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    Growing Hammock trees

    Planted some hammock trees and they are growing hammocks after just a couple of days. Just have to figure out when the hammocks are ready to pick.

    Actually I planted 3 more pier pilings to my backyard hanging site so I can now set up 9 hammocks at one time. Why did I do it ?....why not

    Also did it for a hanging class for a boy scout troop that is in the works.

    I can now hold my own group hang in my back yard. The only drawback is that it would be very difficult to set up tarps for the 3 inner hammocks.

    The pilings are 7 to 8 inch diameter and 12+ feet long salt treated pier pilings that I purchased from a local marine hardware store. Dug the holes 30+ inches deep with a post hole digger. Took me and my son's help to get then upright and into the holes.
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    Those are some good looking hammock trees. I wish my father-in-law could grow those at his nursery for me.

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    Please return our pilings.



    Looks good gunner.

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    My hammock trees are on year 4 of my five year plan. No more wash line for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gargoyle View Post


    Please return our pilings.



    Looks good gunner.
    Haha I laughed so hard at this

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    You can definitely hang high enough with those..mighty high!

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    Please return our pilings.
    I sticking with my story that I bought them......
    Merchants Mill Pond SP Swamp Hang

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    I am 18 with 42 years of experience.

    Hammock Hangers...taking over the world..2 trees at a time !

    Warbonnet BB 1.7 and a whole lot of other great gear from the vendors on HF

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    I like the 5 finger discount theory! Just don't give them back!

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    Good work Gunner. Let us know when your first group hang will be.

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