20486Re: [Hammock Camping] Para cord
- May 6, 2010On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 5:20 PM, EHamilton <imagainst_the_wind@...>
> Is parachute cord strong enough to use in combo with tree-huggers to hang aThe way the forces work out (remember trig?) a 200 pound person can put
> hammock? For a 125-pound person? I'm a newbie on cords, ropes, etc., having
> not used any of them for anything except clothesline and bear bags.....
almost 400 pounds of force on each rope of the hammock. Para cord is not
designed for that much of a load.
With almost any thing you want to use I would suggest: try it at home (or a
You don't want a "trip of a lifetime" ruined by an equipment failure the
first night. :]
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