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    Senior Member MedicineMan's Avatar
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    I just read 'Sevens' post and it made me wonder

    How many of us play with either a hammock, tarp, suspension, TQ,UQs, etc. on a daily basis?
    I work every other week and the weeks I'm off it is at least daily that I'm fooling with something to do with hammocking...anybody else?

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    Senior Member opie's Avatar
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    Mine is a nightly task.

    Its usually trying to build a better mousetrap. I cant sleep in it during the week as my stand takes up the living room. So its on the weekends I get hang time...

    Wait till you see what Ive got in store for the Switchback.
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    Tarp... every single day. Every...single...day...

    The rest, maybe once a week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sclittlefield View Post
    Tarp... every single day. Every...single...day...

    The rest, maybe once a week.
    replace "tarp" with "quilt" and that is about right now me.....


    ....back to it..

    sc

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    never, only touch it when I go backpacking
    'Classic.' A book which people praise and don't read. ― Mark Twain

    Who cares about showers, gourmet food, using flush toilets. Just keep on walking and being away from it all.

    There are times that the only way you can do something is to do it alone.

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    I fiddle with my hammock's insulation (expedition asym with zipper mod and SS) every single night because i sleep in it... my bed is now my dog's.
    But this fiddling is in great part due to the ocf pad... i just doesnt get properly aligned with the diagonal i like.
    "This is what i love about backpacking... Just clean your stuff by licking it." - Shug

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    I get to play with all the gear There is not a day that goes buy without me playing with something, one minute I am making whoopie slings, them tarp lines, then a quilt, a top cover, carabiners. Ooh then it's lunch time so grab my stove and wham bam chow time. Then back after it, cinch buckles, webbing, cut some amsteel. I get the best all of it. When I make something new, well I got to test it right, so that means hopping in a hammock for a test lounge...er a hang.

    Had to play, I mean test some new items today so I ran off to the desert and found some trees at one of the small local reservoirs.


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    Quote Originally Posted by pgibson View Post
    I get to play with all the gear There is not a day that goes buy without me playing with something....

    "Hard day at the office"

    I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Seriously... Nice job you have.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BaseKampChef View Post
    I HATE YOU I HATE YOU I HATE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    my new BB and maccat is hanging in the backyard as i type. i'm playing with plain old insultex inside the hammock to lay on to see how many layers are needed to keep me warm. i was going to sleep in it tonight but my wife is coming home from a 4 day work trip so she might not like that. tomorrow for sure.

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