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    new here checking it out:)

    Welp I am up here on the North coast of oHIo been camping since i was pretty young. This is an interesting way of camping to me. Although I can see me forgetting that I am hanging first thing in the morning and taking my first tumble right out of bed. Have a nice day,SMILE,and be careful to all Have a Happy Thanksgiving

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    Hey bille - 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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    Senior Member bigbamaguy's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Bama...............It is a really great, to roll out of bed rested and looking forward to the day!!!!! I must admit that it only happens when I am in my hammock...............
    Par Si Vis Pace Para Bellum

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    Welcome to HF!
    Terry

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    Member ohiohiker's Avatar
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    Welcome from another Buckeye

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    Moderator raiffnuke's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome to comfort! One benefit from a properly hung gathered-end hammock is that it is difficult to fall out since the center of gravity is low and the side walls are high. There's lots of great tips and techniques you can learn from the good folks at HF.

    Enjoy!

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    Welcome I'm new here as well if I can offer a lil help read the ultimate hang it will help ur learning curve there is so much info on HF it's amazing ( but can be overwhelming) dehojas book actually lays it out step by step I wish I had read it before I purchased and hung I would have not made a few of the painful mistakes overexcited noobs make. Its wonderfully written and illustrated as well as easy to understand. Welcome to world of hangers anonymous

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    Hey there and weclome from Cincinnati.

    Bigbogg

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    Senior Member SMJerry's Avatar
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    I too was a ground dweller from many a year, but found the luxury of Hammock camping! I find that this forum is without a doubt the ultimate place to find information, get tips, and of course hang out for all that is the wonderful world of Hammock camping.
    So.. greetings from the Great Northwest.. land of trees.. where God intented us to hang from them.
    Jerry
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