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Re: [Hammock Camping] Exped reply on slow deflation

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  • jwj32542
    ... than tight ... can ... weather I m ... tightening and ... At Winnemucca, the valve would open at the slightest touch against the hammock. I had to crank
    Message 1 of 11 , Jan 5, 2006
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      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ed Speer" <ed@s...> wrote:
      >
      > Sure Jeff-it's OK to use my post. I too had wondered if the less-
      than tight
      > valve might be loosened or un-screwed by friction against the hammock
      > fabric, but it doesn't make sense. The valves are plastic, so they
      can
      > probably be easily damaged by over-tightening. So maybe in cold
      weather I'm
      > just not tightening them enough; although I'm afraid of over
      tightening and
      > damaging them..Ed

      At Winnemucca, the valve would open at the slightest touch against the
      hammock. I had to crank it down very very hard to get it to click
      into place. Again, this isn't an issue in warmer weather.

      I'll send your post on tonight. Thanks.

      Jeff
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