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    Hello from Central Europe!

    Hi Guys!

    I'm a recent convert to hammocks and I'm not going back to the dirt. I was never happy with the comfort even a Thermarest gave me when on what looked like flat ground, somehow there was always a lump or bump that spoilt my sleep.

    I'm still learning and plan on making my own UQ and tarp when I pay a visit to my rents back in the UK (I'm a Brit expat) as my mum is pretty nifty with a thread injector and want her to teach me. I've already sewn loops into my webbing with it when I was back for Xmas so looking forward to that.

    This forum is great and is a mine of good tips and many thousands of hours combined hanging experience, great stuff!

    Happy hanging!

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    Well welcome Colin ... glad to have you. Keep us posted on your adventures!

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    A Whoooooo Buddy European type Welcome to you Col_M!
    Keep us informed of your success.
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    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
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    Hi Col_M, welcome to HF! Please post pics of your trips, we love to see hammocks hung in different countries.


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    Thanks for the warm welcome guys
    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    Hi Col_M, welcome to HF! Please post pics of your trips, we love to see hammocks hung in different countries.
    Yeah I have a few pics right now of my first hang, I'll get on with putting some pics up in the trip reports forum. (need to check out the forum FAQ on image size first though so I don't get a clip around the lughole for posting the wrong size etc.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Col_M View Post
    so I don't get a clip around the lughole
    Yep I hate it when that happens... I think.



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    I've got a report up in the trip report area - http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=15053

    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    Yep I hate it when that happens... I think.

    lughole = ear
    As a kid if you stepped out of line you'd get a slap about your head, the ear hurt the most, kept me in line though......just about

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    Quote Originally Posted by Col_M View Post
    I've got a report up in the trip report area - http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=15053


    lughole = ear
    As a kid if you stepped out of line you'd get a slap about your head, the ear hurt the most, kept me in line though......just about
    I figured it was something like that. Thanks!


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    Welcome to the forum
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    Welcome- glad to see the word of comfort is spreading!
    on the pics- better to err on the too large side than the too small..
    or post a link to where you have the pictures stored- my sweetie keeps most of his/ours on Flickr.com

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