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    Thumbs up Video: Tranquil Traipse & Hushed Hammocking

    Got out for an overnighter on Thursday ... my wife had all her girlfriends coming over so I bailed. Carelessly tossed gear in the Catalyst and took off for a local State Park.... Afton ....only 30 minutes away.
    On this video I take a vow of silence .... other than a few m-m-m-'s, ahh's and slurps. Quite a departure for me. It was a quiet trip and I was in a quiet mood and wanted to listen to the piney woods speak. I could hear the breeze whisper through the trees. Windy and cold it were out there. Down to around 28 on the bluff. Sometimes I just like to hear the "sound" of gear being used. Know what I mean?
    Here I show my DIY hammock, DIY Dri-Ducks Weathershield and the WarbonnetGuy style of adjustable UnderQuilt with shockcord channels. Great system! I snoozed like Rip Van Winkle in the hammock. In the hammock by 9:00PM and up a couple of times to enjoy the sounds of Coyotes whupping it up in the forest. cool. Wild Turkeys everywhere too.
    Cook a couple of meals with my MiniBullDesign Krazy Cooking Kit. Tested my MBD Waterlight ... a couple of plastic pop bottles and a candle. Water between the layers to keep the plastic from melting. Brighter than my tea candle lantern although a wee bit bulkier. I made it ...I use it.
    'Preciate you watching. Enjoy my quietude ... for once.

    All secure in silent sector seven,
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    Tranquil Traipse and Hushed Hammocking

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    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
    I Hope Heaven has a Bakery!!!!



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    looks good. You wrote you were using a 1/2 down underquilt. Whats the other half made of

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    Another great one Shug

    Your videos never get old man! I loved it. You always seem to come up with another angle the next show. Easy to see how you can do if for a living. Does your show ever take you to the central Ohio area? I would definitely come see one!

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    Is every thing ok in sector seven? Did you make the container for you minibull?
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    I could hear 'em

    Shug---loved the sounds of the geese and the looks of a slumbering woodland! Those temps you were in---my favorites. Cool enough so that you need gear to stay warm at rest, but warm enough to not have to completely bundle over. There's nothing like being comfortably warm in an environment where it is otherwise uncomfortably cool. Guess that's the Minnesotan in me peeking out.

    You might bill this as a tranquil traipse, but I could hear those "Whoo Buddy!"'s every time you thought them.

    Grizz

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    Hushed?....it just seemed so "unnatural"
    What a great looking park so close to your house...nice!
    And as always...thanks for taking us along!
    Whooo BUDDY!
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    As always Shug, enjoyed the video.

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    Loved the video. That stove is awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roadtorque View Post
    looks good. You wrote you were using a 1/2 down underquilt. Whats the other half made of
    Air!

    Quote Originally Posted by stormcrow View Post
    Your videos never get old man! I loved it. You always seem to come up with another angle the next show. Easy to see how you can do if for a living. Does your show ever take you to the central Ohio area? I would definitely come see one!
    Adam
    I Thankee Stormcrow! I will be at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus for all 12 days July 29-Aug. 8......

    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    Is every thing ok in sector seven? Did you make the container for you minibull?
    All secure! The pot I got from minibull as well. Foster beer can 1 3/4 cup pot. Love it!

    Quote Originally Posted by GrizzlyAdams View Post
    Shug---loved the sounds of the geese and the looks of a slumbering woodland! Those temps you were in---my favorites. Cool enough so that you need gear to stay warm at rest, but warm enough to not have to completely bundle over. There's nothing like being comfortably warm in an environment where it is otherwise uncomfortably cool. Guess that's the Minnesotan in me peeking out.
    You might bill this as a tranquil traipse, but I could hear those "Whoo Buddy!"'s every time you thought them.
    Grizz
    Thanks Grizz ... there were Whooo Buddies going through head at all times.

    Quote Originally Posted by animalcontrol View Post
    Hushed?....it just seemed so "unnatural"
    What a great looking park so close to your house...nice!
    And as always...thanks for taking us along!
    Whooo BUDDY!
    Yeah , it ain't natural fer me.....

    Quote Originally Posted by DeShazo View Post
    As always Shug, enjoyed the video.
    As always .... a big thankee!
    Quote Originally Posted by poker88 View Post
    Loved the video. That stove is awesome.
    'Preciate that. I really like that Mini-Atomic. My fave right now....
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
    I Hope Heaven has a Bakery!!!!



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    Loved the video shug. Is this the return of silent movies
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