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20209[Hammock Camping] Re: California Hammocks

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  • Sandy
    Oct 6, 2009
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      sand/snow anchors: http://www.rei.com/product/725165#

      sandy in miami

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Rick <ra1@...> wrote:
      >
      > I have contemplated a pair of inverted Vs made from 2x4s. One inverted V
      > would be placed at each end of the hammock stand on a beach. The Vs
      > prevent collapse to the side. To support the ends, it should be possible
      > to bury a piece of plywood - or better yet a small "parachute" of 1.9 oz
      > ripstop - of sufficient size as an anchor at each end. I have not tested
      > this.
      >
      > Risk
      >
      > Ralph Oborn wrote:
      > > On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 4:04 PM, Chris Lutz <chrislutz25@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >> Has anybody been able to use a guyed post or x- frame successfully. I
      > >> tried several DIY designs, but none that could acutally hold my wt. Ralph,
      > >> what do you mean by x-frame, anyway? Thanks.
      > >>
      > >> Chris Lutz
      > >>
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Rick has some ideas here:
      > >
      > > http://www.imrisk.com/hammock/singlepolehammock.htm
      > >
      > > I'ts on my list of things to develop............
      > >
      > > I intend to prototype with two 6 foot 2X2s crossed about 6 inches from the
      > > top, then run a single line down to a spiral dog tie out stake.
      > >
      > > After that a single pole with two lines running to the ground.
      > >
      > >
      > > Ralph
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
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