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18215Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Chinese made Hammocks

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  • Nightwalker
    Oct 30, 2007
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      My HH UL Backpacker is made in the USA. It figures, as I'm not one to care
      either way. :-)

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "ntskip" <ntskip@...>
      To: <hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2007 9:19 AM
      Subject: [Hammock Camping] Re: Chinese made Hammocks

      >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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