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  1. I was at Bodine Field last weekend - Beautiful...

    I was at Bodine Field last weekend - Beautiful weather, great paddle on the Wading, many ticks. Spray your gear. Have a great time, eat lots of SilvrSurfrSald! :)
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    I start many July-August nights in New Jersey...

    I start many July-August nights in New Jersey miserably hot with my UQ pushed completely to the side. I have never made it through a night without waking up cold and pulling it under me.
  3. I'd love to, but, I won't be near. Bummin'....

    I'd love to, but, I won't be near.


    Bummin'.


    Kinda'
  4. FWIW Scouts BSA units do a lot of (exclusively)...

    FWIW Scouts BSA units do a lot of (exclusively) sober camping and trekking.
  5. That is beautiful country. Thanks for the report...

    That is beautiful country. Thanks for the report and pics.
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    Welcome from Union County.

    Welcome from Union County.
  7. Photo please?

    Photo please?
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    You can paddle the Mullica from Atsion to...

    You can paddle the Mullica from Atsion to Pleasant Mills in one day but it would be a very long day.
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    I wish Carver had never shown me The Weave. ...

    I wish Carver had never shown me The Weave.

    Oh, wait, a day late...
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    That was not SS's fault! That boat was having...

    That was not SS's fault! That boat was having some sort of spell.
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    Thanks Carver! Your videos make my lunchtime so...

    Thanks Carver! Your videos make my lunchtime so much better!
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    I mostly hang out in jeans and a polo shirt -...

    I mostly hang out in jeans and a polo shirt - Rugby shirt if its chilly.

    Mmmmmm!
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    I use a Klymit Pillow X Ultralight inflatable....

    I use a Klymit Pillow X Ultralight inflatable. The top and bottom are bonded in an X and the X cradles my head and supports my neck. I put a couple breaths in it then tuck it under my neck all the...
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    Congrats Groundhog! Thanks SS and Asbell!

    Congrats Groundhog! Thanks SS and Asbell!
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    That's how we removed the 4' steel nails we drove...

    That's how we removed the 4' steel nails we drove in 40" at the party tent company where I worked summers during college. It did help that we used a 20lb sledgehammer.
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    Sounds like that could work. I haven't had the...

    Sounds like that could work. I haven't had the honor of meeting your better half - but if she's able to hop out of the boat and drag it a bit, I think you'll be good.
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    Welcome! (from my office in NYC).

    Welcome! (from my office in NYC).
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    I'm in! I know someone who shares my name that...

    I'm in!
    I know someone who shares my name that can use a sit by the fire outer layer.
  19. Thread: Head Hurt

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    I have a Klymit Pillow-X Ultralight. It's small,...

    I have a Klymit Pillow-X Ultralight. It's small, light, and bonded corner to corner. Makes a perfect cradle for my head in the hammock while supporting my neck - but I have to fill it then let air...
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    I paddled the Mullica last spring in the front of...

    I paddled the Mullica last spring in the front of electbc's 18' boat (trip report here). The river was tight for that vessel - and for the ocean kayak another paddler brought. NJRedneck was able to...
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    A flat tarp is one laid on the ground and...

    A flat tarp is one laid on the ground and smoothed out so there's no folds or wrinkles.:D
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    Thanks Carver, you made my lunchtime 100% better.

    Thanks Carver, you made my lunchtime 100% better.
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    Get well soon George, I look forward to seeing...

    Get well soon George, I look forward to seeing you again. Maybe some hiking in the flat sugar sand will help you get back.
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    Sourced....

    Sourced.
    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190311/f72b99d6199df6f1dd7192eed82b7c19.jpg
  25. Bacon!

    Bacon!
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    Swear word. Swear word. Swear word-swear...

    Swear word. Swear word. Swear word-swear word-swear word-swear word. Swear word; Swear word!

    Dang!
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    You know she right

    You know she right
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    Not an accidental omission. Nope, adjust...

    Not an accidental omission.


    Nope, adjust your theoretical understanding to account for your empirical findings.
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    Please don't sweat SS's tone, he's a crusty...

