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    Hey halfastronomical, The down jacket I spoke &...

    Hey halfastronomical,
    The down jacket I spoke & paid for on Jan 4th, was on my porch in Priority mail wrapping when I got home from fishing today. Thank you for a smooth & good transaction,

    u.w.
  2. My hat's off to you, and HUGE Kudos to you sir!!...

    My hat's off to you, and HUGE Kudos to you sir!! Mark yourself down as an Awesome Dad for taking your young ones out like that. Thanks for sharing,

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    FS: You listed two of the XL size, mcody spoke for...

    You listed two of the XL size, mcody spoke for one if I read it correctly. If that is the case and, you have one XL slate green jacket remaining, then I'll take the remaining slate green XL jacket...
  4. Cool vid. I hiked the approach trail from A.S.P...

    Cool vid. I hiked the approach trail from A.S.P up to Franklin, NC (winding stair gap) back at the end of this past May. Spent a night by Blue Mt shelter too. I hung my hammock 'bout six-ish times...
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    4.6 oz for hammock, suspension & stuff sack. ...

    4.6 oz for hammock, suspension & stuff sack. Very impressive.

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  6. Some really good options mentioned above. ...

    Some really good options mentioned above.



    GadgetUK not only makes a very good suggestion, but mentions ebay - a source that is definitely worth giving a look.

    Yet another option: I've heard...
  7. LOL! I think I would have paid money to watch...

    LOL! I think I would have paid money to watch that :)

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  8. I get that you hung your food away from where you...

    I get that you hung your food away from where you camped, and that you ate away from where you hung also - but - you were hanging between two trees that are known to all the animals to provide food...
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    Attila Faravellie, here is your other photo (the...

    Attila Faravellie,
    here is your other photo (the one with the link, but not showing)...
  10. that's four now, u.w.

    that's four now,

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    I can definitely confirm that they do have them...

    I can definitely confirm that they do have them there (Newport News Costco). I made the drive up this morning, and picked up two of them for thirty-nine bones and some change. They've got a pallet of...
  12. You are definitely not the only one. I also do...

    You are definitely not the only one. I also do not - DO NOT - use a tarp unless it's calling for rain, or the clouds are laying on the land.
    Yes, it is tempting fate, or a gamble, sometimes, lol....
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    Alright, laughs up and back on topic There are...

    Alright, laughs up and back on topic

    There are some really, really good suggestions posted here on how to mitigate fog, or low lying clouds.

    I consider myself fortunate in that I have a war...
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    LMAO!! :lol: fog is visible? oh.. you guys...

    LMAO!!

    :lol: fog is visible? oh.. you guys make me laugh :lol:

    of course it is, as i'd bet we are all aware... goodness...

    bit of a difference between a molecule and a water droplet. lol,...
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    :lol: LMAO! :lol: well... that'd be one way...

    :lol: LMAO! :lol: well... that'd be one way i suppose...

    and let me add: i am totally impressed by the guy who can see water molecules! that's what? three atoms per molecule? very very...
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    Holy crap that's funny Dutch!!! I salute &...

    Holy crap that's funny Dutch!!!

    I salute & applaud you! Very, very well done and nicely played sir!!

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    Nice little overnighter hike, and cool that you...

    Nice little overnighter hike, and cool that you had it to yourself. Very cool that you got to see the bear foraging a bit also

    u.w.
  18. Very nice Firebird! Thanks for posting up the...

    Very nice Firebird! Thanks for posting up the video and taking us along.

    I'm looking to hike GA in a few weeks myself.

    u.w.
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    As you know, it really depends on the size of and...

    As you know, it really depends on the size of and distance between the trees in the area you'll be using the tarp.

    As to 10' per side - figuring most tarps have a ten/eleven foot ridgeline - and...
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    Voted. Best of luck to ya man u.w.

    Voted. Best of luck to ya man

    u.w.
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    SOLD: Payment sent u.w.

    Payment sent

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    SOLD: I'll take it, check your PMs u.w.

    I'll take it, check your PMs

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    Sticky: Wow... I was thinking Kangaroo... James...

    Wow... I was thinking Kangaroo...

    James Tiberius instead though... Now we know ;)

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    man-oh-man DD... that newsprint/radio line is...

    man-oh-man DD... that newsprint/radio line is funny. Never have heard that before.
    If'n yer of th'mind to put some neon green shock cord on yer tarp (it's actually a neon green/black checked) -...
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    SOLD: Hey joshcrsn, if ya follow the build link,...

    Hey joshcrsn, if ya follow the build link, provided in the initial post by the seller, you'll find this:

    HTH,

    And georgecarr, i'd be all over that quilt myself as it is a nice looking quilt for...
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    i really like that slippery sheet bend. thank...

    i really like that slippery sheet bend. thank you for posting that video up

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    If you're set on using 7/64 then a suitable alt...

