Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: Hennessy Expedition Asym
- 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.
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: email@example.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
> 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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