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    I don't motorcycle camp, but this is actually a...

    I don't motorcycle camp, but this is actually a question I started looking at once I saw a YouTube vid and could see the size. But I am not sure that 9x9 gives me the coverage I want. I like the idea...
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    The length is roughly 72", maybe a bit less. I...

    The length is roughly 72", maybe a bit less. I had the width cut down to 46" to help with compacting into a bag. It's not too awful bad. Worth the fact that it's warm.

    old4hats- Do the lines over...
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    Right now it is outside my budget. I will be...

    Right now it is outside my budget. I will be saving up and getting the Kelty or, depending on what is available then, perhaps something from the For Sale thread.

    Right now I at least know I can...
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    Thank you very much.

    Thank you very much.
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    Question: Kelty Noah Waterproof?

    I was trying to determine if the Kelty Noah tarps are waterproof or are only sun shades. It seems to vary by review. I am trying to replace my Walmart tarps but need to be very price aware. I can get...
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    Old Sleeping Bag becomes New Underquilt

    I had a great sleeping bag from the 90's that would keep me warm and toasty in the teens. As I got older I was not able to handle how tight it was around the shoulders, so it went in storage as an...
  7. This was a great trip last time I went. I am...

    This was a great trip last time I went. I am trying to figure out if I can make it this year. My 7 yr old daughter is joining the hanging ranks. This would be a great first trip for her.
  8. I agree with you Shug. People taking themselves...

    I agree with you Shug. People taking themselves too seriously just sucks all the fun out of everything.
    You keep being you buddy.
  9. It just goes to show; If you get all of your...

    It just goes to show; If you get all of your wilderness knowledge from TV, Internet, and books, the rest of us will get headlines to read about how things went wrong.

    While I like to pick up...
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    Welcome aboard! Plenty of GA hangers here.

    Welcome aboard! Plenty of GA hangers here.
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    I'm not familiar with that. I will google it and...

    I'm not familiar with that. I will google it and see what I find.

    Ok, I found them. That might work. I would have to see if the canvas would accept those clips. Something like that may help.
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    All of my gear is like that. I have to force...

    All of my gear is like that. I have to force myself to stay away from Army-Navy stores, sporting goods, REI......
    GOt a hammock for my birthday and now I have tarps, Amsteel, scrounged stuff for...
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    He didn't have any spreaders for it. I saw an pic...

    He didn't have any spreaders for it. I saw an pic of one online with spreaders installed, but it looked like you should just add a motor and make it a rotisserie.




    This is one of the first...
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    Rothco GI Style Jungle Hammocks

    Hey Folks,
    I have a friend that got a Rothco jungle hammock from someone as a gift. He wants to start using it on hikes with me.
    Now I helped him set it up to so what we were dealing with, but...
  15. Hello All! Can anyone get in on this? I had a...

    Hello All! Can anyone get in on this? I had a great time at John's Rock. My wife would like to join me on this one. We are looking at the dates now. As soon as we can finalize the schedule I will let...
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    I'm afraid my Slap Straps wouldn't handle the...

    I'm afraid my Slap Straps wouldn't handle the weight of my Ruger .45 . Actually, that's also the reason I don't often carry it on trips.
    If the wife would let me carry her P9, it would fit nice in...
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    Thanks for that link! After reading that review,...

    Thanks for that link! After reading that review, I am pretty sure this is the route for me. I don't have a "thread injector" but I have access to someone that does. If DWR is something that can be...
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    I see he discontinued them and the stock he has...

    I see he discontinued them and the stock he has left is $45. Wife said :thumbdown: for the moment. She is right. It's tight right now. Even the $25 for the liner is a stretch. It was all I had to...
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    Sweeeeeet! Ok, Then I may take one of these kid...

    Sweeeeeet! Ok, Then I may take one of these kid bags, cut it down and make a sleeve in the middle. My pad will go in there. Looking at SPE type designs, I will add the side pockets with maybe a mix...
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    I am definitely talking backpacking. I will need...

    I am definitely talking backpacking. I will need to make some miles. I'm not an ultra lite hiker but I do have to worry about space.

    Do those SPE designs work with the self inflators? Maybe use...
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    Need Ideas for UQ using things I gots now

    I am trying to prep for Nov in GA/NC Mts. Maybe temps in the 20's at times.

    So here is what I don't have:

    $$$$$$

    Here is what I do have:

    Several Thermarests: 3/4, Long Full, and a Reg Lite
  22. Having recently started hammock camping I can say...

    Having recently started hammock camping I can say that there isn't much difference in volume. Just different stuff. My tents were pretty small.
  23. It was wonderful meeting everyone! I had a great...

    It was wonderful meeting everyone! I had a great time and learned a lot.
  24. Try not to trip over the extension...

