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    Senior Member latriper's Avatar
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    What a contraption!

    I had thought about going on a quick hang this weekend. But being Easter, and my mom coming into to town to visit, I really didn't have the time. So I compromised with myself and decided on a backyard hang. I don't have trees in my yard but I have made a turtledog stand. Just needed a way to hang my tarp as well. So here is my solution. I don't know what to call itbut it worked. The desire to hang is a very powerful thing!
    20140418_174936.jpgBYH2.jpgBYH7.jpg

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    Very awesome. I think it's a good night for this
    “All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.”

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    Quote Originally Posted by latriper View Post
    I had thought about going on a quick hang this weekend. But being Easter, and my mom coming into to town to visit, I really didn't have the time. So I compromised with myself and decided on a backyard hang. I don't have trees in my yard but I have made a turtledog stand. Just needed a way to hang my tarp as well. So here is my solution. I don't know what to call itbut it worked. The desire to hang is a very powerful thing!
    20140418_174936.jpgBYH2.jpgBYH7.jpg
    Is this mom's guest room? I hope you plan to provide a coffee pot and stove for an early riser
    Scott
    Herndon, VA
    (Looking for others to see how their setup works locally)

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    Senior Member latriper's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by sdveirs View Post
    Is this mom's guest room? I hope you plan to provide a coffee pot and stove for an early riser
    Nahhh. She brings her own kit complete with alcohol stove. I did provide dinner for myself though.BYH10.jpg

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    Love it! The desire to hang IS a powerful thing!
    "A man's got to know his limitations," Clint Eastwood in Magnum Force

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    I call it good use of common sense, what a way to go. Good work my friend.
    If you prepare for failure you will probably succeed.

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    That IS quite contraption. No body can sneak up on you in the night because they would kill themselves on guylines.
    Keep movin', keep believing and enjoy the journey!

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