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    Alright I guess I will throw one of my recent...

    Alright I guess I will throw one of my recent hangs in here.

    This was sometime in June


    Me and my friends hammocks before the tarp
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  2. Thanks Shug! Keep being fun and bringing us along...

    Thanks Shug! Keep being fun and bringing us along with! It seriously makes for the best part of my day when I find a new video from you. :)
  3. Great trip shug! Love the videos as always! ...

    Great trip shug! Love the videos as always!

    I've got a question for yah though. How much fuel did you bring with you for the entire trip, what brand of alcohol did you use, and how much roughly...
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    Very nice pictures, Thanks for showing me apart...

    Very nice pictures, Thanks for showing me apart of the country i'll probably never get around to seeing. :)
  5. Very cool trip man, thanks for sharing. love the...

    Very cool trip man, thanks for sharing. love the dog. :)
  6. Oh I was sure that this was not the first thread...

    Oh I was sure that this was not the first thread about these, I just recently ran onto them again as a friend of mine went to a group hang and a few people brought them for people to check out. I...
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    Got this up yet? Would love to see it when you...

    Got this up yet? Would love to see it when you do. :)
  8. Have you seen the new Hammock tents?!?!?

    Well have you? They are pretty cool in my opinion and I am very tempted to get one just for the back yard or maybe even for some car camping/short hikes. I could go into a bunch of detail as to what...
  9. Hey look at that, some new posts. :) ...

    Hey look at that, some new posts. :)




    Glad the sliding UCR worked for you as well as it has for me. Its pretty sweet to change your hang without even moving so much as a tree strap. Hope you...
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    Sticky: Mines pretty simple. Was shopping around on the...

    Mines pretty simple. Was shopping around on the net for some various camping tools, (Flashlights, knifes, ropes, packs, ect) Found what looked like a very nice hammock for sale for only 20$ and...
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    My thoughts on the matter are, your hanging from...

    My thoughts on the matter are, your hanging from a hammock 12" off the ground, not saving someones life off a cliff side. I think your strap idea would work just fine, like people said it is going to...
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    Pictures! We want picture. Can't afford one...

    Pictures! We want picture. Can't afford one myself but that doesn't stop me from living vicariously through you. :D
  13. Totally Love it. Just makes me wish I had more...

    Totally Love it. Just makes me wish I had more time to hang. Even though I live smack dab in the middle of a beautiful place it seems I only get to go hanging a few times a year. :( Still I hang up...
  14. Awesome! Love it when someone else can make their...

    Awesome! Love it when someone else can make their system even better just from a few ideas/thoughts from one of mine.

    1 of my favorite parts of having a sliding hammock suspension is that you can...
  15. Alright well after taking a few hours and pulling...

    Alright well after taking a few hours and pulling apart my entire system and shortening some of the burys, shortening prusiks, and making loops smaller, basically shrinking everything I could I have...
  16. oh man I wish I could afford this right now. I...

    oh man I wish I could afford this right now. I would buy it in a heart beat if I hadn't just been laid off :D best of luck with selling it
  17. Yeah having no hardware is a very nice thing. I...

    Yeah having no hardware is a very nice thing. I do find that while having to carry a ratchet strap around is some extra weight/room it is a very handy tool to have. Tying things down, rigging things...
  18. Hmm, I can never seem to get mine very tight....

    Hmm, I can never seem to get mine very tight. Looking at your pictures it looks like you have yours only a tad looser then mine when I have it ratcheted up (Some people seem to believe that just...
  19. I hadn't seen your thread yet no. I remember you...

    I hadn't seen your thread yet no. I remember you talking about you making a system similar but hadn't got a chance to read your thread yet, will be taking a look. As far as tree size go, I never go...
  20. Presenting the newest in SlS systems.

    Alright well before I get into the details of what I have been using to hang this last fall/winter I want to preface this with a few facts about me, my background in hammocks and my needs when...
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    Thats exactly how I was thinking, and I was...

    Thats exactly how I was thinking, and I was thinking "Meh" doesnt seem like such a good idea, using a rap ring like that though I really like.
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    That! Makes sense. :lol: Took me way to long to...

    That! Makes sense. :lol: Took me way to long to understand (Your pic helped a ton thx) but that makes sense and would work pretty well I think. Now yeah its not super light or anything. The average...
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    Yeah i would find a couple thousand pound test...

    Yeah i would find a couple thousand pound test ratchet strap if I go that way. So if I use a ratchet strap would I replace the tree strap with it and then connect it to the amsteel? Or connect the...
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    Ratchet straps would work. When I was thinking...

    Ratchet straps would work. When I was thinking about it I was thinking that you would have to use a strap for the entire run, not just for 1 tree strap. Stupid assumption on my part.

    I do however...
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    How Tight could you get a line with a cinch...

    How Tight could you get a line with a cinch buckle system on webbing straps like at that website you posted? Another thought I have is what If I use a cinch buckle on an extra long piece of webbing...
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    I have actually seen several of those videos,...

