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    I'm interested also! Live in the Bay Area.

    I'm interested also! Live in the Bay Area.
  2. Does anyone know of a location?

    Does anyone know of a location?
  3. I live in Concord. Good to hear from some hangers...

    I live in Concord. Good to hear from some hangers in this area! Kormi, those posts you're using for your backyard hang are awesome !! They look new, did you put them up just for your hammock? I did...
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    Darth Hanger you ROCK! this is one of the great...

    Darth Hanger you ROCK! this is one of the great DIY on the cheap projects. I just found this thread and had to run to the Dollar Store to get my Scrubbie. Only 99 for a set of Snake Skins!
    After...
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    Glad your first time didn't put you off hammocks....

    Glad your first time didn't put you off hammocks. I really liked my first time, but like you I was up and down all night fooling around with adjusting things. But I found that fun and was able to get...
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    Poll: If that was a 3 am nature call, it can get cold...

    If that was a 3 am nature call, it can get cold on certain parts of the body. I'm sorry I couldn't make it either. Sounds like a good time.
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    Poll: Hey Dangler, How did the hang to Pt Reyes go? Did...

    Hey Dangler, How did the hang to Pt Reyes go? Did you find good trees and weather?
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    Poll: Dangler, I can't make it to this event either...

    Dangler, I can't make it to this event either now. I am very sorry for changing my plans on you and I was really looking forward to see you again. Want to thank you for organizing the trip, if you...
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    Poll: Hi Dangler, I think I can make this hang. What...

    Hi Dangler, I think I can make this hang. What day was it you reserved for? Was it April 12th Friday?
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    Poll: That Henry Coe looks good for a lot of hangers.

    That Henry Coe looks good for a lot of hangers.
  11. Thanks to Dangler for putting together a great...

    Thanks to Dangler for putting together a great Hang! The hills were very beautiful without the leaves and all that spanish moss hanging on them. Sidewinder and I joined Dangler on Saturday for an...
  12. Got the map. I'm going to try to make on Sat....

    Got the map. I'm going to try to make on Sat. morning and meet all of you. Just way too much work! It's getting in the way of my fun!
    Dangler, where do you park, on the West side or the side with...
  13. What a great trip! I am sure this will be one she...

    What a great trip! I am sure this will be one she will always remember. You are a BRAVE man to take your 9 year old and a dog SNOW camping.
  14. I'm interested in a hang, but not in the snow....

    I'm interested in a hang, but not in the snow.
    Sidewinder, how did the snow camping go?
  15. Solano has trees, some are big'uns they vary from...

    Solano has trees, some are big'uns they vary from site to site so drive around and pick the ones you like. Have you been hanging at Henry Coe?
  16. GregB, Thanks for sharing your great video of...

    GregB, Thanks for sharing your great video of Carr/Feeley lakes! It is a trip to aim for this summer.
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    Breyman, thanks for the video link. It shows very...

    Breyman, thanks for the video link. It shows very clearly what is happening to me. And how the Triangle Thingy pulls up on the cords to eliminate the gaps. I'm going to make some. :)
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    Opps, my mistake. It is the Phoenix bottom quilt...

    Opps, my mistake. It is the Phoenix bottom quilt we are talking about. The Burrow is the Top Quilt.
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    This is a new Hammock Gear Burrow 20* with the...

    This is a new Hammock Gear Burrow 20* with the latest double suspension. I thought it was made with the inner wall smaller but maybe not enough when it is pulled too tight? Do you know if anyone else...
  20. A Napa/NorCal Hang Sounds like fun. I did a first...

    A Napa/NorCal Hang Sounds like fun. I did a first hang at the Solano Campgrounds with Gary the Saturday after Thanksgiving and had a great time. I'm out of shape and new to hiking so I'm up for a...
  21. Hi all, great thread! I just found this thread...

    Hi all, great thread! I just found this thread and wondered if anyone is still watching it. I and a friend just started to hang. And I want to do a first backpacking trip and also hang somewhere...
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    How does the triangle thingy's work? Does it pull...

    How does the triangle thingy's work? Does it pull the bottom of the UQ upwards? Do you also loosen the corner pulls?
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    Yeah, "Honey, can you move to the left, no no...

    Yeah, "Honey, can you move to the left, no no just another step back..." "Honey? Honey?.."
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    I clicked on the photo and my knees got weak....

    I clicked on the photo and my knees got weak. When 18" off the ground is high, how is it with all that air below you? So you don't have to worry about skunks, snakes or alligators like some of the HF...
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    Thanks, I'll loosen it up and see if I can find...

