Hammock Tents - Super linky - got one? tell us about it and post pics here!!

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by HighTechCoonass, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    We undoubtedly crossed paths. In preparation for a (now cancelled) Alaska trip, we were using my old Black Diamond Oasis with a Kelty Noah's tarp as a fly and we were camped right nest to Katoom119's swing. I'd thrown the tarp up a bit to sloppily and we got water in the tent so I'm done with it. Alaska is postponed to June 2013 and I'll figure out a way to make the hammock work up there - even if I have to carry and extra mosquito net and sleep on the ground occasionally.

    Of the graybeards who were at the Rendezvous, I'm probably the grayest.


  2. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    I got the Python straps so I'll let you know how they work.

    If they will hold my big arse without stretching, they will hold anyone. :deal
  3. Jabba

    Jabba "HOLD THE LIGHT!!!"

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    Nylon=most stretch
    Polypropylene=better
    Polyester=best

    All three are way stronger than they need to be
  4. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    My first continuous loop splice!! :D

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  5. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    and as they say, the rest is history!

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  6. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    great BG, now ive got another thing to work on this weekend.


    good work!
  7. Katoom119

    Katoom119 Mmmm....Orange Kool-aid

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    Next time you see my setup just go on and try out the chair. It's really comfortable. Only complaint I have is I haven't found a place at our house where I can hang it. I intend to remedy that this summer.
  8. HoloHolo

    HoloHolo 2 wheels !!!!

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    I'm joining the crowd. I really think I'm going to like this purchase. I plan on using for a ride on the twat this summer.

    Here is my first set up. Really easy and very cool!

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    Oh yeah! 2 wheels!
  9. astrolump

    astrolump Been here awhile

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    you woke up every two hours crying? then shit yourself?
  10. Dolly Sod

    Dolly Sod Red Clay Halo

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    Fixt. :evil
  11. tony the tiger

    tony the tiger Long timer

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    Picked up a Texsport Hobo Hammock II today. :1drink
    First hang was at a little county park, just to try it out... knot let loose or sumptin' :choppa I had it strung between two columns in a shelter... good thing I still had my ridin' pants on, or that concrete mighta' hurt. :deal
    Second try I made a continuous loop and hung from that - just about got the angle right, and was able to lie diagonally across the hammock. I can see where an underquilt would be necessary for a good rest, just a half-hour lazing about and I could feel the breeze on my back. Maybe jerry-rig a poncho liner for the job.

    It's not bad for a $15 hammock - I'll bring a tent along "just in case" if I take it camping without trying it out in the backyard first. :norton

    I heard HF's got a couple hangs in Oregon coming up - maybe I can crash the raffle for one o'them high dollah hammocks. :evil
  12. Land

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    :ear

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  13. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    They just showed up. I'll try to find a place to try them out in the next day or two.
  14. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    Help!
    At some point back a bunch of pages, someone wrote about someone else who will modify Hennessey hammocks with the butt crack and put zippers in the side(s).

    Who does it, and is it strong (I'm 220). After 50 couple years hanging in a topless or side opening hammock, I can't deal with the bottom opening.
  15. JTT

    JTT Long timer

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    I think this is who you are looking for. They do great work and have a great rep. I just had zippers put on my Hennessey over the winter and work is beautiful.http://www.2qzqhammockhanger.com/index.html
  16. RonkoRider

    RonkoRider Wrong Island, NY

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    I got mine back a week or so ago. It takes two-three weeks. I haven't had a chance to rehang mine and test it yet.
  17. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    Thank you!
  18. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 R.I.P. Party Boss

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    Not if you sleep on your back..................
  19. Dolly Sod

    Dolly Sod Red Clay Halo

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    This sounds like a glass half full response.


    Glass half empty would be the butt crack. :evil
  20. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    Yes, they are worth the money. :deal

    (In my case, since I caught a deal and got the Kammok and Python Straps for $69, they were REALLY worth the money. :clap