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    The Yeti is sold pending payment. Thanks!

    The Yeti is sold pending payment. Thanks!
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    I just posted one for sale.

    SnrMoment, I just posted a Yeti for sale.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=409830#post409830

    Salty
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    SOLD: 3-Season Yeti Underquilt For Sale

    Hey guys,

    It's been awhile since I've been on. Life got busy. Last June, I bought a Yeti 3-season underquilt here in this same forum. I've only used it three times since then. One of those...
  4. Shug, I sure enjoyed the videos. That one...

    Shug, I sure enjoyed the videos. That one section where you ran out of water reminded me of my last trip. We were bone dry and finally found a little spring, and we chugged a couple of bottles on...
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    Congrats on the Burrow, Ken. I keep debating...

    Congrats on the Burrow, Ken. I keep debating whether to do a Burrow or a Sierra Sniveler. Tough decision.

    Salty
  6. Great, as usual Shug. Yeah, I also want to know...

    Great, as usual Shug. Yeah, I also want to know how you did that one shot where you are chasing after the camera. Was that the cable Hawkeye mentioned? Or did you pack a remote control car in your...
  7. Thread: Arizona Hangers

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    Nice pics, Dejoha. I like that double-decker...

    Nice pics, Dejoha. I like that double-decker setup and that looks like a fine hangin' buddy you have there. If I come out, I'll definitely give you a shout. I fell in love with the place almost...
  8. Thread: Arizona Hangers

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    I really liked the area. I kept seeing those...

    I really liked the area. I kept seeing those signs for San Francisco, and I kept thinking my geography wasn't the best in the world, but I didn't think San Francisco was that close. ;) It's an...
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    What are you hanging from in the shot over the...

    What are you hanging from in the shot over the water?

    Salty
  10. Thread: Arizona Hangers

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    Arizona Hangers

    I flew into Phoenix on Monday and thought I had died in my sleep on the plane and woke up in hades. Some people call it hell, I call it hades. :D It was 110F.

    Drove to Flagstaff and thought I...
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    That's great, Fisher. I'm impressed that you...

    That's great, Fisher. I'm impressed that you called them.

    See ya tomorrow night.

    Dad
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    Booyah, I enjoyed your trip report. Looks like...

    Booyah, I enjoyed your trip report. Looks like you know how to have a fun time on your camping trips. That's the way it should be.

    I just want to know one thing, why are you young fellars with...
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    Cool. :cool:

    Cool. :cool:
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    Some like chocolate, some like vanilla. :D I...

    Some like chocolate, some like vanilla. :D I agree, each person should choose what works best for them.

    My tarp ridge line and guy lines are more of a system, like a whoopie sling. I made them...
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    I just wrap the webbing around the outside of the...

    I just wrap the webbing around the outside of the bag. It never tangles. For my tarp line, I use Zing-It, so it's pretty good about not tangling. But, like others have mentioned, I spread my fingers...
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    Sounds good. I used to hike there a lot...when I...

    Sounds good. I used to hike there a lot...when I was young and free. :D I took my boys on a secret off-trail exploration a month or so ago. Do you know about the cave on Crowders? After we visited...
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    Tubing in Deep Creek. Brings back some great...

    Tubing in Deep Creek. Brings back some great memories. Thanks for sharing your trip pics with us.

    Salty
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    For those of you planning to attend the Oct...

    For those of you planning to attend the Oct Linville Gorge hang and do an overnight down in the gorge, be sure you look up before selecting your trees. Many of the best looking trees along the river...
  19. Thread: Too Much Blue

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    Dang, that was a good one, Hooch! :D My older...

    Dang, that was a good one, Hooch! :D

    My older son Fisher signed up, today. Had to clean his room for payment. Now, if a 12 yr old guy will clean up his room to be a member, every grown man and...
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    Howdy Hooch. Thank-ya on the video. We'll do...

    Howdy Hooch. Thank-ya on the video. We'll do that. I don't know if I can make it this year to the Hot Springs hang, but I really want to explore that area some. My ancestors on my dad's side were...
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    I'm not going to call you names. :) I definitely...

    I'm not going to call you names. :) I definitely agree with you that a trucker's hitch is very handy to know for general use, and it's very easy and fast to tie. I use a trucker's hitch for my tarp...
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    Thanks, Chris. I love to cut-up with them. My dad...

    Thanks, Chris. I love to cut-up with them. My dad was a fire and brimstone preacher, and was very strict and serious. But, my grandpa (called him Pa Pa) loved to rough-house and play with my cousins...
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    Hey, we did Hawksbill, then you and your brother...

    Hey, we did Hawksbill, then you and your brother did Hawksbill. Then, y'all did Conley and we did Conley the next week. Seems we're following each other around. Where should we go next? ;)

    Salty
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    That's the same course I followed, Lionwl106. ...

    That's the same course I followed, Lionwl106. Working out the kinks in the backyard and sleeping a few nights in both rainy and dry conditions really gives you good experience for what you'll...
  25. Thread: Nacra-Ridge-Line

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    Cool idea. You definitely look the part this...

    Cool idea. You definitely look the part this time. :)

    Salty
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    Yeah, man, we really didn't want to use that...

