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  1. #1361
    Senior Member Floridahanger's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernExposure View Post
    So you are saying it might take me months to set it up every night? Gotta love Burning Man!

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    group buy

    Can anyone put here a link or instructions as to how I learn more about this?

    HappyHammockstand Hammock Forums group buy
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    Quote Originally Posted by petez View Post
    Can anyone put here a link or instructions as to how I learn more about this?

    HappyHammockstand Hammock Forums group buy
    If you do a google search for:

    Happy Hammock stand Hammock Forums group buy

    it is the first search result.
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    Quote Originally Posted by petez View Post
    Can anyone put here a link or instructions as to how I learn more about this?

    HappyHammockstand Hammock Forums group buy
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...3&postcount=61

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    Just bumping this again to see if anybody happens to know the weight of their TurtleDog Stand

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    New Member Hangin' J's Avatar
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    Ok, You can officially put me on the "Build List". I made some modifications to my original failed attempt and come up with something very workable and stable. I left the PVC Sleeve on just for piece of mind after the first failure. I dont believe that I would need it though. The key was to move the suspension attaching points in direct line with the suspension of the top rail. Thanks to all, what a great forum this is.

    One thing I am watching is my ridge line. It is made from "Zing-It" and at the angle of the hang in the stand - wooooweeee is it tight, not sure what to do about that. I did make the ridge line adjustable, I am going to play with diff lengths and see how that works.


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    but enough about me hppyfngy's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hangin' J View Post
    Great! Keep with it.

    Your angle seems a bit flat to me though. Closer to 25*. Maybe try letting your suspension out a little to get closer to 30*. This will also loosen your ridge line.
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    New Member Hangin' J's Avatar
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    yup increasing the hang angle def does help but gets my butt a little close to the ground. I may end up using longer 2x2's so I can change the hang angle.

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    but enough about me hppyfngy's Avatar
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    Quick! Get out the 2x lengthener.

    It's true, the longer the ridge pole, the taller the tripods need to be to keep your butt off the ground.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hangin' J View Post
    yup increasing the hang angle def does help but gets my butt a little close to the ground. I may end up using longer 2x2's so I can change the hang angle.
    I have noticed after making a few of these that the stands need to be between 5'-6' tall if you want to give your hammock a nice hang angle. Otherwise you may end up touching the ground.

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