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    must you use straps...

    Do you need to use tree straps or something other than what come with the HH? I have been reading about the different methods and noticed most folks here use some type of straps.

    Since I have the Hennessy Hammock I was wondering if I need to purchase any. If so what type are recommended the most?

    Much Thanks...

    Kevin

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    The only reason to use straps with the HH is to avoid the HH rope lashing. If you don't mind that process you are fine staying with the stock ropes. I persoanlly find the strap/ring buckle to be more in keeping with the preferences. I find them easier to adjust. But I used the stock ropes for some time before I changed over.
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    Mostly ease of use for me.
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    Did you receive tree hugger straps with your HH, LosUno?
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    Straps are easy and don't damage the trees.
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    As long as the tree has some protection and is not being cut by rope, use any suspension you find works for you. The straps/rings on the Blackbird make me much happier than did the HH rope/strap suspension because adjusting is easier.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosUno View Post
    Do you need to use tree straps or something other than what come with the HH? I have been reading about the different methods and noticed most folks here use some type of straps.

    Since I have the Hennessy Hammock I was wondering if I need to purchase any. If so what type are recommended the most?

    Much Thanks...

    Kevin
    I used straps and ring buckeles (SRB), exactly like the ones under 3.3 ring buckes on a webbing from http://www.tothewoods.net/HammockCam...n.html#Ringson, for my Skeeter Beater Pro (SBPro) because the rope ones they gave me were too short and I was afraid of the rope damaging the trees. I upgraded to a Warbonnet Blackbird (WBBB) and it came with a very nice and small triangle ring suspension. I don't use my (SBPro) any more because I like my WBBB so much. But, I will use my SRB's off of my SBPro for a DIY hammock that I'm planning to make for times I don't want a bug net. I think SRB's are the way to go but, I haven't played with whoopie slings yet.
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    Yes, I did get some

    Quote Originally Posted by angrysparrow View Post
    Did you receive tree hugger straps with your HH, LosUno?
    Angrysparrow, I did get some but was just wondering about the different types. At least I think that is what they are. Came in the roll with the cover.


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