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  1. Thread: Pillow

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    I use a little Coleman memory foam pillow I...

    I use a little Coleman memory foam pillow I picked up at Wallyworld.
  2. Thread: kids corner

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    Poll: no demand????

    There is a greater demand for a bikepacking subforum? Really?? More of us have kids than bikes.
  3. I'll take it -pending pm response

    I'll take it -pending pm response
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    Me too.....I'm in!!!!

    Me too.....I'm in!!!!
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    Hmmmm simple forest colors- browns and greens...

    Hmmmm simple forest colors- browns and greens sure sounds like woodland camo to me...my favorite!
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    I think I remember someone saying "Don't hang any...

    I think I remember someone saying "Don't hang any higher than you are willing to fall"...
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    ....and welcome!

    ....and welcome!
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    Great combo!

    Great combo!
  9. I feel for you. 4am is a bad time for heavy...

    I feel for you. 4am is a bad time for heavy thinking or making hammock adjustments. That is how I woke up with my boots at eye level. The hammock was a bit taut when I laid down and fell asleep. ...
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    BG. This was the guy who got busted for spending...

    BG. This was the guy who got busted for spending nights in hotels while filming his "survival" show. It would seem his resort amenities lists (if published) would be more trustworthy than his...
  11. Is this where to post that my Land Rover doesn't...

    Is this where to post that my Land Rover doesn't get bad enough gas mileage???

    I just used permethrin for the first time and was amazed. I sprayed my boonie hat, clothes, and camp chair. Not a...
  12. Thread: Common mistakes?

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    +1 hang too low...OR don't wait until the middle...

    +1 hang too low...OR don't wait until the middle of the night to make adjustments.
    I woke up to water a tree and before getting back in, I decided to loosen the suspension webbing as the ridge line...
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    After setting up my Blackbird I got to "play"...

    After setting up my Blackbird I got to "play" with my son's HH Scout this past weekend. The tree straps were too short among other issues... At least I planned ahead and had the descending rings and...
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    I'm in!! Cool straps and congrats on hitting...

    I'm in!!

    Cool straps and congrats on hitting 1000+ posts!
  15. Thread: kids corner

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    Poll: After a weekend hanging with my 11yo (his 1st...

    After a weekend hanging with my 11yo (his 1st hang, my 2nd) a Kids Corner would be much appreciated as a one stop catch-all for kids topics including gear... It was a great weekend and he did enjoy...
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    Dutch makes mitten hooks. ...

    Dutch makes mitten hooks. http://dutchwaregear.com/tarp-accessories/
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    You might try to find a phone # or email for...

    You might try to find a phone # or email for Mother Nature's complaint department. They might be willing to help... Also is good for weather induced itinerary inconveniences. :rolleyes:
  18. Thread: Guy Lines ???

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    Thanks everyone. I ordered a pair of Stingerz, 4...

    Thanks everyone. I ordered a pair of Stingerz, 4 door hooks, and 100' of lash-it to start with. It will be here on Friday. My SF only took 2 weeks!

    I will be back on Mt Hood next weekend for...
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    Sigh.............My Dutchware order has made the...

    Sigh.............My Dutchware order has made the journey to Portland, only 45 miles to go out of the 2800ish total. I won't see it in the mail until Friday. So close and yet so far....sigh

    Thank...
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    I ordered my Stingerz, door hooks and lash-it...

    I ordered my Stingerz, door hooks and lash-it today. I just could not get the retina scorching yellow for my camo SF. Ohhhhhhhh, Ti ....... I can't wait.
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    It is pretty close. In May, my Blackbird took...

    It is pretty close. In May, my Blackbird took about 4 weeks, but my Superfly shipped in 2 weeks. The tarp was ordered June 6. Whatever the wait, Brandon does great work, it is sooo worth it!
    ...
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    I love my WBBB. I would buy another one in a...

    I love my WBBB. I would buy another one in a heartbeat.
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    Wow! My Superfly will be here tomorrow.

    Wow! My Superfly will be here tomorrow.
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    The Superfly seems hard to beat.

    The Superfly seems hard to beat.
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    Sweet! When did you place your order?

    Sweet! When did you place your order?
  26. Thread: Sdog newbie

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    setup videos ...

    setup videos http://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/setup.php

    It sounds like the only thing you need is a pair of stakes for the tie-outs. The adjustable webbing needs carabiners or other hardware...
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    You might look at the Hennessy Scout. It is...