    Yeah, man, we really didn't want to use that water, but we mainly used it for cooking. We had a little water left over from Blue Jay Falls for drinking. We have immunity from most micro-organisms....
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    Thanks, Squatty. No, all I found was a double...

    Thanks, Squatty. No, all I found was a double dead hemlock. I tried to do a double-rainbow tribute, but I couldn't do it as well as you did, so it didn't make the final cut. Nearby hikers would have...
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    Thanks so much, Running Feather. I don't know...

    Thanks so much, Running Feather. I don't know what made Elliott try to pet it, but that mantis didn't seem to care about anything except holding onto that skink tail.



    That scene went on for...
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    I'm looking forward to meeting you, too, Hangin'...

    I'm looking forward to meeting you, too, Hangin' Burrito. Elliott sure felt better after that thing came out. He probably dropped 3 oz of weight. ;) Nasty, though, weren't it!!! :lol:


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    Hammock Camping at Conley Cove

    Hey guys, here is a video of our hammock camping trip in the Linville Gorge two weeks ago. We do a hike out Rock Jock then double back and head down the Conley Cove trail to camp beside the Linville...
  31. Thread: Cool it. Fans?

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    You've already been given some great links, so I...

    You've already been given some great links, so I won't repeat what has been said, but I will mention that often you don't have to use the fan for long periods of time to get cool, so battery life...
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    Replacement tubes for sling shots also work well,...

    Replacement tubes for sling shots also work well, and they are immediately available at your local big-box retail store.

    Salty
  33. Thread: Linville Gorge

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    Sgt Rock, I enjoyed your video. I'm still...

    Sgt Rock, I enjoyed your video. I'm still working on mine from our last gorge trip, but hope to have it wrapped up soon. Thanks for the shout-out in your credits. I'm honored to have my name next...
  34. These are great little pads. I have three and...

    These are great little pads. I have three and mix and match with underquilts depending on the weather. On my last camping trip, the low got down to about 59. My sons had down underquilts and I...
  35. I did get the vest and not the coat. Just wanted...

    I did get the vest and not the coat. Just wanted to clarify that.

    Salty
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    I've been married for 15 years and have the best...

    I've been married for 15 years and have the best wife in the world! (she might be watching) :lol:

    Salty
  37. Received mine and gave it a little torture test. ...

    Received mine and gave it a little torture test. No leaking down here. Looks well-constructed.

    I had a little card on mine that said Guide Built/Guide Tested. Mak, maybe the guide that built...
  38. I've never shot or put together a video, so I'm...

    I've never shot or put together a video, so I'm trying to do that. It's gonna be bad, so ya'll go easy on me. ;) It's coming...

    Salty
  39. The sign was there last weekend, and BJ Falls was...

    The sign was there last weekend, and BJ Falls was down to a trickle when we first arrived. There was one steady stream about the size of a pencil lead coming off the moss. We had lunch just past the...
  40. Neat. I should have done the loop. Oh well,...

    Neat. I should have done the loop. Oh well, guess we'll have to go back. :)

    Salty
  41. When we were on Rock Jock, I saw the faint trail...

    When we were on Rock Jock, I saw the faint trail for lost dog loop, and I noticed on the GPS there was a waypoint for ld pond. Is there really a pond in the middle of the loop?

    BTW, the overlay...
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    I loved the part where the narrator refers to the...

    I loved the part where the narrator refers to the lady as "Gary", since that is what was on her shirt.

    This is Gary and her boy named Sue. ;)

    Salty
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    I think we need to start calling you Spielburg....

    I think we need to start calling you Spielburg. :) Very nice production, Hawk-eye!

    Salty
  44. Thanks, Hawk-eye! :) Hacker is a great spot. ...

    Thanks, Hawk-eye! :) Hacker is a great spot.




    You're welcome. I took a little pen-sized deet/sunscreen, but I really dislike deet, so I avoid it if possible. I was very happy it wasn't...
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    Congrats, Paul, on your anniversary. I wish you...

    Congrats, Paul, on your anniversary. I wish you the best for the new year and many more to come.

    Your Aquasimple bag was a real life-saver this weekend. My planned water sources were nearly...
  46. I need to make an addendum... It seems I picked...

    I need to make an addendum... It seems I picked up a chigger or two...started itching in a couple of spots, today. But overall, I'd still say no annoying bug problem.

    Salty
  47. Thread: Noob in NC

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    Another NC welcome, JW. I think hammocks are...

    Another NC welcome, JW. I think hammocks are slowly making their way into scouting. Several in our troop use them.

    Salty
  48. Sarge, just got back from the gorge on Rock Jock...

    Sarge, just got back from the gorge on Rock Jock and Conley with my two boys, and we picked up a half-dozen ticks between us. I didn't put any treatment on our clothing and no deet, etc. on our...
  49. If you could get to the gorge a day earlier,...

    If you could get to the gorge a day earlier, you'd have a nearly new moon, so very dark skies and the Perseid meteor shower to watch. If you look up the dates, it will list the 12th and 13th, but...
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    We done made friends. I need to buy you some...

    We done made friends. I need to buy you some french fried potaters. :D

    Salty
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