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    Many many thanks Slowhike!! All the best to...

    Many many thanks Slowhike!!
    All the best to JohnSawyer!
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    Maybe he got fired...

    Maybe he got fired...
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    Ah. When you first said jungle hammock, I was...

    Ah. When you first said jungle hammock, I was thinking you meant the old school army hammocks that look like a suspended cot - I re-read your post and see you have a double layer hammock...

    Well,...
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    Good luck on your adventure!

    Good luck on your adventure!
  5. Shug, you are a wild man. I mean like Ernest T...

    Shug, you are a wild man. I mean like Ernest T Bass wild. And I mean that in the nicest possible way - congrats, you funny man you.
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    Mangus, home emergencies are unavoidable - hope...

    Mangus, home emergencies are unavoidable - hope you can make it next time.
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    Back home and still feeling a warm glow from...

    Back home and still feeling a warm glow from Triggerhpy's dutch oven chili and corn bread :laugh: Thanks Trigger! Squidmonk says "thanks" too and looks forward to going back up with friends.
    ...
  8. Thread: SoCal Hang?

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    FishFoo, Glad you're coming... see you there!

    FishFoo, Glad you're coming... see you there!
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    We'll miss you Mangus! Sorry to hear you can'...

    We'll miss you Mangus! Sorry to hear you can' make it, but will see you next time we gather.

    TriggerHappy, since you'll be there early, I'll look for your hammock in the campground. Just in...
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    I'll be there well before noon on Saturday and...

    I'll be there well before noon on Saturday and stayin 'till Sunday. :D
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    Well, of the six of us, we have not heard...

    Well, of the six of us, we have not heard recently from BigDave or NickRP... I'll PM them if they do not respond here in the next day. I assume John and WWhermit are still maybes.

    We still need...
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    Looking forward to next weekend. I see the trout...

    Looking forward to next weekend. I see the trout action is good up there. I'll take a couple of poles so maybe my nephew and I can get in a little fishing. There is also a ren fair at the lake, I...
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    I am going to try to get up there early Friday...

    I am going to try to get up there early Friday evening and staying 'till Sunday morning. If not, I will be there Saturday in the AM.

    Big Dave, I don't know of any spots along the five in the...
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    :lol: Reminds me of a time years ago with a...

    :lol: Reminds me of a time years ago with a group of friends on the trail; we got a late start, and it got dark on us before we made it to camp. It was bright enough to see the trail, so we decided...
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    Hmmmmm. A mystery :) My nephew "borrowed" my...

    Hmmmmm. A mystery :)

    My nephew "borrowed" my Baby Orca underquilt and I am missing it. I love me my full-length Incubator, and will even more in the fall, but at 8.5oz and fairly small size,...
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    Wow. I feel so bad for your friend and his...

    Wow. I feel so bad for your friend and his family; I can't imagine their apprehension. That is really disturbing news. Prayin for the best. And no worries about "derailing" the thread - that was...
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    Hammockonians

    Hammockonians
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    Thanks for the heads up Mangus. It's always busy...

    Thanks for the heads up Mangus. It's always busy this time of year. I was in the neighboring mountain range over the weekend, and a bunch of rowdy campers kept me up part of the night as they...
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    Looks great Mangus - a whole family affair! I...

    Looks great Mangus - a whole family affair! I was out in the Idyllwild area on Friday hanging with my nephew just a couple of mountain ranges away. Looks like everyone enjoyed themselves, and how...
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    I get a very flat lay in my EDN and I am 5',6." ...

    I get a very flat lay in my EDN and I am 5',6." I have tried an adjustable ridgeline with varied amounts of sag and have determined that as long as I have a 30 degree hang angle, I get the flattest...
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    That's great Mangus! Thanks for tying everything...

    That's great Mangus! Thanks for tying everything together in one post.
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    I'm going stargazing next Friday with my nephew. ...

    I'm going stargazing next Friday with my nephew. We're taking an Orion XT6 and our hammocks and hope for some dark skies.

    Being a city brat, I am always awe-struck by a truly starry sky.
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    Ahem. You might as well get used to the idea that...

    Ahem. You might as well get used to the idea that you will now need to get another complete hammock set-up with quilts, suspension, tarp. etc. That is not a bad thing.
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    Completely soak the hammock; the colder the water...

    Completely soak the hammock; the colder the water the better. Sleep naked under a soaked sheet. That'll cool ya. :cool:
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    Great Sonic, I hope you can make it! Going or...

    Great Sonic, I hope you can make it!

    Going or Likely to Go
    TriggerHpy
    Lizzie
    SquidMonk (Lizzie's nephew)
    BigDave
    NickRP
    Mangus7175
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    I have hand stitched the loops with a doll needle...

