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    Sticky: I added myself to the bottom of the Georgia state...

    I added myself to the bottom of the Georgia state column. I see what might be a formatting issue, the column header for Georgia is on row 51 instead of at the top on row 3 like the other State...
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    I had a lot of fun on my first group hang. ...

    I had a lot of fun on my first group hang. Looking forward to more.

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  3. I have a question. I'll be there Thursday night...

    I have a question. I'll be there Thursday night and am trying to figure out what gear to bring. What is the normal expected temperatures and weather like? I've looked up past weather for the Tampa...
  4. Just registered yesterday. This will be my first...

    Just registered yesterday. This will be my first HangCon and the first time I've been camping in over 2 years.
  5. Wanted to chime back in and thank everyone for...

    Wanted to chime back in and thank everyone for their input. I ended up staying at Tyler State Park. Worked out really well and I had a couple of great nights of sleeping.
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    Really not sure on how much more it can hold....

    Really not sure on how much more it can hold. Doesn't seem strained at my 30-40lbs.

    As for drip lines, I've not used them, but it probably wouldn't hurt. It is more of a lashed type gathered end...
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    Love mine. Holds my entire pack and pack contents...

    Love mine. Holds my entire pack and pack contents (70L) (except my hammock and tarp of course). Kept everything dry in a pretty hard rain as well.

    Anything specific you'd like to know?

    Sent...
  8. Thanks SilvrSurfr. I was starting to look at...

    Thanks SilvrSurfr. I was starting to look at Tyler. Pretty direct for my route. I hope as my Son makes TX his home I'll have more opportunities to visit and camp in the area.
  9. Hammock Friendly campsite along I20 in east TX

    I'm going to drive out to get my son from UNT so he can come home to GA and work for the summer.

    I'll was planning on camping somewhere along I-20 in East TX on the way to get him, and then in...
  10. I have a CL on the ridge line with a prussik,...

    I have a CL on the ridge line with a prussik, then I pull that CL into a "Larkshead" knot and thread through the shock cord attached to my tarp ridgeline. The shock cord on the ridgeline is tied in...
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    I too think it is fine just as is. I vote to...

    I too think it is fine just as is. I vote to leave it the way it is.

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    https://ripstopbytheroll.com/ also has kits,...

    https://ripstopbytheroll.com/ also has kits, instructions and lots of fabric/supplies.
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    I get my GŁtermann Mara 70 and Tera 40 (glossy,...

    I get my GŁtermann Mara 70 and Tera 40 (glossy, with high tensile strength, great for tarps etc.) from Wawak sewing: www.wawak.com

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  14. Thread: New website

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    Just checked it out today. Looks great and easy...

    Just checked it out today. Looks great and easy to use!

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    I've used goo-gone successfully on mine with no...

    I've used goo-gone successfully on mine with no apparent ill effects.

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  16. I use a Molly Mac Gear Box, usually hung between...

    I use a Molly Mac Gear Box, usually hung between two near by trees. Has worked really well for me through a few pretty wet nights.

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  17. I'm 230 and mine is holding up well. Granted only...

    I'm 230 and mine is holding up well. Granted only slept in it 6 nights maybe, but it is still holding up well. Goal is to get down to 200. Right now it is just a tad stretchier than I'd like, but...
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    Loco Libre Cayenne Pepper

    I got my 80" Cayenne Pepper quilt from George a couple of weeks ago. Just had a chance today to hang in my back yard and try it out. It is a pretty breezy day today here in NW GA and about 60*F. ...
  19. Just ordered a Cayenne Pepper Underquilt. 80"...

    Just ordered a Cayenne Pepper Underquilt. 80" standard width. Never could get my 3/4 length to keep me warm. Decided full length was the way to go. Dark olive outer, gray trim and deep purple inside.
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    Hello from Dallas, GA.

    Hello from Dallas, GA.
  21. Thread: 360 photos

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    This is awesome!

    This is awesome!
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    I have a Sparrow with a peak shelf at both ends.

    I have a Sparrow with a peak shelf at both ends.
  23. I use this one:...

    I use this one: https://www.walmart.com/ip/Cocoon-Air-45-Core-Ultralight-Lumbar-Support-Pillow/152209742

    I'm not 100% satisfied with it though. Even using the felted side my neck sweats. I've been...
  24. Thread: DIY Tarp!

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    I also used the permatex on my DIY winter 12 from...

    I also used the permatex on my DIY winter 12 from RSBTR. Worked really well straight from the tube. And big +1 on the clips. I used the clover wonder clips and was very pleased.
  25. BTW that creepy sounding animal is a frog. We...

    BTW that creepy sounding animal is a frog. We have a few in the creek behind our house.
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    I'm going to second this. I live in the Atlanta...

    I'm going to second this. I live in the Atlanta area and it is still really warm here. My Jarbidge makes a really good fall/spring UQ for thus area.
  27. I've used orange Goo-Gone with good results....

