!!! Gotta clear it with the boss lady.
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    Like the sound of it. I am in the process of...

    Like the sound of it. I am in the process of getting my wife to show me how to use the sewing machine so I can do the same. Im going to use a $2 sleeping bag I got at our local thrift store. Gets...
  31. What kind of tarp is that at 9:17?

    What kind of tarp is that at 9:17?
  32. Sipsey Alabama / Kinlock Shelter and Falls / Parker Cascades and Falls

    So me and a buddy headed out Saturday morning at 10:00am and started I-65 northbound. We arrived bout 12p and made our way out to Kinlock Shelter. I had decided to see this first since we could not...
  33. Its so comforting to know that Im not the only...

    Its so comforting to know that Im not the only one that goes to youtube twenty times a day just to see if Shug has posted a new vid. It seemed like an eternity since the last one.

    Shug!! ...
  34. Living the dream!!!

    Living the dream!!!
  35. Im at work at cant see it, sheez, firewalls are...

    Im at work at cant see it, sheez, firewalls are crap. Glad to hear all is well anyhow!
  36. Couldnt agree more. Just recently did this...

    Couldnt agree more. Just recently did this myself. There is a youtube vid on this by whoopieslings.com. Step by step.
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    Really enjoyed the vid, subscribed and also found...

    Really enjoyed the vid, subscribed and also found a great song. I have never heard of roll your stone away. Subscribed to them too. Thanks for the time you put into the vid.
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    Just an idea but I just got a pair of Vibram five...

    Just an idea but I just got a pair of Vibram five fingers shoes that are really lite. they have a trekking/hiking pair. You could just hang them from your ridgeline they're so lite.
  39. I saw them hang, now Im a believa!!

    Well, gave video a try for the first time. Let me know what you think, I am new at this whole thing both hang'in and video'in. Whoopie Slings, your my only friend!!!
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  40. Shouldnt, but the stretch in the straps will make...

    Shouldnt, but the stretch in the straps will make your sag sit on the ground after a short time. But then again I do weigh 260lbs.

    Also watch this!!! Shug talks ridgelines at 7:27
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  41. Thanks, I went ahead and voted while I was there.

    Thanks, I went ahead and voted while I was there.
  42. Did this really take me an hour to set up?

    Well guys, yes it did. But thatís why we practice before we go into the bush, right? My tarp and paracord came in and I went for it. This was my first attempt at ridgelines and hammock hanging...
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    I pray for you. I know there is much I'm sure...

    I pray for you. I know there is much I'm sure you would like to forget.

    Oh and, what is up to the new guy. New here too!!!
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    Hello from Shelby Co. Looking at heading that...

    Hello from Shelby Co. Looking at heading that way at some point this summer to see the Walls of Jericho for the first time. Cant believe the pictures of that area I keep seeing. Not going to be...
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    That makes me feel much better. I also weigh the...

    That makes me feel much better. I also weigh the same and just ordered whoopies after trying the ENO Slap Straps. Just too much stretch for me in the slap straps. Whoopies should be here within...
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    Keep a check on EBAY, I know that sounds weird...

    Keep a check on EBAY, I know that sounds weird but I have seen them there.
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    Well I'm purty sure I just hit the confirm...

    Well I'm purty sure I just hit the confirm payment button for my new 8' Black Whoopie Slings. Probably gonna be getting rid of the ol' Slap Straps, but Im gonna do alittle more comparing in the...
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    So yeah, this thing is great. I also understand...

    So yeah, this thing is great. I also understand why they are called CRAP STRAPS though. Dear God at the stretch that occurs. I mean I know I weight 260lbs, for those keeping up, but geez. I have...
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    Navigator just got back from Sipsey. He made a...

    Navigator just got back from Sipsey. He made a post about it with a video link to youtube. Might want to pm him.
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    Thanks for the welcomes. My ENO DN came in...

    Thanks for the welcomes. My ENO DN came in today, freakin fantastic. Im still at work right now and cant wait to get home to test it out. Gonna use my deck and a tree to suspend from. Pics to...
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