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    New Member GeneH's Avatar
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    Hello from Minnesota

    Hi folks - thought I'd better at least say Hi. I'm not hanging yet, still undecided, but planning ahead to purchase next April 2012, just in case I'm convinced to leave the tent behind. I'm attracted to hammocks for the obvious reason - not worrying about wet ground and putting up camp anywhere I want.

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    Welcome aboard. You'll find lots of great information and helpful, friendly people abound. If you're still not sure try to hook up with local members to try out their rigs. Or be on the look out for those sub $20 hammocks that occasionally pop up online to test the waters. Hammock camping sure ain't for everyone, but some give up on it too soon.
    *Heaven best have trees, because I plan to lounge for eternity.

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    Senior Member NewtonGT's Avatar
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    welcome from SC. lots of hammocks out there plus your in a great state of hammock hanging. tons of guys up there. keep on the lookout for a group hang up there.
    Dale Gribble: I'm thinking, "new hammock." For me, laying and swaying in a hammock is like a steady morphine drip without the risk of renal failure.

    Randy : yea but just remember yer roots and where ya come from....you got Hennessy in yer blood son......

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    New Member GeneH's Avatar
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    Hey I like the idea of being able to try out different rigs. Hopefully I can link up with someone this fall for a local hang. (is that what you call it? ) ...just have to figure out what I can contribute in kind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeneH View Post
    ...just have to figure out what I can contribute in kind.
    Hangers seem to universally love food, especially dessert.
    *Heaven best have trees, because I plan to lounge for eternity.

    Good judgement is the result of experience and experience the result of bad judgement. - Mark Twain

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    Welcome

    I like to see Minnesota so well represented here!

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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome to the forums from west Texas.

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    Welcome to the HF from Canada!
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

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    There is a fall hang this year, that will probably happen in October. You'll learn tons about hammocks on a trip like that. Welcome to HF!

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