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  • Risk
    Ah, I understand David. Thanks for the feedback. I see how that would work. Rick ... rope ... threaded . ... http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
    Message 1 of 4 , Aug 13, 2003
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      Ah, I understand David. Thanks for the feedback. I see how that
      would work.

      Rick

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, David Anderson <danderson@b...>
      wrote:
      > Nope. The Snakeskin is a section of a nappe (half a cone) so the end
      rope
      > goes through the apex. Since this end is much smaller it does not slide
      > down past the knots.
      >
      > At 02:15 PM 8/13/2003 +0000, you wrote:
      > >Hi Karen,
      > >
      > >I just had a bit of an "ah-ha". It was your use of the word
      "threaded".
      > >
      > >Does the end of the snakeskin have a hem that accepts the threaded
      > >shock cord?
      > >
      > >Of course it does! It must.
      > >
      > >I feel like a dummy. (Bong!) I have always just mashed the end of the
      > >hammock tube against the suspension web. But with a cord in a hem, it
      > >can not slip out.
      > >
      > >With this set-up, the connector can be a zip tie, a string tied in a
      > >knot, or the shock cord.
      > >
      > >Rick
      > >
      > >--- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, karens62@a... wrote:
      > > > <<I use a zip tie presently for my hammock tubes, but have pulled
      > >the tube out of the ziptie once and had no good way to fix that in the
      > >field. I have recently thought of sewing the end of the tube to the
      > >webbing.>>
      > > >
      > > > Rick,
      > > >
      > > > I just took a piece of shock cord and threaded where you would
      > >thread your zip tie and tied it pretty tight. It's not something I am
      > >going to need to adjust and the shock cord stretches enough to take it
      > >on and off when I need to.
      > > >
      > > > Karen
      > > >
      > > > Karen
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > David Anderson
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