Re: [Hammock Camping] Using my truck and a tree
- Scott Schroeder <schrochem@...> wrote: I have been thinking about this for a few days and finally did a
quickie check to see how it would work.
I posted some pics in the folder 'scott's stuff'
I think this will work with just about any truck or pickup truck....
It can also be centered instead of at an angle.
What I REALLY want to try is to have a trailer hitch made that angles up like
If you want to see this "in action" check http://extremehammock.com/ , and look for the pic labeled 'fan submission' (it should be in the second column, second pic down). This guy's upright looks to be perpendicular to his hitch pipe, but I think that an angled upright would work too. If I ever put a trailer hitch on my truck, maybe I'll see if I can get somebody to weld me up one...
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- Good point Rick.
If I was going to do that for a prolonged period of time I'd come up
with a more cushioned approach. I might also see if I can get to the
roll bar just below the ceiling and get a tieout there somehow.
On 10/30/06, Rick <ra1@...> wrote:
> I recommend caution when tying to the pillar between front and back
> seats. The seal or the pillar itself can be bent or harmed by hammock
> support ropes or straps. Be careful with your pretty trucks.
> I have tied to the roll cage of my Jeep and to boards in the holes
> designed to take them in the bed of a truck.