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Re: Hammocking inside

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  • kbwaddy
    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.
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 28, 2006
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      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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