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  1. Shaw, things are heating up

    Shaw, things are heating up
  2. Sangfroid3, it’ll be fun, loads of trees great...

    Sangfroid3, it’ll be fun, loads of trees great for hammocks
  3. Hahaha Lol All the more reason for me to boil...

    Hahaha Lol
    All the more reason for me to boil water faster to regain the time...somehow
    When I fire up my alcohol stove...
    Time will stand still...
    My coffee will boil so fast
    Time will go in...
  4. Before cutting knot, ask Two experienced hammock...

    Before cutting knot, ask Two experienced hammock campers—get Three opinions
    Lol
  5. Watch a few brand specific hammock and tarp...

    Watch a few brand specific hammock and tarp videos
    Possibly go to a local hang and or find someone here on Hammock Forums that lives near you.
    Maybe they can get you off to a flying start.
    Resist...
  6. If you ain’t in a hammock on time change weekend ...

    If you ain’t in a hammock on time change weekend
    You gonna be sleepy until the next time change weekend
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    Cant say I’ve ever fixed a whoopie sling that got...

    Cant say I’ve ever fixed a whoopie sling that got pulled all way into itself.
    If I tried
    First thing to do
    Compact the length of the outer bury or sheath.
    Do this by pushing-squeezing both ends...
  8. NC Yates Hang Spring 2021 March 11 12 13 14

    Shaw it will be great to see you and Peeeeetey, yalls kids and grandkids are wonderful hammock campers. Maybe Koolranch will bring his kids2!
    Maybe Gunner&Terminator will bring Sam and Abby
    ...
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    Talk about a hot seat What is that elevated...

    Talk about a hot seat

    What is that elevated fireplace called?
  10. TallPaul, thanks, stayed dry and warm But dew...

    TallPaul, thanks, stayed dry and warm
    But dew point condensed dampness underside of tarp, both quilts and hammock.
    Still stayed warm and dry in downy goodness
    Most dampness noticed when unpacking...
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    There is nothing wrong with getting whatever you...

    There is nothing wrong with getting whatever you need to get for you to stay warm
    Wear a warm hat and warm socks. Maybe a down hood-hat, a wool toboggan that is large enough to cover back of neck....
  12. A band of four journeyed into Uwharries for short...

    A band of four journeyed into Uwharries for short miles trip.
    Plenty of time for lollygagging and drinking coffee
    Everyone slept high and dry during overnight rain
    High water pants needed to...
  13. NC Uwharries Yeti Trek Winter 2020-2021 : Change to Jan 2 and 3

    I’m gonna be there Saturday morning
    Target time 900 AM
    Hike time 1000 AM

    Latest WeatherBug app forecast
    900 AM temperature 57
    1000 AM temperature 59
    No rain rest of “day”
    Rain will begin...
  14. Risky, I reckon Now you gotta scuse to buy a new...

    Risky, I reckon
    Now you gotta scuse to buy a new hammock
    Not that any of us ever needs an excuse
  15. Gas, good to see you, please remind me to get pix...

    Gas, good to see you, please remind me to get pix of You, Hickery, Son of Gas (Matt) and Peeeeetey for a t-shirt. “Purdy Boil” Champions

    I’ve taken to drinking....
    Cold filtered iced coffee

    If...
  16. PappyAmos, nothing etched in stone, chatting with...

    PappyAmos, nothing etched in stone, chatting with our friends. All will still be our friends, even if they don’t make this weekends trek.
    On the other hand, our executive committee—
    me and you,...
  17. This latest forecast is gonna sound like a lie...

    This latest forecast is gonna sound like a lie
    WeatherBug app forecast this Wednesday morning for coming weekend
    Subject to change

    Saturday morning, rain stops at 700 AM
    Temperature at 900 AM ...
  18. Most all BigFoot hunters, except tweakers, would...

    Most all BigFoot hunters, except tweakers, would keep a respectable distance from your imposing presence.
    Gunner if Sam and Abby are with you, most BigFoot hunters would be easily fooled, as you...
  19. Lol, crazy bout piney woods PappyAmos, I know...

