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    Hanging a hammock temporarily without trees

    In June I'll be attending a music festival for four days and I was just thinking about how much more comfortable I would be sleeping in my hammock than in a tent. I couldn't find a thread on it, so I was wondering if anyone knows of a way to set up a temporary hammock hang without trees and without too much hassle.

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    Well what do you have?
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    You need to look at the DIY stands. I like the Turtle Lady stand. Can be made in 30 minutes and all you need is six legs and a ridge pole.

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    If you have a pick up truck you can probably use part of that for one support. If you can get close to an object for a second one that solves it.
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    If you had to guess Sgt, what kind of weight would this hold? I'd like to do something similiar but until I get busy losing weight again, I'm around 275#.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormstaff View Post
    If you had to guess Sgt, what kind of weight would this hold? I'd like to do something similiar but until I get busy losing weight again, I'm around 275#.
    HOI has one like this which is where I got most of my ideas, and I'd guess he weighs about #275, or rather he did when he first started playing with it. He has dropped a bunch of weight lately.
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    I did this at a bluegrass festival.....used one tree but can do it all with big stakes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shug View Post
    I did this at a bluegrass festival.....used one tree but can do it all with big stakes.
    ...with all those trees, hidden by a forest

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    I use two swingset hooks in the rafters in my basement! You still get your 30 degree angle and you can go as far apart as you want! I hope this helps!
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