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  1. Thread: Coyote Gulch

    by OCDave
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    I visited Utah for the first time just last...

    I visited Utah for the first time just last month. I had hoped to get to Spooky Gulch and Peekaboo Gulch but, just too much really cool stuff to see. The only thing keeping me from joining you on...
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    PapaG, Consider contacting ENO directly. ...

    PapaG,

    Consider contacting ENO directly. https://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/contact-us/

    We frequently read about the responsiveness of our cottage vendors to issues such as yours. ...
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    My first tarp was the ProFly. It is fine for...

    My first tarp was the ProFly. It is fine for shade or light drizzle but, it doesn't provide much protection once it starts to get windy or the rain starts coming down harder. I now own a Hammock...
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    Accessories? What, other than a hammock, do you...

    Accessories? What, other than a hammock, do you have now? Tarp? Underquilt? What are you using, or planning to use for your suspension system?

    You'll likely find one retailer has the best X...
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    If it was windy enough to pull your stakes it...

    If it was windy enough to pull your stakes it would be to windy for me to sleep. Fall asleep staring at the stars, cool...fall asleep in an April breeze, just cold.
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    Vandalism. Sure there are bigger things to worry...

    Vandalism. Sure there are bigger things to worry about but, it is crap that anyone believes it would be OK to vandalize public space. Especially distasteful to graffiti nature (rocks below the...
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    While I have never met Dutch, Stormcrow,...

    While I have never met Dutch, Stormcrow, Warbonnetguy, Marty at Winderness Logics, Stu at WhoopieSlings.com, Tinny at Minibull or the several other individuals who have contributed to my outdoors...
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    Welcome to MN SMMarvin and welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to MN SMMarvin and welcome to the forum.
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    If you learned something the money was not...

    If you learned something the money was not wasted. Some lessons in life are free, many can be quite expensive, learning to hammock for the cost of an ENO; quite reasonable.
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    How fast should hammock camping grow? Why should...

    How fast should hammock camping grow? Why should it grow faster?

    My concern is that if suddenly there are many more hammock campers, parks that previously saw no problem with hanging hammocks...
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    I asked for and received a double-ended stuff sac...

    I asked for and received a double-ended stuff sac with my SuperFly. It accomodates the Tarp w/MountainGoat Snakeskins with a bit of room to spare.

    Give him a day or two and I'm sure he will...
  12. The world is different since the advent of the...

    The world is different since the advent of the "Participation" trophy.
  13. I am not sure what will be your application but,...

    I am not sure what will be your application but, I have made soft-shackles with much smaller radius than anything I've been able to make continuous.

    Would that be an option for you?
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    There have been a couple times in the past he...

    There have been a couple times in the past he seemed to imply that the cost of insurance and pressure to offer discounts were causing him to consider closing up shop. Seems he followed through with...
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    I expect the OP was feeding a spirit of...

    I expect the OP was feeding a spirit of exploration. I have that spirit and non-existent problems. I typically feed them both w/titanium shipped directly from Lancaster County, PA.
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    Sometimes I make memories, sometimes I forget. ...

    Sometimes I make memories, sometimes I forget. It is working so far, no regrets, no plan to change.
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    I have a 20* Burrow w/snap footbox. I would...

    I have a 20* Burrow w/snap footbox. I would estimate i have used it 125-150 nights and dozens of afternoon naps.

    No issues with the snaps yet. However, I also have 20* with sewn footbox (I...
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    So...not much of a buddy huh? I kid! But,...

    So...not much of a buddy huh?

    I kid! But, would you pay $125 for those items (now used) yourself? If so, the price is fair. If you are trying to recoup what you paid new, even if just slightly...
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    I'd have no problem hanging from that myself. ...

    I'd have no problem hanging from that myself. Would I suspend my spouse from that????
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    Currently own 5 hammocks, 2 with integrated bug...

    Currently own 5 hammocks, 2 with integrated bug nets, 3 gathered-end. I should quit but... ya know... I've never tried a bridge hammock...

    Wanna talk suspension systems?
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    Curious; why the single layer requirement? That...

    Curious; why the single layer requirement? That is your limiting requirement, is that negotiable?
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    I own several hammocks but my "Go to" hammock is...

    I own several hammocks but my "Go to" hammock is my Wilderness Logics Lite Owl. The version to suit your size is the Night Owl; advertised to support 400#.
    ...
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    Gresh, I've been where you're are now. I...

    Gresh,

    I've been where you're are now. I completed a full-time, 4 year program with a newborn and a 5 year old (4 and 9 when I graduated). I worked part-time, overnights to maintain health...
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    Unlikely to be the same folks shopping for...

    Unlikely to be the same folks shopping for titanium hammock accessories.
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    Any chance we could have the TOS amended to...

