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Re: Hennessy vs Clark vs Mosquito Hammock

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  • wisedove_wisedove
    Did you say you might want to sell your HH? I am interested... what model would you be selling? I have two, but need a third for my son... grown boy, 185 lbs
    Message 1 of 26 , Aug 3, 2008
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      Did you say you might want to sell your HH? I am interested... what
      model would you be selling? I have two, but need a third for my
      son... grown boy, 185 lbs at least.
      Dove --
      - In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "ptoddf" <ptoddf@...> wrote:
      >
      > Is the consensus that the mosquito NN is MORE comfortable and
      roomier
      > feeling than the Speer, for those that are commenting here?
      >
      > Excellent info on the mosquito, a new item to me with this thread.
      I
      > have one of the fabulous and unique PeaPods, but the stock Speer
      > hammock could be more comfortable for me. Reports here that it fits
      > the mosquito NN has me about to order.
      >
      > I also have a Hennessey that I almost never use. I was thinking of
      > cutting the net off and trying it with the Pea Pod, after making
      the
      > ridgeline detachable, but the mosquito sounds better. Maybe I can
      > sell my HH to someone who needs a full time bug net.
      >
      > The Hennessey is a brilliant piece of design, no doubt, but I don't
      > want a bug net between me and the stars except when it's absolutely
      > necessary, rare to never in California high desert and Sierra. I do
      > like a hammock ridge line so I can hang stuff off it, but that's
      > easily added to an open style hammock.
      >
      > I modified my MacCat fly to furl down to it's own ridge
      line/support
      > rope using HH "snake skins". This makes an independently tied, fat
      > ridgeline higher above the hammock. Same deal -- little or no
      > interference with sky views, with air or with easy in and out of
      the
      > hammock. I unfurl the fly and drop the attached cords and captive
      > stakes down only when weather demands it. Like when the stars go
      out
      > because of heavy rain clouds.
      >
      > Best, Todd F.
      >
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