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    Welcome! I'm planning on getting out to northern...

    Welcome! I'm planning on getting out to northern ID this fall or next spring to see a friend and stay a bit on his property. It looks like gorgeous scenery in which to hang, hike and hunt.
  2. Thread: Dutchy

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    Welcome, Freek! It sounds like you already caught...

    Welcome, Freek! It sounds like you already caught the bug, so no need to warn you about it. Enjoy your Amok gear! Great guys.
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    Hanging isn't intuitive for some of us. I'm still...

    Hanging isn't intuitive for some of us. I'm still adjusting to it and learning every time I get out. Good luck as you get it nailed down. Beautiful scenery to hang in over there. :thumbup1:
  4. Thread: Fess Up

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    I get up, walk about 20' away to a tree, go, and...

    I get up, walk about 20' away to a tree, go, and get back in. With my luck, if I tried to pee in a bottle inside my hammock...one way or another, it's getting all over my gear.
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    Welcome from Indy! Planning on spending some time...

    Welcome from Indy! Planning on spending some time up your way this fall.
  6. ^^^ x2. A good night of sleep and comfort is...

    ^^^ x2.

    A good night of sleep and comfort is far more important to me than a pound or two.
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    The 5th season is 2nd Summer...and it's almost...

    The 5th season is 2nd Summer...and it's almost upon us.
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    Hennessey makes some funnel things with built-in...

    Hennessey makes some funnel things with built-in screens that hang from the tie-outs on your tarp and screw onto the top of a standard water bottle to collect rain water, if you don't feel like...
  9. Whoa. That shot is sick. Nice night view of the...

    Whoa. That shot is sick. Nice night view of the San Juans. I love that part of CO. :thumbup1:

    The Neowise Comet is supposed to be visible for us tonight around 10:30 EST in our NW sky. I don't...
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    It is as or more comfortable than any other...

    It is as or more comfortable than any other hammock I've been in yet, but I am still getting used to being up in the air after a lifetime of tent camping. I like mine, although I haven't achieved the...
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    Per the Warbonnet site: Included: 2...

    Per the Warbonnet site:

    Included:

    2 ridgeline tieouts
    4 main ground corner tieouts
    4 door tieouts
    4 panel pull tieouts
    Stuff sac
    7g tube of silicone for seam sealing
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    It depends on where you bought it. Most cottage...

    It depends on where you bought it. Most cottage vendors here in the US send it with the tarp unless you want to pay a little more for them to seal it for you. If it was tape sealed at the source,...
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    Welcome to the forums, from a former Upstater!...

    Welcome to the forums, from a former Upstater! :thumbup1:
  14. Thread: Cheap underquilt

    by Grunt
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    I was going to say the OneWind UQ is back in...

    I was going to say the OneWind UQ is back in stock on Amazon for $68, but you're better off by far with the one from Jared.
  15. Figures. :lol: My next upgrade will match my...

    Figures. :lol: My next upgrade will match my hammock, too. :thumbup1: Or, maybe my next hammock will be yellow to match the current Zing-It.
  16. Thread: Ridgeline sling?

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    It's another item I have in my cart there but...

    It's another item I have in my cart there but haven't pulled the proverbial trigger on yet. So. Much. Stuff. :lol:
  17. My current gathered-end setup (because I am a...

    My current gathered-end setup (because I am a stomach sleeper and don't think I will adjust to side sleeping in the GE) is 100% budget and it sounds like you're assembling a similar kit: Ridge...
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    Wow! That is amazingly kind and generous of you....

    Wow! That is amazingly kind and generous of you. It looks like a beautiful property. Thank you for your generous offer.
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    Same here...if it were still comfortable just...

    Same here...if it were still comfortable just getting up and down from the ground in a tent/tarp setup, I might not have found hammocks. I'm still rather new in this journey and operate on mostly...
  20. Thread: Walmart Tarp?

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    Cheap tarps are a great place to learn about...

    Cheap tarps are a great place to learn about flying them in different ways without wrecking an expensive one. Once you get good at putting it up and taking it down without snagging it or getting it...
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    Hello and welcome to HF! Europe seems to be...

    Hello and welcome to HF! Europe seems to be growing in terms of its outdoors industry. My Amok and associated gear came from Norway. I have gear from Italy, Germany and the UK as well (not all for...
  22. No. My luck doesn't work that way...I would...

    No. My luck doesn't work that way...I would actually have thrown it away on accident somehow. I'm glad you have better luck and it was only a scare.
  23. Thread: Another one.

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    Nice. I even like the Clemson purple. :thumbup1:...

    Nice. I even like the Clemson purple. :thumbup1: I'm going to have to look at a backyard setup like that so I can try out different suspensions and tinker with stuff.
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    Hey and welcome to HF! Buckle up and get ready...

