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    Just Bill, I checked out those links for the...

    Just Bill, I checked out those links for the Anker products, and to my untechnical eye, those smaller units won't power a CPAP machine of any kind. Having said that, the Pilot Lite 12 I have does...
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    Z1/z2 does work with any mask so many many...

    Z1/z2 does work with any mask so many many options


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    Excellent post about CPAP in general. Then...

    Excellent post about CPAP in general. Then pressure question is what is great about the Z1 auto - basically one doesnít have to worry about the pressure settings as the machine does all of that for...
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    I think that you posted a pic of that set up...

    I think that you posted a pic of that set up previously and I stole the kids lunch box idea and used it. It worked perfectly, just enought padding to offer a bit of protection with enough room for...
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    My backpacking/ camping CPAP battery solution.

    I thought I would update my findings with my new Medistrom PilotLite 12. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200707/b30077ecc512178879f644e0baba18c0.jpg...
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    I noticed when I got my Tensa4 how different the...

    I noticed when I got my Tensa4 how different the hang was as the stand itself tends to prevent one from cranking down the suspension, and encourages the more correct positioning of head versus foot. ...
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    Family Hang for 3

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    Backyard hang last night. The third hammock is behind the willow tree


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    I have had my Z1 for about 6 years and have no...

    I have had my Z1 for about 6 years and have no complaints.
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    I see what you did there....LOL!

    I see what you did there....LOL!
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    As I said, I am 6 foot 265 pounds and it held me...

    As I said, I am 6 foot 265 pounds and it held me fine. It was very stable and I had no issues getting in and out etc. In fact, what I noticed is that it is actually EASIER to get a correct hang for...
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    I was a bit nervous to tie it off at the ends as...

    I was a bit nervous to tie it off at the ends as I want to have the tarp taut. Won't cause any issues?
  12. I printed this in color to assist with my first...

    I printed this in color to assist with my first set up this afternoon. Other than a couple of minor confusing points it was an excellent resource! Thanks!!


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    Ah! I will have to look into the tarp extenders....

    Ah! I will have to look into the tarp extenders. I didnít see them before!


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    First hang in Tensa4

    Arrived this afternoon and I couldnít wait to set it up. Took me about 30 mins due to a bit of confusion on a couple of points, but not difficult at all - I figure once Iíve done this a few times...
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    I have a Z1 with integrated battery pack. It...

    I have a Z1 with integrated battery pack. It gets about 7 hours overnight so I am adding an AIM power station. I'll let you all know how this addition does. If it does not do well, I am going to...
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    I had the same thought. I actually just bought...

    I had the same thought. I actually just bought an XLC with a new tarp from Brandon (hasnt shipped yet) and will hand over the old reliable BB to my wife as she is now getting interested in hammock...
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    I use a Thermorest between the layers of my WBBB...

    I use a Thermorest between the layers of my WBBB (circa 2008). I've found that for summer months I don't need to bring it, but if the temps are projected to dip below 65 or so, I bring it and use...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200528/ce69aba0...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200528/ce69aba058f9fc983bf5a3677023f067.jpg
    Dog is ready to go!


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    Iím more amazed at the hammock stands and the...

    Iím more amazed at the hammock stands and the proliferation of hammock brands etc!


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    Yeah, its amazing how much the landscape has...

    Yeah, its amazing how much the landscape has changed - and some of the tech as well...
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    Life got in the way of enjoying the outdoors for...

    Life got in the way of enjoying the outdoors for a while. Now that I have the time I have the itch again to get out. Was doing a lot of day hikes but very little camping. Keep me in the loop for...
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    Back from Loooooong hiatus on the forum

    Hoping to reconnect with some old friends. Also looking to set up some group hangs in Kentucky/Southern Indiana. Heading to Charlestown State Park June 12-13 for the first outing this year (thank...
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    Wouldn't take the iPad hiking - thats my time to...

    Wouldn't take the iPad hiking - thats my time to get away, but it was nice to hang in the back yard, watch Boondock Saints in a rainstorm and then go to sleep in a comfortable wbbb!
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    iPads and hammocks ... Oh MY!

    So I am out testing my new Warbonnet Blackbird (Brandon rocks!) in the back yard tonight hoping for a solid rain storm to hit us here in Louisville so I can test my set up, and I thought to myself,...
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    I might be able to squeeze into the Friday night...

    I might be able to squeeze into the Friday night and Saturday portion of the outing.
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    Just getting concerned as my payment cleared...

