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    Bushman Hammock Chair

    Paul,
    looking for some info on the Bushman Hammock Chair...
    -total weight for 1.1 and 1.9? recommended user weights for each?
    -what are you using for suspension parts? lengths?
    -any additional pics?

    Thanks
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    Bushman Chair

    Hey AC, and all

    The chairs a pretty cool and make a great place to sit on a hike, I have one in my day pack and one hung up in the gear room.

    1.1's are coming in at about 8 oz and the 1.9 would be about 2 oz more than that.

    I have not found the top load limit on the 1.1 but I am recommending to keep under 250 - some stretch is not going to change the comfort on the chair like it would in a hammock. 1.9 would be good for most anybody above 250 or on the border, but again I have not yet been able to find anybody that would top out (tear) the fabric.

    Suspension is a webbing buckle system, working on a cinch buckle system but for now tri-rings (so back up slipped half is required)are the order of the day with a girth hitched set of amsteel through the sewn channel ends. We are shipping it with 14' of webbing on each end- should be plenty most places.

    You can set it up a couple of ways, the way I have pictured here: http://arrowheadequipment.webs.com/a...ts/show/928496

    is the lounger mode, or you can put you feet up like this:


    and adjust the recline by adjusting the straps.
    If you hang it like a regular hammock you can sit like you would normally in any full size hammock. It is not quite big enough for a person bigger than a kid to lay down in.

    Either the 1.1 or the 1.9 pack down to about the size of a large grapefruit.

    Sorry I don't have much else for pictures, the weather has kind of gone down the drain out here the past few weeks.

    Let me know if there is any other info I can help with.


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    thanks for the info Paul
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    Not a problem at all.
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    What is the finished size of this chair?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffjenn View Post
    What is the finished size of this chair?
    Paul, Bueller, anyone, anyone???
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    Sorry, missed you the other day somehow. This is off the top of my head, but roughly 3 foot 10 inch bt 4 foot 6 after hems and channels. Thats a good bit bigger than the Bushmans chairs but it lets you do the recliner thing much easier than a smaller size would.
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    Thanks Paul, you da man!
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