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    Using a Prussick for Suspension?

    I have used these knots before as ascenders on climbing ropes and static lines. I wonder if it would not work for my hammock suspension? I will try to use a Prussick on each end of the hammock...
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    Using a Prussick for Suspension?

    I have used these knots before as ascenders on climbing ropes and static lines. I wonder if it would not work for my hammock suspension? I will try to use a Prussick on each end of the hammock...
  3. Thread: Warbonnet

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    Excellent info guys. That is what I expected. ...

    Excellent info guys. That is what I expected. Thanks.
  4. Thread: Warbonnet

    by Krazyjohnny
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    Warbonnet

    Hey gang,

    I am relatively new here and have a question on lead times for items from Warbonnet. We ordered one of their strap suspensions a week ago and have not seen any shipping confirmation. Is...
  5. Thread: How Many?

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    gmcttr, you have to remember I am trying to...

    gmcttr,

    you have to remember I am trying to get something that can be handled easily with as little fuss as possible. The whoopies held perfectly. We just could not get them to release once the...
  6. Thread: How Many?

    by Krazyjohnny
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    How Many?

    We (my son and me) are on our 3rd or 4th suspension set-up for our HH's. I have the Hex fly on a separate ridgeline and set up my hammock under it.

    We have tried the factory knot method. This...
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    Yes Bubba. I tried two passes through the rings...

    Yes Bubba. I tried two passes through the rings with the Amsteel to hold them together. I then ran the Hennessey cordage in a garda hitch. The rings still rolled into one another.

    I weigh 230...
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    Bubba, You answered my prayers. That was...

    Bubba,

    You answered my prayers. That was exactly my next move. Thank you for your affirmation. I will try that first thing this evening. Not using webbing just the factcory suspension from...
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    Not using the Amsteel to be pinched. Using the...

    Not using the Amsteel to be pinched. Using the Amsteel to connect the rings to the webbing that came with my Hennessey. Then using the factory Hennessey suspension rope through the rings to lock...
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    Double SMC rings (Buckle) suspension

    So I have tried the SMC rings as seen here. I first tried the 1.5" diameter ones that are silver and look like the pic below.

    http://www.rei.com/product/471123/smc-descending-ring

    And they...
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    We could not get the Whoopies to release so we...

    We could not get the Whoopies to release so we are going back to the dual ring setup.
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    We will give it a go this evening. We made these...

    We will give it a go this evening. We made these to make our hammock set up easier and less bulky.
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    Cannot get Whoopies to release

    We made some whoopie slings out of 1/8" Amsteel and set up the hammock and adjusted it. Got in the hammock and everything was great. We tried to take it down and could not get this thing to...
  14. What about hour glass or chevron baffles. That...

    What about hour glass or chevron baffles. That would help with migration.
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    All, Thank you very much for the tips. We are...

    All,

    Thank you very much for the tips. We are on the right track now. Knocked out a set of slings in about 30 mins last night. My welding wire I had been using, and causing me much frustration,...
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    We are using 12 strand, 1/8" Amsteel. Should I...

    We are using 12 strand, 1/8" Amsteel. Should I have gotten the 8 strand 1/8" or even just succombed and gotten the 7/64" stuff? Do the higher strand count lines open up less?
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    DIY Whoopie Slings HELP!

    Hey gang,

    We have watched a number of videos on how to make our own Whoopie slings. I thought this would be a greatthing for me and my son to do together and both of us could learn some cool...
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    Son is already talking about DIYing a Hammock for...

    Son is already talking about DIYing a Hammock for mom in TCU purple. Oh My! Sorry I mean "Whooo Buddy!"

    He loves the Shug Videos.
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    NOOB here in N TX

    Just found out about this site. I got into this because I was tired of not sleeping well on my sons Boy Scout campouts. The hammock has greatly increased my enjoyment. Have taken my hammock on one...
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    I am "switched on baby" to the above picture of...

    I am "switched on baby" to the above picture of the "pad glove". You know what they say "no glove, no way to keep your pad in place." :)
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    Z-Lite pads ???

    I screwed up and posted this in Top Insulation section.

    Here it goes.

    I have been lurking here for sometime and reading a bit here and there. The whole bottom quilt/BC protector thing has...
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    New Lurker with an idea

    I have been lurking here for sometime and reading a bit here and there. The whole bottom quilt/BC protector thing has conjured up some ideas. I have a HH Explorer ASYM Deluxe for the 300 lb load...
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