12240Re: [Hammock Camping] Risk Hammock material.
- Jan 4, 2006--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Aris Dennis <apfel1984@y...> wrote:
>I have a 10mm silk speer type hammock and it is plenty sturdy. I
> HI all,
> I'm going to make one of Risk's Z hammocks, but
> haven't decided on material yet. I was reading on Ray
> Garlingtons page about 8mm silk, which is aparently
> around 1 oz. Should I use two layers of this, or two
> layer of 1.1oz ripstop?
> I weigh 200lb so I'd like it to hold my weight...
> Any thoughts appreciated.
weigh 175, so the 8mm double layer should suit you very well and give
a significant safety margin. The silk is really comfy too, but gets
nasty looking quickly, which adds character... David with no trailname
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