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18210Re: Chinese made Hammocks

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  • ntskip
    Oct 30, 2007
      I know that Hennessey Hammocks are now made in China. Speer Hammocks are made in
      the USA. This was one of the reasons that I went with the Speer... I am not sure about the
      others.

      NTSKIP--- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Rick" <watashiwah@...> wrote:
      >
      > For fear of sounding too Polyannish, or whatever, I'd like to know which Hammocks are
      made
      > in China. There is considerable dialogue on the merits of each hammock; but I am tired
      of
      > buying Chinese made when likely superior items are made here. Sure many parts of
      > everything might be of Chinese origin, but I meam manufacture. Maybe I seem crazy; I
      do
      > drive a "Japanese" Toyoto, this monitor in probably made in Taiwan; but the Chinese
      issue is
      > different. We might save a few bucks in the short run, but overall by buying items
      > manufactured in China we are screwing ourselves.
      >
      > It would be nice if the hammock people would declare where their hammocks are made,
      > that's all. We need the great outdoors to enjoy 'em, why subsidise industry that is
      ruining the
      > outdoors?
      >
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