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    Member FTWjet's Avatar
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    Howdy from N. TX

    I haven't made the change to a hammock yet, but have been doing research for the last several months and decided that it is the way to go. The wife is going to get me a Black Bird next week, can't wait to test it out.

    After a week long kayaking trip down the Pecos River, sleeping on solid limestone, I convinced by buddy that we're getting too old to sleep on the ground and both need hammocks. We're planning a hike on the AT in April, looking forward to finally sleeping well in the woods.

    Nice to find a place with like minded folks, any advice is greatly appreciated.

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    Welcome to the group. I love my Blackbird! If you have any questions feel free to ask. Maybe I will see you on the AT this spring.
    Bat
    Beginning my NOBO trip on the AT on 2/28/12.

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    Welcome to HF! I love my Blackbird!

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    Welcome to the trees!

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    You have one awesome wife. Welcome to HF!

    Fronkey

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    You won't be disappointed. Welcome neighbor! I'm jealous of your AT plans.
    "One of the best things you can do in this world is take a nap in the woods." ~ Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry

    "While it may be a lot of work, the view is best from the summit." ~ an anonymous staff member of Philmont Scout Ranch

    Enjoy the day
    Shane

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    Senior Member bclarkmsu's Avatar
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    Welcome to the hanging world.
    Go Dawgs!!!!

    Bobby

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    Welcome to HF. I get my best rest in my DN.
    Just Hangin' around since 2010.

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    Member FTWjet's Avatar
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    Thanks for all the warm welcomes. Hope to be a little more involved once I get set-up with a rig and try it out.

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