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  1. https://live.staticflickr.com/4288/35324765231_6e3...

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    Always find it hard to top the Savage Farm campsite on Flagstaff Lake up in Maine that we used for the Mystery Paddle-In Hang.
    Open,...
  2. John~ you might connect straight to the rangers...

    John~ you might connect straight to the rangers there at Harold... They know us. I suspect that if you informed them of the full situation with your wife they might be willing to let you park in the...
  3. I just do a roll-up from the free end back to the...

    I just do a roll-up from the free end back to the Beetle, and then slip it flat-wise into the taut loop of the Amsteel CL on the end of my hammocks... the tension of the loop holds it fine. Helps as...
  4. Ah... better men than I. I see no reason to come...

    Ah... better men than I.
    I see no reason to come down off one mountain in January to go up another [in a chillier zone]. I shall think fondly of you folks "toasting"[shivering] around a...
  5. Just a suggestion from far, far away, but......

    Just a suggestion from far, far away, but... mebbe folks ought to indicate on this thread which site they are going to try to snag.

    No sense in competing against each other, having to try for a...
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    Best Advice: find someone at a group hang who...

    Best Advice: find someone at a group hang who has one and try it out to see what you think before you buy.

    They are way cool, roomy, comfortable, but heavy to tote, and not everyone is going to...
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    Yup... these puppies are the ultimate bag liner...

    Yup... these puppies are the ultimate bag liner for dirt cheap. No need to seam rip to get good usage.

    [I actually put a drawstring through loops sewn on the foot end to make a quick footbox and...
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    May the new year be kind to you, George. [btw~...

    May the new year be kind to you, George.
    [btw~ I'm sleeping with my GP every night just on my bed... like sleeping under a bag of warm air!]
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    [QUOTE=BananaHammock;2002136] Yeah. stay away...

    Yeah. stay away from the Bauers... the fabric is the Olefin-stuff, like the reusable shopping bags from the grocery...terrible.
    Only use I could think of was as a camp chair UQ.
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    Slighty contrarian here: I have several......

    Slighty contrarian here:
    I have several... lov'em to death. I use one on the couch and sleep nights under one all summer. You NEED! to have at least one.
    I ripped seams on one and couldn't tell the...
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    Get a pair of rag-wool flip-top mittens... I find...

    Get a pair of rag-wool flip-top mittens... I find that mittens are warmer than gloves for hanging around, and if you need dexterity, fold'em back and your finger-tips are free
    ...
  12. For the OP: I'd just save my...

    For the OP: I'd just save my pennies-nickels-n'-dimes and rather than jury-rig solutions just get a 0° or 10° when you can.
    Once you've hit 40°-and-going-down, a decent°/low° will cover all the...
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    Don't know about the whole system, but I remember...

    Don't know about the whole system, but I remember being disappointed in how heavy just the bivy was [this was even before I found out about hammocking and down quilts]
  14. I just look and go, "Whoa, THREE sets of lines on...

    I just look and go, "Whoa, THREE sets of lines on each tree"...
  15. Missed the hang, and missing you all, but I...

    Missed the hang, and missing you all, but I thought that I might reassure you that I did indeed make the pumpkin crack for Thanksgiving.
    I am happy to report that it was just as successful as it has...
  16. In my experience, most "double" hammocks don't...

    In my experience, most "double" hammocks don't increase your comfort, and certainly not with two people piled inside.
    What you get is a lot of flappy-floppy fabric that gets in the way.

    Try...
  17. Curious as to why there is no underbrush or...

    Curious as to why there is no underbrush or saplings.... grazing, wildfires...?

    Magnificent, BTW...
  18. Yeah... I had to restrain meself from boosting a...

    Yeah... I had to restrain meself from boosting a whole pocketful!
  19. THAT would be TOO cool... :::crosses fingers...

    THAT would be TOO cool... :::crosses fingers hopefully:::
  20. It was fun to meet and hang around with you, too,...

    It was fun to meet and hang around with you, too, Buddy.
    Always nice to find another part-Northerner who spends most of the year deprived of The Holy Grub [barbecue NC style!]
    Glad you hit some up...
  21. I have NEVER been to a group hang where having...

    I have NEVER been to a group hang where having "enough" food was any kind of problem.


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    Face it folks.... we are pretty much...
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    My favorite knot... a break-away fiction hitch.....Works a charm... three tries and you'll have it down pat
  23. DWurse...?

    DWurse...?
  24. ::: puts green tambourine and pan flute back in...

    ::: puts green tambourine and pan flute back in closet.... shudders at g-string thought:::

    :::hopes everyone forgets section of thread:::
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    Iffn there is gonna be "gamboling", I'll bring my green tambourine and pan-pipes!
  26. Phantom~ I will crack the XMas Piggy Bank before...

    Phantom~ I will crack the XMas Piggy Bank before I come over...
  27. Since they went over right well up in Greyson,...

    Since they went over right well up in Greyson, I'll plan on doing some of those sausage-chunks on the grill to pass around for SatNite/pre-chow snaxz
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    No! Snow is god's way of telling you to stay...

