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  1. That's what started this. His instructions seem...

    That's what started this. His instructions seem to imply the use of bias tape. I understand the utility of that on the bugnet side of things, but it is confusing on the hammock body. (I did send...
  2. Help me attach zipper to Grizz/Hikerdad bridge

    I've read the forum posts and watched Grizz's and Hikerdad's videos on making a DIY bridge hammock, purchased and cut out all the materials, and am just about to start sewing.

    Despite rewatching...
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    As long as you are experimenting... If the...

    As long as you are experimenting...

    If the issue is that the structural ridgeline in the HH Scout gets in the way, why not put an ADDITIONAL structural ridgeline farther up your suspension line,...
  4. I'll look forward to seeing that video!

    I'll look forward to seeing that video!
  5. Anyone "nest" a 2nd hammock to hold an UQ or pad?

    I've searched the forums and was surprised I didn't come across any references to "nesting" two hammocks together. I've rigged this set up in my basement (and one overnight with my son's Scout...
  6. Thread: Woot Hammock

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    Your Hennessey tarp is asymmetrical to match the...

    Your Hennessey tarp is asymmetrical to match the shape of your hammock. The Yukon is a rectangle so it isn't a replacement per se. Have you experimented with different ridgeline configurations on...
  7. What's your goal? Camping? Nice view for a few...

    What's your goal? Camping? Nice view for a few hour's nap?

    For those of us that live in the Chicagoland area, day hangs are easy and abundant. Overnight...not so much. Options jump from the...
  8. Thread: WWM advice

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    Looks like Highbean has made up his mind, but if...

    Looks like Highbean has made up his mind, but if others are reading this looking for HH suspension options... I just added a carabiner and two rappelling rings to each of the standard HH tree straps....
  9. Vagabonding: HH in Chicago Tribune article

    Great photo of a HH on the front of the Chicago Tribune travel section today. Here's a link to the photo:...
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    Thanks, but no thanks on the tent. I found a...

    Thanks, but no thanks on the tent.

    I found a HH on Craig's List last night and took the plunge. Should be here in time for my trip. I can't wait!
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    Clarification of my needs

    Thanks to all responders. I'm realizing I should have been clearer on what I am trying to do.

    I live in the Chicago area and I probably should have put that in the title of my post. I am 6'4",...
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    Good Point Ramblin Rev. I'd need it by...

    Good Point Ramblin Rev.

    I'd need it by Saturday, 7/16 as we leave the next morning. I'm only staying through Wednesday of that week. The camp is in Wisconsin so a bugnet is pretty key I think,...
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    May I Borrow or Rent Your Hammock?

    Hi.

    I'm an Assistant Scoutmaster for a suburban Chicago Scout Troop and will be attending 3 nights of this summer's troop Scout camp. I've been lurking on the forums for a bit and am almost ready...
  14. Hammockless side-sleeper in Chicago: test hang?

    Hi,
    I'm a noob that has been lurking here a bit. While there is lots of info in these forums, at the end of the day it appears everyone just got out and tried hanging and started tweaking their...
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