Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    New Member resnikov's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Geo Stationary orbit over the UK
    Hammock
    HH Explorer
    Tarp
    DD 3x3
    Insulation
    unsponsored UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie Sling
    Posts
    27

    Wifes new birthday present

    Decided to be try and be organised this year and get my wife her birthday present on time. I managed to do this with a Frontline hammock from DD Hammocks Her birthday is December, so a bit early but got from from a group buy on another forum so was a good price. Decided her it early so we could get to use it this summer.

    Shes was quite excited about getting it and we managed to get out this weekend and try it out.



    Eldest daughter helping her Mum get in to the hammock. Now thats good mothers day present IMHO.





    "Now this just goes round here mummy"





    Now shes trapped in the fly net.




    Now my daughters trying to help me.


    Both my wife and I cannot wait until we can go and do an overnight with the hammocks.
    resnikov

    "You can do loads in 12 minutes. Suck a mint, buy a sledge, have a fast bath"

    My blog & twitter

  2. #2
    Senior Member SmokeHouse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Arkansas
    Hammock
    WB bb 1.1, Many 11' DIY
    Tarp
    DIY sil & Multicam
    Insulation
    yeti, Incubators
    Suspension
    Whoopie
    Posts
    1,188
    Images
    49
    Looks like she is a happy Hanger... hope u bought 3 of them... welcome...

    Thats the only way my wife camps anymore is with a hammock...

  3. #3
    New Member SB Mike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    England
    Hammock
    Life adventure sleeplight MOD
    Tarp
    DD 3mx3m
    Insulation
    DIY primaloft UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie slingin'
    Posts
    23
    What a fantastic pressie for the wife and a good encouragement to get out as a family!
    I see you modified the suspension already, im embarrassed to say that webbing came from the UK

    I have one for my wife too, never used it yet but im working on her!!

    DD do make great kit, thats why i stock it but there is much to be desired when it comes to suspension!!
    I love elevation!!

  4. #4
    New Member resnikov's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Geo Stationary orbit over the UK
    Hammock
    HH Explorer
    Tarp
    DD 3x3
    Insulation
    unsponsored UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie Sling
    Posts
    27
    Quote Originally Posted by SB Mike View Post
    I see you modified the suspension already, im embarrassed to say that webbing came from the UK
    The webbings not bad, use them as tree huggers and try not to use to much length in them and then use the whoppie slings.
    Got to wait to get some more amsteel to make my wife her whoopie slings.
    resnikov

    "You can do loads in 12 minutes. Suck a mint, buy a sledge, have a fast bath"

    My blog & twitter

  5. #5
    New Member SB Mike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    England
    Hammock
    Life adventure sleeplight MOD
    Tarp
    DD 3mx3m
    Insulation
    DIY primaloft UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie slingin'
    Posts
    23
    Im not very keen on the webbing at all! infact i have 3 hammocks worth of the stuff. Its like a water wick!

    Maybe the only thing DD have not listened to when their customers have requested a change.
    I love elevation!!

  6. #6

    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Nebraska
    Hammock
    Clark TX 250
    Tarp
    JRB 11x10
    Insulation
    Zliner w/2QZQ UQP
    Suspension
    web and buckles
    Posts
    493
    Images
    7

    great gift (and pics)

    Hope my wife is as pleased when I get her one. She doesn't have to know I just wanted to have two.
    I wondered how the bug net fit when turned upside down like that - I thought it might be a bit floppy. Looks like it fits right up against the hammock fabric. Nice.

  7. #7
    Member Andy2112's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    "Hanging in a better place now H.I.P Andy"
    Posts
    52
    Nice one mate, i'm sure she'll be pleased with it, and if not, you have another hammock, lol

  8. #8
    Scottybdiving's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Spicewood, TX
    Hammock
    WBBB, Switchback 1.9 SL & 1.9 DL
    Tarp
    BDWD, AE Hard Rock
    Insulation
    Incubator, Burrow
    Suspension
    Webbing & Rings
    Posts
    737
    Quote Originally Posted by Passinthru View Post
    Hope my wife is as pleased when I get her one. She doesn't have to know I just wanted to have two.
    I tried that one time. My wife got a new shotgun as an early BD present, just before dove season. Backfired on me though, because she loved it and will not let me shoot it.

    Good job.

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •