Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 14

Thread: Noob question

  1. #1
    Member Tryinhard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Missouri Ozarks
    Hammock
    Skeeter Beeter Pro
    Tarp
    Walmart Special
    Insulation
    Pad & Blanket
    Suspension
    Straps
    Posts
    61

    Noob question

    Is there a sticky or thread or video that explains all the parts that people are talking about and what they do? The amount of info is amazing but I need to understand the basics before I can move on I think.

    TH

  2. #2
    Senior Member Southpaw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Madison, TN
    Hammock
    WBBB, DIY, ENO DN
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Insulation
    Incubator
    Suspension
    3 days
    Posts
    447
    Images
    6
    Check out Shug's Youtube channel. Lots of great videos.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/shugemery?feature=g-user-u

  3. #3
    pgibson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    SW Idaho
    Hammock
    Black Bird 1.1 Dbl
    Tarp
    AHE Shangi La
    Insulation
    KAQ Prototype
    Suspension
    AHE Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    5,207
    The Ultimate Hang (link) is the new go to resource that every hanger, especially those just starting out, should have on hand. It's available in print and every major digital option as well. By far worth every cent.
    Arrowhead Equipment -- For all your hanging, backpacking and Ultralight Fishing gear needs.
    Arrowhead-Equipment.com Tenkara-Fishing.com Visit AHE on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Sign Up for Arrowhead-Equipment Gear News: Click Here

  4. #4
    Senior Member Joey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Western Maryland
    Posts
    1,808
    Images
    51
    Huge plug for the Ultimate Hang book.

    There are many great videos posted here to watch too, but having the book reference is very handy!

  5. #5

    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Sunbury, Ohio
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1 Dbl xlc
    Tarp
    HG cuben
    Insulation
    HG
    Suspension
    Whoopie/Dutch bkls
    Posts
    1,536
    Look in the hammock articles section, there's one called Hammock Acronyms, it should help demystify some of the discussions.

    David

  6. #6
    Senior Member Bondo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Central Cal via Liberty, Tx
    Hammock
    Skeeter Beater Pro
    Tarp
    WB Super Fly Camo
    Insulation
    DIY PLUQ w/Pad
    Suspension
    Whoopies
    Posts
    177
    A second plug for Shug's video's. He has a 11 video series for Noobs. I watch them over and over again. I have just about got my rig dialed in just from watching them.

  7. #7
    New Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Central, OK
    Posts
    33
    Another plug for the Ultimate Hang book. It will definitely put the jargon in context/perspective.

  8. #8
    Member cashkeith's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Uvalde, TX
    Hammock
    Kammok Roo
    Tarp
    ENO Profly
    Insulation
    Thermarest
    Suspension
    Kammok Pythons
    Posts
    87
    I give both the "Ultimate Hang Book" (kindle version available for immediate download) and Shug's videos a +1.

  9. #9
    all secure in sector 7 Shug's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Minnesota
    Hammock
    DIY GreenBeanHammock
    Tarp
    DIY Tarps/HG Cuben
    Insulation
    Frankenquilt/Pod
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    15,689
    Images
    62
    Yessir.......Shug here. I did some videos. Here is the link.....http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=15516
    Many more on this site as well. Peruse and learn and just go do it)))))))
    Whooooo Buddy Carry Forth.
    Shug
    Whooooo Buddy)))) All Good in the Backwood Hood.

    Shug's YouTube Videos

  10. #10
    old4hats's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Ball Ground, Ga.
    Posts
    2,042
    I understand your pain,lol. In this "sport" there is a huge amount of terminology to get familiar with, not to mention the acronyms. Don't worry, after about a few days it begins to come together. You can't go wrong with Shug's videos. Happy hanging.

Similar Threads

  1. Noob question
    By edge308 in forum General Hammock Talk
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 11-17-2012, 19:07
  2. noob question
    By I hear banjos in forum General Hammock Talk
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-17-2012, 19:01
  3. Noob Question
    By thehoneybadger in forum General Hammock Talk
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-17-2012, 16:49
  4. (my) noob question #1
    By HanginTom in forum Suspension Systems, Ridgelines, & Bug Nets
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 02-02-2010, 11:13
  5. Noob Question
    By Rippy in forum Hennessy Hammocks
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 05-21-2009, 12:54

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •