8119Re: ZHammoch Project Photos
- Feb 2, 2005--- In email@example.com, "Ray Garlington"
> Congrats on your first hammock. The edges look a little floppy.Thank you for your input.
> Perhaps you can try rewhipping each end and pulling the edges out a
> couple of inches on each side. Then try hanging the hammock with
> increasing amounts of sag until you can sleep across the hammock
> almost flat. I haven't experimented with the Rick's double bottom
> hammock, but maybe once you determine your diagonal sweet spot, you
> can insert your insulation to match. Also, once you determine the
> proper sag, I'd put a permanent, fixed ridge line across to make
> setting up faster, easier and more repeatable.
I attempted to find that "diagonal sweet spot" last night to no avail.
Which leads me to thinking it may be too short - I will try
re-whipping the ends - I did follow that!
The "floppy edges" are (I think) because of the pads being in there.
"Increasing amounts of sag" --- OK... I assumed that one neede to
hang it *taut*...? Perhaps with more sag, I will have more room to
By the time Trail Fest in Hot Springs rolls around, I will have a more
"finished" product and may have figured this out.
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