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    Takes lots of video for us.

    Takes lots of video for us.
  2. I recommend a tarp with doors. May not need them...

    I recommend a tarp with doors. May not need them every trip, but when you do......
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    Got my route to the hang planned. Now have to...

    Got my route to the hang planned. Now have to decide if I should arrive Thursday or Friday
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    Time to re treat my gear

    Time to re treat my gear
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    I own and use the XL and the regular BB. Based...

    I own and use the XL and the regular BB. Based on your weight and height, the regular BB will fit you. I am 6ft 2 and prefer the regular BB over the XL.
  6. Sticky: Problem is there are new vendors constantly...

    Problem is there are new vendors constantly jumping into the game and then add the established vendors along with the vendors constantly updating the specs of the gear makes its a real challenge to...
  7. All my hammocks have integrated bug nets with...

    All my hammocks have integrated bug nets with zippers. To date ( 10 years of use ) I have only had issues 2 times. One was when a zipper got so stuck I sent back to manufacture to fix. The second...
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    Thanks for the info

    Thanks for the info
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    Wookie owner here, wasn't sure if I would like...

    Wookie owner here, wasn't sure if I would like the wookie when I first got it but after one night in it and staying warm and woke up to snow on the ground I decided its a keeper.

    I always...
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    Looking forward to it. Planning my drive route...

    Looking forward to it. Planning my drive route to the hang along with BBQ places to stop at as on any road trip
    I am always looking for BBQ joints to stop at and try the local Q

    Questions:
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    Never hung in Indiana before so I figured why not.

    Never hung in Indiana before so I figured why not.
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    NamaClaws work best with line that is 1.75mm...

    NamaClaws work best with line that is 1.75mm thick. The smallest Amsteel is is 2.5 mm thick and will not work without a whole lot of work. I normally use Zing It and have gotten line as thick as...
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    Update.. The Terminator is still having major...

    Update.. The Terminator is still having major coughing issues so we are not going to make it. Hopefully we can make it in the fall.



    Should be able to show up around noon on Saturday with...
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    Lots of hikers out there. Hwy 27 trailhead...

    Lots of hikers out there. Hwy 27 trailhead parking lot was packed today
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    Had plans to make it to the hang but got the...

    Had plans to make it to the hang but got the Covid so the wife and I are quarantining for another week.
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    Best (insert hammock goal here ) hammock is the...

    Best (insert hammock goal here ) hammock is the next one you buy
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    Bad Moon Rising.... there could be a song...

    Bad Moon Rising.... there could be a song somewhere with that
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    While knots do degrade the strength, they do not...

    While knots do degrade the strength, they do not degrade the strength that much
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    Don't know if I will make it but I am going to try

    Don't know if I will make it but I am going to try
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    Still in the process of moving to Murphy NC but...

    Still in the process of moving to Murphy NC but we are just about done hauling stuff from the coast to the mountains. Our main problem is that we have a big sofa we are trying to figure out how to...
  21. If there are any marinas around, check to see...

    If there are any marinas around, check to see where they got the pilings they used to build the docks. At my house on the coast, pier pilings are available in all diameters and length. I used 7 to...
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    Practice setting up your gear under controlled...

    Practice setting up your gear under controlled conditions before heading to the woods
  23. Thread: Please help

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    Excellent advice for a new hanger. I always...

    Excellent advice for a new hanger. I always recommend find someone close to your height and weight to get in the hammock and then you can adjust the UQ and have the person move around inside the...
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    Skeeters have no problem with any SL hammock...

    Skeeters have no problem with any SL hammock fabric
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    Be very careful doing so. Luggage racks are not...

    Be very careful doing so. Luggage racks are not designed to handle a sideways force. I worked at a place where I ordered a wide variety and styles of roof racks for customers and either installed...
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    Looks like skeeters would have a good time with...

    Looks like skeeters would have a good time with that hammock unless it is treated with Permethrin. Might also cause problem for folks who like to strip down when they sleep.
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    If you are going to use pads then using them with...

