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    Maybe she hasn't really said no but she does roll...

    Maybe she hasn't really said no but she does roll her eyes and says I am crazy when talking about hanging it inside. so we will have to see.
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    well after having this for about a month now and...

    well after having this for about a month now and laying in it several times by my self and with the wife I am very pleased with this purchase.
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    I am right there with ya, I started out with...

    I am right there with ya, I started out with double nest, then got my kids the walmart hammock, then got grand trunk double, now a cotton mayan and my son just bought him self a grand trunk ultra...
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    Well the first thing I have to say is holy cow...

    Well the first thing I have to say is holy cow they have fast shipping. I orded it on Saturday and even with the holiday I got it today. It came with ropes to hang it with so I was able to hang over...
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    sounds good, I think I am def going to order one,...

    sounds good, I think I am def going to order one, I will report back once I get it and get to try it out.
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    Cotton Mayan Hammock

    so I have gotten my wife into hammocks and she wants one we both can lay in, we don't plan on sleeping in it for any extended period of time. So i started looking into the cotton mayan hammocks b.c...
  7. Thread: Cabelas

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    i dont know what it is maybe the extra length but...

    i dont know what it is maybe the extra length but i can get in and out of it easier and i can get a nice diagnal lay that is more comfortable than the eno.
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    After laying in this hammock I do find it more...

    After laying in this hammock I do find it more comfortable than my eno DN.
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    Thanks for all the options I have been wanting to...

    Thanks for all the options I have been wanting to try my hand at one of the tablecloth hammocks this just might be what I am looking for.
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    Stretchless Hammock

    I am looking for a hammock or material that will be virtually stretchless and it has to be able to hold 400+ lbs (I am currently at 375). Right now I am using an Eno DN and it is made of 100% nylon...
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    I have contacted several cottages and they would...

    I have contacted several cottages and they would all make the 1/8th whoopies just a custom order and a little more money. I found it cheaper just to buy the amsteel and make them my self.
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    Cabelas

    So we got a new cabelas in my area just with in the last month. I fianly got a chance to check them out and was surprised to see the selection of hammocks. Most were grand trunk but they did have the...
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    i have 3 9' telephone polls that are probably 8 -...

    i have 3 9' telephone polls that are probably 8 - 9'' diameter, I am hoping I can set them 2' in the ground to keep 7' above ground but not sure if 2' in the ground will be stable enough. in my...
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    thanks for all the help I will check my angles...

    thanks for all the help I will check my angles and use the finger thumb method suggested and I will also try some of the other suggestions for getting out. thanks guys.
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    Problem with ENO DN?

    I have an eno dn and I am a bigger guy, I can get in the hammock no problem but once i am in the sides get pulled so tight that it is almost impossilbe to get out when i swing my legs around my knees...
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    I am a bigger hanger and looking for some extra...

    I am a bigger hanger and looking for some extra strenght and peace of mind. If I was to do a double layer of the Crinkle Taffeta would I get a 600lb capacity?
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    just did a quick craigslist search and found a...

    just did a quick craigslist search and found a guy local to me who is selling telephone poles cut into 10foot sections. that should work nicely. score :lol:

    if you can't find any in your area...
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    Yep it's official after today's woes with the...

    Yep it's official after today's woes with the suspension I think I am going to go with the woopie slings, even with knots I have had slip issues with the ring buckle setup. I emailed arrow head equip...
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    I bought one of those cheap walmart hammocks for...

    I bought one of those cheap walmart hammocks for the kids and used the rope that came with it and marlin spike hitch with a toggle and i am starting to think that is the way to go. I have been...
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    Thanks for all the replies I appreciate it, I...

    Thanks for all the replies I appreciate it, I ordered my hammack from REI the double nest and ordered some decending rings as well. I had some ratchet straps laying around rated at 1000lbs working...
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    Suspension for big guy

    I am new to the hammock world just picked up an eno dn and trying to figure out a suspension. I am 6'1" and 375. I am leaning towards rings and straps b/c I know I can get some hefty webbing. If any...
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    Picked up one of these as well as some smc rings...

    Picked up one of these as well as some smc rings this is my first hammock and can't wait.
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