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    Senior Member heescha's Avatar
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    will these buckles work?

    has anyone tried these buckles? do you think they will work for my main supports?
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    Those don't look like they were made to hold much weight. I would be wary of hanging my hammock with them.
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    I agree with headchange. If I'm going to trust my body weight to hardware, I want it to be well proven gear.
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    Just my 2cents...NOPE...I would not try 'em...looks like a thin metal "Stamped" buckle I seen on my son's book bag...
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    Senior Member heescha's Avatar
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    ok, thanks guys!
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    Rule of thumb is that if something isn't load rated or looks flimsy, it probably isn't worth using on a hammock. If anyone here can understand the need to go cheap, I can, trust me. But when you're looking at the possibility of injury from cutting corners or cheap gear, I'd rather use the money for better quality gear than an ER co-pay.
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    Cinch buckles or JRB Tri-Glides are the way to go IMO.
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