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    Hmmmm, S&D. Slip and drop?

    Hmmmm, S&D. Slip and drop?
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    You people have some of the best scenery in the...

    You people have some of the best scenery in the entire world! Thank you for again sharing that beauty.
  3. Yes, a big disappointment for sure. Like the year...

    Yes, a big disappointment for sure. Like the year ya'll made fried apple pies and made everyone eat them. I still worry about that happening again. ❤️
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    I have not used one, but I have looked them over...

    I have not used one, but I have looked them over pretty well, and as far as I can see they look pretty solid and wearing them out never crossed my mind. Yes, I hang a lot.
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    Even though I can no longer plan hiking events, I...

    Even though I can no longer plan hiking events, I enjoy reading about others enjoying them. We are enjoying overnight temps in the 60's. pretty often and camping is on my mind. Just got home from...
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    Try making the foot end a few more inches higher....

    Try making the foot end a few more inches higher. It takes a bit of experimenting to find your own personal level.
  7. You sure are welcome!

    You sure are welcome!
  8. I'm in, maybe Carol as well. This is one of my...

    I'm in, maybe Carol as well. This is one of my favorite places to hang! That creek is worth a thousand dollars a foot, beautiful! Beware folks, there will be some windies told around the camp fire.
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    David, you just ain't right.��

    David, you just ain't right.��
  10. Yes it will work. We have done this and had good...

    Yes it will work. We have done this and had good success. The suspension cords can be bundled into a small wad and secured with a rubber band.
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    PG, glad to see you made it home.

    PG, glad to see you made it home.
  12. If memory is correct, I believe Hannibal hung at...

    If memory is correct, I believe Hannibal hung at least some of his, from the ceiling joists. 8 ft. Height, and whatever space between points you need.
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    Chris, I have camped with this group a couple of...

    Chris, I have camped with this group a couple of times, good folks they are. It is a far drive but worth it to experience the Sipsey. By the way, they tend to be food oriented like most hangs, so go...
  14. It's about the same, so come on down, no worries,...

    It's about the same, so come on down, no worries, good coffee, room service as usual, and bacon snacks at strategic intervals.
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    Ok, got bitten by the bug. Today I put together...

    Ok, got bitten by the bug. Today I put together my own tensahedron stand, using the top rails from two turtle dog stands. These are the fence top rail tubes. My poles are 9'3" each, so that they can...
  16. At that price point, buy a sheet and give it some...

    At that price point, buy a sheet and give it some tests. You now have us curious.
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    old gringo did one a while back, works great.

    old gringo did one a while back, works great.
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    I bet my grand son is just dying to make me one!...

    I bet my grand son is just dying to make me one! I love the design.
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    Somebody bring a bugle, lol.

    Somebody bring a bugle, lol.
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    I have two of the Hammeck stands, each with the 2...

    I have two of the Hammeck stands, each with the 2 foot extension. They are the most stable stand I know of. They are also the heaviest stand I know of. Even so I wouldn't take anything for them, Tim...
  21. Using pliers just twist the stake a few turns....

    Using pliers just twist the stake a few turns. Works wonders.
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    Again, making us want to roam.

    Again, making us want to roam.
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    Parking along side the road at end of bridge.

    Parking along side the road at end of bridge.
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    No gps data, but we camp upstream from the...

    No gps data, but we camp upstream from the bridge, about 1.2 miles up, at the junction of the west fork river.
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    When I encounter the skeptics I just say if they...

    When I encounter the skeptics I just say if they will give me 45 minutes with one of my hammocks I will make a believer of them. This said with a smile on my face and confidence in my voice will...
  26. dkurfiss, thank you.

    dkurfiss, thank you.
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    If you sleep head left/feet right then you need a...

    If you sleep head left/feet right then you need a good right arm. If the other direction then a good left arm. Don't ask how I know.
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    Variable, there are almost unlimited places to...

    Variable, there are almost unlimited places to hang in Florida, and a group of hanging campers and hikers it would be hard to beat. You've chosen to great gear to start hanging with. I'm a bit...
  29. Debbie, I have to bail again. Not to go into...

    Debbie, I have to bail again. Not to go into details, but Carol is having surgery on June 3 , and will have a fairly long recovery time. This is not the C word, but serious enough. We are both...
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    My super fly is several years old and never a...

    My super fly is several years old and never a ridgeline leak. Not sealed either, except pull outs.
  31. Thread: Posts

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    I hang on 4X4's with a top brace. 4 yrs. with no...

    I hang on 4X4's with a top brace. 4 yrs. with no issues.
  32. I am a champion lollygager around camp, I welcome...

    I am a champion lollygager around camp, I welcome company!
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    Again, your pictures make me want to use my...

    Again, your pictures make me want to use my passport!
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    Heavy doesn't much matter for yard stands, and...

    Heavy doesn't much matter for yard stands, and this one hits a home run!
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    Slovakia is truly a hiking paradise! These pics...

    Slovakia is truly a hiking paradise! These pics even made this old man want to go.
  36. These I like!

    These I like!
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    I'm in. How nice!

    I'm in. How nice!
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    In the Ga. section the hammock and tarp will be a...

    In the Ga. section the hammock and tarp will be a joy compared to a tent. Think setting up a tent in wet ground, mud and or standing water.
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    I have used my WBRR in Fla. many times and never...

    I have used my WBRR in Fla. many times and never a bug of any kind slept with me. I've used this hammock for 4 years or so and never a complaint.
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    I read something recently about Hidden Pond being...

    I read something recently about Hidden Pond being closed to camping because of bear issues. I would definitely check this out.
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    Not whining but I am still in hospital getting...

    Not whining but I am still in hospital getting over a bad gall bladder. Looks like no real activity in my near future. Please feel free to talk about me as if I were there! Lol. What a bummer!
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    Wise choice!

    Wise choice!
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    PG, that's no lie about those steaks. Those boys...

    PG, that's no lie about those steaks. Those boys knew what they were doing. I plan to make the hang, health permitting. I may even bring Georgia Girl with me.
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    Yep, a good snow and some great rib-eyes!

    Yep, a good snow and some great rib-eyes!
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    Well, if that was in a day's drive I would be on...

    Well, if that was in a day's drive I would be on my way. Spectacular!
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    You sound quiet reasonable to me, but I'm another...

    You sound quiet reasonable to me, but I'm another hanger who gets looked at sideways as well!
  47. Thread: Misting?

    by old4hats
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    Very simple, use your towel to wipe down the...

    Very simple, use your towel to wipe down the underside of the tarp. It probably won't be completely dry, but the excess that would splatter will be gone.
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    I use zing it loops larks headed to my tarp to...

    I use zing it loops larks headed to my tarp to catch my hook worms. Have never had one to come loose since they are always under some tension. Yes, my tie out cords are fixed to my stakes.
  49. Last 3 winters in unseated upstairs room. Today I...

    Last 3 winters in unseated upstairs room. Today I move to main floor where the heat is, and AC come summer. I love my hammock!
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    Beautiful! Maybe some day!

    Beautiful! Maybe some day!
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