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    They are cheap and work great until you can...

    They are cheap and work great until you can afford or make a proper set.

    Mine are solid Silnylon with a 3in tube diameter and cost $7. Can't get my hand in the end, but once the Toxaway is...
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    Go to a group hang and start at one end and the...

    Go to a group hang and start at one end and the campground, and try out different hammocks until you find you're own personal Goldilocks zone!
  3. If the forecast holds, should be water onsite....

    If the forecast holds, should be water onsite. Showers to the middle of the week.
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    Welcome! from another Indy Hanger. Come join...

    Welcome! from another Indy Hanger.

    Come join us at the Halloween Hang in a couple weeks. Thread is in the Midwest sector of Trip Planning
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    The Dutch Schlingshott

    The Dutch Schlingshott
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    Just a Short Shout Out!

    Didn't want to bother the busy bug makers, with just another "Great Job Giuys" email, so I'm posting here.

    Nothing new to see here. Needed to set up a gravity filter system. A short email, an...
  7. Cell service can usually be found of course at...

    Cell service can usually be found of course at the Fire Tower parking lot, and about 3/4 of the way up the spur from right behind the fire ring at the base of the ridge, in CV2.
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    That's sad. I have nothing but good memories of...

    That's sad. I have nothing but good memories of Rothbury. Will keep an eye out on the Indiana side.
  9. Thread: Permethrin ?

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    TSC is the stuff I use. All permethrin bonds on...

    TSC is the stuff I use. All permethrin bonds on the molecular level. Once dried it doesn't rub off or leech into or on to other stuff, and that includes skin. I don't do, insulation, socks or...
  10. That notice has been up for quite some time. Last...

    That notice has been up for quite some time. Last I heard she had to discontinue the knitting stuff, but she was still injecting.

    Please keep us posted. Kat is pretty special around here, and I...
  11. Looks ok I guess...... Just means the market...

    Looks ok I guess......

    Just means the market is still open for a mass produced, 11' ripstop nylon hammock.

    No direct shot at OP or Wildhorn intended, but I wonder why no one in the market can...
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    This might work for secondary suspension loops...

    This might work for secondary suspension loops too. Rather have them injected, but still, pretty slick.
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    :laugh: Charliev :)

    :laugh: Charliev :)
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    Thanks to Shug, I've now gone to the Thermarest...

    Thanks to Shug, I've now gone to the Thermarest SP. Stays in place, and my heels love it. Packs away to nothing.
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    Agree with all of the above. For me the real...

    Agree with all of the above. For me the real question was, when and where do I plan to spend most of my time in the woods?

    Bug season was at the very bottom of the list. I don't enjoy hiking in...
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    delete double post

    delete double post
  17. White Pigeon? I know White Pigeon! Great and...

    White Pigeon? I know White Pigeon!

    Great and Grandparents on my Father's side, lived down the country road in Scott, IN all their lives. Started and ran the Old red store there for over 100 years....
  18. Great weather, great people, great time. I think...

    Great weather, great people, great time. I think we hit the hollow in prime time. Mule should be happy with the improvements.

    Thanks to all who attended.
  19. Need Someone to Finish a 20 degree Lewis UQ

    Not going to get around to doing this, and wouldn't trust my skills if I did. I need someone to finish this for LB and me.

    This is One of Lost Biker's last remaining Lewis UQ shells, so along with...
  20. Very low chances of T-storms. Any rain predicted...

    Very low chances of T-storms. Any rain predicted listed as only "Trace" amounts of 1/10th to 1/4".

    That's not very much folks. Calling for a bit cooler temps than earlier in the week < That is...
  21. Darn it! We will meet again, somewhere,...

    Darn it!

    We will meet again, somewhere, sometime I'm almost sure of it!

    You will be missed Mule. Catch you down the trail a ways!
  22. Looks wet for sure, but rainfall totals don't...

    Looks wet for sure, but rainfall totals don't appear too bad atm. Calling for around 1/10th to a 1/4" on all days, with the exception of some localized areas. If you get a T-storm you get more.

    Of...
  23. Just thought I'd repost some of the provided...

    Just thought I'd repost some of the provided links to help the diggers out
    ...
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    One night on a cot in deer camp was all it took...

    One night on a cot in deer camp was all it took before going full time to the hammock. By morning I had my pack, clothes, and everyone's jackets stuffed between the camper floor and me.

    The rest...
  25. Thread: snakes

    by Rolloff
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    Just another reason to never goto ground. ...

    Just another reason to never goto ground.

    Read a story about a couple tenting in The Deam, by a wildlife pond, on the same night the salamanders came out of hibernation, making for an altogether...
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    I used to think that I really learned to hike...

    I used to think that I really learned to hike from Colin Fletcher.

    From now on I'm just saying I really learned to enjoy it from Carver.

