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4133Re: proper Speer tension?

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  • Dave Womble
    Dec 15, 2003
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      Karen,

      I like your procedure! It is simple, fun and honest. Only
      improvement I can think of is to work in coffee and a piece of apple
      pie. yummm

      Dave

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Karen Sousa" <karens62@a...>
      wrote:
      > That's a great file - the pictures and text are easy for anyone to
      > understand. I had to chuckle though. My method for deciding if
      there
      > is enough sag is quite different than yours. It's not quite as
      exact
      > but evolved from the fact that Ed and I are comfortable with two
      > significantly different amounts of sag.
      >
      > I find two trees and tie up the hammock, step back and look at it.
      > Yup, it looks good. Climb in, lie in it a few minutes, get out if
      > not perfect, fiddle with it, add sag, repeat process a time or two
      > until I am comfy. Take a long nap, get up, have dinner, readjust
      sag
      > as needed based on findings from nap. Lie down to sleep. Wake up
      well
      > rested in the morning.
      >
      > The long nap is the key component to my methodology. The other
      motto
      > to live by is, when in doubt, add more sag!
      >
      > Karen
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Womble"
      <dpwomble@y...>
      > wrote:
      > > I posted a MSWord document in the 'Files' section titled "Hanging
      a
      > > Speer Hammock.doc". Hopefully this will clarify how I hang my
      > Speer Hammock. It is very short and I hope easy to understand.
      > >
      > > Youngblood
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