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20344Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Double-layered hammocks

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  • Ralph Oborn
    Jan 29, 2010
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      Or even an old mesh string hammock


      Ralph

      On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 5:14 PM, Coy Boy <starnescr@...> wrote:

      > sounds like it would. I've been to busy (and lazy) lately to do much
      > experimenting. netting might work. it is light and stretchy. it would not
      > offer any wind protection but if it held a quilt up in the right places it
      > would be good.
      >
      > Coy Boy
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, Douglas Campbell <campbell.d.p@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > 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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      > >
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