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Old 06-24-2013, 11:46 PM
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Low Cost / Cheap / Budget Full Hammock Setup

Let's post some low cost* options for a full hammock setup. Please avoid DIY (sewing) options, names of retailers (non-manufacturers), sites and links.

Please suggest such things as a low cost hammock model, suspension, netting, tarp, et cetera.

Thank you for your participation. This information will help others give hammock camping a try.

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Old 09-05-2013, 10:36 AM
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Old 09-06-2013, 11:49 AM
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i'd like to think my setup was on the cheaper/more affordable side.

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Low-weight setup

There is always a balance between cost and weight. Grand Trunk Nano 7 is less expensive than Eno and NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 06-02-2015, 04:45 PM
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Snugpac Jungle Hammock $40.00 just under a pound.
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Not an utralight set up but it is solid and complete for $150 US .... $140 if purchased in quantity- NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here

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At Appalachian Trail Days the last 2 years Hennessy Hammocks were half price. In 2014 I got an Expl NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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