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    How's it hanging?

    Hey guys,

    My name is Bas, 27 years of age and i'm from the Netherlands.
    Hobbies consist of camping/outdoors/bushcraft, music, scouting, and martial arts.
    I want to go into hammock instead of tents. The hauling of a tent, even with the parts split among 2 people is becoming a nuisance. It takes up a lot of space in a smaller pack.
    And the idea of only needing two trees sounds appealing.

    I hope to find some good info on these boards!

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    Welcome aboard from Florida Bas. Plenty of information here just don't let it overwhelm you. Enjoy the fun!
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    hey from high point nc and welcome to Hammock Forums.

    hanging is like a fever, it gets all over you and you just gotta sleep it off.

    the kind folks here are among the most knowledgeable in the hammock world.
    i'm not one of those knowledgeable people so this site is a good reference library for me.
    "ask and ye shall find" really applies here. that's what i do.

    welcome and have fun.

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    Welcome to HF from Winnipeg MB Canada
    This is your one stop shop for all Hammock knowledge

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    Welcome to HF from TN

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    Welcome Bas! Glad to have you aboard. You will enjoy hanging.

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    Thanks for the welcomes
    I just hope it's not as addictive and expensive as my audio hobby


    Could you guys have glance at this; My main concern about hammocking http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=38601?

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    Hey Bas B! Welcome to the Forums from another Canadian.





    And yes, it can be incredibly addictive!!
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

    Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
    - Bob Marley

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    Well there is a lot of good info here for the knowing.
    Diz*

    "adapt, improvise, overcome" Clint Eastwood - Heart brake ridge

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    i couldnt hold out longer. Ordered a DD Frontline with sleeve and 3*3m tarp. Kind of anxious to see how its gonna work out after 10 years of sleeping in a tent.

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