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  1. Thank you folks for ideas. Bill I appreciate...

    Thank you folks for ideas. Bill I appreciate your honesty and I happened to watch your video today about entering your hammock. As a canoe paddle I’m used to that type of boat entry with 3 points...
  2. Ridgerunner sadly not working for me, why?

    I'm trying my best to enjoy it, but being a belly sleeper I'm trying side sleeping. Having a knee replacement makes me constantly move around and bend my leg. Not sure the terminology but the side...
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    Didn’t read every thread but just wanted to say...

    Didn’t read every thread but just wanted to say that I tried my Warbonnet Ridge Runner for the 3 rd time last night and it just doesn’t work for me sadly. Having bad knees I like to bend them and...
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    Haha. Oh boy do I agree. Iím in Nassau county. ...

    Haha. Oh boy do I agree. Iím in Nassau county. Just went on meet up group this weekend in Pawling NY on the AT. Nice but humid. I just got into it after Catskill snow storm in my tent. Check...
  5. Those are great teasers and its working. But I...

    Those are great teasers and its working. But I have to be at work near Albany that Saturday getting ready for summer camp job. ahhhhh
    Hopefully a fall gathering will take place. Have fun.
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    I just got accepted into that meetup group and...

    I just got accepted into that meetup group and signed up on a June 1 trip, check it out.
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    Nice to meet you, my nephew lives in Ho Chi Minh...

    Nice to meet you, my nephew lives in Ho Chi Minh for quit a few years, computer business. My son and my wife visited him a few years back and my son fell in love with Asia. Enjoy tripping!
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    Trailblaser, since I'm a teacher I work at a...

    Trailblaser, since I'm a teacher I work at a sleep away camp up in Sullivan County near Copake. Took a friend to hike part of AT of route 22. Long wooden platform over the swampy area. Great...
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    Ticks! yuk. I too would like to learn more knots...

    Ticks! yuk. I too would like to learn more knots and other ideas about hanging. Belly sleeper here and hoping this whole expensive hobby works.

    So, do we set up a quick Harriman hang? Life is...
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    Hi guys, went to Brockport St i think from 78-79....

    Hi guys, went to Brockport St i think from 78-79. Those years are a blur, haha. I'm a newbi also from downstate now on Long Island. Hope to meet up someday.
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    Just added my name to the meetup group, never did...

    Just added my name to the meetup group, never did that before. Why not? Best to all. I'm going up to Copake NY this weekend for summer camp work. Will hang Friday night and play around. My...
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    Hello from Long Island! I purchased a hammock...

    Hello from Long Island! I purchased a hammock after this years March St Paddy's day celebration camping up in the Cats and getting covered with 2-3" of spin drift all over me while my buddies were...
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    What a pleasure reading my first trip report on...

    What a pleasure reading my first trip report on the forum, WOW! thanks for sharing.
  14. Wow, man some scary stories with bumps, bruises...

    Wow, man some scary stories with bumps, bruises and broken rib. I think I should have asked this before purchasing a hammock, but what the heck, only live once!
    Lot's of experience out there...
  15. How quick did it take for your first fall or flip?

    As per Forrest Gump, "stupid is what stupid does."

    I rushed outside as it was getting dark to test out my new Warbonnet UQ on my new RR.

    Long story short I didn't make sure the suspension...
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    FS: sending pm

    sending pm
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    FS: I'll take it!

    I'll take it!
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    NY'r here, driving up to Danbury tomorrow to take...

    NY'r here, driving up to Danbury tomorrow to take my sister paddling on the Great Swamp in Patterson not to far from her. Then going back to her place with my gear and going to hang probably behind...
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    Welcome, I have a paddle trip set up on the...

    Welcome, I have a paddle trip set up on the Mullica April 27, still room to join. 3 of us already, I'm a newbi and just bought a Ridgerunner. One of my old bosses from the late 80's was from...
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    Poll: I'm have to go with September. Probably only...

    I'm have to go with September. Probably only that Saturday night but August is booked. Thanks. I'll bring some bagels!
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    Poll: Interested in this, watching when you go. I'm...

    Interested in this, watching when you go. I'm working and travelling during August but going back to school as a techer in September. Septemer is easier for me, can always marathon it from NYC area...
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    It's all cool. Fist let me say that I hope you...

    It's all cool. Fist let me say that I hope you feel better with the disc problem. I'm dealing with old boo boo's and new ones. My 90 y/o mother doesn't understand what the heck is happening to...
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    Sticky: Oh do please tell us! Me, coldfeet? Well it...

