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    Mug slingin'

    I've had this DIY project in my head for awhile, but now I've discovered it already exists: mugslinger.jpg I was thinking of hanging a DIY version of this from my ridge line. I would just like to set my coffee mug down for a second (inside my bug net) so I can adjust my top quilt or pick up a book.

    Is this a recipe for disaster? Has anyone ever done this before? What are your thoughts? Don't be shy! (like you guys are ever shy! )
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    It would be for me ... a disaster that is!

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    Pips, I have used these on boats before, the only issues that you may see is rapid up-down movement (hitting waves). As long as your not bouncing in the mock, you should be good! 'specially if you have a closing sip lid.
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    I was thinking about making the same type of thing when I was on the trail last weekend....but after I kept hitting my head on anything that I had hanging from my RL...I thought better of it. I don't want hot coffee on my and my stuff!

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    I can't drink anything lying down - especially anything hot.
    I would have to use a sippy cup.
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    I think a closeable lid would be needed. That being said a regular travel mug and a carabiner clipping the travel mug to the ridgeline would work well.
    Trying to drink anything while laying back in the hammock is tricky, and usually results in me dribbling.

    Now a coffee cup with a sippy tube....
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    how about just hanging a water bladder(a small one less than 24oz) with a water tube from the RL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ricecg View Post
    how about just hanging a water bladder(a small one less than 24oz) with a water tube from the RL.
    Not a bad idea. But it won't keep your coffee hot

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    Just surround with some Insul-Bright...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ricecg View Post
    how about just hanging a beer bladder(a small one less than 24oz) with a beer tube from the RL.
    Fixed it for ya.
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