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    Not sure, I understand the set up. My SF, has...

    Not sure, I understand the set up.

    My SF, has eyelets on both ends. From that, I tied a 550 cord on each side. with that, no cord goes under the tarp. Other then the ridgeline from the hammock. ...
  2. ahaha.. I just bought the other buckles, Now the...

    ahaha.. I just bought the other buckles, Now the New Fancy Jewelry comes out.. Another reason to buy more soon.
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    My whoopies are attached to the Hammock. Then...

    My whoopies are attached to the Hammock. Then Use the 14 foot Straps for the tree's. and Using a Biner for hooking on to the strap, Then Hook in one end of the whoopie. With that set up, I can...
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    I use 14 foot Straps. My whoopies are 7 footers...

    I use 14 foot Straps. My whoopies are 7 footers for each side. Our tree's out west are tad on the big side. the Extra just let them hang loose.

    Soon, I shall have Dutch jewels to add to my ...
  5. Its a nice system to look over areas, Wish I...

    Its a nice system to look over areas, Wish I could Take My GPS tracks and download it to this mapping site. As with to E-mail That map with tracks & waypoints. But I use Maptech For most of that.....
  6. Thread: Colorado Elk Hunt

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    Nice Hunting events. Elk are fun to chase.. As...

    Nice Hunting events. Elk are fun to chase.. As with they taste really good. Well worth the chase.

    Good job.. post photos soon..
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    Ah First attacking Racoon, Now attacking rapid...

    Ah First attacking Racoon, Now attacking rapid Bats. But really Hammocks are safe!. Need to upgrade Skeeter netting to Bat Proof. ;-)

    Welcome.. Great entry story too.
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    ah, the good life....

    ah, the good life.
    http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd286/Ichug/JohnDayRiverFloat019Small_zpscdf62fc4.jpg
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    few hammocks hanging. Seen this on the local...

    few hammocks hanging. Seen this on the local Media site.
    http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd286/Ichug/PICKATHONIMG_099426_zpsc14e2351.jpg
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    ENO was my first starter.. It was tight on the...

    ENO was my first starter.. It was tight on the shoulders, and Felt like I was doing something wrong in my set up. Then I found the hammock forums Great wealth of wisdom & Master Shug's great...
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    I am in, Any color Flavor works for me. ;-) ...

    I am in, Any color Flavor works for me. ;-)

    Nice of yea to do this.
  12. Spent a Week-end out in the desert, with a...

    Spent a Week-end out in the desert, with a tri-pod stand hammock set up. Keep me above the Rattle snakes. The night sky was BLACK no glow from any cities. Used my Iphone, with the Night sky ap, to...
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    Them ground Dwellers are grumpy, at the slightest...

    Them ground Dwellers are grumpy, at the slightest motion. one must adapt to sleep in the hammock when no tree's around. Had option for Roof Rack. Did crawl into Hammock with arm raised Just in...
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    Hot Desert Hang With T-dog stand.

    Made a Trek out into the Far Eastern Desert of Oregon. Brought the T-dog hammock stand up. ( only tested its set up at home). Was tricky setting it up in the dark, Not correctly seeing the proper...
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    a Desert camp out above the snakes....

    a Desert camp out above the snakes.
    http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd286/Ichug/HorseMt2002Medium_zps3f7b8758.jpg
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    You want to make sure to dilute, Do not spray it...

    You want to make sure to dilute, Do not spray it at 38% ratio. Bad things might occur. Sawyers is .5%

    Here is another brand, It's 8oz bottle @ 10%Permethrin 90% Petro. Cost, $8.99 at my...
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    One already has the hammock strap.. Multi-use...

    One already has the hammock strap.. Multi-use duty When the need arise.. Just do not fall, Or have strap brake...
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    Not the best method, but works too....

    Not the best method, but works too. http://www.theoriginalcrapstrap.com/
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    ^^ ah found these. looks like another Version. ...

    ^^ ah found these. looks like another Version.

    I tried to locate the REI Dome Poles.. No longer in stock.. Drats..

    Found this tent pole at our local store ( bi-mart) $9.00 I think was the...
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    Nice photos, you have taken. Did not see much of...

    Nice photos, you have taken. Did not see much of it out my way, darn rain clouds.
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    Then again, hanging 27 " from the ground, between...

    Then again, hanging 27 " from the ground, between two tree's. And the lighting is traveling from the Upper clouds, to the ground.. A mere 27 inches not gonna help. Plus, human body has lots of water...
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    If you do hang from a tree & Its zapped while...

    If you do hang from a tree & Its zapped while your straps are around it.. Would it BURST with the impact? from the strike?.
    chances lighting bolt will travel through your body & then hit the...
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    nice photo.. looks like floating Tents in the...

    nice photo.. looks like floating Tents in the tree's.
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    Now, that is a photo. Hang angle critical...

    Now, that is a photo. Hang angle critical...
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    Nice adventure.. glad you survived.. Why did...

    Nice adventure.. glad you survived.. Why did you go alone? In conditions like that. Cell phones do not like cold. Keep a Hand warmer for phone.
    you kept your wits, and not panicked. Good to...
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    Not mine, but was on CNN today. Sand Art.. Then...

