20571Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Ultralightweight Backpacking and Hammocking
- Jun 21, 2010If I'd like to make my own whoopie slings do I have to use Amsteel?
Will other ropes work?
What properties do I nee to look for?
I'm thnking yellow Polypropelene?
On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 9:14 AM, egiese01 <egiese01@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, B D <bd29162dc@...> wrote:
> > This is probably a stupid question; however, for some time, I've been
> thinking about ultralight backpacking and hammocking both of which I enjoy.
> > With weight reduction in mind, I was wondering how others have configured
> their equipment to accommodate both interests.
> to save on wieght for the hammock suspension i use whoopie slings, dutch
> clips and about 6 ft of 1 in webbing for the tree hugger, you can get rid of
> the bug netting shed a few more ounces anyway, i like my netting and take
> the wieght penalty, when i had my hammock made they used 1.1 ripstop also
> lightened it up, i prefer the hammock over ground more comfy!!!
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