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    My first tree lounge

    I got my BB, TQ, UQ, tarp and ventured out into the great piney woods yesterday. Weather man said mid 20's for the low. Got the hammock up rather quick, and also the tarp with no problems thanks to all the great info from here. Never got cold whatsoever until I had to releave myself at 2:45 lol.Got back inside and warmed up rather quickly. Not a bad first time hang even though I found out this morning my tarp was kinda put up sideways Still learning but already hooked. RJ55
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    Senior Member Alan's Avatar
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    Thumbs up

    Great job!
    Welcome to HF.

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    Well, it looks like you have caught the 'fever', but this is a fever you'll enjoy! You have a great looking setup there; and with some great scenery what else can you ask for? Thanks for sharing.

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    Nice i think im gonna tinker with my setups this weekend!!

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    Every outing is a learning experience. If you didn't learn something, you weren't paying attention.

    Welcome to the club.
    "One of the best things you can do in this world is take a nap in the woods." ~ Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry

    "While it may be a lot of work, the view is best from the summit." ~ an anonymous staff member of Philmont Scout Ranch

    Enjoy the day
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    Having to get out of that nice warm comfortable hammock to answers nature's call if the only part I hate about hanging.
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    Warbonnet BB 1.7 and a whole lot of other great gear from the vendors on HF

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    Congratulations RJ55!
    Once you hang, you can never go back to ground
    Mike
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    HOOO DILLLY!! Sounds like a great time!
    Glad you did well and congrats on a successful lounge!

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    Way to get on out to the piney woods!!!!!

    Shug
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
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    Great job! You gotta love getting out in the wilderness.

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