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    Hello from Cornwall.

    Hey all,

    I'm Matt (clue's in the username) from Cornwall, U.K. I've always had a passion for camping and the outdoors, and also bikes and hunting, which ultimately led me to bushcraft where I discovered hammocking.

    I was not 100% sold on the idea of hammocking, flipping between ground dwelling and tree dwelling and then back again Then a website that I freqented a lot http://www.naturalbushcraft.co.uk/ introduced a forum where a guy started a thread "how do you hang". Well, that was it, he kindly posted up some vids from Griz and added a load of help and advice and I found my way here

    I spent last night in my DD using a single line suspension set-up and had the best nights kip ever so I'd just like to say hello and thanks

    Regards, Matt.

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    Welcome to the forum. I'm from Cornwall, too.

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    Cornwall, Ontario, Canada that is.

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    Plenty of good info and people in here. Enjoy.

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    WELCOME!!
    Glad to have you.
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    So many trees, so little time...
    We follow where the Swamp Fox guides,
    His friends and merry men are we;
    And when the troop of Tarleton rides,
    We burrow in the cypress tree.
    The turfy hammock is our bed,
    Our home is in the red deer's den,
    Our roof, the tree-top overhead,
    For we are wild and hunted men.

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    welcome to the madness from the other side of the pond
    Merchants Mill Pond SP Swamp Hang

    www.neusioktrail.org ..................... Free Hammock Classes

    Hammock Gear Time Line ..............Hammock Friendly Sites in NC

    I am 18 with 42 years of experience.

    Hammock Hangers...taking over the world..2 trees at a time !

    Warbonnet BB 1.7 and a whole lot of other great gear from the vendors on HF

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    Dydh da !

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    A hale and hearty hello from WNC!!
    "If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing you should do is STOP DIGGING "

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    Welcome to HF!

    Fronkey

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    Welcome from Florida! I was the same way till I figured out I was way more comfy in the hammock and have never looked back! Lots of info here. Welcome to the madness!

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