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    Question set up time?

    just wondering how long it takes you guys to setup your hammock system. it takes me about 6 mins with an eno hammock, tarp, sleeping bag, and diy uq

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    5 minutes of set up...and 1 hour of tweaking and fine tuning
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
    5 minutes of set up...and 1 hour of tweaking and fine tuning
    haha very true

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    Never timed myself, but I'd say with tarp, hammock, UQ/TQ probably 5 minutes or less. I'm rarely hurrying to setup though as even in bad weather the only "rush" is getting the tarp up. If the weather is nice and I arrive at camp early enough it could take me hours to get everything setup as I'll put up my hammock first and end up taking an unplanned nap.
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    Depends on how much I hurry:
    No hurry, just "having at it" about 4 - 5 minutes.
    Hurry, REAL hard: about 7 - 8 minutes.
    Hurry, AND paying attention to what I'm doing: about 3 minutes.
    Hurry AND showing off: as in 'Hey, watch how fast I can set up!" about 10 minutes, if I'm lucky, usually much longer! add 3 - 5 minutes per person (over 1) watching.

    But then, I do set up a LOT! about 12 times so far this year, & this year has been a slow year.
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    Sounds like it's on. We have a scout hang this weekend and we'll let you know the times.

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