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    Excellent. Great program to get folks to try out...

    Excellent. Great program to get folks to try out a hammock or your gear.
  2. Wildlife Management Area's in VA. You pay a per...

    Wildlife Management Area's in VA. You pay a per night fee but it's like 4.00 or so. If you have a fishing or hunting license in VA you pay nothing. Here is a link to their web site. ...
  3. Very nice ...thanks for posting. I have yet to...

    Very nice ...thanks for posting. I have yet to set up my tarp worms so thanks for the tips
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    When car camping I have more than once used a...

    When car camping I have more than once used a wool blanket under me in the hammock for some additional warmth. Like was suggested above I laid it in the hammock then wrapped the excess over me. I...
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    There is no right or wrong way when it comes to...

    There is no right or wrong way when it comes to CRL or no CRL. It is really a matter of personal preference.

    My personal preference is to use a CRL over the tarp but I do also use a CRL under...
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    Here is what I would like to see from a mass...

    Here is what I would like to see from a mass produced hammock.

    1) Market research so they are hitting the sweet spot not just the edges of the market. In other words, longer hammocks, environment...
  7. I have a BCUSA 10x10 (square) that I use about...

    I have a BCUSA 10x10 (square) that I use about 90% of the time. I had Donna (2QZQ) make me a set of Grizz Beaks for ut and could not be happier. I find it is all the protection I need from blowing...
  8. I am hoping to stop by either Friday or Saturday...

    I am hoping to stop by either Friday or Saturday this year since it's only a couple of hours from me. It depends on my back as I managed somehow to mess it up this week and I don't know if I will be...
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    Since you have the zip model, any quilt that will...

    Since you have the zip model, any quilt that will work with a gathered end hammock will work with your HH. My personal preference is for Jacks R Better. I have The Nest (I have the bottom opening)...
  10. I have a couple of TC and one is used by my...

    I have a couple of TC and one is used by my brother who is heavier and taller than you are. He "borrows" it every summer and this will be his 3rd summer using it :) That being said, for the price I...
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    Can't answer for others but I have never found a...

    Can't answer for others but I have never found a good way with my DIY to adjust it but with The Nest because it has pull outs that match the HH shape, I don't end up adjusting it at all.
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    I have a two classic entries and UQ is not a pain...

    I have a two classic entries and UQ is not a pain at all at least not for me. I got a down UQ from JacksRBetter which matches up with the opening. That means you get in, sit like normal, pull your...
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    I keep a Word document that gives me: Date...

    I keep a Word document that gives me:
    Date
    Weather
    Equipment used
    Where
    Who was with me (if anyone)
    Usually 1 paragraph of memory jogging notes or things I want to remember. I also usually...
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    My "little" brother is somewhere north of 275 (I...

    My "little" brother is somewhere north of 275 (I think closer to 325 but he just smiles) and is 6'3". He has spent many nights in my Expedition but it is really too short for him. He does however...
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    Two different type of ENO straps: Atlas straps =...

    Two different type of ENO straps: Atlas straps = no stretch, Slap straps = LOTS of stretch

    Atlas are made from poly while Slap are made from nylon
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    I have a set and use them when base camping or...

    I have a set and use them when base camping or just putzing around the yard. Nothing wrong with them except weight when you are hiking.
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    Sorry but while I spend a lot of time up on...

    Sorry but while I spend a lot of time up on Skyline I am rarely south into the Blue Ridge area. Perhaps someone else can give you some direction there.
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    Like others I did a DIY organizer and the pockets...

    Like others I did a DIY organizer and the pockets were make custom sized to fit what I wanted to go in them. Think Nook, Samsung phone, etc, etc. Mine is made out of left over scrapes of nylon with...
  19. I really like my Kelty 12 x 12 but, because it is...

    I really like my Kelty 12 x 12 but, because it is cat cut it is more difficult to get a nice taunt pitch on it when using it as a shade or over a picnic table. But, it works great over my hammock...
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    couple of suggestions and observations. You...

    couple of suggestions and observations.

    You say you are going to start in Front Royal and ride south. Be advised that Skyline Drive which runs from Front Royal to Waynesboro VA is about 112 miles...
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    I find I like an UQ all year round which in VA...

    I find I like an UQ all year round which in VA means summer nights sometimes do not go below 80F. At 80F I still attach my UQ but push it to one side. At 70F I am way to cold and need it under me. ...
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    If you are dead set on an ENO (and I am with the...

    If you are dead set on an ENO (and I am with the rest of the folks on getting a Dutchware blank, Dutchware suspension, Dutch ridgeline and Dutch will even put it all together for you if you ask...
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    Last year I stopped by a construction site and...

    Last year I stopped by a construction site and ask about their scrape pieces. The job foreman cut me off a piece about 10 x 20 feet and told me to enjoy it :) If you don't ask, the answer is always...
  24. Thread: PIF thread

    by dkurfiss
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    Yes, we did not remove access from the SS if you...

    Yes, we did not remove access from the SS if you had already applied for it once it was locked down. However, you won't be able to access the new group until you are approved to join it and...
  25. Thread: PIF thread

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    Check my signature please. I changed it out but...

