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sgtsandman

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Everything camping wise seems to be specific to a particular camper or item. So, I figured I would create a more generic one.

Here is a couple from my last tent camping trip.



 


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Is that a "tent hammock" in the corner of the pic? Been thinking of getting one.
 

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I’m going camping this weekend I’ll post pictures of my truck and camping gear
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Is that a "tent hammock" in the corner of the pic? Been thinking of getting one.
Just regular hammocks but I do have a couple camping hammocks I need to try out. I've camped out in the one I'm taking a picture of the turkey from. Had a tarp hung over top. It worked well enough except for the mosquitoes. I recommend Hennessy or ENO if you are going to make the leap. Buy once cry once.
 

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Just regular hammocks but I do have a couple camping hammocks I need to try out. I've camped out in the one I'm taking a picture of the turkey from. Had a tarp hung over top. It worked well enough except for the mosquitoes. I recommend Hennessy or ENO if you are going to make the leap. Buy once cry once.
Are the comfortable sleeping in? I dont really like sleeping on my back so kinda thinking I'm gonna spend money on something I hate, but I do alot of hiking camping in the mountains where a normal tent is almost impossible to set up because, well, it's a mountain full of boulders not flat ground. I use a bivy now which ain't great but works if you can find a crevice to lay in lol.
 

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Sleeping in a hammock on a cool night will freeze you... I forget what they call it but they have an insulating layer you put under also.

you seen a cot tent... I was thinking one of those. But there is no packing it in.... to heavy and bulky.
 

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Are the comfortable sleeping in? I dont really like sleeping on my back so kinda thinking I'm gonna spend money on something I hate, but I do alot of hiking camping in the mountains where a normal tent is almost impossible to set up because, well, it's a mountain full of boulders not flat ground. I use a bivy now which ain't great but works if you can find a crevice to lay in lol.
Not real easy to explain in type but you need to have a ridge line that sets the hammock at the correct angle and you lay and an angle, not straight in line with the ropes. Both make sleeping on a hammock pretty darn comfortable and you can lay on your side. I've used the camo one on military flights to and from deployments quite a few times and slept right through most of the 9 or so hour flights.
 

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Can you give me some brands/models to look at?
 

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Sleeping in a hammock on a cool night will freeze you... I forget what they call it but they have an insulating layer you put under also.

you seen a cot tent... I was thinking one of those. But there is no packing it in.... to heavy and bulky.
Yes, if it gets pretty cool at night, you will get cold. A sleeping bag will help but an under quilt is a better option since it addresses the real cause of being cold.
 

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Can you give me some brands/models to look at?
Hennessy Hammock or ENO are the ones to look at. There was one that someone posted about on facebook that I don't remember the brand but it had pretty good reviews from those who bought one on amazon.
 

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Thanks, gonna check them out
 

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In Florida I use my snugpak jungle hammock it has a mosquito net you can get more information on Bushcraft USA forum
 

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In Florida I use my snugpak jungle hammock it has a mosquito net you can get more information on Bushcraft USA forum
Do you have one of their emergency blankets too? If so... what did you think of it?
 

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I have a Grand Truck Hammock... big guy version. I also have a slumber jack satellite trap. Never used both of them together... they stay in my bugout bag.
 

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