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    Senior Member HammockDreamer's Avatar
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    Heya from Tassie!

    Hey everyone,
    Just starting to make the transition from ground camping and gotta say straight off how helpful everyone is on this website. I wouldn't have dared to make the jump as it were without all the great advice available.

    I live in south east Tasmania and have never actually seen anyone hanging down here, but we have lots of trees...so

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    Senior Member kk4df's Avatar
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    Welcome from Augusta GA. Perhaps you will start a new in Tasmania. I look forward to hearing about your first group hang. :-)

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    Pretty darn neat you ran into us. You can get your own thing going on in your area. Welcome to the forum, from Ohio.

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    Welcome from Marshall MI!
    Good luck,
    RED

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    Deep peace of the running wave to you.
    Deep peace of the flowing air to you.
    Deep peace of the quiet earth to you.
    Deep peace of the shining stars to you.
    Deep peace without end to you.
    adapted from - ancient gaelic runes

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    I love Tasmania and had a great time while I was there. If you're anything like the people I've met, it will be great to have you around. Welcome to HF!

    Fronkey

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    Welcome aboard. From what we have seen with other folks hone your DIY skills. ;-)

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    Hi Hammock Dreamer
    I think yours is the first post I've seen from Tassie as well.
    No doubt someone will chime in.
    In any case welcome. What is your hammock?
    John

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    Oh. And I wonder if your the forums most Southern Hanger.
    Maybe it a guy with user name KIWI. Guess where he's from
    John

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    Hi, welcome to the forums. Its great to see other Aussies here.

    Im from Queensland, never been to Tasmania, i plan to hike the overland track, was told there are a major lack of trees on the Overland track, therefore hammock use is not possible and been advised against the use of a hammock in Tasmania,

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    Whoooo Buddy Welcome. I was in your fine Land of Taz for a day many years a go. What a fine day we had. Hobart on a cruise ship.
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    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
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