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    Hello from a local in Sarasota also.

    Hello from a local in Sarasota also.
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    Maybe not hooks but how about about some tree...

    Maybe not hooks but how about about some tree huggers made about one to two feet long or so, wrap them around each roll bar a time or two and secure with a Camp Nano 23 biner.
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    What a great read, I really enjoyed it. I too was...

    What a great read, I really enjoyed it. I too was a boy scout and the pictures reminded me of many nights I've had in the Florida woods throughout my childhood. After living in my condo for three...
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    Just ordered some whoopie slings, poly tree...

    Just ordered some whoopie slings, poly tree straps, and an adjustable ridgeline. All this for a little more than the price I paid for those crappy slap strap pros, Live and Learn! Thanks for the sale...
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    It's not a back yard or even outdoors but, it's...

    It's not a back yard or even outdoors but, it's all I got. Just finished it today.
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    Finally got it done. It's really nice to be able...

    Finally got it done. It's really nice to be able to hang at home. I'm even getting my wife onboard and she's enjoying it also. Now I need to get the wife a hammock and start with some day hikes with...
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    Well worth the donation. Shugs essentials for...

    Well worth the donation. Shugs essentials for noobs videos on youtube are how I found this site. The total length of the videos are longer than some feature films, more entertaining, more...
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    Hey cosmicmiami, thanks for all the feedback and...

    Hey cosmicmiami, thanks for all the feedback and advise. With the toggles I have I'll be drilling with a 1/2 inch bit. I'll be able to tell if I'm dealing with just block or poured concrete once I...
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    I believe whoopieslings.com has them listed for...

    I believe whoopieslings.com has them listed for $0.55.
    http://shop.whoopieslings.com/Nite-Ize-Knot-KnotBone-3-NiteIze-KB3-03.htm
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    gr8t waldo, thanks for the explanation of the...

    gr8t waldo, thanks for the explanation of the lifting eyes, I can see how these would make sense but I won't have a way to attach them to the concrete block. The brackets I have are rated at 5,000...
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    I just started this hammock venture less than a...

    I just started this hammock venture less than a month ago so its probably to soon to be considered obsessed but, just yesterday I was looking at the JRB complete suspension online and the wifes quote...
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    Congatulations SpoonAT2010 on your AT...

    Congatulations SpoonAT2010 on your AT accomplishment, thats something to really be proud of. I have hiked three very small sections of the AT totaling approx. 100 miles. My avatar pick is my pack and...
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    I believe all exterior walls are block concrete...

    I believe all exterior walls are block concrete on my building. I have thought about mounting brackets to hang from to a piece of wood and then mounting the wood to the concrete. As for studs, I...
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    Brian, I understand the concept of placing an...

    Brian, I understand the concept of placing an anchor down the wall closer to the sliding glass door to shorten my overall hang distance. I dont understand what you mean by using the lead anchor...
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    I originally purchased these from home depot but...

    I originally purchased these from home depot but I'm not convinced it will work. Besides, I think there is probably a better alternative. Maybe a larger bracket with mounting holes further apart to...
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    No maintenance guy on staff, any work needing...

    No maintenance guy on staff, any work needing done to the outside of the buildings are contracted through the off site management company. I bought the unit new in 2007 when the condo was built so...
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    Hey guys, thanks for the welcome. As for the...

    Hey guys, thanks for the welcome.
    As for the slap straps I only picked those up because I was going camping and diving at Ginnie Springs last weekend and wanted to use the new ENO hammock but...
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    I was thinking one mount would be to the left of...

    I was thinking one mount would be to the left of the sliding glass door going towards the window and the other on the far wall near the screen door.
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    The lanai is on a two story condo/row/town home...

    The lanai is on a two story condo/row/town home building. My unit is a single floor unit on the first floor ground level. The ceiling above my lanai is the floor for the lanai on the unit above me. I...
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    I think the hammock would be fine. If the tarp...

    I think the hammock would be fine. If the tarp has any water proofing on it it, it may degrade that substantially faster and cause delaminating of the material. Remember, the inside temperature of...
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    by Skeebo
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    How to hang

    I need help and ideas on how I can hang a hammock on my lanai at my condo. It measures 18' 6" diagonally across and is 9' 3' high. It is block concrete with painted stucko. I don't know if the block...
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    I've read about the Fl hang at Ocala. Sounds like...

    I've read about the Fl hang at Ocala. Sounds like a good time and I'm interested. Not sure yet if I'm gonna make it but it's on my mind. Fire is always a good thing along with all the new gadgets and...
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    Another from Florida...

    Been lurking for a a couple of weeks and figured its time to say hello from Sarasota, Fl. Picked up a new ENO dn with slap strap pros about two weeks ago. Now the fun begins. I think I'll start with...
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