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    New Father & Son hangers from Arkansas

    My 11-yr-old son and I have been curious and interested in hammock camping for a while now. He enjoyed a few nights this past summer sleeping in his friend's hammock at Boy Scout summer camp, so I jumped on the HH holiday deal and picked up one for me and the free Cub one for him.

    Until this weekend we've only set them up in the front yard to mess with, but we were finally able to take them out on the Ouachita Trail last night. It was fun, but cold (got some work to do on bottom insulation). Even though we froze our buns off, son was not discouraged so I think he has a true passion for this.

    I've barely had time to research all of the vast amount info found here, but grateful this community exists to help me get up to speed.

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    You've come to the right place! Hello and Welcome to the Forums from Canada!
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    Welcome to you both from OKC!

    Sunny
    "Mother Gue", I says "the Rocky Mountains is the marrow of the world," and by God, I was right. Keep your nose in the wind and your eye along the skyline.

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    hey from high point nc and welcome to Hammock Forums.
    the kind folks here are among the most knowledgeable in the hammock world.
    i'm not one of those knowledgeable people so this site is a good reference library for me.
    "ask and ye shall find" really applies here. that's what i do.

    welcome and have fun.

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    Welcome from across the river. You'll love the info you can find here. A buddy and me kayaked the Ouachita last year. Ya'll got some great parks over there.
    It'll be alright Friday!


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    cool dad!

    Hey thats awesome yall are into camping together, so much for both of you to learn and enjoy. These folks have a ton of answers and a great place to meet some like minds. Welcome!
    Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken!

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    Welcome from the PNW! My kids all love it.

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    welcome from louisiana

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    Welcome to the site these guys are more than helpful

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    Welcome to HF.... A great place to learn all that is hammock...
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