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Re: [BackpackGearTest] Re: Hennessey Hammock Idea

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  • GearTester
    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. Jerry ... From: Amanda Greene
    Message 1 of 21 , Jun 2, 2001
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      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.
      Jerry
      ----- 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
      find
      > an easier way with attaching it to trees.
      > Thanks, Amanda
      >
      > ************************
      > Amanda Greene
      > agreene@...
      > amagreene@...
      >
      > 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
      rated
      > 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
      gets
      > 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
      had
      > is on large pine trees. The pine sap makes it hard to "wind up" the strap
      to
      > 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,
      clip
      > the buckles, snap the 'biners (the hammock stays tied off to the biners
      all
      > the time) on and jerk the side-release buckles tight. REALLY fast set up
      and
      > no knots to tie and untie. It also doesn't slip or loosen up.
      > Jerry
      >
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