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    Howdy

    Hey yall another noob here and a noob to hammocking. My gf actually introduced me to the idea. I kinda laughed at first but then realized that it would be a whole lot easier to bring along a hammock, instead of a tent, with my new kayak. I am new to that too. Anyways I found this site and did some research. I bought a eno double nest and working on a DIY suspension system. I didn't buy ENO straps thanks to yall, and happy with the choice. I love the idea of hammocking now. I have only been able to test it out two times so far. Both below freezing, lowest being 23 degrees. I stayed warm thanks to this site, Shug's videos, and Jeff's page. This is all with old sleeping bags and a simple yoga mat. Its not the best equipment but just testing the concept of a few different techniques. I plan to upgrade my gear don't worry haha. I'm getting started in the whole kayaking, hiking, backpacking deal so I really don't have the best equipment besides basic camping stuff. I have always been an outdoorsman who loves adventure, however just realized how easy it is to get into the more adventurous stuff. Anyways I hope to learn more from some of the more experienced hammockers here.

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    Shug says Hey and Whooooo Buddy.
    Glad the hammock thing is working for ya'.
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    You're off to a great start! There's no turning back now that you've experienced hammock life ya know
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    welcome to the madness
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    welcome to hf and a new view on things.....

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    hey welcome to the otherside. im new to so it be fun so far

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    Hi, I am Julia from USA just join this community need your welcome hope that i ll gain so much from here

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