Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 32

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    New Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    toulouse
    Hammock
    HH + DIY Hammock
    Tarp
    10'x10' DPM Basha
    Insulation
    PLUQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie sling
    Posts
    46
    Images
    4

    Spoke reflector for guylines

    Last week i found some spoke reflectors in a shop.
    Though it would be a good thing to add to my tarp guylines, and in fact, it is

    Weight nothing, and effective.







    Joe

  2. #2
    AaronAlso's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Indiana
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.7DL
    Tarp
    HG CF 4s
    Insulation
    Shamu & RAB
    Suspension
    All in One whoopie
    Posts
    709
    Images
    16
    Well would you look at that. What a creative way to repurpose a product. I've never seen spoke reflectors like that before. The only thing that has kept me from switching to ultra thin guylines is the lack or reflective cord in sub 3mm diameter. Now I have no excuse.

    Thank You
    "The more laws that are written, the more criminals are produced." - "The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be." - Lao Tze

    "Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws." -Plato

    Ephesians 6:10-17

    Hammock Forums is my social network.

  3. #3
    NMardin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Greer, SC
    Hammock
    DIY 11" 1.1 black ripstop
    Tarp
    Kelty Noah 12
    Insulation
    tewa and HG
    Suspension
    UCRs/Dutchbling
    Posts
    159
    Images
    18
    Great idea! Thanks for sharing. I'm going to have to check into these.


    Quote Originally Posted by AaronAlso View Post
    Well would you look at that. What a creative way to repurpose a product. I've never seen spoke reflectors like that before. The only thing that has kept me from switching to ultra thin guylines is the lack or reflective cord in sub 3mm diameter. Now I have no excuse.

    Thank You

    AsronAlso, check out this forum for sub 3mm line with reflective hits. Heard nothing but great things about the product. Worth looking into

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...ad.php?t=83678

  4. #4
    Senior Member Flatfishy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Bristol, England
    Hammock
    WBBB & WBRR
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Insulation
    unsponsored/Incuba
    Suspension
    Webbing/Whoopies
    Posts
    126
    Liking that.
    Good work fella.

  5. #5
    Senior Member Taliesin96's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Cobourg,On Canada
    Hammock
    Diy 1.1 DL - Diy 1.7 DL
    Tarp
    Diy Silnylon,
    Insulation
    SB con to UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopies & Webbing
    Posts
    140
    ya had to just show that you really did, now i have got to go out and get some, you should here my wife. Best thing is she can use them on her tent also, just cannot convince her to hang. but i know one thing were going to spend alot of the summer hiking and well when she wakes up from the ground all still she will reconsider i think.

  6. #6
    digitizer101's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    St Louis, MO
    Hammock
    Gathered End
    Tarp
    Still Looking
    Insulation
    DIY Down UQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie Sling
    Posts
    181
    Images
    38
    I have always just used the finger lights. I like to call them my landing light as referred to by Hairbear the first time he had seen them.



    Now, I will have to switch to spoke reflectors as the batteries on the finger lights tend to only last one or two trips depending on my ability to turn them off after each use

  7. #7
    hammock_monk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Eugene, OR
    Hammock
    Darien UL
    Tarp
    HG Cuben Fiber
    Insulation
    Winter bag/DIY UQ
    Suspension
    whoopies/dutchware
    Posts
    313
    Images
    15

    Re: Spoke reflector for guylines

    Great idea!

  8. #8
    Member wideguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Massachusetts
    Hammock
    No hammock. Yet!
    Posts
    56
    GENIUS! Most of my camping is done at scout camps with lots of feet walking around and late night bathroom trips. Tripped guys are a nearly nightly occurrence.

  9. #9
    New Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    toulouse
    Hammock
    HH + DIY Hammock
    Tarp
    10'x10' DPM Basha
    Insulation
    PLUQ
    Suspension
    Whoopie sling
    Posts
    46
    Images
    4
    Thanks for the comments.
    I use 2mm guylines and they fit perfectly, i can slide them up and down easily.

    Plus, they are quite inexpensive, about 5€ for 36 pieces, and i think i will cut them to put a shorter piece on each guyline.
    Last edited by JosephCurwen; 04-10-2013 at 04:39.

  10. #10
    alpineLounger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Eastern Oregon
    Hammock
    JRB BMBH UL
    Tarp
    JRB 11x10
    Insulation
    JRB TQ& UQ
    Suspension
    Straps & Dutchware
    Posts
    51
    I'm going to find some of these. Great info, thanks for sharing.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •