15910Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Crazy Creek straps
- Oct 4, 2006i don't know the answer to the question, but I have ordered cam buckles from Quest Outfitters (google them)...they have a LOT of stuff to make things, plus they have these cam buckles in plastic.
terry_and_pearl <terry_and_pearl@...> wrote:
Does anybody have pics of the buckles?? Do their buckles resemble these:
I looked on the Crazy Creek website but no pics of the buckles (or
straps) that I could find - some of the hammocks, but no detail).
I purchased the above cam buckles from the site addressed above.
They sell nylon, polyester and polypropylene straps also in various
widths. I purchased their 1" polypropylene strapping also - they refer
to it as webbing. Polypropylene doesn't absorb water like nylon and so
doesn't stretch like nylon. Also, it is more abrasion resistant than
Their cam buckles are rated at 800 lbs. Their Stainless Steel cam
buckles are rated at 750 lbs. (I have no financial interest in
strapworks, but I got very good service from them).
The polypropylene webbing I received is heavy duty and I am using it
for wrapping the tree in the hammock suspension. I use the Hennesy
Hammock and their tree huggers were just too short and I would rather
use the cam buckles I purchased rather than fuss with knots or
lashings, especially when my fingers are wet and cold.
> I've used the CC straps in this way.into a loop, and a 1-1/2 inch diameter ring attached to the cord with
> My hammock has casings at either end, a two-foot length of cord tied
a lark's head.
>the buckle lands about a foot away from the trunk. The standing run of
> I attach the CC strap to the tree with a lark's head, positioned so
the strap goes through the hammock ring then back through the CC buckle.
>last time I talked to CC, they wouldn't sell the buckles or straps
> This works great except for the ugly printing on the strap.
> If anybody finds a source for these buckles, please let me know. The
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