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    Senior Member Risk's Avatar
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    Talking Risk's back

    I'm back. I did 5 years in Texas, now back in Ohio and all excited about the AT again. I had a wonderful 4 days of great weather in the Shenandoah NP across Veteran's day and have been reading a lot since then.

    Hammock tech has changed a lot in the last few years. I have some catching up to do! I was just watching a couple YouTubes by Sgt Rock. UCRs, Dynaglide, Zingit! Man do I have a lot to catch up on.

    Risk
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    I cook. I sew. I walk. I lead. I hang. I write. I play. I refuse to be ashamed.
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    Whoooo Buddy)))) Shug's Avatar
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    I looked at your stuff a lot when I was entering the hammock style. Really inspired me.
    Whooooo Buddy.
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    Welcome back Risk!! We missed ya!! Yes, the tech world has really changed relative to hanging. So....start catchin' up!!

    On a side note, always enjoyed your Trail Journal entries and making gear from your site!!

    Again welcome back.......
    "Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere."- RONALD REAGAN

    "There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer." - CALVIN COOLIDGE




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    Quote Originally Posted by Shug View Post
    I looked at your stuff a lot when I was entering the hammock style. Really inspired me.
    Whooooo Buddy.
    Shug
    Ditto!......................
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
    Romans 8:18,21-22

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    Welcome back to one of the pioneers!

    now where's my Z-Hammock!
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    Welcome back Risk. Like Shug, I was inspired early on by your techniques. I still mention them when people here ask about something or other and I recall "Risk tried that years ago". Though I never did find "windbumpers described on another page".

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    welcome . the stories i read. your a legend around these parts.

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    Add a welcome from me as well! You were an early inspiration for me as well.

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    welcome home Risk. You're a legend in these parts. You'll be happy I think to see how much DIY ingenuity has been expressed in these forums.
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    As soon as I read the title, I said to myself, " The legend has returned. "
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