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  1. Yes, exactly as you said, except "lowered to the...

    Yes, exactly as you said, except "lowered to the ground" is a bit gentler than it happened... I didn't get hurt, but my kids got a good laugh. ;)
    Yes, the Amsteel was literally cut into 2 pieces....
  2. I loved my Turtle Ties until they failed. I...

    I loved my Turtle Ties until they failed. I noticed the area of the Amsteel strands where it loops through the Turtle Ties was getting worn looking (after about 8-10 hangings), and yesterday the...
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    FS: Still available

    Still available
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    That sounds like a really nice setup. I don't...

    That sounds like a really nice setup. I don't expect my hubby to sleep in it (other than an afternoon nap) so hopefully he won't have too much stretch. Thanks. :)
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    I've heard that drinking goats milk from goats...

    I've heard that drinking goats milk from goats who browse on poison ivy can give you immunity. I have no idea if it is true or not.
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    So excited! I just ordered his hammock: Warbonnet...

    So excited! I just ordered his hammock: Warbonnet Double Layer Traveler XL in Light Ocean Blue, with just the continuous loops, and I also got him a pair of the Warbonnet carabiners that are rated at...
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    Thanks, Shug! I always appreciate you weighing...

    Thanks, Shug! I always appreciate you weighing in! I'll definitely take your advice. :)
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    We'll be taking it to set up in the park. Thanks

    We'll be taking it to set up in the park.
    Thanks
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    Recommended Suspension for Big Man

    I'm thinking of getting my husband a hammock, (though he is skeptical that he'll use it or like it.) I'm thinking a Heavyweight Double Layer Warbonnet Traveler. He is a very heavy man (5'9" and...
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    My husband is immune to it, too, as well as...

    My husband is immune to it, too, as well as possibly some of our kids. Not sure about the kids... they may just have never gotten into it. But I know my husband has been in it when we cleared some...
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    BillyBob58, I read your post to my husband and he...

    BillyBob58, I read your post to my husband and he said, "Yep, you're in sync with that one!"
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    So far I've stayed dry, but I've not been out in...

    So far I've stayed dry, but I've not been out in any torrential downpours or blowing rain. I used to hang the tarp (a "postage-stamp asym") to my hammock straps, but now I've changed to a Warbonnet...
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    FS: Still available. :)

    Still available. :)
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    I appreciate you all weighing in on this. I have...

    I appreciate you all weighing in on this. I have been hanging it at an angle, and it is doing it's job so far, but wanted to know if I was doing it "right." Thanks, ya'll!
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    Tarp Level?

    So, is it best to hang the tarp ridgeline level, or match it to the hammock's ridgeline angle?
    Thanks
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    Welcome to the Forum! I'm relatively new to...

    Welcome to the Forum! I'm relatively new to hammock camping as well, so I don't have the answers to your questions, but it sounds like you have a good plan forward! I'm still working out the kinks in...
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    FS: 2 Hennessy Hammocks

    #1: Hennessy Deep Jungle Zip (double layer hammock) w/ Heat Reflective Double Bubble Pad
    Excellent condition, lightly used.
    Upgraded suspension to continuous loops: Silver at head end and black at...
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    FS: Both are SOLD :)

    Both are SOLD :)
  19. I won't be fully vaccinated yet by this one, so I...

    I won't be fully vaccinated yet by this one, so I think I'll wait for the next one. Have a good hang, and I'll catch y'all next time!
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    FS: HG Top Quilt & Zpacks Arc Blast

    #1: Hammock Gear Economy Burrow
    Moroccan Blue 20D outer, and Charcoal Gray 20D inner.
    30 degree, long, zippered foot box, 800 powerfill.
    Weighs 22 oz (not in stuff sack).
    Comes with stuff sack...
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    Y'all are awesome! Thanks for all the suggestions!

    Y'all are awesome! Thanks for all the suggestions!
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    My hammock never touches the PI directly, and I...

    My hammock never touches the PI directly, and I avoid it myself like the plague, but somehow I still occasionally get it, so I know I must have somehow touched it. Even in the winter I can get it...
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    Thanks! I just ordered some, and it'll be in by...

    Thanks! I just ordered some, and it'll be in by tomorrow. (Gotta love Amazon Prime!)
    I am very good at identifying it, there is just so much around here that it's hard to run a trail and not brush...
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    I've never been on any trail here that didn't...

    I've never been on any trail here that didn't have poison ivy as essentially ground cover along the sides of the trail... I can't imagine going barefoot. And yes, it does indeed grow tall and can get...
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    Options... I love options! Thanks!

