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    similar idea

    I've got some 70d desert digital camo ripstop coming my way. I'm gonna waterproof it this way https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=2011

    I've tested it on something smaller and it...
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    you rock dude!

    Hey man, you rock! I won a buff on one of your last give aways. It works very well to take the chill off:thumbup:
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    Poll: Re: CA>Northern CA(specifics TBD)>4/12-14

    Hey guys, just a couple days out. I'm only seeing 1 probable attendee other than myself. If anybody out there is interested send me a pm and I'll get you a map to the trail head.
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    welcome from out in california. I grew up in...

    welcome from out in california. I grew up in southern MN, where exactly do you hail from?
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    Poll: Re: CA>Northern CA(specifics TBD)>4/12-14

    Yes Friday, the12th. I didn't remember that sites went so fast.
    It'll be good to see you again.
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    oh I'm in!

    oh I'm in!
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    Poll: update

    alright guys and gals. It looks to me like I should have started the planning a little earlier, I'll definitely keep that in mind for the next time around. Sky camp has gotten the most votes, so...
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    Poll: Sorry about the confusion guys and gals, the...

    Sorry about the confusion guys and gals, the option #5 on the poll should be Sky Camp sites number/s 8 and/or 12. I can't seem to change the poll at this point. Both sites have several options for...
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    Poll: Re: CA>Northern CA(specifics TBD)>4/12-14

    You are correct! thanks for pointing that out. I remembered wrongly. I'll see if I can update the poll when I get home. Good catch
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    Poll: anyone interested in this hang check out the poll

    I figured out how to post a poll( it was pretty easy actually). So Here's my short list of spots that aren't too far removed from the Sacramento valley or the bay area.
    Some details about these...
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    Poll: sorry, I should have worded that differently. I...

    sorry, I should have worded that differently. I should have said that the campsite is unavailable on the 16th
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    Poll: Campsite 4 is reserved for March 16th. My...

    Campsite 4 is reserved for March 16th. My initial plans were to have it on april 12 and 13th. The site is available for those dates. I'm still open to change the date though.
    Cost is $75/night...
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    Poll: I'll have to give a call to the ranger station...

    I'll have to give a call to the ranger station tomorrow to inquire about availability of sites.
    Thanks for the vid, looks like a nice spot
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    Poll: Re: CA>Northern CA(specifics TBD)>4/12-14

    Most excellent. That's some great info. I'm definitely looking into that, sounds like a great spot
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    Poll: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showpost.php?p...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showpost.php?p=33212&postcount=1

    Here's a link to the HF google map tutorial. Just added myself, it was pretty easy and you don't have to put the marker right...
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    Poll: excellent

    Thanks Cardo,
    this is the exactly the kind of feedback I was looking for!
    I totally missed that trip report about the norcal hang, it can be easy to miss posts and threads when trying to sift...
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    Poll: CA>Northern CA(specifics TBD)>4/12-14

    Hey there northern CA hangers!
    I'm looking to put together another hang for those of us in the greater norcal area. I'm trying to plan this a couple months out so as to get the best turnout...
  18. if your bag has 2 zipper pulls you can try...

    if your bag has 2 zipper pulls you can try zipping it up around you and the hammock like a pod
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    in

    count me in as well! #212 on face book likes:thumbup:
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    It's a beast, right around 3 lbs if my scale is...

    It's a beast, right around 3 lbs if my scale is to be believed. Now I'm looking to scale it down a bit to reduce the weight.
  21. Looks like I got it figured out! Went out this...

    Looks like I got it figured out! Went out this weekend and it got into the mid 20s the first night and about 30 the second night and I was toasty!
    Thanks everybody for the tips, they really helped
  22. First norcal hang was a success. Thanks to...

    First norcal hang was a success. Thanks to gnomebuddy and sidewinder for making the trip! It was good to get to know some fellow hangers and shoot the breeze.
    I'm hoping to put another hang...
  23. Hey guys! Today is the day I'm heading out. I...

    Hey guys! Today is the day I'm heading out. I should be leaving woodland around 2 pm to arrive at the trailhead at roughly 4:30-5. Once I get past Winters I'll have no cell reception and thus no...
  24. Park one the side w/barn. The trail starts at the...

    Park one the side w/barn. The trail starts at the gate opening right there. I should be set up a little past the barn.
    Glad to hear you're gonna make it! Temps should be a bit warmer than last time...
  25. Heading out on Friday afternoon after I get off...

