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    Took The Plunge

    I know that this is the only place where the people I tell will be as sympathetically giddy as I am
    Just ordered my first hammock, a WBBB 1.7 dbl and am hoping for a Big Sur hang sometime in mid January. Keeping my fingers crossed....

    Thanks for all those (whether you know it or not) that helped make my decision.

    -Bill

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    Congradulations

    Until mid Jan

    Hang in there, eh.

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    congrats!

    now, have you decided what tarp, and insulation you will be using?

    TH
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    Good choice. Be sure and practice hanging your new toy before you head out into the tullies
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    Didn't exactly "advertise" that it's a multi-part system. One thing at a time...

    Gonna cheap-tarp it for a while, as well as use my pad (that I love btw) but eventually I've decided on a SF tarp and a HammockGear incubator. I'm a pretty big guy, so probably gonna stick with my monstrous Sawtooth x-long x-wide for a while because I'm super comfy in it. Wouldn't you know it? I have exactly TWO trees in my front yard...
    -Bill

    "...the wolf shows up. Then the entire flock tries desperately to hide behind one lonely sheepdog."
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    it was meant to be!!! congradulations and welcome to the club.

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    May you get many good adventures with it!
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    I just did the same thing. I received a wbbb about a month ago and have only gotten to use it a couple of times but I LOVE it! So much so that I ordered another one so that way my wife and both boys will have their own hammock. They are really great hammocks.

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    Welcome to the Warbonnet club! You will get a good nights sleep, thats fer sure! May you have many exciting adventures and bountiful dreams!

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    Great choice! I received my WBBBB 1.7 a few months ago - Love it!

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