Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Hammock Camping Re: Oh Boy, Cold Wars II, winding up!

Expand Messages
  • Coy
    Never mind the typo, can you say dog fart. Not sure if the heat would be worth it. But my dog usually makes a bed under my hammock, and since heat rises a way
    Message 1 of 57 , Sep 2, 2003
    • 0 Attachment
      Never mind the typo, can you say dog fart. Not sure if the heat
      would be worth it. But my dog usually makes a bed under my hammock,
      and since heat rises a way to trap that heat might be benificial.

      Coy Boy

      -- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "chcoa" <jdeben@h...> wrote:
      > Another option for having a head source under you in a cone or
      skirt
      > type enclosure is a dog. I know everyone doesn't have one and I'm
      > not saying go out and get one but for those of us who hike with
      our
      > dogs this might be a good solution for several reasons. When I
      > purchased my HH I pretty much new I would only be able to use it
      on
      > trip I took with out my little pup. This leaves me with having to
      go
      > back to tenting when I bring her, yuck! So I have been running
      > ideas on how to still be in the hammock, bring her and make sure
      we
      > are both comfy, safe and warm. I know she would only be happy
      very
      > near me so under is a good spot. Making a cone or skirt under the
      > hammock would help with the heat stuff for my underside and give
      her
      > a place to lay that is close to me, warm, and out of the
      elements.
      > We'd both be happy, theoretically speaking. This is just an idea
      > right now.
      >
      > Jamie in az
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Bill Fornshell
      > <bfornshell@y...> wrote:
      > > Hi, This is all very interesting. If you had an
      > > insulated closed cone of some kind below the hammock
      > > why couldn't you just activate one of those "Graber
      > > MyCoal Mini-Mini Heater" things and put it in the
      > > closed cone? They heat for (they say) 7 hours or
      > > more. Cost is about $.65 each. Heat up the air under
      > > you and stay warm, maybe. I have a new Speer Hammock
      > > coming soon and would try the heat pack idea, but I
      > > don't expect it will be cold enough here for a test
      > > anytime soon. Bill in Texas
      > >
      > > __________________________________
      > > Do you Yahoo!?
      > > Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free, easy-to-use web site design software
      > > http://sitebuilder.yahoo.com
    • Thomas Peltier
      Looks very nice. _____ From: Chet Clocksin [mailto:cclocksin@buckeye-express.com] Sent: Friday, September 12, 2003 5:55 AM To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com I
      Message 57 of 57 , Sep 12, 2003
      • 0 Attachment

        Looks very nice.

         

         


        From: Chet Clocksin [mailto:cclocksin@...]
        Sent: Friday, September 12, 2003 5:55 AM
        To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com

         

        I just posted another photo in "chet's home made" folder (I also deleted a few) Take a look at the last photo in the folder. A dog could be very cozy in there, and provide some additional heat. This set-up should also be a true storm proof set-up simply by closing the "doors" at the bottom.

         

        Chet

        -----Original Message-----
        From: chcoa [mailto:jdeben@...]
        Sent: Friday, September 12, 2003 2:25 AM
        To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Hammock Camping Oh Boy, Cold Wars II, Doggie heater

        The ground in more what I was thinking for several reasons, material
        strength, warmth, etc.. but you are right they could hang a little
        too.  My only concern with this idea is that in the night if for some
        weird reason the hammock malfunctioned and I fell on her.  I wouldn't
        want to do that of course!  ACK!

        jamie in az

        --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ray Garlington"
        <rgarling@y...> wrote:

        > This is a really good idea.  An open-bottom cone could be staked to
        > the ground with a side entry hole for the dog.  He would have a
        nice
        > house separate from your sleeping quarters & he could contribute
        some
        > heat.  Much better than tenting with a wet dog!
        >
        > If the dog was 'hammock trained', you could have a closed-bottom
        cone
        > with a side entry for the dog.  He would then be suspended above
        the
        > ground.



        To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
        hammockcamping-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com



        Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service.



        To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
        hammockcamping-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com



        Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service.
      Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.