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    I own original BB's, an XLC and an Eldorado. I...

    I own original BB's, an XLC and an Eldorado. I prefer the original BB. Between the XLC and Eldorado I prefer the Eldorado. I really like the shelf in the XLC and the BB as it allows me to store...
  2. Hotlips and Kingsford moved to Alexandria LA... ...

    Hotlips and Kingsford moved to Alexandria LA... Be careful as she and Kingsford are the Iron Chefs of DO cooking
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    Before The Terminator and I switched to UQ's we...

    Before The Terminator and I switched to UQ's we used pads. Inflatable and CCF. I never had a problem with moisture ( we would switch pads ) but The Terminator had massive issues so we quickly...
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    At least one company has been looking into...

    At least one company has been looking into welding nylon fabric together to make jackets and the like. Don't know if this welding method is gone mainstream or not and or how strong it is
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    Still learning new stuff from all the input we...

    Still learning new stuff from all the input we get here and sharing what I have learned over the years. Its been fun and I get to read posts from fellow hangers I helped to convert to the dark side...
  6. If I don't forget something each trip then I am...

    If I don't forget something each trip then I am not doing it right and it forces me to figure out a workaround. Years ago I forgot the spreader bar poles for The Terminator's (my wife) Ridge...
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    Unless I have the doors tied down to keep the...

    Unless I have the doors tied down to keep the rain, wind and or snow out, I just let then hang.
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    Made it with time to spare. We only got about 2...

    Made it with time to spare. We only got about 2 inches.

    Note: Shotgunnwillie lives about 10 miles east of me
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    Maybe next time he will spend the night with you

    Maybe next time he will spend the night with you
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    The wind skirt adds another $100 to the price.. ...

    The wind skirt adds another $100 to the price.. Did not see anything on the estimated weight
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    Not going to be able to make it. Have come down...

    Not going to be able to make it. Have come down with a nasty sore throat, congestion and head ache.

    While the state records show very very few bears being killed during the past few hunting...
  12. More pics from the hang

    More pics from the hang
  13. Got back home safe and sound and very tired last...

    Got back home safe and sound and very tired last night. Long drive. The Terminator found 4 very small seed ticks on me. Had a great time and weather was good. Food was excellent. One of the...
  14. Seems like I have been jinxed the past couple of...

    Seems like I have been jinxed the past couple of hangs. Got home took some back meds and feeling much better the next day. Great to meet some more fellow hangers and visit a place I have never been...
  15. So where will we be hanging on this map ?

    So where will we be hanging on this map ?
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    What did you think cuben fiber ( now called dyema...

    What did you think cuben fiber ( now called dyema (sp?) ) was first used for... They use a special double sided tape made by 3M. Link ...
  17. I am coming Friday

    I am coming Friday
  18. Have both..willl bring DL

    Have both..willl bring DL
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    Great report

    Great report
  20. I plan to be there Thursday afternoon or Friday...

    I plan to be there Thursday afternoon or Friday depending on weather
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    The problem with Yates is not the lack of trees...

    The problem with Yates is not the lack of trees but parking and water.
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    Isn't that the point of doing so ?

    Isn't that the point of doing so ?
  23. The Terminator has three of them so I don't think...

    The Terminator has three of them so I don't think she will notice if I borrow one.
  24. I could bring a RR

    I could bring a RR
  25. I am going to try and make this hang

    I am going to try and make this hang
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    Adding pack hooks to a Black Bird and or Eldorado...

    Adding pack hooks to a Black Bird and or Eldorado is easy and only takes a few minutes.
  27. Directions to the hang ? Looks like I will...

    Directions to the hang ?


    Looks like I will be at the hang
  28. I filled out the survey

    I filled out the survey
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    So am I. [/COLOR]

    So am I. [/COLOR]
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    True Story... I was there. Yes one of ours gave...

    True Story... I was there. Yes one of ours gave guy a ride ( not me ). Guy did not kill anyone, supposedly a peeping tom type. Mom of house guy was hanging around at came to our group and told us...
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    They all strong and work. Check out this link ...

    They all strong and work. Check out this link https://www.sailrite.com/How-to-Sew-Webbing-Loops
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    It was beautiful out there with the snow and the...

    It was beautiful out there with the snow and the lack of noise. Got home, took a hot shower and took a nap, feeling better.
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    2022 Grayson SP Winter Hang

    I came, I saw, I left.... well I did not leave willingly . Got to the hang on Friday about 3PM. Temps were 19 degrees, lots of snow on the ground but the roads were clear. Set up my hammock.. Sat...
  34. Same here. My truck is packed from my trip to...

    Same here. My truck is packed from my trip to HangCon
  35. I think the snow has melted enough on the road...

    I think the snow has melted enough on the road leading to my house that I can get to the bottom of the mountain today. Have to go my dogs out of hack ( boarding ). We have a 50% chance of snow (...
  36. Here in Murphy NC it is 25 degrees at my house

    Here in Murphy NC it is 25 degrees at my house
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    Any NC SP that allows camping also allows...

    Any NC SP that allows camping also allows hammocks. Straps are fine. The only thing they will get mad about is if they catch you driving nails into the trees or cutting any of the trees and or...
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    Yes. I just throw my coat/jacket down at the...

    Yes. I just throw my coat/jacket down at the foot end of my hammock and rest my feet on that. If my feet are damp, I keep them out of the TQ foot box until they are dry.
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    When using a 3/4 length UQ and it is cold out, I...

    When using a 3/4 length UQ and it is cold out, I just throw my jacket down at the foot end of my hammock and rest my feet on the jacket for keeping them warm. I am on blood thinners so I never know...
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    HangCon 2022 Trip Report

    Made it to HangCon this year. First time I have made it down there since it moved from Doe Lake. The campground is not bad and I liked the stream meandering thru the area. My only complaint would...
  41. I would volunteer my place but so far I only have...

    I would volunteer my place but so far I only have about 6 spots suitable for hanging unless you like hanging on a steep hill.
  42. It snowing right now where I live and I am about...

    It snowing right now where I live and I am about 180 miles SW from Grayson. Imagine it snowing big time up there. Last time I attended the winter hang we were delayed being able to get to Grayson...
  43. Just got back from HangCon ( left early due to...

    Just got back from HangCon ( left early due to snow storm due to hit tonight where I live with potential 1+ ft of snow. Several of us were discussing the Grayson Hang but I was the only who was...
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    In NC check out Merchants Mill Pond and or Medoc...

    In NC check out Merchants Mill Pond and or Medoc Mt State Parks. There are places to hang hammocks in the family camp sites at both parks.


    Most of the "bed bugs" people claim to see at hotels...
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    rockdawg has a Spin tarp that he still uses and...

    rockdawg has a Spin tarp that he still uses and that thing is old.
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    The perfect hammock is always the next one you get

    The perfect hammock is always the next one you get
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    There are 2 styles of Wookies. One is made to...

    There are 2 styles of Wookies. One is made to fit the regular BB and one is made to fit the XLC BB. Just make sure you get the right one. I have a 0 degree Wookie I use with my BB. Very nice.
  48. Lie # 1 :)

    Lie # 1 :)
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    Quest has been around a long time and I used them...

    Quest has been around a long time and I used them a couple of times when I started hanging
  50. Good, I am registered.

    Good, I am registered.
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