Welcome to the forums! I loved Oklahoma when I traveled thru it a few years ago. You'll find hammocks are much more versatile than tents. Head over to the DIY section and learn to roll your own gear.
I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."