    Check my signature please. I changed it out but want to be sure you can see it.

    Thanks

    Wish I could help and add you but on Attroll can do that..sorry, he is usually really fast but I know he...
  26. Thread: PIF thread

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    Thanks...I will double check it again :( But...

    Thanks...I will double check it again :(

    But you did see how to request access now right? If not:
    How to join the Pay It Forward (PIF) group

    To join this group, you must have a Google...
  27. Thread: PIF thread

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    Just FYI, this information is no longer valid. ...

    Just FYI, this information is no longer valid. This was before we moved PIF to it's own Group rather than just locking down the spreadsheet. In order to access the group you will need to go here...
  28. Thread: PIF thread

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    Ok, perhaps I am seeing something you are not. ...

    Ok, perhaps I am seeing something you are not.

    I click on the link in my signature. I ready the information in the top post, then I read the information in the 2nd post which goes like this:
    ...
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    Trade with him.

    Trade with him.
  30. Thread: PIF thread

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    The PIF thread is now located in a group of it's...

    The PIF thread is now located in a group of it's own which is not visible until you are approved. You said you asked for access but did you follow the process listed in the link of my signature? If...
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    Then you have many choices but I would not start...

    Then you have many choices but I would not start with an ENO. You can do much better for a lower cost with some of the cottage vendors found here. Kind of the list of items are:

    Hammock with...
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    First welcome to HF. You will find yourself...

    First welcome to HF. You will find yourself quickly emerged in all the information available here.

    My suggestions to you is go to You Tube and do a search for video's by Shug. You will find his...
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    WOW! You guys had a much better snow day in No....

    WOW! You guys had a much better snow day in No. VA than I did. All I did was shovel snow and when I was done, I just shoveled more snow :) Good use of a really bad day.
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    Welcome! I don't do adventure riding but do camp...

    Welcome! I don't do adventure riding but do camp off my trike. My idea of a good time is to find a place to set up a basecamp then do day hikes from it. I been doing it for about 4 years now and...
  35. I have used my JRB Old Rag and a Synmat 9 (R...

    I have used my JRB Old Rag and a Synmat 9 (R value 6) down to single digits with no issues. The way I use it is to make the foot box, then lay on top of the mat with me in the foot box. Sort of...
  36. You can hang dry with a smaller cat cut tarp but...

    You can hang dry with a smaller cat cut tarp but I know I have to make some accommodations.

    1) Site selection is very important. Try to get where you are hanging below a ridge, hill, mount, or...
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    I have layered wool blanket with a down top quilt...

    I have layered wool blanket with a down top quilt and you will want the wool next to you because it won't compress, then add the sleeping bag, then your quilt over that.

    The CCF pad with the 20 UQ...
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    Welcome from Sterling, VA. If you want to check...

    Welcome from Sterling, VA. If you want to check out some gear before the next group hang give me a shout. I have a couple of different hammocks and quilts you can look at. I also ride motorcycle :)
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    Dropped one on my wish list for my next order!

    Dropped one on my wish list for my next order!
  40. Thanks! I been looking for an alternative to my...

    Thanks! I been looking for an alternative to my wedding band when I am out in the woods and this will fit the bill nicely.
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    Congrats on getting laid off and having the...

    Congrats on getting laid off and having the ability to do AT. I am envious!

    I am not a distance hiker so can offer no real tips on what to take at the lightest weight but I can 2nd everything...
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    I have done both and for ease of use the cinch...

    I have done both and for ease of use the cinch buckles can't be beat.
  43. Thread: Camp security

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    Check his signature. The link is there or check...

    Check his signature. The link is there or check mine.
  44. I use a BCUSA 10x10 with my HH all the time. I...

    I use a BCUSA 10x10 with my HH all the time. I also used it with an ENO DBL with no issues. I even had Griz Beaks made by 2QZQ to use with it to help block the weather. I mostly use it in A Frame...
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    Are you hiking? If so, look for something by one...

    Are you hiking? If so, look for something by one of the cottage vendors that will lighten your load. Not sure the Hennessy product will be all that light.

    I base camp and do day hikes so weight...
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    Tarp first. I have a couple of HH and have found...

    Tarp first. I have a couple of HH and have found many different ways I can do the suspension but the small tarp only gives limited coverage. While I have never gotten wet with the stock tarp it is...
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    I really like it. It looks like a great piece of...

    I really like it. It looks like a great piece of gear but at 235.00 +5.00 shipping it is a bit of out my budget. Perhaps Santa will be nice to me next year. Good luck and I hope you guys do well...
  48. My guess would be the cotton is giving you...

    My guess would be the cotton is giving you issues. Most folks, myself included, tend to sweat at least a bit when they sleep. The cotton will grab that sweat and then hold it next to your body not...
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    So when you break this stand down how long is the...

    So when you break this stand down how long is the longest pole segment? How small is package before set up including weight?
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    And that is excellent news. Sign me up for a...

    And that is excellent news. Sign me up for a pair!
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