16253Re: Knot question
- Nov 3, 2006Gordon, you can say my name, just dont call me names...LOL
Tom sent the link to the Speer 4 wrap. It is what I use at around 240
lbs. if you think it might slip any knot back on the main line can
easy your mind. It wont have much stress on it so is easy to untie.
I usually just poke mine back under the straps like the pic shows but
if i can only get 2 wraps i tie it off with a knot that unties by
pulling the end of the strap. i stick a stick in that loop if i only
get one wrap around the tree. still easy to untie once you take the
Have a good trip and be sure to report back how things workd out.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "gordonpugh1" <gordonpugh1@...>
> Hi! I'm another newby. What's the best knot to secure the straps
> around the trees?? I was thinking a clove hitch. BTW, I weigh ~275
> This weekend I am using this quick set up that another member sent
> (see link he sent below, except that he recommended a sheet bend to
> attach the hammock to the webbing.)
> Thanks for any suggestions. I leave early Saturday a.m. There's more
> to the story, but will save that for another day... gordon
> (The link he sent was: http://www.imrisk.com/testhammock/testhammock.
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