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  1. That was another boatload of fun! Great people...

    That was another boatload of fun!
    Great people (which makes great hangs), great food (which makes greater hangs) and an awesome fire on Saturday (thank you fireboy).

    For the next one I vote for...
  2. NJ > Batona Camp>8th Annual New Jersey Winter Hang>January 23th-25th, 2015

    Some other obligation just got canceled, so now I get to go hang with my favorite pineys.
    I'll see you guys this weekend!

    Hmmmyeah, editing the sign up sheet on my phone ain't workin, so I'll...
  3. Thread: Reflectanium

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    Wait, didn't you used to get 51 mpg?

    Wait, didn't you used to get 51 mpg?
  4. Thread: Reflectanium

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    Like you and I already talked about Raiff, I had...

    Like you and I already talked about Raiff, I had the same thing. No "inside snow" on that second night. Very nice.
    Hot dam, this stuff will be so worth what Dutch is going to ask for it!
  5. Thread: Reflectanium

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    Yup, the stuff at NEHHA was 3rd gen.

    Yup, the stuff at NEHHA was 3rd gen.
  6. Thread: Reflectanium

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    Gotta question about it: I used one of Dutch's...

    Gotta question about it:
    I used one of Dutch's samples the second night (the -5 degree F night) but even in just a T-shirt I was still too warm.

    How do I solve this? Dutch?
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    Great hang, thanks organizers and participants! ...

    Great hang, thanks organizers and participants!
    There was much fun and food to be had. The Swedish Gas-Fireplace Log was entertaining, as was the time with all the people around the fire.
    ...
  8. In for the wood. Thanks for arranging this and...

    In for the wood.
    Thanks for arranging this and picking it up, Nighthauk.
  9. Awesome, thanks for the effort. When we have...

    Awesome, thanks for the effort.

    When we have a price we can use the number of people in the sign up sheet to then guesstimate a suggested per person donation for the firewood.
  10. How much does it cost to have a face cord (1/3...

    How much does it cost to have a face cord (1/3 cord) of hardwood delivered? Could we all just chip in, send money to nighthauk by PayPal beforehand, and order wood?

    In my uneducated opinion that...
  11. Bottom. I have a 0 degree UQ and a 20 degree...

    Bottom.
    I have a 0 degree UQ and a 20 degree top quilt. IF I wake up due to cold, it is because of a cold back, never on top.
  12. Those shenanigans... is that a promise? Then...

    Those shenanigans... is that a promise?
    Then I'm in.


    Tactical long johns is what they are called? Mmmmokay, I will have my wife update her lingo.
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    Thanks for all the suggestions. I believe...

    Thanks for all the suggestions.

    I believe that a compression sack or compactor bag acting as compression sack is the best solution for me.
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    Stuff sack for hammock + UQ?

    To have quicker and easier setup and take-down I would like a single stuff sack for my hammock and underquilt.
    I'm as good with a sewing machine as I am at underwater pole vaulting, so I will have...
  15. Most people think of an uninsulated 8 foot...

    Most people think of an uninsulated 8 foot gathered end backyard hammock, or a tippy knotted/woven hammock with a spreader bar.

    I've gotten most of the remarks quoted in the thread so far: You'll...
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    If/when I'm concerned with slippage, I would add...

    If/when I'm concerned with slippage, I would add a half-hitch behind the hook. I think that eliminates any chance of it slipping, even without "load" in the hammock.
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    Poll: Ya know what, I think for me it is the lying on...

    Ya know what, I think for me it is the lying on my back.

    In a bed I am a side sleeper, in a hammock I sleep on my back.

    Several times I have noticed that when I wake up in my bed in the...
  18. A name for the property will have to emerge, you...

    A name for the property will have to emerge, you guys will think of something, I'm sure.
    The puppy? Steven with a "ph" of course!!
    ...
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    ...As long as there is a fire. My waterproof...

    ...As long as there is a fire. My waterproof boots ain't waterproof anymore it seems and I need to dry out the boots and thaw my toes.

    At the moment I'm roughing it in a cute little bakery having...
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    Hah! That's only for you poor sods who live close...

    Hah! That's only for you poor sods who live close by. I'm leaving in half an hour to start my adventure!
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    Oh yes! I need sharpening of 3 knives as well as...

    Oh yes! I need sharpening of 3 knives as well as lessons in it, so I can do it myself the next time.

    And I will do my best as smoke magnet.
    I can't picture a situation where I need to be Hat...
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    In! for the Cindy Sinnet. Bringing paracord.

    In! for the Cindy Sinnet. Bringing paracord.
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    Skypainter and Joshuatrees, I'm sorry you won't...

    Skypainter and Joshuatrees, I'm sorry you won't be able to come. Good luck Chaaaz with the bitchy stitchy complications, and good on you for a legitimate eye patch.

    I'm very excited about this...
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    Tim! Noooooooooooooooo!! Oh well, an extra...

