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Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Hennessy Expedition Asym

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  • Carey Parks
    Unless of course you live in Florida, or some other place with bugs. But it s good to know you can get them w/o a net if that s what you need rather than
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      Unless of course you live in Florida, or some other place with bugs. But
      it's good to know you can get them w/o a net if that's what you need rather
      than ripping one off a netted hammock.

      Carey

      On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 10:54 AM, Blake Robert <xflagstaff9@...>wrote:

      >
      >
      > I also use an HH w/o a net. First I bought one with the net and liked it
      > exc. for the net---which is rarely needed in Arizona. Then, I contacted HH
      > (Tom) and found I could buy the HH w/o a net for a lot less---so, I ordered
      > one and have been very happy with it.
      >
      > I highly recommend buying the HH w/o a net.
      >
      > R Blake
      >
      > --- On Mon, 11/9/09, ptoddf <ptoddf@... <ptoddf%40aol.com>> wrote:
      >
      > From: ptoddf <ptoddf@... <ptoddf%40aol.com>>
      > Subject: [Hammock Camping] Re: Hennessy Expedition Asym
      > To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com <hammockcamping%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Monday, November 9, 2009, 12:08 PM
      >
      >
      >
      > Understand that Hennessey has a fine tuned, patented system. If you lie in
      > one and like it, you can only get the results from the mfg. He has the end
      > folding method and the fixed ridge line patented.
      >
      > I ripped out the mosquito net on my Hennessey backpacker asym because I
      > like the lay, and I wanted to use my PeaPod, an overbag made by Speer. I
      > just took the net in hand and it ripped out right along the seam. Had to cut
      > through over sewn reinforcements. Now I use it as an over the side entry
      > hammock and close the PeaPod over the hammock bed, underneath the ridge
      > line. My overstuffed PeaPod works in all temps, down to zero degrees F. It's
      > different, but I couldn't stand the usual pads, bags, underquilts or other
      > paraphernalia.
      >
      > To me this was worthwhile. I don't need the netting, and Hennessey has a
      > unique feel and lay that works for me. using the hammock as a chair now
      > works exceptionally well too. Overall, much more comfortable than other
      > hammocks for me. I would get the longer length for greater comfort.
      >
      > Best, Todd F.
      >
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