    Oh do please tell us!

    Me, coldfeet? Well it didn't have to do with marriage Joined backpacker website about 15 years ago and saw cool names, what did I know? I always had cold feet because...
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    I appreciate the early morning bad news, ahhh! ...

    I appreciate the early morning bad news, ahhh! But on the good side I did save some $ using Geico and will look into more gear!

    Will bring additional gear ( is the word t-nt) banned here like...
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    That's it! She had a great 4 years there...

    That's it! She had a great 4 years there including the footall championship....take care
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    Saturday night. When I reserved it looked like...

    Saturday night. When I reserved it looked like everything was taken except for site #10. but it was a confusing site that was new to me. I know they changed from Reserve America few years back. ...
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    Now I'm wondering why I'm charged $31? Two...

    Now I'm wondering why I'm charged $31?
    Two loads of wood $12 Reservation fee $7 Out of state resident $5 then an extra $7 for something else? Oh well, will look at it tomorrow.
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    HUGE THANKS to silentorpheus! Just grabbed the...

    HUGE THANKS to silentorpheus! Just grabbed the last site for that Friday night! Site #10 You my friend get a golden ticket! Now to thin out the invite list, didn't think ahead about sites...
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    Ahhhh, thanks will check tomorrow....i just...

    Ahhhh, thanks will check tomorrow....i just can't catch a break. The ADK's are still frozen for another month according to an outfitter near the Oswagotchie...
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    As per my daughter who graduated last year O H!

    As per my daughter who graduated last year O H!
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    Hey SilvrSurfr , which I had the skills like you...

    Hey SilvrSurfr , which I had the skills like you do, I went for a dunk 3x's two weeks ago on the Ramapo River in Rockland county, and they were all my faults! :(
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    As of now once again I'm trying to go paddling...

    As of now once again I'm trying to go paddling and camping on the Mullica Saturday April 27 with a few friends and possibly AMC members. If anyone is around and wants to join feel free. As it gets...
  33. Hoping to join, newbi here. Hung first time...

    Hoping to join, newbi here. Hung first time Friday night with Warbonnet Ridgerunner, just ordered the 20f full length Lynx. I used underpad and confirmed how tipsy it is with to much air in it. ...
  34. Any news on when this is happening? Just got a...

    Any news on when this is happening? Just got a Warbonnet Ridgerunner yesterday.
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    My Mullica trip is not happening, not enough...

    My Mullica trip is not happening, not enough interest from others for now and car spotting isn't going to happen, A few years back we used an outfitter to pit me up and they drove me to my car...
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    Hammock arrived yesterday!

    Hammock arrived yesterday!
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    I’m already talking to much. Hope moderators...

    I’m already talking to much. Hope moderators don’t flag me. Time to move on and lay low.
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    First let me say that electbc not only brings a...

    First let me say that electbc not only brings a hot tent set up with wood stove but also hangs at the same time. Nice Massachusetts trip.

    If I recall correctly around 2002? I signed up on the...
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    Gotta love the outdoor community. From the...

    Gotta love the outdoor community. From the hiking clubs to the paddle clubs,
    Winter trekkers and now hammock hangers.
    I’m originally a Queens boy ( yea Queens Rocks according to the Ramones)...
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    Welcome from one newbie to another :) I'm in NW NJ.
    I just took out my WB RidgeRunner first time this Saturday. Just spent some time playing with the suspension (had Dutchware 5" spider straps,...
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    Just checking Atsion future forecast (not so good...

    Just checking Atsion future forecast (not so good but makes me happy about tripping) looks to hit the 60's a few times next week with low in the 40's.
    I'm probably bringing a solo royalex. ...
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    Thanks folks, now another dream to add to the...

    Thanks folks, now another dream to add to the list. Now to learn another secret handshake! Oh also forgot a little obsession I had or have with paddling. Have 5 canoe/pack boats, a few years ago...
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    Coldfeet here! Hope to meet up one day soon. ...

    Coldfeet here! Hope to meet up one day soon.

    As of now 2-3 of us going to paddle Mullica saturday
    march 30, camp out (hang if my gear gets here by then) Then paddle to take out next day. If...
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    Hello from NYC area

    Hello folks, lets see where to begin. Last weekend went hiking/camping NY Catskills mountain area for pre St. Paddy's celebration. 3 ground dwellers (me being one of them) and 3 hangers. We got...
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