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  1. Thread: Staking out?

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    I was in the Netty (girlfriend's) for a couple...

    I was in the Netty (girlfriend's) for a couple nights this weekend, and I staked out the side pulls just to get the fully Netty experience. They helped keep the pulled net out of my face. Of course,...
  2. Thread: Hammeck Photos

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    Hammeck Photos

    Here are a few shots of my girlfriend's Netty.

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/05/27/f0e582cf9313f2418723d3885431db8f.jpg
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    Pictures or it didn't happen.

    Pictures or it didn't happen.
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    First night(s) in a Hammeck.

    I was in the Blacksburg, Va region this weekend for a bike ride. I have a Dutch argon hammock, but my girlfriend offered to let me use her Netty since I actually hadn't slept in one before, yet...
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    I actually have made whoopies per instruction...

    I actually have made whoopies per instruction from Dutch at a MAHHA, and have the needles of different sizes from that.
  6. Thread: Snake skins

    by Uphill
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    WTB: I got my mountain goat gear snake skins. I am...

    I got my mountain goat gear snake skins. I am very pleased with them, the drawstring closure is a cool feature that I hadn't seen before on snake skins. Glad you guys gave the recommendation.
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    I sure am glad lil Dutch pulled your number from...

    I sure am glad lil Dutch pulled your number from that stuff sack. I don't know that my description, or project would have been this involved.

    You can almost see the finish line! We will all be...
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    New! with questions...

    Welcome to the forum. I can't speak to it personally, but from posts/videos I've read/watched, hammock camping can be very dog friendly. Check out this video done by HF user Fronkey about just that...
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    I had a phone cable (does anyone use those any...

    I had a phone cable (does anyone use those any more?) that I split open the jacket, and found 4 smaller cables. I found they were a good size for serving as my splicing tool. The phone cable actually...
  10. I sleep in an 11ft Dutch hammock. At spring...

    I sleep in an 11ft Dutch hammock. At spring MAHHA, I laid in a 10ft Netty, and felt it to be a bit more confining. IMO, the extra room from the extra foot is noticeable, and is appreciated.

    I...
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    Well that went pretty easily. Thanks to Doogie's...

    Well that went pretty easily. Thanks to Doogie's video, and Bryce88's suggestion of repurposing some wire from an unused cable. I knocked out the split ridgeline pretty seamlessly. One thing I...
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    I want, I want, I want...

    Every time I peek at the Hammeck site, I just want, want, want.

    I want the stand, I want the Netty, I want the Hammeck!

    Just had to get that off my chest.
  13. Reminds me of a certain YouTube hammock celeb

    This video has circled around a few times. I realized it's a pretty close impression to one of Shug's "characters" from his videos. What do you think?
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    I can pick that up at ace hardware?

    I can pick that up at ace hardware?
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    Per my one overnight in the hammock, the single...

    Per my one overnight in the hammock, the single is small. It's short from end to end, and isn't very wide. As I said before, this particular Hummingbird hammock seems like a better lounge hammock...
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    What are you using as your splicing tool in the...

    What are you using as your splicing tool in the video Doogie? I'm planning on swinging by the music shop to pick up some guitar string, but there's also an ace hardware near by as well that I could...
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    We have decided that it would be better use of...

    We have decided that it would be better use of our time to go somewhere a little closer to home. Smoke Butt is a but of a drive for a weekend hang for us.
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    So despite having the 1.2 rip on you, you're...

    So despite having the 1.2 rip on you, you're wanting to get another instead of upping to 1.4 at the cost of a few oz?
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    We decided to go the Airbnb route. She wants me...

    We decided to go the Airbnb route. She wants me to experience Charlottesville as much as possible over the short weekend that we have.
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    Warm sleeper here. I just ordered an Alps...

    Warm sleeper here. I just ordered an Alps microfiber sleeping bag liner off amazon for $21. I'll give it a try in coming weeks.
  21. Thread: New from Dutch!

    by Uphill
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    New from Dutch!

    Dutch uploaded the video of his Half-Wit Hammock last night.

    Check it out: Half-Wit Hammock
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    DIY Zing-it ridgeline tutorial

    I'm looking for a image/video tutorial on making a split ridgeline with zing-it. I've got a length of zing-it, and a couple Dutch wasps on their way. Anyone have any favorite resources for this type...
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    Going to try my hand at a DIY split ridge.

    I have a 25ft hank of zing it that I ordered for some reason. I just ordered a couple wasps. I'll be trying my hand at creating my own split ridge line using the wasps and zing it.

