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    New Member muledog19's Avatar
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    Yah eh, you betcha from da UP!

    Geez, I've been a real slacker when it comes to introducing myself...

    I hail from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where we eat pasties, smoked fish, and rhubarb pie every day. Hockey sticks sprout up naturally in everyone's backyard and pucks fall from the trees like acorns!

    I found this site through recommendations on backpackinglight.com when I decided to start using a hammock as my primary shelter. I've now been wandering around hammock forums for almost 2 months just trying to soak in all the information. I've made 4 DIY hammocks, 3 DIY bugnets, and 2 bishop bags so far. I have a number of other projects in the works too. And I just learned to sew a month ago!!! DIY is soooo dangerously addictive...

    Thanks to y'all for doing whatever it is that you do. Hammock Forums is a great place and I'm glad to be a part of it!

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    Welcome to the forum, diy folks are great here, very willing to help. Hang easy eh!

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    Welcome from the LP.
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    in it for the naps oldgringo's Avatar
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    Oh, geez...I love the UP! And pasties.

    Welcome, Yooper!
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    Needs more Hang time Catavarie's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard. Yeah gear making is down right dangerously addictive.
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    Mmmm, pasties. I may need to make a road trip now. Yes, DIY is addictive, and very gratifying knowing you did it, and you can do it again as soon as you come up with that next great idea. Anyway, welcome!

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    welcome to the board. I think I may be the only michigander that has never had a pasty
    welcome to planet earth no one gets out alive

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    Burning at both ends Dblcorona's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard from a troll. Will be traveling your side in about a day.
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    Welcome to the forum from west Texas.

    Quote Originally Posted by muledog19 View Post
    ... where we eat pasties, ...
    You guys are gonna have to 'splain this to this ole Texas boy. Around here, pasties are them things that women wear on a certain part of their breast at establishments called, "men's clubs".

    Now while I can appreciate where you are going with all this, I can't seem to figure out how you are getting past or through the bouncers to do this sort of thing?????

    Do tell!

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    in it for the naps oldgringo's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Avenger View Post
    Welcome to the forum from west Texas.



    You guys are gonna have to 'splain this to this ole Texas boy. Around here, pasties are them things that women wear on a certain part of their breast at establishments called, "men's clubs".

    Now while I can appreciate where you are going with all this, I can't seem to figure out how you are getting past or through the bouncers to do this sort of thing?????

    Do tell!
    http://www.hu.mtu.edu/vup/pasty/recipes.htm

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