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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:09 pm 
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On a video I saw a sleeping hammock mounted on the tandem island. How is it done


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:44 pm 
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Paging Slaughter!
Here are the magic ingredients.. these poles clip on to the crossbars, supplemented by various guy lines
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Check out the thread "sleeping on board" for lots of valuable information.

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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:27 pm 
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Thank you for the info. Will you give more detail on the construction of the poles and the guy lines


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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:39 pm 
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It's all here: viewtopic.php?f=70&t=13400

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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:06 am 
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Don't know if it's ever been done on a TI tsweenie. You can be the first. If you follow the thread Chris just posted, there is heaps of info. Keep us posted :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 4:08 pm 
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Thanks for the hammock info .will thought out. Cheers from Tim of Hood River Oregon


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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 5:34 pm 
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chrisj wrote:


Great idea !
I like how the Mirage Drive is hanging like a scarecrow in the back to keep the Crocs away ! :D

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:12 am 
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Has anyone tried one if the portable hammocks on the island? This looks like it would fit well on top of the crossbars http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B003ED9T6 ... mp_s_a_1_3

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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:24 am 
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There is a lot to this AI addition. There is a fine line between sleeping on board and 'trying' to sleep on board. Sure, there are many things that can be adapted to suit but it's not just about being comfortable for a half hour, it's also about staying dry, warm and protected from the weather, whilst getting a good nights sleep. As well as all the other issues like setup time and weight restrictions and corrosion resistance etc, etc.

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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:48 am 
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Salty Dawg wrote:
chrisj wrote:


Great idea !
I like how the Mirage Drive is hanging like a scarecrow in the back to keep the Crocs away ! :D

Actually, I believe the drive is there to put tension on the line which supports the fly.

BTW Crocs can jump higher than that :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:39 pm 
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I'll just have to trust you on that one :!:


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:36 pm 
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I was going to tell you that the mirage drive hanging like that looks like a croc's open mouth pointing down so it will scare off the real ones, but you would never have believed me :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: hammock
PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 7:41 am 
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It works pretty well. I've never had a croc attack. (The fly stays taut too).

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