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    i've been hooked on white noise since the mid...

    i've been hooked on white noise since the mid 70's. a window unit ac is the blame. sooooooo,

    there are numerous apps for white noise and such for the iphone. simplynoise is one. they work great...
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    good intentions and the road to hell

    well, yesterday and today is a mark on my history of preparedness.

    i had court most of the morning. pretty much an intense day, including several days preparation. but, i was ready to get to the...
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    one hell of a stand. nice work.

    one hell of a stand. nice work.
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    has it been done for years with insultex?

    has it been done for years with insultex?
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    tinny's comments on insultex

    tinny, who seems to have a great deal of time on his hands, is ever the tinkererrerrer.

    as such, his latest video regarding insultex is interesting. he presents some good arguments regarding a...
  6. i'm a bit slow at the moment and i struggled with...

    i'm a bit slow at the moment and i struggled with your post at first, especially with what the hell i was looking at.

    but now i get it.

    very neat. i've often wondered why this concoction...
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    Welcome from Arkansas. I'm jealous of you...

    Welcome from Arkansas.

    I'm jealous of you californians. I love the state. Recently spent a week out there near your neighborhood. Took the pch from la to sf, and hiked many trails along the way....
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    Hah! The duct tape is GREAT! My girlfriend'll...

    Hah! The duct tape is GREAT!

    My girlfriend'll hate'm.

    Terrific idea!

    Sv-
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    Beautiful! Sv-

    Beautiful!

    Sv-
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    welcome from arkansas. what part of east texas?...

    welcome from arkansas. what part of east texas?

    sv-
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    hey brett, nice work and great thinking! i'm...

    hey brett, nice work and great thinking!

    i'm glad you did this. i have a moskito and find it a very comfortable ride. in fact i think it fits me better than any i've tried. i think your idea...
  12. HF's Hammock Hangers Essential Knot Guide

    If this has been done then the mods can delete this post.

    We should develop an essential knot guide for this obsession. We can contribute as a group by individually posting our favorites. If you...
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    i took and submitted a pic of the car and camp...

    i took and submitted a pic of the car and camp because i realized how ridiculous it looks.
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    i do pretty much what shug and planius say -...

    i do pretty much what shug and planius say - secure the hikers and put camp shoes under the hammock.

    if i'm hiking in my trail shoes i put them in the mesh pocket in my ohm [i don't untie them]....
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    welcome from arkansas. can't say enough about...

    welcome from arkansas.

    can't say enough about watching the videos the members have contributed. very helpful and entertaining.

    since you're into dyi check out the current thread about dyi...
  16. diy dehydrated backpack meals! terrible!! i...

    diy dehydrated backpack meals!

    terrible!!

    i bought some stuff from the stores and thought "man, i can beat this!"

    so i yank the dehydrator out, plug it up and start cranking. i watched...
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    hey man, great video. nicely done all the way...

    hey man, great video. nicely done all the way around. keep it coming.

    cheers,

    sv-
  18. beats the hell out of the cows i saw on my trip...

    beats the hell out of the cows i saw on my trip today.

    sv-
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    camping and hanging, sortof....

    today was the day to piddle, to fool around with a bit of gear.

    i made a quick grab and tossed about 5 hammocks and a couple of tarps along with assorted gear into the ula ohm. went to some...
  20. You can also take the strap, thread it through...

    You can also take the strap, thread it through the whoopie an tie a loop. Use a bow line not in the strap if you have slack. If not just hitch it, the whoopee will still function.

    Another option...
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    Nice post dood. Quality vid. An easy trip. My...

    Nice post dood. Quality vid. An easy trip. My kind of outing. Keep it coming.

    Like hemmingway I prefer short sentences. Unlike earnst, I'm not famous.

    Sv
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    Welcome from Arkansas. Say hello to Warren for...

    Welcome from Arkansas. Say hello to Warren for me.

    Sv
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    not if the same card or your email was once used...

    not if the same card or your email was once used with a paypal account.
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    i'm with you southpaw; i don't like paypal either...

    i'm with you southpaw; i don't like paypal either and i hate to be fooled by those graphics that lead one to think credit cards are welcome, only to find that it's paypal only.

    i further ditto the...
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    this proves i'm schizophrenic; answering myself....

    this proves i'm schizophrenic; answering myself.

    it's for a closed suspension system, idiot!

    but if you have a caribiner couldn't you use that instead, even with a whoopie?

