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15398Re: rope vs. tree hugger

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  • Bill in Houston
    Aug 17, 2006
      What kind of tree?

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Scott Macri"
      <hacktorious@...> wrote:
      >
      > FYI:
      > Just out of curiosity I did some testing this past week. I was
      testing my
      > HH suspension rope, and comparing it to my tree huggers. I was
      trying to
      > determine if the rope would damage the tree more than the hugger.
      By the
      > end of testing I have determined the ropes caused significant
      damage to the
      > tree when compared to the huggers.
      >
      > The huggers barely made any marks, where as, the ropes made several
      very
      > noticeable impressions in the tree bark. Thicker ropes would most
      likely
      > cause less damage than the thin ropes on the HH Backpacker
      Ultralight.
      >
      > --
      > Scott A. Macri
      > Trail Name: Mowgli
      > www.HikeHaven.com
      > http://360.yahoo.com/hacktorious
      >
      >
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