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    On the other side... DD Hammocks (UK) prices...

    On the other side... DD Hammocks (UK) prices include shipping in their posted prices. I paid $28 for a pair of lovely, small, weight-bearing carabiners. I'm sure that they could have been tossed in...
  2. These were the best drunken dates ever. Plump...

    These were the best drunken dates ever. Plump and, with bacon not crispy, juicy.

    Marty is right: Medjool dates (MD) are the best. I was given the leftover (imagine that!) Crown Maple so, when I...
  3. Can't hold off any more. Lots to say but will do...

    Can't hold off any more. Lots to say but will do it in shorter posts.

    "How was your weekend, Sandy?" "Great. I hammock camped in the woods with 18 men!" Unfortunately, several had left before...
  4. Thanks Dave for flagging the road. Would have...

    Thanks Dave for flagging the road. Would have passed it. Kiosk on Schoolbus Rd is prob 1/4 mile. Leaving parking area. Pulled way forward in case parking gets full Ok to block me. White Toyota...
  5. Leaving Walmart at Sebring. I have a smallish...

    Leaving Walmart at Sebring. I have a smallish hard-sided cooler w: eggs, cheese. Not sure if I'll be able to balance it. My Sherpa hasn't been modified.
  6. I got the 2 dozen eggs (and cheese and bacon)....

    I got the 2 dozen eggs (and cheese and bacon). I've packed the stove coz I'm taking the pan so someone doesn't have to take the cast iron one.
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    103396 Welcome to the club. I like the one...

    103396

    Welcome to the club. I like the one where he said packages go to his office so the wifey can't see them.
  8. FYI. Lawson just came out with a reflective bear...

    FYI. Lawson just came out with a reflective bear bag line. Intro offer is $15 for 50'. Free shipping.

    http://lawsonequipment.com/Ultraglide-Bear-Line/Ultraglide-Bear-Line-Reflective-p1073.html
  9. Is anyone taking a stove? Let me know if I...

    Is anyone taking a stove?

    Let me know if I should bring my largish one-burner Coleman stove and 2 (?) green 1lb propane canisters.

    Also, 4 (?) contractor trash bags?

    My lightweight non-stick...
  10. Just as I was going outside to write my tag...

    Just as I was going outside to write my tag number for the permit to enter the Tram Trail, I got a call from Frostproof! It was the ranger. She said there is a kiosk a bit past Tram Trail rd. Might...
  11. Perfect info. Will send u the info, Dave. PS...

    Perfect info. Will send u the info, Dave.
    PS what do u know ab mofo go? R u Hispanic? I've only had it a couple of times. Once in DR and the other ???
  12. OK. Last year it was warmer than we had hoped. ...

    OK. Last year it was warmer than we had hoped. We had pretty cool weather in Miami this past weekend so I'm guessing it's probably going to be cool I. lake Wales next weekend. What are people taking...
  13. Tx Ron. Olddog had PMd re meeting to do the Tram...

    Tx Ron. Olddog had PMd re meeting to do the Tram Trail. I've made a reservation at Highlands Hammock SP in Sebring for Thursday night so i will be in the vicinity. Will check page 12/15 but I've...
  14. OK. So I've added "learn how to use a GPS" for...

    OK. So I've added "learn how to use a GPS" for this year's resolution. I bought the Gaia App and have no idea. I punched in Lake Wales Ridge State Forest FL. and found the driving directions option....
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    Just lifting the pack with the SL...

    Just lifting the pack with the SL hammock/net/tarp/UB into my car to take for show-and-tell let me know that it's impossibly heavy for me.
  16. Original message Deleted per I was wrong. ...

    Original message Deleted per I was wrong.

    The list containing amounts people need to bring was posted on 2/9 by olddog. Here's part of it:


    Going through the menu and here is what I came up...
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    And it's 9.5' ( I had put 9.5"). Just posted...

    And it's 9.5' ( I had put 9.5"). Just posted this info in General Hammocking under Indoors (or outdoors) Hanging with a Drifter. Suggested longer hammock and extenders for really tall people. I'm 5'...
  18. Indoor (or outdoor) hanging with a Drifter

    At the FL Hang, Dutch offered to do a special-order 9.5' hammock ($33) for my Boonedox USA Drifter hammock stand. It's perfect without using the stand extenders, for which I paid extra $$. Love...
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    PolyD hammock on Drifter stand

    Thanks, Dutch, the purple PolyD hammock is BEE-YOU-TEA-FULL.

    At the FL Hang, Dutch offered to do a special-order 9.5' hammock for my Boonedox USA Drifter hammock stand. It's perfect without using...
  20. I need help with my purchases. The shredded...

    I need help with my purchases. The shredded cheese is easy enough. Shall I get all cheddar or a cheese combo?

    Went to Costco toad to get some vacuum-packed (non-refrigerated) bacon bits I saw...
  21. Surprised none of you have come up with a design...

    Surprised none of you have come up with a design like this
    http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/store/p320/Dixon_Roller_Pack.html
  22. Here's REI's adjustable tarp pole...

    Here's REI's adjustable tarp pole
    http://m.rei.com/product/845322/rei-adjustable-tarp-pole-single
  23. YESSSS!!! Gosh, I love JEM. This does sound like...

    YESSSS!!! Gosh, I love JEM. This does sound like a good option for me. I'm still at my place in Okeechobee. Heading back to Miami today. Since I'm retired (sorry about rubbing it in :lol:) my days...
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    I've had My Feathered Friends (not Nano) Rock...

    I've had My Feathered Friends (not Nano) Rock Wren sleeping bag for over 15 years. Live in Miami so it has had very little use. It has zippered armholes and a drawstring bottom. Getting up to pee is...
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    I got the complete set and it's very nice. The...

