12916Re: Just Tested Risk's Test Hammock
- Feb 24, 2006You may want to check back at your local Wal-Mart. Ours has the 1"
poly strap in the fabric section. It was reasonable priced and thus
far has held my 200lbs. Worth a shot anyway.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "sebastiantoney" <funbun2@...>
> I bought some fabric from the Cheap-Mart $1.00 bin. But I couldn't
> find any polypropylene webbings. I went to another fabric shop and
> I could find were 1 inch cotton straps.the
> I put the test hammock together in a few minutes and went down to
> park to test it out. I hung it low to the ground so if it broke Istrapping
> wouldn't break my tail bone. I sat down slowly adding weight to the
> thing. Snap! It broke. It was the el cheapo cotton straps. I'll have
> to order some 1.5 inch poly stuff later.
> But I put about 3/4 of my weight into the hammock before the
> snapped. I liked the way it felt I wish it would have held myweight
> because the sun was doing down right there along the river. It would
> have been a nice way to spend the dusk.
> Any I'm sold. I'm probably buy some poly webbing to fully test it,
> 'cause you can't beat nine bucks for a hammock.
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