    If you are going to use pads then using them with a DL hammock is the way to go as placing the pad(s) in-between the two hammock layers will help to keep them from shifting. You can also run some...
  28. Thread: WB Wookie mod

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    I agree that it would be a waste of time to try...

    I agree that it would be a waste of time to try and mod the Wookie for a RR. Better off to just get a Lynx.
  29. I guess we are in the hurry up and wait phase to...

    I guess we are in the hurry up and wait phase to see how things go with the covid restrictions. Trying to get the vaccine.
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    Over the years I have seen toddlers to folks in...

    Over the years I have seen toddlers to folks in the their late 70's attend the hang. Just luck of the draw each time who shows up.
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    You will get rid of a lot of weight once you eat...

    You will get rid of a lot of weight once you eat those "steaks" :lol:. You could save some weight and go with a regular BB and still be very comfortable ( I am 6ft2 and 285+ lbs and use the BB ). ...
  32. In NC, any SP that allows camping will also allow...

    In NC, any SP that allows camping will also allow hammocks. Only problem is not all of the camping sites have trees suitable for hanging. Stone MT SP will give you a map of the camp sites that are...
  33. Thread: Wooki color?

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    I just got ( about 3 weeks ago ) a Winter Camo...

    I just got ( about 3 weeks ago ) a Winter Camo Wooki. Wanted to have the inner color in blaze orange but due to the way they are built it was too much so I opted for total winter camo. Got to use...
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    While I use a BlackBird and the wife uses a RR (...

    While I use a BlackBird and the wife uses a RR ( she has been using her RR's for about 5 years now ), I end up setting having to set up both of them. I find the BB ( a gathered end ) much less...
  35. Thread: Seam Sealing?

    by gunner76
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    I always set up my tarp and then seam seal it....

    I always set up my tarp and then seam seal it. After 24 hours I water test it for leaks.
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    Any firm dates yet ?

    Any firm dates yet ?
  37. I am not coming. Taking another load up to new...

    I am not coming. Taking another load up to new house
  38. I would be easy to capture as I do not hike very...

    I would be easy to capture as I do not hike very fast these days.
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    Congats on the hike

    Congats on the hike
  40. A new home in the mountains with lots of trees

    A new home in the mountains with lots of trees
  41. Hoping I can make it depending on what is going...

    Hoping I can make it depending on what is going on. At least I got a 4WD truck now to brave the snowy roads. Tried to talk The Terminator into going and she said to have fun.

    Two years ago we got...
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    When its cold, I will sleep in my clothes. I...

    When its cold, I will sleep in my clothes. I place the hand warmers in my front pants pockets as that gets them close to the artery's in the legs and helps spread the warmth
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    I use hand warmers and they do help a little. ...

    I use hand warmers and they do help a little. They are a not cure all and depending on them to allow you to camp out in temps colder than what your gear is rated for is asking for trouble.
  44. I am a maybe.

    I am a maybe.
  45. FS: I will take the hammock at $135

    I will take the hammock at $135
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    When the wife and I first started sleeping in our...

    When the wife and I first started sleeping in our hammocks ( BlackBirds ) we did not have UQs and were using pads. On our first trip I used a closed cell foam pad and the wife used an inflatable...
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    When my wife first got her RR she was using a HG...

    When my wife first got her RR she was using a HG underquilt and it fit ok. Had to tweak it a little. Broke down and got her a FL Lynx UQ and it was worth the money. I did make two DIY UGs using...
  48. I have not used the tie outs on my BB's in 10...

    I have not used the tie outs on my BB's in 10 years.
  49. Thank you. I will have to see how my schedule...

    Thank you. I will have to see how my schedule works out as the wife and I are moving ( taking our time as there is no rush for us and we can not finalize the move until the internet gets hooked up (...
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    That was 5 cords. thank you very much. Actually...

    That was 5 cords. thank you very much. Actually I was so bad at guitar my teacher gave up teaching.
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