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    Quick-Pitch Suspention System

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tREPb2h6pXo

    The funny thing about that video. Is he never actually lay in the hammock. I also thought that his hammock was a bit too high from the ground.

    Has anyone tried anything like this? Did it result in success, failure?
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    I'm still a noob at the hammock thing but....dang, that hammock is high and tight.

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    Im going to go out on a limb and say hes probably never actually slept in a hammock.

    Perhaps Im wrong....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Craig2112 View Post
    I'm still a noob at the hammock thing but....dang, that hammock is high and tight.
    That is why when he sat down it dropped Sooooo much, that made a bigger difference in the drop than the stretch that he went to take out. If he had hung it properly it would not have droped the 2-3 feet lower when he sat down but would have just stretch the 6-8 inches from the nylon rope.
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    Not sure about using S biners on the ends. The friction of the rope around the tree will probably decrease the pull but those biners are not meant to take a lot of weight. I'm also not sure about the Figure 9 for supporting that much weight as well. It will work for him but I wouldn't have any long term confidence in them since I probably have 100lbs on the guy. Also, depending on what he is using, the teeth on the figure 9 could prematurely wear the cord. I imagine that it would not be very nice to lay in. As long as he is happy with it I guess that's what matters but I think he could modify it to be a bit safer and more comfortable.

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    But at least he wasn't barefoot : )

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    Poor trees, somebody need to explain straps to him

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    That is exactly how not to hang a hammock. No hugger. Pulled way too tight and then tighter. And figure 9s will be hard on the rope.
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    Just invited ---via comment on the vid-- for them to come here for some info. Hope they join up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgibson View Post
    Just invited ---via comment on the vid-- for them to come here for some info. Hope they join up.
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