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    Hanging in the Balkans

    I guess a formal introduction is in order.

    Hello to all from a hilly bit of land in South-East Europe.
    I've been lurking here since this summer and gobbling on the knowledge, but tonight my gear arrived and it seems I'm officially a hammocker.

    It's a wonderful place you have here and I'm happy to be a part of it.
    At first I assumed this was just another forum based around a product, like Ford Fiesta owners forum or something like that. But boy was I wrong. What tipped me towards hammocks was the passion and enthusiasm of the folk here. I figured, if so many people are enjoying and constantly discussing this thing then I have to give it a try.

    Here is the gear I have so far. All of it needs field testing, though.
    - Hammock: WBBB 1.7 Duble
    - Tarp: Superfly
    - Sleeping bag: Exped Wall Creeper
    - Pad: Exped Multimat

    Winter is just about to start here with night temperatures of 0℃ but I'm determined to get 'a hang of it' and spend a few nights out. I'm a motorcycle traveler so no weight issues (up to a point) for me.

    Here a some blurry images of tonight's test hang:







    P.S.
    A huge thanks to Shug for he's really been an inspiration.
    And a salute to all the ADVriders that hang here.

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    Moderator raiffnuke's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Shug is the MAN! Hello and Welcome to the Forums from Canada!
    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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    Member Drifter D's Avatar
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    Welcome from sw washington! Shug? Never heard of him......

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    Senior Member bdpalace's Avatar
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    Welcome! I spent 6 months in BiH (Tuzla, Bratunac, Zvornik, Hans P...beautiful scenery for sure!
    Strangers stopping strangers just to shake their hand - Robert Hunter

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    welcome from BC Canada
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

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    Member HeadRush's Avatar
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    welcome to hammock forums.

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    welcome to Hammock Forums and hey from high point nc.

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    Welcome.

    You are doing quite well. Congratulations. Nice set-up.

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    Welcome from Texas.
    Stay warm and have fun...

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