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16451Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Built my dream hammock

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  • Ralph Oborn
    Nov 28, 2006
      before bending the hammock to tie, try pulling the sides an inch or so
      tighter than the middle. The double sheet bend makes experimentation
      easy.

      Ralph

      On 11/28/06, teblum <teblum@...> wrote:
      > I have no idea what a "double sheet bend" is. If you mean the knot, I
      > have no problem with whipping and hanging successfully. It doesn't
      > come apart.
      >
      > I just always end up with a tight (high) spot in the middle of the
      > hammock after using it for a while. My theory is that the fabric slips
      > through the whipping. It's just an untested theory at this point.
      >
      > Tom
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ralph Oborn" <Ralph.oborn@...>
      > wrote:
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      > > On 11/28/06, teblum <teblum@...> wrote:
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      > > >
      > > > Take a close up of the ends, where you run a loop through the
      > > > "casing". I'm looking for an alternative to whipping.
      > >
      > >
      > > Have you tried the double sheet bend?
      > >
      > > Ralph
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      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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