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    jjthedog's Avatar
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    Just getting started

    Hello everybody! I'm new to this hammock thing and just want to introduce myself. My Mom and Dad turned me onto the hammock hanging lifestyle. I still have some of the more complicated things to figure out, but I've only been hanging for three weeks. At least I'll be comfortable doing it!

    -Olive





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    Senior Member Cannibal's Avatar
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    Welcome to the Forums!

    You're mom and dad were very good to you to get you into the hanging lifestyle. Just so you know, you'll need some better insulation below you come this fall. A wool blankee will probably serve you well for the summer months, but it's going to compress below you. You'll find some great vendors here, but once you're tall enough to reach the peddle, give some serious thought to the DIY route. Then you can make yourself a binky holder on your ridgeline.
    Trust nobody!

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    Senior Member chickenwing's Avatar
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    LOVE IT.

    We are expecting our third daughter in August and I will definitely be bringing her up as a hammock hanger.
    and then

    Check out my website www.cwhammocks.com or Find me on the YouTubes
    You can even"Like" me on facebook or follow me on Twitter @cwhammocks

    "In my world everyone is a pony, and they all eat rainbows, and poop butterflies."

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    Not quite chair height but that's OK, we'll let it slide.
    Awesome pic!
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    awesome!! welcome!!
    Peanuts

    "A womans place is on the trail"

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    Senior Member JohnSawyer's Avatar
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    You have great parents... but what's your trail name?

    Sleeps Like a Burrito?

    Cute kid!
    "Do or do not, there is no try." -- Yoda


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    Senior Member bigbamaguy's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Bama.........tell mom and dad thank you and enjoy the lifestyle!!!! That is just cute, period!!!
    Par Si Vis Pace Para Bellum

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    That is a really cute picture. Welcome to HF!

    Fronkey

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    Great pic!!! Welcome.
    Cecilg

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    New Member eb3754's Avatar
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    Looks comfy, very cute. Congratulations!

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