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    longer straps?

    So Im looking for some longer tree straps for my Blackbird with the line/strap suspension. I live in washington and the 5 ft straps are not making it around many trees. Ive only set it up a couple of times but it took me forever to find two trees that the straps would fit around. Maybe looking for some 7 footers if anyone has some or knows a good place to get the straps to make. Or could i ask warbonnet to make me some, is that possible?

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    wow its pretty cheap. So would you suggest the 3/4 flat nylon?

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    Had the same problem. I asked Warbonnet, and they supplied me with longer straps. If I were you, I would contact Warbonnet and ask.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hutzelbein View Post
    Had the same problem. I asked Warbonnet, and they supplied me with longer straps. If I were you, I would contact Warbonnet and ask.
    +1 <--<<< Ask Brandon
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    Avoid nylon due to its stretch. Stick with polyester. Call Brandon or buy from some from vendors here like Arrowhead Equipment, Dutchware etc.
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    strap width

    Quote Originally Posted by Faussett View Post
    wow its pretty cheap. So would you suggest the 3/4 flat nylon?
    I'd recommend going with at least 1" polyester straps for hanging.

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    I bought the tension straps real cheap from harbor freight...cut off the hook and "Voila!" 15 foot straps with no stretch and factory sewed loops. I love them...

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    Quote Originally Posted by bowl-maker View Post
    I bought the tension straps real cheap from harbor freight...cut off the hook and "Voila!" 15 foot straps with no stretch and factory sewed loops. I love them...
    Same here! I have a set of those yellow ones, and two set of 6 footers from Wally World.

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    Since "elevating my perspective" (all of my hangs have been in the great NW). I have found 6' whoopies with 8' tree straps to be the most functional. Definitely go with the 1" width. Works for me...
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