    Lol, crazy bout piney woods
    PappyAmos, I know you right
    We gonna get rain Saturday night and wee hours of Sunday
    Very mild temperatures-a heat wave for this time of year
    Here’s hoping Lady Luck...
  20. NC Uwharries Yeti Trek Winter 2020-2021 : Change to Jan 2 and 3

    WeatherBug app forecasts
    Rain Friday night and rain in wee hours of Saturday
    And then stopping?!?!? Maybe stopping and starting!
    No rain after 500 AM rest of Saturday and very warm temperatures...
  21. Keep an eye on weather forecast Temperatures...

    Keep an eye on weather forecast
    Temperatures are starting to look milder
    Not too cold
    No rain Saturday
    And possible rain Sunday

    I use Troy NC for weather location on WeatherBug app
    Some...
  22. 12x6? Or 12xfive and a half feet length and...

    12x6?
    Or 12xfive and a half feet length and width

    Short hammocks great for lounging or naps
    Longer hammocks give a flatter lay, when you are on a diagonal.
    Longer hammocks have less problems...
  23. NC Uwharries Yeti Trek Winter 2020-2021

    Change of plans
    Meet at Yates Place Campground
    Saturday January 2
    Short miles backpack in to Big Island Creek on Uwharrie Trail South of Yates
    Maybe 2 to 3 hours hike
    Camp at Big Island Creek ...
  24. NC Uwharries Yeti Trek Winter 2020-2021

    Announcing our first trek of New Year.
    Sasquatch watch out.
    This trek is customizable, since not all are equally crazy.
    We will meet and park vehicles at Yates Place Saturday morning 900 AM ...
  25. Phantom guess #7129 If they won’t fluff up...

    Phantom guess #7129
    If they won’t fluff up
    Would it be possible for you or a homegrown cottage vendor to add an ounce of 800 or 800+ down to EACH baffle? I guess a lot, maybe this or a variation...
  26. Merry Christmas to You All A good splice is my...

    Merry Christmas to You All

    A good splice is my first choice. If I want a knot for fixed loop, alpine butterfly loop is my favorite.

    It resists jamming and doesn’t easily get pulled into...
  27. Lt... you are automatically invited to trekking...

    Lt... you are automatically invited to trekking hangs we post on this thread.
    Anyone can initiate a backpacking camping trip, including you.
    I just finished an overnight camp.
    It was one hour...
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    Nanok, I went out on a limb, and maybe reached...

    Nanok, I went out on a limb, and maybe reached too far. Our posts back and forth help us find solutions for hammock suspensions.
    Some of my weakness on subject of UCR is I’ve never used them to...
  29. Peeeeetey, Hickery, Gas, and Matt, have whupped...

    Peeeeetey, Hickery, Gas, and Matt, have whupped me so many times, I’ve taken to drinking...
    Cold filtered iced coffee
    Still, I dream...

    Peeeeetey, I gotta get a picture of y’all four raising...
  30. Play it SteelPlayer, shoutout to our hammock...

    Play it SteelPlayer, shoutout to our hammock friends in Alabama Arron and Caleb “Bacon” Hosler
    SteelPlayer we will miss you this spring and your great stories
  31. NC Yates Hang Spring 2021 March 11 12 13 14

    Syb, be great to see you at Yates. We’ve been on some of same threads! Wow deja vu! Well not exactly
    Last road going in, Dusty Level Road has some bad potholes. It’s a dirt and gravel road, all...
  32. I can’t wait to be hanging under full moon. Be...

