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  1. #1
    the2nddeal's Avatar
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    HG 4S Maiden Voyage

    I was one of the ones who got stuck in limbo while Hammock Gear dealt with the cuben backorder. Once the cuben backorder issue was resolved, HG got my order out quickly.

    This past weekend, I got the new tarp and got to use it on Springer Mountain.

    As expected, I'm very impressed with the quality of the craftsmanship. I didn't get to test it in a storm, but that just gives me something else to look forward to.

    Here's a couple of pics of the maiden voyage on Springer Mountain.



    That night, the moon was as big and bright as I have ever seen. It was very cool having a semi-see-thru tarp to watch the moon throughout the night.


    No, the tarp didn't sag overnight. I was untying the guylines (starting at the one in the back left), when I turned around and noticed the sun coming up through the woods, so I snapped a quick pic.

    It's great when the product you receive lives up to the hype that everyone has given it. Consider this my chance to add to the hype.

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    Yoda's Avatar
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    That is some sweet blue you got there!
    Formerly known as "Cranky Bear"....

    "yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift---thats why its called a present" - Master Oogway

    It's always best if your an early riser!

    I like hiking as it's like exercise!

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    Very, very nice piece of gear! Congrats!
    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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    Acer's Avatar
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    Southern Indiana Wooded Hills
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    Very nice! And great pics..I know you will enjoy the tarp forever.

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    Sweet looking rig! Congrats!

    Cheers

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    Senior Member FLScouthanger's Avatar
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    Very Nice!

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    Senior Member rip waverly's Avatar
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    awesome... 2012 is bringing lots of cuben to happy people.
    "Jeff-Becking"

    DOWNTOWN BROWN!!!!

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    canteen boy's Avatar
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    Great pics. Love that blue!
    That tie off point looks like toe stubber.

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    Senior Member rip waverly's Avatar
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    yeah! is this thing BLUE or is it the lighting----- ?
    A W E S O M E
    Last edited by rip waverly; 04-13-2012 at 21:04.
    "Jeff-Becking"

    DOWNTOWN BROWN!!!!

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    Awesome pics dude!

    Fronkey

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