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    New Member Magpie's Avatar
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    Aloha Ya'll from Honolulu!

    I've been lurking and learning for a few months now. I bought a ready-out-of-box so to speak system because I have a few camping trips coming up and I can't be a ground-dweller any longer!!! The last multi-day camping trip, I set up a cot with an air mattress on top, brought sheets, quilts, and such from the house. Was miserably hot in the tent every night until about 2am.

    I've also been reading how some of you hang at home every night and have reduced or eliminated your back pain and tossing and turning every night. I'm giddy that with a hammock, I may even have the slightest possibility of having a better night's sleep! Here's hoping!

    Aloha to each of you and I hope that in the new year you all have ho'oponopono vibes (balance in everything).

    Warmest aloha,
    Maggie

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    Senior Member Redpath's Avatar
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    Welcome from Indiana!

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    Welcome from south Texas... I am used to camping in hot humid environments... And a tent just makes an oven out of it... And a hammock has you chillin literally while hanging... Get wet right before bed and let the breeze cool you down...
    Live, Laugh, Love, if that doesn't work. Load, Aim and Fire, repeat as necessary...

    Buy, Try, Learn, Repeat

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    Member JCothran's Avatar
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    Hello there.
    Hawaii really. I'd love to camp there. Much less live. Some people have just got it made. Yea my back and hips hate the ground.

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    New Member Magpie's Avatar
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    Hubs is military and we've been blessed for 10 years here. Orders are coming up soon and I won't lie....won't be disappointed if his last 3 years are here too.

    Thank you all for the warm welcome!

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    Welcome from Florida!
    FH4 Video slideshow footage: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZhujcHFgv0

    FHV Planning is ongoing. Look for a Official Planning Thread sometime in August!

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    Welcome to the trees, from the Black Hills of South Dakota!
    "You'll never get a Purple Heart hiding in a foxhole." Capt. H. P. Crowe, USMC; Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943

    'I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals. I'm a vegetarian because I hate plants." A. Whitney Brown

    "Everything takes longer once a cat gets involved." sm

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    Senior Member Mort's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF! Glad to have you on board!

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    Aloha from Indiana!
    I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."


    Underquilts.com

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    welcome to Hammock Forums and hey from high point nc.

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