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

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

  1. K0m4

    K0m4 Been here awhile

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    There's also http://www.madtree.fi/products.html that looks pretty nifty. Expensive, but I'm considering giving one a try. The weight is really, really low, but I think I'd need it made a bit longer for my stature..
  2. Dolly Sod

    Dolly Sod Red Clay Halo

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    That's pretty cool. Like a bridge hammock with no spreaders. Just set the hammock up close enough to the tree and the tree acts like a spreader.
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    Neat but unless I missed something I don't see a bug net. No net=no go for this part of the world.
  4. K0m4

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    Comes as an optional. Where they're from, the mosquitos are.. well, prevalent, let's say.
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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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    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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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. :clap

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    I'm a convert,or will be.I hope to start gathering materials for a DIY gathered end Speer knock off.
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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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    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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    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...
  13. K0m4

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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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    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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    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. :lol3
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    Do you have a link?

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    Merry Christmas To All......................
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    Merry Christmas !

    And now that I have everyone's attention.............

    I want a new quilt/sleeping bag (sack?) to use in my hammock.

    So far I've looked at Enlightened Equipments Revelation X and Jacks"R"Better's High Sierra Sniveller.

    Thoughts? Suggestions? I'm getting old and I get cold more easily so I want something the will keep me from shivering when it get's down to 20 or lower and yet can be opened up if it warms up.

    Hammock is either a modified Hennessey or a War Bonnet double layer that I can slide insulation in.
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    Just got one of these http://www.golite.com/Adrenaline-800-Fill-1-Season-Mummy-Long-P46815.aspx to use in my hammock as a top quilt and doubles for use in my tent if necessary. I liked the center zipper but being a mummy it is a little tight for me,,,,,,,OK a lot tight. I'm 6' 3" and 240 lbs but I do fit in the bag its just zipping it all the way up comfortably is a little restricting, but it doesen't matter in my hammock being used as a top quilt

    I considered one of these http://www.golite.com/UltraLite-800-Fill-1-Season-Quilt-Regular-P46823.aspx but wasn't sure about the padding sleeve and no center zipp

    Excellent quality and price so its a keeper.