    If you're set on using 7/64 then a suitable alt might be the speedhooks, anchors, or large loop alien...

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    Also interested. I've hiked and hung there a bit...

    Also interested. I've hiked and hung there a bit

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    Howdy & welcome! I was just up your way weekend...

    Howdy & welcome!
    I was just up your way weekend before last. Hiked from Ashby Gap down to 522 on the AT. What a nice little section that turned out to be! Nice area you're in up there, for sure....
  30. One can only hope... u.w.

    One can only hope...

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  31. It is indeed listed on their site. Here's the...

    It is indeed listed on their site. Here's the Link Scroll down until you get to: HTS 75 5/64" Gray, 1,000lb. Breaking Strength. First one listed, $0.16 per foot. That is exactly what I bought.
    ...
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    Hey Boomer, Is that second photo one you took? ...

    Hey Boomer,
    Is that second photo one you took? If so, is that a winter palace? or the standard w/doors? I ask because of how far the walls come down to the ground, which I like quite a bit.
    ...
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    Sure thing, and here ya go: LINK HERE...

    Sure thing, and here ya go: LINK HERE

    HTS 75 5/64" Gray, 1,000lb.Breaking Strength (WM Model#)12357406 (MFG Part#)1528-02-00600

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    currently westmarine has the all grey version of...

    currently westmarine has the all grey version of that all white, for five cents a foot less, than that all white version.

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    There's always the 5/64" (1.984mm) new england...

    There's always the 5/64" (1.984mm) new england ropes HTS 75 Dyneema single braid. Literature says it has a 1,000 lb breaking strength.

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  36. Nice! 307ft of the 5/64 (1.9mm) new england...

    Nice! 307ft of the 5/64 (1.9mm) new england ropes 1,000lb break strength, gets the $49 shipped free mark. Happy day!

    u.w.
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    Yes indeed, Great news! I've been waiting for...

    Yes indeed, Great news! I've been waiting for something like this.

    Based on the dimensions posted on your site, the diagonal of the quilt will be 71.06 inches. That sound about right?
    and,...
  38. Hmmm... You are right, it is a beautiful hike. ...

    Hmmm... You are right, it is a beautiful hike. Especially mid to late spring time.
    I'm planning on knocking out GA toward the end of May. So if in May, I'll be hiking elsewhere :)

    I'll keep an...
  39. Outstanding comp video!! Man!! It's been a...

    Outstanding comp video!! Man!!
    It's been a few weeks since I've been in the mountains, and hiked miles upon miles of trails now - and your video makes me miss it A WHOLE LOT more, lol.
    Good...
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    That sir, is Outstanding!!! Congratulations many...

    That sir, is Outstanding!!! Congratulations many times over to you both, with nothing but the very best of wishes accompanying. Very cool photo of you and Pockets in the hammock, with Tala laying...
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    Jiminy Crickets that is such a SWEET looking...

    Jiminy Crickets that is such a SWEET looking spot! And definitely shows some of the pros to hammock camping over ground dwelling. That ground is neither level, or smooth - but man! it is beautiful!...
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    To each their own & HYOH I say. My preference is...

    To each their own & HYOH I say. My preference is for the simple gathered end. It's worked well for me for many years and many miles, in many parts of the world. It's not "the right way", or "the...
  43. Great job! I've not been that far south on the...

    Great job!

    I've not been that far south on the AT yet. Are the bears really so bad there that a fence is needed?

    u.w.
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    That's pretty slick. Does that splice 7/64...

    That's pretty slick. Does that splice 7/64 easily?

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  45. It's there - I just didn't read. Shame on me for...

    It's there - I just didn't read. Shame on me for being lazy.

    Thank you for all you do Dutch.. I am a happy user, and word of mouth advertiser.

    u.w.
  46. I didn't see any of the camo when I went to the...

    I didn't see any of the camo when I went to the site. Is it all gone?

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  47. WITHDRAWN: also, what color(s) is the underquilt? u.w.

    also, what color(s) is the underquilt?

    u.w.
  48. Looks good in a light snow. I've hiked that area...

    Looks good in a light snow. I've hiked that area as well, and it is indeed beautiful. If you wait until spring to hike the Mau Har trail (blue blaze trail); then you will get to see a ton of...
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    Cool video, thanks for posting it up. I've hiked...

    Cool video, thanks for posting it up. I've hiked a bit of those same miles myself, though not all of them yet. Always gives me fond memories and a smile seeing them again.

    u.w.
  50. Very Nice!! I really like how you did that. ...

    Very Nice!! I really like how you did that.
    I've done my UCRs with a variation of the taut-line hitch, and it works well. Yours looks nice and neat, I'd say better even, and will no doubt work...
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