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  1. [QUOTE=TallPaul;1206716]Day 2 - After a 32 degree...

    [QUOTE=TallPaul;1206716]Day 2 - After a 32 degree night with stars and the moon shining, we got up around 7 am - putting us in the 12 hour club. Not sure how you folks in the north handle even...
  2. Thread: Which ends up?

    by waddy
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    I agree with raising the tree straps. Shortening...

    I agree with raising the tree straps. Shortening the foot end suspension ends raising the hammock and changing the hang angles. You can drive yourself crazy trying to get the recommended 30 degree...
  3. Hey boys, looks like your trip plans might even...

    Hey boys, looks like your trip plans might even get us some moisture over here on the Western Slope. O&B, maybe you could plan a trip about every other weekend through June, then we might have a nice...
  4. I can't resist following all the plans. I...

    I can't resist following all the plans. I couldn't resist a comment on TR42's "Water Resistant" bag. What that means is, the bag does get wet and leak...it just hates doing it!:laugh:

    One other...
  5. A Campfire Rumination

    Our entire group was very fortunate to once again have happily missed a deadly encounter with the seldom seen and never photographed Mountain Snow Snake. For those hangers who have never heard of the...
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    I'm with Gargoyle. Cannot relate to a brown...

    I'm with Gargoyle. Cannot relate to a brown landscape this time of year!

    Just kidding, thanks for great pictures and to me, a different kind of winter camping!
  7. Great pictures of a grand adventure. Many thanks!

    Great pictures of a grand adventure. Many thanks!
  8. Brennan and I made it home with no traffic or...

    Brennan and I made it home with no traffic or weather problems of any kind. I want to offer a very sincere "thank you" to all who treated my Grandson like one-of-the-guys. I don't know how many times...
  9. Well, looks like we may have a few snow flakes...

    Well, looks like we may have a few snow flakes and a few extra breezes, but it doesn't look like anything that should keep a bunch of crazy hammockers from winter camping, after all it is WINTER ...
  10. I'm pretty certain no one will go hungry Sat....

    I'm pretty certain no one will go hungry Sat. evening if they like beef stew. I'm pretty sure there will be "sufficient". I have not planned any side dishes of any kind, so if someone wants to do one...
  11. Definitely would be, if I cut up all the veggies...

    Definitely would be, if I cut up all the veggies and cube the meat at home. Probably a very good suggestion. I'll probably lean in that direction. Thanks.
  12. You bet you are included Lance, that is, if you...

    You bet you are included Lance, that is, if you can stand my cookin'!:eek:

    How about a vote on Saturday evening supper? I could do a hearty beef stew, or a stacked enchilada casserole (promise to...
  13. Forecast still holding this morning; it looks...

    Forecast still holding this morning; it looks pretty good. I had planned on getting there around noon to one o'clock, but had an unfortunate meeting crop up late Thursday afternoon. It MAY delay my...
  14. I hope you can make it. I look forward to meeting...

    I hope you can make it. I look forward to meeting you:)
  15. Sounds like a good plan, Thursday it is then.

    Sounds like a good plan, Thursday it is then.
  16. I just checked OandB's weather channel and it is...

    I just checked OandB's weather channel and it is quite a bit more grim than the one I checked! Wow! But it could be fun (maybe??). Anyway, these things have a chance of changing drastically (it's a...
  17. I just returned from my Grandson's 13th birthday...

    I just returned from my Grandson's 13th birthday party where he was presented with a Warbonnet Blackbird and Superfly. I invited him to the hang to break in the new gear and he was more than...
  18. We also have at least 12" of the solidified...

    We also have at least 12" of the solidified moisture on the ground and it is still putting out a little fluff. On top of that, Wednesday we had a warm wind which melted a lot of snow, so now we have...
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    Bob, may I be so bold as to inquire about the Mt...

    Bob, may I be so bold as to inquire about the Mt Evans plans? I would sure be interested if I can make it work. I don't want to invite myself, so if it is a private party, I will completely...
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    That line supplied by Clark is the nicest I have...

    That line supplied by Clark is the nicest I have ever worked with for the reasons stated by ObliqueAngler. I too would like to know what kind it is. :confused:

    I would order it in quantity to have...
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    Agree completely with you and old4hats! Wouldn't...

    Agree completely with you and old4hats! Wouldn't trade mine for anything and if I had to do it over again, I would get the same thing again if I had to pick aluminum cans out of the dumpsters to save...
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    I left a couple of comments on YouTube, but have...

    I left a couple of comments on YouTube, but have to tell you here as well; I really enjoyed the video! I just completed a 3 day solo trip into the Marvine Lakes in the Flattops Wilderness Area in...
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    Looking at the picture of Ray with his Blackbird,...

    Looking at the picture of Ray with his Blackbird, I first thought he was holding up his tarp ridgeline with his teeth!:laugh:
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    I stumbled across this video on YouTube first....

    I stumbled across this video on YouTube first. Watching it there I had no hint of what really transpired. After hiking with you two hiking animals, I have a pretty good idea of what kind of a toll...
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    Yes, as Passinthrough points out, the pocket...

    Yes, as Passinthrough points out, the pocket above your left shoulder (when lying in the hammock) is the pistol pocket. As he says, turn your handgun upside down and slide the muzzle end into the top...
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    Thanks for the notice Demo. Looks like the site...

