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    Sleeping in a body bag

    Went camping this weekend with the Scout troop down to Dinosaur Valley State Park at Glen Rose, Texas. Had to dodge the tornados in Fort Worth but we made it without incident. We always get to set up camp in the dark, but I was able to find a good spot to hang my hammock.

    The next day (Saturday) a Cub Scout pack set up next to our site and they spotted my tarp.
    “Wow, cool! That’s one of those hammock tents!”
    “It looks like a body bag.” (My hammock is black, speer style.)

    I happened to be taking a nap, in the body bag, with it closed up across the top. I could hear them walking closer. I waited until they got really close and then stuck my hand out and popped out. You should have heard them skeedaddle! It was pretty funny

    Tango

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    That is just SICK!

    I LOVED IT

    I think I would have fallen out of my hammock laughing so hard


    I want a black "Body bag" hammock now.


    Doctari.

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    Wow

    that is so kool

    hehe (sly grin)

    those scouts stop running yet? hehe
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctari View Post
    That is just SICK!

    I LOVED IT

    I think I would have fallen out of my hammock laughing so hard


    I want a black "Body bag" hammock now.


    Doctari.

    Find some black ripstop and a zipper and I'll gladly sew it for you. The only condition is you need to use it at Trail Days. I don't want to be the only one sleeping in a funny looking hammock.

    Hmm. Maybe we should start a HF ridiculous hammock contest for Trail Days. Any takers?
    Is that too much to ask? Girls with frikkin' lasers on their heads?
    The hanger formly known as "hammock engineer".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tango61 View Post
    My hammock is black, speer style.
    That is just too funny, I think I'd like to have a "body bag" hammck as well, especially if I can get a BlackCat made. Wonder if Ed Speer has some black material to make a hammock with?
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    Looks like you have a new trail name, to me.
    Last edited by lvleph; 04-18-2007 at 07:19.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lvleph View Post
    Looks like you have a new trail name to me.
    OMG! You're so right! Didn't see that and I read the thread at least twice. I hate being sleep deprived at home!
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    I wonder if you could make a hammock out of a body bag?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rhino-lfl View Post
    I wonder if you could make a hammock out of a body bag?
    I can get one at work and send it to you if you want to try it out
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hooch View Post
    I can get one at work and send it to you if you want to try it out
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