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8439[Hammock Camping] Re: follow-up on catenary cut hammock body

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  • zippydooda
    Mar 2, 2005
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      Right before you whip (or tie, or sheet bend), if you pull the edges
      of the material about 2 or 3 inches on each end, then the fabric at
      the edge is shorter than the fabric in the middle, which cuts down on
      floppy edges. Making sense?

      Bill in Houston

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ray Garlington"
      <rgarling@y...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, woody woodrich
      > <fatherrules@y...> wrote:
      > > Ray, what do you mean when you say you 'pull out'
      > > facric before whipping? Thanks, Woody in DC
      > > --- Ray Garlington <rgarling@y...> wrote:
      > >
      > I just pull out about 2 to 3 inches at the hemmed
      > > end before
      > > whipping. That allows the edge of the hammock to
      > > pull taught when
      > > occupied.
      >
      > I put a drawing in the photo section that might help:
      >
      > http://tinyurl.com/46ctw
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