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Review – Custom Dream Hammock – Darien

If you’ve ever considered ordering a custom-made hammock, take a look at Dream Hammock. Growing from a garage shop to a full-fledge cottage vendor, Randy (aka Papa Smurf) has built a reputation for creating high-quality, customized hammocks. And by custom, I mean you can pick everything from the fabric to the thread color and zipper…
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PN Hammock Review

Another lightweight hammock to contend in the market, the PN Hammock boasts a higher weight capacity, yet packs small and includes webbing straps and carabiners. Manufacturer: PN Hammock, made in China MSRP: US$60 (hammock + straps + carabiners) Available Features/Specifications Features Soft, high-strength, breathable ripstop nylon Triple-stitched polyester stitching Independent compression stuff sack Specifications Hammock: 108…
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Hummingbird Hammock Single Review

A closer look at the Hummingbird Hammock Single I’ve been testing and providing feedback on the Hummingbird Hammock Single for many months now, and have seen a few iterations so far. The main selling points for their Single hammock is the lighter weight and smaller pack size. Hummingbird Hammock is achieving this with trimmed dimensions,…
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Lightweight Winter Hammock Camping

To say that Alan Dixon surprised me when he told me he had converted to hammock camping would be putting it mildly. As the famed Editor at Large at Backpacking Light, Alan had already made a name for himself as an experienced and dedicated ulralight backpacker and I never would have imagined him adapting to…
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Handy Hammock Stand Review

OUTLINE Initial Summary Pros Cons Product Information Product Description Initial Impressions Why This Stand? Where To Use It? Setting Up The Stand (illustration) Recommended Modifications (illustration) Initial Summary Handy Hammock has done an amazing job of simplifying “space-age” technology for the masses. Overall, I like this stand, but it has its limitations. It is similar…
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