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    New Member Moravian's Avatar
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    New hanger in south east pa

    Hey just wanted to say hi. Just took the plunge and bought a ENO dn and have yet to set it up. The weather here went crappy the day it arrived. I'll be checking out the forums some more looking for any tips tricks and useful info I can find. If anyone has any advise for a 6'2" 300lb guy getting into hammock camping feel free to drop me a line or directing me to any useful threads.

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    Senior Member Vulture's Avatar
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    For tarps and quilts to keep warm and dry, talk to Paul or sr1355 at Underground Quilts:
    http://www.undergroundquilts.com/
    I'm sure you'll get further leads and advice here. Welcome and Happy Hanging!!
    You might also search for nearby hanging events to hobnob with hangers, a GREAT way to learn!
    Last edited by Vulture; 12-08-2012 at 20:31. Reason: Adding information.

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    New Member Moravian's Avatar
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    Thanks for the heads up! Where might I find out about these events?

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    Senior Member Vulture's Avatar
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    Here. Under forums, look for Hangouts and select Northeast.

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    Welcome from Jersey!

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    perrito

    "If a man speaks in the woods, and there is no woman there to hear, is he still wrong?"

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    Welcome from Denver! A great entry is Derek's book the Ultimate Hang. It's cheap in soft cover or available on tablets. This forum is great but that book is a perfect primer with info all in the same place.
    Brian
    Denver, CO
    Father. Husband. Scoutmaster.

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    Welcome from N.J.

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    Welcome from your area. I am fairly new to hanging and have got myself fairly well outfitted. I opted for the hammock for my week at scout camp last summer. I started with a ENO DN, but recently moved to a DIY gathered end. I think that you may want to move to a longer hammock (the DN is relatively short). +1 on the Ultimate Hang book and keep looking around the forums, there's good stuff everywhere
    Last edited by doogie; 12-19-2012 at 13:02. Reason: typo
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    Welcome to hammock forums!

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