Backyard Hammock Setup

Discussion in 'Hammocks' started by OutdoorsFamilyMan, Apr 6, 2019.

  1. OutdoorsFamilyMan

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    With all the crap going on I wanted to take the kids and do a little hiking, but it couldnt happen for a few reasons. I really felt Ibneeded some woods therapy so I had to improvise. I decided to use my backyard hammock spot to test out/practice the hammock shelter setup I've been putting together.

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    Grand Trunk Double Hammock
    Canteen Shop 9x9 Heavy Duty Tarp
    Various paracord lengths for tie-outs and tarp ridgeline
    Braided Ridgeline for hanging accessories/food/water/etc...
    Bits and Bobs - - figure 9 carabiners, s-hooks, prussick loops, nite ize gear ties, Bose waterproof speaker (hanging on ridgline), UCO clarus flashlight
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    Man, that looks like fun. I can't wait to get back out.
     
  3. M.Hatfield

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    That looks real awesome. I think I might know what one of my next backyard additions might be. :dblthumb:
     
  4. OutdoorsFamilyMan

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    The kids love to sit in my hammock. As soon as I had this all setup I crawled in to relax. I got about 3 mins in before I was joined by my younger two (7 and 10). We ended up watching streaming a movie through my phone lol....so Bushcrafty lol
     
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    Part of bushcraft is being comfy outdoors. Sounds like you and yours have that covered. ;)
     
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    No trees in my yard to hang from.... I planted a couple, but I think I will be long gone before they are big enough to hang a hammock from..... (sigh) Looks like you have a great spot!
     
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    Dang... that's a great spot! Looks like you've got it pretty much figured out!
     
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    Cement a couple 4x4 posts in. Set some eye-hooks at chest level for your "clothesline " that just happens to be set perfectly spaced for a hammock;)
     
  9. NevadaBlue

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    What a nice place, great setup. Making me want to get out even more. I got two hammocks and lost both to the grandkids. So, I got two more. :4:

    Exactly, no wait for growing trees. ;)
     
  10. jayclimber

    jayclimber BCUSA Friend Bushcraft Friend

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    Nicely done! Great spot to just "hang out" for an afternoon!
     

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