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    Hello

    Hi guys,

    been on the site for nearly 12 months so i though i'd better introduce myself.

    I'm married and have a 5 year old son.

    I work in the media for a local newspaper and have for the last 20 odd years.

    I got my hammock about the same time as i joined here so i'm still getting to know it really, always been a ground dweller so it took some getting used to.

    I'm really into my bushcraft and try and go out camping once a month if real life lets me.

    Only thing i need now is an underblanket and my set up is complete.

    All the best.

    Andy

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    Welcome out of the dark Andy.

    And an very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family!

    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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    Hi Andy

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    Welcome Andy, Ray Mears is awesome (your avatar), I like to watch his videos. None of the local stations here carry his show. Thank God for you tube.

    Oh, you got one thing confused, real life is in the hammock, outdoors, bushcrafting. That other stuff is all pretend, make believe.
    Ambulo tua ambulo.

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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by gargoyle View Post
    ... real life is in the hammock, outdoors, bushcrafting. That other stuff is all pretend, make believe.
    Words to live by!

    WARNING: Will discuss Rhurbarb Strawberry Pie and Livermush at random.


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    Welcome! I believe you'll find hammocking to fit nicely into the art of bush craft, adding a whole new world of comfort & other benefits too!
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    Words to live by!
    Exactly!!!!!

    Welcome, welcome, this fine group of people will teach you everything you need to know about the wonderful world of hammock hangin'!

    Hope to meet ya' one day.

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    Thanks for the introduction! Hope to be seeing some pictures from some of your trips in the near future .


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    Only thing i need now is an underblanket and my set up is complete.
    Yeah, you're going to fit right in, Andy. We all just need "one more thing".

    Welcome to the forum.
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    Welcome to the forun and the hanging gang... Hope you been talking to Santa...

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