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    Hello from NH

    Hey All,

    I've been waiting to get into hammocking for a while. Finally got most all of what I needed for Christmas. I received the Grand Trunk Nano-7, whoopie slings, tree straps and toggles, and a Z-Packs cuben hammock tarp.

    Just made my soft shackle prussiks over the weekend to attach my tarp - we'll just say they came out okay...

    Definitely looking forward to finally being able to hang, but will probably need to wait until the weather warms up. Will probably start with a pad until I can pick up an UQ. I'm also a member over at BPL so weight is of high importance to me as I'm currently in the sub 7 lb. range and nearing sub 5 which is the next goal.

    Pleasure to be part of the group!

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    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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    Welcome.

    I left the 603 forty years ago. I miss the White Mountains and the white water canoeing. Spent my summers as a kid "stealth camping" around Lake Massabesic.

    But I can go camping round here in January wearing a tee shirt during the day, so its kind of a wash.

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    Welcome to HF from your neighbor to the south! Hope to see you at a group hang sometime in the near future.
    Trailname - Knox
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    Welcome to the fun!
    Terry

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    Glad to see another granite stater here. Welcome.

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    Welcome from Florida (with a 2nd home in the Whites).
    I came to this forum from BPL a couple of years ago. I'm loving being up off the ground.
    Mike
    "Life is a Project!"

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    Welcome to the trees from Mass! Try to get to one of the group hangs in New England if you can!

    ~ Sky
    SkyPainter - "... and then the police came."

    All these years people said,"He's acting like a kid!"
    He did not know that he could not fly, and so, he DID!

    Live Purposefully; Dare Greatly; Land Gently

    "Never knock on Death's door - just ring the bell and run! He hates that!"

    My outdoorsy YouTube channel is: "WMICommissioner"

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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome from a former six-oh-three- er
    willbe visiting again the first 3 weeks of Feb

    gotta love NH! AND Hampton in particular
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~
    In some mysterious way woods have never
    seemed to me to be static things.
    In physical terms, I move through them;
    yet in metaphysical ones,
    they seem to move through me. -
    John Fowles


    GA --> ME '12

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