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by Scuba
Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Vendors
Topic: Litesmith - Reflective amsteel?
Replies: 12
Views: 2565

Re: Litesmith - Reflective amsteel?

I love all my Lawson glowire, just wish you would bring the coyote color back :)
by Scuba
Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Hiking with guns
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: Hiking with guns

Long heavy trigger pull. I understand that accuracy is compromised with that, and there are those that say all triggers are equal when carrying so it is a false security. To that group I agree in principle, but if that is the case why don't they carry a light competition trigger? People who say tha...
by Scuba
Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Why is my hammock suspension too tight/too loose?
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Re: Why is my hammock suspension too tight/too loose?

Good information! Trivial knowledge: "Rule of thumb" has a medieval reference to the size of the rod that can be used to beat your wife. It can't be thicker than the man's thumb, or it becomes too abusive. Perhaps hammock hangers need a "Rule of the Gun Hand". On a more serious note, I haven't pers...
by Scuba
Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Why is my hammock suspension too tight/too loose?
Replies: 3
Views: 446

Why is my hammock suspension too tight/too loose?

The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article When you first start hammock camping getting your suspension set right seems impossible. Once you start to understand some of the “physics” of hammock suspensions, it will become easier, and hopefully start to make m...
by Scuba
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Hammock General Discussion
Topic: First hang with Whoopies
Replies: 14
Views: 1059

Re: First hang with Whoopies

how long is the constrictor?
by Scuba
Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Hammock General Discussion
Topic: First hang with Whoopies
Replies: 14
Views: 1059

Re: First hang with Whoopies

Make sure you milk them tight, and, if you made them yourself, is your constrictor long enough? I always go an extra inch just to be safe.
by Scuba
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Hiking with guns
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: Hiking with guns

added a picture to the blog post that I wanted to include but couldn't find.

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by Scuba
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WBBB xlc multicam
Replies: 5
Views: 588

Re: WBBB xlc multicam

Used to own one of these...good hammock. I approve this message.
by Scuba
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Texas Trips
Topic: 9th Texas Fall Group Hang - November 9-12, 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3242

Re: 9th Texas Fall Group Hang - November 9-12, 2017

In before the ban....damn, wrong forum.
by Scuba
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: Hiking with guns
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Re: Hiking with guns

Here is the FBI's conclusion, and remember, they were ALL ABOUT 10mm, but have switched to 9mm. My thoughts will follow at the bottom FBI 9MM Justification, FBI Training Division This has been making its way around the Internet and we thought it was worth sharing. May 6, 2014 FBI Training Division: ...
by Scuba
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Texas Trips
Topic: Guadalupe River SP trip, Aug 25
Replies: 1
Views: 223

Guadalupe River SP trip, Aug 25

Just throwing out that I am going camping there that weekend. Family is going so the RV is being taken...I plan to spend as much time in the water as I can, until i shrivel away.
by Scuba
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Places to Hang and Trip Reports
Topic: New Texas State Park reservations rule
Replies: 3
Views: 426

New Texas State Park reservations rule

just made reservations for a trip in August and this came up IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR RESERVATIONS WITH ARRIVAL DATES ON OR AFTER DECEMBER 5, 2017 Texas State Parks will move to a new reservation system on or around Dec. 5, 2017. After the move you will have the opportunity to request specific sites whe...
by Scuba
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Articles
Topic: Hiking with guns
Replies: 9
Views: 1071

Hiking with guns

The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article This is probably going to be a controversial topic. If you don't like guns, just do everyone a favor and stop reading now. I will continue below . . . . . . . Ok, if you are still reading, you were warned.  What follows below wi...
by Scuba
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Texas Trips
Topic: The Time Has Come To Answer These Questions
Replies: 91
Views: 7887

Re: The Time Has Come To Answer These Questions

Definitely still a hanging event
by Scuba
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Hammock General Discussion
Topic: REI presentation on elevated camping "hammock camping"
Replies: 13
Views: 1365

Re: REI presentation on elevated camping "hammock camping"

Calait wrote:
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:36 pm
Scuba, there has to be an idiot in every crowd, not to disparage those who like Osprey. The bird flies fine.
I love Osprey packs for what they are designed for. I have an Atmos AG i still occasionally use. But UL thru hikers are using sub 2 lb packs.

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