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    New Member mikewilkinson's Avatar
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    Newbie from Lancashire, England

    Hi Folks,

    I've been using this site as a resource for about a year, and decided that I should really join and support the noble cause of just "hanging out".

    I found the site through youtube of all places when watching the primer to hammock suspension videos, which inspired me to change to a single line suspension and begin to experiment with the various methods of rigging such a system, that in turn led me to Jeffs website and research into structural ridge lines.

    I'm now starting to get into the whole DIY thing, and my current projects are a Mirage style bugnet and Nacrabiners.

    I love the whole mentallity of the hammocking world, from disturbing the environment as little as possible to the whole world of engineering and knots.

    This site really is a Mecca of information for those who like to "dangle"
    "Coz I find strength in pain, and I will change my ways, I'll know my name as its called again"

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    Senior Member avalonmorn's Avatar
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    Welcome from Oklahoma! Once the bug has bitten you, there's no cure.


    Crazy Hammock Lady

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    Old Gorge Rat Hawk-eye's Avatar
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    Well a big NC welcome to the group ..

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    Senior Member bigbamaguy's Avatar
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    MW:
    Welcome to HF from BAMA. The information on this site and the people are the best that I have found on any forum, hands down. Thanks for hanging out with us from across the big pond!!!!!
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    Welcome from Southern Maryland! HF is without a doubt the absolutely best place to find information on any thing related to "dangling" or as we say here "hanging".

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    Welcome to the forum
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

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    From the Gulf Coast of Alabama, welcome to the forum.
    Hammocker Prayer - "Don't every let my wife sell my hammock equipment for what I told her I paid for it."

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    Senior Member jerzybears's Avatar
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    Welcome from New Jersey..Delighted to meet you!
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