Thank you very very much. That definitely helps.
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> It's been my experience that as long as the water does not blow
> the hammock you should stay dry as long as you are on a pad. The
> water I've had blow up onto the underside of the hammock and
> down my straps ran down the material to the lowest point (my butt)
> dripped off to the ground. After aborting a canoe trip on the
> rainy day because of this problem (and having no pad) I did some
> sprinkler testing and now always carry a pad just for this
> Hope this helps.