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SteveB6
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SteveB6

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PostSubject: Wet & Windy!!!!   Wet & Windy!!!! EmptySun 14 Oct 2018, 20:01

Just back from a Thurs-Sun outing and boy was it wet & windy!

Tried out the 'no tarp ridgeline' method (attaching the tarp to the hammock suspension - Loved it! much, easier/ quicker to set up and tear down.

The new 'Peak Shelf' from Dutchware was great too

Tried Idahoan mashed potato with cheddar, also a winner!

A great trip, can't wait for the next one.

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 44596925394_e9c56f9d88IMG_5498 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 45319393541_1d917e7e10IMG_5494 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 44596929344_97c12e40d0IMG_5493 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 43504539620_5ea6a24d28IMG_5488 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 45270831602_7775f0d7a0IMG_5485 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 44407149935_d2112db0a9IMG_5474 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 43504551570_e1ec48f596IMG_5473 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 44407155225_0de04fed37IMG_5467 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 45319428671_267d1a80dcIMG_5462 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 43504557700_9cdb02011fIMG_5459 by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />


Cheers
Steve
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Mittagsfrost
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PostSubject: Re: Wet & Windy!!!!   Wet & Windy!!!! EmptyMon 15 Oct 2018, 15:28

Amazing photos!
How did you attach the tarp to the hammock suspension? Prusik knot on tree strap or directly to the cinch buckles / beetle buckles / other hardware? Did you use shock cord to prevent the sag of the tarp when the hammock is loaded?

Pics or it didn't happen! tongueup
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PostSubject: Re: Wet & Windy!!!!   Wet & Windy!!!! EmptyMon 15 Oct 2018, 19:49

@Mittagsfrost wrote:
Amazing photos!
How did you attach the tarp to the hammock suspension? Prusik knot on tree strap or directly to the cinch buckles / beetle buckles / other hardware? Did you use shock cord to prevent the sag of the tarp when the hammock is loaded?

Pics or it didn't happen! tongueup

The first/ top pick shows it!

Wet & Windy!!!! <a href=Wet & Windy!!!! 44431254195_795c399e71IMG_5461 (2) by Steve Boulter, on Flickr" />



Tarp attached to tree straps by prusik knot (with release loops through them) with toggles to put through keyring loops on the tarp ends.

Yes shock cord attached to zing-it guy lines via tarphooks.

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Steve
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PostSubject: Re: Wet & Windy!!!!   Wet & Windy!!!! EmptyWed 31 Oct 2018, 08:44

Top set up mate
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