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    well, it totaly went the other way... my dad went...

    well, it totaly went the other way... my dad went to see my grandpa, and got a eno one-link setup, with the deal that I buy it... it's mine, but if I don't like it, he'll buy it from me, or I can...
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    I have what appears to be a gathered-end, piece...

    I have what appears to be a gathered-end, piece of canopy with a very soft lining, making an amazing backyard hammock, but most likely, a terrible real hammock. However, it is going to be winter...
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    After I read through it a couple times, I figured...

    After I read through it a couple times, I figured out what you were saying... but the time for buying one or the other is now... I have the money for either, and that much doesn't roll a round for a...
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    that should be adult... I'm with him... but...

    that should be adult... I'm with him... but thanks for all that...
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    would your average Jo-Anne have it?

    would your average Jo-Anne have it?
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    ok, thanks. would you suggest bringing the ~3#...

    ok, thanks. would you suggest bringing the ~3# hammock or ground dwelling (blech)?
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    Like I said, I have a hammock (looks like a DIY...

    Like I said, I have a hammock (looks like a DIY home hammock) from a garage sale, and the thing is, I didn't know whether to protect from bugs or rain more imperatively this time of year...
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    Superfly or WBBB?

    So, hiking in about three weeks in ME and NY is looking likely, but I need to know something... If you were in my shoes... no shelter, but enough money to buy a BlackBird or Superfly (these being...
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    bivy is in proccess of sale.. keep posted...

    bivy is in proccess of sale.. keep posted...
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    Bivy is open for sale/purchase :confused:

    Bivy is open for sale/purchase :confused:
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    interested party is no longer interested...

    interested party is no longer interested...
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    I'm thinking I really like the Coyote. It has...

    I'm thinking I really like the Coyote. It has availibility, and the weight should be about me and my pack all told... so I'll look into that. Turns out my computer has something wrong with displaying...
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    just wondering what coyote and grey and the...

    just wondering what coyote and grey and the superfly looked like...
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    erm, I meant the picture...

    erm, I meant the picture...
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    and that was the green hammock?

    and that was the green hammock?
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    erm they aren't showing up guys... except the...

    erm they aren't showing up guys... except the green ones...
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    why tat does appear green... hmm, whoda thunk?

    thanks, 1 down, two and a tarp to go...
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    Does anyne have color pics? (WBBB)

    I see several colors listed at the site, but no pictures that actually say which color it is, do any of you have pictures of your "colored" hammocks?
    (Oh yeah, and anyone with a few "good shots" of...
  19. Haha, I feel the same way. I have a good month or...

    Haha, I feel the same way. I have a good month or so before I can put in my order, but, you know... small yard, everything is either bunched up or spaced out...
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    Sticky: Haven't started yet, but I basically bought a...

    Haven't started yet, but I basically bought a bivy after judging confinement, got on Wb.. heard some stories about hammock camping (I love laying in any hammock...) got referenced over here, decided...
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    you are exactly right about prorities... so what...

    you are exactly right about prorities... so what I hear is just find out what works for me?
  22. Who says we aren't kids? I sent my hiking pole in...

    Who says we aren't kids? I sent my hiking pole in for straightening. My laptop is parked next to the mailbox... isn't wifi great?
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    sorry, (bump)

    sorry, (bump)
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    ok. I didn't see that posted... I still have mine.

    ok. I didn't see that posted... I still have mine.
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    I'll trade a twice-used black MSR folding spork:...

    I'll trade a twice-used black MSR folding spork:
    http://www.cheaptents.com/acatalog/msr-spork-b.jpg
    and 1 keychain bottle-opener/flashlight...
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    right, but I have 2 years to earn enough money to...

    right, but I have 2 years to earn enough money to hike, and buy gear. So, I'm looking for experienced advice.
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    wow, I just wanted to know what kind of pad...

    wow, I just wanted to know what kind of pad filling goes well with a hammock. If a just-underinflated thermarest works, then the controversy can end.what I meant about my back is that, with a 35#...
  28. which one?...

    which one? http://www.thenorthface.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/TNFSearchResult?storeId=207&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&searchTerm=%22TNF%E2%84%A2+Apex+Fabrics%22#1272296908421
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    I don't really care how bad my back hurts when I...