    Thanks, I'll loosen it up and see if I can find the perfect adjustment.
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    Can you Over tighten your UQ?

    I ask this as a first time user of a WBBB, my new HG Phoenix 20 is wonderful but during some 50* testing I get CBS. I have all the corners tight and the center not as tight and there doesn't seem to...
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    Did you post these before? I think these are the...

    Did you post these before? I think these are the photos I saw earlier and couldn't find them again. Thanks for posting them. Your set ups are very cool for that emergency time you find yourself on...
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    That net looks good.

    That net looks good.
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    These are all good advice. And I agree with you...

    These are all good advice. And I agree with you that the fabric 1.1 is way too thin to take much abrasion wear as would happen between a ground cloth and pad. I got the idea from an old post where...
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    So, better to get that tent then.

    So, better to get that tent then.
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    Not an emergency. For when camping at the beach...

    Not an emergency. For when camping at the beach and no trees available.
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    Hammock Going to Ground

    Has anyone thoughts on how I can use my tarp and WBBB hammock in a ground dwelling setup? I did a search on this but just can't find any posts. I thought of buying a bivy bag to use under my tarp set...
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    Hi from Concord, CA. I'm up for some over night...

    Hi from Concord, CA. I'm up for some over night and short hikes in trips. Doctor, I'll bring my flyrod too and we can make the fish laugh. I'm so new at all this even my cook kit is shiny. But I just...
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    Thanks for all the help! Hammock Forums Rules!!!!

    Thanks for all the help! Hammock Forums Rules!!!!
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    OK so I use the advanced feature. Let see if it...

    OK so I use the advanced feature. Let see if it works!
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    So... Shake... Pull and Roll! how did you...

    So... Shake... Pull and Roll!
    how did you attached your photos? The Insert Image button asks for a URL. Do you have to have them on a separate site?
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    So I guess it is normal to have the inside of the...

    So I guess it is normal to have the inside of the tarp get wet also. I always thought it would stay dry. Great idea to use a towel or bandana. I just pulled my Snakeskins on and let it drip.

    BTW,...
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    Soaking Wet Tarp What to do?

    After Black Friday had it's way with my credit card, and thanks to that "can't resist" Hammock Gear sale it was short but sweet.

    My buddy garyg763 and I went on an overnight'er at a near by...
  39. Congrats on "Cancer Free", this make 8 yrs for...

    Congrats on "Cancer Free", this make 8 yrs for me. Live Strong!
    I just started also, and I have the BB double 1.1 and LOVE that hammock. I've been using pads and the double layer is great in that...
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    I like the look of the HG Phoenix 3/4. I looks...

    I like the look of the HG Phoenix 3/4. I looks toasty!
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    Thanks for all the good advice! I am going to...

    Thanks for all the good advice! I am going to look into an UQ as soon as I can get the $$ together.
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    Did you use your HG Burrow and Phoenix UQ and how...

    Did you use your HG Burrow and Phoenix UQ and how did they do? BTW, not sure what brand PLUQ is?
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    Thanks gmcttr, I thought that I was just a...

    Thanks gmcttr, I thought that I was just a weenie! My half inflated Thermarest was adding about 1/2 to 1.0 inches. If I want to add another foam pad to my existing 1/4", what thickness would you add?
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    First Hang in my WB Blackbird by Newbie

    Last night I did my first full night in my new WB Blackbird 1.1dbl. as a test run in my backyard. I could bailout if things got too cold. Before that I only had time to try it out for a nap and I...
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    Thanks gmcttr, I see that now they stock several...

    Thanks gmcttr, I see that now they stock several sizes: 1/8, 1/4, 1/2 @ 24" x 72" and also a wide pad 1/8 x 48" x 72". Can I get some help on deciding which one is right for me? My questions are:
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  46. Fantastic APP! I can find so many uses for this...

    Fantastic APP! I can find so many uses for this in my woodshop. Thanks Mad777.
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    Thanks, Kapang! I subcribed and it is a great...

    Thanks, Kapang! I subcribed and it is a great feature to get the latest posts sent to me. I am so new to this that I am still trying to get the gear I need. My Warbonnet Blackbird, 1.1 Dbl is on...
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    Thanks Doc

    Thanks Doc
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    I believe the BB stands for "BlackBird" by...

    I believe the BB stands for "BlackBird" by Warbonnet. I am waiting for mine to get here. I was wondering if the 24" wide width would keep your shoulders warm? Maybe you can let me know when you try...
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    Would 24" be wide enough for the shoulders or do...

    Would 24" be wide enough for the shoulders or do you need/use more for that area. I am 150lb average build. Been looking at making a SPE with 1/8 and 1/4 ccf.
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