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Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 58,312
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Hey Eddy, spoke with you this Bakersfield AM in...

Hey Eddy, spoke with you this Bakersfield AM in front of a local pool hall just down from Big 5. Judy and I found we may have given you some slightly off directions to Sports Chalet...hope you did...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,389
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Maybe since the Toronto mayor, Rob Ford, got his...

Maybe since the Toronto mayor, Rob Ford, got his weird rude on some Canadians are beginning to follow suit? I dunno...:1drink

Frankly the average cager deserves no consideration when it comes to...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,891
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Ditto, good manufacturer. I have two of them from...

Ditto, good manufacturer. I have two of them from my last days as an LEO. They are tough and reliable, a big deal in LEO work. The problem with the Lithium batteries is when in cold camp they must be...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,389
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
The cell phone talking tailgating creature, that...

The cell phone talking tailgating creature, that took my lane and took me out, failed to notice the monkey pee yellow gas tank that obscured her entire window. She also missed my high beams as I came...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,225
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Just got back from the hospital...close one....

Just got back from the hospital...close one. Seems my down top quilts and sleeping bags (4 of them) crawled down the hall and attacked me like Anacondas. Almost choked me to death! My stinkin'...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
What hammock? :lobby

What hammock? :lobby
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,891
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
The Zebra Light will be my next one. Can be used...

The Zebra Light will be my next one. Can be used as a regular flashlight or headlamp. This (http://www.zebralight.com/H52F-AA-Floody-Headlamp-Cool-White_p_132.html) one operates on a single AA...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Pretty nice looking spot but it looks like there...

Pretty nice looking spot but it looks like there is a history of some slight wind there.

BUMP :freaky
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,225
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Yup I only plan ahead with stuff like dry sacks...

Yup I only plan ahead with stuff like dry sacks and putting my hammock tarp in mesh sleeves so it can ride outside of my sealed paniers when wet. I also bring stuff like space blanket tarps and fire...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,225
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
The camping progression in the last 50 years has...

The camping progression in the last 50 years has been busy. I've gone from cotton fill to early synthetic. Then to down and even a wool liner bag. Returned to synthetic and finally am at down again....
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,278
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
If the take is primarily rescue tool, there are...

If the take is primarily rescue tool, there are obviously better choices than pocket knives. Like this (http://www.copsplus.com/prodnum4496.php) and frankly it is what I would rather have in hand...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,278
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
My experience has been that one hand blades with...

My experience has been that one hand blades with the blade hole (over the screw in knob) works better for gloves and all around opening. In LEO land the knife will need to do multiple tasks but the...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,278
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Spyderco was the LEO gotta have one handed...

Spyderco was the LEO gotta have one handed opener...well, at least back in the day. :evil

Good points about getting him what he wants, considering possible departmental uniform/equipment...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,806
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
When I tented (hammocks now) I found that...

When I tented (hammocks now) I found that securing the poles and stakes, in a separate bag, across the seat was the best way. The tent could easily go into a panier without them in the stuff sack.
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Duh...guess I'm too broke to pay attention after...

Duh...guess I'm too broke to pay attention after buying my set ups. :evil
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Well done. Maybe this should be a stickie on your...

Well done. Maybe this should be a stickie on your first post to help folks with an early go to list.
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
It ruined most all sci fi for me and I wish there...

It ruined most all sci fi for me and I wish there were more like it. BTW Kaylee had a hammock. If the rest of y'all don't know what we are talking about you are missing out on a truly great cult...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
I have a Titanium plated collar bone (thanks to a...

I have a Titanium plated collar bone (thanks to a cell phone using tailgating cager) on my sleep side. At home the Sleep # helps...at camp I found a WBBB 1.1 dbl worked much better than my 1.7 dbl. I...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
The 2QZQ mod has the ability to tie the doors...

The 2QZQ mod has the ability to tie the doors back but they do offer the removable Griz Beak (http://www.2qzqhammockhanger.com/tarpaccessories.html) that will work on just about any tarp. Makes for a...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
I have an Arrowhead Equipment Toxaway tarp...HERE...

I have an Arrowhead Equipment Toxaway tarp...HERE (http://www.arrowhead-equipment.com/tarps.html). Thinking about sending it to 2QZQ for a sew on door mod...HERE...
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,431
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
The USA is a patchwork of different laws for...

