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    hello from NC!

    hiya folks.

    Noobage from eastern, NC here.
    I ordered a cheap hammock on a whim a few weeks ago(dang it, youtube). I then purchased some whoopie slings, ridge line, a couple carabiners........I practiced hanging my rig a couple times, and lounged about in total comfort for a few hours. I have yet to spend a night out, but can't wait. I ordered an underquilt today, as soon as that sucker arrives I'm hitting the trees!

    I figure I have about 18 times the price of that cheap hammock wrapped up in this venture now, go big or go home, right? and besides, I hate being cold.

    I look forward to hopefully learning from you guys here.

    take it easy,

    Chad.

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    Welcome to the addiction from VA!

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    Maybe you could join us at the Smoked Butt Hang in April. Here is the link.

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    I have been thinking about it myself and waiting to see about my schedule.

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    welcome to the madness from down on the coast
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    www.neusioktrail.org ..................... Free Hammock Classes

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    I am 18 with 42 years of experience.

    Hammock Hangers...taking over the world..2 trees at a time !

    Warbonnet BB 1.7 and a whole lot of other great gear from the vendors on HF

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    Welcome from Chester, SC.

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    Welcome from the west side. Former TI bum here.

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    Welcome!

    From another NC NooB
    I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. ― Henry David Thoreau

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    welcome to Hammock Forums and hey from high point nc.
    check it out!
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    thanks for the warm welcome peoples.

    Quote Originally Posted by Junebugdawn View Post
    Maybe you could join us at the Smoked Butt Hang in April. Here is the link.
    I saw the thread for this last night and was enticed, but I can't give a definite yet, April is a busy month this year..... birthdays, anniversary, slingshot gathering(and that's just me) I know my wife has alot planned too....dog shows, dog racing, family visits,etc....... , but maybe if it all works out I could swing through.

    Quote Originally Posted by gunner76 View Post
    welcome to the madness from down on the coast
    Hi Gunner, I lived in EI for a few years growing up, and went to high school in Morehead for a little while.

    Quote Originally Posted by darkbyrd View Post
    Welcome from the west side. Former TI bum here.
    Hi darkbyrd. I work on 17 near 210, and often find myself on the island for work........the west side is really where i would rather be though.

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