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16642Re: Hammocking inside

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  • kbwaddy
    Dec 28, 2006
      try the joists in the celing, they are much larger than the studs in
      the walls. you have to place the screws in just the right spot.

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "farpost" <lsramos13@...> wrote:
      > I wouldn't trust solitary studs, old or new. And don't string straight
      > out from the walls. My first attempt was just that, and when I first
      > put weight on the hammock, I could sense the wall start to give.
      > Instead, I have screwed bolts into studs in places where there are at
      > least 2 studs together, such as next to door or window frames. The
      > header studs at doors and windows add bracing as well.
      > I used heavy duty eyebolts, at least 3 in long, which are positioned
      > so that the hammock hangs at a 45 degree angle from the wall thus on a
      > diagonal across the room.
      > For our cloth hammocks, an S-hook attaches to the eyebolt and the
      > hammock's rope loop hooks on the S. For the HH, I just tie the straps
      > to the eyebolt. Three bedrooms are always outfitted with a hammock and
      > at least one is used daily.
      > Good luck.
      > Scott
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "sebastiantoney" <funbun2@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I want to hang my hammock inside to replace my bed and save space. How
      > > do you hang a hammock inside? I don't trust these old studs. Is there
      > > a stand you can use inside? Can one be made for inside use?
      > >
      > > thanks
      > >
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