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Old 06-15-2013, 09:49 PM
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Respect for hammock campers

I have to say, I have a whole new respect for hammock campers ! My partner and i went a little dIY crazy and made a set of ripstop nylon hammocks, no-see-um bug nets And tarps ( mine is tyvek, my partner's is some $1 Sil.)

We made our straps and tie outs and Ridge lines all from scratch. This alone was a big project. Learning to set the whole thing up was another adventure, and then trying to figure out how to sleep in it was a whole other ordeal!

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Old 06-16-2013, 12:51 PM
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Old 06-16-2013, 09:28 PM
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I survived- I couldn't get my normal sleeping bag to work- had an alternate wool bag that did ok. Ma NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:29 AM
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