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    FOUND: I have a pristine vintage 2 person REI dome tent...

    I have a pristine vintage 2 person REI dome tent (yellow and white) circa 1988 with footprint and rain fly that I'll sell for $75.00 plus shipping.
  2. +1, Poof! I soloed overnight for the first time...

    +1, Poof! I soloed overnight for the first time this summer as well. It is very freeing. And I am so glad you didn't cook. :) Well done, awesome you!
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    WTB: Hey WaffleBox, this may not be the perfect...

    Hey WaffleBox, this may not be the perfect solution, but if they are out of stock and time is a factor, check out the Equinox poncho tarp. Still 7 oz, but 10 bucks more. I have the golite, love it...
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    Yes! I took a JCP 3XL puffer quilt and added...

    Yes! I took a JCP 3XL puffer quilt and added channels made with bias tape on the bottom inside and top inside of jacket. Ran shock cord through them, and it makes a great asym underquilt. Very...
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    Well, being a girl I don't mind any of the frippy...

    Well, being a girl I don't mind any of the frippy or frilly pincushions, although I do find some strange satisfaction in sticking pins into a Beanie Baby leftover from the days when they seemed to...
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    Thanks for this thread, ladies- I have just read...

    Thanks for this thread, ladies- I have just read through this thread for the first time. I love all the tips and the solo hiking discussion- great stuff! lilp: I have a 20* Phoenix with an extra oz....
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    Ouch! :( But how about closing the car door on...

    Ouch! :( But how about closing the car door on the strap? Seems there were a bunch of threads a few years back about hanging from your car.
  8. All the time. I've traveled with turtle dog and...

    All the time. I've traveled with turtle dog and I've traveled with a standard 13' steel hammock stand that broke down into 4-5 ' sections.

    A bit of furniture rearranging and there you go!

    ...
  9. I'll take the ultralite!

    I'll take the ultralite!
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    Here is a pic of an overlapping setup with two...

    Here is a pic of an overlapping setup with two tarps, a Tadpole and a Toxaway.Felt roomy and luxurious to us. 61297
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    Welcome from New Jersey, I'm a transplanted...

    Welcome from New Jersey, I'm a transplanted Charlotte native. Go to Uwharrie, I highly recommend this hang. Fun, easy going people lots of gear to see, try out different hammocks and decide what...
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    Yes exactly! I think its a fine solution, and...

    Yes exactly! I think its a fine solution, and I'll try it ahead of time the next time I have to fly. Thanks for your addition to the stand BTW, I used it on my second stand and my step son's stand,...
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    Rats!

    Well, it may look like a ski bag, and not weigh too- ;) - much more than a ski bag, but unless there is only one set of skis plus paraphernalia in the bag, they are going to charge you for oversized...
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    40" w x 46" l

    40" w x 46" l
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    old4hats, you are a charmer as always!;) I will...

    old4hats, you are a charmer as always!;) I will report back, just a few days with friends in Anacortes WA, north of Seattle, my old stomping grounds. 2 day hikes planned for the 3 days I'm out there...
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    Thanks guys appreciate the reassurance! Gophin:...

    Thanks guys appreciate the reassurance! Gophin: I'll be paying, but alot less than a visit to the chiropractor if I didnt take the hammock! :D
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    I guess I'm worried too about the airlines not...

    I guess I'm worried too about the airlines not wanting to check this bag of steel poles and wooden tripods.
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    Great article! Thank you Dos. I'd like to try...

    Great article! Thank you Dos. I'd like to try one with the little shock cord/cord lock DIY thing the author linked to:...
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    If you are set on a fleece liner however, Try the...

    If you are set on a fleece liner however, Try the Coleman Fleece sleep sack. 15 Bucks at Campmor
    http://www.campmor.com/outdoor/gear/Product___41895

    I like this guy alot very cozy but I can't...
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    Flying with TurtleDog

    Does anyone have experience checking the Turtledog Stand as luggage?

    I've traveled mine by car alot, and I think/hope it'll fly, so to speak, but see if y'all have any suggestion for this setup:
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    I'm in. Thank you!

    I'm in. Thank you!
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    Thank you! I'm in!

    Thank you! I'm in!
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    Thanks for that great tip, DivaB! Keeping my eyes...

    Thanks for that great tip, DivaB! Keeping my eyes peeled.
  24. Another great resource is Derek Hansen's The...

    Another great resource is Derek Hansen's The Ultimate Hang. Here's the Amazon link I can't get on his website at the moment (www.ultimatehang.com):...
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    Shock cord

    REI has shock cord and sells it by the foot, I just remember it being a bit thick, but maybe 1/8".
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    Bump in support of my favorite tarp! Someone...

