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  1. #1
    New Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Georgia
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    Looking for a hammock

    I want to get a Hennessy Hammock, but I really don't know which one to get. I'm about 5'10 - 5'11, and weigh 145. I want a 4 season one, but currently I've narrowed it down to the Explorer Deluxe. Any review, or what not would be much appreciated.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    South ga.
    Hammock
    Wbbb, BMBH, Clark nx250, wbrr
    Tarp
    J r b 11x10
    Insulation
    Hammockgear UQ/TQ
    Suspension
    BB webbing, python
    Posts
    42
    I sent you a message.

  3. #3
    Senior Member CatSplat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Calgary, Canada
    Hammock
    HHEA, HHEUL, HHSD, GTUL
    Tarp
    DerpTarp KL1.1
    Insulation
    TQ, DIY Fusion UQ
    Suspension
    W-Slings, Trunks
    Posts
    302
    I'm 5'11, 160lb and I have the Explorer UL, I prefer it over the Expedition for backpacking. It's the Goldilocks hammock for me - not too big and heavy, not too small and cramped. For car-camping, the Safari is a hammock-mansion.

  4. #4
    Senior Member Streetdoc432's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Memphis, TN
    Hammock
    HH Ex Deluxe, WBBB 1.7 DL, ENO-DN
    Tarp
    HH Hex-mesh skins
    Insulation
    KAQ Jarbridge/PLUQ
    Suspension
    Whoopies
    Posts
    125
    There is an Explorer Deluxe Asym for sale in the For Sale section. It would save you a little $ on shipping and waiting..Zip model too!
    ~Sonny~

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Eastern MA
    Posts
    121
    Chris-

    Some people prefer the extra space of a larger hammock, and don't mind the extra weight and bulk in their packs. Going just by your size, the Expedition, Hyperlight, Deep Jungle (NOT XL), or Asym Backpacker would fit you. Your personal preferences and your budget are factors that dictate which model is best for you. If you can find a hammocker nearby who will let you just "try one on for size," that may be helpful.
    Rosaleen

    Hennessy Hammock afficionado and supporter.

  6. #6
    Bubba's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.7 SL
    Tarp
    WB Superfly
    Insulation
    WB and UGQ
    Suspension
    Whoopies or Straps
    Posts
    5,355
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    57
    My friend dant8tro actually finds his HH Deep Jungle to be more comfortable than his Warbonnet Blackbird.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

  7. #7
    Gary_R's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    Pacific NW
    Hammock
    HH Explorer UL with Mod 4
    Tarp
    Gargoyle Custom
    Insulation
    Leigh'Lo/HG
    Suspension
    Adjustable Straps
    Posts
    1,267
    I find my explorer and my UL backpacker just as comfortable.
    Although the explorer is much larger

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