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Re: New HH 1.1 Nylon Fabric

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  • sebastiantoney
    I wieght 260lbs. Screw ripstop; I m sticking with supplex. ... since it s been a while since I ... Hennessy Hammocks I ve ... used. I hear it s ... regular 1.1
    Message 1 of 8 , Aug 14, 2006
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      I wieght 260lbs. Screw ripstop; I'm sticking with supplex.

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.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
      > fabric?
      >
      > 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.
      >
      > Miguel
      >
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