    Not mine, but was on CNN today. Sand Art.. Then I noticed in the tree's.. a Hammock.
    http://i222.photobucket.com/albums/dd286/Ichug/Hammockonbeach_zps95f2f466.jpg
  27. Thread: Snoring

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    Poll: Hmm.. will have to grab one of them Neck...

    Hmm.. will have to grab one of them Neck pillows, to try out. Just in case I snore.. but excuse for another pillow for the Hammock.

    Or the Ostrich Pillow:...
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    SF is a great tarp, it does help allot. As...

    SF is a great tarp, it does help allot. As bonus, when its warm you can open up the doors Or place in porch mode.
    Best Purchase I have made for my joys of sleeping in a hammock.
  29. Cool, thanks.. I think entered correctly ;-) ...

    Cool, thanks.. I think entered correctly ;-)

    now, back to looking more at your site.
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    I'am In thank you.. Nice set up.

    I'am In thank you.. Nice set up.
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    I'm In.. Thank you.. Those look nice

    I'm In.. Thank you.. Those look nice
  32. Drats.. Okay.. now that the Rating is 1,000 lbs ...

    Drats.. Okay.. now that the Rating is 1,000 lbs Vs the good stuff of 1,800 lbs amesteel. Rather trust my weight on that, Vs this stuff.

    now, what to make with the stuff?. Will it hold a knot?....
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    Not sure.. but might not stick to the Silnylon....

    Not sure.. but might not stick to the Silnylon. Due to its construction.. It needs to absorb into the fibers.

    since, the carrier of the product is water..
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    Got the Back order Notice.. Looks like We...

    Got the Back order Notice.. Looks like We hangers, bought the entire stock of 7/64" .

    The Notice I got, was 2-13-2014 when the new batch will show up.. and mailed to me. Fresh rope is good.
  35. Great photo's, That Long table of Corn, shrimp.....

    Great photo's, That Long table of Corn, shrimp.. WOW.. talk about drooling.. yum.

    How did that turkey turn out?. Never seen a cooking set up like that..
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    thx, 1,000Lbs Will make note card for it....

    thx, 1,000Lbs Will make note card for it.
    already got my whoopies with the 1/8 Amsteel. But will not hurt to have more, will find a use for it. somehow.
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    200 Feet heading my way as well. thx for the...

    200 Feet heading my way as well. thx for the heads up on it.. I am set for long long time.

    What was the breaking strength? on 7/64 Was it 1,600 OR 1,000 too many numbers floating around.
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    Dry and shake back into baffles.. The feathers...

    Dry and shake back into baffles.. The feathers will slowly migrate back.

    reasons lots of Down coats if made correctly will sew a Square to trap feathers. So they do not Migrate south. So to...
  39. Thread: Hand Sanitizers

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    I use it, but I dump it on.. and Keep my hands...

    I use it, but I dump it on.. and Keep my hands Wet with the stuff for over 2 minutes, while rubbing my hands like its in water. vs the small drop and 20 seconds its evaporated.

    Not to mention...
  40. Thread: Storm camping

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    When the wind blows so hard And swaying the...

    When the wind blows so hard And swaying the 18"-20" Dia trees, hammock is tied too. Rocking you while you try to sleep. But keeping dry, is a wonderful feeling. But also the fear of a Hammock Dart...
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    Membership status, has Lots more info. Plus, your...

    Membership status, has Lots more info. Plus, your wallet will hate you..

    Yea, the Plain ratchet straps used for secure of cargo. ATVs, lumber, Ladder etc. Higher Rating the better less chance of...
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    I find that sleeping in a hammock, makes me Water...

    I find that sleeping in a hammock, makes me Water bushes more. Its like wearing Wetsuit, causing more pressure? dunno..

    when the call comes.. Rain, snow, sleet, Hot sunshine.. Out I go &...
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    Welcome.. GO BEVs!!.. ;-) Another set of tree...

    Welcome.. GO BEVs!!.. ;-)

    Another set of tree straps for yea to try is ratchet straps. 1" get the 15 footers, Our tree's are real tree's with 4 foot radius. With lots of underbrush to poke yea,...
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    ah the Plight of the water the bushes, at O' dark...

    ah the Plight of the water the bushes, at O' dark thirty.. hate it.. but, got's to do it Easy slip on shoes/boots are nice.. wearing wool socks thinking just a quick Water trek.. hope back.. curse...
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    Another Nifty trick for Para cord.

    Found this.. need to find me some small wire now. ;-)

    Taking Para cord, taking out the inner strings.. Then taking light alum wire to slide inside the out case of the para cord. WALLA a nice...
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    Good photos & nice test run.. sounds like you...

    Good photos & nice test run.. sounds like you slept good..
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    enjoy the cold crisp air, till the snow hits... ...

    enjoy the cold crisp air, till the snow hits... Oh yea Watch out for Coons they like Tarps, I hear...

    Gonna snow.. yeahooooooo
  48. Thread: Hypothermia

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    Yes, its a good article.. Meant to post it up...

    Yes, its a good article.. Meant to post it up when it came out.. but got side tracked... should be a sticky, info read for anyone going outside..
  49. Thread: Hypothermia

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    A Good reading on Hypothermia and a real world...

    A Good reading on Hypothermia and a real world event. good info, to take to heart!!!!.


    Hope the link works.. if not.. will Cut & Paste the Article.
    ...
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    Those REI poles, are out of stock... drats...

    Those REI poles, are out of stock... drats...
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