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  1. Ecologito, I hope to see y’all there. Friday is...

    Ecologito, I hope to see y’all there. Friday is same day4me2
  2. 36 59 Thursday 46 66 Friday 51 59...

    36 59 Thursday
    46 66 Friday
    51 59 Saturday Rain likely
    40 53 Sunday

    Forecast can change Mild temperatures
    It’s gonna be so warm....
    I’ll eat wether I’m hungry or not...
  3. Cmoulder, wish I’d thought of that one....

    Cmoulder, wish I’d thought of that one. Fantastic!

    Sometimes I take a sturdy stick two feet long and a heavy rock or heavy non-rolling log.
    Tarp tie out: facing away from tarp start wrapping...
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    Welcome Noobie, with a wealth of experience. You...

    Welcome Noobie, with a wealth of experience. You might be more comfortable in a longer hammock. Have to look around, different hammocks and fabrics sleep different.
    Some use 11x5 or 11x6
    I chose...
  5. Width, how wide in inches or feet is tarp?...

    Width, how wide in inches or feet is tarp?
    Thanks Dutch, thank you for bringing innovative and needed hammock products to all of us
  6. Farrimond Friction Hitch can be used on tarp guy...

    Farrimond Friction Hitch can be used on tarp guy lines. If expecting high winds, use six wraps instead of three wraps. Six wraps gives 12 coils, since you are wrapping with a (doubled) bight. ...
  7. You might be more comfortable with 1/8 pad, as it...

    You might be more comfortable with 1/8 pad, as it will more easily bend to hammock contours.
    You can use a zero degree underquilt, for temperatures of 30* and lower—if you are a cold sleeper.
  8. HamOperator, thank you for a good information....

    HamOperator, thank you for a good information.
    Come by Saturday and check out hammocks on your walkabout. Some of our campers are also in ham radio. Not sure if they are camping this weekend.
  9. I’ve hiked (walked) a short trail. Don’t remember...

    I’ve hiked (walked) a short trail. Don’t remember name of trail. It goes to an old house with plaques giving history of their gardening and their advances in crops and trees.
    I’ve downloaded half...
  10. I’m trying to hold my weight or drop a few pounds...

    I’m trying to hold my weight or drop a few pounds
    Now y’all done made me hongry

    Here is a Troy weather forecast on other side of reservoir from Morrow Mountain
    63 37 Thursday partly sunny
    60...
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    dimjim, so sad to hear, allhansondeck uplifting...

    dimjim, so sad to hear, allhansondeck uplifting to all, will be missed by all who knew him...
  12. PappyAmos, I know you right Hot peppers might...

    PappyAmos, I know you right
    Hot peppers might not get put to test
    Cold snap next two days and possible

    Mild Temperatures for Hangsgiving

    I’m mighty Thankful
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    Cmoulder, if amsteel to amsteel J-Bend does not...

    Cmoulder, if amsteel to amsteel J-Bend does not slip, then amsteel MSH on toggle should work too

    Doesn’t J-Bend use a MSH variant with continuous loop acting as toggle? One variant is toggle, one...
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    I believe it will hold Toggle should have smooth...

    I believe it will hold
    Toggle should have smooth ends, in case tarp is wind blown and contacts toggle
    I have added an additional wrap to marlin spike hitch before inserting toggle
    This could give...
  15. Scientists agree, capsaicin, a compound in hot...

    Scientists agree, capsaicin, a compound in hot peppers, can induce thermogenesis. Thermogenesis is a process by which cells convert energy to heat. The following information is only for your perusal...
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    Jeff Myers at Myers Tech sells evo loops that are...

    Jeff Myers at Myers Tech sells evo loops that are quick disconnect.
    I have videos listed on YouTube
    David Hughes Phantom Grapplers Recommended Ties part 1 and part 2
    Also good to go to a couple...
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    Some use hammock rated carabiners as toggles...

    Some use hammock rated carabiners as toggles
    Rated 1500 to 3000 pounds

    You can use a stick or section of tree branch. Strong enough if you can’t break it with your hands

    Might be able to use...
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    Tips and tricks for extension

    A marlin spike hitch can join a rope and a strap together. Will not slip, will not jam. Easy disconnect.
    This particular marlin spike hitch requires a strong crushproof toggle or stick
    Put both...
  19. MikekiM, I’ve forgotten several times difference...

    MikekiM, I’ve forgotten several times difference between Lapp and Anti-Lapp hitch. Maybe I’ll remember after looking at pictures again.
    Cmoulder is right, Anti-Lapp can not occur when using...
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    Pappy, your chef knife is about to embark on...

    Pappy, your chef knife is about to embark on grand tour. Like MrPickl’s dragon.
    Or the Uwharrie Blood Sucker could forego hypodermic needles for better cutlery...
    PappyAmos, we never went hungry at...
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    PappyAmos, when we were clearing picnic table,...

    PappyAmos, when we were clearing picnic table, there was a large chefs knife. Since you did loads of cooking, you must be a chef, and knife is yours????
    If it is,I’ll make sure it is returned.
  22. I bereeve you right. I know you right Haven’t...

    I bereeve you right. I know you right
    Haven’t heard that term in long time...
    Sometimes I get lost in a knot if having to reeve each step, like losing stuff in pack or pockets
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    Suspension suggestion

    Easy to be overwhelmed when getting your rigs together.
    You might value light weight, durable suspensions, that give you ease of use.
    I like suspensions that do not slip, do not jam, do not wear...
  24. Farrimond Friction Hitch is one of my favorites ...