    I don't really care how bad my back hurts when I get in at night, just how much it does when I get up in the morning.
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    it looks more like half-dome. more info here...

    it looks more like half-dome. more info here
    a top/side view:
    http://content.backcountry.com/images/items/medium/TNF/TNF3813/FLAOR.jpg
    A specs pic:...
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    SOLD: TNF Bivy

    Last August, I bought a TNF Backpacking Bivy, but I bought it from a cheaper site, so I couldn't return it when I found it was too small. Bought: $150 (+shipping). Used in backyard: 1 night, 3 or 4...
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    @ oldgringo, I see that that isn't an actual...

    @ oldgringo, I see that that isn't an actual "pad" perse', but an insulating pad, his big agnes goes into his bag. I wasn't worried about colder nights, as I hope to see snow only for less than a...
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    hehe, sorry, fresh out. I just outgrew my bivy,...

    hehe, sorry, fresh out. I just outgrew my bivy, and I need somewhere to sleep, but I have no money.
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    would you accept the trade of a used only on one...

    would you accept the trade of a used only on one true backpacking (overall 4 nights), lightly-dirt-stained bottom, TNF Backpacing Bivy for your doublenest?
  35. ok, i jusr want to know, which kind is it?

    ok, i jusr want to know, which kind is it?
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    hammock sleeping pad?

    Ok, so I'm pretty well sold on a warbonnet for my first hammock, but I need to know what kind of a sleeping pad will work in case some part of the hammock fails... I need one that works in the...
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    haha, ok, so it seems like there are two general...

    haha, ok, so it seems like there are two general lines of thinking here:
    1. The "I have one and it works for me" line, where you will say it's great, go for it...
    2. The "I have one and it works,...
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    and two is, do you own / work for arrowhead...

    and two is, do you own / work for arrowhead equipment? and if so, why would you suggest another brand?
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    hmmm... I don't yes have sufficien resources to...

    hmmm... I don't yes have sufficien resources to purchase, but I have two questions:
    1. What tarp would go best with this hammock for georiga winters, and quebec summers?
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    hmm... let's weih my options here... options: 1....

    hmm... let's weih my options here... options:
    1. go on a thru-hike with a bivy sack that is way too hot in the summer that I only fit in by 3/4 of an inch.
    2, buy up a random hammock and hope it...
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    like I said, I am new to hammocking... if you...

    like I said, I am new to hammocking... if you think that's the cadillac, then what would be more of a comfortable mini-cooper (has to fit 6' 1" +)
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    well, I am planning on doing a back-to-back ECT...

    well, I am planning on doing a back-to-back ECT thru, so, I need a good, reliable, warm or cool, comfortable, no-hassle setup, so you could say backpacking.
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    blackbird and superfly?

    I'm looking into changing to hammocks, but first, I need 2 things. number one is money. I should get some when I sell my old bivy. Unfortunately, I can't sell it here until I get 11 more posts. So,...
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    Well, let's not forget not needing a sleeping...

    Well, let's not forget not needing a sleeping bag, but I do need a portable A/C in order to not melt at night... but I've heard of the warbonnet, but don't know anything about this or where to find...
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    Ok, I get what all of you are saying, but if...

    Ok, I get what all of you are saying, but if anyone can give me any more info on different manufacturers and links to where they're hanging out on the web it would be appreciated. Sidestory, For...
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    I'm switching over.

    I'm pretty sure that an easier way to save weight is to go with a HH Ultralight Backpacking A-Sym rather than sleeping in a bivy that is predicted to be too small for me by the time i'm 18, right?...
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