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Old 10-02-2012, 07:10 PM   #1366
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:52 PM   #1367
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:36 AM   #1368
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Thanks again!

Bgdaddy had a warbonnet 1.7 set up at the Nottarally using Kammock straps and I had a chance to hang for a bit. Very nice! Much larger than my modified Hennessey. The Slap Straps that I used stretched bad enough that it took three nights and numerous re-tightening to get rid of the stretch. The idea seems sound but the materials leave a lot to be desired.
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:36 PM   #1369
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I used it the following weekend in Birmingham also.

The weather was so nice I didn't even need to use a tarp.

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Old 10-15-2012, 07:47 PM   #1370
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:28 PM   #1371
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After hanging for seven nights out of the past 10, I've decided to toss my bed in the bloody trash and hang a hammock in my loft. While talking to my daughter tonight I realized that last night I woke up around 0430 in enough pain that I had to take meds for it and yet, not once in the 7 nights that I hung did my back bother me enough that I needed to drug it into submission.

Now if I can just convince the insurance company to pay for it..........
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Old 10-17-2012, 12:36 PM   #1372
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Have any of you used products from D&D Hammocks?

I am specifically interested in their Frontline Hammock and XL Tarp.

Most importantly, how is the quality?
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Old 10-17-2012, 01:11 PM   #1373
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Have any of you used products from D&D Hammocks?

I am specifically interested in their Frontline Hammock and XL Tarp.

Most importantly, how is the quality?
I don't use DD, but I have essentially the same hammock 10th Wonder Hornet which I like a lot. The nearly identical, and from what I've heard, the quality is similar as well. There are some stitches that are wonky and some are a little frayed, but only in places that it doesn't make much difference. I actualy use the hammock sleeve made by DD which fits my Hornet like a glove. It's definitely not a lightweight hammock, but if you're planning on carrying it on the bike, I think it's a good deal. I would plan on swapping out the suspension they send with the hammock though. I use polyester webbing and climber's descending rings attached with a loop of amsteel. Many prefer tree straps and whoopie slings. I wish I had some pictures, but it was completely under my tarp at the last rally...not much help...
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Old 10-17-2012, 02:06 PM   #1374
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I started my hanging with a DD travel and their 4x3. No complaints, it's a simple, heavy-duty hammock. But my wbbb is more comfortable - more space, softer material. Still use the tarp though. And the uq they have as well.
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Old 11-02-2012, 11:36 AM   #1375
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Well I could not find anyplace in my yard to set my hammock up so I rigged up some 2x4s for support in my garage. Wife is not real big on it but man have I take some great naps the last few days, I get into a real deep sleep real fast in that thing.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:53 PM   #1376
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Well I could not find anyplace in my yard to set my hammock up so I rigged up some 2x4s for support in my garage. Wife is not real big on it but man have I take some great naps the last few days, I get into a real deep sleep real fast in that thing.
When I first got my Hammock I thought it would be great get in, relax and read a book.. Can't get passed the relax part.
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Old 11-03-2012, 06:21 AM   #1377
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Well I could not find anyplace in my yard to set my hammock up so I rigged up some 2x4s for support in my garage. Wife is not real big on it but man have I take some great naps the last few days, I get into a real deep sleep real fast in that thing.
Hey Tom,
I can recommend a DIY portable stand shown on hammockforums.net. The Turtle/Dog stand can be made from 6 2x2's, a length of chain link top rail and some hardware. Two gate hinges are used to create two tripods and the top rail becomes a compression member, holding the hammock out to full length. Many report that the stand can be made for ~$50 us.

I made mine from 2x3's that I had on hand from a shed project. I cut the legs down to 6.5' to give me a good floor to hammock height when getting in/out. I vary in weight from 225 to 250 depending on the season and it holds me just fine. If you want to make the stand car portable, you cut the top rail in half and use the swaged ends for the center connection. It's not motorcycle sized but will work well for a temporary hand in the back yard.
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:41 AM   #1378
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Hey Tom,
I can recommend a DIY portable stand shown on hammockforums.net. The Turtle/Dog stand can be made from 6 2x2's, a length of chain link top rail and some hardware. Two gate hinges are used to create two tripods and the top rail becomes a compression member, holding the hammock out to full length. Many report that the stand can be made for ~$50 us.

I made mine from 2x3's that I had on hand from a shed project. I cut the legs down to 6.5' to give me a good floor to hammock height when getting in/out. I vary in weight from 225 to 250 depending on the season and it holds me just fine. If you want to make the stand car portable, you cut the top rail in half and use the swaged ends for the center connection. It's not motorcycle sized but will work well for a temporary hand in the back yard.
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Old 11-03-2012, 12:12 PM   #1379
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