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20104Re: [Hammock Camping] Hammocks for Scouts

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  • Rick
    Jul 28, 2009
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      1.9 oz ripstop is always a good choice. Don't get waterproof silnylon.

      Risk.

      Jeff Barnes wrote:
      > I have suggested to our troop that they make their own hammocks during an upcoming troop meeting. I was going to follow the directions from these sites to have them make a basic "test" hammock that they can use at home or on a camp out. I was going to skip the hemming portion (they can redo it at home and hem it there if they wish)
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      > http://www.tothewoods.net/HomemadeHammock.html
      > http://www.imrisk.com/testhammock/testhammock.htm
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      > I am looking for any suggestions as to what material to use and where to get it. We will be making 30-45 hammocks so bulk quantities and price are important (also color....I am thinking Boy scouts and hot pick will not mix well ;)
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      > I am not looking for the best material in the world, just something that can used to test and experiment with...also don't want something that will fall apart on the first use....
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      > Jeff
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