16690[Hammock Camping] Re: Very tall man
- Jan 8, 2007i ordered the double treklight...what is the recommended length of
rope ... total to purchase?? (then cut in half)
--- In email@example.com, Keith YOung <tory1942@...> wrote:
> I did have to buy my own rope for the hammock, so I went to Sears,
and bought some 100-lb. test polypropylene reduced-stretch soft rope,
and burned the ends to prevent un-raveling. I figured that doubling
this rope on each end would give me a 400-lb. strength, more than
enough to cover my near 300-lb weight (remembering that I'm 6' 8").
Seems to work. I use the carabiners to clip the rope end to the "S"-
hook on the end of the hammock.
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