    Options... I love options! Thanks!
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    The SLD ones look pretty cool. Thanks... once...

    The SLD ones look pretty cool. Thanks... once again the Forum comes through with great info! :)
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    Snakeskins

    Does anyone sell the snakeskins that are long enough to just use 1 instead of overlapping 2 (1 from each end)? I just use 1, but it isn't quite long enough without stuffing the last foot or 2 of the...
  28. How do you RSVP? I would think on here, but I...

    How do you RSVP? I would think on here, but I don't see where anyone has signed up, so I'm confused.
  29. Thread: EXCITED

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    There is such a wealth of information and help...

    There is such a wealth of information and help for new hangers here on the forum. Welcome!
  30. I tried out my Turtle Ties today in the park...

    I tried out my Turtle Ties today in the park today... I LOVE them! They are cute, light weight, and super easy to use.
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    I am so prone to getting poison ivy that my...

    I am so prone to getting poison ivy that my caution to avoid it borders on phobia. Even in the summer I run/hike in leggings with socks that cover my ankles (usually with trail gaiters, too,) and if...
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    I'm also trying a new suspension system. Today my...

    I'm also trying a new suspension system. Today my Turtle Ties came in and I'll be connecting a strand of Amsteel to Spider Web huggers and connecting to the hammock with the Turtle Ties. My huggers...
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    LOL! :lol: Thank you for the advise... I'll try...

    LOL! :lol:
    Thank you for the advise... I'll try to avoid that. :rolleyes:
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    Ok... I just placed my order! I ended up ordering...

    Ok... I just placed my order! I ended up ordering a Charcoal Gray Hexon 1.0 Netless from Dutch, with a special request for 10' length instead of 11'.

    I went back and forth on 9' or 10', and...
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    Yay! I just ordered, and decided to go with Hexon...

    Yay! I just ordered, and decided to go with Hexon 1.0! :D
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    Yes, this is for my running hammock. It was going...

    Yes, this is for my running hammock. It was going to go in the back of my hydration pack, but I've switched to a hydration pack with less space than previously, so it will be packed in a fanny pack....
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    Poison Ivy

    I really hate poison ivy, and I worry about transferring poison ivy oils on my hammock and then getting poison ivy from laying in it another time. Has anyone had a problem with this?
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    :lol: I'm sure I'll love whatever color I pick!

    :lol: I'm sure I'll love whatever color I pick!
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    Thanks! Pretty!! Do you happen to have a pic of...

    Thanks! Pretty!! Do you happen to have a pic of the 2 hammocks side-by-side for color comparison?
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    Packability of Hexon 1.6

    How small does the Hexon 1.6 pack down to? I'd like to get a new hammock in the Hexon 1.0, but I'm in love with the Brick Red color in Hexon 1.6. I know I shouldn't chose the fabric just on the...
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    I second that... the tarp looks really cool! Are...

    I second that... the tarp looks really cool! Are those rods packable?
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    Newby question here: Does the edge of the UQ...

    Newby question here: Does the edge of the UQ itself get clipped onto the UQ hooks, or is it just the shock cord?
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    I'm going to have them added, as it doesn't seem...

    I'm going to have them added, as it doesn't seem that they'd add much weight, and they look like they'd be useful.
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    Ok, thanks! I'm glad that I don't have to send it...

    Ok, thanks! I'm glad that I don't have to send it back!! ;)
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    MiniFly Sewn Incorrectly?

    I recently got a MiniFly, and it seems to possibly be sewn incorrectly. The center seam should go on the underside (I assume), but if so, then the side hemming is turned to the upperside, which...
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    Thanks! That's exactly what I needed to see!

    Thanks! That's exactly what I needed to see!
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    Pics of SLD Quilt Hooks?

    Does anyone have a pic they could post of the SLD quilt hooks? I'm trying to decide if I want them the Tree Runner I'm going to order.
    Thanks
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    I don't have a Chameleon (yet) but all those...

    I don't have a Chameleon (yet) but all those beautiful pics make it awfully tempting! And I normally get all muted colors to blend into the woods, but I'm loving all the bright blues and purples!!
  49. Actually only ordered 1 red and 1 purple (for...

    Actually only ordered 1 red and 1 purple (for now,) because I also ordered some other stuff from him... cool stuff in his store! Next order I'll get the green, too!
  50. I'm ordering 1 of each color (2 of the red)... if...

    I'm ordering 1 of each color (2 of the red)... if there were more colors, I'd probably order them , too!
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