    Try not to trip over the extension cords......:scared:
  25. :jj: Totally Cool!! My friend and I have a 8 day...

    :jj: Totally Cool!! My friend and I have a 8 day "wander" trip planned for that area first of October! Now I am PUMPED!!
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    :rolleyes: Green hills, trees, creeks, and a...

    :rolleyes: Green hills, trees, creeks, and a pretty lady at the end. *sigh* :blush:

    And now back to my spreadsheets and email... :bored:
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    My brother and I use 7/64. And my brother is a...

    My brother and I use 7/64. And my brother is a bid dude.
  28. I will be there Saturday. I tried to swing Friday...

    I will be there Saturday. I tried to swing Friday off but couldn't get it worked out.
  29. Ok, so according to my map, you should be near...

    Ok, so according to my map, you should be near the 120/123 intersection at Picklesimer Fields along Ceder Rock Creek.
    I will be leaving ATL as early as my old bones can get out of bed. If I arrive...
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    This is a biggie. My brother and I were testing...

    This is a biggie. My brother and I were testing new hammocks with Whoopies this past weekend. We had the whoopies threaded backwards and dropped like rocks. :lol:
    Once we corrected how the cinch and...
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    All trees that will hold a hammock are covered...

    All trees that will hold a hammock are covered with poison ivy/oak. It will remain invisible until you are taking the straps down.
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    :mellow: note to self: find name of cousin and...

    :mellow: note to self: find name of cousin and avoid at all cost
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    I have seen the aftermath of tree strikes before....

    I have seen the aftermath of tree strikes before. It is like a bomb went off. Tree sap suddenly boiling creates tremendous pressure. Now that you mention it, I wouldn't want my tent near a tree...
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    Hammocks and Lightning

    Hey, I have a question for the experienced hangers here.

    :confused: Is there a possible issue with hammocks and lightning? You are, after all, hanging possibly conductive material between two...
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    Thank you for that. I think I fully undrstand...

    Thank you for that. I think I fully undrstand now. I will post pictures next week after we get done.
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    I hate to drag this out, but what does ASR stand...

    I hate to drag this out, but what does ASR stand for?

    And you are saying that it will adjust from 82" to 112"? I understand that is a rough estimate.
    I appreciate it.
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    Mine should be here tomorrow. Planning my mods...

    Mine should be here tomorrow. Planning my mods for this weekend. You can find Youtube videos showing how much it takes to break 7/64th with a constrictor knot. A whole bunch.
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    Perfect! Starting with 15' on each side should...

    Perfect! Starting with 15' on each side should hit my target. I will have a bury locked with thread at my hammock end and the adjustable bury on the suspension side. I am planning to make that bury...
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    Yep. That's what I have available. Ok, so you...

    Yep. That's what I have available. Ok, so you were happy with a starting length of roughly 15' per side. A range between 22" to 7' sounds very good.

    I will probably work the ridgeline as a...
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    In reading some of the other threads on...

    In reading some of the other threads on suspension, let me clarify something. I'm only looking for suggestions on how long I should make the line. We are planning to test it all out this weekend so I...
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    Advice on ENO DN Whoopie Install

    My brother and I are modifying our ENO's this weekend. This is what we have:

    7/64 Amsteel 48' each to work with

    ENO Pro straps

    Here is what I plan to do:
    Adding Whoopie style to each end...
  42. Kitchen Pass

    A "Kithcen Pass" is an unoffical, yet extremely important, permission statement from the wife. Generally it comes with long, drawn out negotiations that would make a union lawyer quit his job....
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    Now THAT is a collection of stories!! You will...

    Now THAT is a collection of stories!! You will have to share them in the forum.
  44. I am checking on a kitchen pass now. I used to...

    I am checking on a kitchen pass now. I used to live in Waynesville. Been a while since I was there. It would be nice to see those mountains again, if you don't mind a newbie hanger joining you.
  45. NC Lake Fontana

    I spent 5 days in the Lake Fontana area, right off the AT. Several great trails along the lake in that area. They also have a ferry to take you across to trail heads, but that is a bit pricey.
    But...
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    I can see the next hang now... GA Mtn Hugfest-...

    I can see the next hang now... GA Mtn Hugfest- 20-22 Oct...:lol:


    Pan

    PS Don't forget to insulate your bottom side.[/QUOTE]


    ;) Hugfest 2010!! Outstanding!! Where? That will complete my...
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    Thank you everyone. I am truly excited to start...

    Thank you everyone. I am truly excited to start what I believe is a new dimension of hiking for me! I got a WallyWorld tarp for protection at the moment. A stop gap. But already I see that I will be...
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    Ok, come hug me

    My brother (TN9mmshooter) says I need to create a hug me thread. So here it is.

    Long time hiker, first time hanger. Just got the ENO Doublenest for a birthday. I have been very interested in...
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