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    Got the hanging sickness....

    Any known cures?

    Hello all. I discovered HF while browsing youtube trying to find alternative or DIY methods for making a shelter above my craddle. Lets just say Shug made an impression. It is awesome to have a place where so much knowledge and experience has gathered.

    I live in Charlotte, NC with my wife and 2 kiddos. (someday I hope to develop a system that allows me hang with all 3) My wife and I are transplants from the Twin Cities 7 years ago. I am a firefighter with the Gastonia, NC. When I am not at work, training or spending time with family, I am working on or spending time in the western NC or BWCA back country.

    In the future I hope to bring some of my own knowledge about wilderness rescue/rope rescue to the art of hanging.

    Looking forward to meeting y'all.
    Last edited by TinCup; 09-29-2011 at 10:38.
    -TinCup

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    The cure is more CowBell!!

    Or more HF - Hello and Welcome to the Forums from Canada!
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    No cure, just a hammock at a time acceptance.
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    Welcome to HF... I am sure you will find what you are looking for here.. I know that I have found this to be the go to place for everything hammock and pretty much our style of camping.
    I too have had a mark placed on my hammock camping soul by Shug and some of the others that make major contribution to this site.
    Anyways... enjoy!
    Oh.. and the cure... Just get out and do it!

    Jerry

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    Quote Originally Posted by dragon360 View Post
    The cure is more CowBell!!!
    That is funny stuff...
    -TinCup

    "All men are created equal, then a few become firemen." -some smart guy

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    Welcome from Florida!
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    Welcome aboard from Florida. No known cure just have to learn to live with it. We're here to help.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    Welcome and Happy Hanging Im in Forest City.
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