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    New Member Fargonaut's Avatar
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    Jun 2013
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    Harrisburg, Nc
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    eno atlas
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    Hello from Harrisburg, NC

    Just a quick hello to everyone. I'm fairly new to hanging. I got into it when I started getting things together for a AT hike. I really enjoyed it on my hike. I couldn't have asked for better sleep while hanging.

    I went with the GT ultralight hammock, ENO dryfly tarp, with the ENO atlas straps. As far as insulation I used my sleeping bag and a DIY pad due to my budget. I hope to get a tq and uq before I attempt a thru hike next year. I have the material to make them but I can not sew. Maybe I'll figure that out before next March or April.

    Any ways happy hanggin y'all

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    PappyAmos's Avatar
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    Feb 2013
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    Carolina Beach, NC
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    DIY Winter/Tadpole
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    Welcome from down at the beach! Lots of advice to be had here for your thru-hike. Just ask and they'll come out of the walls!

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    New Member Fargonaut's Avatar
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    thanks for the welcome Chuck. Your the only person on the HF thats actually reached out and said hello. Thank You.

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    TallPaul's Avatar
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    Aug 2012
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    Charlotte, NC
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    Re: Hello from Harrisburg, NC

    Welcome from Charlotte !

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    gunner76's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
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    Beaufort, NC
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    welcome to the madness from down on the coast
    Merchants Mill Pond SP Swamp Hang

    www.neusioktrail.org ..................... Free Hammock Classes

    Hammock Gear Time Line ..............Hammock Friendly Sites in NC

    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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    Senior Member Hiknhanger's Avatar
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    Nov 2010
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    Greensboro, NC
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    Welcome from Greensboro! I had to look on the map to see where Harrisburg was. I don't get out much!

    (Sorry I missed your hello when you did it on the 19th. This was the first time I saw it.)
    Last edited by Hiknhanger; 07-24-2013 at 14:29.

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    Join Date
    Jul 2013
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    Stephenville, Tx
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    DIY gathered end tablecloth
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    Welcome from Stephenville, Tx!

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    Senior Member Chigger's Avatar
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    Mar 2012
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    Garner, NC
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    Dutch cinch buckle
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    Welcome from Garner, NC. I actually do know where Harrisburg is. Hope you get some light gear and get to do a thru on the AT. It has been a dream of mine for a long time but at this point it will have to be a little here and maybe a little more later. I just saw your message. I don't think the folks on this forum would slight anyone on purpose. Hope to see you at a NC hang soon. Yates Place, Hot Springs, etc. They are happening faster than I can keep up.

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