    Just getting concerned as my payment cleared PayPal back on April 16 and I sent a follow up email to the email address on his website - but no reply. wondering if my order made it to him or not!
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    Contact info for Brandon at Warbonnet

    Anyone have phone number for him? Please PM me.

    Trying to follow up on an order but seem to be having trouble getting in touch.

    Gracias!

    Eric
  28. You guys rock!

    You guys rock!
  29. Monongahela National Forest - Gauley Ranger District

    Anyone done the trails in the Monongahela National Forest - Gauley Ranger District? We are thinking of taking a scout troop over for a 50 mile loop this summer. Anyone "been there and done that?"
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    For me it came down to comfort first. But, I...

    For me it came down to comfort first. But, I will say that even with a HH Explorer Deluxe and their stock (non-sil) hex fly my base weight on my last outing was 10 lbs. With food and water for...
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    I agree with most of your posts, being in the...

    I agree with most of your posts, being in the great outdoors carries with it risks that we take in a calculated effort to enjoy our hobby.

    For example this weekend we were down at RRG for an...
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    I think that was the deal, 3 PM at the Visitors...

    I think that was the deal, 3 PM at the Visitors Center.
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    I am planning on it. Probably will have my son...

    I am planning on it. Probably will have my son with me, and a friend with his sons (2).
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    Poll: Somehow I missed this conversation in January,...

    Somehow I missed this conversation in January, but from my experience, I love using my Trail Lite Large in the hammock. That extra width helps inside the hammock and I have not experienced an...
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    Poll: Sounds good to me

    Sounds good to me
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    Hanging under tarp at end of hammock works for...

    Hanging under tarp at end of hammock works for me, but I learned on my first trip what NOT to do:

    Soaking wet stuff, but not raining anymore when we set up camp, so I look at my HH with its...
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    Poncho liner to underquilt

    I know I read an article or series of posts on this or another forum before, but since I am a bit lazy . . .

    Has anyone converted a poncho liner to an underquilt? I have two that I want to...
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    Chemical foot warmers work wonders for the feet...

    Chemical foot warmers work wonders for the feet when you are cold hanging!
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    Poll: Hooch, let's set something up at RRG before you...

    Hooch, let's set something up at RRG before you move - one for the road as it were.
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    Poll: Hooch, are you going to make this one?

    Hooch, are you going to make this one?
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    Hooch, I am game whenever you can get away, I'll...

    Hooch, I am game whenever you can get away, I'll have to check my calendar when you get a date, but I am in. When is the big Move happening? We definitely have to get the gang together once more...
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    I've been reading a lot of articles lately that...

    I've been reading a lot of articles lately that attribute the big G more to our own habits and the contact we have with each other when in the back country as opposed to the water sources. I am no...
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    Poll: Let me know which date it is and I am in.

    Let me know which date it is and I am in.
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    Poll: So does the weekend of April 18th work for...

    So does the weekend of April 18th work for everyone? If we are going to do the Cave as well while we are there we should all make reservations - just in case some of the more interesting tours...
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    Poll: I have been planning to do a hike n hang at...

    I have been planning to do a hike n hang at Mammoth this spring since last fall. Let's pick a date. I am game after April 15.
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    You guys post a date and I'll try to make it. ...

    You guys post a date and I'll try to make it. Tax season makes it spotty for me, but I should be able to get away.
  47. Thread: Pike's Peak

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    This is what I love about our group on this forum...

    This is what I love about our group on this forum . . . tons of good advice and counsel . . . and ALL in the best spirit!

    Thanks for the great advice. Everyone have a great holiday. I'll keep...
  48. Thread: Pike's Peak

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    So, any tips from anyone on preparing for the...

    So, any tips from anyone on preparing for the altitude? Anyone here ever come from sea level and done a hike like this?

    I did spend 3 years in Provo, UT for law school and understand the...
  49. Thread: Pike's Peak

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    Food, I was thinking of heading up to Barr Camp...

    Food, I was thinking of heading up to Barr Camp and hanging close by on day one, then up to the peak and back to the timberline shelter area to hang for day two, then all the way down on day three.
    ...
  50. Thread: Pike's Peak

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    Pike's Peak

    OK, so I was out in Colorado Springs this week on business and had an awesome view of Pike's Peak from my hotel room (If you head out there I highly recommend the Antlers Hilton - awesome staff and...
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