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    You could try Lake Dennison or Otter Creek in...

    You could try Lake Dennison or Otter Creek in Winchendon MA. I know some guy's who hammock camp there.
  2. Looks like this is about 45 min from the house so...

    Looks like this is about 45 min from the house so I believe I'm in. Also have a new scout that just got his first hammock I'm hoping he can come and get some pointers from you all. One Scout camp...
  3. Thanks for moving me on up. 8)

    Thanks for moving me on up. 8)
  4. I am on the spread sheet for some reason I'm...

    I am on the spread sheet for some reason I'm #79.
    Weathermaker
  5. If you get to Brattleboro Vt I might be able to...

    If you get to Brattleboro Vt I might be able to give you a ride up. I am 20 min from Bratt.
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    Lady Dragonfly is a lot better than the they...

    Lady Dragonfly is a lot better than the they tried to stick you with no pun intended. Opps got go Roto Rooter calling on the other line.
  7. Stargaze Not sure if you used one before so if...

    Stargaze
    Not sure if you used one before so if you have you know what to look for. If not get yourself a pre-seasoned oven 12" is big enough. I like the ones with legs on the pan and a flat top not...
  8. That's what I was thinking. I know this isn't...

    That's what I was thinking. I know this isn't something you would do on the trail, but car camping nothing like a Dutch Oven. And hands on demo for those who have not used one before that's the best...
  9. Certainly 1 pound breakfast sauage 1 pound Hash...

    Certainly
    1 pound breakfast sauage
    1 pound Hash brown
    1 onion med chopped
    1 green pepper chopped
    12 eggs scrambled
    1 pound cheddar cheese or Mexican mix.

    Brown the meat , add the onion and...
  10. Seems that there was interest in the Dutch ovens....

    Seems that there was interest in the Dutch ovens. We could have a Dutch Oven cooking demo. Someone mention on the last hang something about orienteering and map reading. Something to involve the...
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    Tim Have you looked into Erving State Park? I...

    Tim
    Have you looked into Erving State Park? I can check out when they close for the season and if they allow hammocks.
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    Not only can we cook but we can put it away as...

    Not only can we cook but we can put it away as well. The rain on Friday only proved that you can still have fun when the weather doesn't cooperate. Great to see the kids running around in the woods...
  13. Enjoyed meeting everyone at the hang in...

    Enjoyed meeting everyone at the hang in Chesterfield Ma. Sorry we had to leave on Saturday night. Thanks for all the tips and tricks and seeing the different styles hammocks and tarps. Hope to meet...
  14. I'll do all I can. Your thinking that I don't...

    I'll do all I can. Your thinking that I don't make the rain and thunderstorms :laugh:
  15. First it was going to be scorching hot now it's...

    First it was going to be scorching hot now it's rain. Should we bring a hot air balloon to return from OZ.
  16. (Tim) I have a large tarp I can bring and I bring...

    (Tim) I have a large tarp I can bring and I bring some twine.
  17. When is the potluck planned for lunch or dinner?

    When is the potluck planned for lunch or dinner?
  18. I just watched the video on swapping out to...

    I just watched the video on swapping out to Whoopies will he still be able to use the standard tarp that comes with the hammock? Or do you have to do something different to the tarps set up. I'm...
  19. Orange is fine that way I won't hang myself when...

    Orange is fine that way I won't hang myself when we are together and he can find his hammock in the dark. I'll have to check the posts on ditching lines and rigging the Whoopies. My pack came in on...
  20. Woopie Slings

    Hey Everyone
    Is anyone coming to the hang that has extra amsteel cord to make a set of whoopie slings for my sons Hennesy Scout hammock? He currently has the stock cordage and tree hungers. Was...
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    The hammock hangers from the Bay State are...

    The hammock hangers from the Bay State are growing the Pilgrims must have had hammocks on the Mayflower. Welcome from another hanger from Western Ma.
  22. No better way to learn the ropes than to just...

    No better way to learn the ropes than to just jump in with both feet.There is a way to drive in to camp and dump your gear. What you don't have we can rustle up like lanterns and such.
  23. Thanks I'll have to check out EMS when I get by...

    Thanks I'll have to check out EMS when I get by there. Was out on a hike last weekend and we pulled 6 ticks of the dog. Thought this winter might zap a few.
  24. Looking forward to meeting everyone. Nighthauk I...

    Looking forward to meeting everyone. Nighthauk I know but don't hold that against me.:lol: We're going to be at this location this weekend on some scouting stuff so I may pick out a hanging spot. I...
  25. Looks like I may be able to make this one and...

    Looks like I may be able to make this one and bring along a fellow scouter and his son.
  26. I would say if you have some open floor joists...

    I would say if you have some open floor joists put a C clamp on the floor joists at each end. Then secure a piece of cordage to that and down to your hammock suspension so it does not slip down the...
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    Hey GI. I have that same set up. You may not...

    Hey GI.
    I have that same set up. You may not need the space blanket. But give it a go both ways and see what you think. All depends how cold your planning to go. Military sleep system should keep...
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    Sticky: Weathermaker here, I work in the HVAC/R trade. If...

    Weathermaker here, I work in the HVAC/R trade. If you want heating or cooling or combination of the two. Hence Weathermaker
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    Hey take a look a the Kelty Noah tarp 12X12. its...

    Hey take a look a the Kelty Noah tarp 12X12. its around $69 at REI. You might get away with using 2 of them and not have to sew anything. All depends on how you rig it. When not using as a tarp you...
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    Western Mass hiking

    Western Ma has a trail system called the M&M trail. Metacomet-Monadnock 114 miles of trail from Granby CT to Monadnock Mt in New Hampshire. Maps are at www.msgtc.org

    Weathermaker
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    Massachusetts hang

    The DAR forest you are using is located where? I am is the western mass area and maybe interested. Do have the number of people interested and date yet?
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