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  1. Mianc started the spring hang thread in October...

    Mianc started the spring hang thread in October right after the fall hang. Look in the southeast subforum under gatherings.
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    I have used the foam type to supplement my PLUQ...

    I have used the foam type to supplement my PLUQ by slipping it in the middle between the layers with great success down into the upper 30's. The foam type becomes very flexible and folds & packs up...
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    Welcome from Greensboro! Looks like good work.

    Welcome from Greensboro! Looks like good work.
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    Welcome from Greensboro. Tons of NC/SC hangers...

    Welcome from Greensboro. Tons of NC/SC hangers here!
  5. It was good to meet you palma308. Hope the info...

    It was good to meet you palma308. Hope the info helps you as you start hanging.

    We did have a cold night, but I at least managed to stay warm. I had to leave before most folks started waking, ...
  6. Miss you guys!

    Miss you guys!
  7. We just got a load! More than we can burn all...

    We just got a load! More than we can burn all weekend!
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    Wow. That is the biggest freakin' widowmaker I...

    Wow. That is the biggest freakin' widowmaker I have ever seen! Glad you dodged that bullet!
  9. Well darn! Emma has been feeling bad the last...

    Well darn! Emma has been feeling bad the last few days and didn't seem to be improving. Took her to Dr. She has viral pneumonia. Can't come with me.
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    Nice looking first hang. If I had taken a pic...

    Nice looking first hang.

    If I had taken a pic of mine, it would have looked like a hobo had set up a hammock! No-name hammock hanging from tubular nylon stretched way too far between trees,...
  11. Lord willing & the river don't rise, me and...

    Lord willing & the river don't rise, me and Goldilocks hope to be there no later than early afternoon. I want the help of daylight to set us both up. Thought we'd try to round up some firewood for...
  12. Thread: New in NC

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    Welcome from Greensboro. I lived in Independence,...

    Welcome from Greensboro. I lived in Independence, VA for a year back in 1989-1990. You have some pretty country to enjoy up there. You are in the best place to learn. Try to go to a group hang and...
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    I measured it last night. It is a 7" bury, and is...

    I measured it last night. It is a 7" bury, and is holding like a pit bull on a steak! I am willing to risk the potential weakening that extra 64th of an inch might cause. Thanks for the input guys....
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    I think we cherish the short periods of peace and...

    I think we cherish the short periods of peace and quiet so much, we have to make a photographic record of the event!
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    Well rub it in! Wish I had that many...

    Well rub it in! Wish I had that many opportunities to hang! Maybe next time.
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    Shorter bury on a UCR

    I have used 7/64 Amsteel for my UCR's for years now with much success. I have been able to hang my 270+ frame using an 11" bury no problem. I recently decided to get some 1/8 to make a beefier set as...
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    Looking forward to seeing you and whoever shows...

    Looking forward to seeing you and whoever shows up! I hope that weather report still looks as good later as it does right now.
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    Cool. I have a homemade bug net setup I am...

    Cool. I have a homemade bug net setup I am planning to carry for her peace of mind, though I doubt it will be needed. Better to have it than to have her apprehensive about them! Hope you guys have a...
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    Come on out to Yates Place next weekend and bring...

    Come on out to Yates Place next weekend and bring it with you!
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    She is a real daddy's girl. I hope to keep her...

    She is a real daddy's girl. I hope to keep her enthusiasm up if I can!
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    I'll try to be more careful next time! I did not...

    I'll try to be more careful next time! I did not think of the possible repercussions on my fellow hangers!

    (My daughter would say the scents wafting from my hammock would be more of a deterrent...
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    Thanks! She is really excited about the upcoming...

    Thanks! She is really excited about the upcoming trip! I hope it goes smoothly so she'll love it. 9-year old kids are prone to changing directions quickly!
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    Behold the power of the hammock!

    I made this hot pink hammock for my daughter. (I think we have decided on a trail name Goldilocks.) I had it set up in the back yard to dial in a homemade UQ from an old sleeping bag, and I got out...
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    Would a soft shackle do what you want? Those are...

    Would a soft shackle do what you want? Those are a great alternative to carabiners.
  25. Thread: NC proud

    by Hiknhanger
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    Another welcome from Greensboro. Glad to see more...

    Another welcome from Greensboro. Glad to see more folks from our city. Seems like most NC guys I see are all around us but not in Greensboro itself! Come to the Yates place hang on October 16 if you...
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    Sorry for the delay in responding. Life got in...

    Sorry for the delay in responding. Life got in the way!

    Refer to #27 in this thread. I used 46 magnets at around 2 oz weight. I did 3 " spacing, but later cut some of those out at the foot end...
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    It is Lynn, but no offence taken:). My idea was...

