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    Molly Mac Gear Box Suspension

    Question for those who own one:

    What kind of suspension is used to hang the Gear Box? And does it come with suspension, or do you need to add your own? I thought I read something about whoopies - but not about how it hitches to the tree.

    If it's a supply your own kind of thing, I suppose you could do any of the various methods that we use to hang our hammocks. But if it comes with, I don't see anywhere that explains what is included.

    Thanks!

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    You need to supply your own. Mine came with two loops at the end which I just attached some light rope as that is what I had but whoopies would work well.

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    Re: Molly Mac Gear Box Suspension

    It doesn't come with anything, so you use whatever rope you have. I use the same line I use for guylines. It's an easy way to keep spare guylines with me, just in case.
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    I used some tech line from DIYsupply (same as zing-it almost) and have a single line coming off each end. On each line, I have a prusik with an s-biner. Loop the line around the tree, and clip it onto itself. quick and simple.

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    Molly Mac Gear Box Suspension

    Quote Originally Posted by fallkniven View Post
    I used some tech line from DIYsupply (same as zing-it almost) and have a single line coming off each end. On each line, I have a prusik with an s-biner. Loop the line around the tree, and clip it onto itself. quick and simple.
    I remember checking yours out at the winter hang, but couldn't remember how you were hanging it. Thanks!

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    It doesn't come with suspension, because what kind and how long is a personal choice. Some like to use whoopie slings. I prefer one long and one short piece of light line. It doesn't take much, because it's not going to carry much weight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacEntyre View Post
    It doesn't come with suspension, because what kind and how long is a personal choice. Some like to use whoopie slings. I prefer one long and one short piece of light line. It doesn't take much, because it's not going to carry much weight.

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    Thanks, Mac!

    When you say one long and one short - is that so you have options? Or do you have different lengths on different sides of it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by silentorpheus View Post
    When you say one long and one short - is that so you have options? Or do you have different lengths on different sides of it?
    I find two trees near my setup, and tie the short one to one of the trees. Then I adjust the sag with the long one.

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