    Thanks for the notice Demo. Looks like the site still needs a little work, quite a few of the links aren't working yet, but it looks like a big improvement over the old site, which was a little hard...
  27. Thread: Unique toggles?

    by waddy
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    Yep, still using mine and wouldn't trade them....

    Yep, still using mine and wouldn't trade them. Here is a link to the thread with my photos:
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=50226
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    GREAT trip report! Cast iron and bacon fat can...

    GREAT trip report! Cast iron and bacon fat can make just about anything better!:boggle:
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    Thanks for all the pictures and video!! TR42,...

    Thanks for all the pictures and video!! TR42, your legs must be tougher than cedar posts by now! Good to hear your happy voice again on the great video. My Seminar was great, as usual, but I couldn't...
  30. Thread: New NX-250 owner

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    I won't be able to make the winter hang. I have...

    I won't be able to make the winter hang. I have the Colo. Saddle Makers Assoc. Winter Seminar that weekend.
  31. Thread: New NX-250 owner

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    Hi Ishian, I too made the NX-250 my first...

    Hi Ishian, I too made the NX-250 my first hammock. However your decision was much more researched than mine, I just went for it after reading as much as I could. I couldn't be happier. I still toy...
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    My friend, Darin Alexander, owner of ArtCords...

    My friend, Darin Alexander, owner of ArtCords LLC, manufactures custom 100% mohair cinches for saddles. He recently posted this unique hammock on his FaceBook page. Just for fun, he made a GIANT...
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    Great fun and a welcome relief from the media...

    Great fun and a welcome relief from the media news. I have started drinking all my good adult beverages so they don't go to waste. Going to eat all my Spam stash too since I won't have to worry about...
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    I get along really well with it. It is built...

    I get along really well with it. It is built tough and not meant for the ultralight crowd. High quality construction throughout and I'm into tough, not flimsy light. The only thing I would change is...
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    Ridgeline under the tarp for me. It just "seems"...

    Ridgeline under the tarp for me. It just "seems" to add more support in case of snow or a heavy rain causing pooling in a tarp not strung tight enough. I also use the prussics around the CRL and tied...
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    And a hearty welcome from Colorado!

    And a hearty welcome from Colorado!
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    I just bought a bottle of Sawyer Brand Permethrin...

    I just bought a bottle of Sawyer Brand Permethrin yesterday in our local Wally World. It was in the camping section along with all the other types and brands of insect repellent. It is in a yellow...
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    38457Hanging in the White River National Forest....

    38457Hanging in the White River National Forest. Camped at Peltier Lake, but it was not visible from my hammock.
  39. Thread: Guyline ?

    by waddy
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    I'm not sure what it is, but I like it so much I...

    I'm not sure what it is, but I like it so much I ordered extra just to have on hand. It is about as non-tangle as any line can get, and holds knots and hitches very well. I like the gray color too....
  40. Thread: Doing Research

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    Poll: A good many years ago I was backpacking solo...

    A good many years ago I was backpacking solo across the Flat Tops Wilderness Area in Northwest Colorado. After I got on top, it commencesd to rain in the afternoon, as is natural for the high country...
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    Poll: I love the sway, both for sleeping and relaxing,...

    I love the sway, both for sleeping and relaxing, especially relaxing.:D

    I didn't vote in the poll because "Both" is not an option.:(
  42. Thread: 1st buy nx-150

    by waddy
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    Thanks Demostix; the expanded version for my...

    Thanks Demostix; the expanded version for my retarded mind!:) I have not yet become bi-lingual and learned to read or speak acronymish:scared: and text talk:eek:. :lol:
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    TR, you are becoming the Trail Report...

    TR, you are becoming the Trail Report Guru!:boggle: I am amazed at your camera work, really showing the essence of the trails and keeping your subject in frame. There is none of the jerking the...
  44. Thread: 1st buy nx-150

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    Good Lord! Is there an English translation for...

    Good Lord! Is there an English translation for this?:confused:
  45. Thread: Pick your Poison

    by waddy
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    Poll: Leave it to me to screw things up!:( I just...

    Leave it to me to screw things up!:( I just looked at the poll before reading Cannibal's description and chose "Gathered End". I then read the descriptions and realized I should have chosen "Cinched"...
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    Welcome Johnny, there are many wonderful hangers...

    Welcome Johnny, there are many wonderful hangers in Colo. I'm sure some will chime and offer help. I assume if you are attending college that you are on the Front Range. May I ask what college? If...
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    I have been to 19 F, with medium weight underwear...

    I have been to 19 F, with medium weight underwear drawers, lightweight t-shirt with a fleece pullover, a wool skull cap, and an Arrowhead Owyhee winter weight top quilt. I was completely comfortable,...
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    I use my New River on my NX-250 all the time (I...

    I use my New River on my NX-250 all the time (I really want to spring for a down underquilt, but the New River works so well it's hard to justify the price differential). I take 4 Dutch Biners (mini...
  49. FANTASTIC report TR!! Thanks a million!:D

    FANTASTIC report TR!! Thanks a million!:D
  50. Many thanks to all for the pictures and videos,...

    Many thanks to all for the pictures and videos, they mean a lot to me as an unwilling "stay-at-home".:) Just Jeff's video of the campground flood seemed like deja vu on steroids. We had a lot of...
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