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  1. I don't hunt, but can make a huge ruckus and...

    I don't hunt, but can make a huge ruckus and drive/scare game in the right direction.
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    If it is in the mid or lower 20s I'll be in my...

    If it is in the mid or lower 20s I'll be in my tent as my UQ won't go. Just got some snowshoes that need a breaking in.
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    Not at the moment. I would just be stopping by if...

    Not at the moment. I would just be stopping by if I could make it.
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    Saw an interview for it last year. There was a...

    Saw an interview for it last year. There was a definite lack of knowledge on display out side of the Eno/grand trunk lineups. Hope to hear some have done more research.
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    Washing Down and Climashield together?

    I need to was my down TQ and Climashield UQ. Would DownTec hurt the Climashield? I was going to do the bathtub method Then air fluff in the dryer with tennis balls.
    I also want to rejuvenate the DWR...
  6. Dutch is the toothpaste .25 a tablet? What would...

    Dutch is the toothpaste .25 a tablet? What would a whole bottle be.
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    If you aren't hurting for the extra room letting...

    If you aren't hurting for the extra room letting the insulation loft to fill the bag helps with stability and structure of the bag. Even packs with stiff frames and lots of compression straps will...
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    I use a Trash Compactor Bag and stuff it. I have...

    I use a Trash Compactor Bag and stuff it. I have toyed with a mesh compression bag to help limit maximum lofting. My though is if I can get close to compressed then it would be easier to get that...
  9. Thread: Fall Ohio Hang

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    I hope to make it tomorrow came home and took a...

    I hope to make it tomorrow came home and took a "Sleep" instead of getting my gear together. Still tired so off to finish that important task.
  10. Thread: Fall Ohio Hang

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    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/15/9097e45808...

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/10/15/9097e458087d16dd8a4afb8609b188a8.jpg

    Sign in at the Forest Office. There is a kiosk out front.
    ...
  11. Thread: Fall Ohio Hang

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    That's not where you sign in.

    That's not where you sign in.
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    Hey Mule is RamblingStones coming, haven't seen...

    Hey Mule is RamblingStones coming, haven't seen him post? If so does he need toppings donations again?
  13. Thread: Fall Ohio Hang

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    As of now I think we are doing both. I'm going...

    As of now I think we are doing both. I'm going next weekend anyways as a shake down for a trip to grayson highlands the last week of October.
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    Should be there Friday.

    Should be there Friday.
  15. Thread: Fall Ohio Hang

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    Looks like I'll be on the AT the last week of...

    Looks like I'll be on the AT the last week of October. I could use this a last shake down trip. Not sure of the family plans for Thanksgiving weekend.
  16. Thread: Fall Ohio Hang

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    Are we close to nailing down a date? As of now...

    Are we close to nailing down a date? As of now either are good at the moment.
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    The water situation seems to be the same issue...

    The water situation seems to be the same issue as last year. It was dry, then the week before the hang we got rain and had plenty of water. It is an easy hike back to the cars, therefore if you...
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    Hike the trail, Sleep in the trees.

    Hike the trail, Sleep in the trees.
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    Throw in a few step by step pics and maybe a...

    Throw in a few step by step pics and maybe a sketch of the shape of the Climashield. I think I know what you are doing, but I and others may like a good visual. Are you doing from top to bottom;...
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    From my understanding if you can avoid the huts...

    From my understanding if you can avoid the huts you are good. Remember the saying "Hike high, camp(hang) low." It's used for acclimatisation to altitude but works for most situations. It gets you...
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    Yes, many people have. You can do a simple ...

    Yes, many people have. You can do a simple Google search and get a few journals and youtube channels about this, Jim Brewer (Biophthera) is a good one. There was even a national news story ...
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    Boulder v7, I would be able to justify a UQP at...

    Boulder v7, I would be able to justify a UQP at that point if the winds are high enough. I pitch low and try to be on the leeward side.
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    .9 or .6 outer shell for UQ

    Does an Under Quilt justify the need for .9+ for the outer layer. I understand the need for a stronger top/outer layer on a Top Quilt for durability as it gets things thrown on it, abrasion from use,...
  24. I'm definitely interested missed last year (or...

    I'm definitely interested missed last year (or so) want to get back.
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    Thirstybear do you have suggestions for main part...

    Thirstybear do you have suggestions for main part of WNF?
  26. Isn't the rule "Hike-High, Hang(camp)-Low"? As in...

    Isn't the rule "Hike-High, Hang(camp)-Low"? As in get up to see the view, then get down to a leeward side for protection. Remember you want to stay out of the bottom of a valley also.
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    Good news I found a car. Bad news I still can't...