    You might look at the Hennessy Scout. It is complete with suspension,bug net, and mini rain fly on Amazon under $90 in either side zip or bottom entry. It holds up to 150 lbs.
  28. Thread: back to basics

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    I would disagree that it was out of place. I am...

    I would disagree that it was out of place. I am a Rookie/Newb/Noob. I did A LOT of research before making my first hammock purchase. My path lead me here and the lion's share of my ongoing...
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    That is a beautiful site!

    That is a beautiful site!
  30. Thread: Stupid Ticks

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    Good luck, and hoping you have a speedy recovery....

    Good luck, and hoping you have a speedy recovery.

    I hope it is at least some comfort knowing that it was a Pennsylvania tick and not a European variety. They get a symptom we get to skip.......
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    OOPS....My Blackbird and Superfly are my noob...

    OOPS....My Blackbird and Superfly are my noob setup. What do I do next??? Oh yeah, kick back and relax! Rookie hanging done right the first time. :D
  32. Thread: Wow Times Change

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    Can you imagine his poor camera trying to keep...

    Can you imagine his poor camera trying to keep the exposure and white balance corrected? :D
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    Worth the Wait

    It IS worth the wait. After receiving my hammock last month, I jumped back into the queue without hesitation for my tarp. Brandon does great work. Great work takes time. We just need to have him...
  34. Thread: Wow Times Change

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    Shug in a bikini...???? :eek: Some thoughts...

    Shug in a bikini...???? :eek:

    Some thoughts are best kept separated
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    I am a newbie also but I do have a WBBB and back...

    I am a newbie also but I do have a WBBB and back problems. I love my hammock, it is better than my bed at home. I would cringe at the thought of sharing it to sleep with one of my kids, let alone...
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    Sticky: My amateur radio call sign -Alpha Charlie Eight...

    My amateur radio call sign -Alpha Charlie Eight Mike Juliet
  37. Thread: Guy Lines ???

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    Guy Lines ???

    I ordered my SuperFly on Thursday -in camo... I am leaning heavily toward Flyz for the hardware. Historically, knots are not my friend. My question is on the guy lines. What is the difference...
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    I ordered a camo superfly on 6/6 :cool: I...

    I ordered a camo superfly on 6/6 :cool:
    I will have time to research accessories....
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    Wow!!!!!

    I received my Blackbird on 5/31 as I was heading out of town for the Timberline Marathon on Mt Hood over the weekend. Because of this, I did not get a chance to test it out ahead of time. Not a...
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    Now I'm not checking for the email...my time is...

    Now I'm not checking for the email...my time is being consumed with packing for the weekend and checking the USPS Track & Confirm page...Evergreen is only 1300 miles away....could I have intercepted...
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    I just received my shipping confirmation email...

    I just received my shipping confirmation email and tracking # for my order placed on 5/2. :)
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    I placed my order on 5/2

    I placed my order on 5/2
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    the email says....

    "Your package is on its way"

    WOOOOOHOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!

    Thank you Brandon! With a little luck (and fresh ponies from USPS) I will pick it up at the post office on my way out of town on Friday...
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    Also, look at the setup videos on the Warbonnet...

    Also, look at the setup videos on the Warbonnet website.
    http://www.warbonnetoutdoors.com/setup.php
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    Congrats!! May I ask -when did you order it? ...

    Congrats!! May I ask -when did you order it? (waiting painfully....err, I mean patiently... for mine) :)
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    Sticky: Scappoose, Oregon -on the list

    Scappoose, Oregon -on the list
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    Sure we would....(standing upwind) :lol:

    Sure we would....(standing upwind) :lol:
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    Have any pictures? I'm leaning heavily towards...

    Have any pictures? I'm leaning heavily towards the camo SF for my next order....

    I tried sleeping under the stars the other night -sleeping bag & air mattress on the deck.... The air mattress...
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    Thank you- The race organizers rely on the radio...

    Thank you- The race organizers rely on the radio operators to provide communication in the event of an emergency. The year before we got involved, the Timothy Lake marathon suffered a fatality from...
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    The Wait Begins...

    I just placed the order for my first hammock. :D I decided on a WBBB 1.7 DL with webbing and carabiners. I feel like a little kid...I can't wait to try it out!!

    -AC8MJ
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