I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."
Thannks to both who recommended them. Already in contact! Any more advice people have is welcome, maybe by PM so as not to clutter the thread.
Awesome thread! Since it was started so long ago, I wonder if there are any new recommendations?
The Ultimate Budget Setup: Under $50 (Is this even possible now?)
Hammock Setups Under $100
Hammock Setups Under $200
Hammock Setups Under $300
Hammock Setups Under $400
Hammock Setups $400 and Up (or your dream system) (Wow, just add a good tarp, or HQ and blam!)
hello i am kinda new to hammock camping, but got the camo Claytor mosquito/jungle hammock and love it. i think it has converted me to hammock camping. my buddy just got the new hennessy and he likes it also.
$1.99 Wally World clearance plain weave nylon (almost 3oz/yard but light enough and durable), 4yds, gathered end, tied off with sheet bend using extra webbing (see below): $7.96
15ft x 2 Poly webbing from ratchet straps: $8+getting those **** hooks off
Two walmart 'biners - 300lb rated: $5 total
Tarp: Either 8x10 standard poly tarp or Outdoor Products 5x7: $10
Total price was $30.96 + tax
if you want a bugnet you can pick one up for ~10 or DIY and you can pick up a 30° sleeping bag for around $30.
These two (optional/winter) accessories bring the total to 70.96. Not under 50 but considering how old this thread is its pretty close.
First post - I'm new to hammocking, and actually dont own one yet.
EDIT - made my own DIY post here - http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=51708
I'm looking for any help I can get.
Last edited by FightingTheTide; 04-26-2012 at 18:54.
Thought I'd just spread the knowledge here.
Hammock: ENO Doublenest ($50)
Tarp: Guide Gear 8.5 x 8.5 ($20)
Coughlan's Mosquito Netting ($16)
Warm Weather Top Quilt: Ozark Trails Fleece Sleeping Bag ($10)
Cold Weather Top Quilt: Suisse Sport 30 Deg. Sleeping Bag ($40-meh)
Underquilt: Embark Fleece Travel Blanket ($10)
Pack: GoLite Jam 50L ($79); Outdoor Products Rain Cover ($5)
Stuff Sacks: Outdoor Products 3pack ($10)
Stove: Fancy Feast Alcohol Stove ($0.55)
Cook Gear: Stanley Adventure Cook Set ($15), Outdoor Products Spork/Spatula Combo ($3)
Food: Homemade Jerky, Dried Fruit, Tuna/Salmon Packets, Corn Tortillas, Lemon Pepper Seasoning, Oatmeal, Poptarts, Trail Mix.
Light: Coleman 75L Led Headlamp ($15)
Clothing: top/bottom thermal underwear, 1 pair wind pants, 1 pair athletic shorts, 2 sport tees, 2 pair socks (1 dress, 1 chunky), North Face Resolve Jacket, thin synthetic quarter zip sweater.
Boots: Timberland Chocorua Goretex
Knife: Mora Companion Carbon Steel ($15)
Multitool: Leatherman Blast ($25).
Saw: Fiskars Folding Saw ($7)
Random Stuff: Magnesium firestarter, vaseline cottonballs, bandana, 2L water bladder, Berkey water bottle purifier, poop shovel, 50ft paracord, kindle, couple carabiners, compass, fishing kit in a tictac box, wd40 pen, duck/electrical tape on gift card, solar charger, medkit, aquamira tablets, wet wipes, cut down toothbrush, .
this has been some help thanx