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    Newbie from NC

    Hey guys. I'm Nathan (or Nate as I am affectionately known) and I'm new to the whole Hammock scene (if you want to call it that). I'm a backpacker who is tired of the bulk that I take with me so I am very pumped to try this lighter option. I have only had the chance to hang in my garage but am sooooo ready to go out and try it "for real". I have had to quit watching Shug late at night cause I can't quit thinking about how I am going to hang my hammock (sigh) Lol. Love watching him and some of the others here on the forums. Thanks guys for all of the great tips.

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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome. I think you'll like being both lighter & more comfortable.
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

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

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    Howdy, neighbor! You're going to LVE backpacking with a hammock. SOOOOOOO much more comfortable. And you can dial in an ultra light kit with a little know-how (which you can find right here!)
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    wow, gastonia! welcome from high shoals/lincolnton!

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    hey from high point nc and welcome to Hammock Forums.
    the kind folks here are among the most knowledgeable in the hammock world.
    i'm not one of those knowledgeable people so this site is a good reference library for me.

    >_please add your name to the world wide H F member location list_<


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    Welcome to the forum from west Texas.

    Garage hangin' is better than no hangin' at all!
    Last edited by Avenger; 10-11-2011 at 05:45. Reason: Correcting spell check...

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    Nate, welcome to HF. These are the folks who either know how to do it, know what not to do, or have imagined a way that no one has even considered yet.

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