502Re: Drip Rings
- Feb 7, 2003It just occoured to me: the photo of the buckle David was
mentionening has the drip ring in it. Look under photos under Coy
Boys hammock pics. Is this what you had in mind Rick?
--- In email@example.com, "starnescr <starnescr@y...>"
> Hi Rickhave
> Sorry but Crazy Crib beat you to it. Thier hammocks come with a
> neoprene like square which is slit just big enough for the 1 inch
> strap to slide through. I usually try to find trees about 13 to 15
> feet apart so very little of my straps are exposed anyway but the
> washers do prevent most of the rain from running down past them.
> Coy Boy
> PS Glad you found the target pad. Hope it works out for your needs.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "geoflyfisher
> <geoflyfisher@y...>" <geoflyfisher@y...> wrote:
> > Its too cold right now to even think about rain in Ohio, but it
> > be warmer and raining before we know what to do.
> > As background, I build kayak paddles as a micro business. I
> > done a fair amount of thinking about drip rings on the paddlesbook,
> > because (especially novice) kayak paddlers have a problem with
> > running down off the upper blade onto the hands and into the
> > Hammocks are known to have similar problems - Ed says in his
> > especially in early spring rains before the leaves come out.support
> > what is around the corner??
> > Ed says in his book that liner socks work well to get the water
> > coming down a support webbing to drip off before it gets to the
> > hammock. Others have written about tying a string on the
> > rope or webbing.or
> > Has anyone tried making a little 3 gram washer out of neoprene,
> > a half inch bigger in radius than the support? This would work
> > either Ed's straps or the HH's Spectra cord hangers. The disk
> > oval about 1-1.5 inches in diameter would have either a slit ora
> > hole punched in the middle and would be unobtrusively therewrapped
> come ...
> > or high water.
> > There... that's my invention for the day. Call them Flyfisher
> > Rings.
> > Oh, an alternate which works pretty good is a "scrunchie"
> > several times around the cord/strap. If ya dOn' know what awhich
> > scrunchie is ask your wife/girl friend/daughter... its for the
> > hair... for a pony tail. They also come in pediatric sizes
> > a little smaller and more useful for this purpose.
> > Rick
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