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    Carabiner & Gatherd End

    Quite new to hanging and HF and have found this site to be an awesome place to gather knowledge and spur creativity(could be dangerous). Was in REI and I saw this lightweight carabiner and thought I would try this out, spent last night testing it, seemed fine.

    Today I got ENO Atlas Hammock Suspension System to use instead of the strap and wrap ring.
    Going to just put a ENO AHSS loop through the carabiner.

    Any insight from those with experience ? Or what might be done to make it better?

    Thanks!
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    Solid solution
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    Thanks, HP !
    God bless! Brent

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    What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other travel. Travel a thousand miles by train and you are a brute; pedal five hundred on a bicycle and you remain basically a bourgeois; paddle a hundred in a canoe and you are already a child of nature.
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    Carabiner & Gatherd End

    That will work! Most people on HF have gone to whoopies or soft shackles but steel feels more reliable. There is not one hard piece of gear in my setup and sometime I wonder if that such a good idea. I took a friend camping last weekend and he thought it was all shoe laces. Lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkerev View Post
    Quite new to hanging and HF and have found this site to be an awesome place to gather knowledge and spur creativity(could be dangerous). Was in REI and I saw this lightweight carabiner and thought I would try this out, spent last night testing it, seemed fine.

    Today I got ENO Atlas Hammock Suspension System to use instead of the strap and wrap ring.
    Going to just put a ENO AHSS loop through the carabiner.

    Any insight from those with experience ? Or what might be done to make it better?

    Thanks!
    as one who is not as GRAM conscious as the ultra-lite back packers, i applaud your thought process

    you use the word BETTER & i translated that to SIMPLER, w/ equal or greater dependability

    I LIKE IT

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    Steve,

    Thanks that was my thought process, To make it faster and simpler And being a kayaker i am not extremely conscious about weight either. I don't care if it weighs 10 pounds as long as it's not bulky, If it's faster and simpler I'm all about that. Most times I Fish till dark, And a simple fast set up Is more important to me than a little extra weight.

    With that said to each their own!
    God bless! Brent

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    What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other travel. Travel a thousand miles by train and you are a brute; pedal five hundred on a bicycle and you remain basically a bourgeois; paddle a hundred in a canoe and you are already a child of nature.
    -- Pierre Elliott Trudeau

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    I have the Atlas straps also, and the same carabiner; I set mine up just a bit different. The strap I got at REI it's a climbing strap rated the same as the carabiner and was $5. Got one for each end.

    That + Atlas straps = 2 min set up.

    Takes longer to string the tarp than to set the hammock!

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    Let us know how those straps work out for you. The earlier ones Eno made where a miserable failure... things stretch like crazy. Hopefully, these guys are much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh00333 View Post



    I have the Atlas straps also, and the same carabiner; I set mine up just a bit different. The strap I got at REI it's a climbing strap rated the same as the carabiner and was $5. Got one for each end.

    That + Atlas straps = 2 min set up.

    Takes longer to string the tarp than to set the hammock!
    Doing it this way would be easier to get the biner on the Atlas straps I would think compared to having the biners oriented the other way as in your picture.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Josh00333 View Post



    I have the Atlas straps also, and the same carabiner; I set mine up just a bit different. The strap I got at REI it's a climbing strap rated the same as the carabiner and was $5. Got one for each end.

    That + Atlas straps = 2 min set up.

    Takes longer to string the tarp than to set the hammock!
    Josh, nice job! What straps from REI did you specifically use ?

    Thanks
    God bless! Brent

    Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage.
    -- William Shakespeare

    What sets a canoeing expedition apart is that it purifies you more rapidly and inescapably than any other travel. Travel a thousand miles by train and you are a brute; pedal five hundred on a bicycle and you remain basically a bourgeois; paddle a hundred in a canoe and you are already a child of nature.
    -- Pierre Elliott Trudeau

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