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    hanging in Winnipeg MB

    A rather strange request:
    I'm taking my mum to Winnipeg to visit my brother and am wondering if anyone has a hammock stand that I can borrow for four days. I looked at buying one there, and then having it shipped home, but, holy cow are they expensive in Canada! I considered ordering one from the US, going and picking it up and shipping it by bus to and from Winnipeg but that would be about as much as buying a new one.
    I will be arriving on March 1 and leaving on March 5 and using an ENO single.
    I can't imagine sleeping on a hard surface for four nights when one just about cripples me. Can anyone help?

    Thanks in advance!
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    Anyone? If you don't have one to lend, would you be able to recommend somewhere I could buy one? My brother doesn't have a clue...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Debi Jaytee View Post
    Anyone? If you don't have one to lend, would you be able to recommend somewhere I could buy one? My brother doesn't have a clue...
    Would it be within the realm of possibility to make one of the TurtleLady/TurtleDog stands on site with materials obtained from the local big box hardware store?

    Do you have options to hang from the ceiling joists of an unfinished basement?

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    If you don't mind carting it there with you, I have a Turtledog you could borrow.

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    Thanks NWOHanger, I will take you up on that unless someone right in Winnipeg comes forward.
    I would love to build one while I'm there but don't really have the know how to build stuff like that. My sister-in-law would probably shot me if I tried hanging from the walls or ceilings ( I must admit to pondering that but...I like life!)
    how much does the turtle dog stand weigh approximately?
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    Each side probably weighs about 4-5 lbs. The bar is about the same I would think.
    You can come check it out and see if it's portable enough for you anyway.

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    that would be great! I wouldn't be able to come until later next week because of work committments. If you want to PM me your address and phone number, and when is a good time to call, we can make arrangements. I'll probably ship it there and back via Greyhound, mum and I are flying. That's really awesome of you! Thank you.
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