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    any ideas for a diy suspension?

    i am currently using slap straps and they are a pain in the butt. if anybody has any ideas id surely appreciate it.

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    Watch Grizz's videos on suspension. Everything you need to know.
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    What pedro said.

    The videos are really great and you can see what he's talking about and how the various suspension systems work.

    Lots of wonderful info in them!

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    thanks pedro, i will check it out

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    Yep - check the videos and search the suspension forum here. This may help as well:
    http://www.tothewoods.net/HammockCampingSuspension.html
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    thank you all for the advice it was most helpful. the slap straps are going in the scrap box tonight!

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    Hammock suspension words worthy of making a note of are
    (make a search of them here on HF)

    descending rings,
    polyester webbing,polyopolene webbing,
    amsteel,cinch buckles,
    dutch clips.lightweight carabiners,
    whoopie slings my favourite.
    Grizz in his videos concentrates on the many ways to hang a hammock and are clear and enjoyable to refer to as has already been said.

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