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15976Re: [Hammock Camping] candle heat

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  • Coy
    Oct 6, 2006
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      Brian, why not just use the wife (if married) for this test...

      Coy Boy

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, tim garner <slowhike@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > brian... when i was making the insulated winter hammock, i used
      pads, pillows, & even a foot stool to spread & weight the hammock.
      > but you better think about what your going to say to the wife
      if something goes wrong <g> ...tim
      >
      > opnheartscrub@... wrote: Tim,
      >
      > I did a small burn test on some silnylon. It did not burn any
      better
      > than the uncoated nylon I tested which surprised me. I believe
      that
      > hot air balloons are made from silnylon. The burners that fire
      into
      > them are incredibly hot and only inches away at the base. I think
      > that if the candle was supended in a can the worst that could
      happen
      > from sudden movement is that the flame would be extinguished if it
      > were splashed with molten wax. I also have a hard time believing
      that
      > a candle can produce enough CO2 to be dangerous under a tarp.
      Maybe
      > someone has a detector that can prove me wrong. In order to do a
      mock-
      > up I'll have to figure a way to simulate a body in the hammock.
      Any
      > ideas?
      >
      > Brian
      > T-BACK.
      > .
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!!!
      >
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