Re: [BackpackGearTest] Re: Hennessey Hammock Idea
- I've got some of an older system I use but they are not posted. I'll try to
upload them this week end for you.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Amanda Greene" <amagreene@...>
To: "BackpackGearTest" <BackpackGearTest@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2001 12:40 PM
Subject: [BackpackGearTest] Re: Hennessey Hammock Idea
> Hi Jerry,
> Do you have a picture/photo of this...online somewhere? I'm a very visual
> kind of person. I recently got one of the original HH and am trying to
> an easier way with attaching it to trees.
> Thanks, Amanda
> Amanda Greene
> There is no such thing as a weird human being. It's just that some people
> require more understanding than others.
> - Tom Robbins
> Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 00:07:35 -0600
> From: "GearTester" <geartester@...>
> Subject: Re: Re: Hennessey Hammock Idea
> I've been using a Kong gear 'biner that weighs just under 1 oz. and is
> at 600 GK. for about a year now. It is a keyhole biner as opposed to a
> notched gate biner so it is real easy to just slide the line off if it
> too tight to untie easily. I actually use mine with (2) 6', 2" polypro
> straps to put up my hammock. It's quick and easy. The only problem I've
> is on large pine trees. The pine sap makes it hard to "wind up" the strap
> tighten it. My latest configuration is (2) 12', 2" polypro straps with
> side-release buckles in the loop. I just toss the loop around the tree,
> the buckles, snap the 'biners (the hammock stays tied off to the biners
> the time) on and jerk the side-release buckles tight. REALLY fast set up
> no knots to tie and untie. It also doesn't slip or loosen up.
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