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Old 07-20-2018, 11:24 AM   #1
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This morning I ran across something I had not seen before and I found incredibly cool....a hitch-mounted hammock stand.

The stand is manufactured and sold by McLean Metalworks (www.mcleanmetalworksmfg.com), and I sure hope these boys have a patent on the design. It appears the hitch-mounted stand has telescoping and folding arms so it can be tucked away when you're driving.

They aren't cheap...base stand is $400...the hammock is extra.

I've already pictured myself laying back in the hammock on the edge of a sunflower field shooting white-wing...cold beer near by, of course.

And I'm pretty doggone sure there's a few of my green-screen brethren that can duplicate this rig...if you do, please post some pics on this thread.
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:32 AM   #2
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That is cool, definitely wouldn't drop 4 benjamins on it though...
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:35 AM   #3
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Want one yesterday
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Old 07-20-2018, 11:59 AM   #4
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That is cool and I would like to have one, but $400? Probably much better quality if you used it A LOT. I have one of these. It works well, but I don't think it will handle months of continual use due to quality. I have had it about a year using it 30-40 times and still holding up. I leave it on the pond dock.

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Old 07-20-2018, 12:08 PM   #5
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I wish there was video of the guy in the bottom picture attempting to get out of the hammock without ending up at the bottom of that hill.
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:09 PM   #6
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That is pretty awesome I just hang mine up at the Pole Barn lol
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:11 PM   #7
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I wish there was video of the guy in the bottom picture attempting to get out of the hammock without ending up at the bottom of that hill.
LMAO...that's good.
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:14 PM   #8
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Cool, sign me up for the redneck version appropriately priced. Would be real nice to take a break in!
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:20 PM   #9
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The chairs are only $290.

And if you had the right companion, maybe they could double as, well. Nevermind.
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:21 PM   #10
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Accommodates up to 114" hammock. Pretty useless to me.
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:23 PM   #11
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They don't give a good picture to see how it is made so as to get an idea on how to make something similar.
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Old 07-20-2018, 12:28 PM   #12
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They don't give a good picture to see how it is made so as to get an idea on how to make something similar.
You might have to be on a PC, but if you select the item and move the cursor over the photo, it automatically zooms in. That was the only way I could see the telescoping arms and hinges at the base.
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Old 07-20-2018, 03:57 PM   #13
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Oh, I could really use one of these if my Hennessey would work on it!! Yall need to buy some of my knives so I can buy one of these!!!

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Old 07-20-2018, 04:10 PM   #14
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Pretty simple design. Could be homemade without much trouble.
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