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    Help tip the scales

    So, my step-bro is teetering on the edge of taking the plunge. He is even considering buying a WBBB, but is hesitant--what if he doesn't like it? He is an REI member, and would pick up a Hennessey all-in-one setup (since it's easy to return if he just doesn't like it at all) but they don't seem to have any Hennesseys in stock. I'd let him borrow my setup to see if he likes it, but I live in Kansas, and he in the Portland, OR, area.

    So...is there anyone in the Portland area that wouldn't mind lending him a hammock for a night?

    Thought it'd be worth a shot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dvisic View Post
    He is even considering buying a WBBB, but is hesitant--what if he doesn't like it?
    From what I've seen, he can always sell it to a HF member in no time - they usually go pretty fast here

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    Worry not, if you announce here that your brother is going to purchase a WBBB and try it, you will have a waiting list of salivating hammockers who will be MORE than happy to pay to refund your brother for his hammock! It will be sold before he could get out the door on the way to REI

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harpo63 View Post
    Worry not, if you announce here that your brother is going to purchase a WBBB and try it, you will have a waiting list of salivating hammockers who will be MORE than happy to pay to refund your brother for his hammock! It will be sold before he could get out the door on the way to REI
    Well, there's also the matter of "wanting it now" syndrome. He's been reading the HF ever since I was out there, and is ready to try it NOW...and there is sadly a bit of wait on the WBBB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dvisic View Post
    Well, there's also the matter of "wanting it now" syndrome.
    Then there's no need to push him over the edge... he's already there
    Drive him to the nearest store selling hammocks and get him started

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    Especially if he orders a 1.7Dbl. I would buy it from him.
    I ride a recumbent.
    I like to HAM it up on the CW.
    I use Linux.
    I play go.
    Of course I sleep in a hammock!

    Rug.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheWild View Post
    Then there's no need to push him over the edge... he's already there
    Drive him to the nearest store selling hammocks and get him started

    /Wild
    I actually think he would have already ordered the WBBB if there wasn't a wait. So you may have a point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dvisic View Post
    I actually think he would have already ordered the WBBB if there wasn't a wait. So you may have a point.
    He can always order a Blackbird later, when he's really hooked...

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    This aint to much help but: If i had the money, i would order yet another one(i had mine for 3 days now!!! Thats how good it is.... Believe the hype!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bomber View Post
    This aint to much help but: If i had the money, i would order yet another one(i had mine for 3 days now!!! Thats how good it is.... Believe the hype!

    /Bomber
    Yeah...I've only been doing this a short while, and even I wish I'd just invested in a WBBB from the start...instead of piece-mealing like I have been....
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