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#2919680 - 08/25/12 06:03 AM BEST hammock anyone?
ChippewaPartners
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Do any of you have any experience with hammocks and if so, could you recommend a couple of brands to look into and a couple of brands to shy away from? My son loves his. He also picked up a mosquitoe flap ........thanks in advance for any ideas.
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#2920749 - 08/26/12 11:05 AM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: ChippewaPartners]
AT Hiker
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Registered: 07/03/11
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Loc: Clarksville, Tennessee

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ENO double nest. Best one I have used for the price, if you are filthy rich you may look into a clark jungle hammock!

The ENO double nest will be in the 50-70 dollar range, depending where u can find it on sale. I like the double nest because its a tad bigger than the single and worth the minimal extra weight. Get the slap straps and rain tarp too, youll soend over a $100 but well worth it.


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#2920750 - 08/26/12 11:05 AM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: ChippewaPartners]
trealtree
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I have a Grand truck 2 man. Very good quality and good for warm weather camping.

http://store.grandtrunkgoods.com/double-parachute-nylon-hammock-60
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#2921060 - 08/26/12 04:59 PM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: trealtree]
turk870
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ive never used one but i did research them,from what i found the best are hennessy and warbird.there is a hennessy on nashville craigs list.. the reason i never got one is ive heared that you need to sleep on your back,and i sleep on my side.

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#2921763 - 08/27/12 08:24 AM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: turk870]
Brisco Darlin
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for years i backpacked with an army issue jungle hammock. it had the rain fly and netting. It was actually pretty comfortable.
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#2922850 - 08/28/12 12:21 AM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: Brisco Darlin]
TNhunter
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Make your own out of a tablecloth. Search the hammock forum for the threads about them.
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#2952175 - 09/21/12 09:39 PM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: turk870]
Nhill
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 Originally Posted By: turk870
ive never used one but i did research them,from what i found the best are hennessy and warbird.there is a hennessy on nashville craigs list.. the reason i never got one is ive heared that you need to sleep on your back,and i sleep on my side.


I have a Hennessy and really like it, and you can sleep on your back or side. The way it is made asymmetrically, you lie fairly flat.
You can outfit it for cold weather, but by its self it is only for warm weather. There is no insulation under you in a hammock.


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#3009195 - 10/31/12 12:19 PM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: Nhill]
AlanH
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Registered: 12/24/11
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For car camping Hennessy

For back packing campmor travel hammock 19$ 10 0z or less when you replace lines not the best hammock but the best light hammock

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#3009877 - 10/31/12 08:50 PM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: AlanH]
Nhill
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I'm sure that there are lighter hammocks out there, but I don't think that I would classify the hennessy as a car camping hammock.
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#3023012 - 11/08/12 10:17 AM Re: BEST hammock anyone? [Re: Nhill]
waynesworld
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a filled one snoozing away \:\)
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