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Re: Hammock Camping HH Ridgeline Optional?

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  • colonelcorn76
    ... butt ... ridgeline is not ... ridgeline, all ... be ... I don t know. I ve woken up more than once sleeping on the net instead of the nylon -- the whole
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 9, 2003
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      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, David Anderson
      <danderson@b...> wrote:
      >I've thought about removing the ridgeline and
      > >only tightening it when I crawl in at beddy-by time ... but I also
      > >note that the ridgeline has quite a bit of tension when my big
      butt
      > >is in the hammock. Will I severely regret doing anything whacky
      > >with the ridgeline on my HH?
      > >
      > >Thanks,
      > >Jeff
      >
      > You probably don't want to do this. The netting along the
      ridgeline is not
      > much longer than the ridgeline itself, so if you remove the
      ridgeline, all
      > your weight will be on the mesh. I haven't tried it, but I would
      be
      > surprised if it survives.


      I don't know. I've woken up more than once sleeping on the net
      instead of the nylon -- the whole thing spun around the ridgeline
      and the top became the bottom (I twisted and turned a lot in my
      sleep I guess...I'm better now). I woke up and looking at the ground.

      Jim
      >
      >
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      > David Anderson
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    • Shane Steinkamp
      ... Yes. Shane
      Message 2 of 4 , Aug 11, 2003
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        > Will I severely regret doing anything whacky
        > with the ridgeline on my HH?

        Yes.

        Shane
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