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  1. Had a great time. Thanks to Chris and all. ...

    Had a great time. Thanks to Chris and all.

    I'll get some pics up as soon as I get them on the computer.
  2. I hope to be there by late afternoon/early...

    I hope to be there by late afternoon/early evening. Getting a little bit of a late start.

    Nothing to swap at present, I don't think, but if I come across anything, I'll chuck it in.
  3. Too far for me, but it sounds great. Enjoy!

    Too far for me, but it sounds great. Enjoy!
  4. I'm going to head to IA for the Yellow River Hang.

    I'm going to head to IA for the Yellow River Hang.
  5. At this point, I'm planning on showing up. Maybe...

    At this point, I'm planning on showing up. Maybe early afternoon.

    Are you parking at the parking area that shows up after the trail to Brown's Hollow, or up at the HQ?
  6. I've been to a private camp out near Rockford,...

    I've been to a private camp out near Rockford, and that was fun. Also a couple local places with varying degrees of luck finding places to hang.

    I'm currently sans job, so that kind of affects...
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    I am definitely contemplating taking advantage of...

    I am definitely contemplating taking advantage of your September special prices. I have a question, though. If I get the 4-season underquilt, any thoughts about using that in the warmer weather?...
  8. Sounds like fun. I've got plans elsewhere for the...

    Sounds like fun. I've got plans elsewhere for the weekend, or I'd go.

    I've camped at Gebhard Woods in Morris. (http://www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/I&M/EAST/GEBHARD/Park.htm) It's right...
  9. I don't know yet what October looks like for me,...

    I don't know yet what October looks like for me, but I do love to escape Chicago around that time of year.

    Hopefully I can join you folks on this weekend.
  10. If anyone has any ideas for hangs in...

    If anyone has any ideas for hangs in August/Sept., lemme know. I haven't done much camping this year, but hope I get a chance to do some.

    In what little I've done, the hammock is definitely...
  11. I am considering, but can't yet commit.

    I am considering, but can't yet commit.
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    Thanks for the idea. The gunk on the hammock is...

    Thanks for the idea. The gunk on the hammock is definitely the primary concern.
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    Thanks, y'all. I appreciate the ideas...except...

    Thanks, y'all. I appreciate the ideas...except for maybe the "eating" part. I'll take a pass on that.

    Until needed, of course.
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    Dealing with sap

    I just got back from the BWCA. Most of the tree options for hanging were balsam firs, which tend to ooze sap like crazy, and got sap on the tree straps. I had the hammock (WBBB) in a bishop bag, so...
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    Thanks for that! I just finished a UQ with...

    Thanks for that!

    I just finished a UQ with synthetic insulation...battling baffles will be my next big DIY.
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    Woot has hammocks up again today, including one...

    Woot has hammocks up again today, including one with a bug net.
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    I'm working on a 5.0 apex UQ this weekend, also....

    I'm working on a 5.0 apex UQ this weekend, also. It's not quite done yet. As I go along, I think I realize everything I should have done differently along the way...but I think it's going to work out...
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    I found your video on youtube and used your...

    I found your video on youtube and used your jetflow with the sawyer...works well.

    So far, not suffering from the funky taste on the rubber gasket.
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    I'm a newbie, and finding camping via hammock...

    I'm a newbie, and finding camping via hammock really invites experimentation.

    My first night in a hammock included several hours of a drippy rain. No wind, just straight down. Fortunately, I was...
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    Sticky: I'm planning a BWCA trip, and was doing research,...

    I'm planning a BWCA trip, and was doing research, looking to downsize a little from the tent I have now. I saw all the notes about people using hammocks instead of tents. I had a friend at one point...
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    The Yukon is back on sport woot today.

    The Yukon is back on sport woot today.
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    I'm (probably) the other PMer. Sorry for any...

    I'm (probably) the other PMer. Sorry for any breach in etiquette.
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