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Howdy from Texas

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Post by pistal44 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:08 am

I've had a hammock for about 5 years now but still consider myself a Newby in a lot of ways. I live in Houston and hang at work a lot if I don't feel like fighting traffic for a hour or two trying to get home. I've been known to hang my hammock between our track hoe and dozer for the night. I started with a HH explorer. Bought a HH Cub for my son. Recently purchased a net less 11' from Dutchware and bought a used Warbonet traveler double layer. I have an order in with Loco Libre gear right now for a synthetic Cayenne pepper underquilt with Apex CS 6.0. I mostly car camp(for now anyway) so the bulk won't b an issue. I have a eno ember 2 to knock off the chill in the mild cold and a HH super shelter that I just can't learn to like. About 2 weeks ago I built Sarge's no sow underquilt with a Costco throw. Learned a lot fiddling with that and use it under my hammock in the house all the time.


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Post by sarge » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:15 am

Welcome to the campfire!

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Post by UncleMJM » Mon Oct 03, 2016 3:18 pm

Howdy and welcome!

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Post by pistal44 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:19 pm

Thanks Sarge and uncleMJM


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Post by Scott » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:14 pm

Welcome. I have considered hanging at work, but no where to do it. Sometimes I get off at 8pm and have to be back at 1 or 2am... Saving the drive would be nice on those nights. Time to check into it again.
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Post by brianb2 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:59 pm

Welcome from NC
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Post by pistal44 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:42 pm

Scott you should figure out a way with that schedule. I usually work 12-14 hour days so it's like a mini vacation at night. I'm the yard manager at a mulch yard so I have a little over 200 acres to camp wherever I want so that part is easy for me. We only use about 50 acres for the mulch yard. Where there is a will there's a way, good luck.



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Post by pistal44 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:51 pm

Thanks Brianb2. I met a long haul driver from NC before. He was laughing at me for being cold and looking for a coat. It was about 60 that day, to us southern boys that's what we call winter. Lol.


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