Re: New HH 1.1 Nylon Fabric
- I wieght 260lbs. Screw ripstop; I'm sticking with supplex.
--- In email@example.com, "Miguel" <butuki@...> wrote:
> I'm not sure if this has been covered here in the newsgroup, but
since it's been a while since I
> dropped by I thought I'd ask the question:
> Recently in reading about the new Hyperlight Asym Hammock from
Hennessy Hammocks I've
> come across the reference to the new 1.1 uncoated nylon fabric being
used. I hear it's
> reinforced with ripstop fibers and is considerably stronger than
regular 1.1 Nylon. SInce I am
> making my ninth Speer-style hammock, I'd very much like to see if I
can get a hold of this
> fabric since reducing weight is my main concern. Would anyone know
about a source for this
> Also, I am thinking of making a hammock out of Epic Malibu, the same
that Ron Bell of
> Mountain Laurel Designs uses in his new ultrlight hammock. Has
anyone tried this? How does
> the fabric hold up? Is it just too fragile for long-term use?
> Thanks for any suggestions.