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  1. Are you using the stock huggers and rope that...

    Hey 1-Hung-Low

    I converted to continuous loops and whoopie slings (such an elegant upgrade), but still have the stock tree huggers from HH w/ dutch clips. Definitely need longer straps!
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  2. I agree with all the other posters that there's a...

    I agree with all the other posters that there's a fair amount of tuning involved, but to me the payoff is worth it. I've so rarely had a good sleep in a tent, but in a hammock, oh yeah I have.

    I...
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    Just added Dutch CLs to my newer model HH...

    Just added Dutch CLs to my newer model HH Expedition...

    and yep, it's just a matter of getting a sweet neat larks head on the sewn-in webbing loops on both ends.

    Add whoopies and you're...
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    Sticky: In college, I fell in love with the art movement...

    In college, I fell in love with the art movement "terrain vagues" which was photographic documentation of abandoned spaces.

    That morphed into Terrainian. Which has been simplified to reflect my...
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    Hey cakejaples, SoCal hanger here-- I'd...

    Hey cakejaples,

    SoCal hanger here-- I'd recommend Big Rock Creek and the campgrounds around that area. I think dispersed camping isn't exactly allowed in Angeles National Forest, but I know PCT...
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    Great photos and great hangs all y'all! Now...

    Great photos and great hangs all y'all!

    Now you got me peeking at Chameleons. I love the modular design.

    Prepare yourself, wallet. We're heading to Dutchware again.
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    Welcome! Sweet setup Steve

    Welcome! Sweet setup Steve
  8. Thanks BillyBob58, glad to hear she's still...

    Thanks BillyBob58, glad to hear she's still working all these years later!

    Thanks Skytow, it was a great little spot. Not familiar with the Trail Lair but love the name.

    Threw on the Dutchware...
  9. Day Hike and Hammock Hang in HH Expedition Zip + Hex Fly

    Hey Hammockers,

    With a day off and most of my favorite places in the Angeles National Forest off-limits, I took the dirt road down to Ball Flat and parked at the first turn-out, bore my pack and...
  10. Now these are cool. Have you had experience with...

    Now these are cool. Have you had experience with them? Neat design solution
  11. Fantastic write-up Shrewd!

    Fantastic write-up Shrewd!
  12. Thanks a lot bonsaihiker! Got a lot here to...

    Thanks a lot bonsaihiker! Got a lot here to consider. I'm definitely going to be taking more time with site consideration. I was certainly on the nose of a knoll when I strung up in image above,...
  13. Interesting setup cmoulder. I'm hoping no need...

    Interesting setup cmoulder. I'm hoping no need for poles, the side pull-outs may be a needed upgrade.

    cougarmeat, I was idly thinking the same thing re. surface area facing the wind. I'll...
  14. cmoulder, Thanks for the response and the...

    cmoulder,

    Thanks for the response and the insight. I was hoping I wouldn't run into a need for tie-outs, but so it goes. Now to look into how to sew my own points into this fly... No complaints!
  15. Seeking Knowledge on Flying Tarp in Wind and Angeles National Update on Open Areas

    Hey HF,

    I went out to test the new tarp on a hike lately.

    [[I found that Ball Flat is open to hikers for us in the Angeles National. All other roads out to Inspiration Point, Miner's Gulch and...
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    There's ample knowledge out there differentiating...

    There's ample knowledge out there differentiating the characteristics of male cats that are neutered vs. feral. The girls are less of an issue, unless you keep birds. In which case, all cats are an...
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    I was worried of the dark turn. My folks have two...

    I was worried of the dark turn. My folks have two very effective barn cats that are worth their weight in gold. No hate on the kittehs here. Just learning a lesson in leaving the rag out.

    To be...
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    Dogs and vinegar. Copy.

    Dogs and vinegar. Copy.
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    We'll see! If the alcohol does break down the...

    We'll see! If the alcohol does break down the quality of the 70D I'll follow up.
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    Hey Bearito! I have an Eno doublenest ive used...

    Hey Bearito! I have an Eno doublenest ive used for years at the campground as a day lounger. Fine for that but admittedly learned a fair few lessons stringing that one up.

    Having recently pulled...
  21. Hey oldpappy, happy to meet ya. We're getting...

    Hey oldpappy, happy to meet ya.

    We're getting 90f up here in the high desert and yep, the bug net is quite the constrictor of flow. Luckily nights get cool over here in CA, so it's gonna be UQ and...
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    Update: the hammock was soaked and agitated in...

    Update: the hammock was soaked and agitated in the bucket described above with woolite. Then hung and hosed down. The thing has dried and is without the foul stench of male cat urine.

    Put her back...
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    After watching these two, I'm right there with...

    After watching these two, I'm right there with you. Too many unfixed cats round these parts. Initially tolerated them when I moved in but now they've slighted one of the things I love. Oz has quite...
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    Crikey. Quite the builds! Thanks jeff-oh

    Crikey. Quite the builds! Thanks jeff-oh
  25. Thread: Garden Hang

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    Hey Daveh, Back when I was working on film...

    Hey Daveh,

    Back when I was working on film sets, we used to use 'bull pricks' to anchor certain large silks and whatnot that were being used in the wind. We also used them whenever anchoring...
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    When a Feral Tom Marks Your Hammock

    Hey there HF,

    So, this morning I noticed a few marks on the underside of my hammock that I left out last night.

    *sniff sniff*

    Cat marking. The Tom kind.

    I know exactly which mean little...
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    Nice carabiner rig there UltraZim, I haven't seen...

    Nice carabiner rig there UltraZim, I haven't seen that before but see how it works. Good work-around!
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    I was looking for this exact info re. CL length...

    I was looking for this exact info re. CL length for my exped.

    I'm totally fine with tying a trucker's hitch to my webbing, but the adjustability of a whoopie sling is becoming increasingly clear...
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    Sticky: Great video Ken, thanks for sharing. Must be THE...

    Great video Ken, thanks for sharing. Must be THE most common adjustment to the OEM cords.

    Does anyone have a preference with the Hennessies re. putting in the end loop of a whoopie vs using a CL...
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    Hello from bonedry Cali! Never visited FL but...

    Hello from bonedry Cali! Never visited FL but that I miss that VA humidity. Send some over our way guys
  31. Whooo buddy!! Hope ya staying healthy over there...

    Whooo buddy!!
    Hope ya staying healthy over there Shug!
  32. Hey WillieCash, new here and glad theres a SoCal...

    Hey WillieCash, new here and glad theres a SoCal contingent of hangers.

    Hanging in the Antelope Valley and would love to join you all!
  33. Hey All from Antelope Valley and the Mojave Desert!

    Hi all,

    Just introducing myself here. The name's Gabriel. From London originally and grew up a cub and scout with the 4th Enfield troop. Moved to SoCal years ago and call the Angeles National my...
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