Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 18
  1. #1
    jons4real's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Berks county Pa
    Hammock
    Crinkle Custom
    Tarp
    HH
    Insulation
    brrr
    Suspension
    Whoopies, Straps
    Posts
    1,380

    Slightly different set up

    I'm guessing this has already been thought of but I can't seem to find any evidence of it. I'm thinking of getting my hands on a new suspension system. I used to use a webbing set up then switched to whoopies. For some reason I can't stop thinging about some new dutch bling

    So here's my idea, I'd love some feedback.
    Ok so I understand that the dutch buckles are ment to be used with whoopies. Well... Wouldn't they work just as well if I attached them directly to the continuous loops I have run through the channel ends of my hammock? So the continuous loop would hook over the dutch buckle in place of the whoopie and all adjustments would take place by adjusting the webbing that is threaded through the dutch buckle. In theory this seems like it would work just fine but I've never had my hands on a set of dutch buckles.
    "What one Man can do, another can do!"
    Jons4real

    http://www.youtube.com/user/jons4real

  2. #2
    Dutch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Reinholds, PA
    Hammock
    Bridgeskin
    Tarp
    DIY Blackcat
    Insulation
    DIY Quilts
    Suspension
    Whoopie sling
    Posts
    6,942
    Images
    198
    In my opinion it wouldn't be ideal. The buckles adjust for the size of the tree but not to fine tune the hammock set up they are easy ro adjust but whoopies win. In addition there is a great weight penalty for all the instead of amsteel.
    Peace Dutch
    GA>ME 2003

    Fall MAHHA 2015 Oct 9-11
    http://dutchwaregear.com
    Visit Dutchwaregear on facebook (and like it)
    Check us out on Twitter @dutchwaregear

  3. #3
    Senior Member TheIrishmanHangeth's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Phoenix, AZ
    Hammock
    HH Explorer Deluxe
    Tarp
    Stock EXPLR tarp
    Insulation
    Reflector
    Suspension
    Garda hitch
    Posts
    156
    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    In my opinion it wouldn't be ideal. The buckles adjust for the size of the tree but not to fine tune the hammock set up they are easy ro adjust but whoopies win. In addition there is a great weight penalty for all the instead of amsteel.
    Kind of what I was thinking. Would work but not as well as whoopies and certainly not as light with more bulk. To each their own though. It would make storing the webbing easier with how buckles are set up for storage though. Might be worth it if one really wanted to use webbing.

  4. #4
    jons4real's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Berks county Pa
    Hammock
    Crinkle Custom
    Tarp
    HH
    Insulation
    brrr
    Suspension
    Whoopies, Straps
    Posts
    1,380
    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    In my opinion it wouldn't be ideal. The buckles adjust for the size of the tree but not to fine tune the hammock set up they are easy ro adjust but whoopies win. In addition there is a great weight penalty for all the instead of amsteel.
    I'm not to concerned about weight as this would be my secondary suspension. I would be using a dutch clip to attach and anchor webbing to tree so that would be stationary. Then I'd just be left with threading several more feet or less feet through the buckle, then attaching continuous loops. Does that explain it better. I'm trying to drawl a better picture because Im not grasping why this wouldnt work.
    "What one Man can do, another can do!"
    Jons4real

    http://www.youtube.com/user/jons4real

  5. #5
    jons4real's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Berks county Pa
    Hammock
    Crinkle Custom
    Tarp
    HH
    Insulation
    brrr
    Suspension
    Whoopies, Straps
    Posts
    1,380
    Essentially I would be replacing cinch buckles for dutch buckles. The perk is that with a dutch buckle the hardware is not permanently attached as the cinch buckles kinda sorta are.
    "What one Man can do, another can do!"
    Jons4real

    http://www.youtube.com/user/jons4real

  6. #6
    Senior Member awilder's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Louisville, KY
    Hammock
    Traveler
    Tarp
    Mamajamba
    Insulation
    Incubator
    Suspension
    Cinch Buckles
    Posts
    139
    So you'll be using the dutch buckles sort of like tri-glides...?

  7. #7
    jons4real's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Berks county Pa
    Hammock
    Crinkle Custom
    Tarp
    HH
    Insulation
    brrr
    Suspension
    Whoopies, Straps
    Posts
    1,380
    Quote Originally Posted by awilder View Post
    So you'll be using the dutch buckles sort of like tri-glides...?
    Yup that exactly right and the continuous loop used in the hammock channel would slide right over them instead of the whoopies.
    "What one Man can do, another can do!"
    Jons4real

    http://www.youtube.com/user/jons4real

  8. #8
    Dutch's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Reinholds, PA
    Hammock
    Bridgeskin
    Tarp
    DIY Blackcat
    Insulation
    DIY Quilts
    Suspension
    Whoopie sling
    Posts
    6,942
    Images
    198
    It will work for sure.
    Peace Dutch
    GA>ME 2003

    Fall MAHHA 2015 Oct 9-11
    http://dutchwaregear.com
    Visit Dutchwaregear on facebook (and like it)
    Check us out on Twitter @dutchwaregear

  9. #9
    jons4real's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Berks county Pa
    Hammock
    Crinkle Custom
    Tarp
    HH
    Insulation
    brrr
    Suspension
    Whoopies, Straps
    Posts
    1,380
    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    It will work for sure.
    awesome !
    "What one Man can do, another can do!"
    Jons4real

    http://www.youtube.com/user/jons4real

  10. #10
    jons4real's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Berks county Pa
    Hammock
    Crinkle Custom
    Tarp
    HH
    Insulation
    brrr
    Suspension
    Whoopies, Straps
    Posts
    1,380
    I guess the question now is, would it work as well as a tri glide or cinch buckle? Would this just be a temporary solution until the proper hardware was obtained ?
    "What one Man can do, another can do!"
    Jons4real

    http://www.youtube.com/user/jons4real

Similar Threads

  1. new 1.1 feels slightly heavier
    By Boots13 in forum Fabrics
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-08-2014, 19:46
  2. Arc'teryx Bora 80 Slightly used
    By ikemouser in forum [SOLD/WITHDRAWN] Items no longer available
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-14-2009, 16:40
  3. Just got mine and slightly confused
    By April Fool in forum Warbonnet Hammocks
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 04-23-2009, 18:52
  4. slightly confused
    By heescha in forum Suspension Systems, Ridgelines, & Bug Nets
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-22-2008, 23:34

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
  •