16848Re: parachute fabric
- Feb 7, 2007Posted by: "quiltpatti" quiltbinder@...
Sun Feb 4, 2007 9:25 pm (PST)
So does anyone know if the 1.1 oz per yard fabric will be strong
enough for use as a hammock?
I have a Speer type single layer silnylon (1.3oz coated) that I have
made and have been using for some time now with no sign of failure. I
weigh 195, 6'-3" . I did the hammock experimentally with Hennessy type
ends so I could use thin, high strength marine lines and homemade tree
huggers to cut weight. Hammock and lines without tarp weigh 9 oz. I
don't jump into it, but I don't really baby it either. The long edges
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