    Farrimond Friction Hitch is one of my favorites
    It’s the ONLY slip and grip hitch tied in the bight— that is no need to access either end. Also it’s Nonjamming and quick release. actually an...
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    Many thanks to all hammock campers, hanging in...

    Many thanks to all hammock campers, hanging in piney woods. Deep gratitude to all Old Pros who made our hang pleasant and comfortable.
    All round good people.

    Thank woooo
  26. Peeeeetey, Yates will be here for you. Hammock...

    Peeeeetey, Yates will be here for you. Hammock creatures are asking about you.
    Come on out cheer tomorrow.
    Bring alcohol stove set up and I’ll be proud to challenge you.
  27. We saved trees for you, come on No more rain...

    We saved trees for you, come on
    No more rain forecast, mornings will be cold
  28. I know y’all right An old short fat man in...

    I know y’all right
    An old short fat man in G-string would hurt your eyes, once seen, would ruin your good memories of Yates.
    However, Peeeeetey has been whupping me in “Purdy Boil” contest. I must...
  29. Gunner, ats true love, Sam&Abby!...

    Gunner, ats true love, Sam&Abby! Terminator&Gunner, we all love you. Thank Y’all and your friends for wonderful hangs.

    Whenever the urge is there, your whole family is welcome to hang in piney...
  30. Weather forecast subject to change Wednesday low...

    Weather forecast subject to change
    Wednesday low 61 high 69 Rain
    Thursday low 67 high 79 Rain
    Friday low 43 high 59 Sunny
    Saturday low 35 high 63 Sunny
    Sunday ...
  31. I keep getting burned, betting on myself......

    I keep getting burned, betting on myself...
    Peeeeetey your challenge is accepted. My new alcohol pyrotechnic scheme will boil water so fast, that anyone watching will actually get younger. I lit...
  32. My new temporary phone number 910 975 6782 I’m...

    My new temporary phone number
    910 975 6782
    I’m in “process” of changing from Verizon to Visible
    I hope to get my old phone number back regardless of carrier.
    I hope to get a new SIM card from...
  33. Please make a cash contribution if you can, to...

    Please make a cash contribution if you can, to help cover expenses
    Thank wooo
  34. 6th Annual Halloween Flaming Pumpkin Hang at Medoc Mt State Park>NC>23-27 Oct 2019

    Confluence of Gunner&Terminator—Hotlips&Kingsford—StarfishComet—PappyAmos
    —GearMan’s Java & parsnips I’ll get next time...
    We ate like royalty
    Great to see new and old friends and various rigs....
  35. I’m glad y’all are getting into piney woods Your...

    I’m glad y’all are getting into piney woods
    Your “hike” can be as little as 25 yards over mostly flat terrain.
    We have several C-PAP users that use batteries.
    Bring your own water.
    Read through...
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    Xxjijoyce, you and yours are off to a flying...

    Xxjijoyce, you and yours are off to a flying start!
    Might cross paths with y’all, drinking coffee at one of Grayson Highlands group hangs.
  37. Oh yea, Tom Tom time to be in piney woods

    Oh yea, Tom Tom time to be in piney woods
  38. Silverpalm, put homie pegs in back axle, I’ll...

    Silverpalm, put homie pegs in back axle, I’ll ride standing up, bad knees and all...Lol
  39. Koolranch, we need you to bring two bags of ice...

    Koolranch, we need you to bring two bags of ice for our coolers. Thanks from all your friends down here in flatlands
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    Boom_bap, Watch Shug’s ten part series How to...

    Boom_bap, Watch Shug’s ten part series How to hang a hammock, tarp, insulation etc.
    If possible go to a group hang in your area.
    If there are no group hangs listed on Hammock Forums near enough,...
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    I’ve never used shock cords for tarp Never...

    I’ve never used shock cords for tarp
    Never needed them
    Maybe that is one reason my tarp is rigged not nearly as neat as other hammock campers

    Neatness is important for tarps to shed rain and...
  42. Happy Birthday Slugger

    Happy Birthday Slugger
  43. Thursday morning can be as low as 40 Friday...

    Thursday morning can be as low as 40
    Friday Saturday Sunday mornings forecast average 50
    If you are cold sleeper, Thursday arrival might be warmer than Wednesday arrival...
    Cranberry bog and...
  44. 2 PM on way

    2 PM on way
  45. Yates is a laid back hang No spreadsheet No...

    Yates is a laid back hang
    No spreadsheet
    No password
    No secret handshake

    YES You are Yates

    Trees are here4U
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    Never had a need for shock cords Years back...

    Never had a need for shock cords

    Years back some army tents were staked with large wooden stakes about 4 or 5 feet long.
    Pounded into ground about 3 feet, leaving 2 feet sticking up to tie tent...
  47. 6th Annual Halloween Flaming Pumpkin Hang at Medoc Mt State Park>NC>23-27 Oct 2019

    Mild temperatures forecast
    65 average high Wednesday—Sunday
    47 average low Wednesday—Sunday
    Coldest Thursday morning 41

    Average Friday Saturday Sunday
    64 high 50 low


    EDIT latest...
  48. Peeeeetey, I know you right

    Peeeeetey, I know you right
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    You can test straps with twice your weight You...

    You can test straps with twice your weight
    You can inspect straps before and after test
    You can chance it and use them forever
    And if not sure, you can replace straps

    Phantom skeeerdy cat...
  50. Boogey_B, a pumpkin pie to go with Juan’s whipped...

    Boogey_B, a pumpkin pie to go with Juan’s whipped cream would be heavenly. Homemade or store got it does not matter.
    Should be just chilly enough in morning to make coffee good.
    We will have our...
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