    Heading out on Friday afternoon after I get off at 1. Staying Friday and Saturday nights. Heading back home on Sunday afternoon. What time might you be able to get out there on Saturday?
  26. aaaaand it didn't so here's the url...

    aaaaand it didn't
    so here's the url...
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    Most excellent! I'll post up a google map up of where we plan on hitting the trail.

    And then there were 3...
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    i'm in

    count me in! sweet!
  30. 8 days out

    So we're 8 days out from a hang in Napa. I'm excited to get back out and do some hiking and hanging.

    So how are you all coming along as far as transportation for next weekend?

    The weather...
  31. Seems like adding the extra shock cord in the...

    Seems like adding the extra shock cord in the middle if the short sides has helped quite a bit. I'll get a chance to test it in the field next weekend at the Napa hang so we'll see. Thanks for all...
  32. Sorry I couldn't make it. I still need to get my...

    Sorry I couldn't make it. I still need to get my uq dialed in before heading to the snow. Also I was coming off a couple of overnight shifts on sat morning and I was dog tired. Looks like you guys...
  33. For adjustment I'm pretty much just laying in the...

    For adjustment I'm pretty much just laying in the hammock and feeling around in between the hammock and underquilt, feeling for gaps. Then getting out and making an adjustment and back and forth and...
  34. I'm using 1/8" shock cord already but this puppy...

    I'm using 1/8" shock cord already but this puppy is pretty heavy... Right around 3lbs, I believe(I don't really have an accurate way to weigh it). I'll try that extra tie out for sure. Thanks
  35. problems with underquilt adjustment... please help

    So here's the story guys
    I recently modded one of my old down sleeping bags into an underquilt.
    Thread seen here:
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=65288
    The size is 46x72, I...
  36. I'll stay right close

    Hey sidewinder,
    if you're gonna come out on saturday I'll stay right close to the trailhead. You can get your stuff set up and we can head out for a day hike.
    I would recommend not driving out in...
  37. google map

    Check out this google map guys.
    http://goo.gl/maps/qt2oF
    The end spot is where I'd like to start hiking from. You can change the start point to get an estimate of how far of a drive it will be...
  38. Here's a pic of the signage that lists...

    Here's a pic of the signage that lists restrictions for the barryessa knoxville recreation area
    45094
    Dogs ok (i've seen people hiking with them). Fires are not, propane heaters should be ok...
  39. CA>Berryessa/TBD>Feb 8-10 - Feelers put out for Northern CA hang, open to suggestions

    Hey all, I'm just putting out some feelers to see how many would be interested in getting together a Northern California hang for this spring or summer.
    I'm thinking of somewhere near the I-80...
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    I've done just this. Was far easier than I...

    I've done just this. Was far easier than I expected actually.
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=65288
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    Sidewinder, I believe both dogs and bikes are...

    Sidewinder, I believe both dogs and bikes are allowed. Only prohibitive signage I saw was for off-road vehicles.
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    Quite a bit past the dam. If you continue on to...

    Quite a bit past the dam. If you continue on to where 121 and 128 intersect, take a right to stay on 128. Take a right at berreyessa/Knoxville rd (turtle rock diner is right there). Follow that...
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    Redundant picture is redundant

    Redundant picture is redundant
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    Well, I made it. Woke up a couple times during...

    Well, I made it. Woke up a couple times during the night with some cold spots, ended up putting my reflectix under me. Temp reading I got was 18 degrees at about 10 last night so it was probably a...
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    Heh, I drive by one of those spots on my way, I...

    Heh, I drive by one of those spots on my way, I think.
    Also, they never caught that guy.:sneaky:
  46. sounds like your setup is coming along nicely. ...

    sounds like your setup is coming along nicely. +1 on going the diy route! Do you happen to have any pics of your setup thus far?
  47. It's tough to pick just one piece of gear. But...

    It's tough to pick just one piece of gear. But right now I would have to say my modded down bag(now underquilt) I have yet to test it in the field but I like it because I've got a great sense of...
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    good pick!

    I hiked JMT from Toulmne meadows to the valley last summer and wow, it is an amazing trail! I didn't get a chance to take the side trip to sunrise lakes though. if you are able to get up there in May...
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    impromptu hang near Lake Berreyessa?

    Attention northern cali hangers!

    I'm looking to set up north of Lake Berreyessa this saturday to test out some gear I made. Does anybody out there have this weekend off and like to join me? ...
  50. This is kinda what I was thinking, I don't think...

    This is kinda what I was thinking, I don't think I've got the thread injector skills to do all the baffles needed for a cold weather quilt... With a sewn through quilt do you use anything between...
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