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    Hanging in a thunder storm video

    I got home yesterday with alittle daylight left to hang a hammock for a "back yard sleep out hang"

    I decided on hanging one of the Hennessy Scouts,,,

    The weather forcast called for thunderstorms.......

    Got the Scout hung, and the tarp hung,,,, on the stand. With the forcast, I hung the tarp low on the hammock.

    Bout 1am, the storm blew in....... just thought I would share, A few drops blew in from the ends,, but the hammock and me stayed dry,,,,,come morning, the only thing wet was the tarp. No Wicking down the suspension.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5JvJ8DAk1s
    Last edited by Randy; 05-21-2011 at 12:59. Reason: spelling
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    Now that was a kinda cool vid

    I liked the rain dripping off of the side of the fly . . .

    and the sound . . . could make a mooooood sound tape of the rain . . .
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    Toad strangler!
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Toad strangler!
    This side of the RedRiver... we call it

    A. T. E. R. D
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    in it for the naps oldgringo's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy View Post
    This side of the RedRiver... we call it

    A. T. E. R. D
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    That, too.
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    Thanks for the Video.
    Great sound for sleeping.

    Regards Dirk

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    Sounds pretty nice :-)
    I didn't have this experience yet, some day i hope i will be bale to enjoy it too.

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    I weathered last nights storm in my backyard in order to test out my new tarp. First time in the rain for me in a hammock. It was awesome!

    Steve-O

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    I was all set to hang in the storm too, radio man said, "60-70mph gusts, and hail possible ", so I chickened out. I've road out storms before; no reason to intentionally risk my (wifes) new Maccat.

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    Spent Sunday night in a thunderstorm. I loved it. I was cozy and dry in my hammock, with my tarp pitched nice and low. Looking forward to getting a little more coverage than the stock fly so I can get out in some real nasty.

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