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    Senior Member wyleone's Avatar
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    Thumbs up Hey from the Gulf Coast

    A fellow scouter has been hanging for the last few outings with our sons' troop. He bought a HH Ultralight customized from the for sale section here.

    After getting my curiosity up and me backpacking with a Eureka Solitaire on uneven ground, packing a pad, and such to stay comfortable. I see this HH not touching the uneven ground that was causing my misery.....

    Here I am.
    I have been lurking for a week or so, reading and reading....
    I have decided on my entry level setup.

    Since I may pass this one on to my son if I don't care sleeps....
    Here it is:
    An ENO DN with an ENO Dry fly
    a Complete setup from Whoopie Slings 8' straps and 8' slings plus Dutch clips. (The planted pine forests around the area warrant the longer slings and straps.)

    I am making my own custom bug net from a Mozzie cot net.

    I should have all the components by Memorial day and plan to op test that weekend on a family camping trip.

    So what I am saying is, Thanks for the info!! I would have surely bought the miserable Slap strap pros if it wasn't for this forum.

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    welcome to the madness
    Merchants Mill Pond SP Swamp Hang

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

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    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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    welcome to HammockForums and hey from high point nc.
    there is a ton of stuff here to read, learn and ask about.
    if it's hammock related it's here or still waiting to be invented.
    hang on and have fun.

    home is where your hammock is.

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    Senior Member wyleone's Avatar
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    Thanks guys, I plan to keep on reading, if I have a question I will surely post up.

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    Welcome from Baldwin Co!

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    Welcome to the madness we call HF!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wyleone View Post
    A fellow scouter has been hanging for the last few outings with our sons' troop. He bought a HH Ultralight customized from the for sale section here.
    Sorry, Matt. Its all my fault

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    Senior Member bigbamaguy's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Gadsden..............There are a couple of group hangs happening this month and next in north Alabama and TN, you are more than welcome to come and join us. Also, you can blame your friends but it will be you that can't say NO!!!!!!!!!
    Par Si Vis Pace Para Bellum

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    I also live in Mobile. Welcome

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    Senior Member wyleone's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by edu View Post
    Sorry, Matt. Its all my fault
    AH HA!! Busted!!!

    Wow, there a bunch of locals on here!! Sweet!

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