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Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: to: natesdenn71, regarding Nates Hammock Photos with biner

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  • Ralph Oborn
    ... Ah I did not remember that you doubled up for your knots. Even before keeping you warm, dry and comfortable, a hammock is required to keep your butt from
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 15, 2006
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      On 10/15/06, Nathan Denn <natesdenn71@...> wrote:
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      > Ralph,
      >
      > So far I have not had a rope failure. I have spent a total of 12 nights
      > in the hammock with this system. I have also set it up multiple times to
      > test various projects. I am also a heavy guy at 280lbs or so.
      >
      > I am not sure if the knots reduce the strength of the rope. I guess,
      > since the rope is doubled up when the overhand knots are tied, any loss in
      > strength would be compensated for. I am no engineer but I would think that
      > strength in a single rope would be reduced, but not as much in a double
      > rope.
      >
      > Nate



      Ah I did not remember that you doubled up for your knots.

      Even before keeping you warm, dry and comfortable, a hammock is required to
      keep your butt from impacting the ground. :]

      Ralph Oborn


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