    Thank you
  27. I hear you on the raffle. I think we usually get...

    I hear you on the raffle. I think we usually get a lot more "involved" for the Fall Hang.

    Cheff13, I'll have a blanket and and extra nekker that won't be any real penalty for me to bring as a...
  28. I was wondering about this. Too late to contact...

    I was wondering about this. Too late to contact vendors, but I have a few items I could bring along to toss in the pile.
  29. Thread: snakes

    by Rolloff
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    Try the best of both worlds. Bugnet + Trained...

    Try the best of both worlds. Bugnet + Trained Mongoose.

    Actually I've never heard of this happening either, but I might start keeping a wooden flute up in my RL organizer after this thread!
  30. Thread: Gear priority.

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    Tarp first for me as well. Start with the old CCF...

    Tarp first for me as well. Start with the old CCF pad, and when you do switch to an UQ the difference will seem like magic.

    You will let the dog sleep on the pad. It won't be his goto either...
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    Once you could buy Sawyer Permethrin, in the...

    Once you could buy Sawyer Permethrin, in the spray bottle there. They don't stock it anymore, soaking is cheaper and better. Saw Tenacious Repair Tape on the last visit.(after asking specifically for...
  32. I always fall over backwards in mine. At least...

    I always fall over backwards in mine. At least once per hang :blush:
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    Just cut a chunk out of a giant old rain fly....

    Just cut a chunk out of a giant old rain fly. Into the Permethrin bath and it's hanging on the line to dry.

    Now I can leave that bright blue pack cover at home. It's never been a pack cover, and...
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    Have you ever had someone help you to adjust the...

    Have you ever had someone help you to adjust the UQ? It's much easier to see gaps and other problems. Where are you getting cold? Does the spot move around from one set up to the other?

    My 3/4 UQ...
  35. And we all hate you for this! J/K of course....

    And we all hate you for this!

    J/K of course. Remind me at the hollow Jerry. I have something Dutch for you.
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    Not sure exactly what the question is here but ...

    Not sure exactly what the question is here but

    If they are comfortable to you, then win win.

    If you really need more input than that, pick the one you like best or take both, show up at a hang...
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    I used Braided Mason line for all of the above,...

    I used Braided Mason line for all of the above, Tarp RL, Tie-outs, Prussics. Before switching to a Dutchware CRL.

    I still use the original 4 Prussics made out of BML, on my tarp tie-outs. Given...
  38. Two weeks! Jus sayin

    Two weeks!

    Jus sayin
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    Sleep in a 10' Dream every night at home, but my...

    Sleep in a 10' Dream every night at home, but my 11' WW is always the goto when I head to the woods.
  40. I've used my 3/4 20 degree UQ inside during fall...

    I've used my 3/4 20 degree UQ inside during fall and winter months. I have to vent(hang loose), close the doors and open both windows, but it works and it's the same one I take into the field.
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    Thanks Carver wonderful trip and of course now I...

    Thanks Carver wonderful trip and of course now I am really hungry.

    Your book, if you should choose to pen it, would be one I'd hasten to. There is a wonderful cadence to your wisdom in print.
  42. My only real issue is volume. I feel if I move...

    My only real issue is volume. I feel if I move away from my 3/4 or 2/3 lengths into full length, I'll either need a different pack or have to learn to radically change my current packing system to...
  43. FS: Funds sent on the Izula RAT. I'll PM delivery...

    Funds sent on the Izula RAT.

    I'll PM delivery info. Thanks Otter1
  44. FS: I'll take the Rat. PM inbound

    I'll take the Rat.

    PM inbound
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    Revivex Down Cleaner. Got mine from Dutch. Follow...

    Revivex Down Cleaner. Got mine from Dutch. Follow directions on the bottle. Use large front loader washer and dryer. Run an extra spin cycle at the end of wash cycle if possible. Use either dryer...
  46. Thread: rain fly ?

    by Rolloff
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    Love my skins. I prefer solid Silnylon to the...

    Love my skins. I prefer solid Silnylon to the mesh.
  47. Looks like you can. Moved to Nashville, IN. I...

    Looks like you can. Moved to Nashville, IN. I know it's on my way down and back!

    http://www.bcdemocrat.com/2017/02/01/the_gnaw_bone_tenderloin_is_back/
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    Dutch nuff said

    Dutch

    nuff said
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    I am not going to start feeding Dutch worms...

    I am not going to start feeding Dutch worms Zing-it.

    I was told they weren't that expensive to feed :tongueup:
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    Simply amazing. Wonders never cease. Thatsa tight...

    Simply amazing. Wonders never cease. Thatsa tight set of strings you got there.

    I can't really do the stomach sleeper thing either, but can get comfortable on either side w/o swapping ends or...
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