    I've used orange Goo-Gone with good results. Don't know about long term affects on the nylon though. Washed it all off with soapy water once the sap was disabled, hung to dry afterwards. My straps...
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    Welcome from Dallas, GA

    Welcome from Dallas, GA
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    Welcome from Dallas, GA

    Welcome from Dallas, GA
  30. I just did a 4 night hang with my Dad, son, and...

    I just did a 4 night hang with my Dad, son, and brothers in the Sangre de Cristo mountains in CO a few weeks ago. We found a great place to hang. Only problem we had was finding live trees (at 11,500...
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    Calf ridge problems in my 11' X 64" Sparrow

    I recently went camping in the Sangre De Christo mountains in Colorado with my Dad, son, brother, and brothers in law with my awesome Sparrow. It is 11' and 64" wide. It is a SL Robic 1.0. I weigh in...
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    I just got home from a backpacking trip to the...

    I just got home from a backpacking trip to the Sangre DE Cristo mountains in CO. It was wetter than I've ever seen the CO mountains before and their were a ton of mosquitos. My hammock and clothes...
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    I just ordered 3 from Amazon this last Monday. ...

    I just ordered 3 from Amazon this last Monday. Expected delivery was originally next Wednesday, then I got an email saying they would be delivered Friday. I actually received them on Thursday. So...
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    I have a 11' Sparrow that is SL Robic. It is a...

    I have a 11' Sparrow that is SL Robic. It is a little stretchy, but I've not decided if I like it or not yet. It holds my weight just fine. I'm 5'10" and 235. My other hammock is a WBBB 1.7 DL...
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    Quilt hooks at head end, showing the carabiner as...

    Quilt hooks at head end, showing the carabiner as well
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    It isn't connected to the hammock body really....

    It isn't connected to the hammock body really. The quilt hooks are about 10" or so from the gathered end. I just pop the suspension cords in them on both sides at each end (4 total) this keeps it...
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    Dutchwaregear Double Cord Locks

    I've posted this question on the "contact us" link on dutchwaregear.com but haven't heard back yet, so I though I would see if any others might know the answer:

    The Double Cord Lock pictured on...
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    I actually don't have a good picture of mine, but...

    I actually don't have a good picture of mine, but Paul from Arrowhead (maker of the Jarbidge) has a really good video showing and explaining it's suspension:

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  39. Here is the first hang using the tarp. I was on...

    Here is the first hang using the tarp. I was on the Chinnabee Silent Trail in the Talladega Wilderness, AL.

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  40. DIY RSBTR MARPAT Winter 12(ish) tarp (image heavy)

    Finally finished my tarp. I decided on a 11' 6" ridgeline, so not quite a winter 12. Seam sealed with Permanent flow-able silicone. Also added an external pole mod. Love the extra space. To hang it...
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    I just slept in my 11' Sparrow last night with...

    I just slept in my 11' Sparrow last night with the 3/4 Jarbidge UQ from KAQ. The hooks work like a charm.
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    The unit is per square yard. Like he said, the...

    The unit is per square yard. Like he said, the 1.7 is heavier and tougher.
  43. I have a SL Sparrow made from 1.0 Robic. Love it....

    I have a SL Sparrow made from 1.0 Robic. Love it. I'm about 240# and I don't notice much, if any stretch, but it isn't as firm as my 1.7 DL WBBB.

    I've never felt 1.6 HyperD but when I was talking...
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    Try further apart if you can. My WBBB is most...

    Try further apart if you can. My WBBB is most comfortable when the trees are the 15-18ft apart as recommended by Brandon in his videos. I actually have hypertension problems in mine and use a small...
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    I haven't slept in it yet, but it is quite nice....

    I haven't slept in it yet, but it is quite nice. Not as firm an my 1.7 DL WBBB, but good support. Little to no stretch and I'm about 240lbs.
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    Poll: I agree. Being raise as an Air Force brat and...

    I agree. Being raise as an Air Force brat and being around uniforms my entire life, I've very much of the attitude: "Wear the uniform correctly, or don't wear it at all"

    That being said, An...
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    FS: Payment received: Sold to darkblade1000rr

    Payment received: Sold to darkblade1000rr
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    FS: Price bump per PM with darkblade1000rr: $90...

    Price bump per PM with darkblade1000rr:

    $90 shipped via USPS
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    FS: MSR Whisperlite stove with 2 fuel bottles

    Whisperlite Stove - white gas only
    stove in excellent condition, works like new
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    * pump
    * stove
    * wind shield
    * ground heat reflector shield
    * maintenance oil
    * replacement o-ring
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    It looks to me like you might be a little too...

    It looks to me like you might be a little too flat. You angle on the suspension looks closer to 20* than 30*. You might want to try and get higher up on the trees and increase your the angle of the...
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