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    No sooner do I book the site than the truck's...

    No sooner do I book the site than the truck's front end goes kaput. Gonna be a long night.

    Ah well, wasn't meant to be.

    Site 59 is paid for and available for Fri night. No reservation for Sat...
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    I don't think anyone has an issue with that. It's...

    I don't think anyone has an issue with that. It's only a week anyway.

    Original delivery plan was beginning of July. All we know now is "out a month" from the end of July, so end of Aug at best???...
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    Yeah this is unfortunate. Had backed the project...

    Yeah this is unfortunate. Had backed the project specifically to have the stand for a trip at the end of this month.

    Also committed to have the stand on display at a group gathering in mid...
  4. Pole mod: The attachment points have to be sewn...

    Pole mod:
    The attachment points have to be sewn on the tarp, for sure order the tarp with them. Sewing them on after is a bit tedious from what I have observed. It's little more than some folded...
  5. 10 ' - meh, don't like it, a little short 11' -...

    10 ' - meh, don't like it, a little short
    11' - plenty, some prefer as you are less likely to rub the peak of the tarp when you pitch it low
    12' - luxury, my preferred option, in foul weather of an...
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    Fix the hyperlinks in you Sig so they work. ;)...

    Fix the hyperlinks in you Sig so they work. ;)
    I'm tired of typing stuff into the browser. :lol:

    probably just have to put http:// in front of them methinks
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    A ridgeline absolutely impacts the overall length...

    A ridgeline absolutely impacts the overall length but you are right to be concerned with the hammock pulling through the end of the netting and making a tear unless the net is sized properly.
    ...
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    I used the ENO Bugnet for my GT Double. But you...

    I used the ENO Bugnet for my GT Double. But you can't go wrong w/ the Dutch option.
    https://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/product/BN001.html
    Comes in at 16oz. Tough netting.

    The ENO option is...
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    I'm blessed and I know it. :cool: No pie this...

    I'm blessed and I know it. :cool:

    No pie this time but tomorrow night a couple splices of pizza and the birthday party for the boy. Gonna be a goodun. Young 10 year old Root (trail name he's had...
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    Yeah buddy. Have to admit, I often splice at the...

    Yeah buddy. Have to admit, I often splice at the weekend breakfast table. It's one of the few times I can drop by my sister's place, visit the fam and chill out, chatting and splicing. Notice that I...
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    Got it, appreciate it, but am kind of stuck in a...

    Got it, appreciate it, but am kind of stuck in a Catch 22. Example, yes I think number of items offered for trade should be greater than 3. Possible response, why should FT item count be different...
  12. FT: Got it. Totally respect the approach, you know...

    Got it. Totally respect the approach, you know what you want, here's hoping that works out.

    If for some reason, you'd be open to a DIY gathered end, no net, no cover gathered end style, I have a...
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    3 item limit - expand to 6 - 3 is a pain, when...

    3 item limit - expand to 6 - 3 is a pain, when I'm selling or trading, I'm moving some stuff and limiting it to 3 items is a bit much, I understand not wanting 20 items, but don't see a problem w/...
  14. FT: based on your wish list, I'm not seeing a lot of...

    based on your wish list, I'm not seeing a lot of 1:1 options ??

    for example, I think I see a Coleman Peak 1 ? can't be worth a tarp or hammock straight up?

    are you bundling or can you maybe...
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    I agree, I do find it very relaxing. Very much...

    I agree, I do find it very relaxing. Very much enjoy splicing the 1/8 or 7/64ths stuff. The smaller stuff is a bit trickier for me but it passed the time while my brother in law worked away on the...
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    Haha, all I need is a recording from Jurassic...

    Haha, all I need is a recording from Jurassic Park and a strategically placed cellphone. :scared: :lol:


    Oh for sure I did.
    I just hate splicing the small stuff, bad eyes, tedious. Oh and all...
  17. Some ideas from other threads, includes video and...

    Some ideas from other threads, includes video and campsites from Pinchot Trail.
    ...
  18. No backcountry camping at Ricketts but worth the...

    No backcountry camping at Ricketts but worth the trip just the same.

    Some other waterfalls.
    You can do some backcountry near Bushkills.
    ...
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    Will splice for food

    No such thing as a free meal.

    Lured to my sister's house with the promise of kielbasa, bratwurst, sauerkraut and pierogies.

    Then the DuPont yellow and blingness was dumped on the table.
    ...
  20. Somewhere in the Pine Barrens 133421 Sent...

    Somewhere in the Pine Barrens

    133421

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  21. There was a thread on this very recently. ...

    There was a thread on this very recently. Ricketts Glen has 23 waterfalls.

    Pinchot Trail is another area to check out.



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  22. Thread: Amok

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    FS: Interested in any trades, partial or full?...

    Interested in any trades, partial or full?
    Specifically hammocks of the gathered end type, maybe a top or under quilt.
  23. My project has gotten completely out of hand and...

    My project has gotten completely out of hand and I now have a crew of 6 people here working. I am doubtful at best.

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  24. Glad to hear it because dude, I'd consider...

    Glad to hear it because dude, I'd consider ditching you guys just to go to the show up at the Sands and use your ticket. It's been a while since I've seen Bob but his show was pretty tight when I...
  25. I'd guess sun tan lotion but then again, it's...

