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    +1 for a 20* UQ. I think it's one of those no...

    +1 for a 20* UQ. I think it's one of those no brainers for anyone not hanging in the deep freeze. It will be just right in most conditions. I have a HG Phoenix 20 I think it's great. I analyzed...
  2. fly fishing in the Sierra mountains is on my...

    fly fishing in the Sierra mountains is on my bucket list. Hanging in the mountain air...priceless!
  3. First pics. Had a great time Friday and wish I...

    First pics. Had a great time Friday and wish I coulda, shoulda woulda stayed longer

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/19/8488de12cab61277c0215b2320cde922.jpg
    No shortage of firewood!...
  4. Adjusting my schedule to be there tomorrow. Save...

    Adjusting my schedule to be there tomorrow. Save me a tree and a patch!
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    Google maps says it will take me 15 hours and 5...

    Google maps says it will take me 15 hours and 5 minutes if I leave this time if day. That's actually not as long as I expected from Carlsbad, CA.

    Forests, streams and rapids sounds awesome as...
  6. I went to the main campground during one of the...

    I went to the main campground during one of the earlier Santa Ana's, but retreated to Palomar Mountain for more wind coverage. I'm headed up Thursday and a little worried about the fire risk, but...
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    Me and mini-slbear should be sportin' our...

    Me and mini-slbear should be sportin' our shuggity shirts at the SoCal hang in two weeks. Looks like we're in good company from all the posts. May I just say.... "WHOOO BUDDY!"
  8. Reconfirming, I'm planning to be there Thu-Fri,...

    Reconfirming, I'm planning to be there Thu-Fri, but will be at the SD Scout Fair during the day Saturday.

    I recruiting a new hanger for Thu-Fri, and plan to bring mini-slbear back Saturday...
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    SOLD: I'll take it per our PM agreement. Thanks, ...

    I'll take it per our PM agreement.

    Thanks, Slbear
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    SOLD: I'll take one of each to 92009. Thanks. I...

    I'll take one of each to 92009. Thanks. I thought I'd missed that boat.
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    Many more new hangers will buy an eno or HH this...

    Many more new hangers will buy an eno or HH this month with their REI rebate and discount. Go for it! That's how I got my Grand Trunk double ( from the outlet) and loved the way it hung with atlas...
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    Was just about to post this same question when I...

    Was just about to post this same question when I took one more shot at search. I'm not the only one noodling this dilemma. I like the snakeskins because I often don't need the tarp, but have woken...
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    I have a Dutch Argon, one of the 11' browns from...

    I have a Dutch Argon, one of the 11' browns from when that was the only color. Since then I got an 11' Hammeck Netty in PolyD 1.4 which I use for camping because it has a bug net.

    The Argon...
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    I want to add some perspective, being a fairly...

    I want to add some perspective, being a fairly recent hanger (< 1 year). I started with a Grand Trunk double because it was on clearance at rei, and it was a good price with a usable suspension. I...
  15. I still need to watch the video above. I added a...

    I still need to watch the video above. I added a lash-it CRL using Dutch tarp hook on one side and a wasp on the other, following a diagram Derek had on his ultimate hang site. I'm happy with the...
  16. Is there any option coming for wider straps? I...

    Is there any option coming for wider straps? I met an ENO guy at a flea market in the keys and he was saying some parks are requiring 2" tree straps. I know you sell the raw straps, but since this...
  17. So what your sayin' is you've been drunk and foul...

    So what your sayin' is you've been drunk and foul mouthed, but next time maybe just drunk. And everyone can do whatever the #-$% they want, but maybe they could tone it down a little for us newbies?...
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    That makes sense. The troop we just joined has a...

    That makes sense. The troop we just joined has a lot of guides for different purposes, but I understand from the some adult training, that other troops have only a few. Our guides are definitely...
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    I know the scout-led comment came up before,...

    I know the scout-led comment came up before, sometimes more vehemently. That will be the big adjustment coming from cub scouts/weeblos. I view most HF regulars as an enlightened group, but don't...
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    I thought cuben was out of range for me, but I...

    I thought cuben was out of range for me, but I found an asym at 4.3 oz for less than $150 (blem deal). I think you can get one list for $165. That saves about a pound or more when you consider only...
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    I can't really sew but I made one of these. Fits...

    I can't really sew but I made one of these. Fits a puffy jacket nicely, but sometimes I stuff a cap, socks, etc for a firmer pillow. Weighs 1 oz or so. I will probably add some Velcro or a button...
  22. Red meat, port, this is looking better and better.

    Red meat, port, this is looking better and better.
  23. FS: I'll take the M2-SB, IMUSA 10 cm cup with MBD...

    I'll take the M2-SB, IMUSA 10 cm cup with MBD Lid, wire pot stand and spork. If the stove doesn't have the fuel line, I might take that. You can tell me when you PM me your email for Paypal.
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  24. Welcome to the AARP hanger club!

