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    So, is it going to be 'Free is Me' or 'Pink Pony'...

    So, is it going to be 'Free is Me' or 'Pink Pony' or some new name. I subscribed to the 'Free is Me', then went looking for it today. I found the Pink Pony (which looks like it replaced Free is Me)...
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    In my troop things started with lounging on a few...

    In my troop things started with lounging on a few trips. Then I gave it a go on the trail and knew I was onto something. It wasn't long before we had 3 or 4 hammocks at each outing. We keep tenting...
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    You should look into the Hammock Camping Merit...

    You should look into the Hammock Camping Merit Badge (unofficial). Some info can be found in this thread.
  4. I'll answer what I can. Raffle - Most items are...

    I'll answer what I can.
    Raffle - Most items are new, but I have seen some used gear in like new condition. There is also a PIF box that makes it to this event. Look for a large rubbermaid container...
  5. One of those true laugh out loud posts.

    One of those true laugh out loud posts.
  6. Thread: YouTube

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    Here is my video review of the Envy. If you...

    Here is my video review of the Envy. If you ignore the solid top cover, it is a Netty with the removable netting option.


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  7. go uamhnach Google says that is Irish for...

    go uamhnach

    Google says that is Irish for 'That's awesome'
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    Enter Me in the Giveaway. If I win it will be...

    Enter Me in the Giveaway. If I win it will be donated to my scout troop as a hammock camping setup that scouts can borrow.
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    I can bring my fire piston for people to try at...

    I can bring my fire piston for people to try at the fire making demo.
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    I have a 7/8 winter quilt that covers me fully....

    I have a 7/8 winter quilt that covers me fully. I'm 5'8"
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    I think what you are looking for is in this...

    I think what you are looking for is in this thread. Should be here (if the link works)

    Also check out this thread
  12. Thread: Website Update

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    Looks good now (in chrome) I'm a software tester...

    Looks good now (in chrome) I'm a software tester and old school developer. I can tell you why you needed to set them higher - it is due to you forcing the navigation to be visible. Your initial...
  13. Thread: Website Update

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    Looks good, the only issue that I could find is...

    Looks good, the only issue that I could find is that on your fabric page, the links at the top of the page take you 2 lines too far into the page and you have to scroll back up a little to read from...
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    You need to use silicone seam sealers for...

    You need to use silicone seam sealers for silnylon - SilNet or Ultra Seam-SIL are 2 brands - You can also use 100% silicone caulk thinned with mineral spirits or Coleman fuel (white gas).
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    Check out Z-packs stake page...

    Check out Z-packs stake page recommendations for windy conditions are down in the Y stakes.

    I have a set of Toaks stakes that are light and have been working very well in all conditions for me.
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    +1 on that. I don't fiddle with my setup. I can't...

    +1 on that. I don't fiddle with my setup. I can't remember the last time I had a tarp line tangled. I have a procedure for packing up the tarp, but it does not take any extra time. I think the only...
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    Yes definitely rare on the AT in PA. That was...

    Yes definitely rare on the AT in PA. That was Hammertoe closing in on me. I met him the day before.
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    It was a few years ago for me, but those platform...

    It was a few years ago for me, but those platform tents make a nice foyer. Lead by example.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/2/1/5/9/6/img_0289.jpg
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    Thanks, maybe we can hike into Fall MAHHA.

    Thanks, maybe we can hike into Fall MAHHA.
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    Another fun trip...you're over half way through.

    Another fun trip...you're over half way through.
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    Thanks...I love the sounds and smells of the...

    Thanks...I love the sounds and smells of the forest.
  22. Thread: Hammeck Photos

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    My Envy on Section 7 of the AT in PA - Rausch Gap...

    My Envy on Section 7 of the AT in PA - Rausch Gap shelter area. Full video of the trip on my YouTube page or in the trip report forum.
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    Thanks, the woods are really lush right now. I...

    Thanks, the woods are really lush right now. I enjoyed hiking out in the rain, but I wish I had had a set of dry clothes for the ride home.
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    Thanks, It was beautiful. I wish I had more time...

    Thanks, It was beautiful. I wish I had more time to explore the towns, but Saturday I wanted to get to camp and Sunday I needed to get out to pick up my son. Now I need to clean my car after...
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    Thanks Dutch - My first group hang was a small...

    Thanks Dutch - My first group hang was a small 501 shelter gathering; he made me feel like we were old friends which now at least I now consider to be true.
    Thanks Derek - Your illustrations is...
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    Video: Section 7 of the AT in PA

    I got out for a solo overnight trip from PA Route 325 to Swatara gap. Trying to fill in the gaps in my AT coverage of PA. All secure in section 7 ;)

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    BTW, here was my tarp setup for that chilly...

