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    I am not a small guy either. I use Amsteel...

    I am not a small guy either. I use Amsteel whoopies with marlinspike hitch to tree straps. I trust that setup completely. I don't even think about it any more. The weakest link in my setup is the...
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    I have a Noah 9 and it's plenty big for my ENO...

    I have a Noah 9 and it's plenty big for my ENO Doublenest and for ground camping. The Noah 9 is every bit as bomb proof as people have suggested. That also makes it heavier and less compact than...
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    For most stuff the published weight ratings are...

    For most stuff the published weight ratings are conservative. But not always.

    A friend bought a cheap hammock with folding stand and offered to let me try it out. He was really proud of it. I...
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    I grew up in the redwoods. Been around some big...

    I grew up in the redwoods. Been around some big trees.

    Where there are big trees there are younger, smaller trees. Where there are giant redwoods or cedars, there are pine and alder nearby. ...
  5. Thread: Whoopies on Eno

    by Flash
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    Whoopies on Eno

    I got 7/64 amsteel whoopies and tree straps from JRB, and looped twice through the ends of my DN like Theosus suggested. I use a marlin spike hitch with aluminum toggles. Works great.

    Later I...
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    Got any old carpet from your last remodel? ...

    Got any old carpet from your last remodel?

    Roll 'er up, tie the ends, winch away.

    DIY "burrito hammock".
  7. Thread: Hello there

    by Flash
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    Howdy! Great forum, lots of good info shared...

    Howdy!

    Great forum, lots of good info shared freely, and some good vendor forums -- established companies as well as cottage industry folks. :-)
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    Howdy Boomer... sent you a PM!

    Howdy Boomer... sent you a PM!
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    Thanks for the reviews on this. I'm considering...

    Thanks for the reviews on this. I'm considering picking up either one of these or an ENO tarp to go with my ENO DoubleNest.

    I was looking more at the 9' model though. A 9' tarp should be around...
  10. Thread: New DN owner!

    by Flash
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    Bubba, Thanks for the info. Making the...

    Bubba,

    Thanks for the info. Making the (hammock) world better, one n00b at a time!

    :shades:

    It's the welcoming nature, patience with n00bs, great information and access to some awesome...
  11. Thread: New DN owner!

    by Flash
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    New DN owner!

    Howdy,

    My first hammock just arrived. A DoubleNest in purple/forest!

    :boggle:

    As I have no style sense I selected based on price first and color second. I think it actually looks good, in...
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    Thanks y'all, I appreciate the warm welcome and...

    Thanks y'all, I appreciate the warm welcome and the tips!

    I looked at the BIAS hammocks. I liked them alot and there's a complete kit on sale for $55 -- which would be awesome if I weren't 280...
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    Welcome from another new guy! I'm pretty much...

    Welcome from another new guy!

    I'm pretty much settled on an ENO myself. I'll get a double because I think I'd appreciate the extra size.

    :)
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    I grew up in redwood country and lived a ways...

    I grew up in redwood country and lived a ways outside of town. I started climbing them when I was 4 or 5.

    Big trees often grow close to each other. Finding two of them 15' . 7' across isn't...
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    Sticky: Xbox Gamertag.

    Xbox Gamertag.
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    Y.A.H.N. PNW Edition

    Hello Hammock People,

    I'm a 47 year old dad of three kids (6, 9 and 15), all of whom would love to go on hikes. We live in western Washington State, so there is no shortage of nearby hiking...
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