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6722Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Bug shirt for hammock

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  • ra1@imrisk.com
    Sep 7, 2004
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      As for closing the end... pulling the hammock tube down an inch or two over the
      end of the netting is a great way to seal the end.

      Risk

      Quoting Ray Garlington <rgarling@...>:

      > Debra,
      > I really like your bug shirt idea.
      >
      > I also think the kinks in the bug tube idea could be worked out, and
      > would work well for hot weather. If you installed the bug tube like
      > hammock pants, and had a drawstring for the headend, you could pull
      > them up and over your head, then pull the drawstring closed. You
      > could then push a "bug gasket" up into the head end to seal
      > whatever hole was left.
      >
      > I know its just me, but I really like the idea of the GI shell slung
      > under the hammock. That combined with a bug tube might be a good
      > combination for various conditions (at a slight weight penalty).
      > Bug tube pants (bug overalls?) could be installed and ready to go,
      > and pulled up and over when necessary. The bug gasket could be
      > stored in the shell.
      > Ray
      >
      > p.s. I thought about making a solid shell bottom with a net top, but
      > ended up thinking that you would need a zipper in the netting near
      > the middle. With the zipper, construction would be a little harder,
      > and entry a little less convenient.
      >
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Debra Weisenstein"
      > <dweisens@a...> wrote:
      > > Hello all. Just posted some pictures of my current hammock bug net
      > > design under "DebW's Photos" on this list.
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