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    Hi from Pittsburgh

    Hello from Pittsburgh.

    I had tried to do some hammock camping years ago using the cheap mesh hammocks and it never really worked out for me.

    After a recent tent camping trip in the Forbes State Forest, I realized that a) my tent is really heavy and b) the ground is really hard (or at least has become that way for me), so I did some research and picked up a Warbonnet Blackbird.

    I have only taken the hammock out a few times so far, but I am loving it. My next project is to stop the freezing booty issue...

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    Moderator raiffnuke's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome! I'm from the burgh, but moved south a while ago. Did make it back up to hike the Laurel Highland's Trail last month, though. Hanging above a bed of ferns is a cool way to wake up

    Enjoy the ride!

    SN

    PS. Here's a link to my Laurel Highland's trip if you're interested:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpyFWMFdas0
    Please visit my AmJustDuane YouTube channel

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    I will send out a welcome from far west Texas, although it pains me slightly being a Cowboys fan. :-)

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    Welcome to the Forums from Canada! Great gear selection to start you off.
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

    Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
    - Bob Marley

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    Senior Member Can't Wait's Avatar
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    Welcome from Kittanning Pa

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    Welcome to HF, from Indiana Steeler fan! (oh ya, GO COLTS!!)

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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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