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    SF Bay area newbie

    I actually registered the 4th of this month and for some reason could'nt access this site to save my life after that for reasons I still can't figure out.Today I clicked on it and here I am. Anywayyy I got the hammock bug late last month from some of the survival and hiking sites that one might venture to.So with all the research on hammocks I'm gravitating to the Warbonnet.My mindset leans more to the prepper mentality.Fast and easy to setup,somewhat compact,etc.I usually like to go plinking up at the El Dorado Natl. Park.And theirs no issues regarding hammocks and trees so to speak.I'm only 10 minutes away from Chabot state park but they don't allow hammocks.In speaking with the ranger there I suggested to him to bring that issue up during their next meeting.I told him that the hammocks are basically more tree friendly so to speak and that theirs also a growing amount of hammock users.He said he would look into it.I'm recently retired and am planning to move to southern Idaho next spring.Their laws and property tax's in general are a lot more lax plus all the outdoors you have.Ham radio is also one of my interests and am looking forward to set up my portable antennaes and radios in the mountains. So with that said I'm glad to be part of this wonderful community.
    David
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    Hello and Welcome to HF from Canada!
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Senior Member toygun's Avatar
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    Heya from MS!! Welcome to the family. Not only are the hammocks tree friendly but they leave no ground tracks either. Ya might even take yours up there to show the ranger in person- maybe even get him to try it out. Who knows... he might become an addict as well. Good luck!
    "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
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    welcome from east tenn.
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    Welcome from SC. I'm originally from Cali, born and raised!

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    Welcome for the north Bay Area!

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    welcome to the forum from Tennessee!

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    Welcome from Maine, by way of

    Castro Valley (and a LOT of the East Bay) and much later, Pollock Pines (Hwy 50, above Placerville).

    Chabot Regional Park is a great place to test things out when you're not up in the Sierras.

    Have Fun!
    "The green earth, say you? That is itself a mighty matter of legend, though you tread it under the light of day." -Aragorn, 'The Two Towers' by J.R.R. Tolkien

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    Hello from Charleston, SC
    I may be lost but I am making great time.

    “It was so cold that If the thermometer had been an inch longer, we'd have frozen to death.” ~ Mark Twain

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