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    You know what they say about real estate:
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    My butt would have gotten wet, at least till I got my feet wet to tighen up the suspension some.
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    As to site selection, it looks like that was the only place where trees were available. It also appears that the water came up rather quickly.

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    I am so stealing these images and teasing the ground dwellers with them

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    Careful, they might point out that the "ground dwellers" had better choices for their site selection, not being dependent on trees for their shelters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingMonkey View Post
    Careful, they might point out that the "ground dwellers" had better choices for their site selection, not being dependent on trees for their shelters.
    True but then Id just say that I could keep walkin till I found 2 trees. or Whip out my 6' trekking poles and string it up that way.

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    Are they solid poles? I haven't seen any that would support the weight of a hammock.

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    I grew up in Tellico Plains. If I am not mistaken, that is a motorcycle campground on Mecca Pike...just a couple miles from the farmhouse I grew up in. I've seen flash flooding like that many times down there.......good memories
    "Go sell crazy somewhere else, we're all stocked up here"~Jack Nicholson/As Good As It Gets

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    HA! Flash flooding = good memories.

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    When I was a kid flooding like sometimes brought fish from the creek up into the fields and we could practically fish from the back yard. Dad would usually take me hunting arrowheads in the fields after the waters receded and occasionally I would be able to play in that muddy water without getting my butt busted
    "Go sell crazy somewhere else, we're all stocked up here"~Jack Nicholson/As Good As It Gets

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