    BTW, here was my tarp setup for that chilly night. I had a winter tarp with the doors shut and about 6" of gap at the ground. I would have been warmer with the tarp staked to the ground, but I wasn't...
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    Another lightweight option is a piece of golf...

    Another lightweight option is a piece of golf club shaft. I prefer the larger grip end. Also you can get different diameters that fit inside each other. If you keep your eyes open you can often find...
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    I agree with oldpappy, you don't need one. I...

    I agree with oldpappy, you don't need one. I picked one up used. I mostly got it for winter camping when it's windy. I spent one chilly night when I would get everything warmed up and then a gust...
  30. Thread: hammock chair

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    Here is a like to a DIY post to make one that can...

    Here is a like to a DIY post to make one that can be used with or without the cross bar.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/36518-VIDEO-Gear-Talk-DIY-Gear-Hammock-amp-Camp-Chair
  31. Thread: Vaccine

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    Wow! Just in time for the Speed Hook 2.0

    Wow! Just in time for the Speed Hook 2.0
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    PA > AT near Swatara State Park>July 3-4

    I'm thinking about knocking out a portion of the AT that I've missed so far. That is from PA 325 to Swatara Gap (Route 443 parking lot). My son is working at Bashore Scout Reservation just a mile or...
  33. FS: Ooooo....Dutch bling :drool: I'm in.

    Ooooo....Dutch bling :drool: I'm in.
  34. You might want to check out this thread...

    You might want to check out this thread https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/70866-The-50-State-Project-US-State-Parks-amp-Hammocks?highlight=database

    In post 67 there is a link to a...
  35. I've never hung down in FL, but I believe that it...

    I've never hung down in FL, but I believe that it has been on the books for a while. Dutch sells 2" webbing for that purpose.
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    I don't think there is a need for draft stoppers...

    I don't think there is a need for draft stoppers around the sides when using in a hammock. If you plan to go to ground with it, then it might make sense.
    A feature I would include would be an...
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    Thanks for running the contest and for picking me...

    Thanks for running the contest and for picking me as a runner up. I'm looking forward to seeing your products. Are you planning on attending the Fall MAHHA?
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    I agree, dinner that night consisted of Spam sandwiches (a first try for many of the campers) and beans. :scared:
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    Thanks, for the complement and the supplies...

    Thanks, for the complement and the supplies (including the extra 6" of fabric). I tend to sleep warm, so we'll see how low it will take me. I normally use my 20 degree 3/4 WL underquilt and just...
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    Thanks, I wanted something bright for summer, and...

    Thanks, I wanted something bright for summer, and the blue really brings out my eyes :rolleyes:

    The software is Magix Movie Edit Pro. My daughter picked it out, it's definitely a lot better than...
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    Thanks, I got a new video editing software for my...

    Thanks, I got a new video editing software for my birthday and this was my first real use of it.
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    I had similar experience with the 1.2 and...

    I had similar experience with the 1.2 and whipping the ends. I have since gone back to my standard end channel, gathering the ends with a short cord and then larks heading the suspension below the...
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    Finished my Argon90 down summer quilt

    I had some extra down from some other projects and decided to make a summer weight top quilt. I purchased the Argon 90 fabric and pre-cut no-see-um baffle material from Dutch. I really love the feel...
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    DIY Summer weight down top quilt video

    I had some extra down from some other projects and decided to make a summer weight top quilt. This time I documented the process of most of the steps in video. I'm really pleased how this turned out....
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    Looks like an opportunity to change your...

    Looks like an opportunity to change your manufacturing process. ;)
    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/2/1/5/9/6/strap.jpeg
  46. Hammock Camping with Scouts at French Creek State Park

    We had a campout at French Creek State Park in PA. 4 out of 10 were hanging in the trees...even 3 scouts brought their hammocks on the day hike we did for ultimate lollygagging. Here is a quick video...
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    It's a quote from a speech in Stripes. A great...

    It's a quote from a speech in Stripes. A great scene.

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    I would avoid pillers iifkGegnhzg

    I would avoid pillers
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    What I like about America is the freedom we have...

    What I like about America is the freedom we have to be happy in our own way. You can choose to climb the corporate ladder or head out to Walden Pond and every possibility in between. We are free to...
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    [QUOTE=Dutch;1470925]Literally LOL

    Literally LOL
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