    Please don't sweat SS's tone, he's a crusty curmudgeon and can come off a bit prickly. FWIW, he is trying to help.

    I think you and I are probably similar in approach - my golfing buddy calls it...
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    I 'biner it to the head end suspension of my...

    I 'biner it to the head end suspension of my WB-XLC 'cause the hammock pull-outs encourage a foot end approach under the tarp.
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    @cmoulder, I'm curious; how do you cut / finish...

    @cmoulder, I'm curious; how do you cut / finish your SF tubing?
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    As the bridge requires two spreader bars, you can...

    As the bridge requires two spreader bars, you can readily size them to pack into three equal length pieces split once at about a thrid of the length.

    You'll need:
    Long Pole length, Short Pole...
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    +1 for the big Sterilite bins. I dry all gear...

    +1 for the big Sterilite bins. I dry all gear hanging in the basement with the dehumidifier running before I store it.
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    Maybe a lighter held close enough to melt the...

    Maybe a lighter held close enough to melt the frill? Whipped and fused.
  35. Pretty country, thanks!

    Pretty country, thanks!
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    That sucks OneClick, sorry. Fight for your...

    That sucks OneClick, sorry. Fight for your young'n, you may not be forgiven you if you don't. Just keep putting one foot in front of the other and you'll find yourself where you want to be.
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    A = 4 * pi * 0.5yd^2 = 4 * pi * 0.25sqyd = pi...

    A = 4 * pi * 0.5yd^2 = 4 * pi * 0.25sqyd = pi sqyd
    3.1416 sqyd * 0.5 oz / sqyd = 1.5708 oz + 0.5 oz valve = 2.0708 oz per beach ball = 4.1416 oz per pair

    Math confirmed.
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    When I first saw this thread my thought was...

    When I first saw this thread my thought was "Beach ball!"; Phantom's idea of football makes even more sense to me.
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    Dang Dutch! Getting older is way better than not!

    Dang Dutch!
    Getting older is way better than not!
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    I agree with many that your setup dosen't look...

    I agree with many that your setup dosen't look right. The wookie should cover your entire hammock - the blue feet to the left of the wookie have no insulation at all. I would definitely hang the foot...
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    I had to Google it - funny :).

    I had to Google it - funny :).
  42. FS: I'll take it, the Zpacks Large Food Bag if...

    I'll take it, the Zpacks Large Food Bag if Gustavus has a change of heart.
  43. I used a dremel tool with an abrasive puff to...

    I used a dremel tool with an abrasive puff to smooth sharp edges.

    All the poles for my spurtle stand are about 4' or less so I bought a cheap snowboard bag on Amazon. I remember it being cheaper...
  44. Reveille! Missed you - and you were clearly on...

    Reveille! Missed you - and you were clearly on the right side of the law at the LL hang when you welcomed the day. The croaking codger screaming at 3 something in the morning Sunday clearly was not.
  45. I just saw this on the NJ Campsite Reservation...

    I just saw this on the NJ Campsite Reservation site - Yay! more rules!
  46. Kinda' what I meant - sorry I wasn't clear....

    Kinda' what I meant - sorry I wasn't clear. Instead of almost everybody at the group site fire, it was more stroll around and visit the other fires. I never did make it to site 1 or 10(?)
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    Ha! When I first saw your post I thought "hmmm, I...

    Ha! When I first saw your post I thought "hmmm, I wonder what kind of creatures are going to pester Chesapeake at -8?". That mallard might be your friend, I'm pretty sure "QUACK, QUAck , QUack...
  48. Congrats PorkRoll! I had another great evening...

    Congrats PorkRoll!

    I had another great evening at Batona with folks familiar and new. I measured a low of 19 Saturday night under my tarp - I slept like a stone. This was the first NJ Winter hang...
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    I'm home! :boggle:

    I'm home! :boggle:
  50. Y, Tony. That's a lot of confidence in your new...

    Y, Tony. That's a lot of confidence in your new hip.
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