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    As we speak ...

    Well, I'm hanging in my hammock as I type this on my phone. This is my first attempt sleeping in my hammock.

    I'm excited, but a little nervous. I noticed I pitched my tarp a little tight to my hammock and I don't have much headroom when I get out of the tarp.

    My new quilts arrived today from HG, and I'm hoping these 40 degree quilts will keep me warm tonight. It's supposed to get to about 30 tonight, but I'm a cold sleeper. My feet are nice and toasty right now!!



    The wind is picking up and I'm trying to decide if I should use my pullouts or not.

    Decisions ... Decisions ...

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    Have fun! You will have many questions answered by the morning.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by olddog View Post
    Have fun! You will have many questions answered by the morning.
    yup!!!
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    Well, I got up and ties out the pullouts. Glad the drizzle stopped long enough for me to do it!! It definitely added a little more open area inside the tarp. I still need to raise it up, but that will have to wait until next time.

    I decided to snap a few pix while I was out. Sorry, they aren't the best pix.

    Inside look



    Outside look

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    Enjoy, Tru. Let the learning begin. Eager to hear how things went in the morning.

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    Good form Tru, posting directly from the hang!

    Enjoy,

    David

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    Sleep tight! and warm...

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    How do you post pics from the phone?

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    that is freaking awesome!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ibgary View Post
    How do you post pics from the phone?
    A "Smartphone" is basically a small handheld computer. So posting pictures is the same procedure as your desktop.

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