    It is Lynn, but no offence taken:). My idea was dual purpose, using waterproof fabric as both an UQ protector and poncho. I attach the ends of the fabric around the hammock and let the magnets keep...
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    Hey! Welcome from Greensboro! Glad to hear of...

    Hey! Welcome from Greensboro! Glad to hear of another hanger close by! Come out to Yates Place in October. It is quite a learning experience seeing everyone's setup.
  29. Another great video, Paul. Looks like a blast....

    Another great video, Paul. Looks like a blast. Hope to see you at Yates Place in October. I'm planning on bringing Emma!
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    I think it went well. I got some silnylon and...

    I think it went well. I got some silnylon and made another one, but haven't taken the time to make the head hole. I never used it in the rain, but know it would work great. The magnets have not...
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    That is off the chain...link!

    That is off the chain...link!
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    Welcome from Greensboro! I haven't been on the...

    Welcome from Greensboro! I haven't been on the forum much lately, but check in from time to time.

    The Yates Place hang is a great one. There are tons of trees like a hanger's Shangri La there. It...
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    Cool! I was just at your place of employment...

    Cool! I was just at your place of employment today and missed you. I hope you get well soon!
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    Funny I found this thread just now. I had the day...

    Funny I found this thread just now. I had the day off and threw this idea together. Its a double ended stuff sack with a drawstring divider closer to one end with a shock cord tied off. I have rap...
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    God willing and the river don't rise, I will be...

    God willing and the river don't rise, I will be there well before dinner. I'll bring those rolls. Thanks for the input!
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    I have been really busy and not keeping up with...

    I have been really busy and not keeping up with this thread, but I am still planning to come. What is still needed that I can bring? How about some brownies for between the great meals I see...
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    I talked to the wife and got approval to come!...

    I talked to the wife and got approval to come! Just didn't want to mess up a potential weekend plan, even though the actual anniversary date falls on that Monday. Looking forward to seeing everyone!...
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    Hey everyone! Paul, thanks for the heads up on...

    Hey everyone! Paul, thanks for the heads up on this thread. I sure hope I can come, but my anniversary is the 10th. I'll have to float it by the wife for approval. Happy wife, happy life!
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    That is how Scott rolls. He is a good guy to deal...

    That is how Scott rolls. He is a good guy to deal with! I had the same thing happen to me before.
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    Chances are if you ask the vendors about scraps,...

    Chances are if you ask the vendors about scraps, they'd be glad to sell you what you want. I got some PU coated rip stop from Scott at DIY Gearsupply a good while ago that was from the tail of a...
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    www.ripstopbytheroll.com

    Mrprez is right. It either holds until the roll is sold out or the close date, which looks to be 3 days or so on average. I think it saves a lot of time to cut and ship all at once instead of doing...
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    Welcome from Greensboro. Yay! Another Triad...

    Welcome from Greensboro. Yay! Another Triad member! Holler if you need some info. I'll find someone who knows something about hanging!:D
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    I had a great time as always. I missed a lot of...

    I had a great time as always. I missed a lot of the faces I have always seen around the campfire, but enjoyed meeting the new folks.

    The hike was challenging and fun, but I just wish Groundhog...
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    Welcome from Greensboro. Sorry you can't make...

    Welcome from Greensboro.

    Sorry you can't make Yates place this weekend. Just remember it comes twice a year when the time changes! Have fun getting your gear together. Let us know if you need...
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    28 miles! Wow. What a great way to kill 4 hours!...

    28 miles! Wow. What a great way to kill 4 hours! After hiking with you before, I assume that was how long it took!

    Thanks for the great report eaglej. Love those pics.
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    NC>Uwharrie Yates Place>Nov. 1-3

    I had signed up for bread on the spreadsheet, , but will stick with just the brownies I was bringing either way. 👍
  47. Enjoyed the report as always Tallpaul! Beautiful...

    Enjoyed the report as always Tallpaul! Beautiful scenery. I hope my daughter takes to hiking like yours.

    Looking forward to seeing you and Bonepile next weekend at Yates Place!
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    Welcome from Greensboro, Willy! There are...

    Welcome from Greensboro, Willy!

    There are plenty of NC hangers here, so you're in good company. I don't know what area you're from, but we are having a great group hang at Yates Place near Troy...
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    Your story reminds me of those nigh club acts...

    Your story reminds me of those nigh club acts where the guy is trying to keep a bunch of plates spinning on the end of sticks!

    Sorry it was a rough night. Kudos for keeping a good attitude about...
  50. Another entertaining and fun video Shug! Just...

    Another entertaining and fun video Shug! Just don't plan on selling those sleeves of yours on the forum. Not sure anyone would want downy goodness that had been junk in your trunk!:lol:
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