View Poll Results: What Type Of Suspension Do You Use To Tie To Trees (you can make multiple choices)?

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  • Stock HH Tree Huggers w/stock hammock spectra

    97 49.74%
  • ENO Slap Straps (or similar) with built in loops at equal intervals (daisy chain)

    21 10.77%
  • Speer-style webbing using speer 4-wrap

    38 19.49%
  • Straps w/buckles like Crazy Creek or Hammock Bliss

    21 10.77%
  • I sprinkle fairy dust on my hammock before going to sleep and it just floats, no tying required

    16 8.21%
  • Other (please explain)

    37 18.97%
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    POLL: What type of suspension do you tie to trees with?

    Alright all you hangers...I'm trying to get an idea of how many people use certain types of suspension systems, and I hope I've got the major options. If I've missed something major, please post a message and inform all of us. Thanks!
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    I think you missed something because I do nto see any options.

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    Try it now
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    Quote Originally Posted by Michele View Post
    Try it now
    Alright you go girl, Woops sorry I mean women.

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    Quote Originally Posted by attroll View Post
    Alright you go girl, Woops sorry I mean women.
    Hey, did I miss anything major? Is there a system I totally didn't include? I'm still learning about them and am trying to figure out if I want to convert to some sort of strap.
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    I use the HH tree huggers which are really no problem to use but I would really like to use something a little easier and quicker. I've read about the other options but dont know yet. Would not want to add much additional weight.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FanaticFringer View Post
    I use the HH tree huggers which are really no problem to use but I would really like to use something a little easier and quicker. I've read about the other options but dont know yet. Would not want to add much additional weight.
    That's exactly where I'm at in the decision process too. It's not that tying the HH spectra to the tree huggers is "that" hard, but I keep thinking about how much easier it would be to just wrap a strap and be done w/it. I also think about somehow losing a little tree hugger versus never losing a strap if somehow attached by a biner or something. Just don't know......
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    I am all about the 4 wrap knot. Although I would be open to easier 1 piece methods.

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    Went out last wekend and forgot my tree huggers. The bark might have paid the price but it sure was easier.
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    I just use flat straps with the tried and true double half hitch as shown here:

    http://www.mosquitohammock.com/hammockknots.html

    Miguel

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