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    Newbie

    Hey all. Just wanted to say hello to the forum. I'm new to hammock camping and look forward to learning from you'all. I picked up a HH explorer a-sym and tested it out over the weekend in this cold weather in western NY. Survived the cold, but still mastering how to get comfortable. Well, again, I look forward to learning and nice to meet you all.

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    Hello and Welcome to HF from Canada!
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome to the forums. Won't take long for you to get the hang of it, and once you do you will be in sleep heaven!
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    Welcome from Southern Ohio!
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    Welcome from New Jersey. I spent Saturday night in the snow and fog of the Catskills Mountains and stayed toasty all night. You too will get the 'hang' of it soon.

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    Welcome from Denver. It can take just a bit to dial in comfort and warmth but once you do, it's o so worth it.
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    welcome from east tenn.
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    Hello and welcome from Colorado. This is one of the best camping decisions you will ever make, IMHO !!! Have a great time.

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