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    New Member Orynge's Avatar
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    Cheap DIY Tree Straps

    Hey, im not sure if anyone else has tried this, but I have found that the tree huggers that came with my HH were a little too small. So Rather than buy 2 inch strap from the local Surplus store, I went to the Pick and Pull auto dismantling yard and cut seat belts out of a newer car. For a total cost of 3 dollars and about 15 minutes at the sewing machine I came out with 2 eight foot straps.

    Just a suggestion for those of us who hike the redwoods, etc.

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    That's a great idea! Hard to beat a good pick-n-pull yard! Got to be careful, though, you go in there for a couple of seatbelt straps and come out with who knows what else! My wife hates it when I am allowed to wander around in places like that without any supervision...

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    I had suggested that very thing to my hubby! After some research though I had to scrap it cause our pick and pull yard wanted $12 per seat belt! So for us not a cheap (enough) solution.

    This gives me hope. I'll keep looking!

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    Quest has 2" wide polypro webbing for $0.30/yard
    That is only ten cents per foot.
    http://www.questoutfitters.com/narro...s.htm#WEBBING- NYLON
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    Quote Originally Posted by rjcress View Post
    Quest has 2" wide polypro webbing for $0.30/yard
    That is only ten cents per foot.
    http://www.questoutfitters.com/narro...s.htm#WEBBING- NYLON
    You rock! Thanks for letting me know!

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    Cool Seat Belts

    I like the idea of re-purposing things like this. Plus is has a cool factor.

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