    Welcome to the AARP hanger club!
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    While no one has said it outright, the concern...

    While no one has said it outright, the concern with a hammock (or solo tent) is the youth protection policy, where sleeping alone could suggest the lack of buddy system. Why as guide you can use a...
  26. Dates look good at this point. Never met you...

    Dates look good at this point. Never met you guys, but count me in. Not sure what nights yet. I may have a scout event Saturday day.
  27. This looks awesome. I'm about an 8 hour drive...

    This looks awesome. I'm about an 8 hour drive away, but I'll bite. What dates are you looking at?
  28. WTB: Silpoly or Cuben minimal asym or diamond tarp

    I'm looking for a minimalist tarp for backpacking with my 11' - 110" Ridgeline Hammeck. I thought I would try SilPoly or Cuben if I can find one at a price I like. I'm familiar with ZPACKS, HG and...
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    I love my speed hooks - especially on my hammock...

    I love my speed hooks - especially on my hammock stand where I don't need a hugger, and the shorter minimum line length works. I have noticed some fraying, but I'm comfortable using them a little...
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    I should have added that I use a small pad for my...

    I should have added that I use a small pad for my feet in the hammock since my UQ is torso length. I might take a slightly larger one if I think I'll be forced to sleep on the ground. Shudder!
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    Some wise person here told me that a lot of folks...

    Some wise person here told me that a lot of folks spend a lot of time thinking about all the ways to avoid buying an under quilt. I'm guilty too, but once I got my HG Phoenix, I never gave the pad a...
  32. Thread: SoCal Hangouts

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    Any new ideas if this/when will happen in March? ...

    Any new ideas if this/when will happen in March? I'm looking forward to meeting some like-minded hangers in SoCal, but my calender is filling up fast. I'm hoping to keep the right weekend open for...
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    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/06/d69ca8f...

    http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/06/d69ca8ffdbf5ca90577a9984d5f0c82e.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/06/b034d1d1f5a2de0c09ea0db0e70a44f9.jpg

    Never thought I would post in this...
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    I'm in. Merry Christmas

    I'm in. Merry Christmas
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    Yes please

    Yes please
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    WTB: Good price but too small on the waist for me. ...

    Good price but too small on the waist for me. Anyone else out there with one too many packs? Looking for a large torso, medium waist.
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    WTB: ULA Ohm 2.0 or Circuit

    New or gently used. Large torso - medium waist. Stock and recently purchased from ULA a plus. I'm considering these and a couple of other packs that are on sale new for the next few days. If you...
  38. Can you tell me what size pot this is, i.e....

    Can you tell me what size pot this is, i.e. diameter? Also total weight in the caddy if you have it.

    -Slbear
  39. I really appreciate the FS section here on HF. ...

    I really appreciate the FS section here on HF. The rules are good and often self policed ( before the mods jump in). I feel much more confident buying here versus BPL, where deals are often struck...
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    That's a better skunk story than mine, but I...

    That's a better skunk story than mine, but I would not trade places, not even for a tarp. I've seen quite a few, and smelled even more skunks, but never got sprayed. This sounds more like a...
  41. Thread: MJ dimensions?

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    BTW...I decided to go with the Superfly. Then...

    BTW...I decided to go with the Superfly. Then there's no concern about coverage over the net tent, or my hammock. Thanks Mark 6 and others that replied to my previous tarp threads.
  42. Thread: MJ dimensions?

    by slbear
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    Thanks Mark6. It is a big help.

    Thanks Mark6. It is a big help.
  43. Thread: MJ dimensions?

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    How about from one tie out to the next? And...

    How about from one tie out to the next? And thanks for the help.
  44. Thread: MJ dimensions?

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    Anyone with a Mamajamba ?

    Anyone with a Mamajamba ?
  45. Thread: MJ dimensions?

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    MJ dimensions?

    Can anyone tell me the distance between the perimeter tie outs on the side of the MJ tarp?

    I've all but decided on this tarp for my 11' hammock, but I want to see if it will work with a net tent...
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    I'll check tonight it tomorrow. I should have 2.

    I'll check tonight it tomorrow. I should have 2.
  47. How old is the edge?

    How old is the edge?
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    HG Phoenix 20 and 11' hammock

    I recently picked up a HG Phoenix 20 from another member on the forum, and used it for the first time with my 11' Hammeck Netty (gathered end hammock). The S-biners reached to the hammock...
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    Jack told me recently that they used to use 900,...

    Jack told me recently that they used to use 900, but believe the price is not worth the premium now. This was probably a deal on a very light UQ. If I hadn't just gotten a Phoenix 20 from here...
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    On behalf of 12 year-old FireArrow... Last...

    On behalf of 12 year-old FireArrow...

    Last summer my dad and I went on a road trip and stopped in Fairmont campground near Santa Barbara. My dad setup a hammock, but as soon as I sat in it - it...
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