Originally Posted by hiker_DC
If you sew, you could get a hammock, bug net and suspension for less than ~ $50 and a weekends worth of time. Buying one completed, you are looking at a minimum of two and half times that amount. You also have to think about insulation and a tarp as well.
$50.00 for the FIRST one, you mean...
After that you will be hooked, and will have to keep on spending and collecting hammocks and tarps and underquilts and overquilts and carabiners and...and...
well, you get the idea.