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20100Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: interesting hang

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  • R Swink
    Jul 12, 2009
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      I saw a truck yesterday that had 2 receivers on the passenger side that they
      had a pipe hauling system built up in. Not sure where it came from and I
      didn't have a camera with me.



      On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:19 PM, Troy and Ronda <gilmem2@...> wrote:

      > Good plan, Chris.
      >
      > Instead of strengthening the Receiver support, you can run a rigid
      > horizontal support from the extended receiver post horizontally to the
      > headache rack. This offsets the horizontal forces, which are what broke the
      > weld. If you do not have much sag, horizontal forces can be VERY high.
      >
      > Something as light as a 2x2 lumber, or 3/4 inch conduit will do it with
      > reasonable sag.
      >
      > I have hung from two tripods from time to time. Will not work without a
      > cross piece. Works easily with one. I like bamboo for the cross piece,
      > because a pole one inch in diameter at the small end will do, and weighs
      > next to nothing.
      >
      > For reference, I weigh in around 250#
      >
      > -tg
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