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    Count me in as interested. I'm in the same boat...

    Count me in as interested. I'm in the same boat as many here and my 4 year old daughter would love to have her own hammock. Very generous!
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    Still keeping it for the wife. Can't have too...

    Still keeping it for the wife. Can't have too many hammocks!

    I took some pics but I am having difficulty getting them on here.

    I like the Big Bird! May have to go with that.

    Jon
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    Talk with PapaSmurf. He can hook you up. 6'8" and...

    Talk with PapaSmurf. He can hook you up. 6'8" and 250 lbs here, and the hammock he made for me is amazing.

    Jon
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    Thanks to PapaSmurf, I just shrunk a foot!!

    So a few weeks ago, I emailed PapaSmurf about conjuring up a Dangerbird for me. I am not a small fellow at 6'8" and 250 lbs, so I asked his opinion on what I might need.

    We shared a few emails and...
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    Another happy user

    Set mine up tonight with 7/64 shock cord. Works great! Thanks.
  6. I am that satisfied user!!!! I am 6'8" and about...

    I am that satisfied user!!!! I am 6'8" and about 250lb and I love my Blackbird. Works for me.

    Jon
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    Tall guy here

    6'8" 250 basketball player here and I fit fine in my WBBB. Shouldn't be a problem for you.

    Jon
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    Serene Lake Hike

    This weekend I will be doing the Serene Lake hike in the Mt. Hood wilderness. I will give you an update after the trek. Supposed to be some good fishing, swimming, and sights to see. It is a 13 mile...
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    Spf

    SPF to Zzzen Dog.
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    Sweet!

    Great news! Now I'm glad I haven't received mine yet! Looking forward to trying it out.
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    CLOSED: AE Lost River with InsulTex upgrade

    For sale is a Lost River 2/3 UQ with the InsulTex upgrade in Digital Camo/Black. I have used this twice in the field and decided that it isn't quite long enough for me (I'm 6'8").

    From the AHE...
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    I did get the bag and I have had some limited...

    I did get the bag and I have had some limited time to spend in it. I love this bag. It is very warm (I would say pretty close to accurate, maybe 20* bag for me). It compresses nicely and comes with...
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    Sticky: Perfect

    Wow, thanks! I actually logged on to find a better answer to hanging my tarp (one where my suspension didn't get in the way) and found this immediately. Seems pretty obvious now that I see it your...
  14. Thread: Big Enough?

    by wou42
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    Received my WBBB today and it is an amazing piece...

    Received my WBBB today and it is an amazing piece of gear. I don't think I can add too much more to what everyone else has mentioned or praised, but I love it.

    I am a legit 6'8" 250 lb guy, and I...
  15. Thread: Oregon hang

    by wou42
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    I might be in depending dates/location. Sounds...

    I might be in depending dates/location. Sounds good to me!
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    Just got a tracking number. Coming from New York...

    Just got a tracking number. Coming from New York (to Oregon), should be here late next week. I will post a brief review once it arrives.
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    Kelty Foraker 15* Down Bag

    I know most everyone here is a diehard quilt lover, but like the idea of having a multi-purpose unit for sleeping just in case I need to go to the ground (gasp...). I just picked up a Long Kelty...
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    Lost River

    The Lost River worked great for me. I got the InsulTex upgrade as well, and it kept me warm. I used the UQ, a 30 degree synthetic sleeping bag, wool socks, shorts, a fleece top, and a wool beanie and...
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    That is a sweet website that I haven't seen. I...

    That is a sweet website that I haven't seen. I may be up for that trip depending on schedule, wifey, kid, etc. Looks great. I will let you know how the LR does, as it is supposed to get down to the...
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    I wish they didn't sell the cheese factory to...

    I wish they didn't sell the cheese factory to Tillamook! Now they don't even make Bandon cheese in Bandon anymore!!

    I would love a hang on the coast sometime, but I am pretty new to this and I...
  21. Thread: Big Enough?

    by wou42
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    Well, I ordered it. I will let you know if 6'8"...

    Well, I ordered it. I will let you know if 6'8" works in the BB or not. Now the wait begins...
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    I love the Ducks, but man have they had problems...

    I love the Ducks, but man have they had problems lately. I'm still a fan for life though!!! Go Ducks!
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    Hello from Oregon

    Newbie to the game of Hammocking!!! I have been hiking for a few years and really have been enjoying it. I bought an ENO a year or so ago just for lounging around the campsite and found that I love...
  24. Thread: Big Enough?

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    Thanks for the input. I emailed Brandon and he...

    Thanks for the input. I emailed Brandon and he told me the WBBB is made for 6'6" max, but that I might fit. I appreciated the honesty instead of "buy it, it will work". He also told me I could buy...
  25. Thread: Big Enough?

    by wou42
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    Big Enough?

    I'm 6'8" tall and I am thinking about getting a Blackbird. Is it going to be long enough for me? I seem to fit "fine" in my ENO Doublenest. Thanks!
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    Just got a message telling me mine is on it's...

    Just got a message telling me mine is on it's way!! I can hardly wait. Thanks Paul!
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    I too use the ENO doublenest (without bars) and I...

    I too use the ENO doublenest (without bars) and I am 6'8" 260. I have no problem getting comfortable in my doublenest. I have found I just have to lay a tiny bit diagonal in there to feel "just...
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    Is that mine Paul? I have to admit, I am getting...

    Is that mine Paul? I have to admit, I am getting pretty excited to try this thing out!
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    Thanks!!

    I ordered a couple chain links, buckles, and some webbing to upgrade my ENO on Sunday, and I received them in the mail today. Exactly as advertised, great communication with Paul, and quick shipping....
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    Great info for a noob like me. Thanks for the vids, Shug.

    Jon
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    Ember is heavy?

    Hey guys and gals,

    My first post here, but I have been lurking for a little while now. I have been doing some research on the Ember and am thinking about getting one. I have read multiple posting...
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