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    Just another hanger attroll's Avatar
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    Blackbird to the ground

    Iíve wanted to try and put my Blackbird to the ground for a while now to see how well it would work. I did it just a short time ago.

    It was a little bit of a pain to get the four corners staked out by myself but I managed.

    I have included some pictures of the setup. Although the setup looks fine and pretty nifty it really will not work comfortably. The reason being is I lowered my hiking polls as low as they would go and if you look at the picture you will see that the still some curve to the hammock on each end. There is just enough curves so that you cannot lay flat on the ground and have the bottom of the hammock on the ground. It curves up enough on each end so you can feel it on your head and feet. I would not recommend using the BB are a ground dwelling unit. It might work is you are shorter the 5Ē9í but it will not work for me.



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    I think you have to burn a hammock when it touches the ground. It's the law.
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    Just another hanger attroll's Avatar
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    I am not going to burn my BB for no one. But I can assure it will not touch the ground again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch View Post
    I think you have to burn a hammock when it touches the ground. It's the law.
    (Donny Baker voice) It's the law. I swear to god it is, man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by attroll View Post
    I am not going to burn my BB for no one. But I can assure it will not touch the ground again.
    As long as you learned your lesson.
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    Quote Originally Posted by attroll View Post
    But I can assure it will not touch the ground again.
    Ooooo, that's what we call a jinx around here.
    Better start burning some incense and chanting or something; maybe a sacrificial chicken?
    Trust nobody!

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    i thought the law was you had to give your bb away to fellow posters!!!
    i do not remember the question, however i believe beer is the answer

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    Quote Originally Posted by kayaknut01 View Post
    i thought the law was you had to give your bb away to fellow posters!!!
    Keep dreaming. Once a person owns a BB they will never give it away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by east_stingray View Post
    (Donny Baker voice) It's the law. I swear to god it is, man.
    Gotta love Donnie! LOL!

    Also-Frankenstein never scared me!
    "It's like a giant net for catching lazy people"
    "You never see anyone crying in a hammock" -Jim Gaffigan on Hammocks
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    Perfectly good trees in those pictures, and you're "laying down" your BB. That's like purposely laying down a bike, or putting a dent in your new car so you don't have to think about someone else doing it. You might as well just give it away now. You still have my address, right?

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