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    I emailed the ripstop manufacturer that MaryJo's gets theirs from to see if they had any. We'll see what they say...

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    Thanks Neo, my kids are not quite to the point of hanging their own hammocks yet, but the older ones are getting there. They can't reach very high either.


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    Quote Originally Posted by NCPatrick View Post
    Thanks Neo, my kids are not quite to the point of hanging their own hammocks yet, but the older ones are getting there. They can't reach very high either.
    They're short, how hight do they have to reach?
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    High enough to hang their hammocks and tarps above the ground...


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    While I was out with Iafte on the Old Loggers Path we looked over at the camp being taken down in the morning. The two boys had figured out that with the shoulder straddle piggy back they could reach the suspension ropes and untie them. This was all on their own. Left to their own devices kids are remarkably clever. Sometimes too clever for the room.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    Hmmm... trying to decide whether my girls would work together like that or not... were these boys related?


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    to my knowledge they were siblings. He's got keepers... no question about that. But then I didn't see them later on the trail as I ended up having to bail. But for the short time I was around they were definately keepers.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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