    Hey and welcome to HF! Buckle up and get ready for the ride. It sounds like you might already have a hanging buddy. :thumbup1:
  25. That sounded like a perfect time to me. Looks...

    That sounded like a perfect time to me. Looks like Dorian already has this thing down. :thumbup1:
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    Hello and welcome to HF! Congrats on adding a...

    Hello and welcome to HF! Congrats on adding a Chameleon to your collection, too. Southsider here, waiting on my Dutch bling to get in myself.
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    Whatever it takes to find a spot where the...

    Whatever it takes to find a spot where the wife/husband and kids won't bother you, I guess. :lol:
  28. It looked like the perfect kind of rain on a tarp...

    It looked like the perfect kind of rain on a tarp while you're camping, too. Relaxing. Glad to see you got out for it.
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    Congrats and thanks for making additional effort...

    Congrats and thanks for making additional effort around here as part of the mod/admin team. :thumbup:
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    Well, you're living in this Midwesterner's #1...

    Well, you're living in this Midwesterner's #1 bucket list destination for hiking. Congrats on your escape, and welcome to HF. :thumbup1:
  31. I had to check where you were posting from,...

    I had to check where you were posting from, thinking "KANGAROO?!? What's this guy drinking?" :lol:

    So far, just inquisitive squirrels and what we think was probably a raccoon who thought better of...
  32. Beautiful and relaxing, as usual. :thumbup1:

    Beautiful and relaxing, as usual. :thumbup1:
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    Welcome to HF. You'll get that kit and setup...

    Welcome to HF. You'll get that kit and setup figured out the more time you spend in it. Good looking GSP pup. It's hard to beat a bird dog.
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    Welcome to HF, Dinh! As long as it gets you out...

    Welcome to HF, Dinh! As long as it gets you out into the woods, it doesn't matter how much your gear costs. You'll upgrade as you see fit. I've got some nice gear for certain circumstances and I have...
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    Hello and welcome to HF! It doesn't matter where...

    Hello and welcome to HF! It doesn't matter where you hang, as long as you're getting out there. :thumbup1:
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    Welcome to HF, and good luck on your hang!

    Welcome to HF, and good luck on your hang!
  37. Beautiful photos and such interesting trees and...

    Beautiful photos and such interesting trees and plants. Thanks for sharing.
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    I was contemplating doing this myself, but have...

    I was contemplating doing this myself, but have put it off for now. I like some of the thought you've put into it. Over-engineered means it is built to last. When I get back to where I can do this, I...
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    Gorgeous country with plenty of opportunity for...

    Gorgeous country with plenty of opportunity for you there. Welcome to HF!
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    Good interview, guys! My list of DutchWare wants...

    Good interview, guys! My list of DutchWare wants just keeps growing...
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    First, welcome to HF! It's been a long time since...

    First, welcome to HF! It's been a long time since I lived up that way, but I used to spend time camping around Woodstock/McHenry on public land and up into Janesville, WI (although I think that may...
  42. To borrow a phrase from Frank's Hot Sauce...I put...

    To borrow a phrase from Frank's Hot Sauce...I put that shhtuff on EVERYTHING! That said, I don't have much down gear because I don't trust myself with it beyond my Costco throws.
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    So. Many. Options. :scared: This is one of those...

    So. Many. Options. :scared: This is one of those areas where the opinions of others may keep you from making a HUGE mistake, but it will still leave you with a bunch of viable options, too. Good luck.
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    More gorgeous photos of a magical place....

    More gorgeous photos of a magical place. Thanks.:thumbup1:
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    Yep. Central IN is even worse. I can drive for an...

    Yep. Central IN is even worse. I can drive for an hour south or almost three north to get someplace worth being outdoors in this :cursing: state.

    If I were in your area (or OneClick's), I would...
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    First off, that block and tackle looks fun. I'll...

    First off, that block and tackle looks fun. I'll be searching that one out on Thingiverse later to print after my roommate is done printing stuff for some nurses and first responders. Thanks for the...
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    More great photography. Thanks. Glad you finally...

    More great photography. Thanks. Glad you finally got some rain to green things up. :thumbup1:
  48. My best friend just lost one of his dogs. So, I...

    My best friend just lost one of his dogs. So, I am getting him out foraging for morels and trying to talk him into camping for at least one night at our property over around Owen-Putnam as...
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    I'd be out back in mine most of the time too if I...

    I'd be out back in mine most of the time too if I had an appropriate hanging solution. Working on that one. Looks like the dog is jealous of you guys, as well. You need more hammocks for the rest of...
  50. Thread: New to the forum

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    Welcome to HF from the Midwest and a former...

    Welcome to HF from the Midwest and a former resident of the Upstate. SC is definitely a great place to hammock.
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