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    Prefers life at 12 MPH. FLRider's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by L.D. Cakes View Post
    We've been having 60 degree temps the last couple of days with a pretty weekend predicted here in TN. But it can change quickly. There's a saying here in the mountains. If you don't like the weather just wait a few minutes.
    But hey I promised I wouldn't bring the cold with me this year! In any case I'm bringing warm stuff. Florida 70 degrees feels colder to me than TN 70 degree.
    It's all that humidity that makes a difference.

    Had a cold first night last time. Hoping to avoid a repeat this time; my new insulation should be done by trip time. Barring any unforseen circumstances...
    "Just prepare what you can and enjoy the rest."
    --Floridahanger

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    In case of rain, we got a 24'x40' WW blue tarp for the central area.
    Gramwienies will have to look at it and sigh.
    FHV Planning Thread (it's gonna rock!)
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    So many trees, so little time...

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    Senior Member Floridahanger's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Timberrr View Post
    In case of rain, we got a 24'x40' WW blue tarp for the central area.
    Gramwienies will have to look at it and sigh.
    That will be great since there is a small chance of showers. Also, are you bringing your sherpa to carry it in for you? Then you don't have to worry about the grams
    Enjoy and have fun with your family, before they have fun without you

    My fantastic Photographer wife: http://www.capturedhearts-photography.com

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    I am sooooo ready!

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    I'm already packing!!
    Love many, trust few & always paddle your own canoe. American Proverb

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    Quote Originally Posted by L.D. Cakes View Post
    I'm already packing!!
    I SHOULD be packing!
    Mike
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    ...wait a minute, you mean everyone else out there is not already packed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timberrr View Post
    In case of rain, we got a 24'x40' WW blue tarp for the central area.
    Gramwienies will have to look at it and sigh.
    I'm bringing something like a 10'x20' Wally World tarp but I don't have any poles to support it, so we'll have to get creative (shouldn't be a problem for this group)
    Mike
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    A group I use to camp with in the 90's use to have a saying when we discussed rain..."Tarp The World"! Just bring plenty of rope.
    Love many, trust few & always paddle your own canoe. American Proverb

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    Senior Member Floridahanger's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by MAD777 View Post
    I'm bringing something like a 10'x20' Wally World tarp but I don't have any poles to support it, so we'll have to get creative (shouldn't be a problem for this group)
    With a little rain coming and your tarp and Timberrr's tarp, we can have a wonderful slip-n-slide from the firepit straight into Buck Lake How's that for being creative. I'll bring extra camp soap.
    Enjoy and have fun with your family, before they have fun without you

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