    I have actually seen several of those videos, haha. I do think the single tree setups are neat, I have used 1 similar to the one the guy uses in the last link you posted and it works. The nice thing...
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    Turnbuckles, that is a great idea!

    Turnbuckles, that is a great idea!
  28. What do you mean as a terminator? Can you...

    What do you mean as a terminator? Can you enlighten me on this.
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    Yeah, im thinking a comealong will work for that....

    Yeah, im thinking a comealong will work for that. Still need to figure out a way of securing the line for a hammock now though.
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    Well I had a whole post written up with math and...

    Well I had a whole post written up with math and all the fancyness that is required but the internet decided to eat it. So heres the quick version.



    A taut unloaded line is completely...
  31. lucky.... Thats all I have to say. :p

    lucky.... Thats all I have to say. :p
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    Haha, yeah I would never want to wake up in the...

    Haha, yeah I would never want to wake up in the morning to find a tree laying ontop of me because it had been pulled out of the ground :lol:. However, the main reason for needing such tension and...
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    Boy have you lost me. :lol: I understand that...

    Boy have you lost me. :lol: I understand that loopie thing, and I think you have helped me to figure out how I would make a UCR with an adjustable loop at the end as well.



    -Steve, Feeling...
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    ... yeah. :D That is my go to knot for when I...

    ... yeah. :D That is my go to knot for when I need tension. Problem is truckers hitches and amsteel do not get along the way I would like.
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    Yeah you could use a a 2x4 or the like to prop...

    Yeah you could use a a 2x4 or the like to prop the branches up, reason I don't do it that way is because the fruit tree hangs over my patio and that would mean having lumber supports scattering my...
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    I understand how whoopie slings work, I have made...

    I understand how whoopie slings work, I have made several, along with fixed eyes, and locked brummel nacros and such. I planned to splice in a fixed eye for the hook then run it taut to the large...
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    Ratchet straps work great, but its kinda hard to...

    Ratchet straps work great, but its kinda hard to find a set that spans 50 feet for the trees, and it wouldnt work for a hammock either. I understand knots reduce rope strength, that is not really a...
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    So you could make a whoopie and still splice it...

    So you could make a whoopie and still splice it onto another rope?(A ridgeline for example) Not sure if I understand how you would do that. That is exactly what I want, but not sure how to go about...
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    Amsteel rope tension.

    How do you folks pull your amsteel taut? Im looking to find a knot, splice, tool, buckle, what have you, that makes it so I can pull a lot of tension into a line of amsteel and then easily loosen it...
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    Would their be a way of making a UCR with an...

    Would their be a way of making a UCR with an adjustable loop at the end of it? Like a UCR Whoopie crossover? The adjustable loop doesnt have to be massive, say, a 6" loop.

    Trying to wrap my head...
  41. Same here. After looking around this forums for...

    Same here. After looking around this forums for weeks I found I liked a lot of the ideas but many seem to have already been replaced by better ideas making it hard to find what people are using now,...
  42. Ah, alright. See im thinking instead of buried...

    Ah, alright. See im thinking instead of buried loops that I would do something like the OP did in this thread and hang my hammock from 2 UCRs setup like he does

    . I like to hang the tarp above...
  43. Oh you tied the knots each time, interesting. My...

    Oh you tied the knots each time, interesting. My assumption was once you loaded the knots you would never get them out. Or if you did it would be a pain in the butt haha. Well now im thinking UCR's...
  44. Steve works, so does random, Doesn't bother me...

    Steve works, so does random, Doesn't bother me either way. :)


    Alright, so it makes it easier for me to understand when I say it back in my own words lol. So here is how I understand your setup....
  45. Fair enough, I just figured I would ask. I didn't...

    Fair enough, I just figured I would ask. I didn't know if there was something about them that made them extra special, or work extra well. I happen to have some shock cord laying around so I planned...
  46. At this point im thinking instead of using...

    At this point im thinking instead of using Klemheist knots to attach my hammock to the main ridgeline I may use a UCR, with a Klemheist behind it with a little hook to keep tension on the back side...
  47. Why use the tensioners with the tubing when you...

    Why use the tensioners with the tubing when you could just tie on a few inches of shock cord onto the line?
  48. Ive seen people talk about this type setup quite...

    Ive seen people talk about this type setup quite I bit, running a long whoopie with alpine butterfly loops to hang from, but I find that You mean that you always have to hang from the same spot in...
  49. Yeah, knots and amsteel dont work together to...

    Yeah, knots and amsteel dont work together to well which is why I want to stay away from them, I have made a set of whoopie slings but you can't get the correct tension with them, and if you do some...
  50. makes sense, I have the rap rings coming already...

    makes sense, I have the rap rings coming already so I might as well give it a try and see what I think, but I think you may be right about that. What then would you suggest to use to get good tension...
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