    Bump in support of my favorite tarp! Someone should grab this.
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    Hammock width

    I am 5'10 and I prefer the 60" width. More comfortable lay. Had one at 56" and the feet didn't stay in as well.
  28. Great idea Fallkniven! Ultralight too. Aris, how...

    Great idea Fallkniven! Ultralight too. Aris, how about using just a few small binder clips?

    http://www.staples.com/Staples-Small-Metal-Binder-Clips-Black-3-4-inch-Size-with-3/product_831594
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    Ooh a clinometer! :boggle: It really does make...

    Ooh a clinometer! :boggle: It really does make the app perfect! ...and now I can impress the other little stagehands when I use it to set my speaker hang angles in the theatre. :cool:
  30. IMHO that 10x12 might just cover you better than...

    IMHO that 10x12 might just cover you better than that profly. I sat out some nasty storms under my walmart poly tarp. Have fun next weekend. There will be a lot of tarps to check out there I'm sure.
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    Nothermark, thanks for that link, I hadn't come...

    Nothermark, thanks for that link, I hadn't come across it yet. Yes all state campgrounds up there closing this weekend, and we are going the next weekend hopefully.

    Adkphoto, I have become...
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    Silent Orpheus, thanks so much for the good info....

    Silent Orpheus, thanks so much for the good info. Nothermark, this is really about easing my new hiking partner who is great on day trips into a hammock overnight. So no facilities aren't high on the...
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    Thanks, silentorpheus. Intel is good. I'm...

    Thanks, silentorpheus. Intel is good. I'm finding that all the state campgrounds up there are closing on Oct 13, and the next weekend is the one we can get away on. I'm still digging around...
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    Lake George Trip Help

    Can I get some suggestions for a great car camping and hanging site on Lake George. I have a new hiking buddy and this will be her first overnight in a hammock. We'd like a short(2-7) mile day hike...
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    I'll take it! Sending PM.

    I'll take it! Sending PM.
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    by berksound
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    Welcome to the forum! Plenty of help here for...

    Welcome to the forum! Plenty of help here for all your needs. Watch Shug's videos for a great way to start.
  37. Wow, great choice and that is one UL TQ. Very...

    Wow, great choice and that is one UL TQ. Very jealous, Report back on its performance for us will you? You'll have one of the first ones.
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    The snaps are very sturdy. Have never popped one...

    The snaps are very sturdy. Have never popped one on my 40 degree burrow. +1 on ordering snaps on warm weather quilts and sewn on anything below a 40.
  39. Ha! We'll do that rocky little AT section from 17...

    Ha! We'll do that rocky little AT section from 17 to 17A soon, G-!

    Ya'll have fun out there this weekend!
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    If you happened to buy them at REI, return them...

    If you happened to buy them at REI, return them and get the atlas straps. They are polypro.
  41. Ouch! I've got 2 shows Saturday, wish I could...

    Ouch! I've got 2 shows Saturday, wish I could play hooky! Timing is just a little bit off, because the run ends on Sunday.:(

    Have fun, and enjoy that Adirondack Piney Goodness!
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    I use #1 as well, and after a few trips landed...

    I use #1 as well, and after a few trips landed with snake skins with the line attached. Most of the cottage industry snake skins have tiny pockets at the ends to stuff the cord ends into. Deploys in...
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    Seal the deal- bring her coffee in bed- er,...

    Seal the deal- bring her coffee in bed- er, hammock.;)
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    Hey tall man, have you tried an 11' hammock?

    Hey tall man, have you tried an 11' hammock?
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    The bright side IS definitely the Maine goodness....

    The bright side IS definitely the Maine goodness. I have bought my TurtleDog stand (in my DIY cordura case-people always wonder why I'm carrying snow skis in summer) into many a hotel room while...
  46. Thread: Whipping

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    Check this out:...

    Check this out:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QV3zn1fkUOg
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    Did someone mention pie? It just so happens my...

    Did someone mention pie? It just so happens my show closes June 30, and I was just starting to wonder where I would hike on my few weeks off.
    I'd say it will still be NJ blueberry season...
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    ;) +++1 on that. Listen to the Rev. :-)

    ;)

    +++1 on that. Listen to the Rev. :-)
  49. Thread: ENO Bugnet

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    Way to go gcy24, hope you enjoy that Darien UL. ...

    Way to go gcy24, hope you enjoy that Darien UL. I hear good things about it.
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    Welcome! You couldn't be in a purifier place to...

    Welcome! You couldn't be in a purifier place to hang!!
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