    Any chance we could have the TOS amended to include: "No whining about the 50 post rule!" ? ;)
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    Lark's Head hitch works best for me.

    Lark's Head hitch works best for me.
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    I've always been BIAS curious. I'm in!

    I've always been BIAS curious. I'm in!
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    The one potential consequence of whoopie sling...

    The one potential consequence of whoopie sling connected directly to the hammock is that rainwater could run down the suspension and soak the ends of your hammock. I used to have my whoopies on my...
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    Girl, 11, killed when tree falls on tent at...

    Girl, 11, killed when tree falls on tent at Devil's Lake State Parkhttp://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/girl-11-killed-when-tree-falls-on-tent-at-devils-lake-state-park-b99281989z1-261434411.html
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  30. Thread: Deja vu

    by OCDave
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    Deja vu

    9860198602

    Watching a seasonal television show "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" with my boys tonight. While supposedly the origin story of Mr. and Mrs. Claus, I can't help feeling like I have seen...
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    I prefer to pee standing up. If nature's call...

    I prefer to pee standing up. If nature's call also happens to provide me the opportunity to take in a view of the stars, even better.

    A personal goal of mine is to delay the need for any device...
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    I have both. I only use the cinch buckles when...

    I have both. I only use the cinch buckles when car camping or in my back yard. If I am carrying my equipment, I choose smaller and lighter.

    Good Luck
  33. It seems your issue is more a guy-line than a...

    It seems your issue is more a guy-line than a stake issue. Switch to something w/higher visibility. I like Z-line from ZPacks.
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    I just received a DutchWare PolyD 11" Hammock and...

    I just received a DutchWare PolyD 11" Hammock and a set of speed hooks. Considering the ease of set-up, reasonable cost and comfort I can't imagine a better set-up for a beginner, a loaner or a...
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    Ahh..that one where Shug did that thing that was...

    Ahh..that one where Shug did that thing that was really funny. I loved that one. Or, that other one when he used a funny accent. That was great.
  36. I have the luxury of having used about 1/2 dozen...

    I have the luxury of having used about 1/2 dozen different tarps including my HG Standard CF w/doors. When packing for a trip the first tarp I reach for is always my Warbonnet Superfly. As someone...
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    If your whoopies no longer function properly, yes...

    If your whoopies no longer function properly, yes cut them off and make yourself a new set. Life is too short to waste on non-cooperative whoopies.
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    Have you seen these: ...

    Have you seen these: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/896815477/the-elevated-movement-custom-recycled-beautiful-ha

    Credit to Forum member Gresh for originally posting this here ...
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    I put 6' tie-outs on one side and 10' tie-outs on...

    I put 6' tie-outs on one side and 10' tie-outs on the other. Using 1.5mm Z-line from ZPacks. This has always done everything I needed.

    Good Luck
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    I would consider buying an used underquilt. ...

    I would consider buying an used underquilt. With respect to Topquilt or sleeping bag, I'll always buy new, otherwise it would seem like I'm cuddling with strangers
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    The oft repeated washing machine suggestion...

    The oft repeated washing machine suggestion hardly seems worth the time and effort. Crumpling a ground cloth sized piece of Tyvek by hand until suitably quiet takes 10 minutes or less. Save time,...
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    WRONG. Per ECON 101 the true cost is what you...

    WRONG. Per ECON 101 the true cost is what you would have otherwise done with $1490. So...it really only cost you a small tent and a couple of sleeping bags. Excellent purchase decision on your...
  43. Perhaps there could be a qualifier similar to...

    Perhaps there could be a qualifier similar to posting For Sale items. Requiring a minimum post count or duration of membership would increase the likelihood that the offended individual would gain...
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    I wish I had said that. Kudos to you SilverSurfr

    I wish I had said that. Kudos to you SilverSurfr
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    It seems like an explaination from the mods would...

    It seems like an explaination from the mods would be most appropriate. Why are you asking them to Not comment?
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    You might consider spending your first night at...

    You might consider spending your first night at Jay Cooke State Park. I haven't been back yet but, I have heard the swinging bridge is back in service. Get up early and finish the drive after...
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    I'm a whoppie hooker!

    I'm a whoppie hooker!
  48. Thumbs down. I am an independent thinker and you...

    Thumbs down. I am an independent thinker and you should be also. Does it matter what someone else thinks of your post?
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    Dutch, You are too kind. Thanks for the...

    Dutch,

    You are too kind.

    Thanks for the smile
  50. Thread: tying out tarp

    by OCDave
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    What you have is ideal. I use the 1.5 mm Zline...

    What you have is ideal. I use the 1.5 mm Zline on my tarps. Never tangles and holds a tautline hitch.
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