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    Finally got my husband in the hammock!

    I got my husband to try out the new 11 foot DL hammock I made. The pad holds the hammock so that it is more open and the length helped too. He actually took a nap in it! He isn't sure yet that he could sleep all night in one, but the nap was great progress!!!
    Keep movin', keep believing and enjoy the journey!

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    Whoo Buddy! I small step.....

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    Sweet! Looks like a possible convert.

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    There is hope for converting him to the dark side yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by grannypat View Post
    I got my husband to try out the new 11 foot DL hammock I made. The pad holds the hammock so that it is more open and the length helped too. He actually took a nap in it! He isn't sure yet that he could sleep all night in one, but the nap was great progress!!!
    When I read that Title .... gotta admit my first thought was "WAY TO GO GP!"

    I will go sit in the corner now

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    Congrats on converting another.
    Pics or it didnt happen.

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    WOW, CONGRATULATIONS! Pretty soon you might have to arm wrestle him,
    (spelling I know, I know) to get your hammock away from him. You never know how these things will go. New converts seem to have a way of going all out to prove their devotion.

    I think you are the first person to post that they got their HUSBAND to try a hammock. It is normally men, who want their wife to try hanging.

    Congratulations, well done.

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    Way to go!!!! Now if I could just get mine to relax enough to go there too Not that it's a competition or anything, but you'd kind-of think I'd been able to convince mine first

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hawk-eye View Post
    When I read that Title .... gotta admit my first thought was "WAY TO GO GP!"

    I will go sit in the corner now
    Shame on you, but I laughed out loud
    Keep movin', keep believing and enjoy the journey!

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