    I have hand stitched the loops with a doll needle and upholstery thread as suggested in another thread. Works great, albeit a bit time consuming.
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    That's great Nick! Let's see so far looks...

    That's great Nick!

    Let's see so far looks like:

    Going or Likely to Go
    TriggerHpy
    Lizzie
    SquidMonk (Lizzie's nephew)
    BigDave
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    Ah, the old days. There were more places to hang...

    Ah, the old days. There were more places to hang in Whittier in the old days, as well as the whole of OC. Remember when there were actually Orange Groves in the OC? Well, that's progress for ya...
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    That's great Big Dave! With you that's five....

    That's great Big Dave! With you that's five. John Sawyer is a maybe.

    Hey I was thinkin, since I offered to take stuff for burgers, if there are fire restrictions we might have to take individual...
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    Looks like you had to deal with some of the...

    Looks like you had to deal with some of the wreckage left behind by the hordes that flock to the lower Angeles on the Fourth. Unfortunately the rangers do not have the resources to deal with the...
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    Great. I sent a couple of private messages, but...

    Great. I sent a couple of private messages, but we should probably send others. So far it looks like three of us plus our guests (I am taking my nephew, so we're at four.)
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    Dutch oven chili and cornbread - wonderful! I...

    Dutch oven chili and cornbread - wonderful! I will start to let other know...
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    Well let's schedule this thing! :) Trigrhpy,...

    Well let's schedule this thing! :)

    Trigrhpy, you last recommended Holcomb Valley. I contacted them and learned that it is a first come, first serve campground (No reservations.) If you think it...
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    Awesome Finskie! That's a huge accomplishment...

    Awesome Finskie! That's a huge accomplishment for a little guy. It's one thing to sleep with dad in a tent, an altogether scarier thing to be alone in a hammock. Too cute when he laughs at his...
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    That was quick! LOL :laugh: WV, thanks for the...

    That was quick! LOL :laugh:

    WV, thanks for the suggestion - a simple elegant solution right under my nose the whole time. I went out and tried and bingo! No more prusiks (although secretly they...
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    Dutch's Next Invention

    All the recent threads about tarp devices, hooks, crosses, etc., have me wondering about another opportunity for a device...

    I (like many) am using prusiks or klemheists along a CRL to adjust the...
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    Thanks Fronkey my man! Can the mods do that? ...

    Thanks Fronkey my man! Can the mods do that? Better than posting in separate threads.
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    So Cal Hang in Mid August?

    Hi y'all,

    A few months back there was a thread about a possible small group hang in the San Bernardino Mnt area, but we never identified a site.

    On the 29th I am hanging at a campground that...
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    I prefer the dutch hook on the tarp ridgeline...

    I prefer the dutch hook on the tarp ridgeline because I find it very convenient. On the other hand I have tried a figure 9 on a prussick on the other end, but still prefer to tie a trucker's hitch...
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    Hey there from So Cal. I was at Fort Lewis many...

    Hey there from So Cal. I was at Fort Lewis many years ago when I went as a snot-nosed cadet for the summer leadership advance camp. Boy, you are in great place for hanging. After sleeping on cots...
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    Whatever you do, do not wash it in bacon soap!!...

    Whatever you do, do not wash it in bacon soap!! :mellow:

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/3161OsyFVqL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
  42. Awesome!! Sending you some chill California...

    Awesome!! Sending you some chill California vibes!
  43. Welcome from Southern California! You all are...

    Welcome from Southern California!

    You all are in Texas? I'm curious about the connection to Kangaroos. Is it because they have a pouch. An armadillo would seem to be more appropriate, albeit...
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    Ditto on the freezer bags... if you want to get...

    Ditto on the freezer bags... if you want to get fancier, get a tyvek envelope.
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    Well, first of all I believe the PIF thread has...

    Well, first of all I believe the PIF thread has become a barter system and that all barter systems need rules.

    Second, I also believe people have a right to express their discontent if they feel...
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    Awesome. Nice BBQ!! The radio looks nice too,...

    Awesome. Nice BBQ!! The radio looks nice too, though I know nothing about them! I recently met two women who are part of a local radio club and they were showing me their set-ups. They were...
  47. Thread: Yosemite Trip

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    Word to the wise - never underestimate the power...

    Word to the wise - never underestimate the power of the falls. Two physicians from my town were tragically killed last week crossing a footbridge that was being topped by the swelling falls.
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    This post...

    This post may also give you some ideas for dimensions...
  49. Awesome Sonic! That's really cool.

    Awesome Sonic! That's really cool.
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    Thanks for writing your account of your recent...

    Thanks for writing your account of your recent trip - very enjoyable to read, and a very good review to boot!
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