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    Member I hear banjos's Avatar
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    Greetings from Ontario, Canada

    Introduction,

    Just ordered my HH explorer ultra light A - sym zip, with hex fly, bubble pad and over cover..just returned from a great trip into Algonquin, had enough sleeping on roots, rocks and in puddles.. So I am exploring hanging so I can sleep without waking to a root imprint in the side of my cheek.

    Any suggestions on set up, ridge line, best way to set the fly, best height to tie off for a 190lb, 6 foot person so they don't struggle getting in or out along with keeping as straight a line as possible for sleeping without hitting the ground?

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    Hello and Welcome from north of TO! Look up Dejoha and his postings/threads and his great book of hammocking.
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    Welcome to the forums from Indiana.

    This should help you out.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ghlight=Dejoha

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    Welcome from London, ON. There is a bunch of us going to Algonquin this weekend.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    welcome from east tenn.
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    Welcome to HF from Mass.

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    Welcome...south louisiana.

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    Hey there. From near Goderich myself.

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    Welcome from another Ontario Hanger in Oshawa.

    If you haven't seen them yet, go watch the Shug Videos on Hammock Essentials for the Noob. It's a Sticky thread in the General Forum.

    Cheers

    Brian
    Last edited by BrianWillan; 09-26-2012 at 21:05.
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