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20342Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Double-layered hammocks

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  • Douglas Campbell
    Jan 29, 2010
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      I've often wondered if anyone has tried making the double layer hammock
      bottom out of a stretchy material so that it would give a little, thus
      reducing the compression from the top layer. It would also hold it tight
      underneath the top layer (I would think).

      On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Coy Boy <starnescr@...> wrote:

      > just about any pad work in a double bottom hammock but they will squish a
      > quilt. not as much as laying directly on it but still. however, you might
      > try making the second (bottom) layer longer, say 3 inches, before tying the
      > ends. this would give you a little room between layers. of course you would
      > lose the strength advantage of the double layer but for us heavier folks I
      > could see using a heavier duty layer for the top layer and a really light
      > layer for the bottom since all it would be doing is holding the quilt in
      > place.
      > Coy Boy
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com <hammockcamping%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "rmeyer386" <rmeyer386@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Any experience with an "undercover" for a Speer hammock similar to the
      > undercover for the Hennessey Ultralight Backpacker. I like the idea of not
      > lying directly on my insulating pads. I own a PeaPod, but am looking for
      > something with less weight and bulk. Does the double-layered hammock concept
      > work with most forms of insulation and pads?
      > >

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