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    Exclamation Woot got my 1st ever hammock today!

    I received my very first ever hammock today from Mr. Southernfan himself with whoopies, straps and what looks to be dutch biners, and some lil gray loops not sure what to do with those yet lol (maybe those are the pursicks?). Now just gotta get a tarp and some eye bolts so I can hang it in my building to check it out.
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    Congratulations! Happy Hanging!
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    Welcome to the freedom of sleeping above the ground.
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    Congratulations!!

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    Senior Member Desiel's Avatar
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    Now to figure out how to use this stuff. lol wow I really am a noob
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    Wohoo! Grats!

    Quote Originally Posted by Desiel View Post
    Now to figure out how to use this stuff. lol wow I really am a noob
    Hah, now you're getting to the fun part! Using it and customizing your setup to meet your needs. Lots of great info here to look at, and great people to answer any questions.
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    Enjoy the "Fiddle" time!

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    Congrats on your first hammock. Good luck, and keep reading here on HF and you will be a pro soon enough.
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    Watch Shug's 10 part Noob series. When done with it, watch it again. That's how I made sure I understood how to use whoopies.

    If all else fails, post pics and ask questions. This is an AWESOME community!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desiel View Post
    Now to figure out how to use this stuff. lol wow I really am a noob
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    Glad you're happy with the purchase! Those metal things are indeed dutch biners, and the grey loops are prusiks. You'll want to use them with a tarp. Most of all, have fun!

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