    Good news I found a car. Bad news I still can't make it. Might do something next weekend, I post if I do. There is still August I hope it stays a cool summer.
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    At this time I have to back out of this trip. I...

    At this time I have to back out of this trip. I was in a car accident and my jeep was totaled. I'm alright but the insurance company is taking forever getting me the check. If I get the check and...
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    Bump to help keep things rolling.

    Bump to help keep things rolling.
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    Was guy looking a line that is sold by the foot....

    Was guy looking a line that is sold by the foot. It only allows for a selection of up to 20. Is this right or am I reading this wrong? Tried different types all have a 20 max.
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    HP that's a start. 2 options. 1 Friday meet at...

    HP that's a start.
    2 options.
    1 Friday meet at H stay for Saturday. This gives people the option for a day hike of the loop or down to D then C and back the cut off trail
    2. Actual backpacking....
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    Weclome. Let's get more going for a hang. If...

    Weclome. Let's get more going for a hang. If you're in the Columbus area and need help let me know.
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    Anyone up for Zaleski in July? I'm thinking...

    Anyone up for Zaleski in July? I'm thinking 17,18,19 it's after the 4th rush and far enough out to make plans.
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    I would like to retry AF sometime in good...

    I would like to retry AF sometime in good weather. Here is a review of the last time.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=91008
    To be fair I had friends do the same trip the week...
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php...

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=111698

    So I started a new thread but please keep the comments coming.
    I'm happy we were able to warp time and space to help facilitate and...
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    Ohio summer hang? (In the correct region)

    Reposting form my mistaken SE thread.
    Lets start planning a hang or two for this summer. I know the Ohio hangs have been lacking and are disrupted due to our consistently inconsistent weather, but...
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    I'm glad this is getting views and reponses even...

    I'm glad this is getting views and reponses even though it is still in the SE category.
    Should we:
    1 Repost this in the Midwest area since it has not been moved?
    2 See how much insane stuff we...
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    I was wondering 1 or 2 ply for fleece. This looks...

    I was wondering 1 or 2 ply for fleece. This looks like it could work and I have a couple old blankets that need repurposed
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    UQ for full time inside hanging.

    I am transitioning to a full time hang. I just about have the hang on the hammock dialed in on my stand to something similar in comfort as when I'm camping. My issue now is heat. The only area for...
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    Mods please move to Midwest as I realised I...

    Mods please move to Midwest as I realised I posted in wrong area.
    Thanks.
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    Ohio Summer Hang?

    Anyone have/want to do a Summer Hang?
    Looking for a group hang as I can do a solo any time.
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    Are you are suggesting to have a seam in the...

    Are you are suggesting to have a seam in the middle crossways from side to side? This may cause some pressure point issues effecting the hang and you would need a triple stitch for strength and I...
  43. Just switched out my to my SBP turned upside down...

    Just switched out my to my SBP turned upside down so the net is on the bottom. It has a large solid panel compared to the castaway which has 2 12" strips on each side of a narrow middle panel. ...
  44. I find the parachute type taffeta to have more...

    I find the parachute type taffeta to have more give and stretch than my 1.6 Argon.
  45. So, the stand came in. I have it setup temporary...

    So, the stand came in. I have it setup temporary as I need to rearrange the bedroom. I think I'll need to make a custom hammock for this. I tried my 10' 1.6 argon in it was having issues with the...
  46. I'll do an update after I get it. Got free...

    I'll do an update after I get it. Got free delivery but it is on the slow boat. I also need to make the room for it. Not sure were to put my bed.
  47. Before this thread start to reflect the ney...

    Before this thread start to reflect the ney saying of a BPL type thread I want to clarify:

    This thread was to give a heads up on a good deal.
    I already bought it.
    I am not looking for...
  48. The yoke lets the gathered end go over if the...

    The yoke lets the gathered end go over if the hammock is too long and the metal hook can be placed at different potions along the uprights to change the "hang".
    109678 this show a 12-14' Mayan style...
  49. $65 Hammock Stand @ WallyWorld (free shipping)

    Just pulled the trigger on this stand. Looks like Full Time hang in my future. Now just need to find a strong cotton material at the fabric store for some DIY fun.

    109676
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  50. I have the 10' Argon 1.6. It works great for me...

    I have the 10' Argon 1.6. It works great for me at 5'6" 130lbs. I have been in a few 11's and they are awesome but not necessary I feel if you are under 5'9" from what I've read.
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