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19025Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Using ascenders with a hammock

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  • Ralph Oborn
    Apr 24, 2008
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      gordon_human wrote:
      > Might want to play with some of these Nite Ize.....I bought some (dirt
      > cheap) with the idea of using two or three at each end of the hammock
      > for just that purpose...haven't got round to trying them out in anger
      > yet....
      >
      >
      > http://www.rei.com/product/765517
      >
      > Gordon



      On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 7:02 AM, Rick <ra1@...> wrote:

      > Load limit on them is 150 pounds.
      >
      > I would not hang in a hammock with these.
      >
      > As has been commented before: using anything rated at less than about
      > 600 pounds is prone to failure.
      >
      > Risk





      They also chew up the rope with their teeth, I got real excited when I saw
      them but not so much now I've used them (not on a hammock)

      Has your experince been different?

      Ralph


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