Monkey Hut on the beach?

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jfeaz
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Monkey Hut on the beach?

Post by jfeaz » Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:17 pm

Hey All!

I've got my trusty Monkey Hut (unmodified from the original design) that I've used on a variety of turfs.

I was wondering if anyone has ever tried to erect their monkey hut on a sandy California beach? I'm going camping with some friends in Point Mugu SP and would love to use my Hut for shade. I have 2' rebar as the stakes. Will this stay in place, or will they snap out of the ground?

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Ratty
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Re: Monkey Hut on the beach?

Post by Ratty » Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:07 pm

They won't pull up if you secure it down with straps. To secure in sand you use....more sand. Dig a hole. Tie your strap to a bag of wet sand. Nylon, cotton, canvas it doesn't matter. You can use old pillow cases. Bury the bag. tighten straps. Don't set up too close to the water line.
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