    I'll need to...
  24. Thread: Fronkey Bugnet

    by Uphill
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    Fronkey Bugnet

    Be delicate with it. Holes stretch easy. I speak from experience.
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    Charlottesville, Va hang sites?

    My girlfriend is a UVA alum. We are planning on going down for a weekend at the end of May. We are interested in finding a place to hang, but it seems the majority of the campsites in the area are of...
  26. So did you already stock up on 10.5 hammocks?

    So did you already stock up on 10.5 hammocks?
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    Metaphorically, and literally.

    Metaphorically, and literally.
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    5/7/2015-Swain's Lock on the C&O

    I'll be biking out to Swain's Lock in Potomac, Md from DC after work tonight for an over night hang. Weather is forecasted to be perfect. Come join if you're in the area.
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    It hasn't been exposed to any campfire in the...

    It hasn't been exposed to any campfire in the times I have used it. I suspect is how I am stuffing it in the stuff sack with the hammock. Not sure of a better way to store it without having to...
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    Holes in my noseeum

    Just had a great night sleep in the hammock. As I was waking up, I noticed a couple of irregular holes in my bug net. I'm not sure where they came from, as I've only used the net a few times. Over...
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    I made a mistake

    I think I'll just cut off the contracted loop/constrictor section, and use the remaining length for a continuous loop for my hammock stand.
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    The back splice you speak of is on the tail end...

    The back splice you speak of is on the tail end correct? The bit that is burried within itself to prevent it being pulled through the constricted bit.
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    I first need to try to pull the loop out of the...

    I first need to try to pull the loop out of the bury to see if it is salvageable. On the other hand, I do have other whoopies that aren't being used for anything.
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    I made a mistake

    I was setting up my suspension to hang on the Potomac tonight in this perfect weather, and as I was adjusting the whoopie sling, I accidentally pulled the adjustable loop inside the bury. This...
  35. Thread: Snake skins

    by Uphill
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    WTB: Snake skins

    Looking for a pair of mesh snake skins for my tarp. Preferably not camo. Anyone have an extra pair up for grabs?
  36. My girlfriend and I are ready to head down to nc...

    My girlfriend and I are ready to head down to nc from dc!
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    WTB: WTB: 1 season underquilt(s)

    Girlfriend recently dove into hammock camping with me, and we are planning some summer hangs. I already have underquilts for both of us down to 20*, but I am looking for 1 or 2 1-season (summer)...
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    David, that spider looks pretty small. You should...

    David, that spider looks pretty small. You should have put your hand next to him for size comparison. [emoji1]
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    SOLD: I'll take the 4 orange Y stakes. PM your info...

    I'll take the 4 orange Y stakes. PM your info please.
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    Adele and I had a great time. I'm proud of her...

    Adele and I had a great time. I'm proud of her for dealing with the +/- 30* temps at night on her first group hang, and only second time overnighting in the hammock. I enjoyed introducing her to my...
  41. Adele and I will grab patties. Sorry you can't...

    Adele and I will grab patties. Sorry you can't make it Ratdog. Good on you for helping your neighbor out.
  42. I have Dutch's Fronkey's style net. The bottom...

    I have Dutch's Fronkey's style net. The bottom has cinch cord with cord lock, and both ends of the ridgeline also have cinch cord/cord locks to keep it closed. I haven't had a chance to try in the...
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    Two hammocks - one tarp?

    My girlfriend just got her first hammock. We did her first overnight last weekend in prep for MAHHA this coming weekend. I had a hammock stand with me just in case, but we found a trio of trees that...
  44. PA > 2015 Spring MAHHA April 24-26th Official Planning Thread

    I'll bring my 40* REI mummy bag. I've slept in it (with layers) down to the negatives.

    Also a 3/4 length 30* under quilt.
  45. Low of 30 Friday night. I thought this was Spring...

    Low of 30 Friday night. I thought this was Spring MAHHA.
  46. The excitement is building! My girlfriend and I...

    The excitement is building! My girlfriend and I are looking forward to getting up to PGF Friday afternoon for a weekend of hanging and not much more.
  47. I'll bring my Tato Hammock stand for sure.

    I'll bring my Tato Hammock stand for sure.
  48. Poll: Burnt orange from TapaTalk app (no poll visible)

    Burnt orange from TapaTalk app (no poll visible)
  49. Thanks Doogie, I'll look for ya on Friday.

    Thanks Doogie, I'll look for ya on Friday.
  50. If anyone is bringing an extra Tarp, I might take...

    If anyone is bringing an extra Tarp, I might take you up on it. Bringing the girlfriend, and she is without tarp (she'll be using mine since it'll be her first group hang). A second tarp would make...
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