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    Unused suspensions/webbing/tree straps?

    Might be a long shot, but I was ordering some tablecloths to make hammocks for the kids when I realized that getting them suspensions was going to cost more than I thought. I'm fairly new to this, so I don't have any extra parts laying around just yet. If you have anything laying around that you don't think you are going to use anymore, let me know! thanks!

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    How old are they? Find some cars eat straps for kids that are old enough that they don't need the harnesses anymore. My harness looks just like carseat straps. Somewhere I may have my kids straps, but I have no idea where. Most carseat straps are tested to 3000-5000 pound impact load.

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    Unused suspensions/webbing/tree straps?

    It can be done super cheap. Use old seat belts from a wrecking yard for tree straps and rope for suspension. I bet you can make enough for the whole family for $20.


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    they are 4 and 9. hmm have not thought of that before, i will look around. thanks for the tips guys!

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    Re: Unused suspensions/webbing/tree straps?

    Ratchet strap tree straps and mule tape suspension could be done inexpensively

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    How much strap do you need? Do you need two full suspension systems or just enough straps to sew up 4 tree straps?
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    wasn't really sure yet honestly. was just trying to piece something together. either some whoopies and tree straps, or maybe full length webbing with some descender rings/buckles.

    can you get amsteel/dynaglyde locally?

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    tree straps & woopies

    I have some camo webbing, no loops sewn in it, and some woopies I made. pm me if ya want to work something out. cheap cheap cheap

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    Quote Originally Posted by BroChaos View Post
    If you have anything laying around that you don't think you are going to use anymore, let me know! thanks! Joe
    I have stuff I'm not using anymore. Shoot me a PM and let's discuss, if you like. If you send your phone number, I'll call you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rain Man View Post
    I have stuff I'm not using anymore. Shoot me a PM and let's discuss, if you like. If you send your phone number, I'll call you.

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