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  1. Do you have a tarp?

    Do you have a tarp?
  2. For me I think it probably has something to do...

    For me I think it probably has something to do with the 4 pack of double IPA pounders I drank before going to bed.
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    My room is 16 feet long. I'm going to get a 16...

    My room is 16 feet long. I'm going to get a 16 foot 2x4 and use it as a ridge pole along the ceiling and make 2 end pieces that would resemble a peace sign (without the circle) up against opposite...
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    I work in printing, so I got a folded in half...

    I work in printing, so I got a folded in half piece of stitcher wire from the saddlebinder (the gizzy that puts the staples in magazines) I use x-acto knife with #11 blade for cutting and used to use...
  5. I agree, but I still have them. I pull mine down...

    I agree, but I still have them. I pull mine down so the whole line is taught. When they wear out or break I won't bother making new ones. I like to use masons string for my tie outs. I keep a spool...
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    I just use my hammock/tarp stuff sacks.

    I just use my hammock/tarp stuff sacks.
  7. I use zing it for the tarp line, but not the tie...

    I use zing it for the tarp line, but not the tie outs. I use mason's string from Lowes/HD to tie outs. It's low stretch, super cheap and plenty strong. It's hollow core so you can actually splice...
  8. Hope I can make it to this one!

    Hope I can make it to this one!
  9. I have used hi visibility mason string. It is a...

    I have used hi visibility mason string. It is a royal PITA to splice though.
  10. I would replace all cordage with ZingIt. I had...

    I would replace all cordage with ZingIt. I had similar issues until I went to 7/64 Amsteel (whoopies) and Zing it (tarp line). VERY low stretch, high strength.
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    Caddis76, you should check out the MAHHA fall...

    Caddis76, you should check out the MAHHA fall hang in October. 50 or so hammocks hanging. Saturday am breakfast, workshops through the day, hog roast diner and raffle in the evening. A lot of hangers...
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    Super easy, no splice soft shackle.

    I found this YouTube video from Jeff Meyers in my YT reccommendations, I don't know if he is on this forum or not. I did the "super secure" larks head to hang my tarp. It worked GREAT and was super...
  13. Hammock is "Cadilack" because it's 13" long black...

    Hammock is "Cadilack" because it's 13" long black and luxurious. Lots of leg room! Tarp is " Jolly Green Giant" because it was big enough to cover the Caddy! They are my summer yard/car camping...
  14. Id get her a bigger one. Women always like extra...

    Id get her a bigger one. Women always like extra storage space for shoes, handbags and maybe a throw pillow and a few stuffed animals.
  15. Those are generally too short, poorly constructed...

    Those are generally too short, poorly constructed and come with crappy cordage, carabiners & straps. Not such a bargain when you get done replacing all that.
    That being said, they would be great for...
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    Looks nice! A nice coat of rust-oleum paint on...

    Looks nice! A nice coat of rust-oleum paint on those L brackets.
    Mini bar?
  17. LOL! Too funny Marmaduke! Salad and Diet Coke?...

    LOL! Too funny Marmaduke! Salad and Diet Coke? Nah! Bacon cheeseburger and a nice IPA for me!

    I have a kid size backpack (more like a stuff sack with cinch closer rope big enough to wear as a...
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    I was thinking of using them for tarp door...

    I was thinking of using them for tarp door closers or attaching Grizz Beaks instead of pegs and tie out lines. Would they also work as tarp pull outs as well?
  19. I bought some Battery Operated Mini LED Copper...

    I bought some Battery Operated Mini LED Copper Wire String Fairy Lights for my deck. I thought they would work well for my hammock, but I haven't used them on the hammock yet. I got them off ebay in...
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    Awesome! Thank You! Not sure why that doesn't...

    Awesome! Thank You!
    Not sure why that doesn't come up on a search, though.
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    DIY plans for "Grizz Beaks"?

    Does anyone know where to get DIY plans for "Grizz Beaks"?
    I did try the search, but I got a crap-load of unrelated posteses, and didn't have the time or patience to wade through the BS.
    I hang my...
  22. Nah, they already think I'm nuts! Sleeping in a...

    Nah, they already think I'm nuts! Sleeping in a hammock under a tarp in the back yard in freezing mid-winter conditions kind of gave it away.
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    My shock cord was too thick. I just used a...

    My shock cord was too thick. I just used a knitting needle to part the reflect-it and push it through and tie an overhand stopper knot. Works ok and I like the stronger shock cord.
  24. If you're a good DIY-er, you can save some $$$...

    If you're a good DIY-er, you can save some $$$ with Amazon stuff, but I wouldn't recommend it unless you're good at "McGuyvering" things and don't mind a little bit of extra weight (car camping?). I...
  25. I concur. Nothing sucks more than a stuck zipper...