The USA is a patchwork of different laws for carrying handguns. While I very much agree with the second amendment being the only law we all should need, the reality of travel with a firearm is...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,215
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
The ability to just wrap the adjustable strap...

The ability to just wrap the adjustable strap around the trees and clip on with a biner makes adjusting (tree) strap height a breeze. There are lighter suspensions but the simplicity of the...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,215
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
I'm sure glad nobody at Hammock Forums thought...

I'm sure glad nobody at Hammock Forums thought like this when I began research...went from Hennessy questions to a whole world of possibilities.



2QZQ was going to be my first mod when...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,737
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
An alternative...

An alternative (http://www.sogknives.com/entrenching-tool.html);

In my area a shovel (and a bucket) is required for a fire permit outside of any campground (98% of campgrounds stink on ice...
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,443
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Like fatboy, I use mine to boil water only (tea,...

Like fatboy, I use mine to boil water only (tea, instant oatmeal, etc). There are better butane/propane combo stoves for cooking on but the only other thing I normally use the Jetboil for is heating...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,005
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
I go to a local audiologist and get customs for...

I go to a local audiologist and get customs for about $50. They last about two years before becoming uncomfortable for me...aging causing changes to the ear canals I guess. While they fit well they...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Try UKhammocks...

Try UKhammocks (http://ukhammocks.co.uk/shop/catalog/browse?sessid=OrzDyUBagrMz1mJZUmcYXzjaGyat73bbSq1uwHFEOe6SUo9Z3mWQYYpK76rA5ojt&shop_param=), they are the UK source for Warbonnet etc.

I'd...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Not a Hennessy but my Blackbird 1.1 dbl worked...

Not a Hennessy but my Blackbird 1.1 dbl worked great for side sleeping. It was made of softer material than the 1.7 dbl (yes I have more than one hammock). Side sleeping works with the 1.7 but is...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Rumor has it there are entire sites dedicated to...

Rumor has it there are entire sites dedicated to motorcycles too and folks post about "farkeling" them until they work like they want...weird huh? :evil

I take it you have not tried hammock...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
A number of hammock campers get the bug because...

A number of hammock campers get the bug because of physical issues...I am one of those. When both knees went bionic (more titanium in me than your average lightweight backpacker kit) the fun went...
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Ah thanks, do you use them on head end only or...

Ah thanks, do you use them on head end only or foot end too? Looks just like yet another gadget I "need" real bad. :wink:
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
How do you clip the Incubator to your WBBB...

How do you clip the Incubator to your WBBB hammock? I'm picturing some sort of Dutch gear (or maybe something else) to clip the sides together...is that off?
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
You ARE new to hammock camping and while there is...

You ARE new to hammock camping and while there is no need to get overly complicated there is a learning curve. :deal I travel to enjoy the journey and camp so comfort is everything. If my tent were...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 355,725
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
What were you planning to use for insulation? If...

What were you planning to use for insulation? If the comfort bug bites, the expense of the hammock and bug net will be nothing compared to underquilts/topquilts/etc. :wink:
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,065
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
How about these...

How about these (http://www.motoport.com/index.php?option=com_redshop&view=product&pid=48&cid=29&Itemid=15)? Anything with any REAL protection will not look like fashion jeans. For the record I own a...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,048
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Motoport (http://www.motoport.com/) and it's...

Motoport (http://www.motoport.com/) and it's custom made for your size.
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,550
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Sounds like paradise...

Sounds like paradise (http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/12/04/homicides-statistics-canada-2011.html)! :evil
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,821
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
I have the Hornet and had I to do it all over...

I have the Hornet and had I to do it all over again would not. Leaks and fogs like crazy in cold/wet (no matter how well I anti fog treat and adjust the face shield) and is tough on the neck at...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,550
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Well the"fag bag" is how I carry and have been...

Well the"fag bag" is how I carry and have been since the 80s, didn't know it was a fashion show thing. I don't mind if folks think I am out of fashion (ain't that a sign of queer eye anyway?)...don't...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,443
Posted By Law Dawg (ret)
Motorcycle tent?

:clap

There is no such a thing as a "motorcycle tent" unless you include those tiny tent trailers designed to work only behind a bike. There are tents that have pole systems that fit your desired...
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