If you’re looking for a user support forum, place to share experiences, tips, photos, and so on, you could do worse than the Tensa Outdoor subforum on Hammock Forums.

  1. Tensa Solo revised setup note, 27 June 2019. Too many people were trying to hang the hammock from the tarp extension retainer pin instead of around the pole, so we’re replacing it with a normal spring button. Cleaner!
  2. Safety notice: small toggles may break, posing fall hazard. Affects most stands sold between December 2018 and April 2019.
  3. January 2019 Tensa4 hammock stand setup. Please note that the printed documentation immediately below supersedes the older video in details about toggle, pushpin, carabiner function.
  4. Tensa4 setup instructions, version 1.1 for stands sold after mid-spring 2019, 12mm connector holes, drawn up by none other than the illustrious Derek Hansen with inspiration from IKEA.
  5. Tensa4 setup instructions, version 1.0 for stands sold before mid-spring 2019, 8mm connector holes.
  6. Tensa Solo setup instructions, also by Derek.
  7. Tensa4 Tarp Extension instructions
  8. Shug’s unofficial YouTube introduction to the Tensa4: