[Hammock Camping] Re: Hammock support/ webbing strength?
- --- In email@example.com, "jwj32542" <jwj32542@...> wrote:
>I am totally new to hammocks, but I've already learned it's time for
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Stuhr, Tim" <tstuhr@> wrote:
> > Narrow straps: Ratchet strap tie downs from the automotive section
> > WalMart. I've even seen them in camo for you stealth campers.
> I looked at these...I agree that they'd probably work, and the
> breaking strength was listed on the package but I don't remember what
> it was. I think the cheapest I could find for the right length was
> about $17.
> Then I checked Ed's and $17 will buy over 85' (not including
> shipping). So I got 50' rolls and had them shipped with other things
> I was already buying.
some longer tree straps, especially since I don't have any small trees
in my yard. I had thought about cutting up some tie down straps to.
I already know 4 of the cheapest Wal-Mart ones hold a canoe on top of
my vehicle at 75 mph.
I am curious about what type of thread to use for sewing the ends?