    I got the complete set and it's very nice. The net is what is known here as Fronkey style. Has drawstring. The tarp has multiple loops. Several videos on YouTube ab the Suoerlight range, as well...
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    I can't even imagine how cold those temps must...

    I can't even imagine how cold those temps must feel, but I do find that down booties kept my feet warm at the FL hang with 29 being the lowest temp this year.
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    <<I'll be going out to check the normal trail to see if it is usable yet and will flag it if it needs a little help. If the farther trip is a problem then maybe it would be best to skip this year....
  28. Thanks for the invite, Hotlips. Great meeting you...

    Thanks for the invite, Hotlips. Great meeting you at the FL Hang in Ocala National Forest. It so happens that I am planning a camping road trip this Spring. Had been planning to do the Natchez Trace...
  29. Ummm. I thought the whole purpose was an easy...

    Ummm. I thought the whole purpose was an easy hike doable with Sherpas.
  30. My hat can't take any more FH patches, so I'm...

    My hat can't take any more FH patches, so I'm planning to go the flag route also. My idea is to punch two more holes in my FHV plastic name card and stitch that at the top of the flag.

    BTW, a...
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    And I was wondering whether anyone had modded the...

    And I was wondering whether anyone had modded the SL net with poles or ?? to lift it up and out. I'm spoiled with my Switchback.

    I have those itsy bitsy skinny, yellow "poles" from Harbor...
  32. ********** Stuff that's needed for 2 MM's x 2...

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    Stuff that's needed for 2 MM's x 2 days:

    2 dozen eggs (is that right?) per MM breakfast (8 total needed)
    I have onions, peppers, and cheese covered
    Package of hash browns for...
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    Quote Originally Posted by olddog View Post
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    Ok, remember that we'll be limited to 35 people so don't sign up and not show. Please list each person in...
  34. I missed the taped vehicles. ;). Can't find the...

    I missed the taped vehicles. ;). Can't find the Sherpa Hang in upcoming hangs sub forum. ?????
    Has anyone heard from MAD777?
  35. I'd let my FTA membership lapse a few years ago....

    I'd let my FTA membership lapse a few years ago. gonna renew. Hope u r planning to go to this next year. Love all the plans and Doe Lake FHV was fabulous.
  36. Thread: Snake Skins

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    The mesh ones are super nice.

    The mesh ones are super nice.
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    Bling for DDH Superlight Hammock

    Just finished reading about Speed Hooks and Adutchable Clips and am wondering what, out of the bling arsenal, could be used with my Dd Hammocks Superlight Hammock.

    My main concern is the huggers...
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    Cover for SB

    At the FL Hang I used a 10x12 tarp with a low porch in front. It got quite chilly. On subsequent nights I used a small BASE diamond shaped tarp under the main tarp - hanging loose in front. It...
  39. Amazon knows me so well. Today's recommendation...

    Amazon knows me so well. Today's recommendation was a chain link cast iron scrubber! With 885 five star reviews, I'll have to shell out the $18 for the "The Ringer Cast Iron Cleaner XL 8x6 Inch...
  40. There's something missing from the directions I...

    There's something missing from the directions I copied from here.

    When u go south on 314A from 40. It said go down 13 miles and turn onto 127 St

    Should be: go down 13 miles and turn right...
  41. I have spare Large and XXL adult PFDs (life...

    I have spare Large and XXL adult PFDs (life jackets) if anyone needs to borrow.

    I have two chihuahuas and would like to share dogsitting so I can go paddling.

    Also packing several packs of...
  42. Just remembered something from last year. There...

    Just remembered something from last year. There was no soap for hand washing in the bathrooms. I don't have time to go out shopping again so perhaps someone can bring some bars and/or liquid hand...
  43. [QUOTE=sandykayak;1390805]Sorry. Haven't put my...

    [QUOTE=sandykayak;1390805]Sorry. Haven't put my equipment list on spreadsheet or anything. In addition to the large cast iron skillets, and. Alders,>>

    Auto correct oops: Imusa calderas - 3. The...
  44. Sorry. Haven't put my equipment list on...

    Sorry. Haven't put my equipment list on spreadsheet or anything. In addition to the large cast iron skillets, and. Alders, I am taking the monster electric rice cooker. I have two 5-lb bags of rice...
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    99736Got the Doonebox Drifter portable...

    99736Got the Doonebox Drifter portable hammock-stand-in-a-bag with the extenders. Byer's Moskito stretched waaay too much (always a problem). The Treklight double (10' x 6.5) looked as if it would...
  46. Sheesh, Gumbo, your military training Is being...

    Sheesh, Gumbo, your military training Is being tested. I know that everything will work out perfectly. I'm available for prepping or whatever. I will take and make hot chocolate in the mornings. ...
  47. Oh. Wow. Been AWOL and had to catch up. Still...

    Oh. Wow. Been AWOL and had to catch up. Still reeling over the news of Chuck's passing. I visualize him in his fleece, black/gray camo jammie bottoms last year. Am sure Timberr will provide us with...
  48. This would go well with the anodized DO. Easier...

    This would go well with the anodized DO. Easier to pull than the one on the Sherpa hang.

    http://www.walmart.com/ip/Igloo-All-Terrain-100-Qt.-Cooler/6407181
  49. Guess I'd better drag out the dehydrator and...

    Guess I'd better drag out the dehydrator and recipe books.

    I'm just re-read first post. "...not easy." I'll take PMs if y'all think it would be too much for me.
  50. What? No TR? Thought someone would have posted...

    What? No TR? Thought someone would have posted the trip report. Or did I miss it.

    Food, people, place, kayaking, all wonderful.
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