I've searched the forums here as well as searched Google quite a bit and see many varied plans for hammock stands. I'm curious - has anyone tried to build one out of 1 1/2" Schedule 40 PVC? 1",1 1/2", and 2" Schedule 40 PVC all seem fairly heavy duty if you engineer the force of the weight to go lengthwise.
In particular I'm thinking of something like
I'd like to make something that could be used while car camping at national and state parks along the east coast by myself and two or three teenage kids so I'd need to make 3 of whatever I make and be able to position them on a typical tent pad. My ultimate goal is that I'd like to take a two week trip up the east coast and stay at parks along the way.