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20189Re: [Hammock Camping] Hammock Stands [WAS California Hammocks]

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  • Rick
    Sep 29, 2009
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      Glad the stand worked out!

      Risk



      On Sep 29, 2009, at 16:40, Richard Perlman <richard@...
      > wrote:

      > I built a Risk Hammock Stand
      > <http://www.imrisk.com/hammockstand/hammockstand.htm> and it worked
      > out
      > great. I used a Hennessey Hammocks UL Explorer and a 8' x 10' Speer
      > fly. The hammock fit perfectly, but the fly was tight. If I need it
      > again, I will add a few more feet of "top rail" to space it out more.
      > (I was being cheap and didn't want to spent another $10 on a second
      > rail.
      >
      > Rich
      >
      > Tom Frazier wrote:
      >> There are, of course, hammock frames you can carry around in your
      >> car for those car-camping times when you don't have any trees
      >> avail. And if you don't have trees and you can't improvise
      >> something (like rocks, or using sticks to prop up your support line/
      >> s while being anchored to something solid) then you just have to
      >> use your hammock and tarp set up like a ground tent.
      >>
      >>
      >> Tom
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >> ----- Original Message -----
      >> From: Cara Lin Bridgman
      >> To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com
      >> Sent: Tuesday, September 29, 2009 8:04 AM
      >> Subject: Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: California Hammocks
      >>
      >>
      >> The problem with door frames and posts is they only work in
      >> campgrounds
      >> and in 'civilized' areas. Backpacking with door frames and posts
      >> gets a
      >> little tricky...
      >>
      >> CL
      >>
      >> Ralph Oborn wrote:
      >>> Desert: not many opportunities to hammock camp, unless, like Cara
      >>> said, you
      >>> can find rocks to attach to...
      >>>
      >>> A creative hanger will come up with a way to use a vehicle roof
      >>> rack or door
      >>> post instead of a tree.
      >>> And a guyed post or xframe as the other tree.
      >>>
      >>> Ralph
      >>
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