    I can’t wait to be hanging under full moon.
    Be great to see y’all at Grayson
  33. NC Yates Hang Spring 2021 March 11 12 13 14

    Shannon, ah er you know, when a girl makes goo goo eyes at a guy. If he locks eyes with her...
    she has possession of his soul—he is captivated. This is of vital importance...otherwise we might not...
  34. NC Uwharries Yeti Trek Winter 2020-2021

    How many interested in New Years Eve, New Years Day short trek?
    Just over an hour in to a great camp by Dutchman’s Creek.
    I want to get a closer look at weather to avoid rain
    Phantom skeeerdy cat...
  35. Make sure I get your number And this thread will...

    Make sure I get your number
    And this thread will have days and times listed for treks
    Anyone can post a prospective trek. I can be at most of them, but our group might not always include me-due to...
  36. NC Uwharries Yeti Trek Winter 2020-2021 : Change to Jan 2 and 3

    Change of plans

    Meet at Yates Place Campground
    Dates: Saturday January 2 and Sunday Jan 3

    Saturday -
    Meet at Yates at 900 AM
    We will begin trek 1000 AM
    Short miles backpack in to Big...
  37. NC Yates Hang Spring 2021 March 11 12 13 14

    Always on Time Change Weekend

    Google Maps
    Yates Place Campground Troy NC 27371
    also 700 Dusty Level Road Troy NC 27371

    Firewood will be delivered
    Yates is a laid back, family friendly hang...
  38. TallPaul, politically, I’m two steps to the right...

    TallPaul, politically, I’m two steps to the right of Genghis Kahn
    As I lay here in my hammock, I run ad copy through my head for Christmas toys
    “Be the first kid on your block, to own the new Ronco...
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    My admiration and cheers to all hammock campers...

    My admiration and cheers to all hammock campers who successfully thrive in sub-zero Fahrenheit temperatures.
    Your dedication and planning, getting right gear and clothing are no small feat

    As...
  40. Thread: Intro

    by Phantom Grappler
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    Reallyrhonda, you got some great woods to hang in...

    Reallyrhonda, you got some great woods to hang in up there. More than a few great hammock campers from Kentucky. Possibly you might see some of us at group hangs or along the trail when you get to...
  41. Question about patching a hammock...and an intro...and how not to store gear.

    If anyone needs a run of good luck, you certainly deserve to get some good breaks along the way.
    Nothing ventured, nothing gained
    Maybe sew extra fabric over holes, to work until you get a new...
  42. We will have to wait and see. We might have other...

    We will have to wait and see. We might have other options available—unknown at this time
    Let’s Hang in there

    If I got paid to tell lies...
    It just wouldn’t be as much fun...
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    My main point is about having fun, exchanging...

    My main point is about having fun, exchanging ideas freely, finding new ways to get things done.
    I often admit to guessing, and most of my “new” ideas end up in the dumper. This is true of most of...
  44. High my High my High my High my gonna stay...

    High my
    High my
    High my
    High my gonna stay warm

    All time fun hang, thanks Hickery and Slowhike
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    I believe in creativity, stretching the...

    I believe in creativity, stretching the boundaries between known and unknown. While not endorsed by Samson:
    For a UCR, why not splice a “fat” rope inside of a “skinny” rope, for more grip and less...
  46. Star, twenty five to a hundred yards from parking...

    Star, twenty five to a hundred yards from parking to good trees, fire ring, picnic tables. There are a few flat tent pads.

    Yojimbo, hope you can make it to the hang
  47. Fit were me, I’d get a very light...

    Fit were me, I’d get a very light kayak-boat-canoe and it’d have2B wide, so maybe it would resist tipping over. And just in case it does spill your gear, you might want everything in dry bags.
    ...
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    That’s a strak rig, looking forward to meeting...

    That’s a strak rig, looking forward to meeting you at Grayson.

    If I got paid to tell lies...
    It just wouldn’t be as much fun...
  49. JGatliff, plenty of trees, join in the fun. Drink...

    JGatliff, plenty of trees, join in the fun. Drink coffee and swap yarns; see lots of different hammocks rigged every imaginable way. Maybe bring your camp chair.
    For answers to any questions, our...
  50. Shug, Thank Woooooo

    Shug, Thank Woooooo
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