View Poll Results: How long are your suspension straps including tree huggers

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  • Under six feet

    4 5.97%
  • Six to ten feet

    13 19.40%
  • Ten to fourteen feet

    32 47.76%
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    18 26.87%
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    Straps, How Long

    How long are each of your suspension straps? Mine are too long I think but I want to see what all of you are doing on packing extra long straps. Mule
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    For a hammock with cinch buckles I was using 12 feet of webbing per end. Now that I'm tinkering with the constrictor splice suspensions, two 6 foot huggers.
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    I'm on the west coast. I need long straps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lori View Post
    I'm on the west coast. I need long straps.
    I agree lori, the trees around here can get a little large.
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    These days I'm just using huggers, toting 3 in 2', 3' & 5' lengths to mix & match as needed. We'll see how that works.
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    I just like options, so my straps are long(ish). Most of mine are between 11' and 12' long on each end.
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    I carry 12' straps. I usually have 3' or so hanging off the ring buckles, But I like insurance. I had a strap break using cinch buckles (my fault), but was able to lengthen the other strap and re-hang my hammock.
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    I think mine are 13'

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    Mine ar between 12' and 14'.
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    Two brand new 12 footers that have never been used. Two 20 footers that get used all the time. Out here in Northern California, the trees get a little robust.
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