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    Going to ground

    My brother asked me to come up and help him cook for a youth group camping in Lexington KY.
    He tells me the closest trees will be 100 yds. apart so I'm taking my hammock and a tent, prepared to go to ground.

    Wish me luck...o-o-h my aching back!
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    You could always whip up a turtllady bamboo stand to take along.

    Good luck
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    Good time to make a hammock stand......Good luck and remember you are doing it for the kids

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    Never bring a RV to do a minivans job.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyyoFujk8K4

    Not to sure what it would do to your door seals or hammock suspension but I love the whole RV vs minivan tagline at the start of the video!

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    ^ nice post.....
    hahaha!

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    He is lucky not to be messing up his paint job with the overhead straps. Nice place for continuous loops, nacabiners, and a whoopie, tho.

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    If you find the right kind of tree, one is enough.
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    Set up between your car and a tree. I've done it a few times at this type of event (helpful if you can get your car close enough.
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    You're going with kids? What else are they for? Have a bunch hold one end and another bunch in the other and, Viola! Happy hammocking! If you can her them to hold still all night so you can sleep and write a book, I'll buy it! ;-)

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