    [there you go...
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    meet my brother, marlin, but why...

    i've seen guys search for 30 minutes or more for a stick or misplaced toggle to finish out a marlin spike. i've used'em myself. but here's what i can't figure.

    why? especially if you've got...
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    tree sap. if you cook with alcohol or drink...

    tree sap.

    if you cook with alcohol or drink with it, you're in luck. it'll remove the tree sap easily.

    grey goose and tree sap - now that's an idea...

    sv-
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    I enjoyed a warm chuckle reading your post. Seems...

    I enjoyed a warm chuckle reading your post. Seems everything I do no matter how successful it may be has an element of disaster built squarely within.

    Good post.

    Sv
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    Amazing! Makes me hate where I live. Sv

    Amazing!

    Makes me hate where I live.

    Sv
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    hey man, i just had a chance to briefly check...

    hey man, i just had a chance to briefly check out your site in more detail. nicely done. its the first i've seen of the vids.

    keep it coming.

    cheers,

    sv-

    go hogs!
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    nice article. very informative and serves as a...

    nice article. very informative and serves as a great cheat-sheet. you should do a vid using this setup with tarp to hammock, from setup through take-down.

    if you're ugly you can use a stand-in.
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    all of the regular vendors seem to have tarps for...

    all of the regular vendors seem to have tarps for most budgets. most will cut to order. personally i wouldn't go the route you posted unless you're simply experimenting.

    its likely a usable...
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    welcome from arkansas. worst pheasant hunt in...

    welcome from arkansas.

    worst pheasant hunt in my life was in your state. a reservation about an hour north of omaha. january; a foot of snow capped with 2 inches of ice. not fun.

    but i...
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    i agree with the guys; very nicely done. it has...

    i agree with the guys; very nicely done. it has a great look and shape.

    well done, man.

    sv-
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    zuki is right; this just happened to a new member...

    zuki is right; this just happened to a new member that posted yesterday, 8-30-11, i think.

    what the hell.....

    sv-
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    welcome from arkansas. i'm about 2.5 hours south...

    welcome from arkansas. i'm about 2.5 hours south and east of you.

    go hogs.

    cheers,

    sv-
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    is that off 49, near alexandria?

    is that off 49, near alexandria?
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    welcome from arkansas. no answer to the heat....

    welcome from arkansas.

    no answer to the heat. we have the worst kind here, along with some of the other guys from the south - hot, humid, and bugs, man, lots of all three.

    on short stints, day...
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    i post this not in disagreement with what members...

    i post this not in disagreement with what members are saying about angles, but to point out an observation.

    after working on cars as i like to do, an old adage comes to mind; the maker recommends...
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    welcome sbob, from arkansas. go hogs. bomber,...

    welcome sbob, from arkansas. go hogs.

    bomber, i am mused by your gear info..
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    i'm new too. welcome. are the sooners gonna...

    i'm new too. welcome.

    are the sooners gonna jump like a&m and try to land in the sec?

    sv-
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    hey folks, thanks for the suggestions. i'd...

    hey folks, thanks for the suggestions. i'd considered a very light down blanket and may do that. the poncho liner sounds like a great place to start - something i hadn't considered at all. thanks...
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    thats a good idea. i'll look into doing that. ...

    thats a good idea. i'll look into doing that. the "throw" type i see are usually too small.

    the coolmax stuff looks doable. might try that too.

    cheers,

    sv-
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    camping blanket

    hey guys and dolls,

    much of the time i prefer to cover with a light blanket, sans bag. my old standby is a garment of unknown origin and is drawing its last breath, and my girlfriend is...
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    very nice! wish i was there now...

    very nice! wish i was there now...
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    your geographic location is a factor. many if...

    your geographic location is a factor.

    many if not most of the forum members seem to be located in climates cooler than us in the south. search youtube and you'll see tons of instructive videos...
  47. Thread: REI sale

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    the chairs are great. i have a pair of them and...

    the chairs are great. i have a pair of them and we use them all the time.

    word to the old and broken; if you have back or knee issues, you might want to try them first, as entry and exit can be...
  48. I'm interested. Keep me in the loop. Sv-

    I'm interested. Keep me in the loop.

    Sv-
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    as with most information its all over google;...

    as with most information its all over google; just checked. however, i've lived it for years. its considered basic know-how where i'm from. so i am the source.

    the reason i mentioned it here...
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    well, you don't know me of course, but i can...

    well, you don't know me of course, but i can vouch for this. anyone in the river delta could. also, i imagine google is crawling with info. i haven't checked. i'll try to check it later. got...
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