    Tim! Noooooooooooooooo!!

    Oh well, an extra reason to go to the MA winter hang.
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    Bummer dude. Hope to see you at another event...

    Bummer dude. Hope to see you at another event then.
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    Did you ride your Feejer last year? How did it do...

    Did you ride your Feejer last year? How did it do those last miles?
  27. Great photos, Uphill. Who is that handsome guy in...

    Great photos, Uphill. Who is that handsome guy in the first one? Nice hat too.

    Big thanks to Dutch and all the others for organizing another great event, and to the whole family Dutch for again...
  28. A good bunch of people at the MAHHA hang invited...

    A good bunch of people at the MAHHA hang invited me to come to this hang. It sounds like a great place to be with great people, but I already planned to go to the Great Pumpkin Hang in New...
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    :D That was the truth, almost the WHOLE truth,...

    :D
    That was the truth, almost the WHOLE truth, and nothing but the truth.
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    Yes please. That would be great to try. I...

    Yes please. That would be great to try.


    I ain't surprised. Nicely done. :)




    Yersh!! What the survival bracelet/belt should be made with, in stead of the cobra stitch.
    Please teach us...
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    Good luck with the surgery Sky Painter. Heal up...

    Good luck with the surgery Sky Painter. Heal up quickly and we will see you at another hang soon. You will be missed in the meantime.
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    Thanks Dutch. Syb offered to bring an extra UQ...

    Thanks Dutch. Syb offered to bring an extra UQ and tarp, which I gladly accepted.
    Have fun out West.
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    I have a huge favor to ask: Could I borrow an UQ...

    I have a huge favor to ask: Could I borrow an UQ and a tarp from someone(s)?

    BOTH my sons want to come to this hang, so now I'm suddenly confronted with an equipment shortage.
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    Yeah, I'll probably be at this great hang too.

    Yeah, I'll probably be at this great hang too.
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    I am working really hard on clearing time so I...

    I am working really hard on clearing time so I can make it to this hang. Oh I'm so in the mood for this one!

    Do I need to put knobbies on my motorcycle, or will there be no snow at that time of...
  36. I have decided that the head end of my...

    I have decided that the head end of my thunderbird is where the zippers start. I thought it would be easier to unzip and get out by grabbing above my head more so than down by my feet. YMMV.
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    No poison ivy thanks goodness. I do have a strong...

    No poison ivy thanks goodness. I do have a strong urge to do something like this again soon. I think I caught that bug this trip.
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    Great pics gastar, looking forward to your pics...

    Great pics gastar, looking forward to your pics too atrane. It's a shame I didn't have a camera with me, but I had the shutter continuously running on my memory recorder and I got a bunch of good...
  39. Awesome, awesome weekend. Attroll thank you...

    Awesome, awesome weekend.
    Attroll thank you soooo much for lending the kayak, that was wonderful.
    Too bad the weather wasn't AT ALL what was forecast and a shame that we all died (thanks anyway...
  40. What happened? I have so much stuff with me, I...

    What happened? I have so much stuff with me, I will need a 23' kayak!
  41. ME>Maine Saco River Kayak/Canoe Camping Trip May 17-18

    Bummer attroll, we will miss ya.
    Atrane and I will meet here on Friday:



    I believe we aim to start paddling on Saturday at 10am.

    We might need help with shuttling people back after they...
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    Chaaaz, I don't think you are supposed to rub the...

    Chaaaz, I don't think you are supposed to rub the gallons of undiluted permethrin directly on your back...
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    I'm one of those people that the group of bugs...

    I'm one of those people that the group of bugs goes to that chose to not bite people like trail runner, and join my regular group of bugs. The more, the weltier, right?
    Moreover, a buzzing mosquito...
  44. I can help shuttle. I will indeed have free...

    I can help shuttle. I will indeed have free parking at the rental place. On Sunday they will pick me (and the kayak) up from the take out point and bring me back to my car at their facility.

    So...
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    Actually, it is. Camo was specifically mentioned...

    Actually, it is. Camo was specifically mentioned by several "in" sources as a hot trend for this spring/summer.

    ...Yes I have to suffer through TV topics that I'm not interested in with my wife. :)
  46. Is the river water clean enough to filter and...

    Is the river water clean enough to filter and drink, or are there a lot of chemicals in it?
  47. I'll take the Black Diamonds.

    I'll take the Black Diamonds.
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    Understood, but I believe we are answering "yes"...

    Understood, but I believe we are answering "yes" by inference, because we all say how we use the product on our prized possessions.
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    I dunk my hammock, pants, shirts and socks. Not...

    I dunk my hammock, pants, shirts and socks.
    Not my tarp or straps, no need to kill an innocent passer-by on the tree trunk.
  50. Nothing that a rain hat or poncho can't fix. ...

    Nothing that a rain hat or poncho can't fix.

    I will bring my Tadpole tarp too, to string up high over the camp fire so it doesn't become just a camp smoke and hiss.
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