What a great group
Yes, These are dead weight static values. They should be considered
a starting value for any real safety factors etc. Obviously Ed and
Tom with their respective geniuses have already taken into account
dynamic loading and safety factors.
I thought it was just a way to see what stress we were putting on
If I understand Daves point, it doesn't matter how tight I hang my
HH, the required sag is set by the ridge line. As long as I get the
ridge line tight, but not to tight, all should be well.
What a group, thanks for all the input
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, "Dave Womble" <dpwomble@y...>
> You may or may not be aware of this so pardon me if you already
> this. The Hennessy Hammock that you are using is fundamentaly
> different from the Speer Hammock (and probable most others as
> in that it incorporates an integral hammock ridgeline. This
> hammock ridgeline sets the sag of the hammock and in practice
> the sag of the hammock support lines a non-issue, except for the
> loading and stress of the the hammock support lines and the
> ridgeline. I think the stretch in the nylon tree huggers on the
> prevent you from actually loading the hammock support lines much
> about 15 to 20 degrees (just my guess) unless you work real hard
> pulling the hammock taut (which is something you don't want to do).
> With the Speer Hammock, the hammock sag is determined by the sag
> the hammock support lines so they directly effect the comfort, or
> if you will, of the hammock.
> --- In email@example.com, "polecatpop"
> > O great wizards of the woods.... What angles are you using for
> > utmost stability and comefort?
> > Ralph