    No!
    Snow is god's way of telling you to stay inside and hibernate.
    If he had intended for us to go camp out in the icy cold of Winter, 0°-TQ/UQs and muck-lucks wouldn't cost so much!

    [Hint: cut...
  29. Thx... looks like there is a fair chance I can...

    Thx... looks like there is a fair chance I can find a pair
  30. Never been, but hope to make it. What are the...

    Never been, but hope to make it.
    What are the sites like... individual firepits and tables?, hanging out in the woods around a central group site?, toilets, etc...?
    I know there's no water.
    What's...
  31. We can certainly understand if you can not make...

    We can certainly understand if you can not make the trip down, but, now that you have teased us with it, it would be mighty kindly of ye to ship the Shugt-bread down...
  32. Here's hoping you guys have a wonderful time......

    Here's hoping you guys have a wonderful time... I'll miss you all and the colors. We haven't hit a low enough temp yet to trigger the change.
    Wish I was gonna be there to make the dessert crack
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    Git ye to a NEHHA hang! ...I miss that crowd SO...

    Git ye to a NEHHA hang! ...I miss that crowd SO much since I moved!
    Some of the best and nicest peepz I have ever met.

    Great Pumpkin Hang is coming right up... up just above Concord, NH. 250...
  34. I've got some photos>> ...

    I've got some photos>>

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    My rig up along the path by the kludgie

    ...
  35. Woke up and boogied early Sunday morn to be sure...

    Woke up and boogied early Sunday morn to be sure to catch the sunrise, so I didn't get to say "good-bye"s.
    Thanks to everyone for making me welcome, feeding me so well and for putting up with all my...
  36. Forgive me, I'm a nooB at this hang. That new...

    Forgive me, I'm a nooB at this hang.
    That new map link is just a spot on the road...? Is there a turn-off there or something?

    Where is the actual campsite[s]? At the end where it shows>>...
  37. What time do any of youse folks who know what's...

    What time do any of youse folks who know what's going on and how things get laid out git there?
    I was looking towards 2pm-ish Friday... [don't want to show up and start making decisions on my own]
  38. I have several of the CDTz in a bunch of forms....

    I have several of the CDTz in a bunch of forms. As light as they are, I always recommend just putting some ribbon loops across the bottom edge and gathering them with a length of bungee as a foot...
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    Probably a bit of a haul for me alone, BUT.......

    Probably a bit of a haul for me alone, BUT....
    If anyone who IS going sees this thread, has space in their car and would like a rider with gaz$$.... I love to go!
  40. No Probz... I'll toss in the Tato Stand and some...

    No Probz... I'll toss in the Tato Stand and some daisychain with 'biners... we can swap 'em on and off as anyone wants!
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    Just did the 1:1 on the Dynafly prototype I have...

    Just did the 1:1 on the Dynafly prototype I have been using.
    However, I thought that most syringe jobs I've seen looked kinda sloppy and lumpish, so I just daubed it on with a med-soft art brush...
  42. In addition to the Dynafly...

    In addition to the Dynafly [https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/149095-Behold-the-DynaFly-2018!], I can plan on bringing the "Bucket'O'Hammocks".
    It's a bunch of gathered end...
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    Dynamystic~ Good to hear from you, glad you are...

    Dynamystic~ Good to hear from you, glad you are back working on your dream[s].

    A lesson I learned along the way is simply that "Perseverance Furthers".... you just have to keep chunkin' along and...
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    Great place for sunrise... much jelouz. But I'll...

    Great place for sunrise... much jelouz. But I'll be at 5000' up in the VA Blue Ridge next weekend at Greyson Highlands and Mt. Rogers
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    I don't even think that is possible. There are so...

    I don't even think that is possible. There are so many cat-curves and the like that Josh worked out to tweak the units AS he made them. I don't even know how this one compares to ones he sent out to...
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    Well... just wondering about him, too I'll be...

    Well... just wondering about him, too
    I'll be flying the Dynafly prototype at the Greyson Highlands Hang next weekend in SW Virginia [gawd willin', and the creek don't rise].
    Just finished...
  47. I'll try to scape up some sausage links that I...

    I'll try to scape up some sausage links that I can grill and chunk up to go with your fauncy horseDoeveries
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    https://live.staticflickr.com/4293/35041151184_604...

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    $5 kids 6′ hammock from FiveBelow°, repurposed to gear-mock.

    Added:

    “knotty-mod" on both sides
    2 and 3 mesh pocket...
  49. What is the wood and fire setup? Just a main...

    What is the wood and fire setup?
    Just a main fire-ring, or are there others scattered around?
    Do we group source wood?

    Asking because I have a portable SS SoloStove Bonfire that has seen too...
  50. Then just measure the flat length, take 83%, tie...

    Then just measure the flat length, take 83%, tie loops in the end of some cord at that overall length[prefz is amsteel for no-stretch], and loop them at the place where your suspension departs the...
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