Originally Posted by DaddyDaddy
I'm no injaneer, but it seems everyone is thinking inside the box (or the bed of the truck) on this one.
Could he not use the stake pockets and using some welded square stock angled and braced to extend out further than the diagonal corners on the truck get the distance he wants to hang a legit hammock and sleep in peace?
There would be a weight penalty but you're gonna pull the things out of the stake pockets and carry in the bed anyway, right?
This concludes our brodcast day....
This is what I suggested five posts back:
Originally Posted by toober
If you use a ridgepole, the ridgepole could stick out further than the truck hanging from the uprights attached to the truck. Hang the hammock from the ends of the ridgepole.
If all goes well with my next test, I'm close to finishing a self standing that could sit in the pickup bed, or on the ground, or inside a room, etc.