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    Easy Hammock Classic Review?

    Good evening everyone, I was wondering if any of you have used any of the easy hammock products? I have only been able to find one review (on here actually) and no video reviews on YouTube. I really like the look of them! The insulated one looks good but I already have a couple of underquilts...
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    Planning France Canoe Trip Help

    Good Morning Everyone, I’m trying to plan a canoe trip with my girlfriend, I’m used to doing week long trips of “roughing” it (i.e middle of Sweden, in a hammock, no designated camp spots, no showers etc) but I’m trying to ease her up to that, so to start with I want to take her on a 3-4 day...
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    Hammock Upgrade

    Morning everyone! I currently have a DD frontline as my go to hammock set up and have had for years, I'm trying to decide if its worth upgrading! I'd love a warbonnet blackbird because I like the look of the shelf and the weight and diagonal lay etc but i can't justify paying that much money...
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    Planning Stora Le Sweden Trip

    Good Afternoon People! at the beginning of September I am going to Stora Le in Sweden for a week long canoe trip. I'm trying to make a map of the area...in the UK I usually just use Bing Maps...switch it to OS mode and print screen it into a word document and print it...easy. I can't seem to...
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    Wild Camping With the Pooch?

    Afternoon Guys, not really sure where this should go, so if I've posted in the wrong place, let me know! When the warmer weather arrives, maybe April onwards, I'm thinking of starting to take my springer pup camping with me. Does anyone have any tips? Obviously I want to keep weight to a...
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    Winter Tarp Suggestions?

    Good morning everyone, Can someone suggest to me a winter tarp for hammocking (one with doors) that's easy to get hold of in the uk, i.e not going to get hit by customs charges as i would if buying from states and one thats not gonna cost me an arm and a leg! Thanks!
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    HELP! Dog Separation Anxiety

    Good Morning All, I know this isn't really the right place to ask this, but a lot of you have dogs and might be able to help. I recently bought a springer pup, and I can't for the life of me get him to stop howling at night and when we leave him in the kitchen (to try and get used to being on...
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    DD Hammock Mods Question

    Hi Guys, I'm just thinking about potential modifications to make to the DD hammock systems to make them a little bit more to my taste and just wanted to find out if anyone had done anything similar. first of all let me describe my idea then you can tear it to shreds! :lmao::hammock: basically...
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    Any Gun Dog Trainers - Help?

    Not sure what section this really belongs in but someone can move it if there's a more suitable one! I know this isn't particularly a doggy forum, but generally people that are into bushcraft are outdoorsy active folks so i'm sure there must be someone suitable on here! Are any of you lovely...
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    Sprocker Owners!!

    Good Afternoon everyone, I was just wondering if any of you have Sprockers? If so, what can you comment about them? Pro's / Cons's? etc. And is it more cocker or springer? what are the general health implications / things to watch for (if any) When my girlfriend moved in she brought with her a...
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    Mobile Phone Photography - Flowing Water / Light Rays

    Good Morning Everyone, a quick question, with the ever expanding world of "mobile phone photography" and the quality of cameras they're now putting in phones, you can really capture some pretty amazing shots. I have been practicing and playing around with it now for a while and I'm seeing some...
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    Hummingbird Hammocks

    Hi Guys, Has anyone ever had any experience with the Hummingbird Hammocks? They seem to be pretty good, decent price and mega small and lightweight, something mad like 200g and fit in the palm of your hand. The only downside is they're from the US, how much would it cost to get it over here...
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    Weekend Kayaking in Norway Help

    Afternoon you lovely people, I'm hoping there is someone on here that can provide me with some good ideas! Recently I saw an advert on Facebook for a 3 day weekend kayaking trip in the Norwegian Fjords with a tour company, you flew into Bergen Friday afternoon and you came home Sunday night...
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    Quilted Trousers for Hammocking

    Afternoon all, I had a bit of a brainwave the other day, I have a craghoppers compresslite jacket that I love because of how warm it is and how small it packs down. I take it pretty much every time I go camping. My thought was, instead of taking a bigger sleeping bag for colder temps, I could...
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    Ultralight Rucksack

    Hi Guys, I'm looking to upgrade from my cheapo karrimor rucksack, can anyone recommend a lightweight rucksack for longer trips, I'm looking at 45L+ really and don't want it to break the bank. A lot of the ones I'm finding are going for £150+ which at the minute I'm struggling to justify! I...
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    Dog Friendly B&B/Pub Peak District

    Hi Guys, Do any of you know of any/have stayed at any dog friendly B&Bs or Pubs or anything of the sort in the peak district? My Girlfriend and I have decided to book at week off at the start of November and fill it full of random days away. One of which we want to spend a day and night in the...
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    Help Required Lake District/Wales Glamping

    Good Evening guys, I was hoping was hoping one of you lovely people would be able to advise me. I'm looking at taking the girlfriend away for 3-4 days in October/November. I'd quite like to go to either the Lake District or somewhere equally as "pretty" in Wales. Not Scotland as it's a bit too...
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    Hammock Tips & Tricks

    Good Evening Everyone, I know there are a million and 1 ways to hammock camp but i'm looking for what are YOUR personal favourite "tips & tricks" like little modifications you've done that you just couldn't imagine not using now. I'm not talking things like using whoopies instead of webbing...
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    Firewood Supplier Derby

    God it's been ages since I've posted something on here! Just wondering guys, I've just bought my first house in Castle Donington and it has a wood burner! :D Does anyone from Derby know where the best place to get wood for it is? Does anyone know a good supplier or use anyone that's reasonably...
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    Help! Canoe Trip Norway

    Hi guys, So last year me and the guys went to Sweden canoeing for a week on a self guided expedition in the region of Ed - this year it's my turn to organise! So we want something a bit different so this year we want to go to Norway, now the great thing about Sweden was that it was totally...