6321Re: Double bottom or not
- Jul 15, 2004How bout make it out of Noseem netting or a piece of old string
hammock Since all it does is hold a pad or underquilt up?
--- In email@example.com, "Gregory Doggett"
> I have no sewing skills and already own a Speer that I really likesides
> but it would seem to me that even if you own a Speer single bottom
> you could turn it into a "convertable" double bottom by sewing( or
> having one sewn) a piece of fabric with hook velcro along the
> to match the loop velcro on a Speer hammock. If you use short padshammock
> as I do, 36" to 47" ( I use my pack and extra clothing for
> insulation below the butt/knee area) then this sleeve of fabric
> would be made only long enough to hold the shorter pad and could
> have elastic at the open ends to help snug it up to the hammock
> bottom and allow insertion of the pad(s). Because the Speer
> is already made out of substantial fabric then this sleeve couldbe
> made very lightweight. Call it a PadPod.pack
> When you don't need it, just remove it to save weight or to switch
> to the PeaPod.
> A real design whizz could figure out how to make it double as a
> cover or short rain cape.
> Think so?
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