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    Dogwood, the plastic clip that clasps onto the...

    Dogwood, the plastic clip that clasps onto the rib came off and I lost it. Im guessing the plastic broke Iím confident I could reattach if I had it but when my camera strap that was attached to this...
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    Thank you for the links and ideas all. Had I been...

    Thank you for the links and ideas all. Had I been searching the web for ""STERNUM" straps I would have found a lot more heh. Perrymk, the second link is exactly what I need to work with this pack....
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    Replace chest strap?

    Hey all, I've been using my GoLite Jam 50 for several years and I started using biners to hold my camera to my chest and it ended up popping one of the plastic clasps that the chest strap was...
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    To fill in some blanks, the house on the same...

    To fill in some blanks, the house on the same road as my parents who are getting older and to the point they'll need my help (only child, yay). This is why I rehabbed/gutted this house from nothing...
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    Creative Mortgage Budgeting

    Greetings magnificent people.
    I searched the forum a bit for mortgage related topics but didn't find much related to this specifically. I have a $570 mortgage and am not making enough to save $6/mo...
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    I agree with all the old timers here, they have...

    I agree with all the old timers here, they have solid advice. After 2 days that camera case is going to feel heavy, especially after you resupply. My camera case recently broke the shoulder strap on...
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    Skyline Loop Questions

    I've done day hikes in SNP from Thornton Gap but never multi-day. Are we able to leave vehicles in the parking lots and do they charge for how many days you're in the park when you leave? If I can...
  8. Thread: NCT Info

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    QiWiz is there a reason you recommend the...

    QiWiz is there a reason you recommend the eastern side of Quehanna, more picturesque, easier etc? Just curious since I've never been on the trail.

    I'm taking a 1st time hiker with me, just a...
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    Thanks partner. I will definitely check those...

    Thanks partner. I will definitely check those areas out and see if I can plan out a route.
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    NCT Info

    I'm not finding much good information on the North Country Trail. I'm hoping someone else around here has hiked in the NW Pennsylvania area. I'd like to do a weekend trip in either a loop or out and...
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    Are you in Jackson township? Just curious I live...

    Are you in Jackson township? Just curious I live in the portage lakes area so it's nice to see other Ohioans interested in the AT. I'm trying to decide if I want to do a section this summer and was...
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    There weren't many reservations booked at Cook...

    There weren't many reservations booked at Cook Forest SP for the weekend we were planning for (mid Sept). I'll see if I can talk them into checking out the hikes at clear creek. As always, white...
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    Cook Forest State Park (PA)

    Anyone ever camped at this park? I have never been anywhere near this park but some friends are trying to get a group site for a few days. They have like 30 different trails so I was fishing for...
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    One thing I tried this spring when it hit me was...

    One thing I tried this spring when it hit me was a couple tbsp of apple cider vinegar mixed with OJ. I can't drink that stuff straight up, I HATE vinegar. But that did seem to ease my symptoms when...
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    I've heard of the raw honey deal, but I hear it's...

    I've heard of the raw honey deal, but I hear it's best to use raw honey and bee propolis from your local area to develop an immunity. I guess I need to try that now and find out if it helps at all.
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    Experience with allergies

    My allergies kick my butt for ~3 weeks in May every year. Most OTC meds don't work for me and benadryl just turns me into a zombie. I'd probably end up sleeping 12 hours a day and getting lost on a...
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    I was reading a recent issue of Backpacker...

    I was reading a recent issue of Backpacker Magazine and they were saying attendance in the national parks has risen something like 40% last year alone and expected the trend to continue. As more...
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    Did the voices tell you to say that? lol

    Did the voices tell you to say that? lol
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    That is what I have heard for years so it's what...

    That is what I have heard for years so it's what makes me think it's worth a try. I appreciate everyone chiming in, especially since I didn't know there were hammock dedicated forums. I have MUCH to...
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    Bad Neck + Hammock

    I'll start by saying I'm ignorant on hammocks and have a bad neck due to a car injury, but therapy has helped make it 90% pain free now. I'm a side sleeper and I've always liked tents more but I...
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    Good to know they are a respectable company like...

    Good to know they are a respectable company like that. The holes are kinda small and really not that bad, but I know it will rip and tear with more trips. It probably weighs 1-2 oz so I may consider...
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    If you read all the blogs and stories around...

    If you read all the blogs and stories around here, water bladders are unreliable and virtually impossible to clean. I'm going to take the sawyer bladder that comes with the filter just because it's...
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    Yeah I think the poles are what damaged the stuff...

    Yeah I think the poles are what damaged the stuff sack. OOPS! The stuff sack may need to go BUT I'm kinda leery about wrapping up the poles in the tent because I think the tent material is the same...
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    Copper Spur Carry Sack

    I bought my BA copper spur UL1 last year on sale, got a good deal too! I've taken it on a couple overnight trips and the silnylon sack for carrying it already has a few holes and I've only carried it...
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    This is probably a stupid question, but assuming...

    This is probably a stupid question, but assuming someone is flying down south to start the trail, where do you ship your gear to so you can pick it up? I can only assume most fly into Atlanta so do...
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