    I concur. Nothing sucks more than a stuck zipper at 3am!
  26. Dog lets me know when critters get near.

    Dog lets me know when critters get near.
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    Mine was over 13 foot origionally. I got the...

    Mine was over 13 foot origionally. I got the extra few feetr at the end of the roll. I have since shortened it to 11 feet for backpacking purposes. I'm thinking of doing one for my house and will...
  28. Ya! fersure, me too! If there is heavy rain...

    Ya! fersure, me too!
    If there is heavy rain they're sitting on a piece of reflectix on the ground, under the hammock.
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    Thanks, the top 16' crossbar is mounted with 2x4...

    Thanks, the top 16' crossbar is mounted with 2x4 squares, and slips over the topof the 4x4 so It can be removed. Needs painted yet.
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    With a special needs rescue dog and an 89 year...

    With a special needs rescue dog and an 89 year old father this pic (and probably many others) is from my back yard.
    174501
  31. Too late! lol. I'm not digging up a 4x4 set 36"...

    Too late! lol. I'm not digging up a 4x4 set 36" in the ground and a giant lump of concrete it's stuck into to avoid falling from about foot in the air. At first had a metal clothes line post that...
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    Aaahh, I remember the feeling! I got mine in 2016...

    Aaahh, I remember the feeling! I got mine in 2016 and have been smiling ever since! I got an Incubator 40 long and Burrow 40 long with overstuff and baffle mods (which is basically the 30 now). Back...
  33. I've hung from 4x4's for years (6'3" - up to 285...

    I've hung from 4x4's for years (6'3" - up to 285 lbs) without issue. Exactly how many have had this problem? is it just an urban legend that people keep repeating?
  34. I've had my DIY for several years and it is just...

    I've had my DIY for several years and it is just $1 a yard nylon from a surplus outlet. It's not even ripstop nylon and it has held up just fine for years (when I was 290 lbs). So no, you don't need...
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    I know this is an old thread, but I thought I'd...

    I know this is an old thread, but I thought I'd re-use it so anyone reading will get the older reviews instead of starting a new thread.

    I bought one of these in 2016 but due to health issues and...
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    I'm a DIY guy at heart. I have used my DIY...

    I'm a DIY guy at heart. I have used my DIY hammock, tarp, fronky bug net for many years. I'm building a stand this weekend. I bought 7/64 Amsteel and made my own whoopie slings, loops and soft...
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    As do I. Box of 100 is about $17-$21 for X-Acto,...

    As do I. Box of 100 is about $17-$21 for X-Acto, $10-$13 for knockoffs.
  38. I can't make the hang again, but I hope to make...

    I can't make the hang again, but I hope to make the Diner & raffle. I cant wait to be able to hang at this event again.
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    I didn't really test. I hung in advance of my...

    I didn't really test. I hung in advance of my first overnighter to shake out any bugs, but there really weren't any, as my hammock mentor was a long time hanger. He told me of his issues and how he...
  40. Well looks like the OP got his ducks in a row,...

    Well looks like the OP got his ducks in a row, just in case anyone else might care, Trying to find studs without a stud finder.
    Door frames alway have studs, find a electrical outlet, the box is...
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    High enough so the porcupines can get past with...

    High enough so the porcupines can get past with quills down, but not up!
    I like coffee from the hammock, so I hang to where I can just reach the ground while laying in the hammock.
  42. I'm working on a free standing system for my home...

    I'm working on a free standing system for my home that doesn't require any holes to be drilled in walls or ceilings. Kind of like a turtledog but will have a "tripod" that will be flat against each...
  43. I wish I could make it but life happens. I hope...

    I wish I could make it but life happens. I hope to make it in for the raffle.
  44. I'm signed up. Can't wait!

    I'm signed up. Can't wait!
  45. Y'all did a great job of cleaning up! I could...

    Y'all did a great job of cleaning up!
    I could not make it, but I was in the area for a hike and stopped by at 1pm to see if there were any stragglers left. I was amazed the area was completely empty...
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    Thanks, Good to hear. I read a few horror...

    Thanks, Good to hear.
    I read a few horror stories after I placed the order.
    I ordered because I liked the camouflage, and the fact they didn't charge extra for camo.
    I might be using it for fair...
  47. Yes, TxAggie, it is. And its a great event!

    Yes, TxAggie, it is. And its a great event!
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    Hmm, No takers. OK well, I guess I will post a...

    Hmm, No takers.
    OK well, I guess I will post a review when it comes in in case anyone else was thinking of getting one.
  49. Pine Grove Furnace State Park - not sure exactly...

    Pine Grove Furnace State Park - not sure exactly where though.
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    I did this...

    I did this (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GQPY5BuyPI) from one of Shug's vids, skip to about 9 minute mark if you dont want to be wildly entertained and learn other lots of other stuff!

    Except...
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