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Old 03-18-2009, 12:50 PM
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Old 04-28-2009, 11:52 AM
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Wow, this is a good thread about hammocks and I'm thankful for the tone. If you'll permit the new gu NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-18-2009, 02:22 PM
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Old 09-18-2009, 04:06 PM
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"Yeah but the tree branch you're hanging from could randomly break, injuring your back, and the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-18-2009, 04:50 PM
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Mike_in_FHAZ Mike_in_FHAZ is offline
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I havent had any negative comments, that i know of. NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-18-2009, 10:22 PM
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Love my hammock. Everything is inside my pack. Hiking partner has 3 rolls outside his. A tent, pad NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-20-2009, 12:17 PM
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i camped with my first hammock this weekend, i slept great!
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Old 09-20-2009, 02:24 PM
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hammocking is neat, i'll give it that. it's reasonably comfy(those bridge type hammocks are very nic NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-20-2009, 09:36 PM
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I use both tents and hammocks. I typically use a hammock in hot summer temps as I find that I sleep NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:19 AM
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well, i remembered a way to whip up an expedient hammock out of a tarp(make your own gear has a bit NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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