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    I have used shock cord in the past but went back...

    I have used shock cord in the past but went back to using about 8 ft lengths of Zing It. When using shock cord I found that if the wind pulled the stakes out of the ground it could turn them into...
  2. I don't keep mine on a leash or tie out at night...

    I don't keep mine on a leash or tie out at night as the first time I did so, Sam pulled up all the tarp stakes within reach while he walked about. He will not stay in a hammock and will not sleep in...
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    does seeing his mango colored crocs count ?

    does seeing his mango colored crocs count ?
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    Contact Brandon about it.

    Contact Brandon about it.
  5. Ditto

    Ditto
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    I have UQ's and or TQ's from Hammock Gear,...

    I have UQ's and or TQ's from Hammock Gear, Arrowhead, Cedar Ridge, UGQs, EE, and Warbonnet and a couple from companies no longer in business. Some I have been using close to 10 years now. All are...
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    I have seen it done at group hangs before

    I have seen it done at group hangs before
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    I have laid low with nasty cold and cough...

    I have laid low with nasty cold and cough combination the last 10 days. Starting to feel beater. Just waiting till I fill good enough to take the dogs out into the woods
  9. Thread: I give up

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    Before he passed, Marty at Wilderness Logics also...

    Before he passed, Marty at Wilderness Logics also sold unfinished UQ shells.
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    The Croatan NF Forest Service said the trail is...

    The Croatan NF Forest Service said the trail is open again from Hwy 306 to Oyster Point. They have opened and closed the trail so many times over the last 18 months that it feels like a game of wack...
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    My dog Sam has a pup tent but will not use it....

    My dog Sam has a pup tent but will not use it. Would rather curl up under my hammock so he can wake me whenever he gets up ( 130 lbs Lab/Great Dane mix )
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    Last time I talked to NFS Rangers they said they...

    Last time I talked to NFS Rangers they said they trail would be closed until 20 Feb. Been gone visiting grandkids since the the 17th and just got back tonight, Will try to remember to call the...
  13. Thread: Clear tarp

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    Or just set up the tarp and hang both sides on...

    Or just set up the tarp and hang both sides on one side of the hammock so you can deploy it fast if needed
  14. I wear a size 16 and use TQ's from several...

    I wear a size 16 and use TQ's from several different vendors. Sewn, snaps, cord doesn't seem to matter that much to me. What I find that helps the most is placing my jacket down at the foot end of...
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    There some thru hikers out there who have already...

    There some thru hikers out there who have already started their hike this year. Have not seen any video from thru hikers using hammocks.
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    Has been raining big time here

    Has been raining big time here
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    Have decided that due to rain storms moving in...

    Have decided that due to rain storms moving in that the hike will be rescheduled. Sam was getting excited as The Terminator and I were making sure his back pack fits him ok and loaded it up with his...
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    Going to try and meet about 12 noon at the Hwy 24...

    Going to try and meet about 12 noon at the Hwy 24 / 27 trail head parking lot and go from there. Don't know which direction we will start with
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    He is

    He is
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    You are among friend here. We do not judge. We...

    You are among friend here. We do not judge. We know you are crazy :scared:
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    It can be what ever you want...a loop, a figure 8...

    It can be what ever you want...a loop, a figure 8 ( clock wise...counter clock wise ) or one way. Many possibilities. You could go one way from Hwy 27 / 24 and end up at Yates. I have hiked ( with...
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    You guys are spoiled. I have had to wait up to 3...

    You guys are spoiled. I have had to wait up to 3 months to get gear made because of backlogs at the vendors end due to the number of orders they were getting.
  23. Got excused from Jury duty but still will not be...

    Got excused from Jury duty but still will not be able to go. Maybe next time. Have fun
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    Uwarrie NF Hike 12 - 15 Jan 2020

    Phantom Grappler, Pappy Amos and I are going to be doing some hiking / hanging and lolly gagging on the Dutchman's Creek and Uwharrie Trail. We will be starting at the Hwy 24 / 27 Wood Run Trail head...
  25. I can believe that the reservation got lost for...

    I can believe that the reservation got lost for one year but two years in row makes me think they don't want hangers at Doe Lake any more.

    I am not attending but hope everything goes ok.
  26. Had planned to attend but I got a Jury Duty...

    Had planned to attend but I got a Jury Duty summons so it is not looking good.
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    I just throw my jacket / coat down to the foot...

    I just throw my jacket / coat down to the foot end and place my feet on that. Used it down to 9 degrees.
  28. My last day of work is the 31st Dec then I start...

    My last day of work is the 31st Dec then I start my new job as a retired person. Maybe next time
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    The Rangers keep closing the Neusiok Trail. ...

    The Rangers keep closing the Neusiok Trail. Trying to find out when they plan to reopen all or part of it again. The Croatan NF is open, just certain locations have been closed like the Pine Cliffs...
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    As with any custom made item, it can take some...

    As with any custom made item, it can take some time.
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    As Phantom said....you will need to add more...

    As Phantom said....you will need to add more wraps and keep them neat. I found I would still get some slippage overnight. I switched to Nama Claws and have not had any issues with slippage with...
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    She also did a video about 3 years back on why...

    She also did a video about 3 years back on why she doesn't ( or didn't ) use a hammock. Typical newbie mistakes. Got a ENO which are not camping hammocks ( I own one and would not
    take it...
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    ditto with SilvrSufr. Permethrin is also used...

    ditto with SilvrSufr. Permethrin is also used in shampoo to control/kill head lice
  34. Fire Bird took a bunch of us on a guided tour /...

    Fire Bird took a bunch of us on a guided tour / hike of that trail section a few years back. Nice hike.
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    I live on the coast south of you and I have...

    I live on the coast south of you and I have driven to Grayson to hang many times.
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    You can always host one. The wife and I use to...

    You can always host one. The wife and I use to host hangs here in eastern NC at Medoc Mt SP and Merchants Mill Pond SP as they are the only two state parks with suitable group sites.
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    I have been using it on clothes and hammocks for...

    I have been using it on clothes and hammocks for close to ten years. Good stuff
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    Always nice when the other half also likes to...

    Always nice when the other half also likes to camp out.

    I always recommend to new hangers to find a group hang in their area and attend it even if it just for a day visit to check out the...
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    I am retiring ( again ) at the end of the year so...

    I am retiring ( again ) at the end of the year so I hope to do a bit more traveling to add to my list.


    The first time I retired, after three months The Terminator said I was under foot too much...
  40. Koolrach....how did you take that picture of you...

    Koolrach....how did you take that picture of you in the hammock and the trees in a circle around you...very nice effect
  41. Father daughter time

    Father daughter time
  42. Before we came to the hang, we set up Sam's House...

    Before we came to the hang, we set up Sam's House ( a large soft sided crate ) that Sam sleeps in when we are hanging to lake sure everything was working. While we had the crate set up at home Abby...
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    Wearing too many cloths at night can restrict...

    Wearing too many cloths at night can restrict blood flow and make you colder
  44. And more pics from the hang. Thanks to Tacoma...

    And more pics from the hang. Thanks to Tacoma for bringing the Hostess goodies.
  45. Pumpkin carving time

    Pumpkin carving time
  46. And more ....

    And more ....
  47. MooseMan before the hang 177821 Mooseman...

    MooseMan before the hang

    177821

    Mooseman after the hang

    177822

    Too bad he did not show up in person...he missed a good time
  48. And more....

    And more....
  49. I have a lot of pictures to go thru and one more...

    I have a lot of pictures to go thru and one more camera to find so I can finish downloading the images and post them.
  50. Trip report can be found here .... LINK...

    Trip report can be found here .... LINK
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