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    2 pole stand from Popular Mechanics

    Has anyone tried the two pole hammock stand that is in the 09/11 issue of Popular Mechanics. If so, was it stable for one person, two, three? See attached scan of the stand.
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    Actually the stand has 3 poles and is similar to another that a HF member, WV, has already made. It is a Tensegrity Stand.

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    MacEntyre has also experimented with these stands. Be warned - the struts described in the article are not strong enough. They need to be much stouter. It helps if they're longer, too.

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    There is a variant of the Tensegrity Stand on this thread. It looks easier to build IMO. YMMV.

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    Thanks for the thread. It does look easier to make that one.

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    As well as a thread posted about this yesterday, but still cool.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=37314

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