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    First house, new hang! (Pics)

    I just bought my first house! It came with a sweet deck, with a tree nearby. No other decent trees on the property to hang from, but my GC friend suggested we put an eyebolt through the concrete of...
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    Glad you had a great time. Looks like fun!

    Glad you had a great time. Looks like fun!
  3. Newbie here, would love to come to the fall...

    Newbie here, would love to come to the fall hangout if you do one!
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    What "Refreshing" said except I think you might...

    What "Refreshing" said except I think you might want to put the pad outside the hammock on the ground, to guard against abrasion. I'd rather my pad get abraded than my hammock.
  5. Thread: First hang

    by flatbanana
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    Congratulations!

    Congratulations!
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    Good idea, David! I was having similar problems.

    Good idea, David! I was having similar problems.
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    Self-Tensioning Lines: Jacks vs. DIY?

    Can anyone offer a comparison of the performance of Jack's self-tensioning lines (http://www.jacksrbetter.com/shop/self-tensioning-lines/)
    vs.
    the DIY method listed at...
  8. Great pics! Thanks for sharing.

    Great pics! Thanks for sharing.
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    Welcome from Nashville! You're so close to so...

    Welcome from Nashville! You're so close to so many great spots! I'm envious.
  10. Thread: UK Noob

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    Welcome, E46330d! Glad to have you aboard!

    Welcome, E46330d! Glad to have you aboard!
  11. I have the Mamajamba tarp and it's gigantic and I...

    I have the Mamajamba tarp and it's gigantic and I love it.
    The Edge looks like it would be fully adequate.
    But if you have an extra ~$20, treat yourself to the luxury of a huge tarp. :-)
  12. Thanks so much, everybody! Looks like I have...

    Thanks so much, everybody!

    Looks like I have to build up 50 posts before I can post in For Sale, so I'll get cracking...

    P.S.- Trip Report! ...
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    Nice! I was on the other side of Looking Glass...

    Nice! I was on the other side of Looking Glass rock from you this weekend!

    http://i.imgur.com/1Tmp4db.jpg
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    NC> Boone, Grandfather Mtn, Pisgah :-)

    Cross-posting my trip report! :-)
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showpost.php?p=1062634&postcount=3


    And equipment review of the ThermaRest Z-Lite under-pad I used on the trip:...
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    Sticky: Although I someday hope to come up with a...

    Although I someday hope to come up with a "cooler-sounding" screen name, "flatbanana" seemed a natural choice shortly after I spent my first (miserable) overnight hammock-camping experience "banana'd...
  16. Thanks Paul! And I'm totally going to color-code...

    Thanks Paul!
    And I'm totally going to color-code my head-vs-foot ends after viewing your gallery! (https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=20001&catid=member&imageuser=24872)
    I'm...
  17. "Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol" Quickie review

    I bought the folding variety of the Thermarest pad, with the reflective side, and went camping with it over the weekend. (e.g. ...
  18. Report from Trip

    Wow! Spent 3 nights in NC:

    1st night near Boone at Flintlock Campground (http://www.flintlockcampground.com/). Arrived to see tons of tent campers all crowded around a ring of campsites in a...
  19. I ended up choosing Flintlock Campground...

    I ended up choosing Flintlock Campground (http://www.flintlockcampground.com/). Seemed to get great reviews online, and very close to Boone.

    Woman on the phone said "we'll put you on a site that...
  20. NC>Boone>Tomorrow, with late-night car access?

    This is pretty spontaneous.
    I'm going to Boone tomorrow, and would love to hammock-camp nearby.
    Any recommendations?

    I saw this thread: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=54423...
  21. Advice/comfort on recent purchase (1.7 vs 1.1)?

    Hi, I had a Double 1.1 Warbonnet Blackbird that I lost a year ago (somehow, grrr).

    So I bought a replacement, and it arrived just in time for a camping trip -- except apparently I ordered a Double...
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    Too HOT in Hennessy. Help?

    Hey, I see a lot of posts for dealing with cold backs, etc -- underquilts, radiant heat shields, so on. My searches haven't helped me with the following:

    I just got a Hennessy Expedition A-Sym,...
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