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    Hello, another hanger from Sweden

    Hi everyone.

    I was looking for a small tent to use for bike touring and ended up with a DD Frontline!

    Great site, I've already been inspired to improve the suspension with some webbing straps.

    I haven't slept in the hammock yet, just tried to get the hang (!) of how to set it up. It wasn't as easy as I had imagined (trees in the right places etc), but I realized there are plenty of places you can hang a hammock where you can't put a tent (like in a slope). On the other hand, if I go above the treeline in the Swedish mountains it will be hard to put the hammock anywhere.

    Now I must resist the urge to get all those fancy gadgets to make set up easier. I better try it first.

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    Senior Member Bomber's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard from Denmark And don't resist it.... Just go with the flow.... it'll make your hanging life easier

    There is beginning to be a lot Swedish hangers.... there is at least two more in Stockholm......

    Good to see Scandinavia move.
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    Welcome to the forum.
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

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    Welcome to the campfire from Alabama!
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    I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be. ~ Douglas Adams

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    Welcome to the trees from canada

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    Welcome and keep in mind, hammocks are really pretty easy to set up on the ground when (shudder) needed.

    Miguel

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    Welcome aboard from Florida.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    Welcome to the Forums !!
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    Senior Member hanktehtank's Avatar
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    Welcome Oskar! nice to see another "Stockholmian" here

    Quote Originally Posted by Oskar View Post
    I was looking for a small tent to use for bike touring and ended up with a DD Frontline!
    I have a DD Frontline too! i got mine last week and tried it out this weekend when i was Kayaking in the Archipelago! And i must say it was better than i imagined. Must have slept 8-9 hours without waking up a single time

    Hope you hang well on your bike tour ^^
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    Senior Member moski's Avatar
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    Stockholm starts to RULE !
    Oh, welcome aboard !
    Have a nice ride
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    B/C he got them now

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