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  • 2swans2
    Jul 3, 2004
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "2swans2" <2swans2@...>
      To: <hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 10:48 AM
      Subject: Re: [Hammock Camping] Digest Number 568


      > this email came to us--we don't know a brandon. thanks.
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Miguel Arboleda" <butuki@...>
      > To: <hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com>
      > Cc: "Miguel Arboleda" <butuki@...>
      > Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 9:57 AM
      > Subject: Re: [Hammock Camping] Digest Number 568
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      > Brandon,
      >
      > What strength spectra line do you use? And what kind of sail material
      > did you use? I'm looking for ways to make my hammock outfit as light as
      > possible, but still retain safety. Any tips on online sources for such
      > materials?
      >
      > Thanks.
      >
      > Miguel in Tokyo
      >
      > On Jul 3, 2004, at 7:13 PM, hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com wrote:
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      > > Message: 3
      > > Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2004 07:51:11 -0000
      > > From: "uluheman" <UluheMan@...>
      > > Subject: Re: Hammock End
      > >
      > > I've made two line-through-the-hem hammocks. One is very wide (I
      > > pieced together two
      > > strips of sturdy nylon with a longitudinal seam along the middle of
      > > the hammock; the
      > > seam doesn't give as much as the surrounding fabric, but that hasn't
      > > been a major comfort
      > > problem) and the other is a bit narrow for my taste (I used a waste
      > > piece from a sailmaker;
      > > that purple piece is about 5 times as strong as 1.9 oz nylon, but the
      > > sailmaker still said he
      > > wouldn't trust it as a hammock; Ha!). The big one once held four
      > > people at once for
      > > lounging (!), and the smaller one easily holds two.
      > >
      > > I'm happy with the tension of the sides. I find that with any large
      > > hammock, success in
      > > getting comfortable, especially if sharing with one or more others,
      > > depends on finding just
      > > the right sweet spots for legs and feet and elbows and head, etc.
      > > There are an infinite
      > > number of arrangements, but for any given one, there will be a perfect
      > > way to place your
      > > limbs so that your head and shoulders are happy.
      > >
      > > My Hammock Bliss hammock is also made with the line-through-the-hem.
      > > I've put spectra
      > > line and tree-huggers on all of them.
      > >
      > > Brandon in Honolulu
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