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    Senior Member SanAntoneTY's Avatar
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    "Better late then never" intro

    Hey out there just thought I would tell ya how I fell in love with the hammock world.
    I have always loved to hike and camp N pretty much anything else outdoors, but the hammock world kinda found me. I was lookin up penny stoves on youtube when i saw a related video of some of the gorge rats on a hang, clicked it N was addicted right away then it hit me why am I luggin around a heavy backpackin tent and huge pack sleepin on the ground. I knew then these guys had the right idea so I did my research and got ahold of some pretty sweet gear "thanks for all the help guys" and now happily on my way into the hammockin world...still a newb but enjoying every minute of it.
    Ty

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    Moderator raiffnuke's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    welcome to Hammock Forums and hey from high point nc.
    stoves lead me into hammocks too.

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    Not late... welcome to the beginning of a journey.

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    Hello and Welcome to the HF 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............Its never to late to start, watch out though when you do.......it can be really hard to quit!!!!!!!!
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    Senior Member Buffalo Skipper's Avatar
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    Welcome from the Gulf Coast! Let me see: WBBB 1.7d, Mamajamba, KAQ and whoopie slings? Sounds like an expert to me.

    Good to have you with us.
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    Senior Member pellet gun's Avatar
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    Howdy from GA!

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    Hello from a fellow San Antonian. I still have a good bit of stuff to wrangle together to complete my gear but as soon as I do, I would love to get a group together and head to Garner State Park, Lost Maples, or Bandera State Natural Area for a weekend hike and hang. Hopefully I should have most the kinks worked out in the next few weeks. Would you be interested?

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    Welcome to the forum, I found hammocks the same way on You Tube.

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