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    Noob in NC

    I'm an Assistant Scoutmaster in North Carolina. I went on a scouting trip to Texas in early July. Oh my gosh it was hot! Sleeping on the ground was pretty miserable.

    There weren't any ticks but I'm pretty sure that's just because the Tarantulas and the Scorpions ate them.

    After Texas, I decided it was time to get off the ground... found this forum and took the plunge. I've got a rig setup with many of the suggestions learned here. No trips as yet, but I have slept out a few nights.. pretty sweet for the most part except for waking up with a stiff neck... I think I will have to add a pillow to the setup.

    The folks on this forum are great!

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    Welcome to HF! There are quite a few folks from NC here. Glad you could join us.


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    Welcome JW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JWinNC View Post
    I'm an Assistant Scoutmaster in North Carolina. I went on a scouting trip to Texas in early July. Oh my gosh it was hot! Sleeping on the ground was pretty miserable.

    There weren't any ticks but I'm pretty sure that's just because the Tarantulas and the Scorpions ate them.

    After Texas, I decided it was time to get off the ground... found this forum and took the plunge. I've got a rig setup with many of the suggestions learned here. No trips as yet, but I have slept out a few nights.. pretty sweet for the most part except for waking up with a stiff neck... I think I will have to add a pillow to the setup.

    The folks on this forum are great!

    JWinNC
    jay-dubya in North Carolina
    NC here too. Good to have you!

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    Well JW ... another big old NC WELCOME ... the great North state is well represented here on HF! Glad to have ya.

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    Welcome fellow NC scouter. I'm a Scoutmaster here in Durham. Got 5 boys converted to hanging. They always look more rested.

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    Greetings from New Bern, NC and welcome.
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    Another NC welcome, JW. I think hammocks are slowly making their way into scouting. Several in our troop use them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walking Dead View Post
    Welcome fellow NC scouter. I'm a Scoutmaster here in Durham. Got 5 boys converted to hanging. They always look more rested.
    Hey, I'm next door in Orange County, T821.

    jw

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