6462[Hammock Camping] Re: 3/32" Hammock Hanging Rope?
- Aug 5, 2004--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Rick <ra1@i...> wrote:
> BTW, the damage I am concerned about is pressure damage to thelive
> cambrium layer under the bark.Apx what pressure (in psi) will cause damage? We could calculate
(or measure) the localized pressure being generated at the outside
bark surface and stay above that figure. The exterior bark would
also act as padding serving primarily as a safety factor.
My experience with trees has been that they can survive quite well
even if cut through to the wood so long as decay does not start at
the injury site. You have to ring a tree most of the way around
(cut through the bark) to kill it.
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