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    Hammock Chair?

    I know I could make one, if I was at home, but I'm deployed and hoping to find something to chill in.

    I've looked through quite a few threads, have yet to find what I think I'm looking for. Is there anyone making these and selling them? Basically, I'm looking at a tough material, perhaps somewhere around 1000d (thick, I know), wider than longer, approximately half the length of an average hammock. I'd then add a length of amsteel to kick my feet out as a rest.

    Should I be asking one of the fine hammock makers here to custom make me one? Any bit of help would be greatly appreciated!

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    That might work in the 1.9 ounce. I will admit that I'm looking for something a bit heavier duty. The sand and dust out here in Afghanistan wreaks havoc on anything. Let me see if anyone else pops up with a suggestion, if nothing else I can always ask for a custom job. Thanks!

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    If you could find someone who would make that chair in an awning fabric, you might find it heavy enough, but you are right, 1000d would be impervious to damage.

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    Then how about one of these?
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    I'd PM Paul from Arrowhead and ask if he'd consider making you one in ballistic Nylon (cordura).

    The HF vendors are really good people.

    Dan.

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    Oh, I completely forgot about those! I have one in brown that is just sitting in the basement, complete with foot support. If I had an address, I could ship it off this week. How about $60, and an APO address?

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    Quote Originally Posted by olzeke View Post
    Oh, I completely forgot about those! I have one in brown that is just sitting in the basement, complete with foot support. If I had an address, I could ship it off this week. How about $60, and an APO address?
    I've looked at those too, and they do look very comfortable. I do need a two point attachment type hammock chair. Not many trees around here in this darnforsaken desert. A very generous offer thank you.

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    These from treklight gear might also fit the bill.

    And be safe in the desert!

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    I think I'll try Arrowhead, and sew what they can come up with. Thanks guys!

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