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    Quote Originally Posted by Harpo63 View Post
    This is where I would rather use the carabiner style hooks at the end of the ratchet strap. No chance of coming lose when clipped into a loop of some sort.

    What about attaching the other end of the strap to the metal brackets that tend to be at the bottom 4 corners of a pick up bed designed to strap stuff down? Or is that not something every truck has?
    That's what I do. The pics are for folks without trucks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    Gargoyle raised a good point:
    Even a blind hog finds a nut once in a while....
    Ambulo tua ambulo.

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    OldGringo,
    good thinking pardner, very inventive.
    Did you have your Indian guide with you, or did you go solo this time around cowboy?
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    hung useing lumber/canoe rack and a tree


    this one shows just a hardwood stick stuck in the stake hole in the side of the truckbed.tie the top of the stick back to the front of bed.
    diyin to hang

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    Is this the----You know your a redneck if.....
    Or is this more of the Git R Done Thread
    Good job guys!!

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    Gringo, where did you acquire such a pole?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BraveSaintStuart View Post
    Gringo, where did you acquire such a pole?
    It's 2" pipe from the plumbing department at my local hardware store. Any place that sells plumbing supplies should be able to set you up, and some can cut the pipe to the length you need.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgringo View Post
    It's 2" pipe from the plumbing department at my local hardware store. Any place that sells plumbing supplies should be able to set you up, and some can cut the pipe to the length you need.
    Genius! Great thread. now I need a vehicle with a hitch to go with my hammock...
    "We do not go to the green woods and crystal waters to rough it, we go to smooth it."- G. W. Sears

    My forum name is Fish<><; I'm in the navy; and I hate sleeping on the ground. If I didn't need ground to walk on or measure resistance to, I think I could happily give it up.

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    Thanks mucho. Just picked up my pipe. Heading out this weekend so I need to test it sometime today or tomorrow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DivaB View Post
    Is this the----You know your a redneck if.....
    Or is this more of the Git R Done Thread
    Good job guys!!
    I come from a long line of western rednecks and that's just to complicated a setup So my vote goes to the Git R Done Thread

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