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Re: Found Tree Hugger Strap

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  • rambler4466
    ... For high tech (high priced) tree-huggers check out the Spectra Daisy Chains and the Runners
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 16, 2004
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      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ed Speer" <ed@s...> wrote:
      > Karen and I found a lost or abandoned hammock tree hugger strap on
      > our recent trip to Boundary Waters in northern Minnesota! It was
      > still attached to a tree at a campsite on Lake Agnes. Apparently
      > someone left it behind when breaking camp--imagine their horror at
      > the next campsite when when they tried to set up their hammock!
      >
      > The tree hugger might be home made since it is unique: 1" heavy
      > weight webbing, 8' long, with 3" loop at one end, 1" loop at other
      > end, and four 1.5" loops sewn at 14" intervals from the end with the
      > small loop. To use, the strap is fitted around a tree with the small-
      > loop end passed thru the 3" loop at the other end--there is enough
      > strap to circle small trees twice for extra stress distribution.
      > When the strap is pulled tight around the tree, the four 1.5" loops
      > provide various points to attach a hammock strap, perhaps with a
      > carabiner. Seems quick and convenient--but since I only have one
      > strap, I haven't tried it yet!
      >
      > Anyone know who might have lost this strap--will be happy to return
      > it.....Ed

      For high tech (high priced) tree-huggers check out the Spectra Daisy
      Chains and the Runners
      http://www.rei.com/online/store/CategoryDisplay?catalogId=40000008000&langId=-1&storeId=8000&categoryId=4500701
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