    I'd guess sun tan lotion but then again, it's dark out. Who knows man, it was the 60's, maybe trying to get some 'cool' blacklight effect.
  26. He's in AC on Sunday and at the Mann on Wed. I'm...

    He's in AC on Sunday and at the Mann on Wed. I'm seeing him Wed w/ some friends.

    Guess he'd be ok with you blowing off the show, seeings as how you'll be tangled up in blue....berries.
    YwSZvHqf9qM
  27. We're in one of those pop up thunderstorm modes...

    We're in one of those pop up thunderstorm modes weather wise. Today we've had 4 separate thunderstorms that just manifested out of seemingly nothing. I actually like this weather, if it's going to...
  28. Cool. Struck out on a blueberry pie. Gotta tear...

    Cool. Struck out on a blueberry pie. Gotta tear down an old shed tomorrow, so I'll be arriving late. Shocking I know.


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  29. I thought the blueberry tasting might be of...

    I thought the blueberry tasting might be of interest since you mentioned possibly hiking out early on Sunday. I will not attending the tea/social, that was tongue in cheek. The nephews didn't...
  30. Just a heads up, tomorrow is the 88th annual...

    Just a heads up, tomorrow is the 88th annual Memorial Service at the Carranza Memorial to honor Captain Emilio Carranza. Service starts at 1PM.
    http://post11.org/carranza/carranza2016.html

    Random...
  31. If y'all leave early enough you can join me at...

    If y'all leave early enough you can join me at Mrs White's to taste some blueberry varietals. Various highbush berries will be offered including some of the founding strains from the Pines. (pennies)...
  32. I'm in the Pine Barrens right now and it ain't...

    I'm in the Pine Barrens right now and it ain't 50 anything I can assure you. It's 80.
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    This thread is useless without pics. :cool:

    This thread is useless without pics. :cool:
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    I used my toggles and loops religiously until the...

    I used my toggles and loops religiously until the loops actually tore off the grosgrain. It happened at the stitching and is an easy repair. So far so good without toggles but I'll reattach them...
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    There were pics posted on FB that show a trailer...

    There were pics posted on FB that show a trailer load of material was picked up and hauled to the shop.

    Love seeing the progress pics, turns the whole thing into an event instead of just a...
  36. I suspect it would be a legal strategy if...

    I suspect it would be a legal strategy if anything. Until and if the terms of a deal are worked out, anything Fronkey says can be an exposure. Given the total sum raised is in the area of $5G's ,...
  37. I'm thinking we need to send GHawk a Kelty Noah...

    I'm thinking we need to send GHawk a Kelty Noah 16 tarp.

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    Yep Yep !! AND they posted an update to the...

    Yep Yep !!

    AND they posted an update to the Kickstarter Page. Looks like there was a little delay in the supply line but they are still looking to hit their shipping target of July, albeit the...
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    8lbs/gallon, 200 gallon minimum, 1600lb load...

    8lbs/gallon, 200 gallon minimum, 1600lb load without human, check that sheer force on the tree... i'd never do it. And I would have to have an uber high confidence level in a hammock stand use it,...
  40. Bawhahaha, great story. Just shared with everyone...

    Bawhahaha, great story. Just shared with everyone at the breakfast table, we all got a good laugh. :D

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  41. There must be a nut. The assembly is partially...

    There must be a nut. The assembly is partially disassembled prior to installation. The eyebolt, washer and nut on the left are removed, the rest is dropped in the opposite or bottom of the pole, let...
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    I gotta say the pics of the finished product...

    I gotta say the pics of the finished product really help. It's one thing to see the digital swatch but the samples you've posted really make a difference and help in getting a feel for the potential...
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    Rule #1 - never dangle your participle, must be...

    Rule #1 - never dangle your participle, must be secured at all times

    I imagine you can drop a continuous loop from the top of the tripod and run webbing through it.
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    Festival 200lb capacity This is our lightest...

    Festival 200lb capacity

    This is our lightest stand available. Designed to fit most all lounging hammocks available. Single Occupancy Only

    Specs

    Capacity - 200 lbs (91kg)
    Weight - 16 lbs...
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    That's cool and good to hear. And even a short...

    That's cool and good to hear. And even a short note like that on kickstarter would be appreciated.

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    Enough time has passed, there ought to be an...

    Enough time has passed, there ought to be an official update on the Kickstarter site, even if it's just to say that material has arrived or tooling has begun or what have you.

    One of the big keys...
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    Forgot to mention, the whole light weight and...

    Forgot to mention, the whole light weight and collapsible issue; no, not so much.

    There are several stand, many that can be collapsed but nothing you are going to carry with you.
    BoonedoxUSA...
  48. I was waiting for someone to say something....

    I was waiting for someone to say something. :cool:

    Not to mention, hammock campers are the kind of folks that love the outdoors, are all about relaxing, being comfortable, sleeping well and...
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    Yes, I have used a standard patio hammock stand...

    Yes, I have used a standard patio hammock stand in a tent.
    It was a large tent, 6 man, 6-7ft height, etc.

    Beyond that, lots of folks have setup standard turtle dog type stands in larger tents...
  50. Well, if it's time, is time. Light up his...

    Well, if it's time, is time. Light up his electronic world and let our voices be heard.

    Rock the Vote?
    Swing the vote.... Gently from a hammock?

    Nothing is clicking here.

    United We Stand,...
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