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  1. Lightning (Arizona if you are familiar) and tensa style stands

    I was woke at 4:30am sleeping at a local campsite in my Tensa style stand by thunder.

    Lots of cloud to ground lightning and a hell of an electrical show. I quickly and comically packed most up...
  2. DIY tensa stand question - drilling question

    Ah. However, that build seemed to use fence railing. I think 1/2 inch holes on 3/4 inch emt conduit would excessively reduce the strength. Do you think a 3/8 hole would be enough? Iím wondering if I...
  3. My main problem is I live in a tiny condo and I...

    My main problem is I live in a tiny condo and I have virtually no tools and a tiny budget. I was hoping there would be a very very simple solution Iím not thinking of. I currently just have the poles...
  4. DIY tensa stand question - drilling question

    What size holes should I drill in the 3/4 in conduit to connect?

    I am not a very tool orientated person. What would be the easiest way to prevent the holes from cutting the amsteel line I plan to...
  5. DIY Tensahedron -- 3/4" emt conduit longest length?

    Thanks. Any thoughts on using these lashing only? I donít want to buy a drill, a bit, and I live in a tiny condo with nowhere to work. I saw somewhere else that a guy used hose clamps to prevent the...
  6. The guy That knows how to do all the...

    The guy That knows how to do all the calculations. If I use three-quarter inch EMT conduit and I weigh 240 pounds, would this work and if I cross them using lashings and hose clamps? No drilling...
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    I made one other day. It held. I used 2x2ís. I...

    I made one other day. It held. I used 2x2ís. I had trouble with my lashing slipping so I added zip ties above and below where I lashed. That held it.
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    Want thoughts before buying

    Thatís it. The ridgeline statement just messed me up. May go that route for now. Thank you and everyone in this thread for thoughts!

    I spent 12 bucks and built a simple stand yesterday and spent...
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    Want thoughts before buying

    Edit: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191010/33262c96a429558fc58674e1313687ee.jpg

    This is my hammock. Itís 11ft. So would an 11 foot tarp actually cover it? Iím probably not thinking about sag...
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    Ok I ordered it. I couldnít justify the tarp...

    Ok I ordered it. I couldnít justify the tarp extensions yet.

    I currently have a 3m x 3m tarp. I understand the diagonal (14 feet or so) is going to be too long. I can bunch some down on one end I...
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    Thanks for all the thoughts. The ground here is...

    Thanks for all the thoughts. The ground here is usually hard/rocky.


    Question. Can I not tie off the staked end to a small bush/rock outcropping/other natural features?

    Iím having a hard...
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    [QUOTE=any reason to think it wonít stand up over...

    [QUOTE=any reason to think it wonít stand up over time?
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    Want thoughts before buying

    Iím ďthisĒ close to buying the Tensa4 stand. I live in the desert and would like to expand my hanging options while camping and hiking. 11lbs doesnít sound that bad for a lot of the 4-8 mile day...
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    Just Another DIY Tensahedron Stand

    Iím knot challenged and new. Can you detail the lashings and how you did that securely?

    Edit: I also would like to know your thoughts on my weight with this set up. Iím 230lbs. Could you use 2x3ís...
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